Acrylic Painting

Barron's brand-new " Painting Class " books are set up in an instructional format that simulates a formal classroom course at a typical art school. Like all titles in this series, " Acrylic Painting " is divided into five separate sections. The topics covered are-- Materials and tools students will need and basic directions for their use Techniques specific to painting with acrylics Advanced applications of techniques Special effects and...

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Little Duckling

Barron's delightful series of "Look at Me Books" for toddlers continues to grow with more brand-new titles for the Spring 2011 season. Each of these board books tells a story about mother animal, how she cares for her baby, and keeps it out of trouble. The stories have natural appeal for younger boys and girls. This book's color illustrations on every page show a mother duck and her baby duckling rendered in a naturalistic style and placed in...

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The Tickly Monster [With Tickly Monster Hand Puppet]

Here is one of those comical and perfectly delightful picture books that very young children love having read to them at bedtime. The Tickly Monster is a funny, furry little fellow with many pairs of hands. His tale is told in verse. "He tickles your tummy and knows you will giggle.... Then he tickles some more....and you start to wiggle " The gentle little story finally ends when Mom and Dad tuck baby into bed with all his friendly stuffed...

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The Egyptians

Books in this brand new and informative series for older children survey a variety of cultures and the achievements of each in the arts, sciences, technology, and ways of living. Volumes are profusely illustrated with full-color, wonderfully detailed illustrations and photographs that complement extensive but highly readable texts. Bravo books make wonderful additions both to school and home libraries.This chronological overview covers the long...

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