Category: Children

Fatal Forces (Horrible Science)

By Nick Arnold

Deadly Forces is choked with the main striking issues approximately physics. Readers can learn the way gravity could make them lose their heads, how they could get walloped by means of a lamppost, what could make fillings explode and the way to arrive terminal speed. Eeek! Redesigned in a daring, funky new search for the following new release of terrible technology lovers.

Show description

Read More Fatal Forces (Horrible Science)

Over the Hills and Faraway

By Susan Skylark

It is a ebook of contrasts, a stewpot in which whatever and every little thing may well lurk with every one spoonful a distinct flavor: excessive event and entire nonsense, critical quests and foolish meanderings, genuine poetry and doggerel verse, one second grave as demise and blithe as a lark the subsequent. As in lifestyles, the realm of tale and Faerie specifically is a varicolored, ever moving panorama of pleasure and sorrow, laughter and tears, experience and quietude. every one tale is preceded through a bit verse or a citation that could or will not be correct, lots of them are encouraged by way of previous nursery rhymes as one wonders what got here of the unique story past the little handed down from time immemorial to the brooding about hearts of youngsters throughout the a while. existence is a narrative and with those bits and items of tale, this loopy cover of caprice because it have been, maybe it's going to upload a bit extra ask yourself in your personal.

Show description

Read More Over the Hills and Faraway

After School Reading Activities, Grade 1 (100+)

After-School studying actions makes a speciality of construction note talents, vocabulary, and analyzing comprehension via actions which are relaxing in addition to academic. meant to stimulate curiosity in analyzing with approachable, frequently hands-on workouts, this ebook is a different software to take advantage of as extension, enrichment, take-home initiatives, or as a part of your school room curriculum.

The age-appropriate and grade-appropriate fabrics help nationwide studying criteria. every one task makes a speciality of an fundamental observe or interpreting ability, or on pertinent vocabulary. The projects will stimulate scholars' creativity whereas offering perform with very important analyzing skills.

This ebook additionally contains a set of flash playing cards that current high-interest vocabulary and definitions. they're bound to develop into an often-used a part of your application. Use them in teams or as a person drill.

Show description

Read More After School Reading Activities, Grade 1 (100+)

Children's Portrait Photography Handbook: Techniques for Digital Photographers

Packed with useful thoughts that either tell and encourage, this specialist guidebook to photographing childrens of all ages—from babies to teenagers—presents new innovations to maximise shopper cooperation and confirm soft classes. the full child-based photographic approach is addressed, together with right gear choice, actual and behavioral controls for younger matters, operating with black-and-white exposures, and using mild to trap fast-moving topics. up to date to incorporate new software program techniques—such as PhotoShop CS4—newly published undefined, and techniques in advertising and marketing and social networking, this selection of essential guidance and wonderful photos is helping any photographer seize striking, memorable portraits of children.

Show description

Read More Children's Portrait Photography Handbook: Techniques for Digital Photographers

We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea (Godine Storytellers)

By Arthur Ransome

For someone who loves crusing and experience, Arthur Ransome's vintage Swallows and Amazons sequence stands by myself. initially released within the united kingdom over a part century in the past, those books are nonetheless eagerly learn via kids, regardless of their size and their decidedly British protagonists. We characteristic their good fortune to 2 proof: first, Ransome is a smart storyteller and, moment, he sincerely writes from first-hand event. Independence and initiative are characteristics any baby can comprehend and each quantity during this assortment celebrates those virtues.

In this 7th experience (following Pigeon publish, winner of the Carnegie Medal), the Walker relations has come to Harwich to attend for Commander Walker's go back. As ordinary, the youngsters cannot avoid boats, and this time they meet younger Jim Brading, skipper of the well-found sloop Goblin. yet enjoyable turns to excessive drama whilst the anchor drags, and the 4 younger sailors locate themselves drifting out to sea sweeping throughout to Holland in the course of a whole gale! As in all of Ransome's books, the emphasis is on self-reliance, braveness, and resourcefulness. We did not suggest to visit Sea is a narrative to hot any mariner's center. choked with nautical lore and event, it is going to attract younger armchair sailors and professional sailors alike.

Show description

Read More We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea (Godine Storytellers)

Beginnings & Beyond: Foundations in Early Childhood Education

The first power of BEGINNINGS AND past: FOUNDATIONS IN EARLY youth schooling, tenth version, is its mixture of simplicity and intensity. In a transparent and easy-to-understand sort, the publication lays out simple questions any pupil of early early life schooling would need replied -- and provides key ideas, the most recent study, and useful examples in order that questions are completely responded. assurance of the present Developmentally acceptable Practices (DAP) is woven in the course of the textual content, as is fabric on variety and improvement, which permits readers to appreciate that problems with age, gender, race/ethnicity, skill, and family members are a part of each point of training and studying. each bankruptcy has a characteristic fascinated about how brain-based study is hooked up to improvement, and one other that highlights intentional instructing. via its tone, visuals, and pedagogy, the e-book is out there to and respectful of readers with a variety of talents and studying types.

Show description

Read More Beginnings & Beyond: Foundations in Early Childhood Education

Pregnancy for Modern Girls: The Naked Truth About Being Pregnant

By Hollie Smith

If you would like a sugar-coated consultant to being pregnant, this is not it! With you thru each degree, the being pregnant for contemporary women is a fresh, fair advisor to 9 months of frightening judgements, scientific jargon and life-changing occasions. From scans, maternity go away and customary being pregnant illnesses, to what labour's fairly like, we inform you directly - the type of frank, sincere suggestion you are expecting out of your most sensible mate. We conceal the questions that you will really need the solutions to yet would possibly not are looking to ask, together with: * I obtained fairly under the influence of alcohol within the first three months - will my child be okay? * Will i must put on significant pants? * what is an episiotomy? * Are piles inevitable? * am i able to nonetheless have intercourse whilst i am large? * packed with sensible recommendation, this ebook may help waylay your fears and confirm you are making the suitable offerings for you and your child.

Show description

Read More Pregnancy for Modern Girls: The Naked Truth About Being Pregnant

Not Just a Witch

By Eva Ibbotson

Hectate Tenbury-Smith can flip humans into animals, and create new animals out of skinny air. She’s an animal witch, and a contemporary graduate of a faculty for solid witches. decided to make the area a greater position, Heckie befriends a boy named Daniel, and informs him of her project to do reliable through turning undesirable humans into animals. jointly, Heckie and Daniel practice many an exceptional deed, akin to turning the suggest proprietor of a nursing domestic right into a warthog. yet then Heckie falls in love with the conniving Lionel Knacksap. Can Daniel foil Lionel’s evil plans and retailer Heckie from a damaged center?

Show description

Read More Not Just a Witch