If I Were A Cheetah: Cheetahs
What happens if you were to suddenly become a cheetah? Is it something you want to do? Stay being a cheetah?
We all want our kids to read more, but finding the right e-reader for them can be tricky. We've broken down the specs on all the best e-readers on the market to let you know which device will have your kid devouring the most e-books.
Scratch "cuddly pets" off your Christmas toy list and snag one of these hilariously ferocious monsters instead. Grumblies are the fuming counterparts to Skyrocket Toys' sweet Pomsies. Each character has its own personality and design, plus over 40 fierce sounds and reactions. Tremor, Hydro, Bolt and Scorch will be your kid's best friend — until the fiery creature reaches full-on meltdown mode, of course. A Grumblies' short-fuse is something every parent and child knows a little bit about. These hot-headed and mischievous electronic plush toys are a major toy trend for kids this Christmas, so you might not want to wait for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Buy one (or the whole group!) and get early savings from Amazon and Walmart now.
Walmart recently released its top contenders for best Christmas toys of 2018, just in time for Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales. Brands like Power Rangers, Jurassic World, Transformers and Play-Doh are perennial favorites on our must-have kids toy list. But this year, we're equally excited about the comeback of Polly Pocket, as well as some newer trendy toys from Little Live Pets, Pomsie and Grumblies. Hold onto your pocketbooks and ready your wallets, because Walmart is stocked up with the most in-demand toy brands and products this year. Peruse our top kids toy choices below.
Holiday toy trends for kids come and go, but there are a bunch of products on Amazon this year that we predict will remain popular for years to come. And with Black Friday deals around the corner and Cyber Monday sales hot on their heels, we expect shopping to reach peak levels earlier than ever. So get ready to stock up on the best Christmas toys now! Iconic brands like Nerf and LEGO were at the top of the list last year, but save room in your shopping cart for the latest and best new kids toys, from Fingerlings to Hatchimals to L.O.L. Surprise and more. Check out our favorite toys to buy from Amazon below.
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.
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.
What's better than combining bath time and playtime? How about adding these bath toys in the mix. They make bathtime a breeze!
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.
Your child is always studying the world around them. Nurture that desire to learn by exposing them to toys that teach and encourage their rapid growth! Check out these 12 playroom essentials that prove having fun and learning go hand in hand.
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.
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.
Your kids will love this wearable tech, and you'll love that they're able to build healthier habits with these fun fitness and activity trackers.
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.
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Renowned photographer and science writer Wayne Lynch has a passion and fascination for the members of the penguin family. A self-d...escribed "penguin addict," he has logged more than 130,000 miles to sit among hundreds, sometimes even thousands of penguins on the far-flung beaches of the Galapagos Islands, Chile, Antarctica and New Zealand. In this new edition, Lynch includes completely new photographs of these intriguing birds and reveals the effects of climate change on the habitat, life cycle and future of these resilient animals. Advances in genetic science reveals a number of new species which Lynch adds to this new edition. This stocky little bird survives a rocky adolescence and adulthood, to experience territorial squabbles, "marriages," attacks by sea mammals and sometimes months without food as it incubates its eggs through the unrelenting winter. With lively, humorous writing and unforgettable photographs, Penguins! explores the daily lives of this feisty seabird survivor. read more
Excerpt from Safely Married!: A NovelSomething in his voice betrayed to me, what his careless manner tried to hide, that he was st...rongly agitated.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
Excerpt from The Master of Ballantrae, And, Prince Otto, Vol. 3: And Other StoriesAuthentic history besides is filled with their e...xploits, which (to our modern eyes) seem not very commendable, and the family suffered its full share of those ups and downs to which the great houses of Scotland have been ever liable. But all these I pass over to come to that memorable year 1745 when the foundations of this tragedy were laid.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
As I was helping our middle child learn how to read I showed him that sometimes inside larger words are smaller words. I would tel...l him to 'chop' the word in half and read each segment. This really helped him and he began to do this. He is a great reader now and I wanted to share this concept in a fun and interesting way with you and your precious little one. Enjoy your time together. God bless you. read more
If you were a giraffe what would you do? What would you be able to do? Imagine! This whimsical picture book tickles the imaginatio...n. read more
What if YOU were a worm? Where would you go? What would you see? If I Were a Worm . . . takes you into a day in the life of a worm.... You’ll find that a worm’s life is more adventurous than you’d think, and you might find your imagination taking over as you ask yourself, “What if I were a worm?” There’s nothing that delights a child’s mind more than using their imagination; the “If I Were a . . .” children’s book series aims to unleash a child’s creativity so that they might begin to write their own story. As keepsake books, the “If I Were a . . .” series allows the reader to write their own creative thoughts or have a loved one write it for them. Keep it as a treasure for them to read as they get older, and allow the book to bring back the cherished memories of their childhood imagination. read more
I'm sitting in the time-out chair because my mother put me there. She said, "You try my patience, child! I do not like it when you...'re wild." read more
In the pages of this book, you will be introduced to a variety of superhero personas created by children enrolled in Project Faula... of the Refugee Education Center. You will travel with these characters to places like Rwanda, Nigeria, Nepal and Wyoming, Michigan as they use their superpowers to make the world a better place. In these stories, you will get a glimpse of the creativity, humor and kindness that these children bring to the community. read more
I'm sitting in the time-out chair because my mother put me there. She said, "You try my patience, child! I do not like it when you...'re wild." Wild? Who me? That is so absurd. How could she even use that word? If I were a lion. I'd growl and roar And knock the dishes on the floor... AND if I were a bear... If I Were a Lion is a book for every child who's ever been sent to the time-out chair -- unjustly...or otherwise! read more
A live adorable photo book of giraffes. Funny, cute rhymes. Enjoyable for all ages.
I strive to connect a child’s passion to explore with the established landmarks of our great nation. The story is targeted for ear...ly readers and is written and illustrated in the same vein of classic P.D. Eastman stories with colorful illustrations and a powerful rhythm and rhyme. In the story, a moose that is dressed like an old fashioned astronaut travels around to various landmarks of the North America and explains why he likes to visit them. The story features such landmarks as The Great Lakes, The Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, and Mount Rushmore. Each page contains a colorful illustration of the space moose visiting the landmark. The story also features a steady and consistent rhyme that children will pull children into the story. read more
What would it be like to be a furry bunny with soft floppy ears and a love of carrots? An adorable board book explores just that w...ith tactile, engaging illustrations along with a cute, fuzzy tail at the back cover. Style Name: If I Were A Bunny' Board Book. Style Number: 5340816. Available in stores. read more
Y'all come on down to NOLA for some irresistable French Quarter fun. Take a whimsical trip through the New Orleans French Quarter ...with a "Quarter Rat" as a guide! read more
The team behind If I Had a Dragon bring us a bold, colorful look at Morton’s latest daydream—a safari! Morton is bored playing bas...eball all the way in the outfield. But if he were in the jungle, he could be a lion or a zebra or a hippopotamus! Yeah, if he were a jungle animal, then things would be exciting. But maybe too much excitement is too distracting! After all, a ball could be coming right toward him! read more
What would it be like to be a moose with big antlers and fuzzy ears? An adorable board book explores just that with tactile, engag...ing illustrations, along with a cute floppy tail at the back cover. Style Name: If I Were A Moose' Board Book. Style Number: 5468281. Available in stores. read more
Follow this curious flower through colorful artwork as he imagines his life if he were not in a pot. The flower daydreams about wh...at it would be like to live someplace new, or even to be somebody else. Enjoy some botany and geography as the flower takes his imagination on a journey. read more
This book lets children see the world through the eyes of one of the most beautiful insects on Earth a butterfly. Readers will lea...rn about how caterpillars change into butterflies, what butterflies eat, and where they live. Age-appropriate text is perfect for beginning readers and young listeners. A Words to Know section helps young readers make connections between the illustrations and concepts that may be new to them. Bright, full-color illustrations bring the story to life on each page. read more
It's another amazing day and you get to be amazed moment-by-moment, page by silly page in the colorful and life-affirming new gift... book, If I Were You. The recipe for If I Were You is quite simple: combine quirky illustrations, a poet's deft language, a seeker's curiosity and a comedian's well-honed timing and you get one moving, inspirational and thoroughly goofy book. Author-illustrator, comedian and amateur philosophy major Gary Turchin has crafted a book that tickles the funny bone, twangs the heartstrings, and touches the soul of any wounded mortal. This is the feel-good gift book of the year, of any year. A picture book for grown-ups, but grown-ups who are going to have to break down and buy the kids their own copy once they've shared it with them. In If I Were You, the day begins not with a whimper, but a Wow! So much to be amazed by, and amused by, as we careen through a series of If-I-Were-You observations about life, observations that are both impossible and important. It's a day like no other, and yet it's everyday when we choose to live in wonder. It is in these observations that If I Were You shines. Its seemingly cornball wisdom somehow makes sense, even when, on the surface, it doesn't. That's because If I Were You is about what's below the surface, what's in our hearts, our hopes, our dreams our wishes, our aspirations. If I Were You may be the first book to retort the age old, "Well, you know, someday, you ll have to get a real job..." with a, "Well, you know, someday you'll have to get a real dream..." Game. Set. Match. Dream. And of course, the If I Were You day ends in gratitude, with thank you in a multitude of languages, and then it's off to dreamland, and other days and other dreams and other golden opportunities for amazement. Unpretentious, un-preachy, imperfect, improbable, and naively grand, If I Were You has less than 1,000 words, start to finish. Why say more? read more
"...a charming and heart-warming journey." ~Joanna Dreiling, M.Ed., reading specialist "...a feeling of hope and the certainty tha...t happiness and goodness are still out there." ~Cynthia Harris, author Embark on fantastic adventures where everything is possible in a whimsical world of poetry and art. Explore, expand, and celebrate imagination. Wave if you see me there! read more
Zack loves building snowmen and often wonders what he’d look like if he were a real snowman. After a long day outside, his wish is... about to come true! read more
A cute rhyming picture book of live Lemurs. Adorable images! Loved by many!!!
If you could be any kind of animal, what would you be? Would you be a dog that goes ARRRROOOOOOO? Or maybe you would be a sharp-to...othed dinosaur that can CHOMP, STOMP, ROAR! Perhaps you might want to be a hopping frog that goes BOING, BOING, RIBBET! But maybe you would want to be the best kind of animal of all: a child! With joyful, impressionistic illustrations from Caldecott Medal–winning illustrator Chris Raschka and spare, rhythmic text from author Jamie A. Swenson that invites playful interaction, If You Were a Dog is the perfect read-aloud for your favorite little animal. read more
In this delightful picture book, author-artist Katherine Mariaca-Sullivan asks, "If you were a critter, what critter would you be?..." read more
Melia tells her writer mother she'd like to be a writer too, and as the day progresses she receives many helpful suggestions.