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Badger's Parting Gifts
Susan Varley

Andersen Press, 2013

An award-winning picture book about bereavement.      Badger is so old that he knows he will soon die. He tries to prepare his friends for this event, but when he does die, they are still grief-stricken. Gradually they come to terms with their grief by remembering all the practical things Badger taught them, and so Badger lives on in his friends' memories of him.      A beautiful story sensitively and reassuringly told -- perfect for ...


The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
Chris van Allsburg

Andersen Press, 1985

Since its publication in 1984, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick has stimulated the minds of readers of all ages and backgrounds. Now the original fourteen drawings are available in a large portfolio edition of loose sheets. In addition, a newly discovered fifteenth drawing, titled The Youngest Magician, has been added, as well as an updated introduction by the author. The puzzles of these mysterious drawings will be even more provocative because ...


Judith Michael

Pocket Books, 1994

Two beautiful, elegant identical twins swap their very different lives for one week, exchanging families and lifestyles. Everyone is fooled, even the husband of one twin. Then the time comes to change back, but will the temptation to stay prove too strong?


The Eleven Days of Christmas: America's Last Vietnam Battle
Marshall L lii Michel

Encounter Books, 2001

Moving from the White House to the B-52 cockpits to the missile sites and POW camps of Hanoi, The Eleven Days of Christmas is a gripping tale of heroism and incompetence in a battle whose political and military legacy is still a matter of controversy.


Winter at Mustang Ridge

Signet, 2014

The Skye family rebel never wanted to be a cowgirl ... and she sure didn't plan on coming home for good. Grateful to her twin for keeping Mustang Ridge in the family, Jenny Skye agrees to return home for a month so her sister can get away. It’s the middle of winter, and only a few year-round staffers, her family, and the animals will be there. But the globe-trotting videographer is soon in way over her head at the dude ranch dealing with ...


My Bright Shining Star: A Mother's True Story of Brilliance, Love & Suicide

Perfect Publishers Ltd., 2014

To everyone who knew her, Kaitlyn Elkins was a happy, intelligent, compassionate and extremely talented young medical student with a bright future ahead. However, behind her warm smile and string of impressive achievements lurked a dark secret - depression; something that she hid so well from all those who knew and loved her. This is the story about a mother's quest to find some answers as to how her daughter, who seemed so happy on the outside, ...


David Wiesner

Andersen Press Ltd, 2012


Zen Parents, Cooperative Toddlers: Your Parenting Toolset To Staying Calm, Eliminating Whining, And Living A ...

ZenPress Publishing, 2014

How can I get my toddler to listen and naturally cooperate? Fed up with the constant arguing and feeling like you can’t get ahead of your three-year-old’s constantly changing wants, needs, and opinions? Always stressed to make the early meeting on time? And by the time you arrive at the daycare you already feel exhausted before your real workday even starts? Do you only get “no” as an answer, or “more, more, more” before ...


Annotated Hans Christian Andersen

W. W. Norton & Company, 2007

This book presents the classic stories of the great Danish author and celebrates his enduring appeal to children and their parents. The volume includes 24 of Andersen's most cherished fairytales. Maria Tatar has created a marvelously illustrated, admirably annotated anthology of Andersen's most memorable stories. Forget about witchcraft and Harry Potter. Put aside Oz and Wonderland. Explore the beauty, sadness, and philosophical depths of ...


The Wild Swans (Little Golden Books)
Hans Christian Andersen

Golden Books, 2014

From the Golden Book archives comes a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, gloriously illustrated by Gordon Laite in the late 1960s but never published until now!   Gordon Laite’s breathtaking artwork for a Little Golden Book edition of the Andersen fairy tale was found recently in the Golden Books archive. Planned for a 1970 release but never published, this Little Golden Book is finally making its debut for today’s fairy tale fans! And ...


Leading So People Will Follow

Jossey-Bass, 2012

A unique take on leadership from a popular Forbes blogger and nationally-known leadership coach Leading So People Will Follow explores the six leadership characteristics that inspire followers to fully support their leaders. Using Erika Andersen’s proven framework, new leaders and veterans alike have increased their capacity for leading in a way that creates loyalty, commitment and results. Step by step, Andersen lays out six key ...


The Robot and the Bluebird

Andersen Press, 2007

There was once a robot with a broken heart, expiring slowly on a scrap heap. Then one winter’s day a migrating bluebird lands on his shoulder, too exhausted to go further. The robot offers her shelter in the place where his heart used to be. The bird’s companionship stirs up the robot’s last glimmer of energy and he carries her across snowy wastes to the warm south, whereupon his strength finally dies out. And there he stands today like an ...


Leo Lionni

Andersen Press Ltd, 1977


Summer at Mustang Ridge

Signet, 2013

A single visit to Mustang Ridge can change a person’s life in the most unexpected ways.... Recovering from a difficult divorce and having problems with her daughter, Shelby accepts a summer job cooking at a family-run dude ranch. She hopes the animals will be just what her daughter, Lizzie, needs. Little does she know that ranch life will work some healing magic on her too. When Shelby meets the head wrangler, Foster, she is put off ...


The Widow's Broom
Chris Van Allsburg

Andersen Press Ltd, 1993

Widow Shaw takes in a witch who has had an accidental fall. When the witch disappears and leaves the broom behind, it helps widow Shaw, to the concern of her neighbours, who want it destroyed.


The Snow Queen: A Pop-Up Adaption of a Classic Fairytale
Hans Christian Andersen

Jumping Jack Press, 2013

This new holiday book features amazing paper engineering and pop-ups from the same paper engineer that developed the best-selling Snowflakes title. This unique pop-up interpretation of a beloved Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale is destined to be another classic to be enjoyed for years by the entire family.


An Extraordinary Egg
Leo Lionni

Andersen Press, 1994



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