This is a mini gift edition of Elsa Beskow's classic story. The children of the forest live deep in the roots of an old pine tree. They collect wild mushrooms and blueberries and shelter under toadstools when it rains. They play with the squirrels and frogs, and when autumn comes, they collect and prepare food to see them through the long winter, until the warm spring breeze starts to blow.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
When Father is taken away unexpectedly, Roberta, Peter, Phyllis and their mother have to leave their comfortable life in London to go and live in a small cottage in the country. The children seek solace in the nearby railway station, and make friends with Perks the Porter and the Station Master himself. Each day, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis run down the field to the railway track and wave at the passing London train, sending their love to Father. Little do they know that the kindly old gentleman passenger who waves back holds the key to their father's disappearance. This is one of the best-loved classics of all time, with a wonderful introduction by Jacqueline Wilson.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/17/2011Pages: 304Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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
This book will delight children as they listen to the magical music of the Squirrel, Mole, Weasel, Badger and Fox , all by the touch of the buttons.Book Details:Format: Electronic BookPublication Date: 1/1/2013Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 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.
Playmobil Children's Pony FarmLearn the ropes of riding with the Children's Pony Farm. This spacious farm includes a large gated entrance with welcome sign, three stables, doghouse with dogs, riding equipment, grooming tools, food, surrounding landscape and other accessories. Set also comes with three figures and three ponies. Dimensions: 14.6 x 15.7 x 8.9 inches (LxWxH). 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.
All through the winter the Root Children are asleep underground, but when spring comes Mother Nature wakes them up. Then the Root Children are busy cleaning and painting the beetles and bugs. When summer comes they play in the fields, ponds and meadows. This is a mini-version of Sibylle von Olfers' classic story.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/1998Pages: 26Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
This introduction to yoga for children contains variations on traditional yoga postures that help children develop physical strength, flexibility, emotional calm, and self-expression. The games involve relaxation, trust, and cooperation. Included are over 50 illustrations and 16 completely structured lessons based on themes like the seasons, rain, snow, and animals.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/25/2003Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
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