Young Esther has earned a special gragger (whirling noisemaker) by delivering charitable gifts on Purim, a Jewish holiday based on the story of Queen Esther. Now she is ready to carry her gragger in the Purim parade! Like the legendary Queen, Esther displays courage and wit when an older bully tries to steal her gragger. Add a toyshop and a lively cast of characters, and there is learning and fun to be had for all!
Goodnight Loon moves the story that so many parents know by heart into Northwoods territory. Illustrations inspired by the style of Goodnight Moon will give even the youngest child something to search for on every page. This faithful homage brings fresh life to a much-loved story.
The 73rd adventure of Lucky Luke, and the Old West at its funniest! Lucky Luke’s had to deal with charlatans before—is he going to face off against a real prophet this time?
There's only one you in this great big world. Make it a better place. Adri's mama and papa share some of the wisdom they have gained through the years with their eager son. Their words, simple and powerful, are meant to comfort and guide him as he goes about exploring the world. Only One You will inspire parents and children of all ages as they swim through the sea of life. 32 pp. Gr. K
This charming tale, winner of the Caldecott Medal, is a child's view of the famous story of the yearly return of the swallows to Mission San Juan Capistrano.