books about: circus
Uncle Wiggily's Story Book
Howard R. Garis
Grosset & Dunlap
Uncle Wiggily is everyone's favorite rabbit--he's funny, kind, and always comes up with a happy solution to any small problem. All children can relate to the experiences described in this amusing collection.
Can't-Wait Willow! (Shine Bright Kids series)
Ideals Children's Books
Choose Right. Shine Bright. The first book in a new series about helping children learn how to make good choices. Willow is so excited that the Over-the-Top Circus has finally come to town! The only problem is that when left to make her own decisions, she can't say 'no' to her favorite things. On the way to the show, she is distracted by enticing treats and fun that she just can't turn down. Willow arrives late and is sad to find that ...
The Circus Ship
Chris Van Dusen
With stunning artwork and a rhyming text, the illustrator of the Mercy Watson books tells a tale of human-animal connection full of humor and heart. When a circus ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, the poor animals are left on their own to swim the chilly waters. Staggering onto a nearby island, they soon win over the wary townspeople with their kind, courageous ways. So well do the critters blend in that when the greedy circus owner ...
If I Ran the Circus
Amer School Pub
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A young boy imagines the fantastic animals and incredible acts he will have for his greatest of all circuses.
The Far Side Gallery
Andrews McMeel Publishing
1984 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc.
A Girl and Five Brave Horses
Reprint of the original 1961 edition. Carver was born and raised in Georgia. At 20, she answered a want ad for a female rider to perform in Buffalo Bill's "Wild West" show. Intrigued by the possibility of fame and travel, Carver applied for the job. In 1924, she became the first woman to fall 40 feet on horseback into a tank of water at Steel Pier in Atlantic City, and inspired the 1991 Disney movie, "Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken". Seven years ...
To Fetch a Thief: A Chet and Bernie Mystery (Chet and Bernie Mysteries)
In the third book in the brilliant New York Times bestselling series featuring a lovable and wise dog narrator, Chet and Bernie go under the big top to solve the most unlikely missing persons (and animals!) case ever. We were outnumbered, some big number against two. When it comes to numbers, two is as far as I go, but it’s enough, in my opinion. . . . “Sit,” Bernie said. I sat. Bernie would think of something—he always did. ...
The Circus in Winter
From 1884 to 1939, the Great Porter Circus makes the unlikely choice to winter in an Indiana town called Lima, a place that feels as classic as Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio, and as wondrous as a first trip to the Big Top. In Lima an elephant can change the course of a man's life-or the manner of his death. Jennie Dixianna entices men with her dazzling Spin of Death and keeps them in line with secrets locked in a cedar box. The lonely wife ...
Dogs, Donkeys & Circus Performers: Hilarous stories of animal adventures on a path to making the world a ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Hilarous stories of animal adventures on a path to making the world a better place for all creatures; big, small, four legged and two legged. However, the book is not just about animals, its about thinking outside the box, checking your ego at the gate, living a purposeful life that benefits others, and most importantly laughing through life's challenges.
Little Black, A Pony (Black Stallion Literacy Project)
Random House - A Beginner Book
Little Black, A Pony
Wink: The Ninja Who Wanted to be Noticed
The happiest day of Wink?s life was when he was accepted to the Summer Moon School for Young Ninjas. He is sure that he will be a great ninja. Silence is the fi rst lesson and everyone is very very silent . . . except for Wink. Stealth is the second lesson and everyone is very very stealthy . . . except for Wink. Finally, Wink decides that he will be silent and stealthy. But no one notices! What?s the point of being a great ninja if no one ...
The Adventures of Zeppi #2 Circus: Read and Draw with Zeppi (Volume 2)
C. K. Omillin
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The Adventures of Zeppi series -Read and Draw with Zeppi. Book 2- Circus. Part I - the story: When a circus comes to town, Zeppi is horrified when he sees animals caged. What has become of his parents? Part II of the book contains drawing and coloring activities. Draw original pictures of Zeppi and we will post it to Zeppi's website: 'On the Go with Zeppi' - see instructions in the book.
Storm Runners #2: The Surge
Scholastic Press, 2011
Master of middle-grade adventure Roland Smith returns with a second installment in this fast-paced action series. Chase and his friends Nicole and Rashawn have just survived Hurricane Emily, the storm of the century, but their troubles are just beginning. Although they've made it to the safety of Nicole's family's farm--the winter home of the Rossi Brothers' Circus--the floodwaters are rising and they need to reach higher ground. The circus's ...
Agatha H. and the Clockwork Princess: A Girl Genius Novel
Night Shade Books
Intrigue! Subterfuge! Circus Folk! In a time when the Industrial Revolution has escalated into all-out warfare, mad science rules the world with mixed success. With the help of Krosp, Emperor of All Cats, Agatha has escaped from the massive airship known as Castle Wulfenbach. After crashing their escape dirigible, Agatha and Krosp fall in with Master Payne's Circus of Adventure, a traveling troupe of performers dedicated to staging ...
Deep in the Wave: A Surfing Guide to the Soul
For world-class surfer Bear Woznick, the ocean has always been the center of his universe. He's spent his entire life with it; riding its waves, learning from it, loving it. The ocean also nourishes the soul as Bear shows us on his surfboard. In DEEP IN THE WAVE, readers ride along with Woznick through the calmest of tides and most turbulent waves. Woznick's portrayal of the beauty and power of the ocean is truly inspiring and showcases the ...
Because a Little Bug Went Ka-Choo
Beginner Books / Random House
Little things can have a big impact, as in this funny Beginner Book by Dr. Seuss (writing under the name Rosetta Stone) and Michael Frith. When a little bug sneezes, he unknowingly sets off a hilarious chain reaction that wreaks havoc clear across town. From a toppled turtle to a sinking ship to a disrupted circus parade, Because a Little Bug Went Ka-Choo! takes a hysterical look at consequences in a way that only Dr. Seuss can. Originally ...
Hugo's Cat Circus
Ladies and gentlemen, step right up and take a seat in the stands for Hugo’s Cat Circus! Once a year, the cats of Marseille, France, creep into the night to make their way to the most spectacular show of the year, Hugo’s Cat Circus. The cats are treated to feline performers of every shape and breed, performing daring deeds to excite, amuse and amaze. Don’t miss the Tabby clowns, the Siamese knife-throwing act, or the Abyssinian cats on ...
Storm Runners #3: Eruption
The explosive conclusion to Roland Smith's fast-paced action series! Chase Masters and his friends have made it through the longest night of their lives, but their adventures are far from over. Now they're headed south of the border to track down the missing Rossi Brothers' Circus. With a volcano about to erupt after a massive earthquake, Chase has never faced such a serious threat to his survival!
Animals Everywhere! (Thomas & Friends) (Step into Reading)
Rev. W. Awdry
Random House Books for Young Readers
Thomas rolls to the rescue after some mischievous monkeys let the animals loose from a visiting circus. Boys ages 3 to 7 will love this early reader featuring their favorite Thomas & Friends engines.
Altered Art Circus: Techniques for Journals, Paper Dolls, Art Cards, and Assemblages
Art Circus! takes the reader on a magical journey into the artistic world where they can discover their creative muse which is waiting to come out and play. It is at heart a technique book for altered artists, but is housed within a wonderful, spectacular fantasy land. The book will bring the reader, the daydreamer, the explorer, the artist, to a place have never been, where they can unleash their artistic dreams and explore hidden worlds ...
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