The construction team is taking on their biggest challenge yet — building a brand-new superhighway!
With the help of new rough-and-tough road-building machines, the crew gears up for an action-packed day of rolling, building, paving, painting, and all the jobs that go into making a strong new road that will get everyone home safe in time for bed!
Playful rhyming text from the bestselling team behind Construction Site on Christmas Night, Three Cheers for Kid McGear!, and Construction Site Mission: Demolition! make this thrilling tale of teamwork a must-have read-aloud for construction fans everywhere.
In this stirring, much-anticipated picture book by presidential inaugural poet and activist Amanda Gorman, anything is possible when our voices join together.
As a young girl leads a cast of characters on a musical journey, they learn that they have the power to make changes — big or small — in the world, in their communities, and in most importantly, in themselves.
With lyrical text and rhythmic illustrations that build to a dazzling crescendo by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long, Change Sings is a triumphant call to action for everyone to use their abilities to make a difference.
Comic genius Bob Shea cooks up a tasty tale that proves anyone, even hungry alligators, can have a change of heart and learn to be a good friend.
Welcome to Chez Bob, which seems like a real restaurant... until you realize it's on an alligator's NOSE!
Bob's got a hidden plan for his customers: "Birds will come to eat, but I will eat the birds!"
As they fly in from all over the world to dine on Bob's face, something starts to happen that takes the lazy, hungry reptile by surprise -- the birds stay. "More yummy birds!" he rejoices -- he'll want for nothing!
But when the time is right, will Bob make the right choice?
A young boy on a crowded bus discovers that, after some wiggles and giggles, there’s room for everyone in this lighthearted rhyming picture book set in Zanzibar.
The dala dala rumbles and roars as Musa and Dada drive off to the shore — but the bus stops for multiple detours: “Do you need a ride? It’s hotter than peppers out there in the sun! Come in, there’s room for everyone!”
One stop becomes two stops which soon becomes ten, and Musa wonders when it will end: “How can any more people get in? We’re already smushed like sardines in a tin!”
There's always room for one more, if you make the room, which is the heartwarming take-away from this bouncy, joyous tale in rhyme.
Meet Zubi: a joyful Bangladeshi girl excited about her first day of school.
But when Zubi sees her mother frowning in the mirror and talking about being “too big,” she starts to worry about her own body and how she looks.
As her day goes on, she hears more and more people being critical of each other’s and their own bodies, until her outburst over dinner leads her family to see what they’ve been doing wrong — and to help Zubi see that we can all make the world a more beautiful place by being beautifully ourselves.
From the mega-best-selling author of Dragons Love Tacos and the mega-best-selling illustrator of The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors comes this hilarious new book about an irresistible chicken who unexpectedly finds herself on an epic journey during ancient times.
Gladys the chicken must be magic. After all, for everyone who encounters her, a wish is granted.
But...is Gladys really magic? Or is everyone making their own fortune?
Either way, it adds up to one heck of an adventure for a chicken named Gladys.
Blending a classic storybook feel with a thoroughly modern sense of humor, this side-splitting listen is perfect for anyone who wishes to see magic in the world - even if they are only looking at a chicken.
A heartwarming text honoring the ever-evolving relationship of a parent and child across time, with visually striking art by bestselling and award-winning artist Rafael López.
This poetic and tender story celebrates the parent-and-child bond in its many forms and offers gentle assurance of love across a lifetime.
Two parents' dreams of the future with their children — from early dependence for nourishment and basic needs, to the parent as home base for a child in later life — mirror an always-changing but unbreakable relationship.
A magical story from the critically acclaimed author of Nana Akua Goes to School and a Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award winning illustrator.
Illuminating this vivid cast of characters are vibrant, joyful illustrations that make this neighborhood -- based on the Roxbury neighborhood in Boston where the author and illustrator grew up together as cousins -- truly sing.
This book is a perfect way for parents to share with their children the importance of community.
Follow the trail of good deeds in this beautiful wordless picture book to learn how small acts of kindness can make all the difference!When one act of kindness sparks another, anything is possible!
As a girl searches for her lost dog, a simple act of generosity ripples into a wave of good deeds. In the course of a single day, each considerate action weaves lives together and transforms a neighborhood for the better.
This wordless story, told in beautiful illustrations reminiscent of a graphic novel, demonstrates how every little kindness, shared from person to person, can turn a collection of strangers into a community, and—even though we might not always see it—make the world a more vibrant and compassionate place to be.
This story of a boy's first ballet recital celebrates gender-creativity, the joy of dance, and being yourself
Téo loves to dance, whether it's the cumbia with Papí, the bhangra with Amma, or ballet class with Miss Lila.
He also loves the way his tutu makes him feel, inside and out.
But when it comes time to decide which outfit to wear in the big dance recital -- a sparkly tutu or shimmering silver pants -- Téo wonders if being his most authentic self on stage will put him too much in the spotlight.
One fine morning, the people of Puddletrunk wake up to find their bridge has collapsed.
They are not surprised. After all, termites have destroyed the last 200 or so bridges.
Luckily, the people of Puddletrunk have a bridge-building expert in their town: the fabulous Mortimer Gulch, who will gladly rebuild their bridge for a pretty penny. But when a newcomer to Puddletrunk does not want to pay for the repairs, Mortimer is displeased.
To make matters worse, this unusual foreigner has some innovative ideas that threaten to upend Mortimer Gulch's entire business . . .