TV Tie-Ins: PBS Kids
These books are related to popular television public television programs from PBS, such as Alma's Way, Molly of Denali, Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, Wild Kratts, and Sesame Street.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers
From funny to sweet, silly to sincere, the lyrics of Mister Rogers explore such universal topics as feelings, new siblings, everyday life, imagination, and more. Through these songs — as well as endearing puppets and honest conversations — Mister Rogers instilled in his young viewers the values of kindness, self-awareness, and self-esteem. But most of all, he taught children that they are loved, just as they are. Perfect for bedtime, sing-along, or quiet time alone, this beautiful book of meaningful poetry is for every child — including the child inside of every one of us.
A Trip to the Post Office with Sesame Street
Readers will love heading to the post office with their favorite Sesame Street characters to discover how mail works! They'll also learn how to write and send a letter.
Alma Speaks Up / Alma habla
Alma and her friends André and Rafia can't wait to help their neighbor, Mr. Huda, make his storefront beautiful. They are going to paint a mural on the wall outside the store! But when André wants to do the mural his own way, it's up to Alma to talk to him about it. Can she find a way to express herself without hurting Andre's feelings?
Daniel Misses Someone
Daniel's Grandpere lives far away, which means that Daniel can’t see him as often as he'd like to. But there are many things Daniel can do when he misses him, like drawing a picture, sending a care package, and looking at photos!
Daniel Visits the Library
Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday are so excited for story time at the library! But first they have to lean how to be calm and quiet. Can they calm down before story time starts?
Friendship Club / El Club de la Amistad
When Alma finds large empty cardboard box she thinks it will make the perfect clubhouse for her and her friends! The kids quickly get to work on making the cardboard box feel truly special but when more and more of Alma's friends want in on the clubhouse they start running into space issues. Can Alma find a way to include everyone? Kids won’t want to miss this easy reader based on a popular episode of the show. Based on the PBS Kids series Alma’s Way, created by Emmy Award-winning actor Sonia Manzano, best known as Maria on Sesame Street.
It's You I Like: A Mister Rogers Poetry Book
For the first time ever, Mister Rogers’s heartwarming song “It’s You I Like” is in board book form to share with the youngest readers. Featuring a diverse array of families and friendships, the affirming lyrics and illustrations convey Mister Rogers’s singular warmth and belief that every child is special and loved.
Junior's Loose Tooth (Alma's Way)
When Alma’s little brother Junior loses his first tooth, everyone is super excited! Junior wants to put on a special presentation for the family. But then the worst happens -- the tooth goes missing! If Alma and Junior do not find the tooth, Junior will lose his special moment forever. Can Alma help him find it? This early reader is based on the PBS Kids series Alma’s Way, created by Emmy Award-winning actor Sonia Manzano, best known as Maria on Sesame Street.
Molly of Denali: Berry Itchy Day
Tooey watches the Trading Post while Molly and her family go berry picking — but their fun is cut short by a swarm of pesky mosquitoes. If only Molly hadn’t left the bug spray behind! A book in the Trading Post has a recipe for repellent made from wild plants. Can Tooey find it before Molly and her family get all bitten up? Produced by WGBH Boston, Molly of Denali is an action-adventure comedy that follows the adventures of feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl. She is of Gwich'in, Koyukon, and Dena'ina Athabascan descent.
Molly of Denali: Little Dog Lost
When Anka, Tooey's new sled dog, goes missing, what can Molly and Tooey do to make sure the lost dog finds her way home? Produced by WGBH Boston, Molly of Denali is an action-adventure comedy that follows the adventures of feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl. She is of Gwich'in, Koyukon, and Dena'ina Athabascan descent.
Molly of Denali: Party Moose
When Molly plans a birthday surprise, a moose gets in the way! Can Molly's quick thinking save the day? Produced by WGBH Boston, Molly of Denali is an action-adventure comedy that follows the adventures of feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl. She is of Gwich'in, Koyukon, and Dena'ina Athabascan descent.
More Daniel Tiger 5-Minute Stories
Whether he’s meeting a new babysitter, playing outdoors with his friends, or going out to a restaurant with his family, Daniel Tiger loves being with his friends and family and going on adventures. This treasury includes twelve of Daniel’s most grr-ific stories, each of which can be read aloud in about five minutes. This sweet collection is perfect for busy little tigers who are always on the go!
Pinkalicious loves all things pink. From fairy dresses to cotton candy to bubblegum. Most importantly she loves eating pink cupcakes. Mommy and Daddy warn her not to eat too many, but Pinkalicious can’t help herself. They’re just too good! But when Pinkalicious eats one too many, she turns pink herself! What will she do?
Spanish Is My Superpower!
Rosita and her Mami are told not to speak Spanish at the supermarket. While discussing the upsetting encounter with her friends, Rosita is reminded how smart and special she is to speak two languages. And that the ability to do so is like having a superpower!
Thank You Day: Ready-to-Read Pre-Level 1
It is Neighborhood Thank You Day in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe! Join Daniel Tiger and his friends as they put special notes on the Thank You Tree. Who will Daniel decide to thank with his note? Find out in this special story for pre-schoolers and early readers.
We're Different, We're the Same (Sesame Street)
Elmo and his Sesame Street friends help teach toddlers and the adults in their lives that everyone is the same on the inside, and it's our differences that make this wonderful world, which is home to us all, an interesting—and special—place. This enduring, colorful, and charmingly illustrated book offers an easy, enjoyable way to learn about differences—and what truly matters.
Won't You Be My Neighbor?: A Mister Rogers Poetry Book
For the first time ever, Mister Rogers’s beloved opening theme song is a board book to share with the youngest readers. With bright, upbeat illustrations by Luke Flowers and sweet lyrics fans will know by heart, readers follow Mister Rogers through his neighborhood as he greets the familiar, lovable cast of characters from the show.
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