Innosanto Nagara's new-wave board books encourage children to grow up with confidence in themselves, and to be proactive citizens who are passionate about causes from environmental issues to LGBTQ rights and civil rights.
Calm Cottontails is a program for parents, teachers, childcare professionals, yoga instructors and anyone who wants to make a difference in a young personís life. Calm Cottontail lives in a peaceful garden and is a wonderful role model of calmness through the appreciation of nature. In 10 easy-to-follow lesson plans, many challenging behaviors can be addressed: Hyperactivity, Anger, Anxiety, Fears, Loneliness, Sadness, Low Self-Esteem, Lack of Focus, Bad Days, and Sleep Problems. In a world filled with noise, stress and pressure for young ones, Calm Cottontail will provide innovative strategies to help children find their calm place in any setting.
How did the camel get its hump? Why won't cats do as they're told? How did an inquisitive little elephant change the lives of elephants everywhere? Kipling's imagined answers to such questions draw on the beast fables of India, and they are full of jokes, subtexts, and exotic references. This fully illustrated edition of this classic includes two extra stories and Kipling's own explanation of the title.
Caldecott Medal-winning author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg (Jumanji, Polar Express) offers a special tale of a widow who finds herself in possession of an extraordinary broom left by a witch who fell into the widow's garden. Full-color illustrations.