It really helps her busy mind relax and fall asleep. She has always had trouble falling asleep until now ( shes 7).
Captivating bedtime meditations to bring peace, joy, and calm to the end of the day. There are three segments in this audio, each approximately 18 minutes in length. Choose from: By the Sea, An Adventure in Space, and Snowflake. May be used any time for general relaxation as well as bedtime.
"Love The Meditations, Audible Format Only OK"
This is the most unique quiz show ever! Brian Brain's quizzes can be enjoyed by the whole family. Why? Because there are always two sets of questions: one for the younger members of the family (the Budding Brains) and one for the grown ups (the Boffs). Each Budding Brain question is taken from the basis of the UK National Curriculum and is specific to the child's age group, Key Stage, and subject. So whatever the age of your child, everybody can compete with each other on a level playing field!
Hello! Allow me to introduce myself... I'm Brian Brain. Welcome to volume four of my Great British Quiz: The Really Hard One! As with all Brian's quizzes, the Great British Quiz contains his unique formula: The questions always come in pairs--one for the Budding Brains (youngsters) and one for the Boffs (adults). It's this stroke of genius that allows the whole family to join in the fun! How well do you know the British Isles?
This is the most unique quiz show ever! Brian Brain's quizzes can be enjoyed by the whole family. Why? Because there are always two sets of questions: one for the younger members of the family (the Budding Brains) and one for the grown ups (the Boffs).
Each Budding Brain question is taken from the basis of the UK National Curriculum and is specific to the child's age group, Key Stage, and subject. So whatever the age of your child, everybody can compete with each other on a level playing field!
This is the most unique quiz show ever! Brian Brain's quizzes can be enjoyed by the whole family. Why? Because there are always two sets of questions: one for the younger members of the family (the Budding Brains) and one for the grown ups (the Boffs). Each Budding Brain question is taken from the basis of the UK National Curriculum and is specific to the child's age group, Key Stage, and subject.
This is the most unique quiz show ever! Brian Brain's quizzes can be enjoyed by the whole family. Why? Because there are always two sets of questions: one for the younger members of the family (The Budding Brains) and one for the grown ups (The Boffs). Each Budding Brain question is taken from the basis of the UK National Curriculum and is specific to the child's age group, Key Stage and subject. So, whatever the age of your child everybody can compete with each other on a level playing field!
The mysterious author of the New York Times -bestselling book The Name of This Book is Secret, as well as the other dangerous and daring adventures in the hugely popular Secret Series gives a behind-the-scenes look at his new adventure series Bad Magic. In conversation with Adam Gidwitz (A Tale Dark and Grimm).
Listening and conversation with the treasured author of Number the Stars, The Giver, and many other favorite works for kids and teens. Special guest Sean Astin (The Goonies, The Lord of the Rings) will join Lowry for a celebration of The Newbery Medal-winning Number the Stars 25th anniversary. He and his wife have purchased the film rights and are proud to be adapting Number the Stars for the screen. Fellow author Lauren Oliver (Panic, Delirium) leads the conversation.
Why is it that the behaviour of teenagers can be so odd? As they grow older, young children steadily improve their sense of how to behave, and then all of a sudden, they can become totally uncommunicative, wildly emotional and completely unpredictable. We used to think that erratic teenage behaviour was due to a sudden surge in hormones, but modern neuroscience shows us that this isn't true.
Explore the great mystery and wonder of life under the sea and meet the different creatures that live there and learn how they survive. It's a grand adventure you don't want to miss, so join us on this Underwater Exploration.
Andy Jones continues his hilarious journey through the human digestive system and tells you everything you (n)ever wanted to know about burps! Whether they be lady-like hiccups or onion-breath stinkers, burps are an essential part of the human experience. The Burptionary is jam-packed full of belchy facts, gaseous jokes and burp-tastic riddles and rhymes, and is guaranteed to have boys everywhere laughing till they spew.
Toddlers can be engaged in creative and meaningful play that can develop their cognitive abilities and skills. Particularly, there are games designed to enhance your toddler's general knowledge and increase the level of vocabulary. Through intense moments of exploration, toddlers are able to master cognitive skills during this important stage in their life. In this chapter, several activities are suggested, specifically designed for supporting your toddler's intellectual development.
Jack Harper lives in an old castle turned museum. The day he calls Hell to order a demon is one of his more interesting days of his twelve year old life. One demon delivery later, Hell wants to be paid in gold. Between you and me, Jack can't pay. He's in a bit of a hellish pickle.
Jochebed was pregnant with a child as she worked in the fields. The Pharaoh ordered that all of the Egyptians were to kill all of the baby boys in Israel. Jochebed gave birth to a baby boy. She and her daughter, Miriam, took care of the baby for three months. One day, Miriam got an idea on how she was going to save her baby brother. What was Miriam's idea? What happens to the baby? What was the baby named? Who did he eventually become?
Butterfly World features fun facts showcasing the alluring beauty of butterflies across the world. Both kids and parents are sure to love this book because it features educational facts in an inspiring way. Find answers to your questions about butterflies and how they evolved. The book features content about monarch butterflies, flying speed, butterfly characteristics, ancient butterflies, and more!
This book, designed for kids ages 6-10, features true, character-building stories for kids to enjoy alone or with their parents. Being a kid can be trying and confusing - a newfound exposure to the real world, confusion as to what's right and wrong, learning about friendships and making important choices for the first time. Chicken Soup for the Kid's Soul 2 is a special book designed just for kids on the verge of becoming preteens.
Harry Potter has been heralded as one of the most popular book series of all time and the philosophical nature of Harry, Hermione, and Ron's quest to rid the world of its ultimate evil is one of the many things that make this series special. The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy covers all seven titles in J.K. Rowling's groundbreaking series and takes fans back to Godric's Hollow to discuss life after death, to consider what moral reasoning drove Harry to choose death, and to debate whether Sirius Black is a man or a dog.
These stunning meditations vary from 4 to 10 minutes each in length and can be used separately or run together. Tracks include: Jellyfish Relaxation; An Underwater Dolphin Ride; The Magic Rainbow; Butterfly Relaxation; Enchanted Garden, and a Hot Air Balloon Trip. Beautiful calm journeys to help children with confidence, self esteem, and creativity.
"Great Meditations, Audiobook Format Distracting"
Britannia, 45 AD: Vespasian's brother, Sabinus, is captured by druids. The druids want to offer a potent sacrifice to their gods – not just one Roman Legate, but two. They know that Vespasian will come after his brother and they plan to sacrifice the siblings on midsummer's day. Vespasian must strive to save his brother whilst completing the conquest of the south-west of the haunted isle, before he is drawn inexorably back to Rome and the heart of Imperial politics.
The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star.
James Herriot's Treasury for Children collects all of the beloved veterinarian's delightful tales for young listeners. From the springtime frolic of "Oscar, Cat-About-Town" to the yuletide warmth of "The Christmas Day Kitten", these stories are perennial favorites, and this new complete edition will make a wonderful gift for all listeners, great and small.
Sing and play with a special toddler today! Everyone will have great fun with this new collection of 60 songs selected especially for your children!
This audio is designed to help children relax and will enhance feelings of happiness and contentment. It can be used at home with your children or as a teaching resource.
"Effective and soothing for boys, girls, and adults"
With over a dozen books now in the wildly popular Soup series, Robert Newton Peck started it all with this hilarious account of the nonstop mischief he and his best friend Soup got into as children in 1920s Vermont. You'll learn all about the time Soup taught Rob how to whack apples, only to wind up breaking a church's stained-glass window! Sure, the 2 pals have lots of fun doing things like rolling down a steep hill in barrels, but they just can't seem to stay out of trouble.
For 25 years, middle-grade readers have been moved by this telling of Sadako Sasaki's spirited battle with leukemia. She was two-years-old when the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II, and dizzy spells began when she was 12. She faced the disease with an irrepressible spirit and focused her energy (and that of everyone who knew her) on folding 1000 paper cranes, which Japanese legend held would prompt the gods to make her well again.
Meet the Wizard of Menlo Park, and see how he grew from a lonely, inquisitive boy who carried out experiments in his basement to the smart, enterprising, and imaginative inventor who gave us the stock-market ticker, helped develop the phonograph and cinema, and even came up with the first storage battery and electric car.
When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell. The family was starving, and they could hardly find money for food, let alone school fees. Forced to drop out, William began to explore the science books in his village library. There, he came up with an idea that would change his family's life forever: he could build a windmill.
Can a whale attack a ship? The shipwrecked crew of the whaleship Essex was living proof that it could when a whale displayed a fury never before witnessed, ramming and sinking their vessel in a matter of minutes in November 1820. The story of their survival is one rarely spoken of by Nantucketers even to this day, but National Book Award-winning author Nathaniel Philbrick courageously brings every shocking detail into the light.
"So great I want to hear the longer version."
How did Jon Scieszka get so funny, anyway? Growing up as one of six brothers was a good start, but that was just the beginning. Throw in Catholic school, lots of comic books, lazy summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, TV shows, jokes told at family dinner, and the result is Knucklehead. Part memoir, part scrapbook, this hilarious trip down memory lane provides a unique glimpse into the formation of a creative mind and a free spirit.
This young readers edition of the worldwide best seller Three Cups of Tea has been specially adapted for younger readers and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of humanitarianism up to date for the present. Includes new photos and illustrations, as well as a special interview by Greg's 12-year-old daughter, Amira, who has traveled with her father as an advocate for the Pennies for Peace program for children.
On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus and give up her seat to a white man. This refusal to give up her dignity sparked the Montgomery bus boycott, a yearlong struggle, and a major victory in the civil rights movement.
60 songs to make your little one smile and laugh, wiggle and giggle! Sing and dance with this new collection of 60 all-time favorite songs!
"Fun for the car"
At 23, Jane Goodall made her first voyage to Africa and began her determined steps to achieve her goal of studying animals by living among them. In My Life with the Chimpanzees, she shares the remarkable journey which took her from her childhood in London to the realization of her dream in the wilds of Gombe, Tanzania.
"My 10-year old loved it!"
Follow a story narrated in Chinese as you learn new words of everyday life including greetings, numbers, colors, days of the week, family members, body parts, and more. Intertwined throughout the story are 21 favorite chidlren's songs in Chinese and English that reinforce learning through music memory.
Crazy Horse was a respected war leader of the Oglala Lakota, who fought against the U.S. federal government in an effort to preserve the traditions and values of the Lakota way of life and participated in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in June 1876. He later died in a scuffle against soldiers when captured.
"Like encyclopedia facts read from a page."
Newbery Award-winning author Russell Freedman offers up this powerful account of the survival of American soldiers while camped at Valley Forge during a crucial period in the American Revolution. George Washington's army almost perished during the winter of 1777-78. Camped at Valley Forge, about twenty miles from Philadelphia, the revolutionaries endured severe hardship because the army's supply system had collapsed. They were without food, clothing, and blankets.
Polar bears... grizzly bears... Caribou.... moose... snowshoe hares... bald eageles. There is a wonderful variety of wild animals that live in Alaska. This audiobook Introduces the animals that live and thrive in Alaska's harsh environment.
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? This audiobook gives a brief explanation of what flowers need to thrive. Is it just sun, soil, and water?
How did the colonists of Jamestown and Maryland live and die? Forensic anthropology provides an incredible array of answers. Scientists can look into a grave and determine the skeleton's gender, age at time of death, nationality, and sometimes even economic standing within minutes. Laboratory studies can provide cause of death information.
"FASCINATING, BUT WAY TOO SHORT!"
At least as far back as the ancient myth of Icarus, humans longed to fly - but it wasn't until December 17, 1903, on the windy dunes of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, that the dream finally came true. And it was all thanks to Orville and Wilbur Wright, two former bicycle mechanics who built their first toy plane - a rubber-band powered rotary - when they were just children.
"Not bad for a kid's book."
There are 8,240 species of reptiles (turtles, snakes, crocodiles, and lizards) that inhabit every continent on Earth, except for Antarctica. And there are more than 6,000 species of amphibians (frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts). This audiobook describes the basic attributes of reptiles and amphibians and provides examples of various species.
The Constitution established the law of the land in 1789. A response to the inadequacies of the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution provided the framework for our government and judicial system. This new audiobook explores the framer's goals and intents in the drafting of the document, as well as the debates, and examines at how and why our nation still lives by its principles.
Rising from the shackles of slavery, Sojourner Truth would become one of the most charismatic evangelical preachers of her time and would lead America to institute reforms in race relations and women's rights. A prophetic force, Truth would anticipate many of the social changes to come and would lead the way for the modern civil-rights movement.
Electricity, one of the most common forms of energy, also a basic part of nature. This audiobook introduces electricity, discussing its static and current forms; the uses of batteries, generators, and power stations; and the importance of safety precautions.
Describes the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence as well as the personalities and politics behind its framing.
Books are often used to put children to bed. But what happens after we close our eyes? The world keeps spinning, people go to work, machines plug on, and many of the Earth's living creatures are just waking up! While You Were Sleeping is going to fill its readers in on everything they're missing after they drift off to sleep. The book is divided into six chapters (animals, the human body, space, pop culture, and sports), with each chapter focusing on different activities that happen every night.
Edwin Hubble’s discovery of the Big Bang is one of the most important in astronomy and physics. It taught us where the universe came from and how it might end. Students will learn how Hubble’s early, unprecedented photographs of pulsars served as one of the first clues along the path that led him to the discovery of the Big Bang. Listeners will also discover how Hubble’s discovery opened up new doors to information about the universe.
"Good information on Hubble, but a little dry"
When Cold War tension was at its height, Joseph ("call me Joe") McCarthy conducted an anti-Communist crusade endorsed by millions of Americans, despite his unfair and unconstitutional methods.
"Very Poor Reading"
Dinosaurs were animals that lived millions of years ago. Some dinosaurs looked a lot like the reptiles that live today, such as lizards, crocodiles, and snakes. Many different kinds of dinosaurs lived for about 150 million years all over Earth. Then they died. Scientists are investigating how and why.
This complete guide to the lives and careers of two of Disney's biggest stars - Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez - details their rise to fame from their early days becoming best friends on the set of Barney and Friends to touring with the Jonas Brothers and finally securing record deals of their own. Including sections on their hit shows Sonny with a Chance and Wizards of Waverly Place as well as Camp Rock, their music, and their upcoming Disney channel original movie Princess Protection Program.