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Books in Grace-picture Books series

  • Amazing Grace

    Mary Hoffman, Caroline Binch

    Hardcover (Dial Books, Sept. 2, 1991)
    Grace loves stories, whether they're from books, movies, or the kind her grandmother tells. So when she gets a chance to play a part in Peter Pan, she knows exactly who she wants to be. Remarkable watercolor illustrations give full expression to Grace's high-flying imagination.
  • Everybody Cooks Rice

    Norah Dooley, Peter J. Thornton

    Paperback (First Avenue Editions TM, Aug. 1, 1991)
    In this multicultural picture book, Carrie goes from one neighbor's house to the next looking for her brother, who is late for dinner. She discovers that although each family is from a different country, everyone makes a rice dish at dinnertime. Readers will enjoy trying the simple recipes that correspond to each family's unique rice dish.
  • The Gruffalo

    Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler

    Hardcover (Dial Books, Feb. 7, 2005)
    A mouse is taking a stroll through the deep, dark wood when along comes a hungry fox, then an owl, and then a snake. The mouse is good enough to eat but smart enough to know this, so he invents . . . the gruffalo! As Mouse explains, the gruffalo is a creature with terrible claws, and terrible tusks in its terrible jaws, and knobbly knees and turned-out toes, and a poisonous wart at the end of its nose. But Mouse has no worry to show. After all, thereโ€™s no such thing as a gruffalo. . . .
  • Five Minutes' Peace

    Jill Murphy

    Paperback (Puffin Books, April 5, 1999)
    All Mrs. Large wants is five minutes' peace from her energetic children, but chaos follows her all the way from the kitchen to the bath and back again.
  • Hi, Cat!

    Ezra Jack Keats

    Hardcover (Viking Books for Young Readers, June 1, 1999)
    On his way to hang out with the neighborhood kids, Archie very innocently greets a stray cat who follows him and gets in the way. The cat ruins everything - Archie's street show is a mess and his audience drifts away. But things aren't all bad: when Archie goes, the cat follows him all the way home, too!
  • Princess Grace

    Mary Hoffman, Cornelius Van Wright, Ying-Hwa Hu

    Hardcover (Dial Books, Jan. 10, 2008)
    This year two girls will be selected as princesses in the town parade, and Grace can?t wait to be one of them. It?s the perfect opportunity to dress up?but how, exactly, should a princess costume look? Grace asks her teacher for help, and soon the whole class is learning that there?s more to princesses than pink dresses and frills. From Kenya to China and from warriors to spies, princesses are a multicultural and multitalented bunch, and there are just as many kinds of happily ever afters?both for the royals and for Grace?s community and its princess parade. Mary Hoffman?s picture books featuring this intrepid heroine have earned major critical acclaim; amongst other awards, Amazing Grace was a iReading Rainbow selection and a Booklist Editors? Choice. Grace?s latest adventure is sure to delight her established fans?and win the hearts of many more!
  • Under the Sea

    Anna Milbourne

    Paperback (Usborne Books, March 1, 2012)
    This picture book takes the reader on a journey all the way through the sea from one shore to another far across the world. From a bustling bright coral reef (by day and by night), out into the open sea to swim alongside giant whales, and diving down and down to discover what lives in the deepest darkest part of the ocean. This book introduces a child to the wonders of the sea and all kinds of sealife. The stunning images and lyrical text will leave a lasting impression, and can be treasured again and again.
  • The Topsy Turvies

    Francesca Simon, Keren Ludlow

    Paperback (Puffin, Aug. 1, 1999)
    This laugh-out-loud picture book follows Mr. and Mrs. Topsy-Turvy and their children Fern and Vern as they babysit little Lucy, soon having the young girl drawing on the floor and watching TV standing on her head. Reprint.
  • The Find it Book

    Margaret Wise Brown, Lisa Sheehan

    Hardcover (Parragon Books, May 8, 2015)
    Find the cow who jumped over the moon. Find Little Bo Peep's lost sheep. Find the Owl and the Pussycat Look carefully as you turn each page! Find your favorite nursery rhyme characters hiding throughout this magical new title from Margaret Wise Brown, author of children's classics Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny.
  • ABC I Like Me!

    Nancy Carlson

    Paperback (Puffin Books, June 1, 1999)
    Nancy Carlson's cheerful pig is back in this vibrant ABC companion book to the best-selling I Like Me!--and she's brought along a few friends to join her. The letters of the alphabet are illustrated with brightly-colored, action-packed pictures and are accompanied by read-along text. Introduce children to the alphabet and reinforce positive self-esteem with the lovable characters of ABC I Like Me!.
  • Muddypaws Goes to School

    Peter Bently, Simon Mendez

    Hardcover (Parragon Inc, Oct. 1, 2011)
    When Ben accidentally leaves the gate open, his puppy Muddypaws follows him to school and makes some big messes.
  • On the Seashore

    Anna Milbourne, Erica-Jane Waters

    Hardcover (Usborne Pub Ltd, Jan. 1, 2006)
    Simple text and pictures describe the life on a seashore.