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Dance Me a Story: Twelve Tales from the Classic Ballets by Jane Rosenberg
Ella Bella Ballerina and Cinderella
James Mayhew - 2009
One day, when Ella loses one of her slippers, Madame Rosa lends her another pair for dancing--and is then reminded of Cinderella and her story of the lost slipper. Madame Rosa recounts the tale to her students, and Ella Bella listens with heightened interest. When their day's lesson has ended Ella lingers at the theatre, then opens Madame Rosa's music box and listens as it plays melodies from the Cinderella ballet. Suddenly, Cinderella's fairy godmother magically appears, and Ella Bella is transported into the beloved story of Cinderella. This delightful book's final page describes the ballet Cinderella, with music by the great Russian composer, Sergei Prokofiev.
Mega Collection #1: Nine Awesome Bedtime Stories for Children 3-6!
Scott Gordon - 2012
Perfect for bedtime! Over 300 pages. A $19.42 value! WHAT'S INCLUDED: A Little Book About You - This humble book features a number of outstanding messages for children, encouraging them to be themselves. There's no better way to tell them that you love them! My Crazy Pet Frog - Find out what happens to the crazy frog when he runs into one of his loved ones. My Little Pet Dragon - What happens when a young child gets a pet dragon for Christmas? Find out! Pigtastic! - A fun picture book with a great message! See little piggy in a variety of fun poses and costumes as he describes how to pick yourself up when you're feeling down. A Pocketful of Dinosaurs - A fun picture book featuring over 30 pages of educational material about dinosaurs. This book is teeming with gorgeous 2D and 3D art that is sure to captivate your 3 to 6-year-old child. To make the content easier to digest, the story is told from the viewpoint of dinosaurs, and includes directions on how to pronounce each of their names (those pesky dinosaurs!) A great way to introduce your children to dinosaurs! Recommended for all ages (even mom and dad will get a kick out of it!). Happy Healthy Hearts - Featuring 50 pages of computer-generated art, Happy Healthy Hearts is the perfect way to spark a conversation with your child about eating right. Tons of great pictures and messages abound in this humorous picture book. Ninja Robot Repairmen - Slick, witty and loads of fun, follow the narrator's misadventures as they hire a band of quirky Ninja Robot Repairmen to fix their clock. Featuring over 50 pages of vibrant computer graphic mayhem that's sure to make you snicker! My Daddy's Cool Car Collection - Featuring an assortment of colorful cars, My Daddy's Cool Car Collection is a fantastic story to read your son before tucking him into bed. Includes over 30 pages of dazzling cars and trucks that's tied together with a heartwarming message. If I Were A Robot - Have you ever dreamed of being a robot? What would you do? How would you do it? And most importantly, what would you create with your newfound powers? Find out what a young boy discovers when he visits the land of dreams, and builds his own vision of the future. From the author of My Little Pet Dragon, My Crazy Pet Frog and Ninja Robot Repairmen.
Frederick's Fables : A Treasury of 16 Favorite Leo Lionni Stories
Leo Lionni - 1997
Add a striking new cover anda fascinating introduction by the author, and this is a volume no Lionni fanwill want to be without.In a pointer review of the 1985 edition, "Kirkus Reviews" said, "Lionni'sstories are simple and elegant, his pictures are nothing short of stunning.Splashy colors, inventive collages, whimsy, and a sense of wonder are all herein abundance. A splendid collection...not to be missed."
Once Upon a Time: A Collection of Classic Fairy Tales
Jacob Grimm - 2011
. . and many more.“Once upon a time . . .”Four simple words that, after more than two centuries, still have the ability to transport readers to lands of mystery, intrigue, and betrayal, life and death, love and abandon. Timeless are the tales of the Brothers Grimm who, in an effort to preserve native folklore, unwittingly crafted a cornerstone of Western literature.With this book of fairy tales, beautifully illustrated by artist Kevin Tong, reacquaint yourself with the stories and characters you know and love. Run through the forest with Little Red Cap. Attend the ball with Cinderella. Eat an apple with Snow White. From witches to fairies, evil queens to kindly kings, frog princes and sleeping beauties, the Grimm tales are classics that are truly meant to be shared with young and old alike.With a foreword written by the creators of ABC’s show Once Upon a Time, we see that these classic tales continue to endure and inspire more storytelling. The series brings some of these classic characters to life in a bold reimagination of the fairy tale world.We invite you to reacquaint yourself with these magical stories and be transported once again with Once Upon a Time.
Mightier Than the Sword: World Folktales for Strong Boys
Jane Yolen - 2003
These stories show that brains trump brawn every time. Renowned storyteller Jane Yolen has created an exciting companion book to her Book Sense 76 Pick Not One Damsel in Distress. An inspired collection of dramatic tales, Mightier Than the Sword will inspire boys and girls alike.
Cinderella Penguin, or, The Little Glass Flipper
Janet Perlman - 1995
After they have gone, a penguin tear rolls down Cinderella's cheek. "Suddenly, in a glow of bright blue light, the Great Fairy Penguin appeared before her." And the rest is penguin history."A Children's Choice Award winner"Lots of fun."--BooklistFrom the Hardcover edition.
The World Treasury of Children's Literature: Books I & II
Clifton Fadiman - 1984
Book I has Mother Goose rhymes, as well as rhymes from Hungary, Denmark and China; ancient Norse and Greek myths; Aesop's fables; English fairy tales, including The Story of the Three Bears and Whittington and His Cat; and verse by Robert Louis Stevenson, Hilarie Belloc, and Dennis Lee. And there are wonderful stories by:-Margaret Wise Brown(Goodnight Moon)-Jean de Brunhoff(The Story of Babar the Little Elephant)-Marie Hall Ets(Play with Me)-Robert McCloskey(Make Way for Ducklings)-H.A. Rey(Curious George)-Ezra Jack Keats(Hi, Cat)-Judith Viorst(Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day)-Else Holmelund Minarik(A Kiss for Little Bear)-Wanda G'ag(The Funny Thing)-Tomi Ungerer(The Three Robbers)
Percy's Chocolate Crunch and Other Thomas the Tank Engine Stories
Wilbert Awdry - 2003
Thomas fans will laugh when Percy has an accident at the chocolate factory; meet a new engine named Salty, who has a secret; and go through a tough day with Harold the Helicopter. Filled with gentle humor and lots of photo illustrations.
Music for Mister Moon
Philip C. Stead - 2019
But when a noisy owl disrupts her solitude, Harriet throws her teacup out the window and accidentally knocks the moon out of the sky in frustration. Over the course of an evening, Harriet and the moon become fast friends. Worried that he'll catch a chill, Harriet buys the moon a soft woolen hat, then takes him on a boat ride across a glistening lake, something he's only dreamed of. But can she work up the courage to play her music for the moon?
Sarah L. Thomson - 2012
Perrault's Cinderella echoes the elegance and luxury of the French court of King Louis XIV, and it's from his version that we get the famous glass slippers. Sarah L. Thomson's beautiful retelling of the classic fairy tale is matched with the uniquely stunning artwork of Nicoletta Ceccoli. This is a picture book to treasure.