The Atlantic Puffin is a familiar symbol of the Atlantic region, and its Latin name means "Little Brother of the North." Accompanied with beautiful illustrations, Atlantic Puffin details habitat, breeding cycles, eating and nesting habits, and more about the life of this fascinating animal. Artistically rendered and carefully researched, this latest installment from the popular writing and illustrating team of Kristin and Jeff Domm will delight any child or adult whent from the popular writing and illustrating team of Kristin and Jeff Domm will delight any child or adult who seeks to learn more about the treasured Atlantic Puffin. Kristin Bieber Domm is an ESL teacher n Halifax, Nova Scotia. Jeffrey C. Domm illustrated Tangled in the Bay and is director of the Nova Scotia Wildlife Society.… read more
Subscription boxes are the perfect gift for the fun-loving kiddos in your life. With options including everything from science to cooking, kids will love receiving their very own monthly packages filled with fun activities and toys. Don't know which subscription to choose? Read on to discover 12 of our favorites.
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.
From tubs and toys to soaps and shampoos, here's what your baby needs for a fun and soothing bathtime routine.
Buying a car seat is one of the most important purchases you'll make as a new parent. Because car seats are intended to protect your little one while you travel, make sure you research different car seat types and models thoroughly. Whether you're looking for an infant car seat, a convertible car seat, or a booster seat, we've compiled information to help make your search for the best car seat a little easier.
Get clothes your little boy actually wants to wear. These comfy shirts and sweatshirts have all of his favorite characters.
Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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As your kids get a little bit older they can be harder to shop for. Don't settle for socks, impress them with these awesome Christmas clothing gifts instead.
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.
Presents general information about giant pandas, the dangers that they face that threaten their survival as a species, and the wor...k that is done to protect them. read more
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
Ava Eats Avocados is the third book of the Read & Eat Series, a children’s book series created by a Registered Dietitian to introd...uce children to nutrition and healthy eating through reading. In Ava Eats Avocados, Ava picks avocados from an avocado tree as she learns about all the wonderful nutrients in avocados. Ava and Mom use the avocados they pick to make delicious guacamole for lunch. After learning about all the healthy ingredients in guacamole, Ava enjoys a delicious lunch with her mom. read more
★"This tightly paced narrative soars." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)★ "Big laughs through pratfalls & other physical comedy." ...--Publisher's Weekly (starred review)A Junior Library Guild Selection 2017 Owl has a balloon. Monkey does not. What will happen next? Hint: this is not a book about sharing. "That red balloon matches my shiny red tie," says Monkey. "I'd look fancy walking to school with a shiny red balloon. The only thing I've ever wanted, since right now, is a shiny, big red balloon. It would make me SO HAPPY!" But Owl does not want to give it to him. So Monkey tries to find something that Owl wants: a teddy bear, a robot, a picture of TEN balloons. Owl does not want any of these things. But then, Monkey offers him...a sock! Hmmmmm...Owl is intrigued. Will he trade his shiny red balloon with Monkey? read more
“Look at the funny little penguin!” and “What a silly-looking penguin!” Hearing this all day long is enough to make any little bir...d angry, especially when he’s NOT A PENGUIN! This is the story of a puffin who is upset that he’s constantly mistaken for a penguin. He finally reaches his breaking point and goes on a rant about the many differences between the two. A little girl stops him in mid-speech because she does know the differences, and he listens as she explains to her father why puffins are her favorite. When you are feeling alone and misunderstood, sometimes it only takes the understanding of one small person to turn things around. A charming picture book with 18 fun colorful spreads showing children what frustration and feeling alone looks like from the outside, how to get over anger, and how to reach out to others when they are frustrated. read more
You may think you know the story of the "Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf" - but only one person knows the real story. And t...hat person is A. Wolf. His tale starts with a birthday cake for his dear old granny, a bad head cold and a bad reputation. The rest (as they say) is history. This is a hilariously inventive retelling of the popular story which "Publishers Weekly" called the 'Funniest book of the year'.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/31/1991Pages: 32 read more
You will love to cuddle with this soft and adorable Cuddlekins Atlantic Puffin. Each highly detailed Cuddlekins Atlantic Puffin co...mes with lifelike facial and authentic features. With its ultra-plush stuffing, this Cuddlekins Atlantic Puffin is cute... read more
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott is a classic novel loved by adults and children alike. Come laugh and cry with the March family.... Meg - the sweet-tempered one. Jo - the smart one. Beth - the shy one. Amy - the sassy one. Together they're the March sisters. Their father is away at war and times are difficult, but the bond between the sisters is strong. The family may not have much money, but that doesn't stop them from creating their own fun and forming a secret society. Through sisterly squabbles, happy times and sad, their four lives follow very different paths, and they discover that growing up is sometimes very hard to do... ***PLUS a behind-the-scenes journey, including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more...*** Louisa May Alcott (1832-88) was brought up in Pennsylvania, USA. She turned to writing in order to supplement the family income and had many short stories published in magazines and newspapers. She was reluctant to write a children's book but then realized that in herself and her three sisters she had the perfect models. The result was Little Women (1868) which became the earliest American to become a classic. The Puffin Classics relaunch includes: A Little Princess Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Alice's Adventures Through the Looking Glass Anne of Green Gables series Black Beauty Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales Heidi Journey to the Centre of the Earth Little Women series Peter Pan Tales of the Greek Heroes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Adventures of King Arthur The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Call of the Wild The Jungle Book The Odyssey The Secret Garden The Wind in the Willows The Wizard of Oz Treasure Island read more
Celebrating ten years of Puffin in India with ten timeless folktales Explore an exciting and beautiful underwater world with Panna.... Watch little blue bird Podna fight a mighty king for his little brown Podni. Join Lord Ganesha on his quest for a pot of kheer. Read about lovelorn Lord Surya pining for his Harshringar, leaving the world in darkness. Help the dove get her egg back. This tenth-anniversary special edition by Puffin brings to you ten heartwarming folktales by master storytellers Ruskin Bond, Sudha Murty, Devdutt Pattanaik, Kamala Das, Paro Anand and many others, with each author adding his or her own special touch. Accompanied by beautifully-detailed illustrations, this delightful book brings to life Indias glorious cultural heritage in all its richness, along with added doses of fun. Truly, a collectors item! read more
With two young sons of her own, and twelve rescued orphan boys filling the unusual school at Plumfield, Jo March - now Mrs Jo Bhae...r - couldn't be happier. But the boys have a habit of getting into scrapes, and their mischievous antics call for the warm and affectionate support of the whole March family to help avoid disaster... read more
From an author whose work is said to “burgeon with joy,” here is a gentle mystery about a silent, gallant lion and a sweetly cheer...ful bird—two friends who are attracted to each other through the universal language of art. Elisa uses watercolor, gouache, ink, colored pencils, pastels, markers, and crayons to collage this charming and colorful tale. “Illustrated with mixed-media collages so richly colored and textured that readers will want to feel the pages.”—Kirkus Reviews (pointered review) “A sweet and captivating book with gorgeous illustrations. Its story line and artwork both have unusual and unexpected qualities that work together to generate a magical, light mood.”—School Library Journal (starred review) ABA-CBC Children’s Books Mean Business and Kansas State Reading Circle read more
Sowa lives in Atlanta with his Mom, Dad and his little sister Naiya. In his family, Sowa is the one everyone goes to for help. Fr...om helping his mom to make West African doughnuts to fixing his sister's toys, he is the ultimate big brother! But, when Sowa's older brother who lives in Sierra Leone finally joins the rest of the family in the United States, Sowa quickly realizes he is not the big brother anymore. Being a sibling is tough but navigating family change can be tougher. How does young Sowa manage this shift? The Biggest Little Brother is a beautiful story that explores the complexities of sibling relationships and immigration. read more
When Sir Charles Baskerville is found mysteriously dead in the grounds of Baskerville Hall, everyone remembers the legend of the m...onstrous creature that haunts the moor. The great detective Sherlock Holmes knows that there must be a more rational explanation, but the difficulty is to find it before the hellhound finds him. read more
Louisa May Alcott's classic tale of four sisters in a deluxe hardcover edition, with beautiful cover illustrations by Anna Bond, t...he artist behind world-renowned stationery brand Rifle Paper Co.Grown-up Meg, tomboyish Jo, timid Beth, and precocious Amy. The four March sisters couldn't be more different. But with their father away at war, and their mother working to support the family, they have to rely on one another. Whether they're putting on a play, forming a secret society, or celebrating Christmas, there's one thing they can't help wondering: Will Father return home safely? read more
Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to make friends at boarding school and settle in. But when she learns that she'll... never see her beloved father again, her life is turned upside down. Transformed from princess to pauper, she must swap dancing lessons and luxury for drudgery and a room in the attic. Will she find that kindness and generosity are all the riches she truly needs? read more
A northern seabird perfect for small hands, the Little Puffin puppet from Folkmanis has wings that flap and a colorful beak that s...ignifies he's ready for love. Specifically designed for smaller hands, Folkmanis Little Puppets are smaller versions of the Stage Puppet lineup, which combine the simplicity of vintage puppets with the quality and detailed design of full-bodied Folkmanis puppets. Ideal for use in interactive stage and puppet theater, teaching, daycare, school, pretend play, games and parties, or pair with a book for storytelling. Easy to feed and care for with lots of love and snuggly fun. This puppet measures 6 x 3 x 8 Inch (LxWxH). Folkmanis has been encouraging young imaginations to blossom since 1976 with its innovative and engaging specialty puppets, promoting creativity and discovery while winning nearly every industry, child development and kid-tested award. Folkmanis has grown to become the premier manufacturer of plush puppets worldwide, offering over 200 of the most heartwarming and realistically designed creatures--both exotic and familiar--on the market today. (Birthday: January, 2014). read more
The story of the industrious Little Red Hen is not a new one, but when this particular hen spies a can of tomato sauce in her cupb...oard and decides to make a pizza, the familiar tale takes on a fresh new twist. Kids will love following along as the hen, with no help from her friends the duck, the dog, and the cat, goes through the steps of making a pizza-shopping for supplies, making the dough, and adding the toppings. But despite their initial resistance, the hen's friends come through in the end and help out in a refreshing and surprising way. read more
Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to make friends at boarding school and settle in. But when she learns that she'll... never see her beloved father again, her life is turned upside down. Transformed from princess to pauper, she must swap dancing lessons and luxury for drudgery and a room in the attic. Will she find that kindness and generosity are all the riches she truly needs? With deeply poignant introduction written by bestselling author of Chinese Cinderella, A Little Princess is one of the twenty wonderful classic stories being reissued in Puffin Classics in March 2015. read more
The story of Helen and the judgement of Paris, of the gathering Heroes and the seige of Troy; of Achilles and his vulnerable heel,... reared by the Centaur on wild honey and the marrow of lions; of Odysseus, the last of the Heroes, his plan for the wooden Horse and his many adventures on his long journey home to Greece. With a beautiful introduction by best-selling author Michelle Paver, and additional endmatter including an author profile, who's who, activities, glossary and more. read more
Norse myths and legends introduced by bestselling author Michelle Paver, creator of the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness collection ...and Gods and Warriors, her epic new Greek Bronze Age series for Puffin. The great Norse sagas are full of magic and heroic deeds. Odin's wanderings, Thor's hammer, the death of Bakkur, the vision of Ragnarok - tales which have been told since time immemorial - are given a fresh life in this version, written as one continuous exciting adventure story. Puffin Classics contain additional endnotes for children including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more. read more
Embrace your inner geek with Puffin PixelsPuffin Pixels is a collection of classics featuring pixelated, 8-bit video game cover ar...twork in the Minecraft style. Some of the oldest and most famous stories in the world--the adventures of Perseus, the labors of Heracles, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, are vividly retold in this single, connected narrative of the Heroic Age, from the coming of the Immortals to the first fall of Troy. With fresh dialogue and a brisk pace, the myths of this version are enthrallingly vivid. read more
the little history of the dates of North Africa is a book that talks about the dates that exist in the countries of the Maghreb, t...he different cultivated varieties, consumption and marketing as well its economic importance for the countries of North Africa especially Of Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco with a little delight of dates this book will take you to paradise read more
Excerpt from A Little Brother of the Rich: A NovelBut Old Mr. Dunbar had lived his youth so that his age was bare and resourceless...; and be dragged his days wearily and sated, driving behind his fat horses and drinking his port, to the grave.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
The Graphic Novelization of a Classic Tale!Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked to the magical land of Oz where they meet the Ti...n Woodsman, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion. Mike Cavallaro transforms L. Frank Baum’s world of Oz into a manga-influenced graphic novel. read more
The classic story of social justice and outrageous cunning. Robin Hood, champion of the poor and oppressed, stands against the cru...el power of Prince John and the brutal Sheriff of Nottingham. Taking refuge in the vast Sherwood Forest with his band of men, he remains determined to outwit his enemies. read more
Reverend Lee doesn't realise that his dyslexia is affecting his sermons. His parishioners are at first amused and then shocked by ...the garbled messages coming from the pulpit. Finally a cure is found. The Vicar must walk backwards for the rest of his life. By the author of The Witches. read more