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Characters

Explore Your Favorite
Children’s Book Characters

Curious about Curious George? Mad about Martha Speaks? Ga-ga for Gossie and Friends? Explore their pages to learn more about your favorite children’s book characters and meet some new friends:

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Curious George

Visit Curious George's online home at curiousgeorge.com— a fun, educational, and engaging destination for kids featuring their favorite curious monkey, Curious George.


PBS KIDS PLAY!

This fun, online school readiness program features hundreds of games, videos, and interactive activities to help children build essential skills in Math, Language, Literacy, Science, and more.


Five Little Monkeys

Part of growing up is getting into trouble and learning. These five little monkeys are the best at that. Whether they’re jumping on the bed or jumping in the bath, it’s messy.


George and Martha

These are the stories of two best friends. Sure, they many need a little space sometimes, but nothing can keep them apart for long.


Gossie & Friends

It’s a big world out there. And it’s filled with big adventures. Fortunately, these little goslings have the big personalities to match.


Just Grace

Grace Stewart is stuck with the name “Just Grace” to distinguish her from three other Graces in her class. Now she’s determined to prove she’s not “just another Grace.”


Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

When there’s a crocodile living in the big city, neighbors get nervous. Who wouldn’t? Lyle has a big heart, though, and always proves to be the right crocodile for the job.


Martha Speaks

When Martha's family brings her home from the pound as a puppy, she barks and woofs like any other dog. But after Helen feeds her a bowl of alphabet soup, Martha begins to speak!


Tallulah

Tallulah loves ballet and she’s determined to be a great ballerina – no matter what people or life says. That makes her the perfect character to satisfy girls’ craving for pretty things, pink things and dance.


The Little Prince

Few books have been as universally cherished as The Little Prince, the haunting, lyrical fable that explores the very meaning of life.


The Polar Express

Go on a journey with the classic Christmas story—The Polar Express.


Cheer Up, Mouse

Sometimes it takes more than flapping and fluttering and leaping and loping to cheer up a mouse!


Nugget and Fang

Can sharks and minnows be friends? Find out in Nugget and Fang.


The Quiet (and Loud) Books

Irresistibly charming picture books featuring many different quiet (and loud) moments.


Those Darn Squirrels

What happens when a grumpy old man and some mischievous squirrels match wits?

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