This collection includes stories about riddle-crazed merchants & toilet paper telescopes, hippos with frogs in their throats & teachers with frogs in their pants, mystery-solving detectives & daring hero monsters. There are fairies & swamp monsters, aliens and reindeer… a little something for everyone! – – – Knowonder! Publishing brings you a special collection of read-aloud stories designed by experts to drive literacy through research-backed stories and methods. The single-most important factor in determining a child’s success in life (socially, mentally & economically) boils down to just one thing – literacy. And the best way to create a literate child? With read-aloud stories. Every day.