This unique reference work traces the story of nursing from Roman times to the present, including the evolution of military nursing.• Numerous biographies of healthcare pioneers, including many first-person narratives and eyewitness accounts, from Mother Teresa to Walt Whitman• Provides a timeline of landmarks, a detailed bibliography, and a comprehensive index
After an exhausting month of shopping and planning winter break activities, is there anything more rewarding than the look of wonderment and pure joy on your child's face on Christmas morning? Bright eyes and wide smiles will make all the holiday hustle and bustle worthwhile! In the meantime, here are a few more things to tack onto your to-do list to make Christmas morning a little more magical for you and your family.
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.
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.
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.
Give them the best snow day ever with winter weather toys that spark their creativity, equip them for snow battles, and captivate their imaginations.
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.
Create an enjoyable space for your kids to flush and brush with these décor essentials. Although a children's bathroom doesn't offer a huge amount of space, it can easily be spruced up by adding hints of color and character. Let the splashing begin with these bath essentials.
Refresh your children's wardrobe by shopping at these stylish, yet affordable, kid clothing brands that your little one will actually love.
What's better than combining bath time and playtime? How about adding these bath toys in the mix. They make bath time a breeze!
From fun food sets and building blocks to unique playhouses and play kitchens, here's our top toys that promote pretend play and inspire your child's imagination.
The bathroom is where we start and end our day. If it's a fun and welcoming space, morning routines run smoother and bath time is a breeze. Parents don't have to dedicate their single-bathroom home to a youthful theme, but making it appeal to children will engrain the importance of self-care and hygiene at an early age. Here are 10 kid-friendly ideas for decorating a bathroom that everyone will love.
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.
Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
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
Enjoy the happy adventures of LillyAnne and Princess Unicorn! Unicorns do not show themselves to just anybody! Only very special p...eople, like LillyAnne, ever get to see a Unicorn - and the Unicorn that LillyAnne meets is not just any Unicorn - it is Princess Unicorn with a mane and tail made of rainbows! Whimsically written and illustrated by M. Nicole van Dam, whose children's books are always positive and feature people and animals sharing wholesome fun. Nicole also wrote and illustrated Inca Dink, The Great Houndini, Rosie and Emma Plant a Seed, This Little Puppy, Kuulu the Cockatoo, and is an internationally licensed artist. You can learn more about Nicole and her work at www.OnceUponaTime.bz to learn more about Nicole and her work. read more
Excerpt from The House of ConradHis wife had asked him daily since the child was born what he intended to name the boy. But that, ...too, he kept a secret. That afternoon it would all come out.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
What happens when your child doesn't nap, share toys or eat snack? Find out what they turn into when they get a case of the grumps.... This colorful tale describes the transformation from sweet and kind to GrumpaSaurusPotalope. read more
This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the animal wor...ld. Filled with information on mammals, birds, reptiles, creepy-crawlies and waterlife, this book answers such questions as 'Which animal has a tongue as long as its body?'; 'How does a whale breath?'; 'How does a snake see in the dark?'; and, 'Why do zebras have stripes?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand. read more
The original handbook on How to Never Grow Up, The Encyclopedia of Immaturity contains more than 300 entries, including essential ...life skills (How to Hang a Spoon from Your Nose and How to Make Your Dog Yawn), secret knowledge (Alien Abduction Dos and Don'ts and The World's Easiest Card Trick) and useful material (The Best Knock-Knock Joke Ever Told and How to Predict Your Height). Because just because you're getting older doesn't mean you have to grow up, and this funny book for boys and girls will help make sure that you don't.Comes with: 410 pages of infinite wisdom read more
A guide to the animal kingdom An encyclopedia for children of 8 years +, presenting 200 animals and more than 600 wonderful color ...photographs of animals in the wild that attract the reader. The text is clear, and lively and it contains essential information about each animal: where it lives, what it eats, its mating habits, how each animal raises its babies and other curiosities. It is a perfect introduction to wild and domestic animals: children will learn about animals they never met before but also about common animals such as the cow and the pig. read more
From lions and lemurs to dogs and dolphins, this fact-packed encyclopedia contains everything kids aged 8 and up need to know abou...t a wide variety of animals. This comprehensive animal encyclopedia presents in-depth information in a way that is engaging and accessible to young readers. Illustrated throughout with stunning photographs and features detailed fact boxes summarize key information. read more
This A-Z encyclopedia offers children fascinating information about their favorite animals. With explanations of classification, a...daptation, migration, and conservation issues, children will gain fascinating insight into the behaviors, biology, and environments of the planet’s wildlife. Includes a diverse and engaging list of animals and serves as an excellent scientific reference book. Whether reading for fun or as a homework aid, there’s plenty to expand young minds. read more
In this book, a wide variety of data is enclosed by presenting a solid base in protein engineering. It provides readers with infor...mation crucial to the design and fabrication of proteins. This book provides debates on a range of techniques for protein eng read more
A lavishly illustrated who's who of the animal kingdom. Firefly Encyclopedia of Animals is a stunning new reference guide to 840 m...embers of the Animal Kingdom from every continent -- North and South America, Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia. More than 1,000 commissioned full-color watercolors, photographs and distribution maps describe the animal world for readers of all ages. From the smallest mouse to the largest whale, this book offers a detailed and thorough guide to a wide array of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish, as well as insects, spiders and other invertebrates. Firefly Encyclopedia of Animals presents accurate, succinct and essential information, as follows: General descriptions of animal Orders and Families Common and species names Shared characteristics in animal groups Describes size, distribution, anatomy, ecology migration, habitats and survival skills Features on animal behavior Accurate labeled illustrations and maps Wildlife conservation and updates on endangered animals. In addition to the principal text, there are side illustrations throughout along with fast-fact panels. Written in clear language that will engage readers of all ages, this authoritative reference is ideal for home and school, where it will be especially useful for natural history reports. read more
Undoubtedly the most comprehensive collection of sponge ball moves and routines!Become a sponge ball expert!This 2 1/2 hour compre...hensive collection of sponge ball moves and routines is undoubtedly your best learning resource! read more
Along with the development of modern military technology, more and more people focus on the development of world weapons. As an ex...cellent popular reading, the book selects hundreds of representative weapons that children interest in to explain. It is comprehensive in content and proper in narration, which help children understand the development of weapons of the world. read more
Encyclopedia of International Peacekeeping Operations analyzes the broad national, regional, cultural, and international contexts ...of peacekeeping. Special focus is placed on such contemporary issues as human rights, peacebuilding from below, conflict resolution theory, civilian peacekeeping, gender considerations, and women in peacekeeping. The coverage is enhanced by a chronology, charts, maps, a list of acronyms, an annotated bibliography, and references to key websites. read more
There is a miraculous world of science in the book which introduces racily energy, construction, agriculture, industry, trade, ele...ctron, magnet, computer and network in details. read more
How can a cheetah accelerate from zero to forty miles per hour in three seconds? How do termites build cooling systems into their ...homes? What is that Alien-like set of jaws in a moray eel's mouth for? These questions and more are explored in Super Nature Encyclopedia, an interactive look at the "wow" factor of the natural world — spotlighting Great White Sharks, African Elephants, Emperor Moths, Howler Monkeys and more of the world's most fascinating and surprising animals in remarkable detail. Visualized with incredible 3D animal models with cross-sections and strip layers, readers can explore every essential detail of the animals' anatomical features and learn why their bodies work the way they do. Supports the Common Core State Standards. read more
ENCYCLOPEDIA from our line of newspapers, magazines & books and Miniature Accessories to create a fresh new look for your dollhous...e or miniature scaled project. read more
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Why are giant pandas fussy? Do cockroaches stink? How brainy is an octopus? Do toads give you warts? What's inside a camels hump? ...How far can a kangaroo jump? How noisy are howler monkeys? All these questions and many more are answered in this exciting BIG BOOK of ANIMALS. read more
This book is a very comprehensive illustrated popular science book for children, which gives an illustrated, detailed introduction... to the morphologic characteristics, habits and metamorphosis process of over 40 types of most common insects, as well as interesting stories related to them, enabling children to know more about the interesting insects around. read more
What are extinct animals? Don't just define the word, show pictures of what they are. This makes learning a lot more fun and effec...tive. By knowing exactly what these animals are, you are also increasing your child's awareness on their existence and maybe planting ideas on how to care for them too. Secure a copy of this book today! read more
A charming first animal encyclopedia bursting with facts, perfect for little learners ages 4–7 who want to know everything about t...he creatures they love.From elephants to sharks to penguins, My Encyclopedia of Very Important Animals is bursting with facts about the wonderful world of animals—what they eat, what they do, where they live, and so much more. Kids can even learn what makes an animal an animal, what makes a mammal a mammal, and what it means to be be endangered or become extinct. Animal folklore and legends are included to add cultural context and significance.Blending adorable, simple illustrations with rich photography and lively text, My Encyclopedia of Very Important Animals is a very important book for very important people, the perfect first animal reference book for young readers. read more
Written by Parragon, Dinosaurs (Hardcover) tells that: since the existence of human beings on this planet, they have had a special... affection for animals. Human beings could not survive without animals. With the deepening scientific understanding of animals, we cherish the relationship between human beings and animals more and more. From the ants living in groups to the polar bears living on the floating ice; from the huge whales and sharks to the little insects; from the eagles roaring in the sky to the reptiles covered with scales. How do the birds save their strength by gliding? How does the Varanus Komodoensis hunt? What are the amazing monsters under the sea? There are many secrets about animals waiting for you to discover. read more
This book is a very comprehensive illustrated popular science book for children, which gives an illustrated, detailed introduction... to the morphologic characteristics, habits, selection and breeding methods of over 40 types of most common family pets, as well as interesting stories related to them. Besides, the pet cartoons will make children find it hard to tear themselves away from the book. read more
Offers international coverage of children's literature from a variety of perspectives on a broad range of topics
The International Companion Encyclopedia answers these questions and provides comprehensive coverage of children's literature from... a wide range of perspectives. Over 80 substantial essays by world experts include Iona Opie on the oral tradition, Gillian Avery on family stories and Michael Rosen on audio, TV and other media. The Companion covers a broad range of topics, from the fairy tale to critical theory, from the classics to comics.Structure The Companion is divided into five sections:1) Theory and Critical Approaches2) Types and Genres3) The Context of Children's Literature4) Applications of Children's Literature5) The World of Children's LiteratureEach essay is followed by references and suggestions for further reading. The volume is fully indexed. read more