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Illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz
Candlewick Press
September 2017
ISBN 978-0-7636-8206-4

A 2017 Junior Library Guild Selection

One day Joe, the exuberant giraffe, decides to throw a party for his pet worm, Wiggy. There’s just one problem: Sparky the turtle is not entirely sure if Wiggy even exists! What will happen when every animal in the zoo shows up to Wiggy’s party with presents and cake? Worm or no worm, this silly, satisfying tale is sure to leave new readers smiling.


Illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz
Candlewick Press, June 2013
ISBN 978-0-7636-6278-3 (hardcover)
ISBN 978-07636-7181-5

The endearing and mismatched pals accidentally latch onto a big yellow bus and leave the cageless zoo for their first trip to school.

An Amazon Best Book of the Year
The Library of Congress/Center for the Book 52 Great Reads for Kids
A Cybils Finalist

★ "Perfect for the newly independent reader and makes a fine bridge from Amelia Bedelia to Ramona." —The Horn Book, starred review


Illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz
Candlewick Press, March 2011
ISBN 978-0-7636-4578-6 (hardcover)
ISBN 978-0-7636-6059-8 (paperback)

The unlikely duo return in a very funny tale of friendship, derring-do, and the discovery that, bold or shy, anyone can become a superstar.

A Bankstreet Best Book of the Year

★ "This warm buddy story is just about perfect for new readers . . . This little treasure is one that will get passed around." —Kirkus, starred review


Illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz
Candlewick Press, March 2009
ISBN 978-0-7636-3387-5 (hardcover)
ISBN 978-0-7636-4893-0 (paperback)

A Kirkus Best Children's Book of the Year
A Chicago Public Library Best Children's Book of the Year
A Junior Library Guild Selection

★ “Children . . . will laugh out loud at the innocent assumptions Joe and Sparky make as they explore the world outside Sparky's shell. Utterly charming!” —Kirkus, starred review


Illustrated by Jon Davis
tiger tales, September 2013
ISBN 978-1-58925-121-2

After a fun winter’s day of sledding, a family of bears returns to their cozy home. They share big bear hugs, grilled cheese and hot cocoa, books, and cookies. Then, Mother and Father Bear carry their tired, happy children to bed. Gentle, rhyming text and soft, inviting illustrations make this a perfect choice for bedtime.

"A perfect book to help settle your youngsters down for the night or to enjoy when the weather is raging outside [and] appreciate all the loveliness of home." —The Children's and Teens' Book Connection


Illustrated by Mark Fearing
Candlewick Press, May 2011
ISBN 978-07636-5550-1 (hardcover)

Let's go Bigfooting! This valuable field guide contains everything you need to know about the furry fugitive, including tips on trapping and releasing your specimen.


"Bigfoot enthusiasts rejoice." --Children's Literature


Illustrated by Kaori Watanabe
tiger tales, September 2008
ISBN 978-1-58925-840-2 (padded board book)

Lily Fairy is having a tea party. Join her as she gets ready for her guests—and learn a rainbow of colors—with this cheery padded board book.

Illustrated by Kaori Watanabe
tiger tales, September 2008
ISBN 978-1-58925-841-9 (padded board book)

Shh! The fairies are getting ready for bed. Count one glowing moon, two cozy quilts, three bedtime books, and more. Settle down with the fairies—and learn the numbers one through ten.


Illustrated by Jill Newton
Candlewick Press, August 2007
ISBN 978-07636-2963-2 (hardcover)
ISBN 978-07636-2964-9 (paperbacks in slipcase)

Things can get a bit prickly when your best friend is a porcupine. Four funny tales with a final twist, perfectly suited for first-time readers.

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ADAPTATIONS OF TV SHOWS AND MOVIES


MARTHA SPEAKS CHAPTER BOOKS

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Humorous and educational chapter book adaptions of the popular Martha Speaks animated series on PBS KIDS.

Designed to enrich the vocabulary of 4- to 7-year-olds, the series is based on the classic Houghton Mifflin books by Susan Meddaugh that have charmed and captivated millions of children.

Please click on the "Martha Speaks PBS Kids" header for individual book titles and ISBNs.



MARTHA SPEAKS CANINE COMICS
SIX DARING DOGGY ADVENTURES


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, January 2013
ISBN 978-0-547-86784-7 (hardcover)

Action! Adventure! Robotic dogs! This exciting graphic novel includes six daring doggy adventures and a bonus activities section full of fun things to do and make!

NEW! FIZZY'S LUNCH LAB
SUPER SUPPER THROWDOWN


Candlewick Entertainment, May 2014
ISBN 978-07636-7279-9 (hardcover)

It’s Professor Fizzy, champion of healthy meals, versus Fast Food Freddy in a Super Supper Throwdown!

"The kid-friendly cartoons cheerfully cover topics such as proper mealtime etiquette, how to effectively maneuver the supermarket, and how food affects our bodies. . . . fun facts and easy do-it-yourself recipes. . . . This will have broad appeal with even the youngest readers. —School Library Journal

"A fun interactive read-aloud for nutrition education." —Library Media Connection

"The characters from the PBS Kids’ show Fizzy’s Lunch Lab teach kids about the importance of good nutrition. . . . With asides about protein, fiber, fats and calcium, Fizzy covers all the bases, and kids can even get some tips on dinner conversation starters and how to set the table." —Kirkus Reviews




JUDY MOODY'S THRILL-A-DELIC HUNT FOR BIGFOOT

Written with Kate Fletcher
Candlewick Press, May 2011
ISBN 978-07636-5708-6 (paperback)

A humongously fun activity guide offering everything you need to know about the large, hairy creature we call Bigfoot -- including detailed instructions on how to catch one!

JUDY MOODY AND THE THRILL POINTS RACE

Candlewick Press, May 2011
ISBN 978-07636-5552-5

Judy Moody is determined that she will have the most NOT bummer summer ever - with plenty of thrill points to prove it!