New Arrivals

Making Peg Dolls & More

Margaret Bloom

Based on the success of her first book, Making Peg Dolls, Margaret Bloom’s new book introduces us to a range of projects to keep little (as well as the not-so-little) hands busy. From simple peg doll necklaces, moving mobiles and fantastical flying creatures, to pin cushio... read more

$24.95

Making Peg Dolls & More


A Waldorf Guide to Children's Health - Fifth Edition

Illnesses, Symptoms, Treatments and Therapies

Dr. Michaela Glöckler, Dr. Wolfgang Goebel and Dr. Karin Michael

This acclaimed guide to children's physical, psychological, and spiritual development is now available in a fifth revised edition with a new, budget-friendly price!! Combining up-to-date medical advice with issues of development and education, this is a definitive guide fo... read more

$19.95

A Waldorf Guide to Children's Health - Fifth Edition - Illnesses, Symptoms, Treatments and Therapies


Sing Me the Creation - 2nd Edition

Paul Matthews

An all new, updated edition of this inspirational workbook! This is an exciting, new approach to awakening spontaneous, wholesome creativity -- whether in our selves or within the children we teach. I have a feeling that as more teachers experiment with bringing t... read more

$31.95

Sing Me the Creation - 2nd Edition


A Child's Christmas in Wales - Paperback

Dylan Thomas

What to say about this great tale of Christmas with Aunts in the kitchen and Uncles in the parlor, of snowballs and cats, fires and dinner gongs, and the myriad other adventures available to a wide-eyed child in snowy, Christmas-y Wales? Actually, I don't know quite what to ... read more

$9.95

A Child's Christmas in Wales - Paperback


A Child's Christmas in Wales - Hardcover

What to say about this great tale of Christmas with Aunts in the kitchen and Uncles in the parlor, of snowballs and cats, fires and dinner gongs, and the myriad other adventures available to a wide-eyed child in snowy, Christmas-y Wales? Actually, I don't know quite what to ... read more

$16.95

A Child's Christmas in Wales - Hardcover


Mary's Little Donkey - Advent Calendar

Gunhild Sehlin

Experience the Advent season through the story of Mary's Little Donkey. This beautiful, traditional advent calendar tells the story of Mary and Joseph's journey to Bethlehem with the help of a very special little donkey. Lift each of the 24 flaps to reveal moments from this ... read more

$9.95

Mary's Little Donkey - Advent Calendar


Mary's Little Donkey - Picture Book

Gunhild Sehlin

This much-loved classic Christmas tale is now adapted for younger children and sumptuously illustrated by Helene Muller. A long time ago in the Holy Land lived a scruffy little lazy donkey. When he met gentle, kind Mary, his world changed forever. When Mary and Josep... read more

$17.95

Mary's Little Donkey - Picture Book


Mary's Little Donkey - Chapter Book

and the Escape to Egypt

Gunhild Sehlin

Now with a pretty new cover to coordinate with matching picture book and advent calendar! When Mary and Joseph are told they have to go to Bethlehem, who will carry Mary on the long journey? And when Herod's soldiers come looking for them, w... read more

$12.95

Mary's Little Donkey - Chapter Book - and the Escape to Egypt


Bananas Hardly Say Anything During the Day

A beginning piano book for starry-eyed students...

Alison Cheroff

What a delightful journey in beginning piano! A combination of modernistic, jazzy, and classical sounding pieces in Cheroff’s new piano book are woven into a storyline told by an elder ripe banana with dark pigtails named Grandnana. The story is about five banana souls who... read more

$15.95

Bananas Hardly Say Anything During the Day - A beginning piano book for starry-eyed students...

The Voices of Nature - Second Edition

Stories for Young Readers

Now back in print!!!! Here is a unique and wonderful book for students who have mastered the basics of reading and are ready to venture forth into the world of longer stories and chapters. ... read more

$9.95

The Voices of Nature - Second Edition - Stories for Young Readers



Little Bear's Friend

Else Holmelund Minarik

More adventures of sweet Little Bear. One summer Little Bear makes friends with a girl named Emily. But when summer ends, Emily must leave. Little Bear is very sad—until he finds a way to stay close to his new friend even when she is far away! Fun for new readers. ... read more

$4.95

Little Bear's Friend


Little Bear's Visit

Else Holmelund Minarik

Little Bear's adventures continue. Little Bear likes to visit Grandmother and Grandfather Bear. He likes Grandfather’s hat and Grandmother’s cooking. But most of all, he loves to listen to their stories! A charming Level 1 Easy Reader. Else Holmelund Minarik firs... read more

$4.95

Little Bear's Visit


Little Bear and the Marco Polo

Else Holmelund Minarik

Little Bear is back with a long-anticipated sequel to his last adventure. When Little Bear finds Grandfather’s sea captain outfit in the attic, Grandfather shows him something even more exciting — Grandfather’s boat! Else Holmelund Minarik, creator of the first... read more

$4.99

Little Bear and the Marco Polo

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Making Peg Dolls - Paperback

Over 60 fun, creative projects for children and adults

Margaret Bloom

Invite yourself and every child you know or teach into a playful world that delights at every turn!  Making Peg Dolls joyously shows how to easily make simple, lovable toys for children that can also be used as table puppets for storytelling.  These little Waldo... read more

$19.95

Making Peg Dolls - Paperback - Over 60 fun, creative projects for children and adults


Three Knight Tales

Jakob Streit

With his typically warm, masterful retelling, Jakob Streit has taken three tales from the Age of Chivalry and crafted them as stories for Waldorf students in Grades 6 or 7. The stories capture the virtues of bravery, goodness and sacrifice and evoke the panoply of an age long past... read more

$12.00

Three Knight Tales


Autumn

Nature Activities for Children

Irmgard Kutsch & Brigitte Walden

What a wonderful, exciting book! This is one of the best "activities with children" books I've ever been privileged to hold in my hands. Both the authors and publisher deserve a big "Thank you!" from all of us who care for children. The author's experience as teachers at t... read more

$22.95

Autumn - Nature Activities for Children


Developmental Signatures

Core Values and Practices in Waldorf Education for Children Ages 3-9

Rainer Patzlaff, Wolfgang Sassmannshausen, et al.

Developmental Signatures is the result of studies commissioned by the the German Association of Waldorf Schools (Bund) and carried out by a team of teachers, doctors, parents, and scholars. You'll find the developmental stages of Waldorf education as related to St... read more

$20.00

Developmental Signatures - Core Values and Practices in Waldorf Education for Children Ages 3-9

Making Math Meaningful: A Sourcebook for Teaching Math in Grades 1-5

Nettie Fabrie, Wim Gottenbos, and Jamie York

This newest contribution to the math teacher's paintbox has been in the making for at least three years, and longed for by elementary school teachers for decades before that. At last, it is here and it is just what the math teacher, whether in the class or at home, ordered... read more

$24.95

Making Math Meaningful: A Sourcebook for Teaching Math in Grades 1-5


26 Fairmount Avenue

Welcome to Tomie's Childhood Home!

Tomie dePaola

I just love this series which combines Tomie dePaola's delightful world view with a warm and gentle picture of life as it was when he was a boy.  It is an exciting introduction to the world of chapter books, filled with dePaola's characteristic warmth and whimsy.  The fa... read more

$6.99

26 Fairmount Avenue - Welcome to Tomie's Childhood Home!


Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of all Ages

Selected by Harold Bloom

I actually don't like the title of this book at all, but I love what's inside it. This is simply one of the very best - perhaps the very best - anthologies of "literature gathered with children in mind" ever to be published. Period. I used the phrase "literature gathered w... read more

$19.99

Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of all Ages


Wild Child

Lynn Plourde

"Time for bed," Mother Earth said "Not for a while," said her wild child. "A song, first. I need a song to play in my head before going to bed." So, Mother Earth gives her child (Autumn) a song; then a snack, then PJs and a kiss u... read more

$16.95

Wild Child


Father Bear Comes Home

Else Holmelund Minarik

The adventures of Little Bear continue in this new collection of stories. Little Bear’s father is finally coming home from a long fishing trip. Little Bear is very excited to see him—even if he doesn’t bring the mermaid Little Bear has been hoping for! A delightful E... read more

$4.95

Father Bear Comes Home


Twenty Jataka Tales

Retold by Noor Inayat Khan

These twenty tales have been drawn from famous legends concerning the former lives of the Buddha. Beloved by children and adults, they tell of people and animals moved to acts of sacrifice by the noble example of their fellow creatures. There is a wonderful interweaving of... read more

$14.95

Twenty Jataka Tales

Creative Therapy for Children with Autism, ADD, and Asperger's

Using Artistic Creativity to Reach, Teach, and Touch Our Children

Janet Tubbs

Anyone who is concerned with the seemingly exponential increase in children manifesting a wide variety of developmental syndromes will rejoice at the appearance of Janet Tubb's truly great book. Janet has worked for over thirty years with children with difficulties ranging... read more

$18.95

Creative Therapy for Children with Autism, ADD, and Asperger's - Using Artistic Creativity to Reach, Teach, and Touch Our Children


Gilgamesh the Hero

... read more

$20.00

Gilgamesh the Hero


The Teacher's Manual for Three Workbooks

Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth to Eighth Grades

Ted Warren

Finally! The teacher's manual we've been waiting for! The new omnibus edition includes the teacher's manuals for all three of Ted Warren's excellent English Workbooks, 4th, 5th and 6th-8th grades. The Teacher's Manual provides the background for when to teach what,... read more

$18.00

The Teacher's Manual for Three Workbooks - Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth to Eighth Grades



Making Math Meaningful: A 9th Grade Workbook, Teacher’s Edition

A Full Year of Algebra

Andrew Starzynski and Jamie York

This Teacher’s Edition of the 9th Grade Math Workbook is an all-in-one book for the teacher and contains: Thoughts on Teaching Waldorf Math in 9th Grade Commentary on each of the units in the 9th Grade Student Workbook The units from... read more

$26.00

Making Math Meaningful: A 9th Grade Workbook, Teacher’s Edition - A Full Year of Algebra


Making Math Meaningful: Fun with Puzzles, Games, and More!, 3rd Edition

Randy Evans, Mick Follari and Jamie York

From my perspective as a bookseller, awaiting this book has been a lot like going on a long car trip with the children in the back seat: "Are we there yet?" became "Do you know when the math puzzle book will be ready?" I didn't, but I can tell you that we are as delighted ... read more

$14.95

Making Math Meaningful: Fun with Puzzles, Games, and More!, 3rd Edition



Movement Journeys and Circle Adventures, Volume 2

Therapeutic Support for Early Childhood, Volume 2

Nancy Blanning and Laurie Clark

Another great volume from long-time Waldorf teachers and theraputic educators Nancy Blanning and Laurie Clark! Volume Two is a collection of all new songs and movement activities for young children designed to help develop healthy senses. Also included are the essays on th... read more

$28.00

Movement Journeys and Circle Adventures, Volume 2 - Therapeutic Support for Early Childhood, Volume 2


Ancient Greece

Charles Kovacs

Told by a master class teacher, the myths and history in Ancient Greece open the doors to an understanding of the heart of Ancient Greek culture and life. These are stories that are sure to stay with students throughout their lives, the sort of tales that will com... read more

$17.95

Ancient Greece


Botany

Charles Kovacs

Charles Kovacs' ability to knowledgeably present any part of the Waldorf curriculum with warmth, grace and depth never ceases to amaze and delight me. His lesson notes, no matter the subject, are always useful and inspiring and interesting in the way that non-fiction seldo... read more

$16.95

Botany


Mathematics in Nature, Space and Time

John Blackwood

Mathematics in Nature, Space and Time brings teachers (and thereby students) lesson after lesson from the Grade 7  Waldorf mathematics curriculum: a tour de force review of geometric construction, from perpendicular angles to generalized spiroids; the ... read more

$29.95

Mathematics in Nature, Space and Time


Projective Geometry

Lawrence Edwards

The exercises in this book reveal the secrets of space. With over 200 instructive diagrams, Lawrence Edwards presents a clear and artistic understanding of the intriguing qualities of non-Euclidean geometry.The elements of geometry are points, lines and planes,... read more

$40.00

Projective Geometry


Creative Form Drawing - Workbook 1

Rudolf Kutzli

Kutzli's presentation of form drawing is the most complete and dynamic, not to mention detailed, work on the subject available. Not only has he gathered a great deal of information about the nature and benefits of form drawing, but in offering the examples of the various f... read more

$26.95

Creative Form Drawing - Workbook 1


Creative Form Drawing - Workbook 2

Rudolf Kutzli

Workbook 2 begins a variety of Celtic knot-forms, all both beautiful and fascinating. (Hint: If you try them, you'll know you've got it when you feel like you're dancing through the over-under knot patterns.) From there, you will move through many remarkable moder... read more

$26.95

Creative Form Drawing - Workbook 2


The Alphabet

How Pine Cone and Pepper Pot (with the Help of Tiptoes Lightly and Farmer John) Learned Tom Nutcracker and June Berry their Letters

Reg Down

Lavishly illustrated with every page in full color, this alphabet story from Reg Down is a delight to read for both children and adults alike. Filled with the humorous adventures of the gnomes Tom Nutcracker and June Berry as they learn their letters with the help of Tipto... read more

$24.95

The Alphabet - How Pine Cone and Pepper Pot (with the Help of Tiptoes Lightly and Farmer John) Learned Tom Nutcracker and June Berry their Letters


Gilgamesh - Man's First Story

Bernarda Bryson

This is a powerful - and powerfully beautiful - retelling of one of the oldest stories known to humanity. Bernarda Bryson tells this story with simplicity and grace - retaining as she does the uniquely Sumerian view of the world, some of the poetic responses, and above all... read more

$24.95

Gilgamesh - Man's First Story


Teaching with the Fables

A holistic approach

Sieglinde de Francesca

Teaching with the Fables is so much bigger on the inside than it looks to be on the outside. It is the finest book I have ever seen on the topic of Waldorf teaching, and hands-down the best, fullest, and most beautiful exposition of the fables and what they can be... read more

$22.00

Teaching with the Fables - A holistic approach


You're Not the Boss of Me!

Understanding the Six/Seven-Year-Old Transformation

Ruth Ker, Editor

There are few parents and, I think, no kindergarten teachers who have not heard the title of this book shouted at them in fury by children between five and seven years old. In fact, some of us can remember, however dimly, our own frustrated rage as we ourselves shouted the... read more

$32.00

You're Not the Boss of Me! - Understanding the Six/Seven-Year-Old Transformation


Childhood's Garden

Shaping Everyday Life around the Needs of Young Children

Helle Heckmann

I have been basking in the glow of both the film and book that are Childhood's Garden every since reviewing them. My, oh my, what goodness lies within! First, about the film presented on the DVD: amazing, warm, wonderful, inspiring - I could go on and on w... read more

$30.00

Childhood's Garden - Shaping Everyday Life around the Needs of Young Children


The Little Series: Christmas

These little books created by Helmut von Kügelgen are just amazing - each and every one of them was compiled with an eye toward the soul needs of teachers. The outcome is that each and every one of them carries within it such warmth, such heart-opening goodness, such hope... read more

$12.00

The Little Series: Christmas



A Day Full of Song - Audio CD

Work Songs from a Waldorf Kindergarten

Karen Lonsky

Learn the songs from the teacher who wrote them - a beautiful accompaniment to Karen Longsky's songbook, A Day Full of Song. All 42 songs from the book, in vocal and instrumental versions to aid to learning t... read more

$8.00

A Day Full of Song - Audio CD - Work Songs from a Waldorf Kindergarten


The Little Series: Spiritual Insights

From the Work of Rudolf Steiner

Compiled by Helmut von Kügelgen

In general, I am not a fan of excerpts, but this little book is so outstanding that I'm happily setting aside my usual preferences. Helmut von Kügelgen has gathered together meditations, exercises, thoughts by Rudolf Steiner that are so powerfully alive that the book itse... read more

$12.00

The Little Series: Spiritual Insights - From the Work of Rudolf Steiner


A Lifetime of Joy

Bronja Zahlingen

A Lifetime of Joy is a rare and wonderful tribute to Bronja Zahlingen's (1/8/1912 to 1/24/2000) life's work; in return, it is a gift from Bronja to all the children and adults whose lives it will touch and nurture. Just to look through it's pages is to feel the wa... read more

$18.00

A Lifetime of Joy


The Little Series: Love

To read this powerful little book is to enter a space of quiet, calm reassurance; of peaceful strength. Just what all of us need to walk through our lives with warmth and uprightness. Thank you, again, Herr von Kügelgen! Contents: Words for teacher... read more

$12.00

The Little Series: Love


The Little Series: Seeking the Spirit

Study Material for One's Inner Way

Compiled by Helmut von Kügelgen

The Little Series is filled with potent "seed-books," books whose contents are such that the reading of them places drops of wisdom and love into the human heart.  These drops are then shared through our lives with others who may know nothing of them, yet be fed by them non... read more

$12.00

The Little Series: Seeking the Spirit - Study Material for One's Inner Way


First Grade Readiness

Resources, Insights, and Tools for Waldorf Educators

Nancy Blanning, Editor

Some history first: In my more than 30 years involvement with Waldorf Education, I have not encountered a topic that generated more interest, anxiety, misunderstanding and bewilderment than the question of what really constitutes first grade readin... read more

$25.00

First Grade Readiness - Resources, Insights, and Tools for Waldorf Educators