Ten-year-old Jack likes the cute ducklings at the store so much that he wants to take them home. But where will he put them, what will they eat, and where will they swim? Children will take delight in Jack's exciting pet-ownership journey while Sweetie, Nibbles, Ducky and Daisy waddle from one adventure to the next!
A delightful little mystery about a tin of popcorn. When Grandma sends popcorn in the mail and Gracie does not receive it, Gracie goes on a hunt to find out if her family members can help her decipher a note left by the mailman. Gracie is just about to give up hope when she finally solves the mystery! Popcorn Behind the Bush is the first fun-to-read book in the Gracie Series.
Where do 15 alligators go when they go out for tea? Find out in this delightful rhyming story for young children. 'Fifteen Alligators' bubbles merrily along, making it fun both to listen to and to read aloud. Lively illustrations round out this whimsical tale.
Seven fables and children's stories, from the haunting "The Enchanted Tree" to the silly "Wild Pony Day." (Most of these stories were previously published in magazines such as Cricket, or in anthologies.)
Where Lions Roar at Night is an engaging read-aloud for the whole family. Enjoy the fun, adventures and dramas of a modern day ‘pioneering’ family as they make their home in a 90-year-old barn in rural N.Z. The first of the Barn Chronicles series and winner of the 2010 CALEB Prize for children’s books. “A simple piece of sunlit childhood. ” Emma Jelsma, Scene Magazine 2010
A children’s favourite in Southeast Asia for 1000 years, the little Mousedeer outsmarts jungle bullies. Each of the ten stories is self-contained, and authentic to the tradition of imparting correct behaviour. As every Mum knows, a child needs guidance. The well-proven method of centuries is employed here, read-aloud fun. Ages 4 and up.