H. A. Rey and his wife, Margret, first introduced young readers to the big-hearted, fun-loving troublemaker-hero Curious George in 1941. In this two-hundred-page hardcover treasury, Curious George fans will find eight stories based on the popular primate, painted in Rey’s original watercolor and charcoal style: Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory (1998), Curious George and the Puppies (1998), Curious George Makes Pancakes (1998), Curious George Feeds the Animals (1998), Curious George Goes to a Movie (1998), Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon (1998), Curious George in the Snow (1998), and Curious George’s Dream (1998). A five-page essay about the author-illustrator team closes this appealing collection of adventures for Curious George fans young and old.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/4/2006Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Lull that curious baby to sleep with the promise of more adventure on the morrow. This lovely setthe perfect present for any new babycontains a board book and snuggly-size blanket. The lyrical text follows George as he dreams his way to a new day and lots of curious exploration--on an imaginary hot air balloon ride, through pillow play adventures, and a bathtime sea trip. The book and blanket come in a patterned gift package that includes tips on how to make the most out of your baby's early reading experience.Book Details:Format: Book+ToyPublication Date: 3/15/2010Pages: 10Reading Level: Age 0 and Up
The 23 essays (or "love songs") that make up the now classic volume Air Guitar trawl a "vast, invisible underground empire" of pleasure, through record stores, honky-tonks, art galleries, jazz clubs, cocktail lounges, surf shops and hot-rod stores, as restlessly on the move as the America they depict. Air Guitar pioneered a kind of plain-talking in cultural criticism, willingly subjective and always candid and direct. A valuable reading tool for art lovers, neophytes, students and teachers alike, Hickey's book--now in its eighth printing--has galvanized a generation of art lovers, with new takes on Norman Rockwell, Robert Mapplethorpe, Stan Brakhage, Andy Warhol and Perry Mason. In June 2009, Newsweek voted Air Guitar one of the top 50 books that "open a window on the times we live in, whether they deal directly with the issues of today or simply help us see ourselves in new and surprising ways," and described the book as "a seamless blend of criticism, personal history, and a deep appreciation for the sheer nuttiness of American life." Dave Hickey (born 1939) is one of today's most revered and widely read art writers. He has written for Rolling Stone, Art News, Art in America, Artforum and Vanity Fair among many others.Format: PaperbackPages: 208 pages
A magical book that has become an enduring children's classic, The Red Balloon is the story of a young boy and his best friend--a bright red balloon. Chock-full of photographs of the boy, the balloon and the captivating city of Paris. A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/18/1978Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Balloons are bright and floaty and shiny and perfect. More than anything else in the whole wide world, Isabel wants a balloon. Everyone will get one on Graduation Dayeveryone except the porcupines, because Porcupines + Balloons = Trouble But Isabel isn't going to settle for another boring bookmark. She has a plan. . . . Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/27/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Writer and illustrator Charlotte Dematons brings the same enchanting look to this picture book that made her Worry Bear and Looking for Cinderella so successful. Lovely watercolors portray a great and diverse planet teeming with life at all times of day and night. People and animals of every shape, color, size, and costume are seen, busy at work and play. As the yellow balloon floats through many time periods - ancient, medieval, and contemporary - and realms both natural and supernatural, young readers can also look for the small blue car, the fakir on his flying carpet, and the scoundrel in prison garb. This story will fascinate young readers as they embark on a lively and fun-filled journey around the globe.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/9/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Hot Wheels Wall Tracks Mid-Air Madness Booster Trackset: With a boost, crashing and fast-paced action come to Wall Tracks sets. The booster launches cars up the ramp for anti-gravity thrills. The track works with multiple cars for mid-air madness. And the poster adds a background for the adventure and action. The set and poster can be hung with the included safe-for-walls Command strips from 3M. This set gives new meaning to climbing the walls. Includes 1 car. Not for use with some Hot Wheels vehicles. Collect more sets for even more Wall Tracks fun.Features include:Hot Wheels Wall Tracks brings crashing and fast-paced actionWall Tracks is a wall mounted track play systemExpand your world of Wall Tracks and build more stunts and action all over your wallsUse with multiple cars for mid-air madnessIncludes 1 Hot Wheels car, Wall Tracks Set, 3M Command Strips and background posterRecommended Ages: 4-12 yearsProduct Dimensions: 20 x 2.75 x 12 inches
Boys ages 3 to 7 who love the high-flying adventure of Disney's Planes will soar with this activity book that features scenes to color, activities to complete, and over 1,000 stickers of Dusty and all of his airplane friends.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/7/2014Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
They can rule the half-pipe, but can they survive this? Jimmy, David, and Henry are psyched. It's summer, school's out, and they are on their way to California, where they will be able to do some major skating. But on the plane, the unthinkable happens: They are hijacked by terrorists. As frightened as they may be, they take action and they succeed. Sort of. They may have beaten the terrorists, but now their plane has crashed in the middle of nowhere and all of a sudden, their summer vacation is about finding food, shelter, and a rescue. Can three normal twelve-year-old boys find a way to get by without fast food and skate parks?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/29/2008Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
When a teddy bear is lost by the child who loves him, the bear begins an amazing journey to get back home again. From swimming in the ocean with the fish, to flying in the sky with the gulls, to being found by a sailor, and then being carried off by the wind, the bear meets new friends and travels to many places he never dreamed of. Reminiscent of such classics as The Velveteen Rabbit and the award-winning Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, this tender picture book with beautiful seaside imagery will capture readers’ hearts with the bear’s summer adventure as he gets back home where he belongs. Also available by Susan Meyers Praise for Puppies! Puppies! Puppies! [STAR] “The rhyme shows the simplicity Meyers employs in a text so well structured that almost any adult (or new reader) can prance through with natural, bouncy enthusiasm.” —Booklist, starred review Also available by Amy Bates Praise for The Dog Who Belonged to No One [STAR] “The pencil and watercolor illustrations, featuring a palette of golden earth tones, echo the gentle sentiment of the narrative.” —School Library Journal, starred review [STAR] “Careful parallel storytelling and beautifully paced page turns allow both text and illustrations to develop the characters, establishing both worth and loneliness.” —Kirkus, starred review F&P level: KF&P genre: RFBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/1/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
One hot summer day, George and the man with the yellow hat go to the beach. What fun George has at the beach! What fun he has feeding the seagulls! It's fun, that is, until they fly away with something valuable and George must find a clever way to save the day.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/25/1999Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
OXO Good Grips Balloon Whisk-11-inch whisk with balloon shape and comfortable teardrop handle-Sturdy stainless-steel wires seal tightly into base for durability-Handle moves freely in hand when mixing, or holds tight for heavy sauces-Wire ends seal tightly in handle to prevent food buildup-Safe to use in dishwasherNeed more information on this product? Click here to ask.Dimensions: 11.25″ x 2.63″ x 1.13″.
In this sturdy new lift-the-flap gatefold format, Spot and his friends are off to Grandma's house with a balloon for her birthday. But when the wind whisks it away, they must chase after it. Help Spot and his friends find the balloon by lifting the gatefold flaps along the way in this fun new format. It's the most durable lift-the-flap Spot title yet, and is sure to stand up to all the punishment toddlers can dish out. Thirty years on from the original lift-the-flap book, Where's Spot?, Spot shows that he's still got what it takes to engage the youngest readers.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 10/14/2010Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
When her little sister, Clemmie, refuses to go out in the rain, Matilda sets out to teach her all the delights of a wet Saturday. But after her enthusiasm leads her to make a big mistake, it's Matilda who will end up learning an unforgettable lesson. The world-renowned cartoonist Liniers gives us a funny and sweet portrait of his daughters that is sure to become every beginning reader's favorite story.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/10/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Build a working hovercraft that glides across smooth floors or flat water on a cushion of air. Learn how even though air is invisible, it still has mass and can support very heavy objects under the right circumstances. Experiment with propellers and impellers to learn about air pressure and air flow. The models in this kit use a unique blower motor and a safe, soft-bladed fan to drive a series of models. The blower motor uses an impeller to increase the air pressure under the hovercraft. The fan creates a stream of air to push the vehicle forward. Using these components, you can build and investigate the hovercraft and other machines that rely on air and air pressure to function. Construct a batting machine that tosses a ball upward on a stream of air. Assemble a basketball launcher and practice shooting hoops with air power. Make a fan-driven car that drives forward, propelled by a stream of air. Experiment to see how much weight your hovercraft can support. Full-color, 32-page experiment manual. 59 building pieces.
Build your own models powered by air pressure and water to learn about the laws of physics. A larger, super-charged version of our original Air+Water Power kit, this kit allows you to build more powerful models using two different air-and-water-powered systems: water-jet propelled cars and hydro-pneumo (water-air) powered engines. The hydro-pneumo system in this kit uses a larger, more powerful self-contained air-and-water turbine system as a motor. Two pressurized air-water tanks are included in this kit, allowing you to build two water-jet propelled cars simultaneously and race them against each other. Construct 30 models including pressurized water guns, air-and-water turbine driven cars, rocket cars, and jet boats. The water-jet propelled cars are a fun outdoor activity, while the self-contained hydro-pneumo powered models are fun both indoors and out. Compete with your friends to see whose water-jet propelled car goes the fastest, and whose hydro-pneumo car goes the farthest! 60-page color instruction book. 176 building pieces.
Jets and blimps and helicopters and gliders! Balloons and biplanes too! everything goes! Zoom along with Henry and his parents as they take off on an airborne journey and learn about all kinds of flying vehicles. With clever mini-story lines, seek-and-find activities, dozens of funny details, and cool cutaways, Everything Goes: In the Air is an interactive book that provides hours of fun! Get going at everythinggoesbooks.com! Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/18/2012Pages: 56Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Looking around, Curious George realizes that he sees shapes everywhere. Slide the tabs sideways or upward to discover what shapes George sees when he looks at a soccer ball (circle), a painting (square), a jack-o’-lantern (triangles), a wagon (rectangle), a balloon (oval), a kite (diamond), a star, and a heart. Also includes suggestions on how parents and children can take a shape walk” around their neighborhood.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 3/12/2008Pages: 10Reading Level: Age 0 and Up
While she's in the Metropolitan Museum with her grandmother, a little girl leaves her prized yellow balloon tied to a railing outside. But its string becomes untied, and the balloon embarks on an uproarious journey through New York City. With an ever-increasing cast of wacky urban characters in tow, it soars past a host of landmarks. Eighteen famous paintings and sculptures are reproduced in this delightful, wordless book that explores the magical relationship between art and life.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/29/2001Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
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