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About Erica Silverman
ERICA SILVERMAN is the author of the Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa early reader books, the first of which received a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor. Lana's World is her newest easy reader series. Her newest books include Jack (Not Jackie) and Wake Up, City.
Holiday books include Big Pumpkin; Hanukkah Hop; Raisel's Riddle (Purim); Gittel's Hands (Passover); The Halloween House;
Award-winning books include: Don't Fidget a Feather; Sholom's Treasure:How Sholom Aleichem Became a Writer;
She lives in Los Angeles, California. Visit her website at www.ericasilverman.com
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The witch has grown the biggest pumpkin ever, and now she wants to make herself a pumpkin pie for Halloween. But the pumpkin is so big she can't get it off the vine.
It’s so big the ghost can’t move it, either. Neither can the vampire, nor the mummy. It looks as if there’ll be no pumpkin pie for Halloween, until along comes the bat with an idea to save the day.
How can the tiny bat succeed where bigger and strong spooky creatures have failed? You'll be surprised!
Daddy blows up blue balloons
Mommy sizzles latkes as she hums a Hanukkah tune.
It's Hanukkah! It's a time to celebrate family and enjoy festive traditions. As Rachel and her parents prepare the house, grandparents, cousins, and friends travel from near and far to sing and tell stories. Together, they will light candles, play games, and eat scrumptuous holiday foods... and, of course, dance the Hanukkah Hop. The stamping, the hopping, and the bim-bim-bopping is sure to go on all night!
Erica Silverman's lively, rollicking text is sure to inspire every member of the family in celebrating the Festival of Lights!
Knock! Knock! Horses belong in barns, right? Not Cocoa. He nudges his way into Cowgirl Kate's house and decides he'd rather live there than his barn! What's a cowgirl to do? Beginning and newly independent readers will quickly giggle their way to the happy ending in this Green Light Reader edition. Lovable characters, short sentences, and simple dialogue encourage repeat readings.
In this new boot-stompin' adventure, Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa are going to school. Well, Cowgirl Kate is going--horses are not allowed. Luckily, there's plenty of time after school to make a new friend and have fun doing homework. One lesson Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa both learn . . . they're best partners no matter what.
With its snappy text and sweet, silly illustrations, this third book in the Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa series is sure to rope in young cowhands everywhere.
Baby animals are springing up on the ranch. Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa have a lot to do to help these new friends feel at home. But Cocoa’s not sure he wants new friends, especially if they mean more work. With Cowgirl Kate’s gentle nudging—and snacks!—Cocoa’s happy to help out, and work is as fun as play.
Erica Silverman’s sweet easy-to-read chapters lassoed to Betsy Lewin’s charming illustrations makes a sure-fire finale for this favorite early reader series.
The story of a little girl who wants to fly high, from the author of the Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa series!
When little Lana suggests a family adventure to the moon, Papa, Mama, Jay, Ray, and even Furry the dog have excuses not to go. But that’s not enough to stop the imaginative and resourceful Lana from rocketing into space and ultimately getting her whole family to blast off with her…Vroom! Zoom! Whoosh! Welcome to Lana’s World!
In this fifth book in the series, Cocoa nudges his way right into Cowgirl Kate's house. He pokes his head through every doorway and finally decides to live in the best stall of all--the kitchen. What's a cowgirl to do? Well, whether under one roof--or two--there's no doubt these buckaroos will be pals forever!
readers will discover in this delightful addition to Green Light Readers. Short sentences and simple dialogue keep newly independent readers engaged and confident.
When little Lana pleads “Let's go fishing!” to Papa, Mama, Jay, and Ray, everyone declines, even Furry, the dog. They are all too busy doing other things. But that's not enough to stop the imaginative Lana from having her own adventure and reeling in the whole family. Welcome to Lana’s World!
Rat-a-tat-tat! Dum-da-da-dum! Sis-boom-ba! Little Lana wants to have a parade with her family. But it's raining and Mama, Papa, Ray, and Jay don’t want to get wet. Of course, the pitter-pitter-pat of the rain isn’t enough to dampen Lana’s imaginative spirit or plans! She knows how to create a parade all by herself, a parade so fun that her family will soon be marching right along. Welcome to Lana’s World!