From first-time novelist Jordan Sonnenblick, a brave and beautiful story that will make readers laugh and break their hearts at the same time.Thirteen-year-old Steven has a totally normal life: he plays drums in the All-Star Jazz band, has a crush on the hottest girl in the school, and is constantly annoyed by his five-year-old brother, Jeffrey. But when Jeffrey is diagnosed with leukemia, Steven's world is turned upside down. He is forced to deal with his brother's illness and his parents' attempts to keep the family in one piece. Salted with humor and peppered with devastating realities, DRUMS, GIRLS, AND DANGEROUS PIE is a heartwarming journey through a year in the life of a family in crisis.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2006Pages: 273Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Bing. Bong. Bop. The PlanToys Solid Drum makes a series of melodic notes when tapped with the rubber-tipped mallet. Constructed of recycled rubber wood, this drum features a unique cutout zigzagging pattern on the drumhead to enhance the musical quality. The red and blue geometric border adds a modern, kid-friendly design. This tympani-like drum helps to develop eye-hand coordination, motor skills, sensory cognition, auditory nerves and rhythmic sensibility. Why You’ll Love It: Strike the drumhead in different spots, and you hear different sounds. Very clever. Features: Recommended Age: 19 months and up Made from rubber wood Nontoxic paints and dyes Made in Thailand Includes wooden drum and wooden mallet with rubber headABOUT PLANTOYS Founded in southern Thailand in 1981, PlanToys was the first company in the world to manufacture wooden toys from rubberwood. We are always looking for new ways to improve and preserve our environment. PlanToys takes a step to go beyond Green by taking the concept of "Sustainability" into practice with the belief that everyone can contribute to a better world by playing sustainably. PlanToys uses a variety of materials, including; organic rubberwood, e-zero glue, water-based dyes, recycled and recyclable materials, soy and water-based ink and our proprietary PlanWood. PlanWood is a high density fiber composite wood made from reclaimed wood particles left from the manufacturing process of toys in the factory. This material allows toys to be made safe, stronger and more durable. PlanToys is again the first wooden toys company in the world's been using this method to make toys since 2010.
Use your hands to drum a beat. Or, bang away with the drumsticks. This multipiece conga drum set lets kids shake, rattle, thump and more. Includes large conga drum, two drumsticks, maracito (little maraca), shaker, bell shaker and play-along CD. Perfect for solo musical play or for a hoppin’, rockin’ band. Easy-to-use percussion instruments encourage kids to dance and move along to the beat. Tip: Add kid-friendly materials to the drum interior to experiment with new sounds. Why You’ll Love It: The transparent conga drum base doubles as a handy storage bin. Age: 18 months and up Includes Conga drum 2 drumsticks Maracito Shaker Bell shaker Free rhythm CD
Play it soft. Play it loud. Play it on your elbow…or on your knee. This classic, kid-favorite percussion instrument gets kids shaking, jiggling, wiggling and bopping along to the beat. It features a unique design made of a shallow, circular wooden frame with half openwork stretched across the top. Musical play helps to enhance sensory perception, cognitive development and motor skills. Why You’ll Love It: Give it a little hip action. Now shake it up high. Now use two hands. Simple and super versatile. Age: 2 years and up Features Circular wooden frame with half openwork stretched across the top Water-based, nontoxic colors ABOUT PLANTOYS Founded in southern Thailand in 1981, PlanToys was the first company in the world to manufacture wooden toys from rubberwood. We are always looking for new ways to improve and preserve our environment. PlanToys takes a step to go beyond Green by taking the concept of "Sustainability" into practice with the belief that everyone can contribute to a better world by playing sustainably. PlanToys uses a variety of materials, including; organic rubberwood, e-zero glue, water-based dyes, recycled and recyclable materials, soy and water-based ink and our proprietary PlanWood. PlanWood is a high density fiber composite wood made from reclaimed wood particles left from the manufacturing process of toys in the factory. This material allows toys to be made safe, stronger and more durable. PlanToys is again the first wooden toys company in the world's been using this method to make toys since 2010.
Tacky is an odd bird who marches to the beat of his own drummer.He’s something of an eccentric, which wouldn’t be a problem if all the other penguins weren’t such . . . conformists. Listen and laugh along to the first Tacky story on CD.This Read-Along Book and CD Favorite includes a paperback edition of the book and a compact disc in a newly designed reusable package, making it perfect for car rides, storytime, and bedtime.Book Details:Format: Book+CDPublication Date: 10/18/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
From the cello to the clarinet to the trumpet to the drums, Those Amazing Musical Instruments! takes readers on a musical tour, with notes on the history, construction and sounds of the instruments from each of the major instrument "families." They can see the parts of the violin working together, read about the flute in Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro," or hear the different sounds of the tuba on the included CD-ROM. This interactive CD-ROM includes individual musical samples giving readers an audible taste of each instrument, as well as full orchestra pieces showing how they play together.Those Amazing Musical Instruments! features noted conductor Marin Alsop as kids' guide to the instruments, offering helpful comments and tips throughout the book.Book Details:Format: Book+CDPublication Date: 9/1/2007Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Boikido Wooden Musical Set Boikido Wooden Musical Set introduces the musical world to children. The set consists of tambourine, mini xylophone, Maracas, flute and 2 drum sticks. Age: 18 months and up Features Colorful musical set Includes Tambourine, Flute, mini Xylophone, Maracas and 2 drum sticks Helps kids develop motor and musical skills Tested to meet European and U.S. safety standardsRecommended Ages:2 - 6
In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America's children.Breathtaking, evocative illustrations by award-winning artist Loren Long at once capture the personalities and achievements of these great Americans and the innocence and promise of childhood.This beautiful book celebrates the characteristics that unite all Americans, from our nation's founders to generations to come. It is about the potential within each of us to pursue our dreams and forge our own paths. It is a treasure to cherish with your family forever.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/16/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Click-clack. Click-clack. The Clatter makes a playful sound that goes from a gentle ripple to a clattering crescendo. Hold a handle in each hand and shift the sides up and down. The eight colorful wooden clackers clap against each other creating a catchy, clattery sound. Made from rubber wood with water-based, nontoxic colors. Musical play helps to enhance sensory perception, cognitive development, fine motor and auditory skills. Why You’ll Love It: Speed it up. Slow it down. This simple, intuitive music-maker helps kids learn to control rhythm. Age: 19 months and up Features 8 colorful wooden clackers Made from rubber wood Designed with water-based, nontoxic colors ABOUT PLANTOYS Founded in southern Thailand in 1981, PlanToys was the first company in the world to manufacture wooden toys from rubberwood. We are always looking for new ways to improve and preserve our environment. PlanToys takes a step to go beyond Green by taking the concept of "Sustainability" into practice with the belief that everyone can contribute to a better world by playing sustainably. PlanToys uses a variety of materials, including; organic rubberwood, e-zero glue, water-based dyes, recycled and recyclable materials, soy and water-based ink and our proprietary PlanWood. PlanWood is a high density fiber composite wood made from reclaimed wood particles left from the manufacturing process of toys in the factory. This material allows toys to be made safe, stronger and more durable. PlanToys is again the first wooden toys company in the world's been using this method to make toys since 2010.
Do-re-mi-fa-so-la-ti-do. This first instrument is accurately tuned to scale and designed for a child’s sensitive ears. The brightly colored keys include embossed notes for easy musical play-together time. Plus, the carefully crafted round edges and wide-ended mallet keep toddlers safe while they play. Musical instruments help develop sensory and fine motor skills and encourage creative play. Why You’ll Love It: It’s pitch perfect. Age: 1 year and up Features Blue frame with multicolored keys Safe, rounded edges Includes: Safety mallet
Osebo the leopard has a fine drum, a huge drum, a magnificent drum. All the animals covet Osebo’s drum, but he won’t let anyone else have it, not even Nyame, the Sky-God. So, Nyame offers a big reward to the animal that brings him the drum. All try the monkey, the elephant, even the python and all fail. Can a very small tortoise succeed in outwitting the boastful leopard? Jessica Souhami’s vibrant collage illustrations, full of movement and humor, add additional appeal to this delightful story. The short, rhythmic text is perfect for reading aloud.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/23/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Rock on! Listen to the music with the HABA Shaker Drum! With this versatile instruments, little sound explorers discover the world of music and tunes. The loudness of the instruments is suitable even for the smallest ones. They will learn to distinguish sounds, develop a feel for rhythm, and train their speech skills in a playful manner.Product Measures: 4.8" x 2.99" x 1.57"Recommended Ages: 24 months and upABOUT HABA It all began in 1939 in Bad Rodach, Germany, with finely polished, colorful wooden toys, that were "finely sanded and polished wonderfully smooth, just right for tender children's hands," as the first catalogue emphasized. Today these blocks are still part of our product palate. But the factory for fine wooden toys has been transformed into "the producer of inventive playthings for inquisitive minds." All products in the HABA range have one thing in common: our attention to detail makes each item special and unique. HABA wants to playfully support children's development, make their lives happier, more exciting, and full of the delight of discovery: to put it simply, to make their world a little more child-friendly. A wide variety of HABA toys and games have been honored with awards for exceptional design. Since 1993, no fewer than six HABA games received the "Children's game of the Year" award.
Musical toys are always fascinating to children. This colorful and attractive wooden Bongo Drum Trio will keep kids busy for hours. It helps children develop motor skills, rhythm and melody. Encourages creativity and imagination. Helps develop hand-eye coordination. 2 Drum Sticks are included. Tested to meet European and U.S. safety standards. Product Measures: 15.25" x 6" x 3.6" Recommended Ages: 18+ months
Manhattan Toy Rockin' Sounds Drum Manhattan Toy Rockin' Sounds Drum features five colorful circles that are numbered. When kids beats a circle, it plays out a sound and also says the number and the color of the circle. . Age: 18 months to 5 years Features Soft toy drum Features five colored circles Plays the sound and says the number, color or circles ABOUT MANHATTAN TOY Play is discovery and exploration, and joy, and growth, and learning, and so much more. And for us play is serious work. So when we bring play to life, we do it with a commitment to the finest in craftsmanship and creativity. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight our consumers large and small. Originality Founded in 1979 by Francis Goldwyn (grandson of motion picture studio owner Sam Goldwyn), Manhattan Toy pioneered the use of non-traditional fabrics in toy design and introduced delightful new body styles in soft toys. Although Goldwyn is no longer involved in the ownership of Manhattan Toy, we remain true to his vision of marching to the beat of a different (toy) drum. Developmental Value Play is not only fun, it's essential to a child's cognitive, emotional, and social development. Our design process blends science and whimsy to produce toys that offer children a rich array of visual and tactile stimulation and unlimited opportunities for imaginative exploration. Quality & Safety Our unsurpassed quality standards ensure that our toys are both durable and safe. Prior to manufacture, each Manhattan Toy design is thoroughly tested to comply with the most rigorous international standards for children's products. Our quality assurance team continually reviews designs and procedures to ensure that products exceed both existing and new safety regulations.
Bruder Caterpillar Asphalt Drum Compactor Bruder Caterpillar Asphalt Drum Compactor is cut out for construction sites and roadwork. It comes with an articulated steering and narrow turn radius for better maneuvering while mud guards remove debris from the rollers. Why You'll Love It: Made with high-quality plastic, it can be played on all terrains. Age: 3 years and up Features Made from high quality plastic with no glue or screws Can be played indoors and outdoors Narrow turn radius for better maneuvering Articulated steering facilitates tighter maneuvering Encourages imaginative play Made in Germany ABOUT BRUDER Playing is not an end in itself, but lets children make experiences in the adult world which they can use for their own development. In line with this principle, BRUDER products are developed as "model-sized toys." Model-sized to encourage children to imitate real life in the form of role plays; functional to help them understand the technical backgrounds by allowing them to "grasp by grabbing." It is thanks to our high-quality products as well as our know-how that we rank among today's leading manufacturers of plastic toy vehicles in Europe. Our utilization of resources is based on the principle of sustainability. Our in-house recycling loop and our energy-saving production process combined with our customer service who can provide spare parts for the repairs of our toy vehicles make our products particularly durable. The great strength of BRUDER Spielwaren lies in its innovation when it comes to developing and manufacturing new toys with the functionality for which BRUDER is so well known.Everything - from the initial ideal to production and marketing - is done under one roof at BRUDER's principal offices in Furth, Germany.
Drum Musical Toy A durable high quality play drum produces excellent sound. The head is made of Melinex plastic. It includes a pair of drum sticks and a cord with a safety connector.Recommended Ages:3 – 4
Wonderworld Wonder Drum The little musician will love the Wonderworld Wonder Drum perfectly designed for small hands. Allows your child to create rhythm and tempo. The Wonder Drum helps develop dexterity skills, hand-eye coordination, stimulates auditory nerves and fine motor skills.
Plan Musical Big Drum llBeat a big beat with this big drum. Featuresan adjustable lanyard and a pair ofdrumsticks. Drumheads are made fromnatural rubber.Product : Ø cm 21.0 x 17.0inch 8.3 x 6.7
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