Kids Preferred Spot Bean Bag Toy Kids Preferred Spot Bean Bag toy is small enough for easy carrying. Based on the story 'Where's Spot?', it helps bring the story to life. Why You'll Love It: Soft, lovable and huggable bean bag dog for a lively story time. Age: Newborn and up Features Plush soft toy Based on the main character from the story Where's Spot? Brings story time to life
Introducing the Spot Collection from Kids Preferred! Based on the well-known interactive LIFT THE FLAP book series by Eric Hill, "Where's Spot?" was first published in 1980 and over 40 million Spot books are in print and read by children all over the world. Recommended Ages: 0 months & up
From the decade that celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty and the demise of the Berlin Wall come a variety of clothing styles for a multi-generational family. 10 dolls are accompanied by 30 costumes that include shirtdresses, leotards, suits, jeans, and wedding apparel, as well as sneakers, caps, and other accessories.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/3/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Schreiber - Bogen Junkers Ju 52/3M "Metallfolie" Card Model The Junkers Ju 52/3 was a German transport aircraft manufactured from 1932 to 1945. It saw both civilian and military service during the 1930s and 1940s. In a civilian role, it flew with over 12 air carriers including Swissair and Lufthansa as an airliner and freight hauler. In a military role, it flew with the Luftwaffe as a troop and cargo transport and briefly as a medium bomber. The Ju 52 continued in postwar service with military and civilian air fleets well into the 1980s. Tools needed to complete construction: mid-sized scissors, modeling knife, water-based glue, ruler or triangle, and modeling pins. Tools Not Included.
What Was...? titles focus on key events that have shaped history and include sixteen pages of photo inserts that bring the stories to life.From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island was the gateway to a new life in the United States for millions of immigrants. In later years, the island was deserted, the buildings decaying. Ellis Island was not restored until the 1980s, when Americans from all over the country donated more than $150 million. It opened to the public once again in 1990 as a museum. Readers will love learning about America's history, as well as their own, through one of the most popular landmarks in the country.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/13/2014Pages: 112Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Academy MD F-15E Strike Eagle This is a 1/48 scale Academy plastic model kit. The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F-15E Strike Eagle is an American all-weather, two-seat all-weather long-range strike and ground-attack aircraft for the U.S. Air Force. It was designed in the 1980s for long-range, high speed interdiction without relying on escort or electronic warfare aircraft. The Strike Eagle, an air superiority fighter, was deployed in Operation Desert Storm and Operation Allied Force, carrying out deep strikes against high-value targets, combat air patrols and providing close air support for coalition troops. This big kit includes a highly detailed cockpit and landing gear assemblies, a full underwing weapons complement, detailed exhaust cones, raised and lowered air intakes and more. Highly detailed decal sheets and paint instructions are included to complete the model flown by Col. Tom Lewis.
Candace Bushnell created Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw. Now she lets teen readers—and adult fans—in on how it all started. In Summer and the City, second in the Carrie Diaries series, small-town Connecticut girl Carrie Bradshaw arrives in Manhattan. She loves everything about the Big Apple in the 1980s—the club culture, the guys, the crazy fashions, her first real writing class, and most of all, her new friends Samantha Jones and Miranda Hobbes. Anyone with a dream, or anyone who has wanted to create a fabulous new life, will want to follow Carrie’s adventures in glam, gritty New York City. AnnaSophia Robb stars as sixteen-year-old Carrie in the CW adaptation of the Carrie Diaries series. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/23/2013Pages: 416Reading Level: Age 13 and Up
Star Wars Episode II Super Battle DroidThe huge factories on Geonosis churn out Battle Droids and Super Battle Droids to supply the Separatists with a powerful army. Heavily armed and sturdily built, Super Battle Droids are capable of inflicting a punishing assault on their targets. Re-create the Clone Wars in the Star Wars: Attack of the Clones movie with this detailed Super Battle Droid figure! This droid figure comes armed with a blaster for intense Star Wars battles. Your collection - and your adventures - won't be complete without him! Includes figure and accessory SL05 Super Battle Droid Ages 4 and up.Features:3 3/4-inch plastic figure with roughly 5 points of articulation and a weapon.Just like the classic action figures of the 1970s and 1980s!Star Wars Saga Legends Action Figure!
Star Wars Episode III Clone Shock TrooperShock Troopers are elite members of the Clone Trooper army and led by Clone Commander Thire. Shock Troopers fight the Droid army when the Separatists invade Coruscant, then are assigned as Palpatine's escorts and bodyguards under the new regime. Re-create the battles between Shock Troopers and the Droid army in the Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith movie with this detailed Shock Trooper figure! This soldier figure comes armed with a blaster for intense Star Wars battles. Your collection - and your adventures - won't be complete without him! Includes figure and accessory SL08 Shock Trooper Ages 4 and up.Features:Star Wars Saga Legends Action Figure!3 3/4-inch plastic figures with roughly 5 points of articulation and a weapon.Just like the classic action figures of the 1970s and 1980s!Engineered to fit in vehicles better than before.
William Goldman's modern fantasy classic is a simple, exceptional story about quests—for riches, revenge, power, and, of course, true love—that's thrilling and timeless. Anyone who lived through the 1980s may find it impossible—inconceivable, even—to equate The Princess Bride with anything other than the sweet, celluloid romance of Westley and Buttercup, but the film is only a fraction of the ingenious storytelling you'll find in these pages. Rich in character and satire, the novel is set in 1941 and framed cleverly as an “abridged” retelling of a centuries-old tale set in the fabled country of Florin that's home to “Beasts of all natures and descriptions. Pain. Death. Brave men. Coward men. Strongest men. Chases. Escapes. Lies. Truths. Passions.”Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/8/2007Pages: 512
Disney TarzanIf anyone belongs in the "Whatever Happened To?" category of a game show, it's Phil Collins. Back in the 1980s, Collins was everywhere, having retinkered Genesis into a smooth, hit-making machine and embarking on a solo career that redefined adult contemporary music. He's still been busy, but nowhere near the spotlight. His latest project has been writing five songs for Disney's animated Tarzan. "You' ll Be in My Heart"--presented here in two versions, one with actress Glenn Close--is exactly the sort of ersatz orchestrated power ballad you expect from this sentimental guy. A duet with 'NSync in "Trashin' the Camp" (also issued in two versions) is Phil's concession to the kids. Producer Mark Mancina's instrumental score mixes the expectant ambient sounds of the jungle with the slowly unfolding sounds of daybreak and jungle rhythms (provided by Collins on drums) that denote inevitable conflict
Sex remains one of the least comfortable and thus least discussed topics between parents and children. Even the most enlightened parent can get queasy at the prospect of "the talk," despite its importance in helping youngsters become well-informed teens and responsible adults. Hablemos acerca del S-E-X-O is a short, illustrated book that parent and child can sit down with and read together.First created by Planned Parenthood in the 1980s, and taking a simple, factual approach to the subject, the book makes that crucial conversation possible and even enjoyable by encouraging open dialogue, offering clear, correct information, and giving strategies for age-appropriate discussions that neither judge nor frighten. The book discusses feelings, what’s normal, how and why the body changes, making sense of love and sex, sexually transmitted diseases, and much more. The simple language and illustrations invite young readers to revisit the information if they have not absorbed it all in one sitting.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/31/2005Pages: 100Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
The day before Christmas, Kathryn's present from Uncle Dingo arrives in a big box. Naturally, it's a lively kangaroo. Kathryn can't wait to show grandma, so she hops onto Adelaide's back and off they go! But getting to Grandma's proves more difficult than expected. Honking horns and screeching breaks frighten Adelaide into taking off on her own. In good Flora fashion, chaos and pure silliness ensue. When Kathryn and Adelaide finally arrive at Grandma's house, a very cool and collected Grandma sees there's nothing to be done but to get them home as swiftly as possible. A rumpus of a read, Kangaroo for Christmas is a merry Christmas tall tale full of witty illustrations that are sure to draw laughs and hoots of pleasure. James Flora (19141998) was a famous commercial artist from the 1940s through the 1980s. He wrote and illustrated seventeen picture books. This is the second Flora title to be brought back into print by Enchanted Lion Books. The first, published in 2010, was the 1957 book The Day the Cow Sneezed.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/20/2011Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Miskeen was born in obscurity on a Russian farm, sold to a traveling circus, and earned a reputation performing in small towns in the 1980s. He was schooled first as a liberty (rider-less) horse and then as a “dancing” (dressage) performer. Dancing was what he did best, and he was often observed trotting on the spot whenever he heard music. He matured into a magnificent, highly trained and valuable animal. But then tragedy struck.Confined in his stall after an exhausting day of performances in unbearable heat, Miskeen was spotted by a boy. The boy took up a training whip and beat the horse mercilessly until, in panic, Miskeen struck out. The boy was bitten severely, and, in retribution, Miskeen was ordered to have all his teeth pulled so that he could never “turn vicious” again. Suddenly the magnificent animal was disabled, humiliated, unable to eat, and totally worthless to those who had prized him.Miskeen would have died, had he not been rehabilitated by a young British woman named Vicky Malia. He recovered, eventually rewarding his new owner with private dance performances. It seemed he still had an ear for music and a memory of grander days. Miskeen is dancing still.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/10/2007Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Sex remains one of the least comfortable and thus least discussed topics between parents and children. Even the most enlightened parent can get queasy at the prospect of "the talk," despite its importance in helping youngsters become well-informed teens and responsible adults. Let's Talk About S-E-X is a short, illustrated book that parent and child can sit down and read together. First created by Planned Parenthood in the 1980s, and taking a simple, factual approach to the subject, the book makes that crucial conversation possible and even enjoyable by encouraging open dialogue; offering clear, correct information; and giving strategies for age-appropriate discussions that neither judge nor frighten. The book discusses feelings, what's normal, how and why the body changes, making sense of love and sex, STDs, and much more. The simple language and illustrations invite young readers to revisit the information if they have not absorbed it all in one sitting.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/10/2005Pages: 100Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
A gritty, atmospheric coming of age tale set in 1980s New York City Seventeen-year-old Cat is living every teenager's dream'she has her own apartment on the Lower East Side and at night she's club kid royalty, guarding the velvet rope at some of the hottest clubs in the city. The night with its crazy, frenetic, high-inducing energy'the pulsing beat of the music, the radiant, joyful people and those seductive white lines that can ease all pain'is when Cat truly lives. But her daytime, when real life occurs, is more nightmare than dream. Having spent years suffering her mother's emotional and physical abuse, and abandoned by her father, Cat is terrified and alone'unable to connect to anyone or anything. But when someone comes along who makes her want to truly live, she'll need to summon the courage to confront her demons and take control of a life already spinning dangerously out of control. Both poignant and raw, White Lines is a gripping tale and the reader won't want to look away. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/4/2013Pages: 304Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
We Are Photogirls duo Emily Stein and Celia Willis run fashion photography projects, throw fashion shoot events for teen guests and work with would-be teenage stylists, art directors, and photographers, tutoring them in all aspects of fashion photography. We Are Photogirls DIY Fashion Shoot Book features their favorite exercises for school-age fashionistas -- choose from Style Scouting (for a whimsical day-long Dream A Little Dream of Me shoot), Fashion Family Portraiture (be inspired by the super-kitsch 1980s and style up your nearest and dearest), or achieve the porcelain, living-doll look of the Marie Antoinette Make-up Technique. Each challenge is accompanied by cutting-edge photography, step-by-steps, DIY research for ideas, and tips on how to get your friends to take part. Crammed with 40 shoot ideas, ranging from full-day and half-day challenges to a 20-minute off-the-wall styling competition, We Are Photogirls DIY Fashion Shoot Book will energise even the most bored teenager. Fun, inspiring, and bursting with pull-out ideas and challenges, it is the book for teenage girls who love fashion and photography, and dreaming up ideas.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/4/2014Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
I bet your cow never sneezed a hole in the schoolhouse wall. Our cow did!" Thus begins is one of the funniest, fastest-paced, tallest-tale stories ever told! The fun mounts as absurdity cascades on absurdity, until at the very end one small boy learns that a "teeny-weeny error can grow into a whopping big mistake almost before you can say Ka-Chow!" With brilliantly colored, bold and original pictures and a sure use of words that sweep the reader along, James Flora has created a hilariously wise picture book that will bring delighted laughter to the young of any age! James ("Jim") Flora worked as a commercial artist from the 1940s through the 1980s. He enjoyed a lengthy career, was a lifelong fan of jazz and classical music, and was renowned for creating wild illustrations for Columbia and RCA Victor records in the 1940s and '50s. He also created seventeen books for young readers. The Day the Cow Sneezed, his second book, was first published in 1957. Despite long-standing interest, this is the first time the book has been reprinted. Flora was born in the small town of Bellefontaine, Ohio, in 1914. He attended the Art Academy of Cincinnati, where he met his future wife, artist Jane Sinnicksen. The Floras moved to Connecticut in 1942 when Jim accepted a job at Columbia Records. Flora and Jane went on to have five children. It was after their first child was born that Flora started to create children's books. Flora passed away at his home in Rowayton, Connecticut, in 1998.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/12/2010Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
In this volume, the ’80s are in full swing while the Peanuts crew deals with camp, SantaClaus, and the runaway merchandising of “Tapioca Pudding.”Peanuts reaches the middle of the go-go 1980s in this book, which covers 1985 and 1986: a time of hanging out at the mall, “punkers” (you haven’t lived until you’ve seen Snoopy with a Mohawk), killer bees, airbags, and Halley’s Comet. And in a surprisingly sharp satirical sequence, Schulz pokes fun at runaway licensing, with the introduction of the insufferably merchandisable “Tapioca Pudding.” Also in this volume: Peppermint Patty wins the “All-City School Essay Contest” with her “What I Did During Christmas Vacation” essay, but snatches defeat from the jaws of victory with a disastrous acceptance speech… Charlie Brown, Linus, Sally and Snoopy go to “rain camp” one year, and “survival camp” the next… The World War One Flying Ace gets the flu and is nursed back to health by a French Mademoiselle (Marcie)… Sally gives Santa Claus a heart attack (literally!)… Lucy talks Charlie Brown into posing in swim-trunks for their school’s “Swimsuit issue”… Peppermint Patty gains a crabby tutor… Linus suffers a crisis when addressed for the first time as “Mister”… plus another return appearance by Molly Volley, Snoopy’s accidental destruction of his dog house (with a cannon!), and lots of near-Beckettian strips set in the desert starring this volume’s cover boy, the one and only Spike! It’s another two years of hilarious, heartwarming strips from the great Charles M. Schulz. 344Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/19/2012Pages: 344
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