Description: With a beautiful golden package and a broad range of fortune-telling, this brilliant little gift book is an eye-catching guide to understanding the future for anyone curious about what fate has in store for them. Behind the golden cover and gold page edges, it dives into the meaning of names, zodiac signs, and birthdays, unveils the significance behind friendships, color choices, and love interests, and provides fun and entertaining predictions for everything, from career to self-fulfillment, romance, and health. A companion to the bestselling Fortune-Telling series, The Golden Book of Fortune-Telling invites amateur astrologists, fortune-tellers, and mystics to uncover what is foretold and attract good fortune wherever they go.
Description: Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Joan Jett, godmother of punk. The 100 revolutionary women highlighted in this gorgeously illustrated book were bad in the best sense of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the rules for all who followed. From pirates to artists, warriors, daredevils, scientists, activists, and spies, the accomplishments of these incredible women vary as much as the eras and places in which they effected change. Featuring bold watercolor portraits and illuminating essays by Ann Shen, Bad Girls Throughout History is a distinctive, gift-worthy tribute.
Description: ltimate Appetizer Ideabook is a cook's gold mine. Chock-a-block with updated classics, modern-day favorites, and totally unique recipes for hosts of all skill levels, every single preparation is photographed so party planners can envision their array of treats. The 225 recipes cover everything from dips, spreads, and one-bite nibbles to heartier fare requiring a fork or a spoon as well as a section of little sweets perfect for an all-dessert soiree. Whether hosts want to add snazzy new offerings to their repertoire, establish a set of quick recipes for impromptu gatherings, or just learn to make basic appetizers, this chunky, distinctively packaged little volume makes an exceptional pair with our bestselling Ultimate Bar Book.
Description: The best dads are like the best coaches: they motivate, support, mentor, encourage, and guide. In this perfect-for-gifting book, parenting expert and author of Dad's Playbook (almost 100,000 copies sold) Tom Limbert gathers inspiration from some of the biggest names in sports about the lessons they learned from their dads in order to triumph and thrive. Reflections from the likes of Stephen Curry, Natalie Coughlin, Tom Brady, and others are gathered into chapters about values that are powerful on and off the field, such as discipline, enthusiasm, and commitment. Packaged as a handsome hardcover, this motivating and entertaining book is the perfect way to show any father or father-to-be that they are the world's Most Valuable Dad.
Author: Danielle Krysa, Illustrated by Martha Rich
Size: 2 x 2 x 6 in
Page Count: 136
Description: This book is duct tape for the mouth of every artist's inner critic. Silencing that stifling voice once and for all, this salve for creatives introduces ten truths they must face in order to defeat self-doubt. Each encouraging chapter deconstructs a pivotal moment on the path to success—fear of the blank page, the dangers of jealousy, sharing work with others—and explains how to navigate roadblock. Packed with helpful anecdotes, thoughts from successful creatives, and practical exercises gleaned from Danielle Krysa's years of working with professional and aspiring artists—plus riotously apt illustrations from art world darling Martha Rich—this book arms readers with the most essential tool for their toolbox: the confidence they need to get down to business and make good work.
Description: Dogs know how to talk to us—they do it all the time. A pair of raised ears or a wagging tail can speak volumes to those in the know. In this heartfelt ode to the furriest of family members, dog lovers get the chance to say something back, sharing personal letters penned to their beloved companions. With gorgeous accompanying photographs by Robin Layton, this collection of letters and portraits features a wide range of dogs and their owners, including everyday people with remarkable stories as well as celebrities like Hilary Duff, Tony Bennett, and Oprah Winfrey alongside their pooches. Throughout, these tales of perseverance, love, and loyalty celebrate the deep and devoted friendships that humans share with their pups.
Description: From wet noses to fuzzy paws, babies and toddlers will love learning the parts of the body from the adorable dogs and puppies in Heads & Tails. With lively images from the lens of expert animal photographer Carli Davidson, this sturdy book is perfect for the very youngest readers—and fun for the whole family.
Description: This handmade journal features colorful and intricate designs by Amrita Sen. Delicate multicolored embroidery and screen printing on the cover provide a luxurious texture, while 120 lined pages of quality recycled cotton paper make this journal as practical as it is lovely. Made in India
Description: From the lens of expert animal photographer and New York Times bestselling author Carli Davidson, an adorable cast of canine characters star in this doggone delightful tribute to everyone's favorite idioms, from "working like a dog" to "the dog days of summer." These endearing and hilarious images are sure to make any animal enthusiast smile in "two shakes of a dog's tail!"
Description: From the comedian behind the popular parenting blog The Ugly Volvo comes a refreshing spin on the baby milestone book. Instead of a place to lovingly capture the first time baby sleeps through the night, this book shows what it's like the first time baby rolls off the bed/sofa/changing table, leaving mom or dad in a state of pure terror (it happens). These 100 rarely documented but all-too-realistic milestones—such as "First Time Baby Says a Word You Didn't Want Her to Say"—provide comfort, solidarity, and comic relief for new parents. Laugh-out-loud relatable text and distinctive paper-cut illustrations of these "bad" parenting moments make this a must-have book for anyone entering the mysterious club of parenthood.
Description: Brew is the most comprehensive, easy-to- follow guide to home brewing on the market. Making good beer at home is easy, and oh so cheap. Brew takes the novice beer-enthusiast by the hand and talks you through the process. You don't need to go out and buy loads of equipment; with a plastic bucket or two, you can make great craft beer and customize it to your own tastes. From American, European, and British beer, through to specialty beers, sours, lagers, and lambics, James Morton guides the reader with step-by-step photographs and comprehensive instructions on getting started, bottling, and storing, key ingredient types, and troubleshooting tips. Every taste and skill level is catered for.
Description: There's a new cat in town! This feisty sibling of the international bestseller I Could Pee on This will be making its own sensational mark in the cat-poetry world. I Could Pee on This, Too explores fresh feline emotions and philosophical musings through cats' own poetry, such as "Welcome New Cat," "Sleeping My Life Away," and "You Also Live Here." Any cat lover who's longed for a deeper look into the enigmatic world of their cats will fall whiskers over paws for this well-versed follow-up.
Description: Boys will be boys. Unfortunately, they will also be arsonists, wrecking balls, flooders, and eight-limbed ninjas of destruction. It is their nature. With photos pulled from the 1950s on, this book celebrates the wacky, illogical, dangerous, and ridiculous things boys do. Parents everywhere will laugh in recognition at each bit of mischief and misadventure—all proof that boys really do need parents.
Introduction by Sebastian Kaufmann, Edited by Alexandra Redgrave, Edited by Jessica Hundley
Description: A trusty companion for the slow and thoughtful home and the inner utilitarian in us all, The Kaufmann Mercantile Guide: How to Split Wood, Shuck an Oyster and Master Other Simple Pleasures allows you to experience the singular satisfaction of doing it yourself. Each project, whether caring for cast iron or planting with the seasons, is supplemented with expert tips to inspire and empower. Organized into five sections—Kitchen, Outdoors, Home, Gardening, and Grooming—the comprehensive guide features detailed instructions and original artwork for tasks both simple, such as brewing the perfect cup of coffee, and exploratory, such as fording a stream and reading the sky. Accompanying the how-tos are tried-and-true products selected from the Kaufmann Mercantile store that not only help one get the job done but are also a joy to use.
As editors Alexandra Redgrave and Jessica Hundley describe in the introduction, "This book began out of a curiosity for how we grow, build, and craft the world around us. We discovered that there's an art to a simple task done well - it calls for consideration and creativity, the rolling up of sleeves, and the digging into of details. It means getting messy, and, perhaps, messing up. In our world of modern convenience, doing it yourself is immensely rewarding. And so, consider the book in your hands as a starting point. We hope you, like us, find inspiration in these pages to experiment, to investigate, to create, and to enlighten your everyday."
Description: Internet sensation Grumpy Cat’s epic feline frown has inspired legions of devoted fans. Celebrating the grouch in everyone, the Grumpy Cat book teaches the fine art of grumpiness and includes enough bad attitude to cast a dark cloud over the whole world. Featuring brand new as well as classic photos, and including grump-inspiring activities and games, Grumpy Cat delivers unmatched, hilarious grumpiness that puts any bad mood in perspective.
Description: A dog’s the best friend any boy or girl could have. And, as this canine companion to the New York Times bestselling book I Could Pee on This reveals, they can give cats some competition as the best poet in the house. “I Dropped a Ball,” and “Can You Smell That?” are just some of the verses that will have kids grinning. The poems are illustrated with color photographs of the dog poets doing what they do best.
Description: Just when we all thought things couldn't get any cuter, from the author of the New York Times bestselling I Could Pee on This comes I Knead My Mommy, a book of confessional poems about the triumphs, trials, and daily discoveries of being a kitten. From climbing walls to claiming hearts, these little cats bare all in such instant classics as "And Then You Said 'No'" "Ode to a Lizard I Didn't Know Is Also a Pet in This House and I Will Save You." With adorable photos of the poetic prodigies throughout this volume gives readers a glimpse into their confused and curious feline minds as they encounter the world around them.
Description: Forget fortune cookies and crystal balls this little book alone can predict the future for you and everyone you love! Harkening back to the 1930s, the nostalgic illustrations in the Fortune-Telling Birthday Book accompany a perennial calendar for you to keep track of (and interpret) the birthdays of your friends and family. Other traditions and folklore are also included.
Description: This imaginative board book features beautiful paintings by a renowned artist paired with playful, rhyming text. Children can enter Edgar Degas's magical world of toe shoes, tutus and elegant ballerinas. Dancing with Degas is a fun introduction to art and an imaginative adventure all rolled into one!
Description: Whether you’re giving thanks or comforting a friend in need, saying a little prayer instills a spiritof joy and brings peace of mind. For people of all faiths seeking to enrich their prayer life, this keepsake journal is filled with practical tips, inspiring quotes and prayers, and plenty of space to record insights and reflections.