The Adventures of Emanuel: The Secret of the Knotting Clock
Imagine being uprooted from your home where everything and everyone was unfamiliar. That’s exactly what happened to Emanuel. His mother would be traveling for her new job and he had lost his father at the tender age of three. Watched over by his grandmother, what was poor Emanuel to do?When Emanuel met Evonne and Rio at his new school, things began to get a little more interesting. Suddenly caught up in a quest to find the mysterious Knotting Clock, the three encounlittle more interesting. Suddenly caught up in a quest to find the mysterious Knotting Clock, the three encounter uncharted territory. Emanuel is even reunited with his father. But does his father even know he is his father?Can the three schoolmates put the evil Queen back in her rightful place? Can they rescue the children in the dungeon? Most importantly, can Emanuel and his new friends solve the mystery of the Knotting Clock? A world where reality and fantasy collide awaits you...read on to find out. You’d better hang on to your helium orb though...it’s going to be a rough ride.… read more
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.
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Leopold Classic Library is delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive collection. As part of our on-going com...mitment to delivering value to the reader, we have also provided you with a link to a website, where you may download a digital version of this work for free. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. Whilst the books in this collection have not been hand curated, an aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature. As a result of this book being first published many decades ago, it may have occasional imperfections. These imperfections may include poor picture quality, blurred or missing text. While some of these imperfections may have appeared in the original work, others may have resulted from the scanning process that has been applied. However, our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. While some publishers have applied optical character recognition (OCR), this approach has its own drawbacks, which include formatting errors, misspelt words, or the presence of inappropriate characters. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with an experience that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic book, and that the occasional imperfection that it might contain will not detract from the experience. read more
Excerpt from The ThunderboltAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find mor...e 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
Thomas is racing to solve the Blue Mountain Mystery in this Little Golden Book retelling of the new Thomas & Friends direct-to-DVD.../Blue-ray movie that is sure to entertain little boys and girls ages 2-5. read more
One of the most charming and enduring coming-of-age tales!Best-selling Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery published the first bo...ok in her charming series in 1908, making it a literary favorite for more than a hundred years. Published as a children's novel, the story of Anne Shirley, an orphan, was inspired by the author's childhood adventures on rural Prince Edward Island. It follows Anne's journey as she moves to a farm on Prince Edward Island to live with a middle-aged brother and sister who had intended to adopt a boy to help them with farming chores. The story follows Anne as she makes a home and comes of age on the island. * This chic and inexpensive edition comes with a heat-burnished cover, foil stamping, luxurious endpapers, and a smaller trim size that's easy to hold.* The widely popular novel has sold more than 50 million copies and has been translated into more than twenty languages since its first publication. Anne of Green Gables has been one of the world's most charming coming-of-age stories for more than a century. About the Word Cloud Classics series:Classic works of literature with a clean, modern aesthetic! Perfect for both old and new literature fans, the Word Cloud Classics series from Canterbury Classics provides a chic and inexpensive introduction to timeless tales. With a higher production value, including heat burnished covers and foil stamping, these eye-catching, easy-to-hold editions are the perfect gift for students and fans of literature everywhere. read more
Karley takes us on an adventure when she finds an injured ladybug named Dent. He finds healing in an unexpected journey of love. B...ased upon a true story about a young girl’s passion for helping critters of all sizes. read more
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 0.2 x 11.6 inches Shipping Weight: 0.8 Lbs.The world's most famous travelling reporter learns the secret... of the Unicorn. When Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market, he buys it as a gift for his friend Captain Haddock. But this isn't just any old model ship ...it's the Unicorn. Built by one of Haddock's ancestors it holds a clue to finding the treasure of a notorious pirate. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.The world's most famous travelling reporter is devastated at the death of a dear friend. But what if all is not as it seems? Could Chang still be alive? Tintin's friend Chang has been killed in a terrible plane crash and Tintin is distraught. But after a strange dream, Tintin becomes convinced Chang is alive. Together with Captain Haddock, he sets out on an impossible mission, an adventure deep into the mountains, through blizzards and caves of ice. They must find Chang at all costs! Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.About the Author Herge (Georges Remi) was born in Brussels in 1907. Over the course of 54 years he completed 23 albums of The Adventures of Tintin series, which is now considered to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, comics series of all time. With translations published in over 80 languages, more than 230 million copies sold worldwide and a Hollywood movie to its name, Tintin dominates the Comics and Graphic Novels chart even today. Sadly, Herge died in 1983, leaving his 24th album, Tintin and Alph-Art, unfinished, but his hero continues to be one of the most iconic characters in both adult and children's fiction. read more
Author M. L. Adams wrote "The Secret House Adventure" for 8+ years old who are just entering the world of fiction for children, mo...ving beyond the single words of "Cat in the Hat", but not quite ready for "Harry Potter". Four spunky best friends in Small Town, U.S.A. are compelled to enter a forbidden old mansion at the edge of town. Penny, "Mac", "Toad" and Jeannie are transported into a time warp they are unable to explain, far beyond the ordinary life they know. Along the way, they learn the history of the house and the people who had occupied it, but the mystery of their experience does not seem to have an easy answer. Go on this exciting ride with them, as they try to figure out how an ordinary abandoned house keeps bringing these curious 10 year old back to its door over and over again. read more
A quiet eleven year old girl who feels she can't make friends, Natalie spends most of her time reading in her local library. Howev...er, her fascination for ancient books tumbles her headlong into an unexpected adventure when she stumbles across a secret portal to a new land, hidden among the wooden bookshelves. Prevented from returning back to her home by a powerful being called Juriat, Natalie has no choice but to find her courage and proceed on an unknown journey with two new children, Marcus and Abigail. Can she trust them? What does Juriat want with her? Why does no-one venture North? Will she find what she subconsciously desires; a place to fit in? Find out in the first book of The Natalie Silver Adventures; The Secrets of Juriat. read more
There's a war on our streets that no one can avoid. The time has come to stand and fight. Great warriors will join forces, but wil...l enough unite in order for good to prevail? Introducing Billy, the young boy who has saved the Crystal of Hope from destruction. Now Billy is protector of the crystal and the fate of the world rests in his hands. This crystal has opened an amazing new world, but in order to survive, Billy will need to make some changes. There will be sacrifices, but with great sacrifice comes great reward. Welcome to Billy's world. Welcome to the Super Awesome Secret Adventures of Billy the Brave. read more
Sixth grader Nate Banks, who's obsessed with comic books, leads a normal life until he discovers his history teacher may be a supe...rhero.As the three-time winner of the Ultimate Comic Book Trivia Championship of Knowledge, Nate Banks has always been the sixth grade's biggest comic book expert. But when a mysterious new superhero shows up in town, not even Nate knows who she really is. And when he sets out to discover Ultraviolet's secret identity, all of the clues seem to lead Nate to the least likely suspect-his uptight history teacher, Ms. Matthews! Could she really be moonlighting as a super-powered crime fighter? It's up to Nate to find out! read more
Kurt Benson is at it again, only this time with his cousin Josh as his mystery-solving sidekick. When an unexpected family tragedy... launches the boys into a full-blown investigation, they quickly find themselves in more danger than they could ever have imagined. But Kurt’s love for his grandfather urges him on in his quest for the truth—and in his efforts to save his grandparents’ farm. Will an old grandfather clock and a very special model airplane unlock the mystery before it’s too late? 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
Bruten Stone and Tommy Staunton have just graduated from the 5th grade and are looking for adventure. On the first day of summer b...reak, they set out to explore the woods on the edge of town, but soon find themselves in another world. They quickly figure out that they have gone through a portal within a cave, and learn from Tommy's Uncle Ron, a great explorer, that there are more portals to be explored. Along the way they meet animals that talk, ninja chipmunks, miniature people, and more. They soon figure out that the worlds are rich in natural resources... including diamonds, emeralds, and gold! They could be rich beyond their wildest dreams, but choose to take the high road and defend the other worlds from would be profiteers, looking to exploit the other worlds and enrich themselves. It's an adventure like no other. Are Bruten and Tommy up for the challenge? read more
Emma and Matthew went to the public library to complete a science project last minute, and ended up on the most exciting adventure... of their young lives! As they accidently stumble into a fantasy world of dragons, wizards, and mud spitting rats,they learn that they were actually summoned by the good wizard to help him save the creatures of Lilagold land from destruction and chaos. They bravely choose to accept their journey, however on the way, they also learn that working together and helping each other will help them overcome the magical obstacles that lie before them. Will they be able to stick together and use their magic and brain power to overcome the evil Lizard, and save the fate of Lilagold land? Will they ever get their science project done in time for Ms. Simmons? read more
This new format, crafted specifically for younger readers, features the original Tintin graphic novel plus brand-new content. Go "...behind the scenes" with the true story about people, places and antiquities that Hergé drew from, filled with fun facts, lots of pictures, and easy-to-read text! In this adventure: Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market. Only it isn't just any model ship-it's the Unicorn, carved by one of Haddock's ancestors, and it holds a clue to finding pirate treasure! read more
Praise for Darrell Pitt's The Firebird Mystery:"An enjoyable roller-coaster read for fans of Artemis Fowl and Lemony Snicket."—Mag...pies"I was swept along by the fast-paced plot, captivated by the characters and surprised at a major twist at the end."—Buzz WordsWith a handful of clues, Jack, Ignatius, and Scarlett travel from London to New York, in pursuit of the arch-criminal the Chameleon. Here they uncover a plot that will bring the nation to the brink of catastrophe. Can Jack track down the Chameleon in time? And just what is the mysterious whip of fire? read more
This Adventure Time diary features 128 pages of amusingly designed pages that are the perfect place to chronicle your secret thoug...hts, record your dreams, or even write your own Fionna and Cake fan fiction. With the awesome yellow elastic enclosure, it will be like Jake is protecting your private thoughts from prying eyes. read more
Contemporary fantasy adventure about a young boy and his mother who join a circus while on the run from his murderous father, and ...discover the boy can communicate with the animals,who believe he is their long-sought champion that will save animal kind from man's cruelty. 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
Paleta Man continues to sell ice cream to the neighborhood kids and to secretly fight crime throughout the city whenever there is ...trouble. One day he is approached by a descendant of the Aztec Tribe who informs him that his gold medallion holds a secret that has been kept by many generations of Aztec descendants. He decides to travel to Mexico in search of the secret and to try to unlock the mystery of how and why he was transformed into a Superhero with Aztec Warrior powers. Upon his return Paleta Man must then summon the powers of the great Aztec Warriors to defeat a new villain by the name of Pancho Talache. read more
The Secret Life of Pets Knot A Pillow: The Secret Life of Pets Knot-A Pillow by ALEX Toys lets you create a 15" square pillow of y...our favorite pet, MaxJust knot the edges, stuff the center and you'll create a bright blue pillow to stitch on the details of Max's facePerfect for naps or to lay on when binge watching your favorite cartoonsIncludes 2 square fleece pillow shapes, 5 colors of embroidery floss, 27 felt shapes, stuffing, 2 needles and instructionsRecommended for children 8 years of age and older 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
Harriet the Spy is back with her friend Beth Ellen and a whole new case to solve.
The Secret Life of Pets Knot-A Pillow by ALEX Toys lets you create a 15in. square pillow of your favorite pet, Max! Just knot the ...edges, stuff the center and you'll create a bright blue pillow to stitch on the details of Max's face. Perfect for naps or to lay on when binge watching your favorite cartoons! Includes 2 square fleece pillow shapes, 5 colors of embroidery floss, 27 felt shapes, stuffing, 2 needles and instructions. Recommended for children 8 years of age and older. read more
Alex Surname has left the safety of her family and her island home and travelled across the Overworld seeking adventure and excite...ment. But before she even has a chance to build her new home, she stumbles across a secret meeting of the Dark Sun Pirates. Who are these mysterious mobs and what are they plotting? Can Alex escape from this deadly gang and will she uncover the dastardly plot they are hatching...? Based on the characters from Minecraft and written by a Primary (Elementary/Junior) school teacher. This book is a Hi-Interest, Low-Reading Age text (Hi-Lo), suitable for reading age 7+. read more
Bad stuff is going down in the desert...Ricky Rayburn has a theory about life. There are adventurers, like Indiana Jones, his dad,... and sister. But he’s not. Maybe the adventurer gene skips a generation?Summer vacation is off to a terrible start when Ricky’s family takes a trip to the Mojave Desert. His dad must embark on another “work vacation” and Ricky’s not invited, again. But in between swimming at the motel pool, miniature golfing, arguing with his sister about a mythical boyfriend, danger strikes, and everything changes.Ricky is the only hope of saving a desert town from destruction and becoming the adventurer he always dreamed of. Will he harness the adventurer spirit — or fail and prove his life theory right? Follow Ricky’s hilarious journey in proving his adventurer family wrong, saving a town, and hoping to make it home to start the sixth grade. Grab a copy today! read more