The icy waters of the northern seas hide a creature that is already a legend among all seafarers: the fearsome white leviathan, the chimera of all whalers, Moby Dick. The young Ishmael, along with his faithful friend Queequeg, will board the Pequod, to satisfy their craving for adventure. But soon, Ishmael will discover that his work goes beyond whaling, and that the whole crew is at the mercy of the mysterious Captain Ahab's thirst for revenge.
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.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
Many kids with siblings often find themselves sharing a bedroom at some point in time. Although territorial disputes are inevitable, parents can implement a few design tactics in the kids' room to make family life in a compact home a little calmer. Use the following hardworking furniture and storage items to accommodate all of the kids in the room.
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.
Pleasing teenage girls can often be a challenge, especially when it comes to helping them pick out clothes or room decor. If you have a teenager who loves boho style and is in need of a little bedroom revamp, look no further. Your teen will be shocked at how well you know the boho trend when she sees these gypsy-inspired bedroom picks.
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.
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.
Going back to school after a super summer vacation is no fun. But going back-to-school shopping? Now that's fun! What kid doesn't love picking out new backpacks, lunch boxes, notebooks, pens, crayons and more? We've rounded up some of our favorite back-to-school supplies, all available at Walmart. Shop them below.
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.
No one wants to have to put together a nursery after the baby is born. Make your newborn feel right at home by preparing baby's first nursery ahead of time. As a mommy-to-be, you have many things on your mind. Have no fear; we're here to help ensure you don't overlook certain products that should be on the nursery checklist. These 10 nursery essentials from Houzz are about to make your life with a little one a whole lot easier just by adding them to your baby's room.
Spring break gets the wheels turning for creative ways to improve the backyard before summer. How can we maximize our time outside this year? Houzz has 10 ideas for turning your yard into the neighborhood hangout.
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.
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.
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Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
Take a look at some of the most amazing buildings, vehicles, and other engineering accomplishments in the world. From cars that do...n't need human drivers to towering buildings that reach new heights, readers will see how today's engineers are pushing boundaries and redefining what is possible. They will also learn about the past innovations that made today's achievements possible and find out what is in store for the future. Skyscrapers: The Empire State Building was the first skyscraper with more than 100 floors. THE FEATURES. Engaging text highlights STEM careers involved in designing and building these engineering wonders. Infographics and charts help illustrate complex ideas. Colorful photos provide incredible views of these engineering wonders. Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand. Sidebars provide in-depth information about some of the most remarkable engineering achievements. www. factsfornow. scholastic.com read more
This series provides users with accessible information for evaluating the often conflicting and ever-changing issues surrounding n...utrition and healthy living.; This title in Lucent's Nutrition and Health series talks about sleep disorders. It describes th read more
During Japan's Month of Waters, Aquaman calls upon The Dark Knight, so get ready for a battle of GIGANTIC proportions as the Bat-f...amily faces robots, sea monsters, and more. Then, on Independence Day, Uncle Sam implores his villainous friends to steal all read more
Library Binding, Enslow Publishing, 2015, ISBN13 9780766067837, ISBN10 0766067831
The icy waters of the northern seas hide a creature that is already a legend among all seafarers. The fearsome white leviathan, th...e chimera of all whalers, Moby Dick. The young Ishmael, along with his faithful friend Queequeg, will board the Pequod, to satisfy their craving for adventure. But soon, he will discover that his work goes beyond whaling, and that the whole crew is at the mercy of the mysterious Captain Ahab's thirst for revenge. read more
After ten years of siege by Greek forces, the walls of Troy remain intact. Only the intervention of the greatest warrior of all ti...me, Achilles, can tilt the balance in favour of the invaders. On the Trojan side, Prince Hector is the only man who can face him. This is the story of the war that brought all the heroes of Ancient Greece together and turned them into immortal legends. It is the war that made the gods of Olympus face each other, due to their envy and vanity. This is the Trojan War. read more
Call me Ishmael. These three famous words begin one of America’s most epic novels, a tale of one obsessed captain, his doomed crew..., and an elusive white whale named Moby-Dick. The massive original, however, can be very hard for young readers to navigate. This beautifully abridged and adventure-filled version will thrill children and whet their appetite for the complete work—when they are ready to tackle it. read more
On a previous voyage, a mysterious white whale ripped off the leg of Ahab, the sea captain of the Pequod. Driven by the desire for... vengeance, Ahab takes his crew on a pursuit for the elusive, omnipotent, and ultimately mystifying white whale - Moby Dick. Brimming with facts, legend and trivia, this vivid documentary of life aboard a nineteenth-century whaler, will take us all on constant adventures and horrendous mishaps read more
Each title features: - Critical essays reflecting a variety of schools of criticism- Notes on the contributing critics, a chronolo...gy of the author's life, and an index- An introductory essay by Harold Bloom. read more
This Character Could Be One Whale of a Problem In Saving Moby Dick, Linus, Ophelia, and their friend Walter think they can control... the powers of the Enchanted Attic, and they plan to bring Captain Ahab from Book World into Real World-on their own terms. But even the best-laid plans go awry sometimes, and their adventures take a wild turn. Captain Ahab is far crazier than they realized, and bookstores aren't really the best places to find whales, white or otherwise. read more
Hidden somewhere in South America, a world full of adventure awaits, but only the extravagant Professor Challenger believes in its... existence. When he joins a reporter in search of adventure, a brave nobleman and a colleague ready to prove him wrong, Challenger will, at last, have the opportunity to discover the lost world. read more
The hunt for a gigantic whale. You can't get more exciting than that. Herman's Melville's "Moby Dick" has long been considered one... of the greatest American novels ever wrote. If you want to introduce your children to the classic work, then this is the perfect book. It takes the structure and plot of Melville’s work and puts it into a language and format that younger kids will understand. KidLit-O’s newest series helps introduce younger readers to classic works of literature by retelling them as beginning reader chapter books. read more
Most modern readers don't know that Melville's work addresses the timeless themes of God, sea monsters, and ambergris. That's beca...use his books are about whalers doing things a really long time ago that nobody could relate to -- until now. L. Q. Puffbuster has adaptated this classic to help modern readers relate to the original source material. Specifically, modern readers named Todd. The main character has been renamed "Todd" so the trials of this mid-19th century whaler will have special poignancy for readers also named Todd (or reader that know somebody named Todd). Critics agree: this book is better now. Second edition includes a forward by the Baron Rupert von Dougalsnatch read more
‘Breach your last to the sun, Moby Dick!’ cried Ahab. ‘Thy hour and thy harpoon are at hand!’ Why does Captain Ahab look like a ma...n who’s being crucified? How did he come by that hideous scar and the false leg made of a whale’s bone? And why is he obsessed by Moby Dick, the great white whale? Ishmael, the new recruit, has other strange shipmates. There’s Queequeg for instance, covered in weird tattoos and selling shrunken human heads. And what of the shadowy figures creeping on board the whaling ship Pequod? Ahab leads them all in reckless pursuit of Moby Dick. Will he succeed in killing the whale, or will Moby Dick lure Ahab and his crew to destruction? Real Reads are accessible texts designed to support the literacy development of primary and lower secondary age children while introducing them to the riches of our international literary heritage. Each book is a retelling of a work of great literature from one of the world’s greatest cultures, fitted into a 64-page book, making classic stories, dramas and histories available to intelligent young readers as a bridge to the full texts, to language students wanting access to other cultures, and to adult readers who are unlikely ever to read the original versions. read more
Little Master Melville teaches little ones the language of the sea in Moby-Dick: An Ocean Primer. From ships and sailors to squawk...ing gulls and moody good captains, Alison Oliver’s brilliant illustrations and Jennifer Adams’ clever, simple text will make a sea dog out of any young shipmate. JJENNIFER ADAMS is the author of more than 30 books, including board books in the best-selling BabyLit series which introduce young children to the world of classic literature. Jennifer works as a writer and editor in Salt Lake City, Utah. Visit her website at jennifer-adams.com. Alison Oliver runs Sugar design studio. Alison’s design portfolio includes everything from logos to packaging and product design for clients such as Chronicle Books, Citibabes, and Aerie, as well as Gibbs Smith. She lives in New York. read more
This innovative, scholarly edition of Moby Dick offers unprecedented access to the revisions Herman Melville made to the original ...1851 American version of the novel and illuminates all changes which scholars have made to create the classic that readers know today. The “fluid text” feature illuminates the personal, social, and cultural context of Melville’s writing process, right on the page, while also offering fresh contextual notes, illustrations, and other apparatus to make this the most reader-friendly — and therefore most teachable — edition available today. read more
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HACM4091FeaturesHigh quality woods include cherry, birch, maple and rosewoodHandsewn white cloth sailsBuilt from scratch by master... artisansWith all sails mountedMetal nameplate on wooden base identifies the ship as the PequodMeticulous painting accurately matches the actual PequodProduct Type: Model Car or VehicleStyle (Old): TraditionalTheme: TravelSubject: Boats and shipsFinish: Black/Red/BeigeHandmade: YesPrimary Material: WoodAge Group: AdultDimensionsOverall Height - Top to Bottom: 12"Overall Width - Side to Side: 15"Overall Depth - Front to Back: 3"Overall Product Weight: 1 lbs read more