The Mermaid and the Parakeet : A Children's Book Inspired by Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse's massive and joyous cutout work, The Parakeet and the Mermaid, is the basis for this delightful children's book about the unlikely friendship between a mermaid and a parakeet.
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A baby elephant describes his life, family, and everyday activities.
Big art for little hands, these enchanting activity books allow young artists to explore the world;s masterpieces on their own ter...ms and with plenty of space to color outside the lines. read more
Drawing on ancient Egyptian sculptures seen in museums around the world, this enchanting story for children reveals the powerful c...onnection between Egyptians and the hippopotami that inhabited the Nile. To the ancient Egyptians, the hippopotamus was one of the most dangerous animals in their world. The huge creatures were a hazard for small fishing boats and other river craft. But in this delightful story, a young boy befriends a little hippo and together they live out their days along the banks of the Nile. After many years, when the boy’s life comes to an end, the hippo finds himself in a strange world populated with deserts, cities, forests, and finally a museum where he is reunited with his friends. Early Egyptian civilization has long been a source of curiosity and fascination for children. Through this simple, moving, and beautifully illustrated story young readers will discover how and why the hippopotamus was such an important figure in that ancient world. read more
When young David and Mama and Papa are celebrating Hanukkah one frosty winter evening in Brooklyn, Papa sees a parakeet sitting on... the window ledge. He lets the parakeet in and everyone is delighted to find that it speaks Yiddish. They name it Dreidel and it becomes part of their family. Many years later, when David is in college, he is at a party one night and tells Dreidel's story―only to discover that Zelda, a young woman at the party, owned the bird herself as a child. Papa and Mama are worried that they will have to give their beloved pet back, but then David and Zelda decide to get married after college, and everyone agrees that they should take Dreidel with them as they start their own family. read more
Midnight and Moonlight are not much alike at all. Midnight is sleek and black; Moonlight is fluffy and white. But when they ride i...n a box from the pet store to a new home, the two cats quickly become best friends. Even though Moonlight loves doll beds, be read more
This story of a young boy who encounters a polar bear while climbing a snow-covered mountain teaches children relaxation technique...s to reduce stress, prepare for sleep, and improve self-confidence. read more
THE WHISPER OF A FIREFLY is a beautiful children's book for anyone experiencing the loss of someone special. The book encourages c...hildren and their families to find comfort in watching for signs that they may see after losing a loved one. It provides examples of some of the different ways signs might be seen. Signs that tells us that the one we love and miss so greatly, is still here with us. Experiencing signs can be very reassuring for children and adults as they deal with the different stages of grieving. Signs can ease some of the lonliness that comes with losing a person that you love. This book will warm your heart as the author shares some of the signs seen by family and friends after losing her sister. Beautiful signs that couldn't be missed. Signs can come in many different forms such as a firefly, a dragonfly, bluebirds, flowers, and shooting stars. Signs can come at any time of day, anywhere, and they may be seen by anyone young and old. The signs are there, just believe in them. Together, adults and children are encouraged to draw pictures of the person they have lost and some of the signs they may have seen. read more
When the famous goblet of the legendary pirate king, William Blackheart is stolen from the local museum, it's up to the Doxie's to... solve the mystery and bring the criminals to justice. In this third book in the "Tales From the Doxie Side" series, join Min read more
Puppies. Puppies jumping. Puppies running. Puppies playing. That's what 7-year-old Malcolm Tucker sees when he gazes up at the puf...fy clouds in the sky. Watching from down below, he longs to join his puffy friends for a play date. One magical day he does j read more
"Chaela and the GIANT" is a perfect story to read-aloud with your children. The bright illustrations and beautiful scenery places ...you and your child right into the world of Chaela Explore the friendly, helpful, smart, loving, generous, reliable and very read more
Fairies And Mermaids: A Grayscale Coloring Book
Stories about mermaids come from almost every country by the sea-from Iceland to India; America to Arabia. Most mermaids have flow...ing golden hair, long graceful tails, and a beauty that lures men to the bottom of the sea. Sven, in the Danish story, "Sven and Lilli," followed Lilli to her ocean home, where "they live happily. And there, in their domed house under the sea, so people say, they are living still." But not all mermaids are beautiful, and some are unchancy creatures indeed. There is a mermaid in the Irish tale, "The Magic Lake," who has "pig's eyes and wolf's teeth, and a mouth. grinning from ear to ear." And the beautiful mermaid Groach, in the Breton story, "The Groach of the Isle of Lok," casts a spell over handsome young men, marries them, and then turns them into rainbow-colored fish. In these sixteen stories Ruth Manning-Sanders captures the quicksilver personalities of mermaids and mermen as she tells of their marvelous schemes and adventures. Schedule read more
A child will absolutely love this book because the pages are filled with pictures from The Little Mermaid. Children can see their ...favorite characters come to life in their own way and while using their own imagination. The pictures are very big and they a read more
With his team by his side and the tools he’s been given, James realizes he has everything he needs to live his life with confidenc...e in spite of his allergies. In the beginning, James feels a little scared. He discovered that he is highly allergic to several things. These allergies sometimes make it hard for James to breathe. He wonders if he will ever be able to live a normal life. Join James on an exciting adventure as he battles allergy-minions and finds the courage he needs to face his fears. The story in this book was inspired by the author's youngest son. His journey with allergies and asthma, combined with his imagination and his love of video games, produced the story of James and the Big Battle. read more
This Is A Short & Sweet Book For Kids called "Glimmer the Courageous Unicorn" Glimmer is a young and adventurous unicorn who has a... very curious spirit. Sometimes her curiosity gets her into trouble. One day, Glimmer and the Band of Adventure Seekers read more
Geoff the Green Hippo: A Children's Book about Adoption
"There's been a robbery in Happy Valley!" The Scouter-Outers is the story of three ingenious school girls who set out to solve a t...hrilling crime. In a hidden shed at the bottom of a garden. During their summer holiday. If you are a fan of Enid Blyton's Famous Five and Secret Seven stories, or the Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys style of amateur kid detective adventures, you'll love this children's mystery and adventure novel. This book was written by 9 year old student, Ottillie Chung. It's a charming story which can also act as an inspiration for your own child. Show your child this book and hopefully they will see that writing and publishing a book can be quite easy! read more
Paperback, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016, ISBN13 9781534819634, ISBN10 1534819630
Excerpt from The Children's Book: A Collection of Short Stories and Poems; A Mormon BookMany pleasant hours have I spent in story-...telling, and surely my pleasure was as great as theirs stories to sleepy eyes, out in the summer moonlight on the veranda, with great patches of ﬂowers faintly showing in the shadows of wide branches, and night-birds singing over us; story-telling on rainy afternoons, or by roaring hearth-light; at home and abroad - how many listeners there have been. But I must not tell you what I have read, as I did those little hearers, it must be some things that I have known. If I could only show to my little friends of the present time, the sweet faces remembered looking anxiously into mine, it would be the best part of the book; those - no story could equal.Would that I could make these, also, my friends, as the authors I so loved were mine.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more 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
It's race time and all the mermaids of Olantia are preparing for the annual Mermaid Races. Leena and Molly are best friends and th...ey are also the top contenders at this year's race. The two girls had both been training all year and were super excited to compete in the upcoming race. However, on the day of the race, trouble strikes. Leena is asked to rescue a family of sea turtles that have been trapped in a net down in Old Ship Valley. Will she be able to save the poor trapped sea turtles in time? Can she make it back in time to compete in the Mermaid Races? read more
Mikeys best friend is missing, and Mikey and dad are going to find him On there way theyll meet the horse, the monkey, the cat and... other new animal friends. Help Mikey find his missing dog Lucky, and learn about opposites along the way Young readers wil read more
Dylan has a great frog. It must be great because Dylan told everyone he knows that his frog is the fastest, highest-jumping, best ...frog ever. Trouble starts when a frog race comes to town and puts Dylan's bragging to the test. Will Dylan risk his reputatio read more
During an adventurous summer vacation quest to find a crystal castle, Danny Morgan learns that life's rewards are found in the jou...rney itself. read more