Eighteen years into the eruption of the Soufrière Hills Volcano, the Montserrat Volcano Observatory invited children and teenagers to submit stories with the theme A Volcano's Touch for its annual Creative Writing Competition. This collection features the 26 winning stories, accompanied by colourful illustrations. It is a one-of-a-kind storybook for children and adults, which takes the reader to fantastical worlds on volcanic adventures of all kinds, and also to exp and adults, which takes the reader to fantastical worlds on volcanic adventures of all kinds, and also to explore Montserrat, the beautiful Caribbean island where so many lives have been touched and forever changed by a volcano.… read more
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Illustrated in full color! "Two feet high, this board book is as tall as a toddler. Scarry packs countless pictures of his charact...ers on the wide pages, each perky creature identified by a short word or phrase. Strongly constructed, it's a can't-fail item for small boys and girls."--Publishers Weekly. read more
In Birds in Winter, beginning readers will learn how birds migrate or adapt to survive the winter months. Vibrant, full-color phot...os and carefully leveled text engage early readers as they discover how birds handle the chilly weather conditions. read more
Does Team Red have what it takes to beat the best of the best? G'day mate! It's an all-star race through the Australian Outback. B...ut each team is a champion. So Sage knows the red team is going to have to be smarter and tougher than the competition if they want to win. If not, they'll be going down on their trip down under! Each chapter in this action-packed adventure series is bursting with totally true facts about wild and wonderful creatures, dangerous habitats, maps, and more! 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
The animals living in the forest are surprised when a mountain suddenly explodes, covering the land in gritty warm ash and rocks t...hat make it unlivable for many plants and animals. Gopher survives in his underground burrow and gets to work, digging through the ash, and mixing it into the soil below. He works hard every day, and slowly some of the plants and animals return to the area. Will the forest ever be the same? Scientists spent years observing how life returned to the mountain following the eruption of Mount St. Helens on May 18, 1980. This fictionalized story is based on their surprising observations of how life returns to an area that has been totally changed or destroyed.2013 NSTA: Outstanding Science Trade Books 4-6 pg For Creative Minds educational section in the back40-60 pg cross-curricular Teaching Activities and 3 Interactive Quizzes available free on the book's homepageeBooks with Auto-Flip, Auto-Read and selectable English and Spanish text and audio read more
It's an explosion of fun ready for adventurous riders. Made of durable 13.6-gauge vinyl, the base measures approximately 68 inches... in diameter and the center 'volcano' sports four bonded handles for action-packed adventure on the water. read more
Kinetic Sand holds its shape to pick up and play! Kinetic Sand Volcano Island lets you create a colorful volcano right in your own... home! Use two fiery colors of sand and watch it ooze down the side of the Volcano! With the four jungle molds create apes, artifacts and palm trees to surround your Volcano. The sandbox play space opens up into a fiery Island landscape to play in. When it's time to put it away, this soft and stretchy sand easily cleans up and stores inside the play space! It never dr read more
Scientific Explorer Volcano Blast: Concoct a lava flowJust Add activator powderJurassic funIncludes 2 Dinosaurs, volcano, 1 spoon,... 2 activator powders, 1 pipette and easy instructionsRecommended for children 6 years of age and older read more
Learn about these awesome and powerful natural phenomena as you experiment with volcanoes, tectonic "plates", a seismograph and mu...ch more! read more
Poolmaster Volcano Island:For in-the-water active play4 permanently-bonded handlesConstructed with 13.6-gauge vinyl68" diameter (a...pproximate deflated size)Recommended for ages 8+ read more
Based on an actual twin crater volcanic island near Alaska, the Volcano Lab will give you up-close and hands-on scientific experie...nce! The kit makes it fun, easy and safe to learn about the chemical reactions that cause bubbling eruptions. read more
When an underwater volcano threatens to erupt, Kwazii must race against time to evacuate the blobfish and sea urchin to safety! Lo...ad the lava into the volcano and press down on the button to blast the rocks into the air. Kwazii's special, heat-proof suit will protect him from the extreme temperatures, and his Octo-grabber is the perfect tool for rescuing and transporting the stranded creatures. The blobfish can peg onto the top of the volcano and wait until the courageous Kwazii can race to the read more
Volcano Themed Cornhole Game Set
Geology and chemistry come together in Science Academys Volcano Lab. The fizzing reaction between citric acid and baking soda make...s bubbles of carbon dioxide that looks and moves just like lava in a volcanic eruption. Based on the geology of a real... read more
Rolling Story:6 laminated cubes help children refine their imagination, creative thinking skills and storytellingWith each cube ha...ving a different theme, toss a cube to start a story using the image on top; toss a second and add to the story and so onYou can also toss all of the cubes at the same time and create a story linking all of the cubes togetherA great game for 1 or more players read more
Bring family and friends together to recall and share their cherished memories with this Life Stories game. An enjoyable pastime w...ith surprising and revealing results, this storytelling game is a good way to warm up a gathering. This family board game is also a good way to rekindle a friendship or renew histories. While playing this game, generations of families and friends will talk, laugh and share opinions along with fond memories. Revealing hopes and discussing dreams in response to stimulat read more
This brightly coloured Tuzzles volcano puzzle is a great way to learn about geology and volcanoes. Showing a detailed view with cl...ear labels this puzzle is made to Tuzzles exacting standards which means it will last. Recommended for ages 3 and up. read more
Corrupt cops, hive-like henchmen, begoggled boy heroes, labyrinthine HQs, unlikely team ups, heartbreaking best friend breakups, a...nd a liberal dose of super science, zingers and explosive action. Sound like a Double+ adventure? It is.Ben Sears is a cartoonist, illustrator and musician born and raised in Louisville, KY where he continues to live and work. His Double+ character has appeared in a number of zines, online anthologies and the all-ages adventure comic Night Air, where he has been perpetually in over his head. 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. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ Volcanoes: Past And Present; Contemporary Science Series Edward Hull W. Scott, 1904 Science; Earth Sciences; Geology; Igneous rocks; Nature / Earthquakes & Volcanoes; Rocks, Igneous; Science / Earth Sciences / Geology; Volcanoes read more
- Volcano wall stencil- Measures 23"w x 13"h- Individual stencil from Dinosaur Days Wall Mural Stencil Kit- Self adhesive wall ste...ncil - stick and paintThis volcano will add a unique element to your child's wall mural! It can be painted as many times as you desire and any colors! Just place the 23"w x 13"h volcano wall stencil to the wall, paint in, and remove! It looks great alone, with the rest of the set from the Dinosaur Days Wall Mural Stencil Kit. It also isn't limited to walls, it can be placed on wooden furniture, or just about anywhere with a flat surface for a great way to spice up a room's accessories! read more
Join Zane’s mission to infiltrate evil Garmadon’s Volcano Lair and take on the shark army, with this exciting THE LEGO® NINJAGO® M...OVIE™ set. The base includes a minifigure-launch function at the tip of the volcano, Garmadon’s throne room, computer lab with a mini piranha mech prototype, construction zone with an exploding wall function and rotating crane to lift the included shark figure, plus a drone launch pad. This building toy also includes 5 minifigures. 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. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ Volcanoes: Past And Present; Contemporary Science Series Edward Hull W. Scott, limited, 1892 Igneous rocks; Rocks, Igneous; Volcanoes read more
Poolmaster's Volcano Island Float is an explosion of pool time fun. The floating island has a wide island base and 4 handles for a...n action-packed experience. Made of extra-strength vinyl, the raft will stand up to adventurous swimmers summer after summer. read more
The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Wh...o wants to vacation next to a volcano? Jack and Annie are about to find out when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the days of the Roman Empire. They arrive in Pompeii and soon discover that it is the very day the city will be destroyed. Now Jack and Annie must race against time to find an ancient library before it is buried in ash! Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com! read more