From the award-winning and renowned illustrator Thomas Locker, beautiful oil-painted illustrations pair with this wonderful retelling of the traditional Dutch folktale. Jan had never done anything more heroic than shout for the guard because he’d imagined he’d seen a sea serpent. But when Jan discovered water trickling through a desolate stretch of the dike that protected his low-lying village, he knew he had to act fast. “Visually stunning.”—Publishers Weekly "Lo that protected his low-lying village, he knew he had to act fast. “Visually stunning.”—Publishers Weekly "Locker's depiction of nature overpowering humanity is especially significant to the story and to the Dutch people who have spent centuries battling the sea."--School Library Journal… 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.
Selecting an educational toy for children that keeps them engaged can be challenging. With the right tools, you can make the toy shopping experience a lot less stressful.
You signed your aspiring wide receiver up for football. Now what? Finding the best football cleat that's touchdown-worthy—no pressure. Don't worry, Nike has you covered when it comes to providing a reliable cleat and safety gear that you'll need to get your little athlete's football career started.
Choosing a reliable football cleat for your child can help prevent injuries and further their ability to achieve their goals at such a young age. Whether your active kiddo dreams of being the next Carson Wentz or Rob Gronkowski, start from the ground up. Be sure to choose a cleat that gives their ankles the support they need, helping them look and feel good on and off the field. Not only will you find your child in the end zone quite frequently while wearing the Nike Vapor Untouchable Pro 3 Football Cleat, but you'll also feel like a true winner knowing your player is safe and secure breaking through tackles and jumping for interceptions.
Much like the still-hot onesie trend favored by bump-free fashionistas for the past few years, maternity rompers and jumpsuits are all the rage with the mother-to-be set as well. Casual, elegant, sporty and most importantly — comfortable! — these all-in-one outfits are nothing but versatile and especially easy to wear. Check out this collection of maternity one-piece jumpsuits; there's something chic for every mama at every phase of her pregnancy.
Summer's almost over and it won't be long before it's time to head back to school. But why make your kids spend the last days of vacation in stores when you can do all of your shopping online at Target? Whether you're using Target School List Assist or picking out your own classroom essentials, we've rounded up our favorite Target school supplies that you can shop below.
Learn why the Parenting.com editors (and hundreds of reviewers) can't stop raving about the Molekule air purifier. Spoiler alert: Not only does it clean the air like never before, but it's also off-the-charts stylish. Parents, this is one nursery essential you won't want to miss.
Thinking of taking a trip to Adventure Bay? Does your little pup squeal with delight whenever her favorite rescue dogs help a friend in need? Whether you're a fan of PAW Patrol or just a parental bystander, those precious pups' paw prints are all over the fabric of your daily life. It's only natural that for your little one's birthday, she'd want to celebrate in a big canine way. So, we dug deep and took to the skies searching for the best PAW Patrol party ideas. Remember: No party is too big, no celebration too small. If you need the paw-fect party ideas just yelp for help — or read on for some inspiration. We're on the case!
The diaper bag. It is a necessary part of parenthood, from baby's first few days in this world well into what may be their toddler years. It can seem daunting at first to try and determine what defines "must-have" versus "meh, maybe not" on-the-go gear. That's why we've rounded up our favorite diaper bag essentials, from a few ideas as to what to pack in a diaper bag for the hospital to what might even be a bit of a "bonus" for mom and dad. Speaking of, not much differs when it comes to diaper bag essentials for dad or mom, but guys on the go may appreciate a diaper bag backpack or duffle of their very own. You know, to avoid potential paisley prints or darling designs perhaps less desired by some dudes.
This school year will be even more incredible than the last with the help of the Incredibles 2 gang. From backpacks to lunch time all of your back to school essentials are covered.
Nutrient-rich routines for your future foodie start with wholesome baby food. From baby food makers and accessories to where to find baby food recipes, we'll help you discover the tools you need for homemade baby food.
Before starting your little one on solid foods, be sure to talk with your pediatrician about meal safety and foods to avoid.
Whether your child's school uniform is a sweater and khakis or a sweet dress, these classic pieces earn an A-plus for style.
Selecting the coolest (and most durable) kids' shoes for fall and beyond can be quite the ordeal — no pressure, Mom and Dad! Thankfully, Pediped has an incredible inventory of shoes and sandals that will have your little one stepping out in style at school, the playground and beyond. Plus, now until September 30, 2018, you can enjoy 20 percent off your Pediped purchase by using code PARENTING20!
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.
Mastering the art of diapering requires proper instruction, and the right diaper changing accessories. Managing the mess can be downright icky at times, but having the correct sized diaper as well as baby wipes that suit your baby's skin needs, makes all the difference. Be prepared for any and all potential diapering dilemmas—there are sure to be a few—by learning more about your diapering options.
Twelve-year-old Nando Medina, a middle school student in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, weighs 198 pounds and has ...the emotional scars to prove it. Getting jumped by school bullies is his immediate worry, but there is also critical Papa who is frequently on his case about being fat. In addition, there are his twin cousins who tease and punch, plus girls at school who are quick to give him the brush-off. He's lonely and depressed, and home is the only place where he feels safe. When one of his nightmares becomes a reality, he's presented with an opportunity to do something that could completely change his lifestyle. When you read about him, you'll learn of his decision and all that it leads to. Hang on tight, though! It's quite a ride! read more
La nouvelle série de Livres de coloriage Super Fun pour enfants et adultes vous propose de nombreux livres incroyables et amusants... que chacun peut apprécier. Enfants comme adultes peuvent passer du temps ensemble à colorier ces illustrations amusantes de grande qualité. La série propose un large éventail de thèmes variés pour le bonheur des enfants et des adultes. Qu'attendez-vous ? Prenez un exemplaire aujourd'hui ! read more
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Yksilöity satukirja MARIA-nimisille tytöille! Tyttö herää, eikä muista nimeään. Hikka-Hiiri osaa ratkaista pulman. Hän vie tytön t...aikabussillaan jännittävälle seikkailulle. Seikkailun määrää lapsen oma nimi! Tyttö, joka unohti nimensä – Taianomainen yksilöity satukirja Kirjasiskot Oy:ltä read more
A great bedtime story sure to keep children fascinated, Who’s in Rabbit’s House is a Masai tale told from the perspective of a pla...y within a play. A monster has invaded Rabbit’s house, and the other animals must gather to help investigate . . . and scare the monster away. This story teaches children it is important to help each other in times of need. read more
Chibi has been an outcast since that frightening first day of school when he hid under the schoolhouse. Afraid of the teacher and ...unable to make any friends, Chibi passes his free time alone - alone at study time, alone at playtime, always a "forlorn little tag-along." But when Mr. Isobe arrives, the teacher sees things in Chibi that no one else has ever noticed... read more
A gust of wind sends a paper princess flying. ?Wait! I didn?t finish you,? cries the little girl who made her. ?I?ll finish myself...,? calls the princess, and the wind carries her away, over a meadow and a river, to a carnival and a town, until finally she finds her way home. Elisa Kleven?s ?mixed-media collages are a kaleidoscope of color and activity, encompassing a vast, multiracial cast of happy people? (Publishers Weekly). ?The best book yet from this talented author/illustrator, and one that children will love.? -- School Library Journal, starred reviewElisa Kleven?s award-winning picture books include her own Ernst and The Lion and the Little Red Bird, the illustrations for Abuela, by Arthur Dorros, and her most recent book for Dutton, The Puddle Pail. She lives near San Francisco, California. read more
From this Award-Winning author comes "A captivating story about a boy who shrinks to the size of a snail and experiences the world... from that perspective."--Publishers Weekly read more
Harris the puffin is lonely and at a loose end. He sets out traveling, looking for adventure and meets a lost baby seal. Harris br...avely helps his new young companion, but they run into trouble. Then a happy crowd of Scottish sea life pitches in: an eiderduck, a dolphin, otters and some fish. And there are more new friends to come... Lynne Rickards' rollicking rhymes are matched by the verve and character of Gabby Grant's loveable illustrations. Set in Scotland on the Isle of May. From the team who brought you Lewis Clowns Around. read more
A fictionalized retelling of the true story of three-year-old Sarah Whitcher, who, in 1783, became lost in the woods of New Hampsh...ire and was protected by a bear until her rescue four days later. read more
“Masterfully told.”—School Library Journal A great story for children learning mathematical concepts, The King’s Chessboard tells... the story of a wise man who refuses the king’s reward for completing a favor. When the king insists the man accept a reward, the man proposes a deal: He will take a payment of rice equal to each square on the king’s chessboard—doubling the amount he receives with each day. This quickly empties out the royal coffers. . . . A Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies and Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children read more
"In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf." *************** This beautiful paperback format is perfect for storytime. T...he Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle's world-famous simple, hopeful story has become the most read children's book in Britain. Its vivid and colourful collage illustrations are iconic, and it is a must have picture book for children. The bright and bold paperback makes it the ideal bedtime book for toddlers, with its die-cut pages and finger-sized holes, children and play and read along. "Every child should have a copy" - The Telegraph *************** Eric Carle's iconic illustrations have inspired generations of little readers, and his books are must-haves for every nursery. Don't miss out on the other Very Hungry Caterpillar and Eric Carle books: Sleep Tight, Very Hungry Caterpillar; Where Is The Very Hungry Caterpillar; The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Touch and Feel Playbook; The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Little Learning Library; The Very Hungry Caterpillar Big Board Book; The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book and Toy; The Very Busy Spider; The Bad-Tempered Ladybird From Head to Toe read more
An IRA-CBC Children’s Choice Book. The drama of this unbelievable but true story is enhanced by Ted Rand’s stunning illustrations....In June 1783, three-year-old Sarah Whitcher wanders into the woods and disappears. For three long days, friends and neighbors search fruitlessly for her. Then a stranger leads the desperate family to a pine tree beneath which the child lies. Sarah tells her rescuers of the “big black dog” that kept her warm every night—but the bear tracks encircling her tell a different tale. “A treat for ‘pioneer story’ buffs.”—School Library Journal read more
Young King Arthur, troubled by nightmares, doubts he is the rightful king of England. One rainy night, the wizard Merlin tells Art...hur the story of dueling dragons and a fateful clash between good and evil, which reveals the surprising secret of the boy king's true legacy. Li Ming's arresting oil paintings breathe fire into this magical offering from Jane Yolen."The legend comes alive on a grand scale, the dramatic narrative and well-wrought dialogue heightening the theatrical effect and inviting a fast-paced read-aloud." -- School Library Journal read more
The witch and her cat are happily flying through the sky on a broomstick when the wind picks up and blows away the witch's hat, th...en her bow, and then her wand! Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items, and all they want in return is a ride on the broom. But is there room on the broom for so many friends? And when disaster strikes, will they be able to save the witch from a hungry dragon? read more
Set in picturesque Paris, this tale of a brave little girl's trip to the hospital is as appealing today as it was in 1940. The com...bination of spirited heroine, timelessly appealing art, cheerful humor, and rhythmic text makes Madeline a perennial favorite with children of all ages. A Caldecott Honor Book. Full-color illustrations. read more
Two world-renowned children's book creators, Richard Peck and Don Freeman, collaborated on this picture book--the evocative tale o...f a boy who takes on the monster lurking in his grandma's home. This was one of Don Freeman's last books--after Corduroy, after Dandelion, after he'd won a Caldecott Honor for Fly High Fly Low. It is novelist Richard Peck's only picture book. He wrote Monster Night about twenty-five years before he won a Newbery Honor for A Long Way from Chicago, before he won the Newbery Medal for A Year Down Yonder. Now their beguiling collaboration is once again available, and includes a new introduction, full of warmth and reminiscence, by Richard Peck. It's a classic treat--a deliciously spooky journey through darkness into the comforting, clear light of day. read more
A circus bear has trouble hibernating and dreaming up a new act at the same time.
Jennie's favorite aunt is sending her a new hat, and Jennie is sure it will be beautiful. But when the box arrives, the hat inside... is very plain. She had imagined a wonderful hat with big colorful flowers and even tries to make her own hat from a straw basket! Jennie is almost ready to give up on her dream when she receives a fanciful surprise from some very special friends. Ezra Jack Keats's timelessly charming illustrations will leave readers wishing for a dream hat of their own. read more
“A delightful visual feast . . . The meticulous artistry is far-reaching in its innovation, detail, and humor.”—Publishers Weekly ...Within the page of this book You may discover, if you look Beyond the spell of written words A hidden land of beasts and birds . . . Animalia is a book like no other. Abounding with fanciful, gorgeously detailed art, it is an alphabet book, a guessing game, and a virtual feast for the eyes. Each page features one letter and images related to that letter—as well as a hidden picture of Graeme Base as a child! Animalia will entrance any child or adult who enters its fantastical world. “A tongue-twisting menagerie . . . [in] a perfectly delightful alphabet book.”—Charles Gibson, Good Morning America read more
When her grand-mère comes down wit' de flu, this Cajun Little Red knows what she has to do. With her witty cat, TeJean, she sets ...off in a pirogue to bring Grand-mère some gumbo. Who should she meet upon the way, but that big ol' swamp gator, Claude! Mean ol' Claude may want to gobble up Petite Rouge, but she and TeJean have a better idea. Before long, they have Claude running back to the bayou where he belongs! read more
One morning Emma gets up early to watch television. But the TV won't work. No one can fix it-not Mom, not Dad, not even the repair...man. Neither can a balloon or a song or playing horsey fix Emma's disappointment. But then Emma's mother reads her a book. "Read it again," says Emma. "And again." And when Emma's father finally realizes what's wrong with the TV-it was just unplugged!-Emma is too busy reading to care. The power of books to enthrall has rarely been presented in such a clever, simple way for the TV-savvy preschool set. read more
Award winning author/adapter/illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky's Caldecott Medal Winning book! Perfect for readers of all fairy tales."...A breathtaking interpretation gives the fairy tale new art-historical roots, with illustrations that daringly-and effectively-mimic the masters of Italian Renaissance painting."--Publishers WeeklyTrapped in a tower with no door, Rapunzel is allowed to see no one but the sorceress who has imprisoned her-until the day a young prince hears her singing to the forest birds. . . . The timeless tale of Rapunzel is vividly and magnificently brought to life through Paul O. Zelinsky's powerful sense of narrative and his stunning oil paintings."Simply put, this is a gorgeous book; it demonstrates respect for the traditions of painting and the fairy tale while at the same time adhering to a singular, wholly original, artistic vision." (The Horn Book, starred review) read more
Jennie's new spring hat is drab and uninspiring until her friends, the birds decorate it with flowers, leaves, and even a nest. "C...ertain to enchant little girls."--The Horn Book. Paintings and collages in full color by the author. 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
A Caldecott Honor BookOut in a meadow, a little girl just wants to play, but the animals keep running away. Until she sits still b...y the pond, and they all come back to her. Teaching patience and gentleness this classic story is wonderful for children of all ages. read more