Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing such doodles as cupcakes, cheese, animals, frying pans, makeup, shapes, and hamburgers.
A beautifully illustrated book on Guan Yin, the Bodhisattva (awakened beings who awaken others) of compassion. The book introduces Guan Yin Bodhisattva's names in different countries, qualities of compassion, and the blessings and protection that she offers to those who call upon her--
The United States senator recounts how she looked for superheroes in her everyday life as a child, finding them in her parents, her teachers, and her friends.
Learn to draw your favorite Spider-Man characters, including Spider-Man, the Green Goblin, the Vulture, and more!--Cover.
Everyday kids learn how they can help protect bird species, near and far, with Counting Birds - the real-life story of bird counting and watching. What can you do to help endangered animals and make a positive change in our environment? Get counting! Counting Birds is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces kids to the idea of bird counts and bird watches. Along the way, they will learn about Frank Chapman, who used his bird knowledge and magazine Bird-Lore to found the first annual bird count.Bird counting helps professional researchers collect data, share expertise, and spread valuable information to help all kinds of birds around the world, from condors to hawks to kestrels and more.
Bake cookies from scratch inside this interactive recipe book - sift the flour, whisk the sugar, crack the egg, pour the chocolate chips, and more! Simple yet factual recipe text takes readers through the steps of baking cookies, from combining the dry ingredients to pulling fresh cookies out of the oven, while the interactive features invite them to participate in the process. Move the sifter from side to side to separate the flour, turn the wheel to mix the batter, pull the tab to crack the egg, slide the oven tray out, and more! One hundred percent adult-free, danger-free, and mess-free - baking cookies has never been so independent! The fourth book in Nieminen's bestselling COOK IN A BOOK series.
These recipes are perfect for kids because they use simple ingredients, don't take a lot of work and cook all in one pot or pan. Along the way, you'll learn important skills, such as how to cut foods with or without a knife, how to brown ground meat for tacos, how to cook noodles for pasta dinners and how to use an oven safely.--
A overview of warriors throughout history--from Ancient Greece to the Middle Ages--the equipment they used, and the most famous warriors in history--
Be the Change! gives you the tools and encouragement needed to be the change you wish to see in the world. From the popular founders of Hello!Lucky stationery, this guidebook offers instruction and guidance to spark creativity and inspire action in your local communities. First learn how to get inspired and how to inspire others, as well as the importance of embracing diverse perspectives and how to handle conflict diplomatically. Then discover how to channel your inspiration into creative outlets, such as organizing community events or meetings, using social media to affect change, and contacting your government representatives. Also get some great tips for generating creative ideas, running for office at school or getting involved with local government, and what to bring to protests. Once you learn about what it takes to effectively be the change, follow along with the simple step-by-step projects to promote your ideas and events, from protest posters and fundraising jars to iron-on tees and stenciled tote bags. With a little creativity and a positive outlook, you too can inspire change in the world! Includes 16+ DIY projects and templates as well as tear-out postcards and stationery designs as a fun bonus!
Did you know that a colossal squid's eyeball is bigger than a basketball, or that your sneeze shoots out faster than a hurricane? 'How big is big? How far is far? All around me' moves through the world to find creative ways of explaining size, distance, weight, and speed to help introduce measurements to young children.--Back cover.
This whimsical collection of twenty cat-approved life lessons for living your purrfect life is accompanied by gorgeous, lushly detailed paintings. Miss Marcella Mink and sixty-seven of her favorite feline friends live happily in her big house by the sea. But there was a time when Miss Mink was not so happy. When Miss Mink created her own business -- a feline-friendly cruise company for cat lovers and their furry companions -- she found she no longer had time or energy for herself or her friends. For advice she turned to her cats, who always seemed so happy, healthy, well-rounded, well-groomed and well-rested. It was not long before the Cat Countess was feeling shipshape again. Collected here are Miss Mink's twenty cat-approved lessons, from the benefits of a good grooming and an afternoon nap to valuable advice on friendship and diet.--
Using the metaphor of a bucket filled with good feelings, introduces different activities and mindsets that display kindness and love using the letters of the alphabet, including donating, listening to others, and volunteering.
Facts and information about parasites and other creatures of the animals world--
Picture puzzles featuring the many Minions encourage readers to find such hidden items as a message in a bottle, a prehistoric turtle, a deck of playing cards, a juggling seal, and a freeze ray gun.
We are led on the journey of a lifetime to the city of Mecca - the pilgrimage known to Muslims as the Hajj. The pilgrims walk with heads bare and feet in sandals; they call to Allah; they kiss or point to the Black Stone, as the Prophet did. Arriving at Mecca, they surge round the Ka'aba, shave their heads and travel to Mount Arafat. Finally, though their bodies are tired and aching, their spirits are uplifted, knowing that with thousands of others they have performed the sacred pilgrimage. This is a window on to a sacred journey for Muslims the world over - beautifully described and illustrated for younger children.
Discover the history of one of the world's most influential civilizations. Based on the Cyrus Tang Hall of China exhibit at The Field Museum, China: A History traces the 7,000-year story of this diverse land. Full-color maps, photos, and illustrations of the people, landscape, artifacts, and rare objects bring the history of this nation to life! Young readers learn about prehistoric China, follow the reign of emperors and dynasties, and come to understand how China became the world power that it is today. The book also explores the role of children and women in everyday life as well as how religion, politics, and economics shaped the deep traditions and dynamic changes of modern China. This book stands alone from the exhibition and is a go-to resource for young readers looking to learn more about this powerful nation. It includes a timeline, bibliography, and index.--
Describes the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, as Japanese forces surprised Americans at the U.S. military base, and explains the significance of the attack today.--Provided by publisher.
You are making your living at sea at a time when pirates ruled the oceans. Will you stick to an honest life or risk everything for the riches and adventure of piracy? The choices you make could lead to a life of luxury... or a horrible death. What will it be?
Illustrated guide to the 88 internationally recognized constellations with stories and legends. Includes key star information, location descriptions, and maps.
Physical and political geography combine together in an appealing format that will interest kids doing reports and projects, as well as trivia seekers. Captivating photos with detailed captions accompany flag facts, high-interest tidbits, and geographical information on each country of the world.
How was our universe made from a tiny speck of energy? Where did the first trees, plants, animals and humans come from? What happened to the dinosaurs? What was so miserable about medieval times? How were railroads and electricity invented? What are the perils of global warming? You might have many big questions about our planet, life and people. Embark on an entertaining journey across millennia and continents with this captivating book by Christopher Lloyd, author of the bestselling What on Earth Happened.--
HAVE YOU EVER wondered what makes you, You? Join Poppy on her journey into the fascinating world of her genetics. Learn how Poppy's genes created her red hair and blue eyes -- and trace these traits through her family tree. Poppy's genes are not the only things that help make her unique. discover, with Poppy, how your genes and the world around you can shape who you are.--Page  of cover.