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Books in Picture Puffin series

  • All Aboard ABC

    Doug Magee

    Paperback (Puffin Books, Sept. 1, 1994)
    An alphabet book introducing the world of trains!
  • Boundless Grace

    Mary Hoffman, Caroline Binch

    Paperback (Puffin Books, Dec. 18, 2000)
    Mary Hoffman and Caroline Binch bring their heroine to brilliant life in this charming sequel to the award-winning Amazing Grace.When Grace gets the opportunity to go to Africa and visit with her father and his new family, she feels a little strange. But Nana says families are what you make them, and Grace is going to make the most of hers! "As assured and uplifting as its predecessor." -Publishers Weekly, starred review"Validating, uplifting, and bound to please." -School Library Journal, starred reviewA Reading Rainbow Book * A Parents Choice Best Book of the YearA Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year * Parenting Magazine Reading Magic AwardAn NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
  • Fix-It

    David McPhail

    Paperback (Puffin Books, July 15, 1992)
    One morning Emma gets up early to watch television. But the TV won't work. No one can fix it-not Mom, not Dad, not even the repairman. Neither can a balloon or a song or playing horsey fix Emma's disappointment. But then Emma's mother reads her a book. "Read it again," says Emma. "And again." And when Emma's father finally realizes what's wrong with the TV-it was just unplugged!-Emma is too busy reading to care. The power of books to enthrall has rarely been presented in such a clever, simple way for the TV-savvy preschool set.
  • Life Is Fun!

    Nancy Carlson

    Paperback (Puffin, Aug. 1, 1996)
    A heartwarming picture book complemented by bright, full-color illustrations and an amusing text gives young readers whimsical instructions on how to be happy on Earth while providing advice on how to get the most out of life. Reprint.
  • Going West

    Jean Van Leeuwen, Thomas B. Allen

    Paperback (Puffin Books, Aug. 1, 1997)
    Award-winning author Jean Van Leeuwen tells the moving story of a pioneer family during the Westward ExpansionOne day in early spring they packed everything they had into our wagon, and set out to find a new home. Sleeping under the stars, weathering terrible storms, and fording swollen rivers, Hannah and her family made the journey of a lifetime. An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists."Like pages torn from a frontier journal, stirring sketches and lyrical text form a moving tribute to the brave families to whom the book is dedicated."—Publishers Weekly
  • Bigfoot Cinderrrrrella

    Tony Johnston, James Warhola

    Paperback (Puffin Books, Oct. 23, 2000)
    In the old growth forest, a dashing Bigfoot prince searches for his Bigfoot princess. Rrrrrella, who also lives in the forest, would be a perfect match. But can she get past her ugly stepsisters to win the prince's heart? Full-color illustrations.
  • Dear Zoo

    Rod Campbell

    Paperback (Puffin Books, Sept. 1, 1987)
    Rod Campbell's bestselling and much loved classic picture book, Dear Zoo. What kind of pet would you like from the zoo? An elephant, a lion, a snake - or something a bit smaller, and cuddlier and playful? Lift the flaps and see what has been sent - it's bound to be a surprise! And just when you think they'll NEVER get it right, they send the very best, most perfect pet of all . . . A bestselling lift-the-flap book for more than twenty-five years, Dear Zoo is a perennial favourite and is regarded as a classic. Rod Campbell is the creator of many brilliant novelty books for babies and toddlers including ABC Zoo, Farm Babies, Farm Chase, Farm 123 and Noisy Farm as well as Dear Zoo, regarded as a classic. Other books by Rod Campbell: Dear Santa; Dear Zoo; ABC Zoo; Oh Dear!; It's Mine!; I'm Hungry!; I Won't Bite!; Baby's Busy Book; My Presents; Noisy Farm; Farm 123; Farm Babies; Buster's Day; Buster's Zoo; Here's Buster, but Where's Teddy?; Buster Goes to Playschool; Buster Gets Dressed; Buster Keeps Warm; Buster's Bedtim; The Pop-Up Farm; The Pop-Up Jungle
  • Where Butterflies Grow

    Joanne Ryder, Lynne Cherry

    Paperback (Puffin Books, June 1, 1996)
    In a field of lacy leaves, a small caterpillar hatches, grows, and sheds its skin, becoming a smooth, green creeper. It eats and changes some more, then in a sequence of remarkable close-ups, spins a sliken sling in which to pupate—until it finally bursts forth as a brilliant black swallowtail butterfly. Includes suggestions on how children can grow butterfiles in their own gardens.
  • My Teacher Sleeps in School

    Leatie Weiss

    Paperback (Puffin Books, Nov. 6, 1985)
    Join the children in Mrs. Marsh's class as they search for clues to prove their teacher sleeps in school, and enjoy their surprise when a mystery bus trip ends in front of a nice white house with a blue door—a house much like the ones they live in themselves.
  • No More Water in the Tub!

    Tedd Arnold

    Paperback (Puffin Books, Dec. 1, 1998)
    William is getting ready for his bath when the faucet breaks, sending him and his tub surfing through the building! On his wet ride, he collects a strange fleet in his wake -- from Uncle Nash, who sits in the trash, to Little Dottie, who sails the potty. Who will William carry off next? Bath-lovers and bath-haters alike will want to know!"Full of amusing detail that will keep young readers coming back again and again." -- School Library Journal
  • Whistle for Willie

    Ezra Jack Keats

    Paperback (Puffin Books, Feb. 24, 1977)
    Since it was first published in 1964, Whistle for Willie has delighted millions of young readers with its nearly wordless text and its striking collage artwork depicting the story of Peter, who longs to whistle for his dog. The New York Times wrote: "Mr. Keats' illustrations boldly, colorfully capture the child, his city world, and the shimmering heat of a summer's day."
  • Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of Kindergarten

    Joseph Slate, Ashley Wolff

    Paperback (Puffin Books, Nov. 11, 2002)
    Miss Bindergarten, the world's best kindergarten teacher, is getting ready for another milestone. Tomorrow she and her class will have been together for 100 days. To celebrate, each student must bring "100 of some wonderful, one-hundred-full thing!" At night, while the students go to work assembling their projects, Miss Bindergarten is working, too, making special surprises for the class. The 100th day of kindergarten is bound to be unforgettable! Children will delight in hearing about this special event, a common cause for celebration in kindergartens today.Illustrated by Ashley Wolff.