What are you waiting for? An owl, a puppy, a bear, a rabbit, and a pig—all toys arranged on a child's windowsill—wait for marvelous things to happen in this irresistible picture book by the New York Times–bestselling and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes.
Paul poet and children's book author Susan Marie Swanson wrote the book that won this year's prestigious Caldecott Medal for best picture book. The illustrator is Beth Krommes of New Hampshire. The book is called "The House in the Night.
Wuffles ignores all his cat toys but one, which turns out to be a spaceship piloted by small green aliens. When Mr. Wuffles plays rough with the little ship, the aliens must venture into the cat's territory to make emergency repairs.
Winner of the 1968 Caldecott Medal. A cumulative folk song in which seven soldiers build a magnificent cannon, but Drummer Hoff fires it off. (my favorite book to check-out of the library when I was a little girl)