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Books with author Rosemary Wells

  • Max's First Word

    Rosemary Wells

    Board book (Dial, Feb. 1, 1998)
    Despite his big sister Ruby's best efforts to teach him to say "Cup," "Egg," and "Apple," the very first word out of young Max's mouth is "Delicious."
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  • McDuff's New Friend: McDuff's New Friends

    Rosemary Wells

    Hardcover (Disney-Hyperion, Jan. 27, 1999)
    On Christmas Eve, McDuff's persistent "woofing" begins to annoy Fred and Lucy, but it leads to the rescue of Santa, whose sleigh has gotten stuck in the snow.
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  • Through the Hidden Door

    Rosemary Wells

    eBook (Open Road Media Teen & Tween, Nov. 20, 2012)
    Avoiding a group of bullies, Barney Pennimen and his friend Snowy discover a cave with an amazing secretBarney Penniman is afraid of his eighth grade friends at boarding school. Since they’re the nastiest guys at school, Barney is safe from being teased, but the gang’s bullying finally pushes Barney too far, and he finds himself alone. Then Snowy Cobb, an elf-like, ostracized younger boy, makes a sudden appearance in Barney’s life. And when Snowy finds a mysterious bone on campus, the boys try to determine its origins. Their investigation leads them to a deep, dark, sandy-bottomed cave, and what they discover beneath the sand will test their beliefs—and everything they hold dear. This adventure story was the runner-up for an Edgar Award. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Rosemary Wells including rare images from the author’s collection.
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  • Shopping

    Rosemary Wells

    Board book (Viking Books for Young Readers, May 28, 2009)
    Before Max and Ruby were preschoolers, they were Baby Max and Ruby. The popular bunny siblings are back in another board books as their baby selves.In Shopping, Baby Max is mischievous as ever while he helps Baby Ruby fill the shopping cart with good things to eat. With eye-catching novelty elements, these irresistible board books will introduce the very youngest readers to the beloved bunny pair, who star in their own show on Nick Jr. and Noggin.
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  • Time-Out for Sophie

    Rosemary Wells

    Board book (Viking Books for Young Readers, Oct. 6, 2015)
    Sophie means to be a good little mouse, but she just can't resist testing the limits with her patient parents and grandmother.Eat supper? More fun to throw it on the floor.Fold the laundry? More fun to knock over the pile.Read with Grandma? More fun to steal her glasses.And then it’s time out for Sophie!Rosemary Wells has created a memorable new character, ready to take her place next to Max and Ruby, Yoko, and Noisy Nora. Sophie's adorable antics will strike a chord with children and parents alike.
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  • Max & Ruby and the Babysitting Squad

    Rosemary Wells

    Hardcover (Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, Oct. 6, 2020)
    From beloved author-illustrator Rosemary Wells comes the next installment in the adventures of the inimitable brother and sister bunnies, Max and Ruby. When Louise and Ruby open up their new babysitting business they are delighted when Mrs. Warddropper hires them right away. But then they meet Percy, who wants to have everything his way. But Ruby doesn’t see it that way. Could it be that babysitting might not be as easy as Ruby and Louise thought it would be? Max and Ruby have their own TV show on Nick Jr.!
  • Felix Eats Up

    Rosemary Wells

    Hardcover (Walker Books, July 4, 2019)
    When picky eater Felix finds himself in a pickle, his best friend, Fiona, gently helps him widen his culinary horizons.Felix brings the same lunch to school every day: sprouts on buttered oat bread. He will also eat pasta with butter. And he loves macaroni and cheese. No need to try anything new. But on the night of his friend Fiona’s half-birthday celebration, Felix finds himself facing down an unfamiliar – and anxiety-provoking – menu. Will he leave the restaurant hungry, or can Fiona convince him to give new tastes a try? With singular compassion and humour, Rosemary Wells once again shows how friendship can help buffer a familiar moment of childhood angst.
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  • Stanley and Rhoda

    Rosemary Wells

    Hardcover (Dial Books, Jan. 1, 1978)
    In three episodes a brother and sister deal with Rhoda's untidy room, a bee sting, and a baby sitter.
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  • Clean-Up Time

    Rosemary Wells

    Board book (Viking Juvenile, Oct. 15, 2009)
    Baby bunny siblings Max and Ruby put toys and puzzles away before going to bed.
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  • Max and Ruby's Treasure Hunt

    Rosemary Wells

    Hardcover (Viking Books for Young Readers, Oct. 30, 2012)
    Follow the clues and find the treasure with Max and Ruby! Oh no! A thunderstorm has ruined the picnic that Max and Ruby and their friends, Louise and Lily, have planned. Now the four friends have nothing to do. But Grandma saves the day with an ingenious treasure hunt. The clues are Mother Goose rhymes and jump-rope rhymes, and a missing word in each one leads the bunnies to the next clue, until they reach the prize, a treasure chest of gold-foil-wrapped chocolate coins. This interactive picture book with lift-the-flap clues will keep fans of the bunny siblings entertained for many readings. Max and Ruby star in their own popular show on Nick Jr.
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  • Ruby's Falling Leaves

    Rosemary Wells

    Paperback (Grosset & Dunlap, Sept. 6, 2007)
    It’s fall, and Ruby is making a leaf-collection book for school. Ruby is certain that after she finds her last three leaves she’ll have the best book in the whole class! As Ruby works on her project, Max has some fun of his own by creating a giant leaf pile. At first Ruby thinks Max is trying to help her, but Ruby soon realizes that Max’s leaves aren’t for collecting—they’re for jumping in!
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  • Moss Pillows: Voyage to the Bunny Planet Book

    Rosemary Wells

    Hardcover (Dial, Sept. 1, 1992)
    When his big, tough, and rough cousins give him a hard time during his visit to Uncle Ed and Aunt Margo's house, Robert decides that it is time for a little R & R on the Bunny Planet.
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