The series follows three friends who love to share stories. In each book, one is reminded of a well-known story: It’s Not About the Ball! is based on The Frog Prince; It’s Not About the Tiny Girl! is based on Thumbelina; It’s Not About the Diamonds! is based on the story of Diamonds and Toads; It’s Not About the Straw! is based on Rumpelstiltskin and It’s Not About the Beanstalk! is based on Jack and the Beanstalk.
Three very busy families engage in such activities as school, soccer, piano playing, and cooking.
This classic, much-loved board book without text leads young children through the rhythms of the day. The fun, simple illustrations show children doing everyday activities such as getting up, having breakfast, feeding the ducks, making lunch, playing and enjoying a bedtime story. This chunky book is perfect for little hands, and children will love to spot the detail in each picture.
“Hickory, dickory, dare, Dogs aren’t allowed in there. A sneaky peek through . . . Then a hullabaloo! Hickory, dickory, dare.” Zack and his dog, Rufus, are best friends. So when Zack goes to school, Rufus follows along. And once he’s there, Rufus joins right in with painting, lunchtime, and even garden time — which makes for one messy pup when it’s time to go home! Engaging illustrations capture the people and playthings of a child’s day, with an array of analog clocks sprinkled throughout for good measure.
Priya’s day is a cheerful story of Priya’s busy, busy day – how she wakes up early in the morning, rolls up her mat, helps her mother and then sets off into the hills chasing butterflies… This activity book also shows how to tell the story in a more exciting way, while folding a sheet of newspaper into interesting shapes from the story.
Chock-full of playful pocket-sized poems that capture adventures big and small in a child’s day, this collection begs to be read aloud from sunup to sundown!