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Robie Harris is an award winning and best-selling author. She has written both fiction and non-fiction and has had books published in the UK and the US by Orchard Books and Little, Brown and Co, among others. Artist Information - Tor Freeman graduated from Kingston University with a BA in Illustration in 1999. She has been writing and illustrating for children ever since. Her books include Ambrose Goes for Gold (Macmillan) and Nelson (Walker Books).
A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection. Touching and funny, Turtle and Me captures the importance of a special toy and explores why such a thing shouldn’t be given up lightly! A little boy and his soft toy have been inseparable since birth; Turtle has had many accidents but a lot of washing and stitching have kept him going through thick and thin. But, when are you too old to need such a toy? The gentle resolution to this story will reassure all young readers! Click on the links below to see more great books from Brubaker, Ford and Friends: Little Bee The Acorn What will you be Grandma ?
An adorable book introducing the youngest readers to the names of their body parts, from head to toe! Look! Babies Head to Toe is an exuberant introduction to the parts of the body and the senses. Filled with fun, repetitive sounds and a melodic voice, this book will captivate babies and toddlers. It's the perfect follow-up to Harris's first board book, Who?: A Celebration of Babies.
Who's that? A BABY! Sweet Baby! Nice Baby! That's who! Who? explores the relationships babies form with the people and things they love the most. The text's repetitive verse and melodic voice will captivate babies and toddlers and draw them into the sounds and images of the book.
Follow along as Elephant goes through the ups and downs of creating something new in this charming non-fiction picture book. A lively introduction to essential maths concepts for very young readers. Elephant wants to build something tall. Something as tall as Elephant. But will it stay up? CRASH! BOOM! No, not this time... Hmmm... Build it again? 1 block. 2 blocks? 4 blocks? It's still not as tall as Elephant. More blocks! Now will it stay up? Now will it be as tall as Elephant? Build, balance and count; question, estimate, measure; predict, crash, and build again with Elephant and a bucket full of blocks. Robie Harris's charming, boisterous text is perfectly complemented by Chris Chatterton's bold mixed-media illustrations.
New York Times best-selling author Robie H. Harris helps preschoolers understand what makes us who we are - from our height to our hair, from the shade of our skin to our eyesight. Join Nellie, Gus, baby Jake, and their parents at Funland as they go on rides, watch performers, and play games along with many other children and grown-ups. As they enjoy their excursion, they - and young readers - notice that people are the same as one another in lots of ways, and different in lots of ways too. Accessible, humorous, family-filled illustrations; conversations between Gus and Nellie; and straightforward text come together to help children realize why it's important to treat others the way they want to be treated and the way you want to be treated - whether a person is a lot like you or different from you, a good friend or someone you have just met or seen for the first time.
A fun and friendly look at the many kinds of families that make up our world by best-selling author Robie H Harris. Join Nellie and Gus and their parents for a day at the zoo, where they see all kinds of children and families - both animal and human! To top off their day, Nellie and Gus invite friends and relatives for a big dinner at home. The warm, humorous, family-filled illustrations; friendly conversations between the two siblings and matter-of-fact text will help young children feel that whoever is in their family, it is perfectly normal and totally wonderful. Who's In My Family? is part of a new picture book series for young children called, Let's Talk About You and Me, from award-winning author Robie H. Harris, illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott.
A completely updated 20th anniversary edition of the definitive book on childrens' sexual health. Now with expanded information on internet and texting safety, birth control, LGBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender) issues and more - this universally acclaimed classic by Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley is a cutting-edge resource for children, parents, teachers, librarians and anyone else who cares about the well-being of pre-teens and teens. Providing accurate and up-to-date information to answer young people's concerns and questions, from conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, it offers everything they need - now more than ever - to make responsible decisions and stay healthy.
An updated 15th anniversary edition of the classic guide for young children on babies, bodies, love, sex, reproduction and families. This clear, lively information book about sex and reproduction covers all the main areas: babies, reproduction, bodies, chromosomes, genes, growing up, love, health and lots more. As before, the information is imparted simply and reassuringly with humorous commentary from an inquisitive bird and a squeamish bee and very friendly full-colour cartoon-strip illustrations. Created by the author and illustrator of Let's Talk About Sex, this forthright and funny book has been newly updated for its fifteenth anniversary.
A charming story about the adventures a little boy has with his cuddly toy turtle. Turtle gets covered in spaghetti, chewed by a puppy, and ripped in a tug of war, but despite all of this the little boy still loves him. But will this love last forever?
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