The beloved story of the Velveteen Rabbit, the toy rabbit made real by the love of a boy, is now available in a beautiful heirloom hardcover.
Originally published in 1922, the classic story of a toy rabbit who loves a boy so much he eventually becomes real, has charmed children—and adults—for nearly a century. Author Margery Williams wrote this treasured classic that has warmed many hearts for decades. This story is among the top 100 books for children recommended by the National Education Association, chosen in a 2007 online poll, and also won the IRA/CBC Children's Choice award. This classic edition of The Velveteen Rabbit features:
- A beautifully designed heirloom hardcover with foil stamping - Lavish illustrations by renowned New York Times #1 Bestselling artist Charles Santore, the critically-acclaimed illustrator of multiple classic tales including The Night Before Christmas, The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit, and Aesop's Fables - Three times as many illustrations as the origially published work
Create a family tradition with this wonderful volume and make memories your children will cherish for years.
The work of New York Times bestselling children’s book illustrator Charles Santore has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. He is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories, including The Little Mermaid, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Snow White, and The Wizard of Oz.
Sticker Mosaics Easter
Puzzle together 12 springtime designs with Sticker Mosaics: Easter.
In the most recent edition of the beloved Sticker Mosaics series, Sticker Mosaics: Easter brings the holiday to life with beautiful designs. No artistic skill is required to assemble these masterpieces—just match the stickers to their numbers in each design. Kids will be engaged with this activity book that encourages creativity and problem-solving skills. The designs are complicated enough to result in detailed pictures, but simple enough that anyone of any age can complete them. And once you’ve created your masterpiece, the perforated pages make it easy to frame and display your finished work. From rabbits to Easter eggs, lambs, chicks, flowers, and more, you’ll be amazed by the way these works of art come alive in front of your eyes.
The Brick of Dad Puns
Did you hear about the two radios that got married? The reception was fantastic. This cheesy-but-grate book is jam-packed with unbearable puns that are so bad, they’re good.
This collection features over 200 jokes–all puns intended! These are jokes you’ll love to hate. From the good to the bad and the ugly, these clever one-liners and witticisms will have readers of all ages laughing—and groaning. This book is perfect for punsters and dad joke aficionados who enjoy cringe-worthy jokes, or you can gift it to that long-suffering friend or family member as pun-ishment! Including:
- Did you hear about the restaurant on the Moon? Great food, but no atmosphere. - Did you hear the joke about paper? It’s tear-able. - When does a joke become a dad joke? When it’s fully groan.
And many more! Build your fatherly humor with the brick-ass jokes in The Brick of Puns.
Color Me Farts
Reduce stress and express your creativity with these adorable, farting animals in Color Me Farts.
This coloring book is for all the people out there who just want to color some animals passing gas. Enjoy hours of stress relief with this silly collection of giraffes, kittens, bunnies, hippos, pandas, elephants, and more of your favorite animals breaking wind. Take advantage of the meditative benefits of coloring and forget your worries as you unleash your inner artist.
Color Me Farts includes:
- 50 coloring pages of cuddly animals ripping one - Designs suitable for all skill levels, with a range of selections for beginners and experienced artists - One-sided pages so your art doesn’t bleed through to the other side - Anxiety-reducing benefits to help lift your mood and help you practice mindfulness.
Whether you need a calming atmosphere, want to unwind at the end of the day, are trying a new hobby, or just love coloring, there is something here for everyone. You can use colored pencils, markers, gel pens, watercolors, crayons, or whatever tool you want to fill in these designs. Dive into the world of tooting creatures and experience nature in all its glory with Color Me Farts.
The World's Greatest Dad Jokes: The Complete Collection
Why do melons have weddings? Because they cantaloupe!
Because the world needs more dad jokes. Hundreds more.
What are dad jokes? Short, family-friendly one-liners that often produce more eye rolls and groans from their audience than audible laughs. Anyone can tell dad jokes, but they are best told by dads.
The World’s Greatest Dad Jokes: The Complete Collection is here, and inside you'll find:
- More puns, quips, and corny one-liners that are sure to get eyes rolling - Hundreds of dad jokes that will make you groan—then make you smile. This book is jam- packed with clever quips and unbearable wisecracks that are so bad, they’re good.
Now the dad joke aficionado in your life will never run out of puns, no matter how much you might want them to. The perfect gift for the dad who thinks he’s heard them all, this book is sure to add even more jokes to his repertoire, for better or worse. These jokes are so funny you won't even see them coming!
True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t
Prove you are the smartest schmuck in the room with 500 true trivia facts that sound absurd. These facts are so absured some might even say that they sound like bull$#*t!
Knowledge is power! Crush the competition at trivia night, or start the most interesting conversation ever with real facts that are hard to believe. This book is loaded with interesting facts that are sure to keep you wondering, "How are these even true?" while equipping you to outsmart everyone around and blow their minds. Topics include:
- Science - American Sports - History - Pop Culture - Nature
Put your game face on, and prove once and for all that you are the real know-it-all! Gather your friends and family 'round and get ready to learn some wild and crazy trivia and fact such as:
- True or False: A chicken once survived almost two years after having its head cut off. - True or False: The dog that played Toto in The Wizard of Oz was paid a salary. - How many baseballs does the MLB use every season? - What state has jousting as its official sport? - True or False: Most Canadians live south of Seattle.
Shane Carley was born in New Hampshire, and, after almost a decade in Washington, DC, he has triumphantly returned to the beautiful Granite State. A longtime aficionado of all types of alcohol, Shane jumped at the opportunity to launch a series of cocktail companion books. His love of the written word transcends formal publication, and he currently works as a content developer for award-winning PR agency Matter Communications. Shane is a science fiction enthusiast who hopes someday to make the jump into fiction writing. He once met Warren Ellis and it was the greatest moment of his life.
Search for Spock
Dr. Spock is missing! Travel through space and time to search and find Dr. Spock among more than 100 other characters, aliens, villains, and crew members.
This hidden intergalactic adventure is a perfect challenging and fun activity book for kids, families, and Star Trek fans of all ages! Search all floors, planetary settings, and plots explored by the brave Enterprise fleet members for a certain evasive-yet-adored Vulcan in the entertaining and endearing Search for Spock. The colorful artwork mirrors the famously popular Where’s Waldo? activity book series’ charm and simplicity.
“The pages are colorful, vibrant, and joyful… Search for Spock was a lot of fun. If you have kids, you’ll enjoy working together to try and find Mr. Spock, and if you’re an adult, it’s fun to find all of the references to various Star Trek episodes.”—Trek Core
Speedy Cocktails guarantees that you’ll get the most important ratio right: less time mixing, more time relaxing.
Thanks to uncomplicated recipes, accessible ingredients, and thumb-cut tabs, Speedy Cocktails ensures that you’ll be enjoying a delicious drink in no time. Featuring classic cocktails like the martini, gin and tonic, and Manhattan, it’s never been easier to bolster your reputation as a great bartender. Best of all, this slim volume can be stored right by the liquor cabinet, making sure you’re always putting your best foot forward when company drops in.
Revive your childhood wonder and fascination with the most exquisitely illustrated edition of Aesop’s Fables to hit the market in years—featuring breathtaking original artwork by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Charles Santore!
Captivating the hearts and minds of kids and adults for generations, Aesop, a former Greek slave, developed simple and meaningful adventures featuring animals or insects to teach a moral standard or lesson for living. This classic edition of short stories is brought to life with breathtaking illustrations by New York Times #1 Bestselling illustrator Charles Santore. The most well known and well loved of Aesop's fables are included to help boys and girls learn which traits are desirable and which are less than desireable, including:
- The Hare and the Tortoise - The Lion and the Mouse - The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse - The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
The work of New York Times bestselling children’s book illustrator Charles Santore has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. He is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories, including The Night Before Christmas, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Aesop's Fables, The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Little Mermaid, Snow White, The Velveteen Rabbit, The Wizard of Oz, and more!
Meet the coolest creepy crawlies on the planet! Discovering Bugs features an in-your-face look at more than fifty fascinating insects—as if through a magnifying glass!
Zoom in on the coolest bugs in the world, crawling the forest floor alongside beetles and ants, and flying the skies with bees and dragonflies. Discovering Bugs makes you feel as if you’re looking through a microscope...and the deeply textured cover looks and feels like a gigantic spider! Stunning artwork takes you up-close-and-personal with 50 of the most interesting "bugs" from around the world. Your own backyard! Discovering Bugs features: *Profiles of dozens of awesome critters, from the teeny, tiny fairyfly wasp to the ginormous Goliath beetle! *Fun Facts highlighting the fascinating features of each species, from the classic monarch butterfly, to the Gooty sapphire tarantula, to the Hercules beetle! *Intricate, full-page illustrations show these creatures in action, battling other bugs or blending into their natural environments!
The Super Duper Joke Book (Volume 1)
Get ready to bust out your best humor with this side-splitting joke book packed with over 1,700 hilarious jokes, pithy puns, and wisecracking wordplay perfect to liven up any conversation.
Why should you never play chess with a leopard? What about what an elephant brings with him on vacation? Find out the punchlines of these jokes and more with this amazing joke book for kids of all ages. The Super Duper Joke Book Volume 1 is packed with over 1,700 of the best, kid-friendly jokes and is a must-have for pranksters (and punsters) everywhere. This silly big book of jokes is sure to put a smile on anyone’s face. And with this many jokes to choose from, you’ll be hard pressed to pick your favorite! Become the stand-up comic of your dreams with situational jokes, animal puns, and new takes on the classic knock-knock joke.
The Wizard of Oz Hardcover
“We’re off to see the Wizard! The wonderful Wizard of Oz!”
In this gorgeously illustrated, classic hardcover edition of The Wizard of Oz, readers of all ages will follow the Yellow Brick Road. It’s an unforgettable and colorful journey that takes us from Dorothy’s gray Kansas home into the blue Munchkin land; the sparkling bejeweled Emerald City; the dark, foreboding forest; and the ruby-red throne room of Glinda the Good Witch. This Classic Edition of The Wizard of Oz is a must-have for every family's library and features:
- A beautifully designed hardcover - A child-friendly retelling that remains faithful to L. Frank Baum's original text - Lavish illustrations by renowned, New York Times #1 Bestselling artist Charles Santore, the critically-acclaimed illustrator of multiple classic tales, including The Night Before Christmas, The Velveteen Rabbit, The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit, and Aesop's Fables
The work of New York Times bestselling children’s book illustrator Charles Santore has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. He is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories, including The Little Mermaid, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Snow White, and more!
An elegant collection of over 100 cocktail recipes inspired by the City of Light.
Bring the romance and elegance of Paris into your home with cocktail recipes from leading French mixologists and the signature drink recipes of Parisian hot spots. More than just a cocktail book, Paris Cocktails celebrates the art of drinking like the French, with entertaining tips for throwing a perfectly Parisian cocktail party, revelations on the latest trends in French mixology, reviews of the best bars in both America and Paris where you can find the true French cocktail experience, and musings from French and non-French alike who have mastered the art of French drinking.
A Toast to Hollywood!
Paramount Pictures, the oldest Hollywood studio in operation, has released countless award-winning and box office-busting movies that have spanned the age of cinema, from the medium’s silent advent to talkies, color, and CGI blockbusters.
Hollywood Cocktails features more than 100 cocktails inspired by over 100 iconic films, all released by Paramount Pictures. This gorgeously illustrated collection of star power is filled with film facts and detailed recipes that guarantee you’ll never again be wondering what to drink or watch.
Hollywood Cocktails will delight movie buffs and mixologists alike!
“With Chef Derek Bissonnette in your kitchen you have casual, approachable, and electric cooking. Soups will bring pure joy, warmth, and flavor to the table, and the beautiful photography will transport you to a dream workplace.” – Daniel Boulud, Chef-Owner of 7 restaurants in New York City and 6 National and International Destinations
Go way beyond the basics with this gorgeous chef’s compendium of delicious, satisfying soups and stews! Snap out of your same old soup and stew recipe routine with hundreds of new and exciting takes on the classics—and some creative concoctions that will surely become family favorites. Inspired by both his home state of Maine and global cuisines, Chef Derek Bissonnette’s Soup features:
- 300+ Easy-to-Follow Recipes that will guide you to remarkable results - Mouth-Watering Photography and detailed illustrations that walk you through culinary tools and techniques - Recipes for all Palates – it doesn’t matter if you’re an omnivore, gluten-free, vegetarian, or vegan - Family-Friendly Recipes designed to be ready in 30 minutes or less - 20+ Chilled and Dessert Soups - A Comprehensive History of Soup
Whether you are planning a casual family dinner, or a formal dinner for 20—this cookbook will help elevate your soups.
About the Author: When Derek Bissonnette was 16 he landed his first kitchen gig, at a bakery in Searsport, Maine. He went on to study baking and pastry at the Culinary Institute of America, graduating in 2000. He was hired as the pastry chef at the estimable White Barn Inn in Kennebunk, Maine, jumped to the renowned Inn at Little Washington in rural Virginia, and then joined the kitchen at the elegant English countryside hotel, The Summer Lodge Country House Hotel and Spa. In 2009, he returned to Maine and the White Barn, where he was promoted to executive chef in 2015. After Bissonnette took over the White Barn kitchen, he started toting a camera to work to create a visual record of dishes he and his staff came up with. Photography clicked with him, and in 2017, he gave up his apron to pursue photography full time. He is the author of Soup: The Ultimate Cookbook and Dumplings. Find out more at dbfoodphoto.com.
Cast Iron: The Ultimate Cookbook spotlights the world’s most prized cookware, with more than 300 international recipes.
Over the course of thousands of years, cast-iron pots and pans have become essential kitchen tools all over the world. Cast Iron is an astounding collection of international recipes that showcases the versatility of everyone’s favorite heirloom cookware, and features:
- 300+ easy-to-follow recipes, including options for breakfast, snacks, main meals, and desserts that will satisfy any and all palates - 20+ bread and flatbread recipes - Mouthwatering photography, archival images, and colorful original illustrations - A global overview of cast iron’s history - An illustrated guide to different types of cast-iron cookware, from aebleskiver pan to wok - Detailed instructions for the care and keeping of cast iron - Insights and recipes from celebrated makers, including Lodge, Le Creuset, FINEX, and Borough Furnace
Rachael Narins is a chef instructor and cookbook author who enjoys sharing her knowledge with others. Cast Iron is sure to become your second-favorite kitchen tool!
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