Synopses & Reviews
Playaway is the simplest way to listen to audio on the go. Each Playaway comes with the digital content already pre-loaded on it and a battery to make it play. Simply plug in earbuds and enjoy. Each ultra-portable Playaway weighs only two ounces and comes packaged with earbuds and a standard AAA battery to allow for immediate listening. Every Playaway comes ready to shelve in drop-box friendly packaging, complete with title inserts and instructions. Playaway is being circulated in over 11,000 public, academic, military and government libraries with a 99% library customer satisfaction rate. With 70 respected publishing partners, a growing collection of over 1,500 titles across 30 genres is available. No Cassettes. No CD's. No downloads. Just Play.
The Worst Kids in the History of the World! When anything goes wrong at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, from the hexing of Bus Six to the mysterious disappearance of the kindergarten gerbil, its sure to have a Herdman behind it. The Herdmans are more than famoustheyre outlaws. They smoke cigars, lie, and set fire to things, and thats only when they bother to come to school! Then a school project forces the students to think of compliments for all their classmatesincluding the Herdmans. Is it possible that behind their outrageous pranks there may be something good about this crazy clan after all? The many readers who laughed out loud at Robinsons novel, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, will enthusiastically welcome the return of the Herdman kids. Publishers Weekly (starred review) Elaine Stritch gives a stunning performance. Akron Beacon Journal