Sunday, March 26, 2017

Dumpy and the Big Storm

Dumpy and the Big Storm

by Julie Andrews Edwards & Emma Walton Hamilton When terrible weather hits Apple Harbor, Charlie, Pop-Up, and Dumpy rush to get ready. But they’re not the only ones who are busy-Stinky the Garbage Truck, Tommy the Tow Truck, and Big Red the Fire Engine are all out working in the storm, and Saucy Sue, a fishing boat, is stuck out to sea. With quick thinking and teamwork, Dumpy, Charlie,... [Read more]

Julie Andrews’ Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies

Julie Andrews’ Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies

Julie and her daughter, Emma, have hand-selected a wonderful mix of their most cherished poems, songs, and lullabies in this rich and diverse poetry collection. Brought to life with James McMullan’s stunning watercolor paintings, this volume features nearly 150 treasured works, including beloved classics and modern favorites from Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Jack Prelutsky, Shel Silverstein,... [Read more]

Grateful: A Song of Giving Thanks

Grateful: A Song of Giving Thanks

by John Bucchino PreSchool-Grade 4-This gentle song is sung by Art Garfunkel on an accompanying CD. It is a celebration of the beauty of the seasons, the wonder of nature, and the meaning of faith. Hakkarainen’s soft-focused, luminous illustrations grace each page. Some of the words and ideas are challenging for a young audience; for example, “In a world that can bring pain,/I will still... [Read more]

The Lightning Key: The Wednesday Tales No. 3

The Lightning Key: The Wednesday Tales No. 3

by Jon Berkeley Grade 4-7–The final volume of the series hits the ground running as Miles Wednesday is robbed of the rare and powerful Tiger’s Egg by the Great Cortado and his buffoonish sidekick. Accompanied by his friend Little and the blind explorer Baltinglass of Araby, Miles races the villains to the home of Nura, his mother’s twin sister, who may know the secret of unlocking the... [Read more]

The Very Fairy Princess

The Very Fairy Princess

by Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton New York Times Bestseller! Do you believe in fairies? Geraldine does… And though her family and friends don’t believe her, Gerry knows for certain that she is one. In fact, she is a very fairy princess! From morning to night, Gerry does everything that fairy princesses do: she dresses in royal attire and practices her flying skills, and she is always... [Read more]

Little Bo in Italy

Little Bo in Italy

Little Bo is back! The fearless feline is up to her globe-trotting adventures once again in this, the third installment in the Little Bo series of chapter books for young readers, Little Bo in Italy: The Continued Adventures of Bonnie Boadicea. Little Bo’s sailor friend, Billy, has signed on aboard Lord and Lady Goodlad’s handsome yacht, Legend. Bo is delighted, for now she and Billy can... [Read more]

Julie and Emma are Grammy Nominees!

Julie and Emma are Grammy Nominees!

The Julie Andrews’ Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies audiobook has been nominated for a 2010 Grammy Award in the Best Spoken Word Album for Children category. Produced by Hachette Audio, the audiobook is a timeless audio treasury featuring Julie and daughter/co-author Emma Walton Hamilton sharing a diverse mix of their most beloved poems, songs and lullabies. Brought to life with James... [Read more]

The Very Fairy Princess Takes the Stage

The Very Fairy Princess Takes the Stage

Everyone’s favorite fairy princess is back and just in time for her ballet recital. At first, when Gerry is cast as the Court Jester and not the Crystal Princess, she is dismayed — nothing is pink and no one can see her crown under her silly jester hat! But just as the recital looks like it’s headed for disaster, our ever-energetic very fairy princess swoops in to save the day! Gerry’s... [Read more]

The Very Fairy Princess: Here Comes the Flower Girl

The Very Fairy Princess: Here Comes the Flower Girl

Gerry is asked to be the flower girl in Aunt Sue’s wedding, and she couldn’t be more excited. Her imagination runs wild with thoughts of extravagant decorations, a billowy white gown, and hundreds of guests. When she finds out the bride prefers a small celebration, Gerry can’t help but be disappointed… but she soon realizes that having the wedding in her own backyard will let... [Read more]

Treasury for All Seasons: Poems and Songs to Celebrate the Year

Treasury for All Seasons: Poems and Songs to Celebrate the Year

Julie Andrews’ Treasury for All Seasons: Poems and Songs to Celebrate the Year is a vast array of poems old and new joyously celebrates each special day of the year, telling of New Year’s resolutions, Valentine’s Day love, Easter parades, Fourth of July fireworks, and more. From the cold of winter to the new hope of spring, the brisk fall to the steamy summer, Caldecott Honor illustrator... [Read more]