The Goodbyn Lunchbox

Goodbyn ($24.95) is a better lunchbox reinvented for kids, parents and our planet. (BPA and Phthalate-Free) It keeps tastes (and moisture) separate so lunch tastes like it’s supposed to. Each made in the USA Goodbyn lunchbox comes with a drink bottle and hundreds of stickers (alphabets, body parts, allergy labels) to personalize your lunchbox. TheContinue reading “The Goodbyn Lunchbox”

Encyclopedia Mythologica: Gods and Heroes Pop-Up Book

The creators behind the popular Encyclopedia Prehistorica series of pop-up books Matthew Reinhart and Robert Sabuda offer this second volume in the Encyclopedia Mythologica (following Fairies and Magical Creatures, 2008). Ranging beyond the better-known canon of classical mythology, the book is evenly weighted to include Egyptian, Norse, Eastern, and New World legends. Each of theContinue reading “Encyclopedia Mythologica: Gods and Heroes Pop-Up Book”

THE FIRE WIRE’s Picks of the Week

Here are my entertainment picks of the week.  You can click on the images for more ordering information. DVD Pick: Avatar The biggest movie of all time is finally headed to your living room. Twentieth Century Fox will release Avatar on DVD and Blu-Ray on April 22 — Earth Day.   Adult Book Pick: SarahContinue reading “THE FIRE WIRE’s Picks of the Week”

Disney Pook-a-Looz

Disney recently released a new stylized plush line called the Pook-a-Looz ($12.50). The 12” tall fleece plush dolls are available in the following 20 characters: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Pluto, Goofy, Winnie the Pooh, Eeyore, Tigger, Piglet, Queen of Hearts, Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, Alice in Wonderland, Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Peter Pan, TinkerContinue reading “Disney Pook-a-Looz”

The Titles & Covers of The Final Two 39 Clues Books

Here are the titles and covers of the final two 39 Clues adventure books. Book 9: Storm Warning, by Linda Sue Park, comes out on May 25th. In this thrilling ninth installment, Amy and Dan hit the high seas as they follow the trail of some infamous ancestors to track down a long lost treasure.Continue reading “The Titles & Covers of The Final Two 39 Clues Books”

John Grisham Writes First-Ever Children’s Book, Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer

John Grisham, the mega-selling author behind such legal thrillers as “The Firm” and “The Pelican Brief,” will write two books for young readers. But he won’t be straying far from the courtroom settings that made him a literary star. Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer will be his first offering for Penguin Young Readers Group. The publisher says itContinue reading “John Grisham Writes First-Ever Children’s Book, Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer”

The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary by Jeff Kinney

Go behind the scenes with Jeff Kinney and the making of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie! If you’ve ever wondered how a movie gets made, you’re not alone. Author and illustrator Jeff Kinney didn’t know either, but when his bestselling series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, was turned into a live-action movie byContinue reading “The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary by Jeff Kinney”

Superman: The Story of the Man of Steel by Ralph Cosentino

Ralph Cosentino, a lifelong comic book fan and really nice guy, is the author and illustrator of Superman: The Story of the Man of Steel ($11.46 at Amazon). The book was written and illustrated specifically for the youngest fans of the earth’s greatest superhero. The 40 page hardcover book tells the tale of the capedContinue reading “Superman: The Story of the Man of Steel by Ralph Cosentino”

Yo Gabba Gabba’s New Season Kicks Off On March 8th, 2010

The party continues with the Gabba gang – DJ Lance Rock, Brobee, Muno, Toodee, Foofa and Plex – as Nickelodeon premieres the third season of the award-winning preschool music series Yo Gabba Gabba! on Monday, March 8, at 10:30 a.m. (ET/PT).  The new season commences with a week of brand-new episodes featuring Sarah Silverman, WeirdContinue reading “Yo Gabba Gabba’s New Season Kicks Off On March 8th, 2010”

Food Face Kid’s Dinner Plate

Let your kids play with their food and exercise their creativity at the same time! Bring on the mashed potatoes and peas, the Food Face Kid’s Dinner Plate ($13) sure makes meal time fun! Food Face is mid-sized (9-inch diameter) and crafted from the highest quality, food safe, high fire ceramics. Individually gift boxed withContinue reading “Food Face Kid’s Dinner Plate”

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