He's—he's more like a nightmare than a boy. Whether he's occupying a bear suit that's slightly too small for him, cloaked in mystery as a fortune teller, or attired in the flowing robes of a Fairy Queen, William is unmistakably himself: trouble in human form. Only Great-Aunt Jane manages to take William on at his own game—and win! There is only one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, loveable imp of mischief has been harassing his unfortunate family andThis tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, loveable imp of mischief has been harassing his unfortunate family and delighting his hundreds of thousands of admirers since 1922. Now with a brand-new cover look.… read more
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.
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.
Refresh your children's wardrobe by shopping at these stylish, yet affordable, kid clothing brands that your little one will actually love.
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.
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Turn the organized chaos that is your child's playroom into a serene spot of tidiness with systematic shelving to ease your days. Though we may not be able to control how the play area will look post-nap time, we can ensure we have a toy organizer (or two!) to hold the goods once bedtime rolls around.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
Give them the best snow day ever with winter weather toys that spark their creativity, equip them for snow battles, and captivate their imaginations.
Rookie Readers have provided entertaining, high-quality introductions to reading for more than a generation. Each title features f...ull-color, often hilarious illustrations and engaging stories that always involve a young child figuring out concepts or solving problems on his or her own. Every new title contains a Word List and a color-coded reading-level key on the back cover- very familiar ideas, objects, actions, and vocabulary- simple, short sentences- much repetition of words- one or two lines of text per spreadThe only time this busy boy is clean is when he's in the shower! Brand-new illustrations make the antics of Dirty Larry more comical than ever. read more
Paperback, Rosen Pub Group, 2012, ISBN13 9781448863693, ISBN10 1448863694
Paperback, Gareth Stevens Pub, 2012, ISBN13 9781433966989, ISBN10 1433966980
Robert has very strong reasons for wanting William to be kept away from a particular fancy dress party. This is the eleventh book ...about the irrepressible Just William. read more
Now with a fantastic redesigned cover to tie in with the new Just William BBC television series! "I din' take it," William said. "...Ethel took it. She - she sort of can't help herself. I always," he added virtuously, "try'n put back the things she's took." It all started with a rare event: William Brown read a book. And now he feels inspired to save his sister from a life of crime. The road to disaster is paved with William's good intentions. Ethel's behavior has been rather odd--more so than is usual in a girl. But William, the Brown family's moral guardian, is determined to "reform" her--whatever the consequences . . . read more
Whether a long-standing fan or a first time listener, this collection of stories is the ultimate Just William audio experience. Wi...th over four hours of laugh-out-loud stories, including two stories performed to a live audience, Just William’s Greatest Hits! is the perfect entertainment for the whole family. Boring car journeys are a thing of the past! Along with the live stories are Martin Jarvis's personal reflections of recording Just William, giving the listener a true behind- the-scenes insight into how he brings those marvelous characters to life. This is the perfect gift for the Just William fan, whether young or old. The stories included are: 'The Midnight Adventure of Miss Montague'; 'The Outlaws and Cousin Percy'; 'A Bit of Blackmail'; 'William and the Bomb'; 'William and the Snowman'; 'Violet Elizabeth Runs Away'; 'William and the Real Laurence'; 'Finding a School for William'; 'William’s Truthful Christmas'; 'The Haunted House'; 'William and the Begging Letter'; 'William and the Badminton Racket'; 'A Question of Exchange'; 'The Weak Spot'; 'William the Rat Lover'; 'The Sweet Little Girl in White' and 'William and the Princess Goldilocks'.4 CDs. 4 hrs 3 mins. read more
There is only one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, loveable imp of mischief has been harassing his unfortunate fam...ily and delighting his hundreds of thousands of admirers since 1922. Here William and his mate Ginger have to endure bankruptcy—they don't even have enough money for sweets. Then William comes up with what he thinks is a fantastic idea! Now with a brand-new cover look. read more
There is only one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, loveable imp of mischief has been harassing his unfortunate fam...ily and delighting his hundreds of thousands of admirers since 1922. When Aunt Lucy tells William that "a busy day is a happy day," William does his best to keep himself very busy indeed. Unfortunately, not everyone appreciates his efforts to cheer up Christmas Day—and when a conjuring trick with an egg goes very badly wrong, William finds himself in more trouble than ever! Now with a brand-new cover look, these 14 fantastic Just William stories are as funny as ever. read more
Everyone's favourite troublemaker, William Brown, is back in a hilarious collection of classic Just William stories - now with a b...rand new cover-look illustrated by Steven Lenton. When William's mother offers him a birthday party, he is suspicious - what's the catch? Convinced that he will have to do something boring in exchange, William refuses to be caught out. But offers of food, a pet, even hidden treasure are very hard to refuse . . . This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, lovable imp of mischief has been harassing his unfortunate family and delighting his admirers since 1922. read more
The thoughts of schoolboy William Brown; "That actor bloke Martin Jarvis has helped me rekord this audio. He thinks he can tork li...ke me, but he can't. I sound better. So pay no attenshun to him. Jus' listen to me tellin' you 'bout the most important things in life!" LISTINGS: 1. My Summer Holiday 2. What's Wrong with Civilizashun, 3. The Job I'd Like Best 4. Commonsense About Holidays, 5. School is a Waste of Time 6. My Day in London 7. Something Like a Change 8. I'll Tell You What's Wrong with Christmas 9. Home for the Holidays 10. William's Christmas Presents 11. Christmas Day with William 12. New Year's Day read more
It's Just William: everyone's favorite troublemaker There is only one Just William. The lovable imp has been harassing his unfortu...nate family and delighting hundreds of thousands of readers for years. Here the Outlaws plan a day of non-stop adventure. The only problem is that William is meant to be babysitting. But William won't let that stop him having fun with his gang—he'll just bring the baby along! read more
Do you need something? Mac can get it for you. It's what he does-he and his best friend and business manager, Vince. Their methods... might sometimes run afoul of the law, or at least the school code of conduct, but if you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can pay him, Mac is on your side. His office is located in the East Wing boys' bathroom, fourth stall from the high window. And business is booming. Or at least it was, until one particular Monday. It starts with a third grader in need of protection. And before this ordeal is over, it's going to involve a legendary high school crime boss named Staples, an intramural gambling ring, a graffiti ninja, the nine most dangerous bullies in school, and the first Chicago Cubs World Series game in almost seventy years. And that's just the beginning. Mac and Vince soon realize that the trouble with solving everyone else's problems is that there's no one left to solve yours. read more
There is only one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, loveable imp of mischief has been harassing his unfortunate fam...ily and delighting his hundreds of thousands of admirers since 1922. In Just William at Christmas, everyone's favorite troublemaker, William Brown, is back in a collection of hilarious festive stories—now with a gorgeous new cover illustrated by David Roberts. This is the perfect Christmas gift. Join William as he visits his relations at Christmas, prepares for the local pantomime, and enjoys the school holidays with his gang of faithful outlaws—attracting trouble wherever he goes. read more
Transforming into a genie after using her fourth wish to save Oliver's life, Margo lands under the control of Ryan, a high school ...classmate and notorious jerk who wants Margo's best friend to fall in love with him. read more
Welcome to neighborhood dog show First Maxie speaks. Second Baxter begs. Third Daisy rolls over, but will Henry the fourth steal t...he show? Learning ordinals with this pack of playful pooches will have readers sitting up and begging for more. read more
Alex has always feared two things: losing herself in the Awakening and being placed on the Elixir. But love has always been strong...er than fate, and Aiden St. Delphi is willing to make war on the gods-and Alex herself-to bring her back. The gods have kille read more
Just William by Richmal Crompton. William Brown is an eleven-year-old boy, eternally scruffy and frowning. William and his friends..., Ginger, Henry and Douglas, call themselves the Outlaws, and meet at the old barn in Farmer Jenks' field, with William being the leader of the gang. The Outlaws are sworn enemies of the Hubert Lane-ites, with whom they frequently clash. read more
The thirteen colonies desire independence, select Thomas Jefferson to write the Declaration of Independence, and carry the news of... independence to the colonies read more
Paperback, America Star Books, 2010, ISBN13 9781451213836, ISBN10 1451213832
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
The Fourth Amendment states that American citizens have the right to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and belongings ag...ainst unreasonable searches and seizures. This was not always the case. The Founders had to overcome great obstaclesfighting for American independence and ratifying the Constitution and the Bill of Rightsto provide these rights. This book outlines that arduous journey, and then focuses on the Fourth Amendments impact on modern American life and the role of the Supreme Court in safeguarding those protections. Sidebars highlight the amendment in action and zero in on the details of Supreme Court cases. It concludes with an examination of the impact of technological advances on our privacy and features a list of all the Amendments to the Constitution, including those proposed, but unratified. read more