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Books with author Rosemary Wells

  • Stella's Starliner

    Rosemary Wells

    Hardcover (Candlewick, March 25, 2014)
    Though she is teased about her silver trailer home, a little girl never loses sight of life’s true gifts in Rosemary Wells’s sensitive, ultimately uplifting story.Stella lives in a sparkling home on wheels that’s as silver as a comet in the sky. Inside are lots of cupboards and hiding places, and even a sofa that turns into a bed! Her home is called the Starliner, and it has everything Stella and her mama and daddy need to be happy. Until, that is, some big weasels pop up along the road, saying mean things about the Starliner. Mama comes to soothe away the hurt, and Daddy hitches their home to a truck and drives it away to a brand-new place, where Stella meets friends who are as enchanted as she is with her shiny home. Happily, one person’s old tin can is truly another person’s silver palace!
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  • Hand in Hand

    Rosemary Wells

    Board book (Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), Jan. 2, 2018)
    Handpicked by Amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading.A read-aloud board book celebrating the bond between parent and child.Be my teacher from day one. Be my sky, my moon, my sun.The bond a parent and child share is special. In this sweet and heartfelt picture book, renowned author-illustrator Rosemary Wells celebrates all that parents do with and for their children from the very beginning: talking and walking, feeding and reading, playing and dreaming, and more. Spectacular art and a powerful message make this a perfect gift.
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  • Morris's Disappearing Bag

    Rosemary Wells

    Library Binding (Paw Prints 2008-04-18, April 18, 2008)
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  • Yoko Finds Her Way

    Rosemary Wells

    Hardcover (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, April 8, 2014)
    Yoko and her mama are going on a trip to Japan! Yoko helps Mama get to and through the airport by reading signs along the way. By the time they get to their gate, Mama is exhausted. While Mama naps, Yoko goes to the washroom. But "Oh, no!" Yoko takes the wrong exit and finds herself in a completely different part of the terminal. Before she knows it, Yoko is on the moving walkway, zipping toward Baggage Claim. Will she be able to follow the signs back to her mama? With her flair for sly humor, Rosemary Wells defuses an anxious situation by keeping Yoko cool and confident, unlike poor Mama! Readers will enjoy reading the signs along with Yoko in this happy-ending story about navigating a very big but very friendly airport.
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  • Yoko

    Rosemary Wells

    Hardcover (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Nov. 13, 1998)
    Mmm, Yoko's mom has packed her favorite for lunch today—sushi! But her classmates don't think it looks quite so yummy. "Ick!" says one of the Franks. "It's seaweed!" They're not even impressed by her red bean ice cream dessert. Of course, Mrs. Jenkins has a plan that might solve Yoko's problem. But will it work with the other children in class? Now in paperback for the first time, this tender story from Rosemary Wells demonstrates the author's uncanny understanding of the pleasures and pains of an ordinary school day.
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  • MY KINDERGARTEN

    Rosemary Wells

    Hardcover (Disney-Hyperion, July 2, 2004)
    McDuff spies with his Westie eyes . . . a bouncy bunny rabbit! And they're off! Zip, zip, whiz! Hopping through the field, jumping in the briar patch, running round and round . . . but where did Bunny go? Preschoolers will relish this interactive and lively game of hide-and-seek, brimming with innovative flaps, spinning wheels, and pull-tabs.
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  • Max's ABC

    Rosemary Wells

    Paperback (Puffin Books, July 17, 2008)
    Learn the alphabet Max and Ruby style! Everybody?s favorite bunnies, Max and Ruby, are back, starring in their very own ABC concept book. Max?s ants have escaped from their farm, and now they?re searching for food. The ants start with Max?s sandwich, and soon they?re everywhere! Fortunately, Ruby comes to the rescue. Max?s ABC teaches the alphabet by featuring a different letter on each page, large and colorful so they?re easy to spot.
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  • Noisy Nora

    Rosemary Wells

    Paperback (Puffin, Jan. 1, 2000)
    It's tough being the middle mouse. No one's paying any attention to Nora, so she decides to do something her family can't ignore: make noise. Nora slams windows, bangs doors, and upsets furniture, to no avail. It's not until she crashes out the door--and the house goes strangely silent--that her family realizes: a noisy Nora is much better than no Nora at all. "A wonderful story." --Booklist
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  • Yoko's Show-and-Tell

    Rosemary Wells

    Hardcover (Hyperion Book CH, Feb. 22, 2011)
    When Yoko’s grandparents send her a beautiful antique doll named Miki all the way from Japan, Yoko couldn’t be happier. She places Miki on her red carpet and brings her candy until Girls’ Festival on March 3. Even though Mama said no, Yoko decides to sneak Miki to school for show-and-tell. How could she have guessed that Miki would be in accident along the way? Looks like a trip to the Doll Hospital is in order!
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  • Max and Ruby's Preschool Pranks

    Rosemary Wells

    Hardcover (Viking Books for Young Readers, July 26, 2016)
    As seen on Nick Jr., Rosemary Wells's beloved bunnies are back, this time creating mayhem in the classroom!Ruby and Louise are playing school! They’ve made rule books and work books for the classroom where their pupils are waiting, ready to learn. All except Max and Lily! Max wants to wear his gorilla suit. Lily wants to try out her new volcano kit. Readers will lift the flaps and laugh out loud at Max and Lily’s antics as they turn the classroom upside down.
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  • Morris' Disappearing Bag

    Rosemary Wells

    Paperback (Puffin Books, Sept. 24, 2001)
    Bestselling author Rosemary Wells tells a heartfelt holiday story The Chicago Tribune calls “One of the best.”It’s Christmas day and Morris is missing. He was there to open his present—a teddy bear—and to watch his older sisters and brother open their gifts. His siblings went off to play with each other’s new toys, but nobody wanted to play with Morris’s bear. So Morris found something new to play with—a disappearing bag. He jumped right in and became invisible! Now he has something everybody wants to try. But they have to find him first. This warm and humorous story proves that sometimes the littlest bunny gets the last laugh.* “Irresistible . . . The author-artist does some wonderful things with Morris’s cars and eyes, expressing exactly the sentiments of a put-out preschool rabbit.”—Booklist, starred review
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  • Emily's First 100 Days of School

    Rosemary Wells

    Paperback (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Aug. 23, 2005)
    Emily is ready for her first day of school. There's so much to do: learning the alphabet, singing, reading books, dancing, and counting, starting with the very first day. One hundred days feels very far away, but day by day, Emily and her classmates see they're getting closer. And as the lessons they learn begin to add up, their world expands. Chock-full of surprising discoveries, age-appropriate activities, and plenty of humor, Emily's First 100 Days of School supports growing skills in reading, writing, and arithmetic, with an emphasis on math skills.
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