George to slay the dragon, the boy must come up with a clever plan to save his friend and convince the townsfolk to accept him. A timeless book wth fun for adults and children, the story celebrates difference, empathy, and standing with our friends even when things look tough. Shepard--revisiting a collaboration first made famous through The Wind in the Willows.
This 75th anniversary edition features a foreward by prominent children's literature historian and author, Leonard Marcus. Used book in Good Condition. From the author of the wind in the willows and illustrator of Winnie the Pooh, comes the original, high-quality edition of this classic story later made into a Disney movie.
In this beloved classic, a kind, young boy befriends a poetry-loving dragon living in the Downs above his home. When the town-folk send for St. A great read-aloud. Continuously in print since 1938, this story appeared as a chapter in Kenneth Grahame's Dream Days and was first published as a stand-alone book with black and white illustrations throughout by Ernest H.
Guns for General Washington: A Story of the American Revolution
Seymour reit re-creates the true story of will knox, a nineteen-year-old boy who undertook the daring and dangerous task of transporting 183 cannons from New York’s Fort Ticonderoga to Boston--in the dead of winter--to help George Washington win an important battle.
The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet
This timeless series is a classic that is sure to be read over and over again. Don t miss the adventures of Chuck and David, two boys who travel to the alien planet Basidium in their homemade spaceship. Little brown Books for Young Readers. In print since the 1950s, the Mushroom Planet series is back with a new design by illustrator Kevin Hawkes.
Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?
. Fascinating history made accessible for young readers. The lively text includes plenty of amusing, personality-revealing anecdotes. This entertaining volume, by newbery Honor-winning author Jean Fritz, sheds light on the life of England's King George III. It begins when he was a bashful boy who blushed easily, goes on to his early days as king, and finally examines his role in the American Revolution - when Americans ceased to think of him as good King George.
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The Sword in the Tree Trophy Chapter Book
His story is filled with the pageantry and color of England in King Arthur's time. Paul galdone's vigorous illustrations are as evocative as the text. The result is another delightful book for his wide audience of young readers. It creates a vivid picture of the Knights of the Round Table and the wisdom of King Arthur himself.
Mr. Peace reigned in the castle until the fearsome night when Lionel, longlost brother of Lord Weldon, returned to cause trouble and unhappiness. It was then that shan, the son of Lord Weldon, took on the duties of a knight and hid the sword in the hollow of the giant oak. HarperCollins. Little brown Books for Young Readers.
Bulla captures the spirit of those romantic days in a straightforward, exciting manner. The days that followed were filled with adventures that tried the courage of the young boy. Shan was surprised by bearded robbers in the woods. In the days of king Arthur there stood a mighty oak tree within the walls of a castle.
He met noble knights in plumed helmets, and eventually he even made a trip to high-towered Camelot.
Disney Animation Collection Volume 6: The Reluctant Dragon
Will the boy be able to stop the local hero before he challenges the dragon to a fiery battle? Every volume in the Disney Animation Collection series is packed with classic Disney short films that will delight your entire family. The reluctant dragon, is now part of the disney animation collection! this lighthearted story follows the adventures of a brave young boy who, emboldened by tales of brave knights, a clever and entertaining short film, decides to pursue the horrible dragon that is terrifying the villagers.
Shrink-wrapped. HarperCollins. Add them all to your dVD library today! Little brown Books for Young Readers. But what he discovers is a surprisingly friendly dragon that is more interested in reciting poetry and making music than devouring fair damsels.
Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos
Little Brown Young Readers. Once you've met amos and read his account, you'll never think of Ben Franklin-or American history-quite the same way. Explore this historical time period even further in this new edition of award-winning author robert lawson's classic tale, including a map of Ben Franklin's travels! Did you ever wonder where inventors get their ideas? Benjamin Franklin was one of the most famous inventors in American history, he got most of his ideas--the good ones at any rate--from a mouse! Funny, and according to this amusing book, with additional bonus material, interesting and wise, Ben and Me is a classic American story that has been read by generations of young people.
Once you've met amos the mouse, you'll always remember Benjamin Franklin a little differently than the history books do. Shrink-wrapped. Little brown Books for Young Readers. HarperCollins. Ever wonder where inventors get their ideas? as it turns out, the great inventor Benjamin Franklin got his best ideas from a mouse named Amos! Funny, interesting and wise, this classic tale has been a favorite for generations.
The Apple and the Arrow
Walter lives happily in the remote heights of the Alpine Mountains, caring for his family’s goat herd and practicing his marksmanship in the hopes of making his father proud. The dramatic tale of william’s arrest and escape and the daring revolt of the Swiss against the Austrians has become a legend around the world.
. But as the end of the year approaches, walter’s peaceful life is shaken as his country enters a revolution, and Walter must carry a secret that could threaten the life of the father he loves so dearly. Little Brown Young Readers. Little brown Books for Young Readers. More than seven hundred years have passed since the day Walter stood in the marketplace balancing an apple on his head while the Austrian tyrant Gessler commanded Walter’s father, William Tell, to take aim at the apple with his great crossbow.
The year is 1291, and walter is the twelve-year-old son of William Tell, the greatest bowman in the land of Uri. HarperCollins. Shrink-wrapped.
Rabbit Hill Puffin Modern Classics
Little Brown Young Readers. It has been a while since folks lived in the Big House, and an even longer time has passed since there has been a garden at the House. All the animals of the hill are very excited about the new Folks moving in, and they wonder how things are going to change. Little brown Books for Young Readers.
Shrink-wrapped. It’s only a matter of time before the animals of the Hill find out just who is moving in, and they may be a little bit surprised when they do. HarperCollins.
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Wolves Chronicles Series
It seems as if the endless hours of drudgery will never cease. With the help of Simon the gooseboy and his flock, they escape. The servants are dismissed, the furniture is sold, and Bonnie and Sylvia are sent to a prison-like orphan school. HarperCollins. Little Brown Young Readers. Wicked wolves and a grim governess threaten Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia when Bonnie's parents leave Willoughby Chase for a sea voyage.
Yearling Books. But how will they ever get willoughby chase free from the clutches of the evil Miss Slighcarp?This edition of the beloved classic features an introduction by Aiken's daughter, Lizza, providing insight into the struggles Aiken—much like her heroines—had to endure before finally finishing this classic story a decade after she started writing it.
Shrink-wrapped. Left in the care of the cruel Miss Slighcarp, the girls can hardly believe what is happening to their once happy home. Little brown Books for Young Readers.
The Story of the Treasure Seekers: Complete and Unabridged Puffin Classics
HarperCollins. Yearling Books. Little Brown Young Readers. Puffin Books. But although they think of many ingenious ways to do so, their well meant efforts are either more fun than profitable, or lead to trouble. Shrink-wrapped. When their father's business fails, the six Bastable children decide to restore the family fortunes.
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