When gold is discovered in the old Transvaal in 1886, it not only leads to one of the greatest "gold rushes" in history, but charts the future of nations - including that of the British Empire. This is a chronicle of greed for power and riches, leading to crime, violence and turmoil ... changing the life of simple people forever. This rich tapestry of chaos and excitement set in pre-Boer War South Africa is woven from the experiences of a simple African herder, a buand excitement set in pre-Boer War South Africa is woven from the experiences of a simple African herder, a bunch of hardy Welsh orphans, a Dutch pharmacist, the daughter of a Russian mining magnate and her French tutor, a Zulu traditional healer and many others.It is a heart-warming tale of friendship, loyalty and determination to survive in the rapid-changing, often dangerous hurly-burly of gold rush Johannesburg. This is history with a difference.… read more
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.
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Stylish on-trend and gender neutral, gray and white nurseries are as stunning as they are sweet. Check out these must-have items to add to your nursery wish list.
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Nintendo's latest video game console has taken the gaming world by storm with a wealth of content for everyone from seasoned gamers to younger children. Here are the best age-appropriate Switch games that kids of all ages will enjoy.
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.
Give them the best snow day ever with winter weather toys that spark their creativity, equip them for snow battles, and captivate their imaginations.
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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.
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If you were an antonym, you would mean the opposite of another word. You could be FAST or SLOW, HOT or COLD, or RIGHT or WRONG. Wh...at else could you be if you were an antonym? read more
A la demande generale, Mimi est de retour pour un deuxieme volume, une nouvelle collection contenant 7 histoires en images pour le...s tout-petits. Pour cette sortie Mimi joue a cache-cache, rend visite a un bebe, aide Maman dans la cuisine, fait un petit vo read more
Few author-illustrators share Mo Willems' keen insight into the minds of young children. Dubbed the "master of the doodle," Willem...s inspires his readers to laugh and think, and perhaps most importantly, to express themselves creatively. Chronicling Willems' life and development as an illustrator and storyteller, this lively volume provides insight into his whimsical sensibility and demonstrates that hard work can be fun if you love what you do. In line with Common Core Standards, text features, including quick fact and vocabulary boxes, help readers quickly locate important information and allow them to approach Willems' works with new understanding and appreciation. read more
Bex Carter and her family are spending winter vacation at a fancy ski lodge. Unfortunately, Bex isn't that excited about it. Aunt ...Jeanie has scheduled every minute of their vacation with activities like Christmas Carol Karaoke, building gingerbread houses read more
A sulky lad happens across a sitting-stone that unexpectedly grants his wish to become a meadow-mouse. In this wise woodland fable..., Tommy experiences life from the point of view of several forest creatures, including a bird, a mink, and a humble toad. In read more
Be very, very careful what you wish for in this ninth book in the Spooksville series New York Times bestselling author Christopher... Pike.While hiking in the woods near Spooksville, Adam and his friends find a cube-shaped stone. It is clear, like a crystal, and seems to shine with colored light. To their surprise, they discover that if they hold it and make a wish for something, the wish will come true! They call it the Wishing Stone. And they love it. Until they discover that there is a price to be paid for each wish…and that the price can be deadly. read more
When Ella May finds a smooth stone with a line going all-all-all the way around it, she is convinced it has magical powers. Surely... such a stone will grant wishes, she thinks. But when her friends want to join in the fun, Ella May says that the stone is too special. Slowly she comes to realize that keeping the stone all to herself is a sure way to lose friends. By using her imagination, Ella May finds a way to make everyone's wishes come true-including her own. read more
After his adventure to dinosaur time, Spenser can't wait to try the wishing stone again. This time, he chooses a book in medieval ...time, but he doesn't realize his brother, Jackson, and his sister, Kayleigh, tag along with him. When the children arrive, they find a dragon upsetting the villagers, but the dragon is just looking for some help. Will the children be able to help her? Find out in this exciting sequel to The Wishing Stone: Dangerous Dinosaur. This is the black and white version. read more
For Kayleigh's birthday, Spenser gets her the perfect gift, a trip under the sea to swim with mermaids. Little do the children kno...w, an adventure awaits them, and they will finally learn Kayleigh's power when she holds the stone. Find out what she can do in this exciting third book of The Wishing Stone series. read more
Paperback, Xlibris, 2012, ISBN13 9781477110386, ISBN10 1477110380
A sulky lad happens across a sitting-stone that unexpectedly grants his wish to become a meadow-mouse. In this wise woodland fable..., Tommy experiences life from the point of view of several forest creatures, including a bird, a mink, and a humble toad. In the course of his adventures, Tommy learns that the life of "lesser folk of fur and feathers" isn't quite what he imagined it to be. This heartwarming century-old tale by master storyteller Thornton Burgess features the original edition's charming Harrison Cady illustrations. read more
It's a story about the love of baseball, an old man, a little boy, and a magical experience. A story, where two people slow down a...nd take a better look at life, finally seeing the forest without the trees getting in the way. It's a story with a magical tw read more
A father and daughter share a simple tradition and an enduring bond that spans the decades.
Papa's Wishing Garage: The Wishing Garage - Adventure
Molly Minstrel is treated worse than Cinderella by her mom and sisters. When Molly meets the magical creature, Unwanted, she wishe...s her problems away. However, you must first understand what you need before knowing what to ask for. Molly will have to look read more
Introduces meditation and relaxation by presenting such imaginary situations as riding a unicorn, climbing a mountain, or being a ...king, with each exercise ending with an affirmation; and provides instructions to caregivers. read more
When her father leaves for a deployment, to try to make the waiting easier for herself, Amanda decides to make a wishing tree. Inc...ludes instructions and information about wishing trees. read more