Let's face it: everyone knows that car rides can be boring. And when things get boring, time slows down. In this book, a boy feels time slowing down so much that it starts going backward--into the time of pirates! Of princesses! Of dinosaurs! The boy was just trying to get to his grandmother's birthday party, but instead he's traveling through Ancient Egypt and rubbing shoulders with Ben Franklin. When time flies, who knows where--or when--he'll end up.

Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat is back with this first authored/illustrated picture book since Beekle. Are We There Yet? is such a great book and manages to be simultaneously a sweet, quiet picture book and a loud, raucous graphic novel. We've all been bored on long car trips, but with time moved so slowly that it actually started to travel backwards?

Exquisite charcoal drawings of ten endangered creatures—lions, elephants, giraffes, pandas, tigers, chimpanzees, penguins, turtles, macaws, and zebras—startle the viewer with their size and astonishing detail. A poetic text notes each creature’s particular qualities and behavior, while providing a quiet counting exercise and a reminder that these animals must be cherished and protected.

From Caldecott and Newbery Honoree, Tomie dePaola, and Emmy Award–winning writer for the Muppets Jim Lewis comes the first book in a brand-new easy-to-read picture book series about friendship. Andy is small. Sandy is tall. Andy is quiet. Sandy is LOUD. But when these two seemingly opposites meet at a playground one day, it might just be the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

A Birthday Party Australia Day A Movie Date and Arthritis. 30.1.17 Gran had her birthday party last night. This year we decided to take the party to her. It is increasingly difficult to get Pa out of the house and Gran is more comfortable if he is too. Soooo we packed a party in the car and headed over late yesterday afternoon! Great chinese food tastes just as good on plastic plates! Hey I just got a hoot out of the dishwashing routine after .. straight into the garbage bin. Loved it…

"When Andy Met Sandy" by Tomie DePaola. "From Caldecott and Newbery Honoree, Tomie dePaola, and Emmy Award winning writer for the Muppets, Jim Lewis, comes the first book in a brand-new easy-to-read picture book series about friendship. Andy is small. Sandy is tall. Andy is quiet. Sandy is LOUD. But when these two seemingly opposites meet at a playground one day, it might just be the beginning of a beautiful friendship."

Experience the simple joy of a dog’s day at the beach in this vibrant picture book from the acclaimed author-illustrator of Nest, which the New York Times Book Review said was “certain to please aesthetically minded children and adults” and that Shelf Awareness called “a quiet masterpiece.”

A Quiet Look - How to become a children's book illustrator in one (not so easy)安靜一下 - 如何成為一本兒童讀物插畫在一個步驟(不是那麼容易)在Vimeo

Darlene Schacht’s wonderful book Quieting Your Heart is a book that you can benefit from when you have quiet time with God. You can use this book for your bible study alone or together with other friends. The nice thing about this book is that it is very simple to use and easy to understand. Click on the picture to see what others say about the book. Sometimes you find books intended for bible study difficult to read – but this one is a great book. Try it out for yourself.

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