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.
Give them the best snow day ever with winter weather toys that spark their creativity, equip them for snow battles, and captivate their imaginations.
Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
Your kids will love this wearable tech, and you'll love that they're able to build healthier habits with these fun fitness and activity trackers.
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.
Subscription boxes are the perfect gift for the fun-loving kiddos in your life. With options including everything from science to cooking, kids will love receiving their very own monthly packages filled with fun activities and toys. Don't know which subscription to choose? Read on to discover 12 of our favorites.
Let your kids unwrap our favorite tech toys for this holiday season. The tech-savvy kiddo in your life will be all smiles.
Refresh your children's wardrobe by shopping at these stylish, yet affordable, kid clothing brands that your little one will actually love.
What's better than combining bath time and playtime? How about adding these bath toys in the mix. They make bathtime a breeze!
Selecting an educational toy for children that keeps them engaged can be challenging. With the right tools, you can make the toy shopping experience a lot less stressful.
From fun food sets and building blocks to unique playhouses and play kitchens, here's our top toys that promote pretend play and inspire your child's imagination.
Nintendo's latest video game console has taken the gaming world by storm with a wealth of content for everyone from seasoned gamers to younger children. Here are the best age-appropriate Switch games that kids of all ages will enjoy.
From tubs and toys to soaps and shampoos, here's what your baby needs for a fun and soothing bathtime routine.
Presents general information about giant pandas, the dangers that they face that threaten their survival as a species, and the wor...k that is done to protect them. 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
Ava Eats Avocados is the third book of the Read & Eat Series, a children’s book series created by a Registered Dietitian to introd...uce children to nutrition and healthy eating through reading. In Ava Eats Avocados, Ava picks avocados from an avocado tree as she learns about all the wonderful nutrients in avocados. Ava and Mom use the avocados they pick to make delicious guacamole for lunch. After learning about all the healthy ingredients in guacamole, Ava enjoys a delicious lunch with her mom. read more
★"This tightly paced narrative soars." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)★ "Big laughs through pratfalls & other physical comedy." ...--Publisher's Weekly (starred review)A Junior Library Guild Selection 2017 Owl has a balloon. Monkey does not. What will happen next? Hint: this is not a book about sharing. "That red balloon matches my shiny red tie," says Monkey. "I'd look fancy walking to school with a shiny red balloon. The only thing I've ever wanted, since right now, is a shiny, big red balloon. It would make me SO HAPPY!" But Owl does not want to give it to him. So Monkey tries to find something that Owl wants: a teddy bear, a robot, a picture of TEN balloons. Owl does not want any of these things. But then, Monkey offers him...a sock! Hmmmmm...Owl is intrigued. Will he trade his shiny red balloon with Monkey? read more
Grab hold of this book that lets you steer a rocket ship on an adventure!We have liftoff!Grab the steering wheel to hold the rocke...t steady as we leave Earth!Strap into your seat and put on your helmet-it's time to blast off into space! Kids will love using the die-cut handles in this novelty board book to control the rocket ship and steer around things like asteroids and black holes while exploring space! read more
When Eddie falls asleep in his rocket ship one night, he wakes up to find himself on the moon. Eddie spends the night rebuilding a... moon city, and making new friends. read more
How to Teach a Frog to Sing is about the wild adventures of Reggie the Rocket Frog who lives all alone in a little pond deep in th...e forest who never learned how to sing. In his travels to find someone to teach him so that he may find a special friend, he comes to realize that trusting the wrong animals can get you into a lot of trouble! From tigers to snakes, nothing is going to stop him. Reggie is determined to learn and this is his story… read more
An old fiddler tells a pirate crew of an island bursting with hidden treasure. But once the motley men have set sail for the myste...rious island, he also tells them it is guarded by the terrible Pirate-Cruncher! Eventually their greed overcomes their fear - when they arrive on the island, a hilarious fold-down flap reveals that the island itself is the Pirate-Cruncher, who promptly swallows the whole crew! Now available in sturby board book format. read more
Jonny Quest Retro Action Figures Series 1: Jonny Quest
The second exciting installment in Enid Blyton's Adventure series Why is everyone so afraid of the castle on the hill, and what da...rk secrets lurk inside its walls? Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack, and Kiki the parrot are on holiday in the countryside, staying on the side of Castle Hill. When flashing lights are seen in a distant tower, they decide to investigate—and discover a very sinister plot concealed within its hidden rooms and gloomy underground passages. read more
This little boy's super speedy rocket is on the loose and he needs your help to catch it! It's zooming through the playroom, messi...ng up the toolbox, ruining the racetrack, and toppling all the teddies—can you reach it before it causes more chaos? With 11 mazes to solve and an immersive world to explore, Aleksandra Artymowska's stunning follow-up to Amazed is perfect for anyone with an adventurous spirit. read more
The fifth exciting installment in Enid Blyton's Adventure series Surely a peaceful holiday in the Welsh mountains will keep the ch...ildren out of trouble. But the mystery of a rumbling mountain soon has them thirsty for more adventure. Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack, and Kiki the parrot are determined to explore the mountain and uncover its secret, but first they must escape from a pack of ravenous wolves and a mad genius who plans to rule the world. read more
The fourth exciting installment in Enid Blyton's Adventure series A mysterious trip to the desolate Northern Isles soon turns into... a terrifying adventure when Bill is kidnapped. Marooned far from the mainland on a deserted coast, Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack, and Kiki the parrot find themselves playing a dangerous game with an unknown enemy. Will they escape with Bill and their lives? read more
The sixth exciting installment in Enid Blyton's Adventure series An amazing voyage around the beautiful Greek islands becomes an e...xciting quest to find the lost treasure of the Andra! Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack, and Kiki the parrot are plunged into a search for hidden riches—with some ruthless villains hot on their trail! Will they find the treasure before it's too late? read more
The second exciting installment in Enid Blyton's Adventure series Nothing could be more exciting than a daring night flight on Bil...l's plane. But Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack, and Kiki the parrot soon find themselves flying straight into a truly amazing adventure. Who are the two strange pilots, and what is the secret treasure hidden in the lonely and mysterious valley where the children land? read more
The first thrilling installment in Enid Blyton's Adventure series For Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack, and Kiki the parrot, the summ...er holidays in Cornwall are everything they'd hoped for, until they begin to realize that something very sinister is taking place on the mysterious Isle of Gloom—where a dangerous adventure awaits them in the abandoned copper mines and secret tunnels beneath the sea. read more
The final thrilling installment in Enid Blyton's Adventure series A river cruise through ancient desert lands becomes a mysterious... adventure when Bill disappears. While Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack, and Kiki the parrot are desperately searching for Bill, they become trapped beneath a forgotten temple where no one has set foot for 7,000 years. What dangers lurk within, and will they ever escape? read more
The second book in the Adventures Told series! Another collection of stories about a few of the mostly true-life outdoor adventure...s of the author. Often humorous and always engaging adventure stories selected for the intriguing cast of characters they involve. Almost guaranteed to get you into a deep and fun adventure state of mind. Tales of rock climbing in Wyoming’s Wind River Range, mountain biking with bats inside an abandoned mine, searching for a lost hiker in the Colorado Mountains, climbing the wrong mountain, canoeing in Big Bend and plenty more. Intriguing and sometimes funny adventure stories-- ideal for campfires, nights out under the stars, tent time, or whenever you want to dream about being in the midst of your own outdoor adventure. Adventure humor at its best to help get you psyched up for you own adventure, all told by someone who has undoubtedly lived the adventure life. Adventure Travel HumorTrue short storiesEngaging and InspirationalFun and exciting reading for all ages read more
The seventh exciting installment in Enid Blyton's Adventure series Why did Bill have to bring the babyish Gustavus with them on ho...liday? Jack knows he'll only be trouble. But when Gustavus is kidnapped, along with Philip, Dinah, and Lucy-Ann, Jack and Kiki the parrot bravely set out to rescue them, leading them to a faraway land and the discovery of a plot to kill the King. 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
Set sail with Odysseus as he fights to find his way back home after the brutal Trojan War. On his ten year journey, he endures har...rowing ordeals, battles monsters and learns what it means to be a hero. Award-winning professional storytellers Hugh Lupton and Daniel Mordens gripping retelling breathes new life into Homers classic The Odyssey. read more
Grit (a squirrel) plays the lead role in this children’s series. Grit personifies all the characteristics of “gritty kids,” while ...his best friend Chicken (a chicken) is his polar opposite. Do not worry about Chicken, though, because through the encouragement of his best friend Grit, Chicken is able to finish all of their adventures even when it gets hard. Through this children’s series you can follow Grit and Chicken up Mount Oliver, down the Amazing River, through the Grand Cavern, and across the plains of West Texas. This traveling duo will conquer any adventure big or small. read more
The Adventures of Mister is about a tiger stripped cat who found himself homeless and alone. He wandered for a time before finding... a house with some friendly humans and a couple of female tabby cats. It follows his journey from observing the humans from a safe position in the bushes, to moving into the garage to finally becoming a member of the family. It chronicles his transition from a reluctant stray to a full fledged member of a loving family. Mister is a Feline Aids (FIV) positive cat who moved in with two humans and their two female senior kitties. They all lived together in a loving, often chaotic, but always symbiotic relationship, showing FIV cats can live a long and happy life when given the chance. This book takes us through his journey, from living on the streets to playing cute and becoming a member of the household, to his devastating news and the painful decision his humans were faced with. In this first installment of the Adventures of Mister he writes about the many challenges he faces, including many firsts, with humor and bravery, willing to protect his new family with every ounce of his feline strength and "catittude." read more
In the forest where PowPow grew up, she befriends many animals. Together they have many adventures and learn many lessons. Come wi...th her as she helps a little lost bear stuck up in a tree. A beaver she named Flattail takes her to his beaver lodge. And meet the majestic eagle she names Spread Wings and a brave little pine tree who brought a forest back to life with the help of many friends. read more
Carlo Collodi classic tale of a wooden puppet who dreams of one day becoming a real boy, but whose mischievous nature leads to gre...at adventures and troubles. Beloved by children around the world for generations and adapted to stage and screen, The Adventures of Pinocchio is a true children's classic. read more
Follow 3 puppies on an adventure to rescue their friends lost in Blackerton Forest. Along the way the puppies encounter interestin...g sights, smells, thrills and dangers all while making new friends. read more