The Emperor’s Nightingale and Other Feathery Tales (The Story Collector)

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With this extraordinary collection of stories—each featuring a bird as a central character—Jane Ray has crafted a special gift for children who love to read and be read to. Ray, an internationally renowned picture book artist, retells and stunningly illustrates a rich variety of tales from around the world. Some, like Oscar Wilde's “The Happy Prince,” are ...continue reading

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ® Presents Built To Amaze Giveaway! #ChiRingling

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ® Presents Built To Amaze! SM , the 143rd edition of The Greatest Show On Earth®. Surprise and wonder delights audiences with over-the-top feats of strength, agility and courage. As the momentum builds so does the anticipation. Magnificent elephants, ferocious tigers, astonishing acrobats and awe-inspiring aerialists are ...continue reading

Countdown To Christmas: The Alchemy of Animation

Even wonder how the studios make animated movies? If you do The Alchemy of Animation is a book you should read. This book explores the role of the directors, story artists, songwriters, and animators who each play role in the final product that we all see at the theater.  We get too see the digital techniques of filmmaking and behind-the-scenes work from many ...continue reading

Weiman Products: Perfect Planet Floor Cleaner and Floor Polish

One of the many things we need to do before we have family over for the holidays is clean.  Perfect Planet tries to make our lives with their new product called Squeeze and Clean Floor Cleaner.  It is as easy to use as the title implies.  You literally just need to squeeze the bottle onto your floor, mop with a damp mop, and let dry.  That's it!  The best ...continue reading