The classic Christmas tale in an elegant new vertical trim size, with completely new notes from the author and the illustrator and a CD narrated by James Earl Jones.Jonathan Toomey is the best woodcarver in the valley, but he is always alone and never smiles. No one knows about the mementos of his lost wife and child that he keeps in an unopened drawer. But one early winter’s day, a widow and her young son approach him with a gentle request that leads to a joyful miracle. The moving, lyrical tale, gloriously illustrated by P.J. Lynch, has been widely hailed as a true Christmas classic.Book Details:Format: Book+CDPublication Date: 9/11/2007Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House!Jack and Annie’s mission from Merlin the Magician? To help the famous writer Charles Dickens! In a magical whirl, the brother and sister are whisked back in time to Victorian England and the foggy streets of London.There, Jack and Annie discover that Charles Dickens has everything he could possibly want. How can they help him? It is not until Mr. Dickens rescues them from being thrown in jail that they discover his secret past and the sad memories that haunt him. They will need all their magic and help from three ghosts—to keep the great writer from ruining his life!Mary Pope Osborne mixes magic, humor, history, a little spookiness, and a lot of heart to create this tale, which celebrates the joys of writing—something she knows a lot about, thanks to millions of readers all over the world!This is the perfect book for boys and girls about to see the classic play A Christmas Carol.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/14/2010Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Caldecott Honor?winning artist Rachel Isadora brings another fabulous fairy tale to brilliant life with her stunning collages. The Brothers Grimm story of the kind fisherman who catches an enchanted fish, and his greedy wife who always wants more, is perfect for these ?give-me? times.Rachel Isadora's captivating collage-style artwork, featuring the African landscape and the increasingly turbulent ocean, provides a wonderful new backdrop for this classic story.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/1/2003Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Benjamin Bear is so impatient for Christmas to come. To help the time pass more quickly, his mother tells him that every day when he opens a door on his Advent calendar she'll tell him a story-twenty-four stories all about another little bear and his long, arduous journey to Bethlehem. The little bear, led by a glittering star, meets many others on his travels across hot deserts, snowy mountains, and through dark, lonely nights. His adventures, filled with acts of heroism and kindness and many small miracles, show him the path to the Christ Child. And by journey's end Benjamin Bear-and all youngsters who share the stories and their simple morals along with him-will understand and celebrate the true spirit of Christmas.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/6/2005Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Plan Toys Dollhouse Series Farmer's Wife Plan Toys Dollhouse Series Farmer's Wife acts as an innovative playset for young children. This set offers children creative fun. The farmer and his wife are donned in country style dresses. Why You'll Love It: Plan Toys Dollhouse Series Farmer's Wife is an innovative educational toy for kids. Features Enhances social skills in group play Made of durable material Stands up to countless hours of play Promotes creative imaginationABOUT 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. Recommended Ages:3 and up
Two pigs who drive the farmer and his wife crazy with their silliness and pranks decide to move to a new farm, only to be missed by all the other animals when they leave.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/1992Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
This photographic book of school-themed poems is sure to delight dog lovers and poetry fans alike. As they did in the companion title, Loose Leashes, this husband-and-wife team combine his photographs with her poetry for a whimsical marriage of images and words.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/9/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Kind-hearted Moishe is given a magical frying pan that will produce all the latkes you could wish forlatkes by the dozen, latkes by the hundredsbut only Moishe must use it. Alas, his short-tempered wife, Baila, does not heed the warning.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/13/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
It's 1929 and thirteen-year-old Tom Campbell has always wanted a real family with a real house and a dog of his very own. Since he was three years old, the only home he has ever known has been the Mission orphanage. When he is sent to live and work with fisherman Enoch and his wife, Tom finally sees his dream wihin reach. And when he rescues a Newfoundland dog in the middle of a terrifying squall, Tom feels as if both he and the dog, which he names Thunder, have found a place to call home at last. But when Enoch's wife becomes pregnant and it looks like Thunder's owner might be found, Tom's wonderful new world is turned upside down. Will the Murrays still want Tom? And will Tom be forced to give up his beloved Thunder?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/26/2005Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Laura Ingalls Wilder is beginning life with her new husband, Almanzo, in their own little house. Laura is a young pioneer wife now, and must work hard with Almanzo, farming the land around their home on the South Dakota prairie. Soon their baby daughter, Rose, is born, and the young family must face the hardships and triumphs encountered by so many American pioneers. And so Laura Ingalls Wilder's adventure as a little pioneer girl ends, and her new life as a pioneer wife and mother begins. The nine Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers as both a unique glimpse into America's frontier past and a heartwarming, unforgettable story. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/17/1971Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Once upon a time a poor unfortunate man lived with his mother, his wife, and his six children in a one-room hut.Because they were so crowded, the children often fought and the man and his wife argued. When the poor man was unable to stand it any longer, he ran to the Rabbi for help.As he follows the Rabbi's unlikely advice, the poor man's life goes from bad to worse, with increasingly uproarious results. In his little hut, silly calamity follows foolish catastrophe, all memorably depicted in full-color illustrations that are both funnier and lovelier than any this distinguished artist has done in the past. It Could Always Be Worse is a 1977 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year, and a 1978 Caldecott Honor Book.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/1990Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Fee fi fo fum--learning to read is so much fun! Just right for growing readers, this innovative spin on the classic story of "Jack and the Beanstalk" is perfect for building reading confidence and fluency. With Jack, Jack's mother, the giant, and the giant's wife, kids can experience the excitement of reading and acting at the same time! Each set includes Storybook 5 Scripts & 4 Masks.Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/1/2011 Pages: Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
No mud! Small Pig loves to sit in good, soft mud. When the farmer's wife cleans his pigpen, Small Pig runs away. In the city he finds a new mud puddlebut it is not full of mud at all. And now Small Pig has one big problem! Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/5/1988Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Ten red apples hanging on a tree. Yippee, fiddle-dee-fee! But they are not there for long. Horse, cow, donkey, pig, hen, and the other farm animals each eat one. "Save one for me," calls the farmer. But what about the farmer's wife? Count on Pat Hutchins to solve the problem happily. And count the red apples before they are all gone!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/5/2000Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Welcome to Hotel Transylvania Dracula's lavish five-stake resort where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend Dracula (Adam Sandler) has invited all his best friends Frankenstein and his wife the Mummy the Invisible Man the Werewolf family and more to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis's (Selena Gomez) 118th birthday. For Dracula catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem but the party really starts when one ordinary guy stumbles into the hotel and changes everything!
Summary:0About the Author:-Chris Van Allsburg has won two Caldecott Medals, forJumanji and The Polar Express, a Caldecott Honor for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi, the National Book Award, and the Regina Medal for lifetime achievement in children's literature. He lives in Rhode Island with his wife and two children. He has never gone over Niagara Falls in a barrel. Author: Chris Van AllsburgIllustrator:0Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Books for ChildrenPublished Date:04/04/2011Format:HardcoverISBN:0547315813#of pages:#N/A
Mother Tabitha is a famous artist in Cloverleaf Corners, and even has her own Art Studio! Father Devin runs the Cloverleaf Corners Art Studio with his wife and enjoys bowling with his friends. Baby brother Oscar likes to color and make mini clay cars. Sister Fawna loves painting pictures of flowers and playing the piano. Product Measures: 7.75" by 2.75" by 6.75" Recommended Ages: 3 years and up
Mother Holly runs the Cloverleaf Corners Dance Studio with her husband. She teaches ballet and tap to young critters. Father Johnny is an amazing ballroom dancer, and has won several competitions with his wife. Sister Susie loves to go camping and often swims in the nearby lake. Brother Samuel spends most of his time playing tennis with his friends.Product Measures: 7.5" by 4.5" by 6.5"Recommended Ages: 3 years and up
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