"The richness of coloring; the strength, action and humor in the drawing; and the original rhyme for each letter make this an alphabet book to treasure."--The Horn Book
This year marks the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Pig, which symbolizes luck and good fortune. Babies born under this serendipitous sign are characterized as having energetic and enthusiastic personalities, which is why we are super excited about our roundup of prosperous and precious pig-themed presents. From plush piglets, clothing, books and slippers we think these gift ideas will have your little ones going hog wild all year round.
Once all the holiday parties have died down and parents are back to work, the winter doldrums start to set in. Just because it's cold outside, that doesn't mean outdoor activities are out of the question. On the contrary, playing in the snow is one of the best ways to burn off (or chill out) all that pent-up energy. Plus, besides skating and sledding, there are all sorts of creative toys, games and even productive — snow chores, anyone? — things to do in the great, winter outdoors for kids and they're all available on Amazon now.
Hitting the beach or pool with the kids calls for a reliable, absorbent beach towel. Forget soaking wet swimsuits, sand-covered beach blankets and too-small towels—these are the best of the best when it comes to keeping your kiddos dry and comfortable for long days in the water. Check out our favorite beach towel finds from Pottery Barn Kids, Target, Walmart and more.
Sometimes it's best to think outside of the box. Unfortunately, cleanup time is not one of them. As all parents know, kiddos believe the perfect spot for storing their toys is on the floor. While this might be convenient for all of those dolls and dinosaurs to swiftly spring into action when it's time to play, the massive mess probably isn't a good look for mom. Luckily, for everyone's sake, there are super cool storage solutions that are not only functional, they're also fun and perfect for bedrooms and playrooms. Parents can even turn tidying up into a teachable moment. "Introducing kids early on to organizing will set them up for success later in life," says Tracy McCubbin, decluttering expert and author of This Book Will Set You Free: The 7 Emotional Clutter Blocks and How to Finally Conquer Them. "Organizing their toys when they are little will teach kids how to keep their future homes neat and even manage their schedules." Time to round up the best storage solutions for keeping your kid's play space looking spick-and-span! Check out our these awesome picks to give those games and gadgets a stylish home while making mom and dad happy. Toys in the bin or bust!
Your little baby isn't a baby anymore! Make sure you're prepared for the toddler years with gear and toys you didn't realize you needed for children aged one to three.
Think picking the perfect LEGO collection for your creative kid is simply a snap? With so many collectible sets available in stores, it can be challenging to select the right one. We've rounded up the best new 2019 kits launching just in time for the February release of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part. From colorful Duplo sets for baby to cool construction kits and LEGO Technic sets for bigger builders, check out these entertaining LEGO sets guaranteed to engage active imaginations of boys and girls of all ages with hours of constructive play — even Mom and Dad can get into the action!
Have a web-slinging superfan of the new Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse movie? Whether your pint-sized Peter Parker idolizes Miles Morales or Spideys from another dimension, we've weaved through a web of character merch to come up with the best picks for the biggest Marvel fans of all ages.
If you're pregnant you likely already know just how many baby products are on the market—and if you don't, get ready to be amazed. There are so many products for babies that the number has got to be somewhere in the 1000s, and because companies are making new ones everyday, it's understandable that expectant parents might not know where to begin. When you begin to create your baby registry for your new bundle of joy, you might need a bit of help in choosing the right products. Walmart's Baby Registry will help you every step of the way by creating a pre-populated list of items that are easy to edit and replace. Of course, a few perks to make the process that much more fun is great too! In addition to helping you create an amazing registry, Walmart will provide families with curated samples for your new life with baby with a free Baby Box. The Baby Box is a gift provided to families once they create a registry at Walmart and it includes 12 samples from Dr. Brown's, Aveeno Baby, Pampers and more! Also, Walmart included their handy buying guide on big ticket items like car seats and strollers. It includes useful information on weight, safety features and age recommendations.
You are going to be snapping a ton of pictures during the first year of your baby's life, and Walmart has got you covered there, too! In the Baby Box, you'll find monthly milestone cards for each month of your baby's first year as well as five moment cards that say things like "I Crawled Today," "I Walked Today" and more!
This gift from Walmart will help you make informed purchases on the products that are right for your baby and let you try out and discover new products before you buy them!
Game of Thrones frenzy is at an all time high as fans get ready to bid farewell to the Seven Kingdoms with the final season. As we gear up for the last episode ever (OMG!) we've rounded up some great baby gifts to keep the battle raging on! While we know this is not a show for kids, we do know you get just a few years to dress your kids in whatever you want to before they start to have their own opinion. These gifts include funny onesies, character blankets and more! We've rounded up the fiercest gifts for your little Arya or Jon Snow.
If your kids immediately go to glowing electronics to keep themselves entertained, it's time to get them thinking outside the box. And brain teasers are the perfect place to start. From games to activity books to classic puzzles like Rubik's Cube, brain teasers will get your little ones using their noodle and developing cognitive-strategy and decision-making skills while having fun. The brain teasers below, available at popular retailers including Target and Amazon, are perfect for everyone from toddler to pre-teen, and are a great way to unplug and connect with each other. In a world consumed by iPads and TV, even one hour away from the screen is a step in the right direction.
Create gorgeous geometric art with Klutz's meticulously-designed gears and book of draw-right-on-'em pages. Translucent gears and ...rubber feet on the frame were engineered for maximum ease of use. Updated project ideas and a six-color quick-switch pen inspire stunning rainbow-bright spirals. Now packaged with tons of workspace and storage - perfectly sized for a zillion and one spirals. read more
Penny Parker starred in a series of 17 books written by Mildred A. Wirt Benson and published from 1939 through 1947. Penny was a h...igh school sleuth who also occasionally moonlighted as a reporter for her father's newspaper. Benson favored Penny Parker over all the other books she wrote, including Nancy Drew. Her obituary quoted her as saying, "I always thought Penny Parker was a better Nancy Drew than Nancy is," Mrs. Benson said in 1993. read more
Excerpt from Captain Love; The History of a Most Romantic Event in the Life of an English Gentleman During the Reign of His Majest...y George the FirstAnd yet those foreign places are not to be lightly considered, replied the other. Three or four such come very pleasantly to my mind, even at this moment.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
Last Volume in the Series: “Proust Complete Bilingual - English / French - Vol. 1 to 7.”Each English Volume is annotated and illus...trated by P. Segal: PROUST SAID THAT, with different numbers and topics, followed by the original French version.In this volume: Issue N°7 from “Proustsaidthat Americana Collection”. (31 pages)Topics: How Proust Can Change Your Life, astrology, absinthe, guns, Proust Wake of 1997, Proust Sightings, coffee éclairs.Remembrance of Things Past / À la Recherche du Temps Perdu. Previously also translated as In Search of Lost Time is a novel in seven volumes, written by Marcel Proust (1871–1922). It is considered to be his most prominent work, known both for its length and its theme of involuntary memory, the most famous example being the "episode of the Madeleine" which occurs early in the first volume.The novel had great influence on twentieth-century literature; some writers have sought to emulate it, others to parody it. In the centenary year of the novel's first volume, Edmund White pronounced À la Recherche du Temps Perdu "the most respected novel of the twentieth century." “Within a Budding Grove” was awarded the “Prix Goncourt” in 1919.About the SeriesSeries: Proust Complete Bilingual - English / French- Vol. 1 to 7. Translated from French by C. K. Scott Moncrieff:-Volume I: Swann's Way  / Du Côté de chez Swann (1913), sometimes translated as The Way by Swann's. -Volume II: Within a Budding Grove  / À L'ombre Des Jeunes Filles en Fleurs (1919), also translated as In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower. Goncourt Prize in 1919.-Volume III: The Guermantes Way  / Le Côté de Guermantes (1920/1921)-Volume IV: Cities of the Plain  / Sodome et Gomorrhe (1921/1922) sometimes translated as Sodom and Gomorrah.-Volume V: The Captive  / La Prisonnière (1923), also translated as The Prisoner. Volume VI: The Sweet Cheat Gone  / Albertine Disparue (1925) La Fugitive) sometimes translated as The Fugitive [last line of Walter de la Mare's poem "The Ghost"] or Albertine Gone. Translated by Stephen Hudson: Volume VII: Time Regained  / Le Temps Retrouvé (1927), also translated as Finding Time Again and The Past Recaptured.Topics in the “Proustsaidthat Americana Collection”:Issue N°1: Proust Support Group, nocturnal liestyle, drugs, Pink Floyd, Stephen Hawking, Dreyfus Affair, madeleines Issue N°2: Marcel Purroust, neurosis, Fortuny, Bonny DoonV ineyard, French postcards, nesselrode puddingIssue N°3: Untortured Love, Cacophony Society, Paris and Venice, The Little Phrase, Raymond Chandler, fried sole.Issue N° 4: Proust's Life and Mine, Rejection, Proust Questionnaire, Florence, Coffee, S. Richter, Combray, bouillabaisse.Issue N°5: Holiday Madness, The Café Lifestyle, The 1995 Proust Wake, Paris, Our Lady of the Typists, Proust Sightings, Chocolate Madeleines and much more Issue N°6: PST goes to Berlin, Paris, and New York, a scholar on translations, Proust Wake of 1996, Proust sightings.Issue N°7: How Proust Can Change Your Life, astrology, absinthe, guns, Proust Wake of 1997, Proust Sightings, coffee éclairs.Front Cover:Hélène Standish, born Hélène de Pérusse des Cars.Marcel Proust is inspired by several models for the character Oriane de Guermantes in his novel, In Search of Lost Time. read more
“The richness of coloring; the strength, action and humor in the drawing; and the original rhyme for each letter make this an alph...abet book to treasure.”--The Horn Book read more
The perfect book to read to your child, this alphabet book uses beautiful painted animal art to guide you through the alphabet., E...ach animal is a creatively painted work of art that is joined by a fun, short sentence about the animal. Each sentence is structured to use the appropriate letter numerous times to reinforce the introduction of letters and the sounds that they make. read more
From the aurochs--the wild cattle of cave paintings--to Burchell's zebra, an alphabet of twenty-six animals that have disappeared ...from the earth includes a stunning, full-color portrait of each animal. read more
Explore the animal world, from aardvark to zebu! Discover hundreds of animals, great and small. Lion and lizard, whale and wombat.... Learn one wild fact about each animal. (Did you know that gorillas yawn when they are nervous?) Look carefully, because for each letter of the alphabet, one animal is pictured eight times. Why 8? Come inside and find out. read more
A book of animal illustrations with sentences using full alliteration
An Alphabet of Anthropomorphic Animals Coloring Book
C is for Classic! This all-new hardcover edition of the beloved Sandra Boynton alphabet book pairs every letter from A to Z with a... favorite animal and an adjective with big personality. This ABC book introduces toddlers and young children to an Angry Anteater, an Energetic Elephant, a Hungry Hippo, some Merry Mice, a Rotund Rhinoceros, and more. It's a smarter, quirkier, funnier alphabet book, completely redrawn for a new generation of children. read more
Children often depend on ABC order to name letters. If the letters were mixed up, would your child still recognize them? With this... book, you can help your child learn letters by shape, beginning letter sounds, new words, and animal habitats read more
This book offers a great way to teach children about the habits and the importance of a variety of predators. Booklist writes, "Th...ese lovely, detailed pages will intrigue children as well as teach them an important natural concept." With awards for design and scientific non-fiction, A Bold Carnivore is a must-have for children! Prey species are illustrated along the border. The book includes animals not normally considered predators, like robins and toads. read more
From the anteater to the zorro...The rain forest is teeming with life--hundreds of mammals, birds, amphibians, and fish, and milli...ons of species of insects. Readers of all ages can discover this mysterious and beautiful habitat--and why it is worth saving--in this exquisitely illustrated alphabet book. Newly redesigned and reformatted. read more
From the creators of RIP SQUEAK(R) comes this amazing alphabet book with endearing and whimsical illustrations by Leonard Filgate.... His wife, Susan Yost Filgate wrote the text and designed this fun book. read more
What is a pangolin? Better yet, what is a yeti crab and how does it grow food? Learn fun and fascinating facts about these and man...y other little-known creatures from across the globe. Each animal is richly depicted in bright, playful watercolor illustrations. The back of the book features four teacher resource pages with thought-provoking activities written by the author, a certified teacher. In addition, there is a section dedicated to conservation for readers who want to take action. Even avid wildlife enthusiasts are sure to learn something new from this extraordinary alphabet book. Read on to hear what the international conservation community has to say about this title!PRAISE for P is for Pangolin:"Anastasia Kierst's delightful book combines youth-friendly images with succinct informative text to open the eyes of the next generation to the world's rich wildlife heritage. This book should be an essential part of every child's education." -Dr Richard Thomas, Global Communications Co-ordinator of TRAFFIC the wildlife trade monitoring network, is the leading non-governmental organization working globally on trade in wild animals and plants in the context of both biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. TRAFFIC is a strategic alliance between WWF and IUCN. "P is for Pangolin is a must have book for all children, families, and educators who are fascinated by our natural world. The enchanting illustrations and creative species bios give a much needed voice and face to the underdogs and often overlooked oddities of the animal world. From the critically endangered Axolotl salamander to toads named after rainbows, this stunning children's book, complete with bonus learning activities, will help to foster appreciation and value for ALL life on our amazing planet." - Amphibian Ark Community Education Officer, Rachel Rommel read more
Perfect for fans of Goodnight, Already! and You Will Be My Friend, this is a classic and quirky story of finding friendship where ...you least expect it, from the author/illustrator of The Blobfish Book and Shark Detective. Karl and Hazel are polar bears. They are not friends.Until . . . CRAAACCKKK!Of all the polar bears, Karl is stuck with one who doesn’t like to talk.Of all the polar bears, Hazel is stuck with the one who talks too much.And now they’re drifting out to sea together. . . . Also includes fun facts and resources about polar bears and the Arctic. read more
This is a silly and colorful adventure in alphabetical animal names, from aardvark to zebu! Add in narwhal, platypus, and warthog ...too!28 pages of brightly colored animals! There are 3 animals on each page, some of them you may have never heard of before! The quick and fun adventure was written for the adult who would be reading to a child. Older children will love reading it as well!This book features;Glossy CoverBright (and yes at times oddly) colored animalsWatercolor animalsUnique animalsTable of pronunciations on hard to say animal namesLook for this book in the NEW Coloring version! YOU get to color the animals! read more
Whether it’s a cat, llama, or yak, this kooky book of animal shadows brings the alphabet alive in high contrast black and white. E...ach page features that letter's shadow animal, with the hands making the shadow positioned in the corner of the page. It comes with a bonus 9 x 27 inch instructional poster. read more
A is for Alligator, B is for Bear, and so on, right? Not in this book. The odd animals are taking over! It's time to meet Aye-Aye,... Fossa, Numbat, Xenops and more curious, yet real animals that are ready for their spotlight. Laugh along as they introduce the letters of the alphabet in their own odd way! read more
Ever wonder what Animals do when we're not looking? Take an adventure through the alphabet and see what animals do when we're not ...watching! read more
Discover some of nature’s most unlikely—but valuable—friendships! Sometimes two are better than one—that’s a matter of fact, even ...when the pairing seems very odd! From sharks and cleaner fish, to zebras and birds, to plants and their pollinators, strange friendships in nature exist everywhere. With bite-sized text and quirky illustrations, this fascinating book introduces children to the weird and wonderful symbiotic relationships between animal species. read more
APES & MONKEYS range in size from the tiny pygmy marmoset to the huge gorilla. Their behavior is just as variedand often amazing. ...Their intelligence has led to adaptability that has allowed them to thrive in environments all around the world. Explore these intriguing animals complex, ever-changing social dynamics. Although we are fascinated by these creatures, apes and monkeys have suffered as of late at the hands of humans. Some species are hunted for food by indigenous peoples, and habitat loss is a major threat. Several species, ranging from squirrel monkeys to chimpanzees and orangutans, continue to be exploited by the pet trade. Find out what opportunities we have to live in harmony with these animals, our most closely related species. Entertaining and informative, APES & MONKEYS is just one title from the series Animals in the Wild. Anyone seeking a better understanding of the animal kingdom, especially these fascinating creatures, will enjoy this book and the entire series. enjoy this book and the entire series. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Educational Videos are offered in the back through the use of QR codes, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a video relating to the book topic. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. read more
After discovering that a group of ferrets is called a business, Sarah Asper-Smith became fascinated with the intersection of langu...age and the natural world. Using bold prints overlaid on vibrant colors, she created Have You Ever Seen a Smack of Jellyfish? to chronicle the poetic words used to describe the magnificent animal kingdom. From a knot of frogs to a watch of nightingales, the book takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the alphabet with animals as their guide, starting with an army of ants, and ending with a zeal of zebras. The color illustrations and playful use of language will appeal to readers of all ages. read more
The Shakespeare Alphabet Book seeks to entertain, educate, and put a little silly into everything from Ariel to ‘Zounds! Each lett...er of the alphabet is paired with some of Shakespeare’s greatest characters, portrayed as animals dressed in Elizabethan fashion, and strung together with a simple rhyming narrative: “A is for Ariel, longing to be released.” “B is for Bottom, turned into a beast.” A gentle introduction for the beginner, a fond amusement for the connoisseur, and good fun for all. read more