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Gather around, children, for stories of the Scottish Highlands and stone castles. Here, the blow of the bagpipes ushers in the sheep from the hills and sailors on the coast, and in the dreamy night, fairies scurry about. On this lively compact disk, author and narrator Aileen Campbell compiles authentic songs and tales from her Scottish childhood.
Gather around children, for there are stories told of a world of Highlands and stone castles. Here the blow of the bagpipes ushers in the sheep from the hills and sailors on the coast. And in the dreamy night, fairies scurry about and the sandman Angus sells dreams to the little ones. This is a real place called Scotland and here in this book are the poems and stories of its children.
The name of this wonderful place is Bayou Town, and it is the home of the Boudreaux family. They are some of the nicest people in the world. Mr. Boudreaux, his wife Miss Marie, and their son Toby love to welcome visitors to Bayou Town.
The name of this wonderful place is Bayou Town, and it is the home of the Boudreaux family. They are some of the nicest people in the world. Mr. Boudreaux, his wife Miss Marie, and their son Toby love to welcome visitors to Bayou Town. Audiocassette.
In pursuit of “the world’s most awesome tree house,” best friends Matt and Jerry stumble upon a sinister witch and her raving captive.
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As urban-dwelling families embrace the farm-to-table food movement, more and more people are starting community and rooftop gardens and even raising farm animals, such as chickens. Children growing up in these environments get the best of both worlds—the culture and convenience of a city with the health benefits and natural simplicity of a rural upbringing.
The heritage of the North American Indian tribes has always been passed down through storytelling as well as rituals of dance and song. Few written histories today can recount the past as well as the tribal elders who once served as the historical, philosophical, and cultural educators of the entire community. Mary Louise Clifford’s When the Great Canoes Came recreates this lost practice for young readers as the setting for telling the history of the Virginian Indians following their first contact with European explorers at Jamestown.
The Boudreaux family and their pet alligator, Alfons, are back, and this time they need help! The rainy season is coming fast, so ses amis (their friends) in Bayou Town have to be faster. Are they going to be able to help the Boudreauxs in time? Hardcover.
Before you lend an imp a penny, there’s something you should know—such a simple act of generosity could set off a side-splitting chain of events! A colorful picture book full of mythology, mischief, and magic, When You Give an Imp a Penny shows us just what happens when an accident-prone—but well-intentioned—imp comes along asking for favors! The same writer/illustrator duo that brought you Monster Goose Nursery Rhymes brings to life a comedy of fabled proportions.
From the smelliest of pirate dogs to the most unusual fishing exploits ever to take place on the high seas, these pages are filled with poetic explorations of the jolliest pirate crew. Readers of all ages are invited to come on board, wearing their best party hat, to enjoy squid and seaweed cake with fish icing at a very silly birthday party, and sail along on these lively adventures.
Young Willie has always wanted to be a Texas Ranger. But the Rangers are lean and tough and very serious, and Willie smiles and whistles all the time and has a belly that just about covers up his snakeskin belt. Willie doesn’t even look tough in his Stetson and boots. One Fourth of July so hot the fence posts wither, Sidewinder Slim and Corkscrew Slade sneak in and swipe the townfolk’s ice-cold soda pop and ice cream. When even the rough, tough Texas Rangers can’t apprehend the varmints, it’s up to Willie and his whistle to bring them to justice.
Up the Mississippi River from New Orleans, north of Baton Rouge live three billy goats named Gruff. They want to cross Thompson’s Creek to reach the lush pastures on the other side, but there’s a very scary troll under the bridge who wants to gobble up those billy goats. Told in Coleen Salley’s spirited style, with vibrant illustrations by Amy Jackson Dixon, this new version of the Norwegian folktale adds Louisiana spice to an old classic.
Not even Slim Jim Watkins can have a ranch of his own without a brand. Will he ever get a brand of his own? Will he ever get a ranch of his own? Maybe he will, because, after all, he does have a “can do” attitude. Hardcover.
In the third book of this popular series, Slim Jim Watkins discovers that running a ranch of his own can be downright lonely. Sure, he passes the time by telling stories to his horse, Bonecrusher, but that is just not the same as having a pardner of his own. Hardcover.
This beautifully illustrated, amusing story with its anticipatory suspense will delight kids and grown-ups alike, and everyone will be charmed by the nightly entourage of desert animals who play a key role. That is, until Slim Jim Watkins learns a thing or two and starts to sleep with his boots on. Hardcover.
Cowgirl Gabby does not sit around looking as pretty as a wild flower. Slim Jim Watkins’ new pardner proves sweet-talking works when the cowboys can’t figure things out for themselves. Hardcover.
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