From trumpeting like an elephant to howling like a wolf, author-illustrator John Butler delights the very young with this simple, interactive look at different animals and the noises they make. Butler's lavish double-page portraits feature wide-eyed animals in their natural surroundings. The simple text invites young children to mimic the animals' sounds. When all the animals are quiet, readers are encouraged to imitate their animal friends one last time: It's time to gently close your eyes and fall fast asleep.
Santa's lost his beard and he can't find it anywhere! Who could have it? Has the pirate taken it? Or maybe it was the yeti?
The first in a brand new series of first board books, featuring the many well-loved toys in David Ellwand's vintage collection. Here, the intrepid teddies set out for a walk through the bluebell woods, collecting friends one by one as they go. Babies will love the friendly teddy faces and toddlers will enjoy learning to count to 10 as they follow the bears on the see-saw, the swings and playing hide and seek in the woods. There are plenty of visual jokes to amuse children and adults alike with the added challenge of trying to spot the little dog hiding in every picture.
More than ever, today's parents are deeply concerned with giving their children a strong spiritual foundation. And prayer is an integral part of that religious education. Inside this rich, stunningly designed anthology, new in paperback format, are a variety of prayers from many cultures and faiths that speak directly to children's concerns and understanding. They're made for morning, evening, and bedtime and for the whole family to recite together; and to give thanks and celebrate peace.
Oliver likes his own company. But when a little pink envelope appears, it seems like he has a potential friend in his new neighbour.
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