Toni & Slade Morrison
The Big Box
Three feisty children who show grown-ups what it really means to be a kid
The Tortoise or the Hare?
Everyone knows that in the story of the Tortoise and the Hare the slow and steady tortoise wins always wins. Or does he? In this energetic retelling Hare wins but the Tortoise has the story to tell. So you decide, what makes a winner?
The Ant or the Grasshopper? Who’s Got Game?
Generation after generation, classic fables, folklore, and myth remain popular because they quicken the imagination of readers and listerners of all ages.
Peeny Butter Fudge
Children spend the day with their grandmother, who ignores their mother’s carefully planned schedule in favor of activities that are much more fun.
The Book of Mean People
The world and its language can be confusing to young people. To them, meanness can have many shapes, sizes, and sounds.
Little Cloud and Lady Wind
Little Cloud does not want to join the other clouds in terrorizing the earth with storms, but grows lonely and longs to look closer at mountains and seas, until Lady Wind makes her dream come true in this version of the fable, “The bundle of sticks.”