In this classic fantasy novel from author Michael Ende, small and insignificant Bastian Balthazar Bux is nobody's idea of a hero, least of all his own. Then, through the pages of an ancient, mysterious book, he discovers the enchanted world of Fantastica, and only Bastian himself can save the fairy people who live there. Shy, awkward Bastian is amazed to discover that he has become a character in the mysterious book he is reading and that he has an important missioncover that he has become a character in the mysterious book he is reading and that he has an important mission to fulfill.… read more
Nintendo's latest video game console has taken the gaming world by storm with a wealth of content for everyone from seasoned gamers to younger children. Here are the best age-appropriate Switch games that kids of all ages will enjoy.
Home is where the heart is, but it's also where crawling babies and curious tots can cause serious injury to themselves. Keep your little one safe with baby proofing gear such baby gates, child monitors, safety locks and guards, and pacifiers and teethers, that are specially designed for children's safety.
Declutter the playroom or living room with our favorite modern toy boxes that can store it all.
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.
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.
Acquiring all the products needed to care for your children can be expensive and overwhelming. But you can make the experience a lot less stressful for yourself and your family with quality tools and toys that can be used for all 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.
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.
What's better than combining bath time and playtime? How about adding these bath toys in the mix. They make bath time a breeze!
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.
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.
From tubs and toys to soaps and shampoos, here's what your baby needs for a fun and soothing bathtime routine.
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.
Give them the best snow day ever with winter weather toys that spark their creativity, equip them for snow battles, and captivate their imaginations.
After the great earthquake known as "the wrath of the Lamb," Vicki copes with Ryan's death, Judd attempts to escape the devastatio...n by motorcycle, and Lionel, having lost his memory while undercover at a Global Community camp, returns as a Morale Monitor. After the great earthquake, Vicki copes with Ryan's death, Judd attempts to escape the devastation by motorcycle, and Lionel, having lost his memory while undercover at a Global Community camp, returns as a Morale Monitor. read more
The fourth hilarious title in Lowis Lowry's popular Gooney Bird series! Itâ s a cold January at the Watertower Elementary Schoolâ ...the perfect weather for Gooney Bird Greene to break out her special brain-warming hat! It's a good thing she has one. Gooney Bird's brain will need to be as warm as possible this month, because Mrs. Pidgeon is teaching her class about poetry. Who knew there could be so many different ways to write a poem? Haikus, couplets, limericksâ Mrs. Pidgeonâ s students soon find that writing good poetry takes a lot of hard work and creative thinking. Gooney Bird and her classmates are up to the challenge. But just when things are going well, the kids get some terrible news. Gooney Bird will need all the inspiration her brain can muster to organize the most important poem the class has ever written. read more
Going to Gramma's takes plenty of preparation. Granddaughter packs her overnighty trunk and says goodbye to Mom, Dad, little fish ...and baby in the bed. She can't wait to see her silly millie gramma Together at last, the two spend a day full of dancing, painting each other and partying with a razzle and a dazzle before, finally, resting together in a ricky rocky swing. What a day Barbara Joosse's spirited text combined with Jan Jutte's lively illustrations create this delightful story. Full of engaging, bouncy language that zips right along, this is an original picture book that captures the loving relationship between a young-hearted gramma and her enthusiastic granddaughter. read more
Welcome to an enchanted world of majestic castles, sparkling jewels, handsome princes and fairy godmothers-starring none other tha...n the beloved Disney princesses A huge bind-up with four times as many pages and twice as many paints as a standard paint box book, "Pretty Princess Paintings "is a royally good buy. read more
In this classic fantasy novel from author Michael Ende, small and insignificant Bastian Balthazar Bux is nobody's idea of a hero, ...least of all his own. Then, through the pages of an ancient, mysterious book, he discovers the enchanted world of Fantastica, read more
Read the book that inspired the classic coming-of-age film before it's back onscreen in select theaters this September! From award...-winning German author Michael Ende, The Neverending Story is a classic tale of one boy and the book that magically comes to life. When Bastian happens upon an old book called The Neverending Story, he's swept into the magical world of Fantastica--so much that he finds he has actually become a character in the story! And when he realizes that this mysteriously enchanted world is in great danger, he also discovers that he is the one chosen to save it. Can Bastian overcome the barrier between reality and his imagination in order to save Fantastica? "An instantaneous leap into the magical . . . Energetic, innovative, and perceptive"—The Washington Post "A trumpet blast for the imagination."—Sunday Times read more
Read the book that inspired the classic coming-of-age film! From award-winning German author Michael Ende, The Neverending Story i...s a classic tale of one boy and the book that magically comes to life. When Bastian happens upon an old book called The Neverending Story, he's swept into the magical world of Fantastica--so much that he finds he has actually become a character in the story! And when he realizes that this mysteriously enchanted world is in great danger, he also discovers that he is the one chosen to save it. Can Bastian overcome the barrier between reality and his imagination in order to save Fantastica?"An instantaneous leap into the magical . . . Energetic, innovative, and perceptive"—The Washington Post"A trumpet blast for the imagination."—Sunday Times read more
La historia interminable / The Neverending Story
A beautiful and heartbreaking novel from an award-winning author about a girl who gets swept up into an adventure involving forgot...ten toys, perfect for fans of Lauren Wolk and Kelly Barnhill.Emily and her sister, Holly, were as close as sisters could be. They did everything together. But Holly died three months ago, and Emily's world is shattered.Amid a sea of changes--her best friend is acting distant, she's just started at a new school, and she's been cast as the lead in the school play--Emily is surprised to find that she misses Holly's teddy bear, Bluey, almost as much as she misses Holly herself. But Bluey was buried with Holly, and there's no getting either of them back.Then one night, Emily dreams of talking toys, who tell her they have come from the toy world with a message from Bluey. Emily is convinced she can be reunited with him. But there's something strange about the barrier between the toy world and the real world. Not just strange, but dangerous--magic is spilling out, and it's wreaking havoc on Emily's world. Now she must decide whether finding Bluey is worth risking the lives of those she loves.Praise for the books of Kate Saunders:"Skillful and deeply moving." --The Guardian (UK)"An irresistible read." --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review"[Children] will love this action-packed adventure, brimming with sly humor and clever asides." --School Library Journal, Starred Review"A wholly engaging and enjoyable read." --Booklist, Starred Review read more
In the Number Story, numbers teach children how to connect the names to the right symbol. Many children find it easy to remember t...he names. They can easily say number one to ten. However, young children may find it hard to connect the names to the right number character. This knowledge is a big leap for children, and with hundreds and thousands of books out in the market trying to teach this step, it is evident that knowing how to connect the names to the symbols is a big step. Actually, it is a big step that leads to successive steps of learning. What this little book aims to do provide children with a half step to the next step. By providing a jingle for them to enjoy and remember, the numbers try to help children remember the number names. This language will help children grasp the number names and help teacher/parents in their attempt to help the child master this very step. The Number Story provides a story, a jingle, a rhyme that a child and parent can work with. With many different children with different learning needs, this little book will certainly allow the process of learning numbers to be enjoyable and memorable AND fruitful. read more
What happened to Noah s animals? How did Jonah escape the whale? From animals to giants to stormy seas, kids can re-create the adv...entures of David, Noah, Jonah, and Joseph in this all-new Sticker Stories title." read more
Patricia St John's life is a story in itself but she grew up to become one of the world's best loved Christian writers for childre...n. When looking after thirty children in a boarding school, her exciting bedtime stories were favourites with the children. T read more
This series describes animals that were once thought to be myths or hoaxes. This book looks at the platypus: the first time it was... reported to the Western world, the public and scientific community's reaction to it, the search for evidence, how the animal read more
Delightful tale of a little girl's love for an enchanted nutcracker, with all the wonderful scenes: Christmas Eve at the Stahlbaum... house, the arrival of Godpapa Drosselmeier and the presentation of the Nutcracker, the fierce battle between the Nutcracker read more
This series describes animals that were once thought to be myths or hoaxes. This book looks at the kangaroo: the first time it was... reported to the Western world, the public and scientific community's reaction to it, the search for evidence, how the animal read more
Thirty easy-to-color pictures, with captions, show how the Pilgrims made their way to the New World in a small boat, landed on the... rocky shores of New England, and established a settlement at Plymouth. Join them as they clear their fields, build homes, an read more
Records and reputations, cheats and champs, victors and venues - here's the lowdown on the modern Olympic games, from bestselling ...author and illustrator, Richard Brassey. Updated to include Rio 2016. From the games of ancient Greece to the twenty-first century, and with individual tales of heroes and heroines, this is a lively, witty and entertaining guide for young readers everywhere. As always with Richard Brassey's popular books, this is packed with comic strips, fact boxes, hilarious captions and speech bubbles, plus amazing information and entertaining insight. read more
From the dangerous voyage across the Atlantic to the first harsh winter to the delicious Thanksgiving feast, all the excitement an...d wonder of the Pilgrims' first year in America is captured in this vivid retelling that is perfect for the youngest historians. read more
Introduces the origin story of the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Paperback, Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, 2015, ISBN13 9781612281889, ISBN10 1612281885
Big ideas come with big obstacles Meet people who believed in their inventions and business ideas and persevered to achieve great ...success. Written in narrative form, readers will share in all the excitement, disappointment, failures and successes. The us read more
While their mother and father are out of the country, Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and the Lamb are staying with the "old nurse" in... her boarding house. There is only one other boarder, an old Egyptoligist, whom the children soon befriend. When they rescue read more