H. A. Rey and his wife, Margret, first introduced young readers to the big-hearted, fun-loving troublemaker-hero Curious George in 1941. In this two-hundred-page hardcover treasury, Curious George fans will find eight stories based on the popular primate, painted in Rey’s original watercolor and charcoal style: Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory (1998), Curious George and the Puppies (1998), Curious George Makes Pancakes (1998), Curious George Feeds the Animals (1998), Curious George Goes to a Movie (1998), Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon (1998), Curious George in the Snow (1998), and Curious George’s Dream (1998). A five-page essay about the author-illustrator team closes this appealing collection of adventures for Curious George fans young and old.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/4/2006Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Join Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Pluto and Goofy as they embark on four fun-filled adventures in this colorful Carryalong Treasury. Young readers will soar with the Sensational Six as they take a ride in a hot air balloon, go on an exciting road trip, plan a picnic, and more. Along the way, youngsters will learn about shapes, numbers, colors, and problem-solving, as prompts on every spread reinforce each learning concept. With a handle that's perfect for little hands and a convenient snap closure, this sweet treasury can be carried along by Mickey Mouse Clubhouse fans wherever they are. Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 7/1/2008 Pages: 36 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Flensted Balloon Mobile The beautiful Flensted Balloon Mobile features colorful balloons inspired by hot air balloons. This mobile has been carefully crafted to maintain balance with constant motion. You and your baby can relax, sit back and watch the slow motion of the attractive balloons. Why You'll Love It: Flensted Balloon Mobile is created with skillful hands in Denmark. It delivers unmatched quality with attractive colors to stimulate the eyes and minds of young learners.Age: Newborn and up Features Colorful mobile Maintains constant motion Features balloons Stimulates eyes and mind Fully assembled and ready to hang Dimensions: 19.7 x 25.6 inches, weight:4.8 oz
When Sally’s family visits a hot air balloon field, the loyal black Labrador retriever is tempted by the smell of fresh chicken coming from one of the balloons. She follows the delicious scent to a balloon basket, and—whoops—the balloon takes flight! Soon she’s soaring above the ground, looking out at the tiny people below as they try to bring her back down. Beautiful panoramic scenes and Sally’s trademark witty thoughts accompany her latest adventure in the open skies, in a book that is sure to charm dog owners and fans of intrepid Sally.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The Original Pumponator Balloon Pumping Station. Fill with water for water balloons or leave empty for filling balloons with air. Place a water balloon on the nozzle, pump 8-10 times and press the lever. Water instantly pressurizes the balloon. Comes with 500 water balloons and tying strings to tie off the balloons. The Original Pumponator is fun and easy for kids, mess-free for parents. Use The Original Pumponator with any type of balloon for indoor and outdoor fun. An award-winning, unique toy - and great gift! Product Measures: 9 X 6 X 12 Recommended Ages: 8 and up
Water Sports 80083 Marine Balloon Launcher Revive the ancient art of hurtling balloons high into the sky across great expanses. Taking water battles to the next level, this heavy-duty launcher shells targets with a bombardment of water balloons. This launcher is perfect for team building activities and aquatic recreations. With a 3 person team, drawback the water sling and let your balloon cut through the air like an airplane. This kit includes the 3 Person Balloon Launcher, 72 biodegradable balloons, Balloon Tying Tool and a Filling Nozzle for a truly drenching water bombardment. In the midst of a water battle, tie balloons in seconds flat with this nifty tool. With slippery, wet fingers it can be hard to tie a water balloon, especially when your Hydro Zooka wielding opponent is on the prowl. To ensure your H20 ammo is replenished, consider purchasing the Stream Machine Balloon Refill Kit along with the 3 Person Balloon Launcher. Stream Machine LLC is well known for building leisure, pool and backyard marine products. From Water Cannons to balloon launchers, Stream Machine keeps you cool in the sizzling summer months and sports a line of water pistols and pool accessories. Perfect for picnics and pool parties, your whole family will enjoy Water Sport's volleyballs and wrist launchers. Whether at the beach, in your pool or in the backyard, you will find what you need at an affordable price. We appreciate your interest and commitment to our products.
A magical book that has become an enduring children's classic, The Red Balloon is the story of a young boy and his best friend--a bright red balloon. Chock-full of photographs of the boy, the balloon and the captivating city of Paris. A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/18/1978Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Having a pen pal is excitingOne September evening, Gregory ties an index card with his name and address on it to the string of a silver helium balloon and lets it go from his window, into the city sky. Three weeks later, an envelope arrives in the mail. A farmer named Pete has found his balloon! Gregory writes back, and the two become pen pals, exchanging mystery gifts with each letter. Finally, Pete sends a gift that Gregory can identify only by a trip to the antural history museum, and the object turns out to be something truly amazing. With illustrations by the author, The Silver Balloon is perfect for early chapter-book readers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/10/1999Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
While her father is away, Princess Leora becomes vulnerable to her jealous uncle, who attempts to destroy the princess's magic signal balloons that are protecting her from harm."Don't worry," said Princess Leora's father just before he left for the tournament. "If anything goes wrong, release a bunch of balloons from the castle tower. Wherever I am, I will see them and come home right away." Now, something is wrong'very wrong. Princess Leora's grumpy uncle, the Archduke, wants to be king, and the very first thing he does is pop every balloon in the kingdom. Princess Leora is afraid, but she doesn't give up. If she can find just one whole balloon, the kingdom will be saved! 100 full-color illustrationsBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/1/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Writer and illustrator Charlotte Dematons brings the same enchanting look to this picture book that made her Worry Bear and Looking for Cinderella so successful. Lovely watercolors portray a great and diverse planet teeming with life at all times of day and night. People and animals of every shape, color, size, and costume are seen, busy at work and play. As the yellow balloon floats through many time periods - ancient, medieval, and contemporary - and realms both natural and supernatural, young readers can also look for the small blue car, the fakir on his flying carpet, and the scoundrel in prison garb. This story will fascinate young readers as they embark on a lively and fun-filled journey around the globe.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/9/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Matilda promises her little sister Clemmie an amazing weekend spend playing outside, but the weather is rainy and Clemmie can't bring her new balloon along. Matilda teaches Clemmie all the delights of a wet Saturday.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/10/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
In this sturdy new lift-the-flap gatefold format, Spot and his friends are off to Grandma's house with a balloon for her birthday. But when the wind whisks it away, they must chase after it. Help Spot and his friends find the balloon by lifting the gatefold flaps along the way in this fun new format. It's the most durable lift-the-flap Spot title yet, and is sure to stand up to all the punishment toddlers can dish out. Thirty years on from the original lift-the-flap book, Where's Spot?, Spot shows that he's still got what it takes to engage the youngest readers.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 10/14/2010Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
The boy has been waiting for this day for many months. It's the day his daddy comes home from overseas. He jumps out of bed and gets ready for the big event. But before going downstairs for breakfast, he takes along something very important: his red balloon. There will be many families and loved ones at the pier. The red balloon will help his father find him among the crowd. When the boy and his mother get to the pier, they find parents waiting for daughters and sons, and children waiting for mommies and daddies. Suddenly, the crowd gives up a rousing cheer as the big ship approaches the harbor. The boy can see sailors standing on the deck. Could one of them be his daddy? But as the ship approaches, the boy loses his grip on the red balloon. Will his daddy find him in the crowd? Eve Bunting's endearing story is lovingly illustrated by Kay Life and captures that special moment when a family is reunited after months of separation.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/30/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The Green Crawler is one of the coolest superheroes around, and Frank and Joe are some of his biggest fans. And thanks to a contest, the Hardy boys get to be two of the handlers for the new Green Crawler balloon in the annual Fall Festival parade in Bayport! But the day before the parade, disaster strikes: someone has ripped the Green Crawler balloon! The people in charge think Joe did it-and the Hardys need to clear his name fast. Was it Bayport bully Adam Ackerman, who was green with envy that the Hardys won the contest? Or could the culprits be loyal fans of Nutty the Squirrel, the cartoon character whom the Green Crawler replaced? And Mo Mantis, the Green Crawler's archenemy, has a few tricks of his own ,ª Can the brothers figure out who tried to ground the Green Crawler? Or will Joe and Frank be watching the parade from the sidelines this year?
Vilac wooden toys, presents its BALLOON POWERED BOAT ABOUT VILAC Since 1911, Vilac has been crafting childrens' toys from deep in the Jura Mountains, France. From this remote location, they collect the wood that is then carefully carved, painted and lacquered to shiny toy perfection. They believe in giving trees a second, joyous life with children. Durable, classic, and most importantly FUN, these toys will grow up with your little ones - and all the other ones who will follow!
Harvey Potter was a very strange fellow indeed. He was a farmer but not like any farmer you've ever met. He didn't grow corn, okra, or tomatoes. Harvey Potter grew balloons. No one knew exactly how he did it, but with the help of the light of a full moon, one friendly child catches a peek of just how Harvey Potter does it. And keeps some magic for herself."This is the best sort of fantasy imaginative, inventive, and believable. Harvey Potter is a wonder he's the owner of a genuine U.S. Government Inspected Balloon farm. And Nolen's tale about this man, narrated by the African-American girl who learns balloon-farming magic from him, is equally wondrous.... This title should sail onto every library shelf. May Nolen grow a bumper crop of books." School Library Journal."Downright glorious."Publishers Weekly(starred review).Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/23/1998Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
When her little sister, Clemmie, refuses to go out in the rain, Matilda sets out to teach her all the delights of a wet Saturday. But after her enthusiasm leads her to make a big mistake, it's Matilda who will end up learning an unforgettable lesson. The world-renowned cartoonist Liniers gives us a funny and sweet portrait of his daughters that is sure to become every beginning reader's favorite story.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/10/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
They can rule the half-pipe, but can they survive this? Jimmy, David, and Henry are psyched. It's summer, school's out, and they are on their way to California, where they will be able to do some major skating. But on the plane, the unthinkable happens: They are hijacked by terrorists. As frightened as they may be, they take action and they succeed. Sort of. They may have beaten the terrorists, but now their plane has crashed in the middle of nowhere and all of a sudden, their summer vacation is about finding food, shelter, and a rescue. Can three normal twelve-year-old boys find a way to get by without fast food and skate parks?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/29/2008Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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