Using gentle, rhythmic text and gorgeous watercolor paintings, Jim Arnosky invites young readers to imagine what wondrous things animals are doing across the globe. While you might be sweating in the middle of the afternoon, an owl has found a cool hiding place inside a cactus. And while you're filling up on dinner, puffins are swooping down on the ocean by the cliffs to catch fish. It's an amazing world out there-at this very moment.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/12/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Disney's beloved princess Cinderella is the focus of this enchanting storybook, which comes with a giant Cinderella figure to decorate and hang on the wall. In this original story, Cinderella is celebrating her birthday with the Prince, and he has hidden her gift, leaving clues for her to follow. As they read, girls can decorate the beautiful Cinderella figure with over 75 reusable stickers-bows, ribbons, gems, and animal friends. At nearly 2-1/2 feet tall, she makes a dramatic wall decoration that girls will treasure. Adhesive strips on the back make it easy to stick on the wall.Book Details: Format: Activity Book Publication Date: 7/31/2012 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
What to Expect the First Year Everything new parents need to know about the care (and feeding) of an infant, from the authors of What to Expect-� When You're Expecting. Covers monthly growth and development, feeding for every age and stage, sleep strategies that really work.
What to Expect the First Year WHAT TO EXPECT THE 1st YEAR is a comprehensive and practical month-by-month guide that clearly explains everything parents need to know - or might be worrying about - in the first year with a new baby. Featuring dozens of Q&A sections, as well as a first
What to Expect the Second Year Heidi Murkoff's What to Expect has delivered again. Announcing the arrival of a brand-new member of the What to Expect family: What to Expect the Second Year. The essential sequel to What to Expect the First Year, with 9.7 million copies in print, What to Expect the Second Year picks up the action at baby's first birthday, and takes parents through what can only be called 'the wonder year''12 jam-packed (and jam-smeared) months of memorable milestones (from first steps to first words, first scribbles to first friends), lightning-speed learning, endless explorations driven by insatiable curiosity. Not to mention a year of challenges, both for toddlers and the parents who love them, but don't always love their behaviors (picky eating, negativity, separation anxiety, bedtime battles, biting, and tantrums).Comprehensive, reassuring, empathetic, realistic, and practical, What to Expect the Second Year is filled with solutions,
From the authors of the 9.6-million-copy bestselling What to Expect When You're Expecting, here is What to Expect the First Year (over 5.6 million copies in print), the most comprehensive guide available on the next phase of parenting-newborn care. Written with the same reassuring, lively authority as What to Expect When You're Expecting, the book is organized for ease of reference, leading nervous parents from month to month, check-up to check-up, even feeding to feeding. The chapters on each month address basic expectations of behavior and growth, as well as special concerns and decisions-from finding the perfect pediatrician to getting baby on a sleep-through-the-night schedule to choosing toys, shoes, and diapers. Equally important are the emotional issues a new baby raises for every member of the family-these are covered thoughtfully and thoroughly.Additional chapters cover special subjects such as first aid, traveling with a baby, premature babies, adopted babies, and much more. Winner of the 1994 Parenting "Hall of Fame" Award from Child magazine's Child's Best Parenting Book Award. Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club and Better Homes & Gardens Family Book Service.Book Details:Format: Publication Date: 1/3/1989Pages: 671Reading Level: Age 0 and Up
When you put your baby in the hands of a sitter, you want to put your sitter in the hands of an expert. Marrying the reassuring authority and trust of all the What to Expect books with a lively, accessible voice, this guide contains everything a caregiver needs to know when minding a child, from newborn to preschooler. It includes mix of text, boxes, Q&As, and lists-plus plenty of blank space for parents to write in emergency numbers, specific instructions, and personal information about a child's likes and dislikes--it's the instruction manual that should be given to every caregiver, whether full-time nanny or weekend baby-sitter. It covers advice on feeding and diet, first aid, bathing an infant, potty-training, time-outs, rainy-day activities, sibling disputes, discipline problems, comforting a child, making play dates, even how to build a happy and healthy relationship with the child's family. Plus, it includes 61 of the most common questions sitters ask, from how to make mealtimes fun to what to do if you can't bond with the baby.
The What to Expect Pregnancy Journal & Organizer A Journal and daily diary to record all those memorable moments in the making of your baby-from the test coming back positive to the first ultrasound. From the first kick to delivery to the first cuddle.An Organizer to keep track of everything pregnancy:
Announcing a brand new, cover-to-cover revision of America's pregnancy bible. What to Expect When You're Expecting is a perennial New York Times bestseller and one of USA Today's 25 most influential books of the past 25 years. It's read by more than 90% of pregnant women who read a pregnancy book--the most iconic, must-have book for parents-to-be, with over 14.5 million copies in print.Now comes the Fourth Edition, a new book for a new generation of expectant moms--featuring a new look, a fresh perspective, and a friendlier-than-ever voice. It's filled with the most up-to-date information reflecting not only what's new in pregnancy, but what's relevant to pregnant women. Heidi Murkoff has rewritten every section of the book, answering dozens of new questions and including loads of new asked-for material, such as a detailed week-by-week fetal development section in each of the monthly chapters, an expanded chapter on pre-conception, and a brand new one on carrying multiples. More comprehensive, reassuring, and empathetic than ever, the Fourth Edition incorporates the most recent developments in obstetrics and addresses the most current lifestyle trends (from tattooing and belly piercing to Botox and aromatherapy). There's more than ever on pregnancy matters practical (including an expanded section on workplace concerns), physical (with more symptoms, more solutions), emotional (more advice on riding the mood roller coaster), nutritional (from low-carb to vegan, from junk food-dependent to caffeine-addicted), and sexual (what's hot and what's not in pregnant lovemaking), as well as much more support for that very important partner in parenting, the dad-to-be.Overflowing with tips, helpful hints, and humor (a pregnant woman's best friend), this new edition is more accessible and easier to use than ever before. It's everything parents-to-be have come to expect from What to Expect... only better. Book Details:Format: Publication Date: 4/10/2008Pages: 616Reading Level: Age 0 and Up
With the help of Angus, the lovable Answer Dog, best-selling author Heidi Murkoff extends a hand to children and parents as they tackle life's first experiences together. It's hard to believe, but your child's starting preschool. Even if it's just for a couple of hours two or three days a week, it seems such a big step for someone in such little sneakers. Not to worry -- we're here to help prepare both of you for that step. We'll answer your child's questions about what preschool is like, what preschoolers do, who teachers are, and how they help to make preschool such a fun and special place -- so that the first day of preschool will be a day you'll both look forward to. Have fun! Heidi and AngusBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/2003Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
What to Expect When Mommy's Having a Baby You are excited because you are having another baby. But you are also a little nervous because you're not sure how to explain this beautiful, complex process. What to Expect When Mommy's Having a Baby helps you do just that. Angus, the adorable Answer Dog enables you to answer kid's questions regarding baby's birth, how it matures and how it joins your family. Features Features Angus, the cute Answer Dog Helps you make your kid comfortable to the new arrival Author: Heidi Murkoff Reading Level: 2 to 5 years Format: Paperback
What to Expect When You Use the Potty As kids reach a new milestone in their growth process, you have been cheering and supporting them. Now with time for potty training, there are questions that kids want to ask. What to Expect When You Use the Potty helps kids feel comfortable. Features Features Angus, the cute Answer Dog Helps you answer kid's questions during potty training Helps make kids comfortable with the process Author: Heidi Murkoff Reading Level: 2 to 5 years Format: Paperback
This is a Spanish-language translation of What to Expect When You're Expecting, America's pregnancy bible with over 16 million copies in print. This is a book for the mother-to-be who either doesn't speak English or doesn't feel comfortable with her English; for the doctor who is having trouble communicating with a patient; for the expectant parents at a stressful time when what's most familiar—their first language—is most welcome.
Everything you need to know before you’re expecting to help you prepare for the healthiest possible pregnancy and the healthiest possible baby. Filled with practical tips, empathetic advice, and savvy strategies all designed to help you get that baby of your dreams on board faster.
Staying fit when you're expecting has never been easier. Hey there mama-to-be! What To Expect When You're Expecting: The Workout is the ultimate pregnancy exercise program designed to help you fit fitness into all nine months of your pregnancy. With six 10-minute mix-and-match routines you can customize your workout to fit your fitness level your mood and your growing body from day to day week to week and trimester to trimester.
Growing Up Just Got Easier ... With the help of Angus, the lovable Answer Dog, best-selling author Heidi Murkoff extends a hand to children and parents as they tackle life's first experiences together. Congratulations - you're having another baby! You're excited and a little nervous, but most of all you're wondering how you're going to explain this miraculous, but complex, process to your older, but still very young, child. We're here to help you answer your child's questions about how a baby is created, how it grows, and how it comes out to join the family.Have fun!Heidi and AngusBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/31/2000Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Growing Up Just Got Easier...With the help of Angus, the lovable Answer Dog, best-selling author Heidi Murkoff extends a hand to children and parents as they tackle life's first experiences together. Congratulations! The new baby you've spent the last nine months preparing for has finally arrived. Although you may be prepared and thrilled, what about your older child? As your preschooler makes the transition from only child to older sibling, he or she will be excited, curious, and somewhat anxious about the little bundle you've brought home. We're here to help you answer your child's questions about what new babies look like, what they do and don't do, and what having one around the house will really be like.Have fun!Heidi and AngusBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/23/2001Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Growing Up Just Got Easier...With the help of Angus, the lovable Answer Dog, best-selling author Heidi Murkoff extends a hand to children and parents as they tackle life's first experiences together. When you were growing up, chances are visiting the dentist wasn't your favorite thing to do. Luckily for your child there have been many changes around the dentist's office since your first visit -- changes that have made "opening up wide" a lot less scary and a lot more fun. We're here to explain who dentists are, what they do, why they use all those funny tools, and why regular visits to them can mean a healthier smile, so that your child can sit back, relax, and enjoy the checkup. Have fun at the dentist!Heidi and AngusBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/5/2002Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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