Primrose School

Book Drive for Chatham Reads! 

Add the coupon code bookdrive at checkout to ensure these books are collected for donation to Chatham Reads. We'll keep the books at McIntyre's for the duration of the book drive. You can choose from the book list below or search for specific titles before adding to your order. When you use the coupon code bookdrive we will assume ALL BOOKS in the order are for donation. Titles in stock at the store will say "On Our Shelves Now."

The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780358362616
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

A story known and loved by millions of children around the world, now remastered by the illustrator.

Little Mouse loves strawberries, but so does the big hungry bear. . . How will Little Mouse stop the bear from eating his freshly picked, red ripe strawberry?


Who Says Uh Oh?: A Highlights First Uh-Oh Book (Highlights Baby Mirror Board Books) Cover Image
By Highlights (Created by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781684376476
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Highlights Press - September 3rd, 2019

Babies and toddlers will enjoy seeing photographs of baby animals in all sorts of uh-oh moments. Then they can repeat the word Uh-oh! while looking at themselves in the Mylar mirror in this engaging board book.


Upsy Daisy, Baby!: How Families Around the World Carry Their Little Ones Cover Image
By Susan Hughes, Ashley Barron (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781771473873
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Owlkids - September 17th, 2019

A worldwide tour of the many ways we carry our little ones.


Me and My Cars Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781605373997
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clavis - April 1st, 2018

"Bright, boldly colored illustrations with thick outlines and cheery characters match the direct text's style....A book for car-loving kids." - Kirkus Reviews

Toot-toot Cars are everywhere. Some drive superfast, others are very big, some transport things and others have a siren. Which cars do you recognize?


All Kids Are Good Kids Cover Image
By Judy Carey Nevin, Susie Hammer (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534432048
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little Simon - March 12th, 2019

This sweet board book celebrates different types of children that have one important thing in common: they’re all good kids—and every kid is one of a kind.

Tall kids, short kids,
Build a pillow fort kids.


Shy kids, glad kids,
Love to belly laugh kids.


No two kids are alike and this charming story celebrates those special differences t


DK Readers Level 3: Sports Legends Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781465490612
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: DK Children - December 31st, 2019

Have you ever wondered what it's like to stand on an Olympic podium having just won a gold medal? Or what it takes to become a record-breaking soccer player? Find out all about sports stars and their inspiring achievements in this non-fiction book for kids.


Rhino vs. Hippo (Who Would Win?) Cover Image
By Jerry Pallotta, Rob Bolster (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545451918
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 1st, 2020

What if a rhino and a hippo had a fight? Who do you think would win?

This nonfiction reader compares and contrasts two ferocious animals. Readers will learn about each animal's anatomy, behavior, and more.


Ultimate Bug Rumble (Who Would Win?) Cover Image
By Jerry Pallotta, Rob Bolster (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545946070
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 1st, 2020

Sixteen different bugs battle it out in an epic fight! Who will be the champion?

This nonfiction reader compares and contrasts 16 ferocious insects. Readers will learn about each animal's anatomy, behavior, and more.


Elbow Grease: Teamwork Wins! (Step into Reading) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593182048
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2021

It's up to Elbow Grease, the little blue monster truck who never gives up, to help his brother and his whole monster truck family in this Step 1 reader from superstar entertainer and #1 New York Times bestselling author John Cena!


My Monster Truck Family (Elbow Grease) (Step into Reading) Cover Image
By John Cena, Dave Aikins (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780525577553
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

Meet the little truck who never gives up--Elbow Grease--and his four monster truck brothers in this Step 1 Step Into Reading leveled reader from superstar entertainer and #1 New York Times bestselling author John Cena!


Penny and Clover, Follow That Ball! (The Lucky Dogs) Cover Image
By Erica S. Perl, Leire Martin (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781524793449
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Young Readers - June 16th, 2020

Learning to read doesn't need to be ruff with this rhyming tail about a pair of lovable pups!

Penny is a small, frisky puppy. Clover is a big, careful canine. While Penny has no problem jumping over a log, Clover isn't so sure she can do it. Can Clover come up with the courage to take a leap of faith and follow her friend?


Gulp, Gobble: Ready-to-Read Pre-Level 1 (Ready-to-Reads) Cover Image
By Marilyn Singer, Kathryn Durst (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781534421332
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon Spotlight - September 24th, 2019

Award-winning author Marilyn Singer opens up an entire world of imagination in only twenty-four rhyming words in this Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read about how animals eat!

Come see animals of all different kinds enjoy a picnic in this delightful story that beginning readers will love reading again and again.


Bird Singing, Bird Winging (Ready-to-Reads) Cover Image
By Marilyn Singer, Lucy Semple (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781534441422
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon Spotlight - July 7th, 2020

Award-winning author Marilyn Singer takes us on a flight into the beautiful world of birds in this Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read!

Come see birds of all different kinds in this delightful story that beginning readers will love reading again and again.


Bug Dipping, Bug Sipping (Ready-to-Reads) Cover Image
By Marilyn Singer, Lucy Semple (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781534441392
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon Spotlight - January 21st, 2020

Award-winning author Marilyn Singer takes us on a journey into the fascinating and colorful world of bugs in this Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read!

Come see bugs of all different kinds dipping, sipping, crawling, calling, and so much more in this charming, rhyming book that includes a special section with facts on each type of bug.


Ty's Travels: Zip, Zoom! (My First I Can Read) Cover Image
By Kelly Starling Lyons, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062951090
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - September 1st, 2020

A 2021 Geisel Honor Book! 

Ty can’t wait to ride his brand-new scooter at the park. Other kids zip and zoom by like race cars, but all Ty can do is wobble! Ty wants to give up, but a new friend helps Ty give it another try.


Space: Planets, Moons, Stars, and More! (Step into Reading) Cover Image
By Joe Rhatigan, Thomas Girard (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780553523164
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2016

Learn about our solar system in this Step 3 Science Reader packed with NASA photos and space facts! Step into Reading, the most trusted name in early readers, delivers an introduction to the final frontier that kids can read themselves!


Libby Loves Science: Mix and Measure (I Can Read Level 3) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062946119
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - January 5th, 2021

Libby loves science! In this STEM-themed Level 3 I Can Read! title, Libby and her friend Rosa learn about mixing and measuring to bake a delicious treat for a puppy party. A great choice for aspiring scientists, emerging readers, and fans of Andrea Beaty’s Ada Twist, Scientist. Includes activities, a glossary, and a cupcake recipe.


Who Ate My Book? (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) Cover Image
By Tina Kügler, Tina Kügler (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593094709
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Young Readers - June 9th, 2020

Someone is taking bites out of this book! And we have a feeling a certain mischievous goat has something to do with it...

A goat is on the loose and is taking bites out of everything, even pages of this book! Join the fun in this story perfect for early readers


Cat Kid Comic Club: From the Creator of Dog Man Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338712766
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - December 1st, 2020

A pioneering new graphic novel series by Dav Pilkey, the author and illustrator of the internationally bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series.

In Cat Kid Comic Club, Li'l Petey, Flippy, and Molly introduce twenty-one rambunctious, funny, and talented baby frogs to the art of comic making.


All Because You Matter Cover Image
By Tami Charles, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338574852
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Orchard Books - October 6th, 2020

Instant New York Times bestseller!

A lyrical, heart-lifting love letter to Black and brown children everywhere: reminding them how much they matter, that they have always mattered, and they always will, from powerhouse rising star author Tami Charles and esteemed, award-winning illustrator Bryan Collier.

The #1 Amazon Best Children's Book of


From a Small Seed - The Story of Eliza Hamilton: The Story of Eliza Hamilton Cover Image
By Camille Andros, Tessa Blackham (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250297426
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 22nd, 2019

A lyrical picture book biography of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, co-founder and director of the first private orphanage in New York City and wife of founding father Alexander Hamilton.


Are You Eating Candy without Me? Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524792015
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Workshop - August 11th, 2020

"A book as sweet as the candy that fills its pages." - Kirkus Reviews

In this delightfully illustrated picture book, readers explore the original FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) as four children imagine what wild, zany, and impossible adventures the adults in their lives must surely get up to when they are not with them.


Windows Cover Image
By Julia Denos, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536211665
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - February 9th, 2021

Walking his dog at dusk, one boy catches glimpses of the lives around him in this lovely ode to autumn evenings, exploring your neighborhood, and coming home.


Saturday Cover Image
By Oge Mora (By (artist))
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316431279
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019

In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: precious time together.

Today would be special. Today would be splendid. It was Saturday! But sometimes, the best plans don't work out exactly the way you expect....


The Princess and the Pea Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142413937
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - May 14th, 2009

When a prince sets out to find a princess to marry, he soon discovers this is not a simple task. There is no shortage of so-called princesses, but how can he tell whether or not they are what they claim to be?

Then one night a great storm rages, there comes a knock on the palace gate, and the prince's life is never the same . . .


Henry Wants More! Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593174418
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dragonfly Books - May 12th, 2020

More games, more races, more tickles, more books—little Henry can’t get enough! When a toddler is armed with that useful word and the world is full of brand-new things, his family just doesn’t stand a chance. Follow Henry on his exhausting and all-too-familiar day filled with play . . . and a lot of love!


Margaret's Unicorn Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984896537
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 15th, 2020

A perfect gift for the unicorn lovers in your life, this lovely and utterly transporting picture book tells the story of what every little girl wishes would happen to her: a girl finds and takes care of a lost baby unicorn.


When I Draw a Panda Cover Image
By Amy June Bates, Amy June Bates (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481451482
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 22nd, 2020

“This amusing picture book encourages imagination and individuality.” —Booklist

From the acclaimed author and illustrator of The Big Umbrella comes a delightful celebration of creativity and gumption about a girl and her panda that’s Calvin and Hobbes meets If You Give a Mouse a Cookie!

Sometimes when they say to d


Share Your Rainbow: 18 Artists Draw Their Hope for the Future Cover Image
By Various, R. J. Palacio (Introduction by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593375211
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 11th, 2020

When the storm subsides and the sun comes out, don't forget to look for the rainbow!


The Oboe Goes Boom Boom Boom Cover Image
By Colleen AF Venable, Lian Cho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062494375
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 22nd, 2020

No matter where you are, you can find the perfect instrument and join this band! A winning pick for young readers who adore books by Jory John, Mac Barnett, and Christian Robinson.


Kitten and the Night Watchman Cover Image
By John Sullivan, Taeeun Yoo (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534480421
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 29th, 2020

Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award and the Margaret Wise Brown Prize

SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF 2018 BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, KIRKUS REVIEWS, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, AND BOOKPAGE

“Empathetic, poetic, and a joy to look at, cute kitty and all.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“This quiet, understated


The Old Truck Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324005193
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Norton Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

A young girl turns her imagination into action in this beautifully crafted and intricately designed debut picture book.

When is an old truck something more? On a small, bustling farm, a resilient and steadfast pickup works tirelessly alongside the family that lives there, and becomes a part of the dreams and ambitions of the family’s young daughter.


When the Cousins Came Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780823446773
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Holiday House - June 16th, 2020

A multicultural family story that celebrates kindness and differences.


Staff Pick Badge
I Am Every Good Thing Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518778
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020

Winner of the NCTE Charlotte Huck Award!

An upbeat, empowering, important picture book from the team that created the award-winning Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut


I am
a nonstop ball of energy.
Powerful and full of light.
I am a go-getter. A difference maker. A leader.


Staff Pick Badge
Charlotte the Scientist Finds a Cure Cover Image
By Camille Andros, Brianne Farley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544813762
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarion Books - March 12th, 2019

In this empowering picture book with a STEM focus, Charlotte, a budding bunny scientist, ignores the doubters and confidently finds a cure to the mysterious malady affecting the forest.
The animals of the forest are all getting sick and no one can figure out why.