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Books published by publisher Harcourt Childrens Books

  • Love Is a Special Way of Feeling

    Joan Walsh Anglund

    Hardcover (Harcourt Children's Books, Oct. 4, 1999)
    Available again to celebrate Joan Walsh Anglund's best loved books for children and adults.
  • The Kid from Tomkinsville

    John R. Tunis

    Hardcover (Harcourt Childrens Books, May 1, 1990)
    Roy Tucker, a young rookie, finds that baseball takes hard work and courage
  • Can I Be Good?

    Livingston Taylor, Ted Rand

    Hardcover (Harcourt Children's Books, Sept. 15, 1993)
    For a fun-loving young golden retriever, each day dawns full of potential adventures. But from morning till evening this lovable beast finds that his energy and curiosity always seem to lead him into mischief. “Obviously written and illustrated by astute golden retriever observers, this picture book is thoroughly irresistible.”--Booklist
  • In a Blue Room

    Jim Averbeck, Tricia Tusa

    Hardcover (Harcourt Children's Books, April 1, 2008)
    Alice is wide, wide awake. Mama brings flowers, tea, a quilt, even lullaby bells to help her sleep. But none of these things are blue, and Alice can sleep only in a blue room. Yet when the light goes out, a bit of magic is stirred up. Pale blue moonlight swirls into her bedroom window. Then the night swirls out, around the moon and into the universe, leaving Alice fast alseep in a most celestial blue room.
  • Science Book of Sound

    Neil Ardley

    Library Binding (Harcourt Childrens Books, Sept. 1, 1991)
    Simple experiments demonstrate basic principles of sound and music
  • Whose Garden Is It?

    Mary Ann Hoberman, Jane Dyer

    Hardcover (Harcourt Children's Books, May 1, 2004)
    The gardener says the garden belongs to him. But the woodchuck insists that it's his. And so do the rabbit, the butterfly, the squash bug, and the bumblebee. Even the tiny seeds and whistling weeds think the garden just couldn't grow without them. As they stroll through the exquisite plants and flowers, Mrs. McGee and her child listen and wonder: Whose garden is it? Children's book luminaries Mary Ann Hoberman and Jane Dyer reveal the secrets of a glorious garden in this beautiful and poetic rhyming read-aloud.
  • Tangerine

    Edward Bloor

    Hardcover (Harcourt Children's Books, April 15, 1997)
    A season with the toughest soccer team in the county gives a teen the confidence to stand up to his wicked brother. "Smart, adaptable, and anchored by a strong sense of self-worth, Paul makes a memorable protagonist in a cast of vividly drawn characters; multiple yet taut plotlines lead to a series of gripping climaxes and revelations. Readers are going to want more from this author."--Kirkus Reviews
  • Matthew's Meadow

    Corinne Demas Bliss, Ted Lewin, Corinne Demas, Corinne D. Bliss

    Library Binding (Harcourt Childrens Books, March 1, 1992)
    A red-tailed hawk teaches Matthew to open his senses to the natural world in a special meadow cleared by Matthew's grandmother so she could have a place in the forest where a she could see the sky.
  • Morning Is a Little Child: A Book of Poems

    Joan Walsh Anglund

    Hardcover (Harcourt Childrens Books, June 1, 1969)
    A young child's reaction to the everyday world in nature
  • Oh My Baby, Little One

    Kathi Appelt

    Hardcover (Harcourt Children's Books, March 1, 2000)
    When Baby Bird says good-bye to his mama at school each morning, he feels sad. Mama Bird feels sad, too. Sometimes it's hard to be apart. But as Mama Bird says, the love they share is with them always, keeping them close until the best part of the day--when they are together again. •From the illustrator of the bestselling Time for Bed, with more than 725,000 copies sold •A heartwarming story about the universal experience of parents and children being temporarily separated
  • The Nightgown of the Sullen Moon

    Nancy Willard

    Paperback (Harcourt Childrens Books, Sept. 1, 1987)
    On the billionth birthnight of the full moon, the moon finally gets what she's really wanted--a nightgown such as people on Earth wear.
  • Santa Claus the World's Number One Toy Expert

    Marla Frazee

    Hardcover (Harcourt Children's Books, Oct. 1, 2005)
    How does Santa know how to match the exact right toy with the exact right kid every December?He knows because he's the world's number one kid and toy and gift expert, and he works long, long hours the whole year through, taking notes, compiling his research, thinking and testing and changing his mind. Then, at last, he gets it all figured out, and on Christmas morning, he makes magic happen.Celebrated author-illustrator Marla Frazee's fresh, lively take on a traditional subject is sure to become a favorite with young believers everywhere. With delicious humorous moments and a warm, unexpected ending, this book is truly a Christmas treat, one that begs to be read aloud and savored year after year. (20051101)