Swashbuckling pirates sail the seas, braving storms, battles, and other pirates! From the first mate down to the cabin boy, they are rascals through and through. But at night, by the light of the moon, they tell each other ghost stories and guess who ends up being scared?
Stephen Gilpin’s hand-drawn and digitally colored artwork is a bold, perfect match with Sarah L. Thomson’s rollicking, rhyming text.
A life of nibbling grains and burrowing in straw is perfect for ordinary guinea pigs.
Then again, it’s perfectly boring for guinea pigs as extraordinary as John Willy and Freddy McGee! So, of course, when their cage door is left open, these two daring friends take the chance to escape.
Out into the world they go, afraid of nothing. That is, until they suddenly hear—while inside the tunnels of a pool table: TAP! wumba BONK! tap-tap wumba BONK! Off they go again—this time back to their cage, but not for long!
The wonderful cut paper pictures of Caldecott Honor artist Holly Meade take young children on an adventure they will thoroughly enjoy.
Gennady Spirin has taken a favorite childhood tale and imbued it with charm, dressing his bears in Renaissance costumes and providing whimsical and charming furniture designed for their country dwelling.
Each spread—painted in watercolor, pen, and ink—brings renewed life to this endearing children’s classic in a way that only a master illustrator can. No wonder Goldilocks want to sample the bears’ porridge, sit on their chairs, and rest on their beds!