This colorful and stimulating volume will enthrall readers with its incredible presentations of complex algae, fungi, and plant life. Students will learn that there's more to flowers than beauty, some plants are dangerous to other plant life around them, and algae can reproduce in different ways depending on the species and environmental conditions. Readers will discover that some cultures have been using healing herbs for centuries, some fungi are pathogens, and alwill discover that some cultures have been using healing herbs for centuries, some fungi are pathogens, and algae is found in many food products, medicines, cosmetics, and even tools. With thorough explorations of various ecosystems and detailed diagrams of various industries, students will embrace and understand the integral roles that plants, algae, and fungi play in the survival and prosperity of our world.… read more
Fingerlings were one of the hottest toys last holiday season. In fact, they were so popular that Fingerlings Minis and even Fingerlings keychains soon followed. But this year, Fingerlings HUGS are at the top of every kid's wish list and one of the best Christmas toys of 2018. The adorable interactive plushies feature long arms that can wrap around your kid for a cuddle, and they also give kisses, giggle, repeat after your child and — whoops! — pass gas. The collection includes animals such as a unicorn and sloth, but we have to say that Fingerlings monkeys Boris and Bella might just be the cutest toys ever. While you'll likely find sweet Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on these cute critters on toy store shelves across the country, there are even better deals — and exclusive animals! — available online at Amazon, Walmart and Target now. So, stop arguing with your little one about whether they're getting a real puppy or kitten, and tell them Santa might just deliver a monkey, sloth or unicorn pal instead! Shop the Fingerlings collection below.
Target was a go-to for the trendiest Christmas toys last year, and you can expect even more of the same great Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales on kids' favorite brands in 2018. From Air Hogs to Peppa Pig and PAW Patrol playsets, it won't be hard to fulfill your child's wish list with a shopping trip to Target. Last year, Nintendo and LEGO were favorite toymakers for Target shoppers, and this year the virtual toy chest is loaded with options from Baby Alive, KumiKreator, Crate Creatures and more. Have a look through our favorite Christmas toys from Target below.
There are times when we don't want glitter or ruffles or confusing designs splattered all over our kids' clothes. That's why we love Primary. Their clothes are basic and simple and can be worn over and over again. Another reason we love Primary? They're also making Halloween easy by inspiring parents to take matters into their own hands to create clever and adorable DIY Halloween costumes without having to pick up a needle and thread. Best of all, the costumes can have a second life—the hoodie your little guy wore for his dragon costume can be the same hoodie he wears to school the following week — minus the scales, of course. Scroll to see our favorite Primary DIY costume picks, along with details on how to make them and where to buy the essential pieces.
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.
It's about that time: Ice, ice baby! There's a chill in the air, the winter months are upon us and ice skating rinks across the country are opening their gates. This, of course, keeps kids busy outside with friends while parents are bustling around buying holiday gifts, readying the house for guests and more. Ice skating is not only a great sport but also one of the best outdoor activities and winter weather pastimes for families. Whether your kid is a beginner or a star athlete, a boy or a girl, a figure skater or a hockey player, or just having fun with friends at the local frozen pond, here are the coolest ice skate styles from Amazon, Target, L.L. Bean and Urban Outfitters that any kid will covet.
Whether your kid just likes to snap selfies or she's a professional photographer in the making, we've focused in on the best cameras for kids of all ages. From toy cameras that toddlers can tote around to instant cameras to DLSRs with all the bells and whistles, here are our favorite picks.
If it's time to purchase your child a phone, you need to know your options. Whether you're getting a beginner phone for your elementary-aged kid or upgrading to a more high-tech phone for your teen or tween, here are the best options.
As a child, did you pretend to live in a castle by arranging old blankets over the couch and chairs? There was something so fun about sitting underneath mom's old sheets. Now think how much more awesome it would be to actually have a bed that looks like a mini house! Enter the toddler house bed, also known as a Montessori floor bed.
These beds are exactly what they sound like: Picture a house-shaped frame above the mattress, complete with windows, a door and a kitchen (OK, just kidding about the kitchen). But now picture your little angel's precious head resting underneath one of these magical creations.
While this may seem like a cool, new way to sleep, the floor bed concept actually dates back to the early 20th century teaching philosophy called the Montessori Method, which focuses on placing everything a child needs to learn and explore at the child's level. So, by placing their bed on the floor, you give children independence and a chance to learn on their own terms.
Here, we've rounded up some of our favorite toddler house beds that are ready to take up residence in dreamland.
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.
Looking for a durable, comfortable gaming headset at a great price? Look no further! We've combed through all the options from favorite retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Target to bring you the best-reviewed gaming headphone and mic sets out there. From Turtle Beach to Logitech to Razer, these sporty and stylish headsets have amazing sound quality, feel comfy after hours of game play and, best of all, cost under $100. Shop our top picks below.
Create the Ultimate Gaming Experience with These Walmart Deals on TVs, Video Game Consoles, Headsets and More
Whether you're setting up an entire game room or just a small part of a bedroom, splurging on the finer details can make game play that much more exciting. From the best video game consoles to the top bundles and accessories, we found exactly what you need for the ultimate gaming experience. Snatch up these amazing early Black Friday deals from Walmart.
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!
We all want our kids to read more, but finding the right e-reader for them can be tricky. We've broken down the specs on all the best e-readers on the market to let you know which device will have your kid devouring the most e-books.
Leopold Classic Library is delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive collection. As part of our on-going com...mitment to delivering value to the reader, we have also provided you with a link to a website, where you may download a digital version of this work for free. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. Whilst the books in this collection have not been hand curated, an aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature. As a result of this book being first published many decades ago, it may have occasional imperfections. These imperfections may include poor picture quality, blurred or missing text. While some of these imperfections may have appeared in the original work, others may have resulted from the scanning process that has been applied. However, our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. While some publishers have applied optical character recognition (OCR), this approach has its own drawbacks, which include formatting errors, misspelt words, or the presence of inappropriate characters. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with an experience that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic book, and that the occasional imperfection that it might contain will not detract from the experience. read more
Excerpt from The ThunderboltAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find mor...e 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
Thomas is racing to solve the Blue Mountain Mystery in this Little Golden Book retelling of the new Thomas & Friends direct-to-DVD.../Blue-ray movie that is sure to entertain little boys and girls ages 2-5. read more
One of the most charming and enduring coming-of-age tales!Best-selling Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery published the first bo...ok in her charming series in 1908, making it a literary favorite for more than a hundred years. Published as a children's novel, the story of Anne Shirley, an orphan, was inspired by the author's childhood adventures on rural Prince Edward Island. It follows Anne's journey as she moves to a farm on Prince Edward Island to live with a middle-aged brother and sister who had intended to adopt a boy to help them with farming chores. The story follows Anne as she makes a home and comes of age on the island. * This chic and inexpensive edition comes with a heat-burnished cover, foil stamping, luxurious endpapers, and a smaller trim size that's easy to hold.* The widely popular novel has sold more than 50 million copies and has been translated into more than twenty languages since its first publication. Anne of Green Gables has been one of the world's most charming coming-of-age stories for more than a century. About the Word Cloud Classics series:Classic works of literature with a clean, modern aesthetic! Perfect for both old and new literature fans, the Word Cloud Classics series from Canterbury Classics provides a chic and inexpensive introduction to timeless tales. With a higher production value, including heat burnished covers and foil stamping, these eye-catching, easy-to-hold editions are the perfect gift for students and fans of literature everywhere. read more
Students will time travel to the Age of Reptiles and discover the world of dinosaurs in this vivid, detailed guide. They will trac...e the development of reptiles through the prehistoric periods of life on earth and learn different theories for the cause of dinosaurs' mass extinction. Gorgeous photographs and illustrations will captivate readers as they learn about the hard shells, spiny skin, and telescopic eyes of various animals in the reptile kingdom. The deadly saliva of the komodo dragon, the constrictive power of the tree boa, and the impressive jaws of the crocodile will thrill while the quirky habits and features of geckos, chameleons, and iguanas will charm in this expansive text. Students will also learn the roles that reptiles have played in myths and religions and the trouble that some endangered species face. read more
Containing seven sections, a comprehensive glossary, a Web site guide, and an index, this title is suitable for students and teach...ers of science. Full-color diagrams, graphs, charts, and maps on every page illustrate the essential elements of the subject, while parallel text provides key definitions and step-by-step explanations. read more
Containing five sections, a comprehensive glossary, a Web site guide, and an index, this title is suitable for students and teache...rs of science. Full-color diagrams, graphs, charts, and maps on every page illustrate the essential elements of the subject, while parallel text provides key definitions and step-by-step explanations. read more
Containing eight sections, a comprehensive glossary, a Web site guide, and an index, this title is suitable for students and teach...ers of science. Full-color diagrams, graphs, charts, and maps on every page illustrate the essential elements of the subject, while parallel text provides key definitions and step-by-step explanations. read more
Seawater is severely contaminated and, in order to find new clean waters, the mermaid kingdom's Princess Marlene and her attendant... Sijiao come onto the land to turn to Dr. Learned for help. The knowledgeable Dr. Learned and his nephew Rambo answer all Marlene's questions on the ocean, including the marine organism, the deep sea, mudflat, the principle and flow direction of ocean currents, marine pollution and so on. read more
Anyone who has ever stopped to watch a butterfly flit across a mountain meadow or backyard garden will love Western Butterflies fo...r Young Explorers. This beautifully illustrated guide helps children identify twenty-six butterflies of the western United States―one for each letter of the alphabet, from the Anise Swallowtail to the Zerene Fritillary. In between, young explorers will discover a wide variety of species, including such favorites as the Monarch, the Tiger Swallowtail, and the Painted Lady. Each entry presents a lovingly rendered watercolor of a specific butterfly along with a simple but thorough description of its caterpillar, it coloring, and its mature wingspan, as well as its range, habitat, and preferred host plant. In addition are fun facts about butterfly natural history. Did you know that butterflies identify their host plants by tasting them with their feet? Western Butterflies for Young Explorers is a wonder-filled guide for budding naturalists and their families to share. read more
Encourage your child to learn with the Penguin Random House "A Visual Guide to Math." Clear pictures and diagrams support this fir...st introduction to numbers, calculating, measuring, and more, making basic maths skills easier to understand. read more
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we kno...w it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.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.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. 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
As the premier step-by-step manual to building the ultimate computer, Inside a Gaming PC will help readers get the performance the...y want even when sticking to a budget. They will discover all the cutting-edge technology and information they need to bring their ideal PC to life. Detailed spec sheets and rich technical drawings will absorb readers in this accessible and comprehensive guide as well. Whether readers are looking to upgrade a current computer or building a new one, they'll be equipped to play the latest games in style and be ready to face the challenges of next year's hottest titles. read more
Find out how atoms fit together and how our solar system spins. Take a look at Earth's biomes and then explore the human body and ...more with full-color illustrations designed to keep young readers engaged and entertained while they learn. read more
Introduction to Physical ScienceIntroduction to MatterSolids, Liquids, and GasesElements and the Periodic TableAtoms and BondingCh...emical ReactionsAcids, Bases, and SolutionsCarbon ChemistryMotionForcesForces in FluidsWork and MachinesEnergyThermal Energy and HeatCharacteristics of WavesSoundThe Electromagnetic SpectrumLightMagnetismElectricityUsing Electricity and MagnetismElectronic read more
Inside Robotics provides step-by-step extensively illustrated instructions for building three project robots, from a simple self-n...avigating robot, to a fully controllable challenger such as those on the show, Robot Wars. Readers will learn how to build robots safely, from considering batteries, pneumatics, and hydraulics to conducting complete operational tests. For those interested in robotics competitions, this vibrant guide is essential, and will provide a unique behind-the-scenes look at the show Robot Wars, the history, arena, and both house and competitors' robots. read more
Discover the wonders of science with the kids at Elmore Junior High!Class is in session with Professor Gumball in this one-of-a-ki...nd guide to all things scientific. Join Gumball, Darwin, Anais, Miss Simian, and the rest of Elmore Junior High as they unlock the mysteries of the natural world: What is gravity? Why do earthquakes happen? And will becoming a scientist finally impress Penny? Test theories, plan experiments, and discover more about the Amazing World of Gumball! read more
Because ready-to-fly drones and self-build kits are available to suit all pockets and purposes, it is imperative for enthusiasts t...o be equipped with the right instructive material. This extensively illustrated, practical manual takes a look at the origins and current iterations of unmanned aircraft and drones, and will ensure readers can confidently select the best components and equipment for their needs. Step-by-step example drone builds are provided, both fixed-wing and rotary-wing, to enable readers to build a bespoke drone that suits their applications. Readers will also learn to fly a drone and understand the legislation of how and where to operate a drone safely. read more
This is the fourth instalment of the "Ditchfield's Little Wonder Book" series, "Stocking the Garden Pond." It deals chiefly with a...dding, fostering, and maintaining aquatic life in a garden pond, with helpful advice and diagrams throughout. This handy volume will be of utility to existing and prospective pond owners alike, and it would make for a great addition to collections of gardening literature. Contents include: "Introduction," "Plant Pockets," "Preparing the Compost," "True Aquatic Plants," "Surfacing Plants," "Marginal Bog Plants," "Floating Plants," "Indigenous Fish," "Cultivated Varieties," "Feeding Pond Fish," "Breeding Gold Fish," etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. read more
In order to compete for the title of 'Cold-proof King', emperor penguin who represents the South Pole and polar bear who represent...s the North Pole together go to the north and south poles to make an on-the-spot investigation. Through the explanation of Dr. True and explorer Amundson, they learn and understand the relevant knowledge of the polar areas, such as the structure and type of glaciers, the ecological system of the north and south poles, and the difference between the north and south poles. read more
Science of plant life. A high school botany treating of the plant and its relation to the environment This book, "Science of plant... life", by Edgar Nelson Transeau, is a replication of a book originally published before 1919. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible. read more
1. Introduction to Matter2. Solids, Liquids, and Gases3. Elements and the Periodic Table4. Exploring Materials
Fans of How to Train Your Dragon will love this whimsical tale, the first in a series, by a Newbery Honor winner, featuring charmi...ng illustrations and pet "training tips" in each chapter. Crusty dragon Miss Drake has a new pet human, precocious Winnie. Oddly enough, Winnie seems to think Miss Drake is her pet—a ridiculous notion! Unknown to most of its inhabitants, the City by the Bay is home to many mysterious and fantastic creatures, hidden beneath the parks, among the clouds, and even in plain sight. And Winnie wants to draw every new creature she encounters: the good, the bad, and the ugly. But Winnie’s sketchbook is not what it seems. Somehow, her sketchlings have been set loose on the city streets! It will take Winnie and Miss Drake’s combined efforts to put an end to the mayhem . . . before it’s too late. This refreshing debut collaboration by Laurence Yep, a two-time Newbery Honor winner and a Laura Ingalls Wilder Award winner, and Joanne Ryder features illustrations by Mary GrandPré. Praise for A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans*“Warm humor, magical mishaps, and the main characters’ budding mutual respect and affection combine to give this opener for a planned series a special shine.” –Booklist, Starred “Aternately comical, suspenseful and sometimes sweetly emotional.” –Kirkus Reviews “With a black-and-white spot illustration opening most chapters, an engaging narrator, and a consistently fluid writing style, this title makes a fine dragon choice for readers.” –School Library Journal “In this series launch, Yep and Ryder conjure up a world where dragons and humans interact, and the results are heartwarming and quite funny.” –Publishers Weekly “A clever and amusing novel that imagines a magical world that nestles right up against our own and sometimes crosses over.” –The Bulleting of the Center for Children’s Books Praise for A Dragon’s Guide to Making Your Human Smarter"Yep and Ryder keep the magic coming with their whimsical fantasy, enhanced by Grandpré's sweet drawings. The story positively vibrates with fun." —Kirkus Reviews" Lighthearted episodes of unusual school lessons and field trips, illustrated by GrandPré’s winsome spot art, are grounded by Miss Drake’s more serious encounters with the goons...a gratifying development as this buoyant, fantastical series continues."—The Horn Book ReviewFrom the Hardcover edition. read more
Fans of How to Train Your Dragon will love this whimsical tale, the first in a series, by a Newbery Honor winner, featuring charmi...ng illustrations and pet "training tips" in each chapter. Crusty dragon Miss Drake has a new pet human, precocious Winnie. Oddly enough, Winnie seems to think Miss Drake is her pet—a ridiculous notion! Unknown to most of its inhabitants, the City by the Bay is home to many mysterious and fantastic creatures, hidden beneath the parks, among the clouds, and even in plain sight. And Winnie wants to draw every new creature she encounters: the good, the bad, and the ugly. But Winnie’s sketchbook is not what it seems. Somehow, her sketchlings have been set loose on the city streets! It will take Winnie and Miss Drake’s combined efforts to put an end to the mayhem . . . before it’s too late. This refreshing debut collaboration by Laurence Yep, a two-time Newbery Honor winner and a Laura Ingalls Wilder Award winner, and Joanne Ryder features illustrations by Mary GrandPré. Praise for A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans*“Warm humor, magical mishaps, and the main characters’ budding mutual respect and affection combine to give this opener for a planned series a special shine.” –Booklist, Starred “Aternately comical, suspenseful and sometimes sweetly emotional.” –Kirkus Reviews “With a black-and-white spot illustration opening most chapters, an engaging narrator, and a consistently fluid writing style, this title makes a fine dragon choice for readers.” –School Library Journal “In this series launch, Yep and Ryder conjure up a world where dragons and humans interact, and the results are heartwarming and quite funny.” –Publishers Weekly “A clever and amusing novel that imagines a magical world that nestles right up against our own and sometimes crosses over.” –The Bulleting of the Center for Children’s Books Praise for A Dragon’s Guide to Making Your Human Smarter"Yep and Ryder keep the magic coming with their whimsical fantasy, enhanced by Grandpré's sweet drawings. The story positively vibrates with fun." —Kirkus Reviews" Lighthearted episodes of unusual school lessons and field trips, illustrated by GrandPré’s winsome spot art, are grounded by Miss Drake’s more serious encounters with the goons...a gratifying development as this buoyant, fantastical series continues."—The Horn Book Review read more
From the Appalachian Mountains to the Alaskan Range, this book helps readers identify more than 100 plants and animals found in th...is varied ecosystem. read more
Food From the Sun ( Paperback ). .