This funny new series features iconic holiday characters in a way that has never been done before—as superheroes! The Holiday Heroes Save Christmas is a different approach to Christmas books that will have readers laughing all season long. This just in—breaking news from the North Pole! Santa Claus can't deliver presents on Christmas Eve and he needs backup. But not just anybody can help him—he needs the Holiday Heroes! This Christmas, it's up to the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, a Witch and a Leprechaun to fill in for Santa and save Christmas. Can the Holiday Heroes deliver presents without being spotted? Will they be able to pull off Christmas in the end? Perfect books for kids 5 7: who love stories about a superhero! for the Christmas holiday!

Author ,
Isbn 1492695386
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2018-10-02
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling How to Catch series comes a new winter adventure! Our heroes' entry for the snowman contest has magically come to life—and ran away! Can YOU help catch it? Get ready for snow much fun as you travel through a winter wonderland with running, skating, and bouncing through trap after trap to catch the snowman and claim the winning prize. Will the snowman teach our heroes a lesson they'll never forget? Who snows! I don't thumpity-thump or give warm hugs— that's for my snowman friends to do. Clever kids will try to trap me, but who will catch me...YOU? Also in the How to Catch Series: How to Catch a Unicorn How to Catch a Mermaid How to Catch a Dinosaur How to Catch an Elf How to Catch a Monster and more!

Author Adam Wallace
Isbn 1728237483
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2020-10-06
Pages 40
Language English
File format PDF

To find out whether Santa thinks you’re naughty or nice, you’ll need to trick an elf into letting you see the list! Legend has it that the only way to find out if you’re on Santa’s naughty or nice list is to trick an elf into letting you sneak a peek! But be careful: elves are tricky themselves! To get a look at the list, you’ll need to be clever in crafting a distracting craft to catch the elf’s attention. So, grab some Christmas supplies like ribbons, twinkle lights, bows, and candy canes, and get prepared for your sly holiday visitor! On the nights leading up to Christmas, one of Santa’s elves will show up to keep watch on kids and to report on their naughty or nice behavior! However, if you’re careful and clever and quick, you can set up a beautiful little sleigh that will distract your elf, and then you’ll be sure to get a glimpse at Santa’s list! Sue Fliess’s poetic read-aloud text and Simona Sanfilippo’s vibrant, whimsical illustrations will provide much fun for young readers eager to trick their own Christmas elf and find which list they’re on! Also included are guides for teachers and parents about how to engage children in building an elf sleigh themselves and how to interest them in the history of the holiday and the many cultures that celebrate Santa’s tiny helpers.

Author Sue Fliess
Isbn 1510744320
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2019-09-17
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

It's Christmas time and Santa is almost here... IF you know how to catch him! From the creators of the New York Times bestsellers How to Babysit a Grandpa and How to Babysit a Grandma comes an equally charming and hilarious holiday must-read! After waiting for days and days and days, it’s finally Christmas Eve. And that’s when you can try to catch Santa. . . . but only if you know the right tricks! Pay attention to these clever tips for “catching” Santa (be crafty! be clever! be gentle!) on Christmas Eve. Santa can't resist cookies...or riddles! And don't forget to leave the Christmas tree lights on so Santa can see his way around! Filled with humor and holiday warmth, this is a jolly read-aloud for the whole family to enjoy! From Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish, creators of the bestselling HOW TO... series, comes a delightful new offering, written again in a hilarious instructional style. “A new hit this year is How to Catch Santa. . . . The picture book offers lighthearted tips on how kids can steal a glimpse of Mr. Elusive, aka Santa. . . .” —USA Today The fun doesn't stop! Check out all of the HOW TO... picture books: How to Babysit a Grandma How to Catch a Santa How to Get Your Teacher Ready How to Raise a Mom How to Surprise a Dad

Author Jean Reagan
Isbn 055349841X
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2015-10-20
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling team comes a new, epic winter adventure in the How to Catch series! When our brilliant Catch Club Kids hear about the legendary Yeti, they head to the mountains to catch a glimpse and prove it really exists! Full of hilarious high jinks and clever traps, How to Catch a Yeti is a fun-filled ride you wont want to miss! Will our Catch Club Kids catch the Yeti and prove he exists? Or will the Yeti remain a mystery to the world? Legend has it there lives a beast we really want to meet. Hes extra huge with snow-white fur and giant, fuzzy feet! I know the Yeti does exist, and I can prove it too! And with my friends, well find him fast before the day is through!

Author Adam Wallace
Isbn 1728216753
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2020-09-01
Pages 40
Language English
File format PDF

It's Christmas Eve and Spark Elf has the very important job of keeping Santa Claus on schedule as he travels the globe in 24 hours delivering presents. Small in stature with pointy ears and stopwatch in hand, Spark lets Santa know it's time to go. He programs the GPS while the other elves secure the toy bag and check the Nice list. Little known fact: We don't even bring the Naughty list with us. Six hours into the trip Santa, sleigh and crew begin to fall behind--so many cuddly doggies to pet and extra cookies to eat. The jolly group makes up time in Brazil and soon find themselves back at the North Pole. Their work is done. But wait, there's something left in the bag--but it isn't a present at all--it's a family dog! Well known fact: Santa gives things away. He does not take things! Momma Claus comes to the rescue with a plan to get the dog back to his family. Can Santa return the family's beloved pooch in time to keep their Christmas merry?

Author Devin Scillian
Isbn 1627537759
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2014-09-01
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

A New York Times Bestseller! From the bestselling How to Catch series comes a festive turkey tale! A turkey is running loose in a school right before a Thanksgiving play. Can YOU help catch it? Follow along as students turn their school upside down trying to catch the turkey, ending with a twist that ensures no turkeys are harmed (or eaten!). Thanksgiving time is here again, but there's a turkey on the run! Can you catch this tricky bird before the school play has begun?

Author Adam Wallace
Isbn 1492695378
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2018-09-04
Pages 40
Language English
File format PDF

The #1 New York Times bestselling series! From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling How to Catch series comes an all-new dragon book for kids—do you have what it takes to catch a dragon? The How to Catch kids are off again, this time trying to catch a dragon as they chase him through Chinese New Year celebrations! A great Chinese New Year book for kids, How to Catch a Dragon is the perfect dragon book for kids ages 3-8. Set in China during the Spring Festival, otherwise known as Chinese New Year, the wily dragon will have to avoid trap after trap as the kids run through paper lanterns, red lunar envelopes, fireworks, and more! Includes bonus educational back matter and Mandarin translations to enhance your reading experience. Dragons are a clever bunch, They're difficult to catch. You'll have to set the ultimate trap— But have you met your match?

Author Adam Wallace
Isbn 1728221854
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2019-11-05
Pages 40
Language English
File format PDF

LOOK OUT! An adorable ALIEN has crash-landed in YOUR book. Get ready for another lively, interactive read-aloud in the Who's In Your Book series! Readers will enjoy jiggling, bouncing, and turning their book around as they try to launch Alien back up into space--because aliens don't belong on Earth...do they? Packed full of interactive fun, with a gentle message about openness, acceptance, and inclusion that will speak to the very youngest readers. Bestselling author and musician Tom Fletcher and illustrator Greg Abbott have once again created a creature that readers will fall in love with--and want to play with--again and again! Don't miss a single story in the Who's In Your Book series! • There's a Monster In Your Book • There's a Dragon In Your Book • There's an Elf In Your Book • There's an Alien in Your Book ...and more books to come!

Author Tom Fletcher
Isbn 0593125134
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2020-06-30
Pages 34
Language English
File format PDF

From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling "How to Catch" series comes an adventure sure to delight every dinosaur fan! Do YOU have what it takes to catch a prehistoric pal? Can you catch a dinosaur and prove they're still around? Use your brain and set your traps to get that dino found! Also in the How to Catch Series: How to Catch a Unicorn How to Catch a Mermaid How to Catch a Dragon How to Catch a Monster

Author Adam Wallace
Isbn 1728215994
Genre Dinosaurs
Year 2019-09-03
Pages 40
Language English
File format PDF

A sweet holiday story from a New York Times bestselling duo! From the New York Times bestselling team that brought us The Littlest Pilgrim comes a sweet new holiday follow-up filled with Christmas cheer and adorable stickers! Oliver may be the littlest elf in the North Pole, but he has a big desire to discover his very special job in Santa's workshop! But after getting lost in the toy shop, making a mess at the book shop, and falling in the mixing machine at the bakery, is the littlest elf just too little? Perhaps he just needs the littlest reindeer to remind him what Christmas is all about!

Author Brandi Dougherty
Isbn 0545530091
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2012-09-01
Pages 24
Language English
File format PDF

From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling How To Catch series comes an all-new tooth fairy book! From losing your first tooth to waiting for the arrival of the mysterious tooth fairy, How to Catch the Tooth Fairy celebrates this special event in your child's life with a lively story of the tooth fairy's escape from some very determined kids! Can you catch her? How to catch the Tooth Fairy? It's not an easy task. You can try to catch her, but she is just too fast! Get ready to laugh along with this zany story as the tooth fairy dodges traps, drool, dental floss webs, and more in this fun bedtime book for kids.

Author Adam Wallace
Isbn 1492637343
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2016-07-05
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

The #1 New York Times bestseller! Try to catch one of the world's most elusive mythical creatures—the unicorn! Filled with zany traps and lots of rainbow unicorn fun, this is the unicorn book of the year! Can you catch the unicorn? You'll have to use your brain, So set your traps and prep your team To pet that rainbow mane! Also in the How to Catch Series: How to Catch a Mermaid How to Catch a Dinosaur How to Catch a Dragon How to Catch a Monster

Author Adam Wallace
Isbn 1492669741
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2019-03-05
Pages 40
Language English
File format PDF

The Christmas story you haven’t read: What happens after Santa Claus delivers all the Christmas presents to boys and girls around the world? Is there a gift waiting for Santa at the North Pole? Cuddle up with your little ones and follow the journey through Santa’s Workshop in search of Santa’s Christmas present. With bright and whimsical illustrations, this new take on the Christmas story is sure to become the newest addition to your holiday reading tradition—especially at bedtime! Has Mrs. Claus forgotten Santa on Christmas Eve? He searches and searches their cozy North Pole home until he finds homemade gifts waiting for him next to a beautiful handwritten note. But what does it say? This sweet Christmas book, written by J. Theron Elkins and illustrated by Ag Jatkowska, will become a holiday favorite as children cuddle up with their parents to read this wonderful story of love and gratitude before they close their eyes to go to sleep. As his eyes slowly closed, Once he turned off the light, Santa whispered at last … “ Merry Christmas, sleep tight.” A Christmas Gift for Santa: Is a unique take on the Christmas stories Is an adorable holiday title about Santa Claus Includes delightful rhyming text that the little ones in your life will want to read again and again

Author John T. Elkins
Isbn 0310764440
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2019-10-01
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

Solve the riddles to find the runaway gingerbread men in this funny and magical cookie hunt! Marshall knows one thing for sure, despite what all the stories say: Gingerbread men cannot run. Cookies are for eating, and he can't wait to eat his after spending all morning baking them with his class. But when it's time to take the gingerbread men out of the oven . . . they're gone! Now, to find those rogue cookies, Marshall and his class have to solve a series of rhyming clues. And Marshall just might have to rethink his stance on magic. Catch That Cookie! is an imaginative mystery, deliciously illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner David Small. It's sure to inspire a new classroom tradition . . . and maybe even a few new believers!

Author Hallie Durand
Isbn 0698187504
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2014-08-14
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

It's the first day of school for Penelope Rex, and she can't wait to meet her classmates. But it's hard to make human friends when they're so darn delicious! That is, until Penelope gets a taste of her own medicine and finds she may not be at the top of the food chain after all. . . . Readers will gobble up this hilarious new story from award-winning author-illustrator Ryan T. Higgins.

Author Ryan T. Higgins
Isbn 1368041809
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2018-06-19
Pages N.A
Language English
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With a lonely boy named Ben on board, the brave young dragon Firedrake sets out on a magical journey to find the mythical place where silver dragons can live in peace forever. Flying over moonlit lands and sparkling seas, they encounter fantastic creatures, summon up surprising courage -- and cross the path of a ruthless villain with an ancient grudge who's determined to end their quest. Only a secret destiny can save the dragons in this enchanting adventure about the true meaning of home.

Author Cornelia Funke
Isbn 9780545405980
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2011-10-01
Pages 544
Language English
File format PDF

Take a walk through this county in the heart of England in the entertaining company of a local storyteller. Kevan Manwaring, born and raised in Northampton, regales you with tales ancient and modern. Learn how the farmer outwitted the bogle; how a Queen who lost her head; the Great Fire of Northampton; and the last execution of witches in England. Along the way you will meet incredible characters from history and myth: Boudicca, St Patrick, Robin Hood and Hereward the Wake, Captain Slash, Dionysia the female knight, beasts and angels, cobblers and kings. From fairies to wolves, these illustrated tales are ideal to be read out loud or used as a source book for your own performances. Northamptonshire Folk Talesis a great companion for any visit to the area, for fascinating days out and for discovering exciting treasures on your doorstep. The 'Rose of the Shires' will open before you!

Author Kevan Manwaring
Isbn 0750951702
Genre Social Science
Year 2013-10-01
Pages 192
Language English
File format PDF

'THE DRAGONS DEN and OTHER STORIES', is asmall collection of quite diversified tales. The verity and subject matter come from a quality of experience, some from real life with authentic backgrounds and others generated in the mind of the myth. There are several adventure stories and yet others were pushed by an unseen influence of transformations and miracles, with amoral behind them. Here is something for everybody in twelve very different stories, a touch of romance and many with a twist in the tail, also a scattering of poems thrown in for good measure..._________________________________________________________

Author J Bregazzi
Isbn 1462865593
Genre Fiction
Year 2011-06-21
Pages N.A
Language English
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The Agatha Award–winning author of Pressing the Issue returns to the Cookbook Nook, where Jenna Hart is busy decking the halls and ducking a killer . . . The holidays are Jenna Hart’s favorite time of year, but just as she’s decorating the Cookbook Nook for all the festive events, her imperious older sister makes a surprise visit, anxious that her husband’s been more naughty than nice. To make matters worse, her father’s good friend Jake shows up on her doorstep with a frantic report that his friend has been murdered—trussed with Christmas lights and impaled with a tree star. Worried that Jake was the intended victim, Jenna makes a list of suspects and checks it twice. Swapping her Santa’s hat for a sleuthing cap, she gets busy investigating Jake’s long-lost sister, his Grinch of a neighbor, and a stamp collector who covets Jake’s most treasured piece. When Jake himself is poisoned and nearly dies, Jenna knows she’ll have to do whatever it takes to corner the culprit before it’s lights out for Jake . . . Includes tantalizing holiday recipes! Praise for Daryl Wood Gerber and the Cookbook Nook Mysteries: “There’s a feisty new amateur sleuth in town and her name is Jenna Hart. With a bodacious cast of characters, a wrenching murder, and a collection of cookbooks to die for, Daryl Wood Gerber’s Final Sentenceis a page-turning puzzler of a mystery that I could not put down.” —Jenn McKinlay, New York Timesbestselling author of the Cupcake Mysteries and Library Lovers Mysteries “In Final Sentence, the author smartly blends crime, recipes, and an array of cookbooks that all should covet in a witty, well-plotted whodunit.” —Kate Carlisle, New York Timesbestselling author of the Bibliophile Mysteries “Readers will relish the extensive cookbook suggestions, the cooking primer, and the whole foodie phenomenon. Gerber’s perky tone with a multigenerational cast makes this series a good match for Lorna Barrett’s Booktown Mystery series . . .” —Library Journal “So pull out your cowboy boots and settle in for a delightful read. Grilling the Subject is a delicious new mystery that will leave you hungry for more.” —Carstairs Considers Blog

Author Daryl Wood Gerber
Isbn 1946069825
Genre Fiction
Year 2018-11-08
Pages 224
Language English
File format PDF