Learning numbers can really be lots of fun! Around and about on Sesame Street, there are all sorts of things to be counted, from Muppets, moms, and Twiddlebugs to kites, fruit, and flowers. From one to ten, the countables are introduced in catchy rhymes that'll have toddlers—and grown-ups—practically dancing to the beat! Prompts throughout encourage toddlers to look for details and additional items to count.
Grover and Elmo teach toddlers and their parents all about getting a good night's sleep. In the guise of the Sleepytime Monster, Grover appears in Elmo's dream, and the two then "visit" all over Sesame Street, hoping to sprinkle Sleepy Dust to help their friends fall asleep. But, alas, no one is ready for bed! Meanwhile, Grover dispenses Sleep Facts and Tips, gently telling readers why it's important to get enough sleep and how to make bedtime easy and pleasant. And since bedtime is such an important and often difficult time for parents and children, this book will help! Funny illustrations and text make learning about how to be healthy both easy and fun.
Hide-and-seek is a great game, but Nick always finds where Sally is hiding. And that's no fun! Enter the Cat in the Hat. His friend Gecko is an expert at hiding. Maybe Gecko can share some tips with the kids? So off they go to the jungle, where Gecko teaches them how to hide in plain sight—using camouflage! Kids won't be able to hide their delight in this rhymed Step 2 book based on an episode from the hit PBS Kids TV show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! (Step 2 is a Step into Reading title for children who recognize familiar words and sound out new words with aural and visual cues. Step 2 books have simple stories, basic vocabulary, and short sentences.)
Sally's stuffed bear Pammy the Panda is turning two, and Sally wants to give her a gift. But what kind of things do pandas like? Enter the Cat in the Hat. His friend Zhu Zhu is a real panda—he's bound to have some suggestions! So off the gang goes to Bamwamabooboo, where Zhu Zhu teaches them about his favorite thing in the world: bamboo! Turns out that bamboo is not only a panda's favorite food, but it's an amazingly strong, lightweight, and flexible kind of grass—like the stuff on your lawn—that's good for building all sorts of things that humans like, too. Almost as much as they like a bargain—like a $3.99 Little Golden Book!
Oscar loves trash, and he loves to reuse it by turning it into something else. As everyone's favorite grouch shows his friends how to be more eco-conscious, he proves that he's the greenest of green guys ever!
About naptime and sweet cuddlies—2 Sesame Street board books in 1!
Toddlers will love learning about naptime and about lovable comfort objects to cuddle along with Elmo, Cookie Monster, Grover, Big Bird, Bert, Ernie, Zoe, Abby Cadabby, Prairie Dawn, and Baby Bear.
Sesame Street first harnessed the power of media to educate children more than four decades ago, changing children’s television forever. Populated with furry creatures and a diverse cast, it was the first show of its kind and provided a blueprint for educational media for generations. There are more than 90 million Sesame Street “graduates” in the United States alone, and fans old and young can find their favorite fuzzy friends on PBS, HBO, Sesame’s award-winning website and chart-topping YouTube channels, as well as in books, toys, apps, healthy foods, and other products that benefit preschoolers and their families.
Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, aims to help kids grow smarter, stronger, and kinder through its many unique domestic and international initiatives. These projects cover a wide array of topics, which address specific needs, such as girls’ education, financial empowerment, and autism. In 2019, Sesame Street will celebrate its 50th year of distributing quality educational content to families around the world. Sesame Street is the most trusted name in early learning.
Abby Cadabby is Sesame Street's newest beloved Muppet. As a fairy-in-training, she's always practicing the magical spells she learns at Mrs. Sparkle's Flying Fairy School. But more often than not, her spells go a little bit awry. Sometimes Abby is frustrated by her mixed-up spells, but Elmo and all of her other Sesame Street friends are always delighted by what results instead. This sweet story about perseverence, self-confidence, and friendship taps into the fairy craze and will appeal to any toddler who loves Sesame Street, fairies, and make-believe, and who believes in the power of magical spells.
Everybody on Sesame Street is friends with everyone else. Elmo, Grover, Big Bird, Zoe, Abby, Cookie Monster, Bert, and Ernie laugh, play, and celebrate together. Whether it's two, three, or four pals sharing, in the end, everyone on this street is part of one big circle of friends. Sturdy board pages are perfect for a book that toddlers will come back to again and again for a visit with THEIR Sesame Street friends.
Emotions are sometimes described in terms of color: green with envy, feeling blue, and in the pink, to name a few. In this sturdy board book, Elmo, Grover, Big Bird, Oscar, Zoe, Bert, Ernie, and Abby Cadabby show toddlers how different interactions give rise to a range of feelings, at the same time teaching about color, consideration for others, and how language can be used in unexpected ways.
Girls and boys ages 2 to 5 will love this sturdy tabbed board book all about Elmo and his Sesame Street friends. Each colorful tab features a different character so little ones can easily find their favorites.
What's a dreidel? Elmo wants to know! He finds out as he celebrates the first night of Hanukkah with a friend's family. He watches Gil, Susie, and their parents light the menorah and joins in as they sing Hanukkah songs. After supper he learns to play dreidel, the traditional Hanukkah spin-the-top game. And, at the end of the evening, Elmo gets his first Hanukkah gift—his very own little dreidel! This sturdy board book introduces toddlers to the traditions of the Jewish Festival of Lights and even teaches them how to play dreidel themselves!
Abby Cadabby is feeling blue because it's her birthday—and no one remembered! Even a walk around Sesame Street with Elmo doesn't cheer Abby up. But there's something going on behind the scenes, and toddlers will figure out just before Abby does that there's a happy—and pink—surprise waiting for her right inside her own front door: Grover, Murray, Zoe, Big Bird, and Cookie Monster are giving Abby a birthday party after all!
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