Knopf Books for Young Readers Monsters Dont Eat Broccolli
What do monsters eat? The waitress in this restaurant just doesn?t have a clue. Monsters don?t eat broccoli! How could she think we do? In this rollicking picture book written by Barbara Jean Hicks and illustrated by Sue Hendra, monsters in...sist they don?t like broccoli. They?d rather snack on tractors or a rocket ship or two, or tender trailer tidbits, or a wheely, steely stew. But boy do those trees they?re munching on look an awful lot like broccoli. Maybe vegetables aren?t so bad after all! This hilarious book will have youngsters laughing out loud and craving healthy monster snacks of their own. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/11/2009 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Read More
A great way to introduce children to classical music. America?s first Childrens Poet Laureate has written all-new verses to accomp...any the composer Camille Saint-SaŽns?s The Carnival of the Animals, and the illustrator of the Harry Potter books has turned these rollicking rhymes into a picture-book fun fest. Included is a CD of the music and of Jack Prelutsky reading the verses. A note to parents and teachers by Judith Bachleitner, head of the music department at the prestigious Rudolf Steiner School in New York City, suggests ways preschoolers can act out the music?tromp like an elephant, hop like a kangaroo, glide like a swan?or, for older children, be creatively inspired by this joyful work. Book Details: Format: Book+CD Publication Date: 8/24/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Dimensions: 10.4in length x 0.42in width x 8.24in height Weight: 12.64oz. Read More
In 1934, Ruth Harkness had never seen a panda bear. Not many people in the world had. But soon the young Mrs. Harkness would inher...it an expedition from her explorer husband: the hunt for a panda. She knew that bringing back a panda would be hard. Impossible, even. But she intended to try. So she went to China, where she found a guide, built traps, gathered supplies, and had explorers clothes made?unheard of for a woman in those days. Then she set out up the Yangtze River and into the wilderness. What she discovered would awe America: an adorable baby panda she named Su Lin, which means a little bit of something very cute. With breathtaking illustrations from Caldecott Honor artist Melissa Sweet, this little-known true story shares the tale of an adventurous woman who was bold and brave?and the unforgettable journey that helped shape American attitudes toward wildlife. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/13/2012 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Dimensions: 8.9in length x 0.36in width x 11.3in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More
What do the animals do when the snow falls to the ground and all the trees are bare? Some fly long distances, while some swim to w...armer waters. Some take a long, warm sleep where they live, while others have a thick, cozy coat and can stay in the snow! As with Il Sung Nas previous books, Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit is filled with rich illustrations, charming animals, and a simple, lyrical text?all wrapped up in a gorgeous package. Its a gentle introduction to the ideas of adaptation, hibernation, and migration, and an exhuberant celebration of changing seasons. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 1/11/2011 Pages: 24 Reading Level: Age 1 and Up Dimensions: 10.25in length x 0.37in width x 10.11in height Weight: 14.08oz. Read More
Alices family plants a vegetable garden each spring, and this budding naturalist reports all she sees about how the plants grow, w...hat insects come to eat the plants, and what birds and animals come to eat the insects. Its the food chain, right in her own backyard! While Alices narrative is simple and engaging, science concepts are presented in more depth in sidebars by a pair of very knowledgeable (and highly amusing) chickens! Noted science writer Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld knows how to layer information to make it accessible to a wide range of readers and useful for educators. And illustrator Priscilla Lamonts funny, friendly paintings make this a garden everyone will want to explore. Kids will eat up this wonderful book of backyard science?and perhaps theyll even be inspired to eat their vegetables! Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/28/2012 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Dimensions: 10.38in length x 0.37in width x 8.25in height Weight: 10.4oz. Read More
This is the story of four generations of an Italian American family. It begins with an immigrant who came through Ellis Island wit...h big dreams, a small shovel, and his parents good advice: Work hard, but remember to enjoy life, and never forget your family. Now, many years later, the mans great-grandson, Dan Yaccarino, tells how he succeeded, and how the little shovel has been passed from father to son?along with the good advice. Its a story that captures the experience of so many American families. One that will have kids asking their parents and grandparents, where did we come from? Tell me our story. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/8/2011 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Dimensions: 10.41in length x 0.32in width x 8.33in height Weight: 12oz. Read More
Illus. in full color. The 15th century comes alive in this splendidly original picture book about Christopher Columbus. The illust...rations, executed in a variety of media, show scenes from the explorers life as well as some imaginary creatures that populated the Europeans picture of the outside world at that time. The details on each page invite individual readers to pay close attention, but the brief, clear text and framed illustrations lend themselves equally well to group sharing. Make room on your crowded Columbus shelf for this one.--(starred) School Library Journal. From the Trade Paperback edition. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/9/1991 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Dimensions: 9.76in length x 0.39in width x 12in height Weight: 18.39oz. Read More
MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Their names stand for the quest for justice and equality. Martin grew up in a ...loving family in the American South, at a time when this country was plagued by racial discrimination. He aimed to put a stop to it. He became a minister like his daddy, and he preached and marched for his cause. Abraham grew up in a loving family many years earlier, in a Europe that did not welcome Jews. He found a new home in America, where he became a respected rabbi like his father, carrying a message of peace and acceptance. Here is the story of two icons for social justice, how they formed a remarkable friendship and turned their personal experiences of discrimination into a message of love and equality for all. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/13/2008 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Dimensions: 8.94in length x 0.38in width x 11.27in height Weight: 12oz. Read More
This magnificent treasury tells the story of America through 100 true tales. Some are tales of triumph?the midnight ride of Paul R...evere, the Wright brothers taking to the air, Neil Armstrong?s first steps on the moon. Some are tales of tragedy?the fate of the Donner party, the great fire in Chicago, the eruption of Mt. Saint Helens. There are stories of inventors and athletes, and abolitionists and artists, stories about struggling for freedom?again and again, in so many ways. With full-color illustrations on nearly every page and short, exciting stories, this book is perfect for browsing by the entire family. Notes at the end of each story direct readers to related stories, and a guide to thematic story arcs offers readers (and teachers) an easy way to follow their particular interests throughout the book. A treasure trove of a book that belongs in every home. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/22/2006 Pages: 368 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Dimensions: 9.35in length x 1.07in width x 11.18in height Weight: 57.6oz. Read More
Maya the cow, J.D. the piglet, Hilda the sheep, and a dozen more animals all speak directly to the reader, showing off their uniqu...e personalities in this wonderful collection of poems. Master watercolorist Robert Rahway Zakanitch provides a portrait that perfectly captures the essence of each creature. Together the poems and paintings add up to a picture of life on the friendliest farm around. Maya Gottfried based her poems on real animals from Farm Sanctuary, a safe haven for injured or abused farm animals with locations in New York and California. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/9/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Dimensions: 8.83in length x 0.46in width x 11.32in height Weight: 12.8oz. Read More
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Turn your tub into a classroom with these floating letters and numbers that can also stick to the sides.
Munchkin Bath Letters and Numbers Munchkin Bath Letters and Numbers stick to the bath tub to help little ones learn the alphabet a...nd counting while they splash in the tub. It has 26 floating letters and numbers in six colors that provide endless opportunities for learning. They are made from a soft, durable and nontoxic foam material. Why Youll Love It: Munchkin Bath Letters and Numbers toy is a classic and durable toy that encourages learning and helps children discover active, social and creative play. Age: 3 years and up Features Shapes stick to tub walls when wet 26 floating letters (A-Z) and 10 floating numbers (0-9) Soft and durable foam Encourages learning Dimensions: 10in length x 8in width x 2.5in height Product Dimensions (inches): 10.3 (L) x 8 (W) x 2.3 (H) Product Weight: 10.9 oz. Read More
Break out the pencils and crayons, and help the whale spout and the chameleon change colors! Draw the noodles in the soup and the ...toppings on the pizza with these giant coloring and doodling pads of 52 place mats each! Picky eaters and restless restaurant-goers of all ages will love Taro Gomi s signature humor and welcome the invitation to imagine and create at mealtime. Product Measures: 12.25 x 10.25 x 0.5 Recommended Ages: 0 years and up Read More
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Get your family in the holiday spirit--any time, any place--with this festive craft. Design your own snow globe, complete with mini figures and falling snow. It's a great homemade gift for the grandparents and a great way to keep the kids busy during the holiday break!
Seedling Paddleball w/ Your Own DesignPlay paddleball your way, with your very own design. Just draw it on and play! Includes: Woo...den Paddleball and 3 Craft Markers.Product Dimensions: 1.1 x 5.7 x 11.4Recommended Ages: 3 years and Up Seedling Design Your Own BirdhouseWhat do you think will attract birds? Paint or decorate your own birdhouse. Includes: Wooden Birdhouse, Acrylic Paints, Paint Brush and Instructions.Product Dimensions: 3.3 x 5 x 7Recommended Ages: 4 years and Up Seedling French Knitting SpoolCreate knitted cords great for cool bracelets and brooches. Includes: Yarn. Mushroom Knitting Doll and Instructions.Product Dimensions: 1.4 x 4.5 x 6.3Recommended Ages: 5 years and Up Seedling DIY Friendship BraceletsPopular with all the stars, now you and your friends can make your own! Includes: Embroidery Thread, Candy Colored Beads, Safety Pin and Instructions.Product Dimensions: 1.4 x 4.5 x 6.3Recommended Ages: 6 years and Up Seedling Paint It, Spin ItPaint your own spinning top ready for whipping into action! Includes: Wooden Spinning Top, Paints, Paint Brush and Instructions.Product Dimensions: 1.4 x 4.5 x 6.3Recommended Ages: 5 years and Up Seedling My Mini MasterpieceExhibit your own miniature painting fit for a gallery! Includes: Wooden Easel, Canvas, 3 Tubes of Paint and Paint BrushProduct Dimensions: 1.4 x 4.5 x 6.3Recommended Ages: 4 years and Up Seedling Make Your Own Indie BanglesExpress your own unique style by using fabric and ribbons woven around wooden bangles. Includes: Wooden Bangles, Embroidery Thread, Assorted Fabric, Assorted Ribbon, Craft Glue and Instructions.Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 6.7 x 9.6Recommended Ages: 6 years and Up Seedling Colour the Earth Inflates into a jumbo Earth 40cm in diameter. Ready to color and play! Includes: Seedling 40cm Inflatable World and Craft Markers. Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 6.7 x 9.6 Recommended Ages: 3 years and Up Seedling Explorer LED HeadlampAAA Batteries Included - Ready for adventure! With on/off and flash setting. Includes: LED Headlamp and Batteries.Product Dimensions: 2.3 by 4.7 by 5Recommended Ages: 4 years and Up Seedling Make Your Own Snow GlobeModel your own figurines, add water, glitter, and shake! Look its snowing! Includes: Plastic Globe, Make and Bake Polymer Clay, Snow Globe Stand, Glitter, EVA Sheet and Instructions.Product Dimensions: 4 x 4.5 x 8Recommended Ages: 6 years and Up Seedling Design Your Own Wooden ShieldDesign your own coat of arms and shield ready for adventure! Includes: Wooden Shield, Acrylic Paints,Paint Brushes and Instructions.Product Dimensions: 13.4 x 2.8 x 14.6Recommended Ages: 5 years and Up Seedling Design Your Own Tote BagInspire others with your unique back designed by you! Perfect for taking shopping, to school, or to the library! Includes: Cotton Tote Bag, Fabric Paints, Glitter Glue, Assorted Fabrics, Striped Ribbon, Craft Glue and Instructions.Product Dimensions: 3.1 x 10.8 x 14.8Recommended Ages: 4 years and Up Read More
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Your child can sweeten up her style with this color-in messenger bag that comes with a matching pouch to hold the markers or other accessories.
Color a sweet bag with Alex Crafts Color A Candy Bag. The bag measures 14 (W) x 11 (H) x 4 (D) (36 cm. x 28 cm. x 10 cm.), which i...s big enough for school books and binders. It includes 6 brightly colored permanent markers in a luggage tag pouch you can color, too. Product Dimensions (inches): 4 (L) x 14 (W) x 11 (H) Age: 7 years and up Recommended Ages:7 ? 12 Read More
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You might not have the fire pole to slide down from in your house, but this darling ride-on will make your preschooler feel like a real-life hero. It even comes with a working tank and hose that squirts water!
Little Tikes Spray and Rescue Fire Truck Kids can now role play heroes with Little Tikes Spray and Rescue Fire Truck. Kids just ho...p in this retro-styled fire truck and rush to the scene. This truck features a pressurized water tank and hose that can squirt water, giving the entire rescue mission a realistic ring. Why Youll Love It: This truck helps kids develop balance and coordination skills along with muscle strength. Age: 18 months to 5 years Features Retro style Upfront smiling face Pressurized water tank Detachable hose Adult assembly required NOTE: This item may ship in its original packaging and not in a Diapers.com box. Product contents may not be concealed. Dimensions: 31in length x 17in width x 16in height Product Dimensions (inches): 31 (L) x 17 (W) x 16 (H) Product Weight: 18.21 lbs. Read More
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Do the robot! Your preschooler can build a ?bot buddy by combining a variety of wooden pieces. Bonus: The faces all have different expressions to teach your child about emotions.
Plan Toys Build A Robot (9 pcs) Plan Toys Build A Robot helps build developing imaginations.Kids get the chance to think and build... a robot with nine pieces, including interchangeable heads. Once its built, the robot can even movie its hands and legs so kids can work on their motor skills. Why Youll Love It: Kids have the opportunity to not just build their own robot but play with it, too. Age: 3 years and up Features 9 robot building parts 4 interchangeablerobot heads Develop creative imagination ABOUT PLANTOYS Founded in southern Thailand in 1981, PlanToys was the first company in the world to manufacture wooden toys from rubberwood. We are always looking for new ways to improve and preserve our environment. PlanToys takes a step to go beyond Green by taking the concept of Sustainability into practice with the belief that everyone can contribute to a better world by playing sustainably. PlanToys uses a variety of materials, including; organic rubberwood, e-zero glue, water-based dyes, recycled and recyclable materials, soy and water-based ink and our proprietary PlanWood. PlanWood is a high density fiber composite wood made from reclaimed wood particles left from the manufacturing process of toys in the factory. This material allows toys to be made safe, stronger and more durable. PlanToys is again the first wooden toys company in the worlds been using this method to make toys since 2010. Recommended Ages:3 ? 7 Weight: 1 lb Product Dimensions (inches): 7.4 (L) x 3 (W) x 7.4 (H) Product Weight: 14.8 oz. Sustainable Materials: 100% rubberwood Rubberwood: Wood harvested from older rubber trees that no longer yield latex. These trees would otherwise be burned. Read More
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Hats off to LEGO for the genius idea of combining two toy-box must-haves: a shape sorter and building bricks. The starter kit guides kids through basic builds, such as an elephant or parrot, and the sorting lids sit on top of the storage container to make clean up fun.
LEGO DUPLO Creative Sorter 6784 LEGO DUPLO Creative Sorter 6784 contains assorted color-coded basic and rounded bricks that help c...hildren sort the shapes needed to build a cute parrot, elephant and giraffe. The sorting plates also double as a lid for the sturdy plastic storage box. Why Youll Love It: LEGO DUPLO Creative Sorter 6784 makes children aware of shapes, colors and different animals. Age: 18 months and up Features Assortment of color-coded basic and rounded bricks Sorting plates double as a storage box lid Cute animal theme Builds different animals Includes Eye decoration Sorting plates Recommended Ages:2 ? 5 Dimensions: 7.99in length x 7.56in width x 7.99in height Weight: 1.24lb Read More
LEGO Duplo My First Build 4631 Add some new fun with LEGO Duplo My First Build 4631. This playset is a modern option to keep kids ...engaged and active. This playset lets kids construct. The detailed crafting, bright colors, different shapes and sizes make it more attractive and approachable. Age: 18 months to 5 years Features Durable, colorful and attractive Features instruction building cards Sharpens visual abilities Offers endless build ideas Helps in early learning and identification Easy-to-build building through direction Includes: Guide to building Recommended Ages:2 ? 5 Dimensions: 15.03in length x 3.7in width x 10.31in height Weight: 1.95 lb Read More
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Play house any place, any time, with this portable wooden set. The darling poseable figures and variety of furniture will encourage your preschooler to use her imagination.
It?s the little things that make this house a home. Check out the detailed shingle work and the sweet shutters. This mini wooden d...ollhouse also features two interior staircases, four rooms, a functional door and open-air windows. Plus, the set comes with two flexible wooden play figures and 11 pieces of wooden furniture. The dollhouse opens for easy access and folds closed for convenient storage. A chunky wooden handle lets kids carry their home away from home. Why You?ll Love It: The contemporary details (flat screen TV!) make this mini house feel like the real deal. Age: 3 years and up Features Wooden house and accessories House folds open and close 2 interior staircases 4 rooms Wooden handle for easy transport Includes 2 flexible wooden play figures 11 pieces of wooden furniture: table, 3 chairs, bed, bathtub, sink, toilet, sink, console, television set Weight: 4.65 lb Product Dimensions (inches): 10.6 (L) x 6.1 (W) x 13.1 (H) Product Weight: 5.1 lbs. SKU #: MD-098 Manufacturer #: 3701 UPC: 000772037013 Read More
HABA Annie Doll HABA Annie Doll has a lovely dress, socks and shoes. This doll, designed in Germany, has a padded body and chenill...e hair thats soft to touch. Why Youll Love It: Annie is always ready for play. Age: 18 months and up Features Colorful and entertaining Made of cotton and polyester ABOUT HABA It all began in 1939 in Bad Rodach, Germany, with finely polished, colorful wooden toys, that were finely sanded and polished wonderfully smooth, just right for tender childrens hands, as the first catalogue emphasized. Today these blocks are still part of our product palate. But the factory for fine wooden toys has been transformed into the producer of inventive playthings for inquisitive minds. All products in the HABA range have one thing in common: our attention to detail makes each item special and unique. HABA wants to playfully support childrens development, make their lives happier, more exciting, and full of the delight of discovery: to put it simply, to make their world a little more child-friendly. A wide variety of HABA toys and games have been honored with awards for exceptional design. Since 1993, no fewer than six HABA games received the Childrens game of the Year award. Product Dimensions (inches): 16 (L) x 4.5 (W) x 7 (H) Product Weight: 7 oz. Read More