Schwartz and Wade The Watcher: Jane Goodalls Life with the Chimps

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 fores...ts 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 Author: Jeanette Winter Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 9.09in length x 0.45in width x 8.82in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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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 Author: Patricia C. Mckissack Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 9.85in length x 0.43in width x 11.33in height Weight: 17.6 oz 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 Author: Jill Davis Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 10.06in length x 0.34in width x 11.27in height Read More

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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. Author: Margaret Mcnamara Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 8.88in length x 0.37in width x 10.78in height Weight: 15 oz Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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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 Author: Patricia C. Mckissack Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 9.85in length x 0.43in width x 11.33in height Weight: 17.6 oz 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 Author: Jonah Winter Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 9.33in length x 0.38in width x 11.33in height Weight: 16oz. Read More

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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 Author: Jeanne Willis Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 10.65in length x 0.45in width x 8.73in height Weight: 14.4oz. Read More

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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 Author: Paula Young Shelton Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 9in length x 0.43in width x 11.26in height Weight: 18.39oz. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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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 Author: Jeanette Winter Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 9.09in length x 0.45in width x 8.82in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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In a starred review, Publishers Weekly raves, Chef and TV personality Julia Child likely would have delighted in and hooted over t...his wide-ranging picture-book biography.... Readers young and old will devour this fete pour les yeux. Follow Julia Child?chef, author, and television personality?from her childhood in Pasadena, California, to her life as a spy in WWII, to the cooking classes she took in Paris, to the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, to the funny moments of being a chef on TV. This is a comprehensive and enchanting picture book biography, told in many panels and jam-packed with lively, humorous, and child-friendly details. Young chefs and Julia Child fans will exclaim, ooooh la la, about this book, which is as energetic and eccentric as the chef herself. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/22/2012 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Jessie Hartland Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.47in width x 10.74in height Weight: 16.8oz. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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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 Author: Karen Katz Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 9.36in length x 0.39in width x 9.32in height Weight: 12.8oz. Read More

Anatex
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Anatex Outer Space Pathfinder Wall Panel Travel out of this world with the Outer Space Pathfinder Wall Panel. It adds an unique de...corative element where ever it is placed. Mountable, this panel provides a great option for play areas that are short on space, or simply need brightening up. Kids will love moving the wooden figures around the panel throughout space. They will be able to go to the moon, and even see some aliens. This great wall panel also helps to enhance logical thinking, hand-eye coordination and visual tracking. Read More

Orchard Toys
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Collect and match your cupcakes in this fun, sharing game. See how many delicious cupcakes you can match and collect in this fun-f...illed game. Remember your manners, as other players offer to share their cupcakes with you. ? Imported- England Read More

Magination Press
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Kids can be afraid of lots of different things - the dark, spiders, dogs, clowns, monsters. This book outlines the steps kids can ...use to deal with their everyday fears, and get back to the business of being a kid. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/1/2009 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Jane Annunziata Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 8.3in length x 0.51in width x 10.11in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

Magination Press
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A nonfiction book that describes the mechanics of the adoption process and the feelings that adoption engenders in an adopted chil...d. Straightforward and complete account that informs and validates the child for both international and domestic adoptions. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/1/2003 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Marc A. Nemiroff Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.51in width x 9.99in height Weight: 12.96oz. Read More

Magination Press
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Aimed at younger children with ADHD, this extraordinarily popular book tells the story of a little car whose motor goes too fast. ...Try as he might, Otto just cant seem to stay on track, and this keeps getting h im into trouble at home and at school. Finally, Otto finds a special m echanic who helps him by prescribing the right medication. This cute, lively picture book teaches young children how and why their medicatio n can help them with their hyperactivity. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/15/2001 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Matthew R. Galvin Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.31in width x 9.99in height Weight: 12.8oz. Read More

Nic Nac
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Nic Nac Plush Turtle 7 High quality plush animal. Proudly represents the sea life range of NIC NAC. From design to workmanship the... product speaks it all. The style itself captures the interest of children with its soft appearance. All NIC NAC products are made in INDIA. Dimensions: 7L x 5W x 3.25H From the Manufacturer: NICK NACK, the Indian manufacturer of NIC NAC is proudly associated with the INSTITUTE OF TOY MAKING TECHNOLOGY (ITMT), a unique Institute of its kind globally. This Institute trains women of India to make toys of international quality and provides them the platform to place their skills in front of the international toy industry. This state of the art training programme provides all the international facilities required to make the international level plush animals. The trained women get the opportunity to join the production unit and portray their skills to the world. This product shows the skills of the women of India which truly draws the attention of children as a playmate. Recommended Ages:3 ? 15 Read More

Magination Press
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Understanding what your emotions and feelings are telling you about yourself is very useful, even for little kids! This lightheart...ed and whimsical kid-friendly book helps kids learn to recognize and identify their own emotions and what to do when those feelings get too big or out of control. Shy Spaghetti and Excited Eggs is cleverly written and playfully illustrated and will be read again and again by young and old alike. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/15/2011 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Marc Nemiroff Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 5.98in length x 0.39in width x 9.01in height Weight: 15.19oz. Read More

Henry Holt and Co
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A little boy named Clemente learns about his namesake, the great baseball player Roberto Clemente, in this joyful picture book bio...graphy. Born in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente was the first Latin American player to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the only player for whom the five-year initiation period was waived. Known not only for his exceptional baseball skills but also for his extensive charity work in Latin America, Clemente was well-loved during his eighteen years playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He died in a plane crash while bringing aid supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua. Willie Perdomos rhythmic text and Bryan Colliers energetic art combine to tell the amazing story of one of baseballs greats. Clemente! is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Childrens Book of the Year. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/11/2010 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Willie Perdomo Publisher: Henry Holt and Co Dimensions: 11.24in length x 8.92in width x 0.37in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

Kids Can Press
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Developed with the cooperation of a science consultant, this book in the Primary Physical Science series is a tool to teach the ph...ysical sciences to young children. Touch It! follows science curricula and is loaded with surprising facts and hands-on activities designed to hold young readers interest and tap into their fascination with the everyday world. Touch It! explores materials -- their color, shape, texture, size, mass, magnetism and more. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/1/2005 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Adrienne Mason Publisher: Kids Can Press Dimensions: 10.25in length x 7.59in width x 0.1in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

Blue Apple Books
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The creators of the award-winning Alphabeasties And Other Amazing Types are back, this time with an amazing array of insects: butt...erflies to termites, dragonflies to walking sticks. While the alphabeasties were comprised of letters, these incredible insects are ingeniously engineered out of numerals. Each entry also includes fascinating numeric facts about its subject. Its an eye-catching and imaginative look at the insect world. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/27/2011 Pages: 56 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Sharon Werner Publisher: Blue Apple Books Dimensions: 9.01in length x 0.7in width x 11.49in height Weight: 25.6oz. Read More

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