Candlewick Press Ships

Ready to set sail? Here comes the third book in Robert Crowthers transportation series ? a jam-packed, interactive look at all things nautical. Take to the seas for a journey through nautical history! From an acclaimed 3-D master comes a fa...ct-fi lled exploration of vessels ranging from canoes to clippers, steamships to supertankers. Loaded with flaps, pull-tabs, and pop-ups, this fascinating resource invites readers to make a Greek biremes many oars row in rhythm, open up a luxury ocean liner to see the bustling activities on each deck, and even become the master of their own pop-up port. Ships ahoy! Book Details: Format: Pop-Up Publication Date: 11/11/2008 Pages: 10 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Robert Crowther Publisher: Candlewick Press Dimensions: 9.38in length x 1.12in width x 11.73in height Weight: 24oz. Read More

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Dot
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With a simple, witty story and free-spirited illustrations, Peter H. Reynolds entices even the stubbornly uncreative among us to m...ake a mark - and follow where it takes us.Her teacher smiled. Just make a mark and see where it takes you.Art class is over, but Vashti is sitting glued to her chair in front of a blank piece of paper. The words of her teacher are a gentle invitation to express herself. But Vashti canand#8217;t draw - sheand#8217;s no artist. To prove her point, Vashti jabs at a blank sheet of paper to make an unremarkable and angry mark. There! she says. That one little dot marks the beginning of Vashtiand#8217;s journey of surprise and self-discovery. That special moment is the core of Peter H. Reynoldsand#8217;s delicate fable about the creative spirit in all of us.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/15/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Read More

Dot
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Want to make a pop-up book? Hereand#8217;s everything you need to assemble four amazing 3-D creationsand#8212;plus a behind-the-sc...enes guide to key techniques.Do you delight in seeing an ingenious pop-up pop but feel utterly daunted at the thought of making one yourself? Get your hands on this all-in-one guide and kit, combining the simplest of instructions and the coolest of components for creating a pop-up dragon, castle, jungle scenario, and Frankenstein scene. Thereand#8217;s no need for scissors or glue, thanks to press-out, pre-scored, peel-off sticky-back pieces. And for those inspired to learn more, thereand#8217;s also a guide to basic folds and techniquesand#8212;plus a sample pop-up robot showing how those techniques may be used. The kitand#8217;s eye-popping features include a roaring dragon, a medieval castle, Frankensteinand#8217;s laboratory, and a jungle scene full of animals for you to assemble.Book Details:Format: Pop-UpPublication Date: 10/26/2010Pages: 16Reading Level: Age 7 and Up Read More

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Matt Tavares hits one out of the park with this powerful tale of a kid from the segregated south who would become baseballand#8217...;s home-run king.Before he was Hammerinand#8217; Hank, Henry Aaron was a young boy grow ing up in Mobile, Alabama, with what seemed like a foolhardy dream: to be a big-league baseball player. He didnand#8217;t have a bat. He didnand#8217;t have a ball. And there wasnand#8217;t a single black ball player in the major leagues. B ut none of this could stop Henry Aaron. In a captivating biography of Henr y Aaronand#8217;s young life and#8211; from his sandlot days through his time in the Negro Leagues to the day he played his first spring training game for the Braves and#8211; Matt Tavares offers an inspiring homage to one of baseballand#8217;s all-time greats.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/12/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Read More

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From clothesline codes to surveillance satellites and cyber espionage, Paul B. Janeczko uncovers two centuriesand#8217; worth of t...rue spy stories in U.S. history.Ever since George Washington used them to help topple the British, spies and their networks have helped and hurt America at key moments in history. In this fascinating collection, Paul B. Janeczko probes such stories as that of Elizabeth Van Lew, an aristocrat whose hatred of slavery drove her to be one of the most successful spies in the Civil War; the Choctaw code talkers, Native Americans who were instrumental in sending secret messages during World War I; the staggering engineering behind a Cold War tunnel into East Berlin to tap Soviet phones (only to be compromised by a Soviet mole and many more famous and less-known examples. Colorful personalities, daring missions, the feats of the loyal, and the damage of traitors are interspersed with a look at the technological advances that continue to change the rules of gathering intelligence.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/12/2010Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Read More

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Caution! Construction zone ahead! Anyone who has ever stopped to watch a big building going up and#8212; and who hasn't? and#8212;... will be thrilled by this behind-the-scenes look at an amazing construction project.Put on your hard hat and step inside CONSTRUCTION ZONE! Young readers are invited to come on a virtual tour of a building in progress, led by award-winning photographer Richard Sobol. It takes hundreds of workers, thousands of trucks and machines, and millions of nails and bolts to transform an idea on paper into an actual building in which people will live, play, shop, or work. Every single piece of the construction puzzle and#8212; big and small and#8212; must fit together flawlessly. With a clear, direct narrative and handy definitions of construction-related jobs, machines, and terms, Cheryl Willis Hudson distills this most complex of projects into language a young child can grasp. The building itself and#8212; the Stata Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank O. Gehry and#8212; is playful and colorful, sculpted to excite, delight, and surprise. Richard Sobol's vivid color photographs capture all the excitement of the busy construction site, while offering a close-up view of its breathtaking genius.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/9/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

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An in-depth look at Aliand#8217;s life through twelve rhyming poems. . . . Collierand#8217;s bold pictures are among the best of h...is illustrious career.and#8212;BOOKLIST (starred review)A Coretta Scott King Honor BookA National Council for the Social Studies Notable Trade Book for Young PeopleFrom the moment a fired-up teenager won 1960 Olympic gold to the day when a retired legend, hands shaking from Parkinsonand#8217;s, returned to raise the Olympic torch, the boxer known as The Greatest waged many a fight. Some were in the ring, against opponents like Sonny Liston and Joe Frazier; others were against societal prejudice and a war he refused to support because of his Islamic faith. The rap-inspired verse weaves and bobs and jabs, while bold collage artwork matches every moveand#8212;capturing the Louisville loudmouth with the great gift of rhyme who shed the name Cassius Clay to take on the world as Muhammad Ali.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/24/2010Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 10 and Up Read More

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Rescuing a dolphin is easier when you can talk to animals! Daisy returns in a summer adventure, meeting new friends from surfing r...abbits to a dancing crab.Schooland#8217;s out for Daisy Dawson, and things couldnand#8217;t be any better. Imagine a whole summer at the beach, full of sand, sun, and surfing! And now that sheand#8217;s making new animal friends - a crab named Pinchy who likes to dance and two fun-loving rabbits named Rabsy and Raberta - her vacation promises to be all the more exciting. But when Daisy hears a call for help from the bottom of the sea, she finds a dolphin in deep trouble, caught in old fishing nets. Will Daisy and her friends be able to save the dolphin before itand#8217;s too late?Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/12/2011Pages: 87Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Read More

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Stunning close-up photography and a lyrical text implore children to look more closely at the world around them.Be still, and watc...h a single blade of grass.An ant climbs up to look around.A honeybee flies past.What would happen if you walked very, very quietly and looked ever so carefully at the natural world outside? You might see a cricket leap, a moth spread her wings, or a spider step across a silken web. In simple, evocative language, Helen Frost offers a hint at the many tiny creatures around us. And in astonishing close-up photographs, Rick Lieder captures the glint of a katydid's eye, the glow of a firefly, and many more living wonders just awaiting discovery. Fascinating facts about all the creatures pictured may be found at the end.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/13/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 2 and Up Read More

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$43.30 $57.76 at Wayfair

Candlewick Press Math Series Books Integrate math and reading with these stories that introduce math concepts. Set includes paperb...ack editions of One Duck Stuck (counting to 10); Nine Ducks Nine (counting down from 10); Minnie's Diner (multiplication); The Great Divide (division); The Shape of Things (shape recognition) and One Is a Snail, Ten is a Crab (counting and multiplication). Features: -Subject: Children.Dimensions: -Overall Product Weight: 3.09. ISBN9780763643232 Read More

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Author Elizabeth Matthews makes her chic picture-book debut with this lively and inspiring look at a woman who was so much more th...an the legendary inventor of \"the little black dress.\" Hardcover 40 pages Read More

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