From Maya Soetoro-Ng, sister of President Obama, comes a lyrical story relaying the loving wisdom of their late mother to a young granddaughter she never met.Little Suhaila wishes she could have known her grandma, who would wrap her arms around the whole world if she could, Mama says. And one night, Suhaila gets her wish when a golden ladder appears at her window, and Grandma Annie invites the girl to come along with her on a magical journey. In a rich and deeply personal narrative, Maya Soetoro-Ng draws inspiration from her mother s love for family, her empathy for others, and her ethic of service to imagine this remarkable meeting. Evoking fantasy and folklore, the story touches on events that have affected people across the world in our time and reaffirms our common humanity. Yuyi Morales s breathtaking artwork illuminates the dreamlike tale, reminding us that loved ones lost are always with us, and that sometimes we need only look at the moon and remember.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/12/2011Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Here's a book with something new - you read to me! I'll read to you! We'll read each page to one another - you'll read one side, I the other. A unique book 'in two voices' that uses traditional reading teaching techniques (alliteration, rhyme, repetition, short sentences) to invite young children to read along with an adult. Each of the twelve short stories fit on one spread and features childlike themes - family, friendship, pets and seasons.With clear, color-coded typography and amusing illustrations, this collection is sure to entertain.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/5/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
A little boy has a toy boat. He made it out of a can, a cork, a yellow pencil, and some white cloth. The boy and his boat are inseparable, until one day when the wind pushes the toy boat out into the wide lake. Alone now, the little boat must face fierce waves, a grumpy ferry, a sassy schooner, and a growling speed boat. How the little boat misses the boy! But if he is going to survive, he must figure a way to do it on his own. Loren Long has a timeless and magical touch. As he did with The Little Engine That Could, he creates a world of toys and children that go right to the soul. Toy Boat will sail into young hearts and stay there.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/20/2007Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Toy Story Party Bundle Bring things to life with our Toy Story Party Bundle. Features everything you need for your Toy Story themed birthday party! Toy Story Party Bundle Includes: - Toy Story Power Up Lunch Plates - Toy Story Power Up Dessert Plates - Toy Story Power Up Lunch Napkins - Toy Story Power Up Dessert Napkins - Toy Story Power Up 9 Oz. Cups
Manhattan Toy Skwish Stix Baby Toy Inspired by Skwish, this table top activity toy features the same elements of colorful wooden rods, beads and stretch cords that "Skwish" and spring back to entertain and engage baby. Also introduces the concept of cause and effect. Suction cup base adheres to most flat surfaces.
Manhattan Toy Whoozit Table Top Toy Manhattan Toy Whoozit Table Top Toy supports and stimulates fundamental learning skills in developing minds, bodies and senses. It attaches via suction cup to most flat surfaces. Perfect for batting, pulling and all-around interacting, it includes a bead rattle, a mirror, a peek-a-boo star and ribbon tags, plus the lovable Whoozit character. Sensory skills are enriched for tuns of fun. Why Youll Love It: It keeps children actively engaged while supporting and stimulating fundamental learning skills. Age: 6 months to 3 years Features Stimulates basic learning skills Attaches via suction cup to most flat surfaces Bright colors to interest children Educational and developmental toy ABOUT MANHATTAN TOY Play is discovery and exploration, and joy, and growth, and learning, and so much more. And for us play is serious work. So when we bring play to life, we do it with a commitment to the finest in craftsmanship and creativity. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight our consumers large and small. Originality Founded in 1979 by Francis Goldwyn (grandson of motion picture studio owner Sam Goldwyn), Manhattan Toy pioneered the use of non-traditional fabrics in toy design and introduced delightful new body styles in soft toys. Although Goldwyn is no longer involved in the ownership of Manhattan Toy, we remain true to his vision of marching to the beat of a different (toy) drum. Developmental Value Play is not only fun, it's essential to a child's cognitive, emotional, and social development. Our design process blends science and whimsy to produce toys that offer children a rich array of visual and tactile stimulation and unlimited opportunities for imaginative exploration. Quality & Safety Our unsurpassed quality standards ensure that our toys are both durable and safe. Prior to manufacture, each Manhattan Toy design is thoroughly tested to comply with the most rigorous international standards for children's products. Our quality assurance team continually reviews designs and procedures to ensure that products exceed both existing and new safety regulations.
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