The story of the historic first hot-air balloon flight in 1783, told from the point of view of the duck, sheep, and rooster who were the first passengers.
Presents the life of the inventor of the piano, explaining why, how, and when he created the musical instrument.
A collection of humorous poems by writers including Ellen Raskin, Karla Kuskin, Ogden Nash, and Arnold Lobel.
A collection of humorous poems by a variety of authors including John Ciardi, X. J. Kennedy, Eve Merriam, and William Jay Smith.
"Known as "The Enchantress of Numbers" by many inventors and mathematicians of the 19th century, Ada Lovelace is recognized today as history's first computer programmer. Her work was an inspiration to such famous minds a...
Mishaps involving color and optical illusions befall Marva as a result of her new invention, the Ketch-o-matic.
How do dinosaurs say goodnight?: Even dinosaurs make a fuss before bedtime. Can parents ever get them into bed? In the small, small pond: Frogs leap, tadpoles wriggle, geese waddle and minnows scatter. You'll enjoy watc...
A collection of nine brief stories from the author's first book, including such titles as "The Hippopotamus's Car," "The Melting Ice-cream Cone," and "The Black Crayon."