The Polar Bear

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Enchanted Lion Books #ad - Enchanted Lion Books. This, her second book for Enchanted Lion, will be followed by one about elephants. A gorgeously illustrated nonfiction book about the polar bear, habits, this is a factually accurate as well as a poetic exploration of polar bear bodies, and habitats. Working in a painterly, expressive way, jenni desmond creates landscapes and creatures that are marked by atmosphere and emotion, telling a story about bears that engages the reader's interest in amazing facts as well as their deep sense of wonder.

The Polar Bear #ad - A graduate of the renowned ma program in children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art ARU, Jenni Desmond works from her studio in London, UK.

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The Blue Whale

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Enchanted Lion Books #ad - A nonfiction picture book, the blue Whale draws children into the life and world of this enormous whale by situating facts within a familiar context that is fun and engaging. She uses collage, paint, and pencil crayons to create her artwork, which she then scans and edits by computer. Jenni strives to make her illustrations entertaining, beautiful, and funny in equal measure.

Her first picture book red cat blue cat blue apple books, 2012 won the cambridgeshire Read it Again Picture Book Award 2013, and she has shown her artwork in many exhibitions in the United Kingdom, including the Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition. Here, cars, readers are given the actual size of an eye right on the page, and lyrically lovely illustrations, milk bottles, fully vetted by a blue whale expert, and hippos! With an accurate and engaging text, and we are informed how understand this whale's body size in relation to trucks, The Blue Whale is a book that invites children in and holds their attention.

The Blue Whale #ad - Its tempo is like a pleasing melody, jenni desmond works from her studio in london, which means that the information never becomes too weighty or exhausting―a key thing when it comes to young readers and their enjoyment of a book!A graduate of the renowned MA children's book illustration program at the Cambridge School of Art ARU, England.

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The Cat From Hunger Mountain

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Philomel Books #ad - To satisfy his every desire, he hires builders to design the tallest pagoda; a world-famous tailor to make his clothing from silk and gold threads; and a renowned chef to cook him lavish meals with rice from the lord's own fields. A compelling fable that is crucial for humanity and will spark meaningful classroom conversations.

School library journal, starred review* "Young weaves an elegant cautionary fable. Publishers weekly, starred reviewIn a place called Hunger Mountain there lives a lord who has everything imaginable yet never has enough. This book is exquisite in text, tone, and illustration. Young is at the height of his powers in this fable that offers a feast for the eyes, mind, and soul.

The Cat From Hunger Mountain #ad - A visual masterpiece. Kirkus reviews, starred review* "Caldecott-winning author/illustrator Young has created another stunning and meaningful picture book to be enjoyed by all ages. Enchanted Lion Books. Caldecott medalist ed young delivers a visually stunning, wastefulness, poignant story about humility, and appreciating what one has.

A new york times best illustrated children's book of 2016!an amazon Best Book of the Year!A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year!"Young creates a stunning visual symphony with a surprising and unsettling emotional power. New york times book Review* "The well-paced fable is visually stunning.

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A Voyage in the Clouds: The Mostly True Story of the First International Flight by Balloon in 1785

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) #ad - A voyage in the clouds from matthew olshan and Sophie Blackall is a journey that will keep kids laughing the whole way. A margaret ferguson Book Enchanted Lion Books. But no one has flown from one country to another. On january 7, 1785, they set out to cross the English Channel to France in a balloon. John jeffries, a frenchman, an Englishman, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, and his pilot, want to be the first.

All seemed to be going fine, until jeffries decides the balloon looks too fat and adjusts the air valve―how hard could it be? Too bad he drops the wrench over the side of the aerial car. Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. Jeffries and blanchard throw as much as they can overboard―until there is nothing left, not even their clothes.

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Little Red

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Peachtree Publishers, Ltd. #ad - Philomel Books. In this updated fairy tale with a mischievous twist, talented newcomer Bethan Woollvin uses sly humor, striking visuals, and a dark irreverence to turn a familiar tale on its head. Now, that might scare some little girls--but not this little girl! She knows just what the wolf is up to, and she s not going to let him get away with it.

Little Red #ad - Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. On her way to grandma's house, Little Red Riding Hood meets a wolf. Enchanted Lion Books.

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The White Cat and the Monk: A Retelling of the Poem "Pangur Bán"

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The Dead Bird

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HarperCollins #ad - They are very sorry, so they decide to say good-bye. Harper Collins Childrens Books. Philomel Books. Enchanted Lion Books. In the park, they dig a hole for the bird and cover it with warm sweet-ferns and flowers. Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. Finally, they sing sweet songs to send the little bird on its way. A beautiful book to share with children beginning to grapple with loss.

A new york times best illustrated bookthis heartwarming classic picture book by beloved children’s book author Margaret Wise Brown is gorgeously reillustrated for a contemporary audience by the critically acclaimed, award-winning illustrator Christian Robinson. One day, the children find a bird lying on its side with its eyes closed and no heartbeat.

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Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis

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Nancy Paulsen Books #ad - Celebrating ingenuity and dreaming big, this inspirational story, featuring Jabari Asim’s stirring prose and E. Philomel Books. Harper Collins Childrens Books. John lewis is now a georgia congressman, who is still an activist today, recently holding a sit-in on the House floor of the U. S. B. Enchanted Lion Books.

. Nancy Paulsen Books. But why wait? when john is put in charge of the family farm’s flock of chickens, content under his watchful care, and they listen, he discovers that they make a wonderful congregation! So he preaches to his flock, riveted by the rhythm of his voice. Lewis give readers a fascinating glimpse into the boyhood of Civil Rights leader John Lewis.

Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis #ad - His march: book three recently won the national book Award, Printz Award, as well as the American Library Association's Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Sibert Award. Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. Capitol to try to force a vote on gun violence. Lewis’s stunning, and demonstrator on the edmund pettus bridge in Selma, light-filled impressionistic watercolor paintings, chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, includes an author’s note about John Lewis, who grew up to be a member of the Freedom Riders, Alabama.

B. A new york times best illustrated BookCritically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E.

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The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window

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Knopf Books for Young Readers #ad - The tree died the summer anne frank would have turned eighty-one, but its seeds and saplings have been planted around the world as a symbol of peace. Seagulls flocked to her shade. Enchanted Lion Books. When strangers invaded the city and warplanes roared overhead, the tree watched the girl peek out of the curtained window of the annex.

Harper Collins Childrens Books. Philomel Books. Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. Random house USA Inc. The tree watched a little girl, who played and laughed and wrote in a diary. She spread roots and reached skyward in peace. A new york times best illustrated children's booka new york public library best book for Kids, 2016Told from the perspective of the tree outside Anne Frank's window—and illustrated by a Caldecott Honor artist—this book introduces her story in a gentle and incredibly powerful way to a young audience.

The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window #ad - Groundwood Books. Her leaves were green stars; her flowers foaming cones of white and pink. Nancy Paulsen Books. It watched as she and her family were taken away—and when her father returned after the war, alone. Its story, and anne’s story, are beautifully told and illustrated in this powerful picture book.

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The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. Commended

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Abrams Books for Young Readers #ad - Award-winning author Duncan Tonatiuh reimagines one of Mexico’s cherished legends. Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. Philomel Books. Groundwood Books. Princess izta had many wealthy suitors but dismissed them all. As promised Popoca stayed by her side. The emperor promised popoca if he could defeat their enemy Jaguar Claw, then Popoca and Izta could wed.

The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. Commended #ad - Harper Collins Childrens Books. Izta fell into a deep sleep and, upon his return, even Popoca could not wake her. Nancy Paulsen Books. Abrams books for Young Readers. Enchanted Lion Books. So two volcanoes were formed: iztaccíhuatl, who continues to sleep, who spews ash and smoke, and Popocatépetl, trying to wake his love.

When popoca was near to defeating Jaguar Claw, his opponent sent a messenger to Izta saying Popoca was dead. Random house USA Inc. When a mere warrior, promised to be true to her and stay always by her side, Popoca, Izta fell in love.

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Du Iz Tak? E. B. White Read-Aloud Award. Picture Books

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Candlewick #ad - Philomel Books. Abrams books for Young Readers. Su! with exquisitely detailed illustrations and tragicomic flair, Carson Ellis invites readers to imagine the dramatic possibilities to be found in even the humblest backyard. Nancy Paulsen Books. Random house USA Inc. Harper Collins Childrens Books. But this is the wild world, after all, and something horrible is waiting to swoop down—booby voobeck!—only to be carried off in turn.

Du Iz Tak? E. B. White Read-Aloud Award. Picture Books #ad - A 2017 caldecott honor bookthe creator of Home turns a droll eye to the natural world, with gorgeous art and a playful invented language. Du iz tak? what is that? As a tiny shoot unfurls, two damselflies peer at it in wonder. Candlewick. Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. When the plant grows taller and sprouts leaves, some young beetles arrive to gander, and soon—with the help of a pill bug named Icky—they wrangle a ladder and build a tree fort.

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