It's all-you-can-eat at the Bluebird Café, A grasshopper-katydid-cricket buffet, with berries and snails and a bluebottle fly, a sip of the lake and a bite of the sky. A world of birds unfolds in twenty-two vivid poems that capture the unique personalities of birds from backyard blue jays to toucans and cockatoos. Come sweep through the sky with an eagle, compare table manners with a vulture, and mock a mockingbird -- if you dare! Debora Ruddell's poems are funny anmpare table manners with a vulture, and mock a mockingbird -- if you dare! Debora Ruddell's poems are funny and thoughtful, silly and sweet. Joan Rankin's delightful pictures enchant the eye and tickle the funny bone. There is something for everyone who flies through the pages of this brilliantly birdbrained book.… read more
Let your kids unwrap our favorite tech toys for this holiday season. The tech-savvy kiddo in your life will be all smiles.
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.
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.
Declutter the playroom or living room with our favorite modern toy boxes that can store it all.
So, your baby wants a fur baby, but they're just not ready for the real deal? Don't fret — get them a FurReal Pet! These imaginative, interactive plush animals continue their reign as one of the top-selling Christmas toys for kids in 2018. These fuzzy favorites were tops last year, and with their superior range of options, sound-and-movement combinations and adorable features, we predict they'll charm you — and Santa too! The FurReal pack includes cuties like StarLily the Unicorn, Ricky the Trick-Lovin' Pet, Ivory the Playful Tiger and many more. Amazon and Walmart both have FurReal Pets in stock at the moment, but some of the best-sellers are getting shopped-and-adopted fast. We say maybe don't wait for Black Friday or Cyber Monday, especially since you can get such sweet deals on these FurReal Pets now.
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.
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.
Stuck scrambling for a last minute Christmas gift for a kid on your list? Check out these awesome Amazon finds under $25—and if you're a Prime member, they'll ship for free in two days. Avoid the rush and long lines at stores and order these toys online instead! Make all of their holiday dreams come true on a tight schedule with a range of awesome, affordable gifts kids will love, including educational LEGO sets, collectible Hatchimal figurines, creative Pokemon toys and more.
It's about that time: Ice, ice baby! There's a chill in the air, the winter months are upon us and ice skating rinks across the country are opening their gates. This, of course, keeps kids busy outside with friends while parents are bustling around buying holiday gifts, readying the house for guests and more. Ice skating is not only a great sport but also one of the best outdoor activities and winter weather pastimes for families. Whether your kid is a beginner or a star athlete, a boy or a girl, a figure skater or a hockey player, or just having fun with friends at the local frozen pond, here are the coolest ice skate styles from Amazon, Target, L.L. Bean and Urban Outfitters that any kid will covet.
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.
Refresh your children's wardrobe by shopping at these stylish, yet affordable, kid clothing brands that your little one will actually 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.
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.
"Grandma, how big your teeth are!" This sturdy board book contains an abridged version of the classic fairy tale and is great for ...sharing with the very youngest of children. Enjoy Tony Ross' bright illustratiions as you follow the adventures of the Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf! Includes a QR link to free audio reading of the story. read more
Hummingbirds are fascinating little creatures that have captured the imagination of people for thousands of years. Since they are ...only found in the Americas, the myths and legends about this tiny bird originated from the peoples of North and South America. These native cultures wrote stories to offer explanations for the behavior and physical characteristics of this graceful species: Why does the hummingbird drink nectar? What accounts for its amazing flying abilities? Why is the hummingbird attracted to the color red?Jeannette Larson and Adrienne Yorinks have compiled facts and folklore about these intriguing fliers that will answer these questions and many more. Readers will also get a glimpse into the different cultures that have been transfixed for centuries by this bird, as well as learn many interesting scientific facts discovered by modern-day ornithologists. Adrienne’s bold and unique mixed-media quilts illustrate the hummingbird in nature and the mystery of these birds in ancient folklore.Substantial back matter includes an index, a glossary of terms, suggested further reading and websites, a bibliography, sources, resources, and a list of hummingbird sanctuaries. 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
Your little one will love to learn about numbers and counting with this bright board book. There are interesting photographs to lo...ok at and talk about, and labels to read and learn, too. The pages are made from tough board for hours of fun reading, and the cover is softly padded for little hands to hold. read more
Colorful photographs present young children with a charming story about a family of bluebirds nesting in a backyard garden.
The Bluebird Dance is a sweet and simple story about a bluebird family, held together by a very strong bond. When it comes time fo...r the baby bluebirds to find the courage to spread their wings and explore the world on their own, the family must search for a place where they can all stay together, yet each create a home for themselves. Join Mama, Papa, Grace, Patrick & Thomas on their wild and funny adventures as they search for the perfect home! Proceeds from the purchase of this book will go towards 3 Irish Jewels Farm, a nonprofit organization that is a working farm in the Triangle region of North Carolina that offers community, employment, and social opportunities by providing housing, vocational training and friendship for adults and children with autism. read more
The sun slowly brings light into the barn where Remy has always lived. Remy wakes on this special day to familiar sounds and watch...es as her friends are already busy. Remy gathers her backpack and journal, then hurries to meet her best friend, Louis, who assures her today is the day. Come along and you decide why today is special. read more
A little bluebird who loves to sing joyous songs, finds himself lost in a faraway part of the forest where it is very dark and unh...appy. A chance meeting with a wise owl reminds him of the meaning of happiness and what it means to have it. Journey with the little bluebird to find if he ever makes his way back home again! read more
Help Little Bluebird—and her flock—find a match! Once you do, let the new friends cuddle up in their nest. The player with the mos...t birds in their nest wins! For additional play value, sort the 24 birds by color and accessories, count the birds in each category, and engage in open-ended imaginative play with these sweet characters and their cozy homes. With die-cut game pieces and a shaped box, kids will fall in love with matching these lovebirds! read more
Swish, zoom, swish. Clickety-clack! When a bus full of critters breaks down, a sleepy roadside café suddenly wakes up! Raccoons, e...lephants, zebras, and rams are only a few of the many animals demanding grub, and it is all that a cook and a waiter can do to keep up. But when Skateboard Cow swerves her way through the crowd, more than a few feathers are guaranteed to be ruffled! Rhythmic text and energetic illustrations combine for a romp of pure fun and entertainment. read more
The wind is missing! Little Bluebird has never flown without her friend the wind before and is afraid to try. So she sets off on a...n adventure to find it.Is it making wishes with the dandelions? Playing with the kites? Tickling the grass? Dancing with the balloons? She searches everywhere. In the end, she finds more than her favorite friend--she finds confidence too! read more
"Like nothing you have seen before," raves Kirkus Reviews in a starred review. In his most beautiful and moving work to date, Bob ...Staake explores the universal themes of loneliness, bullying, and the importance of friendship. In this emotional picture book, readers will be captivated as they follow the journey of a bluebird as he develops a friendship with a young boy and ultimately risks his life to save the boy from harm. Both simple and evocative, this timeless and profound story will resonate with readers young and old. Bob Staake has been working on this book for 10 years, and he believes it is the story he was born to write. read more
Visiting grandpa can be a lot of fun, especially when he disappears into the bathroom and lots of weird noises escape under the do...or. This cute read-aloud book will bring smiles to the face of your favorite grandson or granddaughter. Laugh at the thundering explosions. Smile at the imagination and inventiveness of the youngster in this story. read more
The bluebird is a gentle grandmother, whose grandchildren often come for a visit. Her blue feathers have started to turn gray, but... her memories of the past are still vivid in her mind. Before bedtime, Grandma's little guests get to hear many exciting stories about her life. They learn that even a little bird can be immensely important. --- Sininen lintu on hellä isoäiti, jonka luona pienet lapsenlapset vierailevat mielellään. Sen siniset höyhenet ovat alkaneet jo haalistua, mutta muistot menneistä ajoista ovat yhä kirkkaina mielessä. Pienet vieraat saavat kuulla iltasaduksi monta hauskaa ja jännittävää tarinaa isoäitinsä elämästä. He oppivat ymmärtämään, että pienikin lintu voi olla tärkeä. Sininen lintu on elänyt hyvän elämän ja vaikuttanut monen muunkin elämään, vaikka nämä eivät ole aina edes huomanneet sitä. read more
time for him to leave home and see the world. Several sea creatures warn him to go back, because "the monster missed a meal today...." But Herman disregards their warnings, until he swims close to the monster's maw. He must escape and get home! With bouncing rhyme and colorful illustrations, this tale for young children gives pure enjoyment-and a few hints not to roam too far from home. About the Author Deborah Allen is a veteran elementary school teacher whose experience spans thirty-one years. She fell in love with children's books early in her career and knew that some day she would have to write the book that she had inside her. About the Illustrator The joy of creating whimsical characters has always been a part of Gary McDaniels' life. As an elementary school teacher he has found a career that blends the excitement of working with young people and his creative nature. read more
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, n...otations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work. read more
Long DescriptionThe story, When Miss Bluebird Died, begins at the memorial service for Miss Bluebird, a beloved member of her fore...st community. The story written by Jen Reich and illustrations by Kristine Kollasch beautifully bring Miss Bluebird to life. Together they take the reader on a journey through Miss Bluebird’s life as remembered by her forest friends. There are themes of delightful admiration, playful competition, helping each other in difficult times, and gathering to celebrate life in both happy and sad times.‘When Miss Bluebird Died’ is as full of hope and delight, as it is about loss. It is an opening to conversations with children and people of all ages about end-of-life and how we wish to be remembered. Through the stories that Miss Bluebird’s friends share, she is kept alive in the hearts of all who love her. Included at the end of the story are memory pages, which offer an opportunity for the reader and listener to pen their own stories and create lasting memories together. read more
Stunning full-color photographs and simple text introduce readers to the natural beauty and amazing behaviors of a pair of Eastern... bluebirds. A sky-blue male and his young mate select the perfect place to lay their eggs and raise their chicks—a nest box built especially for them. Soon, hatchlings gape hungrily for their next meal. As the chicks grow, fledge, and learn to find food on their own, award-winning photographer Pamela Kirby captures them in startling close-ups and action shots. read more
Ten little bluebirds, singing in a tree.Bright eyes, bright wings, as happy as can be.But the sun is up, and it's time to play,so ...the bluebirds decide to fly away . . .A spring-themed board book featuring ten adorable bluebirds that disappear! Clever die-cuts and thick bluebird-shaped pieces come together in a rhyming counting adventure with a springtime twist. Perfect for young readers just learning to count from one to ten and back again!Safe for ages 3 and up. read more
The text of this book is designed so that it can be understood by both young children and older readers. The simple story told on ...the right-hand pages is easily understood by a young child. Text on the left-hand pages is intended to be used as an educational tool to enhance the story. read more
Today’s Girl Dolls by CP Toys – 18” Katie Doll, Brunette Hair with Brown Eyes – Compatible With All 18” Doll Accessories Including... American Girl, Our Generation, and More read more
Hey, foodtube - have some fries with your universal transcendance! The bizarre occult conspiracy known as Mak Attax wants to upsiz...e your soul, one fast-food burger at a time, until we all go dancing out the doorways of the luminous clown's thousands of mystically aligned restaurants and into a bold new future of magickal enlightenment. The men and women of Mak Attax are dreamers, cranks, agitators, crackpots, idealists, saboteurs, poseurs, fanatics, and everything in between. The rest of the Occult Underground thinks they're either complete losers or the most dangerous threat the world has ever faced. But no matter what the Maks hang tough, wash their hands regularly, and serve up a value meal of mojo their way. Contents include: The Mak Attax Story - Major GMCs - Assorted Crews - New Artifacts - New Rituals - New Archetypes - Four New Magick Schools: Anagram Gematria, Plutophagy, Herpemancy, and Geomancy - Rules for Familiars - Scenario Hooks - And 100% Pure Canola Oil. read more
Bluebird Peekaboo is perfect for little ones to hold and love and play "peekaboo" with you! The fun and playful plush baby doll is... an ideal newborn baby gift. The soft and huggable plush has a robin blue and ivory body and limbs with sculpted sweet... read more
Play Peekaboo with your little one with this fun and playful plush blue and ivory Peekaboos Bluebird baby doll. This 12-inch soft ...body doll is the perfect size for little hands. Your child will love her sweet face with its sparkling blue eyes, cupid mouth, and rosy cheeks. The bluebird?s head lifts up and down for a fun game of peekaboo. read more
Billy Bluebird is a cute, jovial little bird. Read as he takes us through your back yard and mine, introducing us to birds of all ...kinds. This book teaches us of our nesting neighbors through beautiful illustrations and dancing poetry. read more