Abigail Thaddeus is aware of her borderline geek status--which only keeps her secretly yearning for a life of fame and adventure. But as an eighth-grader in the tiny town of Westbrook, tucked away in her grandparents' ramshackle old mansion, her chances for glory are slim. That is, until she discovers a mysterious letter that launches her on an undercover quest to research mythical beasts.With the help of her best friend, Charley, Abigail unearths little-known factsest to research mythical beasts.With the help of her best friend, Charley, Abigail unearths little-known facts about mythical creatures, from the familiar unicorn to the bizarre bonnacon. The more she learns, the more she finds that all is not as it may seem. When a threatening letter arrives, the lines between fact and fiction and excitement and danger begin to cross. Pop, her overly-strict grandfather, and Ninny, her nutty grandmother, may both be part of a reality more complicated and mystical than Abigail ever imagined.Will Abigail pursue top-secret knowledge at all costs or choose a path of safety? Her decision could bring eternal glory . . . or certain doom! In this scrapbook-style journal, Abigail's quest to investigate mythical beasts is full of adventure, mishap, spunky humor, colorful sketches, and historically based research.… read more
Declutter the playroom or living room with our favorite modern toy boxes that can store it all.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
What's better than combining bath time and playtime? How about adding these bath toys in the mix. They make bath time a breeze!
Raising kids in today's world poses numerous different challenges for parents. When should your child be introduced to TV? What about the iPad or the family computer? We've rounded up safe technology products you can feel good about giving to your children.
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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.
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.
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After the great earthquake known as "the wrath of the Lamb," Vicki copes with Ryan's death, Judd attempts to escape the devastatio...n by motorcycle, and Lionel, having lost his memory while undercover at a Global Community camp, returns as a Morale Monitor. After the great earthquake, Vicki copes with Ryan's death, Judd attempts to escape the devastation by motorcycle, and Lionel, having lost his memory while undercover at a Global Community camp, returns as a Morale Monitor. read more
The fourth hilarious title in Lowis Lowry's popular Gooney Bird series! Itâ s a cold January at the Watertower Elementary Schoolâ ...the perfect weather for Gooney Bird Greene to break out her special brain-warming hat! It's a good thing she has one. Gooney Bird's brain will need to be as warm as possible this month, because Mrs. Pidgeon is teaching her class about poetry. Who knew there could be so many different ways to write a poem? Haikus, couplets, limericksâ Mrs. Pidgeonâ s students soon find that writing good poetry takes a lot of hard work and creative thinking. Gooney Bird and her classmates are up to the challenge. But just when things are going well, the kids get some terrible news. Gooney Bird will need all the inspiration her brain can muster to organize the most important poem the class has ever written. read more
Going to Gramma's takes plenty of preparation. Granddaughter packs her overnighty trunk and says goodbye to Mom, Dad, little fish ...and baby in the bed. She can't wait to see her silly millie gramma Together at last, the two spend a day full of dancing, painting each other and partying with a razzle and a dazzle before, finally, resting together in a ricky rocky swing. What a day Barbara Joosse's spirited text combined with Jan Jutte's lively illustrations create this delightful story. Full of engaging, bouncy language that zips right along, this is an original picture book that captures the loving relationship between a young-hearted gramma and her enthusiastic granddaughter. read more
Welcome to an enchanted world of majestic castles, sparkling jewels, handsome princes and fairy godmothers-starring none other tha...n the beloved Disney princesses A huge bind-up with four times as many pages and twice as many paints as a standard paint box book, "Pretty Princess Paintings "is a royally good buy. read more
Have you heard of the Beasts? No, not many people have. That;s because they are very rare. This is the tale of one such Beast, who...se determination to overcome his loneliness leads him to undertake a daring and dangerous quest to find others like him. Visit The Lonely Beast website at http://www. thelonelybeast.com read more
FANTASTIC BEASTS CINEMATIC GUIDE: THE BEASTS
FUNKO DORBZ: BEAUTY & THE BEAST - BEAST
Alyssa Duncan is a beast on the soccer field. As the Copperheads' starting goalie, she might be the difference between a state tit...le and total defeat-and she likes it that way. When a concussion takes Alyssa out of the lineup, her rising-star teammate Becca Miller takes over in goal. Becca turns out to be pretty good, too. And what seemed like a temporary change might not be so temporary after all. Will Alyssa heal in time for playoffs? And even if she recovers, what kind of beast will she have to be to knock Becca back to her old position? read more
FUNKO POP! DISNEY: BEAUTY & THE BEAST - THE BEAST
FUNKO DORBZ: BEAUTY & THE BEAST - BEAST
Prince Lucas would rather be enjoying the outdoors with his best friend, Clara, than learning to play the lute, until a visiting b...ard demonstrates the power of music. read more
Presents nine classic fairy tales set in modern, magical landscapes and retold with a twist.
As the librarian returns to his underground library, he discovers that someone has broken in and stolen his collection of deadly b...ooks. Unless he finds them, the entire world may be faced with a plague of endless evil. read more
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - HAY, SAM/ JACKSON, KATY (ILT)
Presents an adaptation of the classic Beauty and the Beast fairy tale from the perspective of the cursed prince who is transformed... from a beloved and jovial ruler into a reclusive and bitter monster in search of true love. read more
CD/Spoken Word, Dreamscape Media Llc, 2017, ISBN13 9781520065526, ISBN10 1520065523
Paperback, Createspace Independent Pub, 2014, ISBN13 9781503373914, ISBN10 1503373916
Once upon a time Elle made a mistake. A small miscalculation sends her through the roof of an enchanted chateau. Stranded until he...r broken leg mends, Elle is unwillingly forced to rely on the good will of the sour chateau owner -the cursed Prince Severin. Prince Severin-the commanding general and staunch supporter of his brother the crown prince-is cursed to look like a beast until a maiden falls in love with him. He has given up all hope of shattering the curse, and has only disdain for Elle. Unfortunately, the pair can't seem to avoid each other thanks to the meddling of the chateau's cursed servants. Eventually Elle's playful manners and Severin's hidden gentleness draw the pair together. But not all love stories can end that easily. After all, Elle is not what she seems, and Severin's life is placed in danger when hostilities flare between his brother and the monarchs of a neighboring country. When Elle risks everything to save Severin, will he be able to forgive her for her lies? read more