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Where the Wild Things Are (Hardcover)
Where the Wild Things Are is fifty years old! Let the wild rumpus with Max and all the wild things continue as this classic comes to life as never before with new reproductions of Maurice Sendak's artwork. Astonishing state-of-the-art techn...
Where the Wild Things Are is fifty years old! Let the wild rumpus with Max and all the wild things continue as this classic comes to life as never before with new reproductions of Maurice Sendak's artwork. Astonishing state-of-the-art technology faithfully captures the color and detail of the original illustrations. Sendak himself enthusiastically endorsed this impressive new interpretation of his art before his death in May 2012. Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year, Where the Wild Things Are became an iconic book that has inspired a movie, an opera, and the imagination of generations. It continues to be one of the best loved books of all time the world over, by the one and only Maurice Sendak.
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|Genre||JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic|
|Genre Detail||Juvenile Grades 1-2 Ages 6-7|
|Publisher Date||1988-09-01 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Harpercollins Childrens Books|
|Unit weight||1.0 lb|
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A classic children's tale that has won many awards over the decades. My sister and I owned this book in the '70s, and it's so good that they made it into a movie!Read More
Bought as a shower present, this was my son's favorite book when he was child, so I thought I would pass on the fun. It recieved alot of "Oh's and Aw's" at the shower. People remembered.... where the monsters are.Read More
So happy I was able to find this book here. My son enjoyed it immensely. And I enjoyed the nearly 50% off the cover price!Read More
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Facts about Soccer Balls
Obviously, having the right soccer ball is pretty important if you want to play a competitive soccer game. Once you've gotten your soccer cleats, soccer jerseys, soccer socks and other soccer gear ready to go, you aren't going to get very far without a soccer ball. There are three basic sizes of soccer balls. Players who are 5 to 8 years old play with a size three soccer ball. Youth soccer, ages 4 to 12, play with a size four, and anyone 13 and over plays with a size five. After that, soccer balls come in a variety of different materials and panel designs. A soccer ball has three basic pieces: the cover, the lining and the bladder. Each affects the "feel" and "control" of the ball.
4 Things to Consider When Buying Chandelier Earrings
You're wearing your favorite 1960s-inspired dress and a pair of cute wedge sandals, but something is missing. Add just the right amount of color and shine with a shimmery new pair of chandelier earrings. Chandelier earrings get their name from their design, which mimics elaborate chandelier light fixtures. They may have tiers of sparkling, swinging gemstones or they may have layers of hammered gold medallions. Each chandelier earring style is unique and offers a bold splash of style. They go great with dresses but can also be worn with jeans and suits. To choose the perfect pair of chandelier earrings, consider these important features.
Best Educational Toys for Children 4 Years and Older
As your children grow, they'll need toys and activities to help them learn, develop their motor skills, and stimulate their imaginations. Learning and educational toys are perfect for children over the age of 4, and there are many toys that combine fun with basic academic and social skills.
Best Play Sets and Playhouses for Christmas
Pretend play helps kids express their feelings, lets them develop language skills as they create make-believe scenarios, and provides an opportunity for social development as they play cooperatively. It's important to let children direct themselves to get the most out of pretend play, but their creativity gets a jumpstart when they have the best pretend play toys. Kids will start engaging in pretend play at 2 or 3 years old, and most of these toys would be good Christmas gifts for kids ages 2 to 8.
Tips on Finding the Best Toys for Your Child
No matter your child's age or interests, there's a toy that is perfect for him. If you're shopping online for the best toys, you'll want to consider a few things before you make your choice. Not only will his eyes light up when he unwraps his perfect birthday gift or Christmas present, but he'll also use it for a long time.
Best Baby Bracelets by Age
Dressing your baby in fun clothes and fashionable accessories is one of the exciting things about being a parent. If you love giving your baby or toddler a fashionable look, consider purchasing baby jewelry. Children's bracelets are sweet and special and can be worn by a baby of any age. Baby bracelets also make fun baby gifts for infants and toddlers alike. When shopping for children's jewelry, it is important to consider the age of the child in order to select the right pieces. Use our guide to buy baby bracelets for the special child in your life.
How to Choose the Right Dog Kennel Size
One of the first things you need for a new dog is a quality dog kennel. The right dog kennel can help potty train your puppy, make traveling and vet visits with your dog easier, and give your dog a cozy place to curl up at night or to keep out of mischief while you're away. The wrong size dog kennel, however, can make things uncomfortable for your pooch and a pain for you. As a rule of thumb, kennels and crates should be at least 4 inches taller and longer than your dog and allow him to stand, sit, and turn around easily. You'll also want to make sure there is water and a blanket or towel in there for him. These guidelines can help you find the right fit for your pup when shopping for dog kennels.
Fact Sheet on Rocking Chairs
Few furniture items are as rambunctious and yet comforting as rocking chairs. Whether related to folks rocking on their porches on outdoor rocking chairs with a cup of coffee or youngsters rocking back and forth for the thrill, rocking chairs are enjoyable for people of every age. In the grand scheme of things, rocking chairs are a fairly modern invention. In a short period of time, rocking chairs have become a fixture in living rooms, lounges, patios and more. Still, here are a few things you might not know about rocking chairs.
Diamond Cuts Fact Sheet
A diamond's cut is crucial in displaying the stone's quality. The cut refers to the way a diamond has been shaped and the precise facets of the gemstone. The cut is an important aspect to consider because a good cut can beautify an imperfect diamond and highlight the merits of an excellent gem, while a bad cut can ruin a gorgeous stone. Diamond facets must be cut precisely and symmetrically, so the stone can sparkle. You can choose from various diamond shapes, and different cuts complement different pieces of jewelry. As one of the 4 C's of buying diamonds, cut is an important thing to understand when you're shopping for diamond jewelry.
Generation Y Gift Buying Guide
Generation Y -- people who were born between 1980 and 2000 -- is one of the largest age groups around. They may all be grouped together and labeled as millennials, but it's an incredibly diverse group. Because they aren't all into the same things, shopping for them can be tricky, especially when you want to surprise them with gifts. Choosing presents for the millennials in your life may seem like a mystery, but chances are they have left clues for you to determine what they want. Once you decipher the clues, you can zero in on the perfect gift. So, which Gen Y-er are you shopping for?
What to Pack for Africa's Highest Peak
Imagine that you are planning a trip that will take you from the equator to Antarctica in seven days. Now imagine that you have to limit the amount of gear you pack to 35 pounds or less. The task is getting more complicated. What kind of luggage would you choose and how would you pack for a trip that encompasses such extreme changes in climate and altitude? When Erica Davis, a paraplegic athlete, and Tara Butcher, a physically challenged athlete, climb Africa's highest peak, they will have to answer exactly those questions. The challenge: Mount Kilimanjaro rises from nearly sea level all the way up to 19,330 feet. The trail climbs from the hot bushland through rain forest, moorland, alpine desert and arctic glaciers up to the rocky Uhuru peak. A climb like Mt. Kili presents special challenges when it comes to luggage, clothing and gear. Being prepared for the weather and temperature extremes is a necessity, but it's also important not to pack too much. There is a 35-pound weight limit to each piece of luggage carried by a porter. Most climbers pack one 35-pound capacity bag to go up with a porter and one small daypack to carry up themselves. The daypack: Erica and Tara will have 7 days to summit Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro. As they pass from one ecological zone to the next, their needs will change and so will the contents of their daypacks. Each day Erica and Tara will repack their daypacks in anticipation of the specific challenges of the day's journey. In general, their daypacks will include things like water, snacks, dry clothing, waterproof gear and sunscreen. The importance of keeping clothing and gear dry cannot be overstated. When choosing a daypack, a small to medium backpack made of lightweight, moisture-resistant material that comes with a removable waterproof shell will be ideal. It's also helpful if the backpack has convenient access to a water bottle compartment or can accommodate a water bladder. Plenty of pockets, zipper compartments and hooks are also handy. What to pack: A sturdy but lightweight water-repellant duffel bag with a capacity of about 35 pounds is ideal for the trek to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The bag needs to have room for plenty of layers of breathable, moisture-wicking clothing and layers of fleece clothing, as well as a waterproof layer. To save space, it's a good idea to pack clothing that does double duty, such as pants that easily convert into shorts. Aside from clothing, the climb will also require accessories like sunglasses, hats and gloves, plus equipment like trekking poles and a headlamp, as well as toiletries like sunscreen, insect repellent and a first-aid kit. Support the Challenged Athletes Foundation: Overstock.com and the C.H.E.K Institute are co-sponsoring Erica and Tara's climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in order to raise awareness for athletes with physical challenges who wish to participate and compete in sports. Portions of the proceeds will benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF). CAF raises funds to give physically challenged athletes the opportunity to stay active and competitive in the sports they love. To show your support for physically challenged athletes like Erica and Tara, donate now to the Challenged Athletes Foundation for the Fit 4 Kili Climb. View All Luggage Back to Guides Directory View All Luggage
FAQs about Pre-Owned Rolex Watches | Overstock.comFAQs about Pre-Owned Rolex Watchesby Shawna Edwards I've never made a large purchase online. Why pick Overstock.com?Overstock.com is one of the largest retailers of high-end jewelry and watches. We have taken the time to create a Web environment that caters to our customers by allowing them to comfortably shop for wristwatches from the privacy of their homes. We offer our customers a wide variety of timepieces at the most competitive prices available. In addition to this, we want them to feel secure purchasing from us. Overstock.com is one of a handful of online high-end watch merchants that are capable of processing your credit card for your entire purchase. This allows "first-time buyers" to feel more secure in making a large purchase because they have an added layer of security via their credit card company. Do all your Rolex watches come with their serial numbers?Every Rolex watch sold by Overstock.com will have its unique Rolex serial and reference numbers in place and viewable by removing the watch band from the six o'clock and twelve o'clock ends. What is meant by "Perfect Like New Condition?""Perfect like new (day one) condition" watches are pre-owned Rolex timepieces that are purchased by Overstock.com in pristine, mint and immaculate condition. This obviously is the case cosmetically and mechanically. Every timepiece is thoroughly inspected to ensure that they are authentic and meet our quality standards. These luxury watches are so pristine that, in most cases, they are indistinguishable from new watches. Our men's watches and women's watches may have miniscule markings, and the watch bracelets will have miniscule amounts of stretch. Will my watch come with documentation?Every watch will come with detailed documentation stating a full watch description, serial number and model number. Being that the manufacturer's warranty has expired, you will receive a limited one-year warranty from our vendor. Will my watch be covered by a warranty, and what about post warranty service?Being that the manufacturer's warranties on these timepieces have expired, our vendor issues a one-year limited warranty on every watch. The warranty work is done by expert watchmakers who use only original manufacturers' parts and have decades of experience working with Rolex watches. After the one-year limited warranty has expired, you may continue to request service through our vendor who will service the watch when needed at industry cost prices. How can I be sure that the watch will fit my wrist?All our watches will fit up to a 6-and-a-half-inch wrist for a woman and for a man will fit up to a 7-and-a-half-inch wrist (extra links are available for additional charges). Rolex watches can be easily resized to fit any wrist by your local jeweler. How do I measure for my wrist size?You can get an approximate measurement of your wrist by using a soft measuring tape or measuring the inside of your best fitting watch. If you don't have a soft measuring tape, you can wrap a ribbon or a piece of string around your wrist at the wrist bone, mark the spot where it meets, and measure it against a ruler to determine your approximate wrist size. To get the best fit, measure fairly snug at the wrist bone. This is approximate sizing not a 100 percent guarantee of prefect sizing.If the watch is a gift and you do not know the recipient's wrist size, you can use the following as a guide (as with all products, the standard sizes depend on the manufacturer):Men's Standard Bracelet SizesInside, including watch face while bracelet is closedAdult Small5-1/2" to 6-1/2"Adult Average6-1/2" to 7-1/2"Adult Large7-1/2" to 8-1/2"Adult X-Large8-1/2" to 9-1/2" Women's Standard Bracelet SizesInside, including watch face while bracelet is closedAdult Small4-1/2" to 5-1/2"Adult Average5-1/2" to 6-1/2"Adult Large6-1/2" to 7-1/2"Adult X-Large7-1/2" to 8-1/2" Will the watch be fully water-resistant? And can I go swimming or shower with my watch?Every Rolex watch is fully tested for water resistance; the total depth rating is listed with every model. Drawing on years of experience, it is our recommendation that, though Rolex watches are water resistant, because of the fine nature of the timepiece, we discourage our customers from making a practice of taking them in the shower or pool. If for some reason the stem, which is the round mechanism found on the side of the case, which is unscrewed to set the time, is not completely screwed down, water could leak into the movement and damage the watch. (Please refer to your warranty card regarding water damage.) The chances are incredibly slim that this will happen, but nonetheless it is our recommendation that our customers refrain from taking their Rolex watches into the water to avoid any unnecessary problems. How does Overstock.com offer such great prices when my local jeweler has a similar piece for considerably more?Overstock.com has built the best connections in the business, affording us the ability to buy from dealers at the highest level of the industry. Through these connections we can buy in the largest quantities while getting the best pricing. Being that we are not an authorized dealer of Rolex or affiliated with Rolex, USA we are able to offer our customers rock bottom pricing without being subject to any manufacturer's price controls or policies. Do I need to be present to sign for the package?For your safety, you will need to sign for the package that contains your watch. If you are not present when it arrives, the package will not be left at your door. A door tag will be left to inform you when the courier will come to redeliver your package. Alternatively, you can call the courier to arrange a better delivery time or pick-up (with photo identification) at the local hub. What is the benefit of buying a pre-owned Rolex over a new one?Unlike new Rolex watches, pre-owned Rolex watches do not depreciate in value immediately after purchase. Therefore, buying a new Rolex watch is like buying a brand new car: The moment you drive it off the lot it has lost 20 to 30 percent of its value. With buying a pre-owned watch, you have effectively cut out any value depreciation and retail markup. Rolex watches hold their value over time; in most cases, a pre-owned Rolex can be resold at a price very close to your purchase price.Rolex designs don't change too often; therefore, owning a perfect condition pre-owned timepiece is as good as a new one, with no one knowing that the watch was purchased pre-owned. No one can spot a used Rolex on your wrist. With the proper care and maintenance, a Rolex lasts forever. How do I determine the age of my watch?You are guaranteed to receive a desirable modern watch with a fully automatic self-winding (or quartz movement depending on your purchase), with quickset date feature. Due to the fact that Rolex models are manufactured for a number of years, the year of your watch will be circa 1980s or 1990s. Every Rolex watch sold by Overstock.com will have its unique Rolex serial number, which determines the year of manufacture. Overstock.com and our Rolex Vendors are not affiliated with Rolex or Rolex, USA Inc., and are not an authorized Rolex dealer. Third party One-Year Warranty. Buy Pre-Owned Rolex Watches Back to Guides Directory Buy Pre-Owned Rolex Watches
Football Equipment Buying Guide
The gridiron attracts sports fans of every age and zip code, and "American football" continues to grow in popularity all over the world. Football fans constantly brag about topping popularity polls among team sports. America's weekend addiction is also a great opportunity for sports and fitness, but it is important to remember that football is a contact sport; players get hurt, sometimes seriously. Modern football gear is designed using the best engineering and materials available, and when you use the right football helmets, football pads and other football equipment, you can reduce chances of injury.
Top 5 Benefits of Adiri Nurser Bottles
Feeding your baby can be difficult, especially if she's fussy, but Adiri nurser bottles can make things easier. Designed particularly for breast feeding babies, these baby bottles give you a convenient way to store breast milk and feed your baby when nursing isn't possible. Whether you're feeding your baby away from home, need to leave your little one with a baby sitter or want to give other family members the opportunity to bond with your child through feeding, Adiri nurser bottles can help. Read on to learn the top 5 benefits of Adiri nurser bottles.
How to Compare Cradles
Few things are as much fun as picking out baby's first bed. Every parent hopes theirs will be the baby that sleeps through the night, and picturing your sleeping baby in a cradle is an extension of that dream. There are so many choices in baby furniture that it can be hard to get started; knowing how to compare cradles can put a nervous parent's mind at ease.
Sleds Buying Guide
Nothing is quite as enjoyable as gliding to the bottom of a snowy hill on some brand-new sleds, no exceptions. Sleds range from simple and inexpensive to fancy and pricey, but most hills are free, and what kid or adult doesn't enjoy an evening of sledding? Winter sports for the whole family are a great way to include your kids in the winter fun. Learn how to buy snow sleds that you and your kids can enjoy.
International Shoe Sizing Buying Guide
If shoe sizes are listed using a system you aren't familiar with, it can be difficult to know how to buy shoes that will fit. Most of the shoes listed on Overstock.com are in U.S. sizes, which can make purchasing shoes online confusing if you are shopping internationally. This international shoe size conversion guide is here to give you an easy reference when you're shopping for shoes online. If it has been a while since you measured your feet, you'll want to do that first. Measure them late in the day, as they tend to be larger at this time. You should also wear the socks you plan to wear with your shoes. Have a friend trace your foot on a piece of paper, so you can stand up straight. Measure the tracing, finding the length of your foot in inches closest to the next 16th inch. Find the width of your foot, and then measure your other foot; use the measurements from the largest foot when referring to the shoe size conversion table. Remember that, even with the right shoe size, shoes from different manufacturers will fit differently. Be sure to read customer reviews to see if the shoes you are shopping for run true to size.
How to Build a Woodworking Bench
A personal workshop isn't complete without a workbench. You can build your own sturdy woodworking bench with a few tools and some construction lumber. Here's a step-by-step guide to getting started on a workbench, including measurements.
Best Educational Toys for Christmas
Give your children the gift of learning by shopping for Christmas toys that are educational as well as fun. From the baby toys that develop early math skills to the kits that help older children explore science concepts, this year's top educational games and toys will keep kids entertained while they learn and grow.
Best Kids' Furniture and Accessories
Many parents are surprised by the many choices they're faced with when buying kids' furniture. Who knew there were so many different kinds of beds and shelves and furniture? Kids' furniture should reflect children's fun-loving natures and be a place where they can use their imaginations to the fullest extent possible. When you're investing in kids' furniture, there are a lot of things to consider. What kind of furniture do your children need? What kind of furniture is best for children? The answers to these questions about the best kids' furniture and accessories are listed below.
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