When 12-year old, Mandy, takes her cousin, Kevin, to the amusement park, both of them are expecting to enjoy a fun-filled day. While standing in line for one of the rides, they strike up a conversation with a pretty young woman who is at the park alone. She joins them for lunch and seems very interested in them, even inviting them to her car to see her pet parrot. Is she just being friendly, or is she a dangerous stranger? This short children's story was created to help parents discuss Stranger Danger with their children. There are even questions at the end of the book that will help you get the conversation going. This is an indispensible tool for parents who want to explain Stranger Danger to their children, without scaring them half to death!
This whimsical story lets children imagine what life would be like if they were a pet parrot. Readers join four parrots their young, multicultural owners as they morph into four-toed parrots climbing around the house, then chew wooden spoons, popsicles-sticks and all-with hooked parrot beaks! The fun continues as children learn all about parrots and their adaptations.The "For Creative Minds" section has parrot fun facts, tips for taking care of a pet parrot, and a "Make a Beak" craft. Free teaching activities and interactive quizzes are available at Sylvan Dell Publishing's website.2007 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award finalist
Chapters on buying, housing, care, feeding, health, breeding and training as well as a section with addresses of clubs and websites for further information.
The most basic book on the petroleum industry, Conaway explains the basics from geology to refining. Contents: How the earth was formed Petroleum origins, accumulation, and exploration Contracts and regulations Reservoir performance Drilling Formation evaluation Well completion Field appraisal and development Artificial lift Surface facilities Petroleum downstream.
Two short stories and a poem about parrots are selected from several popular books for children. These tales and poem are designed to be fascinating reading for young children. The tales and poem are: (1) The Faithless Parrot, (2) The Peacock and Parrot, and (3) Minnie's Pet Parrot. Children have enjoyed reading these tales and poems for years and it is good to find them in one single volume.