DK's Star Wars Readers are packed full of images, new information, familiar character poses, and fascinating facts to engage young fans. Imaginative heroes and villains and exciting adventure themes, combined with DK's nonfiction approach, encourage reluctant readers. Can You Spot a Jedi? Now young readers will identify their favorite Star Wars character and vehicles in this all new Level 1 reader, Star Wars: Can You Spot a Jedi? With simple sentences and a picture glossary, children will learn to read and begin their journey through the Star Wars galaxy.
From Mo Willems, creator of the revolutionary, award-winning, best-selling Elephant & Piggie books, comes this breakout beginning-reader series, Unlimited Squirrels. An ensemble cast of Squirrels, Acorns, and pop-in guests hosts a page-turning extravaganza. Each book features a funny, furry adventure AND bonus jokes, quirky quizzes, nutty facts, and so, so many Squirrels. In The FRUSTRATING Book!, Zoom Squirrel wants to feel brand new emotions. The Squirrel pals know just what to do! But what happens if Zoomy doesn't like these new feelings? Do you know more about feelings than the Squirrels do? You will by the end of this book!
Magical friends Unicorn and Yeti love to play games.Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, plenty of humor, and full-color artwork on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and fluency. Acorn books plant a love of reading and help readers grow! Yeti is good at kicking the ball.Unicorn cannot kick the ball. Unicorn is good at running races.Yeti cannot run fast. Unicorn and Yeti play ring toss, run a race, and go ice skating. These laugh-out-loud stories with full-color artwork and easy-to-read text throughout are perfect for new readers!
Deer fawns are known for their white spots! They spend their days eating, sleeping, and staying close to mom. Through simple text and crisp photos, this title for beginners introduces the lives of fawns. Features highlight their life stages and favorite activities, and a photo glossary reinforces the text. Students just starting to read will enjoy learning about these cute critters!
Meet two robots who are best friends and learn through their mistakes and make-ups that even robots aren't perfect in this silly and sweet three-part picture book. Red Robot and Blue Robot are very good friends. But sometimes friends say the wrong thing. And sometimes friends don't understand. And, very often, friends make mistakes. In three hilarious and heartwarming stories, Red Robot and Blue Robot find out that even robots aren't perfect but that doesn't mean they aren't perfectly best friends.
Doggo is used to things being a certain way in his family. He likes routine. Cat says he's become boring. That is, until Pupper shows up! Pupper is playful and messy, and turns the house upside down. Soon, the humans realize that Pupper needs some training, and off he goes to puppy school. When Pupper comes back, he's well-behaved. He's not playful. He's not messy. But Doggo soon realizes that Pupper also isn't happy. So Doggo steps in to help, and rediscovers what it means to have fun.
Meet Duck and Cluck. They are friends. Mostly. But they do not always agree. Duck has found an egg. Cluck thinks the egg belongs to her instead. And sharing? Out of the question! This simple but hilarious read-aloud follows the two friends as they make their case for why the egg belongs to them. And in the end, they both learn important lessons about manners and sharing
Nothing Fits a Dinosaur is a Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor Book! From award-winning author and illustrator Jonathan Fenske comes a funny, rhyming Level 1 Ready-to-Read that will have everyone asking the question: so what does fit a dinosaur? It's time to get ready for bed, but this silly dinosaur can't find anything that fits! Find out what happens in this laugh-out-loud Level 1 Ready-to-Read.
What happens when a cat tries to be a dog? With this second wry primer, the creators of See the Cat return to demonstrate that standing in for a friend can be trickier than expected. The dog is sick today, but have no fear--the cat is happy to take his place! But when the book (who is very bossy) tells her to dig a hole, the dirt-averse cat finds a way to accomplish the task while keeping her fur pristine. And when the book demands that she fetch a stick (in the water!) or guard a sheep (from a wolf!), the cat responds in very un-doglike ways. Can the book and the cat reach a happy ending?
Winner of the 2021 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Move over, Spot. . . . Spoofing classic primers, Max the Dog talks back to the book in a twist that will have fans of funny early readers howling. See Max. Max is not a cat--Max is a dog. But much to Max's dismay, the book keeps instructing readers to "see the cat." How can Max get through to the book that he is a DOG? In a trio of stories for beginning readers, author David LaRochelle introduces the excitable Max, who lets the book know in irresistibly emphatic dialogue that the text is not to his liking. Illustrator Mike Wohnoutka hilariously depicts the pup's reactions to the narrator and to the wacky cast of characters who upend Max's--and readers'--expectations as the three stories build to an immensely satisfying conclusion. Hooray, Max, hooray!
Ready, set, groove! It's field day and Pete is excited for a day filled with fun activities, like the water-balloon toss, three-legged race, an obstacle course, and tug-of-war! Join Pete the Cat and his friends Callie, Grumpy Toad, and Gus as they compete for a medal on field day!
The Chicken Squad is back for their next (mis)adventure, and this time they're in the doghouse in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read from the bestselling author of Click, Clack, Moo. Meet the chickens who live in the chicken house: Sugar, Dirt, Sweetie, Poppy, and their mother, Moosh. Such a big family makes it crowded in the chicken house, so the chicks like to spend time next door with JJ the dog in his doghouse. They know just how to make themselves feel right at home!
Goat likes to lead. Goat also likes Frog to follow. When Goat jumps on it, Frog does, too. Soon Goat and Frog are on it, along it, above it, inside it, beside it, around it, and under it--phew! How can their friendship get through it?
An old dog has to welcome a new puppy to the household, in this chapter book by #1 New York Times bestselling author Katherine Applegate. Doggo is used to things being a certain way in his family. He likes routine. Cat says he's become boring. That is, until Pupper shows up! Pupper is playful and messy, and turns the house upside down. Soon, the humans realize that Pupper needs some training, and off he goes to puppy school. When Pupper comes back, he's well-behaved. He's not playful. He's not messy. But Doggo soon realizes that Pupper also isn't happy. So Doggo steps in to help, and rediscovers what it means to have fun. Doggo and Pupper launches a delightful new series by beloved author Katherine Applegate, featuring illustrations by Charlie Alder.
A wacky spin-off chapter book series in the world of the Flytrap Files, from New York Times bestselling author Tom Angleberger You'd think from his name that DJ Funkyfoot was a rad hip-hop star, but that's just the name his parents gave him. DJ Funkyfoot is actually a dog who's always dreamed of being a butler! He's the butler-iest butler to have ever buttled, but finding a butler gig is hard these days! So DJ Funkyfoot takes on a job that's almost like being a butler . . . He becomes a nanny for a baby-and not just any baby: ShrubBaby, an adorable baby shrub. ShrubBaby may seem cute and cuddly, but she's got a taste for chaos, thrills, fertilizer, and fame! While a nanny might say "no" to this baby's whims, a good butler says "yes." So DJ Funkyfoot says "yes" to every single thing ShrubBaby wants to do. When adventure calls, ShrubBaby says, "Let's go!" and DJ Funkyfoot says, "Very good, m'lady, I'll fetch your stroller." The books will take place in the same world as Inspector Flytrap and Didi Dodo, Future Spy, but do not require knowledge of the world. Read all the hilarious chapter books set in the Flytrap Files universe! Inspector Flytrap (#1) Inspector Flytrap in The President's Mane Is Missing (#2) Inspector Flytrap in The Goat Who Chewed Too Much (#3) Didi Dodo, Future Spy: Recipe for Disaster (#1) Didi Dodo, Future Spy: Robo-Dodo Rumble (#2) Didi Dodo, Future Spy: Double-O Dodo (#3) DJ Funkyfoot: Butler for Hire! (#1)
Something weird is going on! Miss Daisy, who teaches second grade, doesn't know how to add or subtract. Not only that, she doesn't know how to read or write, either. She is the dumbest teacher in the history of the world! Mr. Klutz, the principal, kissed a pig on the lips and now wants to bungee jump off the roof of the school dressed as Santa Claus. Never before has school been this mixed up--or this much fun. Popular author of the Baseball Card Adventures, Dan Gutman pulls out all the stops for this right-on second-grade hilarity, and the pictures by Jim Paillot add to the zany fun.
The Bad Guys
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!"I wish I'd had these books as a kid. Hilarious!" -- Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog ManThis New York Times bestselling illustrated series is perfect for fans of Dog Man and Captain Underpants.They sound like bad guys, they look like bad guys . . . and they even smell like bad guys. But Mr. Wolf, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Shark are about to change all of that...Mr. Wolf has a daring plan for the Bad Guys' first good mission. They are going to break two hundred dogs out of the Maximum Security City Dog Pound. Will Operation Dog Pound go smoothly? Will the Bad Guys become the Good Guys? And will Mr. Snake please stop swallowing Mr. Piranha?!
The first book in a charming new chapter book series about enterprising young pups who start a neighborhood newspaper, for fans of The Secret Life of Pets. Gizmo is a city dog, so when he moves to the village of Puddle with his journalist human, he doesn't know WHAT to expect. Certainly not FLOWERS. Or BEES. And he couldn't have even imagined MUD. Luckily he's got Jilly, the wolfhound next door, to show him around. But Jilly has a problem. Her puppies are going to be adopted by new owners who live far away -- she'll never see them again! Gizmo has got a nose for a story, and a great idea to help Jilly. What if the dogs of Puddle started a newspaper to get the word out and keep these pups closer to home? Stop the presses! Perfect for fans of The Secret Life of Pets, this is the first book in a charming and humorous new chapter book series -- featuring full-color illustrations -- about the things dogs get up to when their humans aren't looking.
Eugene goes on an epic ice cream truck adventure to fight the summer heat in the twenty-fourth Captain Awesome adventure! Eugene McGillicudy loves everything about summer except the scorching hot weather. Sweating and feeling sticky is the worst feeling ever! But every kid knows that the best way to beat the heat is with lot and lots of ice cream! The entire neighborhood waits for the familiar jingle of Bob's ice cream truck to drive by. But one day when Bob shows up, something about him is different! And Captain Awesome and the Sunnyview Superhero Squad are convinced that this can only mean one thing: Bob has an evil Ice Cream Clone! With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Captain Awesome chapter books are perfect for beginning readers!
Can an intrepid toy mouse help a child venture out of his comfort zone? Book Two of an endearing illustrated series about friendly library toys and the children who borrow them. Marco Polo is a retired Christmas ornament, but in his mind he is a great mouse explorer. Because he's tiny and likely to be lost, he is the least-borrowed of the Book Buddies--toys that children can check out of the library just like a book--and he almost never leaves the library. But the little mouse finally meets the right match in Seth, a boy who is about to attend his first sleepover. If Seth were to bring the stuffed bunny he usually sleeps with, he'd risk being teased, but Marco Polo is the perfect size to hide away in his sleeping bag. Are both boy and mouse in for an unexpected adventure? Charmingly illustrated and offering a window into the secret life of toys (including a suspenseful glimpse at where all the household's lost toys go), Marco Polo Brave Explorer explores common fears and quiet bravery and will leave readers eager for the next episode in the Book Buddies series.
Introducing an exciting new line of readers that brings half-mermaid Emily Windsnap--star of the New York Times best-selling series--to a younger audience. Even though she lives in a houseboat, Emily Windsnap doesn't know how to swim. Her mother has always cautioned her to stay out of the water. But it's hard to make friends at the beach when everyone else is having fun in the waves! So when swimming lessons start at school, Emily is excited to finally have the chance to learn. Standing beside the pool, she feels the water calling her, but when she jumps in, she gets a strange, kind of scary sensation . . . like her legs are stuck together. Eager to figure out what's happening, Emily later dives into the sea. She gets that weird feeling again, but this time she looks down to see that her legs are gone--replaced by a shiny, beautiful tail! Welcome to Emily's Big Discovery, the first in a sparkling, charmingly illustrated series of readers. With a mermaid tail and an entire ocean awaiting her, Emily is eager to meet new friends and swim off on big adventures in this inviting new series for the younger set, based on the best-selling middle-grade series by Liz Kessler.
A Netflix Original Film Series A New York Times Bestselling Series Over 8 Million Copies Sold Bean's older sister, Nancy, is going to Girl Power 4-Ever Camp, where she will do Crafts and Music and First Aid and other secret things that Bean will never know about because girls have to be eleven to go to Girl Power 4-Ever Camp. Bean doesn't care. She doesn't want to go to camp. She wouldn't go even if they begged her. So ha. So ha ha. So--wait a second! Bean and Ivy can make their own camp, their own better camp: Camp Flaming Arrow, where counselors Ivy and Bean will give a whole new meaning to Crafts, Music, First Aid, and hands-on learning!
Kitty's life is really hard. Like really, REALLY hard. All she asks for is twenty-two hours a day to sleep and food to be delivered morning and night. But does she get it? No. And when Puppy and Baby get a little rambunctious during her naptime, Kitty gets bonked on the head and starts to believe she's . . . a dog.This new dynamic freaks out Puppy, so he's sent away to Uncle Murray's Camp for Stressed-Out Dogs to relax with other canine campers. But guess who sneaks along?Still believing she's a dog, Kitty fits right in. That is until she and Uncle Murray encounter a bear, and then the feline claws come out.Perfect for any kid with or without camping experience.
What's a contest without a prize? Aunt Molly has entered a joke-telling contest at a local comedy club and Cam, her best friend Eric, and Mr. Jansen are in the audience to watch her perform. The prizes are exciting, but the competition is stiff --there's a prop comic, a knock-knock joker, and more! As the show starts, Cam notices that one of the prizes, an engraved silver plate, has disappeared. Suddenly, everyone in the club becomes a suspect. Can Cam solve the mystery of the missing prize or will she be laughed out of the Joke House?
Meet Didi Dodo. She's a spy with big ideas and daring plans. Meet Koko Dodo. He's a baker who makes the best cookies in town. Meet Robo-Dodo. Wait! Who's Robo-Dodo? Well, Robo-Dodo is a giant evil robot who also makes cookies. And it's selling them right across the street from Koko Dodo's bakery! And it's only charging a penny for as many as you can eat! Soon Koko Dodo is almost out of business. But lucky for him, there's a spy on the case. Her name? Dodo. Didi Dodo.
The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn't be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to hide, quick! Ivy comes to the rescue, proving that sometimes the best of friends are people never meant to like each other.
The first in the series about everyone's favorite classroom pet! You can learn a lot about life by observing another species. That's what Humphrey was told when he was first brought to Room 26. And boy is it true! There are always adventures in the classroom and each weekend he gets to sleep over with different students. Humphrey learns to read, write, shoot rubber bands (only in self-defense, of course), turn off TVs, teach English as a second language, and more. With a lock-that-doesn't-lock and an adventurous spirit, what more could a mischievous hamster want?
They sound like bad guys, they look like bad guys . . . and they even smell like bad guys. But Mr. Wolf, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Shark are about to change all of that...Mr. Wolf has a daring plan for the Bad Guys' first good mission. They are going to break two hundred dogs out of the Maximum Security City Dog Pound. Will Operation Dog Pound go smoothly? Will the Bad Guys become the Good Guys? And will Mr. Snake please stop swallowing Mr. Piranha?!
Kitty is terribly out of shape--she can barely torment Puppy without needing a break to huff and puff! When Kitty's owner catches her wheezing, Kitty is told it's time to EXERCISE. It takes some serious convincing, a high-stakes competition, and a little bit of trickery but eventually Kitty gets into the competitive spirit . . . albeit reluctantly. What did you expect? Will our favorite feline friend learn what it means to be a good sport? Find out in this hilarious addition to the Bad Kitty series.
Eerie Elementary is one scary school! Sam Graves discovers that his elementary school is ALIVE! Sam finds this out on his first day as the school hall monitor. Sam must defend himself and his fellow students against the evil school! Is Sam up to the challenge? He'll find out soon enough: the class play is just around the corner. Sam teams up with friends Lucy and Antonio to stop this scary school before it's too late!
Bo Tinseltail loves going to Sparklegrove School with the other unicorns. Every unicorn has a magical power. Bo is a Wish Unicorn with the power to grant wishes. Bo has lots of friends, but one thing Bo wants more than anything is a best friend. When a new unicorn named Sunny Huckleberry pops into the forest, will Bo's big wish finally come true? And what will Sunny's Unicorn Power be? Discover this TWINKLE-TASTIC, full-color series from Rebecca Elliott, creator of the USA Today bestselling Owl Diaries series!
A.J. is taking a much-needed summer vacation with his family. But all bets are off when Andrea and her family rent the beach house next door. Not even the funny beach lifeguard Mr. Sunny can save them from this weird summer! Perfect for reluctant readers and word lovers alike, Dan Gutman's insanely popular My Weird School series has something for everyone. Don't miss the hilarious adventures of A.J. and the gang.
Even monster-battling princesses get tired sometimes! But a peaceful time away is hard to find as the humorous New York Times best-selling series continues. After battling monsters all night, a sleepy Princess in Black decides that she needs a vacation. After all, the Goat Avenger, a new hero who looks oddly familiar, has offered to protect the goats while she takes a much needed break. The very next day Princess Magnolia rides her bicycle to the seaside, where the air is salty, the sun is shiny, and the sea is as blue as monster fur. But just as Princess Magnolia is about to take a nap on her hammock, she hears a "ROAR!" Seriously? A monster? On the perfect beach? Impossible! Could a sea monster really ruin this vacation for the Princess in Black?
Captain Awesome battles an evil flight attendant who's trying to stop him from going on vacation in the nineteenth adventure of the Sunnyview Superhero Squad! When Eugene McGillicudy finds himself at the airport, things seem pretty normal at first--and pretty boring--until Eugene bumps into a flight attendant and has a sudden realization. That flight attendant isn't just any flight attendant. She's the evil Fun E. Racer, and she's here to stop Captain Awesome from going on vacation!
Nancy's Magic 8 Ball doesn't work ever since JoJo dropped it. And the paper fortune-tellers that Nancy and Bree love making never give answers you can count on. Then all of a sudden Nancy starts predicting things that do come true! Can she really see the future All signs seem to point to yes! So Nancy tries her hand at fortune-telling during recess. What she sees, however, isn't the future; she sees that she's gotten herself into a big, big problem.
Spend a day in the life of a livestock guardian dog! Jax the Great Pyrenees has a big job. After the Texas sun goes down, it's up to him and two other LGDs to protect their ranch from predators. But when the lead dog gets hurt, Jax and a young pup are the only ones left to protect the flock through the night. Told from the dog's perspective, this story also includes back matter about the breed and role of the working dog.
In the first book in this fully-illustrated series, 8-year old Drake is snatched up by King Roland's soldier and taken to the castle. He is to be trained as a Dragon Master. At the castle, he is joined by three other young Dragon Masters-in-training: Ana, Rori, and Bo. The Dragon Masters must learn how to connect with and train their dragons--and they must also uncover their dragons' special powers. Does Drake have what it takes to be a Dragon Master? What is his dragon's special power?