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Books in Festival Readers series

  • Stuart Little 2: Stuart Finds a Friend

    Patricia Lakin

    Paperback (HarperFestival, June 4, 2002)
    Based on the new feature film, an illustrated reader captures the moment that Stuart rides to the rescue of his new friend, Margalo, in his speedy red roadster. Original.
  • Benji: Benji's Big Adventure

    Scout Driggs, Joe Camp

    Paperback (HarperFestival, July 6, 2004)
    Benji and his sidekick, Lizard Tongue, struggle to save Benji's mother from a greedy backyard breeder.
  • Harold and the Purple Crayon: The Birthday Present

    Valerie Garfield

    Paperback (HarperFestival, Jan. 8, 2002)
    Harold wants to give his mother the nicest birthday present ever. But what would she like? Harold uses his purple crayon to help him find a present, and the search takes him far away from home. On his trip, Harold creates a forest of trees so large that he has to fly over it with the help of a friendly bird. He looks for the perfect birthday present in some very surprising places.
  • Harold and the Purple Crayon: The Giant Garden

    Patricia Lakin

    Paperback (HarperFestival, March 5, 2002)
    After seeing a cute little ladybug on his windowsill, Harold uses his special purple crayon to draw a gigantic garden in which he can play, but he soon feels quite small when he encounters a rather large and famished frog, and a colossal ant. Original.
  • Spider-Man: Spider-Man Saves the Day

    Acton Figueroa

    Paperback (HarperColl, March 19, 2002)
    With great power comes great responsibility.Peter Parker, also known as Spider-Man, learns that helping others is his destiny. Doing good deeds has never been so exciting! He swings through the city, flips and kicks into danger, and captures criminals in his web. Spider-Man is making the city safe for everyone -- except the bad guys!
  • Harold and the Purple Crayon: Under the Sea

    Liza Baker

    Paperback (HarperFestival, Sept. 16, 2003)
    Under the Sea It is a hot night and Harold cannot sleep, so he grabs his purple crayon and draws a swimming hole. With his dog, Lilac, by his side, Harold finds more than just a way to cool down – he meets fish of every shape and size, and even discovers some pirate treasure! Ages 4–7
  • My Little Pony: Belle of the Ball

    Ruth Benjamin, Ken Edwards

    Paperback (HarperColl, Aug. 3, 2004)
    It's time for the Best Friends' Ball! Twinkle Twirl helps everyone get ready for the big day. But what is she going to wear? With a little help from a special pegasus pony, Twinkle Twirl will find a way to sparkle, too.
  • Wonder Woman: The Arrival

    Nina Jaffe, Ben Caldwell

    Paperback (HarperFestival, Aug. 3, 2004)
    It's a beautiful day for a parade, so why are people suddenly fighting? This looks like the work of Ares, the god of war. He has tricked everyone so he can take over the world. No one can stand in his way. No one, that is, except Wonder Woman!
  • Harold and the Purple Crayon: Race Car

    Liza Baker

    Paperback (HarperFestival, Aug. 5, 2003)
    Race Car Toy cars are fun to play with, but Harold wonders what it might be like to zip around in a real race car. Follow along in Harold's latest adventure as he uses his purple crayon to create a racecourse, competition, and a sleek and shiny roadster that is just his size. Ages 4–7
  • Thunderbirds: Meet the Thunderbirds

    Namrata Tripathi, Aristides Ruiz, Mike Giles

    Paperback (HarperFestival, June 15, 2004)
    The Thunderbirds use high-tech gear in their daring rescue missions. Each device has a unique function that makes it ideal for certain situations. Read and learn about the Thunderbirds' vehicles and gadgets!
  • Spider-Man 2: Spider-Man versus Doc Ock

    Mark W. McVeigh, Jesus Redondo, Ivan Vasquez, Thompson Bros.

    Paperback (HarperColl, May 21, 2004)
    There is a new villain in town and his name is Doc Ock. With four long and scary tentacles, he is a force to be reckoned with, even for Spider-Man. Will our web-crawling hero be able to stop Doc Ock before it's too late?
  • Peter Pan: Welcome to Neverland

    Kate Egan

    Paperback (HarperFestival, Nov. 11, 2003)
    From the moment Peter Pan flies into their home, life for the three Darling children is never the same. Follow along as they set off on a journey to a magical land. Only Peter Pan knows the way -- second to the right and straight on till morning!