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Logic, math, and fun come all wrapped up in one tricky puzzle package. Each little story gives you just enough information to dete...rmine what's bigger, who weighs more, how much gets sold, and lots of other confounding braintwisters. To make it just a little easier, every puzzle has a chart to help you organize and work out the all facts in your possession. read more

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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

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Matching drivers with their cars, with the help of some tricky license plates? That “auto”be fun…and it’s just one of the cool bra...inteasers in this mind-mashing collection! Play the “name game” by using a name to fill in the blanks and complete a word. Or enjoy “rhyme time” by answering clever clues with two-word rhyming phrases. There are hours of enjoyment on these pages!  read more

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Kids will get a fun introduction to the letter combinations and sounds that provide the building blocks for so many words. Each pu...zzle features examples of one blend of letter sounds, such as CR (crab, crash, crack), OO (balloon, spoon, moon), the Hard G (giggle, beagle, grandma), or the Long A (late, race, game). read more

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Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a daz...zling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.Pirates, buried treasure, and action aplenty--that's what's served up in this fine story, mates, and kids will eat it up. After Jim Hawkins finds the map to a mysterious treasure, he sets sail in search of the fortune. Little does he realize he's boarded a pirate ship, and that surprises and danger await him...including a meeting with the inforgettable Long John Silver. read more

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Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a daz...zling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.Poor Sara Crewe. Once upon a time her beloved father pampered and adored her. But ever since he died, leaving her alone and penniless, she's been caught in the cruel clutches of Miss Minchin, the headmistress at the Select Seminary for Young Ladies, where Sara once studied. But no matter how terrible things get, Sara always has her imagination and goodness of heart to carry her through. This timeless tale of a poor orphan has won children's hearts for a century--and continues to be a favorite. read more

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It’s play day for Gyo Fujikawa’s adorable group of toddlers! They’re sliding and hiding, running and splashing, tumbling and wrest...ling, and having a blast.  But as night falls and the moon rises, it’s good to be quiet, too. . . .It’s an imaginative invitation to fun, games, and friendship that no child can resist!           read more

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This isn’t a coloring book—it’s a calming book, with beautiful patterns and inviting images that help kids concentrate. Plus, they...’re fun to fill in, with kaleidoscopic designs, such as stars bursting from within larger stars, embedded flowers, and a circle with rays that features a bird flying toward the center. Some look like mazes, others like spider webs, but they’ll all fascinate kids for hours. read more

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Phonics is one of the best paths to reading success—and these word searches, with their appealing design, are a great way to begin...! The categories include Long A words, such as flake and halo; “BL” blends like blue and bloom; and “NG” combinations that include bang, gong, and song. Each one will help kids recognize the sound and letter combinations that form the building blocks of our language. read more

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While they’re playing, kids will master more new words and sounds. Phonics Word Search goes through such letter patterns as AI (br...aid, trait); BL (blab, bleak, blizzard); long EA (eager, peanut), and many others. Each search has a word list, so children can easily find unfamiliar terms in the grid. read more

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Learning to count to 30 is fun and easy with these dot-to-dots! Kids can count on fun—all the way up to 30—with this book in the p...opular Dot to Dot series. As always, the collection features the cutest pictures and a number line across the top of each spread to keep little ones on track. Children will grab a pencil to begin connecting the dots and creating a cowboy on his horse, a plane, a hot-air balloon with a girl in the basket, an undersea scene, a circus dog, a fire-breathing dragon, and much more. read more

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Here come the animals!  From Rudyard Kipling’s most popular Just-So Stories to Jack London’s “Brown Wolf,” this collection feature...s some of the best-loved animal tales of all time. They include Kipling’s “How the Elephant Got His Trunk”; Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Wild Swans”; Mark Twain’s “A Dog’s Tale”; Harriet Beecher Stowe’s “The Squirrels That Live in a House,” and more. read more

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Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a daz...zling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.Poor Sara Crewe. Once upon a time her beloved father pampered and adored her. But ever since he died, leaving her alone and penniless, she's been caught in the cruel clutches of Miss Minchin, the headmistress at the Select Seminary for Young Ladies, where Sara once studied. But no matter how terrible things get, Sara always has her imagination and goodness of heart to carry her through. This timeless tale of a poor orphan has won children's hearts for a century--and continues to be a favorite. read more

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Who could forget the pranks, the adventures, the sheer fun of Tom Sawyer? It’s something every child should experience and every c...hild will love. From Tom’s sly trickery with the whitewashed fence—when he cleverly manipulates everyone so they happily do his work for him—to his and Becky Thatcher’s calamities in Bat Cave, the enjoyment just never ends. The illustrations for this series were created by Scott McKowen, who, with his wife Christina Poddubiuk, operates Punch & Judy Inc., a company specializing in design and illustration for theater and performing arts. Their projects often involve research into the visual aspects of historical settings and characters. Christina is a theater set and costume designer and contributed advice on the period clothing for the illustrations.Scott created these drawings in scratchboard ­ an engraving medium which evokes the look of popular art from the period of these stories. Scratchboard is an illustration board with a specifically prepared surface of hard white chalk. A thin layer of black ink is rolled over the surface, and lines are drawn by hand with a sharp knife by scraping through the ink layer to expose the white surface underneath. The finished drawings are then scanned and the color is added digitally. read more

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With its beautifully embossed pages, shiny spot laminations that really pop, and a fun invitation to a dragon hunt, this one-of-a-...kind book feels like magic, and looks great under the Christmas tree too. Look inside this amazing picture book and feel the embossed pages. Can you see and touch the dragon? Can you find lots and lots of dragons? They’re everywhere! That’s because Mr. Jones is simply mad about the creatures. He carves them out of wood and he tells thrilling stories about them. But he’s never seen a real dragon, so he and his grandson George have set sail in search of one. Come along and help, using your sharp sense of sight and sensitive fingers to navigate through the pictures. But remember: to discover a really, truly fire-breathing dragon, you have to hunt high and low and always, always believe hard enough. A story kids will joyously read over and over again. read more

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When the old woodcarver Geppetto carves a puppet out of a talking piece of wood, his creation can dance, sing, and do somersaults—...but is also very naughty and disobedient. Carlo Collodi's classic story of a puppet who dreams of becoming a boy—and his incredible adventures—gets an enchanting treatment from award-winning artist Robert Ingpen. This beautiful entry in the popular Sterling Illustrated Classics series captures all the magic of the original. read more

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Science super-sleuths Drake Doyle and Nell Fossey are back—this time in a never-before-published addition to the popular series! T...hey’ve got an exciting collection of cases, too:  Are ghosts and ghouls keeping Edgar Glum awake? Have aliens invaded Mossy Swamp?  What’s the crooked game everyone’s losing at the carnival? And why is the town bridge going bananas? Kids will have fun following the clues—and learning about such real scientific principles as amplification, ecosystems, magnetic fields, and more.  Plus, budding Doyles and Fosseys will find actual experiments to try! read more

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“We said there was no home like a raft. Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery…but you feel mighty free and easy and comf...ortable on a raft.” Sail down the Mississippi with Huck Finn and the runaway slave, Jim. Twain’s beloved tale, with its folksy language, creates an indelible image of antebellum America with its sleepy river towns, con men, family feuds, and a variety of colorful characters. read more

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Sterling Publishing welcomes our new partnership with the legendary artist Robert Ingpen. For his first title in a brand-new affil...iation with Sterling, renowned children’s artist Robert Ingpen presents a lush new edition of one of the world’s most famous stories: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.Lewis Carroll’s classic began as a tale told to a group of children on a picnic in 1862. Three years later, it was finally published, and its curious effect of half-dream, half-nightmare instantly captured the imagination of readers of all ages.This new edition brings together the unabridged text with more than 70 stunning illustrations by Ingpen, each reflecting the artist’s unique style and extraordinary imagination—and the spirit of this eternally popular masterpiece.   read more

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Another beautiful book by renowned artist Robert Ingpen in the popular Sterling Illustrated Classics series. For more than a centu...ry, The Wind in the Willows and its endearing protagonists--Mole, Mr. Toad, Badger, and Ratty--have enchanted children of all ages. Whether the four friends are setting forth on an exciting adventure, engaging in a comic caper, or simply relaxing by the River Thames, their stories are among the most charming in all English literature. This keepsake edition of Kenneth Grahame's beloved novel features gorgeous art throughout, making it a must-have for every child's library. read more

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Did Zoe really poison her twin sister Chloe? What’s the best way to rescue a super-sized pig trapped in a deep, deep hole? And how... can you stop a chilly ghost from wrecking a tree-house sleepover? Fifth-grade supersleuths (and science whizzes) Doyle and Fossey are about to find out—and young readers will love learning the solutions!  read more

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Jules Verne’s classic science fiction fantasy carries its hero—Professor Aronnax of the Museum of Paris—on a thrilling and dangero...us journey far below the waves to see what creatures live in the ocean’s depths. In the process, Verne imagined a vessel that had not yet been invented: the submarine. read more

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“Beautifully illustrated . . . smartly designed . . . More than 40 years after ‘Puff’…was released, this volume . . . brings the l...and of Honalee to new life.”—The New York TimesThe timeless children's song . . . in a beautiful, bestselling picture book filled with enchantment. “Puff has appeared to me both childlike and wise, a king but also a willing follower of just about any bright spirit that inspired him. Puff gives his whole heart and soul to one special friend…One day, as you can see at the end of this book, a new and special friend comes to Honalee…In this way Puff and Jackie’s friendship continues through new children like you.”   —Peter Yarrow Puff, the Magic Dragon is simply one of the most beloved songs of all time—a classic that’s become as much a part of the childhood experience as Mother Goose and fairy tales. Yet singer/songwriter Peter Yarrow and co-composer Lenny Lipton have never allowed a picture book adaptation of this magical tale…until now. With Yarrow’s and Lipton’s blessing, Puff, Jackie Paper, and the land of Honalee finally live on the page. The exquisite package includes a cloth case with a tipped-in illustration and an embossed jacket with foil touches, as well as an exclusive CD featuring not only Puff, but several other songs performed by Yarrow, his daughter Bethany, and cellist Rufus Cappadocia. This is a publishing event sure to attract broad attention and please Puff’s many fans.  In richly-hued paintings of the deepest sea blues and greens, Puff and his friend Jackie Paper frolic in the land of Honalee—traveling in a fantastic boat with billowed sails, climbing red castle stairs onto a balcony to meet with noble kings and princes, and watching pirate ships lower their flags for the roaring dragon. Artist Eric Puybaret has brought an entire magical world into being with enthralling landscapes, color, and characters. And everyone will love the way the art cleverly turns the song’s end, which at first seemed so sad, into a surprising and joyful moment. read more

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Calvin is one unusual starling! While his siblings and cousins learn to fly, this rare bird lets his imagination soar while readin...g about pirates, dinosaurs, and other fascinating things. The other birds call him “geeky beaky,” but Calvin just ruffles his feathers and buries his beak in a book. Yet, when it comes time to migrate, poor Calvin suddenly realizes he can't fly! His sisters, brothers, and cousins carry him into the air. But on their way south, the winds blow hard, the trees bend, and the air starts to smell strange. It's a hurricane, and only Calvin can save the day—because he has read all about it!  Witty illustrations, an endearing hero, and a delightful story—now new in paperback—make this a true celebration of the pleasures (and importance) of reading! read more

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Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a daz...zling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, set during the Civil War, has always captivated even the most reluctant readers. Little girls, especially, love following the adventures of the four March sisters--Meg, Beth, Amy, and most of all, the tomboy Jo--as they experience the joys and disappointments, tragedies and triumphs, of growing up. This simpler version captures all the charm and warmth of the original. read more

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This portion of puzzle fun features syllables, sounds, and words such as long A in wave, the SK in skeleton, and the short U in pu...ppy. read more

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“Saturday morning was come, and all the summer world was bright and fresh, and brimming with life.”So starts Mark Twain’s classic ...tale about a boy’s life in a small town on the Mississippi, which has become an all-time favorite both in America and around the world.Tom Sawyer’s mischievous and by now famous exploits—venturing into a nighttime graveyard with his friend Huck Finn, getting lost in a bat cave, tricking his friends into whitewashing a fence—make thrilling reading for all ages. Behind the escapades, though, are darker themes, as young Tom learns some difficult lessons about the often hypocritical rules that govern adult society.This new edition, which celebrates the centenary of Mark Twain's death, brings together the complete text with more than 70 stunning illustrations by artist Robert Ingpen, each one an enchanting evocation of a forgotten time in the American South. read more

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Chatty, idealistic Pollyanna can always find something to be glad about. Even when the newly orphaned girl has to live with her co...ld, unloving Aunt Polly, she remains full of hope and joy. But then a horrible accident leaves her crippled—and it may finally be too much for Pollyanna to bear. Will all the people whose lives she's brightened be able to make her happy again? read more

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Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a daz...zling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic tale, with its engaging heroine and evocative description of the Prince Edward Island landscape, never fails to delight youngsters. When Matthew Cuthbert goes to the train station to pick up the orphan he and his sister Marilla plan to adopt, he expects to meet a boy who can help on the family farm. Instead it's Anne--a talkative, dreamy, red-haired, freckle-faced 11-year-old little girl who transforms the Cuthberts' life forever and fills it with love and joy. read more

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It's Lowly Worm's birthday-and Huckle Cat and all his friends are throwing Lowly a surprise party. But when Huckle and Bridget try... to make a cake, their special recipe turns into . . .cake soup! But no kitchen disaster can stop this crew from celebrating. read more

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Children will delight in this unabridged version of Rudyard Kipling’s classics, Jungle Books One and Two! Not only does this attra...ctive volume feature the beloved tales of Mowgli, the “man cub” raised by wolves, and Rikki Tikki Tavi, but also the lesser-known but wonderful stories of Toomai, the boy who gets to see elephants dance; Quiquern, who saves his Eskimo people from starvation; and Kotick, the white seal. read more

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Jules Verne’s classic science fiction fantasy carries its hero—Professor Aronnax of the Museum of Paris—on a thrilling and dangero...us journey far below the waves to see what creatures live in the ocean’s depths. In the process, Verne imagined a vessel that had not yet been invented: the submarine. read more

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Thanks to its colorful cast of characters and gritty portrayal of street life in Victorian London, Dickens’ Oliver Twist has captu...red readers’ hearts for more than 150 years. Today’s children will love it too. Oliver, a poor orphan, escapes the miserable workhouse where he was born only to fall into the clutches of a band of pickpockets led by the odious Fagin. Yet no amount of cruelty can destroy his purity…and through his goodness, he finds salvation. read more

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The illustrations for this series were created by Scott McKowen, who, with his wife Christina Poddubiuk, operates Punch & Judy Inc...., a company specializing in design and illustration for theater and performing arts. Their projects often involve research into the visual aspects of historical settings and characters. Christina is a theater set and costume designer and contributed advice on the period clothing for the illustrations.Scott created these drawings in scratchboard ­ an engraving medium which evokes the look of popular art from the period of these stories. Scratchboard is an illustration board with a specifically prepared surface of hard white chalk. A thin layer of black ink is rolled over the surface, and lines are drawn by hand with a sharp knife by scraping through the ink layer to expose the white surface underneath. The finished drawings are then scanned and the color is added digitally.As the popularity of the recent Lemony Snicket books proves, children never get tired of reading about orphans and their misfortunes. So Frances Hodgson Burnett’s 1905 story about a pampered little rich girl who suddenly finds herself poor and fatherless should continue to entice generations of fans. read more

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Dive deep into the sea and meet the marvelous creatures who live there. As you connect the dots of each fish or seagoing mammal, y...ou find out its common and scientific names; its size and color; and its preferred food, habitat and special characteristics. Color a brightly-hued angelfish, a coral reef, and a mother manatee cradling her baby. Show a pufferfish puffing-up to escape its enemies. It's a sure way to have some underwater fun! 64 pages, 30 b/w illus., 8 1/4 x 11. read more

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The illustrations for this series were created by Scott McKowen, who, with his wife Christina Poddubiuk, operates Punch & Judy Inc...., a company specializing in design and illustration for theater and performing arts. Their projects often involve research into the visual aspects of historical settings and characters. Christina is a theater set and costume designer and contributed advice on the period clothing for the illustrations.Scott created these drawings in scratchboard ­ an engraving medium which evokes the look of popular art from the period of these stories. Scratchboard is an illustration board with a specifically prepared surface of hard white chalk. A thin layer of black ink is rolled over the surface, and lines are drawn by hand with a sharp knife by scraping through the ink layer to expose the white surface underneath. The finished drawings are then scanned and the color is added digitally.Two of Jack London’s best-loved masterpieces, in their entirety. Call of the Wild tells a compelling tale of adventure during the Yukon Gold Rush, and fully captures the unquenchable spirit of Buck, a kidnapped dog trying to survive in the harshest of environments. Also set in Alaska, the powerful White Fang follows the often savage life of the magnificent title character, a mix of wolf and dog. read more

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eebee and fellow baby explorers are on the go in this action-packed adventure for the toddler set. Standing, stepping, sliding, cl...imbing, crawling, and clambering through the universe of their own home, up steps and over shaggy pillows, they have first hand (arms, legs, and feet!) experiences with spatial concepts. Ideas ranging from in/out; over/under; up, across, down, behind, and between will have every baby diving into these pages.  read more

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Based on the brothers’ first volume of folk tales, Children’s and Household Tales, this collection features many of the Grimms’ mo...st popular retellings, as well as some lesser-known ones. The tales include “The Frog Prince,” “Rumpelstiltskin,” “Rapunzel,” “The Fisherman and his Wife,” “Tom Thumb,” and many others.     read more

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What's the difference between an atom and an element? When is the universe going to end? When you understand science, you understa...nd what makes up our known reality, from microscopic quarks to amazingly gigantic stars and black holes. So get a grip on the subject with this straightforward, fascinating, and illustrated collection of 101 science facts. From food chains to astronomy, it illuminates our world and beyond!  read more

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A favorite children's song ("Ten on the Bed") gets a delightfully slippery, slide-y twist! In the land of the midnight sun, all th...e animals are having fun speeding down the hill on Caribou's sled. But as they go faster and faster, Seal, Hare, Walrus, and the others all fall off . . . until just the caribou's left, only and lonely. Now, a reindeer likes flying—but never alone, so . . . all the animals leap onto the sled again! This beloved story is new in paperback, and it's ideal for reading, counting, and singing along with, over and over. read more

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Young children will love this guessing game on a page! Each spread has a charming and informative little verse about a different a...nimal, ending with the question: What am I? A vibrant, beautiful picture presents the various creatures, including an owl (I sleep all day, I fly all night, searching for food in the moonlight); a bright blue crab (I live on the beach and hide in the sand); and dazzling pink birds (You might hear us in the morning when we burst into song). Kids will want to read this again and again. read more

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Mary Shelley’s tragic story of a scientist who created a monster is perhaps even more compelling and meaningful today than when it... was written nearly two centuries ago. From the bits and pieces of dead bodies, and the power of electricity, the brilliant Victor Frankenstein fashions a new form of life—only to discover, too late, the irreparable damage he has caused. read more

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Word Search USA is back! The original sold nearly 75,000 copies, and now it’s better than ever, with revised word banks and illust...rations.These entertaining word searches—each in the shape of a U.S. state—take children on a fun- and fact-filled tour across America. Every puzzle has a word bank filled with cool information, such as the state’s nickname, official animals, major sites, and more. And the name of the state’s capital is hidden on the search exactly where it would appear on the map! There are even questions to test kids’ knowledge as they solve.A great collection for travelers, students, geography buffs, and young wordsmiths!  read more

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This title is suitable for children aged 7 years and up. Nothing's more magical than going down the rabbit hole and through the lo...oking glass with Alice. There, in worlds unlike any other ever created, conventional logic is turned upside down and wrong-way round to enchanting effect. Children will love reading Carroll's many humorous nonsense verses and meeting such unforgettable characters as the Mad Hatter, the Knave of Hearts who steals some tarts, and the grinning Cheshire Cat (in Alice in Wonderland) and Tweedledee, Tweedledum, Humpty Dumpty and the Jabberwock (in Through the Looking Glass). read more

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Can you remember what Tweety-Bird likes to say, or identify The Three Stooges? Know the name of an island near Florida or the dire...ction the sun rises? Test your word power with 40 super-fun crosswords from the folks at American Mensa. Each puzzle features all the things you love-your favorite books, movies and cartoons; the games you play; and lots more. And when you come across a clue that stumps you-don't worry! Just go on and do the others and soon you'll be able to fill in the blanks. There are names of planets and continents, lines from "Yankee Doodle Dandy," nursery rhyme words, plus the nickname for Texas, a red flower with thorns, and a singing chipmunk. It's smart entertainment! read more

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A shipwreck; a deserted island; a single family, wondering if they can survive. Rich in suspense and surprises, The Swiss Family R...obinson entices young readers to come along on a wonderful adventure, where each moment brings a new thrill. Featuring amazingly resourceful characters and a wondrous landscape bursting with exotic wildlife and plants, it’s an irresistible tale of ingenuity. read more

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This book is suitable for children aged 7 years and up. He robbed from the rich and gave to the poor, and had escapades enough to ...please any adventure-loving child. Now even the youngest readers can have the chance to enter Sherwood Forest with Robin's band of merry men, and meet such unforgettable characters as Friar Tuck, Little John, Allan-a-Dale, the nasty Sheriff of Nottingham, and wicked King John. Every moment of the story is filled with action and excitement. read more

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This title is suitable for children aged 7 years and up. Black Beauty is the classic horse story, a beautiful and touching tale to...ld by the title character himself. Set in Victorian London, it follows Beauty's life and changing fortunes as he moves from owner to owner. As the horse encounters new experiences and new friends who reveal their own histories, the story quietly paints a fascinating portrait of how animals were treated during that era. read more

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Lowly Worm's life is full of wonderful adventures-and that is why he has long been one of Richard Scarry's most beloved characters.... And he's the shining star of this lively and funny collection. Young children will happily follow Lowly as he takes an unexpected ride on a hot-air balloon; helps Huckle find just the right gift for Mother Cat; and gets lost on a subway during a visit to the city. With everything from bike crashes to a big birthday surprise, these stories show exactly why Lowly is one special worm! read more

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A classic Richard Scarry Busytown picture book-back in print!Scarry captures all the hustle and bustle of Busytown through a serie...s of delightful, brightly illustrated stories. Flossie, Big Hilda, Mother Cat, Squeaky Mouse, and a cast of Scarry's popular characters are off to pick spring flowers, watch fireworks at the Pig family picnic, help the mail carrier deliver letters, and celebrate holidays, family, and friends. It's the best busy year ever!    read more