Readers' Favorite 5 Stars: Children's MYSTERY ADVENTURE SERIES A mystery adventure series that encourages your child to think, imagine, and create! Join Little Pearl as she continues her search for her lost mother, Anna! Come along again on her birthday adventure in Volume 2, "The Secret of the Smiling Rocks." You will meet three more of Little Pearl's new friends: Henry, a small happy rock who explains part of 'The Secret' of the smiling rocks to Little Pearl; Rw friends: Henry, a small happy rock who explains part of 'The Secret' of the smiling rocks to Little Pearl; Rosie, a large pink elder crystal who tells the ancient tale of Little Pearl's island home and the herd of Unicorns living in the caves of the Big Purple Mountain; and Syd, an adventurous turquoise snake who comes along to search with the friends by looking for Anna's footprints. Little Pearl also learns about the majestic White Unicorn who flies and helps to heal all creatures on the island. Read or listen as Little Pearl, now a teenager, relates the tale of her long ago search for her lost mother, and her amazing birthday adventure. Follow the Old Winding River, and travel across the beautiful, small Pacific Island toward the Big Purple Mountain. Little Pearl's Reflection is a children's mystery adventure series of 7 books. At the conclusion of each book there are 3 questions for children and adults to discuss together, plus a surprise puzzle piece. Enter the contest to have YOUR name as the character who helps Little Pearl find her lost mother! 70% of all profit from sales is designated for helping children via children's hospitals, charities, schools, and Ronald McDonald Houses. Best of all - it's fun and exciting for all ages to read together!… read more
Whether you're a seasoned homemade baby food pro or you just want to try your hand at a few baby food recipes, we can help you find the right baby food making appliance. From baby food mills to immersion blenders to steaming systems, here are some of the best, most versatile baby food makers on the market! Check out these top-reviewed baby food appliances from reliable retailers like Target, Amazon and Bed Bath & Beyond.
Fingerlings were one of the hottest toys last holiday season. In fact, they were so popular that Fingerlings Minis and even Fingerlings keychains soon followed. But this year, Fingerlings HUGS are at the top of every kid's wish list and one of the best Christmas toys of 2018. The adorable interactive plushies feature long arms that can wrap around your kid for a cuddle, and they also give kisses, giggle, repeat after your child and — whoops! — pass gas. The collection includes animals such as a unicorn and sloth, but we have to say that Fingerlings monkeys Boris and Bella might just be the cutest toys ever. While you'll likely find sweet Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on these cute critters on toy store shelves across the country, there are even better deals — and exclusive animals! — available online at Amazon, Walmart and Target now. So, stop arguing with your little one about whether they're getting a real puppy or kitten, and tell them Santa might just deliver a monkey, sloth or unicorn pal instead! Shop the Fingerlings collection below.
Turn playtime into a fun teaching moment with classic, colorful Montessori toys for your tot designed to stimulate, promote creativity and develop fine motor skills. Parents will love the PVC-free materials, and kids will enjoy a hands-on learning experience playing and mastering new skills by building, sorting, counting and learning to tie, button and snap. Check out our roundup of the best Montessori toys (all under $35!) that are guaranteed to have imaginations running wild without all the bells and whistles of electronics.
Picking the best pacifier for newborns can be a tough choice.There are pacifier pros and cons, so it's important to find one that meets current safety standards — durable, easy-to-clean material, one-piece pacifier design to prevent parts from coming dislodged and a shape that promotes healthy mouth development. We found the best pacifiers brands on the market right now from the likes of Philips Avent, Munchkin, Dr. Brown's and more.
Oral hygiene is important, even for babies! Protect baby teeth, soothe sore gums and build healthy habits with a toothbrush designed specifically for baby. Whether you're looking for baby's first toothbrush, a convenient finger toothbrush for babies or you're ready for your infant to try their hand at holding a soft, safe toddler toothbrush, we've rounded up some of the best baby toothbrush choices to keep your little one smiling. Check out these great infant toothbrushes from stores like Amazon, Target and Walmart.
Buying baby gear can be daunting, and while you know you should probably splurge on strollers and car seats, shelling out all those precious pennies still hurts. But help is here: Amazon is running a baby gear sale through the end of February. If you act fast, you can score up to 20% off must-buys for baby, at prices that won't break the bank. From sleep soothers (the unsung sleep heroes) to a cross-country stroller, here are the Amazon baby gear picks we're adding to our carts.
If your little one is finally outgrowing baby toothbrushes, you may want to consider finding an electric toothbrush for toddlers. Electric toothbrushes can make brushing more fun and more convenient for kids. Plus, they have powerful heads that clean faster and more efficiently than manual toothbrushes. We talked to New York City's Leading Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Lana Rozenberg, DDS, about the most important features to look for and rounded up the best, affordable products from brands like Oral-B, Colgate, Philips and more.
Think picking the perfect LEGO collection for your creative kid is simply a snap? With so many collectible sets available in stores, it can be challenging to select the right one. We've rounded up the best new 2019 kits launching just in time for the February release of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part. From colorful Duplo sets for baby to cool construction kits and LEGO Technic sets for bigger builders, check out these entertaining LEGO sets guaranteed to engage active imaginations of boys and girls of all ages with hours of constructive play — even Mom and Dad can get into the action!
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A quality, reliable diaper pail is one of the less exciting but totally important parts of planning your baby's nursery. It's key to find one that fits your space, has a design that works with your style and keeps dirty diaper odors from overpowering your precious baby's room. From top-of-the-line hands-free diaper pail options to diaper pails for cloth diapers and economical, eco-friendly diaper pail options, we've found one that's sure to work for your family. Check out our top picks from trustworthy baby brands like Playtex Diaper Genie, Munchkin, Baby Trend, Safety 1st and more.
What's a baby otter called? Or a baby duck? In this collection of river creatures and their young, Julia Groves' distinctive art s...tyle captures each animal's unique beauty. read more
Children's story about Red & Scarlet's adventures through the year on Uncle Bobby and Aunt Joannies Farm. Meet Lucy, Charmin, Shir...ley and all the farm animals. Learn fun facts about cardinals and nature as you follow the exploits Red and Scarlet's life on the farm. Beautifully illustrated with the author's own art work. Contains word search puzzles and cardinal fact page. Includes a 5" by 7" print to cut out and display. Have Fun and Keep Smiling! read more
The ever-curious Bear paints a surprising—and very creative—portrait of his mother in this reissue of a classic picture book from ...celebrated and award-winning author and illustrator Frank Asch.At school one day Bear paints a picture of his mother. On his way home, each of his friends offers advice on how to make the picture look even better. Will Mama Bear be angry—or amused—when she sees Bear’s unusual portrait? This refreshed edition of a beloved classic features the original text and art with an updated cover. read more
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we kno...w it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. read more
Readers' Favorite 5 Stars: Children's MYSTERY ADVENTURE SERIES A mystery adventure series that encourages your child to think, im...agine, and create! On the eve of her 7th birthday, Little Pearl and her mother travel to a nearby meadow and lie down side by side to watch the stars. Little Pearl falls asleep. Suddenly she is awakened by a loud CRACK! When she opens her eyes, she sees blue skies and no storm clouds - but she realizes that her mother is GONE! Little Pearl decides to search for her lost mother by following the Old Winding River around the Big Purple Mountain. Help Little Pearl search for her lost mother, Anna! Come along on her birthday adventure! In Volume 1, "The Light in the Window," you will meet five of Little Pearl's new friends: Miss Sophie, a blind old woman who gives Little Pearl a surprise birthday gift; Rusty, an inquisitive, talking red bird; In-Out, a disappearing blue bunny; the Ponte V, a wise and beautiful ivy bridge; and Olivia, a shy, kind, and understanding gold fish. Read or listen as Little Pearl, now a teenager, relates the tale of her search for her lost mother and her amazing birthday adventure. Follow the Old Winding River, and travel across the beautiful, small Pacific island toward the Big Purple Mountain. Little Pearl's Reflection is a children's mystery adventure series of 7 books. At the conclusion of each book there are 3 questions for children and adults to discuss together, plus a surprise puzzle piece. Enter the contest to have YOUR name as the character who helps Little Pearl find her lost mother! 70% of all profit from sales is designated for helping children via children's hospitals, charities, schools, and Ronald McDonald Houses. Best of all - it's fun and exciting for all ages to read together! read more
MYSTERY ADVENTURE SERIES that encourages your child to think, imagine, and create! Come along with Little Pearl and her friends as... they continues the search for her lost mother, Anna! Join her birthday adventure in Volume 3, "When the Plants Throw a Party," and travel with Little Pearl into the deep, dark Evergreen Forest. Meet Little Pearl's new friends: Abraham, an old ironwood tree who is celebrating his 100th birthday with his brother trees, Gulmohar and Baobab; beautiful Gracie, an Egyptian cat dressed in gold jewelry who joins the search for Little Pearl's mother; and Grinnd, a wise old owl who had made his home in Abe's knothole. Celebrate with Little Pearl and her friends as they magically dance in the forest, and Little Pearl receives a birthday gift of a mysterious old map. Read or listen to Little Pearl, now a teenager, relate the tale of her long ago search for her lost mother and her amazing birthday adventure. Follow the Old Winding River and travel across the beautiful Pacific Island of Luta toward the Big Purple Mountain. Little Pearl's Reflection is a children's mystery adventure series of 7 books. At the conclusion of each book there are 3 questions for children and adults to discuss together, plus a surprise puzzle piece. Enter the contest to have YOUR name as the character who helps Little Pearl find her lost mother! 70% of all profit from sales is designated for helping children via children's hospitals, charities, schools, and Ronald McDonald Houses. Best of all - it's fun and exciting for all ages to read together! read more
What's worse than being in seventh grade, and trying to solve a kidnapping? Being in seventh grade, and trying to solve TWO kidnap...pings. Especially when one of those is your own teacher. The very same one who got you into this spy business in the first place. Lucky for me and the other five members of the Super-Secret Science Club (we call it the S3C for short), help arrived right when we needed it: the day we realized Mr. Gregory wasn’t just on vacation. Her name is Claire, and what she told us that day is what set everything in motion for the biggest stunt we’d ever pulled in our twelve years on this planet. There’s just one tiny problem: I sort of got myself kicked out of the S3C. Sure, I deserved it. But when the night of the Gala arrived—the night we were going to take down the Rosalind Group and rescue Dr. Wyatt and Mr. Gregory—I found something. I know they told me to stay away. But I couldn’t let my friends walk head first into danger. Not when the discovery I had just made was the only way to protect them. “The Secrets of Rosalind” is the second book in the Super-Secret Science Club series. Follow Jenna and her classmates as they unravel mysteries and tackle critical missions, all while trying to survive middle school! read more
Rupert Starbright, separated from his guide and protector Dream Weaver, travels the dangerous Wildness with two wild boys who have... vowed to help Murkus defeat Queen Chroma and conquer Far-Myst. Separated from the boy who calls himself Xerks, Rupert and the other boy, who is none other than Dream Weaver’s son Quix, stumble on a gateway to a land of mystery—My-Myst, the land of the dreaded Truseens. As Murkus, now a creature half man and half dragon, sucks all the joy and color from Far-Myst with his deadly dark sun, Rupert decides he must confront his enemy and ask him why he so hates imagination and its wonders because no one else is willing to do it. Is there something good buried deep within the black heart of the Dragon Lord? And are Rupert’s faith and imagination strong enough to find it and keep Far-Myst from becoming another Graysland? read more
“What is the secret of the hedge?” growled Jethro Barking as he towered over them... “I’ll feed you to the sharks, hang you up by ...your feet, give you to the Muttons one by one if you don’t speak up!” The orphanage is fast running out of money. George, Milly, Charlie and Singer go back through the hedge in search of the diamond traders who live in the hills of that strange land. Danger lurks around every corner: Snakeheads guard the trade route and their old adversaries, the Robes are hot on their trail. Help is at hand from their old friends, Drago and Batty, and some new ones, like the walking, talking Polly trees, the brave little Jambucks and Tod Beanpole, the crazy rocket boy who lives on the mountain. And thanks to the Rainbow Cave, the children have strange powers of their own... Can the children find the diamonds and save Mercy Hall? Or will they be captured by the Robes and again be at the mercy of Old Barking Mad? A thrilling new adventure from the Thorn Gate Trilology by Garth Edwards. Suitable for children age 7-11 The books are full of intrigue, mild peril and strong characters. They are perfectly suited for children aged seven and above with an appetite for chapter books. The books remind me of a mixture of The Faraway Tree, Narnia and Alice in Wonderland which I find exciting. www.arewenearlythereyetmummy.com read more
This is the story of Kalima, a young zebra born in a corner of the jungle of Kenya. She is the last descendant of a very special b...reed called The Guides, well know for being protectors of the herd, and always staying alert. She has recently been made an orphan due to a lion attack that killed off her mom. Her grandmother becomes her caretaker, as she is an old and wise zebra who holds great knowledge. Kalima loves flowers, chase butterflies and play with her friend Norba, the youngest member of the elephant pack. But as one of The Guides, soon she is going to receive a big responsibility, keep a very important secret hide in the jungle. Unfortunately, looks like she doesn’t have any clue about it. The first of a trilogy, this Fantasy YA book, ingeniously explores humanity's perception of its respect to nature and animals rights. read more
Jeff Monroe, fourteen, trapped by a raging uncontrolled forest fire in Oregon's Coast Range, finds himself a prisoner with Two-Tom... an aged Indian. As fire encroaches and nature's fury mows the trees from around the two of them-three if you count Seabo-Jeff's choices make remembered reading. read more
A terrible discovery in the ghost town section of Guthrie, Oklahoma, has 12-year-old Noah Pool keeping secrets and jeopardizing pr...ecious relationships. What will it take for him to reveal his secret and what will the horrible secret mean for Noah and his family? Come along with Noah if you are brave enough to face the truth of The Secret of the Dead Albino. read more
From North America to Europe, Robby Glantz continues to be hockeys most requested skating instructor. His innovative methods for t...eaching the foundations for speed are used by players at all levels - from youth hockey to the pros. Robbys professional... read more
"The flashlight was getting harder to hold on to, it felt wet in the palm of my hand. I unzipped my jacket to let some air in, I w...as starting to feel warmer. I wanted to look behind myself to see how far away from the ladder I had traveled. I wanted to look, to know, to let my senses get an idea of how far under The Redwoods I was, but the idea of turning my back to the darkness that loomed ahead was overwhelming. I couldn’t look back. Instead, I kept inching forward, sweeping my flashlight, little comfort that it was, back and forth over the damp and earthy ground. There seemed no end in sight." Secret codes, perilous climbs, and treacherous floods are just a few of the dangers Emma, Ella, Sterling, and Keny must face to save their Spring Break Vacation, Miss Iris, and possibly, their friendship. Join four unlikely sleuths in their first adventure, as they find themselves deep underground racing against time, and a villain known only to them as Enemy No Name, to save their beloved Miss Iris and her daycare from ruin. read more
“Annie, Gib, and Nate gathered on the dragon’s couch and opened the old dusty storybook. Annie began to read to the others. “These... are really funny words, but I can sound them out.” She carefully pronounced each syllable as Nate and Gib studied the letters. “Ah---Brah--- ka---soosh---da----men---ah---zoosh.” They all laughed at her silly words. All of a sudden they heard a loud whooshing sound and Nate, Gib, and Annie were sucked into the storybook. They found themselves in a different cave and they looked like dragon children. They were in a cozy bedroom with three beds.” Where have Annie, Nate, and Gib gone? What strange and exciting new adventure are they starting? Will Zoe, George, Nate, and Annie find the dragon’s family and save the day? Find out what happens in Dragon Stories 5: The Secret of the Dragon Crystals. read more
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in... an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition. read more
When 13-year-old Tommy Reed formed his Treasure Hunters Club he longed to live a life of adventure spanning the globe looking for ...lost relics. Unfortunately, the furthest he and his Club ever got was their clubhouse. But everything changes when Tommy receives an ancient medallion in the mail from his famous treasure hunting uncle “Diamond” Jack Reed. Now Tommy and the Treasure Hunters Club are running for their lives, and trying to uncover the secrets behind the medallion before an ancient Evil can hunt them down and unleash a powerful force upon the world. Secrets of the Magical Medallions is the first book in the Treasure Hunters Club series, full of wild, over-the-top action and heart pounding excitement. SOME SECRETS ARE BETTER LEFT ALONE! read more
Little Bear's nose leads him into trouble again. Last time, he got stuck in a picnic basket. This time the cub gets into a bubble ...bath. Just how does he get in there? And how does he get out? read more
Here is a stunningly illustrated nonfiction picture book for young readers ages 6-9 about a year in the life of a little brown bat... named Otis.This gorgeous and lyrical picture book continues the Secret Life series by renowned science author Laurence Pringle and illustrator Kate Garchinsky. It follows a year in the life of a little brown bat named Otis as he learns to be a hunter, escape predators, and find a mate. Stunning, realistic illustrations celebrate the beauty of these mysterious creatures as readers learn important facts through an engaging and fascinating story. The book also includes back matter with more in-depth information, a glossary, and further resources. read more
"Come here Princess, and let me eat you." On her birthday, Zaria Fierce finds her usual path to school blocked by an ugly river-t...roll. At first she's surprised and curious, but then Olaf threatens to eat her, which is an act Zaria could not in good conscience consent to, so Zaria counteroffers. A deal is struck and she goes to school, but Zaria is about to learn the hard way that one does not trick a river-troll and expect to win. read more
Miguel's mysterious adventure that began with his job as the library assistant in the haunted library in the school basement conti...nues as he uncovers several key pieces to the puzzle! Miguel discovers the secret behind the pass code system for top secret portals and passageways hidden in the school and believes he has stumbled across the key to finding answers for the whole mystery! After being caught by the librarian who he believes is a ghost haunting the school basement, Miguel is forced to clandestinely investigate the mysterious new changes to the library and find the new access points to the portals. This ongoing plot will have you on the edge of your seat as you discover with Miguel new clues to his mystery in each book in this series! Read on if you dare! read more
A magical boy. A jealous prince. A dangerous discovery.The Treacherous Secret is a dark but invigorating beginning to an epic fant...asy series inspired by well known fairy tales, fables and nursery rhymes, from award-winning author L.R. Patton. This fast-paced literary fantasy is perfect for fans of Harry Potter, The Land of Stories, A Tale Dark and Grimm, and The Tale of Despereaux.Prince Virgil, son of the ruling king of Fairendale, carries a dark secret--a secret that could very well mean the loss of his claim to the throne. He has told no one, and no one must know.But a prophetess shows up at the castle with the news that there is another boy, born in the village, who carries the gift of magic--the single most important requirement for ruling the kingdom of Fairendale--and the prince must decide between love, which would mean saving his best friend, and envy, which would mean keeping the throne.The Treacherous Secret is the first book in the Fairendale series, a magical middle grade series that explores the world of fairy tales, dragons, wizards, and other magical creatures. The world of Fairendale revolves around villains and heroes--all on a quest for what they believe is right. But one cannot always know, at first glance, who is the villain and who is the hero. Throughout the series, the story of King Willis and his determination to keep the throne is woven into the story of his son, Prince Virgil, heir to the throne and friend to the village children, and the story of fairy tale children fleeing for their lives--children who become what we know as fairy tale villains, for one good reason or another.But, remember, one cannot always know, at first glance, who is the villain and who is the hero. read more
Winston has always felt different, but what he didn't know was that the reason he was different, was because he had to complete a ...secret mission... read more
What happens when an entire life is buried in secrets? In this sequel to Secrets of a Ghost’s Diary, Only time will tell… Twelve-y...ear-old Carson never imagined he would be handpicked by a ghost to solve a mystery, but that’s exactly how his summer began. With help from his cousin, Emma, and best friend, Levi, the trio uncovers secrets from a diary belonging to the ghost of Minnie Mae Murphy. The archaic pages ultimately change their lives forever. Contents of a unique treasure launch the trio centuries into the future and into their second summer mystery. After meeting a boy named Stein, unexpected events happen, revealing a disturbing truth: their visit to Charleston was not by chance. As secrets surface, a dangerous rescue mission evolves, which sends the kids back to the late 1800s. It seems the ghost who transformed “just another summer break” into a time-travel adventure, may have also altered their destiny. What if Carson, Emma, and Levi never make it home? What if they get lost in time? read more
I’ll never forget my science teacher’s words the day he recruited us as spies: "I’m a member of a secret organization called the R...osalind Group, whose original mission was to find and prevent cases of stolen scientific research. But one day, everything changed, and I didn’t understand why. Eventually, I figured it out…we weren't the good guys anymore… ...the Rosalind Group is no longer protecting scientists from having their research stolen. We’re now the ones who are stealing it." Apparently research wasn’t all they were stealing; they were stealing the scientists themselves! I suppose “kidnapping” is the proper word. And that’s where we came in. Six science-savvy seventh graders. One missing scientist. And the need for some serious out-smarting. But there’s just one more mystery involved: how was I supposed to do this without lying to everyone I know? I was sworn to secrecy…but I ended up breaking my promise. “Case of the Disappearing Glass” is the first book in the Super-Secret Science Club series. Follow Jenna and her classmates as they unravel mysteries and tackle critical missions, all while trying to survive middle school! read more
Snore. Tutu. Lefty. Mouse. Woof. The Little Dusties. These teeny little dust buddies live everywhere in a home, but no one knows t...hey are there—except Ocho, the family’s sheep dog. In The Roar of the Silver Dragon, these tiny dust balls play all day and night, except for one day a week—Cleaning Day! On Saturday, the Little Dusties hide in Tutu’s closet to avoid the dreaded Silver Dragon that roars and scoops up all of the household dust. When the Silver Dragon makes a surprising appearance on a gray Thursday, the Little Dusties must work as a team to save Snore who got vacuumed up while napping. With Ocho’s help, the Little Dusties rally together and rescue Snore from the next morning’s trash pickup. This lovely picture book, aimed at ages 4-8, presents themes of friendship, teamwork and concern for others. Each teeny little dust ball has its own special qualities and whimsical illustrations to delight children of all backgrounds. read more