Magical Stories for 6 Year Olds


Author: Helen Paiba
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781509806164
Category: Children's stories
Page: 272
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Magical Stories for 6 Year Olds is a bright and varied selection of marvellously magical stories by some of the very best writers for children. Perfect for reading alone or aloud - and for dipping into time and time again. With stories from The Brothers Grimm, Berlie Doherty, Joan Aiken, Geraldine McCaughrean and many more, this book will provide hours of fantastic fun.

Magical Stories for Six Year Olds


Author: Helen Paiba
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780330368582
Category: Children's stories, English
Page: 255
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This colleciton features stories of fairy castles and ships that fly, and dragons and princesses. There are stories from the past and present, and from around the world.

Bedtime Stories for 6 Year Olds


Author: N.A
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781509838875
Category: Children's stories, English
Page: 208
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SHORT STORIES (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). Bedtime Stories for 6 Year Olds is a rich and varied selection of heart-warming stories, perfect for snuggling up with at bedtime, by some of the very best writers for children. Great for reading alone or reading aloud - and for dipping into time and time again. With stories from Rudyard Kipling, Joan Aiken, Dick King-Smith, Malorie Blackman and many more, this book will provide hours of fantastic fun. Ages 5+

Harry Houdini for Kids

His Life and Adventures with 21 Magic Tricks and Illusions
Author: Laurie Carlson
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613741952
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 144
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Illusionist, escape artist, movie star, aviator, and spy--Harry Houdini was all these and an international celebrity and the world's most famous magician. This fascinating biography looks at all the facets of Houdini's amazing life and includes 21 magic tricks and illusions for a hands-on learning experience. Children will be inspired by this Jewish immigrant who grew up in poverty and, through perseverance and hard work, went on to become one of the most popular and successful entertainers of all time. Houdini was an artist who created his acts carefully, practicing them for years in some cases. He performed such seemingly impossible stunts as escaping several sets of handcuffs and ropes after jumping off a bridge into a flowing river. Kids will learn how he devised his most legendary stunts and will also learn the science and logic behind many of Houdini's acts including his famous milk can escape. Kids can amaze their family and friends with these simple, entertaining, and fun tricks and illusions: · Stepping through an index card · Performing an odd number trick · Making a coin appear · Mind reading with a secret code · Making a magic box · Lifting a person with one hand · Making a talking board · And much more

Magical Stories for Five Year Olds


Author: Helen Paiba
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780330391221
Category: Children's stories
Page: 240
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These are stories from the past and the present from all around the world. Helen Paiba, who compiled the book, was awarded the Children's Book Circle's Farjeon Award on her retirement for her lifetime's contribution to children's books.

The Magic Seed


Author: Debbie Newhouse
Publisher: Debbie Newhouse
ISBN: 1466398094
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 100
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Can one seed change a life? A surprising delivery delights and frustrates a boy and girl until they discover the secret of the magic seed. It changes their lives forever and teaches them the value of sharing.But the story doesn't end there. In the second half of the book, your children write their ideas about sharing on activity pages and imagine their own version of the tale. All profits from this book go to TheSchoolFund.org, helping change the world one student at a time. See students who've already been helped at debbienewhouse.wordpress.com

Stories for Six Year Olds


Author: Linsay Knight
Publisher: Random House Australia
ISBN: 174275371X
Category: Children's stories, Australian
Page: 192
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Kids that boast, mysterious missing pets, an old duppy with eyes of red flame, a werewolf knight who loses his clothes, a very naughty mother who's a spy, giants, bandits and a nasty goblin, a magic quilt, a sleeping princess and racing cockroaches . . , you'll find all these in STORIES FOR 6 YEAR OLDS. And you'll find some of your favourite authors too. Start reading and you won't want to stop.

Half Magic


Author: Edward Eager,Jack Gantos
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780152053024
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 217
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Faced with a dull summer in the city, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha suddenly find themselves involved in a series of extraordinary adventures after Jane discovers an ordinary-looking coin that seems to grant wishes.

Magical Stories for 5 Year Olds


Author: Helen Paiba
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781509806171
Category: Children's stories
Page: 240
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Magical Stories for 5 Year Olds is a bright and varied selection of marvelously magical stories by some of the very best writers for children. Perfect for reading alone or aloud--and for dipping into time and time again. With stories from Joan Aiken, Margaret Mayo, Alf Proysen, Margaret Mahy and many more, this book will provide hours of fun for five-year-olds.

Scary Stories for Eight Year Olds


Author: Helen Paiba
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780330349444
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 221
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A collection of twenty stories that will scare eight year olds, whether newly independent readers or still enjoying the experience of sharing a story with an adult.

Magic by the Book


Author: Nina Bernstein
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780786283828
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 247
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After returning from a trip to the library, eleven-year-old Anne and her younger brother and sister discover a magic book which sends them on adventures in which they meet Robin Hood, giant bugs, and a dark, sinister man with a wolfish face.

Funny Stories for 6 Year Olds


Author: Helen Paiba
Publisher: Pan MacMillan
ISBN: 9781509804955
Category: Children's stories, English
Page: 256
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This bright and varied selection of wonderfully entertaining stories by some of the very best writers for children is perfect for reading alone or aloud and for dipping into time and time again. With stories from Margaret Mahy, David Henry Wilson, Francesca Simon, Tony Bradman and many more, this book will provide hours of fantastic fun."

That Rabbit Belongs To Emily Brown


Author: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444927388
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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A stunning reissue of this classic picture book. When the Queen steals Emily Brown's favourite toy and erstwhile companion, a toy rabbit called Stanley, Emily sets out to get him back and teach that naughty queen a valuable lesson! Winner of the 2006 Nestle Gold Award, chosen for the Richard & Judy Christmas book party, a Bookaboo Book Club book as seen on CITV and read by Amanda Holden. 'Charming, funny and gets my vote as the best picture book of the year.' - Financial Times Written by Cressida Cowell, the bestselling author of the How to Train Your Dragon series. http://www.cressidacowell.co.uk/ Illustrated by award winning Neal Layton, creator of Stanley's Stick. http://www.neallayton.co.uk/

Reading Magic

Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever
Author: Mem Fox,Judy Horacek
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780156035101
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 192
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Argues that reading aloud to children is a vital part of their educational development, exploring how and where to read to achieve the best effects.

Binky


Author: Leslie Patricelli
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 1536202053
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 24
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A comically expressive tot pays tribute to the all-important BINKY in a bright, playful board book sure to have instant toddler appeal. Anyone who's spent time with a toddler knows that few crises compare with the (even temporary) loss of a favorite binky. Here, in her humorous, bold graphic style, Leslie Patricelli plays up a scenario near and dear to every toddler's heart, raising the plaintive question: can there be any peace in the house when a beloved binky is not to be found?

The Magical Garden of Claude Monet


Author: Laurence Anholt
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 0711221049
Category: Children's stories
Page: 32
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When Julie's dog disappears into a mysterious garden she follows him and finds herself in a beautiful garden-within-a-garden. There she finds Claude Monet who encourages the young artist. Set against the backdrop of Monet's garden at Giverny, the book includes some of the artist's work.

The Ogre Downstairs


Author: Diana Wynne Jones
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064473503
Category: Fiction
Page: 224
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When a disagreeable man with two boys marries a widow with three children, family adjustments are complicated by two magic chemistry sets which cause strange things to happen around the house. Simultaneous.

Winnie the Witch


Author: Valerie Thomas,Korky Paul
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061173126
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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Because Winnie the Witch lives in a house where everything is black, she cannot see her black cat--until she comes up with a brilliant, and colorful, idea.

Magical Sweets in Story Time


Author: Merriweather Hope
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781502818119
Category: Fiction
Page: 82
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In the sequel to bestselling author Merriweather Hope's “Magical Charms for Breakfast,” Jinn the genie returns to Stefan and Kaia and asks for their help to save magic. A terrible wizard is trapping magical creatures with his nasty Book of Lies and the kids discover that none of the fairy tales they thought they knew are real. Stefan Kaia and Jinn travel through Story Time to the world of Hansel and Gretel where they must rescue the witch and keep her from being framed, by Brother Grimm, the evil maniac determined to destroy magic. But they end up making a terrible mistake… “Immediately, Jinn wiggled her fingers and sent three rockets of purple and pink stars shooting out of her fingers. Two of the rockets hit Stefan and Kaia squarely on the chest and the third went straight up into the air and landed on Jinn's shoulder. The next instant they were all spinning through a tunnel of bright colors and where they were travelling at the speed of light with reds, greens and purples shooting past them in a blur. The spiral tunnel seemed to stretch on forever as they tossed and turned through it. The darker colors gave way to yellow and gold with a bright silver flash of the brightest light any of them had ever seen. They finally landed with a thud in a thick forest. For a minute they all seemed frozen in time. Jinn was standing still, staring in surprise at what had just happened. At the moment she did not seem to have the power to do anything. It was up to Kaia to do something, anything to help. She rushed over to the cage and quickly set Hansel free. Then turned around and shouted, “Stefan, don't just stand there, do something!” Stefan looked at her and then over at the White Witch and Jinn. There was only one thing he could think of to do….”