Educator Resources

Institutional Orders

Tanglewood is happy to provide classroom and nonprofit discount pricing. Click the link below to discover the many ways to order large quantities of our titles.

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Teacher's Guides

Our books are fun, but contain a great deal of useful information, too. Discover materials created specifically to help Tanglewood titles come alive in the classroom setting.

Engaging Activities

From art projects, to writing prompts, to reflection pieces, to cooking adventures — find ideas for many of our titles that result in fun in the classroom, library, or home.

The Kissing Hand Series

The Kissing Hand
»» Download the Event Kit
»» Download the Community Unity Sheet

Play pin-the-tail on Chester:
»» Download pdf for 8.5 X 11 printing
»» Download pdf for 11 x 17 printing

Make Chester and his mother into puppets.
»» Download the puppets pdf

Find all 26 animals in the illustrations of the book, and draw your own.
»» Download the drawing pdf

Chester Raccoon and the Almost Perfect Sleepover
»» Click here for the Almost Perfect Sleepover Activity Kit.

A Kiss Goodbye
»» Click here for two drawing activities.

Chester Raccoon and the Acorn Full of Memories
»» Take a book walk and share student memories with these activity sheets.

Pocket Full of Kisses
»» Click here to make your own pocket full of hearts to give to people you love, and a great bookmark!


Argyle Fox
Color your very own kite with Argyle.


Is a Worry Worrying You?
Make a worry box and send your worries away, or make worry dolls to tell your troubles to. Click here for the activity sheets and instructions.


The Mice of Bistrot des Sept Freres
»» Download Christmas mouse paper dolls
»» Count in French with these flash cards
»» Make a paper bag mouse puppet
»» Make Chef Marcel’s chef hat
»» Color a “read” poster with Petite Michelle
»» Download a recipe card for the famous cheese soup
»» Play a French word matching game
»» Make a fabric mouse


My Dog, My Cat
»» Download the Classroom Activity Kit and the Bookstore Event Kit.


Ashfall
»» Download the Ashfall Cookbook Sampler. Want the full version? Sign up for Mike Mullin’s email list through his website and receive it as a free gift.

Common Core

Tanglewood has many titles that align with the Common Core. Download the PDF to integrate state standards into the classroom with our popular titles.

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Bookseller Resources

Shelf Talkers

We know you love hand-selling that book, and we want to make it easy for you to do, even if a customer likes to browse on their own – enter the beauty of the shelf talker. Find pre-made Tanglewood title templates for inspiration or easy print and hanging.

A Kiss Goodbye by Audrey Penn

A Pocket Full of Kisses by Audrey Penn

A.D.D. Not B.A.D. by Audrey Penn

Argyle Fox by Marie Letourneau

Chester Raccoon and the Acorn Full of Memories by Audrey Penn

Chester Raccoon and the Almost Perfect Sleepover by Audrey Penn

Chester Raccoon and the Big Bad Bully by Audrey Penn

Chester the Brave by Audrey Penn

Feathers and Fur by Audrey Penn

Is a Worry Worrying You? by Ferida Wolff and Harriet May Savitz

It All Began With a Bean by Katie McKy

Miss You Like Crazy by Pamela Hall

My Dog, My Cat by Ashlee Fletcher

Sassafras by Audrey Penn

The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn

The Mice of Bistrot des Sept Frères by Marie Letourneau

The Miracle Jar by Audrey Penn

The Tiptoe Guide to Tracking Fairies by Ammi-Joan Paquette

The Tiptoe Guide to Tracking Mermaids by Ammi-Joan Paquette

Wild Rose’s Weaving by Ginger Churchill

Wolf Camp by Katie McKy

Yes, Let’s by Galen Goodwin Longstreth

Mystery at Blackbeard’s Cove by Audrey Penn

Blackbeard and the Sandstone Pillar by Audrey Penn

Blackbeard and the Gift of Silence by Audrey Penn

Chengli and the Silk Road Caravan by Hildi Kang

Kiss Kiss Bark! by Kim Williams-Justesen

The Rock of Ivanore by Laurisa White Reyes

The Last Enchanter by Laurisa White Reyes

Ashfall by Mike Mullin

Ashen Winter by Mike Mullin

Sunrise by Mike Mullin

Surviving the Angel of Death by Eva Mozes Kor

The Deepest Blue by Kim Williams-Justesen

Themed Display Ideas

As book people, we love to smell, touch, and feast our eyes on the beauty of the tangible object of story. Book displays are wonderful sights to behold. Here are just a few examples of themes Tanglewood titles fit perfectly into for your next table display masterpiece.

Read Alouds
Argyle Fox by Marie Letourneau
A Color Game for Chester Raccoon by Audrey Penn
My Dog, My Cat by Ashlee Fletcher
It All Began With a Bean by Katie McKy
The Mice of Bistrot des Sept Frères by Marie Letourneau
A Kissing Hand for Chester Raccoon by Audrey Penn

Times of Change


Ashfall Series by Mike Mullin
A Kiss Goodbye by Audrey Penn
A Pocket Full of Kisses by Audrey Penn
The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
Miss You Like Crazy by Pamela Hall

Bedtime


A Bedtime Kiss for Chester Raccoon by Audrey Penn
Is a Worry Worrying You? by Ferida Wolff and Harriet May Savitz
Sassafras by Audrey Penn
The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
Chester Raccoon and the Almost Perfect Sleepover by Audrey Penn

Exploring Others’ Lives


Surviving the Angel of Death by Eva Mozes Kor
The Deepest Blue by Kim Williams-Justesen
Chengli and the Silk Road Caravan by Hildi Kang
Wild Rose’s Weaving by Ginger Churchill
A.D.D. not B.A.D. by Audrey Penn

Laugh Out Loud Fun


It All Began With a Bean by Katie McKy
Wolf Camp by Katie McKy
Kiss, Kiss, Bark! by Kim Williams-Justesen
My Dog, My Cat by Ashlee Fletcher

Good vs. Evil


The Blackbeard Series by Audrey Penn
The Celestine Chronicles by Laurisa White Reyes
Surviving the Angel of Death by Eva Mozes Kor

Event Kits & Templates

Publishers love events as much as bookstores, and we want your events to be a success. Here are a few ideas and resources we’ve put together to support you in creating outstanding events with our titles. We’ve got writing exercises, arts & crafts, publicity templates, and more.

The Kissing Hand Series

The Kissing Hand
»» Download the Event Kit
»» Download the Community Unity Sheet

Play pin-the-tail on Chester:
»» Download pdf for 8.5 X 11 printing
»» Download pdf for 11 x 17 printing

Make Chester and his mother into puppets.
»» Download the puppets pdf

Find all 26 animals in the illustrations of the book, and draw your own.
»» Download the drawing pdf

Chester Raccoon and the Almost Perfect Sleepover
»» Click here for the Almost Perfect Sleepover Activity Kit.

A Kiss Goodbye
»» Click here for two drawing activities.

Chester Raccoon and the Acorn Full of Memories
»» Take a book walk and share student memories with these activity sheets.

Pocket Full of Kisses
»» Click here to make your own pocket full of hearts to give to people you love, and a great bookmark!


Argyle Fox
Color your very own kite with Argyle.


Is a Worry Worrying You?
Make a worry box and send your worries away, or make worry dolls to tell your troubles to. Click here for the activity sheets and instructions.


The Mice of Bistrot des Sept Freres
»» Download Christmas mouse paper dolls
»» Count in French with these flash cards
»» Make a paper bag mouse puppet
»» Make Chef Marcel’s chef hat
»» Color a “read” poster with Petite Michelle
»» Download a recipe card for the famous cheese soup
»» Play a French word matching game
»» Make a fabric mouse


My Dog, My Cat
»» Download the Classroom Activity Kit and the Bookstore Event Kit.


Ashfall
»» Download the Ashfall Cookbook Sampler. Want the full version? Sign up for Mike Mullin’s email list through his website and receive it as a free gift.

With the following three templates, you’ll be able to whip up event materials for Tanglewood authors with ease! Simply follow the instructions in the footer of the documents to create your event materials for Twitter, Facebook, and in-store in minutes.

Download the Twitter Image Event Announcement Template

Download the Facebook Event Image Template

Download the 8.5 x 11 Event Flyer Template