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Lily Learns about Wants and Needs (Cloverleaf Books - Money Basics)
Lisa Bullard

Millbrook Press, 2013

Lily wants a new bike. And a new raincoat. And ice cream. But how many of these things does she need? As Lily and her dad drive around town, Lily discovers that wants and needs are different things. Soon she can tell them apart. She picks out which things people have to have. She might even remind her dad that he doesn't need root beer!
  
  











  



  
No One Saw
Bob Raczka

Millbrook Press, 2001

With a simple, rhyming text and beautifully reproduced paintings, NO ONE SAW explores modern art. Each painting highlights the way in which the artist looked at the world in his or her own way. One look at the oversized details of her calla lilies convinces us hat no one saw flowers like Georgia O'Keeffe. A city becomes art when looked at by Kandinsky. And Miro shows us the flight of a bird like we've never seen it before. The message is a ...
  
  











  



  
Africa Is Not A Country
Margy Burns Knight

Millbrook Press, 2002

Africa Is Not A Country
  
  











  



  
The Action of Subtraction (Math Is Categorical)
Brian P. Cleary

Millbrook Press, 2008

Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable, author and illustrator of the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® series, bring their trademark sense of humor to the subject of subtraction, proving that sometimes, less is really more. The comical cats show young readers the basic concept of taking one number away from another. Funny illustrations and examples make learning to subtract as easy as 3, 2, 1!
  
  











  



  
100 Days Of School
Trudy Harris, Beth Griffis Johnson

Millbrook Press, 2000

A series of rhymes illustrates different ways to count to 100 such as by adding the ten toes of ten children or ninety-nine train cars plus one caboose.
  
  











  



  
Slide and Slurp, Scratch and Burp: More about Verbs (Words Are CATegorical)
Brian P. Cleary

Millbrook Press, 2009

One book is never enough to explore the wide range of verbs! The crazy cats deliver loads of additional examples to illustrate the power of both action verbs and linking verbs. Brian P. Cleary's playful verse and Brian Gable's comical cats turn traditional grammar lessons on end. Each verb is printed in color for easy identification. Read this book aloud and share the delight of the sense and nonsense of words.
  
  











  



  
What Is A Scientist ?
Barbara Lehn

Millbrook Press, 1999

Simple text and photographs depict children engaged in various activities that make up the scientific process.
  
  











  



  
Under, Over, by the Clover: What Is a Preposition? (Words Are Categorical)
Brian P. Cleary

Millbrook Press, 2003

In this fun-filled book, playful puns and comical cartoon cats combine to show, not tell, readers what prepositions are all about. Each preposition in the text, like under, over, by the clover, about, throughout, and next to Rover, is highlighted in color for easy identification. This is the newest addition to the Words Are CATagorical(tm) series, which has sold over 450,000 copies.
  
  











  



  
A Year at a Construction Site (Time Goes by)
Nicholas Harris

Millbrook Press, 2009

Send in the cranes! Bulldozers! Earthmovers! Would you like to watch how a building goes up? During the next twelve months, these construction workers are building a school. Check out these eight action-packed scenes for a bird's-eye view of the whole process. See how the workers make the foundation, add the walls, and put on the roof. Keep your eye on the calendar too. By spending a whole year at the building site, you can watch events unfold ...
  
  











  



  
It's Winter! (Celebrate the Seasons!)
Linda Glaser

Millbrook Press, 2002

THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A child observes the coming of winter and its effects on the weather, animals, and plants. Includes suggestions for wintertime activities.
  
  











  



  
The Chocolate Tree: A Mayan Folktale (On My Own Folklore)
Linda Lowery, Keep Richard

Millbrook Press, 2009

Ever wonder where chocolate came from? We have the Mayan king Kukulkán to thank. Kukulkán is more than a king--he is also a god. One day he brings his people an amazing gift: a chocolate tree! But there is just one problem. Kukulkán's brother, Night Jaguar, doesn't want regular people to have chocolate. He thinks only gods should eat the tempting treat. Will Night Jaguar prevail? Or will the Mayans get to keep their chocolate tree?
  
  











  



  
A Year in the World of Dinosaurs (Time Goes by)
Elizabeth Havercroft

Millbrook Press, 2009

Look out for the Allosaurus! Would you like to see what happens during a year in the world of dinosaurs? Then come spend the next twelve months in the Jurassic period. Check out eight action-packed scenes for a bird's-eye view of babies hatching, plesiosaurs swimming, and dinosaurs escaping from a forest fire. Keep your eye on the calendar too. By spending a whole year in the world of dinosaurs, you can watch events unfold as the seasons change.
  
  











  



  
Pattern Bugs
Trudy Harris

Millbrook Press, 2001

Book Details: Format: Library Binding Publication Date: 9/1/2001 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
  
  











  



  
Pattern Fish
Trudy Harris

Millbrook Press, 2000

Book Details: Format: Library Binding Publication Date: 10/1/2000 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
  
  











  



  
Our Big Home
Linda Glaser

Millbrook Press, 2002

A beautifully illustrated celebration of the air and water and soil and sky and sun and rain that we all share! Long-time Millbrook favorite Linda Glaser teams with best-selling illustrator Elisa Kleven in this clear and direct concept book about the coexistence of human beings with other living things in this big home we call Earth.
  
  











  



  
A Year in a Castle (Time Goes by)
Rachel Coombs

Millbrook Press, 2009

Lower the drawbridge! Would you like to know what life was like in a castle long ago? Then come spend the next twelve months in this castle. Check out eight action-packed scenes for a bird's-eye view of the life and work of lords, ladies, knights, maids, and more. See the castle on market day and during an attack by an enemy lord. Watch knights compete in a tournament. Keep your eye on the calendar too. By spending a whole year in a castle, you ...
  
  











  



  
It's Spring
Linda Glaser

Millbrook Press, 2002

A child observes the arrival of spring and its effects on plants and animals. Includes suggestions for nature study projects.
  
  











  



  
I Am An Artist
Pat Lowery Collins

Millbrook Press, 1994

Are you an artist? Do you see the world around you in a special way? I Am an Artist shows you how, by simply observing the delights of nature, you can be inspired to create. Can you name the colors inside a seashell? You're an artist!
  
  











  



  
The Winter Solstice
Ellen Jackson

Millbrook Press, 1997

Presents facts and folklore about the shortest day of the year, a day that has been filled with magic since ancient times.
  
  











  



  
Wonderful Worms
Linda Glaser

Millbrook Press, 1994

Encourages an appreciation for the small creatures of the earth by explaining the vital role that earthworms play in the planet's ecosystem, with cross-section illustrations of the worm's underground environment and informative charts.
  
  











  








   



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