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Oxford Roald Dahl dictionary by Dahl, Roald, author. Oxford Roald Dahl dictionary

This is not an ordinary dictionary. After all, you wouldn't expect a Roald Dahl Dictionary to be ordinary, would you? Only really interesting words are allowed in this dictionary. All the words which Roald Dahl invented are here, plus the names of Roald Dahl's characters and places. You will also find words that are important in Roald Dahl's world. Finally, some words are simply here just for fun.

Sep 28, 2016
Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids by Elliott, Rob, author. Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids

A spooktacular collection of jokes about goblins, ghouls and other Halloween-oriented subjects.

Sep 28, 2016
Hummingbirds by Gregory, Josh, author. Hummingbirds

"This book details the life and habits of hummingbirds."--

Sep 28, 2016
There was a man and he was mad by Feierabend, John Martin. There was a man and he was mad

In this adaptation of a classic folksong, a man finds himself in one ridiculous situation after another.

Sep 28, 2016
Hippopotamuses by Gregory, Josh, author. Hippopotamuses

"This book details the life and habits of hippopotamuses."--

Sep 28, 2016
Yo-kai watch official guide by Rusu, Meredith, author. Yo-kai watch official guide

Profiles all the characters of the television series, explains the secrets of the medallions and tribes, and teaches the rules for negotiation and confrontation.

Sep 29, 2016
Crayola creators - Edwin Binney and C. Harold Smith by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Crayola creators - Edwin Binney and C. Harold Smith

Chronicles the lives and careers of the creators of Crayola crayons.

Sep 29, 2016
Flood warning by Kenah, Katharine, author. Flood warning

Explains how floods occur, why they are dangerous, and how to prepare for a potential flood.

Sep 29, 2016
My Washington, DC by Jakobsen, Kathy, author, illustrator. My Washington, DC

Sep 29, 2016
I am George Washington by Meltzer, Brad, author. I am George Washington

Sep 29, 2016
Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness by Bowman, Donna Janell, author. Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness

"A picture book biography of Dr. William Key, a former slave and self-trained veterinarian who taught his horse, Jim, to read and write and who together with Jim became one of the most famous traveling performance acts around the turn of the twentieth century. Includes afterword and author's sources"--

Sep 29, 2016
Fun and food with Guy Fieri by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964- Fun and food with Guy Fieri

Details the life of the television host, including his childhood, his success as a restaurateur, and how he became a Food Network star.

Sep 29, 2016
The science of stars - exploring matter by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. The science of stars - exploring matter

Uses stars to explain what matter is and explore matter's different states of being.

Sep 29, 2016
A school like mine - a celebration of schools around the world by Smith, Penny, author, editor. A school like mine - a celebration of schools around the world

A journey to classrooms around the world celebrates the commonalities and differences between school days in different countries as kids from many countries share their experiences.

Sep 29, 2016
Peacocks by Gish, Melissa. Peacocks

"A look at peacocks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as the male's colorful plumage, behaviors, relationships with humans, and the protected status of Congo and green peacocks in the world today"--

Sep 29, 2016
Ostriches by Gish, Melissa, author. Ostriches

"A look at ostriches, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long and powerful legs, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their herd hierarchy in the world today"--

Sep 29, 2016
Kangaroos by Riggs, Kate, author. Kangaroos

"A kindergarten-level introduction to kangaroos, covering their growth process, behaviors, their home in Australia, and such defining features as their big back feet"--

Sep 29, 2016
Jamaica by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Jamaica

Sep 29, 2016
It's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr!

Looks at how the Muslim holidays of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr are celebrated.

Sep 29, 2016
How to code in 10 easy lessons by McManus, Sean, 1973- author. How to code in 10 easy lessons

Offers an introduction to computer programming using Scratch software and creating web pages using HTML in ten lessons that each introduce a different coding skill.

Sep 29, 2016