BY A THREAD Text and pictures burst with energy as a "toy box volcano" erupts and tosses Beo and her stuffed animals everywhere. One swings from a curtain; one grasps a blanket thread which is slowly unraveling. "And Beo (let's whisper so's not to distress her) / Had a teetery toehold on top of the dresser." They work together to get down safely. One vanishes briefly (having slid inadvertently into the
LibraryThing Review Beo is a little girl with a messy room full of all her friends (ie. toys and stuffed animals). Beo is busy pretending with them, when hr mother comes in, looks around, and asks, "Where's the floor
This classic Little Golden Book features adorable artwork of a child playing with her toy Noah's Ark set, accompanied by a sweet rhyme that preschoolers will love to hear as they identify the animals. Illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen, who brought The Color Kittens and The Fuzzy Duckling to life for Golden Books.
Pom-Pom loves to go to the market with her mama. The well-meaning little bear enjoys the bustle of the town on market days, when there are so many exciting and colourful things to see. Today she particularly wants to find a present to take home for her papa, but as usual poor Pom-Pom cannot keep away from trouble.
Everyone admires the new dress her mother has made for Pom-Pom. It has tiny rosebuds stitched around the hem, and Pom-Pom looks very pretty indeed in it. It is certainly not the sort of dress she ought to wear when she is meeting her friends to play in Bramble Wood. Full of fun, and bursting with energy, she cannot keep from joining in with every game. But things with Pom-Pom are apt to go wrong and soon poor Pom-Pom is in trouble again. Pom-Pom Goes to Bramble Wood is the third book in this series of rhyming stories for children.
The toy box has erupted and the toys are perched high, dangling low, hanging by a thread. Bard, the old bear, has been lucky enough to land in the underwear drawer and from there is able to assist his friends, if only they will follow his daring directions. By a Thread is about heroism in small places, all the different kinds of courage a child can draw upon. The text rhymes, and its rhythm takes the tongue on a rollicking ride. Even the most determined reader will not be able to read the story silently.