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Blackberry Banquet
Picture Book

Blackberry Banquet
Written by Terry Pierce. Illustrated by Lisa Downey.
Picture book, ages 3-6. Sylvan Dell Publishing, 2008.


A cumulative, rollicking, rhyming tale about feasting forest animals who are interrupted by a big, hungry bear.  

BookBuds.net

"This is one of Sylvan Dell's better outings this season, with a more imaginative and sprightly treatment of a nature topic, but one that doesn't stray far from its factual basis."

Children's Literature
Teachers can’t go wrong with this entertaining book and the activities that contain math, science, geography, and language arts lessons."

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Tae Kwon Do!
Written by Terry Pierce.  Illustrated by Todd Bonita.
Easy Reader, ages 4-6. Random House, 2006.


Get a kick out of reading!
In this taekwondo class, kicking, punching, jumping and
even board breaking are all part of the fun!

Kirkus Review
"Parents, teachers and librarians desperate for first-level,
child appealing readers will cheer out loud"—

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Tae Kwon Do!
Easy Reader
   

Mother Goose Rhymes Picture Book Series
Written by Terry Pierce. Ages 2-6. Picture Window Books, 2007.

Mother Goose Rhymes
Picture Book Series
 

Forecasting Fun Illustrated by Paula Knight.
It's raining, it's pouring.  Do you know who's snoring?
This collection of 20 nursery rhymes about the seasons
and the weather is perfect for rain or shine.

Cuddly Critters Illustrated by Simone Abel.
Do you like dogs and cats and hogs and rats?
This collection of 20 animal rhymes will have you roaring with laughter and purring with joy.

Sleepytime Illustrated by Barbara Vagnozzi.
Grab your favorite blanket or toy, close your eyes, and settle into bed. This collection of 20 bedtime nursery rhymes will be sure to give you sweet dreams.

Counting Your Way Illustrated by Andrea Petrlik Huseinovic.
One, two, who knows what to do?  Buckle your shoe, of course.  Count along to 20 classic nursery rhymes about numbers. No matter how you add them together, you are sure to have "sum" fun.

TickTock Illustrated by Cori Doerrfeld.
Tick, tock, tick, tock. The clock is ticking.  Have some timely fun as you read this collection of 20 nursery rhymes about telling time.

Friendly Faces Illustrated by Fernando Luiz.
You may know Jack and Jill, but do you know Betty Botter or Margery Daw?  From well-known favorites to new classics, 20 rhymes make up this fun-filled collection of nursery rhymes about people.

Booklist Review
" The rhymes are familiar and well chosen...A pleasing addition to nursery rhyme shelves."

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Joke Books for Ages 6 - 12

  Joke Books for
Ages 6 - 12

Greatest Goofiest Jokes
Written by Terry Pierce.  Illustrated by Buck Jones.
Ages 6-12. Sterling Publishing, 2004.
What does a lizard eat with his burger?  Curly flies! 
That's just one of hundreds of jokes and riddles
that will have young funny-bones laughing 'til the cows come home.

Laughin' Jammin' Slammin' Jokefest
Written by Terry Pierce & Jacqueline Horsfall.
Ages 6-12. Sterling Publishing, 2007.
How does a cowboy cross the ocean?  On his seahorse! 
This little volume—jam-packed with satisfying merriment—outjests every other jokefest with ridiculous riddles, jibing jokes, outrageous one-liners, silly sidebars, and much more.

Goofy Knock-Knocks
Written by Terry Pierce. Illustrated by Debra Dixon with cover art by Laura Coyle. 
Ages 6-12.  Sterling Publishing, 2004.
Knock-knock. 
Who's there? 
Hewlett. 
Hewlett who? 
Hewlett the dogs out?
Kids will laugh 'til their sides ache after reading this and hundreds of other knock-knock jokes.


Pet Jokes That Will Make You Howl!

Written by Terry Pierce & Ruth Musgrave.  Illustrated by Laura Coyle.
Ages 6-12.  Sterling Publishing, 2005.
Where do dogs hate to shop?  The flea market!
What's a cat's favorite movie?  The Little Purr-maid.
Over five hundred kid-tested and pet-approved jokes that will have you howling with laughter!

   
   

Hawai'i A - Z Non-Fiction Coloring Book Series
Written by Terry Pierce. Ages 6-10. Bess Press.

Hawai'i A — Z
Non-Fiction
Coloring Book Series
 

Volcanoes Illustrated by Ethel Villalobos.
From "Aloha" to "Zones", explore the world of Hawaiian volcanoes.  

Coral Reefs Illustrated by K. Kofsky.
From "Atoll" to "Zooplankton," this exciting coloring book is packed with fun facts about Hawai'i's coral reefs.

Surfing Illustrated by K. Kofsky.
Surf's up!  Catch a wave and learn all about the ancient sport of surfing with this fun and educational coloring book.

Dangerous Sea Creatures Illustrated by K. Kofsky.
From Anemones to Zoanthids, learn about many of Hawaii's potentially dangerous sea animals. How are they dangerous? 
How can people enjoy Hawaii's waters with its amazing creatures
and stay safe?

   
 

Two Tales Of Hawai'i (out-of-print)
Written by Terry Pierce. Illustrated by K. Kofsky.
Picture book, ages 4-8. Island Heritage Publishing, 2003.

According to science,the earth's forces began forming Hawai'i millions of year ago. According to legend, Pele, the Goddess of Fire and Maker of Land, created the islands in her quest for a new home. The two explanations are paralleled in a unique approach to answering the question of how the Hawaiian Islands.

Children's Literature
"The intriguing format supplies the reader with a
non-fiction tale on the left hand pages of text, while dishing out Pele's mythical tale on the right hand pages.
This book, with its two tales, is worth adding to any library or classroom."

Two Tales Of Hawai'i
Picture Book

   

UPCOMING BOOKS: 
The Bone Hunter
Written by Terry Pierce.
A fluent reader for grades 2-3.  Richard C. Owen.  Pub-date TBA.
   
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