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J K Rowling s screenwriting debut is captured in this exciting hardcover edition of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover However when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt s fantastic beasts escape it spells trouble for everyone Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them marks the screenwriting debut of J K Rowling author of the beloved and internationally bestselling Harry Potter books Featuring a cast of remarkable characters this is epic adventure-packed storytelling at its very best Whether an existing fan or new to the wizarding world this is a perfect addition to any reader s bookshelf
The pressure s really piling up on Greg Heffley His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his creative side As if that s not scary enough Halloween s just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms it sparks an idea Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie and will he become rich and famous in the process Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg s troubles
Now for the first time ever J K Rowling s seven bestselling Harry Potter books are available in a stunning paperback boxed set The Harry Potter series has been hailed as one for the ages by Stephen King and a spellbinding saga by USA Today And most recently The New York Times called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows the fastest selling book in history This is the ultimate Harry Potter collection for Harry Potter fans of all ages
The Eighth Story Nineteen Years Later Based on an original new story by J K Rowling Jack Thorne and John Tiffany a new play by Jack Thorne Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage The play will receive its world premiere in London s West End on July 30 2016 It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic a husband and father of three school-age children While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted As past and present fuse ominously both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth sometimes darkness comes from unexpected places
LEGO Chain Reactions is packed full of ideas instructions and inspiration for 10 LEGO machines that spin swing pivot roll lift and drop Each machine alone is awesome but put them together and you get incredible chain reactions Then combine the machines in any order you like to create your own chain reactions Our team of experts worked with educators and 11-year-olds to invent the machines then wrote a book that teaches the skills and some of the physics behind the fun kids need to create their own amazing chain reaction machines Our book includes 33 special LEGO elements that combine with basic bricks from your collection to make your machines go But don t worry that you won t have the right bricks we worked with the folks at LEGO to make sure you ll need only the most common bricks and that there are plenty of substitutes The result is a chain reaction of fun as one thing leads to another and another and another Comes with 78 page book 33 LEGO elements 6 LEGO balls 6 feet of string 8 paper ramps 2 paper pop-up signs 1 paper funnel ramp 1 paper flag 1 paper bucket 1 platform
In the tradition of Emily Winfield Martin s The Wonderful Things You Will Be and Nancy Tillman s On The Night You Were Born popular FOX news anchor Ainsley Earhardt s lyrical lullaby inspires children to follow their dreams and passions FOX and Friends cohost Ainsley Earhardt s debut picture book shares precious life lessons parents can pass onto their children so that they can follow their hearts dreams and passions Take Heart My Child is a lyrical lullaby and Ainsley shares her own hopes and dreams and lets her child know that whatever challenges life brings Take heart my child I will or my love will always be there for you It s a universal message one that all readers will relate to In the Story Behind the Story Ainsley talks about growing up and how her father would write messages to her and her siblings each morning leaving notes at the breakfast table so that his children would know they were loved empowered protected and cherished
The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry But just as he s packing his bags Harry receives a warning from a strange impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts disaster will strike And strike it does For in Harry s second year at Hogwarts fresh torments and horrors arise including an outrageously stuck-up new professor Gilderoy Lockhart a spirit named Moaning Myrtle who haunts the girls bathroom and the unwanted attentions of Ron Weasley s younger sister Ginny But each of these seem minor annoyances when the real trouble begins and someone -- or something -- starts turning Hogwarts students to stone Could it be Draco Malfoy a more poisonous rival than ever Could it possibly be Hagrid whose mysterious past is finally told Or could it be the one everyone at Hogwarts most suspects Harry Potter himself
In this 1 New York Times bestseller Bill O Reilly and James Patterson together present a beautifully illustrated instantly classic picture book that celebrates the magic of the word Please for our children In this inspired collaboration bestselling authors Bill O Reilly and James Patterson remind us all that a single word-- Please --is useful in a thousand different ways From finding a lovable stray dog to needing a partner on a seesaw from reading a bedtime story to really really needing a cookie Give Please a Chance depicts scenes and situations in which one small word can move mountains With a vivid array of illustrations by seventeen different artists this charming helpful book is a fun and memorable way for children to learn the magic power of one simple word please
For the first time J K Rowling s beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions Kate Greenaway-award-winning artist Jim Kay has created over 100 stunning illustrations making this deluxe format a perfect gift as much for a child being introduced to the series as for the dedicated fan Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground He knows no spells has never helped to hatch a dragon and has never worn a cloak of invisibility All he knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys his horrible aunt and uncle and their abominable son Dudley -- a great big swollen spoiled bully Harry s room is a tiny closet at the foot of the stairs and he hasn t had a birthday party in eleven years But all that is about to change when a mysterious letter arrives by owl messenger a letter with an invitation to an incredible place that Harry -- and anyone who reads about him -- will find unforgettable
It s time to get off the beaten path Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world Talk about a bucket list here are natural wonders the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand or a baobob tree in South Africa that s so large it has a pub inside where 15 people can drink comfortably Architectural marvels including the M C Escher-like stepwells in India Mind-boggling events like the Baby Jumping Festival in Spain where men dressed as devils literally vault over rows of squirming infants Not to mention the Great Stalacpipe Organ in Virginia Turkmenistan s 40-year hole of fire called the Gates of Hell a graveyard for decommissioned ships on the coast of Bangladesh eccentric bone museums in Italy or a weather-forecasting invention that was powered by leeches still on display in Devon England Created by Joshua Foer Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton ATLAS OBSCURA revels in the weird the unexpected the overlooked the hidden and the mysterious Every page expands our sense of how strange and marvelous the world really is And with its compelling descriptions hundreds of photographs surprising charts maps for every region of the world it is a book to enter... anywhere and will be as appealing to the armchair traveler as the die-hard adventurer Anyone can be a tourist ATLAS OBSCURA is for the explorer more