Author: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Release Date: 2015-08-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
A slip-cased set of board books about eyes, feet, noses, and toeses! The four larger board books in this sturdy slip-case are "The Foot Book" by Dr. Seuss, "The Eye Book" by Dr. Seuss, "The Tooth Book" by Dr. Seuss, and "The Nose Book" by Al Perkins. Adapted for babies and toddlers from Dr. Seuss's Bright and Early book line, each of these books is filled with rollicking rhymes and clear, colorful illustrations by Dr. Seuss and Joe Mathieu. Perfect gifts for little ones as they explore the world starting with themselves!"
Theodor Seuss Geisel--known worldwide as the beloved children's author Dr. Seuss--produced a body of work that spans more than 70 years. Though most often associated with children's books, he frequently contributed cartoons and humorous essays to popular magazines, produced effective and memorable advertising campaigns ("Quick, Henry, the Flit!"), and won Oscars and Emmys for motion picture productions, animated shorts, and features. As founder and president of Beginner Books, his influence on children's book publishing was revolutionary, especially in the field of elementary readers. Geisel's prolific career--he wrote or contributed illustrations to more than 75 books, most of which have been reprinted repeatedly and translated worldwide--and his predilection for made-up creatures make this joint bibliography and iconography especially useful to readers and researchers. The exhaustive bibliography is arranged chronologically, providing full bibliographic information, including translations as they appear, reissue information, and descriptions of the binding. The iconography links more than 900 fictional names, places and terms to the works in which they appear. For the reader seeking a first edition of Quomodo Invidiosulus Nomine Grinchus Christi Natalem Abrogaverit (How the Grinch Stole Christmas! translated into Latin) or hoping to identify "abrasion-contusions" (race cars in If I Ran the Circus!), this work promises as much discovery as a walk down Mulberry Street.
Author: Raquel J. Palacio
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
Release Date: 2013-01-28
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
August ist anders. Dennoch wünscht er sich, wie alle Jungen in seinem Alter, kein Außenseiter zu sein. Weil er seit seiner Geburt so oft am Gesicht operiert werden musste, ist er noch nie auf eine richtige Schule gegangen. Aber jetzt soll er in die fünfte Klasse kommen. Er weiß, dass die meisten Kinder nicht absichtlich gemein zu ihm sind. Am liebsten würde er gar nicht auffallen. Doch nicht aufzufallen ist nicht leicht, wenn man so viel Mut und Kraft besitzt, so witzig, klug und großzügig ist - wie August.
Ein Mädchen lernt zu leben - von einem Jungen, der sterben will Ist heute ein guter Tag zum Sterben?, fragt sich Finch, sechs Stockwerke über dem Abgrund auf einem Glockenturm, als er plötzlich bemerkt, dass er nicht allein ist. Neben ihm steht Violet, die offenbar über dasselbe nachdenkt wie er. Von da an beginnt für die beiden eine Reise, auf der sie wunderschöne wie traurige Dinge erleben und großartige sowie kleine Augenblicke – das Leben eben. So passiert es auch, dass Finch bei Violet er selbst sein kann – ein verwegener, witziger und lebenslustiger Typ, nicht der Freak, für den alle ihn halten. Und es ist Finch, der Violet dazu bringt, jeden einzelnen Moment zu genießen. Aber während Violet anfängt, das Leben wieder für sich zu entdecken, beginnt Finchs Welt allmählich zu schwinden...
Author: M A Comley
Publisher: Jeamel Publishing Limited
Release Date: 2017-02-12
The first two books in the Justice series: Cruel Justice The headless body of a wealthy widow is discovered decomposing in Chelling Forest. Then a second victim is found. Detective Inspector Lorne Simpkins and her partner, DS Pete Childs are assigned the case. Before they can discover the identity of the killer they must make a connection between the two victims. After a third murder, Lorne receives a grisly surprise. Clearly, a vicious serial killer is on a rampage...and Lorne has become the killer's fixation. Lorne can't allow her failing marriage or her new boss--a man with whom she shares a sensuous secret--keep her from focusing on her job. She must catch the macabre murderer, or risk becoming the next victim. and Impeding Justice For eight long years, Detective Inspector Lorne Simpkins has tracked the vicious criminal known as The Unicorn. But the killer has frustrated MI6 at every turn and remained successful at Impeding Justice. When Lorne is targeted in a trap that results in the death of her partner, the tragedy shakes her confidence to the core. Before she has time to recoup, her teenage daughter is kidnapped. More than Lorne's professional reputation rests on her bringing The Unicorn to justice.
Author: Robin D. Gill
Publisher: Paraverse Press
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
In this book, the first of a series, Robin D. Gill, author of the highly acclaimed Rise, Ye Sea Slugs! and Cherry Blossom Epiphany, the largest single-theme anthologies of poetry ever published, explores the traditional Japanese New Year through 2,000 translated haiku (mostly 17-20c). "The New Year," R.H. Blyth once wrote, "is a season by itself." That was nowhere so plain as in the world of haiku, where saijiki, large collections called of ku illustrating hundreds, if not thousands of briefly explained seasonal themes, generally comprised five volumes, one for each season. Yet, the great doyen of haiku gave this fifth season, considered the first season when it came at the head of the Spring rather than in mid-winter, only a tenth of the pages he gave to each of the other four seasons (20 vs. 200). Was Blyth, Zen enthusiast, not enamored with ritual? Or, was he loath to translate the New Year with its many cultural idiosyncrasies (most common to the Sinosphere but not to the West), because he did not want to have to explain the haiku? It is hard to say, but, with these poems for the re-creation of the world, Robin D. Gill, aka "keigu" (respect foolishness, or respect-fool), rushes in where even Blyth feared to tread to give this supernatural or cosmological season - one that combines aspects of the Solstice, Christmas, New Year's, Easter, July 4th and the Once Upon a Time of Fairy Tales - the attention it deserves. With G.K. Chesterton's words, evoking the mind of the haiku poets of old, the author-publisher leaves further description of the content to his reader-reviewers. "The man standing in his own kitchen-garden with the fairyland opening at the gate, is the man with large ideas. His mind creates distance; the motor-car stupidly destroys it." (G.K. Chesterton: Heretics 1905)
Author: Julie Dietzel-Glair
Release Date: 2015-11-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
This is a complete, year-long programming guide that shows librarians how to integrate nonfiction and poetry into storytime for preschool children in order to build literacy skills and overall knowledge. • Helps librarians meet children's interests in "real stuff" and reach more children—especially boys—in storytime • Provides new and effective ways to build early literacy skills using a unique blend of the "literary" and the "real" • Supports national and state standards that emphasize the use of more nonfiction and informational text • Enables librarians to make better use of their existing collections
There are realms on this world where unusual creatures dwell. They remain hidden from humans to save their kind, but over the years, they too have suffered from the destruction humans have endured. Struggles over power and greed have ignited a fire between them, causing hunger and pain for some, and luxury for others. Three small town teens, best friends, are thrust into the creatures’ war. Not only will their friendship be tested, but their ability to survive and save their own species and the ones they love will be challenged. This bundle contains the first three books in the Lords of Shifters series: Loramendi’s Story, Spider Wars, and Dark Horse.
Author: Thomas K. Carpenter
Publisher: Black Moon Books
Revolutionary Magic Exile. Princess. Thief. After years of running from the Emperor of Russia's assassins, Ekaterina "Kat" Dashkova has finally found an unlikely home in Philadelphia under the tutelage of Benjamin Franklin. When a mid-level government official is found wandering colonial Philadelphia without his clothes—and his last two years of memories—Ben and Kat suspect otherworldly forces at work. Neither of them know that a dark revolution lurks beneath the veneer of civilization, ready to unleash its malevolent magic unless Kat makes a grim sacrifice. A Cauldron of Secrets Ignorance is bliss, unless the world is out to kill you... An investigation into a strange cauldron and a dead thief in Ben Franklin's parlor leaves Katerina Dashkova, Russian princess in exile, as the main suspect. With her memory damaged and Ben Franklin missing, Kat must navigate the treacherous waters of American politics to solve the mystery while ominous rumblings threaten to drag the country into a new war. Birds of Prophecy Katerina Dashkova must die. When Warden Simon Snyder seeks Kat's help to solve a bloodless murder, she becomes entangled with a prophecy that predicts her death on the Winter Solstice. The investigation turns an old friend into a dangerous enemy, complicates loyalties, and creates a mystery so deep that Kat will have to expose herself to ultimate betrayal to solve it. Even if she does, the question remains: Can she save Philadelphia from an ancient evil? The Franklin Deception When Thomas Jefferson's longtime companion is murdered with dark magic, Katerina Dashkova and Ben Franklin must find the killer before the war-hungry Federalists learn the truth and use it to maneuver America into a war with Russia. Unfortunately, the unknown assassin isn't the only one causing trouble: a certain rusalka with a magical hold on Kat's future has made an impossible demand that will test her loyalty to her new country to its very limits.
Author: Vincent Douglas
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Pub Llc
Release Date: 2002-10-07
Featuring bright, colorful illustrations, padded covers, and a kid-friendly size and shape, these three sturdy board books, packaged in a durable carrying case, are ideal for youngsters who are ready to explore books on their own. Subjects include opposites, things that go, and farm animals.
Publisher: Mind Adventure Books
Release Date: 2006-04
The Flying Boat is an account of the adventures of the sole survivor of an interplanetary space expedition. After traveling back in time he crashes in the Inca, where he lives and becomes one of them. His high-tech knowledge and tools enable him to become a high-ranking Inca, marries Inca princess, and becomes an emperor himself. The Flying Boat is an artful blend of adventure, history, high technology and fiction with actual remains. It challenges the incredulous to come up with another explanation of the evidence left by the Incas accomplishments.