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A weird book left on an empty street flips its pages in the wind. The breeze vanishes, but the pages keep moving. They take on a horrible, and hungry, life of their own. Only the Librarian can prevent a young boy falling prey to the razor attack of the bats. Only the Librarian knows the one thing that could possibly defeat them.
When the Librarian returns to his castle after lengthy travels, he finds that someone has stolen his collection of deadly books, and until he can get past a beast the thief left behind and track them down, the world is in great jeopardy.
One evening, a young boy is accidentally locked inside the library. Suddenly, a pair of lizard bookends come alive! The boy watches as the ravenous reptiles gobble up stacks of books. Will the Librarian arrive before the boy becomes their next meal?
Why did the chicken cross the road? Knock, knock. Who's there? What do you get when you . . . ? As kids guess the answers, they're sure to get the giggles! With this book, little ones will look forward to sharing the jokes with parents, teachers, and siblings--and even coming up with some variations of their own! In addition to hundreds of rib-tickling jokes, readers will love: Head-scratching brain teasers Punny knock-knock jokes Hysterical puzzles Ridiculous riddles And much, much more! Amid the jokes, kids also find information on how to deliver the perfect punch line and how their favorite comics got started telling jokes. Every budding comic needs a little help getting started, and this book is the perfect go-to for getting laughs!
The Everything "RM" Kids' series is being relaunched at a phenomenal new price! They're the same great quality you've come to expect, still packed with tons of activities and puzzles in two-color -- now with a lower price that everyone can appreciate!Stock up on these perennial bestsellers that keep your kids active and engaged. The wide scope of subject material -- from jokes to science experiments -- appeals to kids all across the country. And parents and teachers love that the books provide responsible, educational information, while being so much fun that the kids love learning!From discovering why a sunset is red, to becoming a young entrepreneur, to learning new jokes to keep the whole family laughing, kids really love these Everything "RM" Kids' books!
When the librarian tries to dispose of an evil book, he risks being buried alive in an eerie tower that holds a legendary secret.
CLUES an old steamer trunk a howling beast roasted garlic meatballs Scooter Spies Max, Oscar, and Lily (and her pet chameleon, Speck) are up to their necks in mud in their latest case, The Ghost That Barked. While practicing their moves at a construction site, the scooter riders uncover a mysterious old steamer trunk -- and hear a wild howl in the night A blue paw print leads the three friends directly into a daring museum escape, a secret scooter ride across town, and smack into a giant mountain of goopy, gloppy mud!
[from the back cover] "Thirteen-year-old Finnegan Zwake is staying with his Uncle Stop pard, a bestselling mystery writer, and still hoping his parents will return from an archaeological expedition in Iceland. They disappeared there several years ago. Life with his uncle is fairly normal--until the day Finn discovers a body in the basement. A dead body. It's in the storage area where Finn's parents left behind gold treasure from their last expedition. And missing from the storage space is a magnificent Mayan gold figure, the Horizontal Man...." Check Bookshare for the other books in this fast paced mystery trilogy about Finigan, an imaginative boy who never hesitates to follow the clues, or what he thinks are clues, even when they lead him into danger. Check out Book 2. The Worm Tunnel and Book 3. The Ruby Hawk.
Finn and his mystery-writer uncle are off to exotic Occo (located between Lesser Occo and Morocco) Uncle Stoppard has been nominated for the most prestigious award in mysterydom: the Ruby Raven. The grand prize? One million dollars, and a dark, carved bird, with real rubies for eyes and a ruby pendant dangling from its neck. Finn's getting nervous. There was that strange car explosion just as they were leaving for the airport, and that Moroccan cobra slithering in his room. Coincidence? Or could one of the invited authors be too eager to win the bucks and the bird? There are three books in the series about Finnegan Zwake. You can't imagine what incurably curious, unstoppable kid gets up to. He might accidentally cause his uncle to stab his foot with an umbrella stand or save a baby alligator while his uncle is locked in a porta potty. Uncle Stoppard takes care of Finn and Finn takes care of Uncle Stoppard. So why does Finn always find himself in dangerous situations with dangerous people and dead bodies? Bookshare has Finnegan Zwake Book #1The Horizontal Man and Book #2 The Worm Tunnel.
Axel Walker, the crazy Trickster, likes toys and gimmicks. And this time he's making mischief using things no one can see. Whether it's oxygen, air pressure, or invisible gas, the Trickster is bubbling over with evil schemes. Only the Flash can outwit the nefarious knave.
Finn," he said, "Don't go in." What was his problem? After days of climbing and trudging through the snow, I wasn't going to turn around now. I pushed past Uncle Stoppard into the cave and then froze. The murky light from the mouth of the tunnel gleamed on something a few feet in front of me. Something white lay on the floor of the cave. Bones. Finn and his mystery-writer uncle head to Iceland in search of the Haunted City of Tquuli, where Finn's archaeologist parents were last seen before their odd disappearance eight years ago. Finn doesn't believe the creepy legends about the Haunted City and the ancient Vikings who lived there -- until a member of the rock-climbing expedition vanishes from inside a sleeping bag...one that was dangling a hundred feet from the base of an icy cliff! Then another climber disappears, leaving a trail of footprints that abruptly end in a Þeld of snow. Is it modern-day murder, or the revenge of phantom Viking warriors?
Eleven-year-old Max Martin and his fellow scooter riders Oscar Santiago and Lily Blue (and her pet chameleon, Speck) are hot on the trail of a thief in a puzzling case: The Wheels That Vanished. Max saw a strange green bicycle whiz by him onto a bridge. But it never came out the other end! How could it have vanished? The thief on the bicycle stole two very important things, and now it's up to Max, Oscar, and Lily to use their clues, and their scooters, to find them. It will take the best scooter skills they have, and a wild scooter ride, for the three friends to catch the crook!
Details the characteristics, habitats, and life cycle of wolves. Includes photo diagram.
A young man gets a sliver from a strange book. That night, beneath the glow of a full moon, the man transforms into the Word Eater. The beast prowls the streets, searching for words to eat. If the Librarian doesn't stop it, every word and every thing on earth could disappear.
[From the back cover:] "Thirteen-year-old Finnegan Zwake, his uncle Stoppard--a bestselling mystery writer--and their friend Jared are off to an archaeological dig in sunny Agualar, land of giant cacti, jungles, and dinosaurs. Dead ones, that is. While Finn and his uncle are digging up treasure left behind by Finn's archaeologist parents, now mysteriously missing, the crew is digging up very valuable dinosaur eggs. But digging too deeply can stir up trouble, not to mention a murder, or two, or three...." There are three books in the series about Finnegan Zwake. You'll never guess what this incurably curious, unstoppable kid is up to. He might accidentally cause his uncle to stab his foot with an umbrella stand or save a baby allegator while his uncle is locked in a porta potty. Finnegan's young Policeman friend sometimes helps spot clues, but even he can't keep Finn from turning up right where the trouble is the worst. Bookshare has Book #1The Horizontal Man and Book #3, The Ruby Raven.
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