In Aesops fable of The Horse and His Rider, a boy buys a horse without asking if it has been broken for riding yet. As he mounts his new steed, the horse takes off at a gallop, clearly not ready to be ridden. The central lesson is a good one for readers to consider: act quickly without thinking and suffer the consequences. More than a dozen other fables offer wisdom and advice through their accessible text and charming, full-color illustrations. Readers will enjoy Ar wisdom and advice through their accessible text and charming, full-color illustrations. Readers will enjoy Aesops animated characters as they begin to understand that those strong in self and character always triumph.… read more
It's never too early to teach your little one to be a good sport on and off the field, and these adorable athletic toys train children to understand basic game rules while encouraging exercise. No doubt, your kid will get a kick out of these fun indoor and outdoor activities. With soccer, softball, baseball, basketball, bowling and so much more, there's something for every future all-star in this round-up. Your kiddo can develop motor skills and sportsmanship while making some smooth moves. Get ready to have a ball with these fun picks!
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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!
Have an L.O.L. Surprise! superfan in your life? We bet you do! The tiny big-eyed dolls have become one of the hottest toys of the holiday season. In fact, the range of merchandise featuring the mini figures goes far beyond the basic ball. From the new L.O.L. Surprise! Big Surprise set to L.O.L. Surprise! Pets to sparkly accessories and trendy fashions, we've uncovered the coolest items any L.O.L.-loving kid will totally flip for. Many of our picks are available from favorite retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Target — but you better act quick because these toys are flying off the shelves. It's no mystery who will win Christmas this year by wrapping up these fun surprises for the kiddos!
From tubs and toys to soaps and shampoos, here's what your baby needs for a fun and soothing bathtime routine.
Have a web-slinging superfan of the new Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse movie? Whether your pint-sized Peter Parker idolizes Miles Morales or Spideys from another dimension, we've weaved through a web of character merch to come up with the best picks for the biggest Marvel fans of all ages.
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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.
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Moms work hard to empower their daughters with positive affirmations to teach them that girls are not only fun, fierce and fearless, but they can also achieve anything they strive for in the future. In celebration of Women's History Month and the March 8 release of Captain Marvel (starring Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, the most powerful character in the universe), we've rounded up a few of our favorite girl power gifts, including dynamic clothes, books and toys to give little superstars a power boost to shine and make the world a better place.
This is a personalization book, where a child finds out that even when things don't look favorable, it's your family that will com...e through for you every time. read more
Destination: Italy Jack’s car-racing hero, Morgan Parks, is in danger. Someone has already tried to kill him once, and they’re abo...ut to try again. Can Secret Agent Jack Stalwart save his idol and the Italian team’s chance to win the Monza Grand Prix? read more
Excerpt from Adventures of Mother Hubbard and Her DogAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare an...d 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
Dr. Dain Heer ve Katarina Wallentin'den sihirle ve tek boynuzlu atlarla dolu büyüleyici bir hikaye geliyor! Bu kalbinizi, dünyanız...ı ve etrafınızdaki herkesi eritecek!Ünlü düşünce lideri, yazar ve konuşmacı Dr. Dain Heer, bir arkadaşının kızının doğumundan ilham alarak hepimizin doğarken bu dünyaya getirdiğimiz sınırsız potansiyelin hatırlatıcısı olarak bu kitabı yarattı.Birlikte, mümkün olduğuna inandığımız şeyleri sorgulayarak tek boynuzlu bebek at nesillerine ilham vermeyi umuyorlar."Ya eğer doğdukları andan itibaren çocuklara bir hediye oldukları söylenseydi? Kesinlikle istedikleri her şeyi olabilecekleri ve yapabilecekleri? Ya eğer çocuklara her gün onların varlığına şükran duyduğumuz söylenseydi? O zaman ne yaratabilirlerdi? O zaman neler mümkün olurdu?" diyerek Heer önermede bulunuyor.Wallentin de katılıyor. "Eğer kızıma tek bir şey hediye edebilecek olsaydım, bu hiçbir şüphe olmadan onun sadece yeterli olmakla kalmadığı, eşsiz, mükemmel, harika olduğu ve çok sevildiğini bilmesi olurdu. Bu çok basitmiş gibi görünüyor, ancak bunu bilmek sihri yaratıyor. Büyük sihir." diyor.Okuması kolay ve zerafetle resmedilmiş olan Tek Boynuzlu Bebek At Manifestosu, sadece hayal gücümüzle sınırlı olduğumuz güzel gezegenimizdeki sihir ve olasılıklarla ilgili.Hikaye Katarina Wallentin ile birlikte yazılmış ve resimler Nathalie Beauvois tarafından çizilmiştir. Dain Heer, Kendin Ol, Dünyayı Değiştir en çok satanlar kitabının yazarıdır. Kendisi bir enerjetik virtüöz ve dünya değiştiricidir ve daha az bilinen uzmanlıklarına bebeklere fısıldamayı da dahil eder. Teksas, ABD'nde yaşar ve bu onun ilk çocuk kitabıdır. www.drdainheer.comKatarina Wallentin, bu güzel gezegenimizde gerçekten mümkün olan sihrin hevesli bir kaşifidir. İsveç'te, kesinlikle bir tek boynuzlu at olan kızıyla birlikte yaşamaktadır. www.katarinawallentin.com read more
In The Lion and Mouse, a lion catches a mouse that begs to be set free, offering a favor in the future. The lion doesnt think the ...mouse could ever help himuntil the little mouse is the one to free him from a net! This and 14 other fables will introduce readers to the lessons of Aesop, including The Eagle and the Beetle, another tale telling about the greatness of the small. Lovely, full-color illustrations add charm and fun to these fables, enhancing the reading experience and readers enjoyment. read more
The fables of Aesop are full of wisdom garnered from life experiences: depend on yourself more than others, what goes around comes... around, and always keep promises. But, learning from stories can sometimes be easier than just being told a lesson. Aesops fables show peoples strengths and weaknesses in action. Readers will see important character traits modeled for them in fables such as The Lark and Her Young Ones and The Farmer and the Stork. Accompanied by lovely illustrations, each fable offers another opportunity for learning lessons that can be used every day. read more
The central message of the well-known fable The Wolf in Sheeps Clothing seems to be a simple one: appearances can be deceiving. In... The Milkmaid and the Pail, readers learn not to count chickens before they hatch. Though it often takes life experiences to learn such lessons, Aesops fables lay the groundwork for readers. Through more than a dozen fables, readers encounter ideas important to character education as they use their imagination to meet Aesops lively characters. Brightly colored illustrations portray each fable in vivid detail. read more
Playing tricks can get people into trouble quicklyespecially if they lie, such as in the story of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. In The D...onkey in the Lions Skin, its clear that no matter what you wear on the outside, if youre foolish, it will still show when you speak. Through these fables and many others, readers will be introduced to life lessons in an accessible way. Full-color illustrations of each fable add a bit of fun and fancy to some stories more serious morals. read more
The classic tale of The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse highlights that one can live in peace and happiness in a poorer homeand a...ppreciate it! It also shows the virtue of knowing yourself and in what environments you thrive. Such lessons can be hard to learn without living through them, but Aesops fables present them to readers in an understandable, lively way. Colorful illustrations spark readers imagination as they absorb each lesson through terrific, succinct storytelling like The Peacock and Hera and The Farmer and Fortune. read more
Presents fourteen retellings of Aesop's fables, including "The Hare and the Tortoise," in which a slow but persevering tortoise be...ats a hare who stops to rest during a race. read more
Aphorisms like slow and steady wins the race often prove true when put to the test. Many of these common phrases are summaries of ...famous fables like The Tortoise and the Hare. Through more than a dozen short fables, readers will be introduced to tried-and-true maxims and morals. Colorful pictures and illustrations accompany each story, enhancing the world of Aesops talking animals and extraordinary situations. Each fable offers readers an opportunity to learn a lesson as well as use their imagination. read more
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pag...es, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. read more
The name Aesop is synonymous with fables of wisdom. His timeless stories transcend nations and cultures and encapsulate undeniable... essential truths. Inside are twenty-two classic stories, including The Tortoise and the Hare, The Fox and the Grapes, and The Lion and the Gnat. Passed down from generation to generation, these short stories include small illustrations of humanized animals that capture the beauty and aesthetics of each story. read more
Revive your childhood wonder and fascination with the most exquisitely illustrated edition of Aesop’s Fables to hit the market in ...years—featuring breathtaking original artwork by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Charles Santore!The most well known and well loved of Aesop’s Fables have been brought to life with NYT #1 bestselling illustrator Charles Santore’s beloved and breathtaking artwork. These classic and captivating tales help to illustrate basic moral issues through the amazing artwork and simple stories we all know and love. read more
Much of the richness of our language and moral education is owed to a Greek slave who was executed over two thousand years ago. Li...terally hundreds of metaphors, axioms, and ideas that are woven into the very fabric of Western culture—from "sour grapes" and "crying wolf" to "actions speak louder than words" and "honesty is the best policy"—all came from Aesop's Fables.An extraordinary storyteller who used cunning foxes, surly dogs, clever mice, and foolish humans to describe the reality of a harsh world, Aesop created narratives that are appealing, funny, politically astute, and profoundly true. And Aesop's truth—often summed up in the pithy "moral of the story"—retains an awesome power to affect us, reaching us through both our intellects and our hearts.Included here are such fables as "The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse," "The Wind and the Sun," "The Farmer and the Stork," "The Lioness," "The Brash Candlelight," "The Old Woman and the Physician," "The Mole and Her Mother," "The Swallow and the Crow," "The Man Bitten by a Dog," "The Fox and the Grapes," "The Monkey and the Dolphin," "The Hares and the Frogs," and many, many more. read more
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know... it.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.Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface.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
Twenty-one Paul Terry vintage animated shorts.
Get in step with the colorful animals that race, waddle, and leap through these pages! From a fast-footed monkey to a two-timing f...ox, each creature has a story to tell and a moral to teach. These famous tales tickle the imagination and teach simple truths, ones that children and adults face every day. Inside are twenty classic fables, including The Tortoise and the Hare, The Goose Who Laid the Golden Eggs, and The City Mouse and the Country Mouse. Passed from generation to generation, Aesop's best-loved fables are presented here with beautiful illustrations that bring these naughty, bold, brave, and lovable creatures to life. read more
For centuries, Aesop's beloved fables have taught children important lessons in the most charming and entertaining way. With encha...nting illustrations by Milo Winter, this treasury contains the most popular of Aesop's moral stories: “The Hare and the Tortoise,” “The Fox and the Grapes,” “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse,” and many more! read more
Aesop's wise and witty fables are among the most popular stories ever written—and Charles Santore's richly illustrated version is ...one of the most gorgeous editions ever published. Unavailable for a number of years, this dazzling interpretation features lavish art that provides a fresh perspective on Aesop's beloved characters. Santore has arranged these timeless tales by animal, making it easy to follow each creature from one situation to the next and gain a better understanding of how its actions parody human behavior. read more
In this elegantly designed volume, more than sixty of Aesop's timeless fables have been carefully selected, humorously retold, and... brought gloriously to life by four-time Caldecott Honor-winner Jerry Pinkney. Included are the Shepherd Boy and The Wolf, the Lion and the Mouse, the Tortoise and the Hare, plus many other charactersand moralsthat have inspired countless readers for centuries. With more than fifty magnificent full-color illustrations, this handsome edition is a must for every bookshelf. read more
This book targets classroom teachers, homeschoolers, and primary students. The author chose 20 of Aesop's fables that contain less...ons that underscore the importance of engaging in appropriate behavior and developing desirable character traits. Each fable was written at three different levels addressing the variety of individual differences found in all classrooms. Visit www.apluslearningmaterials.net to find out how you can purchase response booklets for each fable. read more
Among the oldest stories of human civilization, Aesop's fables are a collection of extended proverbs with moral messages attribute...d to the Greek slave Aesop, who lived in the fifth century B.C. Children will delight in these basic human truths represented by talking animals and plants, and adults will marvel at the plainspoken language of these ancient tales. This translation by Vernon Jones includes an introduction by G.K. Chesterton and stories such as The Hare and the Tortoise, The Fox and the Grapes, and The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse. read more
Michael Rosen and Talleen Hacikyan join forces to portray some of Aesop's most famous fables in this beautifully illustrated pictu...re book. Loyal dogs, tricky foxes and powerful lions are only a part of the large cast of animals that helps teach children age-old life lessons. read more
Aesop's fables are retold in kid-friendly text with black-and-white illustrations throughout!This 80-page edition of AESOP'S FABLE...S introduces young readers to Aesop's classic fables in a fun and accessible way. Ann McGovern retells the classic fables using kid-friendly language, and there are striking black-and-white illustrations throughout. read more
Much of the richness of our language and moral education is owed to a Greek slave who was executed over two thousand years ago. Li...terally hundreds of metaphors, axioms, and ideas that are woven into the very fabric of Western culture--from "sour grapes" and "crying wolf" to "actions speak louder than words" and "honesty is the best policy"--all came from Aesop's Fables. An extraordinary storyteller who used cunning foxes, surly dogs, clever mice, and foolish humans to describe the reality of a harsh world, Aesop created narratives that are appealing, funny, politically astute, and profoundly true. And Aesop's truth--often summed up in the pithy "moral of the story"--retains an awesome power to affect us, reaching us through both our intellects and our hearts. Included here are such fables as "The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse," "The Wind and the Sun," "The Farmer and the Stork," "The Lioness," "The Brash Candlelight," "The Old Woman and the Physician," "The Mole and Her Mother," "The Swallow and the Crow," "The Man Bitten by a Dog," "The Fox and the Grapes," "The Monkey and the Dolphin," "The Hares and the Frogs," and many, many more. read more