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The Adventures Of Lulu

by Louise L. Hay

Lulu and the Ant: A Message of Love; Lulu and the Dark: Conquering Fears; and Lulu and Willy the Duck: Learning Mirror Work; These three stories were written to help today’s child grow up with a strong sense of self-esteem and courage. As adults, we sometimes forget that children have many more issues to deal with than we did when we were their age. They’re constantly being put into the position of making choices, and are steadily being barraged with news about the critical state of the world. How children handle these issues is a direct reflection of how they truly feel about themselves. The more a child loves and respects him- or herself, the easier it will be to make the right choice.

The Adventures of Minnie: Minnie Saves the Day

by Melodye Benson Rosales

When Hester Merriweather's father brings her a doll made especially for her by her grandmother, Hester falls in love with it at once. As a young girl living in the Bronzeville section of Chicago in the 1930s, Hester is delighted to have a doll that looks like her and her friends. She puts her doll, Minnie, in her room, and when night falls, Minnie discovers that Hester's toys come to life to talk and play. Surrounded by a wonderful group of characters, Minnie begins to learn all about life among the toys and the Merriweathers, and when Hester's mother thinks an upcoming party is going to be spoiled, Minnie decides to help out. The result is a delicious story that establishes Minnie Merriweather as a character to cherish. Complete with an afterword that examines aspects of the history and culture of Bronzeville in Hester and Minnie's time, this first book in the Minnie Merriweather series establishes a cast of characters young readers will want to visit again and again.

The Adventures of Miss Petitfour

by Anne Michaels

The magical adventures of an eccentric Mary Poppins-esque heroine and her flying feline charges, sure to charm readers big and small. The first book for children by an internationally acclaimed novelist and poet. Miss Petitfour enjoys having adventures that are "just the right size - fitting into a single, magical day." She is an expert at baking and eating fancy iced cakes, and her favorite mode of travel is par avion. On windy days, she takes her sixteen cats out for an airing: Minky, Misty, Taffy, Purrsia, Pirate, Mustard, Moutarde, Hemdela, Earring, Grigorovitch, Clasby, Captain Captain, Captain Catkin, Captain Cothespin, Your Shyness and Sizzles. With the aid of her favorite tea party tablecloth as a makeshift balloon, Miss Petitfour and her charges fly over her village, having many little adventures along the way. Join Miss Petitfour and her equally eccentric felines on five magical outings -- a search for marmalade, to a spring jumble sale, on a quest for "birthday cheddar", the retrieval of a lost rare stamp and as they compete in the village's annual Festooning Festival. A whimsical, beautifully illustrated collection of tales that celebrates language, storytelling and small pleasures, especially the edible kind!

The Adventures of Mr. Mocker (Dover Children's Thrift Classics Ser.)

by Harrison Cady Thornton Burgess

Something strange is going on in the Green Forest! Sticky-toes the Tree Toad hears his own voice coming from another tree. Sammy Jay keeps everyone awake by calling "Thief, thief!" but he swears he was asleep. Will they get to the bottom of the mystery? This classic tale of mischief and friendship includes illustrations by Harrison Cady.

The Adventures of Old Mr. Buzzard (Dover Children's Classics)

by Thornton W. Burgess Harrison Cady

The Green Forest welcomes a pair of new characters when Old Mr. Buzzard and his wife arrive from the sunny South. Peter Rabbit, Reddy Fox, Sammy Jay, and other locals learn valuable lessons from their new neighbors in these stories by famed conservationist Thornton W. Burgess, whose homespun tales provide wholesome entertainment for young readers.

The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future: An All-new Graphic Novel (Captain Underpants)

by Dav Pilkey

Tra-la-laaa! The wait is over! Dav Pilkey--ahem--we mean, George Beard and Harold Hutchins, the bestselling authors of THE ADVENTURES OF SUPER DIAPER BABY, are back with their second graphic novel!<P><P> Meet Ook and Gluk, the stars of this sensationally silly graphic novel from the creators of Captain Underpants! It's 500,001 BC, and Ook and Gluk's hometown of Caveland, Ohio, is under attack by an evil corporation from the future. When Ook, Gluk, and their little dinosaur pal Lily are pulled through a time portal to 2222, they discover a future world that's even more devastated than their own. Luckily, they find a friend in Master Wong, a martial arts instructor who trains them in the ways of kung fu. Now all they have to do is travel back in time 502,223 years and save the day!<P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.

The Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat

by Theoni Pappas

Penrose, a cat with a knack for math, takes children on an adventurous tour of mathematical concepts from fractals to infinity.

The Adventures of Peter Cottontail and His Green Forest Friends

by Thornton W. Burgess Harrison Cady

This deluxe hardcover edition presents three of the beloved storyteller's most popular books. Burgess' timeless tales of woodland whimsy recount the exploits of Peter Cottontail, Reddy Fox, and Grandfather Frog. Featuring the original art by Harrison Cady, the stories offer young readers examples of friendship, honesty, forgiveness, and other virtues.

The Adventures of Pinocchio

by Carlo Collodi

The lonely woodcarver Geppetto carves himself a son—a mischievous puppet he names Pinocchio who learns that he can become a real boy by doing good deeds.

The Adventures of Sir Balin the Ill-Fated (The Knights’ Tales Series #4)

by Gerald Morris Aaron Renier

Many years ago, the storytellers say, the great King Arthur brought justice to England with the help of his gallant knights of the roundtable. While most of King Arthur's knights freely chose a life of duty, for Sir Balin the Ill-Fated, destiny was foretold in a prophecy. And seriously, "ill-fated" is right there in his title, so Balin's not surprised when things go sour. Still, no matter how dire the task, a loyal and gallant knight never refuses adventure! Will Sir Balin finally discover his true destiny? And which ill-fated path will he have to choose? Join Balin on this, the noblest quest of all.

The Adventures of Sir Gawain the True (The Knights’ Tales Series #3)

by Gerald Morris Aaron Renier

In the third installment in the Knights' Tales series, Gerald Morris tells the laugh-outloud tale of King Arthur's most celebrated knight, and nephew, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. With lively illustrations by Aaron Renier, Morris creates a captivating and comical medieval world that teems with humor and wonder.This chapter book is sure to set young readers on another rollicking and hilarious Arthurian adventure!

The Adventures of Sir Givret the Short (The Knights’ Tales Series #2)

by Gerald Morris Aaron Renier

Many years ago, the storytellers say, the great King Arthur held court with his gallant Knights of the Round Table. Poor Givret, who is easily the shortest man at court, bears the brunt of their jokes. But what he lacks in stature, Givret makes up for in brains-and before he knows it, his quick thinking has landed him a place at the famous Round Table! And so beginneth the exciting and funny adventures of Sir Givret the Short, Brilliant, and Marvelous.

The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great (The Knights’ Tales Series #1)

by Gerald Morris Aaron Renier

Many years ago, the storytellers say, the great King Arthur brought justice to England with the help of his gallant Knights of the Round Table. Of these worthy knights, there was never one so fearless, so chivalrous, so honorable, so...shiny as the dashing Sir Lancelot, who was quite good at defending the helpless and protecting the weak, just as long as he'd had his afternoon nap. Behold the very exciting and very funny adventures of Lancelot the Great, as only acclaimed Arthurian author Gerald Morris can tell them.

Adventures of the Treasure Fleet

by Ann Martin Bowler L. K. Tay-Audouard

Did you know that 85 years before Columbus discovered America, Chinese ships longer than a football field sailed thousands of miles through unknown oceans and visited more than 30 nations? It's true! Adventures of the Treasure Fleet is the amazing story of these seven epic voyages and their larger-than-life commander, Admiral Zheng He.Beginning in 1405, Admiral Zheng He led more than 300 gigantic, brightly-painted ships across the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean and all the way to the distant coast of Africa. The admiral and his crew battled pirates and raging storms, and were amazed by the people and ways of life in distant lands. At each port, Chinese goods were traded for pearls, precious stones, herbs and medicines which were given as tribute to China's powerful emperor when the ships' returned home.Filled with historical facts, Adventures of the Treasure Fleet brings a fantastic piece of history to life. Gracefully told and beautifully illustrated, the story's fast pace will keep young ones captivated while offering enough information to satisfy curious readers of all ages.

Adventures of the Treasure Fleet

by Ann Martin Bowler L. K. Tay-Audouard

Did you know that 85 years before Columbus discovered America, Chinese ships longer than a football field sailed thousands of miles through unknown oceans and visited more than 30 nations? It's true! Adventures of the Treasure Fleet is the amazing story of these seven epic voyages and their larger-than-life commander, Admiral Zheng He.Beginning in 1405, Admiral Zheng He led more than 300 gigantic, brightly-painted ships across the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean and all the way to the distant coast of Africa. The admiral and his crew battled pirates and raging storms, and were amazed by the people and ways of life in distant lands. At each port, Chinese goods were traded for pearls, precious stones, herbs and medicines which were given as tribute to China's powerful emperor when the ships' returned home.Filled with historical facts, Adventures of the Treasure Fleet brings a fantastic piece of history to life. Gracefully told and beautifully illustrated, the story's fast pace will keep young ones captivated while offering enough information to satisfy curious readers of all ages.

The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair: Book 1 (Wishing Chair Adventures Ser. #1)

by Enid Blyton

Set off a magical adventure with the first book in Enid Blyton's classic fantasy series about a chair that can fly and grant wishes! When Mollie and Peter go to buy their mother a birthday present, they discover the most extraordinary thing: a magical wishing-chair! The Wishing-Chair takes them on some wonderful adventures - to a giant's castle to rescue a new pixie friend, to the Land of Dreams, and even to a disappearing island! Who knows what might happen next? First published in 1937, this edition contains the classic text, except that the pixie character's name has been changed to Binky. Inside illustrations are by Rene Cloke, and the cover is by Mark Beech.Also look out for: The Wishing-Chair Again More Wishing-Chair Adventures

The Adventures of Tintin: The Chapter Book

by Stephanie Peters

Don't miss this expanded novelization of the action-packed film! Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market. Only it isn't any model ship--it holds a piece of the puzzle to finding the resting place of Red Rackham's treasure! But Tintin isn't the only one after the notorious pirate's booty. With dangerous treasure seekers at their heels, Tintin and his dog Snowy are on a high-stakes thrill ride that takes them from land to sea, from open air to the ocean floor!

Adventures of Uncle Wiggily: Adventures Of The Rabbit Gentleman With The Mother (Dover Children's Classics)

by Howard Garis Louis Wisa

Generations of children and adults have thrilled to the adventures of Uncle Wiggily Longears, the gentleman rabbit. These heartwarming tales from a century ago recount Uncle Wiggily's devotion to helping children and animals--and himself--out of perilous scrapes. The wise old rabbit saves the day, using a combination of wit, sincerity, positive thinking, and other timeless virtues.This beautiful keepsake edition features 19 of Uncle Wiggily's most popular exploits, all accompanied by vivid colorful versions of the original illustrations. The two-color images have been given new life with wonderfully vibrant tones that add to the fun of Uncle Wiggily's adventures. Join the old gentleman rabbit's family circle--including Sammie and Susie Littletail, the bunny children; the puppies Jackie and Peetie Bow-Wow; and Billie and Johnnie Bushytail, the squirrel boys--for fun in their forest home. And when Dr. Possum advises Uncle Wiggily to travel, you, too, can come along to discover other fields and forests and meet new friends.

Adventures on a Summer’s Day: With Bandit & Company (Bandit And Company Ser. #Vol. 1)

by Pat Becker Margaret Gaedder

Adventures on a Summer’s Day is the first in a series about a variety of pets known as Bandit and Company. Readers will find the adventures of this troupe both entertaining and heartwarming. "WITH HER USUAL IMAGINATIVE FLAIR, Pat Becker brings to life this new series about a band of pet dogs and cats and their adventures in a loving home in an ideal setting. Readers of all ages will smile within when they recognize the human qualities the author has imbued in all these animals. And the interaction of these pets as they experience their various adventures will undoubtedly connect with discerning readers. The stunning color illustrations by artist Margaret Gaeddert add greatly to the character development and narrative. This is another winning collaboration between the author and the illustrator, both Oklahomans with a love of animals that reflects in their words and art. Readers can look forward to more entertaining and heartwarming stories about these animal characters, as this is the first of an illustrated series about the lives and adventures of the band of dogs and cats known as... Bandit and Company." Darl DeVault, Executive Editor Distinctly Oklahoma Magazine

Adventures (Tennessee)

by J. David Cooper John J. Pikulski

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Adventures With Waffles

by Guy Puzey Maria Parr Kate Forrester

Two 9-year-olds have many in adventures where they live in Norway.Lena is Trille’s best friend, even if she is a girl. And there is never an ordinary day when you’ve got a best friend like Lena. Hardly a day passes without Trille and Lena inventing some kind of adventure that often ends in trouble. Whether it’s coaxing a cow onto a boat or sledding down the steepest and iciest hill with a chicken, there is always a thrill—and sometimes an injury—to be had. Trille loves to share everything with Lena, even Auntie Granny’s waffles. But when Lena has to move away and Auntie Granny leaves the world, it sometimes seems like nothing will ever be right again. The warmth of friendship and the support of family suffuse this lightly illustrated novel, proving that when times are tough, a little taste of sweetness can make all the difference. (Illustrations described.)

The Adventurous Boy's Handbook: For Ages 9 to 99

by Stephen Brennan Finn Brennan

Stephen and Finn Brennan, father and son, know what's really fun for boys of all ages. The Adventurous Boy's Handbook is filled with idea, explanations, and instructions for games, sports, and activities ranging from stargazing, baseball, and animal tracking to sign language, magic and archaeology. Included in this invaluable book: step-by-step guides to pitching a tent, building an ice-yacht, shooting a bow and arrow, and fending off a shark attack. The Adventurous Boy's Handbook promises endless days and nights filled with orienteering, cowboying, sailing, and so much more. No boy should leave home without it!

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

It is believed that Aesop was a slave who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 B.C. This illustrated collection contains 110 of his celebrated fables.

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

It is believed that Aesop was a slave who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 B.C. This illustrated collection contains 110 of his celebrated fables.

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop Arthur Rackham V. S. Vernon Jones

Aesop's Fables is a collection of instructive short stories, typically ending with a moral lesson. Some fables, such as "The Fox and the Crow" or "The North Wind and the Sun", have been popular for centuries.

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