Detlefsen, Lisl H., author
From what to wear (a bathing suit, of course!) to what to expect (no, your teacher will not be a mermaid), 3, 2, 1 Jump! covers the what if's and how to's of getting in the pool for the first time. There's a lot to worry about (can I be sucked in the filter?) and even more to be excited about (when can I wear flippers?), and our narrator has thought of everything. By the time she's ready, you too will want to jump in!
If you woke up tomorrow in Egypt with a yen for a good game of tag, you could find it. Then you could hop on your magic carpet and fly to Thailand to play Go Fish with some new friends. Later, you could seesaw until the cows come home in Ireland.
Platt, Cynthia, author
"From camping to kite-flying, from picnic treats to summer stargazing, little ones will enjoy a perfect day of summer play with Curious George in this tabbed board book! Join George and the man with the yellow hat as they enjoy a fun day at the beach, go on a picnic, enjoy a whirlwind of games at the carnival, and soak up that summer sun in this read-aloud book with rhyming text. Colorful tabs and sturdy pages are perfect for little hands."-- Provided by publisher.
Beaton, Clare, author, illustrator
"The campsite is full of things to spot! From nature trails, bugs, and butterflies to open fires on the night skies, little observers will love discovery the world around them"--Amazon.
"A Perfect Bedtime Story, Whether You're Under a Roof or Under the Stars... Gather the children. Cuddle into a warm sleeping bag. It's time to fall asleep. This gentle, calming story celebrates the wonders of the great outdoors by saying goodnight to nature. As the sun sets, the family prepares their campsite for nightfall. "Goodnight hills, and goodnight clean air. Goodnight creatures everywhere." The soft, rhyming text complements dream-like illustrations, creating a picture book that's just right for winding down. So spend your days playing and exploring. With Goodnight Great Outdoors, you have bedtime covered."--Amazon.com.
Oswald, Pete, author, illustrator
"In the cool and quiet early light of morning, a father and child wake up. Today they're going on a hike. Follow the duo into the mountains as they witness the magic of the wilderness, overcome challenges, and play a small role in the survival of the forest. By the time they return home, they feel alive -- and closer than ever -- as they document their hike and take their place in family history."-- Publisher's description.
Butterfield, Moira, 1960-
"Set off on an outdoor adventure and find natural treasures, from prickly pine cones to swirly snails [and] shells, then learn more about the plants and creatures of the forest in this fact-filled guide to the outdoors"-- Provided by publisher.
Mrs. Peanuckle takes on the outdoors and shares all her favorite animals, plants, and more in her latest tour of the ABCs! From A to Z, Mrs. Peanuckle introduces toddlers to 26 different natural-world experiences. With playful text, bright illustrations, and sturdy pages, Mrs. Peanuckle's alphabet book engages toddlers and takes them on an alphabet adventure through the natural world!
Rabe, Tish, author.
"From catching fireflies to going to the zoo to learning how to swim, there are so many summer activities to look forward to. This bright, engaging adaptation of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" celebrates and rewards a productive school year with all the adventures that the summer months have to offer."--Publisher's description.