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In this delightful, rhyming picture book, all sorts of animals and other things teach children how to count to twenty. "Three: books waiting to be read. Four:puppies waiting to be fed." The detailed pictures have been finely described so that all children will benefit from the number repetitions (e.g.: four empty dog bowls), from the humorous moments and from the frolicking good fun which happens on every page. This file should make an excellent embossed braille copy.
Pooh and his friend count differnt items in the Hundred-Acre Woods.
Two small children invite you to one great big party in a miniature yellow house on a tiny green hill. Tumbling turtles and dancing penguins, monsters munching cake and mischievous monkeys make counting a frisky affair of full-sized fun! Little ones can count on this little book, packed with exuberant gouache paintings that nearly jump from the pages. Yippie!
1 Mississippi, 2 Mississippi is a fitting follow-up to its companion state alphabet book. This fun, colorful, and superbly informative book teaches children about numbers using recognizable places, events, and facts from their respective states. Numbers throughout the books are explained with simple rhyme for younger children and are accompanied by detailed expository text for older learners.
You're about to be an eyewitness to the ten crucial days in Abraham Lincoln's life, including: A tragic loss that sets a boy on a course for greatness. A career sacrificed to protest an unjust war. A state resorting to treason to preserve slavery. A president who learns the most difficult decisions are made alone. And a promise made to every citizen that American's salves will be free.
You're about to be an eyewitness to ten crucial days in Anne Frank's life, including: A wrenching decision to flee Germany, A chilling letter that sent her family into hiding, The gift of her one true confidante - her diary, A sickening betrayal to the Nazis, and a tragedy in the concentration camps just before liberation. These days and five others shook Anne's world - and yours.
You're about to be an eyewitness to the top ten days in Ben Franklin's life, including: A cunning escape from a cruel brother. A shrewd plan to save the colonies. A treacherous spy game in Paris. A shocking battle with a vengeful aristocrat. And a last-minute triumph that bound American together. These days and five others shook Franklin's world- and yours.
You're about to be an eyewitness to the ten crucial days in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, including: His faith in peace leads to a surprising protest. Police injustice shocks the nation awake. A personal sacrifice challenges prejudice and racism. A fearless march demands rights for all Americans. And an immortal speech inspires the world.
Wake up, Bunny, move those legs, You've not much time to hide those eggs! By dawn the kids will want to search. Please, please don't leave them in the lurch. The adorable kids from the New York Times bestseller 10 Trick-or-Treaters are back and they're counting their way to Easter! Can you help them find all of the eggs the Easter Bunny has hidden in time for the Easter Parade?
Ten little monkeys are swinging on a bar. Two by two, these creatures drop away, while all the rest continue to play.
Effie's life is perfect now that she has two best friends, Nit and Aurora. Aurora's a super-athlete, and when she decides to leave St. Dom's for public school, where they have better sports, Effie panics. She's got to come up with a scheme to make Aurora want to come back to St. Dom's. Meanwhile, her mother's old college friend, Father Frank, the priest, has come to stay under mysterious circumstances. Effie's boss-a-holic sister Maxey starts acting like Saint Maxey. Effie's life doesn't seem so perfect anymore....
The countdown to bedtime is about to begin when a family of hamsters arrives at the front door. "All aboard," shouts the child's pet hamster, and it's off to the kitchen for a snack, to the bathroom for toothbrushing, to the bedroom for a story. And just as the child starts to read, more hamsters stream through the front door and the escapades accelerate as the countdown continues. Now in a sturdy board book format, this favorite bedtime book is ready for a younger audience.
Twelve-year-old Henry York wakes up one night to find bits of plaster in his hair. Two knobs have broken through the wall above his bed and one of them is slowly turning . . . Henry scrapes the plaster off the wall and discovers cupboards of all different sizes and shapes. Through one he can hear the sound of falling rain. Through another he sees a glowing room-with a man pacing back and forth! Henry soon understands that these are not just cupboards, but portals to other worlds. 100 Cupboards is the first book of a new fantasy adventure, written in the best world-hopping tradition and reinvented in N. D. Wilson's inimitable style. From the Hardcover edition.
Andy has a big dream! But making it come true isn't as easy as having the dream. Still, it is good to have big dreams. Maybe Andy can't sell lots of popcorn ... could he be a scientist? A delightful book. This file should make an excellent embossed braille copy.
Ages 3-8. IT'S TIME TO LEAVE says Noah's mother, but Noah doesn't want to. "No!" he shouts. But he doesn't stop there. He tells her no in Latin, Dutch, Japanese, Tagalog, even in Robot! Mr. Warburton, creator of Cartoon Network's Codename: Kids Next Door, outdoes himself in this hilarious celebration of every toddler's favorite word.
Jessica worries about collecting 100 objects to take to class for the 100th day of school.
Life at the new Dalmatian Plantation is grand -- until Cruella moves in next door. Now it's up to three puppies, Lucky, Cadpig, and Roly, to foil the evil Cruella's plans.
One night, Wizzer and his 14 brothers and sisters are kidnapped. Then he finds out that 84 other Dalmatians have been abducted too.
Get ready for a turkey tickling and gobbling giggly good time with 101 Thanksgiving Knock-Knocks, Jokes, and Riddles. Laugh with family and friends before, during or after Thanksgiving Dinner as you find out funny answers to questions like how to find a great turkey, how long turkeys should be cooked, why a pilgrim ate a candle, and what you get when you cross a turkey with a banjo. Pictures are described.
From the cover When his parents call off the family vacation and enroll their son in a creative writing class instead, twelve-year-old Steve comes up with a wacky moneymaking project.
From the book: The words we use have come from many different sources. Some of them came from languages thousands of years old. Others came from some of the almost three thousand different languages that are spoken today around the world. Some words came to us from slang, others from the Bible or from science. Some came from the initials of other words. This book presents the origins of 101 words categorized under people; animals; things that grow; things we eat, drink, wear, ride, use, and enjoy; and other things.
Where did the kittens go on their class trip? A mewseum. If you like all kinds of dogs and cats, you'll love this hilarious collection of jokes! Tell them to your friends and family - they will howl with laughter at these purrfectly funny jokes.
What does it mean if you die before you were born? An eleven-year-old Texan girl finds out what it was like to live in the Ice Age in this action-packed time-travel adventure. As Esther participates in an archaeological dig in Texas, she is accidentally transported back in time. Living among the Clovis, the mammoth hunters, she learns of a very different childhood in which play is practice for survival and humans are prey for megafauna, scimitar cats, giant bears, and others. Will she ever get back to her own time? Peni R. Griffin has delivered her greatest time-travel story yet, a thrill-a-page adventure that's also an affecting look at family and what makes a home. Kids will be riveted by this richly imagined vision of prehistoric North America from a writer whose work has been called expertly plotted (Kirkus Reviews) and fascinating (Booklist). Discoveries of early American artifacts, clues to this little-known time, appear in the news frequently. The detailed bibliography in this book invites young readers to read and, like Esther, make discoveries of their own.
[from the back cover] "Do you believe in miracles? Based on the original book by Emma Kragen, with over 500,000 copies sold! Twelve-year-old Emma needs a miracle or two. Her dad's lost his job, and she's been packed off to Doverville to live with a not-so-friendly family friend until her dad gets back on his feet. To make matters worse, the town has a strict no-dogs law--and Emma's just rescued a puppy. Emma soon finds a friend in Mike, whose mom runs a dog orphanage just outside the city limits, but the dastardly dogcatcher is determined to get every dog they save. And when they discover his plans for the captured canines, they know he must be stopped. Can Emma and Mike find a way to strike down this unfair law in time? They'll need help from their friends--and a few dogs--to pull it off. In this heartwarming novelization of the best-selling family film, kids learn that they can create a change for good--and that miracles really are possible!"
What is a shy goblin guy to do when he wants to propose to his true love? He asks a witch for help. She gives him his wish --thirteen nights of Halloween--and he in turn gives his goblin girlfriend a different present each night. Five pounds of worms, four cackling witches, three jack-o'-lanterns, two hairy toads, and a spooky owl in a gnarled tree. Have a howling good time!
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