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Harriet Harris is a pesky child whose mother usually handles her antics with patience — but one day, Mom blows her top. The anger blows over and mother and child know that they still love each other. Readers will relate to their story told in expressive illustration and vivid language.
Highly textured, realistic collages on uncluttered backgrounds combine with rhythmic, rhyming, and repetitive text to introduce a range of animals. Ranging from very familiar to lesser known, young listeners will meet creatures and language in this compelling and participatory book.
Koala Lou, a koala bear, lives in Australia with her growing family. In order to regain her mother's attention and be reassured of her family position and her mother's love, Lou enters the Bush Olympics. Lush illustrations show the Australian landscape.
From the opening lines to its satisfying conclusion, readers are introduced to babies from many cultures. Though each child is different, each has some things in common — "ten little fingers & ten little toes." The rhyming text and repeated phrase make this a wonderful book to share with children of many ages.
Age Level: 0-3
It's bedtime for an ewe and her lamb, a cow and her calf and for a mother and her child. Watercolor illustrations show mothers and their babies settling in for the night.
Boris von der Borch is a pirate and as rough and tough as nails until his parrot dies and he mourns just like everyone. The cabin boy also mourns when he's set ashore, forced to leave the pirate ship. Energetic language and illustrations add humor and appeal.
People all over the world laugh and cry, live, and love even though they may look different or live differently. Straightforward text is complemented by illustrations that are reminiscent of folk art in this comfortable reminder that everyone has much in common.