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In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin is afraid of thunderstorms. When a storm approaches while he is playing at Fox's house, a flash of lightning sends Franklin into his shell. He refuses to come out -- even for snacks -- until his friends make him laugh with their tall tales about what causes storms. And when Beaver explains what really causes thunder and lightning, Franklin begins to feel much safer.
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin can't wait for his best friend Bear to come over for their first sleepover. However, when it's time for bed, Bear begins to miss his own room -- until Franklin comes up with an idea to make Bear feel more comfortable.
This larger-format special collectible edition of the first Franklin book celebrates the 25th anniversary of the world's most beloved turtle. It includes never-before-seen archival material, personal letters from the author and illustrator that offers a fun behind-the-scenes peek at this Canadian classic. It is a perfect gift for long-time fans and a new generation of readers alike. In the Franklin Classic Storybook that started it all, poor little Franklin has one of the most common childhood afflictions - he is afraid of the dark. This is particularly distressing for Franklin as he happens to be a turtle, and the darkness he fears is, of course, inside his own shell. Bravely, with shell in tow, he sets forth to seek help and in the course of his travels discovers a bird who is afraid of heights, a polar bear who is afraid of the cold, and even a hydrophobic duck. In the end, Franklin discovers that everybody is afraid of something, even his own mother, and his response to what he has learned is guaranteed to draw a smile.
Franklin has always lived in the same house in the same town, and he's grown up with the same friends. Then new neighbors move in -- the Moose family At school, Mr. Owl asks Franklin to be Moose's buddy. Initially, Franklin is afraid of Moose because of his size but he soon realizes that despite their differences, he has made a new friend in this Franklin Classic Storybook.
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, it's Valentine's Day and Franklin can't wait to give his friends the cards he has made. But when he gets to school, he discovers that they're missing. Franklin is heartbroken and worried that now his friends won't want to give him any cards. Big hearts prevail and Franklin soon learns that he has very good friends -- and that he can be a good friend, too.
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin's mother tells him never to go into the woods. But one day Franklin is playing hide-and-seek with his friends and forgets what his mother has told him. Franklin is frightened when he realizes he's lost, but he knows just what to do -- stay in his shell and wait to be found. A dramatic story with a happy ending.
CCBC's Best Books for Kids & Teens (Spring 2016) - Commended From the award-winning movie comes a story of courage and forbidden love. It's 1882 in southern China. Li Jun, a feisty homeless girl disguised as a boy called Little Tiger, works in a fireworks factory and yearns to sail across the ocean to the mysterious Gold Mountain in faraway British Columbia to find her long-lost father and fulfill her promise to her dying mother. She joins thousands of Chinese men blasting a path for the new railway through the "impassable" Rocky Mountains. There she faces danger, deceit, and prejudice at every turn. Then, defying all the rules, she falls in love with James, the son of the railway tycoon. Should she reveal her true identity to him? Coming from such different worlds, could they make a life together?
Franklin can tie his shoelaces, count by twos, button buttons and zip zippers. He likes fly pie, baseball, his blue blanket, his night light and the color purple. And, like all kids, he likes to talk about himself. Now he has a special place to write everything down and he's left room for a friend. With this Franklin Activity Book, children can write, draw and record everything about themselves in their own keepsake album.
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin has been chosen to play the Nutcracker Prince in his class's production. But will he be too nervous to say his lines when the big night arrives?
Discover how old Earth is and how it was formed. Find out what's inside Earth and how its crust is made up of pieces that fit together like a jigsaw puzzle. Read legends about why we have night and day and where the first living things came from. Kids can even make a volcano and discover why Earth looks blue from space. Part of the Starting with Space series, The Earth combines facts, folklore and hands-on activities to explain space exploration and scientific discoveries about The Earth.
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin can count forwards and backwards. He can zip zippers and button buttons. He can slide down a riverbank by himself. He can even sleep alone in his small, dark shell. And ever since he was small, he really wanted a pet.
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, our hero goes to the hospital for an operation to repair his broken shell, and everyone thinks he's being very brave. But Franklin is only pretending to be fearless. He's worried that his X-rays will show just how frightened he is inside. With the help of Dr. Bear, Franklin learns that even though he's feeling scared, he can still be brave.
Franklin tells a fib and finds himself in an embarrassing predicament. Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark link their talents to produce another winning Franklin Classic Storybook.
Franklin and his friends are excited about the Halloween party. But things get scary when Franklin begins to think that there might be a real ghost at the party in this Franklin Classic Storybook.
This larger-format special collectible edition of the first Franklin book celebrates the 25th anniversary of the world's most beloved turtle.?Includes never-before-seen archival material? and personal letters from the author and illustrator that offers a fun behind-the-scenes peek at this Canadian classic.A perfect gift for long-time fans and a new generation of readers alike. In the Franklin Classic Storybook that started it all, poor little Franklin has one of the most common childhood afflictions -- he is afraid of the dark. This is particularly distressing for Franklin as he happens to be a turtle, and the darkness he fears is, of course, inside his own shell. Bravely, with shell in tow, he sets forth to seek help and in the course of his travels discovers a bird who is afraid of heights, a polar bear who is afraid of the cold, and even a hydrophobic duck. In the end, Franklin discovers that everybody is afraid of something, even his own mother, and his response to what he has learned is guaranteed to draw a smile.
Find out how police officers investigate a crime that leads to the capture of bicycle thieves. Follow a team of postal workers as they process a birthday card, traveling from a mailbox in New York to a doorstep in Oregon. Facts blend seamlessly into engaging stories in this series, which provides a fun and informative look at a day in the life of two important groups of community workers in "Police Officers" and "Postal Workers". Full color.
Franklin has lots of friends and one best friend named Bear. They play tag, hopscotch and ball. But Franklin always wants to pick the game and make the rules. No one wants to play with him -- he's too bossy In this Classic Franklin Storybook, Franklin learns he can't always have his own way.
This Franklin Activity Book is filled with picture puzzles, pages to color, mazes and other games featuring Franklin and his friends -- Bear, Beaver, Fox, Goose, Rabbit and Otter.
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin is excited about his class trip to the museum. Just before they go inside, Beaver tells him that they'll see real dinosaurs. At first Franklin is worried, but he has so much fun seeing and doing other things in the museum that he almost forgets about the dinosaurs -- until he comes face-to-face with a tyrannosaurus
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