-- An inspiring introduction for beginners, Starting Chess covers everything you need to know, from how to set out the pieces to special moves and tactics...-- Lively illustrations of snooty queens, cheeky pawns and wise old kings bring the game to life, while simple diagrams make examples and puzzles clear and easy to follow.-- This new Internet-linked edition also contains descriptions of fun and informative chess Web sites to visit.
Blaze a trail through a juicy apple, a buzzing bee, a seagoing sailboat, and other objects. Twenty-six simple mazes -- one for each letter of the alphabet -- will take you through an igloo, over the ocean floor, around a giant yo-yo, and more. For extra fun, color the big pictures when you're finished traveling. By the way, if you get stuck, take a peek at the answers. They're at the end of the book
Displaying the beauty and variety of America's most popular wildflowers, naming and locating each of the species, this most unusual book is intended for coloring. Redrawn from the original Smithsonian Rickett plates by Paul Kennedy, well-known illustrator of children's books, each of the 46 renderings is ready to be colored as realistically -- like the cover illustrations -- or as imaginatively as you may choose. Includes 46 illustrations: lady's slipper, black-eyed susan, bird's foot violet, cardinal flower, pitcher plant, trout lily, and others. Botanical identifications, common names, and information on habitats are also included.
With this adorable sticker book, kids will discover a fun and hands-on way to learn about dogs and puppies. Meet silky spaniels, lively Great Danes, playful terriers, and more See them play, snuggle, and cuddle.Each Ultimate Sticker Book presents an array of colorful, photographic stickers of baby animals or dinosaurs, the US Presidents or the night sky-there's something for everyone. Young children will love working with these durable, reusable stickers, and they can have fun using the stickers to make picture books and projects on their own. These entertaining books provide a hands-on way to explore new subjects. (And some of the stickers even glow in the dark ) Includes over 60 full-color, self-adhesive stickers.
Any doll chef will tell you that no supermarket is as well-stocked as a forest, a sand dune, or your own backyard; and everyone knows that dolls love mud, when properly prepared.
For forty years, Mud Pies and Other Recipes has been the consummate cookbook for dolls, using only the finest ingredients found outside. All of the perennial doll favorites are here, including Dandelion SoufflE, Wood Chip Dip, and, of course, Mud Pies.
This special 40th anniversary hardcover edition now includes a Tea Party in the menu section, so that dolls with discriminating palates will be prepared for every social occasion. Erik Blegvad's classically fetching illustrations provide the perfect dressing for Marjorie Winslow's outdoor cookbook for dolls.
A Level 1 reader with picture riddles and search-and-find funAll new, easy-to-read riddles by Jean Marzollo are paired with fun photographs culled from previously published I Spy books to create this I Spy easy reader that's perfect for spring With rhythm, rhyme, and picture clues, this book is written to support the newest reader
You don't have to be a great artist to be a good cartoonist. Because cartoons are based in humor, not art; the secret to their success is to think funny. In this handy guide, you'll find detailed instructions for creating cartoon people and animals. With a little practice you'll be drawing adults and children, creatures, and more. "A fun, funny, instruction book for all ages."--Copley News Service.
Fridolf Johnson, noted designer and former editor of American Artist, has created 30 handsome drawings of fabled creatures for this coloring book. Old favorites such as the mermaid, the centaur, and the phoenix are here, as well as some that are not as well known, such as the basilisk, whose glance can kill; the kraken, a huge sea monster sometimes mistaken for an island; and the manticore, who has the body of a lion, a spiked tail with the sting of a scorpion, a man's face with three rows of teeth, and a keen appetite for human flesh.
Your favorite little globetrotter will create a masterpiece of memories with The Children's Travel Journal. While on the road, this unique diary is a fun-filled work-in-progress. When completed, it becomes a treasured keepsake that vividly preserves memories of a special trip.TOPICS include: Calendar * Making Plans * The Destination * First Impressions * People * Food & Restaurants * Money * Landmarks & Monuments * Museums & Galleries * Best Day / Worst Day * I'll Never Forget & more SPECIAL FEATURES: Fits easily into a backpack * Plastic cover for durability * Pocket for mementos * Heavy paper stock