In 1890s South Dakota, Amy and Joshua escape from their mean Aunt Vootch. They plan to find their grandparents in New York, and manage to team up with a traveling magician, Mortimer Wintergreen, who is also New York bound. Mortimer owns a truly magic hat with a temperamental, mischievous mind of its own. Adventures abound as their way is blocked by outlaws, runaway hot-air balloons, geese, and their persistent Aunt Vootch. But the hat is always ready for action. Buorunaway hot-air balloons, geese, and their persistent Aunt Vootch. But the hat is always ready for action. Buoyant comedy. A fine addition to stories that truly entertain.Kirkus pointer review. A Junior Literary Guild Selection.… read more
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Kill or be killed is the law at legal death fighting; a law that Pon had never broken since she was snatched from her mother, and ...forced to train and fight to entertain the wealthiest bidders of the ruling class. Driven by the will to survive, she is conquered by her primitive instincts to become a blood thirsty animal, favorite of celebrities, and the crown jewel of her master. But Pon's world goes into chaos when she meets Agina, a girl connected to a renegade group that is dedicated to the liberation of death match fighters. read more
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The Magic Hat of Mortimer Wintergreen
The Magic Hat of Mortimer Wintergreen
Author Skyla Spencer's title, "Skyla's Hat Adventures," involves young Skyla, who finds hats that belong to her grandma. "Are they... magic?" she wonders. As she tries the different hats on, she finds herself in different locations-on different adventures. I read more
Captivate young and old while performing any of the 110 tricks and illusions designed for the budding magician. Magican's hat, wan...d plus everything to perform the coin paddle trick, rope/ring trick, dice tricks, card tricks, ball tricks, puzzle tricks plus a foam rabbit. Magic manual included. New 2013 read more
"The Wizard's Magic Hat" is a story made and originally illustrated by a 4 year old boy who has endless ideas on making stories ba...sed on his drawings. It is an adventure-filled book about a quest to find the wizard's magic hat. read more
"The Magical Opera Top Hat" written by: Anthony Bvlgari a young opera singer
A finalist in the 10th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards and 2016 Purple Dragonfly Awards: Honorable Mention for Picture Boo...ks 5 & Younger, The Magic Straw Hat is the story of a little girl named Caitie, who takes us on a journey full of adventure and excitement as she discovers her great-grandmother's straw hat, and the magic it brings along for the ride. Drawing from her Irish roots and family memories, Karen Jonice Bricker combines the real experiences of three generations of women to tell the story of one enchanted afternoon. Like her great-grandmother's arrival in America, Caitie faces many ups and downs, but she ultimately discovers a new-found hope, and a special friend. Join Caitie as she learns the true magic of her great-grandmother's straw hat, and reveal a little true magic of your own. read more
A tale in rhyme about Seamus, the leprechaun, and how he lost his magic hat! With the help of the Fairy Queen, he gets it back in ...time for the Great Parade. read more
Children's (kids) Rhyming Picture Book Series #1: Mortimer discovers a magical land with a very large and woolly friend.You'll see... bubblegum slides, amusement park rides and mountains ofblueberry pie. Candy cane towers, butterscotch flowers and ice creamcones in the sky. The Boo Woolly is kidnapped and there's just one clue. Mortimer has a marshmallow shooter and it'll have to do. Does he rescue his friend? Read and find out... This is a book you don't want to go without. If your child enjoys books by Dr. Suess, Mo Willems, Laura Numeroff, Felicia Bond, P.D. Eastman, or Sandra Boynton, they are sure to love Mortimer Crump. This kids picture book would make a perfect gift for children of all ages and it is available on the kindle or in paperback. With the new colored kindle fire coming out, the pictures would really come to life. This book provides phonemic structure and rhyme which will assist struggling readers and develop the imagination of emerging readers as well. The books creativity and characters you may find refreshing in a world full of books about vampires and warlocks. A light hearted fun read for children of all ages that also teaches a valuable lesson about friendship: It doesn't matter what the other person may look like or where they come from, you can have a lasting friendship if you give that person a chance. This book's illustrations are great for capturing even the younger child's attention. The best part is, it is an up and coming series as well so be on the lookout for more of Mortimer's adventures!! read more
Lamaze Clip & Go Mortimer the Moose has colorful, satin, knottie legs and multiple textures on his hooves with fun crinkles and ji...ngles. His large, textured antlers are perfect for teething and his body is made of super soft material that baby will love to touch. Mortimer's squeaker tummy and clacking tail rings add extra fun and exploration for baby that stimulates the senses. The Lamaze clip lets you hook Mortimer to strollers, carriers and diaper bags to take him along for on-the-go fun. Lama read more
Will McGill is about to start 3rd Grade. On the first day of school, everything goes wrong. He tries desperately to get to school ...but finds trouble at every turn. On his journey, Will finds a hat but doesn't realize it has a special power. Can Will discov read more
Murphy and the Magical Hat When a rainy day threatens to spoil a little girl's plans to play outside, her disappointment quickly d...isappears when her Mother shares a magical hat with her. This magical hat has the power to whisk little Murphy away to where she most wants to go. Explore the power of imagination with Murphy as it turns her disappointment into joy! read more
Tornado Slim and the Magic Cowboy Hat
One fine day, from out of town-and without any warning at all-a magic hat appears in the sky. It tumbles and bounces through the a...ir and makes magic wherever it lands. Everyone is delighted as, one by one, the townspeople are transformed into giant playful animals. And then a wizard arrives. . With irresistible rhyming language and bright, whimsical illustrations, this perfect read-aloud by internationally acclaimed author Mem Fox will weave its way into the hearts of young children everywhere. read more
The world has changed for the living and the undead alike. Mortimer Drake and his family have been forced underground in the wake ...of the Dark Revelation. Humankind has learned of the existence of vampires and society has crumbled into chaos. The centuries read more
The Adventures of Blake & Mortimer 13: The Curse of the 30 Pieces of Silver: The Scroll of Nicodemus
Excerpt from The Lost Jewel of the MortimersThere's time enough, observed his mother from the window. It wants nearly an hour of t...rain time.Julian, by way of passing the time, began to hop up and down the block on one leg, and presently engaged in a friendly tussle with his next-door neighbor. Anything was preferable to keeping still. Meanwhile his mother at her post of observation was te ﬂeeting.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
This new Lamaze Play and Grow Moose comes complete with multiple textures and sounds to keep baby entertained, and teether antlers.... The moose comes complete with a Lamaze link, making it easy to take with! read more
New title from award winning author, Jenny Album. At the end of Paddy's birthday party the mysterious party entertainer, "Pirate J...im" gives him a magic pirate hat. Whenever Paddy puts the hat on, he can magically find important treasures that might otherwise have remained lost for ever! But unfortunately for Paddy, things don't always go according to plan... Paddy soon discovers that 'treasure' is not always about riches, and that the important things in life cannot always be bought! A swashbuckling tale of family, friendship, and the true meaning of treasure. Author, Jenny Album, is the winner of two Prima Baby Children Book Awards. read more