All the animals are in a panic. The elephant's sneeze would blow the monkeys out of the trees, the feathers off the birds, the stripes off the zebra. Even the fish and the fly, the crocodile and the kangaroo, know what a catastrophe that sneeze would be. -Please don't sneeze - they beg. . . .The cla..
The newest title in Chronicle's best-selling 1,001 series offers readers a rare gift: the chance to stopright here, right nowand truly celebrate the present moment. Packaged in our signature chunky format, this upliftingvolume is filled with enlightening activities, poignant observations, and affirm..
Celebrate Halloween with this bright and adventurous picture book Fans of Room on the Broom will want to fly the night sky with these ten little witches in this fun and festive Halloween counting book Whether zooming past rattling skeletons, buzzing by pie-stealing mummies, or soaring over a werew..
This book is a practical guide to help ambitious, upwardly mobile individuals to build credible leadership. While the "contracts" are grounded in traditional strategic initiatives to advance one's career and elevate the business "bottom-line," the principles also offer valuable suggestions to establ..
100 artists who epitomize the contemporary art scene: Key figures on the avant-garde horizon This special two-volume edition features 100 of the most exciting artists from TASCHEN’s seminal Art at the Turn of the Millennium and the renowned Art Now! series - gathered in a comprehensive survey of con..
100 Facts PLANT LIFE is bursting with detailed images, fun activities and exactly 100 amazing facts for kids aged 7+. Children will learn everything they need to know about our green planet. Kids learn more easily with bite-sized information. Photographs and artworks aid children who learn through v..
Discover the secrets of the animal kingdom It's definitely not a secret that kids can't get enough of animals In 101 Animal Secrets they'll discover tons of fun and wacky facts like: - A giraffe can lick its ear with its tongue.- Mosquitoes don't bite.- Fish sleep with their eyes open.- Mice don't..
An insider's guide to the perfect interview. --Daily Express What are job interviewers actually looking for in a candidate? What questions will they ask? What does each question really mean? What are the answers that will secure you the job? James Reed, chairman of one of the world's largest rec..
GROUNDHOG DAY meets FLIPPED in this tale of a girl stuck in her birthday. It's Amanda's 11th birthday and she is super excited -- after all, 11 is so different from 10. But from the start, everything goes wrong. The worst part of it all is that she and her best friend, Leo, with whom she's shared ev..
In this companion to ABC Dream, Kim Krans elevates the simple activity of counting with pen-and-ink drawings of unusual animals and scenes of natural beauty. Delicate watercolor accents, an infusion of all-embracing spirituality, and an engrossing search-and-find element make this enchanting book a ..
2001: A Space Odyssey is the classic science fiction novel that changed the way we looked at the stars and ourselves....2001: A Space Odyssey inspired what is perhaps the greatest science fiction film ever made -- brilliantly imagined by the late Stanley Kubrick....2001 is finally here.... NUME CART..
Interviewers follow a routine. There are questions they must ask and questions they like to ask. As an interviewee you too can learn the routine - and once you're familiar with the question or type of question, you'll be so much more fluent with the answer. Often, interviews aren't combative or abou..
This revised new edition is packed with even more ways to recognize your volunteers. This book provides you with real life, proven examples that you can use to boost productivity, plus fundraising activities. NUME CARTE: 365 Ideas for Recruiting, Retaining, Motivating and Rewarding Your Volunteers: ..
In 2009, the U.S. unemployment rate approached ten percent. Today, when new work is found, it may not be traditional. Studies estimate half of the American workforce will soon consist of freelancers, consultants, independent contractors, entreprenuers, "electronic immigrants," and so forth. Are you ..
In Any Economy, It Pays to Discover Your Calling According to financial expert Dave Ramsey, "Few categories of our lives define us and grow us spiritually, emotionally, relationally, and as people. Our work is one of those defining areas. Sadly, a 'j-o-b' is what most people settle for. But as Dan ..
Great leadership in a VUCA world of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity resides in the constructive tension between healthy relationships and dynamic change. The word radical aptly describes a new style of leadership for a VUCA world because it captures this sense of constructive tensi..
EXTRA PREPARATION FOR AN EXCELLENT GED TEST SCORE.Get the extra practice you need to ace the exam and earn your GED credential with 5 full-length practice tests and complete answer explanations. It s time to put your knowledge to the test 5 Practice Exams for the GED Test provides five complete opp..
School, clubs, soccer practice, piano lessons, study groups, latte with friends, dinner with grandparents, sleepovers, birthday parties, shopping--young ladies today are always on the go, their busy lives filled with activities and socializing. Girls interact with more people and in more places than..
Is it possible to be a master of your reality? To be happy, and create an amazing life despite your circumstances? Hell yes That's the mantra Alexi Panos lives by in 50 Ways to Yay "If you want to go from 'blah' to 'YAY ' this book is your guide. An uplifting read with stories to inspire confidenc..
Nancy Carlson's cheerful pig is back in this vibrant ABC companion book to the best-selling I Like Me --and she's brought along a few friends to join her. The letters of the alphabet are illustrated with brightly-colored, action-packed pictures and are accompanied by read-along text. Introduce child..
Balloons are bright and floaty and shiny and perfect. More than anything else in the whole wide world, Isabel wants a balloon. Everyone will get one on Graduation Day--everyone except the porcupines, because Porcupines + Balloons = TroubleBut Isabel isn't going to settle for another boring bookmark...
An inspiring yet practical guide for transforming limitations into opportunities A Beautiful Constraint: How to Transform Your Limitations Into Advantages And Why It's Everyone's Business Now is a book about everyday, practical inventiveness, designed for the constrained times in which we live. It d..
Pig and Mouse are hard at work baking the best birthday cake EVER for Cow. But it would be a lot easier if Duck weren't hanging around, yammering on about turnips or some nonsense. (Sheesh ) With all this silliness going on, how will they manage to throw Cow a spectacular birthday party? Well, as it..
2015 Schneider Family Book Award Winner Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. Why are they all alone in empty cages? Are they being punished? More than anything, he wants to be their champion--their voice--but he stutters uncontrollably.Except when he talks to a..
It's never too early to give young boys a resource that will help them learn the skills for making right choices in life. A Boy's Guide to Making Really Good Choices is designed to help boys ages 8-12 learn how to think through their options, realize the possible consequences, and develop good decis..
What is the bravest thing in the world? A brave bear, of course And who is the best at helping a little bear feel brave? His dad. It is a hot, hot day. Dad Bear says, "I think a pair of hot bears is probably the hottest thing in the world." So Little Bear suggests they go to the river to cool down...
"A Child's Alaska "is a visual feast for young adventurers who want to see for themselves what makes the Last Frontier so special. From totem poles to summer berry-picking from sled dog racing to wild animals they may see, this educational book will give readers an unforgettable Alaskan experience. ..
A story of little ballerinas with big dreams. Little ballerinas have big dreams. Dreams of pirouettes and grande jetes, dreams of attending the best ballet schools and of dancing starring roles on stage. But in Harlem in the 1950s, dreams don't always come true--they take a lot of work and a lot of ..
Few writers capture the everyday moments of life like Gary Soto. In direct and vivid poems, he draws from his own youth in California's Central Valley to portray the joys and sorrows of young people. His writing focuses on Latino characters, yet speaks to readers of all ethnicities. Acclaimed by edu..
George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire is the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age, and is now available in a collectible box set. Now a major Sky Atlantic TV series from HBO, featuring a stellar cast. George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series has set the benchmark for contemporary ..
More than half a million readers have fallen in love with the New York Times bestseller A Gentleman in Moscow "How delightful that in an era as crude as ours this finely composed novel stretches out with old-World elegance." --The Washington Post "'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and 'Eloise' meets all th..
When Lily's blind dog, Lucky, slips his collar and runs away across the wide-open blueberry barrens of eastern Maine, it's Salma Santiago who manages to catch him. Salma, the daughter of migrant workers, is in the small town with her family for the blueberry-picking season. After their initial chanc..
On the brink of World War II, a family forced out of their London home flees to the country. Wolfie and his older sister, Dodo, are devastated to leave behind everything they've ever known, but they begin settling into their new life.One day they come across an orphaned foul, which they raise as Her..
From the simplest couplet to the mind-boggling pantoum, the award-winning team behind A POKE IN THE I shows us the many fascinating ways poetic forms take shape. PleaseOpen this book for somethingExtraordinary.Twenty-nine different poetic forms await youInside these pages. How manyCan you master? Fr..
Shel Silverstein's A Light in the Attic is now available in a special edition containing the classic hardcover book and a CD of highlights from his Grammy Award-winning album.From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the creator of the beloved poetry collections Where the Sidewalk End..
Following up the popular title for girls, A Little Book of Manners, Bob and Emilie Barnes show special little boys in your life how good sportsmanship, table manners, and appropriate language create happy times. Lively illustrations by artist Michal Sparks will captivate your favorite little gentlem..
The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours' walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day..
This Newbery Honor Winner and National Book Award Finalist is an unforgettable modern classic and features the debut of the larger-than-life Grandma Dowdel What happens when Joey and his sister, Mary Alice--two city slickers from Chicago--make their annual summer visits to Grandma Dowdel's seemingly..
At the end of a lovely day, Big Daddy Rabbit knows that a special lullaby is exactly what's needed. At the end of a lovely day full of laughter and fun, little Bunny and Big Daddy Rabbit have time for one last game. All their woodland friends join in, too -- woo-hoo -- but when little Bunny gets ti..
When Chris and Toby Greyeyes find a raven in the garage, they try to trap it and hurt it with hockey sticks. To them, ravens are just a nuisance because they spread garbage all over the street. Or so they think--until a mysterious man who smells like pine needles enters their lives and teaches them ..
It seems fair to say that there have never been as many mice in any book as there are in this one This may well be because the protagonist, a singular and most ambitious cat, has promised himself that by the age of eighteen he will have imagined ONE MILLION MICE Every stripe of mouse is imagined h..
This wonderfully imaginative children's hardcover book by bestselling authors Gary Chapman and Rick Osborne, featuring four-color illustrations (with hidden details ) by Wilson Williams, Jr., will help children learn the importance of love.Based on Gary's highly successful The 5 Love Languages(R), A..
In this interactive and engaging read-aloud, bestselling author and award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell creates a funny, engaging, and almost perfect story about embracing life's messes.Little Louie's story keeps getting messed up, and he's not happy about it What's the point of telling his tale..
This imaginative board book features beautiful paintings by a renowned artist paired with playful, rhyming text. In A Picnic with Monet, Claude Monet's light-filled paintings take children on an enchanted picnic in the countryside. This board book is a fun introduction ot art and an imaginative adve..
An escaped slave, she led 300 slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad. NUME CARTE: A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman, PaperbackISBN: 082341065XPRET EDITURA: 32.64AUTOR(i): David A. AdlerEDITURA: Holiday HouseCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Ianuarie 1992DATA PUBLICARE: 1992FORMAT: 20.35 x 24.08 ..
When the people of Squawk Valley find themselves without a turkey for their Thanksgiving feast, they plot a way to lure one into town: They'll advertise for a -model- turkey to pose during an arts-and-crafts fair, and gobble the bird when they've finished the artwork. But they don't plan on meeting ..
A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day. The story of The Snowy Day begins more than one hundred years ago, when Ezra Jack Keats was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. The family were struggling Polish immigrants, and despite Keats's obvious talent, his father worrie..
Matthew Reinhart's phenomenal paper engineering, as evidenced in Cinderella and The Jungle Book brings an added dimension -- literally -- to the classic telling of Mother Goose's most treasured nursery rhymes. With six spreads of of pop ups and and mini book, this book is a phenomenal family keepsak..