A Song for Someone Special
The book is about my hopes and dreams for my son who has special needs. It includes a song that I sing to him.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Modern design is all about practicing the less-is-more approach. If you're able to resist the many cute toys, accessories and decorations available today, you'll reap the rewards of a long-lasting nursery that's comfortable, practical and beautiful. Prioritize the 10 essentials below to build a foundation for a modern sanctuary for your little one.
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Let your kids unwrap our favorite tech toys for this holiday season. The tech-savvy kiddo in your life will be all smiles.
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.
Fine-tune yourartistic skills as you learn to draw30 popular musical instruments. With a little practice, you will find yourself s...killfully sketching an orchestra of illustrations, including a piano, guitar, flute, violin, drums, maracas, harmonica, tuba, read more
It is summer vacation and Jamela is bored, until her Aunt Beauty asks her to come and help her get her hair salon ready for a spec...ial client, who turns out to be "Afro-Idols" contestant Miss Bambi Chaka Chaka. read more
Paperback, Walker & Co, 2014, ISBN13 9780802735966, ISBN10 0802735967
Mitzvos We Can Do in Memory of a Loved OneTorah learning and mitzvos can go a long, long way -- all the way to Shamayim -- to give... an aliyah to the neshamos of those we love. I Lost Someone Special puts the loss of a loved one in the proper perspective by explaining that we can still connect to one who has passed on by learning Torah and doing mitzvos for the benefit of the neshamah. Its gentle language conveys the valuable lesson that every child, even when very young, can have an impact on the neshamos of those who have passed on. Through this engaging book, children will be able to take the important step of transforming their feelings into positive actions that will affect them and their loved ones.A Project of Chevrah Lomdei Mishnah -- chevrahlomdeimishnah.orgRecommended by CHAI LIFELINE read more
The summer holidays are here and Jamela is bored as a girl can be! All she can think about is the Afro-Idols TV final, so when she... lands a job at Divine Braids hair salon, she can't believe her eyes when Afro-Idols celebrity Miss Bambi Chaka Chaka arrives at the salon to be coiffed. But while Jamela's idol dozes and Aunt Beauty designs her starry hairdo, a buzzy fly appears on the scene and threatens to ruin everything. Can creative Jamela save the day? read more
Randolph Caldecott (1846-1886) was one of the most important British illustrators. He transformed the world of decorated children'...s books in the Victorian era. In 1877, he was asked by Edmund Evans, the colour printer and talented engraver, to illustrate read more
"So engrossing, so transporting, so moving, I didn't want it to end A beautiful, lyrical read-I loved every last word of it " -Aly...son Noel, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Immortals series "What is the soundtrack of your life?" After living in twelve places in eight years, Calle Smith finds herself in Andreas Bay, California, at the start of ninth grade. Another new home, another new school. Calle knows better than to put down roots. Her song journal keeps her moving to her own soundtrack, bouncing through a world best kept at a distance. Yet before she knows it, friends creep in-as does an unlikely boy with a secret. Calle is torn over what may be her first chance at love. With all that she's hiding and all that she wants, can she find something lasting beyond music? And will she ever discover why she and her mother have been running in the first place? "Songs for a Teenage Nomad will send you searching for songs with meaning for the major events of your own life." -Cindy Hudson, author of "Book by Book": "The Complete Guide to Creating Mother-Daughter Book Clubs." "The best kind of song takes you on a roller coaster ride of emotions. It makes you think. You find yourself humming and pondering it for days. Songs for a Teenage Nomad does the book version of this. It's an unforgettable story that music lovers in particular will appreciate, but every teenager trying to find their place in the world should read." -Stephanie Kuehnert, author of "I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone"and "Ballads of Suburbia read more
As night falls on a summer evening, children enjoy the sights and sounds of the world after dark.
Song for a Giraffe is a simple tale of friendship and the joy that comes from understanding that each of us is special just the wa...y we are. As the story gently unwinds, rich language and vivid illustrations send a child s imagination soaring to new and delightful places. The story begins at the end of a day as a lone giraffe walks down to the river for a drink of water. One by one, animal friends visit and ask for her help. The giraffe carefully listens to all of them. A tired lioness fears growing old. A young hippo complains about being young. A gruff rhinoceros is lonely. The giraffe gently hugs each animal and shares with them a special message. The next morning, as the sun rises and begins to warm the African savannah, the animals come together in a colorful sea of spots, stripes, fur, feathers and horns. With one happy voice they offer a special gift to the giraffe. Anyone wanting to introduce the powerful message that we all have a place in this world will love sharing Song for a Giraffe with a child. read more
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2016, ISBN13 9781511360845, ISBN10 1511360844
Unleash your creative side with our beautifully detailed personalized Coloring Books! whatever your age, now you can sit back, rel...ax, and lose yourself in hours of coloring heaven. read more
Excerpt from For a Song's Sake and Other StoriesOne day, Philip, my king, Thou too must tread, as we trod, a way Thorny and cruel ...and cold and grey.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and 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
A young owl experiences the magic of a first snowfall—the quiet wintery wonder, the pristine beauty, and snowballs!—in this follow...-up to the adorable Hoot and PeepIt’s Peep’s first winter, and it’s going to snow very, very soon. Peep has so many questions for her older brother Hoot: Does snow drop, polppety splop, like the rain's song? Does it scrinkle scrattle like falling leaves? But Hoot can't remember snow very well. The one thing he knows for sure is that it is worth waiting for.But Peep doesn't have his patience, and as she flies around the gorgeous Paris skies, she tries her best to make up her own snow song. But once those first snowflakes start to fall, Peep realizes just how wise her older brother really is for waiting...and just who she wants to cuddle up to when the snow starts to really sing.With all the wonder and the joy of a first snow day, and perfect for fans of The Quiet Book and Little Owl's Night, this tender follow-up to Hoot and Peep is certainly worth waiting for, too. read more
US Army Sergeant William Tulliver came back from Vietnam in 1972 with brain trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and amnesia. I...n search of a purpose, he took his pickup truck, the Gen'ral, and spent more than a year traveling the United States, finally settling in an abandoned hunting cabin in Beaver Creek, in the woods of northern Michigan. His only family includes two dogs named King and Queen and a loquacious parrot called Jester. The locals call him Wild Man Tully, fearful of his self-imposed isolation and his bizarre, antisocial behavior. Teenage brothers Billy and Beau Bagwell form a covert friendship with the wild man in the woods, curious about this stranger in their midst. The boys risk great turmoil and challenge in their lives as they try to help Tully learn to read and write again. As Tully earns their trust, he shares his strange adventures of an alligator attack, UFO, wild bears, an arm-wrestling contest with a crazy Indian named Moose, and Tully's lost love, an Indian girl named Silverbell. Through shared stories, songs and poems, the bond and respect between the recluse and the brothers grows stronger. With each encounter, the recruits in Tully's 'Company' learn the folly of making superficial judgments about others as they discover the power of camaraderie and the dignity of kindness. read more
Amara is the only lion who can't roar. Every time she tries, it comes out like a song. She doesn't know what her purpose in the pr...ide will be if she can't be ferocious. But when a Nile crocodile threatens her family, Amara's song just might save them. Sug read more
In 1842, Sarah's beloved grandfather takes the family to hear a famous preacher predict the imminent second coming of Christ, but ...only Grandfather's death soon after can convince Grammy that this prediction will come true. read more
Songs are universal, and every culture has its own. Some are celebratory. Others tell stories. Many are about love. There are nati...onal anthems and protest songs. There are lullabies and playground songs. This book teaches young readers about the many different kinds of songs around the world and throughout history. It then compares pairs of songs, allowing readers to think about how each pair is similar or different. Finally, readers are challenged to write their own song using a step-by-step process outlined in the book. Vocabulary boxes and facts about different songwriters round out this fun examination of song. read more
A TREASURY OF SONGS - DONALDSON, JULIA/ SCHEFFLER, AXEL (ILT) (9781447282716)