Paperback Books by Laura Gehl

Laura Gehl is the author of Dog Can Hide (2023), Happy Owl-oween! (2022), Odd Birds (2022), Who Dug This Hole? (2022), You're My Little Unicorn (2022) and other 65 books.

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Dog Can Hide

release date: Jan 17, 2023
Dog Can Hide
From Laura Gehl, author One Big Pair of Underwear and Goat Wants to Eat, comes another side-splitting Ready-to-Go! Ready-to-Read about a thrilling game of hide-and-seek between three animal friends. Cat is it. Dog can hide. Frog can hide. Can Cat find Dog and Frog? Perfect for kids at the beginning of their reading journeys, Dog Can Hide was written for children who have learned the alphabet and are ready to start reading! And what better way to get kids excited than with a hilarious story with words they can read on their own? Each Ready-to-Go! Ready-to-Read includes a note to parents explaining what their child can expect, a guide at the beginning for readers to become familiar with the words they will encounter in the story, and reading comprehension questions at the end. Each Ready-to-Go! story contains about 100 words and features sight words, rhyming words, and repetition to help children reinforce their new reading skills. In this book, readers will learn ten sight words and thirteen words from four word families. So come on and get reading!

Happy Owl-oween!

release date: Jul 12, 2022
Happy Owl-oween!
Celebrate Halloween with the Owl family in this joyful, rhyming picture book Follow along with the Owl family on Halloween as they plan their costumes, go trick-or-treating, and more! Laura Gehl’s lively rhyming text and Lydia Nichols’s vibrant illustrations make for a spirited read.

Odd Birds

release date: Jun 14, 2022
Odd Birds
Meet nature’s oddballs in this charming board book about some of the most unique birds in the world Backyard birds—move over! Odd Birds introduces babies and toddlers to unusual bird species, including the magnificent frigatebird with a bright red throat pouch and the California condor—the largest flying birds in North America! Gentle rhyming verses provide the comforting repetition that little ones crave, even as their minds are opened to new and fascinating creatures from around the world. At the end of the book, readers will find photographs of each bird, along with more detailed factual information. The eight birds featured are the magnificent frigatebird, blue-footed booby, shoebill stork, ostrich, hoatzin, oilbird, California condor, and burrowing owl.

Who Dug This Hole?

release date: Apr 05, 2022
Who Dug This Hole?
Virtual "lift the flap" on every page of this board book to learn about seven animal species and their habitats! In this innovative nonfiction board book, young readers will see a hole in different environments on each spread. Virtually "lift the flaps" to discover which animal dug, burrowed, or pecked the hole—and learn a simple fact about each species. Featured creatures include ants, woodpeckers, fish, gophers, skunks, tortoises, polar bears, and kids on a sandy beach!

You're My Little Unicorn

release date: Feb 01, 2022
You're My Little Unicorn
This precious and playful board book shows the ways unicorn babies are just like real babies—from making new friends to giving magical hugs! You’re my little unicorn. Let me show you why! Unicorn babies wake up hungry (and eat cupcakes)! Unicorn babies have fun outside (by sliding down rainbows)! Unicorn babies give magical hugs (just like you, baby)! Each spread in this charming board book shows a human baby and a unicorn baby doing the same thing in their own way!

You're My Little Dragon

release date: Feb 01, 2022
You're My Little Dragon
This adorable board book shows the ways dragon babies are just like real babies—from roaring for attention to guarding their treasures! You’re my little dragon. Let me show you why! Dragon babies roar for attention (and breathe fire)! Dragon babies explore the world (by flying)! Dragon babies love to snuggle (just like you, baby)! Each spread in this charming board book shows a human baby and a dragon baby doing the same thing in their own way!

Happy Llamakkah!

release date: Sep 20, 2022
Happy Llamakkah!
Celebrate Hanukkah with the Llama family in this joyful, rhyming story--now in board book! Follow along with the Llama family's Hanukkah traditions as they light their menorah, spin the dreidel, fry latkes, and more. Laura Gehl's lively rhyming text and Lydia Nichols's vibrant illustrations make for a festive read. The board book also features kid-friendly back matter, with expanded information on the holiday's history and traditions.

The Window

release date: Jan 01, 2022
The Window
A touching exploration of grief and the difficult emotions surrounding death, The Window is a beautiful reminder that those we love will always be with us.

The Hiking Viking

release date: Jan 01, 2022

Odd Beasts

release date: Nov 02, 2021
Odd Beasts
Meet nature’s oddballs in this charming board book about some of the strangest animals in the world Barnyard animals—move over! Odd Beasts introduces babies and toddlers to more unusual species, including the glass frog with transparent skin and the pangolin—the only mammal with scales! Gentle rhyming verses provide the comforting repetition that little ones crave, even as their minds are opened to new and fascinating creatures from around the world. At the end of the book, readers will find photographs of each animal, along with more detailed factual information. The eight animals featured are the pangolin, ocean sunfish, glass frog, anglerfish, long-horned orb-weaver spider, Eastern snake-necked turtle, bush baby, and giant jumping stick.

Who Is a Scientist?

release date: Oct 05, 2021
Who Is a Scientist?
Scientists work hard in the lab and in the field to make important discoveries. But who are they really? It turns out they are just like us! Scientists can be any race. And any gender. They can wear lab coats, jeans, or even tutus. And they are people who love to fly drones, make art, and even eat French fries! Meet fourteen phenomenal scientists who might just change the way you think about who a scientist is. They share their scientific work in fields like entomology, meteorology, paleontology, and engineering as well as other interesting facts about themselves and their hobbies. An "if you like this, you'll like that" flowchart in the back of the book helps students identify science careers they might be interested in. Scan a QR code at the end of the book for a video of the scientists introducing themselves!

Goat Wants to Eat

release date: Jul 13, 2021
Goat Wants to Eat
From Laura Gehl, author of One Big Pair of Underwear and Cat Has a Plan, comes a laugh-out-loud Ready-to-Go! Ready-to-Read about a hungry goat interrupting a sleepy cat’s naptime. Cat wants to nap, and Goat wants to eat. The problem is, every time Cat finds a cozy bed for napping, Goat eats it! When Goat feels sick from overeating and wants to take a nap himself, will Cat get revenge? Perfect for kids at the beginning of their reading journeys, Goat Wants to Eat was written for children who have learned the alphabet and are ready to start reading! And what better way to get kids excited than with a fun story featuring words they can actually read and starring some very funny animals? Each Ready-to-Go! Ready-to-Read includes a note to parents explaining what their child can expect, a guide at the beginning for readers to become familiar with the words they will encounter in the story, and reading comprehension questions at the end. Each Ready-to-Go! story contains around 100 words and features sight words, rhyming words, and repetition to help children reinforce their new reading skills. In this book, readers will learn seven sight words, and eleven words from four word families. So come on and get reading!

Soccer Baby

release date: Jun 01, 2021
Soccer Baby
Baby is ready for her very first soccer game!

Baseball Baby

release date: Mar 30, 2021
Baseball Baby
This fun, rhyming board book about baby’s first baseball game features energetic and eye-catching illustrations, making it an adorable must-have for baseball fans of all ages! Baby loves baseball, the bat and the ball, the players and stadium—he loves it all! In this adorable book, perfect for all baseball fans, baby goes to his first baseball game! From singing along with the crowd in the stadium to eating sweet baseball treats to watching the players hit the ball, baby just loves it all. So, when the game is over and the day is done, baby can’t wait to have more fun—by learning how to play baseball, too!

Apple and Magnolia

release date: Feb 08, 2022
Apple and Magnolia
Britta visits her two favorite trees, Apple and Magnolia, every day. Though she can't explain it, she's sure they are best friends! Then one day, Magnolia’s branches start to droop. Is there anything Britta—or Apple—can do to help? After all, unusual friendships can be the most powerful of all. With a lyrical story and vibrant art, Apple and Magnolia unveils the extraordinary connections between trees and the wondrous bonds between all living things. The book includes an author’s note offering facts about how trees communicate with one another. A downloadable discussion guide with more information will be available February 2022 at flyawaybooks.com/resources.

Brilliant Baby Explores Science

release date: Sep 07, 2021
Brilliant Baby Explores Science
This series will introduce and explore all the different subjects your brilliant baby will soon master! Your Brilliant Baby will love learning the basics of the scientific method and how they can find science all around them, such as in colors, nature, buildings, and more!

Cat Has a Plan

release date: Jul 21, 2020
Cat Has a Plan
Cat has a plan. Dog has a plan. May the best plan win in this Ready-to-Go! Ready-to-Read from Laura Gehl, author of the popular One Big Pair of Underwear! Perfect for kids at the beginning of their reading journeys, Cat Has a Plan was written for children who have learned the alphabet and are ready to start reading! And what better way to get kids excited than with a hilarious story with words they can read on their own? Each Ready-to-Go! Ready-to-Read includes a note to parents explaining what their child can expect, a guide at the beginning for readers to become familiar with the words they will encounter in the story, and reading comprehension questions at the end. Each Ready-to-Go! story contains about 100 words and features sight words, rhyming words, and repetition to help children reinforce their new reading skills.

The Hanukkah Hunt

release date: Aug 01, 2022
The Hanukkah Hunt
Ruby and her family are celebrating Hanukkah in a brand new way this year!

May Saves the Day

release date: Jan 01, 2020
May Saves the Day
As May rescues schoolchildren from bees by making them beets, and scouts from a bear by making it a beard, lasso-wielding Stu asks to be her sidekick but businesswomen do not need sidekicks, do they?

Brilliant Baby Fights Germs

release date: Sep 07, 2021
Brilliant Baby Fights Germs
This series will introduce and explore all the different subjects your brilliant baby will soon master! Your Brilliant Baby will love learning what germs are and what we can do to prevent the spread of them, as well as about the scientists and doctors who help us fight them!

Be Exactly Who You Are

release date: Feb 23, 2021
Be Exactly Who You Are
Girls perform to fairy songs. Boys play football all day long. Boys yell 'Boo!' and run away. Girls like kittens and ballet. Except when they don't. A lively and empowering reminder that you do not have to choose between dolls or robots, or pink or blue - you can be exactly who you are!

Always Looking Up

release date: Oct 01, 2019
Always Looking Up
This empowering picture book biography tells the story of Nancy Grace Roman, the astronomer who overcame obstacles like weak eyesight and teachers who discouraged women from pursuing astronomy to lead the NASA team that built the Hubble Space Telescope. A testament to women in scientific careers and a record of an important NASA milestone.

Brilliant Baby Does Math

release date: Feb 02, 2021
Brilliant Baby Does Math
This brand-new series will introduce and explore all the different subjects your brilliant baby will soon master! Your Brilliant Baby will love exploring all the applications of math and where they can find it in their daily lives, like learning what's hotter or colder, checking the score of the game, and seeing math in skyscrapers, rocket ships, and more!

Brilliant Baby Plays Music

release date: Feb 02, 2021
Brilliant Baby Plays Music
This brand-new series will introduce and explore all the different subjects your brilliant baby will soon master! Your Brilliant Baby will love learning about all the different types of music they can groove, dance, and boogie along to, as well as being introduced to instruments such as cellos, pianos, trumpets, saxophones, and more!

Except When They Don't

release date: May 21, 2019
Except When They Don't
This rhyming picture book encourages children to celebrate their individuality and lets them know that it's okay to play with whatever toys they want to! Girls perform to fairy songs. Boys play football all day long. Boys yell, "Boo!" and run away. Girls like kittens and ballet. Except when they don't. Children are often told by many different people about what toys they're supposed to play with, what interests they should have, and who they should be simply because of their gender. This stereotype-breaking book invites children to examine what they're told "boy" and "girl" activities are and encourages them to play with whatever they want to and to be exactly who they are! This book is published in partnership with GLAAD to accelerate LGBTQ inclusivity and acceptance.

Dibs!

release date: May 07, 2019
Dibs!
Teaching your little brother his first word—dibs—is funny. Until he starts calling dibs on everything, from your parents' bed to a real airplane to the White House. What's next? Calling dibs on the moon? Sure enough, Julian's little brother, Clancy, calls dibs on NASA and blasts off into space! Julian is glad to have Earth all to himself...at first. But Julian begins to miss Clancy. Can he harness the power of dibs to rescue his little brother? This humorous take on sibling rivalry is by Laura Gehl, author of the hilarious picture book I Got a Chicken for My Birthday.

Bat Wings! Cat Wings?

release date: Jan 01, 2021
Bat Wings! Cat Wings?
"Bats have wings, but do cats? No, of course not! In this entertaining book designed to both instruct and delight, young audiences encounter actual animal traits paired with impossible ones. Or what if they're not all far-fetched?"--

Grandpa's Window

release date: Jan 01, 2023
Grandpa's Window
Daria comforts her grandpa during his final days and grieves for him after his death.

Climate Warriors

release date: Mar 07, 2023
Climate Warriors
When you imagine a climate scientist, you might think of a biologist or a chemist. But psychologists study the climate too! Meet fourteen different scientists who are working to solve the climate crisis and the surprising ways they are doing it. Along with explanations of different areas of science and the many ways scientists are working to save the climate, readers will find tips for how they too can work for change. Climate Warriors informs young readers and gives them the tools they need to make a difference.
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