Three beloved Christmas Little Golden Books are gathered together in this charming mini-treasury: The Night Before Christmas, The Christmas Story, and The Animals' Christmas Eve. Perfect for gift-giving, and at the value Golden Books is known for!
Playing Together is perfect for encouraging little ones to start talking about playing together. Featuring sweet, funny toddler/animal characters in familiar playful scenes using the language that a toddler will hear in their everyday lives. The sturdy little tabs along the top and down the side will help toddlers find their favourite page and encourage interactivity. Goolygooly's (Kim Hyun) colourful, contemporary and expressive illustrations are a delight.
In the fourth book of the Capital Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C. - KC's mom is getting married... to the President of the United States! KC wants the day to be perfect, but someone keeps leaking wedding secrets. They newspapers have even printed where the president and his bride are going on their honeymoon. To save the wedding, KC and Marshall have to track down the spy in the White House!Each book highlights one of the famous museums, buildings, or monuments from the Washington area and includes a map and a two-page fun fact spread with photographs. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!
Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930) was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. "The White Company" is a huge historical novel set during the Hundred Years War. Together with the heroes of this story, you will visit England, France, and Spain, and take part in the events of one of the longest wars in human history.
Jeremy Holland is exactly what Chelsea O'Kane wants in a man. After he proposes, she's ecstatic to host their wedding at the inn they built together. But it isn't long before the secrets from Chelsea's past refuse to stay buried, and they could ruin everything...
More than just the birds and the bees... Self-proclaimed 'bird nerd' Sophie Castle has been given the opportunity of a lifetime: her own documentary about her fine-feathered friends. But her cameraman, Rigg Greensman, is unmotivated...and drop dead gorgeous. Can they work together to convince the public to love birds - without falling in love themselves?
Elinor is as prudent as her sister Marianne is impetuous. Each must learn from the other after they are they are forced by their father's death to leave their home and enter into the contests of polite society. The charms of unsuitable men and the schemes of rival ladies mean that their paths to success are beset with disappointment but together they attempt to find a way to happiness.
Drawing on the author's personal experiences of the horrors of civil war as a young doctor, this title takes place in Kiev, 1918, a time of turmoil and suffocating uncertainty as the Bolsheviks, Socialists and Germans fight for control of the city. It tells the story of the Turbins, a once-wealthy Russian family.
Collected inside this book are diary entries letters and newspaper clippings that piece together the depraved story of the ultimate predator A young lawyer on an assignment finds himself imprisoned in a Transylvanian castle by his mysterious host Back at home his fiance and friends are menaced by a malevolent force which seems intent on imposing suffering and destruction Can the devil really have arrived on Englands shores And what is it that he hungers for so desperately
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Keeper comes a “moody, suspenseful page-turner” (People, Best Book Pick) filled with mystery and spellbinding secrets. Living on her family’s idyllic lakeside estate in Cornwall, England, Alice Edevane is a bright, inquisitive, and precociously talented sixteen-year-old who loves to write stories. One midsummer’s eve, after a beautiful party drawing hundreds of guests to the estate has ended, the Edevanes discover that their youngest child, eleven-month-old Theo, has vanished without a trace. He is never found, and the family is torn apart, the house abandoned. Decades later, Alice is living in London, having enjoyed a long successful career as a novelist. Miles away, Sadie Sparrow, a young detective in the London police force, is staying at her grandfather’s house in Cornwall. While out walking one day, she stumbles upon the old Edevane estate—now crumbling and covered with vines. Her curiosity is sparked, setting off a series of events that will bring her and Alice together and reveal shocking truths about a past long gone...yet more present than ever. A lush, atmospheric tale of intertwined destinies from a masterful storyteller, The Lake House is an enthralling, thoroughly satisfying read.
Thorough in coverage and updated with topics that affect today's families, Does Wednesday Mean Mom's House or Dad's?, Second Edition helps you keep your children in the number-one, priority spot before, during, and after your divorce. Nonjudgmental in tone, the new edition will show you how to put your kids' best interests first as you work with your spouse to parent together while living apart.