Baby Einstein Discover Kits – New Kits Available!

Join new characters Pellie the musical woodpecker and Coco the dancing cockatoo and share the magic of rhythm with your little one. World of Rhythm explores rhythm in music, rhythm in nature and rhythm as a form of expression and is a fun way to encourage your little one to express their own unique beat through singing, dancing, clapping and playing. Your little one will want to keep a beat, snap his fingers and march his feet!


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My Baby Can Talk!

This past year has been a whirlwind. I can hardly believe my baby will be two years old later this year.  Through out the beginning of our AppleBlossom’s education I have seen and used a lot of different things. But there are few things on our favorite shelf that I would recommend that any new parent buys – worth every penny! One of those things is the My Baby Can Talk! Video and Board Book Series. We watch at least one of them almost every day by her request and the combination of vocabulary words, music, colors and entertainment value it fabulous. My Baby Can Talk is a series of award winning DVDs and board books that teaches babies and parents to communicate at an early age, reducing frustration and creating a special bond that is so important for healthy child development. Babies are able to communicate at a much. . .

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The Ordinary Parent’s Guide to Teaching Reading

A plain-English guide to teaching phonics. Every parent can teach reading; no experts need apply!

Take charge of your child’s literacy with this jargon-free phonics guide. Too many parents watch their children struggle with early reading skills — and don’t know how to help. Phonics programs are too often complicated, overpriced, gimmicky, and filled with obscure educationalese. The Ordinary Parent’s Guide to Teaching Reading cuts through the confusion, giving parents a simple, direct, scripted guide to teaching reading — from short vowels through supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. The Ordinary Parent’s Guide to Teaching Reading is user-friendly, affordable, and easy to follow — supplying you with everything you need to teach reading in one book.

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Baby Einstein Discovery Kits

The new Discovery Kits encourage parents to take what they and their little one have seen on screen, in the book or on the Discovery Cards, or listened to on the CD and apply it to baby’s everyday life. They were created to grow with babies and are organized in a way that offers three distinct levels of discovery: Experience, Explore & Expression.

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Richard Scarry’s Colors by Richard Scarry

With art by Richard Scarry, you know this is going to be more than your average color concept book: it educates and entertains too! Bright and fun to look at, it offers plenty of amusement and action on every page. And as they’re enjoying the lively pictures, toddlers will learn some simple color basics in the most delightful way.

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10 Little Penguins by Jean-Luc Fromental

This inventive pop-up, featuring the mischievous stars of Jean-Luc Fromental and Joëlle Jolivet’s 365 Penguins, starts with ten penguins on an icy shore. One by one, they playfully disappear from the scene as the text counts down from ten to zero. The flaps embedded in the book facilitate the story—readers can make the penguins disappear and reappear! It’s a stylish, humorous take on a counting book with winter-friendly, penguin-filled pop-ups.

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P is for Pumpkin by Kathy-jo Wargin

“For God made the Earth—He made everything! He makes all the wonders each season will bring. He changes the colors on leaves big and small, red, brown and yellow to tell us it’s Fall. He turns the fields into ribbons of Gold, sparkling with frost as the autumn grows cold.” Destined to become a family keepsake, this unique, jacketed hardcover celebrates the wonders of an entire season. With help from the alphabet, preschoolers journey through God’s harvest blessings—in the process discovering just how much there is to be thankful for! The fun is infectious as they learn to appreciate autumn for its beauty and bounty, opportunities to celebrate with friends and family, and traditions like barn dances, corn mazes, pumpkin carving, and more.

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Ten Sleepy Sheep by Phyllis Root & Susan Gaber

Outside in the farmyard, ten lively lambs would rather play than go to sleep. Off they scamper; off they skip. But the sun is sinking, the stars are twinkling, sleepy eyes can’t stay open, and one by one, ten drowsy sheep drop off to sleep in a cozy country countdown. With rhythmic, lyrical language and pastoral scenes of lambs drifting off wherever they may, author and artist blend the perfect potion to ease even spirited little ones into sweet dreams.

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All Things Bright and Beautiful by Claire Page

An interactive, memorable way to introduce God’s Creation to children.

This beautiful book that looks at the wonder of creation, with each spread focusing particularly on one line from the classic hymn:

All things bright and beautiful
All creatures great and small
All animals weird and wonderful
The Lord God made them all!

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Discover God’s Story…

Fully Illustrated Bible Handbook in Chronological Order Item 021532410 The Bible appears to be a book of many great stories, but it is actually one story—the divinely woven account of God’s plan for humankind, from the first person on the planet until the end of the world we know. Whether you are a longtime student of the Bible or the Bible is the best book you’ve never read, Discovering God’s Story is a deep but approachable exploration of the world’s most influential and best-selling book of all time. Each fully illustrated page features: Summaries of each event and its main themes Classic art illustration in full color and historical images Time lines that set each event in the context of world history Daily reading suggestions to help you place each event in Scripture Hardcover, 224 pages. Preorder and save! $20.99 (save $4.00) Available from Standard Publishing in October. If you. . .

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Aaargh! Can you find the hidden treasure?

As you “yarrr” and “ahoy” your way through the weekend, make sure to board our treasure-laden ship and grab up all the booty you can haul away. It’s “Talk Like a Pirate Day” on Sunday, September 19th, and we’re celebrating the whole weekend by marking our buccaneer bounty 20% off! You can also plunder our site for 20 totally free e-books from now until September 22nd. Just look for the treasure chests we’ve buried throughout our site, then click on them to get your free swag from your favorite publishers! You have 5 days, 4 hours and 33 minutes to weigh anchor, set sail, and enjoy the plunder!

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