From best-selling author and illustrator Ron Barrett, who forecasted the weather in the classic picture book, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, now predicts how-thanks to climate change and other unpleasantries-the world will end! With research and really scary text by Jim Parry, The Top Ten As We Hit Bottom is a darkly humorous collection of "Top Ten" lists that highlights the predicament global warming and other impending catastrophes have...
Atheneum Books For Young Readers
"Everyone knows that snakes and billy goats and walruses should definitely not wear clothing, but there are actually lots more animals that should definitely not wear clothing"--Amazon.com.
Welcome to life on a different planet! And, by "different planet", of course, we don't mean Mars or Saturn or even Betelgeuse 5. We mean Earth, which is turning into a different and less familiar planet, before our very eyes because of climate change. This book is your field guide to life on this new version of Earth. It gives you the information you need to understand what's happening and to adapt to a new environment, it empowers you to take action...
From the creators of the bestseller CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS comes another zany, laugh-out-loud picture book! The Town of Left and the Town of Right are separated by a dotted yellow line, and no one on either side can remember how things got to be this way! One day, an unlucky citizen crosses the line -- forcing the Order of the Ambidextrous Knights who guard the border to take action. Unfortunately, the only ammunition they have around...
Home is a Sewer is a book about growing up in New York City in the 40s and 50s and about the role street games played. The games open a window on the times, on the relationship between parents and children, on neighbors and neighborhoods, on bullying, on favoritism, on cheating, and petty sadisms, and on the democracy among children that developed in the streets. The book is, meant to make us remember, and help us explain our childhood to our children...