(The Anne Hawksmoor Series Book 1)
Anne Hawksmoor: The Time Traveller, is BOOK ONE of the series. It follows the time-travelling adventures of eleven year old Anne Hawksmoor on her visit from Chicago to Greenwich and the Tower of London in England. Anne is a bullied pre-teen who finds herself unable to relate to her peers at school. Everyday after school, she would seek refuge in the Chicago Public Library, where she discovers her passion for history, science and math.
In Book One, during a summer vacation, Anne and her cousin Claire travel to visit their aunt Marjorie and cousin John in Greenwich, England. It is during their trip to the Tower of London that Anne and Clair go back in time, to 1548, and embark on an unexpected adventure with the young King Edward and his servant James. Age Level: 9 - 18
Age Level: 2 - 6 | Grade Level: P - 1
A story about Louis the lion. Louis is not very good at being a lion... until one day he meets Willy.... Here is an extract from the beginning of the book...
Meet Louis. What you can see is that Louis is a lion. What you can’t see is that Louis is not very good at being a lion. Lions are strong, brave, fierce and powerful. Louis is none of these things.
Louis, like lots of boy lions, lives with a pride of girl lions. They love Louis but they always tease him about his lack of lion abilities. They say that boy lions should be the Kings of the African Plains leading all the other animals, but that no-one would ever follow Louis.
A baby girl is discovered by a Chinese monk in the strangest place. After being unclaimed for some time, the Taiping monks decide to take her in and raise her as their own. The young girl loves her unconventional life at the monastery, studying everything from botany to kung fu, but one day, she is swept away and has to start a new life in another country with one of the monks, Master Chen. Kellie Wei adapts well to the American life until she learns the secrets that have been kept from her. Once she discovers that the monks at Taiping Monastery are in danger, and possibly because of her, she secretly travels back to China. Her two loyal friends, Jake Russo and Jory Stevens, don’t take “no” for an answer and help her along her journey. The three adventurers discover a world they could have never imagined and Kellie encounters an enemy she didn’t know she had.
Age Level: 9 - 18 | Grade Level: 4 and up
This book illustrates the magnificent world of Aviation. Children are given an attractive appreciation of these fascinating Machines: how they were developed, how they are built, what they use for and so on.
Among the topics covered in this book are:
* Early Attempts At Flying
* The Type Of Airplanes In Use and Why.
* Different types of engines.
* Famous Flights and pilots
And Much More!
Age Level: 5 - 14 | Grade Level: K - 7
Children will have lots of fun looking at the colorful photos and reading the interesting facts all about weather, storms and natural disasters in this special 2 book bundle collection set.
Gary Wittmann has put together a collection of poetry that he has written over the years .
What Others say:
I love the illustrations in this book, so creative and we especially laughed at How to wear your underwear 4 days...
My kids loved this book. It actually kept their attention throughout many of the poems. It was their choice tonight for bedtime reading. But here is the "kicker" - I enjoyed it as much as they. It will be re-read many times in our house. Creative, fun, introspective at times but absolutely masterful!
Age Level: 8 - 12 | Grade Level: 3 - 6
In this inventive nature book you will find fascinating photos by professional photographers on every page. This is a book about symbiosis─nature's fascinating partnerships. Find out how some animals and plants help each other. Discover how in other relationships one animal is helped and the other is harmed. Young children will learn how the sea anemone and clownfish form a partnership. They will learn how an cattle egret is helped by cattle walking in a pasture. Then they will be fascinated by the parasitic relationships formed between wasps and caterpillars. Kids will be astonished by some partnerships and grossed out by others.
This informative kids book includes well chosen words & great pictures to help children learn more about one of America's most beloved and iconic inventors, Thomas Edison.
Aside from the interesting facts and images Mr Smith presents in his Thomas Edison For Kids Book he also covers some interesting insights about Thomas Edison's background, his humble beginnings & how he first got started with his inventions. Kids will also learn about his many accomplishments, his influences on technology today and more interesting facts.
Cleopatra is the charming queen and the last Pharaoh of ancient Egypt. She was famous for her charm, beauty, and sexual appeal. She used her ability to charm the most powerful men in ancient times, such as Mark Antony & Julius Caesar.
In this book, we will examine Cleopatra's secrets of success. Her personality, character, virtues, principles, and wisdom will be explored in great detail. Her journey and her life lessons will be revealed once and for all.
- Family of Cleopatra
- History of her life
- Her Power Struggle & Fight over Egypt
- How she was exiled
- The relationship between Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Cleopatra
- The life experiences & lesson of Cleopatra
- The death of Caesar and what it meant to Cleopatra
- The wisdom & wit of Cleopatra
- and much much more!
Julius Caesar is one of Rome's best general, and became a major contributor to the rise of the Roman Empire. His mythical military and political stories have been told by philosophers, scientists, and even Shakespeare himself. Julius Caesar almost single handed built Rome to become one of the most powerful nations in ancient history.
In this book, we will examine Julius Caesar's personality, character, values, principles, and most importantly, his life lessons in detail. We will discover the secrets of Julius Caesar and how he was able to dominate Rome.
- Early Life of Julius Caesar & Military Career
- His Rise to Dictatorship
- His work with Pompey & Crassus
- Why did he invade the Gauls?
- His for conquest of Britain
- The Changing point of the Roman Republic
- Life Lessons of Caesar
- and much much more!