Nick Bland's bestselling The Very Hungry Bear is now available in board book! Bear is back...and he's very, very hungry! Bear is trying to fish, but instead of food, he only manages to catch . . . a polar bear? The poor bear is lost and his ice floe is rapidly melting. The polar bear makes a deal: he'll give Bear a pile of fish in return for a new home. Bear takes his new friend on a tour, and finally they find the just-right home for an ice-loving bear. The Bear we all fell in love with in The Very Cranky Bear and The Very Itchy Bear is just as delightful as always -- and much less cranky with the promise of food on the horizon! This new story features the same bold, clever illustrations and catchy rhyming text that made Nick Bland's first two Bear books instant favourites. Told with his characteristic humour and wit, The Very Hungry Bear is both an endearing tale of friendship and a subtle message about preserving our environment.
In The Very Cranky Bear, Bears cave was invaded by four playful animals. In The Very Itchy Bear there is just one creature bothering him: a persistent flea. Bear tries to get away but Flea just wont leave him alone. When Bear finally gets rid of Flea, he finds that he misses him and a new friendship is born. Now in reader format perfect for beginning readers!
Painted in acrylics using the same technique as the bestselling "The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear, " this delightful picture book brings back the same beloved characters: the timid little Mouse and the mysterious unseen Big Hungry Bear. Full color.
In the Jingle Jangle Jungle on a wet and windy day, Four little friends found a cosy place to play. Moose had marvellous antlers, and Lion, a golden mane. Zebra had fantastic stripes and Sheep ... well, Sheep was plain. When four friends encounter a cranky bear, Moose, Lion and Zebra all think they know how to cheer him up. But it is plain, boring Sheep who has the answer! The best-selling Very Cranky Bear now comes with a plush that ROARS!
Little Mouse worries that the big, hungry bear will take his freshly picked, ripe, red strawberry for himself.
The Very Cranky Bear and his friends are back! Theres music in the air in the Jingle Jangle Jungle! Can Bears friends help him find the perfect instrument to play?
On a Jingle Jangle Mountain, as the snow fell on the rocks A sleepy bear was being followed by a very sneaky fox. But Bear was in a hurry, he was running very late Winter had arrived and it was time to hibernate! The Very Cranky Bear is back and he has a mischievous fox to contend with....
The all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in your life? For the first time, Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar is now available in e-book format, perfect for storytime anywhere. As an added bonus, it includes read-aloud audio of Eric Carle reading his classic story. This fine audio production pairs perfectly with the classic story, and it makes for a fantastic new way to encounter this famous, famished caterpillar.
Nick Bland's bestselling Cranky Bear series is now available in a reader format, perfect for emerging readers! While balancing in the bog, Bear is startled (but not frightened!) by Buffalo. He is a brave bear, but could Buffalo be even braver? A challenge begins, with great feats of bravery, but when the two competitors find themselves in front of a very scary cave, they will have to find a way to be very brave together.
A bear bravely goes out on a limb to help a baby bird get back to its nest.
Dads come in all shapes, sizes, and personalities! Some dads tend to worry. And some dads are in a hurry. Some dads like strolling. And some dads like rock 'n' rolling. But all dads are proud of their kids, and all kids love their dads for their unique qualities. In this silly rhyming picture book by author-illustrator Nick Bland, fathers and their children will enjoy sharing story time together as they think about all the wonderful things that make their time together special. Some Dads is the perfect gift for Father's Day or for any new dad.
What's a king to do? King Pig is grand ruler of the sheep. He can make them do whatever he wants (clean his castle), whenever he wants (the middle of the night). But for some reason, he can't seem to make them like him. Until he has a brilliant idea! King Pig marches all the sheep into his castle and sets them to work dyeing, cutting and knitting their wool into a pile of fancy new clothes. He prances out in his spectacular, intricate, rainbow-bright fashions expecting applause and adulation, but . . . NOTHING! The sheep are so preoccupied with themselves (could it be that they're naked and cold without their wool?) that they don't even notice him! What's a king to do? When King Pig finally thinks of a way to make amends, it may not be perfect -- but it's a pretty good start. Nick Bland's playful, wonderfully humorous illustrations will leave kids and parents grinning, even as they share an important lesson about treating others the way they would like to be treated.
This enhanced eBook features read-along narration. A unique monster-under-the-bed story with the perfect balance of giggles and shivers, this picture book relies on the power of humor over fear, appeals to a child's love for creatures both alarming and absurd, and glorifies the scope of a child's imagination. One night, when Ethan checks under his bed for his monster, Gabe, he finds a note from him instead: "Gone fishing. Back in a week." Ethan knows that without Gabe's familiar nightly scares he doesn't stand a chance of getting to sleep, so Ethan interviews potential substitutes to see if they've got the right equipment for the job—pointy teeth, sharp claws, and a long tail—but none of them proves scary enough for Ethan. When Gabe returns sooner than expected from his fishing trip, Ethan is thrilled. It turns out that Gabe didn't enjoy fishing because the fish scared too easily.
"When David gets in trouble, he always says . . . 'NO! It's not my fault! I didn't mean to! It was an accident!'" Whatever the situation, David's got a good excuse. And no matter what he's done "wrong," it's never really his fault. Soon, though, David realizes that making excuses makes him feel bad, and saying he's sorry makes him feel better. Once again, David Shannon entertains us with young David's mischievous antics and a lighthearted story that's sure to leave kids (and parents) laughing.
Are you hungry? The Very Hungry Caterpillar certainly is! As he eats his way through the week help him to count all the fruits and treats by using the GIANT reusable stickers.
A hilarious look at what happens when boys and monsters mix... When a little boy receives a letter from a monster, inviting himself over to play, the boy isn't quite sure what to do. Afraid to offend, manners in hand, the little boy invites the monster over for Saturday. Strangely enough, it seems the monster is facing a similar crisis of etiquette -- his letter was meant for his monster cousin, who just happens to live underneath the boy's bed! Told in funny rhyming verse, with striking black-and-white illustrations and spot colour, this story is sure to keep kids howling.
Big Brown Bear and Little Bear shared a cosy cave. They shared each other's company and they shared each other's food. Little Bear liked eating edges and Big Brown Bear munched up all the middles. This worked very well until, one autumn day, Little Bear woke up feeling EXTRA hungry and Big Brown Bear woke up feeling MONSTROUSLY hungry...
"Ducks growing out of bananas? A mouse catching a cat? What's wrong with this book? Yes, there's something strange, something funny, and even downright preposterous on every page of this book. But it's not a mistake--it's nonsense. And it's also surrealism"--
For all the discussion in the media about creationism and 'Intelligent Design', virtually nothing has been said about the evidence in question - the evidence for evolution by natural selection. Yet, as this succinct and important book shows, that evidence is vast, varied, and magnificent, and drawn from many disparate fields of science. The very latest research is uncovering a stream of evidence revealing evolution in action - from the actual observation of a species splitting into two, to new fossil discoveries, to the deciphering of the evidence stored in our genome. Why Evolution is True weaves together the many threads of modern work in genetics, palaeontology, geology, molecular biology, anatomy, and development to demonstrate the 'indelible stamp' of the processes first proposed by Darwin. It is a crisp, lucid, and accessible statement that will leave no one with an open mind in any doubt about the truth of evolution.

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