How a House is Built

Gail Gibbons combines clear, simple wording with her signature illustrations to present all the steps involved in building a house. From the architect who draws the plans,...

The Vegetables We Eat

Who knew there were so many different kinds of vegetables? Nonfiction pro Gail Gibbons responds to the need for books on good nutrition with this accessible exploration of...

The Fruits We Eat

Berries, apples, melons and grapes; oranges, grapefruits, bananas--yum! This scrumptious collection of facts, a companion to The Vegetables We Eat, offers youngsters an inviting,...

Valentine's Day Is…

Valentine's Day is candy hearts, flowers, and chocolate truffles. It is Valentine cards galore. Most of all, it is a time to share with family and friends, and a time to say 'I...

St. Patrick's Day

In addition to the story of Patrick's life, here is information about how St. Patrick's Day is celebrated. There are decorations from shamrocks to shillelaghs. People give...

Christmas Is...

Christmas is many things to many people. It celebrates the birth of the Christ child. It is also Saint Nicholas and Santa Claus, angels, lights, Christmas trees, cards, carols,...

Groundhog Day! Shadow or No Shadow

Every February 2nd, people all across the country wonder about the groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil. Will he see his shadow on that day or won't he? Will spring come early or late?...

Hurricanes!

Imagine a force that can toss boats around like toys, wash away bridges, and create waves as high as eighteen feet. With fierce winds and torrential rains, hurricanes can do all...

The Moon Book

Did you know the moon is a satellite? In fact, the moon is the Earth's only natural satellite. In beautiful spacious visuals, children will learn about lunar phases, eclipses,...

An Interview With Gail Gibbons

Gail Gibbons writes the kind of non-fiction books that young children pore over. In this exclusive video interview with Reading Rockets, Gail Gibbons discusses how she comes up...

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