The last of the Roman army have set sail and left Britain forever, abandoning it to civil war and the threat of a Saxon invasion. Aquila, a young Legionnaire, deserted his regiment to stay behind with his family, but his home and all that he loves are destroyed. Years of hardship and fighting follow, and in the end, there is only one thing left in Aquila’s life—his thirst for revenge . . . The Lantern Bearers is the winner of the 1959 Carnegie Medal in Literature.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/9/2010Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Babies love playing peekaboo from about six months onwards, and once they latch on to this simple game, they can't get enough of it. DK's Peekaboo Books make the most of this great interactive activity and are the perfect way to get any baby interested in books. In Farm Peekaboo!, a variety of toy farm animals are hiding under the flaps: soft moo cows are behind a gate, a chubby piglet is under a blanket, a cuddly chick is inside a hen-house, woolly lambs are behind a tractor, and a fuzzy duckling is under a bucket.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 8/20/2007Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
The heartwarming sequel to Michael Morpurgo's bestselling War Horse!Farm Boy is the heartwarming sequel to War Horse, the beloved novel that has now been made into a play and a major motion picture.Albert's son is all grown up, an old man now. But he has a shameful secret he's kept to himself his whole life. As he comes to terms with the truth, he tells stories of the farm of his childhood--his war hero dad, skipping school to help with the harvest, and of course the wonderful horses, Joey and Zoey.The charming book speaks to the bond between generations, and captures the spirit of rural life and the love of horses.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2012Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Kids who constantly have horses on their minds are going to love this book. The Horse Farm Read-and-Play Sticker Book draws young riders into the places they like best: the horse farm, the tack room, the stable, the paddock, and the stableyard. And with 75 full-color, reusable, heavy-duty vinyl stickers, kids can create their own equine dramas while at the same time learning important points about such essentials as grooming and tacking up.The range of stickers is irresistable. There are foals, a barn cat (and a barn mouse), a vet, and a farrier. But there are also name plates for the horse stalls; saddles, brushes, helmets, and cowboy hats for the tack room; barrels and jumps for horse shows, plus championship ribbons; and a flock of chickens and a few barn swallows for the stableyard.All this horse play, however, is tied to real-life horse lessons. For example, if the game is "let's pretend it's time for the horse's evening feeding," the book reminds kids to give the horse his ration of grain and his mineral block, fill his bucket with fresh water, put out plenty of hay for the horse to munch on, and not to forget the carrot for a snack.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/15/2004Pages: 18Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
SHE’S WRITING ABOUT HIM. HE’S WRITING ABOUT HER. AND EVERYBODY IS READING BETWEEN THE LINES. For Erin Blackwell, majoring in creative writing at the New York City college of her dreams is more than a chance to fulfill her ambitions—it’s her ticket away from the tragic memories that shadow her family’s racehorse farm in Kentucky. But when she refuses to major in business and take over the farm herself someday, her grandmother gives Erin’s college tuition and promised inheritance to their maddeningly handsome stable boy, Hunter Allen. Now Erin has to win an internship and work late nights at a local coffee shop to make her own dreams a reality. She should despise Hunter . . . so why does he sneak into her thoughts as the hero of her latest writing assignment? Then, on the day she’s sharing that assignment with her class, Hunter walks in. He’s joining her class. And after he reads about himself in her story, her private fantasies about him must be painfully clear. She only hopes to persuade him not to reveal her secret to everyone else. But Hunter devises his own creative revenge, writing sexy stories that drive the whole class wild with curiosity and fill Erin’s heart with longing. Now she’s not just imagining what might have been. She’s writing a whole new ending for her romance with Hunter . . . except this story could come true.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/19/2011Pages: 256
Battat Farm Bath Buddies Bath time is better with Battat Farm Bath Buddies. This set of 6 cute animals makes bath-time a fun time. Soft, squeezable squirters: they're irresistable.. Why You'll Love It: Watch children laugh and play with cute little farm bath buddies Age: Newborn and up Features Soft and squeezable Bright color Floats and squirts Set of 6 unique farm animals Reusable storage case
This sturdy board book includes five farm-themed I-spy spreads featuring grown farm animals, baby farm animals, tractors, equipment and other fun things to discover on the farm. Young readers will love poring through the packed pages and searching for the hiding chick, developing picture- and-word association skills as they go.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 4/15/2013Pages: 14Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Small children will love looking at and naming farm animals. In this charming book, children can imitate the sounds that each animal makes.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 12/31/2003Pages: 16Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Farm Maze Little farmyard fans will love this colorful way to play. Detailed wooden play and easy-to-grasp farm themed pieces keep kids playing. Pieces slide on tracks. It comes with interchangeable puzzle pieces that provide plenty of fun for kids. Why You'll Love It: It's a great learning toy to develop matching skills and build dexterity. Age: 3 years and up Features Solid wood construction Colorful and detailed graphics Sliding, interchangable pieces Kid-friendly activity set Recommended Ages:3 and up
KidKraft Farm Train Set KidKraft Farm Train Set has a long winding track that goes through a molded mountain with a waterfall and passes a farm full of smiling farmers and some farm animals. It also includes a windmill, a trough, a farmhouse and more. The track and accessories come in solid wood along with a plastic tub. This game is also compatible with Thomas & Friends wooden train sets and Brio smart, sturdy construction. Why You'll Love It: Take a trip through nature to inspire little farmers. Age: 3 years and up Features Easy to assemble and disassemble Wooden track and accessories Easy storage in a convenient plastic bucket Includes Wooden track pieces and plastic accessories Molded mountain with a waterfall Smiling farmers, three horses, one chicken, one pig and one cow A windmill, a trough, a farmhouse and other fun accessories Detailed step-by-step layouts Recommended Ages:3 – 7
STRIKE! Your little bowler will love this set. Includes bowling pins with 6 different farm animals and a multicolored ball. Educational values: -Stimulates the child to aim and balance objects-Stimulating through colors and noises (rattle in the ball)-Recognition of animals.Washable in a pillow case on the gentle cycle.
Chicco Bilingual Talking Farm The award-winning Bilingual Talking Farm improves children’s language, thinking, and musical skills in both English and Spanish. The Bilingual Talking Farm teaches children how to listen, recognize, and speak by teaching them to count to 10 and by helping them learn 11 animals’ names, colors, and sounds. It includes four interactive modes with learning games involving naming, matching, answering, and sequencing. Each level becomes increasingly difficult so that the toy expands children’s skills. This toy improves children’s abilities to listen and sing along with its 8 nursery songs that are accompanied by electronic flashing lights. Why You'll Love It: This bilingual toy with music, lights and animals entertains children while teaching. Age: 12 months and up Features Bilingual toy with words and phrases in English and SpanishTeaches children to listen, recognize and speakTeaches them to count to 10Helps them learn 11 animalsTeaches names, colors and soundsContains 8 nursery songs accompanied by electronic flashing lightsIncludes four interactive modes with learning games for naming, matching, answering and sequencingRequired Batteries: 2 by AA 1.5VRecommended Ages:1 – 6
Join your favorite farm animals in this hilarious sticker book from the award winning duo of Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. Follow the pigs, the cows, and Duck as they suffer through their impossibly busy schedules. From working out to having a picnic, it's no wonder these animals are so tired at the end of the day! Readers will love watching the animals get the best of Farmer Brown. This book comes with 15 large stickers so that the fun doesn't end after the story is over!This 8 by 8 storybook is staple-bound, and includes one sheet of large paper stickers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/6/2009Pages: 16Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Brian Wildsmith knows that small children love looking at and naming farm animals. In this delightful book children can also learn the sounds that each animal makes as they have fun imitating the sounds. As always, Wildsmith's joyful depiction of animals conveys his affection for all living things. Available in English, Spanish, Eng/Spanish bilingual, Eng/French Canadian bilingual, Chinese (traditional), Chinese (simplified), Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Portuguese and Navajo editions.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 7/1/2001Pages: 16Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
Introduce toddlers to the world of animals, colors and logic! Mix and match animal tiles Create 36 real or silly animals Every combination plays a song about the animal you've made Have fun with silly combos like a pig-duck...and its sound "oink-quack" Hoedown to familiar barnyard classicsFeatures 12 adorable sculpted farm animal tiles combine to create a horse, pig, duck, lamb, cow & dog Interactive animal tile reader Plays 5 tunes including: Old MacDonald, She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain, Farmer in the Dell, Skip to My Lou and Oh Susanna! Hear animal fun facts with every match Press tiles to hear animal sounds and learn about colors Colorful storage bin with handle for easy portabilityHear from LeapFrog's Learning Expert"Kids love to learn with funny, musical characters! This amusing toy engages both parents and kids, stimulating children's creativity with a silly sense of humor. Through mixing and matching, Farm Mash-Up lets children explore animals and sounds for hours of laugh-out-loud learning fun!" -Clement C. LeapFrog Learning ExpertAge12-36 months Recommended Ages:1 - 3
ANIMAL FARMGeorge Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution is an intimate part of our contemporary culture. It is the account of the bold struggle, initiated by the animals, that transforms Mr. Jones's Manor Farm into Animal Farm--a wholly democratic society built on the credo that All Animals Are Created Equal. Out of their cleverness, the pigs Napoleon, Squealer, and Snowball emerge as leaders of the new community in a subtle evolution that proves disastrous. The climax is the brutal betrayal of the faithful horse Boxer, when totalitarian rule is reestablished with the bloodstained postscript to the founding slogan: But some Animals Are More Equal Than Others. . . .1984In 1984, London is a grim city where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/1/2003Pages: 400Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
On the Farm A New York Times best-selling author and a Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator evoke life on a farm in a simple, lyrical text and boldly expressive images.From the bull to the barn cat to the wild bunny, the farmyard bustles with life. The rooster crows, the rams clash, the bees buzz, and over there in the garden, a snake -- silent and alone -- winds and watches. David Elliotts graceful, simple verse and Holly Meades exquisite woodcut and watercolor illustrations capture a world that is at once timeless yet disappearing from view -- the world of the family farm.
A bright and engaging first information book about farms, specially designed for children learning to read.FARM unlocks a free 16-page digital companion book, FARM FUN, offering even more information, photos, and videos!FARM is full of facts and images of all the wonderful things that make a farm run. Recognizable animals, such as roosters and cows, are combined with the more unusual aspects of farm life, such as grain silos and harvesters to ensure that this book is familiar and informative. See fantastic photographs of animals, crops, and mighty machines up close. Watch the farmer hard at work during the changing seasons. The simple text is easy to work out and includes all of the basic word groups that are needed for beginning readers.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/1/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Here a pig, there a cow. Twelve familiar farm animals encourag story-telling and imaginative play. ABOUT HAPE Hape was founded in 1986 by Peter Handstein in Germany after he visited hundreds of schools and talked with hundreds of educators giving him a unique understanding of the power of play. Hape Toys has since grown into one of the world's largest producers of toys made from sustainable materials. Neither culture, nor language, nor gender inhibits the intuitive process of play. All of the products meet, and more often, exceed the strictest international standards for quality and safety. But behind the innovative designs and meticulous quality lies the even stronger ethos of Hape. Our Mission Hape believes that the future begins and belongs to our children. It is our duty to leave them with infinite possibilities, not unsolvable problems. Our toys are created to inspire play, learning, and exploration of the world we live in; through responsible business practices we aspire to leave the world in a better condition than when we received it. Our Philosophy Hape toys are designed first and foremost for children. Each product is developed to enhance a child's developmental skills. Neither language, nor culture, nor gender impedes the intuitive play patterns. What children see as fun, parents and educators recognize as age-appropriate learning basics; social, sensory, physical, and emotional skills. Using natural materials, water-based paints, and strict quality and safety standards make every Hape toy an investment kids will love and parents can trust.
Society of Illustrators 2006 Gold Medal recipient, Elisha Cooper, captures the smell, taste, and feel of the changing seasons on a farm.Society of Illustrators 2006 Gold Medal recipient, Elisha Cooper, captures the smell, taste, and feel of the changing seasons on a farm.There is so much to look at and learn about on a farm - animals, tractors, crops, and barns. And children feeding animals for morning chores! With lyrical writing and beautiful illustrations that capture the rhythms of the changing seasons, Elisha Cooper brings the farm to life.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2010Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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