Poor tiny Birdie has no house. But Birdie does have friends.
Spike, Queenie, Goldie, and Fidget want to help Birdie find a house of his own. Birdie needs a house that isn't too tall and isn't too thin, that isn't too short and isn't too fat, and that isn't too wide and isn't too narrow. Will they find a house for Birdie before the rain falls and the wind blows?
A sweet and simple story about helping out a friend explains the math concept of capacity -- what will fit in a container of a particular shape and size.
Want to know ways to celebrate Christmas throughout the world? Wonder what Tiny Tim might have been called? Want to learn more about reindeer? Then, checkout Outhouse Books: A Very Merry Christmas Trivia Book. It's the perfect book to learn a little bit more about the most wonderful time of the year.
This story opens with "There once was a man whose house was very small," and it continues, "It was cluttered with things from wall to wall." With a tiny, cluttered house, giggling children, and a snoring wife, the poor man can't get a good night's sleep. If only, he thinks, I had a big quiet house! He throws off his covers and goes to visit the wise old woman at the edge of the village. Surely she can help him solve his problem. And she does, but not without giving him some very unusual advice. Bring a chicken into your house, she suggests. And when that doesn't work, she has him add a goat, a horse, a cow, and even a sheep. The ending of the story proves, as so many ancient folktales do, that quite often, nonsense makes the best sense of all. Susan Greenstein's bold illustrations white pencil on black surface with watercolor - carry the reader through the warm interiors and peaceful nights of the shtetls of Eastern Europe."
Following the great success of our guides covering Standard and Narrow Gauge Railways throughout Britain, we are publishing this new guide which focuses on Miniature Railways with a gauge of 7 and a quarter inches or less. With detailed directions, opening times and news about steam working (where applicable) combined with photographs and a wealth of other information, this is an essential buy not only for railway enthusiasts but for anyone looking for a good day out - especially with children.
A House of Pomegranates is a collection of fairy tales, written by Oscar Wilde, that was published in 1891 as a second collection for The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888). Wilde once said that this collection was "intended neither for the British child nor the British public."
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