The 10th anniversary edition of The Graveyard Book includes a foreword by Margaret Atwood as well as sketches from the illustrator, handwritten drafts, and Neil Gaiman’s Newbery acceptance speech.IT TAKES A GRAVEYARD TO RAISE A CHILD.Nobody Owens, known as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn’t live in a graveyard, being raised by ghosts, with a guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the dead. There are adventures in the graveyard for a boy—an ancient Indigo Man, a gateway to the abandoned city of ghouls, the strange and terrible Sleer. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, he will be in danger from the man Jack—who has already killed Bod’s family.The Graveyard Book, a modern classic, is the only work ever to win both the Newbery (US) and Carnegie (UK) medals.
Introducing a vibrant addition to the bestselling series: EyeLike Stickers: Space. Packed with 400 durable and reusable full-color stickers, each of these books will appeal to kids and crafters alike. The stickers are designed to be stuck on and peeled off over and over again without tearing or losing adhesive. Their high-quality images boast amazingly lifelike detail and dazzling color. Stick ’em on cubbies, cards, notebooks, lockers, and scrapbooks; create entire sticker panoramas on the books’ inside front covers, which double as glossy illustrated backgrounds. For outer space fanatics and science lovers, Space offers a universe of rockets, planets, supernovas, black holes, and other extraterrestrial wonders.
New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean celebrates the true meaning of Thanksgiving with our favorite groovy cat—Pete!Starring in your school’s Thanksgiving play would make even the coolest cat nervous, including Pete the Cat! But the show must go on….With more than ten flaps that open to reveal hidden surprises, Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving is sure to be a holiday hit and a favorite for Pete the Cat fans.
Based on the bestselling Room on the Broom, this 48-page activity book is packed full of things to make, do, and color in; games to play and puzzles to solve; and more than 200 reusable stickers! With plenty to keep young readers busy for hours, it's the most fun any child could have without a broomstick.
"A charming and informative story about a pipistrelle bat. . . . Offers vivid descriptions of the animal's flight, its navigational skills, and the hunt for food." – School Library JournalNight has fallen, and Bat awakens to find her evening meal. Follow her as she swoops into the shadows, shouting and flying, the echoes of her voice creating a sound picture of the world around her. When morning light creeps into the sky, Bat returns to the roost to feed her baby . . . and to rest until nighttime comes again. Bat loves the night!Back matter includes an index.A Common Core Text Exemplar
A delightful, funny story of friendship, ghost chores, a spooky house and a professional haunter.Meet Sir Simon, Super Scarer. He's a professional ghost who has been transferred to his first house. And just in time! He was getting tired of haunting bus stops and forests and potatoes. And to top it off, this house is occupied by an old lady -- they're the easiest to haunt!But things don't go as planned when it turns out a KID comes with this old lady. Chester spots Simon immediately and peppers him with questions. Simon is exasperated. . . until he realizes he can trick Chester into doing his ghost chores. Spooky sounds, footsteps in the attic, creaks on the stairs -- these things don't happen on their own, you know! After a long night of haunting, it seems that maybe Chester isn't cut out to be a ghost, so Simon decides to help with Chester's human chores. Turns out Simon isn't cut out for human chores either. But maybe they're both cut out to be friends . . .
Our proven Spectrum Reading grade 2 workbook features 176 pages of engaging, lively passages in curriculum content areas. Recently updated to current national reading standards, including more nonfiction reading passages and activities. This workbook for children ages 7 to 8 contains proven instructional methods for developing reading proficiency. Reading skills include: •Main idea •Sequencing •Critical thinking •ABC order •Facts and opinions •Rhyming words Our best-selling Spectrum Reading series features grade-appropriate workbooks for Preschool to 6. Developed with the latest standards-based teaching methods that provide targeted practice in reading fundamentals to ensure successful learning!
These 30 easy-to-follow, step-by-step drawing lessons show how to create the most exciting images of Halloween — ghosts, goblins, skeletons, witches, pumpkins, and many more. The simple, straightforward style makes this book ideal for children between the ages of 4 and 8. A blank practice page is provided opposite each drawing page.