Meadowbrook Press is a children’s publisher that is focused on high-interest titles, featuring joke books, kid-selected poems, and silly stories that are sure to engage readers of all ages. Written for middle readers, Meadowbrook Press is committed to providing quality books for all children, and in guiding learning through laughter.
Books included are from a variety of authors, including 'The King of Giggle Poetry' (Bruce Lansky), America's Children's Poet Laureate (Kenn Nesbitt) and award-winning children's mystery author (Penny Warner).
Newfangled Fairy Tales, Book #2
Newfangled Fairy Tales is a critically acclaimed series containing collections of ten contemporary fairy tales in each book; they put a delightful, new spin on classic stories and themes. Michelle Koszlowski desperately wants to be a princess until her wish comes true and she discovers what a pain royal life can be. The Little Tailor brags to everyone about his bravery until a giant comes along and teaches him a lesson. Rapunzel is held captive in a high-rise apartment by an urban witch who owns a pizza parlor.
Early Birdy Gets the Worm
Waking up early one morning, Early Birdy watches Mother Birdy catch a worm. Inspired, Early Birdy wants to catch one too. But catching a worm isn't as easy as it looks. Join Early Birdy on an exciting and funny adventure set in a beautiful springtime forest environment created by illustrator Bill Bolton. Don't be surprised to find yourself "smiling from ear to ear".
GTR, Best of-Girls Save the Day
Girls Save the Day features the 25 best stories from the Girls to the Rescue series about girls around the world who save the day through brains and bravery. This groundbreaking series for girls ages 7-13 has been endorsed by parents, teachers, and psychologists as an entertaining learning tool that provides positive role models. The selected stories in this edition rise above the rest and speak to today's girls. With international and multicultural appeal, it's a great alternative to American Girl.
GTR-Young Marian's Adventures in Sherwood Forest
Thirteen-year-old Maid Marian is on her first adventure with young Robin of Loxley (the future Robin Hood). The Sheriff of Nottingham has thrown Marian's father into the dungeon, and only Marian can save her father from the hangman's noose. Marian proves herself the cleverest of heroes as she takes on a pack of hungry wolves, murderous thieves, and the Sheriff's loyal soldiers. She also solves a heart-wrenching mystery-the disappearance of her mother, missing for three years and presumed dead.
CYSM 4-The Case of the Mysterious Dognapper
Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve mysteries. They interview suspects and examine crime scenes looking for clues. Hawkeye and Amy share all their clues with readers, so readers can solve the mysteries too. As soon as the readers have come up with a solution, they can read Hawkeye and Amy's solutions in the back of the book (in mirror type) to find out if they've cracked the case. Each book contains 8 to 10 clue-filled mysteries that are exciting to read-and hard to put down. We're excited to present the first four titles in this series-redesigned to introduce the fun of solving mysteries to a new generation of readers. While Hawkeye and Amy are visiting Mrs. von Buttermore at her mansion, her Great Dane, Priceless, is stolen. Several people could be the dognapper, but Hawkeye and Amy take one look at the ransom note that arrives and immediately figure out who's guilty. How do Hawkeye and Amy know who took Priceless?