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Margaret McNamara is the author of The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot, George Washington's Birthday, and the popular Robin Hill School early reader series. The Pumpkin Patch, in this series, was awarded the Oppenheimer Toy Portfolio Best Book Gold Award. She lives in New York City.

 

G. Brian Karas is the versatile and acclaimed illustrator and writer of many books for children, including Are You Going to Be Good? (a New York Times Best Illustrated Book), Home on the Bayou (recipient of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award), and the bestselling Muncha, Muncha, Muncha by Candace Fleming. He lives in...

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The Apple Orchard Riddle
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Hardcover

Mr. Tiffin and his students from the perenially popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? are back in this picture book about a school trip to an apple orchard! In this playful, humorous, and child-friendly classroom story, the students learn a lot about apples and apple orchards—including how apples are harvested... Read More
 





The Apple Orchard Riddle
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

Mr. Tiffin and his students from the perenially popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? are back in this picture book about a school trip to an apple orchard! In this playful, humorous, and child-friendly classroom story, the students learn a lot about apples and apple orchards—including how apples are harvested... Read More
 





The Apple Orchard Riddle
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Hardcover Library Binding

Mr. Tiffin and his students from the perenially popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? are back in this picture book about a school trip to an apple orchard! In this playful, humorous, and child-friendly classroom story, the students learn a lot about apples and apple orchards—including how apples are harvested... Read More
 





George Washington's Birthday
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by Barry Blitt
eBook

From award-winning author Margaret McNamara and New Yorker artist Barry Blitt comes this partly true and completely funny story of George Washington's 7th birthday. In this clever approach to history, readers will discover the truths and myths about George Washington. Did George Washington wear a wig? No. Did George Washington cut... Read More
 





George Washington's Birthday
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by Barry Blitt
Hardcover

From award-winning author Margaret McNamara and New Yorker artist Barry Blitt comes this partly true and completely funny story of George Washington's 7th birthday. In this clever approach to history, readers will discover the truths and myths about George Washington. Did George Washington wear a wig? No. Did George Washington cut... Read More
 





How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

Here is an adorable picture book for curious kids, which explores skip counting and estimation in a fun pumpkin-themed classroom experiment. "How many seeds are in a pumpkin?" Mr. Tiffin asks his class as they gather around the big, medium, and small pumpkins on his desk. Robert, the biggest kid, guesses...

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How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Hardcover

Here is an adorable picture book for curious kids, which explores skip counting and estimation in a fun pumpkin-themed classroom experiment. "How many seeds are in a pumpkin?" Mr. Tiffin asks his class as they gather around the big, medium, and small pumpkins on his desk. Robert, the biggest kid, guesses...

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A Poem in Your Pocket
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Hardcover

Usher in National Poetry Month with Mr. Tiffin and his students, stars of the hugely popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? and The Apple Orchard Riddle.

Once again, Margaret McNamara sets her playful, child-friendly story in the classroom, and this time, poetry—from metaphors to acrostics to haiku—is the name of... Read More
 





A Poem in Your Pocket
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

Usher in National Poetry Month with Mr. Tiffin and his students, stars of the hugely popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? and The Apple Orchard Riddle.

Once again, Margaret McNamara sets her playful, child-friendly story in the classroom, and this time, poetry—from metaphors to acrostics to haiku—is the name of... Read More
 





A Poem in Your Pocket
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Hardcover Library Binding

Usher in National Poetry Month with Mr. Tiffin and his students, stars of the hugely popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? and The Apple Orchard Riddle.

Once again, Margaret McNamara sets her playful, child-friendly story in the classroom, and this time, poetry—from metaphors to acrostics to haiku—is the name of... Read More
 





The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by Mark Fearing
eBook

GREEP BOINK MEEP! The three little aliens are happily settling into their new homes when the Big Bad Robot flies in to crack and smack and whack their houses down! A chase across the solar system follows in this out-of-this-world version of the classic Three Little Pigs tale. Margaret McNamara (How... Read More
 





The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by Mark Fearing
Hardcover Library Binding

GREEP BOINK MEEP! The three little aliens are happily settling into their new homes when the Big Bad Robot flies in to crack and smack and whack their houses down! A chase across the solar system follows in this out-of-this-world version of the classic Three Little Pigs tale. Margaret McNamara (How... Read More
 





The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by Mark Fearing
Hardcover

GREEP BOINK MEEP! The three little aliens are happily settling into their new homes when the Big Bad Robot flies in to crack and smack and whack their houses down! A chase across the solar system follows in this out-of-this-world version of the classic Three Little Pigs tale. Margaret McNamara (How... Read More
 

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