Crinkleroot's Guide to Giving Back to Nature

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Published: 2012-03-15

ISBN: 9780399255205

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

Synopsis

Jim Arnosky’s beloved nature expert, Crinkleroot, is back!Award-winning children’s book artist and naturalist Jim Arnosky features his iconic character in this fun and informative picture book. Crinkleroot, who was "born in a tree and raised by bees," guides young readers through the natural world, taking them on a journey through the seasons, and giving examples of things they can do in their own backyards to protect the environment.

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Price: $17.99


The Other Side of the Island

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Published: 2009-05-14

ISBN: 9781595141965

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Razorbill

Synopsis

Earth Mother is always watching… And one brave girl is about to find out why.

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Price: $8.99


Charlie and Lola: We Are Extremely Very Good Recyclers

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Published: 2009-03-05

ISBN: 9780803733350

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Dial

Synopsis

After Charlie convinces Lola to recycle her old toys instead of throwing them away, Lola discovers a recycling competition. If she can recycle one hundred plastic, metal, and paper items, she can get her very own real live tree to plant. But she only has two weeks, so Lola decides to ask her classmates to help. They turn out to be extremely very good recyclers indeed. This adventure is printed on FSC-approved paper and includes recycling tips as well as a tree poster just like Lola?s, so kids can keep track of their recycling projects and help to save the planet all on their own.

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Price: $16.99


The Gruffalo's Child

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Published: 2007-03-01

ISBN: 9780142407547

Format: B-Mass Market

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler team up again to create this funny and adorable sequel to The Gruffalo. One night, the Gruffalo’s child wanders into the woods to search for the Big Bad Mouse. But instead, she comes upon a small mouse in the woods . . . and decides to eat him! But wait, what is that? A shadow of a very large, scary creature falls on the ground. Could it be the Big Bad Mouse after all?

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Price: $5.99


Babies in the Bayou

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Published: 2007-01-18

ISBN: 9780399226533

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

Synopsis

There are lots of babies in the bayou, and even though they might have sharp white teeth, hard shells, webbed feet, or quick claws, their mothers still need to watch over them and protect them from harm. The babies learn how to dig, and swim, and follow their alert mothers’ lead. Children will fall under the bayou’s spell as they learn about a new world in this lyrically charming book by one of our most respected naturalists. As he’s done so masterfully with other animals and environments, Arnosky presents an intimate look at an unusual and rich habitat.

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Price: $16.99


Zinnia's Flower Garden

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Published: 2007-01-11

ISBN: 9780142407875

Format: B-Mass Market

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

Springtime is here, and Zinnia can’t wait to plant her seeds and watch them grow. She carefully takes care of her garden, watering her plants, weeding, and waiting patiently for something to sprout. And soon enough, the first seedlings appear! With art just as colorful as a garden in bloom, young readers will enjoy watching Zinnia’s beautiful garden grow, and may even be inspired to start one of their own.

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Price: $5.99


Nothing to Do

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Published: 2006-05-04

ISBN: 9780525476566

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Dutton Juvenile

Synopsis

What do you do when there’s nothing to do? Here’s a book about exploring the delights of unscheduled time. No piano lessons, sports practice, afterschool classes, homework. Instead, bestselling author Douglas Wood gently points children to the magical worlds of the imagination, the mysteries of nature, and the deep satisfaction of finding out things on one’s own. The perfect antidote for the overscheduled child, this wise yet playful book revels in the simple joys life has to offer.With brilliant, multifaceted patterned artwork that is the hallmark of Wendy Anderson Halperin,

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Price: $16.99


The Trellis and the Seed

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Published: 2005-05-05

ISBN: 9780142403174

Format: B-Mass Market

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

The little seed spent the winter in a jelly glass on the top shelf of a chinacupboard. It was only a seed and very, very small. How could it ever be a vine with sweet-smelling blossoms? When spring came, the Nice Lady made a hole for the seed and planted it in her garden at the base of a trellis. It felt soft in the hole, but also cold and dark. Don’t worry, said the Earth. God has planned something beautiful for you. The little seed did not believe it. But as time passed, and the sun shone, and the rain fell, the little seed began to feel something unexpected. . . .

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Price: $5.99


Atlantic

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Published: 2004-03-30

ISBN: 9780142400272

Format: B-Mass Market

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

Lapping at the sandy shores, stretching from the North Pole to the South Pole and from North America to Africa, the Atlantic Ocean is constantly changing shape and size and is always traveling. It has fascinated people for ages and still does today.  Scientists study the Atlantic, fishermen search for its schools of fish, artists paint it, and poets write about it.  Here, the power and grace of the Atlantic Ocean are beautifully captured in Brian Karas’s sparkling text and paintings.

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Price: $6.99


Silver Seeds

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Published: 2003-03-24

ISBN: 9780142500101

Format: B-Mass Market

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

Is the night sky filled with stars, or are they really silver seeds? When you see fall leaves floating down from trees, could they be little brown parachutes? Maybe the moon is really a melon and your shadow is a silent friend. The lyrical poems and luminous illustrations in this stellar collection will stretch readers’ imaginations. Can you believe what you see? Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Francher.

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Price: $6.99


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