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Children Paperback Picture Books

Amelia Bedelia Joins the Club

Amelia Bedelia Joins the Club

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Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for more than fifty years, and it turns out that her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too!

Amelia Bedelia loves her school. Her whole class gets along--except when it rains. Then they split into two groups--the Puddle Jumpers and the Puddle Stompers. Both clubs ask Amelia Bedelia to join, but she doesn't want to choose between her friends. Oh, no! Luckily Amelia Bedelia finds a solution that makes a big splash with everyone. The childhood adventures of America's favorite housekeeper will keep newly independent readers laughing, reading, and expanding their vocabularies!

Amelia Bedelia Joins the Club is a Level 1 I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.

Amelia Bedelia Lost and Found

Amelia Bedelia Lost and Found

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Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia!

Amelia Bedelia has been loved by fans for more than 50 years, and it turns out her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too! In this Level 1 I Can Read title, Amelia Bedelia loses her tooth. And then she loses it again!

Amelia Bedelia has a loose tooth. But no matter how much she wiggles her tooth, it won't fall out. When it finally does, Amelia Bedelia is thrilled. She can't wait for the tooth fairy to come to her house. But then Amelia Bedelia loses her tooth . . . again! Will she ever find it?

This Level 1 I Can Read series featuring the childhood adventures of Amelia Bedelia will inspire newly independent readers to laugh, read, and expand their vocabularies.

Amelia Bedelia Makes a Friend

Amelia Bedelia Makes a Friend

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Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for more than fifty years, and it turns out that her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too!

The star of the bestselling picture book series now has her own Level 1 I Can Read books that will keep newly independent readers laughing, reading, and expanding their vocabularies.

When Amelia Bedelia's neighbor and very best friend Jen moves away, Amelia Bedelia is sad. One day, a new neighbor moves in. But she isn't anything at all like Jen. Or is she?

Amelia Bedelia discovers that friends come in all shapes and sizes, in this Level 1 I Can Read book about friendship that is perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.

Amelia Bedelia on the Move

Amelia Bedelia on the Move

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Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for more than fifty years, and it turns out that her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too!

The star of the bestselling picture book series now has her own Level 1 I Can Read books that will keep newly independent readers laughing, reading, and expanding their vocabularies. In this latest adventure, when Amelia Bedelia's parents decide to look for a new house, Amelia Bedelia discovers what really makes a home.

Amelia Bedelia loves the house she lives in, and she really loves her neighborhood. But when her parents suggest a move, she turns it into an adventure. Together they visit open houses, explore new neighborhoods, and discover that home is where the heart is. Amelia Bedelia learns all about different types of houses in this Level 1 I Can Read full of family and adventure.
Amelia Bedelia Sleeps Over

Amelia Bedelia Sleeps Over

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Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for more than fifty years, and it turns out that her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too!

Amelia Bedelia's friend Rose is having a slumber party. It's Amelia Bedelia's first sleepover, and she's confused. Isn't sleeping boring? Luckily, all the girls in Amelia Bedelia's class are there, and the party is the exact opposite of boring. There are pizzas to eat, games to play, and fingernail polish in all the colors of the rainbow to admire. And when it is time to go to sleep, well, something unexpected happens then, too.

Amelia Bedelia discovers that friends and family are the best, no matter what time of day it is, in this Level 1 I Can Read, perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
Amelia Bedelia Steps Out

Amelia Bedelia Steps Out

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Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia!

Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for more than fifty years, and it turns out that her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too! In this Level 1 I Can Read! story, Amelia Bedelia goes shopping for shoes on a shoestring budget!

Amelia Bedelia and her mother need new shoes, but Amelia Bedelia adores her comfy, broken-in sneakers. But the shoe is on the other foot when Amelia Bedelia spots the perfect pair--only to find out that they belong to Mary Jane!

This Level 1 I Can Read! series featuring the childhood adventures of Amelia Bedelia will inspire newly independent readers to laugh, read, and expand their vocabularies.

Amelia Bedelia Takes the Cake

Amelia Bedelia Takes the Cake

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Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for more than fifty years, and it turns out that her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too!

The star of the best-selling picture book series now has her own Level 1 I Can Read series that will keep newly independent readers laughing, reading, and expanding their vocabularies. In this sweet story, Amelia Bedelia and her friends organize a bake sale at school and learn the importance of giving back.

Amelia Bedelia and her friends are hosting a bake sale. All the proceeds from the sale will go to their school library. But Amelia Bedelia doesn't understand why she should take the cake. She'd much rather eat it! Amelia Bedelia and her friends learn about the basic concepts of brownies, business, and the importance of giving back, in this Level 1 I Can Read full of friendship, community, and yummy desserts!

Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck

Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck

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Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck is a funny I Can Read adventure, starring Amelia Bedelia as a young girl, that is just right for beginning readers. Amelia Bedelia, America's favorite housekeeper, has been making readers laugh for fifty years!

America's favorite housekeeper investigates all kinds of good luck and bad luck in this beginning reader starring Amelia Bedelia as a young girl. Why is it unlucky for a black cat to cross your path? Why does a horseshoe bring good luck? If you step on a crack, will you really break your mother's back? Amelia Bedelia, who always takes things literally, tries to understand common superstitions in this funny book about friendship

Amelia Bedelia Under the Weather

Amelia Bedelia Under the Weather

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Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! The Amelia Bedelia books are great for growing the vocabularies of newly independent readers.

In Amelia Bedelia Under the Weather, Amelia Bedelia wakes up feeling, well, under the weather! But with a little rest, some delicious chicken soup, and a lot of love, Amelia Bedelia is soon as right as rain! More than thirty-five million Amelia Bedelia books sold since 1963.

Amelia Bedelia is feeling under the weather. While it rains cats and dogs outside, Amelia Bedelia is stuck in bed with a fever. She passes the time by learning all about weather around the world. And with a lot of rest and a big bowl of Mrs. Adams's chicken soup, Amelia Bedelia will be back on her feet soon.

A Level 1 I Can Read book featuring the childhood of America's favorite housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia! Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.

Amelia Bedelia's Masterpiece

Amelia Bedelia's Masterpiece

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When Amelia Bedelia goes to the art museum, she meets Art, helps Drew draw, and busts a bust. She also foils a theft, bakes a cake, and saves the day. Is there anything Amelia Bedelia can't do?

Amelia Bedelias First Apple Pie

Amelia Bedelias First Apple Pie

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Amelia Bedelia loves everything about autumn

The colorful trees
Jumping in the leaves
Apples, apples, apples
Warm apple pie
Fun family projects

Hooray for apples!

Hooray for the fall!

Amelia Bedelias First Day of School

Amelia Bedelias First Day of School

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Amelia Bedelia goes to school and mixes up just about everything in this bright and funny picture book about the childhood of the iconic character.

In the first book in the nationally bestselling series about the childhood of America's favorite literal-minded housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia is sure that she will absolutely love school--after all, what's not to love?

But after hopping on the bus just like a bunny (hurry up, sweetie!), confusing her name tag with a game (we are not playing tag), and gluing herself to her seat (oh, dear), Amelia Bedelia discovers that what she takes for granted is not always the way the world works. Still, friendships are formed, lessons are learned, and projects are completed, and through it all Amelia Bedelia's teacher, Mrs. Edwards, offers gentle guidance and an open heart.

The Amelia Bedelia books have sold more than 35 million copies!

Amelia Bedelias First Field Trip

Amelia Bedelias First Field Trip

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For almost fifty years, children have been reading about the hilarious adventures of Amelia Bedelia, the housekeeper so literal-minded she puts sponges in her sponge cake. Now, in a series of bestselling picture books, kids can discover what Amelia Bedelia was like when she was a little girl in elementary school.

In Amelia Bedelia's First Field Trip, a picture book with exuberant, brightly colored illustrations, Amelia Bedelia is going on a field trip with her class. She expects to see, well, a field. To her delight, she and her classmates arrive at a working farm!

Amelia has a great time, although mishaps and misunderstandings are unavoidable. Her confusion over a green thumb, runner beans, and ponytails will give readers the giggles.

Amelia Bedelias First Valentine

Amelia Bedelias First Valentine

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The New York Times bestselling picture book! It's Valentine's Day in young Amelia Bedelia's classroom. And you know Amelia Bedelia--she wears her heart on her sleeve. More than 35 million Amelia Bedelia books sold since 1963!

The second book in the nationally bestselling series about the childhood of America's favorite literal-minded housekeeper. School is always exciting for Amelia Bedelia, and getting her first Valentine's Day card may be the most exciting surprise of all. But what will she do when she forgets her valentines for her classmates on the bus? Luckily, Amelia Bedelia is resourceful, and she doesn't break any hearts.

A lovely pick for Valentine's Day--or any day--Amelia Bedelia's First Valentine will have readers making room in their hearts for this charmingly literal little girl.

Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World

Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World

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Twenty-six amazing women; twenty-six amazing stories. From writers to scientists, sports figures to politicians, this diverse collection highlights women who changed the world. Celebrating twenty-six unique voices, visions, and victories, Amelia to Zora, introduces children to the scope of both the struggles and the achievements of women historically and globally. Beautiful and intricate collages bring these women's stories and message to life in this collection that will bring young readers inspiration in each turn of the page.
Amos and Boris

Amos and Boris

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Amos the mouse and Boris the whale: a devoted pair of friends with nothing at all in common, except good hearts and a willingness to help their fellow mammal. They meet after Amos sets out to sail the sea and finds himself in extreme need of rescue. And there will come a day, long after Boris has gone back to a life at sea and Amos has gone back to life on dry land, when the tiny mouse must find a way to rescue the great whale.

Amos & Boris is a 1971 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year, Notable Children's Book of the Year, and Outstanding Book of the Year.

Anansi the Spider

Anansi the Spider

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Anansi the Spider is one of the great folk heroes of the world. He is a rogue, a mischief maker, and a wise, lovable creature who triumphs over larger foes.

In this traditional Ashanti tale, Anansi sets out on a long, difficult journey. Threatened by Fish and Falcon, he is saved from terrible fates by his sons. But which of his sons should Anansi reward? Calling upon Nyame, the God of All Things, Anansi solves his predicament in a touching and highly resourceful fashion.

In adapting this popular folktale, Gerald McDermott merges the old with the new, combining bold, rich color with traditional African design motifs and authentic Ashanti language rhythms.

Anansi the Spider is a 1973 Caldecott Honor Book.

Anatole

Anatole

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Anatole is a most honorable mouse. When he realizes that humans are upset by mice sampling their leftovers, he is shocked! He must provide for his beloved family--but he is determined to find a way to earn his supper. And so he heads for the tasting room at the Duvall Cheese Factory. On each cheese, he leaves a small note--"good," "not so good," "needs orange peel"--and signs his name. When workers at the Duvall factory find his notes in the morning, they are perplexed--but they realize that this mysterious Anatole has an exceptional palate and take his advice. Soon Duvall is making the best cheese in all of Paris! They would like to give Anatole a reward--if only they could find him...