The first "manned" hot-air balloon is about to take off! But what are those noises coming from the basket? Based on the (POSSIBLY) true report of a day in 1783, this si the story of (PERHAPS) the bravest collection of flyers the world has ever seen, as (SORT OF) told to Marjorie Priceman.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/21/2005Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Things have changed for Edgar and Ellen. With Augustus Nod back from the dead and the Knightleighs in disgrace, the good citizens of Nod's Limbs don't merely tolerate pranking, they embrace it. They've even made the troublesome twins local heroes. Great, right? Well, maybe not. Edgar and Ellen could be losing their edge just when they need it most. The outcome of the first-ever Nod's Limbs Knightleigh-less mayoral election is in their hands...and perhaps of slightly greater importance, the future of the planet. Humanity's safety rests in the secret of the balm, which may have just fallen into the wrong hands. Is it the twins' old nemesis, The Mason? Or the mysterious Man in the Paper Bag Mask? Or someone even more frightening?Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/26/2008Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
When Sally’s family visits a hot air balloon field, the loyal black Labrador retriever is tempted by the smell of fresh chicken coming from one of the balloons. She follows the delicious scent to a balloon basket, and—whoops—the balloon takes flight! Soon she’s soaring above the ground, looking out at the tiny people below as they try to bring her back down. Beautiful panoramic scenes and Sally’s trademark witty thoughts accompany her latest adventure in the open skies, in a book that is sure to charm dog owners and fans of intrepid Sally.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Can Curious George find a way to bring the hot air balloon down before it soars out to sea?Curious George and the man with the yellow hat are planning on taking a ride in a hot air balloon, but as George climbs in, he releases the rope tethering the balloon to the ground. George and his friend Bill float away, with the man with the yellow hat racing after them. Will they continue going higher? Or will George and his curious ways help them get back to the ground? Includes a pinwheel (wind direction) activity and a hot air balloon image to label and color.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/22/2009Pages: 18Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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
When George and the man with the yellow hat visit the animal shelter, George is delighted to discover a large litter of puppies. At first, George just wants to pet the puppy, but then he wants to hold one. George's curiosity gets the best of him, and soon puppies are everywhere. Fall 1998 marks the introduction of eight new Curious George Adventures available in three formats, hardcover, paperback, and paperboard. Fans will also enjoy Curious George in the Snow, Curious George Goes to a Movie, Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory, Curious George's Dream, Curious George Makes Pancakes, Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon, and Curious George Feeds the Animals.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/26/1998Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 5 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
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
One day, Emily gets a balloon. By the end of the afternoon, the balloon is no longer just a plaything. Emily and the balloon are friends. But when the balloon blows away, what will Emily do? The beautifully evocative illustrations and the timeless innocence of the story make this deceptively simple book a sure classicsweet, compelling, and filled with the wonder and discovery of friendship.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/23/2006Pages: 44Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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
Having a pen pal is excitingOne September evening, Gregory ties an index card with his name and address on it to the string of a silver helium balloon and lets it go from his window, into the city sky. Three weeks later, an envelope arrives in the mail. A farmer named Pete has found his balloon! Gregory writes back, and the two become pen pals, exchanging mystery gifts with each letter. Finally, Pete sends a gift that Gregory can identify only by a trip to the antural history museum, and the object turns out to be something truly amazing. With illustrations by the author, The Silver Balloon is perfect for early chapter-book readers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/10/1999Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
While her father is away, Princess Leora becomes vulnerable to her jealous uncle, who attempts to destroy the princess's magic signal balloons that are protecting her from harm."Don't worry," said Princess Leora's father just before he left for the tournament. "If anything goes wrong, release a bunch of balloons from the castle tower. Wherever I am, I will see them and come home right away." Now, something is wrong'very wrong. Princess Leora's grumpy uncle, the Archduke, wants to be king, and the very first thing he does is pop every balloon in the kingdom. Princess Leora is afraid, but she doesn't give up. If she can find just one whole balloon, the kingdom will be saved! 100 full-color illustrationsBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/1/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 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
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
Daisy Rodriguez is missing. Just like that, gone without a trace. Her father, Hector Rodriguez-owner of Funspot, Bayport's local amusement park-is frantic. He feels he's to blame, since Funspot was recently the location of another disappearance. Could Daisy's vanishing be somehow connected? Joe and Frank Hardy figured out the first Funspot mystery and are up to their necks in this one, too. Daisy doesn't seem to have an enemy in the world; no one has a bad word to say about her. So who in Bayport wants this girl gone?
The second, thrilling adventure in the Fever Crumb trilogy from the brilliant and award-winning Philip Reeve.Two years ago, Fever Crumb escaped the war-torn city of London in a traveling theater. Now, she arrives in the extraordinary city of Mayda, where buildings ascend the cliffs on funicular rails, and a mysterious recluse is building a machine that can fly. Fever is the engineer he needs - but ruthless enemies will kill to possess their secrets.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2011Pages: 304Reading Level: Age 12 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
Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/1/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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