ALEX TOTS ART START Toddler's first art kit!6 works of art that your child can create!Stick, scribble and collage!Contains 2 preprinted paper frames and 3 first crayons for scribbling, paper giraffe and tree with tons of stickers and 2 crack and peel collage boards with lots of doilies, tissue, fringe and crepe papers. Product Measures: 12 by 12 by 2 Recommended Ages: 18 - 21 months
ALEX COLOR A MEMO BOARD - PEACE & LOVE Color in a groovy memo board and decorate with gems!Hold all your notes, pictures and keepsakes!Includes satin memo board (11" x 14"/ 180cm x 36cm), Product Measures: 14 X 11 X 1.5 Recommended Ages: 7 - 10 years
With a little creative crafting you can make your own whimsical wind-ups. Embellish 5 wind-up mechanisms with colorful cardboard cut outs, retro-robot stickers, wiggly eyes and mini markers.Recommended Ages: 7 years & Up
Fashion Angels Monster High Artist Tote Compact Portfolio Set Fashion Angels Monster High Artist Tote Compact Portfolio Set makes it easy for kids to design a scary-cool wardrobe for their favorite Monster High characters. The kit comes with an array of tools such as removable plastic stencils and markers which kids can use to trace creepy clothing and accessories designs for the Monster High characters. There are tips and inspiration on how to color, shade and add details that kids may follow to make each creepy outfit unique. Why You'll Love It: These monsters are so stylish it's scary. Age: 7 years and up Features Sketch pad allows kids draw designs on the models Great for on the go Removable stencils make it easy to trace clothing and accessory designs on the formatted sketch sheets Wonderful collection of craft activities for hours of fun and creativity Easy storage and transportation Includes A shoulder tote Spiral bound sketch portfolio with plastic cover 10 markers Monster High Compact Sketch Portfolio featuring 40 sketch pages 4 removable plastic stencil sheets with 110 stencil designs 80 stickers Instructions Recommended Ages:7 and up
Decorate and display a fashion-forward pin board with a beautiful ornate frame!Comes with 95 essentials to create haute couture decor! You can even make your own tacks!Includes pin board with frame, 10 tacks, 25 frames and shapes, 11 stickers, 6 clear 3D stickers, 20 sticky gems, 20 sheets of memo paper, 3 ribbons and easy instructions.Recommended Ages:8 – 15
Stamp words and fun designs onto wooden clips. Then use the clips to Personalize your crafts. It includes a project and idea book, 32 clear stamps, 1 clear stamp peg, 1 black ink pad and 8 wooden stamps. Personalize your crafts or accessorize your room with colorful wooden clips.Product Dimensions (inches): 1.2 (L) x 8.4 (W) x 5.1 (H) Age: 8 years and upRecommended Ages:8 – 12
What better way to learn about art than to create your own masterpiece alongside another, find hidden details that add to an understanding of the artwork, read fascinating stories about how the piece came to be created, or take an entertaining quiz that leads to a deeper appreciation of the technique and theme. Modeled after Prestel's successful A Year in Art series, this beautifully produced activity book introduces children to many of the world's greatest artworks--ranging from African masks to European paintings and modern art. Hands-on projects are sure to spark children's imaginations while imparting important knowledge that will serve them well as they grow older. The book is perfect for all kinds of drawing and the exquisite reproductions will impress kids of all ages. Whether used at home or in a classroom, this engaging and enriching book will delight children, their parents, and teachers with its endless opportunities to create and learn about art.Book Details:Format: Activity BookPublication Date: 10/11/2009Pages: 376
In ancient China, the Great Wall is crumbling on the edge of the Han Empire. In the wall's shadow, twelve-year-old Hu is starving. On the other side of the wall, China's enemies are gathering strength. When an imperial battalion comes to town, Hu meets Ren, the son of the commander, and the two boys combine forces to train secretly for an archery tournament. For Hu, the contest offers escape from poverty; for Ren, the respect of his father. But the capture of a barbarian spy changes everything. With their trust at its lowest point, Ren and Hu must work together to evade the barbarians and save the empire. Here is an exciting adventure story for 2010, the year of the tiger.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/15/2010Pages: 194Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
This book tells the true story of what happened to a 12-year-old girl named Jutta (Debbie Levy's mother) in 1938. Actual entries in a posiealbum (autograph book) serve as stepping stones in a crucial year in history, when people of Jewish ancestry in Germany and Austria were systematically stripped of their rights, subjected to violence, and arrested without cause. Jutta was one of the lucky ones who escaped to America before the rising tide of violence erupted into World War II and the tragedy of the Holocaust. Remembrances from Jutta's friends and relatives introduce chapters, written in verse form, that describe her experiences--many of them typical of any teenager anywhere--and report some of the history of the era. Debbie wrote these verses in consultation with her mother to reflect her voice, feelings, and thoughts as she was living through this memorable year. The book also includes excerpts from Jutta's diary. Together the poesie writings, verses and diary entries reflect a year of change and chance, confusion and cruelty. Most of all, they describe a year of goodbyes.*Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2010 **2011 Sydney Taylor Notable Book for Older Readers ** Parents' Choice Award 2010 *Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/16/2010Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
With frostbitten fingers, sleepless nights and sore muscles, 14-year-old Jackson Jones and his posse of cousins discover the lost art of winging it when they take over an orchard of 300 wild apple trees. They know nothing about pruning or irrigation or pest control, but figure it out they must—if they are to avoid losing $8,000 (because of an unfair contract). With spot illustrations for mechanical-loving readers—the gears of a tractor, a plow with disks—and with mathematical calculations of the great mount of money to be earned, this novel has the sort of can-do spirt and sense of earned independence not often found in today's fiction. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/6/2010Pages: 304Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
This collection of stories is based upon tales told by the Buddha to his monks 2500 years ago. Isabel Wyatt's enchanting retelling conjures up a rich world of eastern legend, ruled by courtly kings and wise men, and populated by brave princes, faithful elephants and cunning monkeys. The stories tell of great adventures and heroes, of danger and courage, and most importantly of how wisdom and thoughtfulness always triumph over selfishness and greed. This anthology was compiled with children around the age of eight in mind - children who are embarking on more and more adventures in their own lives, and themselves learning to become clever and brave.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/1/2009Pages: 114
When I was little, I could hardly do anything.But now I can do lots of things, like braid my own hair and go to nmusery school. I'm not a baby anymore. I'm me!" Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell perfectly capture a little girl's simple, childlike celebration of herself, as she looks back on her childhood from the lofty height of four and a half years. This spirited view of growing up is perfect for the youngest readers.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/30/1993Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
When you think of art, do you think of painting and sculpture? Bob Raczka shows us that even these traditional artistic mediums can be created in untraditional ways. Art can also be draped, chiseled, pasted and drizzled. But unusual approaches to painting and sculpture are only the beginning. We learn that art comes in many forms - a wall or a ceiling, a lamp or a rug, a goblet or a musical instrument. Simple rhyming verse pairs beautifully with reproductions of twenty-seven works of art, ranging from 17,000-year-old cave paintings to some very interesting contemporary creations. Each piece is as unique as the artist themselves, and each is included here to expand our notions of what art is.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/7/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Scratch Art Magic Rainbow Finger Paint Kit A magical finger painting experience. Young artists create fascinating effects with every dab and stroke. Kids simply apply washable black finger paint to brilliant multicolor paper. Wipe away areas with fingers or sponge brush to reveal magical rainbow colors. Makes 10 dazzling masterpieces. Ideal for early learners develops motor skills, problem solving, and creative thinking. Fast, easy cleanup.
At first, Travis couldn't stand the sight of Old Yeller The stray dog was ugly, and a thieving rascal, too. But he sure was clever, and a smart dog could be a big help on the wild Texas frontier, especially with Papa away on a long cattle drive up to Abilene. Strong and courageous, Old Yeller proved that he could protect Travis's family from any sort of danger. But can Travis do the same for Old Yeller? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/9/1995Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
When a novel like Huckleberry Finn, or The Yearling, comes along it defies customary adjectives because of the intensity of the respouse it evokes in the reader. Such a book, we submit, is Old Yeller; to read this eloquently simple story of a boy and his dog in the Texas hill country is an unforgettable and deeply moving experience.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/11/1956Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
For more than 70 years, DC Comics has been entertaining children and adults alike. Here, for the first time, is the chronological account of the adventures of both the characters and the company that created them. The DC Chronicle Year by Year traces DC's fascinating story: the company's beginnings as National Allied Publications in the 1934, and its subsequent change to Detective Comics, Inc. in 1937. The book details all the major DC publishing landmarks and more, displayed clearly, month by month. Highlighting the debuts of Superman and Batman, the geniuses that invented them, and the real-life events-like the Vietnam War, the atom bomb, the Space Race-that shaped the atmosphere of the times, DC Chronicle Year by Year follows the characters' foray into the real world through TV series and blockbuster movies. Features original cover art by well-known DC artist Ryan Sook and a foreword by Paul Levitz, who was president of DC Comics from 2002 - 2009. & DC Comics. All Rights Reserved.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/20/2010Pages: 352Reading Level: Age 17 and Up
In 1776, the rebellion of the American colonies against British rule was crushed. Now, in 1777-the year of the hangman-George Washington is awaiting execution, Benjamin Franklin's banned rebel newspaper, Liberty Tree, has gone underground, and young ne'er-do-well Creighton Brown, a fifteen-year-old Brit, has just arrived in the colonies. Having been shipped off against his will, with nothing but a distance for English authorities, Creighton befriends Franklin, and lands a job with his print shop. But the English general expects the spoiled yet loyal Creighton to spy on Franklin. As battles unfold and falsehoods are exposed, Creighton must decide where his loyalties lie...a choice that could determine the fate of a nation. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/9/2004Pages: 261Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
Here follows the story of a most extraordinary year in the life of an Ojibwe family and of a girl named "Omakayas," or Little Frog, who lived a year of flight and adventure, pain and joy, in 1852. When Omakayas is twelve winters old, she and her family set off on a harrowing journey. They travel by canoe westward from the shores of Lake Superior along the rivers of northern Minnesota, in search of a new home. While the family has prepared well, unexpected danger, enemies, and hardships will push them to the brink of survival. Omakayas continues to learn from the land and the spirits around her, and she discovers that no matter where she is, or how she is living, she has the one thing she needs to carry her through. Richly imagined, full of laughter and sorrow, The Porcupine Year continues Louise Erdrich's celebrated series, which began with The Birchbark House, a National Book Award finalist, and continued with The Game of Silence, winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/2/2008Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
When I was little, I could hardly do anything. But now I can do lots of things, like braid my own hair and go to nmusery school. I'm not a baby anymore. I'm me!"Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell perfectly capture a little girl's simple, childlike celebration of herself, as she looks back on her childhood from the lofty height of four and a half years. This spirited view of growing up is perfect for the youngest readers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/18/1995Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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