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Sweet Pea is always losing her shoes. On Monday a family of ants carries her shoes outside and uses them as a canoe. On Tuesday a bird borrows them because his feet are cold. What happens on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday?
In this lively picture book for children aged 3-7, Dad tells his daughter imaginative stories about the keys on his key ring and what they unlock, from a zippenburger that takes him to work, to a rocket to collect space noodles for lunch.
A young boy wants to write a story, just like his big sister. But there's a problem. He knows his letters, but he doesn't know many words. His sister patiently explains that he needs to start small, with a single letter.
Her magical book of stories is wordless- until a whisper in the wind tells a little girl to imagine a story for each page.
From cave drawings to our digital age, discover how a story has been told in many different ways from the past to today. It's always been around, making us happy, sad, excited, or scared and bringing people together.
Fun facts about dinosaurs presented in a quiz like style. Learn about everything from Triceratops to Tyrannosaurs Rex.
Using sticky notes, an author tries to convince her publisher that her book is about figs, not pigs, but the wording, illustrations, and even recipes present pigs as growing on trees, and tasty with orange and ginger sauce.
In this rhyming mash-up of many fairy tales, the reader is invited to follow Rosie down the many possible paths which may lead to a sleeping maiden, a hungry wolf, a girl locked in a tower, or a goose that lays golden eggs.
A humorous story about the absurd excuses for not doing homework.
Through an enchanting conversation with a young girl in a horse-drawn coach, Hans Christian Andersen shares his life's struggles, dreams, and triumphs--whose threads can be found woven into his greatest stories.
This is a perfectly ordinary story featuring one perfectly ordinary ten-year-old, his very bossy uncle, some baked beans, a school which tries to make interesting things boring, and lots of very useful facts, many of which are untrue.
When mum goes away, she leaves a long note telling dad “DON'T FORGET TO GET THE MILK”. Unfortunately, Dad forgets. So, the next morning, he goes to the corner shop. But why does it take him so long to get back?
“Did I tell you about the time I invented the first train and drove it from Auckland to Wellington?' Whenever Jack visits Granny and Grandad, they entertain him with wild stories about their past, each trying to outdo the other.
Former WWI pilot Roscoe and his gang embark on mysterious adventures in which they cross paths with bloodthirsty cult members, giant monsters, and soul-eating iron dragons!
In a world where real bees are extinct, the quickest, bravest kids climb the fruit trees and pollinate the flowers by hand. All Peony really wants is to be a bee – dancing along the high branches and helping her gramps and sister earn a living.
Learn how Astrid turned her love of books and telling stories into a career as a world-renowned author. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations, a biographical timeline with historical photos and a profile of her life.
From Snow White to Chicken Little to Ali Baba and the forty thieves – explore the laws of physics, principles of chemistry, and wonders of biology in this collection of classic stories with a hands-on STEM twist.
Loving creators, wise leaders, fearsome warriors, gentle healers and mystical protectors. Tales of powerful female figures have been told since the beginning of time and this collection brings together 50 stories from around the world.
A side-splitting and informative guide to creative writing by author/illustrator comedic duo Andy and Olaf, jam-packed with lashings of monster-inspired fun. Unleash your creative monster and write stories to inspire, amaze and awe your friends.
Ten children's book greats share stories, poems, pictures, tips, and prompts meant to inspire young readers to create works of their own.
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