Ages 6 and up
Amelia Bedelia is all boxed up—literally! This boxed set includes the first four books in the bestselling Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book series: Amelia Bedelia Means Business, Amelia Bedelia Unleashed, Amelia Bedelia Road Trip! and Amelia Bedelia Goes Wild! The Amelia Bedelia books have sold more than 35 million copies.Short, fast-paced chapters, tons of friends and funny situations, and black-and-white illustrations by Lynne Avril on every page make the Amelia Bedelia chapter books an ideal choice for readers of the Ivy + Bean, Magic Tree House, and Judy Moody books. Each book features a guide to the idioms introduced in the story. The Amelia Bedelia chapter book boxed set makes a great gift and a wonderful way to introduce newly independent readers to a favorite character!
Ages 4 and up
A slice of Alligator Pie-sized for little ones! One of the best loved Canadian poems of all time, "Alligator Pie" established Dennis Lee's reputation as "Canada's Father Goose" when it appeared in his classic poetry collection of the same name in 1974. Now Lee's timeless rhyme is paired with striking artwork by Sandy Nichols, winner of a nationwide competition to find the perfect illustrator for the iconic poem. This special 40th anniversary board book will stand up to re-readings for years to come and is a must-have for every baby and preschooler's library.
Ages 8 and up
Artists of all backgrounds will love seeing the world through a doodler's eyes thanks to Creative Doodling & Beyond Doodle book and kit. In addition to a 40-page project book packed with more than 20 inspiring prompts and projects, this kit comes with a selection of colorful art tools designed to help anyone turn their doodles into impressive works of art! Creativity prompts provide imaginative ideas to spark fresh inspiration, while doodling exercises and projects provide easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for creating original doodled designs and crafts. Artists will learn doodle number and letter compositions, whimsical borders, flowers, faces, clothing, and unique patterns and shapes. Fun techniques, including doodling with closed eyes, progressively growing a doodle, creating repetitive motifs, and incorporating rhythm into a composition add to the whimsical nature of this book and kit. From doodling crazy critters and creating scroll-like motifs to designing easy gift tags and a personalized seek-and-find game, artists of all skill levels will find loads of ideas and creative inspiration to help feed their doodling addiction. The included materials provide all the essentials for practicing every prompt, technique, and project inside the project book. With the professional quality drawing pencil, sharpener, eraser, 8 colored pencils, 8 fine-line markers, loose-leaf drawing paper, lined paper, colored cardstock, and poster paper included in this portable, magnetic-closure kit, artists are fully equipped for easy, on-the-go creativity!