After saving her dog, Robin begins rescuing wild animals and she's soon running an illegal animal shelter. Short-listed for the 2012 CLA Book of the Year for Children Award and for the 2012 IODE Violet Downey Book Award Twelve-year-old Robin will never get over her mother's death. Nor will she forgive her father for moving the family to a small town to live with a weird grandmother. At her new school Robin is laughingly called ''''Green Girl'''' and is taunted relenwith a weird grandmother. At her new school Robin is laughingly called ''''Green Girl'''' and is taunted relentlessly because of an award she received. She decides not to care about anyone or anything. But when her pregnant dog plunges into the frozen lake, she saves the dog and hence the puppies. Robin finds she can't stop herself from caring. She begins rescuing wild animals and rehabilitates them in the barn. Robin's father forbids her to take in more, but she rescues some skunks, anyway, and hides them. Other animals arrive, and soon she's running an illegal animal shelter. When she's found out, Robin mounts a campaign to save her shelter. Will she have the courage to stand against the whole town?… read more
From fun food sets and building blocks to unique playhouses and play kitchens, here's our top toys that promote pretend play and inspire your child's imagination.
Your child is always studying the world around them. Nurture that desire to learn by exposing them to toys that teach and encourage their rapid growth! Check out these 12 playroom essentials that prove having fun and learning go hand in hand.
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.
The bathroom is where we start and end our day. If it's a fun and welcoming space, morning routines run smoother and bath time is a breeze. Parents don't have to dedicate their single-bathroom home to a youthful theme, but making it appeal to children will engrain the importance of self-care and hygiene at an early age. Here are 10 kid-friendly ideas for decorating a bathroom that everyone will love.
Raising kids in today's world poses numerous different challenges for parents. When should your child be introduced to TV? What about the iPad or the family computer? We've rounded up safe technology products you can feel good about giving to your children.
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.
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!
What's better than combining bath time and playtime? How about adding these bath toys in the mix. They make bath time a breeze!
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.
Let your kids unwrap our favorite tech toys for this holiday season. The tech-savvy kiddo in your life will be all smiles.
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.
Your kids will love this wearable tech, and you'll love that they're able to build healthier habits with these fun fitness and activity trackers.
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.
Join Civil War hero John Wesley Powell and his brave companions on the first successful river expedition through what was then the... uncharted region of the Grand Canyon. This daring journey is one of the great exploration adventures of the American west. read more
An I Spy 8x8 at $3ISBN13: 9780545415835Publisher: ScholasticPublication Year: 2012Format: PaperbackPages: 32
In this fluent reader a child gets hurt on the playground and needs stitches.
If your child or grandchild has ever wondered where Santa fits in with the traditional Christmas story, now you can read them Sant...a's Birthday Gift. Finally, a book that ties two holiday traditions into one inspirational tale of wonder - as Santa brings gifts to baby Jesus. The cleverly-written, rhyming book reveals Santa's adventure from toymaker to star follower - right into the heart of Bethlehem where he meets Baby Jesus in the manger. Delivering toys to a king is a touching experience for both Santa and readers alike, as they discover where the tradition began - Santa makes a promise to Jesus to bring gifts to good boys and girls each year on Jesus' birthday. This delightful story is engaging and delivers meaningful lessons using recognizable nativity characters, and of course, Santa and Jesus. Author Sherrill S. Cannon says her inspiration for this book came from her granddaughter who, after hearing the Christmas story, asked, "But where's Santa?" Cannon has been weaving stories and poems even before she could write. She enjoys the creative process and says her goal in each book is to teach good manners, as well as caring for others. Her background is in physical education, sports photography and she also had a column in a newspaper. Cannon is already working on several new children's books. Publisher's website: http: //www. eloquentbooks.com/SantasBirthdayGift. html read more
James Small and Neville Heavy are bored. Nothing ever happens in Rigour Mourtice, the small town where they live. But that changes... when a strange new teacher, Mr. Grindell, arrives at their school, and James stays with a eccentric old lady, Mrs. Winters. The boys embark on an exciting and hilarious adventure, and their lives will never be the same again. read more
After saving her dog, Robin begins rescuing wild animals and she s soon running an illegal animal shelter. " Short-listed for the ...2012 CLA Book of the Year for Children Award and for the 2012 IODE Violet Downey Book Award" Twelve-year-old Robin will read more
Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to s...eek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch of the Waste, Sophie finds herself under a horrid spell that transforms her into an old lady. Her only chance at breaking it lies in the ever-moving castle in the hills: the Wizard Howl's castle. To untangle the enchantment, Sophie must handle the heartless Howl, strike a bargain with a fire demon, and meet the Witch of the Waste head-on. Along the way, she discovers that there's far more to Howl—and herself—than first meets the eye. read more
On Clifford's first Halloween ever, living in an apartment with Emily Elizabeth, he and his friends hear noises and see evidence t...hat a monster lives next door. read more
Hold on tight for this inspiring and playfully rhyming tale, full of fun and delightful drawings Embark upon a fantastic adventure... where a brave young boy befriends a misunderstood, lonely dragon, who truly has a beautiful heart. But when their soaring a read more
"Look Five vowels, all howling " Welcome to Sundog, Minnesota When homeschooled, Norse-myth-obsessed Alexa Stevens moves from New ...York City, she doesn't know what to expect. What is a small town like? Explore a new landscape with Alexa as she observes w read more
Mommy Owl makes Little Owl promise to let no one in while she's out getting supper, but when she returns home, Mommy Owl discovers... that Little Owl takes her instructions a bit too literally. read more
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a wolf? What would you do in the cold winter months? Where would you sleep? Wha...t would you eat? Spend a year in the world of wolves in One Wolf Howls. This adventurous children's book uses the months of the year and the numbers 1 through 12 to introduce children to the behavior of wolves in natural settings. The lively, realistic illustrations of Susan Detwiler complement the rhyming text and bring each month to life. From January to December, howl, frolic, and dance, while learning important lessons page-by-page read more
On a school trip to an adventure park, Joe, who protects undead pets, encounters Dexter, a dog who died while chasing a squirrel, ...and helps him reconcile with his grieving owner. read more
A rib-tickling tale about taking instructions too literally! When Mommy Owl goes out to get Little Owl’s favorite food, she makes ...Little Owl promise: “Be good and don’t let anyone in.” But when Mommy Owl returns . . . Little Owl won’t let her in. Squirrel and Crow only make matters worse, until Owl has an idea that might just work. read more
Go on a ghostly hunt for a missing boy in this second book in New York Times bestselling author Christopher Pike’s Spooksville ser...ies! Cindy is playing by the ocean with her younger brother, Neil, when a ghost appears out of nowhere and grabs the little boy and carries him away. Cindy tries to tell people what happened, but everyone assumes that Neil drowned. Cindy is left heartbroken, with no one to help her find her brother. Until Sally reads about what happened. Sally believes in ghosts—and she knows there are plenty of them to be found in Spooksville. With Adam and Watch, Sally goes to Cindy and promises to help get her brother back. But what none of them knows is that this ghost is a very nasty one—and she’d rather turn them all into ghosts than return Neil. read more
*Note: Noisy Book batteries are light activated, please make sure the lighting is sufficient for this book.This charming jungle st...ory is part of the collection of DK's noisy books for preschoolers.Young children will love hearing animal sounds as they lift the flaps. Growl! Howl! Animals contains lively rhymes to help children discover life in the jungle. With 16 lift the flaps and 5 light-activated sounds, including a baby orangutan, a parrot, and a crocodile splish-splashing, Growl! Howl! Animals combines early learning with preschool play and is ideal for reading aloud with babies and toddlers. read more
Everybody's favorite owl—now available in a sturdy board book format! Who is that in the forest, howling and howling? A wolf? No. ...It’s a little owl. Everyone in the neighborhood—from hedgehog to crow to squirrel to mole to stag beetle—tries to comfort the little owl. They rock her in a large cobweb. They give her a nut. But even the mole’s necklace of flowers does not calm her down. What on earth could be the matter? read more
Join the lively animals of this book as they race, chase, howl and growl across the clever pages of this board book. Bold illustra...tions and catchy rhymes make I Howl, I Growl the perfect introduction to the wide range of animals that live in the desert habitat. read more
Lone Wolf Ranch is in trouble. A hairy wolfman who lurks in the mountains has stolen four valuable golden horseshoes, and it's up ...to Scooby and his pals to sniff him out read more