Following the well-known and much-loved Rookie Books format, these fun and informative books introduce early elementary-school children to the basic facts about major holidays. Each book explains the development of the holiday and how it is celebrated today, and includes holiday games, traditions, crafts, and foods.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2006Pages: 31Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Hedgehug’s Halloween, with its delightful illustrations, is the perfect picture book for children who don’t love the spooky side of the holiday. Hedgehug the hedgehog has been invited to a Halloween party! He’s so excited. All his friends will be there. He’s sure there will be pumpkins and treats and all kinds of Halloween fun. But Hedgehug has a big problem. The holiday party is only hours away, and he hasn’t found a Halloween costume. His friends are there to help. Will they figure out a costume for Hedgehug in time? Or will he have to stay home and miss the best party ever?Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/23/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Little Sammy and his friends are having one spooky Halloween! They bob for apples, eat scary shaped Halloween cookies, and go trick-or-treating for other spooky treats. Children will love to read—and smell—all The Spooky Smells of Halloween.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/9/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Follow los monstruos and los esqueletos to the Halloween party Under October’s luna, full and bright, the monsters are throwing a ball in the Haunted Hall. Las brujas come on their broomsticks. Los muertos rise from their coffins to join in the fun. Los esqueletos rattle their bones as they dance through the door. And the scariest creatures of all aren’t even there yet!This lively bilingual Halloween poem introduces young readers to a spooky array of Spanish words that will open their ojos to the chilling delights of the season. Los Gatos Black on Halloween is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year, the winner of the 2008 Pura Belpre Medal for Illustration and a Pura Belpre Honor Book for Narrative.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/22/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of chess - the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess. Chess is recognized in many countries as a useful tool for developing creative thinking in children. Although chess can be regarded as a rather complex and mysterious game, the rules themselves are straightforward. It doesn't take long to learn how the pieces move, and even children as young as five can enjoy exciting games. They will also thoroughly enjoy outwitting friends and relatives!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2004Pages: 112Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
When Ohkwa'ri overhears a group of older boys planning a raid on a neighboring village, he immediately tells his Mohawk elders. He has done the right thing--but he has also made enemies. Grabber and his friends will do anything they can to hurt him, especially during the village-wide game of Tekwaarathon (lacrosse). Ohkwa'ri believes in the path of peace, but can peaceful ways work against Grabber's wrath? An exciting story that also offers an in-depth look at Native American life centuries ago. -- Kirkus Reviews Joseph Bruchac is an award-winning storyteller, writer, and editor, and the author of The First Strawberries and Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back. He lives in Greenfield Center, New York. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/1998Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Travel around the year! Two game variations with age-appropriate designs and a self-correcting system help children grasp the concept of the calendar as they learn the names and sequence of the 12 months. Features:1-4 Players.Playing Time: 20 minutes.
Inspired by the popular sing along title If You're Happy and You Know It!, this memory game utilizes one of the greatest attributes of the book-the adorable children from all over the world-to encourage memory and matching skills. The object of the game is to match the boy and girl pairs according to the traditional dress, country name and color featured on each card. Recommended Ages: 4 years - 8 years
From the illustrator of the Melvin Beederman, SUPERHERO series comes a story about a masked hero and his trusty steed. Together they save Halloween from ruthless toilet paper–tossing mummies and pumpkin-sucking vampires.No siree, Halloween won’t be canceled anytime soon, not while the Halloween Kid’s around. With a rootin’ tootin’ Halloween monster–shootin’ text and retro-modern illustrations, The Halloween Kid will lasso in readers both young and old. Because who doesn’t love a hero who defends the right to trick or treat? Yee-Ha-lloween!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/3/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Halloween is almost here and Lily wants to make her own costume for trick-or-treating. Should she be a scary ghost? Or maybe a roly-poly pumpkin? Perhaps a glittery princess! After many ideas and a few wrong turns, Lily finally settles on a costume that will be perfect for a Halloween surprise with her cuddly kittens.The new book from the duo behind Valentine Surprise is sure to capture readers' hearts once again with its sweet celebration of creativity, as Lily enjoys the fun of homemade costumes and Halloween traditions.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/19/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Wearing the perfect fairy queen costume, with her friend Michael by her side, Ann Estelle is ready for a Halloween night on the town. And what a night it is—full of ghosts and mummies and witches and wizards, and lots of candy, of course. But Halloween can also be a little bit scary, as Ann Estelle discovers when she tries trick-or-treating at the spookiest house in town. It's awfully dark up there . . . and the pathway is awfully long. Will Ann Estelle be brave enough to ring the bell? Little trick-or-treaters will enjoy this Halloween outing that sparkles with Mary Engelbreit's signature wit and charm. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/1/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
In the dark, a funky beat. Something white with bony feet. Skeleton dancing up the street, Doing the Halloween Hustle. Skeleton is dancing his way to a Halloween party-but as he grooves across town, he keeps stumbling, tumbling, and falling apart! Can Skeleton stay in one piece long enough to make it to the party?Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/3/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
"A fast-moving, eerie...tale set on Halloween night. Eight costumed boys running to meet their friend Pipkin at the haunted house outside town encounter instead the huge and cadaverous Mr. Moundshroud. As Pipkin scrambles to join them, he is swept away by a dark Something, and Moundshroud leads the boys on the tail of a kite through time and space to search the past for their friend and the meaning of Halloween. After witnessing a funeral procession in ancient Egypt, cavemen discovering fire, Druid rites, the persecution of witches in the Dark Ages, and the gargoyles of Notre Dame, they catch up with the elusive Pipkin in the catacombs of Mexico, where each boy gives one year from the end of his life to save Pipkin's. Enhanced by appropriately haunting black-and-white drawings."--BooklistBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/2001Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Thrilling full-page patterns to color feature skeletons, candy, haunted houses, jack-o'-lanterns, and a host of creepy creatures, from Frankenstein and Dracula to wizards, werewolves, and witches on broomsticks. Follow the easy directions to create stunning effects that will pop right off the page. Includes 3-D glasses!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/18/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Children's Bible Trivia The game where trivia is not trivial! With 2100 questions, this game is designed especially for children to help teach your children about the Bible. Questions are fully referenced and easy to follow rules are included. For 2-6 players. Ages 6+Recommended Ages:6 – 15
Playmobil Children's Club with DiscoDance the night away in the Children's Club with Disco. Choose from one of two dance songs, or use the included cable to connect an MP3 player and select a personal favorite that can be played through the set's built-in speakers. Then, switch on the working disco ball and flashing colored lights to get the full club effect. Move around the club on the rotating dance floor, which can also be converted into a board game. Set includes three figures, board game pieces and die, costumes, palm tree, and other accessories. Recommended for ages four to ten. Playmobil, Germany's largest toy manufacturer, is headquartered in Zirndorf, Germany and has been producing and distributing toys for more than 36 years. The miniature worlds of Playmobil encourage children to explore and learn while having fun. Children's imaginations are transported to medieval times with the Playmobil castle, to the adventurous seas with Playmobil pirates, and many other themed playworlds. The figures can bend, sit, stand, and turn their heads to make realistic role play possible.
Timeless Classics—Old Maid, Animal Rummy, Hearts, and Crazy Eights!A perfect antidote to the “I’ve got nothing to do blues, these four classic card games from the 50s and 60s have been delighting bored children from one generation to the next. Each game is a faithful reproduction of the whimsical artwork parents remember so well. Packaged in a sturdy wear-and-tear box, they make the perfect choice for family game night or long car trips. Recommended Ages: 4 years & up
100 Things for Little Children to Do on A Trip Great write on/wipe off activity cards in a handy box, marker included. Fun cards that are age appropriate and loads of fun. Many of the cards can be reused in different ways which keeps the game fresh. Wonderful to take on a car, train, plane or just for family fun!
From Sandra Boyntonas it could only come from Boyntonan inventive new exuberant jumble of a book for the young reader. Amazing Cows is a picture book, a storybook, a book of fun and gamesits all those things in one. Plus it even shows you how to find the startling recording of Maurice Ravels Bolero Completely Unraveled for Orchestra and Kazoos performed by Sandra Boyton & The Highly Irritating Orchestra. (Running time is 17:14, but seems MUCH longer.)A work of pure obsession, Amazing Cows celebrates cows and offbeat cowness with a miscellany of cow stories, cow poems, cow jokes, and other bovine ephemera. Along the way, expect lively guest appearances by ducks, pigs, and excessive numbers of chickens. Theres a song: "It Had to Be Moo." A game: "Find the Hidden Cows." Famous Barnyard Composers (surely youve heard of Wolfgang Amadeus Moozart and Johann Sebastian Bockbockbock). Knock-knock jokes, a cow myth, and an Amazing Cow comic-book adventure: "Trouble on Zebblor 7." Cow fashion. Cow Limericks. How to Speak Cow. Plus so much mooer.Amazing Cows is full-color, 96 pages long, and packed with the kind of silly fun that young readers adore, especially when they can read it to themselvesand then read it to their parents, and then to their little brothers, and then to the family dog. Or the family cow.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/25/2010Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Three sparkly stories in one Rainbow Magic book, just in time for Halloween!BOO! It's Halloween, and Rachel and Kirsty can't wait to go trick-or-treating together. But for Jack Frost, this holiday is all about the tricks! Three magical pieces of Halloween candy are missing, and Jack Frost's goblins are to blame. If Trixie the Halloween Fairy doesn't find the candy first, the holiday could be ruined forever!What a fright! Can the girls help Trixie outwit the mischievous goblins? Or will this Halloween be spookier than ever?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/2009Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
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