Presents the fundamental principles of the United Nations Declaration of the rights of the child, accompanied by drawings by Helme Heine. Tony Ross, Paul O. Zelinsky, and other artists. (JNF)
GREAT BIG GUINEA PIGS
A tame, pet guinea pig tells her child a bedtime story about their ancestors: giant, 1,500-pound guinea pigs that roamed the swamp in Venezuela eight million years ago. (JF, K-3)
HOW MANY SEEDS IN A PUMPKIN?
Charlie, the smallest child in his first grade class, is amazed to discover that of the three pumpkins his teacher brings to school, the tiniest one has the most seeds. (JF)
I, DOKO: THE TALE OF A BASKET
A Nepalese basket tells the story of its use through three generations of a family. (JF, K-3)
I'VE BEEN WORKING ON THE RAILROAD
An illustrated presentation of the familiar folk song about railroad life. (JF, 2-4)
MARTINA THE BEAUTIFUL COCKRAOCH: A CUBAN FOLTALE
In this humorous retelling of a Cuban folktale, a cockroach interviews her suitors in order to decide whom to marry.
MOVE OVER, ROVER!
When a storm comes, Rover expects to ahve his doghouse all to himself. But various other animals including a skunk come to join him. (JF, K-3)
TOUCH THE INVISIBLE SKY
Contracted Braille book with spectacular color images of nebulae, stars, galaxies and telescopes. Each space image is embossed with transparent lines, bumps, and other textures to define details of the cosmic objects, allowing visually impaired people to (JNF)