Benjamin Bear is so impatient for Christmas to come. To help the time pass more quickly, his mother tells him that every day when he opens a door on his Advent calendar she'll tell him a story-twenty-four stories all about another little bear and his long, arduous journey to Bethlehem. The little bear, led by a glittering star, meets many others on his travels across hot deserts, snowy mountains, and through dark, lonely nights. His adventures, filled with acts of heroism and kindness and many small miracles, show him the path to the Christ Child. And by journey's end Benjamin Bear-and all youngsters who share the stories and their simple morals along with him-will understand and celebrate the true spirit of Christmas.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/6/2005Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
When Lisa's woolen stocking flies off the clothesline, Hedgie finds it and pokes his nose in. He tries to pull it out, but the stocking gets stuck on his prickles -- and the fun begins.A mother hen comes by, then a noisy goose, a talkative barn cat, a playful farm dog, a mama pig and her piglets, and a pony. They all laugh at Hedgie, especially when he pretends he's wearing a new hat. But in the end, it is clever Hedgie who has the last laugh.And where is Lisa when all of this is going on? She's in the borders, getting ready for winter, until she realizes her stocking is missing and she enters the story to look for it.Jan Brett's luminous paintings of a Scandinavian farm and the forest around it are bathed in northern light, as the snow begins to fall and the story begins, in this delightfully original companion book to The Mitten.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/29/1997Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Brother Bear explores the concepts of size and shape as he shops for a new hat. He tries on frilly hats and silly hats, bumpy hats and lumpy hats, until he finds the most perfect hat of all--his own! Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 7/8/1997Pages: 24
Jennie's favorite aunt is sending her a new hat, and Jennie is sure it will be beautiful. But when the box arrives, the hat inside is very plain. She had imagined a wonderful hat with big colorful flowers and even tries to make her own hat from a straw basket! Jennie is almost ready to give up on her dream when she receives a fanciful surprise from some very special friends. Ezra Jack Keats's timelessly charming illustrations will leave readers wishing for a dream hat of their own.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/28/2003Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Corolle Elf Blue StarsAt 9.5 inches tall, this adorable doll is easy for tiny fingers to grasp and hold. His jester-like blue hat highlights his beautiful blue eyes. Designed in France and part of Corolle's Babi Corolle Collection for ages birth and up, Elf Blue Stars features high-quality materials and careful details, such as sewn-on clothing. Its ultra-soft body is perfect for hugging and cuddling, and its sweetly expressive face -- scented with vanilla, a Corolle signature -- will captivate and soothe baby. For an extra charming touch, Elf Blue Stars jingles softly when shaken. This lightweight, machine-washable doll will quickly become your little one's favorite companion. Recommended Ages: 18 months-4 years Product Measures: 7.5" x 3.75" x 10.5
All the grown-ups in Ivan's village wear a hat that shows what they love most. Because Ivan's father is the hatmaker, Ivan gets to watch his father create a hat that is perfect for each person. Ivan wonders what kind of hat he will have. Will he be a musician? A baker? A palace guard? Ivan doesn't need to worry about his future because his father, the hatmaker who loves him most, shows him that there is only one hat-and one life-created just for him.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/14/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
A resourceful chicken seeks the help of her farm animal friends to solve a problem, while giving something of herself along the way. Chicken really admires Scarecrow's hat. Scarecrow would gladly trade his hat for a walking stick to rest his tired arms. Chicken doesn't have a walking stick to trade'but she knows someone who does. Thus begins her quest to find items to trade among her farm friends, all to obtain a walking stick to swap for Scarecrow's hat. But why does Chicken want an old straw hat? This clever story written and illustrated by Ken Brown poses a problem and offers a creative solution that young children will delight in discovering. Brown's bright watercolors and gentle tone will keep readers captivatedBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/1/2001Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
In this almost wordless springtime picture book, an adorable crew of baby animals borrows a familiar-looking red hat (last seen on the head of Red Sled's unsuspecting protagonist) and embarks on a joy-filled escapade-until all that is left is a long piece of red string! Their playful romp is gorgeously depicted in bold watercolor and complemented by humorous expressions and pitch-perfect sound effects. With a timeless tone and classic characters, Red Hat promises to be an instant favorite.
The Cat in the Hat (Book + CD) From the Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat collection. The Cat in the Hat Beginner Book & CD. This softcover storybook is illustrated in full color. The cd features unabridged storytelling by Kelsey Grammar.Format: Softcover, 64pp.
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