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Living Books (Firm)

Overview
Works: 65 works in 179 publications in 2 languages and 3,782 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Software  Pictorial works  Children's audiobooks  Video games  Interactive multimedia  Educational games  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ7.B4483, E
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Publications by Living Books (Firm)
Most widely held works by Living Books (Firm)
Green Eggs and Ham by Seuss( file )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Multimedia adaptation of the Dr. Seuss book in which Sam-I-Am tries to determine under what circumstances the old man will eat ham and green eggs. Features animation, games, activities, and Read-to-Me mode. Assists in the development of word recognition, vocabulary building, reading comprehension, and computer literacy
Arthur's new puppy by Marc Tolon Brown( file )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Third-grader Arthur is amazed when he is chosen to be in the school spellathon
Mercer Mayer's Just Grandma and me by Mercer Mayer( file )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and German and held by 287 libraries worldwide
A trip to the beach with Grandma provides lots of fun and surprises
Dr. Seuss's ABC by Seuss( file )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
User can either listen to story and watch animated pictures or listen to story and play with animation on each page
Arthur's reading race by Marc Tolon Brown( file )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Arthur doesn't believe that his little sister can really read, so he challenges her to prove it
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon( file )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 210 libraries worldwide
After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother
Kevin Henkes's Sheila Rae, the brave a sing-along adventure in reading by Kevin Henkes( file )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Provides twelve fully interactive pages: click on any word and hear it read aloud ; click on images for sound and action. Develops skills in word recognition, vocabulary, spatial reasoning and problem solving
The cat in the hat by Seuss( file )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Interactive version of the Dr. Seuss book in which an unusual cat enlivens a rainy day for a couple of children. The user can have the book read aloud, or click on objects on the monitor and play games
The Tortoise and the hare by Mark Schlichting( file )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Recounts the Aesop fable about the race between the slow-but- steady tortoise and the boastful hurry-up hare
Mercer Mayer's Little monster at school ( file )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Interactive CD-ROM picture book for ages 3-8. Describes Little Monster's day at school, where he makes a new friend, Yally. The user can have the book read aloud (passive mode) or play within the story (interactive mode)
Arthur's computer adventure plus, Arthur vs. the piano by Marc Tolon Brown( file )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Learn critical reading, math and logic skills while playing along with Arthur and D.W
The Berenstain bears get in a fight by Stan Berenstain( file )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 158 libraries worldwide
After causing a family commotion when they fight with each other, the Berenstain cubs learn that sometimes even the best of friends don't get along. Full motion animation, sound effects, original music, humor and hundreds of delightful surprises
Arthur's birthday by Marc Tolon Brown( file )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Multimedia presentation of the story about the dilemma that arises when Muffy schedules her birthday party for the same day as Arthur's birthday party. Features demonstration versions of seven similar products by the publisher
Ruff's bone by Eli Noyes( file )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Follow Ruff on a far-ranging hunt for his wayward bone
D.W., the picky eater by Marc Tolon Brown( file )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Step into the hilarious world of D.W.-- where pickles, pineapple, parsnips, spinach, and many more disgusting looking foods are the enemy. And where the only "safe" place is at home.. until D.W. makes a delicious discovery. In addition to an interactive story, kids also discover five fun-filled learning activities. All designed to help kids develop creativity, early reading skill-building, hand/eye coordination and much more
The new kid on the block poems by Jack Prelutsky by Jack Prelutsky( file )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Humorous poems about such strange creatures and people as Baloney Belly Billy and the Gloppy Gloppers
The Berenstain Bears learn about strangers by Stan Berenstain( file )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
When Brother Bear brings a spooky book from the library, bedtime and the dark become ominous and threatening to Sister Bear. Includes full motion animation, sound effects, original music, humor and hundreds of delightful surprises
Harry and the haunted house by Mark Schlichting( file )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Interactive educational game in which children explore a haunted house into which they have hit a baseball, looking through each of the rooms for the ball. Each scene provides text (in English or Spanish), animations, sound effects, and music (including nine audio tracks which play on home stereo CD players)
Berenstain bears collection ( file )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Presents two animated stories, The Berenstain Bears in the dark and The Berenstain Bears get in a fight
Dr. Seuss's ABC by Seuss( file )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
User can either listen to story and watch animated pictures or listen to story and play with animation on each page
 
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