"This funny, honest picture book by Annika Dunklee perfectly captures the rhythms of youngsters' friendships and emotions, while also reminding them that there's always room for new people in their lives"--Publisher.
Elizabeth is tired of everyone shortening her first name and calling her Lizzie, Liz, or Beth, but suffers in silence, until one autumn day when her impatience gets the best of her and she learns an important lesson about tact and grace.
Best friends Annie, Lillemor, and Lilianne team up to sing in the school talent show and run into conflict when they disagree on what to wear and what to sing for the event, with Annie wanting to make all the decisions.
"Sprout, Seed, Sprout! is the story of a young boy who, like many children, has decided to plant a seed--in this case, an avocado seed. And as with so many things in life, the process takes a good while longer than anticipated ... A meditation on patience and perseverance, combined with humour (and an utterly charming cat), this title has lots of patterning and repetition and will make a great choice for storytime."--
"William's Getaway is the story of William, his little brother Edgar, and the annoyances and pleasures of having a younger sibling. It is also a story about the wonder of imagination and play... Edgar loves playing with William, but William doesn't always feel the same way. When that happens, the only way for William to get away from Edgar is to sneak off to his hot air balloon and float high above his house, looking down on Edgar. Edgar is usually...