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Scary Stories Treasury; Three Books to Chill Your Bones: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark/ More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark/ Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones

Author: Alvin Schwartz Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Product Description Schwartz’s three best-selling collections of scary folklore — Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, and Scary Stories 3 — are made available in one book, each one in its complete form. Reviews “A wonderful collection of tales that […]

What Are You So Grumpy About?

Author: Tom Lichtenheld Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description “Any parent of a small child knows that the best cure for a youngster’s bad temper is to redirect his or her attention toward something humorous. Lichtenheld demonstrates just how this works in a collection of large, double-spread cartoons depicting a variety of […]

Strictly Strings: A Comprehensive String Method Book 1 : Violin

Author: Jacquelyn Dillon Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company Product Description An easy-to-teach, straight forward string method from three renowned pedagogues. A unique letter-note style of music notation is utilized which ensures a smooth transition from rote to note reading. Students are quickly introduced to ensemble playing and play a wide variety of fun-to play melodies, keys […]

Gertie the Goldfish and the Christmas Surprise

Author: Naomi Judd Publisher: Product Description Introducing…. Gertie the Goldfish! In this delightful book from one of the most admired women in the entertainment industry, Naomi Judd speaks through a little goldfish with a unique perspective. Gertie the Goldfish and the Christmas Surprise takes place in a Christmastime frenzy. All the kids at school are […]

This Little Piggy Went to Prada: Nursery Rhymes for the Blahnik Brigade

Author: Amy Allen Publisher: It Books Product Description For the woman more accustomed to singing Missoni’s praises than singing lullabies comes Amy Allen’s irresistible This Little Piggy Went to Prada: Nursery Rhymes for the Blahnik Brigade. Filled from cover to cover with sumptuous full color illustrations by Eun-Kyung Kung, This Little Piggy Went to Prada […]

A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations : A Critical Examination of Dickens’ Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television

Author: Edward Wagenknecht Publisher: McFarland & Company Product Description Over 150 years after its original composition, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol continues to delight readers. The figure of Ebenezer Scrooge has become a cultural icon, and Tiny Tim’s “God Bless Us Every One” is as familiar as “Merry Christmas.” It is not surprising that Dickens’ […]

How Many Bugs in a Box? (Mini Edition): A Pop-up Counting Book

Author: David A. Carter Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Here is the book that started the Bugs phenomenon! Inside each bright box are bugs to count from one to ten. Bugs fans will laugh and learn as they lift open the boxes and find colorful, comical bugs that pop out, run, eat — and even […]

Father Fox’s Christmas Rhymes

Author: Clyde Watson Publisher: Product Description Who is that knocking at the door? It’s old Father Fox with surprises galore! Licorice & lollipops, lemons & limes A bundle of toys & a bag full of rhymes . . .   Clyde and Wendy Watson’s Father Fox, beloved from Father Fox’s Pennyrhymes, is now decked out […]

A Fruitcake Christmas (Max Lucado’s Hermie & Friends)

Author: Troy Schmidt Publisher: Product Description It’s Christmastime in the garden and Hermie and his friends are hustling and bustling to prepare for the big day. But more than anything, they all eagerly anticipate the crowning moment of the holiday season: the arrival of Grannypillar’s scrumptious fruitcake. Suddenly Christmas is hijacked when Iggy and Ziggy […]

Zombie Spaceship Wasteland

Author: Patton Oswalt Publisher: Scribner Product Description Prepare yourself for a journey through the world of Patton Oswalt, one of the most creative, insightful, and hysterical voices on the entertain­ment scene today. Widely known for his roles in the films Big Fan and Ratatouille, as well as the television hit The King of Queens, Patton […]

Shall I Knit You a Hat?: A Christmas Yarn

Author: Kate Klise Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Product Description Shall I knit you a hat to keep your ears warm? A delightful tale of holiday giving When Mother Rabbit knits a cozy winter hat for Little Rabbit, he likes it very much. In fact, he likes it so much that he thinks all […]

One Baby Jesus: A New Twelve Days of Christmas

Author: Patricia A. Pingry Publisher: Candy Cane Press Product Description This new version of an old favorite celebrates the true reason for the season. On each of the twelve days of Christmas, a mother shows to her child additonal pieces of the Nativity scene: one baby Jesus, two smiling parents, three Wise Men giving…until the […]

Sailor’s Night Before Christmas (The Night Before Christmas Series)

Author: Kimbra Cutlip Publisher: Pelican Publishing Product Description In this parody of the famous poem by Clement C. Moore, Santa Claus is a salty sailor who pays a visit to those on board a ship in Fisherman’s Bay on Christmas Eve.

Muppet Babies Christmas Book

Author: Publisher: Golden Books Product Description The huggable, fuzzy little Muppet Babies star in a retelling of the immortal poem, “”The Night Before Christmas,”” and the sing-along favorite, “”The Twelve Days of Christmas.””

Christmas (Snappy Pop-ups)

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A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: David McKay Product Description Illustrated by Arthur I. Keller, 1914 Edition.

Firefighter’s Night Before Christmas (The Night Before Christmas Series)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Kimbra Cutlip Publisher: Pelican Publishing Product Description Who needs eight flying reindeer when Santa has a shiny red fire truck? It’s the Christmas Eve shift at Firehouse One, and all the firefighters are sitting down to bowls of hot chili when an old fireman stops by for a bite to eat. […]

Night Before Christmas in Texas, The (Night Before Christmas (Gibbs))

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Catherine Smith Publisher: Gibbs Smith Product Description A huge windstorm could stop Santa from getting across Texas, but a little armadillo spots Santa and his reindeer and helps them find their way!

Christmas Follow-the-Dots (Dover Little Activity Books)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Suzanne Ross Publisher: Dover Publications Product Description Connect the numbered dots and discover some delightful holiday surprises. 57 puzzles with solutions.

Snoopy’s Christmas Tree (Schulz, Charles M. Peanuts.)

Author: Charles M. Schulz Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books Product Description “6 mos-4”–P. [4] of cover.

Irene Jennie and the Christmas Masquerade: The Johnkankus

Author: Irene Smalls Publisher: Product Description Anticipating the wonderful Johnkankus parade on Christmas day, a young slave girl, Irene Jennie, is saddened that she cannot share the festivities with her parents, who have been loaned to another plantation master.

American Popular Piano – Christmas (Level 3) (Girl Zone)

Author: Christopher Norton Publisher: Novus Via Music Group Product Description Each volume, at progressive levels, has lyrical, rhythmic and ensemble arrangements of traditional carols.

Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

Rating: (112 reviews) Author: Lewis Carroll Publisher: MacMay Product Description Both of the original Lewis Carroll tales Alice in Wonderland written in 1865 and Alice Through the Looking-Glass written in 1872. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass are classic works of nonsense literature written by English author Charles Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis […]

The Muppet Christmas Carol

Author: Publisher: Buena Vista Home Entertainment

Knock Knock Who’s There: My First Book Of Knock Knock Jokes

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: Tad Hills Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Pull back the flaps and find out each hilarious punch line in this classic collection of knock-knock jokes!

The Miracle of Christmas

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Peter Pauper Press

Barron’s AP Music Theory with Audio Compact Discs

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Nancy Scoggin Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Product Description This brand-new addition to Barron’s series of Advanced Placement test prep manuals presents a comprehensive review of music theory, followed by two full-length practice tests with all questions answered and explained. These practice tests include both aural and non-aural sections. The four audio […]

Charles Dickens Four Complete Novels (Great Expectations, Hard Times, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities)

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Gramercy Product Description Includes the major works by one of the greatest names in literature. Namely, Great Expectations, Hard Times, A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities. This Library of Literary Classics edition is bound in padded leather with luxurious gold-stamping on the front and spine, […]

Christmas Songs Sing Alg (Golden Sing Along)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Golden Books Publisher: Golden Books

Night Before Christmas, The (The Night Before Christmas Series)

Author: Publisher: Pelican Publishing Product Description Saint Nicholas visits a sleeping household on Christmas Eve.

Fisherman’s Night Before Christmas, A (Night Before Christmas (Gibbs))

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Sue Carabine Publisher: Gibbs Smith Product Description Santa doesn’t know lures from bait, so some fishermen gather to help him this Christmas Eve.

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Film – The Art – The Vision

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Frank Thompson Publisher: Disney Editions Product Description The “Making Of” book for Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas is getting a new cover treatment – with a bright shiny Halloween glow and eye-catching title treatment.   On screen, Jack Skellington leaps with joy, singing with wonder at his discovery of Christmas Town. […]

Pokémon Platinum: Prima Official Game Guide

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: Inc. Pokemon USA Publisher: Prima Games Product Description Welcome back to the Sinnoh region where there are even more mysteries and challenges to unlock! We take you back to Sinnoh in the Official Pokémon Platinum Strategy Guide, with detailed walkthroughs, game play tips, and places of interest! Explore the new Battle […]

The Simpsons 2010 Fun Calendar

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Matt Groening Publisher: Harper Paperbacks

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Gennady Spirin Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Reference Product Description “The Twelve Days of Christmas” is sung in churches, houses, and concert halls throughout the Christmas season. It would be hard to imagine a Christmas celebration without it. From the partridge in the pear tree to the five golden rings to the twelve […]

Hillbilly Night Afore Christmas (Night Before Christmas Series)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Noel Thomas Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company Product Description Christmas has come to the mountain country of Appalachia and St. Nicholas has begun his annual journey southward bringing happiness to youngsters of all ages. In Appalachia, however, it is Christmas with a difference. This delightful addition to Pelican’s “Night Before Christmas Series” […]

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: HighBridge Company Product Description The enchanting NPR holiday favorite is finally on CD. “Old Marley was as dead as a doornail”—and so, nearly, was Christmas itself when Charles Dickens published “A Christmas Carol” in 1843. Most traditions had been forgotten, and few if any employees got time off […]

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Advent Calendar

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Publisher: NorthSouth Product Description A Santa and all of his reindeer are silhouetted against the snowcovered forest as they fly through the air in this traditional advent calendar.

Dreaming of a White Christmas Advent Calendar

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Publisher: NorthSouth

The Simpsons 2009 Laugh-a-Day 365-Day Box Calendar

Author: Matt Groening Publisher: Harper Paperbacks Product Description Prepare for another thrilling year with The Simpsons Laugh-a-Day 365-Day Box Calendar! It’s a funhouse of fun facts and freeze-frame moments, a sidetracking sideshow of timeless and tricky trivia, a roller-coasting reminder that will leave you loop-the-loopy with laughter! Climb on board for the ride that is […]

Mark Wilson’s Complete Course in Magic

Rating: (52 reviews) Author: Mark Wilson Publisher: Running Press Kids Product Description From one of the world’s premier practitioners of classic magic, with years of experience instructing younger readers in the magical arts, comes this new revision of his complete guide to learning and performing fantastic feats of prestidigitation. Acclaimed by the Los Angeles Times […]

How to Talk to Girls

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Alec Greven Publisher: Collins Product Description Are you smart enough to take over a girl’s heart? Leave it to a nine-year-old to get down to the basics about how to win victory with a girl. How to talk to girls is for boys of all ages—from eight to eighty—and the girls […]

Pokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia: Prima Official Game Guide (Prima Official Game Guides)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Prima Games Publisher: Prima Games Product Description •A detailed Pokémon Browser will highlight each Pokemon’s Field Moves, Poké Assists, and more! •A full walkthrough of all the Missions, including Side Quests and bonus Missions! •A complete tutorial on how to use the Capture Styler!

Goodnight Goon: A Petrifying Parody

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Goodnight monsters everywhere, in this parody romp with its own special twist! “Goodnight tomb. Goodnight goon. Goodnight Martians taking over the moon.” It’s bedtime in the cold gray tomb with a black lagoon, and two slimy claws, and a couple of jaws, and a skull and […]

The 13 Clocks

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: James Thurber Publisher: NYR Children’s Collection Product Description Once upon a time, in a gloomy castle on a lonely hill, where there were thirteen clocks that wouldn’t go, there lived a cold, aggressive Duke, and his niece, the Princess Saralinda. She was warm in every wind and weather, but he was […]

Cracking the SAT Literature Subject Test, 2007-2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description The Princeton Review realizes that acing the SAT Literature Subject Test is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about literature–only the techniques and information you’ll need to maximize your score. In […]

National Geographic Student Atlas of the World: Revised Edition

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: National Geographic Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Product Description Combines full-color maps and data sets to introduce students to the importance of the connections between geography and other areas of study. The thematic atlas gives students a clear picture of the recent agricultural, industrial, demographic, environmental, economic and political changes in […]

The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening and The Struggle (Vampire Diaries)

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: L. J. Smith Publisher: HarperTeen Product Description Elena: the golden girl, the leader, the one who can have any boy she wants. Stefan: brooding and mysterious, he seems to be the only one who can resist Elena, even as he struggles to protect her from the horrors that haunt his past. […]

The Periodic Table

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Adrian Dingle, Simon Basher Publisher: Kingfisher Product Description The Periodic Table introduces budding chemists to the world of the elements as it’s never been seen before. Designed to resemble popular networking Web sites, the pages of this book feature “homepages” for each of the chemical elements — complete with witty and […]

The Usborne Complete Book of Art Ideas

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Fiona Watt Publisher: Usborne Books