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Eric Carle is one of the most celebrated children's book authors/illustrators of all time, with over 103 million copies of his boo...ks sold worldwide. Inspired by the classic book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, this clip-on book all about numbers will become your baby's favorite! The book has great activity features on each page, crinkle texture inside, a teether on the cover, a squeaker, and a hanging clip so your baby can have fun and learn anywhere! Read More

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Eric Carle is one of the most celebrated children's book authors/illustrators of all time, with over 103 million copies of his boo...ks sold worldwide. Inspired by the classic book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, this book will make bath time much more enjoyable for your little one! The book also comes with 5 squirties, based on other great books by Eric Carle, for your baby to play with and splash around with in the tub! Read More

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Find Update Merchandise Type at! Revisit Orwell's classic satire Animal Farm As ferociously fresh as it was more than a... half century ago, this remarkable allegory of a downtrodden society of overworked, mistreated animals and their quest to... Read More

Reeves International
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Breyer Wild Blue - Classics Horse & Book Set Breyer Wild Blue - Classics Horse & Book Set makes an ideal gift or can be added to's library for fun reading and playing. Why You'll Love It: It's a combination pack that includes an interesting novel and a toy figure. Age: Horse figure: 4 years and up, Novel: 8 years and up Features Interesting combination of novel and toy figure from the story Captivating story Encourages reading Recommended Ages:8 and up Read More

Two Lions
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<p><b>The classic tale by award-winning author Marjorie Flack is back in print for the first time in decades!</b></p><p>Walter is ...a lazy mouse. He is so lazy that he always misses school and spends all his time in bed. He is so lazy that eventually his family forgets about him and moves away?without him. Alone and scared, Walter heads out into the world to search for his family. He travels through a dark forest and soon meets a turtle and some frogs. Walter decides to create a new home on Mouse Island. His froggy friends live nearby, and Walter tries to teach them things. With his own island?and friends who depend on him?Walter must learn to take care of himself. There is no time to be lazy! But will Walter ever see his family again? First published in 1937 and back in print for the first time in decades with Marjorie Flack?s own illustrations, this is a classic tale of adventure and friendship, and the importance of perseverance. An introduction from noted librarian Nancy Pearl is included.</p> Read More

Brand: Firefly Books
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<p> <b><i>A charming collection of photos all about cars and things connected to them.</i></b> </p><p> This lovely padded book ...introduces small children to a multitude of features relating to cars. Colorful photographs reveal close-up details ranging from seatbelts, gas pumps and car seats to full images of racecars, minivans and tow trucks. One- to three-word captions in large type describe the images and provide children with the opportunity to learn new words. </p><p> Cars and their details featured in this book:<br> <ul> <li> Everyday cars such as the sedan, minivan and police cars</li> <li> Sports cars, stretch limousines, race cars, red cars and blue cars</li> <li> Classic and vintage cars, tractors and farm vehicles</li> <li> Illustrating a fender bender and tow trucks</li> <li> Close-up images such as an exhaust pipe, steering wheel and under the hood.</li> </ul> </p><p> Cars are everywhere and we use them every day. Their variety of shapes, colors and sounds makes them a perennial favorite of children. </p> Read More

Award Publications Ltd
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Favourite classics are vividly brought to life in colourful picture books, each with a lively audio CD and fold-out Picture Word G...uide. The 'see and say' rebus reading method is a tried and tested way to engage children in the first stages of reading. The 20 minute audio CD features 'listening' and 'interactive' versions of the story. These books are a great aid for encouraging and developing reading skills. They are perfect for sharing together or for children to enjoy by themselves. They are ideal for storytime, bedtime, travelling, or just about any time! For ages 4 and up. Read More

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Tesoros de lectura, A Spanish Reading/Language Arts Program, offers a balance of authentic Spanish literature and translations of ...classics and nonfiction text that builds reading skills and strategies in oral language, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, phonics and writing to develop a strong foundation and a lifetime and love of reading. Promotes master of oral language, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing skills. Provides weekly and unit practice for test preparation. Read More

Newmark Learning
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Classic, beautifully illustrated stories from around the world introduce young learners to rich literary texts and vocabulary. Lap... books for shared reading engage children and develop oral language. Built-in tips for reading the book with children help build skills. Activities on the inside front and back covers reinforce comprehension. Trim Size: 10" x 10" Read More

Random House
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Fly away with Peter Pan to the enchanted island of Neverland! This first chapter book adaptation of the classic novel, originally ...published in 1911, tells the story of the boy who never grows up. And when they join Peter on his magical island, Wendy and her brothers are in for exciting encounters with mermaids, an Indian princess, and pirates! Let the amazing adventures begin! Read More

Dutton Juvenile
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<b>With 6 starred reviews, 8 best of the year lists, and over 20 state award nominations, everyone is raving about <i>Mirror Mirro...r</i>!</b><br><br>"Remarkable."?<i>The Washington Post</i><br><br>"This mind-bending poetry is accompanied by Masse's equally intelligent, equally amusing art."?<i>Time Out New York for Kids</i><br><br>What?s brewing when two favorites?poetry and fairy tales?are turned (literally) on their heads? It?s a revolutionary recipe: an infectious new genre of poetry and a lovably modern take on classic stories.<p>First, read the poems forward (how old-fashioned!), then reverse the lines and read again to give familiar tales, from Sleeping Beauty to that Charming Prince, a delicious new spin. Witty, irreverent, and warm, this gorgeously illustrated and utterly unique offering holds a mirror up to language and fairy tales, and renews the fun and magic of both.</p> Read More

Golden Books
$3.85 at Amazon

This lively poem by the author of <i>Goodnight Moon</i> tells the tale of one little boy?s letter. What happens after the boy drop...s it into the mailbox? How does it get to his grandma?s house? Children will enjoy this rollicking tale <br>of the seven little postmen who got the mail through. Read More

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A beautiful hardcover edition of a timeless classic, with illustrations by Lauren Child. Young, orphaned Mary Lennox is sent to with her reclusive uncle, Archibald Craven. All but ignored by Craven, and kept away from her sickly cousin Colin, Mary happens upon a secret, walled garden. As she starts to work in it, the garden begins to flourish, and so do Mary and her new family. With an unjacketed fabric cover, six full color plates, and colored endpapers, everything about this hardcover edition is high-end and luxurious. Read More

Downtown Bookworks
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My First Book of Super Powers introduces young readers to beloved DC super heroes and their awesome powers.<BR><BR>Just as My Firs...t Book of Girl Power introduced young fans to female super heroes and their special powers, this book tackles DC's popular male characters. From Superman's super-strength and X-ray vision to the Flash's super-speed to Aquaman's ability to live under water, this exciting board book explains how each character's powers make him unique and enable him to make the world a safer place. Classic DC art makes this as appealing to grownups as it is to the tiniest aspiring super heroes. Read More

Dodo Press
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One of a series of classic Victorian children's books by the British artist and author. Caldecott was the eponym of the Caldecott ...Medal and transformed the world of children's books in the Victorian era. He exercised his art chiefly in book illustrations, which were full of life, and instinct with a kindly, graceful humour. The stories and rhymes were all of his choosing and in some cases were written or added to by himself. Read More

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Baby Bear?s father helps him feel better after a scary dream in this reissue of a classic picture book from celebrated and award-w...inning author and illustrator Frank Asch.<BR><BR>Baby Bear and his parents are having a sleepover at his grandparent?s house when he hears a scary noise. He looks through the cellar door keyhole and sees a dragon! Then he dreams the dragon comes upstairs and eats his milk and cookies. Bear is scared, but luckily his father shows him that the dragon is not what he thinks?and there are plenty of milk and cookies to comfort him.<BR> <BR>This refreshed edition of a beloved classic features the original text and art with an updated cover. Read More

Brand: Magic Wagon
$24.36 at Amazon

In this action-packed series, Carter Lewis and Isabelle Hunter help their computer-crazy uncle who has created a totally new kind ...of book experience. You don't read Uncle Dan's version of classic books; you live them in a virtual reality simulation. When Uncle Dan realizes someone has hacked his system and is corrupting his books, Carter and Isabelle must work together to help him uncover and beat the hacker.<br><br>In Book 2, Uncle Dan is still tracking down the hacker known as Storm. While Carter waits, he's looking for a way to get out of actually reading his homework. Isabelle has been busy cleaning up the virtual reality code and adding code to add them as characters in a story, so they head into "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." But, Isabelle didn't give them a way to get out. With them both in the book, no one is running the computers, which means they could be trapped for years! Can Carter find an exit and save them both before the Headless Horseman gets them?<br><br>Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 3-6. Read More

Sanjay & Co/Mumbai/India
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DESCRIPTION This book is a collection of 87 recipes. It is a carefully prepared combination of classic and creative Italian recipe...s.There is plenty to choose from starters, soups, salads, and also a whole section on glossary that will help you familiarize with the ingredients used in Italian cooking. Read More

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Little Bear wants to be like his dad?but his mom has a fun skill to share too in this reissue of a classic picture book from celeb...rated and award-winning author and illustrator Frank Asch.<BR><BR>Little Bear loves to do everything his daddy does. When Daddy yawns, dresses, eats, fishes, and uses bait, so does Bear, just like his father. But when the whole family goes fishing, Bear catches a big fish?just like Mommy!<BR> <BR>This refreshed edition of a beloved classic features the original text and art with an updated cover. Read More

Golden Books
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<i>RUN, RUN as fast as you can.<br>You can?t catch me?<br>I?m the Gingerbread Man!</i><br><br>Recently discovered in the Golden Bo...oks archive, this favorite folktale has been out of print for over 30 years. The early painterly art style of Richard Scarry looks new and fresh again in this keepsake edition. His lively images will run off the pages and into the hearts of a new generation of children. Read More

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<p>Fans of <em>Man of Steel </em>and <em>Batman Classic</em> will love this brand-new I Can Read Level 2 adventure featuring the w...orld?s greatest super hero! In <em>Superman Classic: Day of Doom</em>, a Kryptonian monster named Doomsday goes on a rampage through Metropolis, destroying everything in his path. Will Superman be able to save the day?</p><p>I Can Read books are designed to encourage a love of reading. <em>Superman Classic: Day of Doom</em> is a Level 2 book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.</p><p></p> Read More

$29.47 at Amazon

Spider-Man's greatest fashion disaster continues! With his symbiotic black costume safely removed and imprisoned for study, Spidey... re-dons the classic red-and-blues to battle fearsome foes including Hobgoblin, Silvermane and the Kingpin! And when the Black Cat whips him up a homemade version of his ebony ensemble, Spidey can embrace a modern look that only looks killer. But while Peter thinks he's done with his rather clingy former suit, the sinister symbiote isn't finished with him.</br></br> <strong>COLLECTING:</strong> Marvel Team-Up (1972) 146-150; Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) 96-100, Annual 4; Amazing Spider-Man (1963) 259-263; Web of Spider-Man (1985) 1</br></br> Read More

Golden Books
$7.11 at Amazon

<p><i>The Monster at the End of This Book</i> is THE bestselling <i>Sesame Street</i> Little Golden Book of all time. Now availabl...e as a sturdy board book for boys and girls ages 0 to 3, it stars a frantic Grover trying in vain to prevent readers from turning the pages and finding the monster at the end of the book. The original Little Golden Book has sent generations of readers into gales of laughter and has become a true modern classic.</p> Read More

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<i>Big Hero 6</i> features brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threate...ns to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. With the help of his closest companion?a robot named Baymax?Hiro joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save their city. <i>Big Hero 6</i> hits theaters in 3D on November 7, 2014. Boys ages 2 to 5 will love this Little Golden Book based on the film. Read More

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A finger puppet book featuring Beatrix Potter's classic character, Peter Rabbit! This simple counting book with a soft finger of Peter Rabbit will really help adults to bring the pages alive. The Peter Rabbit puppet is cleverly stitched into the book so it can't get lost, and is integral to every page! A great fun read to share with very young children. Beatrix Potter is regarded as one of the world's best-loved children's authors of all time. From her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, published by Frederick Warne in 1902, she went on to create a series of stories based around animal characters including Mrs.Tiggy-winkle, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-duck, Mr. Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten. Her humorous, lively tales and beautiful illustrations have become a natural part of childhood. From the revenue from the sales of her books, Beatrix Potter bought a farm - Hill Top - in the English Lake District, where she later became a farmer and prize-winning sheep breeder. She launched the now vast merchandise programme by patenting the very first Peter Rabbit doll in 1903. The product range continues to grow today with licences around the world including baby clothing and bedding, nursery decor products and collectables. Upon her death, Beatrix Potter left 14 farms and over 4000 acres of Lake District farmland to the National Trust so that the place that she loved would remain undeveloped and protected for future generations to enjoy. Today Beatrix Potter's original 23 tales are still published by Frederick Warne, alongside a wide range of other formats including baby books, activity books and gift and sound books. Look out for Beatrix Potter's original series of classic tales, published by Warne: 1 The Tale of Peter Rabbit 2 The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin 3 The Tailor of Gloucester 4 The Tale of Benjamin Bunny 5 The Tale of Two Bad Mice 6 The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle 7 The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher 8 The Tale of Tom Kitten 9 The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck 10 The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies 11 The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse 12 The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes 13 The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse 14 The Tale of Mr. Tod 15 The Tale of Pigling Bland 16 The Tale of Samuel Whiskers 17 The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan 18 The Tale of Ginger and Pickles 19 The Tale of Little Pig Robinson 20 The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit 21 The Story of Miss Moppet 22 Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes 23 Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes Read More

Lion Hudson
$14.13 at Amazon

<div><p style="BORDER-TOP-COLOR: ; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: ; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: ; BORDER-RIGHT-COLOR: "><B>Eighteen childhood tales t...o make storytime exciting!</B></p><p style="BORDER-TOP-COLOR: ; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: ; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: ; BORDER-RIGHT-COLOR: ">This collection of some of the best-loved tales in the world makes a perfect gift. Stories include "The Emperor's New Clothes," "Cinderella," and "The Three Pigs"?all told in a lively and engaging style. The illustrations are charming and mischievous with bundles of characters bursting out of the pages. A delight to read, this volume will surely find its place among the treasured books of childhood.</p></div> Read More

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Tesoros de lectura, A Spanish Reading/Language Arts Program, offers a balance of authentic Spanish literature and translations of ...classics and nonfiction text that builds reading skills and strategies in oral language, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, phonics and writing to develop a strong foundation and a lifetime and love of reading. Promotes master of oral language, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing skills. Provides weekly and unit practice for test preparation. Read More

Pan Macmillan
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<P style="BORDER-TOP-COLOR: ; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: ; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: ; BORDER-RIGHT-COLOR: "><B>A new edition of Rudyard Kiplin...g's classic moral tales of the Indian jungle, complete with the original illustrations</B></P> <p>This collection of animal stories are wonderfully told, and interweave moral lessons with classic tales. They include the stories of Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves in the Indian jungle; Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, a brave mongoose; and Toomai of the Elephants, the story of a young elephant handler. Gloriously illustrated with the original line artwork, this beautiful hardcover edition of classic tales, first published in 1894, is a truly special gift to treasure. Read More

Brand: NorthSouth
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<DIV><p> </p><div>This classic retelling of the Night Before Christmas comes complete with a glittery cover and a detachable, glit...tery Christmas tree ornament!</div></DIV> Read More

Scholastic Paperbacks
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A magnificently illustrated and authentic retelling of the classic Chinese folktale of the seven brothers and their supernatural g...ifts. "Exceptional." - School Library Journal, starred review Read More

Big Picture Press
$12.48 at Amazon

<b>A book of imagination for the little Nina in all of us.</b><br><br>Make a little mess, collect some little snowflakes, and draw... the things a little bird might say in this book that asks its owner to make his or her mark on every page. Keith Haring presented <i>Nina?s Book of Little Things </i>to a friend?s daughter on her seventh birthday. Now everybody can enjoy this classic book, back in print in a stylish new edition, featuring a back-page pocket for extra items and a band to keep everything safely stowed. Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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<p>Practice manuscript handwriting in a challenging new way!</p> <p>The Trace-A-Story series publishes classic stories in traceab...le cursive and manuscript handwriting. This gives children extra practice in a more challenging setting and gives them a reason to complete the practice book. Every story is broken up into sections so that it's not too intimidating. One section per day is ideal, but since every person learns at different speeds, more or less can be done per day.</p> <p>Story Summary: A human-boy wishes for a baby brother while a mer-baby wishes for a family that will love him. A wise old stork hears them both and arranges for the mer-baby to become part of the human-boy's family as long as the identity of the mer-baby is kept a secret by the human-boy. Everything goes good for awhile, then the mermaid begins searching for her baby. Will the mer-baby's mother find him and bring him home to the sea? Or will the human-boy keep his little brother's secret to keep him on land?</p> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$12.50 at Amazon

A fun parody of a classic children's song. The story 'Five Little Elephants Jumping On the Bed' is a wonderful highly illustrated for beginner readers. Filled with humorous illustrations and large print, this book can easily become your family's favorite bedtime story. Read More

Grub Street Cookery
$23.91 at Amazon

First published in 1970 and re-issued by Grub Street for the first time in 1996, the new edition hit the bestseller lists and went... on to sell over 20,000 copies and its reappearance was praised by contemporary cookery stars like Nigel Slater, Delia Smith and Simon Hopkinson. Also in that year Margaret Costa was honored at the prestigious Glenfiddich Awards. The book has stood the test of time and indeed many of those writers who praise her also admit that they have taken their inspiration from her wonderful writing. The book is organized according to the seasons, and within each one there are also themed chapters such as Olives, Comforting Breakfasts or Proper Puddings. This is a modern classic which no cookery collection should be without. Read More

Golden Books
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<i>The Richard Scarry classic about the seasons is now available as a Little Golden Book?for the first time ever!</i><br>  <br> <i...>I Am A Bunny</i> now stars in the Little Golden Book line! Richard Scarry?s character of Nicholas the bunny, who celebrates the seasons as they go by, will now be available alongside other iconic Little Golden Book characters such as <i>The Poky Little Puppy</i> and <i>Scuffy the Tugboat!</i><br> Read More

Random House
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From the brains behind <i>The Book of General Ignorance</i> comes another wonderful collection of the most outrageous, fascinating..., and mind-bending facts, taking on the hugely popular form of the first book in the internationally bestselling series.<br> <br>The original <i>Book of General Ignorance</i> was published in 2006. It has since been translated into twenty-six languages and sold over 1.2 million copies. <br>     Now, just when you thought that it was safe to start showing off again, John Lloyd and John Mitchinson are back with another busload of mistakes and misunderstandings. Here is a new collection of simple, perfectly obvious questions you'll be quite certain you know the answers to. Whether it's history, science, sports, geography, literature, language, medicine, the classics, or common wisdom, you'll be astonished to discover that everything you thought you knew is still hopelessly wrong. <br>     For example, do you know who made the first airplane flight? How many legs does an octopus have? How much water should you drink every day? What is the chance of tossing a coin and it landing on heads? What happens if you leave a tooth in a glass of Coke overnight? What is house dust mostly made from? What was the first dishwasher built to do? What color are oranges? Who in the world is most likely to kill you? <br>     Whatever your answers to the questions above, you can be sure that everything you think you know is wrong. The Second Book of General Ignorance is the essential text for everyone who knows they don't know everything, and an ideal stick with which to beat people who think they do. Read More

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Golden Books
$9.99 at Amazon

Three favorite fairy tales?<i>Rapunzel, Beauty and the Beast,</i> and <i>Toads and Diamonds</i>?are brought beautifully to life i...n this classic Little Golden Book from 1959, with breathtaking illustrations by the inimitable Gordon Laite. Read More

Betty Crocker
$15.72 at Amazon

<div>Tired of the breakfast blues? This book will get you to enjoy the most important meal of the day. Whatever your morning, you?ll find just what you need. Try grab-and-go recipes, cereal served up in creative ways, classic egg dishes, and fresh ideas for waffles, pancakes, and French toast. When the weekend rolls around, enjoy relaxing brunch dishes such as Puffed Pancake Brunch Casserole and Smoked Salmon Breakfast Squares. <p></P> <p>You?ll want to try all 200 recipes, from quick-and-easy options like Triple Treat Antioxidant Smoothies and Green Tea Granola to leisurely delights perfect for low-key mornings, such as Snickerdoodle Pancakes and Mini Breakfast Quiches with Potato Crust. Whatever you choose, breakfast may well become your favorite meal of the day.<br></div> Read More

Dover Publications
$9.99 at Amazon

<div>From the founding editor of Everyman's Library comes this enthralling illustrated collection of thirty-three fairy tales to children of all ages?and the parents who read to them. Favorite English characters such as Dick Whittington, Jack the Giant Killer, and King Arthur appear alongside Tom Thumb, Chicken-Licken, and other figures from the wider world of folklore.<br><BR>Young readers will be spellbound by tales of an orphan who rises from scullery boy to Mayor of London with the aid of his cat, how a worm becomes the scourge of Britain, and of the beanstalk that helps a young man avenge his father's death and find his fortune. Children will also be thrilled to meet "The Green Knight," "The Princess of Colchester," and "The Giant of Saint Michael's." Plus, this treasury includes a beautiful array of full-color plates.</div> Read More

Brand: Betty Crocker
$13.53 at Amazon

Nothing is more basic or more versatile than bread. From a white loaf to quick-to-make muffins, bread is a well-loved staple. <I>T...he Big Book of Bread</I> is a complete resource for both new and experienced cooks, with more than 200 recipes and 100 color photos. New bakers will find clear and easy-to-follow instructions, tips, techniques, and how-to photos to bake a range of breads, from classic yeast breads to friendly quick breads. More experienced bakers will enjoy new flavors and techniques to add to their repertoire.</P> <p>This one-stop bread book will delight and encourage bakers of all levels of experience, with recipes for artisanal breads, no-knead breads, coffee cakes, scones, gluten-free recipes, bread machine recipes, pizza dough, and more. Read More

Dover Publications
$12.04 at Amazon

<div>This rediscovered classic from the 1930s tells nine imaginative stories about trains, cars, and other machinery with human pe...rsonalities. The CD features readings of all nine stories and the book includes 30 full-page color images and numerous black-and-white illustrations along with the text. Children will delight in these tales of a lazy automobile, a runaway elevator, a hungry steam shovel, and other endearing machines.</div> Read More

Atlantic Monthly Press
$10.80 at Amazon

<DIV>The Wooden Spoon Dessert Book is a bonanza for lovers of dessert-a wide range of favored perennials and rediscovered classics.... Here is a wonderful, homey, and delicious array of recipes for the last, and best, course of any meal: custards, sugar pies, cobblers, layer cakes, frostings, pie doughs, and icebox cakes, all made simple as can be by Marilyn M. Moore's straightforward directions and attention to detail. "A masterful job at introducing the novice to techniques and what-ifs." - The Washington Post</div> Read More

$13.71 at Amazon

<p>When Macaroni sings a song,<br />Cheese will never sing along.<br />Mac likes to jump and play and sing, <br />But Cheese does ...not like anything.</p><p>Macaroni and Cheese are best friends, yet they couldn?t be more different! Mac likes to pounce and bounce and jump, but Cheese just sits there like a lump. But when Mac runs into a problem with a gust of wind, Cheese stops being a grumpy grump long enough to help save his friend?s favorite hat. Written in the style of P. D. Eastman?s classic <em>Big Dog . . . Little Dog</em>, this modern-day alley-cat odd couple will delight beginning readers.</p> Read More

Random House
$4.49 at Amazon

Children ages 2 to 5 will love this egg-tra special full-color board book based on the classic Peter Cottontail Claymation TV spec...ial from 1971. Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$8.99 at Amazon

<b>Mother Goose's ABC</b>: ABC Book for Toddlers <br><br> Teach your children the ABCs while introducing them to classic nursery r...hymes both popular and rarely heard. This fully illustrated picture book is perfect for short bed time reads or just fun afternoons together. <br><br> 28 pages<br> Measures 6"x9"<br> Full Matte Color Exterior<br> Full Color Interior<br> Read More

PlainTales, Inc.
$12.95 at Amazon

<DIV><DIV><DIV>King Midas is obsessed with gold: counting it, touching it, imagining it. But when a strange young man grants his w...ish for a golden touch, things don?t go quite as he planned?particularly for his daughter Marigold. In these selections from classic American author Nathaniel Hawthorne?s charming retellings of Greek myths, children meet Midas and another engaging troublemaker, Pandora. The myths had, Hawthorne wrote, been around so long that they were ?legitimate subjects for every age to clothe with its own garniture of manners and sentiment, and to imbue with its own morality.? Ultimately Hawthorne?s retellings of the myths are less didactic than simply entertaining, told in a conversational style that makes them perfect for children.</DIV></div></div> Read More

Top Shelf Productions
$12.30 at Amazon

"Maddy Kettle... looks fantastic: every panel exudes quirky, gorgeous atmosphere. " - NPR Eleven-year-old Maddy loved working in ...her parents' bookstore... especially when joined by her pet flying toad Ralph. But that was before the mysterious Thimblewitch turned her mom & dad into kangaroo rats! Now Maddy's on the adventure of a lifetime. To save her parents, she'll need to sneak past an army of spider-goblins, scarecrow warriors, and much more... Fortunately, an assortment of new friends await, including the cloud cartographers Harry and Silvio, a bear and raccoon who explore the world in their moon-balloon. They'll help her along the way, but in the end, the fate of everyone will depend on Maddy's courage, compassion, and creativity. Full of surprises and stunning artwork, Maddy Kettle is a truly magical debut for Spectrum-Award-winning cartoonist Eric Orchard. Climb aboard and let your imagination soar! "The tale is a stream of imaginative twists and aerial wonders, flowing along easily in a mix of full-page scenes and large sequential panels of lucidly drawn action and pithy dialogue. A sweet-mannered debut with plenty of lift." -- Kirkus "Quirky, beautifully illustrated, and frankly looks like it's going to be an instant classic. Don't miss it." -- io9 Read More

Brand: Jared Brown
$19.26 at Amazon

What role did Scotch whisky play in the development of the steam engine? Who first coined the word "alcohol"? Spirits and drink hi...storians Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown know. They have been on a spirituous journey since they first launched their web site Shaken Not Stirred: A Celebration of the Martini and the book by the same name. Fifteen years of travel around the world, a few worn out library cards, and thousands of pages of undiscovered research later, they have amassed their findings in the two-volume work, Spirituous Journey: A History of Drink. This initial volume opens with the surprising discovery that ancient Arabic term "al kol" had two appropriate definitions long before Europeans learnt to distill alcohol: "1: a genie or spirit that takes on varied shapes (a supernatural creature in Arab mythology). 2: Any drug or substance that takes away the mind or covers it." From there, the authors trace the birth of spirits from China, to India, to Persia, through Europe and on to the New World. What did people do with these potent potables long before the Cocktail was ever heard of? Miller and Brown explore the centuries-old origins of classic mixed drinks. But they don't stop there. Spirits and the drinks made with them have close ties to some of civilisation's landmark periods including the Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Mongol, and Persian Empires as well as major historical events including the Crusades, Little Ice Age, The Black Death, the American Revolution, and the Industrial Revolution. Published by Mixellany Limited, this illustrated black-and-white edition also introduces the cast of hundreds who inspired and developed the alcoholic beverage industry from Geber and Rhazes to Doctors Mirabilis and Universalis, from Pope Sylvester II to Pope Clement V; from Paul Revere to George Washington. Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown are the authors of Shaken Not Stirred: A Celebration of the Martini , The Soul of Brasil, and Cuba: The Legend of Rum. They are the directors of Exposition Universelle des Vins et Spiritueux in southern France as well as the publishers of Mixologist: The Journal of the American Cocktail. Read More

Ian Fleming Publications
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[Children's Fiction (Ages 10 - 12)]<BR>[Read by David Tennant]<BR><BR>Buckle your seat belt for the first ever follow-up to Ian Fl...eming's only children's story.<BR><BR>When the Tooting family finds an old engine and fits it to their camper van, they have no idea what kind of adventure lies ahead. The engine used to belong to an extraordinary car, and it wants its bodywork back! But as the Tootings hurtle across the world rebuilding the original Chitty, a sinister baddie is on their trail - one who will stop at nothing to get the magnificent car for himself.<BR><BR>Fueled by wry humor, this sequel to the children's classic by the creator of James Bond - featuring a contemporary family and a camper van with a mind of its own - is written by bestselling, award-winning author Frank Cottrell Boyce.<BR><BR> Read More

MMS Gold
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Aimed at pupils who are studying <I>Much Ado About Nothing</I> for the first time, this literature guide provides a straightforwar...d explanation of the text that carefully leads students through the play to reach a better understanding and appreciation of it.  York Notes, the ultimate best-selling literature guides, are a useful background for both quick-reference and insightful interpretations. Read More

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