Dripping with Mark Twain’s iconic wit and wisdom, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer chronicles young Tom and his best friend Huckleberry Finn on a life-changing journey of mischief, intrigue, and excitement.
Bugs are for the birds!
Lisbon is hungry and it’s hard to wait for dinner. When her animal friends try to help her find something tasty to eat, the real the problems begin! Join Lisbon on her funny misadventures.
Each beautiful illustration is designed to inspire the imaginations of children. An activity page at the end of the book allows for more fun as they search for special items in the illustrations.
This version of I Don’t Want to Eat Bugs has been designed specifically for ebook with a fixed layout and larger text for easy reading. While this is a great read-aloud book for parents, teachers, and other adults to share with children, we have chosen fonts that are similar to the way children form letters for easy recognition as they begin to read on their own. The print book is also available in 8.5” x 11” format.
I Don’t Want to Eat Bugs was written for my daughter, who was two when I wrote this story and didn’t like salad, but now she’s four and a half and loves it—if I give her plenty of salad dressing! (But don’t worry—this isn’t a book about eating salad.) Of course birds, cats, and dogs have a very different idea of what’s good to eat, but through this fun adventure, Lisbon learns there is also food meant just for her—and it’s good, especially compared with all the offerings from her animal friends.
My daughter and I privately call this book the "Ice Cream Story" (she LOVES ice cream so there had to be ice cream involved), and now whenever something funny happens, she says, "We should write a new ice cream story about that."
And we have! I Don’t Want to Eat Bugs is the first book in a series called Lisbon’s Misadventures. Book 2, I Don’t Want to Have Hot Toes, is now available, and Tim Petersen is hard at work creating the illustrations for the next two books. Tim is obviously a fabulous artist, and I’m excited to be working with him. You can sign up on my website to learn when the next book comes out (http://teylarachelbranton.com/). Thank you and enjoy!
Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. There’s no more money for rent. And not much for food, either. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to live in their minivan. Again.
Crenshaw is a cat. He’s large, he’s outspoken, and he’s imaginary. He has come back into Jackson’s life to help him. But is an imaginary friend enough to save this family from losing everything?
Beloved author Katherine Applegate proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary.
This excerpt from The Hazel Wood—Melissa Albert’s fiercely stunning contemporary fantasy perfect for fans of The Magicians—contains the first six chapters.Everyone is talking about The Hazel Wood!
“Thoroughly, creepily captivating.” —Kristin Cashore, author of Graceling and Jane, Unlimited “This book is pure imagination candy.” —Stephanie Garber, author of Caraval “Destined to be a classic.” —Kami Garcia, author of The Lovely Reckless “Absolutely breathtaking.” —Seanan McGuire, author of Every Heart a Doorway “Terrifying, magical, and surprisingly funny.” —Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places “Unlike anything else I’ve ever read before.” —Evelyn Skye, author of The Crown’s Game “A part of me will never leave The Hazel Wood.” —Heidi Heilig, author of The Girl from Everywhere “An elegant dark fairy tale, full of the power of story.” —Kat Howard, author of Roses and Rot
Bell’s Big Move tells the story of Bell and her girl, Sofia, who move from the big city to the quiet town of Pineville, where life is a lot less busy. Will their new friends, Jingle® and Andrew, help make Pineville feel like home?
Little ones will love hearing this story as a narrator reads to them, page by page. And if she’s nearby, the Bell® Story Buddy® stuffed animal will respond when you read key phrases from the story.
Catrin Volker dreams of a peaceful life training horses. It’s not to be. Comets appear in the night skies, announcing the return of a goddess. While trying to save her friend from bullies, Catrin unknowingly triggers powerful, ancient, magic and fulfills a prophecy that says she will destroy entire nations.
The World of Godsland Young Adult Epic Fantasy Series includes:
The Dawning of Power trilogy (Bundle available)Call of the HeraldInherited DangerDragon OreThe Balance of Power trilogy (Bundle available)RegentFeralRegalThe Artifacts of Power trilogy (Bundle available soon)The Fifth MagicDragonholdThe Seventh Magic
Mythical, historical and scientific secrets are hidden in a small prairie town, and thirteen-year-old Adam may be the only one able to protect the biggest secret of all.
A centuries-old organization within the tiny town of Grayson protects many secrets – from unknown scientific discoveries to the truth about the mythical island of Atlantis, along with information that ties it to historical events from around the world.
Thirteen-year-old Adam McTaggart and his wise-cracking friends have always assumed that Grayson is just another boring small town on the prairie, but the destruction of a nearby town and disappearance of all of its residents forces them to believe they might also be in danger.
After listening to theories from one of the many unique townspeople, Adam and his friends begin a quest to uncover Grayson’s mysterious past. During their investigation they unlock a strange network of underground tunnels and find objects that seem straight out of science fiction magazines. When they discover the existence of the secret organization controlling everything in Grayson, the group soon understands that their boring small town is much more exciting than they had always believed it to be.
But someone is coming, looking for an ancient power protected by the secret organization, and they are destroying towns as they draw near.
Can Adam and his friends learn everything they need to know in time to protect their town, its people, and the biggest secret of all?
If you enjoy a fast paced adventure full of humor and mystery with a bit of fantasy and science fiction, download a copy now!
What Readers are Saying:
"Never before have I enjoyed, nor anticipated a series this great since Harry Potter … I have devoured each book in this series so quickly that I get a little sad as I reach the ending! Thankfully, there is more in store for Adam and his pals, and I will be (im)patiently waiting their next adventure!" – Becky
"…I’m an avid reader and often get bored with the the same old stories over and over. This book was refreshing in its original plot. Was enjoyable to read." – Josh Hochman
"…Excellent story / read from start to finish. good pace and characters. Best part is that there is closure at the end – even though this is a series." – Thomas DiMarino
“I love a good story with adventure and suspense and no foul language! Perfect story for teen boys especially. Can’t wait to read part 2!” – Darlene Yaz
“Five stars! Great story, full of twists, full of action. It’s quite long, I thought it would get slow after a while, but that was not the case. It was keeping me on my toes all the way to the end. A must read!” – Atilla Beno
“I read a lot, but not much what I would consider science fiction. The exception being Robert Heinlein, I would compare this book to his early books for teens. Best compliment I could give.” – Amazon Customer
“Exciting and well written. The dialog was natural and the characters were well developed. I liked the way the author wove several historical events into the story. Overall it was a very good science fiction story and I will probably read more of the books in this series.” – Jim Sibigtroth
100 Funny Jokes for Kids 4-8 Years Old!
Kids love jokes! Keep your children entertained and amused with this funny joke book for kids ages 4-8. There are jokes about animals, school, sports, knock knock jokes, and holiday jokes! Your child will love this hilarious joke book full of clean jokes for kids and children.
This book is especially great for traveling, waiting rooms, and reading aloud at home.
100 funny jokes for kids
Excellent for early and beginning readers
Lots of fun and entertainment for your child
Great for long trips, waiting rooms, and reading aloud
Special Note: The illustrations in this book are optimized for a vivid and colorful experience in e-readers, tablets, phones, and computers!
Jokes from this funny book…
Q: What dinosaur loves pancakes?A: A tri-syrup-tops!
Q: What do you get if you cross a monster with a flea?A: Lots of very worried dogs!
Q: Why was the principal worried?A: There were too many rulers in school!
Q: What did the coach scream to the snack machine?A: Give me my quarterback!
100 Funny Jokes for Kids!
The Funniest Jokes for Kids! (Clean Jokes for Children)
Kids and children can practice their reading and joke telling skills with this funny joke book. Beginning and early readers can enjoy hours of fun and entertainment.
This funny joke book is full of funny jokes that will have you laughing for hours! This is one of the best joke collections in the world. These jokes about animals, school, sports, knock knock jokes, and holiday jokes will have you laughing for hours. These funny jokes are excellent for kids, children, teens, and adults. Early and beginner readers can practice reading aloud and learning.
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