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!
Wit and Wisdom from the Yoga Mat
Embrace mindfulness and alleviate anxiety by integrating the philosophy of yoga into your daily life with this fun and approachable illustrated book for anyone who needs to restore some balance—even if you can’t touch your toes!
Center yourself—and your life—on and off the mat with Wit and Wisdom from the Yoga Mat. Everyone can benefit from a little more balance in their lives, and yoga’s blend of mindfulness practices and restorative poses creates the perfect antidote to our increasingly high-stress lives. This inspiring collection of quotes, aphorisms, poses, and even breathing exercises will help everyone—yogi or newbie—benefit from the physical, mental, and emotional perks of regular yoga practice, without breaking a sweat. Filled with the wit and wisdom of esteemed yogi Rachel Scott, this approachable book will help clear your mind, while brightening your day.
The Night Before Christmas Heirloom Edition
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 heirloom hardcover edition featuring an audio CD narrated by Jeff Bridges, a countdown-to-Christmas calendar, and a four-page foldout, 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 narrated audio CD of Jeff Bridges, the Academy Award winning actor, narrating The Night Before Christmas - A large four-page foldout that helps immerse you in the story - 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.
Whisk up perfection in no time! Elevate your next culinary creation from forgettable to fantastic by crafting your own signature concoction.
You know the saying: Behind every great salad stands an even greater dressing. And with Dressings, you're sure to never run out of options! This is the only dressing bible you'll ever need -- full of useful ideas for any season and for any occasion. New to making dressings, sauces, and dips of your own? No problem! Dressings includes:
- Over 200 recipes for marinades, dips, and sauces, many of which include less than four ingredients and take less than five minutes to prepare - Chapters dedicated to vinaigrettes, creamy dressings, bold flavors, sauces and dips, the sweet stuff, and oil infusions
From rose water vinaigrette to smoky ranch, Dressings gives you the tools to spice up any meal. Fresh ingredients deserve a dressing to match, and the recipes inside couldn't be easier to make. Save yourself a trip to the store (not to mention the expense of store-bought dressings) and give your meal a much-needed kick with dressings!
New York Cocktails
“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 Good Wife Guide
A man’s home is his castle, and as such, he should be treated like a king!
This fun, retro volume shows wives how to keep his royal highness happy. When he returns home from his demanding job, a man rightfully deserves a bit of pampering. A happy smile, a warm kiss, and a pair of cozy slippers are just the start. Here are all the secrets for helping him feel comfortable and content:
- Advice on cooking from scratch - The lowdown on why a clean home makes hubby feel better - Valuable hints on making yourself more attractive to him
The Good Wife is a great and humorous gift for brides-to-be or happily married wives, for Valentine’s Day, and bridal showers and bachelorette parties.
The Good Husband Guide
The Good Husband Guide is a great gift for grooms-to-be or happily married men, for bachelor and bachelorette parties, and for bridal showers.
“A woman’s home is her domain, and as such, she should be treated like a queen.” This fun, retro volume shows husbands how to keep Her Royal Highness happy, and her tiara shiny and sparkling. When she moans and groans about her demanding responsibilities in and around the home, a woman rightfully deserves a lot of pampering. Here are all the secrets for keeping her happy: advice on tending the toddlers, keeping the house neat and tidy, fixing without asking, preparing special meals, why compliments and the right gift make wifey feel like the diva she deserves to be, valuable hints on making yourself more attractive for her, and much more.
Aesop's Fables Hardcover
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!