Patterns & Rhymes

We're Going on a Bear Hunt (by Michael Rosen & Helen Oxenbury)

The bestselling picture book "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" is now available as a board book. Sure to win new fans among the very youngest readers, this tale of a brave family's joyous romp through sweeping landscapes is the perfect addition to this classic board book series.

 

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (by Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle)

A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck -- all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly colored collages. Combined with Bill Martin's singsong text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals.

 

Jamberry (by Bruce Degen)

Hatberry
Shoeberry
In my canoeberry
Under the bridge
And over the dam
Looking for berries Berries for jam

They're off...a boy and an endearing, rhyme-spouting bear, who squires him through a fantastic world of berries. And their adventure comes to a razzamatazz finale under a starberry sky.

Children will want to feast again and again on Bruce Degen's exuberant, colorful pictures and his rollicking, berryful rhymes.A young boy and a bear joyously romp through the land of berries where there are raspberry rabbits and a brassberry band with elephants skating on strawberry jam Bruce Degen's exuberant tale, with his equally energetic and vibrant illustrations, is now a quality board book.


Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? (by Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle)

What will you hear when you read this book to a preschool child? Lots of noise! Children will chant the rhythmic words. They'll make the sounds the animals make. And they'll pretend to be the zoo animals featured in the book -- look at the last page!

 

Silly Sally (by Audrey Wood)

Dance a jig with a silly pig. Play leapfrog with a silly dog. And that's just the beginning of all the fun! Come along and join Silly Sally and her outrageous friends as they parade into town in a most unusual way.

 

Mama Mama (by Jean Marzollo)

Mama, mama,
nuzzle, hug
I'm your little golden cub.

Growing babies need play, care, and, most of all, Mom. Jean Marzollo's poem gives voice to this need in soothing sound and rhythm. Breathtaking paintings by Laura Regan capture the tenderness shared by mother and baby lions, African elephants, sea otters, and more. Our own variety of little ones will respond to each special moment and the treasured voice that shares it with them.

 

The Itsy, Bitsy Spider (by Iza Trapani)

This board book tells the popular rhyme loved by all young children.

 

The Lady with the Alligator Purse (by Nadine Bernard Wescott)

The old jump rope/nonsense rhyme features an ailing young Tiny Tim.


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