In This Makes Me Angry, a young boy is not having a good day. And between the sopping wet towels in the bathroom and his homework that's been colored all over in crayon, he knows just whom to blame: his little brother, Jack. The boy's day only gets worse when he leaves Jack and goes to school. Thankfully, his principal knows exactly what will help. By drawing events of the day, the boy is able to slow down and reflect on what made him mad--so that when he returns home, his messy, crayon-covered little brother no longer seems so bad.
The Dealing with Feelings series of early readers are designed to give voice to what’s brewing inside. Through short, simple text and repetitive observational phrases, the child will learn to name their emotions as they also learn to read.
In This Makes Me Silly, a little girl and her brother go with their family to the zoo, only to find that they can't stop laughing! Between making funny monkey faces and stretching their arms for elephant trunks, it's no wonder they snort out their milk at lunch. The little girl doesn't see any harm in her silliness at first, but when she scares an animal by shouting and banging on the glass, she learns that there's a time and place to be silly (like at the zoo playground), and a time and place to be calm (when animals are sleeping).
In Big Red and the Terrible Tomato Hornworms, Professor Sage holds a contest between the young Bloomers where each must choose their favorite vegetable to grow and care for. Here, young readers are introduced to the character of Big Red, who knows exactly what he wants to grow: tomatoes! After all, they are the main ingredient in some of his favorite foods: spaghetti, ketchup, and pizza. But as he starts planting, he discovers that he’ll have to battle hornworms to keep his tomatoes healthy and safe. In the end, he has to use his newfound gardening knowledge and peacemaking skills to work with the hornworms and save his tomatoes.
Bloomers Island Garden of Stories picture books take young readers and listeners to Bloomers Island to experience the world of plants, flowers, and gardens through lively stories and lush illustrations.
In Violet and the Eggplant Painting Problem, Professor Sage holds a contest between the young Bloomers, where each must choose their favorite vegetable to grow and care for. Here, young readers are introduced to the character of Violet, a painter who loves purple. So of course she chooses to grow eggplants, and decides to make paintings of them to track their progress. But she runs into a problem—there’s no more purple paint! Violet quickly learns that she can gather blackberries to make her own purple paint, and she is able to paint her vegetables after all.
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