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Introducing the Redleaf Lane Children’s book Collection
NEW! Charming stories about children in group-care settings
Taking place in group-care settings, these stories feature loveable characters facing situations
that the children you care for each day might experience, too—from the challenge of entering
play with other children to the separation anxiety they sometimes feel when apart from a
parent. These charming stories are fun to read and beautifully illustrated—and sure to become
early childhood favorites. Each book contains a page of information to help you connect the
stories to children’s experiences. Age focus: 3–6. Six hardcover books, 32 pgs. each.
NEW! Early Experiences Set
Includes one copy each of Mama’s Gloves, Evette’s Invitation, The Amazing Erik, Bree Finds
a Friend, Rita and the Firefighters, and The Monkey Family Show.
NEW! Mama’s Gloves
Being apart from his mama can be hard, but
something unexpected helps Esteban remember that
she always comes back. This sweet story shows one
child’s experience with separation anxiety and his
recovery from it.
NEW! Evette’s Invitation
Snacktime is a great time for Evette and her
classmates to discuss something very exciting—her
birthday! This story captures the rich, spontaneous,
and oftentimes quirky conversations that young
children bring to the table.
NEW! Bree Finds a Friend
Bree is digging for worms, but she unearths
something even better than she expected—a new
friend! This story shows how young children can
discover friendship through common interests.
NEW! Rita and the Firefighters
The firefighters are busy saving the day. How can
Rita join in and play? This story chronicles the
challenges one child experiences as she tries to enter
the play of others.
NEW! The Amazing Erik
NEW! The Monkey Family Show
Sometimes when children are sad, it can be difficult
for them to imagine ever feeling happy again. This
uplifting story provides a helpful reminder to children
that sadness is a temporary feeling.
Follow along as an ordinary day in Mr. Walter’s
classroom turns into something unexpected. This
story showcases the routine of the day in one group-
Mike Huber has dedicated his career to
serving children and their families. An
early childhood teacher since 1992, he also
Author Mike works as a trainer and consultant and has
Huber received a number of awards for his work.
Mike lives and teaches in Minneapolis.
Visit his blog: mikehuberchildrensbooks.
wordpress.com. Joseph Cowman is an Idaho native residing
on the Monterey Peninsula in California. He
is a long-standing member of the Society of
Illustrator Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and
Joseph the illustrator of a 2011 book series published
Cowman by Moonshoot. Learn more at www.