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Giveaway: Three Paws and The Secret Cave By Karen Struck

Book Three in The Three Paws Series NEW CHILDREN’S BOOK TACKLES TOUGH TOPIC OF LOSING A GRANDPARENT, PET OR OTHER LOVED ONE AND CELEBRATING LIFE WHILE WE HAVE THE CHANCE Children's book author Karen Struck loves writing stories that make kids smile, but also learn valuable lessons. In her latest release in the Three Paws series, Three Paws and the Secret Cave [Page Publishing, Spring 2021, 978-1662407499] she isn’t shying away from a tough yet valuable lesson everyone encounters at some point: losing a loved one. Three Paws and the Secret Cave jumps right back into the lives of Boots, the three-legged Grizzly bear and his wild group of friends as they go on adventures in the Alaskan wilderness. Boots and his friends have had many great times together over the years, but now are faced with an inevitable part of life. Cappy, the elderly mountain goat, is nearing the end of his physical journey on earth. His granddaughter, Scarlet, is very close to him. But when he leaves the goat her

Gravity Bugs Free- Climbing Microbots

  Since Spring is here, that means the bugs are starting to emerge outside.  This is a fun time to teach your kids about bugs, and Thames and Kosmos has a fun way to let your kids build their own bug! Gravity Bugs by Thames and Kosmos are fun to build microbots that are recommended for children 8 and up. The kits have 78 pieces to build your own bug!  These STEM kits teach children about air pressure and suction and are perfect for introductory engineering. Kids will be so excited seeing their Gravity Bugs Free-Climbing MicroBot climb up smooth surfaces.   Check out this video: These retail for $19.95.  See purchasing link below. About Gravity Bugs Going up! Build a mighty robotic bug that defies gravity to crawl up, down, and all around windows with ease! This motorized, multi-legged machine uses an ingenious system of suction cups to walk on smooth vertical surfaces like windows and glossy panels. Assemble the robot to learn about its inner mechanisms, including gears and an electric

Easter Fun Featuring Favorites from IMC Toys

  Celebrate a Happy Easter with IMC Toys, makers of Cry Babies, Bloopies and VIP Pets! These adorable toys are perfectly adorable and ready to be placed in your Easter baskets!  Let’s learn more about them: Cry Babies Magic Tears: Coney’s Bakery Cart Coney’s Bakery Cart is as sweet as can be! When Coney’s magic tears fall inside the tear collector… the oven is activated! Realistic Steam Effect! The lights come on and life like smoke comes out of the oven! And the tasty treaty are ready to be served! Make Yummy cakes! Pretend play and make cakes, cupcakes and even special macaroons with the macaroon maker! Comes with Exclusive Bakery Themed Coney and so many accessories! Includes Coney's Bakery Cart, exclusive Coney doll with special cooking outfit, pacifier, baby bottle and lots of accessories to bake! PLUS, you can clip it with the Fancy’s Vehicle, just like in the Animated Series! Features & details Play with Coney in her magic bakery cart! Use the included baby bottle to fee

How to Help Your Kids Have a Happy, Healthy Summer

  Now that spring is in the air and summer is fast approaching, many parents are looking forward to the opportunity to help their kids make up for the lost summer of last year. With socializing with friends back on the table soon and  plenty of places keen to welcome back visitors,   you might already have a few plans in the works.   That being said,  whatever  you end up doing in the summer,  it is important to remember that  t here are still precautions that will need to be in place as well as some summer-specific healthcare measures to bear in mind.  If you want to have a great summer,  staying healthy is  an essential  priorit y. This is especially true when it concerns your children.    With so much anticipation on your part as well as on that of your kids, you should look to ensure that the summer is going to be as fun and healthy as possible. Here are just a few tips to help you achieve these goals so that you and your family can make the most of the warmer months ahead.   Sun P

The Pokémon Company International Releases New “Pokémon Primers” Book Series for Young Trainers

  New Series Marks First Published Product Designed for Preschoolers from Pikachu Press Bellevue, Wash.—March 30, 2021— Pikachu Press, the official publishing imprint from The Pokémon Company International, has released “Pokémon Primers,” a new series of books for young children to journey into the world of Pokémon while learning about subjects like the alphabet, numbers, shapes, and colors.   Illustrated and designed in-house by The Pokémon Company International, “Pokémon Primers: ABC” and “Pokémon Primers: 123” are now available at participating retailers around the world. The next books in the series, “Pokémon Primers: Colors” and “Pokémon Primers: Shapes” are available for preorder now and will be released in the future.   “We are thrilled to deliver Pikachu Press’ first published Pokémon product for young Trainers with the new ‘Pokémon Primers’ series,” said Heather Dalgleish, director of publishing at The Pokémon Company International. “With families spending more time together,

What to Do Before Traveling With Your Pet

Whether you are planning to take an extended trip abroad or are moving to another country, traveling with your pet can be incredibly overwhelming for both you and your furry friend. To avoid leaving your pet behind when you go away, here are some top tips to make traveling across the world with your pet a little easier : •  Go to the Vets Before you take your pet abroad, it is paramount that you take them for a visit  to  their local vet’s surgery. A check-up at a vet’s surgery is  importa nt to make sure that your pet is well enough to travel and that they do not have any infectious diseases that they could take abroad with them. Not only this, but there are  certain vaccinatio n s that your pet needs  to have before they can travel to another country or even apply for a passport, and your vet can make sure that they receive the right ones. Then, you should book an appointment at  exceptionalpe t  to see what they can do for you and your furry friend. •  Get a Pet Passport Howev


  NEW LUCASFILM SPECIAL EVENT SERIES “OBI-WAN KENOBI” TO BEGIN PRODUCTION   Cast Announced for Original Series Coming Exclusively to Disney+     CHECK OUT THE CAST : “ Obi-Wan Kenobi,” the new Disney+ special event series starring Ewan McGregor as the iconic Jedi Master, will begin shooting in April. The story begins 10 years after the dramatic events of “ Star Wars:   Revenge of the Sith” where Kenobi faced his greatest defeat, the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker turned evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.     “Obi-Wan Kenobi” is directed by Deborah Chow, director of two critically acclaimed episodes of “The Mandalorian,” Season 1.   The series also marks the return of Hayden Christensen in the role of Darth Vader.     Joining the cast are Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie.     “Obi-Wan Kenobi” is executive-produced by Kathleen