“A first-rate fantasy for middle-grade readers,” declares Booklist in a starred review, comparing Gabriel Finley to Harry Potter, Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series, and The Mysterious Benedict Society. A tangle of ingenious riddles, a malevolent necklace called a torc, and flocks of menacing birds: these are just some of the obstacles that stand between Gabriel and his father, Adam Finley, who has vanished from their Brooklyn brownstone. When Gabriel rescetween Gabriel and his father, Adam Finley, who has vanished from their Brooklyn brownstone. When Gabriel rescues an orphaned baby raven named Paladin, he discovers a family secret: Finleys can bond with ravens in extraordinary ways. Along with Paladin and three valiant friends, Gabriel sets out to bring his father home. They soon discover that Adam is being held captive by the evil demon Corax—half man, half raven, and Adam’s very own disgraced brother—in a foreboding netherworld of birds called Aviopolis. With help from his army of ghoulish minions, the valravens, Corax is plotting to take over the land above, and now only Gabriel stands in his way. “A vivid, compelling fantasy that sends you off to a world you will not soon forget.” —Norton Juster, author of The Phantom Tollbooth “A great read for fantasy lovers who have worn out their copies of Harry Potter.” —School Library Journal, Starred “Brimful of antic energy and inventive flair, like the best middle-grade fantasies; readers, like baby birds, will devour it and clamor for future installments.” —Kirkus ReviewsFrom the Hardcover edition.… read more
Target was a go-to for the trendiest Christmas toys last year, and you can expect even more of the same great Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales on kids' favorite brands in 2018. From Air Hogs to Peppa Pig and PAW Patrol playsets, it won't be hard to fulfill your child's wish list with a shopping trip to Target. Last year, Nintendo and LEGO were favorite toymakers for Target shoppers, and this year the virtual toy chest is loaded with options from Baby Alive, KumiKreator, Crate Creatures and more. Have a look through our favorite Christmas toys from Target below.
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.
Give them the best snow day ever with winter weather toys that spark their creativity, equip them for snow battles, and captivate their imaginations.
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.
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!
The fur is flying again this holiday season! Pomsies, the fluffy interactive toys that were a huge hit last year, are once again topping the lists of the best Christmas toys for kids in 2018 and selling out fast. Pomsies—as most parents already know—are petite, supercute fluff balls that wrap around kids' wrists, hair, clothing or backpacks, and have eyes that light up and change color, depending on their mood. The collection of in-demand virtual pets (move over, Fingerlings!) is mostly made up of kitties such as Pomsies Sherbert, but the pom-pom pack also includes Pomsies unicorn Luna, Pomsies dragon Zoey and Pomsies koala Sydney. Both Amazon and Walmart currently have Pomsies in stock, but they're going quickly (so maybe don't wait for those Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals). Here are some of the most popular Pomsies to shop right now, plus where to buy them.
Acquiring all the products needed to care for your children can be expensive and overwhelming. But you can make the experience a lot less stressful for yourself and your family with quality tools and toys that can be used for all your children.
Let your kids unwrap our favorite tech toys for this holiday season. The tech-savvy kiddo in your life will be all smiles.
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.
Fingerlings were one of the hottest toys last holiday season. In fact, they were so popular that Fingerlings Minis and even Fingerlings keychains soon followed. But this year, Fingerlings HUGS are at the top of every kid's wish list and one of the best Christmas toys of 2018. The adorable interactive plushies feature long arms that can wrap around your kid for a cuddle, and they also give kisses, giggle, repeat after your child and — whoops! — pass gas. The collection includes animals such as a unicorn and sloth, but we have to say that Fingerlings monkeys Boris and Bella might just be the cutest toys ever. While you'll likely find sweet Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on these cute critters on toy store shelves across the country, there are even better deals — and exclusive animals! — available online at Amazon, Walmart and Target now. So, stop arguing with your little one about whether they're getting a real puppy or kitten, and tell them Santa might just deliver a monkey, sloth or unicorn pal instead! Shop the Fingerlings collection below.
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.
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.
Looking for a durable, comfortable gaming headset at a great price? Look no further! We've combed through all the options from favorite retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Target to bring you the best-reviewed gaming headphone and mic sets out there. From Turtle Beach to Logitech to Razer, these sporty and stylish headsets have amazing sound quality, feel comfy after hours of game play and, best of all, cost under $100. Shop our top picks below.
Home is where the heart is, but it's also where crawling babies and curious tots can cause serious injury to themselves. Keep your little one safe with baby proofing gear such baby gates, child monitors, safety locks and guards, and pacifiers and teethers, that are specially designed for children's safety.
Let Your Rockin' Self Unroll!From whacked-out wallets to wild wearables (and more!), go from sticky to stylin' with these super-hi...p duct tape projects. Updated with lots of new ideas and colorful tapes to inspire, you can add extra pizzazz to your room and wicked creativity to your life! read more
Mark Twain's classic story of one boy's adventure down the riverHuckleberry Finn had a tough life with his drunk father until an a...dventure with Tom Sawyer changed everything. But when Huck's dad returns and kidnaps him, he must escpe down the Mississippi river with runaway slave, Jim. They encounter trouble at every turn, from floods and gunfights to armed bandits and the long arm of the law. Through it all the friends stick together - but can Huck and Tom free Jim from slavery once and for all? 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
www.antalon.deBeginnend mit einem Geburtstagsfest von zwei Jugendlichen entwickeln sich in diesem Band allerhand Abenteuer und Erl...ebnisse, die in einem Iglu Dorf ihren Anfang nehmen und für erhitzte Eiswände und Gemüter sorgen.Ein Ausflug nach Wien bringt Zwischenfälle beim Riesenrad im Prater und eine Gangster-Jagd auf dem Fahrrad mit sich. Ein Helikopter und mehrere Raumschiffe sind zur Lösung der Probleme vonnöten.Als eines dieser Raumschiffe später technische Schwierigkeiten bekommt, kann man glücklicherweise auf einem Gletscher nahe dem Matterhorn notlanden. Dann helfen unsere jugendlichen Hauptdarsteller David und Fabienne auch noch mit, einen Museums-Raub aufzuklären und die Täter dingfest zu machen.Gespräche über Gott und die Welt, und was jungen Menschen wichtig ist, runden die Erzählungen ab. read more
“A first-rate fantasy for middle-grade readers,” declares Booklist in a starred review, comparing Gabriel Finley to Harry Potter, ...Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series, and The Mysterious Benedict Society. A tangle of ingenious riddles, a malevolent necklace called a torc, and flocks of menacing birds: these are just some of the obstacles that stand between Gabriel and his father, Adam Finley, who has vanished from their Brooklyn brownstone. When Gabriel rescues an orphaned baby raven named Paladin, he discovers a family secret: Finleys can bond with ravens in extraordinary ways. Along with Paladin and three valiant friends, Gabriel sets out to bring his father home. They soon discover that Adam is being held captive by the evil demon Corax—half man, half raven, and Adam’s very own disgraced brother—in a foreboding netherworld of birds called Aviopolis. With help from his army of ghoulish minions, the valravens, Corax is plotting to take over the land above, and now only Gabriel stands in his way. “A vivid, compelling fantasy that sends you off to a world you will not soon forget.” —Norton Juster, author of The Phantom Tollbooth “A great read for fantasy lovers who have worn out their copies of Harry Potter.” —School Library Journal, Starred “Brimful of antic energy and inventive flair, like the best middle-grade fantasies; readers, like baby birds, will devour it and clamor for future installments.” —Kirkus Reviews read more
“A first-rate fantasy for middle-grade readers,” declares Booklist in a starred review, comparing Gabriel Finley to Harry Potter, ...Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series, and The Mysterious Benedict Society. A tangle of ingenious riddles, a malevolent necklace called a torc, and flocks of menacing birds: these are just some of the obstacles that stand between Gabriel and his father, Adam Finley, who has vanished from their Brooklyn brownstone. When Gabriel rescues an orphaned baby raven named Paladin, he discovers a family secret: Finleys can bond with ravens in extraordinary ways. Along with Paladin and three valiant friends, Gabriel sets out to bring his father home. They soon discover that Adam is being held captive by the evil demon Corax—half man, half raven, and Adam’s very own disgraced brother—in a foreboding netherworld of birds called Aviopolis. With help from his army of ghoulish minions, the valravens, Corax is plotting to take over the land above, and now only Gabriel stands in his way. “A vivid, compelling fantasy that sends you off to a world you will not soon forget.” —Norton Juster, author of The Phantom Tollbooth “A great read for fantasy lovers who have worn out their copies of Harry Potter.” —School Library Journal, Starred “Brimful of antic energy and inventive flair, like the best middle-grade fantasies; readers, like baby birds, will devour it and clamor for future installments.” —Kirkus ReviewsFrom the Hardcover edition. read more
This exciting, emotionally rich middle grade fantasy continues the adventures of Gabriel Finley and the Raven's Riddle—which has ...been compared to Harry Potter, The Mysterious Benedict Society, and Phillip Pullman's His Dark Materials. Gabriel Finley is longing to find his mother, who vanished without a trace when he was just a baby. Along with Gabriel's raven, Paladin—with whom he has a magical bond that enables them to become one creature and FLY!—and his three friends, he ventures back to the ruined underground city of Aviopolis to free her from the rune in which she has been imprisoned. But Aviopolis is home to Corax, the Lord of Air and Darkness, who is also Gabriel's uncle. And before Tabitha Finley is released, Gabriel must answer a riddle...or else be imprisoned for eternity within a rune himself. Praise for Gabriel Finley and the Raven's Riddle: "Both startling and moving—a vivid, compelling fantasy." —Norton Juster, author of The Phantom Tollbooth "Enchanting." —Pseudonymous Bosch, The New York Times "A great read for fantasy lovers who have worn out their copies of Harry Potter." —School Library Journal, Starred "A first-rate fantasy for middle-grade readers. Like Harry Potter,...Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials series,...and Trenton Lee Stewart's Mysterious Benedict Society books." —Booklist, Starred "Not to be missed." —Publishers Weekly, Starred read more
This enthralling narrative accompanies the HABA game Orchard. The story follows Raven on his search for tasty food and his encount...er with Farmer Rosco, tying in the overarching set theme of plants. In this book, readers will learn how certain animals are considered pests and how they can damage crops intended to feed human beings. Bright, colorful illustrations supplement the text. This titles manageable language and exciting subject matter make it a perfect book for developing readers. Lessons on how to prevent pesky animals from damaging plants and how to make sure certain animals habitats are maintained are incorporated throughout the narrative. read more
Tom Riddles Diary was invisibly filled with Tom’s secrets and memories. Now it can be filled with yours! Using the Invisible ink p...en, write your secrets. Then to view them shine your wands UV tip at the page to reveal what you’ve written. read more
The Seraphs follows a science teacher, Ben, who is able to see his Guardian angel, Gabriel one day. The story unfolds as Ben and G...abriel work together to help Mike, a student of Ben's. At the same time they work to try and win the affections of Ben's colleague, Lucy. But but will they be able to impress her and save Mike before they are discovered and punished by The Elders . . . . . read more
Knock, knock! Who's there? YOU, hosting your very own comedy show! Friends and family will laugh, giggle, snort and guffaw as chil...dren share 140+ jokes, riddles and tongue twisters with this talking electronic microphone featuring pre-recorded content, music and sound effects. Press a button for a joke or riddle, then another for the answer, or try a tricky tongue twister-just don't get too tripped up! Ha-ha-larious fun for everyone! Also doubles as a working microphone so children can perform their own game show or other material! read more
Join in the pun! Hundreds of riddles, charades, puzzles, and word games — accompanied by charming illustrations — promise to keep ...readers of all ages chuckling for hours. Test your wits with a small sample of the many jests in store:What makes the Tower of Pisa lean?It never eats.What is the most difficult train to catch?The 12:50, because it’s 10 to 1 if you catch it.What is the richest country in the world?Ireland, because its capital is always Dublin.Why does lightning shock people?Because it doesn't know how to conduct itself.What part of London is in France?The letter N.When a lady faints, what number will restore her?You must bring her 2. read more
'Ehéngmay and the Raven is the story of a Native American girl who sets out to discover the meaning of her name. 'Ehéngmay is guid...ed by Raven who helps her understand the importance of being caring, helpful and knowledgeable about her culture. Throughout her journey 'Ehéngmay encounters native animals, plants and environments of what is today Southern California. Native Americans made this region their home for over 12,000 years. The earliest peoples were hunter-gatherers and traveled with the seasons. Later in time, the Native Americans settled into villages and had complex societies with rich cultural traditions. The Native communities were allied and networked with each other through intermarriage, trade, and ceremonial relationships that surpassed linguistic boundaries. read more
Meet Tova Bloom, from Colonial New York!Ever since she was small, Tova has loved solving riddles. When an unusual letter unexpecte...dly arrives from Uncle Simon, everyone in the family struggles to uncover its hidden message. Will Tova be the one to figure it out, before it is too late?Meet Tova BloomMeet Tova Bloom, a Jewish girl growing up in New York in the 1770s, during the American Revolution. Only a small group of Jews lived in New York at the time, but that doesn t bother Tova -- she has five older sisters to keep her company. Tova is intelligent and curious and has an excellent memory. Read about her world and you won t forget her!About the seriesIn Jewish Girls Around the World, you'll meet many fascinating Jewish girls from our past. Read about them and experience their worlds. Times and places may change, but being a Jewish girl is always something to celebrate. read more
The first book in the Woodling series. A FANTASTIC bedtime story for your young adventurer. Join Gabriel as he fights to save the ...magical and peaceful creatures known as the Woodlings! Fly on the backs of hawks, ride through the forests on the animals, and battle mythical beasts in moon-lit sword fights! Bring back the bedtime story with 'Gabriel and the Woodlings'! read more
A mysterious sickness from the Imaginary World is sweeping the town of Buttonville. Dr. Woo, Metalmouth, and even the sasquatch ha...ve fallen ill. According to Mr. Tabby, the only known cure is a griffin's feather, but there is none in the hospital.Keeping an eye out for Maximus Steele, a poacher wanted for crimes against Imaginary creatures, Ben, Pearl, and Mr. Tabby make their way through the Portal. But danger looms on the other side. Can they persuade the griffin, king of the Imaginary World, to surrender a feather? And at what cost?Suzanne Selfors delivers a wild journey filled with mythical creatures and zany adventures that are anything but imaginary.This book includes bonus writing, art, and science activities that will help readers discover more about the mythological creatures featured in The Griffin's Riddle. These activities are designed for the home and the classroom. Enjoy doing them on your own or with friends! read more
479th Fighter Group 'Riddle's Raiders' by Osprey PublishingItem Number: OSPAEU32Aviation Elite Units 32Author: John StanawayIllust...rator: Chris DaveyAbout this bookFormed in October 1943, the 479th FG claimed an impressive history against the Luftwaffe during the final year of the war. Originally flying P-38s, the 479th's pilots had a fierce pride of arms. They earned a Presidential Distinguished Unit Citation in the late summer of 1944 and were also credited with the USAAF's first German jet kill in July 1944. Eventually transitioning to the P-51D in September 1944, the 479th excelled with the Mustang. The 479th FG was credited with scoring the last aerial victory claimed by the Eighth Air Force's VIII Fighter Command, on 25 April 1945. By VE-Day, 29 pilots flying in the group had earned 'ace' status.Contents * Chapter 1: Training to Operational Deployment * Chapter 2: D-Day * Chapter 3: Lightnings and Mustangs * Chapter 4: Mustangs Supreme * AppendicesPaperback; May 2009; 128 pages; ISBN: 9781846034206 read more
Sukaq loves to drift off to sleep listening to his mother tell him stories. His favourite story is the tale of how a raven created... the world. But this time, as his mother begins to tell the story and his eyelids become heavy, he is suddenly whisked away on the wings of the raven to ride along as the entire world is formed! This traditional legend from Inuit storyteller Roy Goose is brought to life through co-author Kerry McCluskey's jubilant retelling. read more
The Great Sphinx of Egypt beckons. Jump back in time and color them! You can color them red, you can color them white, and you can... color them with rainbows to glow in the night. You can change history and the world when you have the power of colors on... read more
Educational Insights RiddleCube the Game: Can you make a house in 60 seconds? Stretch your imagination in this rapid shape-shiftin...g game of 200 mind-bending picture and word puzzles! Race against the clock by twisting and stretching your cube into shapes that match the challenge card. The first to match 5 challenge cards wins! Develops spatial reasoning skills, builds problem-solving skills, and encourages good sportsmanship. Perfect for competitive or solo play. Includes 4 RiddleCube shape-shifters, 100 double-sided challenge cards, 60-second timer, and instructions. read more
Sharpen your wits and dazzle your friends with this fabulous collection of riddles, puzzles and riddle-stories. The Barefoot Book ...of Riddles won't just make you laugh out loud -- it will give you new ways of thinking about the world. read more
I am an odd number. Take away one letter and I become even. What number am I? As a child, I remember being mesmerized by riddles. ...They constituted stimulating challenges that I would go to lengths to try to solve. Ten-year-old me actively searched for riddle books in the school library and recruited friends to help me in the process. Sharing and solving riddles with friends and family thus became one of the exciting and stimulating experiences of my childhood Now that I’ve accumulated some years, I’d like to share this experience with the newer generation. The world is changing and so is the entertaining available for kids. It’s inevitable that the majority of kids will turn to video games for entertainment. However, this is written for those that want to add in a little mental stimulation and creativity to their leisure time. This riddle book is quite the adventure- for kids and for just about everyone else. In it, you will find 365 riddles organized by level of difficulty, with riddles ranging from EASY to EXPERT. If you’re in the mood for humor, check out the Funny Riddles section. It’ll crack you up. If you want to surprise all your mates at school (or at work) with your wit and intellect, then head to the Classics section. Go all out; you have enough riddles for the entire year! The Kindle version of this book has been carefully designed to make navigation through the riddles, sections and answer keys a seamless experience. Enjoy. PS: The answer is 7. If you take out the ‘s’, it’s ‘even’. read more
Three children, banished by the Night Fairy to a deserted island for frequent fighting with their siblings, must find their way ba...ck home using their wits. Their adventures include a voyage onboard a one-of-a-kind ship, where they get stuck in the timeline; fight pirates; and meet a multitude of leprechauns, a fire-spewing dragon, a knight astride a lion, and the Night Fairy herself. read more
If a picture is worth a thousand words, in this book Sarah Drummond packs a novel into just sixteen beautiful illustrations. A mas...ter storyteller, Drum-mond has woven a compelling tale using pictures alone not a single word of text.Out in a field, a black dog is playing with a prized red ball. Little does he know, his escapades have not gone unnoticed. High in the sky, a raven spies the dog's antics and decides to get in on the action. He swoops down and steals the ball from the dog, flying away with it in his beak. The dog chases the teasing raven, who stays just out of reach. Round and round they go in a frenetic dance until the exhausted dog finally gives up the chase and stops to rest. Just when you think the raven's won the game, bonk!, the ball falls from the sky and bounces off the dog's head. His tail wagging once again, the dog, red ball happily back in mouth, watches as the raven, equally happy, flies away. read more
Lee Towell has been married for 39 years. She and her husband have 3 biological children and 3 adopted children. Lee has been a mu...sic teacher for 38 years and has published 7 collections of music and movement songs with Hal Leonard Publishing Co. She also produced and starred in a local PBS children's television program called CAT PAWS for 17 years. Lee has written many stories for children. She is also the author of UP ON THE ROOFTOPS Lee is a Christian and has accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior. read more
Kids love Sudoku puzzles, and Highlights™ has added a new spin on this popular favorite by incorporating riddles into the puzzles.... From the editors of Highlights' ever-popular Puzzlemania® and Puzzle Buzz® series, this curated collection of puzzles is sure to keep your budding puzzler busy scribbling answers and filling in number grids. The puzzles are on one side of the page, with bonus content on the other side, making the Puzzle Pad an engaging back-to-back experience. read more