In this board book edition of a picture book classic, a delightful surprise colourfully unfolds when a little girl called Handa puts seven delicious fruits in a basket to take to her friend. A beautiful board book edition of a bestselling modern classic, this is the story of Handa, who's part of the Luo tribe in south-west Kenya. Handa decides to take seven pieces of delicious fruit to her friend, Akeyo, who lives in the neighbouring village. But as Akeyo muses, I wpieces of delicious fruit to her friend, Akeyo, who lives in the neighbouring village. But as Akeyo muses, I wonder what fruit Akeyo will like best?, a series of sneaky animals steal something from Handa's basket, which she's carrying on her head... When Handa reaches Akeyo, will she have anything left to offer her friend? Richly illustrated, brimming with luscious fruit and cheeky wild animals, this mouth-watering story is for the youngest of readers. In the best pantomime spirit, children will long to tell Handa what's happening right behind her!… read more
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Take a look at some of the most amazing buildings, vehicles, and other engineering accomplishments in the world. From cars that do...n't need human drivers to towering buildings that reach new heights, readers will see how today's engineers are pushing boundaries and redefining what is possible. They will also learn about the past innovations that made today's achievements possible and find out what is in store for the future. Skyscrapers: The Empire State Building was the first skyscraper with more than 100 floors. THE FEATURES. Engaging text highlights STEM careers involved in designing and building these engineering wonders. Infographics and charts help illustrate complex ideas. Colorful photos provide incredible views of these engineering wonders. Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand. Sidebars provide in-depth information about some of the most remarkable engineering achievements. www. factsfornow. scholastic.com read more
This series provides users with accessible information for evaluating the often conflicting and ever-changing issues surrounding n...utrition and healthy living.; This title in Lucent's Nutrition and Health series talks about sleep disorders. It describes th read more
During Japan's Month of Waters, Aquaman calls upon The Dark Knight, so get ready for a battle of GIGANTIC proportions as the Bat-f...amily faces robots, sea monsters, and more. Then, on Independence Day, Uncle Sam implores his villainous friends to steal all read more
Library Binding, Enslow Publishing, 2015, ISBN13 9780766067837, ISBN10 0766067831
"In the best pantomime spirit, readers long to tell Handa what’s happening just behind her."-The Guardian (U.K.)(Ages 3 and up)Han...da puts seven delicious fruits in a basket to take to her friend, Akeyo. Which fruit will Akeyo like best, she wonders - the yellow banana, the sweet guava, the juicy orange, the ripe mango, the spiky pineapple, the creamy avocado, or the tangy passion fruit? As Handa makes the long walk to the next village, carrying the basket on her head, a monkey, ostrich, zebra, elephant, giraffe, antelope, and parrot steal her fruits, one by one. But little do they know that Handa has an even bigger surprise in store! Ideal for reading aloud, Handa’s Surprise is now available as a Big Book suited for sharing with groups of young children. read more
"This picture book throbs with sunshine. A stunning book."—The Independent (U.K.)(Ages 3-7)Every morning, Handa, a young girl from... the Luo tribe, feeds breakfast to Mondi, her grandma's black hen. This morning, however, Mondi is nowhere to be seen. So Handa and her friend Akeyo set off on a hunt, coming upon two fluttery butterflies, three stripy mice, four little lizards, five beautiful sunbirds, and many more intriguing creatures. But where could Mondi be? Is that a faint cheeping they hear under the bush? Might Mondi have a surprise in store (or maybe even ten of them)? Luminous colors depict a lush natural setting in this gentle, repetitive story perfect for reading aloud. read more
'These thirty-eight poems offer beginning readers a chance to try some verse. With drawings that pack a lot of action, a friendly ...book that will connect with everyday lives and lend a little music along the way.' -BL. Notable Children's Books of 1984 (ALA)Best Books of 1984 (SLJ)Children's Books of 1984 (Library of Congress) read more
Bill, Jill, and Jo want to surprise their mom with breakfast in bed. But they must tiptoe quietly through the house so they won't ...spoil the surprise! read more
â ¢ 50 layers of surprise for the ultimate unboxing experience â ¢ Ball becomes a purse carrying case, storage case and bath play ...set read more
50 SurprisesLimited EditionNever Before Seen
A new Lalaloopsy story just in time for Halloween-and it includes stickers, all for $4.99 Patch Treasurechest has planned a spooky... Halloween scavenger hunt for all his friends. As the girls solve each riddle and get new clues, they get closer and closer to a very special Halloween party read more
The bestselling DK "Readers" series has a fresh new look featuring redesigned jackets and interiors, and up-to-date vocabulary thr...oughout. In DK "Readers," stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging age-appropriate stories, creating a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these captivating books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK "Reader" to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade four. With DK "Readers," children learn to read - then read to learn read more
Poppy can't wait to see Millie's new fort! She imagines a fancy playhouse with all the comforts of home. But when Poppy finally se...es the fort, she is not impressed. It's just a small, boring wooden house. Can she turn this outside surprise into some outside fun? read more
Hardcover, Apg Sales & Fulfillment, 2013, ISBN13 9781770664623, ISBN10 1770664629
It's only a week until Valentine's Day, and Lily wants to make the "perfect" heart-shaped valentine for Mommy. But every time she ...cuts out a heart, it's either too pointy, too round, or too skinny. As the days go by, Lily tries again and again, and whe read more
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2015, ISBN13 9781489054463, ISBN10 1489054464
Create a circus filled with amazing animals doing even more remarkable things. Just apply unusual sticker words in this story's bl...ank spaces. 126 color-coded word stickers and 42 blank stickers. read more
This week the kids at the Zigzag Afternoon Center are being creative, and trying new things. But that's not so easy for Destiny. A...ll of her ideas turn into disasters-until she finds out what a good poet she is. The sixth book in award-winning author Patricia Reilly Giff's Zigzag Kids series captures all the excitement of new friends and after-school fun. read more
Little girls will love the this 48-page fairy coloring and activity book based on the new direct-to-DVD movie, "Barbie(TM): A Fair...y Secret." Over 30 sparkling stickers adds to the fun read more
Forget about fish, have you ever seen an elephant swimming? How about a tiger? Probably not, but lots of animals can actually swim...! From the well-known doggy-paddle to the lesser-known piggy-paddle, kids will get a kick out of this reader filled with some of their favorite animals taking a dip! Fun facts about how they swim, why they swim, and why you usually don't see them swimming will be included, along with hilarious and rarely seen photos throughout. read more
Freeze This is Nancy's coldest mystery yet It's winter break, and Nancy, George, and Bess can hardly wait for Sunday. That's the d...ay of the big snow festival in town. This year the girls are entering the snow sculpture contest. They already know wh read more
Four children learn the joys of independence when they are allowed to spend their summer vacation on a small island.
Includes stickers To celebrate Easter, Blueberry has set up a scavenger hunt. The clues lead the girls to Berry Grove, the post of...fice, a nest filled with newly-hatched birds, and finally to the bank of a stream where the girls discover their Easter baskets read more