One day Benny the woodpecker awakens to the best tummy-rumbling smell ever and discovers it’s something called waffles. He must taste them!He pecks on the door of the waffle house, but he gets the boot.He tries to sneak in, but he gets swept away.Each time Benny tries, he just can’t seem to get to those delicious waffles. The other forest animals laugh at him: “Woodpeckers don’t eat waffles!” they say. But Benny has a brilliant plan. . . .Steve Breen has created a dm: “Woodpeckers don’t eat waffles!” they say. But Benny has a brilliant plan. . . .Steve Breen has created a delightful picture book with pitch-perfect humor and tons of visual gags that will keep readers coming back for more! Now a Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book of 2016!… read more
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.
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.
Let your kids unwrap our favorite tech toys for this holiday season. The tech-savvy kiddo in your life will be all smiles.
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.
From tubs and toys to soaps and shampoos, here's what your baby needs for a fun and soothing bathtime routine.
Raising kids in today's world poses numerous different challenges for parents. When should your child be introduced to TV? What about the iPad or the family computer? We've rounded up safe technology products you can feel good about giving to your children.
The bathroom is where we start and end our day. If it's a fun and welcoming space, morning routines run smoother and bath time is a breeze. Parents don't have to dedicate their single-bathroom home to a youthful theme, but making it appeal to children will engrain the importance of self-care and hygiene at an early age. Here are 10 kid-friendly ideas for decorating a bathroom that everyone will love.
Get clothes your little boy actually wants to wear. These comfy shirts and sweatshirts have all of his favorite characters.
Give them the best snow day ever with winter weather toys that spark their creativity, equip them for snow battles, and captivate their imaginations.
Your little baby isn't a baby anymore! Make sure you're prepared for the toddler years with gear and toys you didn't realize you needed for children aged one to three.
Declutter the playroom or living room with our favorite modern toy boxes that can store it all.
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.
After an exhausting month of shopping and planning winter break activities, is there anything more rewarding than the look of wonderment and pure joy on your child's face on Christmas morning? Bright eyes and wide smiles will make all the holiday hustle and bustle worthwhile! In the meantime, here are a few more things to tack onto your to-do list to make Christmas morning a little more magical for you and your family.
Adults are due for some much-needed peace and quiet as the Christmas craze fizzles out. To carve out some precious alone time this winter, design a space that will hold your kids' attention for hours a day. It should be a room that bursts with color and piques curiosity with a strategic variety of learning and play toys. To help you create this space we rounded up 10 playroom staples to help kids battle cabin fever while they're holed up inside on snow days.
An innovative new series that encourages children to interact and engage while they learn about words and concepts. "Turn and Lear...n" are an innovative new series of fun board books to engage and entertain little minds as they learn about first words and concepts. Each page includes bright and lively photography and simple labels to clearly present first words and concepts. There is also a turn and learn wheel and a cut-through hole, encouraging children to turn the wheel to find the correct object to fit in the cut-through hole. This innovative and engaging design will encourage children to learn through interaction. The "Turn and Learn" books feature "Words, Animals, Colors "and" Shapes." read more
Yemen offers complete coverage of this fascinating country, including sections on history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure and... government, and culture. It also includes a detailed fact file, maps and charts, and a traceable flag. read more
Emily Bronte's romantic masterpiece established the quintessentially dark, brooding antihero in the form of the character Heathcli...ffe when first published. Heavily influenced by the poet Lord Byron, the beautiful flow of her words is matched by Rick Geary's art in this comics adaptation. Fan favorite and award-winning artist and writer Rick Geary's work was seen in Papercutz' CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #1 "Great Expectations." read more
The second, thrilling adventure in the Fever Crumb trilogy from the brilliant and award-winning Philip Reeve. NARRATOR: Jenny Agut...terFORMAT: 7 CDs, Unabridged Two years ago, Fever Crumb escaped the war-torn city of London in a traveling the read more
The arctic is a beautiful place; would it be changed if walruses wanted waffles? Acting silly, dressing up in costumes, coming int...o our homes, how far would they be willing to go to get more of those tasty waffles? read more
Young woodpecker Pierce has decided he is old enough to venture out and hunt for insects on his own. He will prove to his mother t...hat he is old enough to stretch his wings and be independent and responsible! When he ventures to the forest in search of juicy insects he finds that it isn't going to be as easy as he thought. All of the trees he finds seem perfect -- but they already have other animals making their homes there. And Raccoon and Owl and Skunk don't want Pierce hammering holes in their homes in his search for lunch. There has to be some way a smart woodpecker like Pierce can figure out how to get at those tasty insects. The book includes non-fiction backmatter with more information on woodpeckers and activities for young readers. 2016 Shining Willow Nominee read more
This title in the Think About. series explores and explains that while some animals do indeed use tools, only people have develope...d things that make it possible to do things that their bodies cannot. read more
A Bird Watcher's Guide to Woodpeckers
A look at woodpeckers, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their hammering beaks, behaviors, relationships ...with humans, and protected status in the world today. read more
Describes the physical features, habitat, and behavior of woodpeckers.
Waffle-On-A-Stick invents a Gorilla-Toenail-Pie for his new business! Follow along to see what happens next! Color in the interact...ive pages and catch the 3D YouTube hit too! Laugh til' you cry as this entrepreneurial waffle takes business to the next level!! Check out Shawna Lewellen Art on Facebook and at www.shawnalewellenart.com. read more
Let's Learn About. Woodpeckers - Amazing Pictures and Facts about WoodpeckersHave your children ever wondered EXACTLY why woodpeck...ers peck?There are so many awesome things to learn about woodpeckers. What do they eat? How do they climb trees? In this read more
This beginner’s guide offers a thoughtful first glimpse into the world of woodpeckers.In this addition to the acclaimed About… ser...ies, educator and author Cathryn Sill offers a colorful and informative introduction to the diverse world of woodpeckers. With the help of the beautifully detailed illustrations from noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, About Woodpeckers explains the basic characteristics that all woodpeckers share, while presenting a closer look at the many types of birds that fall into this diverse category. To inspire young readers to learn more, an afterword provides further detail on the woodpeckers portrayed. read more
Children don't always understand the difference between wanting something and needing something. At times, the things they want ca...n be a little on the comical side, like a lion in an apple tree or a cheetah wearing a big red bow. When Melody wants a cat, she discovers that sometimes what we really want is a little different than what we think we want. This story will introduce you and your little one to Melody and her deep love for cats through imaginative and creative illustrations. Melody wants a cat, but what kind of cat will it be? Enjoy some quality time with your little one as you discover the big cats of Melody's dreams. read more
Is Anything Better Than Getting a New Puppy?Natalie knows a surprise is coming and that it's for her. The clues all point to a new... puppy. Natalie has wanted one forever. Then she finds out what the surprise really is, and she's not sure she likes it. read more
Every child wants a dog at some point. Here's the story of little girl who figures out how to get what she wants!
Karen, a 3rd grade teacher, learns from her student, Sam, how baking cookies shouts, "I Love You " to his family and then decides ...to start her own family baking tradition. You can too with three excellent Chocolate Chip Cookie recipes included with the st read more
Coco is a Lumpkin who wants nothing but to find a burger, his favorite thing. The only problem is that Chopper the Lumpkin won't l...et that happen. Find out what happens when Coco perseveres in this story about wanting something more than anything else. read more
School and Library, Perseus Distribution Services, 2004, ISBN13 9781590780886, ISBN10 1590780884