Never before have Austen's novels been made available to children. While Austen-themed baby board books might introduce an inkling of Austen classics, now young readers can tap into the Austen world in an easily digestible children's picture book adaptation. This retelling of "Sense and Sensibility" invites young readers into the world of Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, two very different sisters trying to find happiness and themselves. (Recommended for ages 3-6)
Who says that unicorns aren't real? Certainly not young fans fascinated with these beautiful, mythological creatures. This fabled horned horse has the power to put a huge smile on your kiddo's face with adorable pieces inspired by the colorful legend. In honor of National Unicorn Day on April 9, we've rounded up a collection of delightful picks from dreamy stuffed animals to sparkly clothing and accessories sure to spark imaginations. Check out this enchanting selection specifically designed to charm wide-eyed little ones who still believe in magic.
Whether your kid is trying to master the art of comedy or just needs a break from the electronics, a joke book can be a great way to get them reading. Reading jokes books can help your kids build vocabulary, improve social skills and develop problem-solving skills by figuring out silly riddles. Check out these cool, clean and kid-approved joke books from retailers like Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Walmart.
Every parent is in search of the safest products for their baby, and green products designed to save the planet are a perfect pick for little ones while protecting Mother Earth. "When a child is born, their immune systems are exceptionally fragile, so it's pivotal to ease the toxic overload they are exposed to during their developing years," advises Gay Browne, environmental health advisor and author of Living With a Green Heart. "If I can suggest the most important time to jump into your own personal environmental health, it would have to be the moment you decide to become a parent." In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, we've rounded up the best eco-friendly finds to help ease mom and dad's concerns and even reduce baby's carbon footprint.
Sometimes it's best to think outside of the box. Unfortunately, cleanup time is not one of them. As all parents know, kiddos believe the perfect spot for storing their toys is on the floor. While this might be convenient for all of those dolls and dinosaurs to swiftly spring into action when it's time to play, the massive mess probably isn't a good look for mom. Luckily, for everyone's sake, there are super cool storage solutions that are not only functional, they're also fun and perfect for bedrooms and playrooms. Parents can even turn tidying up into a teachable moment. "Introducing kids early on to organizing will set them up for success later in life," says Tracy McCubbin, decluttering expert and author of This Book Will Set You Free: The 7 Emotional Clutter Blocks and How to Finally Conquer Them. "Organizing their toys when they are little will teach kids how to keep their future homes neat and even manage their schedules." Time to round up the best storage solutions for keeping your kid's play space looking spick-and-span! Check out our these awesome picks to give those games and gadgets a stylish home while making mom and dad happy. Toys in the bin or bust!
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.
Talk about a throwback! These classic toys truly stand the test of time while managing to still capture active minds and imaginations. Check out our roundup of retro toys that easily compete in today's digital age without all of the bells and whistles. Parents, get ready to revisit your childhood and reminisce about fun games and activities that not only never grow old but make you want to be a kid again. Check out some of our perennial favorites you can find at Walmart, Amazon and Target now.
Helping a new mama celebrate her first Mother's Day can be a daunting task, but this list of sweet products makes it easier to pick out the perfect gift. From soothing candles that encourage her to relax to cool tech that makes day-to-day motherhood a little more fun, these are the best Mother's Day gifts for new moms, from stores like Walmart, Target and more.
Once all the holiday parties have died down and parents are back to work, the winter doldrums start to set in. Just because it's cold outside, that doesn't mean outdoor activities are out of the question. On the contrary, playing in the snow is one of the best ways to burn off (or chill out) all that pent-up energy. Plus, besides skating and sledding, there are all sorts of creative toys, games and even productive — snow chores, anyone? — things to do in the great, winter outdoors for kids and they're all available on Amazon now.
This year marks the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Pig, which symbolizes luck and good fortune. Babies born under this serendipitous sign are characterized as having energetic and enthusiastic personalities, which is why we are super excited about our roundup of prosperous and precious pig-themed presents. From plush piglets, clothing, books and slippers we think these gift ideas will have your little ones going hog wild all year round.
As a first-time parent, you are trying to figure out the best products that make life with baby easier to manage. After all, your life was just turned upside down and all the things you used to rely on before, just won't cut it now with this little person in your life, in fact you will need a whole new set of "stuff" just for the baby. You'll be super sleep-deprived and have lost count of how many diapers you've changed in 24 hours. Being a new parent isn't going to be easy, so anything that will help you along your parenting journey is definitely worth checking out. Babies need a lot of stuff and finding the right stuff can make all the difference from day to day. From finding the perfect temperature for baby's bath to getting rid of nasty boogers (in a way you probably never imaged), these products are multi-purpose and life-changing!
Logan is so excited when he finds a new friend in his own backyard. He later discovers that this new friend has changed into somet...hing new. Read and learn what it is. read more
Pàn yw aga thas kemerys dhywortans in cyrcùmstancys kevrînek, res yw dhe’n flehes, Roberta, Peder, Fylys, ha dh’aga mabm gasa aga ...henkyth in Loundres ha trega in chy bian in mes i’n pow. Nyns yw an chy-na, Try Chymbla y hanow, pell dhyworth an hens horn, le mayth usy an flehes ow cafos lies aventur. Mêster an Gorsaf ha’n Porthor, Perks a vëdh aga hothmans kefrës. Yma an flehes ow ponya pùb dëdh dhe lînen an hens horn wàr nans rag swaysya aga dewla orth an train dhe Loundres, hag indelma danvon aga herensa dhe “Dasyk”. Yma “Den Jentyl Coth”, caradow y nas, ow swaysya y dhorn ortans pùb jorna dhywar an train, ha heb aga godhvos, yma va worth aga gweres owth assoylya a’n mystery brâs: prag y whrug aga thas dyberth dhywortans. Edith Nesbit a screfas an whedhel classyk-ma, usy an delînyansow gwredhek gans C.E. Brock kefys ino. Nicholas Williams a drailyas an lyver dhe Gernowek. -- When their father is taken away under mysterious circumstances, Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis and their mother must leave their house in London to live in a small cottage in the country. Their house, called “The Three Chimneys” stands not far from a railway track, where the three have a number of adventures. They are befriended by the Station Master and Perks the Porter, and run each day down to the railway track to wave at the passing train for London, sending their love to their father. Unknown to them, a kindly “Old Gentleman” who waves to them every day from the train helps them to solve the mystery of their father’s disappearance. This classic tale by Edith Nesbit has the original illustrations by C. E. Brock, and has been translated into Cornish by Nicholas Williams. read more
This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the s...ame format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to adequately clean and digitally enhance the original work, there are occasionally instances where imperfections such as blurred or missing pages, poor pictures or errant marks may have been introduced due to either the quality of the original work or the scanning process itself. Despite these occasional imperfections, we have brought it back into print as part of our ongoing global book preservation commitment, providing customers with access to the best possible historical reprints. We appreciate your understanding of these occasional imperfections, and sincerely hope you enjoy seeing the book in a format as close as possible to that intended by the original publisher. read more
Mr. Adventure is jumping, diving, and catapulting his way into the classic Mr. Men series. Catch him if you can!When Mr. Adventure... goes on vacation, he doesn't want to relax. He's looking for the greatest thrills that money can buy! Unfortunately, his money doesn't last forever. Can Mr. Adventure find the excitement he craves at a regular old job? He's certainly going to try! read more
Marianne is ablaze with fire and passion; Elinor keeps her own heat under control. Marianne seeks a man who shares her eager spiri...t; Elinor is in love with the polite, considerate Edward Ferrars. Their younger sister Margaret watches in bewilderment as Marianne and Elinor experience the joys and heartaches of early adult life. Is Marianne too warm or is Elinor too cold? Whose example should Margaret follow? Margaret records the dangers presented by scheming friends and deceitful lovers. Will Elinor’s sense be strong enough to support both sisters, or will Marianne’s sensibility bring tragedy? Real Reads are accessible texts designed to support the literacy development of primary and lower secondary age children while introducing them to the riches of our international literary heritage. Each book is a retelling of a work of great literature from one of the world’s greatest cultures, fitted into a 64-page book, making classic stories, dramas and histories available to intelligent young readers as a bridge to the full texts, to language students wanting access to other cultures, and to adult readers who are unlikely ever to read the original versions. read more
Marianne seeks a man who shares her eager spirit; Elinor is in love with the polite, considerate Edward Ferrars.Their younger sist...er Margaret watches in bewilderment as Marianne and Elinor experience the joys and heartaches of early adult life.Is Marianne too warm or is Elinor too cold? Whose example should Margaret follow? Margaret records the dangers presented by scheming friends and deceitful lovers.Will Elinor's sense be strong enough to support both sisters, or will Marianne's sensibility bring tragedy?What will you learn as you read Margaret's account? read more
Puffin Plated: A Book-to-Table Reading ExperienceA deluxe, full-color hardback edition of the perennial Jane Austen classic featur...ing a selection of recipes for tea-time treats by the one and only Martha Stewart!Have your book and eat it, too, with this clever edition of a classic novel, featuring delicious recipes from celebrity chefs. In this edition of Jane Austen's regency classic Pride and Prejudice, plan a fancy tea party or book club gathering with recipes for sweet confections and pastries. From maple glazed scones and delicate sugar and spice cake, to berry tartlets and French macaroons. Bring your friends and family together with a good meal and a good book!Book includes full, unabridged text of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, interspersed with recipes, food photography, and special food artwork. read more
Color in Elizabeth and Darcy, Anne and Captain Wentworth, Emma and Mr. Knightly, and all your favorite scenes and moments from the... world of Jane Austen's classic novels. From Pride and Prejudice to Sense and Sensibility to Northanger Abbey, artist Jacqui Oakley provides page after page of iconic scenes, delicious hand-drawn Austen quotes, and sumptuous Regency-inspired fashions to color in. Comes with 8 pull-out posters to color in and display.Take hold of your happiness, relish the wit and whimsy of Jane Austen, and color your cares away! read more
‘You are the last man in the world I would marry.’ Why does spirited, lively Elizabeth Bennet so rudely reject the proposal of the... handsome, rich Mr Darcy? What could he possibly have done to offend her? Elizabeth is proud of her ability to judge others; Mr Darcy is proud of his family name. When their social worlds collide, feelings run high. Misunderstandings, poor judgment and wicked lies bring danger to the Bennet family. Can broken hearts be mended? Can hurtful words be forgiven? Can the Bennets be drawn back from the brink of disgrace? Will Elizabeth’s prejudice and Darcy’s pride be the ruin of them both? Real Reads are accessible texts designed to support the literacy development of primary and lower secondary age children while introducing them to the riches of our international literary heritage. Each book is a retelling of a work of great literature from one of the world’s greatest cultures, fitted into a 64-page book, making classic stories, dramas and histories available to intelligent young readers as a bridge to the full texts, to language students wanting access to other cultures, and to adult readers who are unlikely ever to read the original versions. read more
Finally-an adult coloring book for Jane Austen lovers. The delightful line drawings by Hugh Thomson from the classic 1894 edition ...of Pride and Prejudice are presented here opposite the passages in the text that they illustrate. Now you can exercise your coloring artistry while simultaneously immersing yourself in Jane Austen's most popular novel! read more
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: The Adult Coloring Book
This awesome book teaches your young child a variety of 10 emotions and 9 senses, which include a picture of each emotion/sense. B...abies and toddlers learn extremely well when given real life pictures of objects that they can see and read the word associated with that picture, word picture association. Therefore, in this book the use of real life pictures are used to greatly enhance your young child's learning experience when being taught the names of emotions and senses. read more
This 5-1/2" (14 cm) tall hard vinyl figure pays homage to one of history's greatest observers of human behavior. It includes a boo...k and quill as accessories. Comes in an illustrated window box that looks like a book. read more
Iconic scenes from all six of Jane Austen's classic novels come to life in this intricately illustrated coloring calendar. Printed... on a heavy paper stock that is suitable for colored pencils, watercolors, and markers with perforated pages. Also... read more
Classic Coloring Jane Austen 2018 Calendar
Iconic scenes from all six of Jane Austen's classic novels come to life in this intricately illustrated coloring calendar. Printed... on a heavy paper stock that is suitable for colored pencils, watercolors, and markers with perforated pages. Also Available Classic Coloring Jane Austen 2018 Wall Calendar (ISBN: 978-1-4197-2709-2) read more
Excerpt from Jane Austen: Her Homes Her FriendsMiss Austen's presence. No one, writes her brother, could be often in her company w...ithout feeling a strong desire of obtaining her friendship, and cherishing a hope of having obtained it. That friendship seems to be extended to all who, whether through her works, her biographies or her letters, -can hold communion sweet with the mind and with the heart of Jane Austen.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
Jane Austen Coloring Book shares 50 doodle art images of inspiring quotations printed on one side of the page for all ages to colo...r.Words of wisdom are selected from Jane Austen’s books and letters including Emma, Lady Susan, Letters, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice, Sanditon, and Sense and Sensibility. Famous quotes include: “Every moment has its pleasures and its hope,” “Wisdom is better than wit, and in the long run will certainly have the laugh on her side,” “When I fall in love, it will be forever,” and “Without music life would be a blank to me.”Each doodle art image has been carefully selected to provide plenty of enjoyment, inspiration, and relaxation. read more
The authors help readers create well-planned projects and activities that capture children's interest and develop the critical soc...ial and pre-academic skills identified in state standards. read more
Excerpt from Lady Susan; The Watsons; Letters of Jane Austen, Vol. 1Sense and Sensibility, like Lady Susan, was at first composed ...in the form of letters. Jane Austen was doubtless following the exam ple of Richardson, whom she regarded with un bounded admiration. One of the defects of this method, in addition to its awkwardness for nar ration, is illustrated by Lady Susan, in which the wicked woman is made to write letters reveal ing her own character and designs with an Open ness which, under a paternal government, might get her into trouble.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 fun children's book helps children develop a sense of how important imagination and dancing can be. Gramps-Grumps and the Dan...cing Lumps is the educational, uplifting, and funny story of a grumpy old man finding joy in life. read more
A tale of high adventure and gripping drama, Kidnapped is the story of David Balfour, a young Scotsman orphaned by the death of hi...s father. He is sent to live with his uncle Ebenezer, who, as circumstances soon reveal, turns out to be a ruthless old man who fears David may try to claim an inheritance relinquished to Ebenezer by David's father. To get David out of the way, his uncle pays a ship's captain to kidnap the boy, take him to sea and eventually sell him into bondage. Aboard ship the plucky young lad meets Alan Breck Stewart, a Scottish rebel with a price on his head. Together, they survive a shipwreck, struggle to elude the King's forces and endure many hardships before reaching safety.A thrilling classic full of danger and difficulty, courage and triumph, Kidnapped has delighted countless readers since it was first published in 1886. It has been skillfully abridged for this version, which retains all the adventure and excitement of the original. Brimming with fast-paced action, colorful atmosphere and vivid characters, this edition of the novel introduces young readers (and listeners) to one of Robert Louis Stevenson's finest creations. read more
Johanna Spyri’s beloved tale of a delightful Swiss miss has captivated generations of readers. Set in the towering Swiss Alps, thi...s story “for children and those who love children” tells of a cheerful, 5-year-old orphan who is sent to live with her hermit-like grandfather in a small hut high in a mountain pasture.Bursting with energy and an immense love of nature, Heidi proves to have remarkable, transforming powers over those people closest to her: Clara, a young lady from a wealthy German family, Peter, a goatherd, and Peter’s blind grandmother. Even Heidi’s pessimistic grandfather, the old Alm-Uncle, eventually accepts and enjoys the healing effects of Heidi’s innocence, sensitivity, and love.Translated into many languages, Heidi has also captured the hearts of countless motion picture and television audiences with its heartwarming story of the joys and sorrows of childhood. This abridged version of the novel retains all the enchantment of the original edition and is sure to charm young readers today as much as it did when first published over a century ago. read more
A boy and a polar bear who share a friendship learn to relax together
This story of a young boy who encounters a polar bear while climbing a snow-covered mountain teaches children relaxation technique...s to reduce stress, prepare for sleep, and improve self-confidence. read more
Food Allergies and Me is a children's book that provides an engaging and relatable experience for children who are beginning to le...arn about and cope with food allergies. Explore the life of a food allergic child as you follow Jack through a day of school, an allergist appointment, and the playground. Young children will begin to understand the importance of identifying allergens, asking for help when unsure, and alerting an adult immediately should they experience symptoms of an allergic reaction. Jack’s confidence demonstrates to the reader that having a food allergy is not a stigma or shame. Rather, it is a safety issue made simple with the ability to self advocate. Whether a child has allergies or has a friend who does, they will benefit from social lessons such as not sharing food, washing hands, and embracing one another’s differences. This book equips children with social and safety knowledge, as well as the tools needed to confidently navigate life with food allergies. read more