A young girl learns a new meaning for freedom during the time of Reconstruction Ellen always knew the broom resting above the hearth was special. Before it was legal for her mother and father to officially be married, the broom was what made them a family anyway. But now all former slaves who had already been married in their hearts could register as lawful husband and wife. When Ellen and her family make the long trip to the courthouse dressed in their best, she brings the broom her parents had jumped so many years before. Even though freedom has come, Ellen knows the old traditions are important too. After Mama and Papa's names are recorded in the register, Ellen nearly bursts with pride as her parents jump the broom once again. Ellen is a wonderfully endearing character whose love for her family is brought to life in Daniel Minter's rich and eye-catching block print illustrations.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/5/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Once upon a time, there was a sweet cowgirl named Cindy Ellen, who lived with the orneriest stepmother west of the Mississippi and two stepsisters who were so nasty, they made rattlesnakes look nice! But when a fast-talkin' fairy godmother teaches Cindy Ellen a little lesson about gumption, Cindy lassos first place at the rodeo and the heart of Joe Prince.... You may think you've heard the story before-but you'll get a side-splittin' bellyache after you're through with this hilarious rendition told Wild West-style! Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 12/18/2001 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
In this handy and informative guide, Kathleen Huggins and Jan Ellen Brown offer wisdom, advice, and, most importantly, encouragement to new mothers and moms-to-be on breastfeeding. Their friendly tone demystifies common breastfeeding issues and concerns while highlighting the many health benefits of nursing for Mom and baby. With warm, full-color illustrations throughout, this book captures the intimate bond breastfeeding creates between mother and baby, making it a perfect shower or new-baby gift. Author: Kathleen Huggins and Jan Ellen Brown Hardcover
What happens when you combine: A girl named Ellen who has just moved to a new neighborhood; A yippy, yappy Yorkie named Baxter who disappears from Ellens new yard; And a new neighborhood that doesnt look anything like their old one Blossom Street? For Ellen and Baxter, its a moving day that turns into something very special, with many happy discoveries. In their second Blossom Street Kids picture book, New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber and Mary Lou Carney share a charming and heartwarming tale about embarking on new adventures and finding friends in unexpected places. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 12/27/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The precocious cousins from the ELLEN show host a princess tea party!Following their breakout performance of Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass" on the ELLEN show, Sophia Grace and Rosie became YouTube sensations. After appearing numerous times on ELLEN, the girls have resonated with large audiences by dressing up in pink tutus and living out young girls' princess fantasies! These precocious cousins have charmed Ellen, her studio audiences, and millions of YouTube viewers with their British accents, delightful banter, princess dresses, singing and dancing talents, tea parties, and more!In TEA TIME WITH SOPHIA GRACE AND ROSIE, the cousins plan a tea party with lots of pink, glitter, chocolate, and cotton candy. Each one is allowed to invite one guest--and they invite each other! Ultimately, the most fun part of the tea party is sitting around eating sweets and having girl talk. The book will feature photos of the girls as well as dazzling illustrations by Shelagh McNicholas. Plus, young girls will love the tips for how to host a tea party! Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/1/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Sweet, rhyming text from Ellen Weiss and charming illustrations from Sam Williams bring Little Monster to life in this sweet and humorous story about the special bond between parents and their own "little monsters."Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 12/21/2010Pages: 16Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
When her grandfather is injured, 10-year-old Ellen Toliver replaces him on a top-secret patriotic mission. Disguised as a boy, she manages to smuggle a message to General George Washington. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/19/1993Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
In this charming companion to Mouse Paint, Ellen Stoll Walsh introduces the concept of counting forward and backward in a suspenseful story that will keep young readers guessing. “The rhythm follows the illustrations in a glissando; one can almost hear the background music.”--The Horn BookBook Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 10/31/1995Pages: 14Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
What can you make with one oval, two circles, and eight triangles? Just ask three clever mice--who even find a funny way to trick a sneaky cat. Ellen Stoll Walsh once again proves that she’s a master of concept books in this celebration of shapes, color, and innovation.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/1/2007Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Meet an unusual family with some very special children: Alan, Ellen, Iris, Otto, and Ursula. Sometimes they're visited by their very special aunt, Cyndy. As each child is born, the family becomes more complete--and each additional Vowel also makes the text easier to read! Because if you can imagine life without the Vowels, tlkng wld b vr hrd. Rdng wld b pzzlng. Are you ready to play the Vowel game?Book Details:Format: Library BindingPublication Date: 2/1/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Bathtime fun, times two! An adorable duo heads for the tub in this board book companion to Playtime for Twins.Splashy, sploshy, splish. We are little fish! A delightful set of twins show what a blast bathtime can be in this playful board book. Expect grins and giggles from little ones as these funny siblings splash, have tea, play peek-a-boo, and more, until it’s time to say “good night. Bubbly, rhyming text from Ellen Weiss and soft, charming illustrations by Sam Williams bring this playful story to life.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 6/12/2012Pages: 30Reading Level: Age 12 mo and Up
A charming set of twins make the most of their imaginations in this board book companion to Bathtime for Twins. Hooray! We love to play! What will we do today? The twins are ready for some fun! Laugh along as these cheerful siblings make some noise, read about rocket ships, seesaw, and more before they wave good-bye to the sun as it sets and head for home. Pitch-perfect rhyming text from author Ellen Weiss and soft, engaging images from bestselling illustrator Sam Williams showcase the twins’ appealing personalities and capture all the joy of playtime!Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 6/12/2012Pages: 30Reading Level: Age 12 mo and Up
Marlin, Nemo, Dory, and all your favorite characters from Finding Nemo star in this exciting storybook-and-CD set. This retelling of the beloved DisneyPixar film features word-for-word narration, thrilling sound effects, and the voices of Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Willem Dafoe, and other actors from the original movie! Follow along as Marlin meets his forgetful friend Dory, some very hungry sharks, and a band of groovy sea turtles in the search for his lost son, Nemo.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/31/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
LEARN HOW TO WRITE LIKE THE EXPERTS, FROM THE EXPERTS. Practical advice in a perfect package for young aspiring writers. After receiving letters from fans asking for writing advice,accomplished authors Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter joined together to create this guidebook for young writers. The authors mix inspirational anecdotes with practical guidance on how to find a voice, develop characters and plot,make revisions, and overcome writer’s block. Fun writing prompts will help young writers jump-start their own projects, and encouragement throughout will keep them at work.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/30/2010Pages: 288Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Volume 1 introduces students to treble music notation skills. The educational lyrics teach the location of the notes on the staff and integrate singing and playing to involve the entire class. Volume 1 is a sequenced curriculum complete with plans and activities for 20 lessons. Instrumental CD and piano accompaniment included. Kid tested and teacher approved! Grades K-3.Music teachers love the fact that the Boomwhackers@ Tubes can be used to teach all three primary musical elements: rhythm, melody, and harmony. The different tones help children learn rhythms easily. Groups can also play music note by note as a hand bell choir would. The Boom-a-Tunes Curriculum Series contains 5 volumes and is designed for teaching standardized music notation along with general music skills. All books come with accompaniment CDs. By: Ellen Foncannon
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aden + anais mum + bub Paw Paw Ointment - 3 oz Tube For skin that loves to be pampered, Aden + Anais have created this delicate, nourishing lotion for mother and baby. mum + bub, a naturally-derived, pawpaw fruit infused skin care collection for baby & you. Gentle enough for baby, yet sophisticated enough for you, mum + bub is infused with fresh, fermented pawpaw fruit and was formulated with the help of Ellen Gendler, M.D., a leading New York City dermatologist who specializes in cosmetic contact dermatitis. Known for decades in Australia for its skin care benefits, pawpaw fruit relieves, cleanses and protects skin when applied topically. The nourishing, naturally-derived ointment contains 50% fresh, fermented pawpaw fruit per gram of ointment. Works wonders as a diaper ointment and on: minor cuts, chapped lips, insect bites, cracked or chafed skin, wind burn. Also available in a 6 oz jar for the nursery.
A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long-suppresses talent possessed as a child--the ability to communicate with animals--is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! Now every creature within squawking distance wants the good doctor's advice, unleashing an outrageous chain of events that turn his world upside down! Featuring an all-star menagerie of voice talent (including Chris Rock, John Leguizamo, Norm MacDonald, Albert Brooks, Gary Shandling and Ellen DeGeneres), this wild and woolly free-for-all is your prescription for hilarious hijinks and "mischievous fun!" (The New York Times)Features include: -MPAA Rating: PG-13 -Format: Blu-Ray-Runtime: 85 minutes
Pink was the runt of the pig litter. He was so small that the Kerby family didn'tthink he would survive? so they brought him into the house where he met Tink, a new dachshund mom. When Tink saw Pink, she immediately adopted him into her family, and helped nurse him back to health. Pink thrived in his new family: the puppies didn'tmind that Pink looked nothing like them?he was just their size. This remarkable story has already garnered a great deal of media attention: the irresistible photographs documenting Pink and Tink's relationship have appeared on Good Morning America and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Readers of all ages will be captivated by these adorable animals and the amazing bond that they share.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/10/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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