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“The most interesting—and the funniest—things happen in real life.”—Marc Brown

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Marc Brown is the renowned illustrator of Judy Sierra's Wild About Books and ZooZical, but is best known worldwide as the creator of Arthur the aardvark, the star of many picture books and the five-time Emmy Award-winning TV show. He has once again drawn on his love of American folk art and his time living at Pilot Hill Farm with peacocks, otters, cows, goats, chickens, and pigs to inspire his rich and brilliantly hued paintings in Wild About You! He lives in New York City and... Read More

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Arthur and the School Pet
Written by Marc Brown
Trade Paperback

During Christmas vacation week, D.W. volunteers to take the classroom pet gerbil, Speedy, home for the holidays. D.W. plans to teach him some new tricks to show her class, but soon learns that taking care of a gerbil isn’t as easy as she thinks, especially one as quick as Speedy. ... Read More
 





Arthur in New York
Written by Marc Brown
Trade Paperback

WHEN ARTHUR AND D.W. travel to New York City with their parents, they visit the Statue of Liberty, a museum, and they even see a Broadway show! But D.W. is most excited about visiting Mary Moo-Cow Palace with her Mary Moo-Cow doll. When D.W. doesn’t follow her parents’ rule and goes... Read More
 





Arthur Lost in the Museum
Written by Marc Brown
Trade Paperback

During a class visit to the museum, Arthur needs to make a quick visit to the boys’ lavatory. But a wrong turn leads him into a diorama of life-size models of Pilgrims celebrating the first Thanksgiving . . . just as Mr. Ratburn and his class are about to study it... Read More
 





Arthur Tricks the Tooth Fairy
Written by Marc Brown
Trade Paperback

D.W. is jealous when her big brother Arthur loses a tooth and gets a visit from the Tooth Fairy.  Arthur explains that the Tooth Fairy comes only when you lose a tooth and put it under your pillow at night, so D.W. dreams up some hysterical (but unsuccessful) plans to trick her... Read More
 





Arthur's Classroom Fib
Written by Marc Brown
Trade Paperback

When Arthur and his classmates head back to school, they're asked to write about their summer vacation. But when Arthur hears the exciting things his friends have done, Arthur feels he must make up a better story of his own. Will Arthur tell the whole class a lie or will he... Read More
 





Arthur's Classroom Fib
Written by Marc Brown
Hardcover Library Binding

When Arthur and his classmates head back to school, they're asked to write about their summer vacation. But when Arthur hears the exciting things his friends have done, Arthur feels he must make up a better story of his own. Will Arthur tell the whole class a lie or will he... Read More
 





Arthur's Fire Drill
Written by Marc Brown
Illustrated by Marc Brown
Trade Paperback

When D.W.'s  teacher announces that they will have a fire drill, D.W. is afraid the school is going to burn down! So Arthur gives her his fire fighter's hat, a whistle, and a few tips on fire safety, and appoints her their home fire warden. She then sets off to school prepared... Read More
 





Arthur's Lost Puppy
Written by Marc Brown
Illustrated by Marc Brown
Trade Paperback

Arthur and D.W. take Baby Kate and Pal to the neighborhood street fair. But suddenly Baby Kate starts crying. Arthur sends D.W. to buy Kate an ice cream cone, and she carefully ties Pal's leash to a bench outside the store. But when she comes out, Pal has squirmed out of... Read More
 





Arthur's Reading Race
Written by Marc Brown
Trade Paperback

Arthur promises to buy ice cream for his little sister, D.W., if she can read ten words.  The twosome race to the park, where D.W. is quick to recognize signs such as ZOO, DON'T WALK, POLICE, and ICE CREAM.  When she reads WET PAINT before her big brother does, Arthur is in for... Read More
 





Arthur's Reading Trick
Written by Marc Brown
Trade Paperback

Will Arthur figure out D.W.’s reading trick?

D.W. makes a bet with Arthur that she can teach Baby Kate how to read in a single afternoon. The loser of the bet has to change their little sister’s stinky diapers! D.W. devises a clever trick to make sure she wins the bet. But... Read More
 





In New York
Written by Marc Brown
Hardcover

Marc Brown now calls New York City home, and with In New York, he shares his love for all that the city has to offer and all that it stands for, including the way it's always changing and evolving. From its earliest days as New Amsterdam to the contemporary wonders of... Read More
 





In New York
Written by Marc Brown
eBook

Marc Brown now calls New York City home, and with In New York, he shares his love for all that the city has to offer and all that it stands for, including the way it's always changing and evolving. From its earliest days as New Amsterdam to the contemporary wonders of... Read More
 





In New York: Interactive Edition
Written by Marc Brown
eBook

This enhanced ebook brings New York City vividly to life with interactive photo galleries on each page, which correspond to Marc Brown’s gorgeous illustrations. Featuring over 60 photos packed with fascinating facts, this ebook is perfect for any child with an interest in the Big Apple, and makes a great primer for first-time travelers on what... Read More
 





In New York
Written by Marc Brown
Hardcover Library Binding

Marc Brown now calls New York City home, and with In New York, he shares his love for all that the city has to offer and all that it stands for, including the way it's always changing and evolving. From its earliest days as New Amsterdam to the contemporary wonders of... Read More
 





Monkey: Not Ready for Kindergarten
Written by Marc Brown
eBook

Marc Brown, creator of the beloved Arthur books and TV show, offers a charming new character—and a fun and reassuring story about preparing for the first day of school.
 
Kindergarten is only a week away . . . but Monkey is NOT ready. What if he gets on the wrong bus?... Read More
 





Monkey: Not Ready for Kindergarten
Written by Marc Brown
Hardcover Library Binding

Marc Brown, creator of the beloved Arthur books and TV show, offers a charming new character—and a fun and reassuring story about preparing for the first day of school.
 
Kindergarten is only a week away . . . but Monkey is NOT ready. What if he gets on the wrong bus?... Read More
 





Monkey: Not Ready for Kindergarten
Written by Marc Brown
Hardcover

Marc Brown, creator of the beloved Arthur books and TV show, offers a charming new character—and a fun and reassuring story about preparing for the first day of school.
 
Kindergarten is only a week away . . . but Monkey is NOT ready. What if he gets on the wrong bus?... Read More
 





Dancing Feet!
Written by Lindsey Craig
Illustrated by Marc Brown
Board

Clickity! Clickity! Long green feet!  
Who is dancing that clickity beat?

Lizard is dancing on clickity feet.
 
Clickity! Clickity! Happy feet!

Introducing a get-up-and-dance toddler book-so catchy and rhythmic, you'll almost want to sing it.

Lindsey Craig's rollicking text features funny sound words (Tippity! Creepity! Stompity! Thumpity!), dancing animals, a singsong beat, and a guessing element...

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Dancing Feet!
Written by Lindsey Craig
Illustrated by Marc Brown
Hardcover

Clickity! Clickity! Long green feet!  
Who is dancing that clickity beat?

Lizard is dancing on clickity feet.
 
Clickity! Clickity! Happy feet!

Introducing a get-up-and-dance toddler book-so catchy and rhythmic, you'll almost want to sing it.

Lindsey Craig's rollicking text features funny sound words (Tippity! Creepity! Stompity! Thumpity!), dancing animals, a singsong beat, and a guessing element...

Read More
 





Dancing Feet!
Written by Lindsey Craig
Illustrated by Marc Brown
eBook

Clickity! Clickity! Long green feet!  
Who is dancing that clickity beat?

Lizard is dancing on clickity feet.
 
Clickity! Clickity! Happy feet!

Introducing a get-up-and-dance toddler book-so catchy and rhythmic, you'll almost want to sing it.

Lindsey Craig's rollicking text features funny sound words (Tippity! Creepity! Stompity! Thumpity!), dancing animals, a singsong beat, and a guessing element...

Read More
 





Farmyard Beat
Written by Lindsey Craig
Illustrated by Marc Brown
Board

Author Lindsey Craig teams up with Arthur creator and bestselling artist Marc Brown in a toe-tapping farmyard dance-a-thon—perfect for toddler and preschooler read-alouds. As soon as the sun goes down, the animals are up! ("Sheep can't sleep. Sheep can't sleep. Sheep can't sleep 'cause they got that beat!") Before long, there's... Read More
 





Farmyard Beat
Written by Lindsey Craig
Illustrated by Marc Brown
Hardcover

Author Lindsey Craig teams up with Arthur creator and bestselling artist Marc Brown in a toe-tapping farmyard dance-a-thon—perfect for toddler and preschooler read-alouds. As soon as the sun goes down, the animals are up! ("Sheep can't sleep. Sheep can't sleep. Sheep can't sleep 'cause they got that beat!") Before long, there's... Read More
 





Farmyard Beat
Written by Lindsey Craig
Illustrated by Marc Brown
eBook

Author Lindsey Craig teams up with Arthur creator and bestselling artist Marc Brown in a toe-tapping farmyard dance-a-thon—perfect for toddler and preschooler read-alouds. As soon as the sun goes down, the animals are up! ("Sheep can't sleep. Sheep can't sleep. Sheep can't sleep 'cause they got that beat!") Before long, there's... Read More
 





Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young
Selected by Jack Prelutsky
Illustrated by Marc Brown
Hardcover

First published in 1986 and just as fresh and relevant today, this widely acclaimed, child-friendly poetry anthology is now being reissued with a striking new jacket. In his introduction to this book Jim Trelease, bestselling author of The Read-Aloud Handbook, writes, “No one better recognizes the essence of the child-poetry connection... Read More
 





Born to Read
Written by Judy Sierra
Illustrated by Marc Brown
Hardcover

THE AWARD-WINNING COLLABORATORS of the New York Times #1 picture book bestseller Wild About Books are back with a new story that promotes books and reading. Told in Judy Sierra’s inimitable read-aloud rhyme, the narrative chronicles the amazing successes of Sam—thanks to his early love of books. The story ranges from... Read More
 

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