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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


Skin Like Milk, Hair of Silk: What Are Similes and Metaphors? (Words Are CATegorical)
Brian P. Cleary

Millbrook Press, 2011

Are you as clever as a fox? Or perhaps you're as sharp as any spike? If so, this book will be a piece of cake! Clever rhymes from Brian P. Cleary and humorous illustrations from Brian Gable present similes and metaphors. When it comes to grammar, this team is not as slow as thick molasses. Oh no, they're as bright as polished pennies! Each simile and metaphor is printed in color for easy identification in this gem of a book. Read it aloud and ...


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.


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 ...


It'S Back To School We Go!: First Day Stories from Around The World
Ellen Jackson

Millbrook Press, 2003

In easy-to-read text, describes what the first day of school might be like for a child in Kenya, Kazakhstan, Canada, Australia, Japan, China, Peru, Germany, India, Russia, and the United States.


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.


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.


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.


Africa Is Not A Country
Margy Burns Knight

Millbrook Press, 2002

Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 1/1/2002 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up


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!


David Lubar

Millbrook Press, 2014

When Logan's class takes a trip to a math museum, his mischievous friend Benedict is sure it will be a boring day—until he discovers a robot and its creator in an off-limits area. The robot proves feisty, and soon both boys get zapped. They realize only later that they'd left the museum without their math skills. To get back the knowledge they need for school—not to mention buying food at the mall, divvying up dinner at home, and much ...


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 ...


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 ...


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


The Snowflake : A Water Cycle Story
Neil Waldman

Millbrook Press, 2003

"A beautiful take on the water cycle. Waldman traces the journey of a single drop of water throughout the year, with each month receiving its own spread. The water begins as a snowflake that melts into a droplet, flows into the ground, bubbles up in a spring, flows into a farm's irrigation system, evaporates into the morning fog, becomes part of a cloud, rains down, enters a plumbing system, washes a little girl's face, flows out to the ocean, ...


I Pledge Allegiance (On My Own History)
June Swanson

Millbrook Press, 2002

Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/1/2002 Pages: 39 Reading Level: Age 7 and Up


Art Is... (Bob Raczka's Art Adventures)
Bob Raczka

Millbrook Press, 2003

When you think of art, do you think of painting and sculpture? Bob Raczka shows us that even these traditional artistic mediums can be created in untraditional ways. Art can also be draped, chiseled, pasted and drizzled. But unusual approaches to painting and sculpture are only the beginning. We learn that art comes in many forms - a wall or a ceiling, a lamp or a rug, a goblet or a musical instrument. Simple rhyming verse pairs beautifully with ...


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.


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.


Animals in Fall: Preparing for Winter (Cloverleaf Books - Fall's Here!)
Martha E. H. Rustad

Millbrook Press, 2011

Honk! Geese are flying south. Grr! Black bears are looking for a den. Munch! Deer are eating extra food. Find out what other animals do to get ready for winter. What happens in fall? Find out in the Fall's Here! series, part of the Cloverleaf Books(tm) collection. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and illustrations to make learning fun!



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