Children’s Books



DAVY’S RIDE DOWN
written by Michele Gibeau Cronin
illustrated by Ben F. Taylor
Pear Tree Publishing, 2018
$19.99, ISBN: 978-1-62502-026-0
Practice before play!




 
 
 
 

Davy’s imagination takes him on an unusual ride down a snowy, steep hill. With vibrant, full-color paintings and a simple text, the joy of sledding is demonstrated through the mind of a young child, eager to go outside. This story teaches that while every child needs to play, have fun and enjoy life, there is discipline that helps a person learn things that are life-enriching. For Davy, it is the violin.

Taken from the dust jacket




WORRY BEE
written by Ann Biese
illustrated by Colleen Sgroi
Pear Tree Publishing, 2018
$14.99, ISBN: 978-1-62502-018-5
Help children with anxiety!




 
 
 
 
 

When Worry Bee has worries, breathing techniques help settle the mind and body, ensuring that all is well. This book offers strategies to help young children cope with their fears and overwhelming feelings.

Taken from the back cover



THE BANANA TREE
The Adventures of Keeno & Ernest
Softcover – Book one
written by Maggie van Galen
Pear Tree Publishing, 2018
$12.95, ISBN: 978-1-62502-021-5
Monkey business means trouble!




 
 
 
 
 

Keeno spots a big, shiny banana tree, but it is far away—all the way on the other side of the river of their jungle home—and his parents have told him never to cross the river without an adult. Ernest reminds him of this, but Keeno decides to cross anyway. When he finds himself in great danger, he must rely on his friend Ernest to rescue him! In the end, Keeno learns two very valuable lessons about friendship and following family rules.

Taken from the back cover



THE DIAMOND MINE
The Adventures of Keeno & Ernest
Softcover – Book Two
written by Maggie van Galen
Pear Tree Publishing, 2018
$12.95, ISBN: 978-1-62502-023-9
Can Ernest save the day, again?




 
 
 
 
 

Keeno wants to give his mom a beautiful diamond from the diamond mine and plans to swap it out for the river rock he has found. Ernest explains that this would be stealing, but Keeno decides it’s just a trade. Follow the adventure as Keeno finds himself in great danger and relies on Ernest to rescue him…again! In the end, Keeno learns two very valuable lessons about friendship and asking before taking.

Taken from the back cover


A NEW FRIEND
The Adventures of Keeno & Ernest
Harcover – Book Three
written by Maggie van Galen
Pear Tree Publishing, 2017
$19.95, ISBN: 978-1-62502-010-9
Lessons about friendship and being yourself


 
 
 

“Keeno and Ernest are relatable characters to children of all ages as they demonstrate kindness and true friendship. My own children and I read this latest adventure and really love it. What a great message about listening to your heart. I tell kids all the time to trust their intuition and be true to themselves.”

Kate Donlin, Literacy Coach, Penn Brook Elementary


WHAT MAKES THE UNITED STATES?
written & illustrated by Lois Sargent
Pear Tree Publishing, 2015
$15.95, ISBN: 978-1-62502-008-6
Perfect for elementary school-age children















 

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“Ms. Sargent has written a delightful book to help young children understand how the United States was formed. Her poetic style of writing along with her charming illustrations, guide the child from a single home to a great nation, the United States.”
Helen Venditti, Retired Teacher





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