The stubbornly hilarious Lulu has decided it's time to buckle down and earn some cash. How else can she save up enough money to buy the very special thing that she is ALWAYS and FOREVER going to want? After some failed attempts at lucrative gigs (baking cookies, spying, reading to old people), dog walking seems like a sensible choice. But Brutus, Pookie, and Cordelia are not interested in making the job easy.
Acclaimed author Wong Herbert Yee earned a Toy Oppenheim Gold Award with Mouse and Mole: A Winter Wonderland, the fifth installment of the author’s popular series. Mouse and Mole wake one winter morning to find that it’s snowed. But while Mouse can’t wait to play outside, Mole prefers to stay in bed where it’s cozy and warm. Can a special snowman bring the two together?
Meet the Chicken Squad: four fuzzy little chicks who should fill their days pecking chicken feed and chasing bugs, but instead spend most of their time looking for trouble, and finding it.
Charise Mericle Harper begins a promising new series starring Grace Stewart, lover of comics, cats, and lists (not necessarily in that order). She's unlucky enough to live next door to weird teacher Mrs. Luther. But when Mrs. Luther's beloved cat becomes afraid of its owner after an unfortunate incident, Grace hatches a plot to make her neighbor feel better.
Our fluffy, fearless young detectives are back out sleuthing, because there's a new cage in the yard, and the Chicken Squad is determined to figure out just who this new addition is. Because whatever it is, it's definitely up to no good. So, equipped with the latest surveillance gear - which apparently includes copious amounts of marshmallows - the chicks venture into the wild to get answers. Let's just hope they can beat that giant rain cloud that's closing in - because everyone knows that chickens can't swim!
Wong Herbert Yee’s Mole and Mouse, Fine Feathered Friends received a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor. When Mouse upsets Mole by accidentally dirtying his floor, the two reach a compromise so both of their floors can be clean; and then the pair has time to plant a garden! Through a series of shared experiences and misunderstandings, Mouse and Mole discover how they can get along quite well despite their differences.
"a story with a heart"
Ballet Cat and Sparkles the Pony are trying to decide what to play today. Nothing that Sparkles suggests - making crafts, playing checkers, and selling lemonade - goes well with the leaping, spinning, and twirling that Ballet Cat likes to do. When Sparkles' leaps, spins, and twirls seem halfhearted, Ballet Cat asks him what's wrong.
Frannie has been named principal for the day and she couldn't be more excited. To spend the whole day in an office - with a desk, a copier, and swivel chair, no less - is beyond her wildest dreams! Pretty soon all these office supplies are making her a little punchy, and before she knows it she's accidentally setting off the fire alarm, which is no small offense. But as principal of her own school, does she get to come up with her own punishment?
Since creating the Mouse and Mole series, Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award winner Wong Herbert Yee has become a favorite among young fans all over the world. In this delightful novel, Mole frets because Halloween will soon be here, and Halloween can be scary. But he perks up at the idea of a pumpkin-carving contest. This could be fun! As Mole cuts his design in the pumpkin, he begins to worry that Mouse might copy his idea. Fortunately, it’s not long before Mole stops his worrying—for nothing can keep good friends apart.
Fan-favorite author A.J. Stern is well known for her popular Frankly, Frannie books starring a young girl who loves offices. In this third hilarious installment, Frannie notices the slow service at the opening night of a local restaurant. Her eyes always open for employment opportunities, Frannie decides to help out. But her plan for landing a permanent job vanishes when she realizes that the restaurant serves snails. Now, Frannie knows it’s up to her to warn the customers.
It is a blustery spring day, and Mouse and Mole are very excited. They are going to go bird watching and plan to make bird books. It turns out birds are not so easy to watch. Together, they come up with a plan to get closer to the birds.
Mole discovers his pants and shirts have holes in them. Turns out, moths have made holes in Mole's clothes. So Mouse does what a good friend should do and takes Mole to the store. The latest adventure of Mouse and Mole shows that sometimes it's fun to try something new - and sometimes it isn't
"I have lost my new blue socks. Did I put them in my box?" Simple rhymes - including "socks", "box", "fox, " and "ox"! - spin the tale of a small duck who waddles through the countryside, forlornly searching for his blue socks. "I'm trying not to be depressed. / Without my socks I feel undressed." Finally, a sharp-eyed peacock sees a bit of blue peeking out of duck's lace-up shoes and the mini-mystery is solved! This winsome story shares the familiar experience of not really losing something after all.
Meet the Chicken Squad: Dirt, Sugar, Poppy, and Sweetie. These chicks are not your typical barnyard puffs of fluff. No sir, they’re too busy solving mysteries and fighting crime. So when Squirrel comes barrelling into the coop, the chicks know they’re about to get a case. But once they see that shiny, green, BIG thing in the yard, they get worried. It’s up to the Chicken Squad to crack the case.