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Books published by publisher North-South

  • The Rainbow Fish

    Marcus Pfister, J Alison James

    Hardcover (North-South Books, Jan. 27, 1999)
    The Rainbow Fish is an international best-seller and a modern classic.Eye-catching foil stamping, glittering on every page, offers instant child appeal, but it is the universal message at the heart of this simple story about a beautiful fish who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions that gives the book its lasting value. A CHRISTOPHER AWARD WINNER WINNER OF THE BOLOGNA BOOK FAIR CRITICI IN ERBA PRIZE AMERICAN BOOKSELLERS ABBY AWARD WINNER AN IRA-CBC CHILDREN'S CHOICE #1 PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLER and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER
  • The Rainbow Fish Bath Book

    Marcus Pfister

    Bath Book (North-South Books, March 1, 2000)
    Make a splash with this appealing bath book edition--which features the same foil-stamped scales that fascinated young children in the original picture book. Sure to be a favorite tub toy, this soft but sturdy little book with its message about sharing is perfect for the very youngest child--at bath time, bed time, beach time, anytime!
  • The Rainbow Fish

    Marcus Pfister, J. Alison James

    Paperback (NorthSouth (NY), July 1, 2012)
  • Wynken, Blynken, & Nod

    Eugene Field, Johanna Westerman

    Paperback (North-South Books, Aug. 1, 1998)
    Eugene Field's classic bedtime poem—about three children’s adventures sailing in a wooden shoe—is brought to life with Johanna Westerman's vivid illustrations.“Westerman’s minutely detailed watercolors depict a Dutch landscape. The luminosity of the moonlit sea is captured in muted shades of blue that create a soothing mood for the dramatic verse.”—School Library Journal “Westerman captures the tone of the poem in a fittingly traditional way. . . . a pleasing rendition of an old favorite.” —Booklist “Westerman’s inventive design elements provide a soothing accompaniment for the familiar text, a staple for bedtime reading.”—Publishers Weekly
  • The Little School Bus

    Carol Roth, Pamela Paparone

    Paperback (North-South Books, June 1, 2004)
    Here comes the school bus, beep, beep, beep! Step right up and take a seat with a sleepy sheep, a squirmy worm, a hairy bear, a quick, quick chick, a fox with socks, a pig in a wig, and a goat in his coat, and ride the bus to school, to school, and ride the bus to school! The bouncy, rhyming text and the bright, witty pictures make ""The Little School Bus a ride that children will want to take over and over again.
  • I Like Cats

    Pamela Paparone, Patricia Hubbell

    Hardcover (North-South, Dec. 1, 2003)
    I like cats!" declares the narrator of this rollicking paean to cats of every conceivable description: "Thin cats, fat cats, curl-up-in-my-lap cats ... Farm cats, city cats, sing-a-little-ditty cats . . . Fluffy cats, sleek cats, kiss-me-on-the-cheek cats ... Prowling cats, howling cats, wake-me-with-their-yowling cats. " This comic, charming cattery, chockfull of fabulous felines, is purrfect for cat lovers of all ages.
  • Happy Birthday, Harvey Hare

    Bernadette Watts

    Hardcover (NorthSouth, March 1, 1998)
    In this delightful sequel to ""Harvey Hare, Postman Extraordinaire"", Harvey Hare is delivering invitations to his birthday party along with the daily mail. His friends are all pleased and wish him a happy day, but everyone is ""so"" busy--will they have time for Harvey's party? Full color.
  • The Grizzly Bear Family Book

    Michio Hoshino

    Paperback (North-South Books, March 1, 1997)
    The Animal Family books are not just written by their authors. They are studied and researched and lived into existence. Each book helps to make the world of nature that much more real, more understandable, and more valuable to children.
  • Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale

    Marcus Pfister, J Alison James

    Hardcover (North-South Books, Aug. 1, 1998)
    It’s a whale of a tale in which a terrible misunderstanding escalates, putting Rainbow Fish and his friends in great danger, and Rainbow Fish must try to make peace with a big blue whale to save them all from disaster. When a big blue whale comes to live near their reef, there is a misunderstanding between him and Rainbow Fish and his friends that leaves everyone very unhappy and hungry.
  • Penguin Pete, Ahoy!

    Marcus Pfister

    Hardcover (North-South, Sept. 1, 1993)
    Out exploring one day, Penguin Pete spots an abandoned shipwreck and climbs aboard. He soon discovers that the ship is not completely abandoned: Horatio, the ship's mouse, remains. In this fourth book in the bestselling series, Penguin Pete and Horatio take the reader on an irresistible adventure on the bounding main. Full color.
  • Ragged Bear

    Brigitte Weninger, Alan Marks

    Hardcover (NorthSouth, Oct. 1, 1996)
    Teddy bears are meant to be loved, no matter how old and ragged they may be. But sadly, some children don't realize this. That's what happens to one particular honey-brown bear. Fortunately, some children do know the truth about teddy bears. Every child who has ever loved a stuffed animal will be moved by this simple story. Full color.
  • How Leo Learned to Be King

    Marcus Pfister

    Hardcover (North-South, March 1, 1998)
    From the creator of the international bestseller ""The Rainbow Fish"" comes a whimsical yet thought-provoking fable about the abuse of power and the responsibilities of leadership. Only when the other animals in his domain refuse to kowtow to Leo and banish him to the savanna does Leo learn that cooperation and consideration are what being a king is all about. Full color.