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Chinese Children's Favorite Stories is a delightful selection of thirteen Chinese folktales as told by author-illustrator Mingmei ...Yip. Inspired by her father's nightly story-telling adventures when she was a child, Yip hopes that by "retelling some of these thousand-year-old Chinese stories," she can pass along Chinese folklore and fables to many readers.Children will also enjoy Mingmei Yip's other collection of Chinese Children's Stories: Grandma Panda's China Storybook.Retold for an international audience, the beautifully illustrated stories will give children aged five to ten in other countries a glimpse into both the tradition and culture of China. The Children's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. In Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, discover the many delightful characters--from a monkey and fairy, to ghosts and frogs--in stories such as:The Mouse BrideDream of the ButterflyThe Ghost CatcherThe Frog Who Lived in a WellHow the Fox Tricked the TigerThe Monkey King Turns the Heavenly Palace Upside Down read more

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Long before "danger" was a book for boys, there was The American Boy's Handy Book by Daniel Beard—a beloved classic by one of the ...original founders of the Boy Scouts of America. The American Boy's Handy Book was designed to provide hundreds of activities for restless young boys—adventures and games, indoors and out, in every season of the year. It was originally published in 1882 and became an instant bestseller.Now, this much-loved classic is back in print for a new generation to enjoy. If you're not too young to fly a kite, or too old to enjoy a day of good fishing, The American Boy's Handy Book is chock full of games and activities just for you! There's something for boys of every age and for every day of the year in this book: Building and flying your own kite Making an aquarium Rigging and sailing small boats Camping without a tent Making a corn stalk fiddle Building a snow fortDaniel Beard, a founding member of the Boy Scouts of America, firmly believed in letting boys make their own playthings with their hands, to encourage them to value their own work and gain skills needed to invent, construct and dream successfully. This is truer today than ever before—in a world of video games and cell phones. Welcome the joys of childhood back into your children's lives with The American Boy's Handy Book, and help them discover hobbies, games and activities that will stimulate their imagination and create a sense of adventure in the real world around us. read more

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Make fun and easy paper airplanes with this great origami for kids book.Origami Airplanes is a paper craft book that presents a co...llection of unique origami airplane models from well-known origami author and expert Florence Temko. These 3D paper designed airplanes are great for paper folders of any skill level and is a favorite craft book among children and adults alike. each paper airplane is explained with easy-to-follow diagrams and illustrated with a photograph of the finished origami project. An introduction to paper folding techniques makes it a great book to learn origami and a section on how to design your own paper airplanes opens up endless possibilities for your own creativity. This origami book is sure to provide hours of entertainment for both children and adults.This origami book contains: Full-color 64 page book 20 original origami airplane projects easy-to-follow diagrams Folding tips and backgroundFun and accessible for both the paper crafts novice and the more season paper folder, this wonderfully giftable origami book gets you started right away and is a great value.Origami airplanes include: Blunt Nose Plane Global Flyer Wind Darter Concorde Helicopter and many more… read more