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September Bestsellers

September Bestsellers

Posted: 2020/10/15

Below are 18 of our most popular books during last month. As the new school year begins, readers and distributors have been stocking up on books for children, teachers, and parents. We offer numerous books for both classroom teaching and homeschooling. 

As the holiday season approaches, we encourage early ordering of books for giving and seasonal titles. 

We wish everyone a healthy and meaningful fall season.


The Maria Thun Biodynamic Almanac 2021

The Maria Thun Biodynamic Almanac is now in its 59th year. This useful guide shows the optimum days for sowing, pruning, and harvesting various plants and crops, as well as working with bees. It includes Thun's unique insights, which go above and beyond the standard information presented in many other lunar calendars. It is presented in color with clear symbols and explanations. The almanac ...
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9781782506539 Paperback (Trade paperback (UK))
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$13.95
 
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 - Release: 09/01/2020

How to Know Higher Worlds

Published in 1904 (CW 10) This is the classic account of the modern Western esoteric path of initiation made public by Steiner in 1904. He begins with the premise that “the capacities by which we can gain insights into the higher worlds lie dormant within each one of us.” Steiner carefully and precisely leads the reader from the cultivation of the fundamental soul attitudes of reverence and ...
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9780880103725 Paperback
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$16.95
 
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 - Release: 01/01/1994

The Wise Enchanter

Words are disappearing from the world. Something is lurking in the deepest waters, devouring all the words that are no longer used. No one has noticed, but the world is slowly growing darker. For many years no children have come to the Enchanted Islands in search of Wisdom, and the Wise Enchanter is growing old. Four children from the corners of the earth have been sent on a quest to rediscover ...
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9780880105620 Paperback
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 - Release: 10/01/2005

Winter

This is one of a series of four books without text that lead young children through the seasons of the year.  Full of fun, active illustrations, this chunky board book shows the joys of shovelling snow, ice-skating, feeding the birds, and being cosy inside by the Christmas tree. (ages 1–4 years)
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9780863151927 Board book (Laminated)
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 - Release: 08/01/1994

Elsa Beskow Calendar 2021

Elsa Beskow's picture books have been known and loved for more than a century. This monthly calendar is beautifully illustrated with seasonal artwork from Elsa Beskow's books. The official UK, US, and Swedish holidays are indicated. The calendar includes illustrations from: Children of the ForestOllie's Ski TripThumbelinaChristopher's GardenThe Sun Eggand more, all published by Floris Books.
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9781782506416 Calendar (Wall calendar)
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$13.95
 
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 - Release: 09/01/2020

The Waldorf Kindergarten Snack Book

Here is a useful compendium of information, recipes, and anecdotes from Waldorf kindergarten teacher Lisa Hildreth—a rich book for teachers, parents, and anyone who cares for young children. Create soups, breads, and fruit dishes with children, while learning and teaching them how various foods affect us and how to use healthy ingredients to make delicious and nutritious snacks. himsically and ...
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9780880105637 Spiral bound
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 - Release: 11/01/2005

Summer

This is one of a series of four books without text that lead young children through the seasons of the year.  Full of fun, active illustrations, this chunky board book shows the joys of fishing for tadpoles, playing at the beach, eating ice cream, and enjoying evening picnics. (ages 1–4 years)
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9780863151941 Board book (Laminated)
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 - Release: 08/01/1994

Winter

Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter contain a wide variety of poems, songs, and stories of the seasons and many contributions for festivals. The volume titled Spindrift contains material for use throughout the year, including more than forty stories, many different cultures around the world. Gateways contains sections on morning, evening, birthdays, and fairy tales. Based on work in Waldorf ...
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9780946206490 Paperback
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 - Release: 09/01/1999

Creative Form Drawing with Children Aged 6-10 Years

This book is a form drawing resource for teachers working with ages 6-10. It is designed to be used with the Steiner/Waldorf curriculum from classes one through three, although it will also be valuable to home-educating parents using the Steiner/Waldorf ethos as their base. Creative form drawing helps children develop hand-eye co-ordination, spatial orientation, observations skills, confident ...
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9781907359989 Paperback
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 - Release: 12/15/2017

The Story of the Root Children

All through the winter the Root Children are asleep underground, but when spring comes Mother Nature wakes them up. Then the Root Children are busy cleaning and painting the beetles and bugs. When summer comes they play in the fields, ponds and meadows.  Also available in a mini version. (Ages 3 – 5 years)
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9781782506911 Hardback (New edition)
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 - Release: 08/20/2020

What Is Biodynamics?

7 selected lectures by Rudolf Steiner In 1924—in response to questions about the depletion of soils and a general deterioration of crops and livestock—Rudolf Steiner gave eight lectures on “the spiritual foundations for a renewal of agriculture.” Based on his suggestions and spiritual science, generations of farmers, gardeners, viticulturist, and researchers developed biodynamics as a healing, ...
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9780880105408 Paperback
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 - Release: 11/01/2004

Around the Year

Around the Year offers delightful verses and delicate, playful illustrations that take young children through the special joys of each month of the year, from icy February to the green shoots of April, the red poppies of July, September’s apples, and the delights of December. Now available in both the original large-format and a mini edition, ideal for small hands. (Ages 3 – 5 years)
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9780863150753 Hardback
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 - Release: 06/01/1988
9780863156489 Hardback
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The Story of the Snow Children

Poppy is gazing out of the window at the snow when, all of a sudden, she sees that the snowflakes are really little Snow Children dancing and whirling in the garden. Soon, they whisk her away to the Snow Queen’s wintry kingdom. From the author of The Story of the Root Children, here is another classic children’s story with beautiful illustrations in the art nouveau style. (Ages 3 – 5 years)
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9780863159091 Hardback
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 - Release: 09/01/2012
9780863154997 Hardback
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Ollie's Ski Trip

Six-year-old Ollie is given his first pair of real skis. As soon as the snow begins to fall, he sets off on an adventure by himself to the palace of King Winter. Along the way, he meets Jack Frost, who makes everything sparkle, and Mrs. Thaw, who makes everything melt. At the palace, Ollie meets children helping to make Christmas presents—that is, until breaktime, when they rush outside for a ...
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9780863156472 Hardback
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 - Release: 09/01/2008
9780863150913 Hardback
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Heaven on Earth

A BESTSELLER SINCE 2006 As we see a shift of old forms that were once the foundations of our daily lives, parents—who must prepare the next generation to meet the changing world—have more questions today than ever before. Although our cultural values and family structures may change, it is the atmosphere in the home that continues to form the foundation of a child’s life. In Heaven on Earth, ...
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9780880105668 Paperback
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 - Release: 08/01/2006

Advent and Christmas Stories

From Advent and the Twelve Days of Christmas, to the flight into Egypt: Estelle Bryer and Janni Nicol tell their favourite Advent and Christmas stories. Their approach is simple yet profound and draws on their lifelong experience as Waldorf kindergarten educators, puppeteers, and as mothers. These stories will delight young children, and invite parents and teachers to become more confident ...
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9781907359255 Paperback
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 - Release: 10/01/2012

Start Now!

Meditation instructions, meditations, exercises, verses for living a spiritual year, prayers for the dead, and other practices for both beginning and experienced practitioners—Start Now! has become the classic, indispensable text and reference for all those who are serious about the practice of Rudolf Steiner’s spiritual science.Start Now! is an inspiring guide to the practical aspects of ...
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9780880105262 Paperback
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 - Release: 06/01/2002

When Findus Was Little and Disappeared

Farmer Pettson sat doing the crossword, with Findus the cat on his knee. “Tell me about when I disappeared,” said Findus. “You haven’t disappeared,” said Pettson. “You’re sitting right here.” “Yes, but—when I was little.“ “Oh then ... But you’ve heard the story so often before.” “But tell it to me anyway!” So here is the story of when Findus was little and disappeared. Findus and Pettson live in ...
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9781903458839 Hardback
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 - Release: 10/01/2008