Schwartz and Wade Rockets Learning Box Set (2 Books)

Meet Rocket and his teacher, the little yellow bird, in this two-book boxed set, which is perfect for young readers-in-the-making. In the New York Times bestselling book, How Rocket Learned to Read, Rocket learns the sounds of each letter, ...sounds out words, and listens excitedly to storybooks. Then, in the irresistible sequel, Rocket Writes a Story, Rocket collects new words for his word tree, seaches for inspiration, writes--and rewrites--every day, and, finally, shares his story with a new friend. These books--plus a word tree poster for display--are a winning combination, sure to appeal to kids, parents, teachers, and librarians. Book Details: Format: Box Set Publication Date: 7/24/2012 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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Paula Young Shelton, daughter of Civil Rights activist Andrew Young, brings a child?s unique perspective to an important chapter i...n America?s history. Paula grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did not. With an activist father and a community of leaders surrounding her, including Uncle Martin (Martin Luther King), Paula watched and listened to the struggles, eventually joining with her family?and thousands of others?in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery. Poignant, moving, and hopeful, this is an intimate look at the birth of the Civil Rights Movement. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 12/22/2009 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 9in length x 0.43in width x 11.26in height Weight: 18.39oz. Read More

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Acclaimed picture book biographer Jeanette Winter has found her perfect subject: Jane Goodall, the great observer of chimpanzees. ...Follow Jane from her childhood in London watching a robin on her windowsill, to her years in the African forests of Gombe, Tanzania, invited by brilliant scientist Louis Leakey to observe chimps, to her worldwide crusade to save these primates who are now in danger of extinction, and their habitat. Young animal lovers and Winters many fans will welcome this fascinating and moving portrait of an extraordinary person and the animals to whom she has dedicated her life. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/5/2011 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 9.09in length x 0.45in width x 8.82in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

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Poor Princess Baby. It?s bedtime, but she isn?t sleepy in this adorable follow-up to the first Princess Baby book. After all, ther...e is so much a princess baby needs to do. PJs need to be put on, toys need to be put away, the perfect book needs to be chosen, and her beloved subjects need to brush their teeth! It?s a very busy time in Princess Baby?s room. Young readers will want to climb into their own beds when our pint-sized heroine finally pulls up the covers and goes ?night-night.? Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 1/13/2009 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up Dimensions: 9.36in length x 0.39in width x 9.32in height Weight: 12.8oz. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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Learn to read with this New York Times-bestselling picture book, starring an irresistible dog named Rocket and his teacher, a litt...le yellow bird. Follow along as Rocket masters the alphabet, sounds out words, and finally . . . learns to read all on his own! With a story that makes reading fun?and will even help listeners learn to read?this book is ideal for kindergarten classrooms and story hour or as a gift for that beginning reader. Fresh, charming art by Tad Hills, the New York Times bestselling author/illustrator of Duck and Goose, will make this a favorite. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/27/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and UpDimensions: 9.93in length x 0.43in width x 10.86in height Weight: 17.6oz. How Rocket Learned to Read + Doll Learn to read with this New York Times-bestselling picture book, starring an irresistible dog named Rocket and his teacher, a little yellow bird. Follow along as Rocket masters the alphabet, sounds out words, and finally . . . learns to read all on his own! With a story that makes reading funand will even help listeners learn to readthis book is ideal for kindergarten classrooms and story hour or as a gift for that beginning reader. Fresh, charming art by Tad Hills, the New York Times bestselling author/illustrator of Duck and Goose, will make this a favorite. And dont miss the instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, Rocket Writes a Story. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 7/27/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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Do you believe in Bog Babies? If you don?t, you will! When two small sisters go fishing in a magic pond, they find something much ...better than a frog or a newt. They find a Bog Baby. Small and blue, with wings like a dragon, the girls decide to take him home with them and keep him a secret. But the Bog Baby is a wild thing, and when he gets sick, the girls turn to their mother for help. She teaches them the greatest lesson of all: sometimes if you really love something, you have to let it go. This magical book about the wonder children feel for the wild creatures around them will appeal to every child?s imagination and love of the outdoors. 2008 Booktrust Early Years Preschool Award Winner Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/13/2009 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Dimensions: 10.65in length x 0.45in width x 8.73in height Weight: 14.4oz. Read More

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In this striking picture book biography, an old-timer tells us what made Sandy Koufax such an amazing baseball player. We learn th...at the beginning of his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers was rocky, that he was shy with his teammates, and experienced discrimination as one of the only Jews in the game. We hear that he actually quit, only to return the next season?different?firing one rocket after another over the plate. We watch him refuse to play in the 1965 World Series because it is a Jewish high holy day. And we see him in pain because of an overused left arm, eventually retiring at the peak of his career. Finally, we are told that people are still ?scratchin? their heads over Sandy,? who remains a modest hero and a mystery to this day. Accompanied by sidebars filled with statistics, this Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year and Booklist Top of the List is sure to delight budding baseball fans. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/24/2009 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 9.33in length x 0.38in width x 11.33in height Weight: 16oz. Read More

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In this knockout book of animal photographs, perfect for the youngest animal lover, youll discover all sorts of things. Did you kn...ow that orangutans are ticklish Yes, they are?just like you and me. But be careful if you ever see a hippo yawning. It doesnt mean hes sleepy?it means he wants to fight. The gorgeous up-close pictures and fascinating facts are complemented by behind-the-scenes peeks at how animal photographs are taken. (For instance, photographer Steve Grubman once had to lull a cow to sleep with soft music!) Animal lovers, young scientists, and budding photographers will all adore this beautiful nonfiction book. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 6/8/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Dimensions: 10.06in length x 0.34in width x 11.27in height Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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Mr. Tiffin and his students from the perenially popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? are back in this picture book about a school ...trip to an apple orchard! In this playful, humorous, and child-friendly classroom story, the students learn a lot about apples and apple orchards--including how apples are harvested, how cider is made, and what the different varieties of apples are--while trying to solve a riddle. The book also celebrates how some children learn differently than others. Margaret McNamara and illustrator G. Brian Karas bring us another fun and educational picture book. Read More

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The U.S. Childrens Poet Laureate and an award-winning childrens poet join their prolific forces in this picture book of poems abou...t cars. But theyre not just any cars: theres the Sloppy-Floppy-Nonstop-Jalopy (So unique there is no copy); the Bathtub Limosine (With hot water heating / And porcelain seating); and the High Heel Car. Each of the thirteen quirky, inventive poems will speak directly to the imaginations of children, as will Holmess high-concept, detail-filled illustrations. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 1/7/2014 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

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Its Christmas and Nella is beside herself with excitement! She and her sisters have been given a real gift?a beautiful Baby Betty ...doll. But its hard to share something youve waited your whole seven-year-old life for, and Nella grabs the doll for herself. It isnt long before she discovers that a doll cant do the fun things she and her sisters do together. So, as Christmas day fades, Nella shares it with her sisters. Set in the Depression era South, heres a heartwarming story that captures the essence of the holiday. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/11/2007 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

Munchkin
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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

Chronicle Books
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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

Seedling
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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

Alex Toys
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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

Little Tikes
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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

Plan Toys
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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

LEGO
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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

LEGO
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This 650-piece starter kit is everything your child needs to build objects, both real and imagined.

LEGO Bricks and More Builders of Tomorrow Set (650 pcs) 6177 Build anything from birds to buildings with this large LEGO starter s...et. LEGO Bricks and More Builders of Tomorrow Set is a basic LEGO starter set ideal for kids to experiment with. These LEGO blocks are colorful with shades of white, orange, red, blue, yellow, brown, black and green. With these blocks, kids can create new designs, buildings or structures. These LEGO blocks are also a great supplement to other LEGO sets and can be used to build extra structures. Why You?ll Love It: This colorful LEGO set is a perfect starter kit to introduce building and creating to budding builders. Age: 4 years and up Features Colorful LEGO bricks in many colors LEGO starter set Dimensions: 11.33in length x 2.83in width x 11.33in height Product Dimensions (inches): 11.3 (L) x 11.3 (W) x 2.8 (H) Product Weight: 2.1 lbs. Read More

Melissa & Doug
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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
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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

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