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Children of the World Memory Game: Learn 36 Ways to Say "Hello"! Illustrated by Sophie Fatus, $19.99 (ages 4-7)

Inspired by the popular sing along title If You’re Happy and You Know It!, this memory game utilizes one of the greatest attributes of the book — the adorable children from all over the world — to encourage memory and matching skills.


Steam Train, Dream Train Puzzle. Sherry Duskey & Tom Lichtenheld, $22.50

All aboard the dream train! This 12-piece, two-sided puzzle includes boxcars, engines, tankers, tenders, cabooses and more. this sturdy, playful puzzle offers countless possibilities, and sweet, silly dreams.


The Mole Sisters. Books by Roslyn Schwartz, $5.95 each

The Mole Sisters’ positive approach to life and unrelenting optimism appeals to all ages. These endearing books have become a favorite of children and adults alike.

The Mole Sisters and the Blue Egg

The Mole Sisters and the Busy Bees

The Mole Sisters and the Cool Breeze

The Mole Sisters and the Fairy Ring

The Mole Sisters and the Moonlit Night

The Mole Sisters and the Piece of Moss

The Mole Sisters and the Question

The Mole Sisters and the Rainy Day

The Mole Sisters and the Wavy Wheat

The Mole Sisters and the Way Home


The Bear's Song Matching Game. Benjamin Chaud, $21.50 (ages 3 and up)

Where is Little Bear? Come find him!

The Bear's Song Puzzle. Benjamin Chaud, $21.50 (ages 4 and up)

Two scenes from Benjamin's Chaud's beloved books, The Bear's Song and The Bear's Sea Escape, are ready to be assembled and enjoyed. The 24 large, sturdy, double-sided puzzle pieces are perfect for small hands.



   

Sleep Softly: Classical Lullabies by Brahms, Schubert, Satie, Debussy... Performed by L'Ensemble Agora, Illustrated by Élodie Nouhen, $22.95 (storybook & CD)

A selection of beloved melodies from some of the world's more revered composers, that will help babies and children relax into sleep.


Adventures In Raspberry Pi. Carrie Anne Philbin, $29.99

Even if kids don't have an ounce of computer geek in them, they can learn to code with Raspberry Pi and this wonderful book. This book uses the wildly successful, low-cost, credit-card-sized Raspberry Pi computer to explain fundamental computing concepts. Young people will enjoy going through the book's nine fun projects while they learn basic programming and system administration skills, starting with the very basics of how to plug in the board and turn it on. Each project includes a lively and informative video to reinforce the lessons. It's perfect for young, eager self-learners—your kids can jump in, set up their Raspberry Pi, and go through the lessons on their own.

  • Teaches 11- to 15-year-olds programming and system administration skills using Raspberry Pi
  • Features 9 fun projects accompanied by lively and helpful videos
  • Raspberry Pi is an inexpensive, credit-card-sized computer created by the non-profit Raspberry Pi Foundation; over a million have been sold

Press Here: the Game.  Hervé Tullet, $29.99 (ages 3 to adult, 2 to 6 players)

The magic of the New York Times bestseller Press Here is now available in game form! Hervé Tullet has re-imagined his groundbreaking book in an entirely new dimension. Players take turns completing color sequences by placing red, blue, and yellow playing pieces on one of twenty-five fabulously designed game boards. What seems like a simple choice is likely to lead to animated discussion as players come to understand the visual logic at the heart of the game. With two levels of play to choose from-so that it's easy enough for a toddler to grasp, but also complex enough to challenge older siblings and adults, this engaging game delivers hours of entertainment for the whole family.


Singable Songs for the Very Young. Raffi, $24.95

Great with a peanut butter sandwich!


My First Classical Music Album. $11.95

‘Da-da-da-DAAAAH, Da-da-da-DAAAAH’: the start of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is really famous. See if you recognise it! It’s just one of many popular pieces here. There are some animals, too — an elephant and a swan. And right at the end, guess which boy wizard joins the party... Come and join it too!


Martha Mouse Plush Toy. $19.95

Martha the confident, imaginative, one-of-a-kind mouse is now available as a huggable, lovable plush toy! Also available:

Martha the (confident) Mouse. Written & illustrated by Karen Lang, $12.95

Martha, a shy and timid mouse, lives alone in a tree fort, high above a cottage. She dreams about the mice that live in the cottage, and the friendships she might enjoy, if only she could figure out a way to manage her worries and feel confident about making new friends.

Martha the (imaginative) Mouse. Written & illustrated by Karen Lang, $12.95

Martha, the sometimes shy and timid mouse, is back! This time she learns how to use her imagination and role play to develop a more confident and comfortable sense of self.

Martha the (one-of-a-kind) Mouse. Karen Lang, $12.95 

Martha — a very imaginative mouse — discovers what makes her uniquely Martha!


beast feast: poems and paintings by Douglas Florian, $8.95

More wondrous and delightful observations on the animal kingdom from the mind of Douglas Florian.


Comets, Stars, the Moon and Mars. Douglas Florian, $19.95

Space poems and paintings full of wonder and delight!


Insectlopedia: Poems and Paintings by Douglas Florian. $10.00 (all ages)

Insectlopedia hums, slinks and slithers with cunning poetry and vibrant illustrations. Douglas Florian, creator of several award-winning books of poetry and paintings, has delivered a delightful invasion of 21 buggy verses and paintings, done in watercolor and collage on primed brown paper bags.


In the Swim: Poems and Paintings by Douglas Florian. $8.95

An absolute delight, this collection of humorous paintings and poems takes readers beneath the waves, to meet wonderful creatures of the deep.

 


Lizards, Frogs, and Polliwogs: Poems and Paintings by Douglas Florian. $8.95 (all ages)

From transparent glass frogs and ravenous rattlesnakes to sticky geckos and stressed-out skinks, here is a spectacle of slithery fun you won’t want to miss!


Mammalabilia: Poems and Paintings by Douglas Florian. $8.95 (all ages)

21 short, original poems and wonderful paintings celebrate animals from camels to porcupines. The illustrations are as whimsical as the poems. A treat for poetry fans, art and animal lovers alike, Mammalabilia is a joy for all ages.


POETREES. Douglas Florian, $18.95

This book is ripe with poetrees,
They’re grown to educate and please …


Humpty Who? A Crash Course in 80 Nursery Rhymes for Clueless Moms and Dads. Jennifer Griffin, $15.50

Humpty Who is a classic course in Mother Goose and more, featuring poems, rhymes, songs, lullabies, rounds and riddles — and a 35-song CD starring a rollicking ensemble of musical Moms!



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Putumayo Kids Dreamland Collection:

Putumayo Kids Presents: Acoustic Dreamland. CD, $14.95 (all ages)

An exquisite selection of classic and contemporary acoustic songs for bedtime and relaxation


Putumayo Kids Presents: African Dreamland, CD, $14.95

Enchanting, calming songs and lullabies for relaxation and sweet dreams.


Putumayo Kids Presents: Asian Dreamland. CD, $14.95 (all ages)

A harmonious collection of tranquil lullabies and soothing songs from ancient Asian lands.


Putumayo Kids Presents: Celtic Dreamland. CD, $14.95 (all ages)

Beautiful and lyrical songs for bedtime or relaxation from the rich traditions of Ireland, Scotland, Canada and beyond.


Putumayo Kids Presents: Dreamland World Lullabies. CD, $14.95 (all ages)

Turn down the lights and relax to the tranquil melodies of beautiful lullabies and soothing songs from Africa, Europe, North and South America and Asia.


Putumayo Kids Presents: French Dreamland. CD, $14.95

Bonne nuit et dors bien!


Putumayo Kids Presents: Instrumental Dreamland. CD, $14.95 (all ages)

A soothing collection of melodic, instrumental tunes for bedtime and relaxation.


Putumayo Kids Presents: Latin Dreamland. CD, $14.95 (all ages)

Latin Dreamland explores the beautiful melodies that Latin American mothers have long sung to help their babies fall asleep.


Putumayo Kids Presents:

African Playground CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

An entertaining and educational musical expedition to Africa for children and families.


American Playground CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

This fun collection features classic American tunes that the whole family can sing along to.


Brazilian Playground CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

This fun musical journey, updated with 3 new songs, transports children from the rainforests of the Amazon to the beaches of Rio de Janeiro.


Caribbean Playground CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

A joyous celebration of Caribbean music.


Cowboy Playground CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

Saddle up for a fun collection of classic cowboy songs for buckaroos of all ages.


European Playground CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

Take a fun-filled musical tour of Europe without packing a suitcase!


French Playground CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

A collection of French language songs that will bring joy to people of all ages.


Hawaiian Playground CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

Hawaiian Playground's ukuleles, slide guitars, amusing lyrics and enchanting voices will charm children and adults alike.


Jazz Playground CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

Bebop, swing and all that jazz: cool tunes for global kids!


Latin Playground CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

A new and improved version of this fiesta of Latin American music for children and families, featuring five new songs.


New Orleans Playground CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

A playful romp through the musical landscape of New Orleans.


Sing-Along with Putumayo CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

Features top artists singing children-friendly folk and blues classics and multilingual liner notes.


World Playground - a Musical Adventure for Kids CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

A collection of world music for kids that takes children and their families on an inspiring musical and cultural journey around the world.


World Sing-Along CD. Putumayo Kids, $14.95

Sing along with these fun, upbeat songs from around the world!


52 Fun Things to Do in the Car. Lynn Gordon, $7.95

This whimsically illustrated deck of cards provides 52 games and activities for children traveling in the car — on long trips,, short trips and in-between trips. The perfect item for the glove compartment.


If You Find a Rock. Peggy Christian, photographs by Barbara Hirsch Lember, $11.50

What kind of rock will you find today? There's a world of possibilities right under your feet. Will you find a rock to skip in the water — or a rock to hide things under? It might be a wishing rock or a worry stone, a fossil or a rock you can kick all the way home.


It’s Your Room! A Decorating Guide for Real Kids. Janice Weaver & Frieda Wishinsky, $19.99

Enough cute little bunnies dancing across your walls or toy trains and nursery rhymes plastered above your bed. That was the old you. It's time now to transform your space, to learn how to make it sparkle using more imagination than money. This exciting new book... offers creative solutions to all your design dilemmas — and does it without breaking the bank.


The Bug Book and Bug Bottle. Hugh Danks, $25.95

Kids are crazy about bugs! Kids and parents are crazy about The Bug Book & Bug Bottle. The ingeniously designed, safe plastic bottle is perfect for catching and viewing creepy crawlies, then letting them go unharmed. (This is a bug kit with a conscience!) The full-color book provides field notes to 46 bugs arranged by habitat, including pond, forest, ground, leaves, field and flower. Written by entomologist Hugh Danks, The Bug Book gives comprehensive information about these fascinating creatures—how they live, what they eat, unusual characteristics, and more. It offers simple, clear guidelines on how to collect and care for bugs, and equally helpful hints on which bugs not to catch. New to the kit are a fold-out bug chart for quick identification, a magnifier to see the critters up close, and a bug explorer's journal to record discoveries.

Self-Calming Cards. Elizabeth Crary & Mits Katayama, $13.95

Use these engaging cards to make learning self-calming strategies fun.


52 Brain Tickling Activities for Kids. Lynn Gordon & Karen Johnson, $9.95

Kids of all ages can amuse and stretch their brains with these 52 activities, including tricky math puzzles and wacky word riddles. Without too much brain strain, you'll learn to decipher a secret code, make a marble maze, or create a Möbius strip.


Manifest Your Magnificence: 64 Affirmation Cards for Kids 6 - 12 Years Old. Susan Howson, illustrated by Mike Polito, $24.95

Manifest Your Magnificence is a unique gift set of 64 affirmation cards designed specifically to nurture a child's self-esteem. Beautifully illustrated and written, each affirmation card carries a powerful message that when read over and over again, connects each child to their true being. When we help children reconnect with their true being, they manifest their magnificence in the world — this is the ultimate goal.

Also: Manifest Your Magificence CD. $15.95



Magnetic Poetry Kit® — First Words: Kid-Friendly, Creative Wordplay! $25.95

This box contains over 140 big, thick word magnets just right for little fingers. You're your kids break the magnet sheets into separate tiles and install them on your fridge, a cookie sheet or any steel surface and watch a love of language emerge. Includes a special kid's guide to Magnetic Poetry. Great fun for families and educators.


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