Growing up in New Mexico, Alice is curious about the world beyond. One afternoon she receives a postcard from Silke in Copenhagen. Realizing this is no ordinary postcard, Alice jumps right through it and finds herself in the middle of a journey that begins on cobbled streets and winds up on a mysterious island. Inspired by their own ancestral heroines, Alice and Silke work together to navigate unfamiliar waters, unearth treasures, flee from danger and make it home. and Silke work together to navigate unfamiliar waters, unearth treasures, flee from danger and make it home. With the help of a magical postcard that bridges their two worlds, Alice and Silke discover that exploration and friendship are values that transcend culture and geography.… 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.
From tubs and toys to soaps and shampoos, here's what your baby needs for a fun and soothing bathtime routine.
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.
If you're on the hunt for the perfect ugly Christmas sweater for kids, have we got a gift for you! From dinosaurs to reindeers to the beloved Grinch, we've rounded up the weirdest, funniest holiday sweaters for babies, toddlers and big kids. Shop some of our favorite ugly finds for your little cutie below.
Whether your kid is trying to master the art of comedy or just needs a break from the electronics, a joke book can be a great way to get them reading. Reading jokes books can help your kids build vocabulary, improve social skills and develop problem-solving skills by figuring out silly riddles. Check out these cool, clean and kid-approved joke books from retailers like Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Walmart.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
Holiday toy trends for kids come and go, but there are a bunch of products on Amazon this year that we predict will remain popular for years to come. And with Black Friday deals around the corner and Cyber Monday sales hot on their heels, we expect shopping to reach peak levels earlier than ever. So get ready to stock up on the best Christmas toys now! Iconic brands like Nerf and LEGO were at the top of the list last year, but save room in your shopping cart for the latest and best new kids toys, from Fingerlings to Hatchimals to L.O.L. Surprise and more. Check out our favorite toys to buy from Amazon below.
The only thing that comes close to competing with grandma's kisses or big bear hugs from grandpa is still being small enough to climb into their laps for a cuddle and a story. This selection of sweet picture books available on Amazon celebrates the special bond between grandparents and their grandchildren by teaching little ones just how much they are loved. Below, our favorite books for grandparents to read to their grandchildren.
Who says that unicorns aren't real? Certainly not young fans fascinated with these beautiful, mythological creatures. This fabled horned horse has the power to put a huge smile on your kiddo's face with adorable pieces inspired by the colorful legend. In honor of National Unicorn Day on April 9, we've rounded up a collection of delightful picks from dreamy stuffed animals to sparkly clothing and accessories sure to spark imaginations. Check out this enchanting selection specifically designed to charm wide-eyed little ones who still believe in magic.
Create gorgeous geometric art with Klutz's meticulously-designed gears and book of draw-right-on-'em pages. Translucent gears and ...rubber feet on the frame were engineered for maximum ease of use. Updated project ideas and a six-color quick-switch pen inspire stunning rainbow-bright spirals. Now packaged with tons of workspace and storage - perfectly sized for a zillion and one spirals. read more
It's not fair! All Little Owl wants is to go to bed at a reasonable hour, like his friends do. But no . . . Mama and Papa say litt...le owls have to stay up late and play. So Little Owl spends all night jumping on his bed, playing on the jungle gym, and doing tricks on his skateboardbut he's hooting mad about it ! Children who have a hard time going to bed will love this fun twist on the universal dilemma. read more
An imaginative young boy opens a box of animal crackers and presents his family members with a hippopotamus, anaconda, rhinoceros,... and other exotic animals. read more
Chicken Caesar Salad For the Gay Soul, is an emotional and informative guide that exposes overlooked truths about gay culture. ... Homosexuality is a highlighted topic surrounded by stigma. Controversy behind the subject can cause extreme violence and even suicide; especially in youths. Homophobia, like any irrational fear, can be medicated with knowledge. Through education, lives can be saved. Shame comes from ignorance. Some think that homosexuality is unnatural or harmful. Little know that the pink triangle was by Nazis to brand homosexuals or that the first director of the FBI was a gay man. Mainstream media ignores important facts that might promote understanding and self-worth. This volume is the first to collect a series of rare referenced facts and blend them with personal coming out stories and art. Chicken Caesar Salad For the Gay Soul does not preform as a "how to be gay guide", but a cure to ignorance and a branch to acceptance. read more
This delightful little story tells of a young girl's time with her grandmother as she relates to a legend of Where Hummingbirds Co...me From. Grandmother explains the magic waters and the beauty of this tiny bird. Where Hummingbirds Come From may well become an all-time children's classic and a perfect book for the young reader. As well as a wonderful study guide for English as a second language students. read more
Colores vivos / Vivid colors Diseño innovador Innovative conceptual design / Una introducción única al mundo de los números / Cou...nting read more
Jose Fragoso is the author and illustrator of My Voice, a bilingual book created for children to explain in an easy and fun way ho...w to use their voice to make a better world, to be kind to others to be whomever they want to be and to be proud of who they are. An empowering book about leadership, self confidence and your own voice. With your voice you can use it to tell stories, to make others laugh, to sing, to call your friends,to say what you think and to be who you are. Jose Fragoso ha escrito e ilustrado Mi Voz, un libro infantil en edición bilingue dedicado a la voz, a aprender a usarla para beneficio de un mundo mejor y sobretodo para saber expresarnos y aprender a conocer el valor e importancia de nuestra voz. Un libro sobre confianza en si mismos, autoestima, liderazgo y auto conocimiento. Con tu voz puedes contar historias, hacer reir, cantar, llamar a tus amigos, decir lo que piensas y ser quien eres. read more
What is red/rojo? A fire truck! What is blue/azul? The sky! Sara Anderson’s Colors is now available as a bilingual (Spanish-Englis...h) board book called Colores/Colors. Here, Anderson joyfully introduces toddlers to her all-time favorite thing—color—from fire-truck roja to grasshopper verde. The innovative conceptual design features sturdy cardboard pages of graduated lengths, so from the very first page, children will journey through a rainbow of beautiful, cut-paper-style images as they see both the Spanish and English words for each color. Una introducción única al color. Look for the companion book Números/Numbers! (Preschool) read more
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope some day you'll join us, ...and the world will be as one. Join one little pigeon as she sets out on a journey to spread a message of tolerance around the world. Featuring the lyrics of John Lennon s iconic song and illustrations by the award-winning artist Jean Jullien, this poignant and timely picture book dares to imagine a world at peace. Imagine will be published in partnership with human rights organization Amnesty International. Bilingual BookÚnete a esta palomita en su viaje por el mundo para difundir un mensaje de paz y Amistad entres las aves de todo el planeta, de todos los tamaños y colores. Con la letra de la inmortal canción de John Lennon y creado en colaboración con Amnistía Internacional, este libro conmovedor se atreve a imaginar un mundo en paz. read more
Bilingual English/Spanish. This bilingual alphabet book introduces readers to a cloud forest in the Andes; the plants, animals, an...d other organisms found there; and the newly-identified olinguito, a South American mammal. read more
The unpredictable events of a particular Tuesday unroll before the reader with the precision and clarity of a silent movie.
TICO is the story of one girl, one dog, two countries, and three languages. Poor, lonely puppy Tico lives on the streets of Costa ...Rica. He has no family, and barely survives on scraps and handouts. One day, he meets an outgoing American student who is desperately trying to learn Spanish. They like each other instantly, but can't understand each other's language! Over time, as she learns Spanish and he learns to understand English, their friendship grows stronger and they become inseparable. Tico is happy for the first time in his life, but when the student has to go back to America, will he be forced to go back to living the streets? TICO is written in three languages! Read it in one language and then flip it around to read it in the other. What's the third language? Wait and see! read more
Darkness is falling everywhere and little ones are getting sleepy, feeling cozy, and being tucked in. It’s time for a wide yawn, a... big hug, and a snuggle under the covers--sleep tight! “Working beautifully with the soothingly repetitive text, each painting conveys a warm feeling of safety and affection.”--School Library Journal read more
Guaranteed to enrich a toddler’s vocabulary, this simple and fun series of bilingual board books is ideal for helping children dis...cover a foreign language. Highlighting more complex concepts that go beyond colors and numbers, titles in the series feature animals, fruit, home, and vegetables. This collection combines photographs, bright illustrations, and dual-language words in clear, bold text. Suitable for both individuals and groups, these books are a child’s perfect introduction to exploring other cultures. read more
Vibrant images of a diverse group of babies and the families that love them make this delightful board book perfect for families e...verywhere! All families, human and animal, care for their young in similar ways. Walking, sharing food, swimming, cuddling, and of course, giving plenty of hugs and kisses. Explore this fun photo-filled book about families. "Star Bright Books has done a heckuva job with diversity in their board books lately. Elizabeth Bird School Library Journal Review for Babies, Babies! read more
A New Life for a Lucky Dog! When champion show dog Kickapoo John steps into the show ring one memorable Sunday, he sees the Keller... family, and he knows he is meant to go home with them. The Kellers become his forever family as they discover that although Kickapoo John knows all about being show dog, he has a lot to learn about being part of a family. Told in both English and Spanish, this delightful story is the third of Vicki Leary's dual-language series designed to expose children to a new language, and to give them positive messages they can use to learn about themselves and the world around them. Adults and children alike will be charmed by this story of a good-hearted dog who learns that the people who love you are your family. read more
(Bilingual) “A fun learning experience … colorful and age appropriate.” – Author Anna del C. Dye. Nods from School Library Journal... and Kirkus. 4 libros bilingües para niños. Includes full text and pronunciation guide in both English and Spanish and bestselling stories: Crumbs on the Stairs - Migas en las escaleras: A Mystery; Sounds in the House - Sonidos en la casa: A Mystery; She Doesn’t Want the Worms - Ella no quiere los gusanos; Arriba Up, Abajo Down at the Boardwalk—each children’s picture book with counting/finding activities and kids of color. Learn Spanish nouns, verbs, animals, opposites, and interrogatives (question words) in a new language (kids 3 years & up/ESL/ELL). About 2,500 words by award-winning author Karl Beckstrand (The Bridge of the Golden Wood), additional art by Channing Jones and David Hollenbach; available in English-only, Spanish-only, soft cover and hard cover (also an ebook); 8”x10” children’s Spanish book with Hispanic child, 100 pages; Premio Publishing & Gozo Books (Mini-mysteries for Minors series, worldwide rights Jan. 2016) Premiobooks.com (signed books), Ingram, Amazon/Kindle, Baker & Taylor, Brodart, Follett, BN/Nook, Biblioboard, EBSCO, Flipkart, Gardners, iBooks, Inktera, Kobo, Library Direct, Mackin, OverDrive, Quality, SCRIBD, and txtr. Misterios y actividades bilingües para toda la familia (para niños de 3 años y arriba). Aprenda a contar, aprenda otro idioma y aprenda sobre el valor de compartir. Incluye actividades de búsqueda, una guía de pronunciación en inglés y español y dibujos vividos para ayudar con el vocabulario. Ordene su ejemplar de este este libro en inglés, español o ebook (tapa blanda o dura; vea dentro del libro en línea): Premiobooks.com. Libro bilingüe con dibujos y protagonistas Hispanos, 1,200 palabras. JNF020010, JUV009040, JUV011030, JUV011010, JUV020000, JUV019000, JUV002140, JUV054000, JUV028000, JNF020030, JUV020011, LCCN: 2017937555, Hard ISBN: 978-0985398897, e-ISBN: 9781311240729, soft ISBN: 978-0977606566 read more
A charming bilingual rhyming story that is not Einstein s theory of relativity, but something just as important. Relativity/Relati...vidad is an engaging book designed to inspire children to start thinking comparatively and analytically. read more
A bilingual alphabet book in English and Spanish, illustrated by young school children in Spain.
Developed by professional educators with over forty years' of combined teaching experience, this award-winning curriculum of 40 le...ssons engages children in fun, interactive, age-appropriate activities, such as creating puppets, following recipes, conducting experiments, and playing board games. In addition to Spanish, the curriculum includes cross-curricular lessons in math, science, and physical education. Beginning with Lesson 1 Who am I? (¿Quién soy?), the lessons flow in a logical progression of thematic units (Colors, Numbers, Shapes, Places, Around the House, Clothing, Seasons, Parts of the Body, Positional Words, Food, Family, Animals, and Descriptive Words), culminating in a fiesta. Lessons identify clear goals and learning objectives as well as extension activities that are designed to enhance children's appreciation of Spanish culture. The lessons emphasize the development of proficiency in speaking and listening, with play-based assessments included to allow educators to evaluate student progress.Spanish Lesson Plans for Kids is an adventure in learning for teachers and students! read more
Lift each flap and you will see where our animal friends live! From cats to dogs and goldfish to guinea pigs, we share our homes w...ith special animals. They are our pets and members of our families. With each flip of a flap, babies and toddlers will have lots of fun talking about and discovering pictures of each pet and its home within our homes! read more
In this bilingual edition of Bear's Busy Family, meet Bear's family and learn about all of their busy activities. Smell, touch, ta...ste, sight and sound are all familiarized in this simple, appealing text, which features a full-spread family tree at the end. Debbie Harter's colorful illustrations bring Bear's world to life. read more
Recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Awards. Bob Hunter and Willie Deal know they are special. After all, they were born in t...he Panama Canal Zone, which definitely had been created for teenage boys. The Isthmus of Panama, 600 miles north of the equator, is a tropical paradise. Dense rain forests cover the land, while the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans splash on opposite shores 50 miles apart. Both oceans are teeming with fish, and the boys spend every minute they can exploring Panama’s jungles and its deep and shallow waters. They are used to its tropical storms, but nothing has prepared them for the torrential downpour that leads them on the greatest adventure of their lives. Bilingual juvenile novel in English and Spanish. Includes ideas to think about to help the reader in his or her analysis. ~ Bob Hunter y Willie Deal saben que son únicos. Después de todo, nacieron en la Zona del Canal de Panamá, creada únicamente para muchachos jóvenes. El Istmo de Panamá, 965 kilómetros al norte del ecuador, es un paraíso tropical. La densa selva tropical cubre el territorio, mientras que los océanos del Atlántico y el Pacífico salpican en costas opuestas a 80 kilómetros entre sí. Ambos océanos abundan de vida marina, y los chicos pasan cada minuto que pueden explorando la selva o las aguas profundas y llanas. Están acostumbrados a las tormentas tropicales de Panamá, pero nada los ha preparado para la lluvia torrencial que los lleva a la mayor aventura de su vida. Novela juvenil bilingüe en inglés y español. Incluye temas para reflexionar para ayudar al lector en su análisis. read more
Learning to count has never been so fun! From one tiny deer to ten red foxes, lively illustrations of animals bring numbers to lif...e for children. Award-winning illustrator Brian Wildsmith introduces children to an array of animals to count in this engaging board book for babies and toddlers. read more
Mother and Father Koala are suspicious of the other bears. They don t like the panda bears' looks and they don t trust the polar b...ears. The black bears are too noisy and the brown bears have big teeth. . .But all of their grumpiness melts away as they watch the littlest bears play together and realize that all their similarities and common needs far outweigh their differences.The Other Bears is an eloquent tale about tolerance and acceptance that will appeal to readers of any age. read more
In Birds, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully le...veled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. read more