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Elizabeth loves donuts—maybe too much. When her Dad says, “No donuts today,” she pouts, smells the donuts next door, and sneaks in the donut shop. There she sees hundreds of donuts…whizzing by. Every kind she could imagine. And Elizabeth had to have one. But when she has MORE than one, strange and hilarious things happen. The book is illustrated and picture book length, but it is more than that. It has a graphic novel feel that will appeal to older children. The younger kids will like the fun text while adults and older children will be drawn to the clever illustrations and hidden features. The book has over 40 illustrations, a word search, and donut jokes. Fun for all ages.
Petulya salvages a magical key and graduates from wizardry classes. Hapgood uses his magic as best he can to help save Calliope, who has been grabbed by a mysterious rider. Lilyac appears to have run away with a young elf, but instead she has been kidnapped. Trink and Obrigay have gone missing. Petulya partially decodes a note that says Janolo is trapped on the dragon world. Petulya tries to rescue him, but to do that she has to return to the world where she was nearly killed.
Poor baby sheep has never had a haircut. When the farmer finally gives him a much-needed trim, he gets to see the farm for the very first time. The problem is...he doesn't know what his mommy look like or where to find her!
Video games don’t train you for real-world dragon fighting. 100+ five-star reviews. Experience it for yourself! Andy Smithson just found out how much the zap of a wizard's curse can sting. But after an epically bad day, he finds wizards are the least of his problems. An otherworldly force draws him to a medieval world where fire-breathing dragons, deranged pixies, and vengeful spirits are the way of things. Trading his controller for a sword of legend, Andy embarks upon an epic quest to break a centuries-old curse oppressing the land. It isn't chance that plunges him into the adventure though, for he soon discovers ancestors his parents have kept hidden from him are behind the curse. Blast of the Dragon's Fury is a coming-of-age, epic fantasy adventure featuring fast-paced action, sw ...
Just as Ricky is about to be tried for piracy, an ill wind blows a wretched soul into the ship's brig. A mysterious seaman, William Shakespeare, tells of fleeing the Flying Dutchman, a ghost ship sailed by the dead, demons and worse. Before Ricky can learn more about this outlandish tale, he's sentenced to hang. As the hangman is about to tighten the noose around Ricky's neck, the young man bolts from the gallows and dives head-long into the sea.
Rose didn't count on becoming a mother to a brand new baby dragon egg. She's always wanted to be a paleontologist, and is now in college studying to become one. But a chance meeting at the American Musuem of Natural History turns her world upside down. Because, millions of years after dragons have gone extinct, there's an egg that seems to be unexpectedly . . . alive. The egg knows what he wants. He wants Rose and a stranger, Henry, to be his new parents. But can three strangers of two different species become a family? A 14,000 word G-rated new adult fantasy.
Adeline Jamieson has been bullied by her used-to-be best friend, Payton, since the seventh grade. She takes every chance she can to make Adeline feel worthless.
As Adeline's life begins its down hill spiral, she befriends Karlee, a captivating girl with Down's Syndrome who shows her that life does go on and that you can’t give up on that small glimmer of hope. Will Karlee teach Adeline to forgive and push ahead, or will she crumble under the weight of her world?
Cute for kids, a bit twisted and funny for adults! A Guppy??
But I wanted a Puppy! Guppy Butter is the darkly humorous tale of a young girl's wish for a puppy, but who ends up getting a Guppy instead.
She tries her best to meet her father's demands that if she can keep a fish alive, she'll be allowed to get a puppy.
Tragedy after humorous tragedy ensues as she endures the taunts of her older brother and does her best to keep her fishies alive!
Complimented by the amazing art of artist Amanda Gielen, this illustrated tale will leave you laughing!
How To Prepare Your Child To Cope With The Life and Death Situation Arising From A Home Emergency.
Accidents and emergencies can unravel even the strongest of us, and can be exceptionally frightening to a child. Family pets have often proved to be rescuers and a calming source of strength in hard situations.
They may not have superpowers like Sam in the story of Lights Out, but they do tend to hold the heart of a hero under their fur. This story provides a great opportunity to introduce emergency procedures, and even establish a personal plan with your family, should such measures ever be needed.
"Jalina (5 yo) loves Musiville. She's decided she wants to learn to play a musical instrument, but doesn't know which one yet." ~ S.K. Nicholls A group of animals has evolved into musical instruments and have formed their own little village: Musiville. When everyone starts playing their own tune, however, an invader starts tearing down their buildings. Who can save Musiville from this unexpected threat? This is the second children's book of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of the multiple award-winner Runaway Smile.
Winner of the Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award, in the Young Adult Fiction category. Award-Winning Finalist in the "Children's Fiction" category of the 2015 International Book Awards, Award-Winning Finalist in the 2015 Independent Author Network Book of the Year Awards. "I woke up this morning and I had lost my smile and it wasn't my fault and I looked everywhere and it was gone. Then I met a workman and a king and the best salesman in the world and a clown and no-one wanted to give me theirs. At school, I asked Miss to give me hers, but she gave us a pop quiz instead, and then no-one was smiling and..." A little boy's smile runs away until it owner learns that an unshared smile is a wasted smile.
Sam is a ninth grade girl trying to enjoy her first year of high school. Sam knows she has Down syndrome but she doesn't feel different; even though other kids sometimes treat her that way. Sam's new adventure involves a mini family reunion, exploring the interesting spaces of a retired military base and learning how hard it can be to "do the right thing". Challenges and new mysteries are all chronicled in Sam's private journal. In this book, Sam discovers that being yourself isn't just about what people can see; sometimes what you can't see is the most important part.
Sam is an eight-grade girl living a regular life, enjoying her family, school and traveling. She doesn't feel different but sometimes others treat her differently because she has Down syndrome. Sam's private journal chronicles what begins as a summer vacation...and turns into a brand new adventure, filled with friendship, mystery and a secret island. Dr. Sean Adelman crafts this second book in the series with themes of diversity, acceptance and growing up. Readers will laugh, learn and hold their breath along with Sam as a simple stay at the beach becomes more exciting than she ever imagined.
Join Sam as she embarks on her first big adventure in this middle-grade mystery full of fun, suspense...and just the right amount of spying! Sam is a middle school girl living a normal life-except when she is occasionally bullied for the differences kids perceive in her. Sam has Down syndrome. See how she and her brother John work together to find some stolen money, help a new friend and escape real danger in this exciting adventure!
It's a rainy day...what's a kid to do? Play outside in the rain of course! Mom is usually willing to enjoy the fun, but today, she hasn't even showered yet. When her daughter persists, mom gives in and simply showers in the rain! Join in on the fun any mom can have by going back to being a kid at heart with this whimsical story about a mom trying to handle it all and a child just trying to have a good morning in the rain!
Immerse your child in the sweet and gentle world of teddy bears with three complete picture books. Each of these bedtime stories is fully illustrated with simple and cheerful colored pencil illustrations of teddy bear families, giving the whimsical effect of a completed coloring book. The following titles are featured: The Flag Keeper (also available in paperback), Victoria Rose and the Big Bad Noise, and Sticker Shoes.
A headless doll. A boy with a habit of breaking toys. A sister who is convinced her brother is the guilty party.
Eleven-year-old Luanna Porcello is a peacemaker at heart. So it’s no surprise that she wants to help when she overhears twin siblings, Jenny and Jimmy Corbett, fighting over who broke Jenny’s beloved doll. Jenny is positive Jimmy is the culprit, but he claims he’s innocent. To uncover the truth, Luanna decides to start a kids’ court.
Halloween Trick or Treating - the buck stops here. A super children's scary story for Halloween and all year round Award winning author John Hennessy brings you his latest scary story but this time, it's for the kids. Recommended for children aged 9+ and over Four children are all dressed up and ready for Halloween. There’s Kirsty, the witch. Craig the vampire. Then there’s Nula, the ghost, and Toby, who’s co-ordinating things whilst dressed as a zombie. They couldn’t just be a ragtag bunch of stereotypes though, so Toby christened them the Halloweeners. Craig was new to it, though the others had celebrated Halloween before, many times before. Most of the people in the street knew the children and were happy to take their part in trick or treating. One particular ho ...
https://www.amazon.coMiddle-School - YA Novel Brian, Anna, Marc and Cecily stumble into a wizard’s spell and are swept to the Magicatory, the magical factory / laboratory where everything is made. Too bad they picked a lousy time to visit! A mysterious girl and a horde of goblins is planning an attack, one of the shape-shifting mages has been kidnapped, and a crazed dodo bird is on the loose. Now the lost siblings have to figure out how to use their new superpowers before the multiverse is destroyed and they can never return to Earth!m/Magicatory-Amy-Vansant-ebook/dp/B01D0N3HVC
Feral dogs are blamed when a popular teen is killed. Is it just coincidence that he disappeared after infuriating 14-year-old Haley, who is torn between her anger and her desire to belong? More attacks implicate a creature of Northwoods myth she befriended in its summer form. As the DNR leads a cougar hunt in town, Haley makes a desperate plan to steal a car and use their empathic bond to lead the creature away from the city -- driving alone into the fangs of a blizzard that makes roads hazardous even for experienced drivers. If she fails, either her monster or more members of her community will die.
Petulya, a fairy on the world Fyelda, wishes to become a wizard. She steals a magical item from her local wizard and flies through a portal to another world, where she is chased around by dragons.