“Covers drinking in New York from every angle…New York Cocktails by Amanda Schuster is a story of the cocktail told through the city.”—Florence Fabricant, The New York Times
Far more than just a recipe book, New York Cocktails features signature creations (along with new variations of the classic Manhattan and Negroni), tips, and techniques by the best mixologists in the Big Apple, along with their personal profiles.
From the classic Martini, to the Hanky Panky of the 1920s, to the Penicillin, you will be mesmerized by the characters and history of the New York City cocktail. New York Cocktails features over 100 craft cocktails from the city that never sleeps! Travel straight to the epicenter of the cocktail renaissance with this elegant new guide to the best bars and cocktails the boroughs have to offer. Check out recipes and stories about these classic and curious cocktails:
- Cosmopolitan - Manhattan - Old Fashioned - Purple Rain - Negroni - and more!
Hop on the train for a bar crawl, or throw your own prohibition cocktail party. Celebrate the seasons or holidays in the comfort of your home, or find the quintessential bar for any occasion after reading up on food and drink hotspots around the city, as well as their histories. Mix up your own Gatsby-esque celebration with this perfect guide to the cosmopolitan art of New York City Cocktail crafting!
Author Amanda Schuster is the Editor-in-Chief of online drinks site The Alcohol Professor (www.alcoholprofessor.com) and writes for other publications.
The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit Hardcover
Come along on an adventurous journey with the world's most beloved bunny, Peter Rabbit, in The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit and Other Cherished Stories.
Valuable lessons can be learned from the mischievous and disobedient Peter Rabbit as he encounters Mr. McGregor in his vegetable garden. This timeless classic was originally published in 1902 and is perfect for any family. This new edition features:
- A beautifully designed jacketed hardcover - A large four-page foldout opens to 46 inches and brings this story to life - Original illustrations masterfully reproduced to captivate the attention of readers 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, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,The Wizard of Oz, Aesop's Fables,Snow White,The Little Mermaid, and more! - Other classic tales by Beatrix Potter, including: The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, and Two Bad Mice
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 Little Mermaid, Snow White, The Velveteen Rabbit, The Wizard of Oz, and more!
The Cooking for One Cookbook
Cooking for One will show you that eating alone can be an enjoyable, redemptive endeavor—all you need are the right recipes and a new perspective!
Cooking for one can be hard, but step away from the microwave and throw away those takeout menus. Stop overcooking and turn your kitchen into a celebratory space. Cook every day or meal prep for a week with these perfectly-sized, easy, healthy, and delicious recipes. With Cooking for One, you will enjoy:
- Over 130 recipes that will make cooking for one a comforting ritual - Dedicated chapters for soups and salads, meats, seafood, bowls, pastas, vegetables, meal prep or make-ahead meals, and desserts and snacks - Recipes for delicious vegetarian meals - Tips and techniques for buying the perfect amount of ingredients, stocking your pantry, and organizing your kitchen
Whether you live alone or you are enjoying a quiet night away from your family, Cooking for One will help you master the planning and preparation of cooking for yourself. Put down the cereal and make yourself something nice!
The Cat's Cradle
Learn the Cat’s Cradle, one of history’s most popular children’s games, with this easy-to-follow activity book perfect for unplugged fun at home, on the road, or wherever you go.
Though we don’t know which culture began playing string games — or when — we do know that the Cat’s Cradle, and other games, probably began in primitive times. Cat’s Cradle was first acknowledged in the 1700s and, since 1888, over 2,000 patterns have been recorded. The Cat's Cradle: And 8 Other Fantastic String Games features:
- One extra-long continuous cat’s cradle string, perfect for up to four players. - Eight classic string games like Cat’s Cradle and Hand Catch, as well as string figures such as Witch’s Broom, Parachute, and more. - Easy-to-follow instructions and pictures for every trick, twist, and tie, you’ll be a string wizard in no time
Elizabeth Encarnacion is an author and book editor who specializes in books for kids and teens. Her books include Cat’s Cradle & Other Fabulous String Figures, The Girls’ Guide to Campfire Activities, and 3-D Doodle Book & Kit. She is also the programming director for Spells Writing Lab, a non-profit writing and tutoring center for children based in North Philadelphia.
The Illustrated Treasury of Classic Children's Stories
With 14 gorgeously illustrated children’s stories, this treasury of classic well-loved stories will hold a spot on the family bookshelf for generations.
#1 New York Times bestselling artist Charles Santore’s beautiful illustrations capture the timeless spirit of these classic stories like you’ve never seen them before. From fairytale classics like The Little Mermaid and Snow White to timeless poems like The Night Before Christmas, these classic stories will captivate audiences of all ages. This gorgeous story collection features original, never-before-seen cover artwork in a breathtaking format that is sure to be treasured for years. And thanks to its new-and-improved trim size, the The Illustrated Treasury of Classic Children's Stories offers you a new look at everyone’s favorite illustrations.
Includes: Aesop’s Fables, The Silk Princess, Snow White, The Night Before Christmas, The Little Mermaid, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, The Tale of Two Bad Mice, The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher, The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies, The Velveteen Rabbit, and William the Curious: Knight of the Water Lilies.
The work of New York Times best-selling 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, The Little Mermaid, Snow White, The Velveteen Rabbit, and The Wizard of Oz.
An expert guide to the American whiskey renaissance.
In American Whiskey, Kentucky-born, internationally recognized whiskey expert Richard Thomas guides readers through the American whiskey renaissance. Featuring over 300 distinctive expressions of whiskeys that embrace both tradition and innovation this book will appeal to obsessive collectors eager to discover the next Pappy Van Winkle as well as those just starting to sample the dynamic flavor profiles of these American spirits. The history of whiskey straddles Kentucky and Tennessee, but American Whiskey proves that today exceptional whiskey is made across the country.
Discovering Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises
Explore the depths of the ocean with Discovering Whales.
With scientific facts and illustrations all about marine biology, kids will learn about whale habitats, habits, and more! Features gorgeous, scientifically accurate illustrations that give kids a glimpse of the majesty of some of the largest living mammals. Kids will learn all about endangered whales and how we can help preserve their habitats. With a stunning, tactile cover, this eye-catching book is sure to stand out.
The Boys Body Book (Fifth Edition)
Puberty is hard! That’s why we made The Boy’s Body Book.
Everything is changing! How will you survive this crazy time in your life? This #1 bestselling book made just for boys contains all of the guy stuff you need to know about growing up, even the embarrassing stuff. Author and nurse Kelli Dunham covers everything from body changes to planning for college, giving pre-teen boys the answers they need to prepare for puberty and beyond. The fifth edition of the #1 bestselling The Boy's Body Book features topics like:
- School safety and consent - Emotional health & self esteem - Cyberbullying and internet safety - Learning disabilities - Personal boundaries & communication - Stress management - Building healthy friendships - and MORE
Get The Boy's Body Book today and never have to wonder how you will answer the question, "What is happening to my changng body?" ever again.
Kelli Dunham, RN, BSN, is a nurse, stand-up comic, and author of How to Survive and Maybe Even Love Nursing School, How to Survive and Maybe Even Love Your Life as a Nurse, and The Boy’s Body Book: Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You, also published by Applesauce Press. She has worked as a primary care and home visiting nurse with first-time new moms. She has lived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Ohio, Oklahoma, Florida, Portland, Oregon, New York, and on a houseboat in Philadelphia. In her spare time she likes to read, skateboard, and she would really, really like to learn to play the banjo.
Steve Bjorkman has illustrated over 100 picture books for children, as well as doing advertising, editorial and packaging illustration. He works with his brother doing greeting cards for Recycled Paper Greetings. To date, well over one hundred million cards with his art have sold around the world.
World's Greatest Dad Jokes
Laugh with dads, not at them, with over 160 hilarious knee-slappers and puns dads love to tell!
A potato walks into a bar. All eyes were on him: this is just one example of the 200 hilariously hokey knee-slappers and puns in Dad Jokes. Tired of the same humdrum ill-fitting pants jokes, or jabs about turkeys being flightless birds? This perfect Father’s Day gift will keep the dads in your life on the pulse of family-friendly corny humor that is all new and exclusive to this book. With Dad Jokes on hand, everyone will be laughing with dads, not at them!
Embrace the keto lifestyle with over 200 effective and delicious recipes designed to improve your health.
Unlike other diets, ketogenics is all or nothing. You need to be committed in order to convert your body from a carb-burning to a fat-burning mechanism. By building your meals and snacks around “good fat” and high-protein foods, you will not only lose weight but improve your overall health and mental focus. Eating in a very specific way doesn’t mean you can’t eat well. Sahil Makhija is a keto cooking rock star. But his band isn’t the star of this show. With over 300,000 YouTube subscribers, the people have spoken about his yummy and accessible recipes. Inside this cookbook you’ll find:
- Over 200 recipes covering all meals, snacks, and desserts from Almond Flour Waffles to Buffalo Wings, Pulled Pork, Indian Butter Chicken, and Berry Swirl Cheesecake - A detailed explanation of ketogenics and tips and tricks for incorporating this lifestyle into your life - All original photography
Whether you’re new to this way of eating or are in need of fresh recipes to keep up ketosis, as well as keep your taste buds happy, embrace Keto Life!
The Little Book of Yoga Practices
From one-minute miracles to daily routines, this guide to the micro practice of yoga has you covered.
Not everyone can get to a yoga studio, so let The Little Book of Yoga Practices be your portable guide. From one-minute miracles to daily routines, this guide to the micro practice of yoga has you covered. With yoga routines for any time of day, perfecting your balance and relaxing your body has never been simpler. Flip to poses that will target key emotions, or follow the monthly guide, the choice is yours. With easy-to-follow poses just a page turn away, you’ll have one less reason to skip your daily workout.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Hardcover)
"A stunning new edition of a classic children's book!...It's the perfect new book for your kids to enjoy...this could even become their new all-time favorite children's book...It's time to bring your child's attention to something that's truly special." -- Devante, "Kelly's Thoughts on Things" family blog
Alice’s adventures come to life in the most definitive and elaborately illustrated edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland on the market, featuring stunning original artwork by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Charles Santore!
This beloved children’s classic bursts with never-before-seen full-color artwork from #1 New York Times best-selling illustrator Charles Santore. Complete with three breathtaking gatefolds, this classic edition promises to be the next must-read bedtime story, creating new traditions for the whole family. Children, parents and grandparents alike will share in this new addition to the family bookshelves!
Charles Santore renowned illustrations have 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. Santore is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories such as Snow White, The Night Before Christmas and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Paul Revere’s Ride, which was named 2004 Children’s Book of the Year for Poetry by the Bank Street College Children’s Book Committee. His illustrations for The Wizard of Oz, which is widely considered to be the quintessential illustrated version, were used as the scenic backdrops for a major television performance of the work.
The Night Before Christmas Board Book
The Night Before Christmas is an enchanting Christmas story that has brought Santa Claus to life for generations. Celebrate the holiday season with this #1 New York Times bestselling edition of the classic poem.
This is the classic board book edition, perfect for gifting!
'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse
Carry on a family tradition or start one of your own with this new version of the classic Christmas book for children and families. Initially published anonymously as A Visit from Saint Nicholas, and credited as a work by Clement Clark Moore, this timeless tale has been lovingly preserved in this classic edition. Bring the family together for a read-aloud and as children prepare for Santa and his reindeer on Christmas Eve.
This keepsake edition includes:
- A beautifully designed board book perfect for kids 1 and up - Lavish illustrations by renowned, New York Times #1 bestselling artist Charles Santore - The original poem by Clement Clark Moore - A nod to Dutch references in the poem, specifically the Dutch name "Donder" for one of the reindeer
The Night Before Christmas:
- Is perfect for family read-alouds or gatherings - Makes a great holiday, Advent, or Christmas gift - A classic for children ages of all ages or the young at heart
Charles Santore’s works 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.
Miami Cocktails is an elegant collection of over 100 recipes inspired by the Magic City.
Famous for its tropical climate and vibrant nightlife, Miami has been a go-to destination since the railroad could deliver travelers there from all over the United States. Today, the Magic City has become an international beacon for art enthusiasts, fashionistas, foodies, and nightlife aficionados, making for one of the country’s most dynamic cocktail scenes. Miami Cocktails is the perfect guide to drinking like a local. Inside you will find:
- Over 100 cocktail recipes that honor and reinvent classics and make the best of all the fresh, year-round local produce - A brief history of Miami and the city's influence on the global cocktail scene - Introductions to local bartenders and mixologists that reflect the myriad of influences shaping the city today - Where to find the perfect ingredients around the city - Cocktail basics for your home bar, including glassware, tools, spirits, liqueurs, and extras - Drink your way around Miami with chapters dedicated to your favorite neighborhoods
Whether you are preparing to travel to Miami or simply bring Miami to your home, Miami Cocktails is the perfect guide for you!
Gabriel Urrutia is an award-winning veteran of the spirits industry, filling every role from mixologist to consultant. His coverage of the Miami cocktail scene is featured in Edible South Florida and on the popular Spirited Miami blog, which he founded.
Discover the wonders of stress-free yoga with the help of this speedy pose book.
Save yourself time with easy-to-follow yoga routines specially designed for your busy lifestyle. With dozens of poses just a page turn away, you’ll have one less reason to skip your daily workout. This conveniently tabbed pose guide allows you to learn new poses and refresh yourself on your favorites with ease, and with yoga routines for any time of day, perfecting your balance and relaxing your body has never been simpler.
Discover the most dangerous carnivores that ever roamed the Earth in this exciting and action-packed exploration of Prehistoric Predators, featuring a unique cover that feels like dinosaur-skin!
The biggest baddies of the prehistoric world -- the carnivores -- come alive in Prehistoric Predators. From favorites like T-Rex and Giganotosaurus, to the ferocious Spinosaurus and terrifying Megalodon, the stunning full-color illustrations from renowned paleoartist Julius Csotonyi make these dangerous creatures spring to life on each page. Bursting with fascinating facts written by National Geographic contributor Brian Switek, dynamic artwork, and a unique dino-skin textured cover, this is the perfect book for dinosaur lovers of every age!
Milk and Money
A good poetry collection has a tender soul that deals with survival, violence, love, and loss using the frailty of language.
Milk and Money, the unauthorized parody of the bestselling Milk and Honey,is none of these things, but it sure is hilarious.
The World's Greatest Dad Jokes (Volume 3)
Over 150 dad jokes that are perfect for any crowd!
Here are over 160 more hilariously hokey knee-slappers and puns in this third volume of The World’s Greatest Dad Jokes. Tired of the same humdrum ill-fitting pants quips, or jabs about turkeys being flightless birds? This perfect Father’s Day gift will keep the dads in your life on the pulse of family-friendly corny humor. With The World’s Greatest Dad JokesVolume 3 on hand, everyone will be laughing with dads, not at them!