books by Millbrook Press

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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.


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!


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.


Africa Is Not A Country
Margy Burns Knight

Millbrook Press, 2002

Africa Is Not A Country


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.


One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia (Millbrook Picture Books)
Miranda Paul

Millbrook Press, 2015

Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens when a bag breaks or is no longer needed? In Njau, Gambia, people simply dropped the bags and went on their way. One plastic bag became two. Then ten. Then a hundred. The bags accumulated in ugly heaps alongside roads. Water pooled in them, bringing mosquitoes and disease. Some bags were burned, leaving behind a terrible smell. Some were buried, but they strangled gardens. They killed ...


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.


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!


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.


Marilyn Singer

Millbrook Press, 2014

Beware! Poisonous things are all around you. In the spirit of What Stinks?, Marilyn Singer brings kids the coolest, newest info on creatures that can harm or even kill with a bite or sting.


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 ...


When Lunch Fights Back: Wickedly Clever Animal Defenses
Rebecca L. Johnson

Millbrook Press, 2014

The octopus spies a nice, tasty mantis shrimp. It swims over for a closer look at the small creature. Then—WHAM!—the mantis shrimp strikes a nasty blow with its hammer-like forelimb. The octopus shrinks back, defeated. That wasn't such an easy meal after all . . . In nature, good defenses can mean the difference between surviving a predator's attack and becoming its lunch. Some animals rely on sharp teeth and claws or camouflage. But ...


Written Anything Good Lately?
Susan Allen, Jane Lindaman

Millbrook Press, 2010

Have you ever thought about all the different types of writing you can do? You may write papers for school and e-mails to your friends. Some of you might enjoy writing stories and poems. Communicating through writing can take many forms. This book will show you twenty-six of them - one for each letter of the alphabet. In school you could write to answer Questions on a Quiz, prepare a Report on the Rainforest, or create a Sensational Speech for ...


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.


Guess What Is Growing Inside This Egg
Mia Posada

Millbrook Press, 2006

Gives facts about the many ways animals care for their eggs and young. Title: Guess What Is Growing Inside This Egg Author: Posada, Mia Publisher: Lerner Pub Group Publication Date: 2006/12/22 Number of Pages: 32 Binding Type: SCHOOL AND LIBRARY Library of Congress: 2006016250


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


Thumbtacks, Earwax, Lipstick, Dipstick: What Is a Compound Word? (Words Are Categorical)
Brian P. Cleary

Millbrook Press, 2013

What is a compound word? You'll find the answer inside this book—it's a stockpile of compound words! Brian P. Cleary's upbeat rhymes and Brian Gable's sidesplitting illustrations bring compound words to life. We've highlighted the compound words with colored type to make them easy to identify. Thumbtacks, Earwax, Lipstick, Dipstick: What Is a Compound Word? overturns traditional grammar lessons. Read this book aloud with everyone you know ...


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


A Leaf Can Be . . . (Millbrook Picture Books)
Laura Purdie Salas

Millbrook Press, 2012

A leaf can be a . . . Shade spiller Mouth filler Tree topper Rain stopper Find out about the many roles leaves play in this poetic exploration of leaves throughout the year.


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!



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