Budi, a young orangutan in Borneo, Indonesia, tells the story of his rescue from rainforest destruction, his species' fight for survival, and what children can do to help save orangutans. Fifth graders at the P.S. 107 John W. Kimball Learning Center, an elementary school in Park Slope, Brooklyn, wrote and illustrated this inspiring story, the third in a series about endangered animals. The year-long project was a collaboration between the P.S. 107 Beast Relief commies about endangered animals. The year-long project was a collaboration between the P.S. 107 Beast Relief committee, International Animal Rescue and the Arcus Foundation. All proceeds from sale of the book will go directly to International Animal Rescue for the care, rehabilitation and release back into the wild of Budi and orangutans like him.… read more
Originally touted as a tool to help kids stay calm and focused, the fidget spinner quickly took off as one of the most sought-after toys of the year. While your kids are probably very familiar with the standard spinners, these unique fidget spinners will catch their attention and make the perfect gift.
Your little baby isn't a baby anymore! Make sure you're prepared for the toddler years with gear and toys you didn't realize you needed for children aged one to three.
You may not be looking forward to the ridiculously low temps this year, but don't let that keep your kids from enjoying the winter weather. Bundle them up in style with cold-weather gear from Abercrombie Kids. The selection of coats, sweaters, scarves and more — including a velvet puffer, sequined unicorn sweater and Star Wars hoodie — will keep them looking cool and feeling comfy and warm all winter long. Shop our favorite looks below, and don't forget to check out Abercrombie Kids' $15 & Under Comfy-Cozy Styles.
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It's never too early to get a little one hooked on reading. These fun, personalized storybooks for kids combine entertainment with education, making your budding bookworm the hero of their own story. Whether it's a Disney story or a bedtime story, get your birthday and Christmas gift shopping done early and order one of these unique page-turners from Amazon, Etsy or Uncommon Goods now!
Stuck scrambling for a last minute Christmas gift for a kid on your list? Check out these awesome Amazon finds under $25—and if you're a Prime member, they'll ship for free in two days. Avoid the rush and long lines at stores and order these toys online instead! Make all of their holiday dreams come true on a tight schedule with a range of awesome, affordable gifts kids will love, including educational LEGO sets, collectible Hatchimal figurines, creative Pokemon toys and more.
Fingerlings were one of the hottest toys last holiday season. In fact, they were so popular that Fingerlings Minis and even Fingerlings keychains soon followed. But this year, Fingerlings HUGS are at the top of every kid's wish list and one of the best Christmas toys of 2018. The adorable interactive plushies feature long arms that can wrap around your kid for a cuddle, and they also give kisses, giggle, repeat after your child and — whoops! — pass gas. The collection includes animals such as a unicorn and sloth, but we have to say that Fingerlings monkeys Boris and Bella might just be the cutest toys ever. While you'll likely find sweet Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on these cute critters on toy store shelves across the country, there are even better deals — and exclusive animals! — available online at Amazon, Walmart and Target now. So, stop arguing with your little one about whether they're getting a real puppy or kitten, and tell them Santa might just deliver a monkey, sloth or unicorn pal instead! Shop the Fingerlings collection below.
Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
There are times when we don't want glitter or ruffles or confusing designs splattered all over our kids' clothes. That's why we love Primary. Their clothes are basic and simple and can be worn over and over again. Another reason we love Primary? They're also making Halloween easy by inspiring parents to take matters into their own hands to create clever and adorable DIY Halloween costumes without having to pick up a needle and thread. Best of all, the costumes can have a second life—the hoodie your little guy wore for his dragon costume can be the same hoodie he wears to school the following week — minus the scales, of course. Scroll to see our favorite Primary DIY costume picks, along with details on how to make them and where to buy the essential pieces.
Much like the still-hot onesie trend favored by bump-free fashionistas for the past few years, maternity rompers and jumpsuits are all the rage with the mother-to-be set as well. Casual, elegant, sporty and most importantly — comfortable! — these all-in-one outfits are nothing but versatile and especially easy to wear. Check out this collection of maternity one-piece jumpsuits; there's something chic for every mama at every phase of her pregnancy.
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.
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So, your baby wants a fur baby, but they're just not ready for the real deal? Don't fret — get them a FurReal Pet! These imaginative, interactive plush animals continue their reign as one of the top-selling Christmas toys for kids in 2018. These fuzzy favorites were tops last year, and with their superior range of options, sound-and-movement combinations and adorable features, we predict they'll charm you — and Santa too! The FurReal pack includes cuties like StarLily the Unicorn, Ricky the Trick-Lovin' Pet, Ivory the Playful Tiger and many more. Amazon and Walmart both have FurReal Pets in stock at the moment, but some of the best-sellers are getting shopped-and-adopted fast. We say maybe don't wait for Black Friday or Cyber Monday, especially since you can get such sweet deals on these FurReal Pets now.
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Excerpt from Comrade YettaBenjamin resembled - except for an ugly scar on his forehead Guido Reni's Christ.' There was the same po...ignant sadness about his mouth, the same soft beard and sensitive nose; there was the same other worldly kindliness in his eyes and his every gesture. And little Yetta was very like the Child Mary in Titian's Presentation.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
The Legend of the Regulators and the Secret list is an engaging story of a man on a quest to help his children. This unique story ...will take children on a journey to discover the secrets of a long, healthy, happy life. Help Tomas unlock the Secrets as he travels through the Caves of Calm, the Forest of Feelings and the Labyrinth of Lies to reclaim the pieces of Secret List of the Regulators. Self-Regulation skills have been shown to increase academic performance, positive social interaction, physical health, emotional wellness and performance in many areas of life. This adventure story introduces the lessons from the Self-Regulation Training System. Created by best-selling author and international speaker Brad Chapin, this system is now being taught to thousands of children across the United States and Canada. This interactive, adventure story allows children to join Tomas on his quest to unlock the mystery of the Regulators' Secret List. Travel with Tomas on his quest to help his children succeed and discover the Secrets of a long, healthy, happy life. read more
When America’s cows go on strike, a gang of interstellar cheeses land on EarthThe nation’s cattle have gotten too smart for their ...own good. Tired of letting humans steal their milk, American cows have gone on strike. This is great news for every kid who hates drinking his milk, but trouble for anybody who likes cheese. Funny Boy—a joke-telling superhero who was sent to Earth from the planet Crouton—is mourning the cheese shortage when five giant cheeses fall on Wisconsin, squashing an unlucky farmer named George Gouda. That alone would be weird enough, but the cheeses also talk. The cheeses are aliens from the faraway planet Chattanooga, and they have come to stop the cheese shortage. The country’s woe is ended, but something about the aliens’ story stinks worse than month-old Muenster. It will take Funny Boy and his galactic sense of humor to curdle these curds before America starts to spoil. This book features an illustrated biography of Dan Gutman including rare images from the author’s personal collection. read more
The Young Miner or Tom Nelson in California by Horatio Alger A dozen men, provided with rockers, were busily engaged in gathering ...and washing dirt, mingled with gold-dust, on the banks of a small stream in California. It was in the early days, and this party was but one of hundreds who were scattered over the new Eldorado, seeking for the shining metal which throughout the civilized world exercises a sway potent and irresistible. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience. read more
Andatu, the only Sumatran rhino to be born in captivity in Indonesia, tells the story of his life at the Way Kambas rhino sanctuar...y, his species’ fight for survival and what children can do to help save rhinos. Fifth graders at the P.S. 107 John W. Kimball Learning Center, an elementary school in Park Slope, Brooklyn, wrote and illustrated this inspiring story with a foreword by Dr. Jane Goodall. The year-long project was a collaboration between the P.S. 107 Beast Relief committee and the International Rhino Foundation. All proceeds from sale of the book will go directly to the International Rhino Foundation for the care, feeding and protection of Andatu and rhinos like him. read more
Zolushka, whose name means Cinderella, is a Siberian tigress from Russia, who was rescued by hunters, rehabilitated and successful...ly released back into the wild. There, she finds her Prince Charming and has two cubs. Fifth graders at the P.S. 107 John W. Kimball Learning Center, an elementary school in Park Slope, Brooklyn, wrote and illustrated this real-life fairy tale and conservation success story, the fourth book in a series about endangered animals. The year-long project was a collaboration between P.S. 107’s Beast Relief committee and the Wildlife Conservation Society. All proceeds from sale of the book will go directly to the conservation of Siberian tigers in the wild. read more
Calixte, whose name means beautiful, is an endangered African gray parrot who survived harrowing odds. In the Congo, he was rescue...d from poachers, who cut his wings so he couldn't fly, and rehabilitated at a Wildlife Conservation Society sanctuary in the Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park. There, he lives with other rescued parrots and looks forward to the day when he’s healthy enough to soar free again. Fifth graders at the P.S. 107 John W. Kimball Learning Center, an elementary school in Park Slope, Brooklyn, wrote and illustrated the story of his incredible journey and rehabilitation success story — the fifth book in a series about endangered animals. The year-long project was a collaboration between P.S. 107’s Beast Relief committee and the WCS. All proceeds from sale of the book will go directly to the rehabilitation of African gray parrots in the Congo. read more
Penelope Petunia, a young forest elephant in the Central African Republic, tells the story of her life in a forest clearing at the... Dzanga-Ndoki national park, her species' fight for survival and what children can do to help save elephants. Fifth graders at the P.S. 107 John W. Kimball Learning Center, an elementary school in Park Slope, Brooklyn, wrote and illustrated this moving story with a foreword by Dr. Jane Goodall. The year-long project was a collaboration between the P.S. 107 Beast Relief committee, wildlife conservationist Andrea Turkalo and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). All proceeds from the book will go directly to the WCS fund to support Dr. Turkalo's research at the Dzanga-Ndoki park, where she continues to observe and help protect Penelope Petunia and her extended family. read more
A wild group of boys, a legend of monsters that they're too old to believe in, and a secret adventure into the woods at night? Wha...t could possibly go wrong?! Follow the boys of Hunter's Home in their first adventure, as they learn what lurks in the shadows of the forest.... read more
Bloco Toys The Orangutan contains many high-density foam pieces along with plastic connectors. Kids can easily mix, match, interli...nk, stack and rotate these foam pieces at any angle using the plastic connectors. This set comes with step-by-step instructions to help kids create an orangutan. Kids also have the flexibility of creating any other creature they like. The foam pieces are easy to manage and can be conveniently machine washed. This play set can be combined with other construction sets to create more interesting creatures. read more
When a little lamb finds herself the last toy on the store shelf, she worries. With no electronics, no buttons, and not even a fan...cy outfit, what does she have to offer to a child? read more
"A real friend is a companion for your heart."Godlike Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, has built a beautiful city, but is also a terrible ...tyrant. In answer to the prayers of his oppressed citizens, the gods create Enkidu, a wild man whose destiny is to first fight Gilgamesh, and then become his life-long friend. They embark on adventures together, but when they - together - kill the Bull of Heaven, Enkidu must pay the ultimate price. In his grief and fear of his own death, Gilgamesh goes on a journey to discover the secret to immortality ...Dave Eggers says, of the series: "I couldn't be prouder to be a part of it. Ever since Alessandro conceived this idea I thought it was brilliant. The editions that they've complied have been lushly illustrated and elegantly designed." read more
Now there's a girl who understands things, the crow thought.When two brothers, Eteocles and Polynices, die in a vicious battle ove...r the crown of Thebes, the new ruler, King Creon, decides that Eteocles will be buried as a hero, while Polynices will be left outside as a feast for the dogs and crows.But the young Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, will defy the cruel tyrant and attempt to give her brother the burial he deserves. This simple act of love and bravery will set in motion a terrible course of events that will reverberate acrossthe entire kingdom...Dave Eggers says, of the series: "I couldn't be prouder to be a part of it. Ever since Alessandro conceived this idea I thought it was brilliant. The editions that they've complied have been lushly illustrated and elegantly designed." read more
"For the first time in his life, Gulliver felt ashamed of himself and his fellow-humans."Gulliver is a travel-hungry and adventuro...us ship's doctor, who has the odd misfortune of being ship-wrecked four times in as many voyages. Through Jonathan Coe's expert retelling of Swift's famous satire about our human hubris and desires, today's young readers are swept along as Gulliver finds himself a giant among tiny humans in Lilliput; a tiny human among giants in Brobdignag; on the flying island of Laputa, with its most impractical intellectuals; and finally in the land of the Houyhnhnms, talking horses who think precious little of human "Yahoos".Dave Eggers says, of the series: "I couldn't be prouder to be a part of it. Ever since Alessandro conceived this idea I thought it was brilliant. The editions that they've complied have been lushly illustrated and elegantly designed." read more
In this collection of short stories, 12 award-winning authors take you to the heart of the trenches and beyond - with powerful acc...ounts of Zeppelin raids and front-line fighting, along with stories of everyday life lived under extraordinary circumstances. With tales of inspiring bravery, heartbreaking loss and overwhelming hope, this remarkable anthology brings to life the major events of World War One at home and around the globe. read more
Maggie has just learned to fly when she crashes into the side of a building. She falls to the ground, alone and injured. Who will ...help her? As told with real photographs, this true story explains how wildlife hospitals rescue and treat injured animals. Their goal is to release the animals back into the wild. Sometimes, this isn’t possiblebut there can still be a happy ending. Maggie’s story, written by Christie Gove-Berg, is just such a success!Maggie the One-Eyed Peregrine Falcon is a Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient read more
"This marriage is not supposed to happen."Lombardy, 1628, a time of oppressive Spanish occupation of Northern Italy, and of the Th...irty Years' War. The young lovers Lorenzo and Lucia, both from peasant families, are planning their wedding. However, the villainous Don Rodrigo has designs on Lucia, and the lovers are forced to flee their village. Their dangerous journey in exile takes them through one of the most dramatic epochs in Italian history, filled with war, famine and plague - will they ever be able to find happiness together?Dave Eggers says, of the series: "I couldn't be prouder to be a part of it. Ever since Alessandro conceived this idea I thought it was brilliant. The editions that they've complied have been lushly illustrated and elegantly designed." read more
"Sir, now the matter is perfectly clear. You... you are my nose!"The Collegiate Assessor Kovalyov wakes one morning to discover th...at his nose has disappeared. Unbeknownst to him, it has mysteriously found its way into a loaf of bread on the barber Yokovlevich's breakfast table. The barber attempts to dispose of it, but when Kovalyov steps out onto the St Petersburg streets, he finds his nose, now the size of a human, wearing a gold-embroidered uniform and travelling around in a carriage ...Dave Eggers says, of the series: "I couldn't be prouder to be a part of it. Ever since Alessandro conceived this idea I thought it was brilliant. The editions that they've complied have been lushly illustrated and elegantly designed." read more
Originally written in the early twentieth century, the story of a little girl's love for an enchanted nutcracker has delighted gen...erations of readers, while the Tchaikovsky ballet based on the tale has become a holiday tradition.Now young children can enjoy this beloved classic in a specially abridged version by Bob Blaisdell. Included are all the wonderful scenes and characters: Christmas Eve at the Stahlbaum house, the arrival of Godpapa Drosselmeier and the presentation of the Nutcracker, the fierce battle between the Nutcracker and the seven-headed Mouse King, the adventures in Christmas Wood, Toyland, Marzipan Castle, and much more.Printed in large easy-to-read type and enhanced with 30 new illustrations by Thea Kliros, this Christmas favorite will entertain young readers the year round. read more
Join Lego Boy and his Superhero friends as they set out to remove the curse that was put on the people who were once free. The Sup...erhero friends will work together to beat the bad guys: Powerful Paw-Paw, Slimey Boy, and Crabby Boy. Will the Superheroes remove the curse, or will the bad guys defeat them? read more
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A fanciful tale of how sheep transitioned from wild African jungle-dwellers to domesticated grass-grazers with the help of a giraf...fe. read more
The Story of the Zinkeroos is an inspiring story told by a young Zinkeroo named Little Lou. A long time ago, her great grandmother... Rouise and all of the other Zinkeroos went to the Zink mines everyday to mine Zink. The way to the mine was very long and muddy, and when the Zinkeroos would come back, they would throw the Zink they had mined into a pile and start everything over the next day. Her great grandma Rouise was tired of this tedious and pointless task, so she starts something new and changes the lives of the Zinkeroos forever. read more
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A Time Machine story that uses an Egyptian amulet to provide a gate through which the children are able to pass into the future or... the past. This charming tale by E. Nesbit is the final part of the trilogy that includes, ‘Five Children and It,” and ‘The Phoenix and the Carpet”. Recommended and edited by The Gunston Trust for Nonviolence in Children's Literature. Ages 6 - 12. read more