Summer: A Collection of Poems Songs and Stories for Young Children Summer: A Collection of Poems Songs and Stories for Young Children A collection of poems, songs and stories to celebrate Summer with young children. Beloved by parents and Waldorf Early Childhood educators, Summer includes material to celebrate festivals from Whitsun to St. Johns Tide. The series of Wynstones books covers the seasons, life, festivals and celebrations.
Noah's Ark by Jerry Pinkney Noah's Ark by Jerry Pinkney All of the courage, drama, and beauty of the ancient story of Noah's Ark is illustrated in glorious paintings. Full of sensitive detail and emotion, this rendition of Noah's Ark brings new life and meaning to the tale's enduring message of peace. Author and illustrator Jerry Pinkney is a four-time Caldecott Honor finalist.
The Shortest Day by Wendy Pfeffer (paperback) The Shortest Day by Wendy Pfeffer (paperback) Winter begins on The Shortest Day of the year, on or about December 21. Today people celebrate the winter solstice, knowing the days will get longer again. They celebrate because it is a new beginning. Winter solstice activities included in the book with inspire new celebrations at this time of the year. On short winter days, children walking home from school drag long shadows behind them. On long winter nights,
The Seven-Year-Old Wonder Book by Isabel Wyatt The Seven-Year-Old Wonder Book by Isabel Wyatt These magical tales take us through the highlights of the year through festivals and birthdays. When the king's son found gems in his horse's mane, he wondered, and still held his peace. But that night he withdrew early from the feast and hid himself in the shadows of the stable. Presently in came Cordita her beauty shining through her rags... The Seven-Year-Old Wonder Book by Isabel Wyatt Review
The Festival of Stones: Autumn and Winter Tales of Tiptoes Lightly by Reg Down The Festival of Stones: Autumn and Winter Tales of Tiptoes Lightly by Reg Down Follow Tiptoes Lightly and her friends in in The Festival of Stones: Autumn and Winter Tales of Tiptoes Lightly. Perfect for early readers, tales of fairy Tiptoes Lightly inspire the wonder and joy of nature in children. Stimulate their imaginative capacity for forming inner pictures with these wonderful stories. Includes The Dragon's Tale, The
The Story of the Butterfly Children By Sibylle von Olfers The Story of the Butterfly Children By Sibylle von Olfers The children can't wait until the first day of spring, when they will finally get their wings. But first, they must learn about the many brightly-coloured flowers in the kingdom, so they can take part in the flying procession of peacock, swallowtail, red admiral and many other butterflies. Far, far away, the butterfly folk live in a kingdom of beautiful gardens. The butterfly children play,
All the Way to Lhasa: A Tale from Tibet by Barbara Helen Berger All the Way to Lhasa: A Tale from Tibet by Barbara Helen Berger How far is it to Lhasa? Very far. Up windy slopes, over mountain torrents and snows, a boy and his yak keep going. Will they ever reach the holy city of Lhasa? The boy doesn't know but an old woman has told him he can make it there before nightfall. Barbara Helen Berger brings beauty and power to her retelling of this parable from Tibet. Its wise and simple message will encourage
Angels by Alexis York Lumbard & Flavia Weedn Angels by Alexis York Lumbard & Flavia Weedn Did you know that angels are everywhere? Experience a world of gentle wonder, beauty, and comfort in this lyrical and non-denominational picture book. A beautiful book, Angels invites everyone into a magical place which radiates love and caring. See how angels work behind the scenes weaving their graces throughout the world . Hardcover Published by Wisdom Tales
In the Land of Merfolk by Daniela Drescher In the Land of Merfolk by Daniela Drescher Follow the secret watery world of the merfolk through the seasons in amongst the lilypads reeds and rushes. Magical watercolor illustrations draw your child into a world of wonder.
Poems for Younger Children by David Donaldson Poems for Younger Children by David Donaldson The butterfly flutters from flower to tree, Working at blossoms just like a bee ... The verses in this book will bring joy and inspiration to many children and adults alike. David Donaldson composed a wide variety of verses for his class while teaching at the Hereford Steiner Academy.