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Book 6 of the Dragonfire Series

Anne Forbes

$11.95

In his boundless quest for power, Lord Jezail has unearthed the terrible sword, Dragonslayer, from the depths of Edinburgh Castle, where it has lain buried for centuries. But the sword has its own agenda and, ensnared by its magic, Jezail becomes obsessed with the idea of killing Arthur, the MacArthurs’ wonderful dragon, and attacking the fabled Valley of the Dragons.

His actions so enrage the Lords of the North that they set off after him, as the World of Magic finds itself on the brink of war. Can friends and foes unite to save the world they know and love? What is Count Vassili’s secret? How did Arthur end up with the MacArthurs in the first place?

Witches, wolf people, MacArthurs and magicians join forces with Neil and Clara MacLean in this final dragon-filled adventure.

Ages 9-12

Book 5 of the Dragonfire Series

Anne Forbes

Softbound

$11.95

“Her death would, she supposed, be quite an event in the world of magic and as Maritza, the Queen of the Earth Witches, approached, she wondered idly who else would be watching …”

A death, a new house, a new school—and more witches with evil intentions than they had previously encountered. The realities of life come knocking at Neil and Clara’s door, leading them into a darker, more nail-biting adventure than ever before. When Clara inherits a silver amulet from her aunt, the Macleans’s magic connections take a decidedly perilous turn.

Containing an explosive, unexpected twist in the tale so far, the latest installment in Anne Forbes’s Dragonfire series will not disappoint as the story unfolds and family secrets are revealed.

Ages 9-12

Book 4 of the Dragonfire Series

Anne Forbes

Softbound

$11.95

Neil, Clara and Lewis are spending their Easter break with a friend in Glenmorven, near Aberdeen, unaware that the very existence of their magical friends is at stake, as stone giants rise from the mountains, and Prince Kalman throws his lot in with the most unexpected companions.

Can Firestar, the heart of all magic, battle the enemy from within before Arthur, the MacArthurs, and the Lords of the North are lost forever? Hobgoblins and an itinerant pop group called the Jelly Beans all contrive to bamboozle the cleverest minds that NASA has to offer, while the lure of the Glastonbury festival shines in the distance.

A new spin on the Highland clearances, caused by a malevolent piece of technology with a mind of its own! Fun and excitement from start to finish.

Ages 9-12

Mike Nicholson

Softbound

$11.95

If you have the misfortune to spend a night at Hotel Grimm, it may be the last night you spend anywhere! … or so the residents of Aberfintry believe. From its vantage point high above the town, the hotel has long been the source of dead guests and ghost stories.

When eleven-year-old Rory McKenna becomes an overnight advertising sensation for Zizz Cola, Hotel Grimm’s mysterious owner, Granville Grimm, presents Rory with the task of giving his hotel a new image. Refusal is not an option. Can “Zizz Boy” do it again, or will he become Hotel Grimm’s next victim? Full of unexpected twists and turns, surprising allies and things that go bump in the night, Rory’s life is about to get very complicated.

Set in the fictional town of Aberfintry—located in Scotland’s Trossachs region—this is a humorous adventure story from the prize-winning author of Catscape.

(Ages 8–12)

Reg Down

Softbound

Evocative line drawings of each letter of the alphabet

$15.95

A fascinating tale of discovery and of the richness of language, written and spoken!

Adam and Sophia are twins. Sophia has wings and Adam doesn’t. One day their parents leave. “Don’t go into the forest,” they said, but Adam did – he gave his word and broke it. Now he is lost and alone, and his voice is gone. Sophia flies overhead and drops a piece of paper. It flutters into the forest. Except for a lock of hair the paper is blank. Immediately, adventures and experiences unfold for Adam, some common, some extraordinary, some unearthly and beautiful. Letters appear on the paper as Adam wakes up to his ‘alphabet’. Slowly, painfully, joyously Adam wins his word back.

Adam’s Alphabet is an alphabet tale unlike any written before. Multilayered and broad, it reads as a children’s book, but underneath run deeper waters that adults can plumb for profit and pleasure if they take delight in the spoken word.

Adam’s Alphabet is suitable for children aged 7 to 12. Paperback, 140 pages, 6 x 9 format, $15.95

The Cat Who Was a Dog

Reg Down

Softbound

Delightful line drawings by the author

$15.95

Jayne is a cat, raised as a dog. Found as a new-born she is brought up with a litter of puppies. Jayne does not turn out to be just any kind of dog, she is the top dog, the main-man dog, the king-of-the-castle dog. She holds her tail up straight when she walks and brooks no nonsense. When they go for a stroll everyone has to stay behind her: her brothers and sisters, her doggy-daddy and doggy-mommy, even the human she keeps as chief back scratcher and can opener. Jayne is a tough cookie—as tough as nails and as cool as cucumbers come—as she proves in (almost) all her adventures: with Big-Bad and Bengal Bob, flying and skydiving, as lifesaver extraordinaire and later as mayor of the great city of New Philawashingyork.


The Adventures of Jayne is a fun tale for family reading or for children to read themselves. Suitable for ages 5 to 10.

Ann Taylor

Illustrated by Marjorie van Heerden

Board book

$6.99

A father and his baby daughter dance and sing while mom takes a nap.  Joyous and heartwarming verse and illustrations!

Hush little baby, don’t you cry
Hush little baby, Mama’s nearby.

Dance little baby,
Move to and fro

Coo and crow baby,
There you go!

And more fun follows – children and adults will love the happy rhythm and may even be inspired to dance themselves.

Original Songs in the Mood of the Fifth

Ilian Willwerth

Softbound

$15.00

Created by a Waldorf educator for the children in her care, these delightful new songs and singing games will bring joy to every home and classroom.  Dance around the Maypole — play clapping and counting games — celebrate a lost tooth — sing prayers and lullabies — all with the harmonious, healing music of the mood of the fifth.

Delightful for children and the adults who lead them.

The Young Child's Experience of Language and Stories

Daniel Udo de Haes

Softbound

$16.00

In this small book, we embark on a fascinating journey into the consciousness of the very young child. Toddlers need our understanding and support as they make the great transition from wordless communion with the world to encountering people and things through human language. Out of his wisdom and experience, Dutch educator Daniel Udo de Haes brings guidance in how to gently and sensitively help children through this transition.

Teaching Spanish in Waldorf Schools - A Guidebook for all Foreign-Language Teachers

Elena Forrer

Softbound

$45.00

This is  a much needed and long awaited book!  The warm heartedness of the author is equaled only by her enthusiasm for teaching and her deep and lively knowledge of Spanish language and culture.  It is a guidebook that paints the oft-daunting path of learning a second language with joy, laughter and beauty.  It is so rich and wonderful in its approach and guidance that I will go so far as to say that any teacher of any subject can learn a great deal from it.  Language teachers, especially those teaching Spanish will find their every hope exceeded.

Andando Caminos offers support in all aspects of Waldorf Spanish lessons, based on the developmental levels as the children move through the grades according to indications from Rudolf Steiner. For language teachers, it is just as important to understand the children in each stage of their development as it is to cultivate balanced and artistic lessons. Andando Caminos does not intend to bring a lesson plan to teachers, but to provide support for that task. It offers a practical perspective on planning the lessons, as well as encouragement for individual teachers to discover their own artistry and gifts.

Included are ample materials available from the Hispanic culture. Although countries in Latin America and Spain share many songs and customs, others are distinctive to each region or country. From the folk tale “El Gallo Kiriko” to “Nicolás Guillén’s Los Abuelos,” and from the Mexican legend of “Los Volcanes” to the shadow play of the ballad “Conde Olinos,” this text brings material suitable for all of the grades. Each piece is introduced with explanatory text for the teacher and is arranged according to the grades, first through eighth. Everything included in this book has been tested in the classroom.

Language teachers in Waldorf schools need more than strategies for delivering content. The work of teaching involves a human approach to learning—creativity and a path of self-discovery. In the words of the Spanish poet Antonio Machado, “Caminante no hay camino se hace camino al andar.”

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