For five years Evangeline Carroll believed her father abandoned her and her brother Finn, but when a dog-like critter delivers a newspaper with her father's face plastered on the front, everything she thought she knew bounds off into the rain with the mysterious paperdog. Seeking answers, Evangeline's family arrives in Copper Creek, Arizona to locate George Carroll, but they discover this isn’t your typical Western mining town. George isn’t the only one to have goneCarroll, but they discover this isn’t your typical Western mining town. George isn’t the only one to have gone missing there. Thirteen years earlier, half the mining residents also vanished. Without a trace. When Evangeline and Finn accidentally descend into a neglected copper mine, they find themselves plunged—literally—into a sometimes magical, sometimes creepy, always surprising, place. A place where a shape-shifting child, ruthless mayor, and a phantom sheriff, battle for power over a tiny cursed town. A place where a runaway father is trapped…about to become another victim of the Cursed Triumvirate.… read more
Nintendo's latest video game console has taken the gaming world by storm with a wealth of content for everyone from seasoned gamers to younger children. Here are the best age-appropriate Switch games that kids of all ages will enjoy.
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Subscription boxes are the perfect gift for the fun-loving kiddos in your life. With options including everything from science to cooking, kids will love receiving their very own monthly packages filled with fun activities and toys. Don't know which subscription to choose? Read on to discover 12 of our favorites.
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The fur is flying again this holiday season! Pomsies, the fluffy interactive toys that were a huge hit last year, are once again topping the lists of the best Christmas toys for kids in 2018 and selling out fast. Pomsies—as most parents already know—are petite, supercute fluff balls that wrap around kids' wrists, hair, clothing or backpacks, and have eyes that light up and change color, depending on their mood. The collection of in-demand virtual pets (move over, Fingerlings!) is mostly made up of kitties such as Pomsies Sherbert, but the pom-pom pack also includes Pomsies unicorn Luna, Pomsies dragon Zoey and Pomsies koala Sydney. Both Amazon and Walmart currently have Pomsies in stock, but they're going quickly (so maybe don't wait for those Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals). Here are some of the most popular Pomsies to shop right now, plus where to buy them.
Walmart recently released its top contenders for best Christmas toys of 2018, just in time for Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales. Brands like Power Rangers, Jurassic World, Transformers and Play-Doh are perennial favorites on our must-have kids toy list. But this year, we're equally excited about the comeback of Polly Pocket, as well as some newer trendy toys from Little Live Pets, Pomsie and Grumblies. Hold onto your pocketbooks and ready your wallets, because Walmart is stocked up with the most in-demand toy brands and products this year. Peruse our top kids toy choices below.
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Scratch "cuddly pets" off your Christmas toy list and snag one of these hilariously ferocious monsters instead. Grumblies are the fuming counterparts to Skyrocket Toys' sweet Pomsies. Each character has its own personality and design, plus over 40 fierce sounds and reactions. Tremor, Hydro, Bolt and Scorch will be your kid's best friend — until the fiery creature reaches full-on meltdown mode, of course. A Grumblies' short-fuse is something every parent and child knows a little bit about. These hot-headed and mischievous electronic plush toys are a major toy trend for kids this Christmas, so you might not want to wait for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Buy one (or the whole group!) and get early savings from Amazon and Walmart now.
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!
Target was a go-to for the trendiest Christmas toys last year, and you can expect even more of the same great Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales on kids' favorite brands in 2018. From Air Hogs to Peppa Pig and PAW Patrol playsets, it won't be hard to fulfill your child's wish list with a shopping trip to Target. Last year, Nintendo and LEGO were favorite toymakers for Target shoppers, and this year the virtual toy chest is loaded with options from Baby Alive, KumiKreator, Crate Creatures and more. Have a look through our favorite Christmas toys from Target below.
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Excerpt from The Instinct of Step-FatherhoodIt's the baby, Miss Nely. His Maw was clean wo'e out with tendin' him, an' he takes to... me so mightily, I jes' 'lowed I'd take care Of him one night an' give her a chance to sleep.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
Découvrez une suite de contes qui vous amène vers l’extraordinaire. Vous irez dans un monde où les humains et les animaux se respe...ctent et travaillent ensemble. Il n'existe qu'un seul héros humain : Martin Oisillon. Ce subtil et rusé personnage réalisera-t-il l’impossible ? Réussira-t-il à créer un monde uniquement fait pour les animaux ? Malheureusement, certaines bêtes commenceront à terroriser les autres, mais Martin, réussira-t-il à déjouer leurs plans ? Martin réussira-t-il à surmonter toutes les difficultés qu'il rencontrera ? Les animaux réussiront-ils à posséder un monde viable, sans être dérangés ? Pour le savoir, suivez-les dans leurs folles aventures... read more
For centuries, Aesop's beloved fables have taught children important lessons in the most charming and entertaining way. With encha...nting illustrations by Milo Winter, this treasury contains the most popular of Aesop's moral stories: “The Hare and the Tortoise,” “The Fox and the Grapes,” “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse,” and many more! read more
Bad Things Can't Stop the Best Things: (The Story of a Hero) is a read-aloud story of hope and encouragement for children who have... been sexually abused. In simple words and engaging pictures, Bad Things Can't Stop the Best Things recognizes the plight of children who are caught in abuse and celebrates the heroic courage of these children to heal. The healing words in this book, although written for a child's understanding, speak into the hearts of adult survivors also. To be cherished, valued, understood and believed are no small things.Bad Things Can't Stop the Best Things speaks of HEROES (those who are abused, girls and boys), TRICKSTERS (those who use lies and tricks to hurt a child) and RESCUERS (those who sense danger and are standing by to help). HEROES are children of promise. The HERO MESSAGE is one of hope, strength and restoration.Sandra is one of four co-founders of HEROES, Great and Small, Inc., a high-energy, non-profit organization that serves children who have been abused and the people who love them. Shannon is one of the group facilitators and trainers. Since its inception in 1990, the HEROES, Great and Small Team (a remarkable group of people) has served over 1600 kids! To learn more about the HEROES, Great and Small organization, visit our website at youareahero.org. 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
Diana, a troubled girl with a perilous background, is the target of a mission. A mission formed by The Land of The Future, better ...known as Vera, a perfect world, a place created to show what life could be like if there was order and perfection. Phoenix and Irene are sent by Vera to collect Diana and to send her to The Land of the Future where she will become a part of their community. Suddenly, Phoenix and Irene are forced to complete their mission early. How will they tell Diana their secret that they have been keeping all these years? What will be the consequences? read more
**FEATURING EXCLUSIVE CONTENT, INCLUDING A BONUS CHAPTER FROM REN; A BONUS CHAPTER FROM YESUBAI'S MOTHER, YUVAKSHI; AND THE FIRST ...CHAPTER FROM TIGER'S DREAM Before the curse, there was a promise. A prequel to the bestselling Tiger’s Curse series, this much anticipated novella recalls the beginning of Ren and Kishan’s story. Before Kelsey there was a girl, raised by a villain, whose love for a hero changed the course of history. Trapped under the thumb of her abusive and powerful father Lokesh, Yesubai struggles to keep her own magical abilities secret while evading his dark powers. When Lokesh promises Yesubai to the prince of a neighboring kingdom, she becomes the central pawn in his plot to destroy the ruling family and take power for himself. Yesubai is trapped by her father's threats and desperate to protect the man she comes to love, but she knows that any decision she makes will have dire consequences. As dark forces gather around her, Yesubai must decide if she's willing to reveal that somewhere deep within her she has the power to change everything. 4.5/5 Stars from IndieReader "Houck’s flowing, storytelling style offers a fast-paced and intriguing adventure, that as a stand alone might be somewhat perplexing... but as a quick prequel will no doubt offer some insight to the next book. TIGER’S PROMISE is a spellbinding story about a young girl’s struggle against evil personified—in her father." —Maya Fleischmann for IndieReader read more
Previously published as Diary of a Mad Brownie. Introducing The Enchanted Files—a new magical, modern-day comedy series by the mas...ter of funny fantasy and bestselling author of My Teacher is an Alien: Bruce Coville! In the first hilarious Enchanted Files, Angus is a brownie. No, not the kind you eat! He’s a tiny magical creature that loves to do chores. Angus has just “inherited” a new human girl, Alex. To say that Alex is messy would be an understatement. She’s a total hurricane-like disaster—and she likes it that way, thankyouverymuch! Living with each other isn’t easy but Angus and Alex soon learn there is a curse that binds them. What’s worse, it threatens Alex’s family! Working together, Angus and Alex will set out to break the curse . . . without killing each other first . . . hopefully.This laugh-out-loud adventure, full of humor and heart, is ideal for fans of Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library or Chris Grabenstein.* "Smart, amusing, and a lot of fun" —Booklist (starred review)"With magic, mischief, and mayhem to spare, this sweet story of an unlikely friendship ought to delight readers of any age." —Publishers Weekly"A knee-slapper." —Kirkus Reviews read more
Red Read’s life takes an alarming turn when his mother sells him to an infamous smuggler plying his trade off the north-west coast... of Australia in the closing days of the 19th century. From terrifying encounters with cut-throat pirates to battling the forces of nature in a tropical typhoon, from dining with head-hunting guerrillas to making meals of monkey stew, Red is in for a hair-raising adventure that may cost him his life. read more
The Sins of Yesterday are the Nightmares of Today. T.J. Jackson just wants to be a normal high school kid. Unfortunately, his para...normal ability - and the responsibility that goes with it - won't let him. He and fellow ghost hunters Bortnicker and LouAnne have made a name for themselves as reality Tv stars, but now the stakes are higher. A witch from the 1600s has returned to avenge her death, and the Junior Gonzo Ghost Chasers must stop her. It sounds like great Tv, but this time adventure and fame aren't what's important. This time, the fate of T.J.'s home town hangs in the balance read more
Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi returns with his mysterious world full of new allies . . . and old enemies!Emily and Navin's moth...er is still in a coma from the arachnopod's poison, and there's only one place to find help: Kanalis, the bustling, beautiful city of waterfalls. But when Em, her brother, and Miskit and the rest of the robotic crew aboard the walking house reach the city, they quickly realize that seeking help is looking for trouble, dangerous trouble. read more
Adventure, action, and magic collide in the latest installment of the series that School Library Journal called "fast paced and ex...citing." In the third book of the series that VOYA recommends "for fans of Percy Jackson and Harry Potter," the war over the Eighth Day continues—and there's more at stake than ever before. The battle between Kin and Transitioners that's been brewing for centuries has finally come to a head. The sinister Kin have captured Evangeline's younger sister, Addie, a descendant of Merlin whose presence will allow them to reverse the Eighth Day Spell and free themselves. Addie doesn't realize the full consequences of her cooperation. She's been helping the Kin because they value the strength of her magic—something Evangeline never did. The feeling of power coursing through her veins is impossible to resist. Meanwhile, Riley, Evangeline, and Jax craft a plan to rescue Addie from her captors. But the Kin's unstoppable magic, and a rebellious Addie, force Riley to reconsider whether saving Addie is worth sacrificing everyone who lives in the seven-day week. Jax won't let Evangeline's sister be used as a pawn, so he risks it all in a secret mission of his own. With the Morrigan pushing both sides of the war toward annihilation, Addie must decide where her loyalties lie, while Jax, Riley, and Evangeline confront the possibility of losing Addie to save the world. read more
Betsy and the Witch Curse is about a young woman who cares too much about her beauty. That makes her ugly on the inside, but soon ...she meets a witch named Stebrella, who curses her so that she loses the one thing she loves most. Then she will learn the true meaning of beauty. read more
10 Features: -Party game. -Easy to play. -Hard to stop laughing. -Suggested ages: 12 and up. Game: -Party Games. Product Type: -Pa...rty Games. For Ages...: -12 Years And Up. Gender: -Boy/Girl. Dimensions: Overall Height - Top to Bottom: -3 Inches.... read more
Junior's misery begins after he tells the boys in his new scout troop a lie about his camping skills. But what starts out as a nor...mal scout trip turns into a hair-raising adventure as the group faces wild animals, and perhaps even worse, girls who like to play pranks. And Junior's adventure is only half the story. As the boys hike, Wild Bill, their scout leader, tells the tale of a storytelling girl named Fannie Fibber and the strange disappearances going on in her town. Junior's own troubles fade into the background as he learns that not only is Fannie forced to wear the frightening Necklace of Honor, but she must also risk a meeting with Swarthog, the goblin king, to rescue the stolen Light of Truth in order to save her fellow townspeople from the Curse of the Putrid Pit. Come with Fannie Fibber as she learns to be brave and honest at all costs, and follow Junior through his own struggle to be accepted, as the story of Fannie Fibber teaches him how to walk in the light. Fannie didn't want to be the goblin king's next barbecue. But things didn't look so good. Her hands and feet were tied with leather straps, and she was perched on top of the slab of rock he used for a throne as the whole goblin nation danced around her and cried: "Toast the human crisp and black, 'til she gives the truth light back!" Their screams echoed in the cathedral-like cavern, the likes of which Fannie had never seen before. Hundreds of goblins with torches and sweaty bodies twisted and jerked around her. Scared, she had to think fast . . . read more
What would you do if you began seeing things once you turn 16? What if you aren't able to see things that will happen to your love...d ones? Read Hope's story to see how she handles it. When the moon is full High above the Earth Three daughters shall be born On their 16th birthday, their destiny will begin One daughter, born with the knowledge of the future, yet blind of those closest to her As Hope's 16th birthday nears, weird things begin to happen. Then on the night of her 16th birthday, she awakens with a scream. An unbelievable nightmare becomes her reality, and she begins to question her sanity. As she learns about the curse, she must open herself up to the fact that her life will never be the same. Bryce, a new guy in town, arrives to help. In order to survive, three must work as one, or all is lost. Will Hope learn to use her ability in time? read more
In the third book of the series that VOYA recommends “for fans of Percy Jackson and Harry Potter,” the war over the Eighth Day con...tinues—and there’s more at stake than ever before. The battle between Kin and Transitioners that’s been brewing for centuries has finally come to a head. The sinister Kin have captured Evangeline’s younger sister, Addie, a descendant of Merlin whose presence will allow them to reverse the Eighth Day Spell and free themselves. Addie doesn’t realize the full consequences of her cooperation. She’s been helping the Kin because they value the strength of her magic—something Evangeline never did. The feeling of power coursing through her veins is impossible to resist. Meanwhile, Riley, Evangeline, and Jax craft a plan to rescue Addie from her captors. But the Kin’s unstoppable magic, and a rebellious Addie, force Riley to reconsider if saving Addie is worth sacrificing everyone who lives in the seven-day week. Jax won’t let Evangeline’s sister be used as a pawn, so he risks it all in a secret mission of his own. With the Morrigan pushing both sides of the war toward annihilation, Addie must decide where her loyalties lie, while Jax, Riley, and Evangeline confront the possibility of losing Addie to save the world. Adventure, action, and magic collide in the latest installment of the series that School Library Journal called “fast paced and exciting.” read more
Across the Seventeen Seas lies a world filled with spies, ship battles, and secrets....For many years, a curse has condemned Capta...in Mousebeard, the feared mousehunting pirate, to a life at sea, never to set foot on dry land. But the dastardly Isaiah Lovelock, Mousebeard's mortal enemy, is growing in power, and only Captain Mousebeard is brave enough to stop him.In order to stand a chance against Lovelock, the fearless Emiline and her friends-now fugitives themselves- must help the captain break the curse before his fate is sealed forever. Their adventure takes them to Norgammon, a mythical land of lost mice. There, they are introduced to a wonderful and dangerous assortment of mouse species, and a terrifying battle awaits them.Will Emiline and her crew be able to escape their enemies' claws unscathed? read more
Born into the Bonk-Bonk Tribe, where a curse keeps everyone from speaking or else dire consequences could occur, a 15-year-old boy... named Red, is sent off on an incredible journey into manhood. Of course, that journey takes a most-amazing turn, when he discovers a dog in an old abandoned shack in the woods. Well, it started off as a dog… read more
Meet Cody and Lira, two individuals who live in different worlds. While Lira is a beautiful princess born into the enchanted world... of royalty, Cody is a handsome young orphan who lives on the streets. Her life is filled with love, affection, and receiving everything she could possibly want. Cody struggles to survive in a world that challenges his very existence. The ability to change his circumstances seems almost impossible, even though he possesses all the values and morals that allow him to be guided by conscience. With Lira's eighteenth birthday approaching, a curse foretold centuries before transforms her into an evil witch, manifesting a darkness within that is bent on destroying the universe. The creatures in the enchanted world assist Cody to fulfill his destiny. A Pegasus finds Cody and transports him to the world where Lira and the forest creatures live. It is written in a Great Book that a human has been chosen to destroy Lira and the dark forces. Cody embarks on his great journey with eight forest creatures, seeking an oracle who would advise them how to win this battle. Cody realizes that to believe is to have hope. Do you believe? Rochelle Booysen is a teacher at Fairvale Secondary, a government school in a suburb of Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. The mother of four teaches life sciences. Her son Cody inspired her to write this story. This is her first book. Publisher's website: http: //sbprabooks.com/RochelleBooysen read more
When twelve-year-old Jeremiah Strout’s mom drags him to a boring new town, the only upside is the awesome mansion they now live in...—and how many people the formerly-boring Jeremiah can impress with it. But when he finds a dusty old harp in the basement and strikes the strings, Jeremiah realizes that his awesome new mansion may be more dangerous than it appears. A huge beast of a man emerges out of nowhere, all wild hair and crazed eyes. Convinced that Jeremiah’s family stole the harp from his Clan, the stranger demands Jeremiah either travel back one thousand years to his world in retribution for the theft or willingly hand over the harp. Suspecting that the dirty old harp has more power than even the stranger realizes, Jeremiah reluctantly declines, only to have the stranger and his Clan kidnap his mom and threaten to burn down the entire town. The threat of a boring town is a distant memory for Jeremiah as he fights an entire Clan of barbarians in an effort to save his mom and protect his family name. read more
Spawn Series 3 The Curse Action Figure. A high quality, authentic product from McFarlane. A fantastic find! This Action Figure wil...l provide hours of great fun. read more
Put a laughing spell on your friends and family with The Party Game of Curses! Each player chooses a card and performs the curse o...r rule. Perform each card's task keeping in mind each given rule or you're out of the game. Be the last one standing to win. read more
The Curses! board game is a game of wacky curses that players give to one another. The player who makes the most mistakes while co...mpleting the tasks is out of the game. This game is designed for both children and adults who are 12 and older. Since three to six players are able to play at one time, everyone can be in on the action. Everything you need to start playing is included in this package. You get 120 game cards, an easy-to-understand rule sheet and a metal bell for ringing in good cheer. read more
Spawn Mini Trading Series 1 The Curse Action Figure. A high quality, authentic product from McFarlane Toys. A fantastic find! This... Action Figure will provide hours of great fun. read more
The last thing Kelsey Hayes thought she’d be doing this summer was trying to break a 300-year-old Indian curse. With a mysterious ...white tiger named Ren. Halfway around the world. But that’s exactly what happened. Face-to-face with dark forces, spell- binding magic, and mystical worlds where nothing is what it seems, Kelsey risks everything to piece together an ancient prophecy that could break the curse forever. Tiger’s Curse is the exciting first volume in an epic fantasy-romance that will leave you breathless and yearning for more. “. . . a sweet romance and heart-pounding adventure. I found myself cheering, squealing, and biting my nails ― all within a few pages. In short, Tiger’s Curse is magical." -Becca Fitzpatrick, New York Times bestselling author of Hush, Hush read more