Hello Book Heroes! The very back of my brain has been tickling me about a book I had as a child, and I’m hoping you can find it for me.
I don’t recall whether there was any text at all, but I think they were nursery rhymes – what I DO remember is that the illustrations were all photos of miniature items arranged in scenes, perhaps with live baby animals (chicks, kittens, puppies)? If they weren’t live animals, they would have been perhaps plastic figures, maybe with flocking to make them look fuzzy.
Hi, I’m searching for the name of a series of children’s books I read in the 1960s and 1970s. I don’t remember much about them except that all the characters were animals
and they had alliterated names. There was a firefly in the books. The coverwas very cute. These books gave me a lifelong love of reading. I was in grade 5 at the time, going to school in Hull, Quebec, Canada. The books were in English. Unfortunately that’s all I remember.
Two critters leave their home town together on a road trip in a red (i think) car. They journey through what I recall as a European type landscape, I remember mountains and a ferry. When they finally come back to their home it looks different to them because they have seen the world now.
I am looking for a older Children’s book. It is about animals who live in colorful houses, one animal lives in a brown house and is sad about it and all the other animals make him a blanket.
So there were many books in this series
-one was an animal stealing ribbons and the turtles wax for their bike without asking
-one was all the animals calling a little crow a monster because they thought he looked scary and they found out he was nice in the end
-one where two of the animals were trying to find treasure but get lost and stumble onto the old dogs fishing spot ( I think his name might have been old red or old blue) and he shows them that it’s under the plank because it was his old treasure
-one with a broken wagon
-one where they are playing baseball in the rain
-one where an animal thinks their birthday is forgotten but all the animals are throwing a surprise party
-and one where one of the animals is painting and their pet lady bug is stepping in the paint and making tracks
if i remember correctly each book also had a dvd.
My wife and my mother in law remember a children’s book that they read together in the late 80s or early 90s, long since lost–and they have been searching for it for years to hopefully share with grandkids.
The book has illustrations only, no words, and has a similar illustration style to a “Frog and Toad” book.
The book features a little boy with a pet frog. The boy takes the pet frog out on a boat, and while out on the water to somehow another little frog joins the ride.
The first pet frog is secretly jealous of the newcomer and when the boy is not looking, the first frog kicks the other one off into the water, but then plays innocent.
These covert aggressions continue, and are apparently very funny. But the boy eventually figures it out and scolds the naughty frog.
I look forward to any help that you can give!
There was a book I remember having when I was a kid (so mid to late nineties). If I’m remembering correctly, it was a three book hardcover set and one of the books was The Wind in the Willows. I cannot for the life of me remember what the other two books were- maybe they were other stories. I feel like the title was something like the ____ and the ______. I vaguely remember a mole but that may just be from the willows.
Anyways, there’s this particular scene I can’t get out of my head where two characters are talking about New Year’s Eve resolutions and one of the characters doesn’t know what a resolution is and thinks it’s a kind of food/pastry/ dessert thing that you cook and eat. It is driving me crazy that I can’t place what book that’s from and I would so very much appreciate any help!
Children’s book published I believe in the late 80s early to mid 90s. It was a large paperback picture book. The illustrations were incredibly complex and rich and painterly. It was based in the woods and the surrounding areas. And was I think, through the perspective of a little creature like a mouse. Everything was small but five perspective looked big if that makes sense. So like a little beetle would be the size of a dog kind of thing. There was a scene in a clearing in the woods. There was a little house on a tiny pond with a boat that went to it. And there was a scene in a meadow at night. Each scene would cover the entire two pages that you saw. And for every scene there would be a key off to the side with a list of all of the items that you were supposed to help the main character find. They would have magical properties but they were all things that existed in real nature like deadly nightshade, cobwebs ( not all like scary stuff but those are the two things I can’t remember).
illustrations were super intricate and all of the little items were hidden but not like hidden blueberry was a dogs eye or something, hidden in this really great way that seemed very real and also very hard to find the item so it was actually challenging to search which made it so fun. It was absolutely beautiful and so immersive for a little person’s imagination.
I am looking for a children’s book from sometime before the late 90s. It was used in elementary school classes but may have been available through stores also.
The book was about a moose named Mortimer and the company also had a Mortimer hand puppet for the teacher to use while reading the book.
From what I remember of this children’s book, there are people disputing over a small bag and someone asked them to describe what is in the bag to prove ownership. Fantastical claims are made of what’s in the bag, I believe they say animals are even in the bag, things that couldn’t possibly fit in a bag unless it was magic. In the end, the bag is not filled with any of these items. If I remember correctly, it is filled with fruit peels and seeds? Or something similar. I believe it’s set in the Middle East but I can’t fully remember. This is a book I thought about many times over the years since reading in the late 90s as a child but I’m not even sure I remember it correctly. I’m hoping someone can point me in the right direction.