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Books published by publisher North-South

  • The Bad Mood!

    Moritz Petz, Amelie Jackowski

    Hardcover (North-South, July 1, 2004)
    Badger gets up one morning feeling very grumpy. "Humph!" Badger says to himself. "I'm in a bad mood. Maybe I'd better stay at home." But at breakfast, Badger reconsiders. What is the point of being in a bad mood if nobody notices? he thinks. So Badger heads out, slamming the door behind him. Badger spreads his bad mood far and wide, greeting all his friends with angry, rude remarks, which puts them in bad moods, too. By afternoon, Badger has come up with a fine way to shed his own bad mood, but what can he do to cheer up the other animals? A comical, cautionary tale for anyone who has ever gotten up on the wrong side of the bed.
  • Hopper's Easter Surprise

    Kathrin Siegenthaler, Marcus Pfister

    Paperback (North-South, March 1, 1996)
    ""Hopper, an arctic hare, aspires to be like the Easter Bunny in this cuddly holiday tale. The warm watercolor ilustrations embrace the reader in Hopper's adventures and the story's springtime splendor. A special present from the Easter Bunny reminds us of the mystery and joy of the season.""
  • Hopper Hunts for Spring

    Marcus Pfister

    Hardcover (North-South, April 1, 1992)
    While looking for spring, Hopper the little hare, meets some new animal friends.
  • Hopper's Treetop Adventure

    Marcus Pfister

    Hardcover (North-South, March 1, 1997)
    While searching for nuts in the forest, Hopper the hare meets a friendly squirrel and climbs up into his tree to spend time with him.
  • A Cat and a Dog

    Claire Masurel, Bob Kolar

    Paperback (North-South Books, March 1, 2003)
    A cat and a dog live in the same house, but they are not friends. They fight all the time, about everything. Then disaster strikes. Dog's beloved ball bounces up into a tree and is stuck. Cat's precious stuffed mouse falls into the pond. Dog can't climb. Cat can't swim. What are they to do? Claire Masurel's simple text and Bob Kolar's bright, bold illustrations combine in this charming picture book for the very young, a humorous look at the age-old battle of cats and dogs that demonstrates how a simple act of kindness can turn an enemy into a friend.
  • Goody O'Grumpity

    Carol Ryrie Brink, Ashley Wolff

    Hardcover (NorthSouth, Sept. 1, 1994)
    Goody O'Grumpity's spice cake is so chocked full of wonderful things that ""the children flocked by the dozens and tens"" just to lick the bowl. Ashley Wolff's charming, hand-colored linoleum prints set Brink's classic poem in colonial times. Includes an easy-to-follow recipe for spice cake. Full color.
  • Christmas Angel

    Pirkko Vainio, Anthea Bell

    Hardcover (NorthSouth, Sept. 1, 1995)
    While searching the attic for Christmas decorations, Maria finds a music box with a figure on top that reminds her of an angel with no wings. Her grandmother reminds her that angels must earn their wings. In this magical story, Maria's small act of kindness brings surprising rewards--for Maria, an old homeless man, and for a tiny, wingless angel.
  • The Nightingale

    H. Andersen, L. Zwerger

    Hardcover (NorthSouth, March 1, 1999)
    Though the emperor banishes the nightingale in preference for a jeweled mechanical imitation, the little bird remains faithful and returns years later when the emperor is near death and no one else can help him.
  • Timid Timmy

    Andreas Dierssen

    Hardcover (North-South, Jan. 1, 2003)
    Timmy is a very timid little hare. He longs to be brave like his friend Rocket. Rocket is fearless. He leaps over water-filled ditches in a single bound, skips through a herd of cows, teases wild boars. And he isn't even afraid to cross the deep, dark forest alone. Timmy knows he will never be that bold and daring. But Timmy discovers that his own seemingly small act of courage--telling the truth--is the stuff of true bravery.
  • The Rainbow Fish Card Game

    Marcus Pfister

    Game (North-South, Sept. 1, 1996)
    For 3-5 players, ages 4-up Game includes:-- 32 cards with holographic foil-stamping-- Plastic storage tray-- Instructions
  • With Love

    Jane Goodall, Alan Marks

    Paperback (North-South Books, Feb. 1, 2003)
    Revered scientist Goodall tells a handful of stories about touching, funny, and emotional moments she has observed over nearly 40 years of studying chimpanzees. Full color.
  • Cinderella

    Charles Perrault, Loek Koopmans, Anthea Bell

    Paperback (North-South Books, April 1, 2002)
    ""Illustrations featuring mix of styles in both clothing and architecture set the story in an imaginary yet vaguely familiar landscape, lit by a dreamlike haze. The smoothly told story...contains the familiar details and a happy ending in which Cinderella forgives her stepfamily."" (The Horn Book Club)This satisfying tale never grows old. Koopman's illustrations are jewel-toned and Cinderella attractive as a person and figure."" (Yellow Brick Road)