Age Range: Preschool & Up Skippyjon Jones is an unforgettable character–an irrepressible faux-Spanish-spouting Siamese kitten who thinks he’s a chihuahua. Skippyjon’s overactive imagination may make his mother shake her head in disbelief, but he’ll have you and your kids laughing at his outrageous adventures.
Age Range: Preschool & Up There is a reason why the Madeline books–timeless stories of a little girl in convent school in Paris, her experiences and adventures–have been international favourites for more than half a century. Find out all over again with your kids why these were probably favourites of your own childhood!
Age Range: Preschool & Up The adventures of the incomparably imaginative Olivia, diva-in-training, include some subtle artistic surprises that will expand your kids’ horizons without their even realizing it. And don’t forget to check out the official OLIVIA THE PIG WEBSITE and download the Olivia “Event Kit” with Colouring Pages, Games and More!
A woman once worked for Hieronymus Bosch— she handled his cooking, his cleaning, his wash. She baked and she swept while his paintings, she feared, grew increasingly wild and decidedly weird. In Pish, Posh, Said Hieronymus Bosch we are presented with the disconcerting notion of what life would have been like in the household of […]
“Elephants don’t watch TV, and they certainly don’t eat chocolate chip cookies.” I’m not a fan of preachy books, or those that revolve around teaching kids a lesson, but I do have a soft spot for a great story that encourages the sort of character traits that reinforce independent thinking, creativity, and imagination. What Elephant? […]
Once upon a time there was a little boy whose name was Salvador, though everyone called him Salvi. Dali and the Path of Dreams, much like James Warhola’s Uncle Andy’s, is remarkable in its ability to convey complex ideas about an artist and his art to very young children.
Mend-It McGregor, everyone called him, because he could mend most anything that needed mending, they said, from fishing rods and fairy wands to top hats and rubber ducks. Inventor Hector McGregor leads the sort of life we can all envy. He loves his work, has a wonderful family and a happy home, and spends his […]
“Try to do as little as possible.” This was Dodsworth’s motto. This is a fabulous story about inspiration, curiosity, and trying new things. It is the story of Dodsworth, a lazy mole who gets by in life doing as little as possible. Dodsworth is not necessarily unhappy, but isn’t particularly happy either. He just sort […]
. . . if some July you should chance to pass by A viridian Central Park dale, Look around for a squirrel with a gleam in his eye And some paint on the tip of his tail. John Lithgow may be most familiar to adults as a comedian and television and movie actor, but as […]
Oliver Pendleton Percy the Third Was a mischievous imp of a lad. The tricks that he played on Professor McByrd Nearly drove the old schoolmaster mad. As Carnival of the Animals opens, little Oliver Pendleton Percy the Third is creeping away from a class outing to New York City’s Natural History Museum, only to fall […]