A charming story about a cranky caterpillar and Ezra, the little girl who finally manages to cheer him up One day Ezra hears a gloomy blue tune coming from the piano. To her surprise, it's a caterpillar making the sound: a cranky caterpillar. Ezra tries to cheer him up with some fresh air, cakes, and new hats, but nothing seems to work… What can Ezra do to help the cranky caterpillar change his tune? Richard Graham is a new illustrator with a highly distinctive and elp the cranky caterpillar change his tune? Richard Graham is a new illustrator with a highly distinctive and original style. The origins of The Cranky Caterpillar lie in his own artistic sculptural creations: a caterpillar created from the hammers inside an old piano, a band of musical characters, all sculpted from instruments and materials found in his studio. Graham has also been inspired by Wassily Kandinsky's color synesthesia, whereby we are shown the magical colors of music, in this splendidly illustrated book. Children will identify with the struggle the caterpillar goes through, in trying to articulate his emotions, and will delight in the inventive band of friends that succeed in cheering him up. Illustrated in color throughout… read more
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.
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So, your baby wants a fur baby, but they're just not ready for the real deal? Don't fret — get them a FurReal Pet! These imaginative, interactive plush animals continue their reign as one of the top-selling Christmas toys for kids in 2018. These fuzzy favorites were tops last year, and with their superior range of options, sound-and-movement combinations and adorable features, we predict they'll charm you — and Santa too! The FurReal pack includes cuties like StarLily the Unicorn, Ricky the Trick-Lovin' Pet, Ivory the Playful Tiger and many more. Amazon and Walmart both have FurReal Pets in stock at the moment, but some of the best-sellers are getting shopped-and-adopted fast. We say maybe don't wait for Black Friday or Cyber Monday, especially since you can get such sweet deals on these FurReal Pets now.
Walmart recently released its top contenders for best Christmas toys of 2018, just in time for Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales. Brands like Power Rangers, Jurassic World, Transformers and Play-Doh are perennial favorites on our must-have kids toy list. But this year, we're equally excited about the comeback of Polly Pocket, as well as some newer trendy toys from Little Live Pets, Pomsie and Grumblies. Hold onto your pocketbooks and ready your wallets, because Walmart is stocked up with the most in-demand toy brands and products this year. Peruse our top kids toy choices below.
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!
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Scratch "cuddly pets" off your Christmas toy list and snag one of these hilariously ferocious monsters instead. Grumblies are the fuming counterparts to Skyrocket Toys' sweet Pomsies. Each character has its own personality and design, plus over 40 fierce sounds and reactions. Tremor, Hydro, Bolt and Scorch will be your kid's best friend — until the fiery creature reaches full-on meltdown mode, of course. A Grumblies' short-fuse is something every parent and child knows a little bit about. These hot-headed and mischievous electronic plush toys are a major toy trend for kids this Christmas, so you might not want to wait for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Buy one (or the whole group!) and get early savings from Amazon and Walmart now.
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
This accessible, easy-to-follow book introduces readers to how and why animals behave in the mysterious ways they do. The straight...forward text explains behaviors such as mating rituals and raising young, methods of hunting, which animals hibernate, which are nocturnal, and the social patterns of different species, among other things. The images are clear and perfectly illustrate the text, showing that animals and humans are not all that different. For the reader with a curiosity about nature, this book will be a welcome addition. read more
This book follows Joshua’s gorge walking adventure. Follow Joshua’s journey of facing fears and worries as he overcomes them to ac...hieve the goal of ascending a river gorge on his own. The book is a fun learning resource for children who are reluctant to learning. It includes fun facts and interactive work sheets. read more
Exceptionally popular since its publication in 1719, Robinson Crusoe is widely regarded as the first English novel. Our eponymous ...hero finds himself shipwrecked on an African desert island after a tumultuous storm, and following the realisation that he is the only survivor, is faced with the prospect of years of isolation. However, he throws his energy into familiarising himself with his new habit: he hunts, learns how to make pottery and even adopts a parrot. After encountering a group of cannibals, Robinson Crusoe finally finds a companion. A thrilling adventure for younger listeners, made thoroughly accessible through Roy McMillan's retelling, which uses Defoe's words in the main, simplifying and clarifying them at certain points. read more
Nick Bland's expressive, adorable illustrations complement delightful, rhyming, read-aloud text in this lesson about the importanc...e of sharing with others. Moose, Lion, Zebra, and Sheep take shelter in a cave on a cold and rainy day, only to realize that a bear is there. The bear roars loudly and says that he is trying to sleep. Not understanding why the bear is so cranky, the other animals come up with ways to cheer up the bear. Moose finds antlers for him, Lion gives him a mane, and Zebra paints on stripes. Is there anything the four well-meaning friends can do to help the bear sleep? read more
Are you looking for children's books that feel good? Sally M. Harris writes books that make you smile, inside and out! "The Caterp...illar's Dream" is a beautiful rhyming story with pages of colorful art to light the imagination. Kip the caterpillar loves to explore, but you can't go fast when you move in slow motion. In his cozy cocoon, he dreams of flying. But is it only a dream? This is a charming tale of transformation that creates feelings of optimism and self confidence, and gently encourages children of all ages to reach for their dreams. read more
It's time to go treasuring hunting with the Play-Doh(R) cranky the octopus. To get ready, just load him up with some Play-Doh comp...ound and turn the crank to grow long, silly legs! Open the clamshell and treasure chests to reveal molds that can make... read more
Kip the caterpillar loves to explore, but you can't go fast when you move in slow motion! In his cozy cocoon, he dreams of flying.... But is it only a dream? This companion coloring book to the picture book The Caterpillar's Dream creates feelings of optimism and self confidence and gently encourages children to reach for their dreams. read more
Featuring Cranky the Crane, Bulstrode the Boat, a plastic dock manager figure, four cargo pieces, and a Troublesome Truck, this de...stination provides inspiration for imaginative, fun-filled play and amazing kid-crafted stories. Children can use Cranky to lift and lower the cargo pieces, and load them into the Troublesome Truck. And for a seamless playtime experience, the redesigned Thomas & Friends Wood toy trains, cargo cars and track are also compatible with classic Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway trains and track. (Track is compatible using included adaptors; Wooden Railway trains and track sold separately and subject to availability.) Thomas & Friends Cranky At the Docks: Age Range: 3Y+Thomas & Friends Wood toy pack includes Cranky the Crane, toy boat, plastic poseable figure, Troublesome Truck, 4 cargo pieces and 2 track adaptors Included track adaptors are compatible with other wood track systems, including classic Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway (sold separately and subject to availability)Made with sustainably-sourced woodConnect to other Thomas & Friends Wood track and train sets (sold separately and subject to availability) to create a bigger railway Use the knob on the side of Cranky to pick up cargo by raising and lowering the magnet connector at the end of his hoist Magnet connectors allow connection of Troublesome Truck to other trains and cargo cars (additional trains and cargo cars sold separately and subject to availability)Thomas & Friends train play helps encourage imagination, motor skills, sensory skills and thinking skills read more
Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway Cranky the Crane: Age Range: 3Y+ Cranky the Crane has a magnetic crane hook Cranky can rotate and ...load cargo on both side of the track Brendam Docks is just one of the places to visit Cranky on the Island of Sodor Works great with any Thomas and Friends Wooden Railway set Expand your world of Thomas and Friends and create your very own Thomas adventures read more
Join the Very Hungry Caterpillar for some Christmas counting fun in this delightfully festive board book. The pages are filled wit...h Eric Carle's distinctive artwork, from 1 jolly Santa Claus to 10 beautifully wrapped presents. And children will love to spot the Very Hungry Caterpillar making an appearance with every number in this perfect Christmas gift! read more
Christopher does not want to go to bed and he wants everyone to know!
Sometimes when you are used to being the only child, it is difficult to share the attention of a new family member. Cranky Frankie... is a poetic journey of a child coping with feelings about her new baby brother. Both young and old will laugh, cry, and relate to the real world struggle that a new baby brings to the family, and how the love of a mother can change everything. read more
The World of Eric Carle, the award-winning publishing franchise with over 125 million books sold, promotes the joys of playful lea...rning through timeless stories and vibrant artwork featuring Very Hungry Caterpillar and Friends. An "I Heart Music" Wood Tambourine from the Little Musician collection bears the visage of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, lots of colors and lots of opportunities for tapping, banging, dancing and music-making. read more
42444 Features: -Cranky the crane with working crane action. -Compatible with Bachman's E-Z track. -Designed for use on HO/OO scal...e track. -Ages: 8+ years. Product Type: -Model-Making. Age Range: -5 - 8 Years. Gender: -Boy. Dimensions: Overall Height - Top to Bottom: -12 Inches. Overall Width - Side to Side: -8.75 Inches. Overall Depth - Front to Back: -2.75 Inches. Overall Product Weight: -0.75 Pounds. read more
Learning lessons of how to be kind and happy everyday is what Lovely wants to teach your kids. They will love learning while readi...ng the book, “The Lovely Caterpillar”. read more
Charlie wants a pair of wings like his friends but does not want to wait. Though his friends try to help him out through songs Cha...rlie is to impatient to wait. He writes a letter to Santa asking for wings. While waiting for Christmas day Charlie takes a nap. Wondrous things happen unaware to him. As he wakes Christmas morning he is disappointed to find Santa didn't leave his wings. He leaves the room sadly and looks into a mirror one more time to imagine himself with wings. He is surprised to find he has wings, he now understands the meaning of the songs. read more
Oliver and his siblings have miraculous things taking place in their tiny bodies. They start life as four very small caterpillar e...ggs. They go through stages of development. Oliver is the smallest of the eggs, and seems to be having some difficulties. However, Oliver proves that size doesn't matter, in this fun educational book for all ages read more
The Lazy caterpillar is just too lazy to leave his tree or make his cocoon. Will his friends and family be able to convince him to... transform into a butterfly? read more
Celebrate spring! If your kids love nature stories this book is for them. It is an enchanting story about a caterpillar called Dan...ny Early one morning, Danny the caterpillar emerges from the safety of his egg. Danny soon discovers what it is like being a small caterpillar in a big world! He makes new friends while sitting on his leaf and a particularly attractive female caterpillar catches his eye! Mostly though, he eats and eats. Amazing things will happen to him as he grows, but first he must stay safe. A wonderful, feel good story about nature, ideal for springtime but children will enjoy it throughout the year. Bright, vivid illustrations will captivate childrens attention and add to their enjoyment. read more
Follow Harriet the Caterpillar and her friends, as they play, laugh, grow, and discover the meaning of true friendship.
The Flying Caterpillar is a fun story about Cole the caterpillar. He tries new things but doesn't have much luck. Until, one day h...e wakes up to realize he's more than he thought he ever could be. read more
Can a crocodile really be nice? In this little picture book, Benjamin Boo and Ernie Elephant meet a crocodile who does not fit wha...t they have heard about crocodiles. Benjamin Boo and Ernie Elephant learn an important lesson about being friendly and looking at the individual. This is the second book in the Benjamin Boo series. The photograph story pages in the Benjamin Boo books recreate a child playing with toys and using imagination to make up stories. read more
A bright and beautiful alphabet book featuring Eric Carle's wonderful creatures.Explore the amazing animal alphabet with The Very ...Hungry Caterpillar in this delightful board book. Featuring Eric Carle's bright, distinctive artwork, each letter introduces beloved animals, big and small. read more
To me this story is about frienship, changing and growing up. It is about a tadpole and a caterpillar who meet and become friends
Treasure hunting is a wiggly, giggly good time with Cranky the Octopus! To start the sea-venture, simply equip him with some Play-...Doh compound and turn the crank to grow long, silly legs! Open the clamshell and treasure chests to reveal molds that can make pearl rings and gold doubloons. There are also lots of ocean friends and accessories for more imaginative fun. Shape a goldfish with the book-mold, slice through the tide with the dolphin cutter, and cut with the lobster scissors. For more imaginative fun, roll coral reef textures into Play-Doh compound with the roller and create fun ocean shapes with the half-molds all around the playset!FeaturesTreasure chest and clamshell reveal molds for treasures insideFun lobster scissors and dolphin rolling cutter to customize creationsShape a goldfish with the book-mold and more sea shapes with the half-moldsTextured roller imprints coral reef textures into Play-Doh compoundSet of 4SpecificationsAge: 3+Weight: 7.6 lbs- SKU: ACDD34360 read more