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Books in Grace-picture Books series

  • On a Pirate Ship.

    Anna Milbourne

    Paperback (Usborne Books, Aug. 1, 2011)
    A picture book following a crew of not-so-scary pirates across the high seas. It lets children follow the story as the swashbuckling pirates sail through a swirling storm, sing sea shanties and tally up their twinkling treasure.
  • If I Were a Chicago Bull

    Joseph D'Andrea

    Paperback (Picture Me Books, July 1, 1994)
    Book by D'Andrea, Joseph
  • The Barnyard Night Before Christmas

    Beth Terrill, Greg Newbold

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Oct. 23, 2007)
    "NOW BESSIE! NOW, BILLY! NOW, BINGO! NOW, CHICKIE!On, Lambsy! On, Trigger! On, Quacker and Piggy!"And laying his finger aside of his nose,Up, up, Santa Claus and those animals rose.Notice something a little different? Well, in this hilarious retelling of the iconic Clement C. Moore Christmas poem, it's a barnyard full ofmischievous, quarrelsome livestock that gets Santa and his sleigh off the ground this Christmas Eve. With a little ingenuity, a few balloons, and a lot of attitude, they give Santa a Christmas Eve he'll never forget!
  • A Cheese and Tomato Spider

    Nick Sharratt

    Hardcover (André Deutsch, )
  • The Story of Black Beauty

    Susanna Davidson

    Paperback (Usborne Publishing Ltd, Feb. 1, 2013)
    Story of Black Beauty
  • The Nutcracker

    Susanna Davidson

    Hardcover (Usborne Books, March 15, 2007)
  • Just Josie and the Perfect Day


    Hardcover (Parragon Book Service Ltd, )
  • Say Daddy!

    Michael Shoulders, Teri Weidner

    Hardcover (Sleeping Bear Press, Feb. 21, 2008)
    Mother shares a book about love while Brother shares a book about friendship. Next Aunt Grace shares a book about adventure. Everyone in this family is eager to share books and have the newest member's affection and attention. But all kidding aside, this family knows the bond that is created when reading aloud with someone you love. When Daddy closed the last page, he smiled at me for hours and said, 'Say Daddy! Say Daddy!' He hoped that would be my first word! But wait. Did we hear correctly? 'Book,' I said. 'Book!' Educator Michael Shoulders, who has devoted his career and life to spreading the word that "reading is magic," offers a gentle tale reinforcing the bonding power of a good book and the importance of developing lifelong reading skills. Having been involved in education in many different roles for more than years, Dr. Michael Shoulders travels extensively, visiting schools and speaking conferences across the country. He has written several books for Sleeping Press including D is for Drum: A Native American Alphabet. Mike lives Clarksville, Tennessee. Teri Weidner is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. Her previous children's picture books include Give Yourself to the Rain and Look Both Ways: A Cautionary Tale. Teri lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
  • The River

    Patricia Hegarty, Hanako Clulow

    Hardcover (Kane Miller, )
  • A Girl Named Dan

    Dandi Daley Mackall

    Hardcover (Sleeping Bear Press, May 1, 2008)
    Ten-year-old Dandi (affectionately called "Dan" by family and friends) lives and breathes baseball. She may not be a fence buster but she can "hit 'em where they ain't" in the neighborhood pick-up games. The boys know she's a contender. And there's no bigger fan of the 1961 Kansas City A's. So when Charlie Finley, the A's new owner, announces an essay contest to get batboys, there's no doubt Dandi will enter the contest. Dandi not only enters the contest--her essay wins! However, her joy is short-lived when the contest officials enforce the For Boys Only rule. Long before the boundary-breaking ruling of Title IX, young women across the country used grit and determination to prove that barriers of gender have no place on a level playing field. Dandi Daley Mackall's true-life story gives voice and testament to the spirit of these young sports pioneers.Dandi Daley Mackall conducts writing workshops across the United States and speaks at numerous conferences and young author events. She was an instructor at Highlights and taught novel writing for the Institute for Children's Literature. Her most recent Sleeping Bear Press book is Rudy Rides the Rails. Dandi lives in West Salem, Ohio. Renée Graef is well known as the illustrator for the "Kirsten" books in the American Girl children's book collection. She has also illustrated many books in the My First Little House series. Her books with Sleeping Bear Press include Paul Bunyan's Sweetheart and B is for Bookworm: A Library Alphabet. Renée lives in Cedarburg, Wisconsin.
  • Benji's New Friends

    Jillian Harker, Gill McLean

    Hardcover (Parragon Inc, Aug. 27, 2012)
    Benji is the new toy in the house, and he wants someone to play with. Luckily for him, the toy box is full of magical friends! Join Benji, Dottie, Max, Rosie, and Humph on their wonderful adventure
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

    Lesley Sims, John Joven

    Hardcover (Usborne Books, June 1, 2015)
    A delightful retelling of one of the world's most famous fairy tales, with a wicked queen and her magic mirror, a beautiful princess, a handsome prince and not one but seven heroes.