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Books with author Steve Bjorkman

  • The Flyaway Kite

    Steve Bjorkman

    Hardcover (WaterBrook Press, Feb. 15, 2000)
    Love Never Gives Up--There once was a boy who had a kite. He loved the kite very much. Every day the pair would have a new adventure together. But one day the kite made a terrible decision that changed everything! Could one little kite survive in the world all by itself?In this tender and triumphant tale, award-winning author and illustrator Steve Björkman paints a subtle but clear portrait of redemption, masterfully capturing the essence of God's redeeming grace.A story soaring with meaning not only for boys and girls, but for men and women of all ages, The Flyaway Kite offers a high-flying parable of God's love for each one of us--and of our desperate need to be connected to Him.
  • Germs! Germs! Germs!

    Bobbi Katz, Steve Bjorkman

    Paperback (Cartwheel Books, Nov. 1, 1996)
    A rhyming story introduces young readers to germs and where they live, from food left out of the refrigerator to the inside of the body, and offers gentle rhyming instructions on how to keep germs away. Original.
  • This Is the Way We Go to School: A Book About Children Around the World

    Edith Baer, Steve Bjorkman

    Paperback (Scholastic, Aug. 1, 1992)
    Describes the many different modes of transportation children all over the world use to get to school
  • Good Night, Little One

    Steve Bjorkman

    Hardcover (WaterBrook Press, Sept. 15, 1999)
    Every day is an adventure for a child. Some days are exciting and fun...other days are hard. Like the sparrow, children often discover it's hard to be small. Like the skunk, they sometimes act like little stinkers. But every day, God is there - loving, guiding, and protecting each little one through the challenges of life. Filled with charming illustrations and soothing, read-aloud bedtime rhymes, Good Night, Little One follows God's creatures - bunny, sparrow, porcupine, skunk, and more - as they nod off to sleep, reassured of His great love for us all, big and small. Within the pages of this newest release from acclaimed illustrator/author Steve Björkman, children will learn more than a dozen different ways God expresses His love and care for His littlest creatures. It's a story boys and girls will want to hear again and again, and it provides parents the perfect opportunity to gently remind their children how much God loves them, tonight and every night.
  • Look Out, Mouse!

    Steve Bjorkman

    Hardcover (Holiday House, Feb. 1, 2015)
    I Like to Read® Books for Beginning Readers• More than 70 fun-to-read books for new readers• Guided reading levels A through G, based upon Fountas and Pinnell standards• Award-winning easy reader series, created by acclaimed author-illustrators including winners of Caldecott, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Coretta Scott King honors• Levels A though D for kindergarten readers; levels D through G for early first grade readers It is dinnertime on Farmer Fred's farm as Mouse nibbles and nibbles. Mouse's meal is suddenly disturbed by a series of predators: Cat, Snake, Owl, Weasel, and Fox. Look out, Mouse! Mouse successfully avoids the predators, and the farm animals begin to make a racket. Horse neighs, Dog barks, Chickens cluck! And Farmer Fred is awoken. Mouse is finally safe, but it is still dinnertime, so look out, house! Mouse is about to make himself at home.
  • Guido's Gondola

    Renee Riva, Steve Bjorkman

    Hardcover (WaterBrook Press, May 17, 2005)
    Just How Much Is Enough?Guido spends his days shuttling tourists along the waterways of Venice in a small gondola. The kindhearted young rat enjoys the simple pleasures of his world–until his eyes are opened to the possibilities of all that could be accomplished with a larger, faster vessel. As Guido is persuaded to acquire bigger and better boats, life becomes increasingly complicated. Just how far will he go in his search for true satisfaction?You and your child will giggle your way through this enchanting story of a small rat with a big heart, who learns the hard way that it’s the little joys of life that matter most.
  • Look Out, Mouse!

    Steve Björkman

    Paperback (Holiday House, Feb. 1, 2015)
    The chickens are enjoying their feed, the dog is eagerly emptying his bowl—but Farmer Fred forgot to feed the horse. But Mouse will help, in this Guided Reading Level E story! Mouse nibbles at the bag of oats so Horse can get his dinner, too—until Cat chases him away. Look out, Mouse! Cat is soon joined by Owl and Snake, and Mouse has nowhere to run. . . . until grateful Horse starts a noisy riot that gets Farmer Fred to open the door. Look out, house! It's time for Mouse's dinner. Perfect for kindergarten and early first grade students to read on their own, Look Out, Mouse! features a simple text with lots of repetition and patterns, supported by Steve Bjorkman's lively, detailed illustrations. This farm is full of laughs—and a reminder that sometimes, lending someone a hand will help you both in the end. The award-winning I Like to Read® series focuses on guided reading levels A through G, based upon Fountas and Pinnell standards. Acclaimed author-illustrators--including winners of Caldecott, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Coretta Scott King honors—create original, high quality illustrations that support comprehension of simple text and are fun for kids to read with parents, teachers, or on their own! Level E stories feature a distinct beginning, middle, and end, with kid-friendly illustrations offering clues for more challenging sentences. Varied punctuation and simple contractions may be included. Level E books are suitable for early first graders. When Level E is mastered, follow up with Level F.
  • Dinosaurs Don't, Dinosaurs Do

    Steve Björkman

    Paperback (Holiday House, June 1, 2012)
    Humorous Illustrations, easy-to-read text, and dinosaurs introduce young children to good manners and prosocial behavior. Dinosaurs don't just take, take, take; dinosaurs do share. When they are mad, they don't hit or bite; instead they use words to express their feelings. They shout and run outdoors; they don't shout at a wedding or run in the china shop. Illustrating this book with funny pictures of dinosaurs, Steve Björkman helps young children learn the benefits of being considerate toward others and the secret to making friends. An I Like to Read® book. Guided Reading Level E.
  • Split! Splat!

    Amy Gibson, Steve Bjorkman

    Hardcover (Scholastic Press, March 1, 2012)
    A delightful, rainy day celebration!I sing a little rain song, a simple song, a plain song, a pitter-patter-tip-tap-on-the-windowpane song. Drip drop, plip plop, pit pat, split splat! Put down your umbrella! Take off your galoshes! It's time to sing and dance in the rain. When one little girl and her adorable dog venture out on a rainy, spring day, the neighborhood joins her and what results is squishy, sloshy, muddy day fun.Amy Gibson’s simple, whimsical rhymes and New York Times bestselling illustrator Steve Bjorkman’s bright and sweet illustrations create the perfect celebration of nature and friendship in this springtime, anytime rhyme!
  • Hello Reader: Make Your Way For Tooth Decay

    Bobbi Katz, Steve Bjorkman

    Paperback (Cartwheel, April 1, 2002)
    Meet your guests. / We're called bacteria. / Your mouth is our cafeteria.In this witty, easy-to-read story, children learn what bacteria is, how it causes tooth decay, and how they can fight against it. Told from the point of view of the bacteria, the fact-filled, rhyming text shows dentists, in a non-threatening way, as they help youngsters guard against tooth decay. The bright, energetic illustrations are a perefct compliment to the humorous text.
  • Lost Lamb

    Steve Bjorkman

    Hardcover (Candle Books, June 1, 2003)
  • Puppy Power

    Judy Cox, Steve Bjorkman

    Paperback (Holiday House, Feb. 28, 2009)
    When Fran lands the part of Princess Penelope in the school play, she's thrilled--until her teacher warns her that she will be kicked out if she doesn't improve her behavior. Even worse, her parents threaten to get rid of her puppy unless he shapes up. Will Fran be able to keep her puppy and the leading role?