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The Kids' Yoga Deck: 50 Poses and Games
Yoga is fun! Get kids bending, breathing, and stretching with The Kids Yoga Deck. Playful poses such as Cat, Flower, Airplane, and Gorillaas well as partner poses that can be performed with friendsteach kids the basics of yoga. Easy enough for children to do on their own, The Kids Yoga Deck engages bodies and minds to help youngsters build strength, flexibility, balance, and mental focus.
Safari: A Photicular Book
Workman Publishing Company
Once before, we introduced a brand-new idea with a challenge: You won’t believe your eyes. The book was Gallop! , the technology was Scanimation®, and the result was a bestseller. Now we’re back with another dazzling idea, and this time for the whole family: The book is Safari , it uses never-before-seen Photicular technology, and the result is breathtaking. Safari is a magical journey. Readers, as if on safari, encounter eight wild ...
The One and Only Ivan
Winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller, this stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated novel is told from the point-of-view of Ivan himself. Having spent 27 years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown ...
Good Night, Gorilla
A must-have board book for all babies. Good night, Gorilla. Good night, Elephant. It's bedtime at the zoo, and all the animals are going to sleep. Or are they? Who's that short, furry guy with the key in his hand and the mischievous grin? Good night, Giraffe. Good night, Hyena. Sneak along behind the zookeeper's back, and see who gets the last laugh in this riotous good-night romp.
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Animals (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)
Catherine D. Hughes
National Geographic Children's Books
The National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Animals is an adorable animal reference sure to be welcomed by parents and librarians alike. Filled with fluffy and scaly creatures big and small, this appealing book introduces the youngest explorers to the world of wildlife, using a child-friendly format inspired by the blockbuster National Geographic Little Kids magazine. This exciting new reference for the very young mirrors the ...
Challenging Logic Puzzles (Mensa®)
Barry R Clarke
So, you think you've got the brain-power to tackle tough logic puzzles? Well, try this extraordinary assortment of challenges, including Mix-and-Match logic puzzles and "Find the Liar" type puzzles. Some puzzles have tables that can be used to deduce relationships between people or items, some use word-play to present the problem, and still others use illustrations to highlight the challenge. Whatever their form, each is designed to stretch your ...
Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit
MORE THAN ONE MILLION COPIES IN PRINT The narrator of this extraordinary tale is a man in search for truth. He answers an ad in a local newspaper from a teacher looking for serious pupils, only to find himself alone in an abandoned office with a full-grown gorilla who is nibbling delicately on a slender branch. “You are the teacher?” he asks incredulously. “I am the teacher,” the gorilla replies. Ishmael is a creature of immense ...
Three Tales of My Father's Dragon
Ruth Stiles Gannett
Random House Books for Young Readers
The classic fantasy trilogy of Elmer Elevator and the flying baby dragon has delighted children and their parents for generations. Now, on the occasion of their fiftieth anniversary, Random House is proud to bring the three timeless tales together in one beautiful commemorative edition, complete with the original delightful illustrations. A Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, My Father's Dragon is followed by Elmer and the Dragon ...
LEGO Legends of Chima: Character Encyclopedia
Includes an EXCLUSIVE minifigure! Enter the world of Chima and meet all of the members of your favorite tribes in DK's new LEGO® Legends of Chima™: Character Encyclopedia . Each beautifully illustrated spread features tons of fun facts on the different characters, variants of each minifigure, and the various vehicles, weapons, and back stories that make up the LEGO® Legends of Chima™ world. Additional pages will be included featuring ...
Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla
In a spare, powerful text and evocative illustrations, the Newbery medalist Katherine Applegate and the artist G. Brian Karas present the extraordinary real story of a special gorilla. Captured as a baby, Ivan was brought to a Tacoma, Washington, mall to attract shoppers. Gradually, public pressure built until a better way of life for Ivan was found at Zoo Atlanta. From the Congo to America, and from a local business attraction to a ...
Scholastic Success with Reading Comprehension, Grade 2
Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching
Give students the targeted, skill-building practice they need with these standards-based books! Each workbook includes more than 40 ready-to-reproduce practice pages. Easy-to-follow directions and fun exercises motivate students to work on their own. Every activity in each book is correlated to state standards. For use with Grade 2.
The Flash Vol. 3: Gorilla Warfare (The New 52)
In his hometown of Central City, The Flash--a.k.a. Barry Allen--is constantly deflecting the criminal schemes of his Rogue's Gallery. Money hungry, cunning and powerful, these villains have the Scarlet Speedster running at a pace faster than even the world's fastest man is used to. But when Gorilla Grodd and his army descend on Central City, The Flash will have to contend with a threat he's not used to: murderous, ruthless and without ...
Monsters in the Movies
From B-movie bogeymen and outer space oddities to big-budget terrors, Monsters in the Movies by legendary filmmaker John Landis showcases the greatest monsters ever to creep, fly, slither, stalk, or rampage across the Silver Screen! Landis provides his own fascinating and entertaining insights into the world of moviemaking, while conducting in-depth "conversations" with leading monster makers, including David Cronenberg, Christopher Lee, ...
Wild Animals Coloring Book (Dover Nature Coloring Book)
Detailed and ready-to-color drawings of 47 species: rhinoceros, snow leopard, giraffe, reindeer, gorilla, tiger, giant panda, elephant, kangaroo, many more. Brief captions describe habits of each species. Colorists will find this volume entertaining and educational; artists and designers will find practical use for the royalty-free illustrations. 40 black-and-white illustrations. Captions.
Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves
Simon & Schuster
** “Science Friday” Summer Reading Pick** ** Discover magazine Top 5 Summer Reads** ** People magazine Best Summer Reads** “[A] lovely, big-hearted book…brimming with compassion and the tales of the many, many humans who devote their days to making animals well.” — The New York Times Have you ever wondered if your dog might be a bit depressed? How about heartbroken or homesick? Animal Madness takes these questions ...
Encyclopedia of Animals
With answers to thousands of intriguing questions about the animal kingdom, this A-Z encyclopedia offers children fascinating insight into the behaviors, biology, and environments of their favorite animals.
My Father's Dragon: The Bestselling Children Story
Ruth Stiles Gannett
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
My Father's Dragon is a children's novel by Ruth Stiles Gannett about a young boy, Elmer Elevator, who runs away to Wild Island to rescue a baby dragon. Both a Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, it is the first book of a trilogy whose other titles are Elmer and the Dragon and The Dragons of Blueland. It was made into an anime film titled, Elmer's Adventures: My Father's Dragon. The narrative mode is unusual, in that the narrator refers ...
The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us
Reading this book will make you less sure of yourself—and that’s a good thing. In The Invisible Gorilla, Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons, creators of one of psychology’s most famous experiments, use remarkable stories and counterintuitive scientific findings to demonstrate an important truth: Our minds don’t work the way we think they do. We think we see ourselves and the world as they really are, but we’re actually missing ...
Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus
W. W. Norton & Company
“A frightening and fascinating masterpiece of science reporting that reads like a detective story.” —Walter Isaacson In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. Over the four decades since, Ebola has emerged sporadically, each time to devastating effect. It can kill up to 90 percent of its victims. In between these outbreaks, it is untraceable, hiding deep in the jungle. ...
The 13-Story Treehouse (The Treehouse Books)
Feiwel & Friends
Andy and Terry live in a treehouse. But it’s not just any old treehouse, it’s the most amazing treehouse in the world! This treehouse has thirteen stories, a bowling alley, a see-through swimming pool, a secret underground laboratory, and a marshmallow machine that follows you around and automatically shoots marshmallows into your mouth whenever you are hungry. Life would be perfect for Andy and Terry if it wasn’t for the fact that they ...
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