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Books published by publisher Checkerboard Pr

  • The Visit

    Joan Esley, Eloise Burns Wilkin

    Hardcover (Checkerboard Pr, July 1, 1980)
    A story that captures the first experience of a young child away from home as little Abigail, staying with her Great Aunt Lavinia, realizes how warm and friendly a strange place can be
  • The Checkerboard Press Book of Favorite Christmas Stories

    Other Contributor-Checkerboard Press

    Hardcover (Checkerboard Pr, Aug. 1, 1985)
    Four nicely illustrated Christmas classics: The Night Before Christmas, Christmas Joys, The Christmas Snowman, and Noni The Christmas Reindeer.
  • Album of Dinosaurs

    Tom McGowen

    Paperback (Checkerboard Pr, Aug. 1, 1987)
    A brief introduction to the history and characteristics of dinosaurs in general, with specific details of twelve different kinds.
  • Why Does It Snow?

    Chris Arvetis, Carole Palmer

    Hardcover (Checkerboard Pr, Sept. 1, 1986)
    Explains in simple terms the formation of snow.
  • Great Children's Stories

    Frederick Richardson

    Hardcover (Checkerboard Pr, Aug. 1, 1991)
    A collection of seventeen traditional tales, including "The Little Red Hen," "Chicken Little," "The Three Billy Goats Gruff," and "Little Tuppens"
  • Hungry Snowman


    Hardcover (Checkerboard Pr Inc, Nov. 1, 1989)
    Sam's snowman grows fatter and Sam's mother can't understand why food keeps disappearing from the kitchen each night, until the snowman eats too much, falls asleep, and wakes up to find himself much smaller and too weak to get outside.
  • What Is a Rainbow

    Chris Arvetis, Carole Palmer, James Buckley

    Hardcover (Checkerboard Pr, Aug. 1, 1988)
    Using illustrations and a simple, easy-to-read test, this book explains what a rainbow is and how such phenomena are created
  • The Story of Peter Rabbit

    Joan Powers, Kitty Diamantis

    Hardcover (Checkerboard Pr, June 1, 1988)
    Retells the famous Beatrix Potter story in a rebus format.
  • A Child's Book of Myths and Enchantment Tales

    Margaret Evans Price

    Hardcover (Checkerboard Pr, June 1, 1993)
    Rare Book
  • Santa's Christmas Journey

    Roger Brooke

    Hardcover (Checkerboard Pr, Sept. 1, 1985)
    On the night before Christmas Santa Claus travels around the world and delivers presents to the children
  • Emily and the Snails

    Domitille De Pressense

    Hardcover (Checkerboard Pr, May 1, 1992)
    Playing in the puddles, Emily discovers some snails, and her brother, Stephen, and her parents help her find a new home for them
  • Encyclopedia of Legendary Creatures

    Tom McGowen, Victor G. Ambrus

    Hardcover (Checkerboard Pr, Oct. 1, 1981)
    Presents, in encyclopedia format, monsters and supernatural beings from Abominable Snowman to Zombi.