That's Not My Mermaid

Author: Fiona Watt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781474995283


Page: 10

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Babies love the best-selling That's not my... books with their bold illustrations, patches to stroke, and a mouse to spot on every page, all designed to develop sensory and language awareness.

Building a Core Print Collection for Preschoolers

Author: Alan R. Bailey

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838912192

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 7151

Since children develop the critical language and early reading skills necessary to enter kindergarten between birth and age five, reading aloud is one of the most influential steps librarians, teachers, parents, and caregivers can take to foster preschoolers’ literacy skills. Early exposure to books heavily influences vocabulary knowledge, which in turn improves later reading skills and helps foster lifelong literacy. Highlighting more than 300 birth-kindergarten titles, Bailey offers A hand-picked selection of quality books adeptly chosen to help develop crucial literacy skills such as expressive and receptive language, expanded vocabularies, narrative skills, print awareness, the ability to understand written language, awareness of story structure, alphabetic knowledge, and phonological sensitivity Thorough annotation of each title, including a full bibliographic record, a short summary, and journal reviews Chapters organized by type of book, from primary skills books, wordless picture books, and rhyming books to toy and movable books A list of additional resources helpful for building a core collection Valuable for regular use by caregivers as well as for collection development, this book spotlights hundreds of titles that are engaging and fun for reader and preschooler alike.

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Mom

Author: Jack Canfield,Mark Victor Hansen,Wendy Walker

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1611591406

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 384

View: 608

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Mom will touch the heart of any mother with its stories of gratitude, joy, love, and learning from children of all ages. A mother’s job is never done, but in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Mom, she gets the praise she deserves. Children of all ages share their words of thanks in these touching, heartfelt stories. This book will bring any mother joy, inspiration, and humor, and show her that the kids were paying attention after all.

Mermaid in my Bunk

Author: Bernard Veale

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1785381466

Category: Fiction

Page: 235

View: 6963

Dr Alan Brand sailed his late father’s yacht, the Naiad on a Sabbatical after four years of working sixteen hour days in the emergency ward of a hospital in Los Angeles. He had never even dated a girl since he spent all of his school vacations sailing with his father and in college he studied avidly and worked in his spare time to cover the cost of his education. He encounters the Mer-folk in the south Pacific and falls for a mermaid and that is when his troubles began.

Rise Of The Mermaid Queen

Author: Shaka Bry

Publisher: Purple Dog Press


Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 254

View: 1904

Where Mercadia ends, Camelot begins. With Mezzy’s world on the brink of collapse, a group of weary souls is transported to King Arthur’s court. To return home, they must help the legendary sorcerer Merlin retrieve his celestial powers from Viviane, the Lady of the Lake. Amidst knightly jousts and wicked magic, Jonah and Mezzy might just make it out of Camelot alive. But will their budding affections deconstruct epic fantasy, rewrite cherished folklore, and destroy any hope of a promising future? Across oceans and multiple timelines, every person on Earth is about to learn the dark secrets of the deep. The mermaids and merliens are surfacing...

The Night She Died

Author: Dorothy Simpson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1405526009

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 8676

Julie Holmes has always held a seductive power over men. Her golden hair and deep blue eyes entrance admirers wherever she goes, even after she leaves London for peaceful Kent with her doting husband. But could any of these devotees have become so obsessed as to turn a knife on her? Inspector Thanet refuses to accept this assumption. He is much more curious about the events of a foggy November evening nearly twenty years ago, when Julie was only three, and their link to the hideous nightmares she suffered in the weeks prior to her death. Slowly, as Thanet works through his feverish thoughts, he comes upon a theory that would solve not one murder but two . . .