Papa Bear, Mama Bear, and Little Wee Bear go out for a morning
walk, hoping by the time they get home their porridge will cool to
the perfect temperature. But they don.t realize a jump-roping,
curly-haired terror named Goldilocks is on the way. Things are
about to get messy before the Bear family has a chance to eat their
One minute, the narrator of this cleverly rhyming romp is quietly
reading. The next minute, pigs descend upon his house in every
imaginable getup, by every available means, from every possible
place—even “Pigs from France” and “Pigs
just in their underpants.
More than anything Hedgie wants to be an astronaut and travel into
space. He gets his chance the day the geyser, Big Sparkler, starts
to sputter and fade, disappointing all the alien tourists, who fly
to the tiny planet of Mikkop to throw coins into Big Sparkler and
look at the strange flowers that survive on its sparkles.
Froggy has never celebrated Christmas; usually he's taking his long
winter's nap. But not this year. Froggy's best friend, Max the
beaver, wakes him up to join the fun. Soon, Froggy's gotten into
the swing of things. finding a tree, wrapping presents, singing
carols, and enjoying a holiday feast.
A mouse is taking a stroll through the deep, dark wood when along
comes a hungry fox, then an owl, and then a snake. The mouse is
good enough to eat but smart enough to know this, so he invents . .
. the gruffalo. As Mouse explains, the gruffalo is a creature with
terrible claws, and terrible tusks in its terrible jaws, and
knobbly knees and turned-out toes, and a poisonous wart at the end
of its nose.
Virginia Vincent Folsum, better known as Ginger, is a very elegant
lady. An accomplished pianist, socially active—and what
style. “You are what you wear” is her motto. But
Ginger’s greatest passion is her pet pig, Petunia, whom she
Welcome to Centerburg. Where you can win a hundred dollars by
eating all the doughnuts you want; where houses are built in a day;
and where a boy named Homer Price can foil four slick bandits using
nothing but his wits and pet skunk.
The comic genius of Robert McCloskey and his wry look at
small-town America has kept readers in stitches for
Horrible Harry thinks he's the world's second-best
detective–second only to Sherlock Holmes, of course. But the
rest of the kids in Room 3B aren't so sure. So he's determined to
prove himself by solving the latest mystery at South
School–how to win the new cafeteria contest.
When Jamie O'Rourke's wife leaves him alone for a week, it's up to
Jamie to do the housework. But Jamie isn't just the laziest man in
Ireland, he's also the messiest. When a magical pooka arrives
unexpectedly and starts to do the dishes and sweep the house, Jamie
thinks that maybe he's the luckiest man in Ireland as well.
ABC's Shark Tank meets The Terrible Two when two
sixth grade entrepreneurs compete to become top mogul on their
Twelve-year-old Peter Gronkowski prides himself on being a
professional businessman. Tired of the clichéd lemonade
stands that line his block, he decides to start a better business
with the help of an intern.