The award-winning creator of the Dear Dumb Diary books presents a debut entry in a new series featuring a grouchy kitty, who in a collection of short, laugh-out-loud comics shares offbeat observations on everything from pizza and computers to toothbrushing and his dim-witted best friend.
A lavishly detailed graphic novel partly inspired by the exile of Elizabeth I follows the banishment of a queen to a convent on a tiny coastal island, where her growing friendship with a mysterious young orphan leads to discoveries about the island's sinister true purpose.
When the bus driver decides to take a break from driving, a wild and wacky pigeon pleads and begs to take his place in a hilarious picture book that perfectly captures a pre-schooler's temper tantrum.
Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days.The beginning reader may watch a hungey caterpillar eat his way to the cocoon stage, when he hibernates for two weeks to emerge as a beautiful butterfly
Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative's home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown is overshadowed by violence, Jude worries for the family members who were left behind as she adjusts to a new life with unexpected surprises.
A charmingly simple story of a child whose playground is a gritty urban cityscape. With no parent in sight, the boy wanders the sidewalks to find a yellow construction hat that quickly becomes his favorite belonging, earning him many compliments from strangers on nearby stoops. Eventually the boy meets the owner of the hat and must return it, leading him to make his own yellow hat.
Greg Heffley's best friend and biographer shares first-person insights into their middle-school experiences while making a decided mess of Greg's life story. By the award-winning creator of Rodrick Rules and Getaway
A modern tale of early adolescence finds Celi navigating questions about her changing body, first attraction and a best friend's genderfluid explorations while resisting her mother's embarrassing plans for an ancestral Mexica moon ceremony to celebrate her first period.
A conclusion to the best-selling series finds Hank serving as a guide for a favorite visiting author and hiding his secret about how his reading struggles have prevented him from finishing the author's books by making up his own endings. Simultaneous and eBook.
When a magical fairy emerges from an heirloom ornament that young Jack accidentally breaks in his enthusiasm for staging the best Christmas ever, she is able to conjure all the trappings of Christmas on a grand scale — but she can't fix the broken ornament that's so precious to Jack's mother.
Awakened in the middle of the night by her fanatically paranoid grandmother, who declares they must leave and never return because the day of reckoning has arrived, a young girl bonds with people in a new community and wonders how long she will be allowed to remain. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of The Tale of Despereaux.
The inspiring memoir for young readers about a Latina rocket scientist whose early life was transformed by joining the Girl Scouts and who currently serves as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA.