When two well-loved, hand-me-down toys named Mama Ruby and Little Joe arrive at their new home, they’re given an unfriendly welcome by the fine, expensive toys already there. But Mama Ruby and Little Joe have something much more valuable than fancy stuffing inside — they’re filled with the warmth and compassion that come from having a heart.
Best friends Jamie and his toy Highland bull Angus tackle a lively playmate, become muddled by a pretend game, and discover that playing is not fun unless they are doing it together.
A girl’s bedside toys go to great lengths to keep her safe at night while she is asleep.
Two vanished dolls are discovered by a home builder. They are given to children and they are dumped after the children grew so that they didn’t need the dolls any more. The dolls’ journey begins from sewers, ocean, exotic foreign land, and placed in a museum in the end of the story.
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
A small toy rabbit and a large woodland bear come to each other’s rescue during the winter
While fleeing from Mozambique to Zimbabwe to escape an unwanted marriage, Nhamo, an eleven-year-old Shona girl, struggles to escape drowning and starvation and in so doing comes close to the luminous world of the African spirits.
A mother and her two children load up the car and travel to the sea passing many other types of vehicles on their journey.
While researching the existence of dragons for an essay that could win him a trip to the Arctic, Chris realizes that an ancient treasure may exist there, guarded by bears, and that he has some role in its protection. Sequel to A fire within.