Snack on science! Make a science of snacks! Potato Chip Science is the book and kit that's an irresistible introduction to science for 8- to 12-year-olds. Here are 29 incredible experiments-plus one edible project-that use potato chips, potatoes, potato chip bags, tubes, and lids. Included in the bag are a 96-page two-color book and a dozen items that kids can use for the following "snacktivities":Bag Blaster - Bird Feeder - Chipmobile - Chip Analyzer - Chip-Ship Challenge - Chip-Tube Gobbler - "Color" Wheel - Compass - Composter - Confetti Can-non - CSI Detective Kit - Dancing Chips - Electric Wave - Flipper - Hydrofoil - Kissing Tubes - Kite - Mini Extermi-tater - Potato Bender - Potato Chip Crunchies - Potato Battery - Saucer Tosser - Shrunken (Potato) Head - Signal Mirror - Sound Spinner - Spud Crud - Spuddy Buddy - Walkie-Talkie - WindmillProduct Features:- 96-page book providing step-by-step instructions- Bag that can be turned into a kite, compass, or "hydofoil"- Digital sound chip that plays "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" . . . powered by a potato! (spud not included)- 6-inch propulsion pipe that launches spud pellets 50 feet!- Biodegradable starch base (makes a great Chipmobile chassis!)- 6 optical stickers- 6 chip lids (the wheels of the Chipmobile!)- Spud-powered digital clock (once again, potato not included)- 4 zinc and copper electrodes- Googly eyes (Yeah!)- Wire connectors- starch knife (to carve the Spuddy Buddy and Shrunken Potato Head)- Packing "chips" (used as ammunition for the Confetti Can-non!)Manufactured in the United States of America. Potato Chip Science received the Gold Medal from The National Parenting Publication Awards, and a Gold "Brain Child" Medal from Tillywig. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2010Pages: 96
Lyra Belacqua is content to run wild among the scholars of Jodan College, with her daemon familiar always by her side. But the arrival of her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart of a terrible struggle—a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, witch clans and armored bears. And as she hurtles toward danger in the cold far North, Lyra never suspects the shocking truth: she alone is destined to win, or to lose, this more-than-mortal battle. Philip Pullman's award-winning The Golden Compass is a masterwork of storytelling and suspense, critically acclaimed and hailed as a modern fantasy classic.This Yearling paperback edition includes 15 pages of bonus material: some found letters of Lord Asriel, his scientific notes and other archival documents. This edition also features artwork by Philip Pullman at the opening of each chapter.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/22/2001Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Pixar Animation Studio's 13th animated feature film, Disney/Pixar Brave, is an epic adventure set in the rugged and mysterious Highlands of Scotland. Determined to carve her own path in life, a skilled archer named Princess Merida defies a sacred age-old custom-and inadvertently unleashes a beastly curse upon the kingdom. To set things right, Merida embarks on a perilous quest and discovers the meaning of true bravery. Children ages 3-8 will love this hardcover Big Golden Book that retells the entire story of the new film.Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/15/2012 Pages: 64 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
The second thrilling installment in Richelle Mead's Vampire Academy spinoff seriesTough, brainy alchemist Sydney Sage and doe-eyed Moroi princess Jill Dragomir are in hiding at a human boarding school in the sunny, glamorous world of Palm Springs, California. The students--children of the wealthy and powerful--carry on with their lives in blissful ignorance, while Sydney, Jill, Eddie, and Adrian must do everything in their power to keep their secret safe. But with forbidden romances, unexpected spirit bonds, and the threat of Strigoi moving ever closer, hiding the truth is harder than anyone thought.Populated with new faces as well as familiar ones, Richelle Mead's breathtaking Bloodlines series explores all the friendship, romance, battles, and betrayals that made the #1 New York Times bestselling Vampire Academy series so addictive. In this second book, the drama is hotter, the romances are steamier, and the stakes are even higher.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/12/2012Pages: 417Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
The Children's Bible consists of six parts, parts one through four drawn from the Old Testament, parts five and six from the New Testament.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/25/2006Pages: 512Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
All the world's a racetrack as superstar Lightning McQueen zooms back into action, with his best friend Mater in tow, to take on the globe's fastest and finest in Disney/Pixar's Cars 2. Children ages 3-8 will love this hardcover that retells the entire story of the new film.Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/17/2011 Pages: 64 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
This book is a gentle reminder of a timeless rule for parent and child: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.Everyone knows a version of the Golden Rule. But what does it really mean? And how do you follow it? In this gorgeously illustrated book, a grandfather explains to his grandson that the Golden Rule means you 'treat people the way you would like to be treated. It's golden because it's so valuable, and a way of living your life that's so simple, it shines. And though it may be a simple rule, it isn't easy to follow. Fortunately, following the Golden Rule is something everyone can do, which means that every person--old or young, rich or poor--can be a part of making the world a better place.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/1/2007Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Little Duck is hunting for a very special Easter egg. She searches high and low with the help of her forest friends, but where will they find the golden egg? Children will be delighted by this fun Easter egg hunt as they discover colorful foil-stamped surprises hidden under gatefold flaps on each page. Accompanied by beautiful watercolor illustrations, this simple rhyming story and hide-and-seek game is the perfect addition to any Easter basket.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/1/2000Pages: 20Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
What if you could make your very own Thomas & Friends storybook? Will it be about Thomas racing Bertie? Will James meet a new engine? Will Edward help Gordon up the hill? Children will love making their very own Little Golden Book with colorful crayons, markers, stencils, and stickers!Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 12/26/2006 Pages: 16 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
LEGO Ninjago readers are finally here!In this easy-to-read story, the ninjas try to obtain the final golden weapon. With Sensei Wu by their side, they journey to underworld and come face to face with their sworn enemy, Garmadon!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/1/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
For anyone who has ever dreamed of hearing a horse’s story...Oregon, 1790Golden Sun is a chestnut snowflake Appaloosa. In summer, he treks through the mountains with his rider, a Nez Perce boy named Little Turtle, as he gathers healing plants. But when Little Turtle’s best friend falls ill, Golden Sun discovers his true calling. Here is Golden Sun’s story...in his own words.With moving and knowledgeable text and lovely black and white art throughout—by a mother-daughter team of horse experts—this is the perfect fit for all lovers of horses and history!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/10/2010Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Once there was a little bunny. He was all alone. One day he found an egg. He could hear something moving inside the egg. What was it?So begins the Golden Easter classic about a bunny—and a little duck that is about to hatch!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/1/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
THREE ALL-TIME FAVORITE Little Golden Books (The Poky Little Puppy, The Saggy Baggy Elephant, and Scuffy the Tugboat) are gathered together in this sweet mini-treasury. At a retail price of $5.99, this durable, attractive volume is a great value and perfect for gift-giving.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/14/2007Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Renowned paleontologist Robert T. Bakker and award-winning paleoartist Luis V. Rey combine forces in this oversized picture book about the evolution of dinosaurs. From the conquest of land by dino ancestor Acanthostega during the Devonian Period, through the mass die-off of dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous Period, Bakker and Rey take readers on a safari through time while paying subtle homage to the 1960 Giant Golden Book of Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Reptiles that inspired them both as young dinophiles. With stops along the way to look at monster bugs, ferocious fin-backs, fluffy dinosaurs, and much, much more, this is a journey readers will never forget. It's a perfect gift for young dinosaur lovers--as well as adult fans of Dr. Bakker and Luis Rey!
With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of chess - the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess. Chess is recognized in many countries as a useful tool for developing creative thinking in children. Although chess can be regarded as a rather complex and mysterious game, the rules themselves are straightforward. It doesn't take long to learn how the pieces move, and even children as young as five can enjoy exciting games. They will also thoroughly enjoy outwitting friends and relatives!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2004Pages: 112Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Bending over backwards to keep the kids entertained? Well, struggle no more - teach your children the wonders of sewing with this easy-to-follow guide. Kids love to make things, so why not get them stitching animals, dolls, fancy-dress outfits, bags, jewellery and more? Crafting expert and mother of two Emma Hardy guides you through all the fundamentals of sewing with clear step-by-step instructions that will help little ones to learn while at the same time having fun. And once the basics have been mastered, a whole world of crafting possibilities will be unlocked. With 35 simple projects for boys and girls, each one designed specifically to help children learn to sew, this is the perfect book for beating boredom and entertaining little ones in a naturally inventive way.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/31/2010Pages: 128
Teach your children all the basics of knitting with this easy-to-follow guide. In Knitting for Children, Claire Montgomerie shares the secrets of her successful knitting classes that show little ones how to create their own toys, accessories and clothes. Packed with great projects suitable for children aged 7-12, and with each project just a little more advanced than the one before, kids will eagerly progress through the 35 easy-to-follow patterns and variations. The 'Getting started' section gives essential guidance, covering not only all the knitting basics, but also how to finger knit, French knit, make tassels, put together pompoms and more. Claire has chosen yarns that are smooth and simple to knit, with the weight suitable for smaller hands. Start with the snake scarf - it's a fun but easy project that teaches the basics, and once they've mastered this piece, your child will be straight onto the next challenge. They can try the cosy mittens and then move on to a pretty ragdoll, or stitch the cute and colourful v-neck cardigan before making an MP3 player cover. This book provides the perfect way to introduce your child to a fun craft that will be useful for the rest of their life.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/31/2011Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Playmobil Golden Retriever with PuppiesEnjoy some canine fun with the Golden Retriever with Puppies, the first of six collectible sets. Set includes one figure, two adult dogs, two puppies, leash and other accessories. Play with this set on its own or combine with any of the other Collectible Dog Breed sets. Recommended for ages four to ten. Playmobil, Germany's largest toy manufacturer, is headquartered in Zirndorf, Germany and has been producing and distributing toys for more than 36 years. The miniature worlds of Playmobil encourage children to explore and learn while having fun. Children's imaginations are transported to medieval times with the Playmobil castle, to the adventurous seas with Playmobil pirates, and many other themed playworlds. The figures can bend, sit, stand, and turn their heads to make realistic role play possible.
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