Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile

Author: Tomie dePaola

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399548394

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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It's a new school year, as William Everett Crocodile and his trusty friend and toothbrush, Pete, prepare for a class trip down the Nile. They're ready for the mysterious Sphinx. They're ready for mummies and pyramids. Their teacher, Ms. Ibis, has even promised them a glimpse of the priceless jewel called "the Sacred Eye of Isis." But are Bill and Pete ready for the Bad Guy, up to his usual no-good tricks? Come along on this fast-paced and funny adventure with Bill and Pete, and find out.

Bill and Pete

Author: Tomie dePaola

Publisher: Puffin Books

ISBN: 0698114000

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 376

When William Everett Crocodile is chosen to be a suitcase, his talking toothbrush becomes his salvation.

Bill and Pete to the Rescue

Author: Tomie dePaola

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1524737356

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

View: 973

Little Jane Allison Crocodile has been kidnapped by the Bad Guy's Big Bad Brother from Louisiana! Stowing away on a ship bound for New Orleans, Bill and his bird buddy, Pete, head to the rescue. But when Pete gets caught by the Rich Lady, it's up to Bill to save the day. Kids and parents everywhere will love Tomie dePaola's hilarious story featuring the Egyptian pair's first visit to the United States. From the Hardcover edition.

Little Grunt and the Big Egg

Author: Tomie dePaola

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101996889

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 5149

Tomie dePaola?s classic (and hilarious) story of a young cave boy and his mysterious egg. Mama Grunt sends Little Grunt out to find a dozen eggs. All he can find is one huge egg. The egg hatches and out pops a baby dinosaur. Little Grunt names him George. Soon George grows too big for the Grunt family cave, and poor Little Grunt has to send him away. But when the local volcano erupts, there?s only one dinosaur who can save the day!

We're Sailing Down the Nile

A Journey Through Egypt

Author: Laurie Krebs,Anne Wilson

Publisher: Barefoot Books

ISBN: 1846860407

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 7896

Climb aboard the river boat! We re sailing down the Nile. We ll visit Abu Simbel in just a little while.

Now One Foot, Now the Other

Author: Tomie De Paola

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399242597

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

View: 7064

When his grandfather suffers a stroke, Bobby teaches him to walk, just as his grandfather had once taught him.

Strega Nona

with audio recording

Author: Tomie dePaola

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442449446

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 4280

In this e-book edition, Tomie dePaola retells his classic story against a charming musical score. Strega Nona—"Grandma Witch"—is the source for potions, cures, magic, and comfort in her Calabrian town. Her magical ever-full pasta pot is especially intriguing to hungry Big Anthony. Big Anthony is supposed to look after her house and tend her garden, but one day, when she goes over the mountain to visit Strega Amelia, he recites the magic verse over the pasta pot, with disastrous results.

The Legend of the Poinsettia

Author: Tomie dePaola

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101652055

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 2704

In Mexico, the poinsettia is called flor de la Nochebuenao flower of the Holy Night. At Christmastime, the flower blooms and flourishes, the quite exquisite red stars lighting up the countryside. This Mexican legend tells how the poinsettia came to be, through a little girl's unselfish gift to the Christ Child. Beloved Newbery honor-winning author and Caldecott honor-winning illustrator Tomie dePaola has embraced the legend using his own special feeling for Christmas. His glorious paintings capture not only the brilliant colors of Mexico and its art, but also the excitement of the children preparing for Christmas and the hope of Lucida, who comes to see what makes a gift truly beautiful.

Temple Cat

Author: Andrew Clements,Kate Kiesler

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618111398

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 31

View: 5933

A temple cat in ancient Egypt grows tired of being worshipped and cared for in a reverent fashion and travels to the seaside, where she finds genuine affection with a fisherman and his children.

Stagestruck

Author: Tomie dePaola

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101653833

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 5151

Tommy is so excited. His first-grade class is putting on a play about Peter Rabbit, and he’s sure to get the starring role. But in his enthusiasm, Tommy talks too much in class, so his teacher decides that he should play Mopsy instead—and Mopsy doesn’t have any lines! Tommy is disappointed until he gets an idea. If he can’t be the star, he can still get the audience’s attention by reacting to everything Peter Rabbit does. But how will Tommy’s mother and teacher react to his performance?

One Small Blue Bead

with audio recording

Author: Byrd Baylor

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481417193

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 9276

A band of men sat huddled in a cave Where coals of fire glowed warm and red. Boy lay curled on a bed of leaves But he sat up when an old man said: "This thought keeps spinning in my head. There must be caves just like our own Somewhere And other axes made of stone Somewhere And other men like me." Though only Boy shares his dream, the old man leaves the tribe to search for what the world may hold. Boy does the old man's work in his absence and watches hopefully for his return... For any good thing Can happen when The world is full of Tribes of men Who know that they have brothers. First published in 1965 and long out of print, Byrd Baylor's powerful story is newly illustrated with Ronald Himler's vigorous yet tender pictures.

One Duck Stuck

A Mucky Ducky Counting Book

Author: Phyllis Root

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763691461

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 5091

Can two fish, tails going swish, help? What about three moose, munching on spruce? Bright, spirited illustrations by Jane Chapman enhance this one-of-a-kind counting tale by Phyllis Root - a feast of sounds and numbers that will have listeners scrambling to join in the slippy, sloppy fun.

I Am the Mummy Heb-Nefert

Author: Eve Bunting

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780152024642

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 9303

A mummy recalls her past life in ancient Egypt as the beautiful wife of the Pharaoh's brother. ABA's Pick of the Lists. Reprint.

Tomie's Little Mother Goose

Author: Tomie De Paola

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399231544

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 36

View: 7478

A collection of familiar nursery rhymes, including "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep", "The Three Little Kittens", and "Wee Willie Winkie".

26 Fairmount Avenue

Author: Tomie dePaola

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101075739

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 6504

A Newbery Honor Book Tomie's family starts building their new house at 26 Fairmount Avenue in 1938, just as a hurricane hits town, starting off a busy, crazy year. Tomie has many adventures all his own, including eating chocolate with his Nana Upstairs, only to find out--the hard way--that they have eaten chocolate laxative. He tries to skip kindergarten when he finds out he won't learn to read until first grade. "I'll be back next year," he says. When Tomie goes to see Snow White, he creates another sensation. Tomie dePaola's childhood memories are hilarious, and his charming illustrations are sure to please. "A thoroughly entertaining and charming story."—School Library Journal "DePaola successfully evokes the voice of a precocious, inquisitive five-year-old everyone would want to befriend. Charming black-and-white illustrations animate the scenes and add a period flare, including a photo album-like assemblage of the characters' portraits at the book's start."—Publishers weekly From the Trade Paperback edition.

Croco'nile

Author: Roy Gerrard

Publisher: Sunburst

ISBN: 9780374416119

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 3971

Hieroglyphic messages are hidden throughout the story of Hamut's and Nekatu's adventures in ancient Egypt, as they travel down the Nile, become Pharoah's favorite artists, and are rescued by their pet crocodile. Reprint.

Little Cloud

Author: Eric Carle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698118308

Category: JUVENILE FICTION

Page: 32

View: 5530

Little Cloud floats through the sky, passing the time by reshaping himself into semblances of sheep, airplanes, sharks, and funny clowns, until a cluster of other clouds invites him to join in a rain-making party. Reprint.

The Animals' Christmas Eve

Author: Gale Wiersum

Publisher: Golden Inspirational

ISBN: 0385374763

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

View: 9749

In the barn on Christmas Eve, After all the people leave, The animals, in voices low, Remember Christmas long ago . . . So begins a sweet rhyming story in which a group of animals recounts the events surrounding Jesus' birth in the manger, and the parts some of their ancestors played in it. This is also a counting book.

Anatole

Author: Eve Titus

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0307792641

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 6841

Anatole is a most honorable mouse. When he realizes that humans are upset by mice sampling their leftovers, he is shocked! He must provide for his beloved family--but he is determined to find a way to earn his supper. And so he heads for the tasting room at the Duvall Cheese Factory. On each cheese, he leaves a small note--"good," "not so good," "needs orange peel"--and signs his name. When workers at the Duvall factory find his notes in the morning, they are perplexed--but they realize that this mysterious Anatole has an exceptional palate and take his advice. Soon Duvall is making the best cheese in all of Paris! They would like to give Anatole a reward--if only they could find him...