In the marshes of Essex, one of the last wild places left in England, a disfigured artist lives alone in an abandoned lighthouse. Shunned by society, he spends his days painting scenes of the coast and the birds that migrate to the meadowlands every winter.
Spread the word—here comes Mother Goose—and with her comes an entire procession of best-loved nursery rhyme characters, including Mary Mary Quite Contrary, Simple Simon, Old Mother Hubbard, Little Tommy Tucker, the Queen of Hearts, and many more. Joining them is an array of colorful folk you may not have met before: Mrs. Murphy, for instance, and My Aunt Jane; Freda the American Beauty, Bonny Bobby Shaftoe, and Dusty Bill from Vinegar Hill—each of them well worth getting to know, as we're sure you'll agree!
Meet Gemma and Gus, a sister and brother team from Olivier Dunrea's world of Gossie & Friends! Gemma is the big sister. Gus is the little brother. Gus is always following Gemma around, but one day Gus sets out on his own. Now just who is following whom?
When Roger Duvoisin first introduced children to his proud and silly goose, Petunia, in 1950, it was love at first sight. Those children have grown up, but Petunia is every bit as fresh and funny and muddled as the day she was born.
Perfect for story time with the little people in your life, The Golden Goose Book contains the stories of, The Golden Goose, The Three Bears, The 3 Little Pigs and Tom Thumb, with beautifully Drawn illustrations by the author L. Leslie Brooke.
Anidori-Kiladra Talianna Isilee, Crown Princess of Kildenree, spends the first years of her life listening to her aunt's stories and learning the language of the birds, especially the swans. As she grows up, Ani develops the skills of animal speech, but she never feels quite comfortable speaking with people.
Heartwarming illustrations and over 24 traditional rhymes and verses -- taken from the classic versions -- will delight babies, toddlers, and parents alike. This charming board book lovingly brings to life Little Miss Muffett, Humpty Dumpty, Mary, Mary Quite Contrary, and Little Boy Blue, as well as a host of other favorites for children to laugh with and treasure.
"Chocolate mousse!" says greedy Goose. "Don't just grab it," says angry Rabbit.Good manners are not on the menu at this meal. Duck won't eat his carrots. Moth's eating the cloth, and Sheep would rather sleep than wash the dishes. Thank goodness some of the animals know how to behave
Coloring these drawings and reading the informative captions offer not only hours of enjoyable entertainment but also a wonderful opportunity to learn to recognize and identify some of our most interesting and colorful native birds.
Between the beaver building branch by branch, the loon laughing on the lake, and the powerful, playful polar bear, Canada is home to a spectacular array of animals. This concept book celebrates the country’s diverse wildlife by presenting each letter of the alphabet alongside a representative mammal, insect, bird, reptile, amphibian, fish, or invertebrate. The creatures portrayed hail from coast to coast to coast, and reflect close research even in their stylized depictions.
On the first day of winter, the Gibble Goose Girls sulk―the snow has made their favorite outdoor activities impossible! In My Friend Rabbit and the Snow Geese by Eric Rohmann, it's up to Rabbit and Mouse to prove that the cold season has its own charms.
These are great choices for a Farm Animal unit!:) Chocolate Mousse for Greedy Goose sounds funny, but it looks as though it teaches the important lesson of manners. It is nice to connect with another educator. I have several posts with units for children Pre-K- 5th Grade 10 Incredible Individuals, Apples, and Thanksgiving books.
I am pinning this! :)
Mother of 3
Wednesday 7th of February 2018
These all look adorable! We love Blue Goose and Fly Away Home.