Best-selling author, Chris d'Lacey, brings us a magical story about mysterious hand crafted clay dragons who have unusual powers.When David moves in with Liz and Lucy, he discovers a collection of hand crafted, clay dragons that comes to life and has magical powers. David's personalized dragon, Gadzooks, can forecast the future, and inspires him to write a story which reveals the truth behind an unsolved mystery close to home. The story has an unhappy ending, and when David realizes the consequences of it he is angry. Then David finds Gadzooks crying and near death, and he discovers that these special dragons die when they are not loved. Soon David is forced to save his friend and unlock the powers of the fire within.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/1/2005Pages: 352Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Dragons return for the sixth adventure in the NY TIMES bestselling Last Dragon Chronicles! Now in paperback!In a world between Earth and Ki:mera, called Co:pern:ica, lives a twelve-year-old boy named David. He and his friend Rosanna spend their days in the librarium, a museum for books, with the curator, Mr. Henry, and the mysterious firebirds that roam the upper levels.When the two friends accidentally injure one of the firebirds, David and Rosanna find themselves on a remarkable and dangerous adventure. The evil Ix have found a way to Co:pern:ica from their home planet and have taken over a firebird, turning it to the side of darkness. The birds have a secret, though: They know about the existence of dragons.With the help of David and Rosanna, the firebirds must reach across the universe to call on the dragons for protection. But will the dragons arrive before the Ix destroy everything?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2012Pages: 576Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The final installment in Chris d'Lacey's New York Times bestselling Last Dragon Chronicles is now in paperback!David Rain and the Pennykettle dragons embark on their final adventure . . .On Earth, dragons and darklings are trapped in a bitter, unresolved conflict. But at the dawn of history, something is working to bring about a change. A mysterious force is rewriting timelines, turning what was once legend into startling reality . . .Under the control of the wicked sibyl Gwilanna, the evil Ix have taken over and infected all lifeforms with their Shadow, creating a darkling army. Voss, the leader of the army, has captured and imprisoned Gawain, one of the last dragons inexistence, and is using him to seek a dark energy buried in the heart of the Earth. Desperate to stop the Ix, the Pennykettle dragons summon David and Rosa, two mysterious travelers from the future, for help. But together, are they powerful enough to prevent Voss and the darkling army from destroying the world AND restore life as it should be?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/1/2013Pages: 576Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Join Geronimo on his fourth trip to the Kingdom of Fantasy!I, Geronimo Stilton, was astonished to find myself in the Kingdom of Fantasy for the fourth time. Sterling, the Princess of the Silver Dragons, needed my help!The last existing dragon egg had been stolen from Sterling. If that egg was destroyed, dragons would become extinct forever! I couldn't let that happen. So my friends and I set out across enchanted lands to find the egg and restore peace to the Kingdom of Fantasy. It was a truly amazing adventure!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2012Pages: 320Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Based on a song by the acclaimed musician Gordon Titcomb, this is a hauntingly beautiful tribute to a bygone era when everyone traveled by train.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/14/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
This new book—inspired by three classic, award-winning books—reveals the how and why behind some of the most fascinating and enduring structures humankind has ever created. Macaulay has revised texts based on new research, created gorgeous new drawings, in some cases wholly re-imagined scenes from the books—bringing Castle and Cathedral to life in full-color for the very first time. The resulting illustrations add to the reader’s understanding of these buildings, capturing intriguing new perspectives and a depth of detail in structure and atmosphere.This impeccably researched volume is not only a necessary addition to the bookshelf of any David Macaulay or architecture fan, but will delight readers of all ages who are experiencing his work for the first time.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/25/2010Pages: 272Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
On a beautiful day at the beach, a young boy brings his bucket, shovel, and imagination, and builds a perfect sand castle. Right away, a dragon moves in. The boy decides to befriend his dragon and they spend time roaming the shore, flying a kite, braving the waves, defying bullies, and roasting marshmallows—all while Dad is busy sunbathing and Mom is engrossed in her book. Unfortunately, no one believes the boy when he tries to share the news of this magnificent creature. That’s when the mischief begins, and the dragon becomes a force to be reckoned with. While adults will recognize the naughty antics as a ploy for attention, children will dissolve into giggles as the dragon devours every last sandwich, blows bubbles in the lemonade, and leaves claw prints in the brownies. Maybe the dragon really is running amok on the beach, or maybe it’s a little boy’s imagination that is running wild.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/1/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Cobble Hill Dragon Voyage Each and every puzzle from the Cobble Hill Puzzle Company is meticulously crafted to our exacting quality standards, using the finest inks and varnishes for a crisp and vivid image. Our puzzles are made from premium grade blue board with a linen finish, our puzzle pieces are among the thickest and most durable in the industry, and our boxes are built to last. The random cut pieces are precision engineered to ensure a sturdy, interlocking fit that puzzle enthusiasts will truly appreciate and enjoy.Recommended Ages:6 and up
Melissa & Doug Dragon Jigsaw 48pcA fearsome dragon and brave knight battle it out in front of the fortress walls when this 48-piece wooden jigsaw is complete! The sturdy pieces can be assembled (and stored) in the wooden puzzle board, a helpful boundary for young puzzlers. And the bright, kid-friendly artwork contains lots of helpful patterns and details to encourage problem-solving and observation skills. Durably crafted to last through countless playtimes, this action-packed puzzle is a terrific addition to any puzzle collection!
Whether your child is a happy little horsey, a snuggly little lamb, or a brave little tiger, MY LUCKY LITTLE DRAGON will have every parent saying, "Baby, I'm so lucky to have you!" From the creator of the scrumptious YOU ARE MY CUPCAKE, Joyce Wan's new board book with bright colors, bold illustrations, and a mirror in the last page is a perfect read-aloud for the little dragon in your life.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 1/1/2014Pages: 14Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
Theodosia and the Last Pharaoh Praise for Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos:A sure bet for Harry Potter fans--G?- Booklist, starred review Eleven-year-old Theodosia of twentieth-century England sets off to Egypt with her cat, Isis. Her plan is to return th
Thousands of possible category combinationsRandomized timer for unpredictable funWinner of 8 major awards Last Word is the ultimate creative party game and is the perfect party game for school parties. Be the first Player to advance to the Finish by creatively connecting Subjects and Letters, while racing a Random-Interval Timer and the other Players, For example, Subject: "Vegetables"... Letter: "C". Players yell out... Carrots,Cucumbers, Corn, Cauliflower, 'tick-tick' ... The player with the Last Word before the timer sounds advances. Product Measures: 8.0 IN x 2.81 IN x 10.63 INRecommended Ages: 14 - 100 years
The Whangdoodle was once the wisest, the kindest, and the most extraordinary creature in the world. Then he disappeared and created a wonderful land for himself and all the other remarkable animals -- the ten-legged Sidewinders, the little furry Flukes, the friendly Whiffle Bird, and the treacherous, "oily" Prock. It was an almost perfect place where the last of the really great Whangdoodles could rule his kingdom with "peace, love and a sense of fun"-- apart from and forgotten by people. But not completely forgotten. Professor Savant believed in the Whangdoodle. And when he told the three Potter children of his search for the spectacular creature, Lindy, Tom, and Ben were eager to reach Whangdoodleland. With the Professor's help, they discovered the secret way. But waiting for them was the scheming Prock, who would use almost any means to keep them away from his beloved king. Only by skill and determination were the four travelers able to discover the last of the really great Whangdoodles and grant him his heart's desire. Julie Andrews Edwards, star of stage and screen, has written a unique and beloved story that has become a modern classic. The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles is sure to continue to delight readers everywhere. This edition includes a new foreword by the author. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 12/16/1996Pages: 224Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Eva lives in an Inuit village in northern Canada. In the winter, people search along the bottom of the seabed beneath a thick shelf of ice for mussels to eat. Eva usually helps her mother, but for the first time, she’s going to go by herself. She soon gathers a pan full of mussels. But then, her candle goes out, and the tide threatens to return! When she is finally safe with her mother, Eva proclaims, That was my very last first time walking alone on the bottom of the sea.” An ALA Notable Children’s Book, Very Last First Time comes from one of Canada's most distinguished storytellers and an award-winning illustrator.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/31/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Lincoln's Last Days is a gripping account of one of the most dramatic nights in American history'of how one gunshot changed the country forever. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's bestselling historical thriller, Killing Lincoln, this book will have young readers'and grown-ups too'hooked on history. In the spring of 1865, President Abraham Lincoln travels through Washington, D.C., after finally winning America's bloody Civil War. In the midst of celebrations, Lincoln is assassinated at Ford's Theatre by a famous actor named John Wilkes Booth. What follows is a thrilling chase, ending with a fiery shoot-out and swift justice for the perpetrators. With an unforgettable cast of characters, page-turning action, vivid detail, and art on every spread, Lincoln's Last Days is history that reads like a thriller. This is a very special book, irresistible on its own or as a compelling companion to Killing Lincoln.Book Details:Format: Audio BookPublication Date: 8/21/2012Pages: Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Last Child in the Woods Richard Louv was the first to identify a phenomenon we all knew existed but couldn't quite articulate: nature-deficit disorder. His book Last Child in the Woods created a national conversation about the disconnection between children and nature, and his message has galvanized an international movement. Now, three years after its initial publication, we have reached a tipping point, with Leave No Child Inside initiatives adopted in at least 30 regions within 21 states, and in Canada, Holland, Australia, and Great Britain. This new edition reflects the enormous changes that have taken place since the book-and this grassroots movement-were launched. It includes: 101 things you can do to create change in your community, school, and family. Discussion points to inspire people of all ages to talk about the importance of nature in their lives. A new afterword by the author about the growing Leave No Child Inside movement. New and updated research confirming that direct exposure to nature is e
Today is the last day of kindergarten. I wish it were the FIRST. Then I’d meet Mrs. Popinski all over again. A little girl is sad that kindergarten is coming to an end. She wishes it were the first day again, when everything was exciting and new and there was such a fun year ahead. But then she realizes that graduating is exciting, too, and maybe first grade won’t be so bad, after all! Bright mixed-media artwork is a perfect complement to the text.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/1/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Eleven-year-old Samuel was born as Master Hackler’s slave, and working the Kentucky farm is the only life he’s ever known—until one dark night in 1859, that is. With no warning, cranky old Harrison, a fellow slave, pulls Samuel from his bed and, together, they run. The journey north seems much more frightening than Master Hackler ever was, and Samuel’s not sure what freedom means aside from running, hiding, and starving. But as they move from one refuge to the next on the Underground Railroad, Samuel uncovers the secret of his own past—and future. And old Harrison begins to see past a whole lifetime of hurt to the promise of a new life—and a poignant reunion—in Canada.In a heartbreaking and hopeful first novel, Shelley Pearsall tells a suspenseful, emotionally charged story of freedom and family. Trouble Don't Last includes a historical note and map.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/9/2003Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Julian's parents talk about Santa all the time, but Julian thinks he's getting too old to believe in him. Even so, to keep his parents happy, he writes Santa a letter. After all the gifts are opened, Julian's mother spots something else under the tree: a small package wrapped in dull brown paper. No one seems to know where it has come from. Then Julian tears off the paper...and discovers that just maybe he's not too old to believe in Santa after all.
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