Life with Lou: A Swimming Adventure to the Island of Taboo
Lou the ant is looking to make it big. He hopes bringing home a legendary pirates' treasure chest stuffed full of yummy chocolate coins will do the trick. Too bad that treasure is far across the lagoon, hidden on the spooky Island of Taboo - because... Lou can't swim! Luckily, Sam the turtle and some other special sea creatures may be able to help. Brave Lou is on his way to much more than just a chocolate treat! Follow Lou to the Island of Taboo! Life with Lou is m is on his way to much more than just a chocolate treat! Follow Lou to the Island of Taboo! Life with Lou is more than just a fun adventure story. It also introduces basic swim skills and inspires confidence in the water. Each book includes a summary of ten basic swimming and water safety skills to use as a teaching tool for reinforcing swimming lessons and water safety education.… read more
The diaper bag. It is a necessary part of parenthood, from baby's first few days in this world well into what may be their toddler years. It can seem daunting at first to try and determine what defines "must-have" versus "meh, maybe not" on-the-go gear. That's why we've rounded up our favorite diaper bag essentials, from a few ideas as to what to pack in a diaper bag for the hospital to what might even be a bit of a "bonus" for mom and dad. Speaking of, not much differs when it comes to diaper bag essentials for dad or mom, but guys on the go may appreciate a diaper bag backpack or duffle of their very own. You know, to avoid potential paisley prints or darling designs perhaps less desired by some dudes.
Whether your child's school uniform is a sweater and khakis or a sweet dress, these classic pieces earn an A-plus for style.
Whether you're looking for baby bottles to help prevent colic, sturdy glass baby bottles, soft silicone bottles or something in between — we've rounded up the very best baby bottles for newborns
Between the swollen ankles and that growing belly, pregnancy is no joke! Don't limit yourself to restricting pants and try these comfy maternity leggings instead.
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.
Summer's almost over and it won't be long before it's time to head back to school. But why make your kids spend the last days of vacation in stores when you can do all of your shopping online at Target? Whether you're using Target School List Assist or picking out your own classroom essentials, we've rounded up our favorite Target school supplies that you can shop below.
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.
This school year will be even more incredible than the last with the help of the Incredibles 2 gang. From backpacks to lunch time all of your back to school essentials are covered.
It's easy for parents to get spooked trying to choose the perfect Halloween costumes for their little ones. Between the overwhelming choices (princess or witch? superhero or villain?) to the barrage of opinions from their little boys and ghouls, deciding on the perfect costumes for kids can be, well, tricky. But with a little help from the Happiest Place on Earth, we've conjured up the best Disney Halloween costumes for kids this year. Whether it's her favorite Disney Junior character (you're singing the theme song now, aren't you?) or his beloved Pixar pal, here's some supercalifragilistic inspiration to make your little hero or magical creature's Halloween dreams come true.
You signed your aspiring wide receiver up for football. Now what? Finding the best football cleat that's touchdown-worthy—no pressure. Don't worry, Nike has you covered when it comes to providing a reliable cleat and safety gear that you'll need to get your little athlete's football career started.
Choosing a reliable football cleat for your child can help prevent injuries and further their ability to achieve their goals at such a young age. Whether your active kiddo dreams of being the next Carson Wentz or Rob Gronkowski, start from the ground up. Be sure to choose a cleat that gives their ankles the support they need, helping them look and feel good on and off the field. Not only will you find your child in the end zone quite frequently while wearing the Nike Vapor Untouchable Pro 3 Football Cleat, but you'll also feel like a true winner knowing your player is safe and secure breaking through tackles and jumping for interceptions.
Learn why the Parenting.com editors (and hundreds of reviewers) can't stop raving about the Molekule air purifier. Spoiler alert: Not only does it clean the air like never before, but it's also off-the-charts stylish. Parents, this is one nursery essential you won't want to miss.
What's better than combining bath time and playtime? How about adding these bath toys in the mix. They make bathtime a breeze!
Send your kids off to class in style this fall with the trendiest back-to-school clothes from Zappos. From Mamma Mia-inspired bell-sleeves to World Cup-approved casual wear, these latest looks will have them dressing to impress all year long.
Thinking of taking a trip to Adventure Bay? Does your little pup squeal with delight whenever her favorite rescue dogs help a friend in need? Whether you're a fan of PAW Patrol or just a parental bystander, those precious pups' paw prints are all over the fabric of your daily life. It's only natural that for your little one's birthday, she'd want to celebrate in a big canine way. So, we dug deep and took to the skies searching for the best PAW Patrol party ideas. Remember: No party is too big, no celebration too small. If you need the paw-fect party ideas just yelp for help — or read on for some inspiration. We're on the case!
Do you ever wonder what you're meant to do?Why exactly you're here, and why you are you? We have all been created to live, love an...d play, We were born to enjoy every single day. You were chosen to be born, exactly when and where, And you came with so many wonderful gifts to share.You have something to offer the world, all your own, Something precious and special, that's yours alone. No one walks just your path as they live out each day.No one else sees the world in quite the same way.No one else's eyes have exactly your gleam.And nobody else can realize your dreams. To make your dreams real, here is what you must do...Just be yourself. That's right, just be you! There are so many things you are able to do, And you do them so well just because you are you. Don't worry if you make mistakes on the way.Everyone does. It will all be okay. When you're tired or sad, it's hard not to be ledBy some of the thoughts that pop into your head.When things go wrong and life gets tough, You might think, "I'm not good enough." Well, that's just a thought. It's not who you are.You are one-of-a-kind, and you shine like a star! You are more than enough, and you're worthy of love.So be kind to yourself and you'll rise aboveThose ridiculous thoughts that just aren't true.The world is better because you are you! When you're smiling or crying, at school or at play, Take a moment to love yourself every day. Whatever each day or each moment may bring, Always remember this one true thing: You are lovable now and you will be forever.Never forget that - never, ever, ever! When you love yourself, you can do your best.Each day will be filled with more joy and more zest.And other people? You'll love them too.They're doing the best they can, just like you. You'll see life as a gift, each challenge and pleasure, All of them are gifts for you to treasure.Not only that, but you're a gift, too.The world is better because you are you. So remember how truly amazing you are!That's the most important thing by far.There's no doubt about it. Don't say "Yes, but..."Just love yourself, no matter what. You have within you a special light.When you love yourself, your light shines bright.Let it light up your life, and the whole world, too!There is no light brighter than the light in you. That's all you are here on this earth to do: To live your life, to just be you. Happiness, wonder and love await you.When you know you're a gift. Believe it. It's true! read more
After being a key figure in the exposing of government corruption, Max Stein has spent a quiet semester abroad in Paris, studying,... staying off the Internet, and looking for his long-lost mother. But just as he is about to fly back to the United States for the holidays, trouble manages to find him once again.Max receives a call from Penny, his on-again-off-again girlfriend who is part of the expert hacking duo DoubleThink. She wants him to meet with Ada Kiesler, a high-profile whistleblower hiding out at a foreign embassy in Berlin. Max has no interest in getting drawn into another corporate conspiracy. But when airport security suddenly detains him on suspicion of cyber-terrorism, he has little choice but to get involved. Soon Max and Penny are tangling with a new group of shadowy figures who are determined to control how the world shares its information. And some figures from Max’s past resurface, including his own mother, whose life has mirrored his own in more ways than he’d realized.In this action-packed follow up to The Silence of Six, Max and his hacker friends must fight to expose a corrupt corporation that has been systematically taking control of the Internet. read more
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, even if it's the eye of a warthog. If warthogs wore clothes, what would they want to wear? W...hile the kind and queen would want their children, their "cutest little cuddlekins," to dress up and stay clean, the children might have other ideas about their appearance. Delightful, fanciful, and humorous illustrations. read more
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we kno...w it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. read more
The first thrilling installment in Enid Blyton's Adventure series For Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack, and Kiki the parrot, the summ...er holidays in Cornwall are everything they'd hoped for, until they begin to realize that something very sinister is taking place on the mysterious Isle of Gloom—where a dangerous adventure awaits them in the abandoned copper mines and secret tunnels beneath the sea. read more
When Brenda is a very young girl, her mother takes her to the YMCA near their home so that Brenda can learn how to swim. While she... is on the side of the indoor pool, another child challenges her to a race. Brenda agrees, not knowing that she could be in danger. The water is very deep, and Brenda doesn't really know how to swim yet, so she sinks down into the deep blue water. Luckily, there is a lifeguard nearby who jumps in and pulls her to safety. But now Brenda is sad and afraid of the swimming pool. Even so, she continues to take swimming lessons, learning how to respect the water. As she grows up, she learns how to have fun while swimming and even begins to teach others how to swim. In this children's story, a scary incident helps one little girl begin a lifelong journey of swimming and water safety and helps children understand the importance of knowing how to swim. read more
The classic graphic novel. Investigating a mysterious plane crash, Tintin discovers he's onto something big! The case leads Tintin... to Scotland, where he learns of a monster that stalks a lonely island. read more
Tre Goes Swimming is the first book in a series titled, "The Adventures of a Little Boy Named Tre." The books are about a proud li...ttle boy with a gap in his teeth who loves to eat sandwiches and chips. He wakes up each morning not knowing exactly how the day will go. In this particular book, he goes to the pool with his mother. He talks about swimming and water safety. Come along for the ride and join Tre on his adventures! read more
Excerpt from The Life and Adventures of a Cheap JackNow, when I travelled, we had in the first place to be licensed as hawkers, an...d to get that licence we had to pay 81. Per year, or any portion Of a year, for one horse, or 121. For two horses, besides getting two vouchers from two respectable persons being householders, and the signature of the clergyman Of the parish, as a guarantee that we were respectable and deserving persons to be trusted with a licence.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
A beautiful 70th anniversary edition of the first book in Enid Blyton's classic Adventure series, gloriously illustrated with the ...original line drawings by Stuart Tresilian, now in full color, and with a foreword by Cressida Cowell For Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack, and Kiki the parrot, the summer holidays in Cornwall are everything they'd hoped for, until they begin to realize that something very sinister is taking place on the mysterious Isle of Gloom—where a dangerous adventure awaits them in the abandoned copper mines and secret tunnels beneath the sea. read more
The Adventures of Duck Poo Island is simply a story about two best friends who vowed to stay friends despite the odds and the prom...ises to divide them. Friendship is a precious gift and loyalty is an obligation. Adam and Andy firmly believe in courage and accountability. They believe in standing up for justice and owning up to their own mistakes. Adam and Andy are wise beyond their years. We all could take a page out of their book. (No pun intended.) read more
This book tells the adventure of a little wolf pup named Wolfy. It talks about his family and his sweet friends. It captures the f...un and adventure of a narrow escape (Wolfy has an almost-deadly rattlesnake bite) while instilling the deep Christian values and beauty of the gospel of Christ. read more
This classic story of a shipwrecked mariner on a deserted island is perhaps the greatest adventure in all of English literature. F...leeing from pirates, Robinson Crusoe is swept ashore in a storm possessing only a knife, a box o f tobacco, a pipe-and the will to survive. His is the saga of a man alone: a man who overcomes self-pity and despair to reconstruct his life; who painstakingly teaches himself how to fashion a pot, bake bread, build a canoe; and who, after twenty-four agonizing years of solitude, discovers a human footprint in the sand… Includes unique illustrations. read more
Left penniless by the death of his improvident father, young Nicholas Nickleby assumes responsibility for his mother and sister an...d seeks help from his Scrooge-like Uncle Ralph. Instantly disliking Nicholas, Ralph sends him to teach in a school run by the stupidly sadistic Wackford Squeers. Nicholas decides to escape, taking with him the orphan Smike, one of Squeers’s most abused young charges, and the two embark on a series of adventurous encounters with an array of humanity’s worst and best—greedy fools, corrupt lechers, cheery innocents, and selfless benefactors. read more
The Forest of Burzee is mighty and grand and awesome to those who steal beneath its shade.
The Adventure to the Planet of Sweets is a kid-friendly book that anyone can enjoy. Written by Cara Curry's fifth grade class at H...ooverville Elementary School in Waynesboro, PA, it is full of excitement and a very big adventure that is bigger than the students themselves. Six Hooverville Elementary students go on a field trip to an amazing space museum. When curiosity takes over, they find themselves in a big problem...they aren't on Earth anymore! Many obstacles will need to be overcome, but will all of them make it out, or will their sweet tooth take over the best of them? You will have to read the book to find out. Are you up for the ride of a lifetime? read more
George Madden Martin was an early 20th century American fiction writer.
What happens when a summer camp on tropical Solisbell Island turns into the adventure of a lifetime? From the very first day, myst...erious accidents start haunting campers. Will they confront the villainous Alligator King before he endangers the lives of everyone in camp? read more
Excerpt from The Life and Adventures of Dr. Dodimus Duckworth, A. N. Q, Vol. 1 of 2: To Which Is Added, the History of a Steam Doc...torThe history of the early life of Doctor Duck worth rests on a better foundation than that of vague and uncertain tradition; and in this respect I consider myself peculiarly fortunate as his bio grapher, inasmuch as I shall not be obliged to eke out a meager account with the shreds of fan cy, nor. Patch it up with circumstances borrowed from the lives of those whose history stands more in need of them.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
A mysterious package from a departed friend leads to mystery on a volcanic island halfway around the world in this, the third adve...nture in the "Edgar Font's Hunt for a House to Haunt" series. Once again, the Fonts must rely on their individual talents and what they learn from a cast of new characters to out smart a foe from Grandpa Edgar's past and locate an Egyptian treasure buried behind a one-armed pirate's maze of traps and misdirection. read more
Based on a true story, "The Adventures of Max & Lou" is a collection of short stories about a young boy and his dog. "The Best Bir...thday Surprise" is the first release of the growing series. This book shares the fun of birthdays, the excitement of surprises and the joy of growing up with a pet. read more
This new format, crafted specifically for younger readers, features the original Tintin graphic novel plus brand-new content. Go "...behind the scenes" with the true story about people, places and antiquities that Hergé drew from, filled with fun facts, lots of pictures, and easy-to-read text! In this adventure: Investigating a mysterious plane crash, Tintin discovers he's onto something big! The case leads Tintin to Scotland, where he learns of a monster that stalks a lonely island. read more
When Scott, Jack and Emily rescue a drowning man from the waves they are keen to hear his story, but their new friend can't rememb...er his own name, let alone how he came to be stranded at sea! Who is the mystery man? Why did he come to Castle Key? And was his drowning an accident - or attempted murder? read more
A research team arrives in Castle Key to explore the wreck of an old smugglers' ship that sank in Pirate Cove. When Scott and Emil...y dive down to the wreck, Scott glimpses a long lost artefact said to hold the key to a hoard of smuggled treasure. But when the team leader goes back to recover the artefact, it has mysteriously vanished! read more
The Adventures of Sohi - Mystery of Moon IslandMaybe it was because summer vacation in Springfield, NY began on a Tuesday, or mayb...e it was because of the neighbors who lived down the street. It's hard to say.The only thing for sure is that Sohi embarked on an amazing adventure that took him to magical lands. He had a dragon friend and he saved a princess. He was called upon to be brave, to use his investigative skills and to outwit some very strange creatures. It truly was an amazing adventure and I would love to tell you about it......... But, you really should read it for yourself. read more
When the famous whistling caves fall silent and treasure goes missing from the castle on the cliffs, Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift ...the dog try to solve the mystery. read more