Look up! Look down! Move around! Everywhere you go, there are great pictures just waiting to be made! Kids love to take pictures! With Photo Adventures for Kids, you can encourage your child’s passion while exploring the art of photography together! With this book, your child will become an official Photo Adventurer and go on a very important mission to solve the greatest mystery of photography―learning how to find a great photograph no matter where they are. Whethee the greatest mystery of photography―learning how to find a great photograph no matter where they are. Whether they’re at home or at school, in the backyard or on a field trip, in the city or in nature, they’ll learn the important lesson of how to “see” where the best photographs are hidden in any location. Packed with games, strategies, lessons, and challenges, Photo Adventures for Kids makes learning about photographic composition and framing easy and fun. The book also features a cutout “viewfinder” device at the back of the book, which kids can use to explore their environment. In Photo Adventures for Kids, your child will learn all about: • Composition • Framing • Perspective • Leading lines • Subject placement • And much more! The mission is to find great photographs anywhere and everywhere. Hurry! Adventure awaits!… read more
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.
A quality, reliable diaper pail is one of the less exciting but totally important parts of planning your baby's nursery. It's key to find one that fits your space, has a design that works with your style and keeps dirty diaper odors from overpowering your precious baby's room. From top-of-the-line hands-free diaper pail options to diaper pails for cloth diapers and economical, eco-friendly diaper pail options, we've found one that's sure to work for your family. Check out our top picks from trustworthy baby brands like Playtex Diaper Genie, Munchkin, Baby Trend, Safety 1st and more.
Get ready to bump up your pregnancy wardrobe! If you're wondering where to buy maternity clothes that are stylish and flow seamlessly into your existing wardrobe, you're in luck! Retailers like Target, Seraphine, ASOS, Nordstrom and even Amazon all carry fashion-forward maternity clothes designed with the modern mama in mind. That means you can find maternity tops, dresses, leggings and more clothing essentials, including plus sizes, that won't have you sacrificing style for comfort. Below, we've rounded up some of the best places to buy maternity clothes, plus some of our favorite pieces from each store. Happy shopping!
If you're on the hunt for the perfect ugly Christmas sweater for kids, have we got a gift for you! From dinosaurs to reindeers to the beloved Grinch, we've rounded up the weirdest, funniest holiday sweaters for babies, toddlers and big kids. Shop some of our favorite ugly finds for your little cutie below.
Your little one deserves the coziest, comfiest place to sleep—and you deserve a style that you love. We've compiled a list of the best crib bedding, made of baby-friendly materials, in a range of cute and trendy designs to complete your new baby's nursery space. Whether you're looking for baby girl crib bedding, baby boy crib bedding or gender neutral crib bedding with adorable woodland creatures, you'll find sets you love from retailers you know and trust, like Target, Wayfair, Pottery Barn Kids and more.
Have an L.O.L. Surprise! superfan in your life? We bet you do! The tiny big-eyed dolls have become one of the hottest toys of the holiday season. In fact, the range of merchandise featuring the mini figures goes far beyond the basic ball. From the new L.O.L. Surprise! Big Surprise set to L.O.L. Surprise! Pets to sparkly accessories and trendy fashions, we've uncovered the coolest items any L.O.L.-loving kid will totally flip for. Many of our picks are available from favorite retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Target — but you better act quick because these toys are flying off the shelves. It's no mystery who will win Christmas this year by wrapping up these fun surprises for the kiddos!
Favorite teachers deserve a little something special this time of year. It could be a gift for their desk or classroom that adds a bit of flair, or even just a relaxing item they can enjoy at home. Planners, calendars and journals are always useful, as are cute and funny gifts that make them giggle. Teachers' gifts are a thoughtful way to show your appreciation for someone — including a coach, babysitter, day care staff member or nanny — who goes out of their way to care for and brighten your child's day. Check out some of top choices for teacher Christmas gifts from Amazon, Anthropologie, Uncommon Goods and 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.
Calling all bathing beauties, get ready to bare your bump at the beach! Perfect for some fun in the sun or a relaxing pre-baby getaway, these sleek one-pieces, trendy tankinis and gorgeous bikinis are guaranteed to have you looking like one hot mama! We've selected the best maternity swimwear to fit every shape and size, from retailers like Old Navy and Motherhood Maternity. They come in comfortable designs that will make mom feel most confident showing off all of her curves, so get ready to make a splash!
Turn playtime into a fun teaching moment with classic, colorful Montessori toys for your tot designed to stimulate, promote creativity and develop fine motor skills. Parents will love the PVC-free materials, and kids will enjoy a hands-on learning experience playing and mastering new skills by building, sorting, counting and learning to tie, button and snap. Check out our roundup of the best Montessori toys (all under $35!) that are guaranteed to have imaginations running wild without all the bells and whistles of electronics.
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
Excerpt from The Little Red FootTorn betwixt loyalty to his King whom he had so tirelessly served, and loyalty to his country whic...h he so passionately loved.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
Classic literature meets contemporary style in a vibrant introduction to five of Shakespeare's most popular plays. These engaging ...graphic novels, complete with captions in accessible modern English and key excerpts from the original dialogue, bring the Bard's dramatic scenes to life. A glossary at the foot of each page helps with any challenging vocabulary without disrupting the pleasurable reading experience. The five plays include: Hamlet, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night's Dream. read more
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know... it.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface.We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. read more
Test your powers of deduction on 43 phony alibis, baffling clues, bits and pieces of evidence. Decipher codes as you match wits wi...th such great detectives as Will Ketchum and Donna DiAnsa, as well as law enforcement officers like Luke Sharp, Hans Zupp and Carla Kopp. For many of the puzzles you'll find extra hints and clues to help you along, if you need them! "A clever presentation of entertaining puzzles...."--Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. 128 pages, 25 b/w illus., 5 3/8 x 8 1/4. read more
The Boxcar Children have long been known for being creative and resourceful. This hardcover book is filled with fun how-to guides ...for everyday adventures. It includes tips and tricks for mystery solving (how to make invisible ink and create secret codes), travel (how to pack a suitcase; how to take great snapshots), and enjoying the great outdoors. Each of the four Boxcar Children has their own section―practical advice from Jessie, a “roughing it” guide from Henry, crafts and art projects from Violet, and recipes from Benny! A great gift for Boxcar fans. read more
Cash is having a normal day, or so he thinks! His day begins like every other day with some play outside, but soon he is up to his... ears in wacky adventures and fun surprises! Written and illustrated by Cash Griffith read more
They’re explosive and invisible. They’re extinct and never ending. What are they? Science mysteries, of course! Get ready to crack... the cases and the real science info wide open. You might need your goggles for this one. read more
Get on the case! Help famous detective Dr. J.L. Quicksolve and his son Junior solve some dastardly crimes. Interview suspects, eva...luate their stories, examine crime scenes, and take note of strange details. Be on the alert for liars, tricksters, and unlikely alibis. * Did Mary Contrary kill her new husband? Or could it have been someone else? * Who was stealing cattle from McDonald's farm? To figure that out, you'd better follow the right truck--the one with the crooks inside! * How could a thief have gotten Lucy Looker's diamond ring collection out of her mansion without leaving the premises? * Someone kidnapped Benjamin Blowhard! But look closely at the ransom note, and you might be able to rescue him. * A couple of bank robbers want to make a speedy getaway. Can you stop them before they do? * Did Bobby steal the teacher's money from her purse? There's only one way to tell... The clues are all there. By reading these mini-mysteries carefully, paying attention, and using your powers of deduction, you'll solve the crime! Or if you're stumped, sneak a look at the helpful hints. 96 pages, 25 b/w illus., 5 3/8 x 8 1/4. NEW IN PAPERBACK. read more
They’re furry and funny. They’re tracked and tricky. What are they? Animal mysteries, of course! Get ready to crack the cases and ...the real animal info wide open. You might need your camouflage for this one. read more
Angie Ant is nine ant years old and an orphan who lives at Hillside Orphanage. She created a club named the Adventurers with her t...wo best friends, Henry and Bertha. Angie discovers a mysterious magical crystal heart which holds secrets from the past. The Adventurers are sprung into a world wind adventure to find Angie's mother and save the Black Knight Colony from the ruthless Elders, Vincent, Rupert and Olivia. The Golden Rose and Wisdom Tree are said to be found on the Land Above. It is a journey that will change Angie's life forever. The Adventurers must realize that even though they are little they can accomplish enormous things. read more
A game of hide and seek in the old Castle Key lighthouse during a violent thunder storm leads to an amazing discovery, a tattered ...old treasure map! Scott, Jack and Emily can't wait to search for the hidden gold but first they must solve the clues to uncover its secret hiding place. read more
When thieves raid the house of a neighbour, Emily, Jack and Scott are ready to investigate. But, strangely, the neighbour doesn't ...seem to want the thieves to be caught! The burglars didn't escape with much this time but could the raid be connected to a much older crime involving millions of pounds? read more
When the famous whistling caves fall silent and treasure goes missing from the castle on the cliffs, Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift ...the dog try to solve the mystery. read more
Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift the dog search for a missing prince who's been taken hostage in the 11th adventure of the series.
Trapped in the mists of time by a terrible research experiment gone wrong, John Blake and his mysterious ship are doomed to sail b...etween the centuries, searching for a way home. In the ocean of the modern day, John rescues a shipwrecked young girl his own age, Serena, and promises to help. But returning Serena to her own time means traveling to the one place where the ship is in most danger of destruction. The all-powerful Dahlberg Corporation has an ambitious leader with plans far greater and more terrible than anyone has realized, and he is hot on their trail. For only John, Serena, and the crew know Dahlberg's true intentions, and only they have the power to stop him from bending the world to his will... read more
Private Eye Zoey is the first literary project for author Barbara Hopkins.Ms. Hopkins has a lifelong love of animals. She adopted ...a mixed-breed dog from the local animal shelter and named her Zoey. Combined with Ms. Hopkins' background in forensics and law enforcement, the idea of Private Eye Zoey came to life.The Private Eye Zoey series is centered on a mixed-breed dog named Zoey who comes to the aid of local animals to solve their various problems. Zoey uses critical thinking and her investigative skills to efficiently complete each of her cases.Ms. Hopkins currently resides in the southwest United States with a menagerie of pets.The illustrations for Private Eye Zoey were done by Ms. Hopkins' twin sister, Beverly, who resides in Utah. Both sisters actively support animal rescue groups. read more
Trapped in the mists of time by a terrible research experiment gone wrong, John Blake and his mysterious ship are doomed to sail b...etween the centuries, searching for a way home. In the ocean of the modern day, John rescues a shipwrecked young girl his own age, Serena, and promises to help. But returning Serena to her own time means traveling to the one place where the ship is in most danger of destruction. The all-powerful Dahlberg Corporation has an ambitious leader with plans far greater and more terrible than anyone has realized, and he is hot on their trail. For only John, Serena, and the crew know Dahlberg's true intentions, and only they have the power to stop him from bending the world to his will . . . read more
“Candice and the Mystery Blues” is the first book in a new series that follows the Adventures of Candice the giraffe. Candice is a... stylish secret agent giraffe who loves to travel. She has many adventures with her animal friends, but most days she calls the Blueberry Zoo home. In this book, join Candice at the zoo as she solves an unexpected mystery. Meet some of her friends, including Kevin the Tortoise, Doodles the Monkey, Bryce the Rhinoceros, Nancy the Secretary Bird, and Keeta the Cheetah. Follow them on this adventure and learn a thing or two about the animals. read more
Jenny's world turned upside down when her father died. Now, she and her mom must start over in her mother's childhood home. She's ...scared of the dark woods she must bike past to get to school-and of that awful Dogman sign. When Pete moves into their garage apartment, he soon becomes her best friend. The warnings begin and danger is everywhere. Jenny and Pete must find some answers. Who, or what, is the Dogman? read more
Calling all Princesses!Come along as Posh Princess and friends take you on a fun and exciting adventure at Giantview Campsite! Wil...l they help Butterfly Princess Lissi conquer her fear of what she calls “creepy crawlies”? And will they solve the mystery of Giantview Campsite? All this and more in The Adventures of Posh Princess at the Mysterious Campsite.Message from the authorHello little princess! This book was written and created just for you, from my heart to yours. I hope that it helps you and encourages you to face and conquer your fears, because you are awesome and there is nothing that you cannot do. Always believe in yourself! I also hope that this book teaches you to be kind and help others because kindness is everything and it makes this world a more beautiful place.((Hugs))Carolina read more
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This book for young ones aged from 8 to 11 makes learning fun. Using the concept of explorers out on an adventure, readers get to ...explore the places while learning new things and solving a series of challenges along the way.Each destination includes a location map, an introduction to the history of the place as well as fun facts about the people, neighborhood, food, events and legends.As an activity book, readers can discover fun puzzles, learn new words and take part in solve the mystery challenges. There are also directions and prompts to introduce them to keeping a journal and doing simple sketches. read more
**THIS ADVENTRURE-MYSTERY BOOK IS FULL OF ACTION AND IS A 2016 SILVER MEDAL AWARD WINNER from READER' FAVORITE, SILVER MOM'S CHO...ICE AWARD WINNER, GOLD 2017 FAMILY CHOICE AWARD WINNER with a score of 100 out of 110, and a 2016 5-STAR REVIEW from Readersfavorite.com** Recent Cindy C. Murray Press Release:bit.ly/2wnwie1 readersfavorite.com/book-review/sophie-and-scotties-adventures-of-the-monarch-mystery It's finally summer at Shear Heaven Ranch, and Sophie and Scottie are looking forward to swimming in the cool ponds, climbing the huge oak trees, riding their horses, and taking care of their ewe, Fuzzy Mama. Scottie tells Sophie that she feels as if "something is going to happen to us," and says they should both be alert to things on their ranch that don't seem normal. So when Mr. Wilson delivers a special package from their globetrotting and eccentric Auntie Jill, they can't wait to open it! Inside is a magical, multicolor crystal frame with a letter attached explaining that this special gift will show them "many places." This mysterious present makes the girls wonder what the letter means and if an adventure is ahead. As night falls on Shear Heaven, the photo in the frame of the strangely familiar Rancho de La Joya hotel starts to move! Will Sophie and Scottie follow the call to adventure? Will they leap into the portal that will transport them thousands of miles away to solve a mystery in Mexico? And will they learn to rely on their instincts with a rather mischievous map that doesn't trust grownups? An enchanting story highlighting the beauty and balance of nature, the Mexican culture, and the bravery that girls can display, especially when they work together, Sophie and Scottie's Adventures of the Monarch Mystery will delight fans of magic and mystery of all ages. This Book 1 is perfect for middle grade readers ages 8-12. read more
Sophie and Scottie live on a ranch and receive a package from their globetrotting Auntie Jill, which acts as a portal to amazing a...dventures! The gift is a picture frame that glows in multicolored crystals and then grows when a picture is put into it that is also provided by their Auntie. The courageous sisters must empower themselves to navigate where they are in the picture of the frame. Since the frame is magical, each girl develops a talent to help them in their adventure.The girls walk through the frame, finding themselves in Mexico with Dr. Drake, who is engaged to Auntie Jill and can be trusted. He says that he's been "waiting" for them and asks if they will help him to find the missing monarch butterflies. They start their action-packed journey early in the morning where they meet their guide, Diego, and will help them on their adventure. They stop to camp and Sophie can't sleep, so she sneaks out of her tent and with some help from a mischievous map and stumbles upon an amazing secret canyon where a toucan speaks to her and a cat-like creature named Jinx wants to help them find the butterflies too. Can Sophie convince the group to follow her to the canyon? Will they be able to solve where the monarch butterflies have disappeared to?Join Sophie and Scottie as they use a touch of science and a bit of magic to solve this monarch mystery! read more
Stevie and Alex are still looking for answers about the mysterious Ender crystal Stevie discovered, and the sinister voice that se...ems to emanate from it. Their search leads them to a strange book filled with writing in a strange language, and pictures that seem to show two adventurers trapping the evil Ender Dragon in the End. As the writing in the book slowly reveals itself, the friends realize that the Overworld is in danger! The Ender crystal Stevie stumbled upon in the Overworld is one piece of an enchanted crystal that, if fully assembled, could either destroy the dragon--or set it free to destroy the world! Now Stevie and his friends must race to find the pieces of the broken Ender crystal. Can they find them all before the Ender Dragon discovers a way to stop them? Fans of Minecraft will be at the edge of their seats all the way through this second book in the Unofficial Overworld Heroes Adventure series by Danica Davidson! read more