The children in Miss Honeywood's class grow the most enormous turnip that anyone has ever seen. But how can they pull it out? Tariq suggests using a crane, Kieran a helicopter. Samira suggests using a rope to pull it out. First the boys and then the girls try but the turnip will not move. They all try together but the turnip still will not budge. Can Larry save the day? As seen on CBBC's Tikkabilla.
A frog hops into a shallow well. He likes his life in the well and is content until one day when a sea turtle crawls to the well, the frog invites him to come into the water to play a splashing game. The sea turtle turns down his invitation because he says there is a huge ocean of water waiting to swim in and that would be more fun. The frog is shocked that his wonderful world in the well is considered too small.
A woodcutter outwits the horrible tiger by making him believe that he is the woodcutter's older brother who used to be a human. The tiger shows his dutifulness to his human mother by bringing gifts to her backyard and later follows her into death.
Lexile measure AD530L; Ages 4-8; PrK-Gr.2; Pura Belpre Award (Illustrator) Winner, 2018.
The Princess and the Pea gets a fresh twist in this charming bilingual retelling. El principe knows this girl is the one for him, but, as usual, his mother doesn't agree. The queen has a secret test in mind to see if this girl is really a princesa.
Ages 5-9; Gr.k-3. Story told in a mixture of Spanish and English.
A smart, snappy, bilingual retelling of Little Red Riding Hood Winner of a Pura Belpre Honor for Illustration While Roja picks flowers on the way to her grandma's, a mean wolf sneaks away with her cape to surprise Abuelita.
Lexile measure AD520L; Reading level 4.5; Ages 7-12; Gr.3-6; Guided reading O
Ever since she can remember, Prietita has heard terrifying tales of la llorona -- the legendary ghost woman who steals children at night. Against a background of vibrant folk paintings, Gloria Anzaldua reinterprets, in a bilingual format, one of the most famous Mexican legends.