In this cumulative Cuban folktale, a bossy rooster dirties his beak when he eats a kernel of corn and must find a way to clean it before his parrot uncle’s wedding. Includes a glossary of Spanish words and information about the different birds in the story.
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Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay are planning the best wedding the barnyard has ever seen. But when Harry sets off to fetch some flowers for his bride-to-be, the wicked scarecrow Reginald Rake tries to take his place.
The stunning sights and sounds of a Nigerian wedding are vividly brought to life in Ifeoma Onyefulu’s new picture book. The different traditions and customs of this African wedding are explored and explained through the eyes of one young spectator. We see the preparations made by the whole community in anticipation of the traditional African ceremony and second religious ceremony.
A picture book provides a simple introduction to the things that often happen at a wedding.
Not every flower girl enjoys “her” wedding day quite the way Gloria does!Nothing has made Gloria happier than being chosen as flower girl for sister Fran’s wedding. Thrilled with her beautiful satin gown, long white gloves, shiny white shoes, lace socks, and sparkling tiara, Gloria dreams of donning her wedding finery and transforming herself. Hanging on a hook on her bedroom door, the dress glows “like a radiant angel.” When Gloria gives in to temptation and puts on the entire wedding outfit to entertain the dog, it leads to unpredictable and comical results.In this hilarious romp through the days leading up to the wedding, Gloria’s unstoppable desire to dress up in her flower-girl attire will appeal to any little girl whose fantasies pester her until she comes up with a creative way to fulfill them.Georgia Graham’s playful chalk pastel illustrations bring the antics in The Lime Green Secret magically to life.
The Little Flower King meets the little princess. The little princess becomes Queen of the Flowers.
Six children who have won a geography competition travel around the world in a hot-air balloon and it is up to the reader to find all six children in each of their twelve destinations, including a Bollywood film set and Lake Titicaca in Bolivia.
A little boy has made friends with the taniwha in his river, but no one believes him. The taniwha takes the boy on a journey through time and myth where he meets some amazing characters, gathering the earth’s treasures as he goes.