In spier's imaginative retelling, readers witness the danger and the grandeur of the terrifying flood but also the lighter moments: Noah's wife jumping on a crate to avoid the rats; Noah shooing all but two bees from a busy hive; and all the animal babies being born in the spring.
The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night Dell Picture YearlingDragonfly Books - This caldecott honor book from beloved illustrator Peter Spier is a spirited take on a classic American folk song. Spier's finely detailed, action-packed New England autumn vistas are almost startlingly beautiful. The new york times over fifty years after he won a caldecott honor for The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night, legendary illustrator Peter Spier went back to this time-honored favorite in 2014 to paint the half of the book that was originally printed in black and white.
In this glowing, follow the wily fox as he roams a sleepy new England town in search of a meal, restored vision of Spier’s beloved classic, with tones and textures so vivid you can almost hear the crackle of crisp fall leaves and the ripples of the river in the moonlight.
Peter Spier's Circus Picture Yearling BookDragonfly Books - Come join the circus as caldecott medal-winner peter spier takes you for a look under the big top! Full of thrilling and unbelievable sights, this book gives young readers a front row seat to see how a circus runs - from setting up the tent to performing center ring. Go soaring through the air on the flying trapeze, or step into the cage and tame a roaring lion! Full of the one-of-a-kind thrills and showbiz excitement that only the circus can create, this book is a guaranteed ticket to fun and adventure! Dragonfly Books.
PeopleDoubleday Books for Young Readers - A celebration of diverse world cultures from the brilliant Peter Spier, one of the most beloved children's illustrators of the last fifty years. In this breathtaking tour around the world, young readers can pore over the many details that make each country and culture unique and special—illuminated by Spier's detailed and witty illustrations of festivals and holidays, homes, pets, foods, religions, and clothing.
Doubleday Books for Young Readers. In print since 1980, this classic, boundary-pushing book is a must-have in today's global age—a tribute to the ways in which we as the world's citizens are at once both different and the same. The caldecott medalist has created his most ambitious and impressive picture book so far, with minutely detailed and exquisite paintings of human beings on all four continents.
People - Publishers weekly, starred review“A wonderful introduction to a global view that will answer and arouse curiosity in the young and act as an absorbing reminder for any age. School library journal · the christopher Award· An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists Dragonfly Books.
The Book of JonahDoubleday Books for Young Readers - Dragonfly Books. Doubleday Books for Young Readers. A reference section at the end of the book shares historical and geographical notes about the story, including details about the ship Jonah might have sailed on and a fascinating discussion of the ancient city of Nineveh and the location of its ruins in present-day Iraq.
Fleeing from this enormous task, Jonah sets sail and is thrown overboard and swallowed by a great fish. What follows is jonah’s journey to acceptance of God’s love and grace. Two-time caldecott illustrator peter spier’s visual retelling of a favorite Bible story is back in print! In a tale full of action, and strife, adventure, Jonah is asked by God to tell the people of Nineveh to mend their wicked ways.
Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill FarmAladdin - Two dogs, some geese, several sheep, five horses, a few goats, a pig, a few cows, lots of chickens, and four special cats—these are the animals at Maple Hill Farm. With simple text that is both affectionate and wry, and irresistible illustrations that burst with personality, Alice and Martin Provensen bring their barnyard friends to life for the delight of animal lovers both young and old.
Meet the animals of maple hill farm and learn about their antics as they bring joy, laughter, and life to the people who live in a house that needs painting at the end of a road full of holes. Aladdin. Dragonfly Books. Doubleday Books for Young Readers.
Make Way for McCloskey: A Robert McCloskey TreasuryViking Books for Young Readers - With biographical information and photographs, and an introduction by renowned critic Leonard Marcus that outlines McCloskey's career and his unforgettable contribution to children's literature, this collection is an in-depth look at the life and work of an extraordinary children's book legend. Viking books for Young Readers.
Dragonfly Books. Aladdin. Here, time of wonder, all of his published works--make way for ducklings, Lentil, Blueberries for Sal, One Morning in Maine, Burt Dow, for the first time, Deep-Water Man, Homer Price and Centerburg Tales--are brought together. Doubleday Books for Young Readers. From those famous ducklings to Homer Price's delicious donuts, generations of children have grown up delighting in the timeless stories of Robert McCloskey.
ELOISE WILKIN STORIEGolden Books - Aladdin. Doubleday Books for Young Readers. Little golden books illustrated by Eloise Wilkin are among the most remembered, beloved, and requested by Golden Book fans. This collection, which contains nine of her best-loved books, will be cherished by collectors, parents, and children for years to come. Viking books for Young Readers.
It contains wilkin’s most famous little golden books such as Baby Dear, poems, prayers, as well as lesser-known Little Golden Books, Mother Goose rhymes, and an introduction written by Wilkin’s daughter. Enjoy this clasisc collection, illustrated by the woman known as "the soul of Little Golden Books.
ELOISE WILKIN STORIE - Dragonfly Books.
HarperCollins Treasury of Picture Book Classics: A Child's First CollectionKatherine Tegen Books 9780060080945 - Each story is followed by a page of tips for taking the reading experience further; a bibliography offers further reading suggestions. A perfect gift for new moms and dads, teachers, or parents excited to read their children the books they themselves grew up with, this collection is a wonder-filled opportunity for preschoolers and families to own and share "the best of the best.
This edition was updated in 2015 to include new classic favorites from the Greenwillow imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Aladdin. Dragonfly Books. Doubleday Books for Young Readers. Viking books for Young Readers. Katherine Tegen Books. This large, if you give a mouse a cookie, william's doll, harold and the purple crayon, chrysanthemum, oversized collection assembles twelve of the greatest picture books ever published: Goodnight Moon, Leo the Late Bloomer, A Baby Sister for Frances, From Head to Toe, A Chair for My Mother, Crictor, Caps for Sale, and Pete's a Pizza.
The Star-Spangled Banner Reading Rainbow BooksDragonfly Books - Aladdin. Is one of our finest creators of children's books alive. The new york times Book Review"Beautifully illustrated by the award-winning artist. Publishers Weekly Dragonfly Books. A book for every patriotic american kid! Never before has the riveting American saga of "The Star-Spangled Banner" been so beautifully and thoroughly presented.
. Katherine Tegen Books. This info-packed story of our national anthem includes:★ illustrated lyrics★ the fascinating history of the War of 1812 and the battle that inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the words★ Musical notation★ Historical images★ A reproduction of Key's original manuscriptCaldecott Medalist Peter Spier's magnificent tribute takes readers from our anthem's turbulent origins at the Battle of Baltimore through the flag's significance in modern-day America.
The Star-Spangled Banner Reading Rainbow Books - Viking books for Young Readers. Doubleday Books for Young Readers. It's a must-have for every American family's library. A bank street book of the year★ An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists"Spier.
Noah's Ark Caldecott Honor BookChronicle Books - Aladdin. Viking books for Young Readers. Now, drama, and beauty of this ancient parable in rich, four-time Caldecott Honor-recipient Jerry Pinkney captures all the courage, glorious paintings. For 40 days and 40 nights rain poured from the heavens, enveloping the world. This elegant edition of Noah's Ark promises to give readers strength and hope for many years to come.
Full of sensitive detail and emotion, his art brings new life and meaning to an important message of peace. Only noah had been warned by God of the great floodand only Noah could save life on earth. Dragonfly Books. Doubleday Books for Young Readers. Katherine Tegen Books. This powerful story of salvation has fascinated people of all ages for centuries.