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A collection of jokes about the circus, including "Which circus performers can see in the dark? The acro-bats."
A collection of jokes about chickens, e.g. What happened when the chicken ate cement? She laid a sidewalk.
Christmas is a time for family and there's no better way of helping your family enjoy the Christmas spirit than by taking time each night to explore the annual Familius Christmas Anthology. Filled with stories, poems, recipes, and activities to make Christmas time enjoyable, this collection is literally stuffed with feel-good content and activities that will bring your family together. The stories include such favorites as the The Gift of Magi by O'Henry to the moving The Child Who Had Everything But. . . by John Kendrick Bangs. The anthology also includes favorite poems like "Long Ago" by Christina Rossetti and, of course, "God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen" among many others. And delicious family favorite recipes provide an invitation to spend time at the family table, whether you're enjoying Spiced Sugar Cookie Truffles or a simple pot of White Hot Chocolate. And don't forget to round out your Christmas holiday with family activities like building Graham Cracker Cottages or playing Jack Frost Tag. The Familius Christmas Anthology is a fantastic way of enjoying this wonderful holiday and making sure your family enjoys it, together.
Christmas is a time for family and there's no better way of helping your family enjoy the Christmas spirit than by taking time each night to explore the annual Familius Christmas Anthology. This year's anthology is focused on traditions around the world, filled with stories, poems, recipes, and activities to make Christmas time enjoyable. This timeless collection is literally stuffed with feel-good content and activities that will bring your family together.
A collection of jokes about dinosaurs, e.g. What do you get if you feed your nodosaurus gunpowder? Dino-mite."
What's more fun than a clowder of cats, a rafter of turkeys, a swarm of bees, or a pack of dogs? Herd of Cows! Flock of Sheep!-the latest word play from the king of language arts picture books, Rick Walton. After bringing in his corn, potatoes, beans, and tomatoes before a rainstorm, Farmer Bob decides to settle down for a good night's rest. While he snoozes away, the river rises high enough to set his bed afloat down the river. This sends his animalsinto a panic-a drove of pigs outlines a plan, a colony of beavers races to chew down trees, a school of fish tries to create a dam, and so forth, until finally Farmer Bob is rescued by a nest of snakes and a herd of horses. It's a barnyard adventure that will leave bands of children begging for more.
A collection of jokes about farm animals.
A collection of jokes featuring characters from fairy tales.
If you have any type of family you already know that best laid plans go awry. Whether we call them Murphy's Laws or by some other name, we just don't always get what we hope for. In A Made Bed is More Fun to Jump On and Other Family Laws, best-selling author Rick Walton cleverly explores the crazy truths of family life, whether we're dealing with babies, toddlers, teenagers, bedtime, playtime, food and more. Funny, clever, and poignantly honest, this book is perfect for those parents who while doing their best just can't quite fend off the notorious "Murphy"!
Imagine driving down an empty road in the middle of nowhere, your spouse asleep in the passenger seat, kids fighting in the back, two more hours to the next hotel you hope has a vacancy, you're struggling to keep your eyes open, and you can't remember the last time you ate. Just thinking about this would make even the most resilient parents second-guess the idea of taking their children on a long road trip. Is it really worth the trouble? The truth is, any family can take a long road trip. All it takes is preparation, time behind the wheel, and determination to keep your family's spirits up, no matter the situation. In Road Tripping: A Parent's Guide to Planning and Surviving the Annual Car Trip, authors Loralee Leavitt and Rick Walton take you step-by-step through what you need to know to survive any situation as a family on the road. Not only do they help you decide what to pack, but they also provide resources on where to go, what to do, and how to get the best discounts. They even give tips for single parents who want to spend some quality time with their children, but aren't sure if they could do it alone. So don't let that open road scare you. Take time to prepare, pack up the kids, and start out on your next, fun-filled adventure.
From the Publisher: Follow Mother Rabbit through her rambling house and garden as she tucks in a whole alphabet of baby bunnies, from Abel through Zed. This cozy bedtime book has the comforting familiarity of a lullaby combined with the fundamental concepts toddlers adore. From Children's Literature - Mary Quattlebaum: So Many Bunnies does double-duty. It gets kids hip-hopping into Easter as well as into National Poetry Month, celebrated each April. Rick Dalton's ingenious rhyming text weaves alphabet and counting lessons into a sweet tale of Old Mother Rabbit who lived in a shoe. Unlike her human counterpart, Mother Rabbit knows just what to do and where to tuck her twenty-six sleepy darlings, from "1 was named Abel./He slept on the table" to "26 was named Zed./He slept on the shed." Paige Miglio's soft-toned watercolors are a lovely complement to this lullaby.
Everyone knows you don't always get what you hope for. But what do you get instead? What if you got tidal waves, banana splits, tornadoes, castles and kings, pirates, flying appliances, and even space aliens? What if your school disappeared-but the space alien didn't? For one young boy, at least, it takes only a few simple hopes to turn his normal day inside out, upside down, and beyond his wildest imagination. It's enough to make you think twice about what you hope for ...
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