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Wholesale Price: (Log in to view)Ships From: (Log in to view) MSRP: $19.95Age Range: 7 and upSpecialty: NoMade in: ChinaSKU or Item #: 978-0-7624-4315-4Gender: Boys
Everything that a budding inventor needs to build 12 basic machines is provided, including 25 machine pieces, 10 plastic nuts and bolts, and a detachable peg board—all color-coded for easy identification. Using the simple and direct instructions, kids can build each machine in minutes. The projects include: incline planes, levers, wheels and axles, gears (spur, compound, rack and pinion, and planetary), cams, cranks, pulleys, ratchets, and springs. Includes timelines detailing the history of each machine. Hands-on, interactive, and engaging, this kit will bring out the DIY and inventor spirit in every child. Launch date: October 2011.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 35264 (added 10/16/2012)
SteamPotVille, from first-time author and illustrator Steve Ouch, is a journey into an imaginative world where dreamy landscapes merge with whimsical animals. Kids are encouraged to search the book for hidden animals and objects.
— Even after reading “SteamPotVille,” the mommy reviewer at Beautiful Brown Babies
was not quite sure what it was about. However, she described the book as “rip-rollicking fun,” a “glorious and glossy adventure.”
— Angela of Moms In a Blog
called the book “magical, to say the least.” She raved about the illustrations and recommended the book for kids who love animals.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 28612 (added 5/24/2010)
This new edition of Jane Yolen's 1977 story tells about Hwei Min, the blind daughter of a Chinese emperor. Despite a reward offered for anyone who can cure the girl, physicians and magicians cannot help. But an old man with a seeing stick teaches the princess a new way to "see" the world. Launch date: September 21, 2009.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26968 (added 2/5/2010)
MSRP: $17.95Age Range: 8 and upLaunch Date: April 2010Gender: Boys And Girls
Jordan Weisman, co-creator of the acclaimed Cathy’s Book series, launches an interactive trilogy based on the 2012 end-of-world Mayan prophecies. Nathan Richards learns on his 13th birthday that his destiny is to be challenged by the Mayan god Kukulkan in a game that decides the fate of the human race. Read the Book - Play the Game - Save the World. "The combination of book and game board with 11 game pieces and dice engages the reader to interact with the story — as our hero plays the game, so can the reader. Play the game online in a single player mode against the computer or a two player mode against anyone anywhere in the world. The online game will also act as decoder ring where specific locations on the board will give players background fiction on the book's characters and teaser fiction about what happens in the next book," Geri DiTella, Marketing Coordinator, Running Press Book Publishers, told TDmonthly. Launch date: April 2010.
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ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26666 (added 1/14/2010)
MSRP: $17.95SKU or Item #: 9780762430857Launch Date: May 2008Gender: Girls
This book follows the original, Cathy’s Book. As this story begins, high school student Cathy is trying to keep a job, her journal is stolen, a cute crush turns out to not be who he seems to be and her best friend Emma’s side project/start-up company, Doubletalk Wireless, is about to get caught up in the mystery surrounding Cathy and her search for the truth about her father. Her presumed-dead father. Launch date: May 5, 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 18927 (added 5/19/2008)
MSRP: $9.95SKU or Item #: 9780762433469Launch Date: February 2008Gender: Girls
The interactive, part romance, part thriller, part mystery book enhances novel reading for teens. It includes an “evidence pack” and a list of operational websites, phone numbers and secret codes. Readers identify with Cathy, read her story, listen to her phone messages, check out the websites she mentions and leave her messages on her MySpace.com page and on a special voicemail. Launch date: February 25, 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 18926 (added 5/19/2008)
MSRP: $12.95SKU or Item #: 9780762432981Launch Date: June 2008Gender: Boys And Girls
Each generous-sized page prompts doodlers with playful text and whimsical line drawings. The paperback book includes over 100 pages to complete and create. Launch date: June 9, 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 18925 (added 5/19/2008)
MSRP: $14.95SKU or Item #: 9780762429967Launch Date: July 2008Gender: Boys And Girls
Kids can meet the Fart Fairy, Snot Fairy, Dirty Underwear Fairy and more in this book. The fairies attempt persuade their way into and out of children’s lives in attempts to take over the Tooth Fairy’s under-the-pillow enterprise. Launch date: July 28, 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 18924 (added 5/19/2008)
MSRP: $9.95SKU or Item #: 9780762431410Launch Date: September 2007Gender: Boys And Girls
Danny Dozer and his friends find the perfect Christmas tree for Deerfield Valley. They embellish the tree, but then realize there’s no snow. As the characters attempt to remedy this problem, readers can lift up a variety of flaps to discover materials the characters use to decorate the tree: miles of lights, piles of shiny ornaments and more. Launch date: September 24, 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 18923 (added 5/19/2008)
MSRP: $15.95Age Range: 8 and upLaunch Date: October 2007Gender: Boys And Girls
The book compiles extensive research by dinosaur experts to tell readers about what the world would be like if dinosaurs were alive today. The book is full of incredible images of photo-realistic dinosaurs blended with distinctive photography, and fact-packed pages about dinosaurs, from the time of their extinction to the latest fossil discoveries. “It asks (and answers) the question: what if dinosaurs were alive today?” Seta Bedrossian Zink, of Running Press Book Publishers’ publicity department, told TDmonthly. Launch date: October 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 18573 (added 4/28/2008)
MSRP: $9.95Age Range: 8 to 12Launch Date: October 2008Gender: Boys And Girls
The book transforms the beloved Rankin and Bass stop-motion animation story into a beautifully illustrated picture book for families. Launch date: October 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 18570 (added 4/28/2008)
MSRP: $19.95Age Range: 4 to 8Launch Date: October 2008Gender: Boys And Girls
The book tells the timeless classic of the Peanuts gang and their heartwarming quest to uncover the true meaning of Christmas. “This cloth-bound deluxe collector’s edition is faithful to the original television special that airs every Christmas season, and makes the perfect gift for young and old Peanuts fans,” Seta Bedrossian Zink, of Running Press Book Publishers’ publicity department, told TDmonthly. Launch date: October 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 18569 (added 4/28/2008)
MSRP: $12.95Age Range: 6 and upLaunch Date: March 2008Gender: Boys And Girls
The kit includes 16 Stonehenge rocks, a landscaped mat and a 32-page guide about the ancient wonder. Launch date: March 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 18567 (added 4/28/2008)
MSRP: $17.95SKU or Item #: 0762430753Launch Date: April 2007Gender: Boys And Girls
The cookbook, by Missy Chase Lapine, former publisher of “Eating Well” magazine, is a result of the challenges Lapine faced trying to get her two young daughters to eat healthy. Lapine offers over 75 recipes that disguise healthy ingredients in kids' favorite meals. Pack meals with more fiber, vitamins and antioxidants with the power of purees and ingredient substitutes. Sneaky recipes include No Harm Chicken Parm, Power Pizza, Incognito Burritos, Brainy Brownies and much more. Launch date: April 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 17033 (added 1/11/2008)
MSRP: $9.98SKU or Item #: 0762416335Launch Date: August 2003
To sweeten the anticipation of an annual performance of “The Nutcracker” or to establish a tradition, adults and children can settle in with this charming retelling of a young girl's dreamy visit to the Land of the Sugarplum Fairy. By E.T.A. Hoffman, the story is enhanced with magnificent color illustrations created especially for this edition by the late award-winning artist Don Daily. This high-quality, handsomely produced volume is destined for the permanent home library. Launch date: August 6, 2003.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 10133 (added 11/17/2006)
All kids stay home sick once in a while, and hours of television just aren't the answer to occupying them when they're curled up on the couch. Sensitive to the fact that the child may not be feeling well, renowned actor John Lithgow has come up with dozens of wildly imaginative diversions and fun things to do that don't require running around the house.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 5983 (added 12/14/2005)
Carrying on the tradition of Aesop’s fables, Christopher Wormell’s book encourages storytelling. Each tale is accompanied by a linoleum block print that illustrate the moral, and the stories are presented sparsely, allowing parents to fill the void by telling the stories to their children.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 4687 (added 9/19/2005)