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Chico Bear’s Big Texas Adventure
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This book has wonderful illustrations by Kristin Bato. One night, after his mom tucks him in, Chico Bear hears the sound of a woman crying outside his cozy Minnesota home. He creeps out to comfort... More > her. Her name is Miss Higgins, and she is so, so lonely. When Chico Bear agrees to be her friend, though, she scoops him up and takes him away! They drive for miles and miles until they arrive on her farm in Texas. It’s too hot for Chico Bear at the farm, and there’s nowhere to take a bath. He’s lucky to meet young cowboy Freckles, because it’s Freckles who saves Chico Bear from Miss Higgins and helps him find a way home—but no adventure is easy! To get back to his mom, Chico Bear rides a pig and a horse. He escapes from an angry rattlesnake. Freckles even lets him play cowboy for a while! Little Chico Bear travels far and wide but eventually makes it back home, safe and sound. He learns that he should never talk to strangers, no matter how friendly they seem.< Less
The Merry Mrs Mistle
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Have you ever wondered where mistletoe really comes from? You're about to find out.... It's Christmas Eve and George and Georgina are curious about mistletoe. What is it? Why do we hang it above our... More > doorways at Christmas? And why do we kiss under it? So Granny sits them down and tells a story. A story about a half-human, half-plant lady called Mrs Mistle. A long time ago, on Christmas Eve, Mrs Mistle went to pick some holly berries for her Jolly Holly Pudding. Little did she know that the evil witch Murmur had some nasty surprises in store for her.... The East Pudding Chronicles: The Merry Mrs Mistle is the second in a series of five books about where Christmas traditions came from. Join George and Georgina and step into a whole new world of wizards, fairies, elves and monsters - and discover the secrets of Christmas.< Less
Imaginary World: The Stone of Amajara
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"You are in the Imaginary World...May I be the first to welcome you." Eleanor's favorite tree has always been just that: a tree. But after losing another race to her brother, Eleanor... More > climbs her tree and finds that something has changed. At first, Owl is quite upset that a girl has intruded upon his treehouse, but when Eleanor tries to leave, he is forced to save her life and soon realizes that Eleanor is the Chosen One, the one they've all been waiting for. As they climb through the doorway to the Imaginary World, Eleanor thinks she is dreaming. Owl takes her to meet the Royal Advisor who tells Eleanor of an evil Count who has cast a spell on their life-giving stone, the Stone of Amajara, and the spell can only be broken by a certain Real World Human. Alongside Flint, a spark-breathing Dragie, Eleanor journeys throughout the whimsical world meeting many strange and wonderful creatures who teach her the most powerful magic a human being possesses is the power of believing in yourself.< Less
Liam and the Mud - A Level One Phonics Reader
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You might know someone named Liam. Does he like mud? Liam and the Mud is a Level One Phonics Reader about a Happy little boy who loves mud. Along with his friends, Judd (the frog) and Duck (the... More > duck!), he romps through the pages of this book for young readers, having a wonderful time in the mud. Of course there is Pig who shows up on every page just for the fun of it. In the end, the friends play in something besides mud. Come along and join them and find out what they’re up to. This book, like all our phonics books, has a Look, Listen, and Think page after the story which helps children think about what they just read. There are 4 activity pages, as well, for young readers to enjoy. Come join other children around the world as they use our Phonics Series to reinforce their reading skills. Find them on this and other internet sites...and keep coming back. We are-Creating A Happy World of Stories for Kids Everywhere.< Less
Princess Underdrawers and the Dragon
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What would you do if you found a great blue dragon in your pond? Princess Underdrawers knows exactly what to do. Once the Princess untangles the dragon from the weeds and reeds of the pond, they... More > become good friends and have wonderful days of adventure. This is the first in the Princess Underdrawers Books, inspired by a friend named Pat, swimming around on a noodle in the pool, and another friend who was building a deck one morning in her pink dress and tool belt. Princess Underdrawers is a strong, brave, independent girl who knows how to have fun and solve problems as well. Delight your young reader with this first in the series of Princess Underdrawers Books. Keep watching for more as Chris creates the illustrations for: A Dragon in Autumn, Night Lights, and Dragons and Sandcastles - the other 3 books the series. In the meantime, check out the many children’s books we have on BarnesAndNoble.com, Amazon.com, and Lulu.com. Search Chris Morningforest or Rebecca Raymond on all sites.< Less
Our Other Friends
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Dear reader, have you ever wondered where our electronic friends come from? Slowly we lose touch with what is important – with people and with nature. We don’t spend time with others as... More > we used to, more we alienate ourselves. That is where ‘‘they’’ step in: the TV set, computer, mobile phone, who lure us with their looks and various virtual worlds which we enter and habituate longer and longer day after day. We forget about the real world that surrounds us! The time comes, it seems, for these innocent little players responsible for nothing as they are merely things we use. This is the kind of time we live in, and there is nothing we can do about it… Or is there? We can spend more time with others in the real world, can’t we? It all depends on us. We know things don’t have feelings. But what they do have is a past, a present, and a future. What kind of future? That remains to be seen. These friends will tell us something about not only themselves, but about us as well.< Less
My Grandma is a Witch!
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A trip to Transylvania to meet her new Grandma promises to be fun and exciting for Sophie. But when they touch down, she already starts to feel nervous about this strange new land. Wolves howl, owls... More > screech, ghosts can be heard whispering in the trees...and the first person she meets is a skeleton! Sophie discovers that her new grandma lives in a castle and when she meets her new Grandma for the first time she realises the truth. Her Grandma is a witch! And the castle is no ordinary castle. It is a witch's castle. There are ghosts. There are suits of armour that move from place to place. Even the pictures on the walls watch you as you move across the room. But as ugly as she is, as frightening as she seems, maybe the old witch isn't so bad. She makes some interesting potions...and even the wolves seem to be scared of her. As Sophie gets to know her Grandma, she starts to wonder how she could ever have imagined life without her... My Grandma is a Witch! is a warm story for children 5 - 8 years.< Less
Teddy's Many Hats
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Teddy was Edward’s favourite playmate. Being a stuffed toy, Teddy found it difficult to change his clothes. Therefore, when Teddy wanted to dress up, he simply swapped his hat. Teddy had such... More > a large number of hats: hats for watching Edward go fishing, hats for exploring in the garden, hats for playing with Edward’s building blocks and many more hats too! However, when Teddy decided he wanted to tell Edward how much he loved him, he wondered which hat he should wear. Teddy looked in the toy cupboard and found his thinking hat. He sat in the playroom and pondered upon this important question: which hat was best for telling Edward how much he was loved? Finally, Teddy had a simple and remarkable plan. Find out which hat Teddy wore, when he told Edward how much he loved him. Of course, with any story by Maxwell Grantly, things never go according to plan.< Less
Charlie & Sammy
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Beautifully illustrated book with 34 original watercolor paintings. For children of all ages. The book captures the sweet voices and images of nature. Stork Charlie lives along a beautiful river.... More > One day he decides to fly around and search for his long lost friends, the beavers. In a remote region he finally finds them. They are unhappy because their river is muddy, crowded, and the water barely flows between their dams. Charlie offers to show them his wonderful place. Beaver Sammy is the bravest one and he accepts Charlie's offer. When Sammy arrives he is overwhelmed with the pristine, clear river and unspoiled nature. After a splendid time with new friends, he wishes that his beaver friends and family would join him. Sammy writes a letter and stork Charlie flies it to them. After all the beavers hear about the new world, they pack their belongings and hit the road. Stork Charlie flies ahead of the bus showing them the way toward a better future.< Less
A Little Princess
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Without her beloved father and miles from home, it is very hard for Sara Crewe to like her new life at boarding school. Luckily Sara is always dreaming up wonderful things and her power of telling... More > stories wins her lots of friends. When a letter arrives that brings disastrous news, the wicked headmistress Miss Minchin forces Sara to become a servant. Her lovely clothes and toys are taken away from her. She must work from dawn until midnight. How will Sara cope with her new found poverty? Can her imagination help her overcome this horrible situation? Sara's life at Miss Minchin's London boarding school changes drastically when her father dies leaving her penniless. Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, is left in poverty when her father dies, but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor. "Once on a dark winter's day, when the yellow fog hung so thick and heavy in the streets of London that the lamps were lighted and the shop windows blazed with gas as they do at night.."< Less
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