Rascaltown and the Big Red Balloon (Book 1): Tessa Aman
The Hot Air Balloon Book:Build and Launch Kongming Lanterns, Solar Tetroons, and More Clive Catterall
Long-lost relatives and priceless jewels turn a wedding upside down. For all the Kellings´ quirks, no other family in Boston is more adept at throwing a wedding. So when Max Bittersohn´s wife, Sarah Kelling, offers to organize his nephew´s nuptials, Max is smart enough to stay out of her way. But when the art-fraud investigator stumbles onto a family mystery, he is drawn into something far more serious than the question of who will catch the bouquet. Stolen years earlier, the priceless Kelling jewels were last seen in Amsterdam, so how did they end up among the wedding gifts? Max is trying to answer that question when a talkative burglar wallops him with a shovel in a failed attempt to rip off the rubies. Then, as the reception winds down, a hot-air balloon lands on the wedding tent, spilling out the Zickerys, a branch of the Kelling clan who prove even odder than the original strain. Family weddings are never easy, but for Max Bittersohn, this one could be murder. Review Quotes: ´´Charm, wit, and Holmesian logic.´´ - Audiofile. ´´MacLeod can be counted on for a witty, literate and charming mystery.´´ - Publishers Weekly. ´´The epitome of the ´cozy´ mystery.´´ - Mostly Murder. Biographical note: Charlotte MacLeod (1922-2005) was an internationally bestselling author of cozy mysteries. Born in Canada, she moved to Boston as a child, and lived in New England most of her life. After graduating from college, she made a career in advertising, writing copy for the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company before moving on to Boston firm N. H. Miller & Co., where she rose to the rank of vice president. In her spare time, MacLeod wrote short stories, and in 1964 published her first novel, a children´s book called ´´Mystery of the White Knight´´. In ´´Rest You Merry´´ (1978), MacLeod introduced Professor Peter Shandy, a horticulturist and amateur sleuth whose adventures she would chronicle for two decades. ´´The Family Vault´´ (1979) marked the first appearance of her other best-known characters: the husband and wife sleuthing team Sarah Kelling and Max Bittersohn, whom she followed until her last novel, ´´The Balloon Man´´, in 1998.
This tale appeared in the New York Sun in 1844 and claimed a group of men successfully crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a new type of balloon. Although the story looked real, it was completely fiction and created entirely from Poe´s imagination.
In this brilliant third book in the My Teacher Hilda series, the fun picks up right after the second book, A Picnic Day. Ms. Hilda´s children are in for an adventure when they go outside for activities, but not everything is bound to run smoothly. The Water Balloon Fight is a great tool for children to learn how to be safe and have fun outdoors. Children will be encouraged to listen to others, overcome their fears, try new things, help others, and so much more! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tiffany Marz. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/110370/bk_acx0_110370_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Aldens are so excited when they get to meet other ballonists, learn how hot air balloons work, and even help the crew launch a balloon. Then, things start to go wrong. Someone is trying to ruin the rally, and the Boxcar Children might not get the chance to ride in a hot air balloon after all - unless they solve the mystery in time. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Aimee Lilly. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/oasi/001236/bk_oasi_001236_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This Hidden Pictures® puzzle collection - specifically created for kids ages 3-6--includes more than 20 full-color Hidden Pictures® puzzles and over 100 hidden objects to find. This activity book contains a range of Highlights´ Hidden Pictures® scenes that are appropriate for a younger audience, each containing a hidden balloon. Each puzzle is paired with additional activities, including drawing, connect-the-dots, and matching. Specifically curated to engage children ages 3-6, every page offers an entertaining and satisfying first-puzzling experience.
The entire audience at the George Theatre saw Charlotte Devaraux stab William Kirkpatrick with a fake dagger, but they gasped even more when they realized he was dead. Assisted by Sergeant Patterson and Dr. Ellie Carr, Blackstone follows the trail of the killer. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Andrew Wincott. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/014172/bk_adbl_014172_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Three days before the start of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, balloon pilot Rachael Fairfield walks into the offices of RJP Investigations. She received a threatening note, which she believes came from her father, a convicted felon whom she sent to prison 15 years earlier. To complicate matters, her brother has initiated a huge publicity campaign for the world altitude record Rachael plans to attempt on the final Sunday of the fiesta. It seems simple enough. Charlie and her brother Ron will locate William Fairfield and keep him away from Rachael for the duration of the fiesta. But as they follow leads on William Fairfield, the threats escalate, and Ron and Charlie start to wonder whether he´s really the stalker. Amid the color and beauty of the world´s largest ballooning event, Charlie also finds herself at odds with her husband and reassessing her life´s priorities. Only when she nearly loses her own life do the answers begin to fall into place. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rebecca Cook. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bimo/001129/bk_bimo_001129_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.