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The Super High-Concentrated Brain De-Clogger Book: Hundreds of Games, Puzzles and Other Fun Activities that are Positively Guaranteed to Remove Cerebellum Sludge, Liquidate Blocked Neurons and Stamp Out Boredom!
 

The Super High-Concentrated Brain De-Clogger Book: Hundreds of Games, Puzzles and Other Fun Activities that are Positively Guaranteed to Remove Cerebellum Sludge, Liquidate Blocked Neurons and Stamp Out Boredom!

Get out your pencil and eraser and be ready for a seriously lighthearted workout for your brain. This entertaining, visually wacky activity book for readers 8 to adult is packed with number challenges, riddles to solve, limericks to finish, and doodles to draw, all intended to de-clog an underused noggin. Here too are word problems, brain-stumpers, backward crossword puzzles, Sudoku, silly word searches, brain teasers, geometric drawing activities, and memory games.... read more

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DC Super Heroes Origami: 45 Folding Projects for Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and More!  

DC Super Heroes Origami: 45 Folding Projects for Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and More!

John Montroll.

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Unleash your own superpowers when you transform simple squares of paper into a Batarang, a Green Lantern, an S-Shield, or even a visible version of Wonder Woman's invisible jet, not to mention the DC ... ... read more

 
Great Minds: Marco Polo's Eastern Expedition Puzzle  

Great Minds: Marco Polo's Eastern Expedition Puzzle

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Can you help Marco Polo successfully navigate the unknown lands of 13th-century Asia? Cleverly illustrated with a map of the continent, this tabletop labyrinth game for players 6 and up is a tricky ... ... read more

 
How to Be a Viking  

How to Be a Viking

Cressida Cowell.

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The creator of the hugely popular How to Train Your Dragon series, Cressida Cowell confesses here that the whole saga of young Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was inspired by a few drawings she made in ... ... read more

 
World of Inventors: Leonardo da Vinci  

World of Inventors: Leonardo da Vinci

Lorraine Jean Hopping.

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Leonardo da Vinci's extraordinary curiosity made him one of the most prolific inventors in history—the submarine, armored tank, parachute, robot, and the self-banging drum are just a few of his ... ... read more

 
Star Dome Planetarium: With 3-Foot-Tall Observation Tower  

Star Dome Planetarium: With 3-Foot-Tall Observation Tower

Betsy Henry Pringle.

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Project the night sky on your ceiling with this planetarium kit for stargazers 8 and up. It features a projection platform nearly 5 inches in diameter with a super-bright LED at the center—just snap ... ... read more

 
 
The Wind in the Willows: The Classic Edition  

The Wind in the Willows: The Classic Edition

Kenneth Grahame. Don Daily, illus.

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Mole, Ratty, Badger, and of course the irrepressible Mr. Toad are the stars of Kenneth Grahame's very English tale of adventure, camaraderie, stoutheartedness, and the ineffable joy of "simply ... ... read more

 
William the Curious: Knight of the Water Lilies  

William the Curious: Knight of the Water Lilies

Charles Santore.

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A queen becomes obsessed with the "perfection" of her kingdom, and so orders her people to toss away whatever is not ideal, in this original ecological fable by Charles Santore for readers 4 to 8. ... ... read more

 
Grimms' Fairy Tales: The Classic Edition  

Grimms' Fairy Tales: The Classic Edition

Brothers Grimm. Don Daily, illus.

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Illustrated throughout with page-filling watercolors by Don Daily, rich with realistic detail, this deluxe picture-book treasury presents five tales from the Brothers Grimm, for readers 4 to 8. It ... ... read more

 
Alphabet  

Alphabet

Matthew Van Fleet.

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Starting off with scaly green alligators, bristly yellow bees, scratchy pink cougar tongues, and dragonflies with shimmery metallic wings, this book of alphabet letters, vocabulary words, and of ... ... read more

 
Moo  

Moo

Matthew Van Fleet, Brian Stanton, photos.

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Oink, cluck, squeak, moo—cock-a-doodle-doo! It's a trip to the barnyard in this delightfully engaging interactive book, featuring touchable textures, animated heads and tails, and even a squeaky ... ... read more

 
 
Color Dog  

Color Dog

Matthew Van Fleet, Brian Stanton, photos.

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From brown dog biscuits, yellow flowers, and purple bath toys to red fire hydrants, black floppy ears, and green summer grass, this interactive thick-paged book offers plenty of touchable, moveable ... ... read more

 
Dog  

Dog

Matthew Van Fleet, Brian Stanton, photos.

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There are lots of fur coats to feel and several animated features to work—from wagging tails and shaking heads to legs that alternately scratch and lift to pee—in this captivating interactive book, ... ... read more

 
10 Little Penguins Stuck on the Fridge  

10 Little Penguins Stuck on the Fridge

Jean-Luc Fromental & Joelle Jolivet.

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Math is a lot more entertaining when it's penguin math—and most especially when your penguins are fridge magnets. If you wish to add up 10 penguins, 10 fish, a polar bear, and an orca (or do a ... ... read more

 
100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know  

100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know

Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.

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This book presents 100 words that students in middle school (grades 6 to 8, ages 11 to 14) are likely to encounter. All of the words include definitions, pronunciations, and short notes explaining ... ... read more

 
123 Caterpillar  

123 Caterpillar

Calino.

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Drawn in bold lines and bright colors by French painter and graphic artist Calino, this accordion-style board book is full of lift-the-flap surprises for prereaders. On one side, a long, wiggly ... ... read more

 
 
ABC Snake  

ABC Snake

Calino.

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Fun on a table, bed, or floor, this long, wiggly critter is full of lift-the-flap surprises for prereaders, drawn in bold lines and bright colors by French painter and graphic artist Calino. The ... ... read more

 
A Picture Book of Florence Nightingale  

A Picture Book of Florence Nightingale

David A. Adler. John & Alexandra Wallner, illus.

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A pioneer of modern nursing and an important social reformer, Florence Nightingale has become the archetype of the selfless medical practitioner. This biography for readers up to 8 by David ... ... read more

 
B. Kliban Growth Chart  

B. Kliban Growth Chart

B. Kliban, illus.

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Decorated with B. Kliban's wide-eyed, lighthearted tabby cat cartoons, this unusual growth chart is not an unfolding wall hanging; instead, it provides four easy-to-apply wall clings that line up ... ... read more

 
Babar's ABC  

Babar's ABC

Laurent de Brunhoff.

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Join Babar, Celeste, Arthur, Zephir, and the other denizens of Celesteville as they take beginning readers 4 to 6 on a lively romp through the alphabet. In this charming vocabulary book, crocodiles ... ... read more

 
Bear Pull Puppet  

Bear Pull Puppet

Fumiha Tanaka, designer.

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As colorful as a Van Gogh painting, this artistic bear carries her brushes and palette with her wherever she goes: "I'm a bear who loves to draw. You see, I am an artist. / I look carefully at all I ... ... read more

 
 
Belly Achers: Over 600 Clean, Never Mean, Good for Your Bean, Funniest Jokes You've Ever Seen!  

Belly Achers: Over 600 Clean, Never Mean, Good for Your Bean, Funniest Jokes You've Ever Seen!

Laugh Factory.

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Why do witches wear nametags? Where does a smart general hide his armies? What famous painting did Leonardo da Skeleton paint? We're not going to tell you—that would spoil it! You'll just have to ... ... read more

 
Animal Adventures: Insects & Spiders  

Animal Adventures: Insects & Spiders

Lori C. Froeb.

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Explore the fascinating world of insects and spiders with this set and build your own garden diorama, complete with three-dimensional foliage and a model honeybee, sunset moth, spotted flower beetle, ... ... read more

 
Animal Adventures: Rain Forest  

Animal Adventures: Rain Forest

Christina Wilsdon.

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Build your own tabletop rainforest with this playset, and populate it with a jaguar, praying mantis, macaw, monarch butterfly, and caterpillar. Presented in a shaped lidded box that opens to become a ... ... read more

 
Big Noisy Book of Busy Places  

Big Noisy Book of Busy Places

Britta Teckentrup, illus. Harriet Blackford, text.

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In order to discover the places—and especially the extraordinary sounds—of the world, a young frog and his friends tour an airport, a train station, a shopping mall, an office, a circus, the local ... ... read more

 
Animal Cottage Magnetic Playboard: Make Me A Story  

Animal Cottage Magnetic Playboard: Make Me A Story

Stephanie Graegin, illus.

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We love the expression of expectant whimsy on Papa Bear (or so we've named him) in this playboard set with story-making magnetic figures illustrated by Stephanie Graegin. He presides over a ... ... read more

 
 
Back to School Magnetic Playboard: Make Me A Story  

Back to School Magnetic Playboard: Make Me A Story

Kevin Hawkes, illus.

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Is Mr. Owl flapping his wings in excitement about learning? Or are his animal students just giving him a headache? Tell the story your way with the classroom scene on this magnetic playboard, with ... ... read more

 
Forest Adventure Magnetic Playboard: Make Me A Story  

Forest Adventure Magnetic Playboard: Make Me A Story

Melissa Sweet, illus.

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(Winner of an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award) Illustrator Melissa Sweet invites us into her realm of delightful animals, fairies, and princesses with this magnetic playboard set for ... ... read more

 
Fairytales Magnetic Playboard: Make Me A Story  

Fairytales Magnetic Playboard: Make Me A Story

Lizzy Rockwell, illus.

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Make up your own fairy tales with this delightful, totable magnetic playboard set for youngsters 5 and up, illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell. The background includes a magical-looking little house, a ... ... read more

 
Volcano Island Magnetic Playboard: Make Me A Story  

Volcano Island Magnetic Playboard: Make Me A Story

Alex Barrow, illus.

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Embark on an adventure to Volcano Island in the company of two young explorers in this magnetic playboard—a background for creating your own situations and inspiring creative storytelling. Among the ... ... read more

 
Birds in Nest Watercolor Pencil Tin: 24  Watercolor Pencils  

Birds in Nest Watercolor Pencil Tin: 24 Watercolor Pencils

Melissa Sweet, illus.

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This watercolor tin is embellished with Melissa Sweet's delicately colored little birds, guarding a nest of huge blue eggs; the artist-quality pencils themselves are wrapped in a gingham pattern and ... ... read more

 
 
Squirrel and Bird Watercolor Pencil Tin: 24  Watercolor Pencils  

Squirrel and Bird Watercolor Pencil Tin: 24 Watercolor Pencils

Monika Forsberg, illus.

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A squirrel presents a bird with a flower in Monika Forsberg's whimsical collage illustration on the lid of this watercolor tin, while the pencils inside are decorated with a gingham pattern. These ... ... read more

 
Silver Robots Pencil Tin: 24 Pencils Artist Colors  

Silver Robots Pencil Tin: 24 Pencils Artist Colors

Brandon Reese, illus.

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Robots romp through space in the lighthearted Brandon Reese illustration on the cover of this colored pencil tin, while the pencils themselves are wrapped in a candy-cane stripe of silver foil. These ... ... read more

 
Red Airplane 24 Color Pencils  

Red Airplane 24 Color Pencils

Ross MacDonald, illus.

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Illustrator Ross MacDonald—of Henry's Hand and Another Perfect Day fame—provides the action-packed artwork on this set of colored pencils, with colorful airplanes zooming over a ... ... read more

 
Oaxaca Birds 24 Color Pencils  

Oaxaca Birds 24 Color Pencils

Saxton Freymann, illus.

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Reminiscent of Mexican folk art, brilliantly colored birds and flowers by illustrator Saxton Freyman decorate this set of colored pencils, while the pencils themselves are striped with silver foil. ... ... read more

 
In the Sea 24 Color Pencils  

In the Sea 24 Color Pencils

Monika Forsberg, illus.

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Illustrator Monika Forsberg decorates this sea-themed pack of colored pencils with her vibrant collage art; dive in with a scuba-equipped bear and rabbit to explore an underwater world of whales, ... ... read more

 
 
Bicycle Girl 12 Metallic Pencils  

Bicycle Girl 12 Metallic Pencils

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Use these colored pencils to add a metallic shimmer to your drawing and coloring. Packaged in an attractive box decorated with an antique lithograph, the assortment contains 12 pre-sharpened ... ... read more

 
Dinosaur 12 Colors Jumbo Double-Sided Pencils: Sharpener Included  

Dinosaur 12 Colors Jumbo Double-Sided Pencils: Sharpener Included

Winsor McCay, illus.

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Who better to represent these ginormous double-ended colored pencils than Winsor McCay's big green dinosaur Gertie on the box? Pre-sharpened at both ends, the six pencils are nearly double the ... ... read more

 
French Dancer Jumbo 6 Pencils Tri Color Mixies: Sharpener Included  

French Dancer Jumbo 6 Pencils Tri Color Mixies: Sharpener Included

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A lovely antique lithograph of a graceful dancer in a colorful tulle skirt decorates this box of six oversized tricolored pencils, whose extra-fat, color-streaked cores allow you to draw with bits of ... ... read more

 
Bioluminescent Creatures: A 208-Piece Puzzle  

Bioluminescent Creatures: A 208-Piece Puzzle

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From a Venus girdle to a green lanternshark, the antique naturalist drawing on this jigsaw puzzle depicts a dozen creatures of the deep that glow with their own luminescence. The colorful ... ... read more

 
Build a Model Shark: Learn About These Deep-Sea Predators  

Build a Model Shark: Learn About These Deep-Sea Predators

Jerry Pike, illus.

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Even older than dinosaurs, sharks have been prowling the world's oceans for 400 million years. You can assemble your own great white shark from the 14-piece model in this board book for readers 5 to ... ... read more

 
 
Build a Model T-Rex: Learn All About the King of the Dinosaurs  

Build a Model T-Rex: Learn All About the King of the Dinosaurs

Stuart Jackson-Carter & Lee Montgomery, illus.

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Assemble a T-rex from the 14-piece model in this board book for readers 5 to 8. Simply slide the numbered cardboard pieces into the correct slots—no glue is required—and send him stomping ... ... read more

 
Build the Scorpion: Build a 29-Inch Scorpion  

Build the Scorpion: Build a 29-Inch Scorpion

Michael Bright. Mark Ruddle & Galia Bernstein, illus.

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Now for something completely creepy—and enormous! Bug-lovers 7 to 10 can read all about about scorpions, spiders, ticks, mites, and other arachnids here, on pages illustrated with lots of close-up ... ... read more

 
Discover Nature Ocean Life Books and Viewable Fact Cards  

Discover Nature Ocean Life Books and Viewable Fact Cards

Christina Wilsdon.

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This deluxe gift set is packed with information and illustrations of fascinating creatures who live in or by the sea, from fish as big as buses to animals that look like flowers, for young ... ... read more

 
Daisy Patch: My 2-Drawer Book Box Set  

Daisy Patch: My 2-Drawer Book Box Set

Claire Tupper, illus.

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If your very favorite outfit is a pink tutu, this may be the set for you, filled with themed stationery, art supplies, and activity books for readers 6 to 9. Each and every piece features the ... ... read more

 
Traveling Animals: My 2-Drawer Book Box Set  

Traveling Animals: My 2-Drawer Book Box Set

Milly Green, illus.

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What could be more fun than flying off in a space rocket, or exploring fishy ocean depths? Why, taking your favorite animal friends along, of course, which is the whole idea behind this ... ... read more

 
 
Day of Tears  

Day of Tears

Julius Lester.

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(Winner of the 2006 Coretta Scott King Author Award) On March 2nd and 3rd in 1859, the largest auction of slaves in American history took place in Savannah, as more than 400 men, women, and ... ... read more

 
Darth Paper Strikes Back: An Origami Yoda Book  

Darth Paper Strikes Back: An Origami Yoda Book

Tom Angleberger.

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It is a dark time at McQuarrie Middle School in this hilarious sequel to The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, for readers 8 to 11. After suffering several humiliations due to Dwight and his ... ... read more

 
The Secret of The Fortune Wookiee: An Origami Yoda Book  

The Secret of The Fortune Wookiee: An Origami Yoda Book

Tom Angleberger.

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Young origami master Dwight is attending Tippett Academy for the semester, in this third book in the trilogy after The Strange Case of Origami Yoda and Darth Paper Strikes Back, leaving ... ... read more

 
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda: An Origami Yoda Book  

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda: An Origami Yoda Book

Tom Angleberger.

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Sure, Origami Yoda is only a paper puppet that sixth-grade loser Dwight folded and stuck on the end of his finger. He makes Origami Yoda talk in that strange, disjointed way his namesake does, and ... ... read more

 
The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett: An Origami Yoda Book  

The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett: An Origami Yoda Book

Tom Angleberger.

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Dark times have fallen on McQuarrie Middle School, in this fourth book in the series that began with The Strange Case of Origami Yoda. Fortunately, Dwight's back—and not a moment too soon—as ... ... read more

 
 
Dodsworth in Tokyo  

Dodsworth in Tokyo

Tim Egan.

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"Though Dodsworth has misgivings about taking his mischievous duck to Japan, 'a land of customs, manners, and order,' the bird behaves pretty well as they visit a restaurant, a park, and a Tokyo ... ... read more

 
Edwardian & 1920s Fashion: Usborne Historical Sticker Dolly Dressing—with 360 Stickers  

Edwardian & 1920s Fashion: Usborne Historical Sticker Dolly Dressing—with 360 Stickers

Emily Bone. Simona Bursi, illus.

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Discover what people wore a hundred years ago in this omnibus sticker book (containing Edwardian Fashion and 1920s Fashion) for readers 7 and up. Similar to old-fashioned paper dolls, ... ... read more

 
Explorers & Warriors: Usborne Activities Sticker Dressing—with Over 350 Stickers  

Explorers & Warriors: Usborne Activities Sticker Dressing—with Over 350 Stickers

Diego Diaz & Emi Ordas, illus. Struan Reid & L. Gillespie, text.

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Pairing two activity books in one omnibus edition, this sticker book presents both great explorers and warriors of history; readers 5 to 9 can use the 350 stickers provided to dress them in ... ... read more

 
First ABC  

First ABC

Brenda Meredith Seymour, illus.

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Illuminated with the art of mid-20th-century children's book illustrator Brenda Meredith Seymour, this delightful small ABC subtly evokes Britain of a half-century ago—while A may be "for apples rosy ... ... read more

 
Fling, Sling and Batter Your Way to Victory: All You Need to Know About Medieval Weaponry  

Fling, Sling and Batter Your Way to Victory: All You Need to Know About Medieval Weaponry

Philip Steele. Martin Bustamante, illus.

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The precursor to modern warfare was the medieval siege, when soldiers had to invent ingenious ways to breach an enemy stronghold. This book for readers 7 to 10 portrays the siege largely from the ... ... read more

 
 
Four Glow in the Dark Puzzles: Four 100-Piece Puzzles in a Four-Drawer Storage Chest  

Four Glow in the Dark Puzzles: Four 100-Piece Puzzles in a Four-Drawer Storage Chest

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There's something for every young jigsaw fan in this four-puzzle set, with rainbow-hued images of unicorns, dinosaurs, and planets; even the penguins here perch on an extra colorful ice floe of ... ... read more

 
Highlights Four Hidden Pictures Jigsaw Puzzles: Four 100-Piece Puzzles in a Four-Drawer Storage Chest  

Highlights Four Hidden Pictures Jigsaw Puzzles: Four 100-Piece Puzzles in a Four-Drawer Storage Chest

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An ideal gift for jigsaw puzzle fans 5 to 9, this set is inspired by the highly popular Hidden Pictures feature in Highlights magazine, and presented in a laminated cardboard storage chest ... ... read more

 
Handy Projects for Boys: More Than 200 Projects Including Skis, Hammocks, Paper Balloons, Wrestling Mats, and Microscopes  

Handy Projects for Boys: More Than 200 Projects Including Skis, Hammocks, Paper Balloons, Wrestling Mats, and Microscopes

The Editors of Popular Mechanics.

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First appearing in a 1913 collection from Popular Mechanics Press (hence the none-too-subtle gender discrimination in the title), the projects in this handbook (for boys and girls 12 and up, ... ... read more

 
Hello Kitty Stitch & Sew Lacing Cards  

Hello Kitty Stitch & Sew Lacing Cards

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More than just lacing cards, this super-cute set lets youngsters 3 to 6 design their own looks for Hello Kitty to dress up in. Six large lacing cards feature the adorable little cat in various basic ... ... read more

 
Hippocrene Children's Illustrated Italian Dictionary: English-Italian/ Italian-English  

Hippocrene Children's Illustrated Italian Dictionary: English-Italian/ Italian-English

Editors of Hippocrene Books.

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Know the difference between your asino and your il libro (your donkey and your book) with this visual English/Italian dictionary. Much like an illustrated word book, this innovative ... ... read more

 
 
Hippocrene Children's Illustrated Russian Dictionary: English-Russian/ Russian-English  

Hippocrene Children's Illustrated Russian Dictionary: English-Russian/ Russian-English

Editors of Hippocrene Books.

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Learning Russian presents a special challenge, as the alphabet itself is so different from our own, but this visual English/Russian dictionary provides the words with their Cyrillic script and also a ... ... read more

 
Journey Through Time Doodles: Famous Moments in Full-Color to Complete and Create  

Journey Through Time Doodles: Famous Moments in Full-Color to Complete and Create

Andrew Pinder.

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From cave drawings to gladiator arenas, from the Mayflower and its passengers to celebrations at the turn of the millennium, this partly drawn, partly colored doodle book for artists 8 to ... ... read more

 
Little Discoveries: Baby Animals  

Little Discoveries: Baby Animals

Ophélie Texier.

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From a mother and baby monkey swinging through the trees to a mother opossum bringing her babies out of their tree-house home (complete with a red front door), this book is full of cartoon animal ... ... read more

 
Little Discoveries: Colors  

Little Discoveries: Colors

Anne-Sophie Baumann. Clémentine Collinet, illus.

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Taking us for a visit to young Nate's art activity class, this book not only introduces basic colors, it also shows how paints like blue and yellow blend to make green, how shades of the same color ... ... read more

 
Little Discoveries: Numbers  

Little Discoveries: Numbers

Anne-Sophie Baumann. Clementine Collinet, illus.

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It's Thomas's birthday and a perfect opportunity to do a little counting, in this entertaining book of numbers. From Tom's toy boxes—where you can lift flaps to find one car and one knight, two ... ... read more

 
 
Little Discoveries: Wild Animals  

Little Discoveries: Wild Animals

Valerie Guidoux. Virginie Guerin, illus.

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Lift the flaps in this book of animals to see a tiger pounce, watch a whale calf snuggle up to his mother, and observe how the winter tundra changes in summer. Other flaps reveal animal facts in ... ... read more

 
Inside and Out New York: Explore the City Inside and Out with This Giant Double-Sided Wall Chart  

Inside and Out New York: Explore the City Inside and Out with This Giant Double-Sided Wall Chart

Josh Cochran.

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New York City unfolds before you in this remarkable accordion-folded book, opening out to more than six feet long. Intended for readers 7 to 10 but bound to appeal to would-be and actual New Yorkers ... ... read more

 
London Through Time: Cities Unfolded  

London Through Time: Cities Unfolded

Nick Maland & Angela McAllister.

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Opening to more than 37 inches long, this accordion-folded book follows youngsters Maisie and Max as they travel back in time, visiting 14 different eras in London's history over the past two ... ... read more

 
Killer History: A Gruesome and Grisly Trip Through the Past  

Killer History: A Gruesome and Grisly Trip Through the Past

Clive Gifford.

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Traveling to every corner of the globe and far into the past, this gleefully gruesome book takes readers 9 to 12 on a tour of some of the most dreadful executions, unlikely accidents, awful ... ... read more

 
Horrible Histories: Knights: A High-Speed History  

Horrible Histories: Knights: A High-Speed History

Terry Deary. Dave Smith, illus.

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Hilariously illustrated with Dave Smith's irreverent cartoons and peppered with wisecracks from the characters portrayed, this book from Terry Deary's Horrible Histories series reveals the gruesome ... ... read more

 
 
Meeting Cézanne  

Meeting Cézanne

Michael Morpurgo. François Place, illus.

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In 1960s France, young Parisian Yannick is excited to visit his Aunt Mathilde and her family in Provence, a place that he knows only through the paintings of Paul Cézanne. When an important local ... ... read more

 
I Am David  

I Am David

Anne Holm.

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When David is able to escape from the concentration camp into which he was born, at first he is sure the guards will catch up with him. He has been surrounded by dissidents and intellectuals all his ... ... read more

 
Mesmerizing Math  

Mesmerizing Math

Jonathan Litton. Thomas Flintham, illus.

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Why are four-leaf clovers so rare? How big is infinity? And what makes zero so special? Using pop-ups, lift-the-flaps, and colorful illustrations, this book introduces readers 7 to 10 to the math ... ... read more

 
Mini Encyclopedia Birds  

Mini Encyclopedia Birds

Barbara Taylor & Jinny Johnson.

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Did you know that courting waxwings will exchange small objects—berries, flower petals, or insects—back and forth between each other? Or that house sparrows have been known to build their nests in ... ... read more

 
Mini Encyclopedia Science  

Mini Encyclopedia Science

John Farndon, Steve Parker & Clint Twist, contributors.

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Did you know that tungsten has the highest melting point of any metal, at more than 6,000 degrees Fahrenheit? Or that northern fur seals form the world's largest mammal herd, at 1.5 million ... ... read more

 
 
My Book of Opposites: Explore, Discover, Learn  

My Book of Opposites: Explore, Discover, Learn

Britta Teckentrup, illus.

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Delightfully illustrated with Britta Teckentrup's digitally painted animals, this lap-sized board book for prereaders introduces opposites like big (elephant) and small (bee), loud (monkeys) and ... ... read more

 
My First Big Book of Letters and Numbers: An Activity Book for Learning and Playing  

My First Big Book of Letters and Numbers: An Activity Book for Learning and Playing

Emanuela Bussolita, text. Chiara Bourdoni, illus.

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Open the laminated board covers of this big wire-bound activity book and you'll find 180 punch-out pieces—including glossy 2½–inch cardboard alphabet letters and numbers, a fold-out game board, ... ... read more

 
My First School Journal: With 60 Stickers and a Special Storage Pocket  

My First School Journal: With 60 Stickers and a Special Storage Pocket

Richard Scarry.

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This scrapbook journal—"written and drawn by Richard Scarry and me," as it says on the title page—is a fill-in-the-blank, paste-in-the-picture book for first-year students up to 6. Favorite ... ... read more

 
My Little Box of Pet Animals: Cats, Birds and Fish, Rodents, Dogs  

My Little Box of Pet Animals: Cats, Birds and Fish, Rodents, Dogs

Christophe Boncens, illus.

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You'll meet some of our most familiar and favorite animals in these four books: Cats, Rodents, Dogs, and Birds and Fish. Here you can "touch" a velvety Siamese or a soft ... ... read more

 
My Rainbow Fish Bathtub Stickers  

My Rainbow Fish Bathtub Stickers

Marcus Pfister.

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Decorated with images of Marcus Pfister's Rainbow Fish and his friends, these five bath-time "stickers" are actually dense foam cut-outs, each about 3 inches long, that will stick to tub sides and ... ... read more

 
 
My Story: Lady Jane Grey: The Diary of a Tudor Lady, 1547–1554  

My Story: Lady Jane Grey: The Diary of a Tudor Lady, 1547–1554

Sue Reid.

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It is 1547, at the opening of this historical novel for readers 10 to 14, and Edward has inherited the throne of England from King Henry VIII. Meanwhile his cousin, Lady Jane Grey, becomes a pawn in ... ... read more

 
Origami Adventures: Animals: Create 14 Amazing Origami Animals  

Origami Adventures: Animals: Create 14 Amazing Origami Animals

Nick Robinson.

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From a bat and a butterfly to a giraffe and a sloth—and tricky origami models like a turtle and a grasshopper—you can make your own zoo with these animal, bird, and insect patterns. This innovative ... ... read more

 
Party on the Lake: A 42-Piece Puzzle  

Party on the Lake: A 42-Piece Puzzle

Kevin Hawkes, illus.

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Bears play a string duet aboard a gondola hung with lanterns, in the delightful Kevin Hawkes illustration on this jigsaw puzzle, while other boats float by on the glass-smooth pond, variously ... ... read more

 
Pop-Out & Paint Dogs & Cats  

Pop-Out & Paint Dogs & Cats

Cindy A. Littlefield.

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Set up your own dog and cat show with this craft book for readers 8 to adult. These stand-up animals are made from two sides of die-cut card stock, and include 13 dogs (a Great Dane, boxer, miniature ... ... read more

 
Pop-Out & Paint Farm Animals  

Pop-Out & Paint Farm Animals

Cindy A. Littlefield.

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Make your own model dairy farm with this craft book for readers 8 to adult. These sizable stand-up animals are made from die-cut card stock, and include several different cows and calves, a goat and ... ... read more

 
 
Proverbs for Young People  

Proverbs for Young People

Jack E. Levin. Mark R. Levin, preface.

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People still say "Don't count your chickens before they're hatched," "The early bird catches the worm," and "A stitch in time saves nine," but do youngsters have any idea what these proverbial ... ... read more

 
Ready Sets Go!: A Game of Observational and Logical Sorting Skills  

Ready Sets Go!: A Game of Observational and Logical Sorting Skills

Saxton Freymann, illus.

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With Saxton Freymann's delightful illustrations of people and animals playing, this innovative set of oversized 4 × 5¾–inch picture cards goes beyond games like Go Fish and Concentration. The object ... ... read more

 
Rico the Brave Sock Monkey  

Rico the Brave Sock Monkey

Fiona Rempt. Noëlle Smit, illus.

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From the time he is stitched together in a toy factory, a certain sock monkey is not afraid—not even when he is shut up in a dark box, or surrounded by other toy animals in a store. Nor is he afraid ... ... read more

 
Spot What! Collection: Contains three <I>Spot What!</I> books, a bonus 250-piece 3D jigsaw puzzle, and 3D glasses  

Spot What! Collection: Contains three Spot What! books, a bonus 250-piece 3D jigsaw puzzle, and 3D glasses

Nick Bryant & Rowan Summers.

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"Can you spot a wooden plane; a piano and a house; a tractor, trike and windmill; a little wind-up mouse? Can you find three horses; a carrot in a truck; a tambourine, a sewing machine; and a fluffy ... ... read more

 
Sticker USA Activity Book  

Sticker USA Activity Book

Carolyn Hurst & Judy Richardson.

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Whether you use it as an activity book for one student, as the basis for a state geography unit in the classroom, or as a personal record of your own cross-country travels, this book visits every ... ... read more

 
 
Super Spy: Unmask the Double Agent  

Super Spy: Unmask the Double Agent

Melissa Fairley, ed.

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An espionage adventure, a mystery, and an interactive spy kit all at once, this book is a dossier on a decades-old murder. In the 1960s, Agent Fox was on the trail of a mole in the CIU (Central ... ... read more

 
The ABCs of Origami: Paper Folding for Children  

The ABCs of Origami: Paper Folding for Children

Claude Sarasas.

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When it appeared in 1951 as an expensive limited edition in Japan, this charming book soon became a collector's item. Youngsters can enjoy this popular edition simply as an ABC book, since each ... ... read more

 
The Big Adventure of the Smalls  

The Big Adventure of the Smalls

Helen Stephens.

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Small Hall is not at all small. In fact, the ancestral home of the Small family is rather large, and hugely opulent, especially on the eve of the Small Hall Grand Ball. Paul and Sally Small, however, ... ... read more

 
The Castle Corona  

The Castle Corona

Sharon Creech.

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In this fairy tale from Newbery and Carnegie Medal winner Sharon Creech, a castle on an Italian cliff and the peasant village below are the settings for the intertwined stories of a fussy king and ... ... read more

 
The Lost Journal: Mysteries of the Nile  

The Lost Journal: Mysteries of the Nile

Philip Steele.

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Journalist and amateur archaeologist Herbert Fothergill was sent to Cairo by his editor at the Daily Bugle to follow up on reports of a "mummy's curse" that seemed to be affecting those who ... ... read more

 
 
The Romans: Gods, Emperors and Dormice  

The Romans: Gods, Emperors and Dormice

Marcia Williams.

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Meet Dormeo—gladiator, dormouse, berry-nibbler, and guide to ancient Rome. Marcia Williams adapts her trademark comic-book style from literature to history here as Dormeo leads readers 7 to 12 from ... ... read more

 
The Story of Science: An Illustrated History  

The Story of Science: An Illustrated History

Jack Challoner.

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Illustrated with photos, drawings, cartoons, or other graphics on nearly every page, this book introduces readers 8 to 12 to the highlights of scientific discovery over the past five centuries. The ... ... read more

 
The Usborne Middle Ages Sticker Book: With Over 90 Stickers  

The Usborne Middle Ages Sticker Book: With Over 90 Stickers

Abigail Wheatley. Maria Royse, illus.

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The endlessly fascinating era of knights and ladies, castles and kings, and jousts and sieges is celebrated and explored in this book of colorful stickers. An illustrated timeline of the Middle Ages ... ... read more

 
Underwater Doggies Colors  

Underwater Doggies Colors

Seth Casteel.

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From brown dogs to purple tennis balls, from a blue pool to a pink tongue, this book is full of color splashes—and wet dogs. "Doggies love to splash and play. Watch these colors float their way." ... ... read more

 
Walden Then & Now: An Alphabetical Tour of Henry Thoreau's Pond  

Walden Then & Now: An Alphabetical Tour of Henry Thoreau's Pond

Michael McCurdy.

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The illustrator who superbly illuminated the 150th anniversary edition of Walden, Michael McCurdy here applies his lush woodcut illustrations to an alphabetical appreciation of Walden Pond for ... ... read more

 
 
Wildlife of Australasia: A 208-Piece Puzzle  

Wildlife of Australasia: A 208-Piece Puzzle

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From a kiwi bird to a kangaroo, 17 uniquely Australasian animals are depicted in the antique naturalist drawing on this 208-piece puzzle. The colorful illustration comes from a 19th-century ... ... read more

 
Marble Games  

Marble Games

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It wasn't so long ago that any child worth his salt could, with a squint and a flick of the thumb, claim his favorite marble out of whatever circle you could chalk on the ground. Hoping to foster the ... ... read more

 
Tiddlywinks  

Tiddlywinks

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There's nothing trivial about playing at Tiddlywinks—just ask the English Tiddlywinks Association, who provide the official rules for this portable set. Preferably played on a large bit of felt ... ... read more

 
Totally Bugs: Explore the World of Creepy Crawlers, Learn Fascinating Facts, and then Build Models of These Cool Bugs!  

Totally Bugs: Explore the World of Creepy Crawlers, Learn Fascinating Facts, and then Build Models of These Cool Bugs!

Dennis Schatz. Peter Georgeson, illus.

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This activity set is packed with fun for bug lovers 8 and up. It includes the book Totally Bugs by science book author Dennis Schatz, filled with fascinating facts about six-legged (an ... ... read more

 
Uncover a Shark: Take a Three-Dimensional Look Inside a Great White Shark!  

Uncover a Shark: Take a Three-Dimensional Look Inside a Great White Shark!

David George Gordon.

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Did you know that engineers study sharks in order to design better ships and rockets, because the shark's body is well-suited to gliding through the water? Or that a great white can eat ten tons of ... ... read more

 
 
Waste-Not Animals Chameleon  

Waste-Not Animals Chameleon

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With his big pompom eyes and curly pipe-cleaner tongue, this is possibly the cuddliest chameleon we've ever seen. Following the step-by-step instructions (with a little adult supervision), crafters 8 ... ... read more

 
Waste-Not Animals Fox  

Waste-Not Animals Fox

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Quieter by far than an actual fox, this little guy will be only too happy to sit by your side and be petted for as long as you wish. Following the step-by-step instructions (with a little adult ... ... read more

 
Whipple-Scrumptious Words Activity Box: Have Fun Inventing Your Own Roald Dahl Words!  

Whipple-Scrumptious Words Activity Box: Have Fun Inventing Your Own Roald Dahl Words!

Roald Dahl. Quentin Blake, illus.

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How did he do it? How did Roald Dahl come up with all those whipple-scrumptious words for his tongue-tickler tales like The BFG? This whizbanger activity set explains it all, with a 24-page ... ... read more

 
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