Big Books

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Big Book
Bill Martin Jr

Oversized picture book perfect for the classroom!

With more than two million copies sold, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? has opened up a world of learning to a generation of children. For this edition, created for the twenty-fifth anniversay in 1992, Bill Martin, Jr., restored his text to its original wording. And Eric Carle created all new pictures--based on the originals, but clearer, brighter, and truer to the colors they represent.

Item No. 9780805087185
$27.95
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? Big Book
Martin, Bill, Jr.

Oversized picture book perfect for the classroom!

Baby Bear sees a colorful selection of North American animals in this final book in the bear series, but who does he want to see most of all? Mama Bear, of course!

Item No. 9780805093452
$25.99
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Brown, Margaret Wise

By the big red barn
In the great green field,
There was a pink pig
Who was learning to squeal.

There were horses and sheep and goats and geese--and a jaunty old scarecrow leaning on his hoe. And they all lived together by the big red barn. In joyous and exuberant

Pictures, Felicia Bond lovingly evokes Margaret Wise Brown's simple, rhythmic text about the cycle of a day on a farm, where a family of animals peacefully plays and sleeps.

There were horses and sheep and goats and geese--and a jaunty old scarecrow leaning on his hoe. And they all lived together by the big red barn.
In joyous and exuberant pictures, Felicia Bond lovingly evokes Margarett Wise Brown's simple, rhythmic text about the cycle of a day on a farm, where a family of animals peacefully plays and sleeps.

Item No. 9780060207502
$24.99
Caps for Sale Big Book
Slobodkina, Esphyr

Oversized picture book perfect for sharing in classrooms!

Monkey Business"Caps! Caps for sale! Fifty cents a cap!" The peddler has huge stack of caps, balanced carefully on top of his head. Brown caps, blue caps, gray caps, and red caps. But no one wants to buy a cap. So he goes for a walk in the country, and takes a nap under a shady tree. When he wakes up, the caps are gone -- al except his own checked one. Where could his caps have disappeared to? And how will he ever get them back?
Item No. 9780064433136
$24.99
Freight Train Big Book
Crews, Donald

Oversized picture book perfect for sharing in classrooms!

Chugga, chugga. Chugga, chugga. Whoo, whooooo!!
Item No. 9780688129408
$24.99
From Head to Toe Big Book
Carle, Eric

Oversized picture book perfect for sharing in classrooms!

Are you ready?
Here we go!
Move yourself
From Head to Toe

I can do it! That's what kids will say when they wiggle, stomp, thump, and bend across the pages of this book. Laughter and squeals of delight will abound as boys and girls (and their elders, too!) participate in the action.

Item No. 9780061119729
$24.99
Goodnight Moon Big Book
Brown, Margaret Wise

Oversized picture book perfect for sharing in classrooms!

This oversize edition of the beloved children's classic is perfect for sharing in a group setting, such as a library or classroom.

In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one the little bunny says goodnight.

In this classic of children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day.

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Item No. 9780061119774
$24.99
In The Tall, Tall Grass Big Book
Fleming, Denise

If you were a fuzzy caterpillar crawling through the tall, tall grass on a sunny afternoon, what would you see?

To find out, just follow the tiny tour guide as he inches his way through the pages of this book. You'll see ants and bees and birds--hip-hopping bunnies too. You'll even hear the sounds some of them make.

Crunch, munch,
caterpillars lunch...
Crack, snap, wings flap...

Beginning as the sun is high in the sky and ending as fireflies blink and the moon rises above, this backyard tour is one no child will want to miss.

In the Tall, Tall Grass has been named:
1992 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book for Picture Books
An ALA Notable Book
A School Library Journal Best Book
An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists
A Booklist Editors' Choice

Item No. 9780805029505
$22.95
Love You Forever - Big Book
Munsch, Robert

A young woman holds her newborn son
And looks at him lovingly.

Softly she sings to him:
"I'll love you forever
I'll like you for always
As long as I'm living
My baby you'll be."

So begins the story that has touched the hearts of millions worldwide. Since publication in l986, Love You Forever has sold more than 15 million copies in paperback and the regular hardcover edition (as well as hundreds of thousands of copies in Spanish and French). This oversized picture book is perfect for sharing in the classroom.

A young woman holds her newborn son
And looks at him lovingly.

Softly she sings to him:
"I'll love you forever
I'll like you for always
As long as I'm living
My baby you'll be."

So begins the story that has touched the hearts of millions worldwide.. Since publication in l986, Love You Forever has sold more than 15 million copies in paperback and the regular hardcover edition (as well as hundreds of thousands of copies in Spanish and French).

Firefly Books is proud to offer this sentimental favorite in a variety of editions and sizes:

We offer a trade paper and laminated hardcover edition in a 8" x 8" size.

In gift editions we carry:
a slipcased edition (8 1/2" x 8 1/4"), with a laminated box and a cloth binding on the book
and a 10" x 10" laminated hardcover with jacket.

And a Big Book Edition, 16" x 16" with a trade paper binding.

Item No. 9781895565379
$19.95
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters Big Book
Steptoe, John

Oversized picture book perfect for sharing in classrooms!

With beautiful illustrations, Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters Big Book, a Caldecott Honor picture book, is perfect for introducing children to the Cinderella fairytale as well as the history, culture, and geography of the African nation of Zimbabwe. This oversize edition (14 3/4 by 17 5/8 inches) makes it easy to share the book in a library or classroom.

Mufaro has two beautiful daughters. Nyasha is kind and considerate, but Manyara is selfish and spoiled. When the king decides to choose a bride from among "The Most Worthy and Beautiful Daughters in the Land," both Mufaro's girls travel to the capital city. But only one can be chosen to marry the king.

Supports the Common Core State Standards

Item No. 9780688129354
$24.99
Panda Bear Big Book Edition
Bill Martin
New big books to share with a group!
 
Big books are ideal for use with a large group--they are oversized at 14-1/2 x 18 inches. A perfect way to enjoy Holt favorites with many children at once!

A collection of endangered animals appear in Bill Martin Jr's rhythmic text with Eric Carle's vibrant images, and all are watched over by our best hope for the future--a dreaming child.
 
 
Also available in big book format:
 
The Colors of Us
By Karen Katz
 
Here are My Hands
By Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault, illustrated by Ted Rand
 
In the Small, Small Pond
By Denise Fleming
 
Item No. 9780805081022
$27.99
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Tullet, Herve
Share the hands-on magic of Press Here in this extra-large format that's just right for classrooms and play groups. The big book edition gets whole groups of kids in on the interactive experience and fun of Herve Tullet's bestselling picture book."
Item No. 9781452154800
$24.99
The Doorbell Rang Big Book
Hutchins, Pat

Oversized picture book perfect for sharing in classrooms!

Ma has made a dozen delicious cookies. It should be plenty for her two children. But then the doorbell rings - and rings and rings and rings.
Item No. 9780688131012
$24.99
The Great Kapok Tree Big Book
Cherry, Lynne

The author and artist Lynne Cherry journeyed deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate her gorgeous picture book "The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest" (1990). One day, a man exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok tree. While he sleeps, the forest s residents, including a child from the Yanomamo tribe, whisper in his ear about the importance of trees and how "all living things depend on one another" . . . and it works. Cherry s lovingly rendered colored pencil and watercolor drawings of all the "wondrous and rare animals" evoke the lush rain forests, as well as stunning world maps bordered by tree porcupines, emerald tree boas, and dozens more fascinating creatures.

Awards: IRA Teacher s Choice (1991), ABA s Pick of the Lists, Reading Rainbow Review Book, NSTA-CBC Outstanding Trade Book for Children"

Item No. 9780152018184
$26.95
The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear (Big Book)
Wood, Audrey

Oversized picture book perfect for sharing in classrooms!

The Little Mouse and the Big Hungry Bear are known and loved by millions of children around the world. Little Mouse loves strawberries, but so does the bear... How will Little Mouse stop the bear from eating his freshly picked, red, ripe strawberry.
Item No. 9780859533300
$26.99
Three Billy Goats Gruff Big Book
Stevens, Janet

Oversized picture book perfect for sharing in classrooms!

Janet Stevens gives us a new look at the confrontation between three billy goats and an ugly troll. The pictures are exceptionally well reproduced, and Stevens makes clever use of her layout, propelling the actions out of the borders at times, giving them verve and movement. --"Booklist"
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Item No. 9780152002336
$26.95
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Mosel, Arlene
"Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-"
"chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo!"
Three decades and more than one million copies later children still love hearing about the boy with the long name who fell down the well. Arlene Mosel and Blair Lent's classic re-creation of an ancient Chinese folktale has hooked legions of children, teachers, and parents, who return, generation after generation, to learn about the danger of having such an honorable name as Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo.
Item No. 9780805023459
$22.95
Time For Bed Big Book
Fox, Mem

Oversized picture book perfect for sharing in classrooms!

Day is done. Darkness is falling everywhere, and little ones are getting sleepy. This gentle book, with its rythmic verse and peaceful, loving illustrations, will lull toddlers whether it's bedtime, nap time, or simply time for a snuggle.
Item No. 9780152010140
$26.99