Seven-year-old Olivia has just moved to a new house—the same house where a lonely monster named Burrufu lives hidden in a secret attic. One night, unable to resist the smell of delicious cookies, Burrufu sneaks out and is discovered by Olivia. The two soon learn that you can find friendship in the most unexpected places.
'My Monster Burrufu' is a story of fear overcome, a curse, and a most unusual monster who learns from a little girl how to trust his heart.
What happens when the bullies take over the school?Five year old, Jason Heel arrives to a new town and a new school. It's his first day and one of the school bullies already found him as an easy target. Jason quickly sees how the bullies (a small gang called the Terror Squad) just do whatever they want to whomever they want.
Can Anyone Stop Them? Most of the kids in school just accept things the way they are. They don't think anyone can stand up to the bullies. Jason confidently tells his new friend Amy that he believes things will change soon. Amy thinks he's crazy.
Kick! Punch! POW! Ninja Kid to the Rescue!Read along and find out what happens when a secret ninja shows up to challenge the bullies! He has two Chinese throwing stars and nunchucks. He's fast as lightning. No one knows where he came from.. Will they back down or just smash Ninja Kid?
Everything is going just fine in Jeannette’s life—except for having to put up with her little brother, Pat. (What a pest!) But then Mom's weird Uncle Jackie shows up, and not just for dinner but to stay. That’s where the mystery begins. It's one she and her best friend Regina are sure they can solve.
Uncle Jackie dresses like a bum but could he really have a hidden fortune? And if they find out that he does, he'll be willing to share it with them, won't he?
Inside you'll find:
- A biography of Lewis Carroll
- A look at the role that food plays in the Alice books as well as the role that it played in the Victorian Era
- 26 illustrations by Arthur Rackham, one of the leading illustrators of the "Golden Age of Illustration"
- 10 recipes for book clubs to try
- An interactive table of contents
- A complete bibliography that lists all the research behind the food in literature edition
Loretta is a mischievous girl who lives in a cabin high up in the Colorado mountains. She loves her garden and the ladybugs that protect it. But where do they go in the winter?
On a cold winter day when she was collecting pine needles for her strawberry patch, she discovered ladybugs hiding under a rock. There were even more behind a chunk of loose tree bark.
Through a loving relationship with her parents and her garden, Loretta learns about the life cycle of ladybugs.
Poppy McKeever is reluctant to move to an old cottage on Dartmoor - until she discovers that her new home comes complete with its own pony.
But life at Riverdale is not as straight-forward as it seems, especially when Poppy spies a flash of white in the woods next to the cottage.
Her stepmother Caroline is acting strangely and her adrenalin-junkie brother Charlie is on the hunt for big cats. But will Charlie's obsession drive the two children into dangerous territory?
And when Poppy is faced with a terrible dilemma - to save her brother or the pony she has always longed for - who will she choose?
The Lost Pony of Riverdale is an equestrian adventure book about friendship, ponies and horse riding.
Something strange is happening at the cabin. Twelve-year-old Sandy is determined to track down the source, with or without the help of her sister, Jacqueline.
"If you like the Sherlock Holmes stories by Arthur Conan Doyle (as I do), you will probably enjoy Chumbles and Grim. The stories, while being completely original, are clearly an affectionate nod to Holmes and Watson. Chumbles and Grim are not so much mysteries as adventure stories though, with a lot of wacky physical comedy and character humor thrown in, which I very much enjoyed." - Daniel C.
It was quite by chance that I first met the well-known scientist and inventor, Theophilus Grim, on a brisk and beautiful October morning in 1890. I had, of course, heard of Professor Grim prior to that day. Word of the tremendous explosion at the Scientific University of London had reached every corner of the city and far beyond …
So begins the exciting adventures of Professor Theophilus Grim and former surgeon F. Walter Chumbles, a pair of the most unlikely heroes ever to stalk the colorful streets of Victorian London.
Biographies And Memoirs Of The Big Leaders: George Washington On His Own Words - Leadership Lessons of an American Hero teaches you about leadership, business success, and how to be wealthy from the perspective of America's beloved first President. You'll learn how he dealt with conflict and war, and the importance of planning ahead.
Have you ever wondered why Ancient Egyptian mythology has stood the test of time?
Ancient Egypt/Mythology can give you a better understanding of Egypt and its culture. It includes information on over 35 different Egyptian gods. You'll learn their "life stories" and how they are related to each other. Also, you'll find out their various spheres of influence, which cities they're identified with, and how they are said to have helped the people of Egypt.
"Baa!" said the sheep.
"Oink!" said the pig.
"Quack!" said a duck.
"Neigh!" said a horse.
"Moo!" said the little blue bird...
This book tells the story of a little blue bird that decides he would rather "Moo" than "Tweet." Despite being told by other farm animals what he should be doing, this brave bird prefers to march to the beat of his own drum. By doing so, the little bird realizes that this is the key to his own happiness.
This is a story about a monster who loves eating meatballs and he frightens the villagers into making him meatballs every day. One day, a little girl confronts the monster as to why he continues to scare them. Together, the little girl and the monster come up with a solution! She'll teach him how to make meatballs on his own. Not only does the monster become very good at making meatballs, he becomes the best meatball maker around! In the end, the monster no longer seeks to pillage, but he becomes a valuable member of the village!
Petey loves to help his family, but he can’t climb trees, so while the family builds a playhouse Petey tries to keep busy and ends up in some big trouble, soaking his best friend, Vesters the cat who hates water, and tangling with a big yellow bumble bee named Charlie who ends up losing his temper.
Come along with the Lamb Family pets for some rip-roaring fun.
It's been decades since the Emperor of Dragons has seen the battlefront. In this time, he hasn't been doing anything else than taking care of his two sons.
But everything changed once Hans – the first Yellow Dragon – was born. He learns to be so evil that a war with the People seems to be imminent. But up to the war, Hans tries to help the Good Sorceress by fighting the hounds of the Grizzled Wolves. There he learns that being at war with other creatures, isn't exactly the Dragon's way of life.