No matter where they live, children are always curious about the world. But nothing proves more fascinating to them than other children. Exploring the themes of commonality and diversity, this informational picture book introduces young readers to 12 children from around the world. Speaking in the first person, the children briefly describe such things as the language, food, clothing, schooling and daily life of their region. One of the most appealing aspects of this book is the artwork, which features the use of fabric, paper, mesh, string and felt in multimedia collage. Through the use of colors and textures, each child emerges with a distinctive and endearing personality.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/1/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Is it possible? Can an ordinary human being really become a perfect person in three short days?Milo Crinkley thought so. What gave him the idea was a bookthat fell on his head one day at the library--a book with the impressive title Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days! The author, Dr. K. Pinkerton Silverfish, did look kind of weird, but he claimed to be theworld's leading authority on perfection.Milo took the book home and followed its instructions. He likedthe idea of being perfect. Perfect people never had their parents nag at them. Perfect people never had to take the blame for rotten trickstheir sisters played. Perfect people never needed erasers. Perfect wasobviously the perfect thing to be!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/1996Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Each page in this pad features a figure of a body and is ready for your imagination to design people by adding facial features, hairstyles and outfits for every occasion. With four different skin tones, you may cut them out and make fashion models or characters for a show! The heavy weight paper is ideal for pencils, crayons or markers and can be used for collage, too.Product Measures: 17.2" x 11.5" x 0.3"Recommended Ages: 0 years & Up
Teach your children all the basics of knitting with this easy-to-follow guide. In Knitting for Children, Claire Montgomerie shares the secrets of her successful knitting classes that show little ones how to create their own toys, accessories and clothes. Packed with great projects suitable for children aged 7-12, and with each project just a little more advanced than the one before, kids will eagerly progress through the 35 easy-to-follow patterns and variations. The 'Getting started' section gives essential guidance, covering not only all the knitting basics, but also how to finger knit, French knit, make tassels, put together pompoms and more. Claire has chosen yarns that are smooth and simple to knit, with the weight suitable for smaller hands. Start with the snake scarf - it's a fun but easy project that teaches the basics, and once they've mastered this piece, your child will be straight onto the next challenge. They can try the cosy mittens and then move on to a pretty ragdoll, or stitch the cute and colourful v-neck cardigan before making an MP3 player cover. This book provides the perfect way to introduce your child to a fun craft that will be useful for the rest of their life.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/31/2011Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Bending over backwards to keep the kids entertained? Well, struggle no more - teach your children the wonders of sewing with this easy-to-follow guide. Kids love to make things, so why not get them stitching animals, dolls, fancy-dress outfits, bags, jewellery and more? Crafting expert and mother of two Emma Hardy guides you through all the fundamentals of sewing with clear step-by-step instructions that will help little ones to learn while at the same time having fun. And once the basics have been mastered, a whole world of crafting possibilities will be unlocked. With 35 simple projects for boys and girls, each one designed specifically to help children learn to sew, this is the perfect book for beating boredom and entertaining little ones in a naturally inventive way.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/31/2010Pages: 128
George is playing with his boats, but there's no wind to make them sail. Then one of the wind children comes and blows especially for him - and together they embark on a great adventure. The wind child blows dandelions in the meadows, shakes apples from the tree and blows the leaves around and eventually she blows George home on a cloud. From the author of "The Story of the Root Children" and "The Story of the Snow Children", this is another classic children's story with beautiful illustrations in the art-nouveau style.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2006Pages: 24
Far far away, the butterfly folk live in a kingdom of beautiful gardens. The butterfly children play, dance and sing all day long with their little brothers and sisters, the caterpillars. The children can't wait until the first day of spring, when they will finally get their wings. But first, they must learn about the many brightly-coloured flowers in the kingdom, so they can take part in the flying procession of peacock, swallowtail, red admiral and many other butterflies. Beautifully illustrated in the art nouveau style, this is another classic children's story from the author of "The Story of the Root Children" and "The Story of the Wind Children".Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/1/2009Pages: 20Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Poppy is gazing out of the window at the snow when suddenly she sees that the snowflakes are really Snow Children, dancing and whirling in the garden. Soon, they whisk her away to the Snow Queen's wintry kingdom. From the author of "The Story of the Root Children", this is another classic children's story with beautiful illustrations in the art-nouveau style.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2005Pages: 24
One of Lion Publishing's most successful international best-sellers, The Children's Bible in 365 Stories tells the Bible narrative in detail and depth. As well as all the well-known Bible stories, it includes sections that most children's Bibles do not have space for: poetry, prophets, New Testament letters, etc. The result is a very readable and very thorough children's Bible - with an episode for every day of the year. This new paperback edition brings a best-seller to a new market.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/22/2001Pages: 416
For thousands of years, parents around the world have been telling their children stories; at bedtime, over the dinner table, and around the fire. Each country has its own set of fascinating tales, which are especially enjoyable for children to discover. Asian Children's Favorite Stories is a marvelous collection of 13 beautifully told folktales from eight major countries in Asia-China, Japan, Korea, India, the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Open the pages of this fascinating storybook to introduce your child to the wonders of Asia-and the joy of finding new favorites to read over and over again.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/15/2006Pages: 112Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Playmobil Children's Pony WagonTake a ride through the country on the Children's Pony Wagon with functioning wheels. Remove the roof for easy access to fun supplies stored in the back of the wagon. Set includes two figures, one horse with wagon harness, storage container, hat and other accessories. Recommended for ages five to ten. Playmobil, Germany's largest toy manufacturer, is headquartered in Zirndorf, Germany and has been producing and distributing toys for more than 36 years. The miniature worlds of Playmobil encourage children to explore and learn while having fun. Children's imaginations are transported to medieval times with the Playmobil castle, to the adventurous seas with Playmobil pirates, and many other themed playworlds. The figures can bend, sit, stand, and turn their heads to make realistic role play possible.
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