Written in the poetic form of haiku and illustrated in watercolors, this exciting tale invites you again to come adventuring with budding naturalist Piratess Tilly, captain of the research ship Foster. Yuki, her rescued koala friend and her crew of orphaned international boys are on their way to the most remote island in the world, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), where Piratess Tilly will dive to study the local fish. While exploring the mysterious monolithic statues and ruins, they happen upon a smuggling of sooty tern eggs by pirates! Can Piratess Tilly, Yuki and the brothers safely save the eggs?
Sun, Sea . . . and deckchairs out for revenge? Welcome to Bywater-by-Sea! Inspectors from the "Best Beach in Britain" award are in Bywater-by-Sea and the new mayor Mr Quint wants to keep the town at the top of the holiday rankings. But a holiday maker is trapped by an angry deckchair. Then a small child is chased by a pedalo, and a woman attacked by a beach umbrella. Tom, Eric and Jacob realise that the meteorite dust has affected every item of holiday paraphernalia, and that it now appears to be increasingly determined to take revenge on the humans, local or visitor. With Grandma's help and to Tilly's disgust, the boys set out to make the town safe and track down every last piece of rebellious beach equipment without revealing their powers to anyone.
Plots, Critiques, Casts and Credits for 137 Theatrical and Made-for-television Releases
Author: James Robert Parish
Publisher: McFarland & Company Incorporated Pub
Category: Performing Arts
Pirate films hold a special appeal for movie fans, with swashbuckling heroes performing their derring-do in a bygone era. Full filmographic data are provided for each of the 137 feature and made-for-television pirate films from 1914 through 1992, including complete casts and credits, year of release and studio. Each entry also includes an essay blending plot synopsis and critical commentary.
Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries
Author: Elizabeth Lorayne
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
How will you color these 31 portraits of women, from the 18th and 19th centuries, who passionately pursued their talents in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics? Included are illustrations by Kendra Shedenhelm and short biographies written by award-winning author Elizabeth Lorayne.
Presents literary criticism on writers and illustrators for children and young adults. Critical essays are selected from leading sources, including published journals, magazines, books, monographs, reviews, and scholarly papers.
Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Tilly is a mermaid, and it's her best friend Marina's birthday soon. Tilly wants to find her the perfect present. When she sees a beautiful blue pearl in the spooky Seaweed Forest, she knows exactly what to give Marina - a necklace! But getting the pearl is more difficult than it seems - will Tilly be brave enough to do it? A delightful story from the author of THE PIRATES' PICNIC, set in a beautiful underwater world brought to life by illustrator Maxine Lee.
An imaginative nine-year-old has trouble when she claims to have seen a sea monster in the bayou near her house and when she tries to protect her new friend whose harelip has made her the subject of malicious gossip.