That morning began no differently from any morning, though it was to be the beginning of all things new for Eric. This first sentence of Ethel Cook's book The House in the Fairy Wood starts the reader off on a delightful adventure. Written in 1918 this children's tale tells the story of Eric a young boy forced to work in a cannery. One day Eric goes exploring in the woods behind the factory and finds the home of Helma where he finds safety and love. Helma's daughterg in the woods behind the factory and finds the home of Helma where he finds safety and love. Helma's daughter Ivra is half fairy and introduces Eric to bird fairies, snow witches and wind creatures. Eric finds magic all around him.… read more
Pregnancy can make it difficult to find trendy and stylish swimsuits, but it's not impossible. We've rounded up some of our favorite belly-friendly suits that you'll actually want to wear.
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.
Turn the organized chaos that is your child's playroom into a serene spot of tidiness with systematic shelving to ease your days. Though we may not be able to control how the play area will look post-nap time, we can ensure we have a toy organizer (or two!) to hold the goods once bedtime rolls around.
Many kids with siblings often find themselves sharing a bedroom at some point in time. Although territorial disputes are inevitable, parents can implement a few design tactics in the kids' room to make family life in a compact home a little calmer. Use the following hardworking furniture and storage items to accommodate all of the kids in the room.
Modern design is all about practicing the less-is-more approach. If you're able to resist the many cute toys, accessories and decorations available today, you'll reap the rewards of a long-lasting nursery that's comfortable, practical and beautiful. Prioritize the 10 essentials below to build a foundation for a modern sanctuary for your little one.
Adults are due for some much-needed peace and quiet as the Christmas craze fizzles out. To carve out some precious alone time this winter, design a space that will hold your kids' attention for hours a day. It should be a room that bursts with color and piques curiosity with a strategic variety of learning and play toys. To help you create this space we rounded up 10 playroom staples to help kids battle cabin fever while they're holed up inside on snow days.
As you anxiously await the arrival of your little one, satisfy your nesting need by designing a warm and welcoming nursery for your baby to call home. Boasting with soft colors and modern designs, you're sure to have a room cozy enough for some sweet cuddle time.
Inspire creativity this holiday season with eight craft kits the kiddos will love. From customizable musical instruments to hands-on science experiments, we'll help you gift the perfect kid's kit.
Home is where the heart is, but it's also where crawling babies and curious tots can cause serious injury to themselves. Keep your little one safe with baby proofing gear such baby gates, child monitors, safety locks and guards, and pacifiers and teethers, that are specially designed for children's safety.
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Acquiring all the products needed to care for your children can be expensive and overwhelming. But you can make the experience a lot less stressful for yourself and your family with quality tools and toys that can be used for all your children.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
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.
Spring break gets the wheels turning for creative ways to improve the backyard before summer. How can we maximize our time outside this year? Houzz has 10 ideas for turning your yard into the neighborhood hangout.
A teenage girl gains new insight into herself and her family when her mentally handicapped brother gets lost.
R to L (Japanese Style). Risa thought life was going great, but she didn't count on her grandpa returning from abroad and taking a...n instant disliking to her boyfriend. Granpa is determined to save his beloved granddaughter from an unsuitable match. But will he go so far as to hire a busty beauty to seduce Otani? read more
Five year old Laura Ingalls and her family, Pa, Ma, Mary and Baby Carrie, live in a snug log cabin in the woods of Wisconsin, a fu...ll days walk from the nearest town, Pepin. Lauraleads a traditional farm life: spending time churning butter and making cheese and maple syrup. Laura goes to town for the first time, and plays with her sister. Each night, while the wind blows, and the wolves howl, the happy sound of Pa's fiddle, brought vividly to life on this recording, keeps the family safe and warm. Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in the Laura Years series. read more
Wolves and panthers and bears roamed the deep Wisconsin woods in the 1870's. In those same woods, Laura Ingalls lived with her Pa ...and Ma, and her sisters, Mary and Baby Carrie, in a snug little house built of logs. Pa hunted and trapped. Ma made her own cheese and maple sugar. All night long, the wind howled lonesomely, but Pa played his fiddle and sang, keeping the family safe and cosy. SC, 238 pages. read more
The book that started it all Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in Laura Ingalls Wilder's treasured Little House seri...es, which is based on her life growing up as an American pioneer. Told from four-year-old Laura's point-of-view, this s read more
For the first time in the history of the Little House books, this new edition features Garth Williams' interior art in vibrant, fu...ll color, as well as a beautifully redesigned cover. Laura Ingalls's story begins in 1871 in a little log cabin on the edge of the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Four-year-old Laura lives in the little house with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters Mary and Carrie, and their trusty dog, Jack. Pioneer life is sometimes hard, since the family must grow or catch all their own food as they get ready for the cold winter. But it is also exciting as Laura and her folks celebrate Christmas with homemade toys and treats, do the spring planting, bring in the harvest, and make their first trip into town. And every night they are safe and warm in their little house, with the happy sound of Pa's fiddle sending Laura and her sisters off to sleep. And so begins Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved story of a pioneer girl and her family. The nine Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers as both a unique glimpse into America's frontier past and a heartwarming, unforgettable story. read more
What would happen if you built a house for the fairies to live in? Would they come to visit? Kristen is in for a surprise when she... sets out to build a fairy house in the woods. Nature wants to get in on the act with her own special cast of characters! Follow Kristen’s story of discovery to its enchanting conclusion. A special section on how to get started with your own fairy house is also included. read more
From rustic dwellings to fairy mansions, this whimsical collection of photographs depicts fairy habitats in various places—from wo...ods and parks to backyard gardens and the beach—and encourages children to explore nature using creativity and imagination. read more
Even the youngest child can enjoy a special adaptation of a classic Little House tale, as Laura and Mary listen to Pa talk about m...eeting a mother deer and her baby fawn deep in the Big Woods of Wisconsin. read more
Lily and the Fairy House is pure wish-fulfillment, a magical fairy book for girls of all ages, and the perfect companion to the be...stselling Isabella's Secret. Lily knows that fairies live near the gum tree. She has created a fairy house with a rose petal bed and a gum leaf table, and today she is preparing a fairy party. But will the fairies come and play? read more
Joseph and his family feel squashed in their little, little house, with just a yard for the chickens and a small green patch for t...he goat and cow, so Joseph goes to his Aunty Bella for help. She tells him to bring the chickens into the house. Result? read more
Dream Series #3: One night the little boy is awakened by a little green man falling onto his bed. As the little man begins to tell... the little boy who he is he disappears. Every night after that the little boy waits to see if the little green man will return. But when he doesn't the little boy thinks it was all a dream, until one morning when he makes a discovery. read more
Three illustrated stories from the award-winning Fairy Houses series® are combined here in one book. The first book in the series,... Fairy Houses, started the magic with Kristen building her own fairy house from natural materials. It includes a section on how readers can get started with their own fairy houses. In Fairy Boat, Owen launches a fairy boat down the perilous Big River and the dangerous journey becomes an epic adventure. Hopefully the wildlife along the river can help, and maybe a pinch of fairy magic. The third book in the series, Fairy Flight, finds Kinsey and Sarah raising and releasing their butterflies and pondering their amazing migration. The girls imagine that perhaps the monarchs are fairies in disguise. read more
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It's nice to have your friends move in, but. . . . A sweet, wry tale of cooperation and camaraderie, told with pastoral artwork by... Inga Moore.One little pig has made a little den for herself in the woods, and another little pig has a small hut next door. One morning they return from a walk to find that their big friend Bear has moved into the den and an even larger Moose into the hut. CRASH! With both homes collapsed, they're all in a pickle—but what if they find a way to build a house in the woods that all four of them can share? With lush, whimsically detailed illustrations and a cast of endearing, industrious (and most accommodating!) characters, Inga Moore constructs an inviting story of friendship that kids will be happy to visit awhile. read more
There's a nip in the air, and little Laura Ingalls must help her folks get ready for the cold, snowy days aheadISBN13: 97800644337...30Publisher: HarperTrophyPublication Year: 1995Format: PaperbackPages: 32 read more
The Little House books tell the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder, who, with her family, was among the early pioneers of the American ...westISBN13: 9780064400404Publisher: HarperCollins PublishersPublication Year: 2008Format: Boxed SetPages: read more