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The Master Swordsman & the Magic Doorway : Two Legends from Anci
by Alice Provensen
Simon & Schuster Children's Publ
ISBN: 0-6898-3232-X

This book contains two legends from ancient China. Author and artist Alice Provensen is a former Caldicot Medalist…

Olivia Saves the Circus
by Ian Falconer
Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books
ISBN: 0-689-82954-X

Olivia is everyone's favorite pig. This time she goes to the circus…


Snow Bear
by Miriam Moss, Maggie Kneen
Dutton Juvenile
ISBN: 0-525-46658-4

This is a very handsome book with thick pages and a superb feeling of snow and cold that is of the land that this little…

The Warlord's Beads
by Virginia Walton Pilegard, Nicolas Debon
Pelican Publishing Company
ISBN: 1-56554-863-9

Big and colorful illustrations accompany the story about a boy who lives in the beautiful palace of a Chinese warlord…


Jazz Cats
by David Davis, Chuck Galey
Pelican Publishing Company
ISBN: 1-56554-859-0

Also from Pelican is another picture book which is titled JAZZ CATS…

Luke's Way of Looking
by Nadia Wheatley, Matt Ottley
Kane/Miller Book Publishers
ISBN: 1-929132-18-2

Here we have a tale about a boy who is taking art classes at school…


Fox
by Margaret Wild, Ron Brooks
Kane/Miller Book Publishers
ISBN: 1-929132-16-6

This very attractive picture book was published in Australia last year…

The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins
by Barbara Kerley, Brian Selznick
Scholastic Press
ISBN: 0-439-11494-2

Way back in the middle of the Nineteenth Century, no one had any idea about what a dinosaur might look like…


The Inflatable Crown Balloon Hat Kit
by Addi Somekh, Charlie Eckert, Melcher Media
Chronicle Books
ISBN: 0-8118-2994-4

Children under 8 are warned about the safety of this kit, but if you are old enough not to choke on small balloons go for…

Abadeha: The Philippine Cinderella
by Myrna J. De LA Paz, Youshang Tang
Shen's Books
ISBN: 1-885008-17-1

We all know this fairy tale plot, but it is delightful to find it is told in other cultures…


Phenomenal Foam Flyer Book
by Polick and Davis, Molly Zakrajsek, Polick, Davis
Innovative Kids
ISBN: 1-58476-071-0

Inside this kit are the foam forms for a Sky-Flyer disk, a Wing Ring Flyer, a Foamerang and an Anti-Gravity Glider…

Night Sounds
by Frank Gallo, Lori Lohstoeter
innovative KIDS
ISBN: 1-58476-065-6

(Not shown: Birdcalls, Written by Frank Gallo, Illustrated by Lori Lohstoeter, ISBN# 1-58476-064-8) Wow! These are for…


Mrs. McTats and Her HouseFul of Cats
by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Joan Rankin
Margaret K. McElderry
ISBN: 0-6898-3185-4

This is fun for the smaller folks from about age three and up to when they tire of it…

Fannie in the Kitchen
by Deborah Hopkinson, Nancy Carpenter
Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books
ISBN: 0-689-81965-X

Marcia is a small child who does things like balancing herself on top of a lot of chairs to do jobs better done more safely.…


The Wolf Girls
by Jane Yolen, Heidi Elisabet Y Stemple, Roger Roth
Simon & Schuster Children's Publ
ISBN: 0-689-81080-6

This is a true mystery story that will intrigue young readers…

Food Rules: The Stuff You Munch, Its Crunch, Its Punch, and Why
by Bill Haduch, Rick Stromoski
Dutton Books
ISBN: 0-525-46419-0

Here is a book that will be fun to read for both children and adults…


Paper Lanterns
by Stefan Czernecki
Charlesbridge Publishing
ISBN: 1-57091-410-9

Old Chen is a fine maker of Chinese paper lanterns. He is getting very old, but neither of his apprentices can take over…

Under The Bed : A Popup Book
by Rebeca A. Sams, Laura Merer
Little Simon
ISBN: 0-6898-4009-8

As you pull off the cover (a real cloth bed spread) you will find layers of treasures that were stowed away…


You Can't Take a Balloon into the Metropolitan Museum
by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman, Robin Glasser
Dial
ISBN: 0-8037-2301-6

A little girl ties up her balloon outside the museum because a sign says she can't take it with her into the Metropolitan…

Cats, Cats, Cats!
by Leslea Newman, Erika Oller
Simon & Schuster Children's Publ
ISBN: 0-689-83077-7

It's a good thing that Mrs. Brown lives in a very big house. She loves cats and they love her, but there are so many that's…




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