Martha Stewart's Favorite Crafts for Kids focuses on craft projects that children, aged three to twelve, can make with their parents. These projects are fun, yet serve a practical purpose; children can wear, decorate, and play with what they make. Filled with ideas for a range of ages, skill levels, and interests, this book lets children's creativity run wild, while creating precious memories as parents and kids learn and create as a team.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/18/2013Pages: 352Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
This is Gennady Spirin's own dear story about the day his son Ilya found a crow with a broken wing, and brought it home. The veterinarian told the boy that it would never fly again. "Put it to sleep!" he urged the parents. But the wild crow-Martha, they called her-was full of surprises. She most certainly made their home, her home, and one day she did fly! Would there be one more surprise? When she flew away that fall, would she return again? With Gennady Spirin's beautiful and delicate watercolor illustrations and the sweet memory of Martha's year as his guide, Martha takes flight once again.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/21/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
When Helen Finney feeds alphabet soup to her dog, Martha, it goes straight up to her brain, and Martha begins to speak! But having a talking dog isn't always as much fun as it seems.Book Details:Format: Publication Date: 3/27/1995Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Martha’s family has a little surprise for hera puppy. Martha’s world is turned topsy-turvy as she attempts to adjust to Skits, the exuberant, unabashed addition to the household.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/21/2011Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
When Martha's family brings her home from the pound as a puppy, she barks and woofs like any other dog. But after Helen feeds her a bowl of alphabet soup, Martha begins to speak! As readers meet Martha and her family, they'll soon learn how fun and challenging living with a talking dog can be. This book uses picture symbols within the text to help introduce lovable Martha and her fun-loving family and friends to beginning readers. Includes a cut-out flashcard game.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/1999Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Martha on the Case Two mysteries in one book! At Alice's birthday party, somebody - or some animal - has ruined the birthday cake. Facing accusations from Alice's brother and his cat, Nelson (Martha's nemesis), Martha proclaims her innocence in spite of overwhelming cake crumb evidence. Finally clearing her name, Martha moves on to apply her detective skills to uncover a plot to rob a local jewelry store. But it turns out that the main suspects are police detectives on a stakeout. Has Martha foiled the stakeout plan for good, or can she rally her canine friends to help her catch the real criminals? Includes a cast of characters introduction and two pages of word-fun activities.
Jonathan and Martha are two lonely works that live on opposite sides of a tree. One day, a big juicy pear lands on the ground between them. Jonathan nibbles from the left, and Martha from the right - and soon they are caught in a tangle. Using his signature style of eye-catching illustration and collage and simple narrative, Horacek weave together a story that captures the essence of friendship. It is a classic story that teaches children and adults about the importance of sharing.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/30/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Martha's back and this time she's talking up a storm on the telephone! When she wins a free weekend for her and her family at the Come-On-Inn, the trouble really begins.Book Details:Format: Publication Date: 8/26/1996Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
PBS Martha SpeaksP: Martha Goes To School Martha Goes to School - TD thinks it would be funny to put Martha's name on the list for substitute teachers. TD and the Light Bulb of Doom - TD panics after he leaves his school project to the last minute. Truman's Secret - Where has Truman been hiding and why is he acting so weird? [bad haircut]. Skits Monkeys Around - Skits loves Malcolm (TV's blue monkey) so much he wants to be Malcolm. Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, part 1 - Martha loses her collar and winds up in the animal shelter. Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, part 2 - Martha decides she can't leave her shelter friends behind. What's Bothering Bob? - What's gotten into Bob? He's off his chain and chasing Truman all over town. Martha Spins a Tale - Martha tells Jake the story of Goldi-Martha, the Skits Hatter and Little Red Riding Helen.
Like all best friends, George and Martha do everything together—go to the movies, play at the beach, and just hang around not doing much of anything. George and Martha teach each other (and adoring readers) that even in a close friendship, privacy is important, practical jokes can sometimes backfire, and among other things, pouring split pea soup into your loafers to spare the chef’s feelings is not the best-laid plan. A man with a talent for friendship, James Marshall defined its very essence in his stories about the world’s two best friends. In this volume, all thirty-five episodes are brought together to celebrate friendship and two of the most lovable characters ever created. Each of these brief tales is filled with humor, and James Marshall’s drawings are guaranteed to spark feelings of empathy, delight, and self-recognition.This collector’s edition includes an introduction by MauriceSendak as well as appreciations by some of the top authorsand illustrators working in children’s publishing today.It is a true testament to James Marshall as an author, as an artist, and as a person that his work and his life inspired such a diverse and immensely talented group. Noted children’s book historian Anita Silvey provides an afterword.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2008Pages: 368Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Martha has a new favorite word.And that word is MINE! Martha has officially mastered apologizing. Unfortunately, she still has a lot to work on when it comes to sharing. And while she doesn't learn to love it, she does discover that having her toys to herself means having to play with them all by herself, too. Not so fun! This hilarious follow-up to Martha doesn't say sorry! shows readers that sharing isn't all that bad when you take it one (small) toy at a time--like Martha does. It gets easier every day. Well, almost every day.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/7/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Martha Speaks (Book+CD) Problems arise when Martha, the family dog, learns to speak after eating alphabet soup. When Helen feeds Martha some alphabet soup, the soup travels to her brain instead of her stomach resulting in her ability to speak. Having a talking dog isn't always as much fun as it seems.Includes Audio CDPaperbackRecommended reading level ages: 4-832 pages
Martha loves her daily walks. She enjoys sniffing and scratching with her pals down by the hydrant. But today something is different. A house down the street has been sold, the for sale sign replaced by a new sign - Beware of Dog! Always curious, Martha investigates and discovers that there's a new dog in town, a blustering tough-dog named Bob. He's big and mean, and even Martha reluctantly concedes that he may be a bad dog. Martha will have to keep all her canine wits about her to protect her buddies and herself from the savage bully. Fortunately, she makes the acquaintance of a long-winded Parrot, and together the talkative duo may be able to restore peace to the neighborhood. In this hilarious new escapade by Susan Meddaugh, Martha is back, busily proving that there's no substitute for the simple power of praise for taming the toughest old dogs.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/29/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Six original Martha Speaks books now in a paper-over-board treasury collection. Join Martha on all of her original adventures as she exercises her unique gift of gab in a 20th anniversary six-book collection. This treasury features six full-length classic picture books—Martha Speaks, Martha Calling, Martha Blah Blah, Martha Walks the Dog, Martha and Skits, and Perfectly Martha. Martha’s humor and loyalty remind us why we love dogs and what more they might teach us if only they could speak! Includes a special introduction by the author. Sheets of colorful stickers make this an irresistible gift and value—sold separately the books would total over forty dollars!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/6/2011Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Among the unique projects included are earflap hats, a patchwork poncho, snail and butterfly pillows, a cupcake-shaped pin cushion, and a sweater with an optional hood. With Kids Crochet, boys and girls learn how to crochet and also about crochet traditions around the world; where to go for help and materials; ideas about crocheting for charity; and, most importantly, how to be creative and imaginative with these new skills. Kids Crochet is the second title in STC's Kids Crafts Series (following Kids Embroidery/Fall 04 and preceding Kids Weaving/Fall 05).Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/1/2005Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Five vignettes continue the adventures of George and Martha, the two lovable hippos and their strong friendship.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/29/1991Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Here are five stories about two of the greatest friends ever to grace a picture book. George and Martha, Jim Marshall’s dearly beloved, wise, and wickedly funny hippos teach each other the importance of honesty, companionship, discretion, humility, and consolation in this classic. This CD includes the bonus track, George and Martha Back in Town.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/23/2007Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Farm Dog Martha Along with learning new words, Martha loves to learn new skills so she volunteers to help out with the chores. But who knew that would mean rising before the sun? And how was she supposed to know the sheep weren't allowed in the house anyway? She doesn't think she's cut out to be a farm dog--until she's able to raise the alarm that a coyote is on the loose!Fun vocabulary activities include a word scramble and matching animals gamePaperback, 24 pagesRecommended reading level ages: 4-8
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