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BONNIE WORTH is the author of countless books for young readers, among them the Cat in the Hat Learning Library books If I Ran the Rain Forest, HarK! A Shark!, Oh Say Can You Seed? (winner of the 2003 Ohio Farm Bureau Award), Wish for a Fish, Oh Say Can You Say Di-No-Saur?, Would You Rather Be a Pollywog?, Ice Is Nice!, and Safari, So Good!

Among the many books illustrated by ARISTIDES RUIZ are all the Cat in the Hat Learning Library Books. To learn more about him and his work, visit www.aristidesruiz.com.

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Oh, the Places on Earth! A Cat in the Hat's Learning Library Collection
Written by Tish Rabe and Bonnie Worth
Boxed Set

Foster a child's love of reading—and of the natural world--with this boxed set of four Cat in the Hat's Learning Library books about amazing places on our planet! Titles include If I Ran the Rainforest: All About Tropical Rain Forests; Would You Rather Be a Pollywog? All About Pond Life; Ice... Read More
 





The Cat in the Hat: Cooking with the Cat (The Cat in the Hat)
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Christopher Moroney
Trade Paperback

Look! Look! The Cat wants to cook!

Told with simple rhymes and rhythms, this jaunty illustrated tale gives very young readers a taste of the Cat in the Hat’s flamboyant cooking skills as he slaps on a Chef’s hat and whips up purple cupcakes using some truly odd ingredients! A cat-terrific spin-off... Read More
 





A Whale of a Tale!
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz
Hardcover

Onboard a vessel that would make Jacques Cousteau green with envy, the Cat and Co. take to the high seas in search of whales, dolphins, and porpoises—those aquatic mammals known as cetaceans. While learning how cetaceans stay warm without hair, have teeth or baleen, swim in troops, spyhop, spin, breach, and... Read More
 





A Great Day for Pup!
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz
Hardcover

From Australia to Asia to Africa to Antarctica, the Cat in the Hat travels the globe in search of wild animal babies. Read More
 





Hark! A Shark!
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu
Hardcover

In this latest installment of the Cat in the Hat's Learning Library, the Cat introduces beginning readers to all kinds of sharks! From the smallest (the dwarf lantern) to the largest (the whale shark), the most notorius (the great white) to the most obscure (the goblin), the Cat explains why sharks... Read More
 





Hark! A Shark!
Written by Bonnie Worth
Hardcover Library Binding

In this latest installment of the Cat in the Hat's Learning Library, the Cat introduces beginning readers to all kinds of sharks! From the smallest (the dwarf lantern) to the largest (the whale shark), the most notorius (the great white) to the most obscure (the goblin), the Cat explains why sharks... Read More
 





I Can Name 50 Trees Today!
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu
Hardcover

While stopping to admire some of the world’s most amazing trees, the Cat and Co. teach beginning readers how to identify different species from the shape of their crowns, leaves, lobes, seeds, bark, and fruit. Kids will learn about many trees common to North America. Read More
 





Ice Is Nice!
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu
Hardcover

Chill out with the Cat in the Hat as he takes Sally and Dick to visit the North and South Poles in this very cool Cat in the Hat Learning Library book! As the Cat and Co. mingle with reindeer, musk oxen, polar bears, caribou, and all sorts of penguins, they... Read More
 





Ice Is Nice!
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu
Hardcover Library Binding

Chill out with the Cat in the Hat as he takes Sally and Dick to visit the North and South Poles in this very cool Cat in the Hat Learning Library book! As the Cat and Co. mingle with reindeer, musk oxen, polar bears, caribou, and all sorts of penguins, they... Read More
 





If I Ran the Rain Forest
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz
Hardcover

The Cat in the Hat takes Sally and Dick for an “umbrella-vator” ride through the understory, canopy, and emergent layers of a tropical rain forest, encountering a host of plants, animals, and native peoples along the way. Read More
 





If I Ran the Horse Show
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu
Hardcover

Calling all young equestrians and Cat (in the Hat) fanciers! In this latest installment of the Cat in the Hat's Learning Library, the Cat introduces Sally and Nick—and beginning readers—to all things horsey. At his Super-Tremendous-Stupendous Horse Show, the Cat explains how horses and people have worked together since ancient times... Read More
 





Oh Say Can You Seed?
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz
Hardcover

With the able assistance of Thing 1 and Thing 2 -- and a fleet of Rube Goldbergian vehicles -- the Cat in the Hat examines the various parts of plants, seeds, and flowers; basic photosynthesis and pollination; and
seed dispersal. Read More
 





Oh, Say Can You Say Di-no-saur?
Written by Bonnie Worth
Hardcover

The Cat in the Hat makes another surprise appearance at Dick and Sally's house--only this time he makes his entrance riding atop a brachiosaurus! Soon, he's off, along with Dick and Sally, millions of years back in time to see how fossils were created. Then it's on to a tour through... Read More
 





Once upon a Mastodon
Written by Bonnie Worth
Hardcover Library Binding

How cool! The Cat and Co. time-travel to the Great Ice Age!
 
The Cat in the Hat visits with Ice Age mammals on a whirlwind tour of the Pleistocene! From ground sloths as big as elephants to bears as heavy as Volkswagens, the Cat introduces young readers to mastodons, mammoths... Read More
 





Once upon a Mastodon
Written by Bonnie Worth
Hardcover

How cool! The Cat and Co. time-travel to the Great Ice Age!
 
The Cat in the Hat visits with Ice Age mammals on a whirlwind tour of the Pleistocene! From ground sloths as big as elephants to bears as heavy as Volkswagens, the Cat introduces young readers to mastodons, mammoths... Read More
 





One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz
Hardcover

THE CAT IN the Hat puts to rest any notion that money grows on trees in this super simple look at numismatics, the study of money and its history. Beginning with the ancient practice of bartering, the Cat explains various forms of money used in different cultures, from shells, feathers, leather... Read More
 





Safari, So Good!
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu
Hardcover

In this latest installment of the Cat in the Hat's Learning Library, the Cat takes Sally and Nick to Africa—where they meet some really big cats—and all sorts of other animals, too, including elephants, zebra, giraffe, hippos, warthogs, buffalo, baboons, side-striped jackals, spotted hyena, galagos, pythons, vipers, and six kinds of... Read More
 





Wish for a Fish
Written by Bonnie Worth
Hardcover

The Cat in the Hat, Sally, and Dick take an undersea voyage aboard the S.S. Undersea Glubber! Traveling down from the Sunny Zone to the Dark Zone to the Trench at the bottom, Captain Cat and his crew get up close and personal with the different life forms found at each... Read More
 





Would You Rather Be a Pollywog
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz
Hardcover

Cats normally don't like water, but the Cat in the Hat is no normal puss! He’s fond of ponds, and in this latest Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library book, he takes Sally and Dick on a trip to show them how ponds are fascinating places teeming with life.

From algae to... Read More
 





Looking for Bigfoot
Written by Bonnie Worth
Illustrated by Jim Nelson
Trade Paperback

Is Bigfoot (aka Sasquatch) a descendent of the extinct giant ape Gigantopithecus? Or is it a myth turned pop-culture phenom that we want to believe is real? In this objectively written graded reader, author Bonnie Worth examines the evidence for and against the existence of the alleged ape, including its role... Read More
 

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