Abrams Books for Young Readers See and Sew: A Sewing Book for Children

When Tina Davis publishedLook and Cook, she got thousands of kids in front of the stove and hooked on cooking as they enjoyed the results of their newfound skills. With this wonderful new companion book, shell move kids from the kitchen to ...the living room, where theyll have just as much fun learning to sew everything from a strawberry pot holder to a drawstring bag, from a sock doll to a cat purse they can pin to their pockets. See and Sew is a vibrant introduction to sewing that doesnt require a sewing machine or advanced skills. Full of charm and color, it offers simple instructions for basic stitches and techniques as well as easy step-by-step directions for 16 fun and kid-friendly projects. It also offers all-important safety guidelines. Designed with beautiful vintage illustrations throughout, the book is as pleasantly nostalgic for the adult in charge as it is engaging for the child at work. In no time at all kids will be exclaiming, I made it myself! Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/30/2006 Pages: 150 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Tina Davis Publisher: Stewart Tabori and Chang Dimensions: 8.07in length x 1.06in width x 10.9in height Weight: 33.6oz. Read More

Abrams Books for Young Readers
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Among the unique projects included are earflap hats, a patchwork poncho, snail and butterfly pillows, a cupcake-shaped pin cushion..., and a sweater with an optional hood. With Kids Crochet, boys and girls learn how to crochet and also about crochet traditions around the world; where to go for help and materials; ideas about crocheting for charity; and, most importantly, how to be creative and imaginative with these new skills. Kids Crochet is the second title in STC's Kids Crafts Series (following Kids Embroidery/Fall 04 and preceding Kids Weaving/Fall 05).Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/1/2005Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 9 and Up Read More

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Diego Rivera offers young readers unique insight into the life and artwork of the famous Mexican painter and muralist. The book fo...llows Rivera's career, looking at his influences and tracing the evolution of his style. His work often called attention to the culture and struggles of the Mexican working class. Believing that art should be for the people, he created public murals in both the United States and Mexico, examples of which are included. The book contains a list of museums where you can see Rivera's art, a historical note, a glossary, and a bibliography.Praise for Diego Rivera: An Artist for the PeopleSTARRED REVIEWWith engaging prose that is beautifully illustrated with Diego Rivera's paintings and murals, this spacious volume introduces the great Mexican artist to young people. Accompanied by crisply reproduced color images of both the bright, minutely detailed murals as well as archival photos of the artist at work, the accessible account discusses how Diego constructed his art...--Booklist, starred reviewA carefully researched, cogently argued and handsomely produced appreciation.--Kirkus ReviewsThere is life to these pages, and breadth to its subject. Short enough to reward a wary reader but with enough context and clarity to bring Diego to life, Rubin takes a tricky guy for kids to know about and makes him precisely what he was: bigger than life.--School Library JournalEnhanced by gorgeously reproduced photos and artwork, Rubin's account follows the Mexican artist from his early drawings - as a small child, he was given free rein in a room covered with black canvas as high as he could reach - through his eventful, productive life.--The Washington PostBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/5/2013Pages: 56Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Read More

Abrams Books for Young Readers
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People, children especially, have been baffled, bewildered, and even outraged by the fact that Pluto is no longer called a planet.... Through whimsical artwork and an entertaining dialogue format, Pluto's Secret explains the true story of this distant world. Providing a history of the small, icy world from its discovery and naming to its recent reclassification, this book presents a fascinating look at how scientists organize and classify our solar system as they gain new insights into how it works and what types of things exist within it. The book includes a glossary and bibliography. Praise for Pluto's Secret Pairing a lighthearted narrative in a hand-lettered-style typeface with informally drawn cartoon illustrations, this lively tale of astronomical revelations begins with the search for Planet X. --Kirkus Reviews This picture book offers a fresh, positive perspective on Pluto, showing that its change of status is not a demotion but a correction. --Booklist Light-hearted imagining of a gregarious Pluto. --Bulletin of the Center for Children's BooksBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/12/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Read More

Abrams Books for Young Readers
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In this fascinating story, readers spend a day with Thomas Jefferson as he and his grandson visit the vast plantation of Monticell...o. Readers learn about Jefferson; the gadgets and household items that he reinterpreted and the plow he invented; the famous house; the surrounding farms with their gardens, fields, factories, and mills; the workshops of the enslaved people on Mulberry Row; and much, much more.The book is illustrated with archival as well as newly commissioned illustrations and includes a timeline, bibliography, and index.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/4/2014Pages: 56Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Read More

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Like a tiny bird in a big city, Frida Kahlo feels lost and lonely when she arrives in San Francisco with her husband, the famous a...rtist Diego Rivera. It is the first time she has left her home in Mexico. And Frida wants to be a painter too. and#160; But as Frida begins to explore San Francisco on her own, she discovers more than the beauty, diversity, and exuberance of America. She finds the inspiration she needs to become one of the most celebrated artists of all time. and#160; Me, Frida is an exhilarating true story that encourages children to believe in themselves so they can make their own dreams soar.Praise for Me, FridaThe writing is lucid, the emotions are universal, and the illustrations soar. Glowing with warm, vibrant colors, the charcoal and acrylic paintings create distinctive, statuesque people within imaginatively conceived landscapes, cityscapes, and interiors. and#8211;Booklist Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

Abrams Books for Young Readers
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The life of the great Pop Art painter Roy Lichtenstein, illustrated with his most famous artworks.and#160;In the newest of Abramsa...nd#8217; award-winning line of picture book biographies of artists, Susan Goldman Rubin evocatively explores Roy Lichtensteinand#8217;s work and life and his groundbreaking influence on the art world. In Royand#8217;s long career as a teacher, artist, and innovator, he changed the way that people thought about art and how artists thought about their subjects, challenging people to see familiar sights with new eyes.and#160;Classically trained in painting and drawing, Roy found inspiration from cartoons, newspaper comics, and childrenand#8217;s booksand#151;images most people didnand#8217;t consider and#147;seriousand#8221; art. He also chose to paint, in meticulous detail, the building blocks of paintingand#151;a single brushstroke or the back of a canvasand#151;drawing attention to the way that artists use these tools. Roy and the other Pop Artists, including Andy Warhol, broke down the rules about what makes proper subjects for fine art. In over a thousand paintings and numerous other works, Roy brought familiar images into new light and captured the imagination of the world. The book includes a bibliography, an index, and a list of museums where you can see Lichtensteinand#8217;s work.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2008Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Read More

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This biography of the infamous pirate Jean Laffite is a real-life, action-packed adventure. Since he was a young boy, Jean longed ...to be a pirate, and with the help of his brothers and uncle, he became one when he was just a teenager. Soon the only life he knew was on the high seasandmdash;a life full of glory, riches, disaster, and revenge. When he finally settled down in New Orleans, he managed to become a successful businessman and respected citizen, while still pirating. He even helped the United States win the War of 1812 when he alerted the U.S. government to a British plot to invade via New Orleans. With the help of Laffite and his pirates, General Andrew Jackson was able to beat back the British.Praise for Jean Laffite:Move over, Jack Sparrow, and make way for Jean Laffite. This well-informed narrative gives readers a sense of what was happening in the world at the time as well as what it was like to be a real pirate.--School Library JournalBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2012Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Read More

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No punches are pulled in this fascinating biography that covers the life and work of the prolific artist George Bellows. Having sp...ent most of his adult life in New York City, Bellows left behind an extraordinary body of work that captures life in this dynamic city: bustling street scenes, ringside views of boxing matches, and boys diving and swimming in the East River. Art reproductions and photographs from his youth round out the book.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/1/2012Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Read More

Abrams Books for Young Readers
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Diego Rivera offers young readers unique insight into the life and artwork of the famous Mexican painter and muralist. The book fo...llows Rivera's career, looking at his influences and tracing the evolution of his style. His work often called attention to the culture and struggles of the Mexican working class. Believing that art should be for the people, he created public murals in both the United States and Mexico, examples of which are included. The book contains a list of museums where you can see Rivera's art, a historical note, a glossary, and a bibliography.Praise for Diego Rivera: An Artist for the PeopleSTARRED REVIEWWith engaging prose that is beautifully illustrated with Diego Rivera's paintings and murals, this spacious volume introduces the great Mexican artist to young people. Accompanied by crisply reproduced color images of both the bright, minutely detailed murals as well as archival photos of the artist at work, the accessible account discusses how Diego constructed his art...--Booklist, starred reviewA carefully researched, cogently argued and handsomely produced appreciation.--Kirkus ReviewsThere is life to these pages, and breadth to its subject. Short enough to reward a wary reader but with enough context and clarity to bring Diego to life, Rubin takes a tricky guy for kids to know about and makes him precisely what he was: bigger than life.--School Library JournalEnhanced by gorgeously reproduced photos and artwork, Rubin's account follows the Mexican artist from his early drawings - as a small child, he was given free rein in a room covered with black canvas as high as he could reach - through his eventful, productive life.--The Washington PostBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/5/2013Pages: 56Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Read More

Abrams Books for Young Readers
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People, children especially, have been baffled, bewildered, and even outraged by the fact that Pluto is no longer called a planet.... Through whimsical artwork and an entertaining dialogue format, Pluto's Secret explains the true story of this distant world. Providing a history of the small, icy world from its discovery and naming to its recent reclassification, this book presents a fascinating look at how scientists organize and classify our solar system as they gain new insights into how it works and what types of things exist within it. The book includes a glossary and bibliography. Praise for Pluto's Secret Pairing a lighthearted narrative in a hand-lettered-style typeface with informally drawn cartoon illustrations, this lively tale of astronomical revelations begins with the search for Planet X. --Kirkus Reviews This picture book offers a fresh, positive perspective on Pluto, showing that its change of status is not a demotion but a correction. --Booklist Light-hearted imagining of a gregarious Pluto. --Bulletin of the Center for Children's BooksBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/12/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Read More

Kushies
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No Assembly Required No Batteries Required Zolo by Kushies Cha Cha Barbells Kids will feel strong and powerful with Zolo by Kushie...s Cha Cha Barbells. Made for easy grasping with a soft texture, it comes with an amusing bong sound effect that entertains and amuses kids. Each movement rewards kids with fun and cool sound effects. Why You'll Love It: Improve dexterity, tactile and visual stimulation and auditory development in a fun and play manner. Age: Kids of all ages Features Easily gripped by little hands Two soft easy-to-grip rattles Made in vibrant, fun colors Individual sound effects Lightweight and easy to hold Teaches kids cause and effect Dimensions:8.75in length x 4.5 in width x 4.5 in height Read More

Melissa & Doug
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No Assembly Required No Batteries Required Join this vibrant school of fishes and go to the head of the class with twisting, turni...ng fun. Six hardwood segments, constructed with durable, elastic bungee, can be positioned and re-positioned for endless fine motor fun. Measures: 9 x 6.2 x 1 inches Recommended Ages: 6 months and up Weight: 0.4 lb Read More

Schylling
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Schylling Ambi Twin Rattle For over 40 years, Ambi Toys have defined what a good toy is supposed to be. Ambi toys don't disappoint.... With iconic design, classic style and continued innovation these toys inspire young children to play, learn and discover. Each thoroughly engaging toy has several play features to experience and explore for hours of fun and cheerful surprise. Dedicated to quality and safety, Ambi toys are made from recyclable, PVC-free and BPA-free plastic and are designed as a continuing source of learning and fun. Ambi is a classic brand that Mothers can trust. The Ambi Twin Rattle may be the perfect rattle. With a soothing, gentle rattle these smiley twin suns keep an infant's attention. The bright yellow suns help focus a child's gaze and the fascinating spinning gear action keeps them entertained. The Twin Rattle helps promote manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination and visual acuity.Product Measures: 7" x 1.75" x 3.5" Recommended Ages: 6 months-2 years Weight: 0.25 lb Read More

Bright Starts
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Cute bendable giraffe will entertain baby with the colorful, gummy, sliding beads! PRODUCT FEATURES Yummy, soft, teethable beads s...oothe baby's sore gums Baby can chase the vibrant beads along giraffe's flexible neck Easy for little hands to hold The multiple teething surfaces helps to soothe baby's gums while teething Recommended Ages:0 ? 1 Read More

Sassy
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Unique new teether, made from washcloths. Wet and freeze - cold helps inflamed gums. Texture stimulates gums where teether are bre...aking through. BPA free, safe for mouthing. Read More

eeBoo
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eeBoo Parrot Pom Pom eeBoo's new line of beautiful fluffy pom pom's. They come in 4 sizes with 4 different styles! A simple, enjoy...able craft for children and adults. ? Imported- China Read More

eeBoo
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eeBoo Hippopotamus Pom Pom eeBoo's new line of beautiful fluffy pom pom's. They come in 4 sizes with 4 different styles! A simple,... enjoyable craft for children and adults. ? Imported- China Read More

eeBoo
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eeBoo Chipmunk Pom Pom eeBoo's new line of beautiful fluffy pom pom's. They come in 4 sizes with 4 different styles! A simple, enj...oyable craft for children and adults. ? Imported- China Read More

Tiny Love
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Tiny Love Tiny Smarts Starry Superstar Sweet star-shaped rattle designed in contrasting colors Features: Especially easy for young...er babies to grasp and hold Crinkly cloth, rattling ball and contrasting colors stimulate baby's senses and curiosity Smiling expression and red, black and white design appropriate for small babies Weight: 0.16lb Product Measures: 8 x 5.5 x 4 in ? Imported- China Read More

Tegu
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The Original Set includes 52 blocks in four shapes: 20 Cubes, 16 Long Planks, 10 Short Planks, and 6 Jumbo Planks. Tegu blocks com...e packaged in a beautifully designed box large and rigid enough to store the blocks for many years to come. Also, don't miss out on some really fun factoids about the blocks and their origin on the inside of each package. Product Measures: 7.5" x 9.25" x 2.5" Recommended Ages: All Ages Award Winner: Dr. Toy Best Green Product; Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Toy Award Gold Seal; Parent's Choice Award Silver Honor; Dwell on Design Best in Show; NYIGF Best New Toy Read More

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