His official name is Chicoree's Hickory Doc, and he can trace his family tree back to a sapling in Germany. The oldest and wisest of five, he lives at The Lazy Dog Hacienda kennels on Shorthair Boulevard in Oklahoma. Folks just call him "Doc."In Hickory Doc's Tales, Doc shares a host of humorous stories from his important role as a hunting dog, and he narrates what life is like at the kennel. He tells tales about his adventures and mishaps with porcupines and cactuses what life is like at the kennel. He tells tales about his adventures and mishaps with porcupines and cactus and of relationships with humans, other animals, and his tight-knit family of dogs.Geared toward elementary school readers, Hickory Doc's Tales s helps youth transition to chapter books, and it encourages a host of creative writing opportunities and exercises.… read more
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Favorite teachers deserve a little something special this time of year. It could be a gift for their desk or classroom that adds a bit of flair, or even just a relaxing item they can enjoy at home. Planners, calendars and journals are always useful, as are cute and funny gifts that make them giggle. Teachers' gifts are a thoughtful way to show your appreciation for someone — including a coach, babysitter, day care staff member or nanny — who goes out of their way to care for and brighten your child's day. Check out some of top choices for teacher Christmas gifts from Amazon, Anthropologie, Uncommon Goods and more.
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Once all the holiday parties have died down and parents are back to work, the winter doldrums start to set in. Just because it's cold outside, that doesn't mean outdoor activities are out of the question. On the contrary, playing in the snow is one of the best ways to burn off (or chill out) all that pent-up energy. Plus, besides skating and sledding, there are all sorts of creative toys, games and even productive — snow chores, anyone? — things to do in the great, winter outdoors for kids and they're all available on Amazon now.
It's about that time: Ice, ice baby! There's a chill in the air, the winter months are upon us and ice skating rinks across the country are opening their gates. This, of course, keeps kids busy outside with friends while parents are bustling around buying holiday gifts, readying the house for guests and more. Ice skating is not only a great sport but also one of the best outdoor activities and winter weather pastimes for families. Whether your kid is a beginner or a star athlete, a boy or a girl, a figure skater or a hockey player, or just having fun with friends at the local frozen pond, here are the coolest ice skate styles from Amazon, Target, L.L. Bean and Urban Outfitters that any kid will covet.
Have an L.O.L. Surprise! superfan in your life? We bet you do! The tiny big-eyed dolls have become one of the hottest toys of the holiday season. In fact, the range of merchandise featuring the mini figures goes far beyond the basic ball. From the new L.O.L. Surprise! Big Surprise set to L.O.L. Surprise! Pets to sparkly accessories and trendy fashions, we've uncovered the coolest items any L.O.L.-loving kid will totally flip for. Many of our picks are available from favorite retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Target — but you better act quick because these toys are flying off the shelves. It's no mystery who will win Christmas this year by wrapping up these fun surprises for the kiddos!
Holiday toy trends for kids come and go, but there are a bunch of products on Amazon this year that we predict will remain popular for years to come. And with Black Friday deals around the corner and Cyber Monday sales hot on their heels, we expect shopping to reach peak levels earlier than ever. So get ready to stock up on the best Christmas toys now! Iconic brands like Nerf and LEGO were at the top of the list last year, but save room in your shopping cart for the latest and best new kids toys, from Fingerlings to Hatchimals to L.O.L. Surprise and more. Check out our favorite toys to buy from Amazon below.
The only thing that comes close to competing with grandma's kisses or big bear hugs from grandpa is still being small enough to climb into their laps for a cuddle and a story. This selection of sweet picture books available on Amazon celebrates the special bond between grandparents and their grandchildren by teaching little ones just how much they are loved. Below, our favorite books for grandparents to read to their grandchildren.
Create gorgeous geometric art with Klutz's meticulously-designed gears and book of draw-right-on-'em pages. Translucent gears and ...rubber feet on the frame were engineered for maximum ease of use. Updated project ideas and a six-color quick-switch pen inspire stunning rainbow-bright spirals. Now packaged with tons of workspace and storage - perfectly sized for a zillion and one spirals. read more
This accessible, easy-to-follow book introduces readers to how and why animals behave in the mysterious ways they do. The straight...forward text explains behaviors such as mating rituals and raising young, methods of hunting, which animals hibernate, which are nocturnal, and the social patterns of different species, among other things. The images are clear and perfectly illustrate the text, showing that animals and humans are not all that different. For the reader with a curiosity about nature, this book will be a welcome addition. read more
This book follows Joshua’s gorge walking adventure. Follow Joshua’s journey of facing fears and worries as he overcomes them to ac...hieve the goal of ascending a river gorge on his own. The book is a fun learning resource for children who are reluctant to learning. It includes fun facts and interactive work sheets. read more
Exceptionally popular since its publication in 1719, Robinson Crusoe is widely regarded as the first English novel. Our eponymous ...hero finds himself shipwrecked on an African desert island after a tumultuous storm, and following the realisation that he is the only survivor, is faced with the prospect of years of isolation. However, he throws his energy into familiarising himself with his new habit: he hunts, learns how to make pottery and even adopts a parrot. After encountering a group of cannibals, Robinson Crusoe finally finds a companion. A thrilling adventure for younger listeners, made thoroughly accessible through Roy McMillan's retelling, which uses Defoe's words in the main, simplifying and clarifying them at certain points. read more
His official name is Chicoree's Hickory Doc, and he can trace his family tree back to a sapling in Germany. The oldest and wisest ...of five, he lives at The Lazy Dog Hacienda kennels on Shorthair Boulevard in Oklahoma. Folks just call him "Doc."In Hickory Doc's Tales, Doc shares a host of humorous stories from his important role as a hunting dog, and he narrates what life is like at the kennel. He tells tales about his adventures and mishaps with porcupines and cactus and of relationships with humans, other animals, and his tight-knit family of dogs.Geared toward elementary school readers, Hickory Doc's Tales s helps youth transition to chapter books, and it encourages a host of creative writing opportunities and exercises. read more
â ¢ Doc McStuffins First Responder Doll is dressed in Docâ s signature first responder outfit!â ¢ Doll stands 8.5â tall.â ¢ Includ...es one play otoscope and one play thermometer.â ¢ Features pose-able arms and legs.â ¢ Ages 3+ read more
Grandpas tall tales give Bapi great ideas as they walk to his first day of school. "How old are you today Grandpa?" "You won't bel...ieve me Bapi. I'm the very first grandpa and I saw the first of everything. I'll tell you all about them on the way to school." read more
The tasty gingerbread man is on the run—will anyone be able to catch him?Based on the traditional fairy tale The Gingerbread Man, ...this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favorite in every home. Follow the gingerbread man as he tries to escape all manner of hungry animals and people! read more
Meet the poor and hungry shoemaker who wakes up one morning to find that his shoes have been magically made for him!
Jack's mother is very angry when he swaps their only cow for some magic beans. But before Jack knows it, he is off on a big advent...ure! read more
Find out what happens when Dorothy is transported from Kansas to the magical land of Oz and sets out on the Yellow Brick Road. Lad...ybird First Favourite Tales are perfect introductions to timeless and treasured stories, with amusing pictures and lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. read more
Join the three little pigs as they set off to see the world, build their houses, and encounter the big, bad wolf.
The little red hen decides to plant some wheat, but the lazy cat, dog and rat won't help her!
In "The Doc's Tales" you will find ten interesting stories that, with a little help from your imagination, will make you live incr...edible adventures in different parts of the world: from mountains, oceans, caves, forests, cities, small towns, even the characters' homes. You will fight dragons, know Indian tribes in the old west, live the thrill of contact with beings from other planets, the mystery of magic, the great pirate battles and their quest for the lost treasure, foolproof friendship and you will see the first human beings trying to survive among the huge mammoths. Besides having fun reading, you will learn some advice that you are sure to find useful for the rest of your life and you will practice reading a second language in a simple and fun way, comparing those words you don't know with the story in your own language to better understand their meaning. Well then: jump in! A whole new world of adventures await to be discovered in these pages. read more
Find out what happens when a magic pot won't stop cooking porridge!
When Mother Duck's eggs hatch, one little duckling is wibbly and wobbly...and very ugly! And no matter how hard he tries to fit in..., the other animals just laugh at him. Will the ugly duckling ever find a friend? My First Fairy Tales are a magical introduction to the well-loved stories that are a key part of every childhood. With fresh and fun illustrations, these simple re-tellings of classic fairy tales make a perfect read for young and old alike! read more
Assembly Required: No Color: Multi-color Gender: Girls Interest/Theme: Sofia the First Size: Large. Color: Multi-Color. Gender: Un...isex. Age Group: Child. read more
Follow the naughty Goldilocks into the house of the three bears, and see what happens when they come home and find her!
"Who's that trip-trapping over my bridge?" How will the billy goats cross the troll’s bridge?
Flint is just an average American boy enjoying the summer break between fourth and fifth grades, However, just before the new scho...ol year starts, he is surprised to be selected for a very special opportunity. The journey he and his pet guinea pig will go on will take him to a strange new land of ice, snow and towering forests. He will meet new friends and adversaries, but most importantly, he will discover unusual creatures that will change his life and the way he thinks about the world. read more
This beginning guitar is designed and sized especially for young players. The guitar features a traditional body shape for great s...ound, real tuning gears and easy-playing nylon strings. read more
â ¢ This new Doc McStuffins First Responders Backpack set is perfect for your little emergency responder!â ¢ Includes one interact...ive light and sound replica of Docâ s Walkie Talkie.â ¢ Walkie Talkie says fun Doc phrases from the show! â ¢ Set also includes: play otoscope, play cast, and bandage box with bandage stickers.â ¢ Requires 3 x AG13 batteries (included)â ¢ Ages 3+ read more
Find out what happens when a naughty fox tries to capture a clever little hen!
Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and Davy Crockett are some of the roughest, toughest characters to ever blaze the frontier. Clever as the... crack of a whip and strong as a wildcat, these tall-tale heroes each left a legacy of larger-than-life deeds that has captured the American imagination for over a century. Three rib-tickling tracks tell the whole story believe it or not. When Americans set out to conquer a wild frontier, they needed larger-than-life role models to match their big surroundings. Enter Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and Davy Crockett, tall-tale heroes whose stories were told around campfires and at town socials, and whose deeds became ever more amazing (and outlandish) in the retelling. read more
Play hide-and-seek with Olaf in this adorable storybook that's the perfect length for newly-independent readers.
Take it easy with Timon and Pumbaa in this humorous paper over board book.