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e-books and e-readers at Dragonwings!

We now have Kobo e-readers for sale (special price below) at Dragonwings Bookstore and you can purchase e-books right here on our website. Shortly, we will be linking our reviewed books on this site to their e-book counterparts, too. Kobo offers lots of great deals and discounts. They have the largest e-book selection in the world (bigger [...]

Read More » | November 16, 2012 | Category: Blog, Great Gifts, News | Comments: none | Tags: ,

Painted Egg Tops

Tiny Treats for Easter Eggs and Baskets

Our early, warm spring has melted the snow away, and is turning brown lawns into green grass ringed with borders of crocus and daffodils.  Children will be outside for this year’s Easter egg hunts, finding eggs under leafy bushes or hidden among the clover and violets. Dragonwings is decorated for the season with egg trees, [...]

Read More » | March 22, 2012 | Category: Blog, Great Gifts, News, Toy Picks, toys | Comments: none | Tags: , , , ,

Danger at the Zoo

Autographed Books from American Girl Make Great Christmas Gifts!

Dragonwings has a few signed copies of  the five mysteries by American Girl author Kathleen Ernst. They come with bookmarks from the author and would definitely make your American girl very happy this holiday. Clues in the Shadows Molly Molly is trying to help the war effort, but she has a lot to worry about [...]

Read More » | November 23, 2011 | Category: Authors at Dragonwings, Blog, book-reviews, Great Gifts, News, Staff Picks | Comments: none

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DRAGONWINGS ANNIVERSARY SALE !!!

16th ANNIVERSARY – 16 DAYS – 16% OFF STOREWIDE – ADDITIONAL 16% OFF SALE ITEMS For us this is a unusual kind of sale.  Usually we might have a seasonal sale table or few shelves of this and that on sale, but it’s our anniversary, so why not live it up?   We combed through our [...]

Read More » | August 31, 2011 | Category: Activities, Blog, Events, Great Gifts, News | Comments: none | Tags: ,

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Stuffed Bunnies, Baskets, Books and more…

EZ Squeezee Bubble Fun, Hatchin Grow Dino Eggs, Sun Catcher Mobile’s to paint and create, Wind-ups that are too cute, Finger Puppets and of course plenty of books to choose from….Spring is almost here! *click on a picture to view a larger version or “view as slideshow” to see slideshow on same page* [nggallery id=4]

Read More » | March 21, 2011 | Category: Great Gifts | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Hard-working Trucks

IDEAS FOR SANTA

HARD-WORKING TRUCKS Use the battery-powered drill with three bits to take apart and re-build this extra large digger.  Drive the digger over to load up the produce truck or log carrier and start the long haul.  Ages 3-5 Digger w/Drill $26.99 – Produce Truck $19.99 – Log Carrier $19.99 Put trucks on hold: 715-256-9186 CASTLE [...]

Read More » | November 30, 2010 | Category: Great Gifts | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

How You Got So Smart

How You Got So Smart by David Milgrim Here’s another great book for the graduate in your life. Following the adventure of growing up, this book takes a look at How You Got so Smart. Milgrim’s bright pictures, which often include a pet dog and a doughnut, compliment the upbeat, sometimes humorous text. A good [...]

Read More » | May 20, 2010 | Category: book-reviews, Great Gifts | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Getting Ready for Summer – Golf

The Miniature Book of Miniature Golf by Mike Vago This book is more about playing than reading. After all, how many books come with a putter and two tiny golf balls? Vago’s creation presents a nine hole course complete with landscaping and water hazards. Prefect for a distraction at the office or as entertainment on [...]

Read More » | May 15, 2010 | Category: Great Gifts, toys | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Star Wars – A Scanimation Book

Star Wars: A Scanimation Book by Rufus Butler Seder “Destroy the Sith we must” reads the Yoda quote while the image of Yoda appears to move across the opposite page, wielding his green lightsaber. Using an optical illusion technology that he invented, Rufus Butler Seder (the creator of Gallop! and Waddle!) presents readers with 11 [...]




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