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Indestructibles: This Little Piggy

Chew Proof · Rip Proof · Nontoxic · 100% Washable (Book for Babies, Newborn Books, Safe to Chew)

by Amy Pixton, illustrated by Vanja Kragulj
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: farm animals, humorous

This little piggy went to market. Wiggle baby’s big toe!

Teach baby the beloved rhyme in a book that’s INDESTRUCTIBLE.
Indestructibles is the trusted series for easing little ones into story time. Beloved by babies and their parents, Indestructibles are built for the way babies “read” (i.e., with their hands and mouths) and are:

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Listen Up! Train Song

by Victoria Allenby
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: sounds, railroads & trains

Where do the trains go?
There and back.
Let's sing a train song
All down the track.

Toddlers love trains and the noises they make. Listen Up! Train Song uses repeating verse and bright photographs to match this enthusiasm with a unique take on the conceptual sound book that is perfect for reading aloud. Each spread uses onomatopoeia to highligh …

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Stop and Go, Yes and No, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is an Antonym?

by Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Brian Gable
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: grammar, cats, humorous

Antonyms are opposites—/they're words like stop and go./See how different those words are?/They're just like yes and no.
In this 20th anniversary edition of Stop and Go, Yes and No, author Brian Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable provide numerous examples of antonyms. The text's playful rhymes combine with fun illustrations to build understanding …

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Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is an Adverb?

by Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Brian Gable
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: grammar, cats, humorous

Adverbs tell us when and how,/Like, quickly do your homework, now./They often help describe the verbs,/Like, patiently plant peas and herbs.
In this 20th anniversary edition of Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely, author Brian Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable cleverly provide numerous examples of adverbs. The text's playful rhymes combine with fun illust …

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I and You and Don't Forget Who, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is a Pronoun?

by Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Brian Gable
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: grammar, humorous, cats

Just like a substitute teaches your class,/when she's asked to fill in for your teacher,/a pronoun steps in as a sub for a noun,/ becoming the star of the feature.
In this 20th anniversary edition of I and You and Don't Forget Who, author Brian Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable provide numerous examples of pronouns. The text's playful rhymes combi …

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Under, Over, By the Clover, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is a Preposition?

by Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Brian Gable
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: grammar, humorous, cats

Prepositions do their job/in a way that just amazes—/Relating nouns and pronouns/to the other words and phrases.
In this 20th anniversary edition of Under, Over, By the Clover, author Brian Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable provide numerous examples of prepositions. The text's playful rhymes combine with fun illustrations to build understanding …

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