Shipwrecked on Earth and desperate to make money, an alien family decides to make a living by opening Aliens, Inc., an intergalactic event-planning business master-minded by nine-year-old alien boy, Kell Smith. Kell discovers that his neighbor, Bree Hendricks, turns nine years old next month and she wants a party with an alien theme. That should be simple as flying from star to star. But things aren't that easy: Earthlings' ideas about aliens are totally wrong.
"Great story for the whole family"
What if an unscrupulous sculptor could trap someone inside a block of stone, just so he could carve them? Master Gimpel, a deformed stone carver, intrigues Laurel and Jassy, her gypsy friend, when he offers a path to untold riches. Master Gimpel explains that his Troll's Eye, a red jewel, is a doorway into the stone world where a treasure cave awaits. From the moment Laurel looks through the Troll's Eye, she and her gypsy companion enter a dangerous race for their lives.
"I liked it, my grandchildren - not so much"
In this modern-day Hansel and Gretel story, Saucy and Bubba struggle to get along with Krissy, their alcoholic stepmother. One freezing cold night, Krissy locks Saucy out of the house, and Saucy must sleep in the barn. In a desperate move, Saucy and Bubba run away to their aunt's house - except Aunt Vivian isn't home. Trying to take care of Bubba for several days forces Saucy to take charge of her own life and accept a terrible sacrifice in order to find safety for herself.
"Kids face modern problems in spin on classic tale"
The vulture basks in the morning sun, the roadrunner kicks up a cloud of dust, the javelina wallows, and the bobcat gives her cub a licking with a rough tongue in Desert Baths. As the sun and moon travel across the sky, learn how 12 different desert animals face the difficulties of staying clean in a dry and parched land. Explore the desert habitat through its animals and their habits of hygiene. Told in lyrical prose, this story is a celebration of the desert lands of the American Southwest.
For Kell, the Friends of Police Parade is a big deal, his first Earthling parade. With Bree's help, he must figure out how to deal with City Hall, figure out fund-raising and find superheroes and superheroines to march in the parade. To make things worse, Principal Lynx believes someone in third grade in an alien, and she has a new Alien Catcher App on her smart phone. Survival on planet Earth just got harder for the Smiths, those friendly aliens from Bix.
Acurrúcate en un día lluvioso a leer y explorar los ecosistemas de la pradera través de su clima y los cambios por los que atraviesa. En cada mes se destaca una tomenta típica de la estación y un animal de la pradera, que debe buscar refugio, esconderse, escapar o aguantar esas tormentas. Narrada en prosa lírica, esta historia es una celebración de las praderas que dominan el centro del territorio americano y de los animales que viven ahí.
Observa en este libro al zopilote deleitarse con el sol de la mañana, el correcaminos hace una nube de polvo, el jabalí se revuelca, y el gato montés le da a su cría una lamida con su lengua áspera. Mientras el sol atraviesa el cielo, aprende cómo doce diferentes animales del desierto enfrentan las dificultades para mantenerse limpios en un lugar seco y árido.
Cozy up for a rainy-day listen and explore the prairie ecosystem through its ever-changing weather. Each month features a storm typical of that season and a prairie animal who must shelter, hide, escape, or endure those storms. Told in lyrical prose, this story is a celebration of the grasslands that dominate the center of American lands and the animals that live there.
Kell makes a startling discovery: He has zigzag fingerprints. Worse, Mrs. Lynx and the Society of Alien Chasers know about the fingerprints, and they are on the hunt. Everyone turns detective in this continuing adventure of an alien family from planet Bix, who struggle to make ends meet by putting on birthday parties for kids. But the stakes are higher than ever, because Kell's mom has just laid a beautiful green egg. With Mrs. Lynx on the prowl, can Kell and Bree keep the egg safe?
If you're an alien on Earth, you have one giant secret to keep. After a while, even friends want to tell your secret. Kell and Bree plan a birthday party with giants - Big Foot, Cyclops, Goliath and the Jolly Green Giant - while they struggle with keeping their own giant secret. But they have an even bigger problem: Principal Lynx and the Society of Alien Chasers is back with a dog trained to sniff out an alien in a crowd.