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About Ethan Long
Ethan Long is a popular and internationally recognized children's book author and illustrator with over 100 titles to his credit, which include Fright Club, Tickle the Duck, One Drowsy Dragon, Big Cat, My Dad My Hero, Chamelia and the New Kid in Class, and the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award winning, Up, Tall and High!. He is also the illustrator of the board books for the best-selling picture book series Good Night, Good Night, Construction Site, written by Sherry Duskey Rinker, and the wildly successful Stick Dog and Stick Cat series, both written by Tom Watson.
In the television world, he is the creator and executive producer of the Emmy-Nominated animated preschool series Tasty Time With Zefronk, which aired daily on The Disney Channel and Disney Junior from 2008-2016. His Scribbles and Ink and Chamelia picture books are in development for television with WGBH and Technicolor France, respectively.
Born and raised in Central Pennsylvania, his childhood memories serve as inspiration for many of his ideas, drawings and stories. Since graduating in 1991 from Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, Ethan has spent most of his days doing his three favorite things – creating art, writing stories and making people laugh.
He currently lives with his family in beautiful and sunny Orlando, Florida, USA
For Ethan's full story, visit ethanlong.com!
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Horse and Buggy are best friends, but they don’t always see eye to eye. When Buggy sees Horse dancing, he asks, "What are you doing?" "I am dancing," Horse replies. "I am the best dancer. I have the best dances!" "You are not dancing. You are just moving around." Can Horse convince the reluctant Buggy to lighten up and join in? YES!
In this side-splitting story about friendship, Horse and Buggy learn that doing something together makes it twice as fun.
The award-winning I Like to Read® series focuses on guided reading levels A through G, based upon Fountas and Pinnell standards. Acclaimed author-illustrators--including winners of Caldecott, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Coretta Scott King honors—create original, high quality illustrations that support comprehension of simple text and are fun for kids to read with parents, teachers, or on their own!
Level E stories feature a distinct beginning, middle, and end, with kid-friendly illustrations offering clues for more challenging sentences. Varied punctuation and simple contractions may be included. Level E books are suitable for early first graders. When Level E is mastered, follow up with Level F.
A Junior Library Guild selection!
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Milo can’t get to sleep: He tosses and turns; he turns and he tosses. And then finally he calls on his older brother: “MAX! WAKE UP!”
But no matter what helpful sleeping tip Max suggests, Milo turns it riotously on its head and is as far from rest as ever. Will Milo finally get to sleep? Will he ever stop driving Max crazy? Will the beaver brothers be up half the night in search of forty winks?
Insomniacs everywhere, take comfort! Max and Milo are here to solve your sleepless nights in the most hilarious of ways!
Ethan Long's Cars, Signs, and Porcupines is the third book in the Happy County preschool picture book series featuring cars, trucks, signs, counting, and maps.
Rise and shine for another bustling day in Happy County! The roads are filled with people in vehicles traveling through town. There are cars, trucks, buses, bicycles, and lots of signs to decipher on the road. This primer compendium is chock-full of lovable characters and educational content connected to maps, geography, signage, counting, measurements, and, underground systems, and transportation vehicles—plenty of clever scenarios to keep little ones engaged. Interactive, informative, and on point for the PreK–2 audience.
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Horse is all set to paint a mural his way, oblivious to Buggy's suggestions that a bit of planning might be a good idea. But after Horse knocks over paint cans and sends brushes flying, he relents and accepts some help from his friend.
The hilarious antics, easy-to-read text, and colorful cartoon illustrations will put smiles on the faces of fledgling readers.
The award-winning I Like to Read® series focuses on guided reading levels A through G, based upon Fountas and Pinnell standards. Acclaimed author-illustrators--including winners of Caldecott, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Coretta Scott King honors--create original, high quality illustrations that support comprehension of simple text and are fun for kids to read with parents, teachers, or on their own!
For early-to-mid first grade readers, Level G books feature more complex storylines than prior levels, and a wider variety of structure and punctuation. Illustrations offer support for decoding the more challenging vocabulary words introduced.
Ethan Long’s From Season to Season is the fourth book in the Happy County preschool picture book series featuring earth science and educational activities about winter, spring, summer, and fall. For readers who love Richard Scarry’s Busytown books.
Adventure awaits in another exciting trip through Happy County—where each new season packs plenty of surprises! Farmer Dell rides his tractor through the crops all summer long; Jimmy and Sammy search for Grammy Tammy in the autumn corn maze; Dolly and Molly build an igloo with the fresh winter snow; and Miss Humdiddy’s flower garden buzzes with pollination when spring arrives. This primer compendium is filled with lovable characters and educational content connected to weather, geography, earth science, word identifications, as well as the concepts of shapes, patterns, telling time, and grammar—all delivered through plenty of clever scenarios to keep little ones engaged and curious.
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