Picture Books

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Alice's Adventures In Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

by Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through
the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, tell the story of a young
girl in a fantasy world filled with peculiar, anthropomorphic
creatures. The classic tale of literary nonsense takes the reader on an
exploration of logic and absurdities. The Alice books — sometimes
combined or referred to with the abbreviated title Alice in Wonderland —
have been translated into at least 97 languages with over a hundred
different... Read more
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens

The full title of Charles Dickens' most famous work is technically A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas. This novella was published on December 19, 1843, and the first edition run of 6000 copies were sold out by Christmas Eve of that year. The publication of the first edition was fraught with complications, and even though the book was received to positive reviews, profits of the book fell far below Dickens' expectations, and the financial strain caused rifts between Dickens and... Read more
The Wind In the Willows

The Wind In the Willows

by Kenneth Grahame

The Wind in the Willows is a classic of children's literature by Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908. Alternately slow moving and fast paced, it focuses on four anthropomorphised animal characters in a pastoral version of England. The novel is notable for its mixture of mysticism, adventure, morality, and camaraderie. The Wind in the Willows was in its thirty-first printing when then-famous playwright, A. A. Milne, who loved it, adapted a part of it for stage as Toad of Toad Hall in 1929.
A Child's Garden Of Verse

A Child's Garden Of Verse

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Rediscover the delight and innocence of childhood in these classic poems from celebrated Scottish author, Robert Louis Stevenson.From make-believe to climbing trees, bedtime stories to morning play and favorite cousins to beloved mothers.Here is a very special collection to be treasured for ever. 


First published in 1885, the first printing of A Child's Garden of
Verses ran 1000 copies by Longhaus, Green and Co in London. This
book was not illustrated until the 1896 edition, published 2 years... Read more
The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

by Clement C Moore

"A Visit from St. Nicholas", also known as "The Night Before Christmas" and "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" from its first line, is a poem first published anonymously in 1823.
This famous poem helped to cement the image of Santa Claus from the description of his appearance, his transportation, and how he brings the gifts to children on Christmas eve.
The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnetts' timeless tale The Secret Garden introduces us to a sour little girl. Mary Lennox is NOT a pleasure to be around. In fact, she yells like a little princess, can't make friends, and simply despises everything.
She remains quite contrary until she helps her garden grow - and finds someone worse off than herself to bring along for the ride.  Closed off in a creepy manor house on the Yorkshire moors, how can children expect to grow towards the light?
Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through
the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, tell the story of a young
girl in a fantasy world filled with peculiar, anthropomorphic
creatures. The classic tale of literary nonsense takes the reader on an
exploration of logic and absurdities. The Alice books — sometimes
combined or referred to with the abbreviated title Alice in Wonderland —
have been translated into at least 97 languages with over a hundred
different... Read more
The Wizard Of Oz

The Wizard Of Oz

by L Frank Baum

When Nancy searches through the knapsack of an amnesia victim, she finds an unusual ring. Before long, she is caught up in a second assignment from a beautiful harpist. Nancy's discoveries reveal an important connection between the hospital patient, the harpist, and enemies from abroad.
Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass

by Lewis Carroll

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) is a work of children's literature by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), generally categorized as literary nonsense. It is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865).
The Little Black Sambo

The Little Black Sambo

by Helen Bannerman

The Story of Little Black Sambo, a children's book by Helen Bannerman, a Scot who lived for 30 years in Madras in southern India, was first published in London in 1899. (An American edition of the book was illustrated by Florence White Williams. ) In the tale, an Indian boy named Sambo prevails over a group of hungry tigers. The little boy has to give his colourful new clothes, shoes, and umbrella to four tigers so they will not eat him.
Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak

Where the Wild Things Are is a 1963 children's picture book by American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, originally published by Harper & Row. The book has been adapted into other media several times, including an animated short, a 1980 opera, and, in 2009, a live-action feature film adaptation. According to HarperCollins, the book has sold over 19 million copies worldwide as of 2008.
The Pied Piper Of Hamelin

The Pied Piper Of Hamelin

by Robert Browning

Robert Browning (1812-1889) was born in Camberwell, London, the son of a clerk in the Bank of England. The strongest influence on his education were the books in his father's extensive library, particularly the writings of Byron and Shelley. His dramatic poem Paracelsus, published in 1835, established his reputation and brought him the friendship of the actor-manager William Macready. When Macready's eldest son Willie was ill in bed, Browning wrote for the boy's entertainment the poem of The Pied Piper,... Read more
The Little Engine That Could

The Little Engine That Could

by Watty Piper

Everyone loves The Little Engine That Could, that classic tale of the determined little engine that, despite its size, triumphantly pulls a train full of toys to the waiting children on the other side of a mountain. The Little Engine that Could is an American fairytale that gained popularity and became a classic children’s book in 1930 when published by Platt & Munk under the pen name Watty Piper. An earlier version of the story was printed in the New York Tribune in 1906, and in the same year in a... Read more
A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare

"I feel that I have spent half my career with one or another Pelican Shakespeare in my back pocket. Convenience, however, is the least important aspect of the new Pelican Shakespeare series. Here is an elegant and clear text for either the study or the rehearsal room, notes where you need them and the distinguished scholarship of the general editors, Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller who understand that these are plays for performance as well as great texts for contemplation." (Patrick Stewart) The... Read more
Never Tease a Weasel

Never Tease a Weasel

by Jean Conder Soule

Jean Conder Soule wrote many books and poems for children in the '60s and '70s, and she's thrilled to see an old favorite come back. She lives in Pennsylvania. Since 1969, George Booth's illustrations have been an iconic feature of the New Yorker magazine. He also illustrated the classic Dr. Seuss book Wacky Wednesday. He and his wife, Dione, live in Stony Brook, New York.
Aesop's Fables

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

Aesop, known only for the genre of fables ascribed to him, was a slave in the mid-sixth century BC in Greece. He is assumed to have written many of these curious moral parables, and they have been added to and translated into many languages since they were first collected.
The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

by Clement Clarke Moore

I Can't Said the Ant

I Can't Said the Ant

by Polly Cameron

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The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

by Jon Scieszka

 

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales is a book of traditional fairy tales told in a not so traditional way.

Take, for example, the story of Rumpelstiltskin and Cinderella. The grumpy old gnome offers to spin straw into gold for Cinderella, but what good does that do her? She refuses, and Rumpelstiltskin asks her to guess his name. Bored and annoyed, she kicks him out! It gets much siller from there.


Caldecott Honor (1993), Texas Bluebonnet Award (1995), Buckeye Children's Book... Read more
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Santa Mouse

by Michael Brown

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The Littlest Angel

by Charles Tazewell

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Masquerade

by Williams Kit

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Miss Suzy

by Miriam Young

Picture Books Books & Ephemera

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Clifford the Big Red Dog

by Bridwell, Norman

In Nepali.
Child\'s Garden Of Verses, A

Child's Garden Of Verses, A

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

Rediscover the delight and innocence of childhood in these classic poems from celebrated Scottish author, Robert Louis Stevenson.From make-believe to climbing trees, bedtime stories to morning play and favorite cousins to beloved mothers.Here is a very special collection to be treasured for ever. 


First published in 1885, the first printing of A Child's Garden of
Verses ran 1000 copies by Longhaus, Green and Co in London. This
book was not illustrated until the 1896 edition, published 2 years... Read more
The Emperor\'s New Clothes

The Emperor's New Clothes

by Andersen, Hans Christian

A fully illustrated retelling of the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen complete with compact disc of more than forty-five of the grandest talents in the entertainment world. “The cast is A-list. The plot, legendary” (USA Today). Among the writers are Academy Award -winning and -nominated actors and actresses and other personalities from the worlds of entertainment and popular culture. Each celebrity contribution is illustrated with a stunning piece of art by illustrators who have... Read more
The Owl and The Pussy-Cat

The Owl and The Pussy-Cat

by Lear, Edward

With over thirty four million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost author illustrators of children's books. Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up. During the summer her family moves to a home in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts. As a child, Jan Brett decided to be an illustrator and spent many hours reading and drawing. She says, "I remember the special quiet of rainy days when I felt that I could enter the pages of my beautiful picture... Read more
Andrew Henry\'s Meadow

Andrew Henry's Meadow

by Burn, Doris

A classic reissued for a new generationAndrew Henry has two younger brothers, who are always together, and two older sisters, who are always together. But Andrew Henry is in the middle--and he's always with himself. He doesn't mind this very much, because he's an inventor. But when Andrew Henry's family doesn't appreciate him or his inventions, he decides it's time to run away. Many children in the neighborhood feel the same way and follow him to his meadow, where he builds each of his friends a unique... Read more
Black and White

Black and White

by MacAulay, David

Four stories are told simultaneously, with each double-page spread divided into quadrants. The stories do not necessarily take place at the same moment in time, but are they really one story?
Tawny Scrawny Lion

Tawny Scrawny Lion

by Jackson, Kathryn