Sometimes you just want to share a collection of beloved classics, and we have you covered! These books all have a special place in our hearts at the Morell house.
And remember - our books give back! For every five books we sell, we donate one to a superhero teacher working in an underfunded community.
Where the Wild Things Are: The first book MB's children received - before they were born - and we still have it 29 years later! In this iconic story, when Max dresses in his wolf suit and causes havoc in the house, his mother sends him to bed. From there, Max sets sail to an island inhabited by the Wild Things, who name him king and share a wild rumpus with him. But then from far away across the world, Max smells good things to eat...
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom:
A told B,
and B told C,
“I’ll meet you at the
top of the coconut tree”
In this lively alphabet rhyme, all the letters of the alphabet race each other up the coconut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no—Chicka Chicka Boom! Boom! Fun fact: MB's daughter starred in her kindergarten production of Chicka.
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus: When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place-a pigeon! But you've never met one quite like this before. This is the book MB turns to most often to entertain a story time crew - it's a guaranteed hit with kids of all sizes!
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie: What's not to love about cookies? With its spare, rhythmic text and circular tale, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is perfect for beginning readers and story time. Sure to inspire giggles and requests to "read it again!"
Library Lion: The inspiration for (half of) our company's name! This simple and elegant story gently muses that, sometimes, it's okay to break the rules. A must-have in every family's collection--when we talk about modern classics at Lion & Dragonfly, this is what we mean.