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Strictly No Elephants

Strictly No Elephants

Strictly No Elephants

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Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1481416480

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 1144

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“A sunny, smart, tongue-in-cheek tale.” —The New York Times Book Review “Sweet and affirming.” —Kirkus Reviews “With a gentle message of inclusion and helping others, this title reaches beyond a mere friendship story.”—School Library Journal “Heartening.”—Booklist In this bestselling and internationally beloved picture book, the local Pet Club won’t admit a boy’s tiny pet elephant, so he finds a solution—one that involves all kinds of unusual animals. Today is Pet Club day. There will be cats and dogs and fish, but strictly no elephants are allowed. The Pet Club doesn’t understand that pets come in all shapes and sizes, just like friends. Now it is time for a boy and his tiny pet elephant to show them what it means to be a true friend. Strictly No Elephants has been sold around the world and is heralded as a pitch-perfect book about inclusion. Imaginative and lyrical, this sweet story captures the magic of friendship and the joy of having a pet.


On Sudden Hill

On Sudden Hill

On Sudden Hill

Author: Linda Sarah

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1471119300

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 1268

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Birt and Etho are best friends, they play on Sudden Hill, making marvellous contraptions out of cardboard boxes. But then a new boy, Shu, wants to join in too. Birt isn't sure that he wants Shu to join them. Eaten up with jealousy, he goes home and refuses to come out to play. Until Etho and Shu come to his house with the most marvellous cardboard contraption so far... A compelling, poignant story about accepting someone new, with text by Linda Sarah and illustrations by Benji Davies, creator of The Storm Whale. Also by Linda Sarah: The Secret Sky Garden, illustrated by Fiona Lumbers Tom's Magnificent Machines, illustrated by Ben Mantle Also by Benji Davies: The Storm Whale Grandad's Island The Storm Whale in Winter Grandma Bird


Remarkables

Remarkables

Remarkables

Author: Lisa Mantchev

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1481497189

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 40

Number of Views: 831

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“Breathtaking.” —School Library Connection “Enchanting art.” —Publishers Weekly Journey meets Pearl in this transcendent picture book about a mermaid finding her forever home, created by the author of Strictly No Elephants, Lisa Mantchev, and The Bear and the Piano author-illustrator David Litchfield. When a boy is out swimming and looking for fish, he meets a mermaid instead. She is all alone. He welcomes her to his home and his circus family. Though she misses the ocean, she feels she has found a new family and home. With lyrical text and luminous artwork, Remarkables is a story of friendship and finding home. What a remarkable place the world is.


Someday, Narwhal

Someday, Narwhal

Someday, Narwhal

Author: Lisa Mantchev

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1481479717

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 40

Number of Views: 1750

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“Kids will love this tiny little protagonist who dares to dream big.” —Booklist “The little narwhal from Strictly No Elephants gets her own story…Equally good as a stand-alone or for fans of the first book.” —School Library Journal In this charming companion to the award-winning picture book Strictly No Elephants, a tiny narwhal discovers that sometimes the difference between staying home and a big adventure is a group of loving friends. Red front door. Potted plant. Umbrella stand. Piano. Red front door. Potted plant. Umbrella stand. Piano. That’s what the world looks like from inside Tiny Narwhal’s fishbowl. It’s not very exciting. She dreams of the world beyond: endless blue sky, tall buildings, a bridge. But Tiny Narwhal hasn’t any feet and doesn’t know the street names. And what if it’s cold outside? What this little narwhal does have, though, are good friends. With the help of her boy and his friends, plus a penguin, bat, and giraffe, Tiny Narwhal finally feels brave enough to go on an adventure. Someday, Narwhal features the same adorable cast of pets and sweet, lyrical language as Lisa Mantchev’s beloved Strictly No Elephants.


Strictly No Crocs

Strictly No Crocs

Strictly No Crocs

Author: Heather Pindar

Publisher: Lerner Publications ™

Isbn 10: 1541549937

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 1307

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Three hungry crocodiles are on a mission—to eat all of the guests at Zebra's birthday party! Emerging readers will love this carefully leveled story, complete with full-color illustrations and a reading comprehension quiz.


Hey, That's MY Monster!

Hey, That's MY Monster!

Hey, That's MY Monster!

Author: Amanda Noll

Publisher: Flashlight Press

Isbn 10: 1947277081

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 1223

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This enhanced eBook features read-along narration. Winner: CLC Seal of Approval 2017 Literary Classics Book Awards, Silver, Preschool/Early Reader Fantasy Finalist: 2017 Literary Classics Book Awards 2017 PNBA Long-List When Ethan looks under the bed for his monster, he finds this note instead: "So long, kid. Gotta go. Someone needs me more than you do. –Gabe" How will Ethan ever get to sleep without his monster's familiar, comforting snorts? And who could need Gabe more than Ethan does? Gabe must have gone to Ethan's little sister's room! She has been climbing out of bed every night to play, and obviously needs a monster to help her get to sleep – but not HIS monster! Ethan tries to help his sister find her own monster, but none are the perfect blend of cute and creepy. Just when it seems that Ethan will lose his monster forever, an uninvited, tutu-toting little monster full of frightening fun appears. Following in the spooky-silly tradition of I Need My Monster, here's another irresistible monster-under-the-bed story with the perfect balance of giggles and shivers.


Jinx and the Doom Fight Crime!

Jinx and the Doom Fight Crime!

Jinx and the Doom Fight Crime!

Author: Lisa Mantchev

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1481467026

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 1358

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“An exuberant picture book…Fabulously fun artwork…Fighting crime definitely takes imagination.” —The Wall Street Journal “This tale offers the refreshing twist of sibling friendship that parents will applaud. Jinx and the Doom will captivate readers with their irresistible fun.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Jinx and her little brother, the Doom, are pretty typical kids—except when they turn into superheroes and fight crime—in this relatable celebration of siblings and imagination by the author of Strictly No Elephants. A typical day for Jinx and the Doom looks like this: wake up, eat breakfast, brush teeth—then FIGHT CRIME! These rambunctious kids used to fight each other, until one day they realized that they could use their powers for good instead of evil. So now they protect the planet! Defend the innocent! And then stop to have lunch. Bright cut-paper, comic book–style illustrations highlight the power of imagination and the joy of having a sibling to play with.


The Selfish Crocodile

The Selfish Crocodile

The Selfish Crocodile

Author: Faustin Charles

Publisher: A&C Black

Isbn 10: 1408839318

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 830

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All of the animals are afraid of the Selfish Crocodile - he never let's them into his river, and he's always so snappy! And so when the Selfish Crocodile finds himself in terrible pain, no-one wants to help him - after all, what if he gobbles them up? But, to everyone's surprise, there is one animal in the forest who is willing to help . . . A brilliant tale of friendship, The Selfish Crocodile has become a picture book classic.


Gentle Giants - Edutaining Facts about the Elephants - Animal Book for Toddlers | Children's Elephant Books

Gentle Giants - Edutaining Facts about the Elephants - Animal Book for Toddlers | Children's Elephant Books

Gentle Giants - Edutaining Facts about the Elephants - Animal Book for Toddlers | Children's Elephant Books

Author: Baby Professor

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

Isbn 10: 1541923286

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 64

Number of Views: 1596

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Wow, look at the size of those elephants! They sure are big but they are very gentle. This book will include facts and pictures of the world’s gentlest giants. Get your child into the habit of reading even at a very young age. Get him/her comfortable around books too. Today is the day to start reading. Use this book today!


The Perfectly Perfect Wish

The Perfectly Perfect Wish

The Perfectly Perfect Wish

Author: Lisa Mantchev

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1534406204

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 1451

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“Directly personal and visually dramatic.”—Booklist “Carries a deeper and more important message about considering others’ circumstances in light of one’s own privileges that many kids may benefit from hearing.” —BCCB “A satisfying storytime read-aloud about the gift of giving and sharing.” —School Library Journal From the author of Strictly No Elephants comes a sweet picture book that explores themes of selflessness and empathy when a girl has the chance to make just one wish. In the grass, a girl finds an extraordinary thing that gives her…just…one…wish. She asks her those around her what they would wish for in her shoes, but nothing seems quite right. What will her perfect wish be? In this pitch-perfect picture book, Lisa Mantchev takes the concept of a magic wish and uses it to explore real world empathy, kindness, and good will.


Hands Say Love

Hands Say Love

Hands Say Love

Author: George Shannon

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Isbn 10: 0316257699

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 1840

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Hands touch, hold, and hug. Hands feed, give, and share. Hands create, mend, and heal. Hands say love! Every day, our hands show the most important people in our lives how we care about them, from parents helping children learn to walk to families playing and working together to friends waving hello and good-bye. This perfect read-aloud for toddlers celebrates the many hands-on moments we share and reminds us that even the simplest gesture can be a profound expression of love.


Finding Beauty

Finding Beauty

Finding Beauty

Author: Talitha Shipman

Publisher: Beaming Books

Isbn 10: 1506466524

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 1203

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You are beautiful from the top of your head to the tip of your toes--but beauty is far more than something you can have. It's also something you have to find. In other people. In nature. In acts of kindness. In math, and art, and music, and sports. In this beautiful inspirational book for girls, author-illustrator Talitha Shipman turns the concept of beauty inside out, transforming girls into beauty-seeking adventurers charging out into the world with confidence and ambition to find beauty and make beauty wherever they go.


Where's Ellie?

Where's Ellie?

Where's Ellie?

Author: Salina Yoon

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Isbn 10: 0307978079

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 18

Number of Views: 1518

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Where's Ellie is a guessing game in board book form. Very young readers will love searching for Ellie the elephant among familiar colorful objects—and finding something unexpected instead. Each page offers a hint of Ellie, but it isn't until the last page that readers will find her. And when they do, they'll want to start all over and do it again! Intricate embossing on Ellie and her trunk add depth and a tactile element to this die-cut board book—as well as extra value.


Not Norman

Not Norman

Not Norman

Author: Kelly Bennett

Publisher: Candlewick Press

Isbn 10: 0763656992

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 383

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"A sweet story that could be used as a springboard to discussion of the pitfalls of making snap judgments about pets — or people." — School Library Journal Norman the goldfish isn’t what this little boy had in mind. He wanted a different kind of pet — one that could run and catch, or chase string and climb trees, a soft furry pet to sleep on his bed at night. Definitely not Norman. But when he tries to trade Norman for a "good pet," things don’t go as he planned. Could it be that Norman is a better pet than he thought? With wry humor and lighthearted affection, author Kelly Bennett and illustrator Noah Z. Jones tell an unexpected — and positively fishy — tale about finding the good in something you didn’t know you wanted.


Pass It On

Pass It On

Pass It On

Author: Sophy Henn

Publisher: Penguin

Isbn 10: 0399548033

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 1406

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Here's a fun idea: When you laugh or smile--pass it on! A story about giving, sharing, and joy. When you see something terrific, smile a smile and pass it on! If you chance upon a chuckle, hee hee hee and pass it on. Should you spot a thing of wonder, jump for joy and pass it on! So begins Sophy Henn's ode to the excitement of sharing happiness with others. With a refrain that begs to be uttered before every turn of the page, children will eagerly read alongside their parents as they discover how wonderful--and fun!--it is to share the good things in life. After all, if you spread happiness to others, even on a gray, rainy day, when you least expect it, like a bolt out of the blue, a smile or a chuckle might be passed right back to you! This heartwarming, upbeat book is the perfect way to bring a warm ray of sunshine into every reader's life. Praise for Pass It On "A bright message of the power of positive emotion is conveyed in this lovely title . . . A wonderful storytime offering that will inspire little ones to connect gleefully with those around them. Be sure to read this book aloud and pass it on."--School Library Journal "The adorable cast of multicultural kids get up to all kinds of fun . . . This celebratory, feel-good story sends a sweet reminder to young audiences about the importance of finding joy in small things and sharing it with others."--Booklist


The Big Umbrella

The Big Umbrella

The Big Umbrella

Author: Amy June Bates,Juniper Bates

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 153440659X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 870

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“A subtle, deceptively simple book about inclusion, hospitality, and welcoming the ‘other.’” —Kirkus Reviews “A boundlessly inclusive spirit...This open-ended picture book creates a natural springboard for discussion.” —Booklist “This sweet extended metaphor uses an umbrella to demonstrate how kindness and inclusion work...A lovely addition to any library collection, for classroom use or for sharing at home.” —School Library Journal In the tradition of Alison McGhee’s Someday, beloved illustrator Amy June Bates makes her authorial debut alongside her eleven-year-old daughter with this timely and timeless picture book about acceptance. By the door there is an umbrella. It is big. It is so big that when it starts to rain there is room for everyone underneath. It doesn’t matter if you are tall. Or plaid. Or hairy. It doesn’t matter how many legs you have. Don’t worry that there won’t be enough room under the umbrella. Because there will always be room. Lush illustrations and simple, lyrical text subtly address themes of inclusion and tolerance in this sweet story that accomplished illustrator Amy June Bates cowrote with her daughter, Juniper, while walking to school together in the rain.


The Buddy Bench

The Buddy Bench

The Buddy Bench

Author: Patty Brozo

Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers and Cadent Publishing

Isbn 10: 0884486990

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 36

Number of Views: 614

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Having seen what being left out is like, children become agents of change, convincing their teacher to let them build a buddy bench. A school playground can be a solitary place for a kid without playmates; in one survey, 80 percent of 8- to 10-year-old respondents described being lonely at some point during a school day. Patty Brozo’s cast of kids brings a playground to raucous life, and Mike Deas’s illustrations invest their games with imaginary planes to fly, dragons to tame, and elephants to ride. And these kids match their imaginations with empathy, identifying and swooping up the lonely among them. Buddy benches are appearing in schoolyards around the country. Introduced from Germany in 2014, the concept is simple: When a child sits on the bench, it’s a signal to other kids to ask him or her to play.


No se permiten elefantes (Strictly No Elephants)

No se permiten elefantes (Strictly No Elephants)

No se permiten elefantes (Strictly No Elephants)

Author: Lisa Mantchev

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1534488235

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 336

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En este exitoso e internacionalmente aclamado libro ilustrado, el club local de las mascotas no permite la entrada del elefantito de un niño, así que él encuentra una solución que involucra a toda suerte de animales inusuales. Hoy es día del club de las mascotas. Habrá gatos y perros y peces, pero no se permiten elefantes. El club de las mascotas no entiende que las mascotas pueden ser de todos los tamaños y las formas, al igual que los amigos. Ahora llegó el momento de que un niño y su elefantito les demuestre lo que significa ser un amigo de verdad. No se permiten elefantes se ha vendido por todo el mundo y es celebrado como un libro perfecto sobre el tema de la inclusión. Imaginativo y lírico, este dulce cuento atrapa la magia de la amistad y la dicha de tener una mascota.


Twisty-Turny House

Twisty-Turny House

Twisty-Turny House

Author: Lisa Mantchev

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1534438483

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 40

Number of Views: 1009

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Cats and dogs will never get along, right? WRONG. Author of Strictly No Elephants Lisa Mantchev and bestselling illustrator EG Keller explore an unexpected friendship in this funny and sweet picture book. The upstairs cats and downstairs dogs in a tall, twisty-turny house are kept apart because their humans assume dogs and cats won’t get along. But when an opportunity presents itself, the bolder cat goes through a door that is left open. Will there be hissing, barking, and chasing—or an unexpected friendship?


Positive Working Relationships in School

Positive Working Relationships in School

Positive Working Relationships in School

Author: Alison Waterhouse

Publisher: Routledge

Isbn 10: 0429765924

Category: Education

Number of Pages: 230

Number of Views: 476

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One of the five books in the Mental Health and Wellbeing Teacher Toolkit, this practical resource focuses on developing the skills necessary to build and maintain successful relationships. The book offers research-driven, practical strategies, resources and lesson plans to support educators and health professionals. Chapters span key topics including Communication, Respecting Yourself and Others, Resolving Conflict and Team Building. A complete toolkit for teachers and counsellors, this book offers: • Easy-to-follow and flexible lesson plans that can be adapted and personalised for use in lessons, smaller groups or 1:1 work. • Resources that are linked to the PSHE and Wellbeing curriculum for KS1, KS2 and KS3. • New research, ‘Circles for Learning’, where the introduction of baby observation into the classroom by a teacher is used to understand and develop self-awareness, skills for learning, relationships, neuroscience and awareness of others. • Sections on the development of key skills in communication, skills for learning, collaboration, empathy and self-confidence. • Learning links, learning objectives and reflection questions. Offering research-driven, practical strategies and lesson plans, Positive Relationships in School is an essential resource book for practitioners looking to have a positive impact on the mental health and wellbeing of the children and young people in their care: both now and in the future.