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101 DOG TRICKS

101 DOG TRICKS

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101 Dog Tricks is an international bestseller in 18 languages with over a half-million copies sold worldwide! This beautifully designed book features step-by-step instructions with easy-to-follow color photos of each step.

Each trick is rated with a difficulty rating and prerequisites to get you started quickly. Tips and troubleshooting boxes cover common problems, while Build on it! ideas suggest more complicated tricks that build on each new skill.

Tricks range from simple ones like Sit, Shake Hands, Fetch, and Roll Over, to extraordinary ones like Tidy Up Your Toys into the Toybox and Get a Soda from the Fridge. Organized by theme, it's easy to find the next trick to work on with your dog. Just a few of the themes to choose from:

  • Chores, such as Newspaper Delivery and Get Your Leash
  • Funny tricks, such as Doggy Push-ups and Play the Piano
  • Dancing, such as Moonwalk and Chorus Line Kicks
  • Love, such as Kisses and Wave Goodbye
  • Trick training will help you bond with your dog and integrate him or her into your family. Tricks also help keep your dog mentally and physically healthy and establish paths of communication between you. Many tricks build skills used in dog sports, dog dancing, and dog therapy work. 101 Dog Tricks will inspire you to do more with your dog!

    Millions of people have found success with Kyra Sundance's step-by-step techniques--and you can, too.

    Also by Kyra Sundance, learn to do even more with your dog with: The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook; 51 Puppy Tricks; 10-Minute Dog Training Games; 101 Dog Tricks, Kids Edition; Dog Training 101; The Pocket Guide to Dog Tricks; Kyra's Canine Conditioning; and The Joy of Dog Training.

    ADV GIRLS

    ADVENTURE GIRLS

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    Adventurous activities that encourage independence for girls ages 6 to 12

    Discover a new world of exciting, creative crafts for girls. Adventure Girls! is the perfect choice for any young girl who wants to work with her hands, get dirty, and explore the outdoors.

    Go beyond other craft books by empowering young girls to be bold and innovative. Whether they're going on a nature scavenger hunt, flying paper airplanes, learning magic tricks, or creating their own secret code, girls will find all kinds of fun and engaging things to do that will teach them just how amazing they can be!

    This adventurous collection of crafts features:

  • Outdoor skills―Master cool outdoorsy abilities like compass making, using trail markers, and building a shelter.
  • Scientific exploration―Hone different scientific skills through constellation identification, animal observation, and bird watching.
  • Creative play―Unlock fantastic possibilities by making a rope swing on a backyard tree, going on a scavenger hunt, and playing Capture the Flag.
  • Adventure Girls! is the perfect collection of curiosity-sparking outdoor activities and crafts for girls.

    ALPHABREATHS

    ALPHABREATHS

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    In Alphabreaths, children will learn their ABCs and the basics of mindfulness through playful breathing exercises. Breaths like Mountain Breath and Redwood Breath will connect them with nature, while breaths like Heart Breath and Wish Breath will help them remember to fill their heart with gratitude and send good wishes to others.

    Simple, playful, and with delightful illustrations, Alphabreaths is the perfect introduction to mindfulness and breath awareness.

    Backpack Explorer: On the Nature Trail: What Will You Find?

    Backpack Explorer: On the Nature Trail: What Will You Find?

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    Gold Mom's Choice Award Winner

    Jump-start curiosity with this take-along field guide for children ages 4 to 8. From worms, birds, and spiders to trees, flowers, and clouds, young explorers learn what to look and listen for wherever they are -- whether in a nature preserve, an urban park, or a suburban backyard. Seek-and-find lists, on-the-trail art projects, and discovery games get kids engaged in hands-on learning about nature, and a real pull-out magnifying glass helps them get a close-up glimpse of leaf veins, seed pods, and tiny insects. Filled with activities, checklists, and stickers, this interactive nature guide belongs in every kid's backpack.

    BEING ME

    BEING ME

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    A Kids Guide to Boosting SelfConfidence and SelfEsteem. Tools kids need to explore their strengths and be confident in school with friends and importantly, with themselves.
    BREATHE LIKE A BEAR

    BREATHE LIKE A BEAR

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    Breathe Like a Bear is a beautifully illustrated collection of mindfulness exercises designed to teach kids techniques for managing their bodies, breath, and emotions. Best of all, these 30 simple, short breathing practices and movements can be performed anytime, anywhere: in the car to the grocery store, during heavy homework nights at home, or even at a child's desk at school.

    Based on Kira Willey's Parents' Choice GOLD Award-winning CD, Mindful Moments for Kids, this one-of-a-kind book is sure to help kids find calm, gain focus, and feel energized during the day, and encourage families to establish a fun and consistent mindfulness practice, whether at home or on the go.

    CAT BREED GD

    CAT BREED GD

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    From the experts who brought you How to Speak Cat, learn all about 71 different cat breeds.

    From Russian Blues and Munchkins to Maine Coons and Persians, this comprehensive guide gives an overview of 71 different cat breeds. Each profile includes the breed's "cat stats": country of origin, size, coat color and pattern, grooming difficulty, and cat-titude. With the help of veterinarian Dr. Gary Weitzman and cat behaviorist Mieshelle Nagelschneider, kids will also learn how to choose the right cat for them, how to take care of their new feline friend, and how to understand its behavior. Fun feature spreads cover cats in popular culture, prehistoric cats, and the house cat's wild cousins. This comprehensive guide is perfect for the cat-crazy kid, and is an excellent reference for families who are bringing home their first four-legged family member.

    Chess for Kids

    Chess for Kids

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    Want to become a chess Grandmaster?

    International Master and renowned chess tutor Michael Basman teaches you the rules, skills, and techniques in this visual guide to chess.

    From the history of chess and the aim of the game to essential tactics and taking it even farther in clubs, tournaments, and championships, Chess for Kids covers it all.

    Before explaining techniques, the book details each piece - pawns, bishops, the king, and more - to ensure kids have a comprehensive understanding before they begin to play. Chess board graphics illustrate different scenarios and support the text explanations so readers can visualize different moves and their potential outcomes as they go.

    Let Chess for Kids and International Master Michael Basman turn you into a champion chess player.

    COMICS: EASY AS ABC: THE ESSEN

    COMICS: EASY AS ABC: THE ESSEN

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    Filled with activities, Comics: Easy as ABC is a fun way for young readers to effortlessly and playfully start thinking like writers and artists. This simple guide is also aimed at parents, teachers, and librarians: all will enjoy learning the ABCs of this popular and rapidly growing medium.
    Children kindergarten-age and up are shown how to use basic shapes to make faces, eyes, noses, and design their own characters. Ivan Brunetti's funny and incisive advice on the language of comics (panels, lettering, balloons, and so much more) naturally leads budding artists and writers into thinking about their characters, settings, and prompts. A section with essential tips on how to read comics with young children rounds out the package. Featuring advice from master cartoonists and star authors-- including Geoffrey Hayes, Eleanor Davis, Art Spiegelman, and many others.
    DANGEROUS BK FOR BOYS

    DANGEROUS BK FOR BOYS

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    The bestselling book--more than 1.5 million copies sold--for every boy from eight to eighty, covering essential boyhood skills such as building tree houses, learning how to fish, finding true north, and even answering the age old question of what the big deal with girls is--now a Prime Original Series created by Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) and Greg Mottola (Superbad).

    In this digital age, there is still a place for knots, skimming stones and stories of incredible courage. This book recaptures Sunday afternoons, stimulates curiosity, and makes for great father-son activities. The brothers Conn and Hal have put together a wonderful collection of all things that make being young or young at heart fun--building go-carts and electromagnets, identifying insects and spiders, and flying the world's best paper airplanes.

    Skills covered include:

  • The Greatest Paper Airplane in the World
  • The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • The Five Knots Every Boy Should Know
  • Stickball
  • Slingshots
  • Fossils
  • Building a Treehouse*
  • Making a Bow and Arrow
  • Fishing (revised with US Fish)
  • Timers and Tripwires
  • Baseball's Most Valuable Players
  • Famous Battles-Including Lexington and Concord, The Alamo, and Gettysburg
  • Spies-Codes and Ciphers
  • Making a Go-Cart
  • Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary
  • Girls
  • Cloud Formations
  • The States of the U.S.
  • Mountains of the U.S.
  • Navigation
  • The Declaration of Independence
  • Skimming Stones
  • Making a Periscope
  • The Ten Commandments
  • Common US Trees
  • Timeline of American History
  • DOUBLE DANGEROUS BK FOR BOYS

    DOUBLE DANGEROUS BK FOR BOYS

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    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Dangerous Book for Boys comes the long-awaited sequel - another action-packed adventure guide featuring full-color illustrations, perfect for dads, grads, and boys of all ages.

    The Double Dangerous Book for Boys is a treasure trove of the essential activities and skills that have defined generations of boyhoods, from building a treehouse to fishing to finding true north.

  • Designed with the same nostalgic look and feel as the first book, this companion volume includes more than 70 new chapters and important skills, fascinating historical information, and captivating stories, including:

  • How to pick a padlock

  • Making a Flying Machine

  • Tying a Windsor Knot

  • Advice from Fighting Men

  • Questions About the Law

  • Chess Openings

  • Making Perfume

  • Maps of Historic Empires: British, Ottoman, Genghis, Persian, Medes, Babylonian, Alexander

  • Great Speeches

  • Forgotten Explorers

  • How to Wire a Plug and Make a lamp

  • Writing a Thank You Letter

  • Polishing Shoes

  • Parents looking to reduce screen time and rediscover the great outdoors can use this book to fill weekend afternoons and summer days with wonder, excitement, adventure, and fun--learn to build go-carts and electromagnets, identify insects and spiders, and fly the world's best paper airplanes.

    This charming and practical guide, packed with hundreds of full-color charts, maps, diagrams, and illustrations, will ignite the imagination and stimulate curiosity, and provide grandfathers, fathers, sons, and brothers the opportunity to deepen their bonds. Conn Iggulden has at last put together a second wonderful collection that is the essence of boyhood.

    EATS SHOOTS & LEAVES

    EATS SHOOTS & LEAVES

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    Punctuation play at its finest!

    Illuminating the comical confusion the lowly comma can cause, this new edition of Eats, Shoots & Leaves uses lively, subversive illustrations to show how misplacing or leaving out a comma can change the meaning of a sentence completely.

    This picture book is sure to elicit gales of laughter--and better punctuation--from all who read it.

    EE DRAWING BK OF ANIMALS

    EE DRAWING BK OF ANIMALS

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    Using simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw a variety of animals, including lions, frogs, mice, birds, dragons, and more! This classic book is packed with cool things that kids-and not a few adults-really want to draw. Easy and fun, the book provides hours of art-full entertainment.
    EVERYTHING KIDS' PUZZLE BOOK:

    EVERYTHING KIDS' PUZZLE BOOK:

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    Wind your way through pages of endless fun!

    Decode a secret message using the phases of the moon, wind your way through a pizza maze, find hidden presidents, borrow some drachmas, unscramble an invention time line, play super duper tic-tac-toe, classic hangman, match up snowflakes, and more with The Everything Kids' Puzzle Book!

    You can also look for Mervin the Mouse every time you turn the page--he's watching from his hiding place to help you through this wild and whacky jam-packed puzzle book! Sharpen more than one pencil--there are enough puzzles here to keep you entertained for hours!

    HANDFUL OF QUIET: HAPPINESS IN

    HANDFUL OF QUIET: HAPPINESS IN

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    A Handful of Quiet presents one of the best known and most innovative meditation practices developed by Thich Nhat Hanh as part of the Plum Village community's practice with children. Pebble meditation is a playful and fun activity that parents and educators can do with their children to introduce them to meditation. It is designed to involve children in a hands-on and creative way that touches on their interconnection with nature. Practicing pebble meditation can help relieve stress, increase concentration, nourish gratitude, and can help children deal with difficult emotions.

    A Handful of Quiet is a concrete activity that parents and educators can introduce to children in school settings, in their local communities or at home, in a way that is meaningful and inviting. Any adult wishing to plant seeds of peace, relaxation, and awareness in children will find this unique meditation guide helpful. Children can also enjoy doing pebble meditation on their own.

    Beautiful color illustrations by Wietske Vriezen, illustrator of Planting Seeds (ISBN-13: 978-1-935209-80-5) and Mindful Movements (978-1-888375-79-4).

    LAUGH OUT LOUD JOKES FOR KIDS

    LAUGH OUT LOUD JOKES FOR KIDS

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    Over 1.5 million sold!



    USA TODAY bestseller!



    Wall Street Journal bestseller!


    What happens to race car drivers when they eat too much? They get indy-gestion. Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids provides children ages 7-10 many hours of fun and laughter. Young readers will have a blast sharing this collection of hundreds of one-liners, knock knock jokes, tongue twisters, and more with their friends and family! This mega-bestselling book will have children rolling on the floor with laughter and is sure to be a great gift idea for any child.
    Logic Puzzles for Clever Kids: Fun Brain Games for Ages 4 & Up

    Logic Puzzles for Clever Kids: Fun Brain Games for Ages 4 & Up

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    Help kids ages 4 to 6 give their brain a workout with 50+ challenging logic puzzles

    These mind-bending brain games and logic puzzles for kids will keep young minds engaged and learning while having tons of fun.

    Featuring more than 50 brain games that come in 7 varieties--including sequencing, patterns, analogies, and inferences--this collection of logic puzzles make it fun for your little brainiac to build their analysis and critical thinking skills.

    This standout among puzzle books features:

  • Challenging puzzles--Keep even the smartest kids engaged with tough but fair puzzles, as well as prompts that help you get involved too.
  • Chances to learn--Help your little one build their brainpower as they learn to recognize patterns, understand analogies, think critically, and more.
  • Colorful images--Keep their eye on the page with puzzles featuring tons of adorable and colorful illustrations.
  • Get youngsters away from a screen and focused on brain-boosting fun with this book of logic puzzles for kids.

    Maker Camp: Heritage Crafts and Skill-Building Projects for Kids

    Maker Camp: Heritage Crafts and Skill-Building Projects for Kids

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    Classic and innovative hands-on projects for kids ages 3 and up designed to teach both heritage skills and how to think creatively.

    Handcraft is part of human nature: we build, we create, we innovate. The 20+ projects in this book from an experienced art educator weave a story of human innovation and creativity, from the very beginnings of building shelters in the woods to tinkering with recycled materials. Heritage skills teach children how to be independent and capable makers; fiber and wood projects offer rewarding crafts that also teach planning, preparation, and safe risk taking; and tinkering activities connect the low-tech process of making and doing with innovation. From soap carving and knot tying to building toy cars and junk robots, this book brings the fun of making things with your hands to young kids and links skills of the past with the present.

    The book also explores how to set up a maker space and teaches foundational workshop practices that can easily be applied to the home studio. Each project offers extensions for different ages and abilities and provides guiding questions to enrich the experience for both the maker (teacher/parent) and the apprentice (child) to encourage and celebrate creative, practical play.

    MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS

    MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS

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    Mindfulness for Kids offers fun activities for kids ages 6-12 to stay cool, happy, and present with mindfulness.

    Homework horrors, chores, and not-so-friendly friends-that's enough to make any kid's brain hurt. The secret to staying cool is easy: it's called mindfulness-and this book gives kids fun activities to practice it on their own.

    Mindfulness for Kids applies mindfulness exercises to stories and real-life scenarios that kids go through at home, school, and with friends. Shared through the voices of five children: Jasmine, Willow, Kayli, Colby, and Zeke, Mindfulness for Kids is an engaging, kid-friendly guide for handling tough situations and powerful emotions mindfully.

    From using belly breathing to help with panic before a presentation to actively listening to siblings, Mindfulness for Kids addresses the everyday challenges that kids face with:

  • Mindfulness 101 that teaches kids what mindfulness is, and how they can be mindful of their emotions and senses.
  • Relatable, real-life scenarios that kids encounter at home, school, and with friends.
  • 30 Fun exercises that show kids how tricks like a gratitude list, "counting to calm", and even yoga poses can help them relax and feel better from not-so-nice feelings.
  • Mindfulness is a kind of superpower we all have but don't know how to use. In this book, kids will learn how to use this power to feel good about themselves and the world around them through activities and stories told by kids, for kids.

    PUPPY TRAINING FOR KIDS

    PUPPY TRAINING FOR KIDS

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    Kids and dogs are naturally attracted to each other, and this brand-new title introduces boys and girls to the responsibilities and the joys of puppy care, training, and companionship. Topics covered include--

  • Purchasing puppy supplies
  • Housetraining and socializing your puppy
  • Understanding your puppy's behavior and body language
  • Keeping your puppy out of trouble
  • The basics of puppy training
  • Fun and games with puppies

    Young readers will find advice on exercise, selecting chew toys, clicker training, teaching the puppy to meet both human and animal friends, and much more. Sidebar features advise parents on guiding their children toward responsible dog ownership. The book is filled with engaging and instructive color photos.

  • SEWING FOR KIDS

    SEWING FOR KIDS

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    Get crafty with super fun sewing projects for kids ages 6 to 9

    From an adorable Needle House to an awesome Pizza Pencil Case, there are so many awesome things that can be sewn with just a needle and thread. Packed with beginner techniques for hand and machine sewing, Sewing for Kids takes you stitch-by-stitch from threading a needle to making your own Fingerless Gloves.

    Get started with the ins and outs of hand-sewing, like how to tie a knot or sew a whipstitch, and before you know it, you'll be sewing on a sewing machine! Wow your friends with your own handmade Fruit Purse―then, take your sewing up a notch with magical machine-sewing projects, like a Winter Beanie and Shark Tail Blanket.

    Sewing for Kids includes:

  • Needlework newbies―Start stitching with easy-to-understand techniques, safety rules, basic stitches to build on, and tips for filling your sewing kit.
  • Something for everyone―These fun and funky hand-sewing and machine-sewing projects increase in difficulty so you can get comfortable sewing and then practice your skills.
  • That's sew you!―Have a blast sewing handmade goods, like a Sloth Backpack Charm, a Tic-Tac-Toe Pillow, and a Beanbag Chair―or customize your crafts with tips to make it your own.
  • With Sewing for Kids, you'll have stitches of fun and a special skill you can feel proud of for a lifetime.