Toys Come Home

This is a great family book.” —The Washington Post on Toys Go Out, the companion to Toys Come Home Here is the final book in the highly acclaimed Toys trilogy, which includes the companion books Toys Go Out and Toy Dance Party and ...

Author: Emily Jenkins

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade

ISBN: 9780375893452

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

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“A bit like the great movie Toy Story and a bit like the wonderful Kate DiCamillo book The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. This is a great family book.” —The Washington Post on Toys Go Out, the companion to Toys Come Home Here is the final book in the highly acclaimed Toys trilogy, which includes the companion books Toys Go Out and Toy Dance Party and chronicles the unforgettable adventures of three brave and loving toys. Fans of the series, as well as newcomers, will happily discover how Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic came to live with the Girl. In six linked adventures, readers will also learn how the one-eared Sheep became one-eared, watch a cranky toy meet an unfortunate end, and best of all, learn why it’s okay for someone you truly love to puke on you. This is perhaps the most charming of three inimitably charming books destined to become classics. A Wall Street Journal Best Children’s Book of the Year A Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year A Junior Library Guild Selection "A timeless story of adventure and friendship to treasure aloud or independently. Wholly satisfying, this may well leave readers expecting to see the Velveteen Rabbit peeking in the bedroom window and smiling approvingly." —Booklist, Starred “The best talking toy stories since Winnie-the-Pooh.” —Kirkus Reviews "A book destined to be read to children at bedtime for decades (nay, centuries?) to come. It is rare that prequels exceed the books they are meant to simply introduce, but this is one of the few." —Betsy Bird, A Fuse #8 Production

Toys in the Closet

He wondered to himself if this unseasonable trip home to Brighton House seems
all that strange? “Well, I just had a feeling that it would be nice to come home for
Christmas. It's generally such a boring day after the Winter's Eve Dance, sort of ...

Author: Trent D. Pendley

Publisher: Page Publishing Inc

ISBN: 9781681396330

Category: Fiction

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Toys in the Closet, is a historical fiction set in the sensuous singing sands of the Indiana dunes on the southern shores of Lake Michigan. This is the journey of Nathan Franklin whose family participated in the most vicious confrontation between environmentalists and industrialist over the Hoosier coast. Nathan, a Jewish writer is out-of-season visiting his beach home, on Christmas Day ‘97 and exploring the story book rooms of Brighton House, a repository of so many works of art by artists who have painted the dunes and a treasury of family heirlooms each with vignettes of a landed past. Nathan though lonesome on Christmas in the aftermath of a winter blizzard realizes he isn’t alone at all surrounded by his treasures and a very protecting lost lover. A story full of Hoosier pride, social justice, as viewed through the eyes of an accomplished Jewish contemporary at the end of his family’s American Dream.

Toys Go Out

In these six linked stories from Emily Jenkins, and illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Paul O. Zelinsky, readers will meet three extraordinary friends. Lumphy is a stuffed buffalo. StingRay is a stuffed stingray.

Author: Emily Jenkins

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade

ISBN: 0307560732

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

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“A bit like the great movie Toy Story and a bit like the wonderful Kate DiCamillo book The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. This is a great family book.” —The Washington Post Here is the first book in the highly acclaimed Toys trilogy, which includes the companion books Toy Dance Party and Toys Come Home and chronicles the unforgettable adventures of three brave and loving toys. In these six linked stories from Emily Jenkins, and illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Paul O. Zelinsky, readers will meet three extraordinary friends. Lumphy is a stuffed buffalo. StingRay is a stuffed stingray. And Plastic... well, Plastic isn't quite sure what she is. They all belong to the Little Girl who lives on the high bed with the fluffy pillows. A very nice person to belong to. Together is best for these three best friends. Together they look things up in the dictionary, explore the basement, and argue about the meaning of life. And together they face dogs, school, television commercials, the vastness of the sea, and the terrifying bigness of the washing machine. A Parents' Choice Silver Honor Winner, an ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book, and an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Book Award Winner, Toys Go Out is truly a modern classic. From the Hardcover edition.

When Toys Come Alive

The toy lion woos Anna the lamb, whose feet are permanently fastened to a "little
green meadow, that she always carried about with her" (24). He offers to bring
her back to the jungle as his queen. Reluctant, she indicates, much to his disgust,

Author: Lois R. Kuznets

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300056451

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 257

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In this work the author studies the role of toy characters in works ranging from older classics such as Pinocchio and Winnie the Pooh to modern texts such as The Mouse and his Child and the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes science fiction with robots and cyborgs.

Come Home America

In 1993, I was in Bangkok, where, ten months before, the worst industrial fire in
the history of capitalism had occurred at a mammoth toy factory—188 dead, 469
injured. All but fourteen were women, some as young as thirteen years old.

Author: William Greider

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 9781594868160

Category: History

Page: 328

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Asserts that America is straying from its democratic ideals and faltering in a rapidly globalized world community, and challenges policies that are based on a priority of making America "number one" in the world while examining the economic and politicalforces that have brought about contemporary problems.

Broken Toy

level Torrence sells toys through the well-known department store, Pomeroy's,
located in downtown Harrisburg. ... “Dad would come home with a new toy, set it
on the floor for everyone to see and stand there smiling,” Harold Dietz recalled.

Author: Craig Andrews

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781403303905

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 268

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Was there a toy mouse before Walt Disney's "Mickey?" If there was, what happened to it? During the 1920s two men, one from the world of toys and one from the burgeoning world of moving pictures produced very unique toy characters. The history of these two visionaries and how their characters occurred at nearly the same time provides a unique mystery about which speculation lives vibrantly to this day. In tracing the struggle of the toy company's steadfast president, Torrence Dietz, this absorbing book covers the history of the toy company, its wondrous toys, and why people think of Walt Disney when they see the toy company's enigmatic wooden mouse named, "MICKY." Since the question of whether these men crossed paths in the marketplace is a key element to the mystery, the author has tried to objectively address the questions of how, when and why an encounter should have ever happened. The development of Torrence's career and the growth the toy company are reconstructed and intertwined with world events. In the quest to explain the toy company mystery the author has brought together documents and history never before assembled in one place. The in-depth documentation of the wooden toys manufactured by the Performo-Toy Company makes this book a valued reference for collectors and, from a historical sense a valued resource. The book presents numerous toy pictures, toys now considered collectibles, as well as patent and trademarks related to cartoon and toy characters of the late 1920s and early 1930s. The reader interested in the history of Walt Disney and in particular, the formative period of "Mickey Mouse" will find rare background information.

Broken Toys

She wept bitterly , and he was infinitely " If Nella had stayed at home and had
touched by her distress . He soothed her a ... She “ I shall come back directly I
can get never attempts a hill now , and unless you away from my people . I hope
you ...

Author: Anna Caroline Steele


ISBN: NYPL:33433075752174

Category: English fiction

Page: 163

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Zen The Art Of Enlightenment

It is like this - - Buddha has told a story : A man returns home - - he has been to
the market . When he ... Come out ! " And they all come rushing out . He has not
brought the toys , but the children are out - - that is the point . tout . That is the
whole ...

Author: Osho

Publisher: Diamond Pocket Books (P) Ltd.

ISBN: 817182398X

Category: Enlightenment (Zen Buddhism)

Page: 224

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Effective Discipline in the Home and School

Books, papers, toys strewn all around. Playing under the table ... Dad will be
home soon and you know he doesn't like to see things messy." Then she heard
the ... When Tod saw Tom with one of his toys, they got into a fight. At this point
Father ...

Author: Genevieve Painter

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0915202891

Category: Education

Page: 468

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Based originally on the work of the Austrian psychiatrist, Alfred Adler, work which was further developed by Rudolph Dreikurs, this book Dreikurs, this book offers solutions to specific child discipline problems. Part I focuses on effective discipline in the home. These topics are covered: fundamentals of practical parenting; problems of routine living; problems of order and cooperation; interaction problems; special problems; building a cooperative family; and helping other families. Within these topics specific areas such as getting up, eating, keeping clean, chores, fighting in the car, dawdling, temper tantrums, and bad habits are discussed. Part II focuses on effective discipline in the school. These topics are covered: the teacher's dilemma; autocratic and democratic classroom atmospheres; building a democratic group; encouragement; goals of children's behaviors; learning through natural and logical consequences; centering; and Corsini 4-R schools. Within these topics specific areas such as moving toward democratic discipline; guidelines and ground rules for classroom discussion; class council; how to encourage; encouragement versus praise; how to correct mistaken goals; and new classroom dimensions are discussed. A general bibliography, as well as bibliographies on the topics of children's stories, guided imagery and mediation, relaxation, and energizers, are included. (ABL)

Toy Monster

I was like, Paige, if you swallowed these you should have comeandtoldme the
minute youswallowed them, and she said, ... Misty May tossed outall of the Mattel
toys before Paige got home from thehospital, and since the incident hasrefused
to ...

Author: Jerry Oppenheimer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470480246

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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An eye-popping, unauthorized expos? of the House of Barbie From Boise to Beijing, Mattel's toys dominate the universe. Its no-fun-and-games marketing muscle reaches some 140 countries, and its iconic products have been a part of our culture for generations. Now, in this intriguing and entertaining expos?, New York Times bestselling author Jerry Oppenheimer places the world's largest toy company under a journalistic microscope, uncovering the dark side of toy land, and exploring Mattel's oddball corporate culture and eccentric, often bizarre, cast of characters. Based on exclusive interviews and an exhaustive review of public and private records, Toy Monster exposes Mattel's take-no-prisoners, shark-infested corporate style. Throughout this scrupulously reported, unauthorized portrait, you'll discover how dangerous toys are actually nothing new to Mattel, and why its fearsomely litigious approach within the brutal toy business has helped their products dominate potential rivals such as Bratz. Introduces you to the larger-than-life personalities that have shaped Mattel's eccentric world Offers an inside look- from an experienced author-at the scandals that have been a part of this iconic company Jerry Oppenheimer is also the author of Madoff with the Money, an in-depth look at Bernie Madoff the man and his billion dollar scam Engaging and accessible, Toy Monster shows you why today's toy business isn't always fun and games.

The Princess Matilda Comes Home

TOYS. AND. CAULDRONS. Loch Crinan to Loch Shuna: 10 nautical miles The
following morning, a loud husky TOOT TOOT woke us. I quickly dressed to see
where the noise had come from, leaving Tim in bed nursing a hangover. In the
basin ...

Author: Shane Spall

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473503373

Category: Travel

Page: 352

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Shane and Tim Spall are on the second leg of a very big adventure, taking their Dutch barge The Princess Matilda around the coast of Britain. From Matilda’s winter berth in Cardiff, Shane and Tim follow the Welsh coast, before ambitiously deciding to visit the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland. Along the way they cross Cardigan Bay in the company of a pod of dolphins, meet the king and queen of Piel Island, get lost in shipping lanes near Liverpool, successfully cross the notorious Irish Sea (twice!), accidentally sail through an army firing range, and experience the matchless beauty of Scotland’s Caledonian canal. Emerging into the North Sea at Inverness, they set a course down the east coast for London, back where their journey began. Tim and Shane aren’t the amateur sailors they once were, but things still don’t always go to plan. It’s not easy navigating our dangerous coastal waters, and crashing waves and strong tides can be terrifying. But it’s exhilarating too, and the realisation of a dream they have had for a very long time. It’s a slow journey, but a satisfying one, visiting fishing villages and ports, and exploring Britain’s windswept coast. Along the way they meet brave lifeboat crews, lockkeepers, fishermen and a whole host of people who make their living or their leisure on the water. The Princess Matilda Comes Home is a funny and warm hearted story about sharing a great adventure with someone you love.

Making toys and models in the home workshop

... gantry and boom attached to the back into position after the interior has test
been fitted. In lorry bed with a small bolt and wing nut that can be easily my
experience hinged doors soon come off during rough be removed turning this toy
into a ...

Author: Andrew R Phillips


ISBN: 9781446616833


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Woodworking plans, Making toys and models in the home workshop includes woodwork plans drawn 1:1 for the small projects and on grids and dimensioned for the larger projects, photos and pictorial drawings are included to aid constructi
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Toys Meet Snow

Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic—the toys from the beloved chapter books Toys Go Out, Toy Dance Party, and Toys Come Home—are back in a glorious full-color picture book, perfect for gift-giving this holiday season.

Author: Emily Jenkins

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade

ISBN: 9780385373326

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic—the toys from the beloved chapter books Toys Go Out, Toy Dance Party, and Toys Come Home—are back in a glorious full-color picture book, perfect for gift-giving this holiday season. Acclaimed author Emily Jenkins and Caldecott Medal–winning illustrator Paul Zelinsky have created a book destined to become a classic. Children who have loved listening to the Toys trilogy, as well as those meeting the toys for the very first time, will be thrilled to see Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic venture outdoors to play in the snow. Together the toys build a snowman, make snow angels, and, when day is done, head back inside their cozy house and wait for the return of the Little Girl. "A funny and tender adventure." —The Wall Street Journal "Utterly enchanting; a perfect bedtime read." —School Library Journal, Starred From the Hardcover edition.

When the Toys Say Bye

Do you want tohang around on the streets until evening whenI'm back from
theoffice? ANDREW: No. Iwould like to come back home. THEMOTHER: Why?
To break my plates again playing footballin the kitchen? Please understand that
you ...

Author: Sînziana Popescu

Publisher: Mediamorphosis


Category: Juvenile Fiction


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In "When the Toys Say Bye" the toys of a spoiled boy take their fate into their own small paws, wings or hands and run away in the world. This play was awarded the Grand Prize at the Drama Contest of the International Theatre Festival – "100, 1,000, 1,000,000 Stories", organized by the "Ion Creanga" Theatre in 2007. The musical comedy "When the Toys Say Bye" had the premiere at the "Ion Creanga" Theatre in 2008, directed by Attila Vizauer, music by George Marcu.

Parent Express

Tracy Borland Homemade Toys That Teach A Simple Puzzle Why ? ... about
routines and time by letting him know that the mail comes at 10 o ' clock or we go
to the grocery store on Saturday or mommy or daddy comes home at 6 o ' clock .


Publisher: UCANR Publications




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Just an Ordinary Day

“I bet she's got her toy shelf right along under the windowsill,” Carrie said as she
had said many times before. “That way, everyone can see her toys and when she
comes home she can look right up and see them waiting there for her, her teddy ...

Author: Shirley Jackson

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0307573591

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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Acclaimed in her own time for her short story “The Lottery” and her novel The Haunting of Hill House—classics ranking with the work of Edgar Allan Poe—Shirley Jackson blazed a path for contemporary writers with her explorations of evil, madness, and cruelty. Soon after her untimely death in 1965, Jackson’s children discovered a treasure trove of previously unpublished and uncollected stories, many of which are brought together in this remarkable collection. Here are tales of torment, psychological aberration, and the macabre, as well as those that display her lighter touch with humorous scenes of domestic life. Reflecting the range and complexity of Jackson’s talent, Just an Ordinary Day reaffirms her enduring influence and celebrates her singular voice, rich with magic and resonance. Praise for Just an Ordinary Day “Jackson at her best: plumbing the extraordinary from the depths of mid-twentieth-century common. [Just an Ordinary Day] is a gift to a new generation.”—San Francisco Chronicle Praise for Shirley Jackson “[Jackson’s] work exerts an enduring spell.”—Joyce Carol Oates “Shirley Jackson’s stories are among the most terrifying ever written.”—Donna Tartt “An amazing writer . . . If you haven’t read [Jackson] you have missed out on something marvelous.”—Neil Gaiman “Shirley Jackson is unparalleled as a leader in the field of beautifully written, quiet, cumulative shudders.”—Dorothy Parker “An author who not only writes beautifully but who knows what there is, in this world, to be scared of.”—Francine Prose “The world of Shirley Jackson is eerie and unforgettable.”—A. M. Homes “Jackson enjoyed notoriety and commercial success within her lifetime, and yet it still hardly seems like enough for a writer so singular. When I meet readers and other writers of my generation, I find that mentioning her is like uttering a holy name.”—Victor LaValle From the Trade Paperback edition.

Toy making in School and Home

or husband comes home tired for them to do it. As well as this there might come a
time when the making of toys would help to earn the daily bread.” “I am making a
tram-car now, and when I have finished it I want to make a whole set of furniture ...

Author: Ruby Kathleen Polkinghorne


ISBN: UCAL:$B31865


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In an interesting 1916 introduction by R. Bassett, this volume posits that women should employ themselves to making children's toys and are encouraged not to feel intimidated by some of the seemingly difficult designs. The text includes over 25 different toy designs made from paper, cardboard and wood.

How I Made It from a Frown to a Smile

I would wash his clothes after he had been with other women because he would
come home without washing up or ... toys and put them under the tree when I got
home all of his toys was gone and food out the fridge was gone everything that I ...

Author: Debbie Garrett

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1456897853

Category: Self-Help


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Follow author Debbie Garrett as she shares how she made it from a frown to a smile. We all sense a spirit of anger and/or rebellion at times in our life. In this inspiring, thoughtful read, the author shares the personal testimony of her life and how to overcome the feelings of anger and rebellion. If you believe you're an over-comer, then nothing can hold you down but your own gravity of negative thinking. Garrett hopes that this book is a blessing to someone and that it can touch as many lives as possible. You can't do it on your own; you need faith, prayers, and God.

The Go To Mom s Parents Guide to Emotion Coaching Young Children

A Better Approach Children don't want stickers or a new toy; they want your
attention. I enjoy giving presents, and sometimes I come home with the latest
must-have toy (developmentally appropriate, of course!)—but not as a reward for
my ...

Author: Kimberley Blaine

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons

ISBN: 0470651474

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

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What to Do When You re Having Two

Rein in Returns Do yourself a favor and learn the return policies of your local
stores now. In most cases ... You just bring some gently used toys that are no
longer your twins' favorites and you'll come home with a bag full of free toys. In
fact, toys ...

Author: Natalie Diaz

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101631607

Category: Family & Relationships

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The creator of Twiniversity delivers the ultimate survival guide for parents of twins The rate of twin births has risen 79 percent over the last three decades, and continues to increase. A mom of fraternal twins and a national guru on having two, Natalie Diaz launched Twiniversity, a supportive website with advice from the twin-trenches. What to Do When You’re Having Two is the definitive how-to guide to parenting twins, covering how to make a Birth Plan checklist, sticking to one sleep schedule, managing double-duty breastfeeding, stocking up on all the necessary gear, building one-on-one relationships with each child, and more. Accessible and informative, What to Do When You’re Having Two is the must-have manual for all parents of twins.