Harper Collins Desktop Books
*Pete the Cat Saves Christmas* 'Twas the day before Christmas and Santa was ill. In the cold winter wind he had caught a bad chill. Will Christmas be canceled? Will it come to that? "Never!" cried Santa. "Let's call Pete the Cat!" In this rockin' new spin on the traditional tale The Night Before Christmas, Pete the Cat proves that giving your all in the spirit of Christmas is the totally groovy thing to do. * Hardcover * 40 Pages * Published Date: September 25, 2012
*Laugh-Out-Loud Ultimate Jokes for Kids* In hardcover for the first time, Rob Elliot brings together two timeless joke books full of hilarious hits that will never go out of style. Packed full of side-splitters, tongue-twisters, knee-slappers and even games and puzzles, youll want to keep this on hand for the whole family, the whole year round! Hardcover. 256 pages
*Caps for Sale and the Mindful Monkeys* This third picture book in the New York Times bestselling and beloved Caps for Sale series offers a fresh take on the story of The Elves and the Shoemaker, as the monkeys prove to the peddler that while they may be mischievous, they can also be very helpful too. Hardcover. 48 pages
*Laugh-Out-Loud Holiday Jokes for Kids* In this 2-in-1 edition, Rob Elliot combines two classic holiday joke collections to keep you rolling with laughter from Halloween right through to the New Year. These jokes, tongue twisters, riddles, and puns-now for the first time in hardcover-are guaranteed to delight the whole family. Hardcover. 272 pages
*Paddington and the Christmas Surprise* Christmas is coming, and Paddington has saved just enough money to take the Brown family to Barkridges store to visit Santa's Winter Wonderland. But trouble has a way of finding the lovable bear, so when Paddington decides to lend a helping hand, the whole store is suddenly in chaos. Luckily Mrs. Bird knows just what to do and-with a little help from Santa Claus himself-might even make Paddington's special Christmas wish come true! Published September 22, 2015. Hardcover. 32 pages
*A Light in the Attic* Here in the attic of Shel Silverstein you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo With an Exactlywatt, and the Polar Bear in the Frigidaire. You will talk with the Broiled Face, and find out what happens when someone steals your knees, you get caught by the Quick-Digesting Gink, a mountain snores, and they put a brassiere on the camel. * Hardcover * 192 Pages * Published Date: September 22, 2009
*Includes:* * Little House in the Big Woods * Little House on the Prairie * Farmer Boy * On the Banks of Plum Creek * By the Shores of Silver Lake * The Long Winter * Little Town on the Prairie * These Happy Golden Years * The First Four Years *Features:* * Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder * Format: Paperback * Age Range: 8 to 12
*Amelia Bedelia, 50th Anniversary Edition* From dressing the chicken to dusting the furniture, Amelia Bedelia does exactly what her employers tell her. But somehow, things don't turn out quite right! Recommended for ages 4 to 8. * Hardcover * 64 Pages * Published Date: September 28, 1992
*Frog and Toad and Friends Box Set* Featuring Frog and Toad and seven other beloved I Can Read characters together, this collection of favorite easy-to-read I Can Read stories is full of familiar faces and comes with a free poster starring our most popular characters! This Level Two slipcase is perfect for children who read on their own but still need a little help. The collection includes eight new and classic Level Two I Can Read books: Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower; Best Seat in Second Grade; Bread and Jam for Frances; Flat Stanley and the Firehouse; Frog and Toad All Year; Marleys Big Adventure; Mouse Soup; Pony Scouts: Pony Crazy Published December 23, 2014. Paperback. 384 pages
*If You Take a Mouse to the Movies* Mouse is back for the holidays! A first sequel to If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, starring Mouse! The famous little mouse from the children's classic If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is back in another irresistible tale full of holiday antics. This time, if you take him to the movies, he'll ask you for some popcorn. If you give him the popcorn, he'll want to string it all together. Then he'll want to hang it on a Christmas tree. In the fourth in this mega selling series, Felicia Bond and Laura Numeroff have created another high-energy story featuring the adorable and demanding mouse that has delighted millions of readers. * Hardcover * 40 Pages * Published Date: October 3, 2000
*Kitten's First Full Moon* In this beautiful picture book, winner of the 2005 Caldecott Medal, Kevin Henkes, captures the sweet, sometimes slapstick struggle of Kitten, who sees her first fully moon and thinks it's a bowl of milk in the sky. * Hardcover * 40 pages * Published Date: March 2, 2004
*The Best Christmas Pageant Ever* "Hey! Unto you a child is born!" Meet the Herdmans-they lie, cheat, and love to give clonks on the head. They are, without a doubt, the worst kids in the history of the world. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family invades church one Sunday and decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant. None of the Herdmans has ever heard the Christmas story before. Joseph, Mary, the baby Jesus-it's all news to them. So they're convinced that the Wise Men should bring pizza and that the Angel of the Lord is straight out of a comic book. Everyone worries that this year's pageant will be horrible (just like the Herdmans!), but they are sure to make it the most unusual anyone has seen and, just possibly, the best one ever. Adapted from the beloved novel of the same name, this sparkling picture-book version is perfect for younger children. They will delight in the antics of the terrible Herdmans, who surprise everyone when they capture the true meaning of Christmas. * Hardcover * 40 Pages * Published Date: September 27, 2011
Fairies in Wonderland 20 Postcards: * Take an enchanting trip through a magical fairy world in this beautifully illustrated, interactive coloring and activity book for all ages, created by renowned illustrator Marcos Chin and filled with enchanting black-and-white line art, engaging riddles and puzzles throughout and four postcards to color and send. Marcos Chin presents fairies in various, intricately illustrated scenarios to explore and animate with color, from early morning flights among dew-kissed flowers to lounging on leaves floating gently in a stream to a charming game of tag among fireflies in a dark forest. Published February 17, 2016. Merchandise. 24 pages *Measurements:* 4.5" x 6.5"
*Lily the Unicorn* Lily the unicorn loves making new friends and going on adventures! So when Lily meets her new pal, Roger the penguin, she plans all sorts of fun for them. But Roger is afraid of trying new things. What if he tries and fails? In this sweet story about friendship, Lily teaches young readers that the world is a fun, amazing place. Published April 22, 2014. Hardcover. 48 pages
*Goodnight Already* Meet Bear. He's exhausted. All he wants is to go to sleep. Meet Duck, Bear's persistent next-door neighbor. All he wants is to hang out. with Bear. Jory John, author of All My Friends Are Dead, and Benji Davies join together to create this standout hilarious picture book that will make bedtime memorable Published December 2, 2014. Hardbook. 32 pages
*Amelia Bedelia Makes a Friend* Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for more than forty-five 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 one I Can Read series. In the first book, Amelia Bedelia makes a new friend. Published August 23, 2011. Hardcover. 32 pages
*Go to Sleep, Monster* Getting George to sleep is a nightmare. But getting a monster to sleep? That's an adventure. Go to Sleep, Monster! is a funny and surprising twist on the typical monster-under-your-bed story. Published April 12, 2016. Hardcover. 32 pages
*Stick Dog Chases a Pizza* In the follow-up to Stick Dog and Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog, Stick Dog returns with the same crazy crew. This time these canine friends have discovered a newfangled flavor-and it's even more delicious than hamburgers and hot dogs. It's pizza! They won't be satisfied until they get some slices of their own. Hardcover. 208 pages
*Mary Engelbreit's Color ME Christmas Coloring Book* Like all of Mary Engelbreits coloring books, Color ME Christmas features a full-color cover with glossy finish, heavy stock that can hold the ink of a marker, and forty-eight single-sided perforated pages. Whether giving or receiving, this festive coloring book will be a holiday favorite. Merchandise. 96 pages
Dogs As I See Them: * With a foreword by bestselling novelist Ann Patchett, this facsimile edition of renowned British illustrator Lucy Dawson's 1936 collectible classic brings the work of this beloved artist back into print, with its range of delightful, endearing, charcoal and chalk drawings of breeds accompanied by whimsical anecdotes about her canine models. With its handsome three-piece case and beautiful cloth spine, this book is a gem that will appeal to dog lovers of all ages. Published October 20, 2015. Hardcover. 96 pages *Measurements:* 9.5" x 11.75"
*The Ramona Collection, Volume 1* Beezus tries very hard to be patient with her little sister, but four-your-old Ramona has a habit of doing the most unpredictable, annoying, embarrassing things in the world. Sometimes Beezus doesn't like Ramona much, and that makes her feel guilty. Sisters are supposed to love each other, but pesky little Ramona doesn't seem very lovable to Beezus right now. Published March 19, 2013. Paperback
Do animals have mothers, too? Of course they do! Just like me and you! Meet the little joey, whose kangaroo mother carries him in her pouch. See the cygnet riding on the back of the mother swan. Eric Carle's colorful collages of animal babies with their caring and affectionate mothers offer small readers visual delight as well as comforting reassurance. The playful question-and-answer text invites children and adults to read aloud together. Repetition of key phrases helps preschoolers take the first step toward reading readiness. And the gamelike format makes it easy and fun to discover more about the world of nature and to learn the common names of some familiar, and not-so-familiar, animals. A bonus page at the back of the book lists the correct but sometimes surprising names of animal babies, their parents and groups. *Hardcover *32 pages *Recommended for ages 3 to 6
*Runny Babbit Returns* Runny Babbit Returns takes us back to the green woods in this imaginative new billy sook, written and illustrated by the late Shel Silverstein. Hardcover. 96 pages
*Santa Claus and the Three Bears* When Papa Bear, Mama Bear, and Baby Bear return from a snowy stroll on Christmas Eve, they are surprised at what they find! Their pudding. eaten! Their chairs. broken! And who is that, fast asleep in Baby Bear's bed? This ingenious holiday treat positively glows with warmth and humor. Sparkling prose by Maria Modugno and splendid watercolor paintings by Jane Dyer and Brooke Dyer make every turn of the page a fresh delight. * Hardcover * 40 Pages * Published Date: September 24, 2013
A little bunny keeps running away from his mother in an imaginative and imaginary game of verbal hide-and-seek; children will be profoundly comforted by this lovingly steadfast mother who finds her child every time. The Runaway Bunny, first published in 1942 and never out of print, has indeed become a classic. Generations of readers have fallen in love with the gentle magic of its reassuring words and loving pictures. *Hardcover *48 pages *Newborn to 3
*Go Go Gorillas* A lively, rhyming bedtime tale about a group of silly dancing gorillas who just won't go to sleep! Brought to life with colorful and dynamic illustrations by Nate Wragg and bouncy text by Patrick Wensink, Go Go Gorillas is the perfect read-aloud. Fans of Giraffes Can't Dance will giggle along at the silly antics of these not-so-sleepy gorillas in this lively, rhyming bedtime tale. Hardcover. 32 pages
Models of Influence: * Written by fashion authority, television host, and photographer Nigel Barker, this volume presents 50 of the most influential models from the 1940s to the present day through an anecdotal text that reveals each woman's indelible place in the pantheons of fashion and popular culture, accompanied by full-color photography from the world's most renowned fashion photographers. Published February 10, 2015. Hardcover. 256 pages *Measurements:* 8.75" x 11.75"
*Jamberry Padded Board Book* A small boy and a big friendly bear embark on a berry-picking extravaganza, looking for blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries. Their fun adventure comes to a razzamatazz finale under a starberry sky. Merchandise. 34 pages
*Hamstersaurus Rex vs. Squirrel Kong* Squirrel attack! Sam Gibbs and his super-strong tiny buddy, Hamstersaurus Rex, are back in this hilarious classroom comedy, perfect for fans of Dog Man and Stick Dog-and for anybody who might be entertained by a mutant rodent showdown. Sam and Hammie Rex discover a terrifying giant squirrel hiding in the woods behind Horace Hotwater Middle School. But nobody else believes Squirrel Kong is real. Hardcover. 304 pages
*The Twelve Days of Christmas* Oh no! Emma is in trouble! In this new version of the classic song, Santa comes to the rescue. Susan Jeffers's artwork sparkles with the excitement of a magical journey, revels in the fun of the twelve preposterous gifts, and brings us home in time for a joyful Christmas morning. * Hardcover * 40 Pages * Published Date: September 24, 2013
*Bear's Merry Book of Hidden Things* The first of three seek-n-find paper-over-board holiday picture books from internet sensation Gergely Dudas! Bear loves the holidays, and this year he's throwing a party for all his animal friends. But there's so much to do to get ready and he is only one very little bear! Can you help Bear find all the secret treasures he needs for his party? Measurements 9 in (w) x 11 in (h) x 0 in (d) Hardcover. 32 pages
How To: * The first monograph, design manual, and manifesto by Michael Bierut-protege of design legend Massimo Vignelli, partner in the New York office of the international design firm Pentagram, and one of the world's most renowned graphic designers. Published November 3, 2015. Hardcover. 320 pages *Measurements:* 10" x 10.5"
Margaret Wise Brown's beloved bedtime classics have lulled generations of children to sleep with their soothing sounds. Now, for the first time, these three classics are shrink-wrapped together in a beautifully designed gift package. The gift set includes Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, with pictures by Clement Hurd, along with Big Red Barn, illustrated by Felicia Bond. *Features:* * Author: Margaret Wise Brown * Format: Board * Age Range: Newborn to 4 years
*Meow* An adorable story told cleverly in meows about a sweet and sassy kitten who just wants to play. Featuring expressive art and sparse text, this fun read-aloud will allow parents and kids to creatively tell the story by expressing just one word in lots of different ways. This sweet and clever picture book is sure to charm readers through to the final purr. Hardcover. 32 pages Age Range: 4 - 8 years
The Quinoa [Keen-Wah] Cookbook: * Inspired by the success of health-minded, irreverent cookbooks such as Fifty Shades of Kale and Thug Kitchen, The Quinoa Cookbook will offer a sendup of the latest hipster grain, along with 75 seriously delicious recipes. Published July 7, 2015. Hardcover. 208 pages *Measurements:* 7.75" x 9.5"
*Goodnight Moon* In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room-to the picture of the three little bears sitting in chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one-he says goodnight. In this classic of modern children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day. * Paperback * 32 Pages * Published Date: January 3, 2006 *The Runaway Bunny* Clement Hurd redrew some of his pictures for this new edition of the profoundly comforting story of a bunny's imaginary game of hide-and-seek and the lovingly steadfast mother who finds him every time. * Paperback * 48 Pages * Published Date: January 3, 2006 *My World* The classic companion to Goodnight Moon - Everyone's favorite little rabbit is back, exploring the boundaries of "Your world. My world.". My spoon. Daddy's spoon. "The moon belongs to the man in the moon.". * Paperback * 32 Pages * Published Date: January 20, 2004
Vargic's Miscellany of Curious Maps: * Vargic's Miscellany of Curious Maps is a stunning collection of inventive, poignant, humorous, and controversial maps of the world. Published December 1, 2015. Hardcover. 128 pages *Measurements:* 10.25" x 12.25"
*Old Bear* Snug and warm, curled and furry, Old Bear sleeps. Red, orange and brown leaves fly through the air, and it is snowing hard. Old Bear doesn't notice. Old Bear is dreaming about being a cub again. He is dreaming about the beauty of the world. He is dreaming of everything he loves about the forest that is his home. Turn the page and you will see! * Hardcover * 32 pages * Ages: 2 to 7
*The Chronicles of Narnia Official Coloring Book* Step through the wardrobe and add your own splash of color to the magical world of Narnia in The Chronicles of Narnia Official Coloring Book, with quotes and art from all seven books in C.S. Lewis's beloved, classic series. Published July 26, 2016. Merchandise. 96 pages
*Stick Dog Tries to Take the Donuts* Stick Dog and his team of strays are off on another outrageous canine caper. To snatch some breakfast treats for his hungry pals, Stick Dog will need to stop a moving truck, outfox a man on a telephone pole, and calm down a very caffeinated Karen. But that's not all. He'll also need to manage the greatest confrontation in history when his good friend Poo-Poo comes face-to-face with the ultimate enemy: a squirrel! Hardcover. 224 pages