Natalie and Alphonse mostly like living in a flat on the seventh floor. They love playing drive the double-decker bed and doing roly-polies in the hall. But when the two monster siblings invent a game of wriggly worms in the jungle...oh dear! "OW!" SHFLWUMP! That is not a good game for indoors! Will this adorably rambunctious pair ever manage to create a magical, wild camping experience in their little apartment? From the award-winning Daisy Hirst comes a story sure to inspire families to explore the great outdoors before finding the perfect balance again back home.
Ella is not talented like her family and friends, but during the school talent show she discovers just how extraordinary ordinary can be when her acts of kindness steal the show.
Buckley, Michael, 1969- author
"When Earth is threatened by an invading race of bugs called the Plague, 11-year-old Finn, his arch-nemesis, Lincoln, his crush, Julep, and one pink unicorn lunchbox become Earth's last best hope against destruction"-- Provided by publisher.
Edwards, Nicola, author.
We breathe deep and expand like the galaxy, We breathe out many thousands of stars, And if ever we start to feel panicky, this reminds us of just who we are. The perfect soothing read for quiet time, Happy gently encourages young readers to explore their emotions and the beautiful world around them, with stunning illustrations and thought-provoking rhymes on every page. This poetic journey to a place of happiness and calm will inspire and empower your child to enjoy the practice of mindfulness.
Blue, Beatrice, 1991- author
A little girl befriends a sad, tiny horse, and, with a little magic (and an ice cream cone), helps him fly.
Berry, James, 1924-2017, author.
Some people have dresses for every occasion but Afiya needs only one. Her dress records the memories of her childhood, from roses in bloom to pigeons in flight, from tigers at the zoo to October leaves falling. A joyful celebration of a young girl's childhood, written by the late Coretta Scott King Book Award-winning Jamaican poet James Berry. -- provided by publisher.
Debbink, Andrea, author
Knowing what to make of topics like immigration and climate change can be tough. THINK FOR YOURSELF teaches middle schoolers how to ask questions, evaluate evidence, and consider all sides of an issue to come to a well-informed conclusion. From learning how to recognize doctored articles online to avoiding common pitfalls like stereotyping, this is a nonjudgmental and nonpartisan guide to how to think in a world dominated by fake news, social media, and divided opinions.
Wheeler-Toppen, Jodi, author
If you can find a worm, then you can be a biologist! Foster a love of animals and science with this charming manual for finding and observing earthworms. Hands-on experiments help young zoologists answer questions like "Which end is which?" and "Do worms make noise?" Insider tips encourage readers to think like a scientist and handle living things with care.
Clark, Henry, 1952- author
"When three twelve-year-olds discover there are seven separate minutes a day they can do magic, they must use oddly specific spells to save a dragon, themselves, and the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Brandt, Juliana, author
Baron Dire haunts Cape Fen, striking magical bargains, demanding unjust payment, and sending the Wolf to hunt those who do not pay, but Eliza and Winnie Serling are determined to stop him.