The first "manned" hot-air balloon is about to take off! But what are those noises coming from the basket? Based on the (POSSIBLY) true report of a day in 1783, this si the story of (PERHAPS) the bravest collection of flyers the world has ever seen, as (SORT OF) told to Marjorie Priceman.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/21/2005Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Things have changed for Edgar and Ellen. With Augustus Nod back from the dead and the Knightleighs in disgrace, the good citizens of Nod's Limbs don't merely tolerate pranking, they embrace it. They've even made the troublesome twins local heroes. Great, right? Well, maybe not. Edgar and Ellen could be losing their edge just when they need it most. The outcome of the first-ever Nod's Limbs Knightleigh-less mayoral election is in their hands...and perhaps of slightly greater importance, the future of the planet. Humanity's safety rests in the secret of the balm, which may have just fallen into the wrong hands. Is it the twins' old nemesis, The Mason? Or the mysterious Man in the Paper Bag Mask? Or someone even more frightening?Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/26/2008Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 8 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
Brilliantly colored, this spectacular puzzle fools the eye with three-dimensional detail. Artist: Royce McClure: Item 331: 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle: Finished size 24" X 30".Features include: -Hot Air Balloons-Artist Royce McClure-Made in USA-Recycled materials-1000 piecesRecommended Ages:12 and up
Hot Wheels Wall Tracks Mid-Air Madness Booster Trackset: With a boost, crashing and fast-paced action come to Wall Tracks sets. The booster launches cars up the ramp for anti-gravity thrills. The track works with multiple cars for mid-air madness. And the poster adds a background for the adventure and action. The set and poster can be hung with the included safe-for-walls Command strips from 3M. This set gives new meaning to climbing the walls. Includes 1 car. Not for use with some Hot Wheels vehicles. Collect more sets for even more Wall Tracks fun.Features include:Hot Wheels Wall Tracks brings crashing and fast-paced actionWall Tracks is a wall mounted track play systemExpand your world of Wall Tracks and build more stunts and action all over your wallsUse with multiple cars for mid-air madnessIncludes 1 Hot Wheels car, Wall Tracks Set, 3M Command Strips and background posterRecommended Ages: 4-12 yearsProduct Dimensions: 20 x 2.75 x 12 inches
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.
One day, Emily gets a balloon. By the end of the afternoon, the balloon is no longer just a plaything. Emily and the balloon are friends. But when the balloon blows away, what will Emily do? The beautifully evocative illustrations and the timeless innocence of the story make this deceptively simple book a sure classicsweet, compelling, and filled with the wonder and discovery of friendship.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/23/2006Pages: 44Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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
Balloons are bright and floaty and shiny and perfect. More than anything else in the whole wide world, Isabel wants a balloon. Everyone will get one on Graduation Dayeveryone except the porcupines, because Porcupines + Balloons = Trouble But Isabel isn't going to settle for another boring bookmark. She has a plan. . . . Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/27/2010Pages: 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
When a teddy bear is lost by the child who loves him, the bear begins an amazing journey to get back home again. From swimming in the ocean with the fish, to flying in the sky with the gulls, to being found by a sailor, and then being carried off by the wind, the bear meets new friends and travels to many places he never dreamed of. Reminiscent of such classics as The Velveteen Rabbit and the award-winning Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, this tender picture book with beautiful seaside imagery will capture readers’ hearts with the bear’s summer adventure as he gets back home where he belongs. Also available by Susan Meyers Praise for Puppies! Puppies! Puppies! [STAR] “The rhyme shows the simplicity Meyers employs in a text so well structured that almost any adult (or new reader) can prance through with natural, bouncy enthusiasm.” —Booklist, starred review Also available by Amy Bates Praise for The Dog Who Belonged to No One [STAR] “The pencil and watercolor illustrations, featuring a palette of golden earth tones, echo the gentle sentiment of the narrative.” —School Library Journal, starred review [STAR] “Careful parallel storytelling and beautifully paced page turns allow both text and illustrations to develop the characters, establishing both worth and loneliness.” —Kirkus, starred review F&P level: KF&P genre: RFBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/1/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Young merchant Abdullah leads a humble life. Or he did until a stranger sold him a threadbare—and disagreeable—magic carpet. Now Abdullah is caught in the middle of his grand daydreams. Waking one night in a luxurious garden, he meets and falls instantly in love with the beautiful and clever Flower-in-the-Night. But a wicked djinn sweeps the princess away right before Abdullah's eyes, leaving the young man no choice but to follow. This is no ordinary quest, however, for Flower-in-the-Night isn't all the djinn has stolen. Abdullah will have the so-called help of the cantankerous carpet, a cranky genie in a bottle, a dishonest soldier, and a very opinionated black cat. Will this motley crew be able to find the djinn's mysterious dwelling and rescue a castle full of princesses? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/22/2008Pages: 400Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
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