Polar bears... grizzly bears... Caribou.... moose... snowshoe hares... bald eageles. There is a wonderful variety of wild animals that live in Alaska. This audiobook Introduces the animals that live and thrive in Alaska's harsh environment.
Meet the Wizard of Menlo Park, and see how he grew from a lonely, inquisitive boy who carried out experiments in his basement to the smart, enterprising, and imaginative inventor who gave us the stock-market ticker, helped develop the phonograph and cinema, and even came up with the first storage battery and electric car.
Su cara lo hace distinto y él solo quiere ser uno más. Camina siempre mirando al suelo, la cabeza gacha, y con el flequillo tratando en vano de esconder su rostro, pero, aun así, es objeto de miradas furtivas, susurros ahogados y codazos de asombro. August sale poco. Su vida transcurre entre las acogedoras paredes de su casa, entre la compañía de su familia, su perra Daisy, y las increíbles historias de La guerra de las galaxias.
Mary, mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? This audiobook gives a brief explanation of what flowers need to thrive. Is it just sun, soil, and water?
Crazy Horse was a respected war leader of the Oglala Lakota, who fought against the U.S. federal government in an effort to preserve the traditions and values of the Lakota way of life and participated in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in June 1876. He later died in a scuffle against soldiers when captured.
On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus and give up her seat to a white man. This refusal to give up her dignity sparked the Montgomery bus boycott, a yearlong struggle, and a major victory in the civil rights movement.
"interesting informative... just a bit dull"
At least as far back as the ancient myth of Icarus, humans longed to fly - but it wasn't until December 17, 1903, on the windy dunes of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, that the dream finally came true. And it was all thanks to Orville and Wilbur Wright, two former bicycle mechanics who built their first toy plane - a rubber-band powered rotary - when they were just children.
Sheldon convinces Lucy, Sam, April, and Amanda to join him at a weeklong sleepaway summer camp - Camp Paleo: Live Like a Caveman. Like cavemen, they're going to have to make do without air-conditioning or a heated pool. They'll learn archery and dig for fossils. And Grandma's coming, too; she's taking a job as lunch lady for the camp next door.
A fourteen year old boy invents a comicbook fantasy world ruled by a bookdwelling insect named Frankenlouse. I am called Nick. I was fourteen the year of this story, the year that changed my life . . .Nick Reber is a cadet with cartoonist dreams. Nick's father, a bythebooks control freak, believes his son's creative aspirations are a waste of time. As commanding officer of Blister Military Academy, he makes Nick march in step - or else.
When Cold War tension was at its height, Joseph ("call me Joe") McCarthy conducted an anti-Communist crusade endorsed by millions of Americans, despite his unfair and unconstitutional methods.
Newbery Award-winning author Russell Freedman offers up this powerful account of the survival of American soldiers while camped at Valley Forge during a crucial period in the American Revolution. George Washington's army almost perished during the winter of 1777-78. Camped at Valley Forge, about twenty miles from Philadelphia, the revolutionaries endured severe hardship because the army's supply system had collapsed. They were without food, clothing, and blankets.
When the Delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution, they knew it was not perfect. They were concerned their government might be too powerful and not respect the rights of its citizens. So at the first session of the United States Congress in 1789, they voted on a set of ten amendments, aimed to preserve and protect the rights and liberties of all citizens.
How did the colonists of Jamestown and Maryland live and die? Forensic anthropology provides an incredible array of answers. Scientists can look into a grave and determine the skeleton's gender, age at time of death, nationality, and sometimes even economic standing within minutes. Laboratory studies can provide cause of death information.
Describes the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence as well as the personalities and politics behind its framing.
From their top-selling albums and sensational sold-out tours to their forthcoming TV series and Disney Channel original movie Camp Rock, the Jonas Brothers have gone from obscurity to superstardom in the course of a year, and Kevin, Joe, and Nick are here to stay.
Cheerleaders blend amazing athletic skills and spirited talent to perform breathtaking stunts. They work hard to boost school pride and win over judges at stiff competitions. Coaches expect teamwork, dedication, good grades, and healthy attitudes. From warm-up stretches and proper form to voice projection and time management, this series delivers fun tips and surprising details that score big with listeners!
Cheerleaders blend amazing athletic skills and spirited talent to perform breathtaking stunts. They work hard to boost school pride and win over judges at stiff competitions. Coaches expect teamwork, dedication, good grades, and healthy attitudes. From warm-up stretches and proper form to voice projection and time management, this series delivers fun tips and surprising details that score big with readers!
This complete guide to the lives and careers of two of Disney's biggest stars - Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez - details their rise to fame from their early days becoming best friends on the set of Barney and Friends to touring with the Jonas Brothers and finally securing record deals of their own. Including sections on their hit shows Sonny with a Chance and Wizards of Waverly Place as well as Camp Rock, their music, and their upcoming Disney channel original movie Princess Protection Program.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep by Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin, read by Rachel Bavidge and Roy McMillian. This groundbreaking number-one best seller is sure to turn nightly bedtime battles into a loving and special end-of-day ritual. This child-tested, parent-approved story uses an innovative technique that brings a calm end to any child's day.
"story is amazing but audible spoils the ending"
Captivating bedtime meditations to bring peace, joy, and calm to the end of the day. There are three segments in this audio, each approximately 18 minutes in length. Choose from: By the Sea, An Adventure in Space, and Snowflake. May be used any time for general relaxation as well as bedtime.
These stunning meditations vary from 4 to 10 minutes each in length and can be used separately or run together. Tracks include: Jellyfish Relaxation; An Underwater Dolphin Ride; The Magic Rainbow; Butterfly Relaxation; Enchanted Garden, and a Hot Air Balloon Trip. Beautiful calm journeys to help children with confidence, self esteem, and creativity.
"My children love this"
French Club is packed with songs, rhymes, jokes and tongue twisters designed to be engaging, memorable and enjoyable. Children as young as 3 and as old as 12 will enjoy singing along to the catchy rhythms of French Club. Learning language from a young age should be a fun, stress-free activity. By listening and joining in as native speaking French children have fun in French, your child will be learning without even realising it.
What can you do when you're trapped in a technology time warp? When Louis's parents decide he spends too much time 'glued to screens' they come up with their worst idea ever - a total ban on tablets, computers and mobiles! Louis needs a plan to fight back, and fast! Can his best friend Maddy come to the rescue? This is the brilliantly funny sequel to My Parents Are Driving Me Crazy.
Bedtime Relaxations for Children contains six guided relaxations to help calm the busiest of young minds at the end of the day. The sessions can be listened to night after night to help your child relax and drift off to sleep peacefully. Having a child who struggles to fall asleep can be stressful for both child and parent. This audio has been devised with that in mind.
Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly, and disgusting bits about World War II!
Learn all about the Savage Stone Age, with all the nasty bits left in. You probably thought that Stone Age people spent all their time standing stones up on one end and rubbing sticks together to make fires.
The first two thrilling adventures in the brand-new collectible series for children, from survival expert and Chief Scout Bear Grylls. Each audiobook follows a different child on an outdoor activity camp. This volume features two exciting adventures. Blizzard Challenge: Can his adventure with Bear Grylls change Olly's mind about teamwork and perseverance? Desert Challenge: Sophie loves activity camp...but is terrified of insects. Will Sophie overcome her fear of insects back in the real world?
Denizen Hardwick doesn't believe in magic - until he's ambushed by a monster created from shadows and sees it destroyed by sunlight. Now Denizen is about to discover that there's a world beyond the one he knows. A world of living darkness where an unseen enemy awaits. Fortunately for humanity, between us and the shadows stand the Knights of the Borrowed Dark. Unfortunately for Denizen, he's one of them....
"Really enjoyable book by a really promising writer"
Does your young child seem to lack self-confidence? This gently relaxing, imaginative download for quiet-time or bedtime listening for five- to eight-year-olds could well be your answer. Children imagine drifting off to a lovely garden where they find a pack of special balloons. They blow any worries or self-doubt into the balloons and watch them float off into the sky. Then they discover their magic confidence pebble by the garden pond and, picking it up, feel themselves filled with confidence. They see their reflection in the pond and notice how confident and special they are.
The Gruffalo's Child returns with her very own song to introduce a truly monster musical session! As well as being the UK's most successful picture book author and the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate, Julia Donaldson is a gifted songwriter for children. This volume contains nine of her best-loved songs, including The Gruffalo's Child, Nut Tree and The World inside a Book, as well as a number of other fun-filled action songs.
"my baby daughter lives this songs"
The first book of Funtastic is a collection of riddles and puzzles for kids and young adults. It's family friendly, with no questionable language, and contains some very clever riddles that will challenge young brains.
This is the most unique quiz show ever! Brian Brain's quizzes can be enjoyed by the whole family. Why? Because there are always two sets of questions: one for the younger members of the family (the Budding Brains) and one for the grown ups (the Boffs). Each Budding Brain question is taken from the basis of the UK National Curriculum and is specific to the child's age group, Key Stage, and subject.
Colton Burpo came back from his trip to heaven with a very important message: Jesus really, really loves children. In an effort to reach even more families with this eternally significant story, this runaway best seller is now told from Colton - kid to kids! Children will receive the same comfort and assurance that so many adults have received from the book.
Andrew Watson was the first black footballer in the UK. Find out how he reached this position and what life was like for professional footballers in 1870 in this biography of the sportsman by Adam Sunderland.
You've just stumbled upon the magic way to learn your times tables - with The Pirate, the Parrot and the Genie! Narrated by the brilliant Stephen Fry, and featuring Chris Emmett and Mark Angus, this vocal performance will have your child effortlessly learning their times tables and laughing their heads off at the same time.
Was hat ein Floh mit Musik zu tun? Eine Menge! Pit der kleine Floh wohnt auf Rex dem Schäferhund. Er liebt es, wenn im Konzertsaal nebenan musiziert wird. Er möchte zusehen und erfahren wo, von wem und vor allem wie diese Musik gemacht wird. Und eines Tages geht der Traum für Pit in Erfüllung. Pit lässt sich in den Konzertsaal einschmuggeln und traut seinen Augen kaum. Es ist alles so riesengroß. Durch Zufall landet er im Konzertflügel. Hier trifft er Tara, eine winzige Spinne...
Written for playtime and bedtime, happy times and fearful times, and all times in between, the Lucado Treasury of Bedtime Prayers is a wonderful collection of classic children's prayers and new prayers by best-selling author Max Lucado and his wife Denalyn. These prayers will help your child see that God is always there for them, ready to listen, guide, comfort, and love. Because you can't stop every scrape, heal every broken heart, or banish every bully, but you can teach your child to pray.
"Rubber baby buggy bumpers" - say this three times as fast as you can. How about try saying "loopy lizards lying lazily aloft a little lane of logs" without messing up. This tongue twister book is a huge collection of funny phrases, ridiculous rhymes, and silly sentences that'll have kids laughing for hours. Each one challenges your mouth muscles as you try to say these tongue twisters faster and multiple times.