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Raggedy Ann in Cookie Land
Johnny Gruelle - 1931
There they meet Little Weakie, Hookie-the-Goblin, and Mr. and Mrs. Cookie and their two cookie children. It's the Cookie family who award bravery medals to the Raggedys after they save them from one of Hookie's sneak attacks. Then Hookie brings along his friend the Snitznoodle to help him capture the Raggedys, but Snitznoodles don't mess with dolls wearing bravery medals, no siree. Don't worry, though, the Raggedys find a way to make everyone friends and as always, it's a Raggedy-good time in Cookie Land. Delight in the scrumptious adventures of the ever-lovable Raggedys in another of Johnny Gruelle's wondrous storybooks. Full of funny, curious, and kookie creatures, this delectable Raggedy Ann classic will have readers chuckling with every turning page. First published in 1931 and restored to its original condition, Raggedy Ann in Cookie Land, now back in print, is a treat for all ages.
Walt Disney Productions presents The Fox and the Hound
Walt Disney Company - 1981
Especially when the puppy is destined to grow up into a hunting dog . . .The Fox and the Hound is written by American novelist Daniel P. Mannix and illustrated by John Schoenherr. It follows the lives of Tod, a red fox raised by a human for the first year of his life, and Copper, a half-bloodhound dog owned by a local hunter, referred to as the Master. After Tod causes the death of the man's favourite hound, man and dog relentlessly hunt the fox, against the dual backdrops of a changing human world and Tod's normal life in hunting for food, seeking a mate, and defending his territory. As preparation for writing the novel, Mannix studied foxes, both tame and wild, a wide variety of hunting techniques, and the ways hounds appear to track foxes, seeking to ensure his characters acted realistically.Endearing, exciting and funny, this Disney creation will delight and thrill all children everywhere."
The Strange Umbrella and Other Stories
Enid Blyton - 1989
For Ages 5+This Enid Blyton book contains the stories:The Strange UmbrellaThe Enchanted MirrorSly-One's Ice-CreamStones for a HorseRipple gets a NecklaceThe Great Big Bumble-BeeThe Little ClockwinderIt's Going to RainThe Magic Silver ThreadBlackberry PieThe Singing ShellThe Frightened Teddy-BearThe Old BootThe Rabbit that Didn't Grow UpUpadee and the DragonThe Tale of Higgle and HumThe Surprising Easter Egg
Clare West - 2007
. . I was so surprised that I gave a great shout.' But that is only the first of many surprises which Gulliver has on his travels. He visits a land of giants and a flying island, meets ghosts from the past and horses which talk...
A Monster's Moved In!
Timothy Knapman - 2015
Then he has a brilliant idea: he's going to make a den. "But a monster might move in!" say Mum and Dad. Barnaby's den is made of cushions and bits of sofa - far too cosy for a monster. But playing by himself isn't much fun and soon Barnaby wishes a monster would move in. BIG MISTAKE! A laugh-out-loud romp from best-selling author, Timothy Knapman (Dinosaurs in the Supermarket and Mungo and the Pirate Book Pirates). This funny picture book celebrates friendship, imagination and play. Children will love the bright and lively illustrations - a book to banish rainy day blues.
The Little Engine That Could
Watty Piper - 1930
After asking several passing trains for help over the hill, a little blue train agrees to help the stranded toys. Even though she is small, the blue train tries her best to bring the toys to the children on the other side of the hill.
The Rainbow Fish
Marcus Pfister - 1992
Eye-catching foilstamping, glittering on every page, offers instant child-appeal, but it is the universal message at the heart of this simple story about a beautiful fish, who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions, that gives the book its lasting value.