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- Why Elephant has a Trunk
You see there was a time when Elephant had no nose. He was big and he was clumsy and he was very, very smelly!
So what happened when Elephant fell asleep too close to the waterhole?
- If a Chicken Stayed for Supper
Mother Fox is out for the night, hunting for their favourite supper – chicken. But the five little foxes get impatient waiting for her and sneak out to play.They frolic and dance in the moonlight till it occurs to them that one of them may be lost.
In this Caldecott Honor Book, Kevin Henkes touches on the security blanket through a delightful story.
- I’m So Embarrassed!
It seems to Andrew that his mother has a talent for embarrassing him – even when she tries her best not to!
- Julius, the Baby of the World
’Julius is the baby of the world,’ said his parents. But Lilly, his older sister, disagreed. She hoped he would go away. But he didn’t. He stayed and stayed and stayed. Nothing her parents said or did could change Lilly’s mind about Julius.
- Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
See how the brain works while using it in the process of reading this book! Most of us have no idea what’s really going on inside our heads.
‘There is no Jessica,’ said Ruthie’s parents. But of course there was. She ate with Ruthie, and was sorry when Ruthie was bad. Nobody could see Jessica – except Ruthie.
- Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five
What’s the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a child’s brain? What’s the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know.
- Good Little Wolf
Will good little Rolf discover a big bad wolf within him?
- The Splendid Spotted Snake
The little yellow snake grew and grew…his spots turned purple, red and blue!