Tag Archives: Foreign Languages

Letters from Father Christmas 25th Anniv

Author: J R R Tolkien Publisher: Harpercollins Product Description This revised edition of Tolkien’s famous illustrated letters from ‘Father Christmas’ includes extracts and pictures not included in the original publication 25 years ago. Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R.Tolkien’s children. Inside would be a letter in […]

Baby Bear’s Christmas (Brimax interactive flap books)

Author: Publisher: Brimax

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Author: Ian Beck Publisher: Oxford University Press Product Description Ian Beck’s delicate, nostalgic illustrations are known and loved throughout the world. His work evokes a gentle ideal of childhood in the tradition of Kate Greenaway and Edward Ardizzone, and his books for young children are full of humour and fun, while at the same time […]

What Color Is It?/zQue color es este? (Good Beginnings) (Spanish Edition)

Author: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Product Description This series of full-color board books, with both English and Spanish on each page, will intrigue youngsters while helping them build vocabulary and an awareness of the world around them. The books feature charming illustrations and thoughtfully chosen words, offering an enchanting introduction to vocabulary.

Willow at Christmas

Author: Camilla Ashforth Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Product Description An exquisitely cosy water-colour book about the gentlest bear you’ll ever meet. Willow is the gentlest bear you ever will meet. He lives at the foot of the Appleby Downs on Paradise Farm. He loves the crisp, cold days and cosy nights of Christmas and for […]

A Christmas Story

Author: Brian Wildsmith Publisher: Oxford University Press Product Description An original account of the events of Christmas, as seen through the eyes of a small child. Rebecca and her little donkey go in search of the donkey’s mother, which Mary and Joseph have taken with them to Bethlehem. By the author of “Carousel”.

Cinco Monitos Brincando en la Cama/Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed (Five Little Monkeys Picture Books) (Spanish Edition)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Eileen Christelow Publisher: HMH Books Product Description Even doctor’s orders won’t stop these silly monkeys from having their fun. But you’ll never guess what Mama does when the Five Little Monkeys finally do fall asleep! Here is the most popular Five Little Monkeys story, available for the first time in a […]

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses

Rating: (145 reviews) Author: Dorothy Richmond Publisher: McGraw-Hill Product Description This convenient worktext gives students a unique approach to learning, remembering, and reviewing how to use Spanish verbs correctly. The book provides a systematic presentation and review of Spanish verb forms and explains when and why a certain verb tense should be used. Practice Makes […]

A Christmas Carol (Penguin Readers, Level 2)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Pearson ESL Product Description Scrooge is a cold, mean man. He loves only money and is cruel to the people around him. Scrooge is visited by ghosts who show him his past, his life now and a possible future. Will Scrooge learn from the ghosts? Can he change?

The Oxford Bookworms Library: A Christmas Carol Level 3 (Oxford Bookworms Library, Stage 3)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Product Description Christmas is humbug, Scrooge says. The only thing that matters to Scrooge is business, and making money. But on Christmas Eve three spirits come to visit him. They take him traveling on the wings of the night to see the shadows of Christmas past, present, […]

A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Spanish Edition)

Author: CHARLES DICKENS Publisher: YOYO USA Product Description The unforgettable story of a miser that is visited in christmas by ghosts he has forgotten, is one of those eternal works that astonish whenever they are read.

The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes

Rating: (129 reviews) Author: Neil Gaiman Publisher: Vertigo Product Description “Wake up, sir. We’re here.” It’s a simple enough opening line–althoughnot many would have guessed back in 1991 thatthis would lead to one of the most popular and critically acclaimed comics of the second half of the century.In Preludes and Nocturnes, Neil Gaiman weaves the […]

Swing!

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Rufus Butler Seder Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description Published last fall, Gallop! introduced the amazing technology called Scanimation and took the children’s book world by storm. It became an instant bestseller—#1 on The New York Times children’s list. Now Swing! does for kids what Gallop! does for animals—a boy rides […]

Crime and Punishment

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky Publisher: Vintage Product Description With the same suppleness, energy, and range of voices that won their translation of The Brothers Karamazov the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Prize, Pevear and Volokhonsky offer a brilliant translation of Dostoevsky’s classic novel that presents a clear insight into this astounding psychological thriller. “The best (translation) […]

En Espanol: Level 2 Mas Practica Cuaderno with Lesson Review Bookmarks

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carlin Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company

A Writer’s Notebook: Unlocking the Writer within You

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Ralph Fletcher Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com Ages 8-12. Fans of Harriet the Spy who want to try keeping their own writer’s notebook will appreciate this inspiring handbook. Written in a direct, non-condescending style, writer-to-writer, it offers realistic, experienced advice on how to keep notes and use them to create stories and poems. […]

Clique Summer Collection #1: Massie (Clique Series)

Author: Publisher: Poppy Book Description Massie gets BE-yoo-tiful: After getting thrown out of horse camp, Massie’s parents force her to take on a summer job. Not one to walk strangers’ dogs or babysit, Massie stumbles upon the perfect position while flipping through Teen Vogue poolside-she’ll be a sales rep for be pretty, the high-end cosmetics […]

Eric Carle Animal Flash Cards (Eric Carle)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Chronicle Books Book Description These beautiful flash cards, featuring artist and author Eric Carle’s familiar animal illustrations, serve as a lovely introduction to the ABCs. Printed on thick, sturdy board, they are perfect for small hands to hold and are equally suited for hanging on the wall in […]

Baby’s First Words in Chinese (Baby’s First Words)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Living Language Publisher: Living Language Book Description Before they focus in on their native language, babies have an amazing ability to hear and absorb sounds that adults unconsciously block out, like the subtleties of a foreign language. Baby’s First Words in Chinese is an introduction to the sounds of Chinese and […]

Spanish Now! Level 1 with CDs (Spanish Now)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Ruth Silverstein, Allen Pomerantz Ph.D., Haywood Wald Ph.D. Publisher: Barron”s Educational Series Book Description The updated 7th edition of this combination textbook and workbook is designed as an introduction to Spanish for classroom use. The emphasis is on oral proficiency—conversational speaking and listening comprehension—but the authors also present detailed instruction in […]

Painless Grammar (Painless Series)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Rebecca Elliott Ph.D. Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Book Description This very approachable text combines instruction in parts of speech and sentence structure with down-to-earth examples, funny illustrations, and examination of some of the more amusing and peculiar words in the English language. A chapter on clear e-mail communication and etiquette is […]

Critical Reading Workbook for the SAT (Critical Reading Workbook for the Sat)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Sharon Weiner Green, Mitchel Weiner Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Book Description Concentrating on the Critical Reading section of the newly structured SAT college entrance exam, this test-preparation workbook presents tips, questions, answers, and answer explanations for the section’s two main question types—sentence completion questions and reading comprehension questions—as well as extensive […]

The Book of Virtues for Young People: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing

The Adventures of Tintin – Red Rackham’s Treasure / The Seven Crystal Balls / Prisoners of the Sun (3 Complete Adventures in 1 Volume, Vol. 4)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Herge Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Amazon.com Volume 4 of the 3-in-1 Tintin series begins in the middle of an adventure, concluding the story begun in The Secret of the Unicorn. (Keeping all the two-part stories together was not possible in the 3-in-1 format because chronologically, the Unicorn/Rackham and Crystal/Prisoners two-parters […]

The Oxford Picture Dictionary: English-Spanish Edition

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Norma Shapiro, Jayme Adelson-Goldstein Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Book Description A comprehensive, flexible, and up-to-date vocabulary reference and teaching tool for English language learning. The Oxford Picture Dictionary and its components create a highly teachable programme that can be used as a complete, four-skills beginning course, or as a language […]