Little Duck and all of her friends on the farm celebrate Valentine’s Day by inviting a newcomer to join in the fun in this charming addition to the award-winning Click, Clack series from the New York Times bestselling and Caldecott winning team who brought you Click, Clack, Moo and Click, Clack, Surprise! It’s Valentine’s Day and on the farm that means a Valentine’s party. Little Duck is wildly excited. She hangs balloons, streamers, sparkling lights, and hearts everywhere, and hand-makes a valentine for everyone. On top of a hill, a little fox hears the music from the party and follows Little Duck’s many decorations to the barn…but foxes are not at all welcome on farms. The chickens stop dancing. The sheep stop dancing. The pigs stop dancing. The mice hustle off to hide. Will Little Fox ruin the dance? Or, perhaps, she’s just what the party needs!
Click, Clack, Moo I Love You!; Click, Clack, Peep!; Click, Clack, Boo!; Click, Clack, Ho, Ho, Ho!
Author: Doreen Cronin
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Get ready to celebrate with your favorite barnyard pals in this festive collection of holiday stories from the bestselling Click, Clack series! Spend your Christmas, Halloween, Valentine’s Day, and Easter with Farmer Brown and his crew. The Click, Clack critters are full of holiday spirit—and, as always, a little mischief. Find out what holiday hijinks they get up to in Click, Clack, Ho! Ho! Ho!; Click, Clack, Boo!; Click, Clack, Moo I Love You!; and Click, Clack, Peep!
Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. • Offers easy subject access to children's picture books • Features a user-friendly organization • Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail
Alexis and Bailey "Honk! Honk! We're at the Beach House, " is about two sisters (Alexis 6yrs., and Bailey 5yrs.) who love going to the beach house on the weekend. The book starts from when Alexis and Bailey wake up on Friday morning, and follows their daily routine until they finally reach their destination - "The Beach House." The book shows the love Alexis and Bailey have for one another, their hard work in school, good manners, to be kind, and respect others.
Prekindergarten Fundamentals will delight young learners with activities on hand-eye coordination, shapes and colors, number and letter recognition, visual discrimination, beginning phonics, counting, fine motor skills, and more. Filled with colorful pages, easy-to-follow directions, and grade-appropriate activities, the Fundamentals series introduces and reinforces introductory concepts in math and language arts. --The series covers all of the basics for success in PreK to Grade 2 and is perfect for year-round learning. The fun, challenging activities will supplement what children are learning in school, reinforcing their understanding of the subject matter and enhancing school performance. Each page features directions that teach and guide children through key areas of learning.
Using Storyboards to Write and Draw Picture Books, Graphic Novels, Or Comic Strips
Author: Mark Thurman
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited
"This lively new book introduces the power of the storyboard in the creative process -- from brainstorming ideas to developing, revising, and finalizing stories. It describes an eight-stage process that shows, step-by-step, how students can create unique, action-filled pages for their stories and books. Planning suggestions, glossaries of visual terms, and ready-to-copy storyboards are all a part of the active process described."--Publisher.
Enrich Language and Literacy Skills of Young Hearing Children, Children with Special Needs, and English Language Learners
Author: Sherrill B. Flora
Publisher: Key Education Publishing
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Enrich language and literacy skills with special-education students and/or English Language Learners in grades PK–K using Sign Language Fun in the Early Childhood Classroom! This 64-page book helps students improve verbal communication, visual discrimination, spatial memory, and early reading skills. The multisensory approach helps all students (with and without special needs) improve language and literacy skills. This book does not require previous experience with American Sign Language, and it includes teaching suggestions, games, activities, songs, rhymes, literature recommendations, and reproducible sign language cards. The book supports NCTE and NAEYC standards.
As an on-the-job answer book, a statistical information resource, a planning and research guide, and a directory and calendar, The Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac 2004 delivers the hard-to-find industry news and information you need. This acclaimed must-have resource provides the following: Expert reviews of the key trends, events, and developments that will influence your work in 2004 and the years to come Clear explanations of new legislation and changes in funding programs-and how this will affect libraries Definitive statistics on book prices, numbers of books published, library expenditures, average salaries, and other budget-crunching assistance A full calendar of events, key organizations, names and numbers of important individuals (including e-mail addresses and fax numbers), and much more This fully updated reference tool makes it easy to stay on top of the developments that affect libraries, booksellers, and publishers alike-and to find fast answers to the countless on-the-job questions you encounter.
"From Abiyoyo to Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin, theres a wonderful world of childrens literature to be discovered. With more than 1,000 titles represented, this book comes complete with developmentally appropriate recommendations and an extensive subject index that enable children, parents, caregivers, and educators to find books that are appropriate for particular skills and levels of interest. Also included are interviews with parents and children about their favorite books, a list of awards and their recipients, featured author profiles, and discussions on developing childrens love of reading in this age of multimedia."