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Melissa Sweet

A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams
Bryant, Jen
2009 Caldecott Honor Book
An ALA Notable Book
A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book
A Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book
NCTE Notable Children's Book

When he wrote poems, he felt as free as the Passaic River as it rushed to the...

Item No. 9780802853028
$18.00
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Bryant, Jen
A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award


An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved...

Item No. 9780375867125
$17.99
Animal Village: Tell Me a Story Cards

 Staff Pick


Join the animals in this village as they dance, sing, and play. Recurring characters,...

Item No. TSVIL2
$13.99
Brave Girl
Markel, Michelle

The true story of the young immigrant who led the largest strike of women workers in U.S. history. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a...

Item No. 9780061804427
$17.99
Sweet, Melissa

The timeless tale of Little Red Riding Hood is presented in this fresh, lively retelling with enough twists and turns to keep readers guessing until the very end. Full color.

Item No. 9780618997176
$6.95
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Janeczko, Paul B

Pssst...reader!

I've got something to tell you.

I'm not just another book of poetry.

I'm full of voices you've never heard before.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a turtle, a snowflake, or a pile of dirty laundry?

All sorts of objects and...

Item No. 9780688162511
$15.99
Firefly July (Softcover)
Janeczko, Paul B
"Sweet's pictures are, in a word, gorgeous. . . . They capture and expand the spirit and sensibility of the verses they illustrate to wonderful effect." -- Booklist (starred review)

It only takes a few words, if they're the right words, to create a strong image....
Item No. 9780763699710
$7.99
Hanukkah Lights - Board Book
Martin, David
Sweet illustrations and simple language bring the holidays to life for the youngest of children.

Candles on the menorah, ready to light! At Hanukkah, there are many much-anticipated rituals -- latkes to eat, dreidels to spin, presents to give and receive, and shiny gold treats. Add some...

Item No. 9780763630294
$5.99
Hanukkah Lights - Softcover
Martin, David
Sweet illustrations and simple language bring Hanukah to life for the youngest of children in this delightful sticker book.

Candles on the menorah, ready to light! At Hanukkah, there are many much-anticipated rituals--latkes to eat, dreidels to spin, presents to give and receive, and...

Item No. 9780763679729
$5.99
How to Read a Book
Alexander, Kwame

A stunning new picture book from Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet! This New York Times bestselling duo has teamed up for the first time to bring you How to Read a Book, a poetic and beautiful journey about the experience of reading....

Item No. 9780062307811
$17.99
Life on Earth Memory Game

Flora and fauna from around the world show the richness of Life on Earth. Twenty-four pairs of tiles include everything from iguanas to cardinals, oak leaves and acorns to underwater...

Item No. MGLOE3
$19.95
Listen to Our World
Sampson, Michael
From beloved storytellers Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson and with shimmering illustrations by Caldecott Honor- artist Melissa Sweet comes a celebration of the animals all around us!

Squawk! Hiss! Grr! Roar!

Big, small, black, brown--all kinds of animals make their home in...

Item No. 9781442454729
$17.99
Little Red Writing
Holub, Joan
Acclaimed writer Joan Holub and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet team up in this hilarious and exuberant retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, in which a brave, little red pencil finds her way through the many perils of writing a story, faces a ravenous pencil sharpener (the Wolf 3000)... and...
Item No. 9780811878692
$16.99
Pinky and Rex
Howe, James
From the earliest stages of sounding out words to the excitement of reading a whole book without help, Ready-to-Read books open up a world of possibilities to children at three different levels:
  • LEVEL 1: STARTING TO READ
  • LEVEL 2: READING TOGETHER
  • LEVEL 3: READING...
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    $4.99
    Some Writer: The Story of E.B. White
    Sweet, Melissa
    6 Starred Reviews! New York Times Bestseller! A People Magazine Best Children's Book! A Washington Post Best Book! A Publishers Weekly Best Book! Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Award Honor recipient

    Caldecott Honor winner Sweet mixes White's personal letters, photos, and...

    Item No. 9780544319592
    $18.99
    Spike the Mixed-Up Monster
    Hood, Susan
    Meet Spike, a lovable monster--and a real-life salamander--who's looking for friends in this lively picture book that includes Spanish vocabulary.

    Spike is a scary-looking salamander who keeps trying to frighten other animals--until he finds that using fear is not the best way to make...

    Item No. 9781442406018
    $16.99
    The Boy Who Drew Birds
    Davies, Jacqueline
    This fascinating picture book biography from beloved author of the Lemonade War series Jacqueline Davies and Caldecott honor-winning illustrator Melissa Sweet chronicles the life of scientist John James Audubon, who pioneered a technique essential to our understanding of birds thanks to his...
    Item No. 9780618243433
    $16.99
    The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus
    Bryant, Jen
    2015 Caldecott Honor Book

    2015 Sibert Medal Winner

    For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to...

    Item No. 9780802853851
    $18.99
    What Do You Know? Science Bingo

    Learn Natural History and Earth Science Facts as you play! Includes 6 game boards, 48 tiles and real cloth bag. Each playing piece features a different species. Beautifully illustrated by Melissa...

    Item No. BOWHA2
    $21.95
    You Nest Here with Me (Board Book)
    Stemple, Heidi E y
    Now available in a board book edition, this lyrical bedtime book is an ode to baby birds everywhere and to sleepy children, safe in their beds.

    As a mother describes how different species of birds nest, secure and cozy with their mama birds, she tucks her own child into bed with the...

    Item No. 9781684373710
    $7.99
    You Nest Here with Me (Hardcover) - Autographed
    Stemple, Heidi
    With rhyming text, this soothing bedtime book is an ode to baby birds everywhere and sleepy children home safe in their own beds. As a mother describes to her child how many species of birds nest, from pigeons on concrete ledges to owls in
    oak tree boles to swallows above barn doors. The...
    Item No. 9781590789230
    $17.95