The Frog Prince Continued by Jon Scieszka Summary
A hilarious sequel to the popular fairy tale continues the adventures of the prince as he unhappily copes with the realities of being human once more, until, tired of it all, he sets out to find a witch who can turn him back into a frog. Reprint.
Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka,Mac Barnett,Matt Myers Summary
Alex, whose birthday it is, hijacks a story about Birthday Bunny on his special day and turns it into a battle between a supervillain and his enemies in the forest--who, in the original story, are simply planning a surprise party.
AstroNuts Mission One: The Plant Planet by Jon Scieszka Summary
"Jon Scieszka, the groundbreaking storyteller and master of wit, brings us a smart and hilarious adventure. AstroNuts doesn't just break new ground-it breaks outer space! Brilliant." — Dav Pilkey, bestselling author of the Dog Man and Captain Underpants series A laugh-out-loud tale packed with science, adventure, and a whole lot of fun: AstroWolf, LaserShark, SmartHawk, and StinkBug are animals that have been hybridized to find other planets for humans to live on once we've ruined Earth. So off they rocket to the Plant Planet! Will that planet support human life? Or do Plant Planet's inhabitants have a more sinister plan? AstroNuts Mission One is a can't-put-it-down page-turner for reluctant readers and fans ready to blast past Wimpy Kid. • This is an outer space adventure that allows young readers to learn about our planet and environment while laughing and having fun • Features full-color illustrations throughout as well as a spectacular gatefold • How-to-draw pages are included in the back to help further engage readers and inspire creativity Jon Scieszka is a bestselling author best known for his picture books The True Story of the Three Little Pigs! and The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales. He is also the founder of guysread.com, a champion force behind guyslisten.com, and was the first National Ambassador of Young People's Literature. Steven Weinberg writes and illustrates kids' books about dinosaurs, roller coasters, beards, and chainsaws. "The end of humankind is upon us, and who do we send to save us?!? Certainly not a human! Wickedly funny, a story about climate change that doesn't come off as preachy. Kids will love this, and adults would be better off reading it too." —LeUyen Pham, illustrator of the Princess in Black series A giant leap for bookmaking and a giant leap for any kid looking for their next go-to series. • Great family and classroom read-aloud book • Books for kids ages 9-12 • Elementary school chapter books
Starting School by Jane Godwin Summary
Tim, Hannah, Sunita, Joe and Polly are all off to school for the first time. Would you like to meet them and see how they go? There are new friends to make, fun ways to learn, and lots of different things to discover. From Jane Godwin and Anna Walker comes this beautiful book focussing on the experiences and feelings of five very different children as they begin at school for the first time. Jane's simple words and ideas combine with Anna's gentle and detailed illustrations to help children feel comfortable about taking this big step.
It's a Little Book by Lane Smith Summary
The companion title to It's a Book, now in nappies! A playful exchange between an uninformed young donkey and a book-loving young ape brings Lane Smith's bestselling It's a Book to an even younger audience. This fun and satisfying board book is perfect for small hands, so now the message about the joy of reading can be shared with toddlers too.
Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo (Frank Einstein series #3) by Jon Scieszka Summary
"Huge laughs and great science—the kind of smart, funny stuff that makes Jon Scieszka a legend." —Mac Barnett, author of Battle Bunny and The Terrible Two Frank Einstein (kid-genius scientist and inventor) and his best friend Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial intelligence entity), create the BrainTurbo to power-boost the human body and help their baseball-pitching pal Janegoodall make the team. But when Klank (a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost intelligence entity) goes missing, they must first rescue their robot pal and stop T. Edison—Frank’s classmate and archrival—from stealing their latest invention and using it against them!