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Melissa Sweet

Alphamaniacs: Builders of 26 Wonders of the Word
Fleischman, Paul
Are you a word person? A curiosity seeker? An explorer? Take a look at these twenty-six extraordinary individuals for whom love of language is an extreme sport.

Step right up and read the genuine stories of writers so intoxicated by the shapes and sound of language that they collected,...

Item No. 9780763690663
$19.99
Brave Girl
Markel, Michelle

The true story of the young immigrant who led the largest strike of women workers in U.S. history. This picture book biography about the plight of immigrants in America in the early 1900s and the timeless fight for equality and justice should not be missed.

When Clara...

Item No. 9780061804427
$17.99
Carmine: A Little More Red
Sweet, Melissa

Carmine is a painter, always in search of just the right color (especially anything in the red family) to add to her paintings. So when she and her dog Rufus set off on their bike to Granny's, she is too easily lured by a lovely meadow full of poppies. And, as she begins painting, she is too...

Item No. 9780618997176
$6.95
Dirty Laundry Pile
Janeczko, Paul B

Sale! Was $15.99, now only $7.98!

A book full of voices you’ve never heard before...

A mosquito, a hippopotamus, a vacuum cleaner, a pile of dirty laundry, and many more unlikely characters speak up in...

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
$7.98
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
$8.99
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
$6.99
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
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
$21.99
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
$18.99
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)......

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...
  • Item No. 9780689823480
    $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

    "Words, Peter learned, were powerful things. And when he put them in long, neat rows, he felt as if the world itself clicked into order."

    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...

    Item No. 9780802853851
    $18.99
    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...

    Item No. 9781684373710
    $7.99
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