Bad Kitty is a series of American children's books by Nick Bruel, about a housecat named Kitty, who often wreaks havoc about her owner's home. The first book, Bad Kitty, was a picture book, published in 2005, and featured Kitty encountering foods and doing activities categorized by the alphabet.
When Alex finds out his dad has bought him a peace offering of a sort-a spitfire of a horse with a red coat, lightning speed, and a fighting spirit-it just might be enough to heal Alex's heart and reunite father and son.
Warriors, Series by Erin Hunter; Dave Stevenson (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2004-01-06
Warriors is a series of novels based on the adventures and drama of multiple clans of feral cats. The series is primarily set in the fictional location of White Hart Woods, and later, Sanctuary Lake.
ASPCA Kids: Pet Rescue Club Collection: Books 1- 3 by Cathy Hapka; Dana Regan (Illustrator)
Welcome to the Pet Rescue Club! In this heartwarming series, a group of likeable fourthgraders tackle serious issues of animal welfare in a caring and age-appropriate way, always with a sense of humor and a happy ending! This volume contains three stories - "A Home for Truman", "No Time for Hallie", and "The Lonely Pony". When Janey starts a blog where people can share cute pet photos and stories, she never imagined she'd receive a heartbreaking photo of a skinny, abandoned dog. She calls on her friends Lolli, Zach, and Adam to help - and that's just the start! When these animal-loving fourth graders discover how many animals need help in their suburban hometown, they can't just sit by and do nothing... Read a book and help save a life: 5-7% of the purchase price of every ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Pet Rescue Club book goes directly to the ASPCA® so they can continue their mission of helping the helpless, with a minimum donation of $50,000 through December 2019.
The blockbuster #1 New York Times bestselling modern classic, now with a brand-new cover in anticipation of Book Two in the series!The #1 New York Times Bestseller!With a lonely boy named Ben on board, the brave young dragon Firedrake sets out on a magical journey to find the mythical place where silver dragons can live in peace forever. Flying over moonlit lands and sparkling seas, they encounter fantastic creatures, summon up surprising courage -- and cross the path of a ruthless villain with an ancient grudge who's determined to end their quest. Only a secret destiny can save the dragons in this enchanting adventure about the true meaning of home.
Read the New York Times bestselling book that inspired the hit movies! Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, the quiet and thoughtful son of the Chief of the Hairy Hooligans, tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan by catching and training a dragon. Can Hiccup do it without being torn limb from limb? Join his adventures and misadventures as he finds a new way to train dragons--and becomes a hero. This action-packed, hilarious, and perfectly illustrated novel is a modern classic beloved by millions across the globe.
Meet the Upside-Down Magic kids in the first topsy-turvy adventure of this New York Times bestselling series, now a Disney Channel Original Movie!It's never easy when your magic goes wonky.For Nory, this means that instead of being able to turn into a dragon or a kitten, she turns into both of them at the same time -- a dritten.For Elliott, the simple act of conjuring fire from his fingertips turns into a fully frozen failure.For Andres, wonky magic means he's always floating in the air, bouncing off the walls, or sitting on the ceiling.For Bax, a bad moment of magic will turn him into a . . . actually, he'd rather not talk about that.Nory, Elliott, Andres, and Bax are just four of the students in Dunwiddle Magic School's Upside-Down Magic class. In their classroom, lessons are unconventional, students are unpredictable, and magic has a tendency to turn wonky at the worst possible moments. Because it's always amazing, the trouble a little wonky magic can cause . . .
For fans of the Chronicles of Narnia comes the first book in the Wildwood Chronicles, the New York Times bestselling fantasy adventure series by Colin Meloy, lead singer of the Decemberists, and Carson Ellis, acclaimed illustrator of The Mysterious Benedict Society. Now in paperback! Wildwood captivates readers with the wonder and thrill of a secret world within the landscape of a modern city. It feels at once firmly steeped in the classics of children's literature and completely fresh. The story is told from multiple points of view, and the book features more than eighty illustrations, including six full-color plates, making this an absolutely gorgeous object. In Wildwood, Prue and her friend Curtis uncover a secret world in the midst of violent upheaval--a world full of warring creatures, peaceable mystics, and powerful figures with the darkest intentions. And what begins as a rescue mission becomes something much greater as the two friends find themselves entwined in a struggle for the very freedom of this wilderness. A wilderness the locals call Wildwood. The bestselling trilogy from Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis consists of Wildwood, Under Wildwood, and Wildwood Imperium.
Based on real events, this is a miraculous story of a boy who befriends a famous elephant during a race against time and villains!When young pickpocket Danny accidentally buys an elephant at an auction, he finds himself swept up on an unforgettable adventure. Offered a job by a zookeeper, all he has to do is ride Maharajah from Edinburgh to Manchester in one week.Everyone in the country is watching, even the Queen, but the journey soon proves to be filled with drama and danger. A rival zookeeper will stop at nothing to make sure they fail, and soon Danny's shady connections from his past threaten to overturn the mission...Can Danny win the trust and friendship of the elephant and guide him home? Can the two of them stick together through the odds and win the day?
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Newt Scamander's classic compendium of magical creatures, has delighted generations of wizarding readers. Now, in this updated edition with a new foreword by Newt himself and the unveiling of six beasts little known outside the American wizarding community, Muggles too have the chance to discover where the Thunderbird lives, what the Puffskein eats, and why shiny objects should always be kept away from the Niffler.
Why does an Arctic hare have tiny ears? To conserve heat! How does a walrus feel around for food on the botom of the sea? With its whiskers! Learn cool facts about the arctic fox, the beluga whale, the snowy owl, and more in this book.
From the deadly black widow spider and the terrifying great white shark to the twenty-five-foot-long man-eating crocodile, many of these animals deserve their fearsome reputations. Other creatures, like the rat and the cockroach, may make our skin crawl, yet they also possess amazing survival skills. And some of these unappreciated animals are actually not the monsters they appear to be--such as the shy eight-armed octopus and the peaceful giant devil ray. Pairing eye-popping, oversize photographs with riveting descriptions, award-winning author Seymour Simon reveals the truth about twenty of nature's most fascinating--and most misunderstood--animals.
What do all the animals in this book have in common? They dig! The expertly crafted text uses a repetitive sentence pattern along with strong visual cues to support early readers as they build their reading skills and confidence. This 16-page book features repetitive and predictable text and incorporates high-frequency and familiar sight words. Children just learning how to read will love these colorful and engaging nonfiction books.
Animals under Our Feet by Sindy McKay; Judith Hunt (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
This book takes a close look at many animals that live or spend much of their life underground. It provided interesting information about why the animals go underground and how they live there. Animals covered in the book include the desert tortoise , moles, ants, meerkats, armadillos, burrowing owls, and many more
An exciting illustrated reference library for children age 8 and up. Integrated, highly visual approach sure to engage video-age kids. Authoritative, up-to-date information plus games, quizzes, puzzles, and activities.
Caldecott Honor winner Steve Jenkins is back with more Extreme Animals, perfect for young readers looking for accessible nonfiction chock full of incredible art. Stinkiest! will focus on the smelliest members of the animal kingdom. Through illustrations, infographics, facts, and figures, readers will see how big each animal is compared to humans, where it lives on the globe, and just how putrid it can be! With his signature art style, Steve Jenkins' Extreme Animals reader series explores nature's truly superlative animals. These readers are fact-packed and span the globe, detailing the astounding abilities of every shape, size, and species. Each installment focuses on amazing and unusual animals, making these nonfiction readers accessible, informative, and fascinating.
This award-winning book capturing the glittering light show of the constellations is now available in paperback. Take an illuminating ride through the starry night sky with National Geographic's Zoo in the Sky! Little Bear and the Great Bear in the Northern Sky; the scaly dragon winding his long tail; the Great Dog chasing the Hare in the Southern Sky; all are beautifully rendered in Christina Balit's vibrant art, studded with shiny stars, which perfectly illustrates Jacqueline Mitton's rich text. Awards include: Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award Parent Council Award REVIEW(S): A visually dynamic introduction to the animal constellations." -Booklist