About them: Linda Ragsdale wants everyone to be a dragon, a Peace Dragon that is! As an author, illustrator, international speaker, and peace teacher, Linda has developed her Peace Dragon series to teach us how to harness our fiery energy into a peaceful and productive outlet by owning our human powers of view, voice, and choice. Linda invites you to be a peace dragon ambassador and join the 30,000 students she has taught around the world!
About them: Great personalization can create a profound connection between kids and books. That connection can touch adults and kids in ways that are simply extraordinary. That’s why we created Put Me In The Story. At Put Me In The Story, we believe in the power and magic of books. We want the book you create with us to be one that you come back to again and again. And when your child outgrows that book, we know it will be one of those cherished books you’ll want to keep forever. Continue reading “Put Me In The Story” »
About them: The history of J. R. R. Tolkien‘s fictional world of Middle-earth is filled with epic battles in an ongoing struggle between good and evil. The Battles of Tolkien recounts many of the greatest conflicts over thousands of years, from the earliest skirmishes of the Valarian Ages to the defining battles in the War of the Ring. Continue reading “The Battles of Tolkien ~ Father’s Day Gift Guide” »
About them: MARS follows a crew of courageous international astronauts on its exhilarating maiden voyage to Mars and quest to colonize the fourth planet from the sun. In a unique blend of scripted drama intermixed with documentary sequences and feature-film-caliber visual effects, the series presents what the greatest minds in space exploration are doing to make traveling to Mars a reality.
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About them: Karen and Ashley Almon are a mother-daughter duo from Seattle, Washington. Karen is a retired elementary school teacher, and Ashley is a writer, artist, actor, and musician. The Toothless Puppy was inspired by the Almons’ real-life canine companions, Campbell and Wilco. Continue reading “The Toothless Puppy” »
About them: The Purple Grumblies are not swashbuckling heroes. They can’t run. They’re all thumbs when it comes to lifting or climbing anything. They’re just plain awkward, small, grumpy, and… purple! And yet… these underdogs manage to outwit their adversaries time and time again. How do they do it? The author wanted to create anti-heroes with a conscience; to show how brain overcomes brawn and how little Davids can defeat any number of giant Goliaths. Good must always triumph over evil. Continue reading “The Purple Grumblies” »
About them: Authored by former advisor for the U.S. Department of Education and longtime enforcer of educational equality, Karen Gross realized that the power of the signs at the marches across the world needed to be memorialized, preserved, and remembered. Teach Our Children Well: Why the January 21, 2017 Marches Matter showcases powerful photos of signs from the Women’s Marches that took place on January 21, 2017. Continue reading “Teach Our Children Well: Why the January 21st 2017 Marches Matter” »
About them: For nearly 20 years, Silver Dolphin Books has published award-winning activity, novelty, and educational nonfiction books for preschoolers to 12-year-olds. Our focus is to create books that engage and inspire children to learn more about the world around them while fostering a love of reading, exploration, and creative expression. From adorably-illustrated board books for toddlers, to interactive play and building sets, to sound books made for story time, we develop innovative books that both enlighten and entertain. Continue reading “Silver Dolphin Children’s Books” »
About them: Burakoff’s farm-friendly children’s book arrives just in time for the National Honey Bee Day on August 20, 2016. With a message that’s perfect for engaging children in the story of where their food comes from as well as fostering an interest stewardship of the natural world, Beauty and the Bees is a wonderful “make bee-lieve” story, as well as a fun read for families that focuses on bee education and the importance of bees. Continue reading “Burakoff’s Children’s Books” »
About them: This festive feast of fear contains 40 originally hand drawn and inked illustrations from a variety of traditional beliefs and legends from around the world. Bringing together British, North American, Nordic, Icelandic, and Germanic folklore, Mister Sam Shearon’s Creepy Christmas includes characters such as Krampus, Santa Claws, Rabid Rudolph, the Grimace Tree, the Wendigo, Snow Bear, Yule Cat, the Abominable Snowman, and many more, ready for you to bring to colorful life with fearsome festive cheer. Continue reading “Mister Sam Shearon’s Creepy Christmas” »
About them: Kids love being the stars of their very own stories, so just imagine their delight when they discover that their new storybook has a very familiar hero. Personalized storybooks from I See Me! make children feel special while encouraging important skills such as reading, letter recognition, and learning to spell their own names. Continue reading “I See Me! Personalized Christmas Gifts” »