Books & DVDs

Roller Coaster (Softcover)
Frazee, Marla
Clickity, clackity.
Clickity, clackity.

The roller coaster car is going up, up, up to the highest spot. And at least one of the people in the car has never ridden on a roller coaster before . . . ever. Wheeeeeeee!
Get ready to experience the thrill of riding a coaster for the very first time in this vibrant new adventure from acclaimed picture book creator Marla Frazee.

Item No. 9780152057442
$7.99
Sleep Like a Tiger
Logue, Mary

2013 Randolph Caldecott Honor Award

In this magical bedtime story, the lyrical narrative echoes a Runaway Bunny - like cadence: "Does everything in the world go to sleep?" the little girl asks. In sincere and imaginative dialogue between a not-at-all sleepy child and understanding parents, the little girl decides "in a cocoon of sheets, a nest of blankets," she is ready to sleep, warm and strong, just like a tiger. The Caldecott Honor artist Pamela Zagarenski's rich, luminous mixed-media paintings effervesce with odd, charming details that nonsleepy children could examine for hours. A rare gem.

Item No. 9780547641027
$17.99
The Boss Baby
Frazee, Marla

A new baby shows everyone who's reallyin charge in this hilarious picture book from two-time Caldecott Honor recipient Marla Frazee.

DreamWorks Animation's The Boss Baby--featuring the voice of Alec Baldwin--is now an Oscar-nominated motion picture inspired by Marla Frazee's beloved picture book!

From the moment the baby arrived, it was obvious that he was the boss.

The boss baby is used to getting his way--drinks made to order 24/7, a private jet, and meetings around the clock. But when his demands aren't getting proper responses, he has to go to new lengths to achieve the attention he deserves.

Marla Frazee brings her signature wit and humor--along with adorable illustrations--to a book that explores the effect of one family's very unusual new arrival.

Item No. 9781442401679
$17.99
The Seven Silly Eaters (Softcover)
Hoberman, Mary Ann
Peter wants only milk, Lucy won't settle for anything but homemade lemonade, and Jack is stuck on applesauce. Each new addition to the household brings a new demand for a special meal. What's a mother to do? "[A] highly comic rhyming romp that surprisingly (and nicely) twists into a birthday story." --School Library Journal
Item No. 9780152024406
$7.99
The Whisper
Zagarenski, Pamela
Step inside the pages of a little girl's magical book as she discovers the profound and inspiring notion that we each bring something different to the same story. Two-time Caldecott Honor artist Pamela Zagarenski debuts as an author in this tender picture book about the joy of reading.
Item No. 9780544416864
$17.99
Walk On
Frazee, Marla
Trying something new is never easy. Like walking, for instance. But aren't you sick of sitting on your bottom day in and day out? Hasn't lying around all the time become a little bit boring? This handy guide, both practical and inspirational, is here to help. With useful tips, common pitfalls, and Marla Frazee's adorable illustrations, this book is perfect for anyone--from a baby to a graduate to a grown-up--who's about to take a scary first step.
Item No. 9780152055738
$16.00
Brown Bear & Friends Audio CD
Carle, Eric

By Bill Martin Jr.
Illustrated by Eric Carle

Listen to all of Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle's bear books on one CD! Includes:

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See?

Total Running Time: Approx. 1 hour
Read by Gwyneth Paltrow

Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle's classic Bear books have been a hit with children for many generations, and have sold more than eleven million copies. This wonderful compilation CD brings together the beloved first three Bear books--Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?; Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?; and Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?--and includes the newest addition, Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? The stories are read with warmth and humor by Academy Award-winning actress and mother Gwyneth Paltrow.

This title has Common Core connections.

Item No. 9781427203243
$15.99
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (Hardcover)
Martin, Bill

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 anniversary in 1992, Bill Martin Jr. restored his text to its original wording. And Eric Carle created all new pictures for his first illustrated children's book - based on the originals, but clearer, brighter, and truer to the colors they represent.

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.

Bill Martin has been devoted to writing children's books for more than thirty years. He has a Ph.D. in early childhood education and he has long been a proponent of using rhyme and rhythm to teach young children how to read.

Eric Carle, illustrator of many beloved children's books, was born in the United States, but spent his early years in Stuttgart, Germany, where he studied art and design at the Academy of Applied Art. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? was the first book he illustrated.

This title has Common Core connections.

Item No. 9780805017441
$17.99
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? - Kamishibai

14 giant page boards illustrating the pages of Eric Carle's Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? in the ancient Kamishibai storytelling style. Text in English and Japanese, with storytelling instructions on the back of each page board. Keywords are highlighted for language learning. Audio CD included. Brightly illustrated boards also perfect for hanging as wall art in homes and classrooms.

Item No. X6960
$100.00
Eric Carle's Very Special Baby Journal
Carle, Eric

Introducing a lively and adorable baby journal created with page after page of the art of Eric Carle: bright and colorful collage butterflies, trees, flowers, and, of course, a very famous caterpillar! With full pages for photos and journaling, as well envelopes for keepsakes, and places to record sonograms to first birthday and beyond.

Eric Carle's Very Special Baby Journal will become a lasting and classic baby journal for parents to be, for grandparents, and anyone who loves a little one.

Introducing a lively and adorable baby journal created with page after page of the art of Eric Carle: bright and colorful collage butterflies, trees, flowers, and, of course, a very famous caterpillar! With full pages for photos and journaling, as well envelopes for keepsakes, and places to record sonograms to first birthday and beyond.

Eric Carle's Very Special Baby Journal will become a lasting and classic baby journal for parents to be, for grandparents, and anyone who loves a little one.

Item No. 9780399246678
$24.99
Roanoke The Lost Colony: An Unsolved Mystery from History
Jane Yolen & Heidi E.Y. Stemple & Roger Roth

In 1587 John White was chosen by Sir Walter Raleigh to lead a new colony at Roanoke off the Atlantic coast. After bringing many men, women, and children to the new land, White went back to England to gather supplies for the long winter. But when he finally returned to the fort almost three years later, he found that all of the colonists had vanished. The only signs of life left were the letters CRO carved into a tree and the word CROATOAN carved into one of the fort's posts. Some people think that the Spanish army captured the colonists; some people think that the local native people murdered them; others think that the colonists went off to live with the native people and start a new life. Still others think that the colonists tried to sail home to England and were lost at sea. No one knows for sure.
Become a detective as you read this true story, study the clues, and try to figure out the fate of the lost colony of Roanoke. The Unsolved Mystery from History series is written by acclaimed author Jane Yolen and former private investigator Heidi Elisabet Yolen Stemple. Read carefully and check your clues. You might be the first to solve a puzzle that has baffled people for years.

Item No. AUTOJY30
$17.99
Whole Book Approach Storytime Set - Pre-K

Use The Carle's unique approach to looking at picture books right at home or in your library or classroom! Each bin includes ten hand-picked picture books perfect for preschoolers, a copy of Megan Dowd Lambert's Reading Picture Books with Children, and a Whole Book Approach Storytime Guide created by Megan, including discussion plans, extension activities and resources for all 10 books in your bin.

Pre-K bin includes:

  • Baby Says by John Steptoe
  • City Shapes by Diana Murray, illus. by Bryan Collier
  • Freight Train by Donald Crews
  • Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback
  • Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book by Yuyi Morales
  • Little You by Richard Van Camp, illus. by Julie Flett
  • Looking for Bongo by Eric Velasquez
  • The Twins' Blanket by Hyewon Yum
  • We Don't Eat Our Classmates! by Ryan T. Higgins
  • When's My Birthday? by Julie Fogliano, illus. by Christian Robinson
Item No. 9781642413823
$247.74
Malaika's Winter Carnival
Luxbacher, Irene

Malaika is happy to be reunited with Mummy, but it means moving to a different country, where everything is different. It's cold in her new city, no one understands when she talks and Carnival is nothing like the celebration Malaika knows from home!

When Mummy marries Mr. Frédéric, Malaika gets a new sister called Adèle. Her new family is nice, but Malaika misses Grandma. She has to wear a puffy purple coat, learn a new language and get used to calling this new place home. Things come to a head when Mummy and Mr. Frédéric take Malaika and Adèle to a carnival. Malaika is dismayed that there are no colorful costumes and that it's nothing like Carnival at home in the Caribbean! She is so angry that she kicks over Adèle's snow castle, but that doesn't make her feel any better. It takes a video chat with Grandma to help Malaika see the good things about her new home and family.

Nadia L. Hohn's prose, written in a blend of standard English and Caribbean patois, tells a warm story about the importance of family, especially when adjusting to a new home. Readers of the first Malaika book will want to find out what happens when she moves to Canada, and will enjoy seeing Malaika and her family once again depicted through Irene Luxbacher's colorful collage illustrations.

Item No. 9781554989201
$16.95
Whole Book Approach Storytime Set - Kindergarten

Use The Carle's unique approach to looking at picture books right at home or in your library or classroom! Each bin includes ten hand-picked picture books perfect for kindergarteners, a copy of Megan Dowd Lambert's Reading Picture Books with Children, and a Whole Book Approach Storytime Guide created by Megan, including discussion plans, extension activities and resources for all 10 books in your bin. Kindergarten bin includes:

  • Bob by Tracey Campbell Pearson
  • Grandma's Tiny House by JaNay Brown-Wood, illus. by Priscilla Buris
  • If I Was the Sunshine by Julie Fogliano, illus. by Loren Long
  • Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall
  • Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora
  • The Girl and the Wolf by Katherena Vermett, illus. by Julie Flett
  • The King of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes, illus. by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
  • The Little Red Stroller by Joshua Furst, illus. by Katy Wu
  • This is Sadie by Sara O'Leary, illus. by Julie Morstad
  • We've Got the Whole World in Our Hands by Rafael Lopez
Item No. 9781642413830
$265.78
Dream Snow (Hardcover)
Carle, Eric
It's December 24th, and the old farmer settles down for a winter's nap, wondering how Christmas can come when there is no snow! It is in his dream that he imagines a snowstorm coming and covering him and his animals--named One, Two, Three, Four and Five--in a snowy blanket.

But when the farmer awakens, he finds that it has really snowed outside, and now he remembers something! Putting on his red suit, he goes outside, puts some gifts under the tree for his animals, and presses a button near a Christmas tree, creating a most surprising musical treat for children everywhere.

"Few in number are the parents who have made it through their toddler's years on just one copy of Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Dream Snow has similar ingredients: a simple story, lively collage-like illustrations and a fun gimmick for little hands . . ." --Time

"This is a simple, well-told story about a simple farmer. . . . Viewers. . . will want to get their hands on it." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Carle fans and toddlers learning the basics will . . . enjoy the gentle text and creative design features." --Booklist

"The pictures are in Carle's trademark richly colored and textured collages that capture the snowy magic of Christmas." --Kirkus Reviews

Item No. 9780399235795
$26.99
Dream Snow Board Book
Carle, Eric

Eric Carle's classic Christmas book is now available as a board book! Perfect for holiday gift-giving and stocking stuffing.

It's December 24th, and the old farmer settles down for a winter's nap, wondering how Christmas can come when there is no snow! In his dream he imagines a snowstorm covering him and his animals--named One, Two, Three, Four and Five--in a snowy blanket. But when the farmer awakens, he finds that it has really snowed outside, and now he remembers something! Putting on his red suit, he goes outside and places gifts under the tree for his animals, bringing holiday cheer to all.

Clever lift-the-flaps reveal the animals hidden under the snow in the farmer's dream, making this board book edition a treat for all ages.

Praise for Dream Snow

"Few in number are the parents who have made it through their toddler's years on just one copy of Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Dream Snow has similar ingredients: a simple story, lively collage-like illustrations and a fun gimmick for little hands . . ." --Time

"This is a simple, well-told story about a simple farmer. . . . Viewers. . . will want to get their hands on it." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Carle fans and toddlers learning the basics will . . . enjoy the gentle text and creative design features." --Booklist

"The pictures are in Carle's trademark richly colored and textured collages that capture the snowy magic of Christmas." --Kirkus Reviews

Item No. 9780399173141
$9.99
Eric Carle Wedding Card

Blank notecard featuring artwork from Eric Carle's newest picture book Friends, a sweet story of love and friendship. This folded notecard's design continues onto the back of the card for a cute surprise! Measures 5" x 7" and comes with coordinating white envelope.

Perfect for wedding save-the-date announcements, invitations or thank you notes.

Item No. 296939
$3.95
Eric Carle's Dream Snow Advent Calendar
Chronicle Books
Count down the days until Christmas with this wonderful pop-up advent calendar based on the popular Christmas story Dream Snow by Eric Carle, author of the beloved classic children's book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Open a window each day to reveal a new decoration to add to the display. By the time December 25th arrives, you'll have a very dreamy Christmas scene!
Item No. 9780811862936
$12.99
I Go Quiet
Ouimet, David

How do you find your voice, when no one seems to be listening? In David Ouimet's spellbinding debut, a young girl struggles to make herself heard, believing she is too insignificant and misunderstood to communicate with the people in her life.

Anxious about how she thinks she should look and speak, the girl stays silent, turning to books to transport her to a place where she is connected to the world, and where her words hold power. As she soon discovers, her imagination is not far from reality, and the girl realizes that when she is ready to be heard, her voice will ring loud and true.

Ouimet's stirring and haunting illustrations masterfully capture how it feels to be a lonely, self-conscious child unsure of how to claim a space in the world.

Item No. 9781324004431
$18.95
I Heart Dad Youth T-Shirt

Image from Eric Carle's I Love Dad with the Very Hungry Caterpillar. Pair with the book for a perfect gift!

White 100% cotton t-shirt, Unisex sizing (2 yrs - 6 yrs)

Purchase of this shirt sends one book to a community in need and supports children's literacy initiatives in the U.S.

Item No. Y20492
$22.00
$22.00
$22.00
I Heart Mom Youth T-Shirt

Image from Eric Carle's I Love Mom with the Very Hungry Caterpillar. Pair with the book for a perfect gift!

White 100% cotton t-shirt, Unisex sizing (2 yrs - 6 yrs)

Purchase of this shirt sends one book to a community in need and supports children's literacy initiatives in the U.S.

Item No. Y20482
$22.00
$22.00
$22.00
Malaika's Costume
Hohn, Nadia L
It's Carnival time. The first Carnival since Malaika's mother moved away to find a good job and provide for Malaika and her grandmother. Her mother promised she would send money for a costume, but when the money doesn't arrive, will Malaika still be able to dance in the parade?

Disappointed and upset at her grandmother's hand-me-down costume, Malaika leaves the house, running into Ms. Chin, the tailor, who offers Malaika a bag of scrap fabric. With her grandmother's help, Malaika creates a patchwork rainbow peacock costume, and dances proudly in the parade.

A heartwarming story about family, community and the celebration of Carnival, Nadia Hohn's warm and colloquial language and Irene Luxbacher's vibrant collage-style illustrations make this a strikingly original picture book.

Item No. 9781554987542
$18.95
Me and My Fear
Sanna, Francesca

"With its warm palette and gentle scenes of the worried child being comforted, this book could function as a sequel to Sanna's astounding debut picture book, The Journey, which recounted a family's dangerous flight from their home in a war zone. Sanna provides an empathetic exploration of the adjustment to a new land that all migrants experience."--New York Times Book Review

When a young immigrant girl has to travel to a new country and start at a new school, she is accompanied by her Fear who tells her to be alone and afraid, growing bigger and bigger every day with questions like "how can you hope to make new friends if you don't understand their language?" But this little girl is stronger than her Fear. A heart-warming and timely tale from the bestselling author and illustrator of The Journey, this book shows us the importance of sharing your Fear with others--after all, everyone carries a Fear with them, even if it's small enough to fit into their pocket!

Item No. 9781911171539
$17.95
Merry Christmas from The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Carle, Eric

This gorgeous little gift book from The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the perfect way to say "Merry Christmas!"


Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a celebration of all that is festive during the holiday season. This beautiful book features Eric Carle's bright, colorful artwork of Christmas delights--from presents to snowflakes and even Santa Claus--with The Very Hungry Caterpillar making an appearance alongside each one. This sweet little book is the perfect Christmas present for readers young and old.

Item No. 9781524784249
$8.99
Seaver the Weaver
Czajak, Paul
Seaver is an orb spider with a sky full of inspiration. His siblings prefer tradition and aren't afraid to let him know. But Seaver doesn't mind! He loves his new shapes and isn't afraid to stand out. Told with quiet charm, this picture book tangles readers in a web of delight.
Item No. 9781938063572
$15.95