The young man has only one dream-- join the brave company of the king's musketeers. Will he be clever and daring enough to make his dream come true? He rides into Paris on his old, broken-down horse. A world of adventure is just ahead.
Silly Mrs. Bennet is "husband hunting" for her five daughters. Heaven knows it isn't easy! Darcy would make a great match for Elizabeth- if it weren't for his false pride and her stubborn prejudice. And the other girls aren't cooperating either. Jane is too shy to show affection, and Lydia has run off with an unsuitable army officer! What's a poor mother to do?
Shipwrecked! A young Englishman finds himself stranded on a small island in the middle of nowhere. For 24 years he survives- and even thrives. How will his life change now that his island has a visitor?
Life is a constant struggle in the frozen wilderness of Alaska. For a wolf-dog called White Fang, every day is a fight for survival-- until he's taken in by a young American mining engineer. White Fang's world turns upside down when his new owner takes him home to California. How does he react? Is it likely that a wild wolf-dog can adjust to civilization?
As usual, Tom Sawyer and his pal Huck Finn were only out looking for fun. They never dreamed they'd witness a murder! And that isn't Tom's only problem. There's a new girl, Becky Thatcher, and the fence he's suppose to paint-- not to mention the hunt for Injun Joe's buried treasure!
Freedom is everything to Huckleberry Finn. How can he avoid being "civilized" by the good-hearted Widow Douglas? But just now Huck has more important things on his mind-- like helping his friend Jim escape the slave-catchers!
Scrooge is downright mean and cold-hearted-- the stingiest man in all of London. Could anything on earth transform him into a kind and caring human being? Probably not. But the spirit of Christmas is very powerful--more powerful by far than anything on earth.
Buck is much bigger and stronger than the other dogs. But he wasn't born to the savage life of the Alaskan frontier. Is it too late for him to learn the "law of club and fang"? Can he survive the bitter weather, a vicious rival, and the deadly mistakes of his bungling owners?
Henry Jekyll is a respected doctor-- a kindly man much loved by all. Why is he so protective of the vicious criminal, Edward Hyde? Jekyll's friends are stunned when the mystery is finally unraveled. They can scarcely believe that the man they had so admired had been living a double life!
Victor Frankenstein was only trying to advance the cause of science. How could his experiment have produced such a terrible result? The creature's powers were superhuman. Was there any real chance that Victor could stop the monster before he murdered again?
Pip is headed for an apprenticeship at the blacksmith's forge. Then an anonymous donor appears, and sends Pip to London to live as a gentleman. Pip is sure he knows the identity of his secret benefactor. He couldn't be more surprised when he finds that he's been mistaken all along.
Boy overboard! After falling off a luxury liner the spoiled teenager is rescued by a crew of rough fishermen. His parents think he drowned. Little do they know that, for the first time in his life, their lazy son is working hard... and becoming a man.
Phileas Fogg must be insane. No one has ever been able to circle the globe in only 80 days! Yet he's bet his friends that he'll do just that. Half of his fortune is one the line... and the outcome looks far from certain.
n the night before his wedding, an innocent young man is arrested and imprisoned. How could such a thing have happened? When he finally discovers the truth, he bitterly plots revenge. Then he escapes from prison and begins to punish his enemies, one by one.
In long ago India, a toddler wanders off and is taken in by a family of wolves. Coached by a friendly bear, the "man-cub" has many adventures as he learns the ways of the jungle. But things begin to change when Mowgli becomes a young man. Now he feels a strange pull towards creatures of his own kind.
Oliver Twist is a penniless orphan. What chance has he got on the dangerous streets of 19th century London? Before long, he's taken in by a gang of thieves. The boy's future looks grim indeed, until a few kindly souls enter the picture.
Romeo and Juliet has become Shakespeare's well-known love story. See how true love can blossom, even in an unfriendly setting of hatred and feuding. Read along and find out how their innocence enables them to overlook the fighting between their families. Romeo and Juliet are betrayed by the very families they care about, forcing them to take their lives instead of being separated. Through the pain of losing their children, the families realize how trivial their differences really were.
A triumphant Caesar enters Rome after defeating the sons of his old enemy, Pompey. Jealousy and fear over Caesar's reforms reveal a brewing conspiracy to assassinate him. As the plot thickens, Caesar's wife is plagued by terrible nightmares and begs him not to go to the Capitol. But Caesar shrugs off her fears and is accompanied to the Senate by the conspirators thus sealing his fate. Caesar's loyal friends rally to avenge his death and preserve his legacy.
Five little monkeys brush their teeth, put their pj’s on, and get ready for bed. But guess what happens then? Bedtime turns into playtime as the silly monkeys take turns jumping on the bed and then falling off. As each monkey falls off of the bed, their mama calls the doctor and he says, “No more monkeys jumping on the bed!” This well-known repetitive rhyme will have little ones laughing, singing, and learning how to count from 1-5. And the original, happy ending to this story/song will entertain and surprise everyone! With this perfect combination of education and entertainment, kids and parents alike will enjoy singing and reading “Five Little Monkeys Jumping On The Bed” over and over again.
This well-known, repetitive children song comes to life with sweet art and fun music. “The Bear Went Over The Mountain,” encourages learning through music and introduces children to important early literacy skills.
“Sentí una sensación extraña mientras bebía un poco de jugo. El popote comenzó a sacudirse. ¡Mi diente estaba suelto!” Lee y descubre las aventuras de una pequeña niña con su diente meneador. Este Libro Para Primerizos usa lenguaje repetitivo e ilustraciones para mostrar que tan divertido puede ser tener un diente que se menea. Este libro Nivel dos usa un promedio de 6 a 10 palabras, fotos que sugieren significado, y rimas divertidas.
“¿Cuál es tu tipo de sombrero favorito? ¿Viejas o nuevas? ¿Sombreros de sol o sombreros solo por diversión? ¿No te gustaría usar sombreros todos los días?” Lee y descubre todos los tipos de sombreros que hay con este divertido Libro Para Primerizos que usa texto repetitivo e ilustraciones brillantes! Este Libro Para Primerizos usa un promedio de 2 a 4 palabras por página, fotos que sugieren el sentido, y rimas divertidas.¡Colas!, ¡Sombreros! ¡Sombreros! ¡Sombreros!, Contando Osos, Si Tuviera Un Dinosaurio, ¿Quién Está En Mi Bañera?, Zapatos Nuevos, Sal y Pimienta y Diente Meneador.
Lee la historia. ¡Luego canta la historia! No es un secreto que el uso de canciones para enseñar a los niños habilidades de pre-lectura es divertido y exitoso. Este cuento clásico se presenta como un lectura y canción. ¿Qué pasa cuando diez adorables osos de peluche se acurrucan, ríen, y ruedan juntos en la gran y comida cama?
Lee la historia. ¡Luego canta la historia! No es un secreto que el uso de canciones para enseñar a los niños habilidades de pre-lectura es divertido y exitoso. Este cuento clásico se presenta como un lectura y canción. Arte divertida y cautivadora llevara a los niños en un viaje divertido en el autobús donde las ruedas del autobús siguen dando ¡vueltas y vueltas a lo largo de la ciudad!
Learn all of the classic nursery rhymes with this adorably-illustrated book from the My First Books Collection! Young readers will enjoy Humpty Dumpty, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, This Little Pig Went to the Market, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone? and Pat-a-Cake, Pat-a-Cake. Rhyming words, simple text, and engaging artwork will encourage early literacy skills. Titles included in the My First Book Series are: My First Book, My First Nursery Rhymes, and Peek-A-Boo!