The Cat in the Hat takes Dick and Sally on a Seussian safari to observe (and pontificate about) the many different kinds of mammals. An invaluable tour for all animal lovers! Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/13/1998Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
In this latest book in the acclaimed About... series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what hummingbirds are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. Illustrator John Sill introduces readers to many varieties of hummingbirds, from the smallest type the Bee Hummingbird of Cuba to the largest the Giant Hummingbirds of the Andes Mountains in South America. An afterword provides details on the hummingbirds featured and inspires young readers to learn more about them.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/1/2011Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
In this latest book in the acclaimed About series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what the birds called raptors are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. Illustrator John Sill introduces readers to many varieties of raptors, from the majestic Bald Eagle of North America to the sharp-eyed Secretary Bird of Africa. An afterword provides details on the raptors featured and inspires young readers to learn more about these birds of prey.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2010Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
A new addition to the award-winning natural science series for young children ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER and author Cathryn Sill and her husband, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, team up again to offer young readers another first glimpse into our natural world in the latest book in the acclaimed About... series. In simple, easy-to-understand language children learn the basic characteristics of what fish are, how they swim, breathe, and reproduce, and the different ways they protect themselves from predators. The beautifully detailed, full-color illustrations reflect the diversity of the fish population-from an Arctic char to a Porcupine Fish-and present each in its natural underwater habitat. An afterword, which provides further details on the fish portrayed, will inspire young readers to learn more. "Marvelous paintings evoke the seashore, with all its color and fluidity... An excellent first resource book for young children." "A simple, handsome book." -School Library JournalBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/1/2002Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
YOUNG READERS WILL LOVE this first glimpse into the creepy, crawly, complex world of spiders, scorpions, mites, and ticks in this latest title in the About... series. Author Cathryn Sill explains in easy-to-understand language what arachnids are, how they live, what they eat, and how they reproduce. Wildlife painter John Sills' detailed realistic illustrations reflect the diversity of the arachnid population--from the poisonous Brown Recluse Spider to the innocuous Giant Desert Hairy Scorpion--and present each in its natural habitat. An appendix, which provides further detail on the arachnids portrayed, will inspire young readers to learn more about these fascinating, often misunderstood creatures.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2006Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what penguins are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. Illustrator John Sill introduces readers to a variety of penguins, from the AdZlie to the Rockhopper to the Emperor. An afterword provides details on the animals featured and inspires young readers to learn more.
Encourages children to find out about themselves, while having fun writing and drawing their own biographies. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/12/1969Pages: 72Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Renowned naturalist and author of children's books on wildlife successfully blends information and entertainment in his book about birds, among them saucy Jenny Wren, Redwing the Blackbird, Melody the Wood Thrush, Spooky the Screech Owl, Creaker the Purple Grackle, Downy the Woodpecker, and other feathered friends. 32 black-and-white illustrations.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/23/2003Pages: 272Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Benjamin Pratt’s school is about to become the site of a new amusement park. It sounds like a dream come true! But lately, Ben has been wonder if he’s going to like an amusement park in the middle of his town—with all the buses and traffic and eight dollar slices of pizza. It’s going to change everything. And, Ben is not so big on all the new changes in his life, like how his dad has moved out and started living in the marina on what used to be the "family sailboat. Maybe it would be nice if the school just stayed as it is. He likes the school. Loves it, actually. It’s over 200 years old and sits right on the harbor. The playground has ocean breezes and the classrooms have million dollar views…MILLION DOLLAR views. And after a chance—and final—run-in with the school janitor, Ben starts to discover that these MILLION DOLLAR views have a lot to do with the deal to sell the school property. But, as much as the town wants to believe it, the school does not belong to the local government. It belongs to the CHILDREN and these children have the right to defend it! Don’t think Ben, his friend Jill (and the tag-along Robert) can ruin a multimillion dollar real estate deal? Then you don’t know the history and the power of the Keepers of the School. A suspenseful six book series, book one, We the Children, starts the battle on land and on sea. It’s a race to keep the school from turning into a ticket booth and these kids are about to discover just how threatening a little knowledge can be.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/6/2010Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Yes, learning Spanish can be fun for your child! Developed by language-learning expert Catherine Bruzzone, the Spanish for Children program is a fun and effective way for your child to learn the Spanish language and culture. This introduction gets your son or daughter speaking Spanish right from the very beginning and keeps him or her engaged with a wide range of activities and games that keep language-learning fun. A complete program, this package features:A full-color illustrated guidebook that features cartoons, characters, and fun factsThree audio CDs that guide your child through the course and teach language through a combination of Spanish-language songs, games, and activitiesAn activity book filled with interactive puzzles and games that reinforce new language skillsAdvice for you on helping your kid get the most out of thelanguage-learning experience.Free print and audio downloads. Topics include: Saying hello, Saying "yes" and "no", Saying where places are, Talking about family, Around the house, Saying what you like to do, Describing things, At the zoo, At a picnic, Happy Birthday!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/15/2010Pages: 80
Written for children who may not survive their illness or for the children who know them, this tender and touching tale helps address feelings of disbelief, anger, and sadness, along with love and compassion. Amanda and Little Tree discover that their friend Gentle Willow isn't feeling well. Amanda summons the Tree Wizards, who visit Gentle Willow and determine that they can't fix her. Amanda is angry at first, but eventually she listens to the Tree Wizards as they explain that death is a transformation and journey into the unknown. They also counsel Amanda that the medicine she can give Gentle Willow is love. In a final act of love, Amanda comforts Gentle Willow, who is afraid, with a story about the caterpillar who transforms into a butterfly. A new "Note to Parents" addresses how to cope with death and dying.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
What about Heaven? is the next book in the best-selling Little Blessings line, using captivating art from Care Bears artist Elena Kucharik, along with wonderful text from Kathleen Bostrom. Preschool children and adults alike can explore the mysteries of heaven.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/20/2000Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Is there any part of the body that fascinates young readers as much as the face? It's the first thing that children see when they look in the mirror. On the same person, the face can smile, cry, show happiness, and show anger. How does that happen? How do all the parts work together? This remarkable book, using easy words and delightful pictures, explains the face and its many parts in simple scientific terms and concepts that young minds can grasp.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/27/2009Pages: 28Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Far far away, the butterfly folk live in a kingdom of beautiful gardens. The butterfly children play, dance and sing all day long with their little brothers and sisters, the caterpillars. The children can't wait until the first day of spring, when they will finally get their wings. But first, they must learn about the many brightly-coloured flowers in the kingdom, so they can take part in the flying procession of peacock, swallowtail, red admiral and many other butterflies. Beautifully illustrated in the art nouveau style, this is another classic children's story from the author of "The Story of the Root Children" and "The Story of the Wind Children".Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/1/2009Pages: 20Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Covering key curriculum topics including geography, physics, biology, chemistry, history, Science, , and technology, The New Children's Encyclopedia is created and verified by a board of experts to ensure the utmost, objective accuracy. Hundreds of accessible and fun, flashcard-style facts provide key information making it easy to learn about animals, famous historical figures, planets, climate change, and more. With stunning photography and innovative graphics, The New Children's Encyclopedia is an unparalleled, irreplaceable family reference book that will engage children's natural curiosity about the world around them.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/19/2013Pages: 304Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
No matter where they live, children are always curious about the world. But nothing proves more fascinating to them than other children. Exploring the themes of commonality and diversity, this informational picture book introduces young readers to 12 children from around the world. Speaking in the first person, the children briefly describe such things as the language, food, clothing, schooling and daily life of their region. One of the most appealing aspects of this book is the artwork, which features the use of fabric, paper, mesh, string and felt in multimedia collage. Through the use of colors and textures, each child emerges with a distinctive and endearing personality.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/1/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Building Resilience in Children and Teens Families, schools, and communities can prepare children and teens to THRIVE through both good and challenging times. Building Resilience in Children and Teens offers strategies to help kids from 18 months to 18 years build seven crucial "Cs" - competence, confidence, connection, character, contribution, coping, and control - so they can excel in life and bounce back from challenges. The book describes how to raise authentically successful children who will be happy, hardworking, compassionate, creative, and innovative. Dr. Ginsburg reminds parents that our goal is to think in the present and prepare for the future, to remember that our real goal is to raise children to be successful 35-year-olds. It's about more than immediate smiles or even good grades; it's about raising kids to be emotionally and socially intelligent, to be able to recover from disappointment and forge ahead throughout their lives. The stable connection between caring adults and children is the key to the security that allows kids to creatively master challenges and reach their highest potential. This book offers concrete strategies to solidify those vital family connections. Resilience is also about confronting the overwhelming stress kids face today. This invaluable guide offers coping strategies for facing the stresses of academic performance, high achievement standards, media messages, peer pressure, and family tension. Young people too commonly survive stress by indulging in unhealthy behaviors or by giving up completely The suggested solutions offered here are aimed at building a repertoire of positive coping strategies. Kids who have these healthy strategies in place may be less likely to turn to those quick, easy, but dangerous fixes that adults fear. The book includes a guide for teens to create their own customized positive coping strategies. The second edition of this award-winning book continues to focus on parents,
Tidy Books Bookcase Perfect book display and storage for your children. This award winning Children's Bookcase makes books completely accessible; even the smallest child finds it easy to see and choose their books independently, because kids do judge a book by its cover! This slimline and stylish kids bookcase is a practical storage system that allows a large capacity of children's books to be displayed facing out. The children's bookcase instantly brightens up any kid's room by displaying the beautiful artwork on kids' books. Features:-Slimline design takes up very little floor space.-Front panels keep children's books in place.-Holds 85 children's books of all shapes and sizes.-A classic design-Finished with water based lacquer with low VOC's, creating a natural finish that allows the wood grain to be just visible-Tactile 3D alphabet-Encourages independent reading Additional Information:-Fixes safely and securely to the wall-Manufactured to safety standard BSEN1727-Assembled size 45.3" (h) x 30.3" (w) x 2.8" (d)-Package size 30.7" x 18.9" x 3.1"-Easy to assemble-Handmade from sustainable wood About Tidy Books: Tidy Books' story began in 2004 with the original award winning Tidy Books Children's Bookcase, designed by a mom for her daughter, in her violin workshop. She wanted a bookcase that was easy for her child to use independently was practical, stylish, and encouraged a love of books. Since then, other designs have joined the family; all original concepts designed to encourage independence in children, look great in the home, and finished in a water lacquer. 5 Year Manufacturer Guarantee
A detailed introduction to spiders and insects contains information about every major group of arachnids and insects, hundreds of thought-provoking facts, and full-color pictures and photographs."Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/1/1997Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
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