A prequel to our best-selling Little Big Book for Moms! The 12th title in the Little Big Book series, The Little Big Book of Pregnancy is destined to become a classic literary companion for any expectant mom. Filled with the best fiction, poetry, and essays on the subject of birth and pregnancy, this heartwarming anthology is also peppered with fascinating customs and rituals from around the world, time-honored home remedies, delightful old wives' tales, nutritious recipes, and wonderful crafts and activities. The turn of each page brings something interesting and entertaining to read, to do, or to learn. Illustrated throughout with the same period art and ephemera that has become the signature of this series, the imagery is both charming and elegant. A visual and editorial feast, The Little Big Book of Pregnancy is simply the perfect gift for any mom to-be. Featuring: 8 literary excerpts and short stories, including The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck, Delusions of Granma by Carrie Fisher, and The Diary of Adam and Eve by Mark Twain 12 essays by such notable writers as Naomi Wolf, Louise Erdrich, and Hope Edelman 12 poems by, among others, Sylvia Plath, Walt Whitman, Erica Jong, and Joyce Carol Oates Home remedies for seven typical pregnancy complaints, including stretch marks, morning sickness, body aches, and heartburn More than 50 traditions from around the world covering birth, naming, labor, and pregnancy More than 50 traditions from around the world covering birth, naming, labor, and pregnancy More than 50 old wives tales, including how to tell if it's a boy or a girl, what to do for a smooth delivery, and how to know if you're having twins! 16 recipes for nourishing treats such as Energizing Drinks, Super Sandwiches, Delicious Snacks, and Satisfying Salads 16 activities, such as writing letters to your unborn child, painting a cloud ceiling in the nursery, and relaxing with daily meditations 6 categories of "Fun Facts," including popular baby names from around the world, a month-by-month guide to your baby's fetal development, and statustics about babies, birth, and pregnancy More than a dozen quotes concerning birth, pregnancy and becoming a parent, by celebrities, writers, and notable personalities such as William Blake, Alistair Cooke, Colette, Robin Williams, and Erma Bombeck
Since its publication in 2005, The Gift of Nothing has become an instant classic--the perfect gift for "the person who has everything." In this appealing picture book, Mooch the cat--star of the nationally-syndicated comic strip Mutts--searches for a present for his friend, Earl the dog. Earl already has everything he needs: a bowl, a bed, a chewy toy...What else could Mooch get him? Then it dawns on him: NOTHING! This timeless tale has a heart-warming message about the most valuable gift of all--friendship--that appeals to readers of all ages. Great for a last minute gift, this special edition includes an elegant paper slipcase designed to look like gift wrap with foil accents and an embossed bow and faux hang tag.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/7/2009Pages: 56Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
What could be better than having a job you really love? This girl is lucky enough to babysit a cute black and white pinto foal and her Beagle and cat friends. Caring for these animals takes a responsible person, but she is up the job with your help! The set includes a 1:12 scale foal, 6" articulated and fully clothed doll, Beagle dog, cat, foal blanket, water bowl, brush and ball.Recommended Ages: 4 years - 12 years
The exceptional talents of Carol Ann Duffy and papercut artist Rob Ryan combine to present the story of a girl's journey through life and the desires that shape it. With a kind of magic that is timeless, The Gift speaks to everyone who wonders about the mysteries that lie at the heart of the human experience. A unique gift book for all ages by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy This lyrical text about life, love and art is accompanied by stunning papercut illustrations. The Gift portrays the cycle of life in a subtle, accessible way while exploring themes of birth, death, love and the importance of family and friends.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
The world is becoming more diverse, and so are the daily lives of our children. Accepting and valuing people and groups who are different from oneself and one's immediate family is a critical social skill. Accept and Value Each Person introduces diversity and related concepts: respecting differences, being inclusive, and appreciating people just the way they are. Includes questions, activities, and games that reinforce the ideas being taught.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/15/2006Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Is it possible? Can an ordinary human being really become a perfect person in three short days?Milo Crinkley thought so. What gave him the idea was a bookthat fell on his head one day at the library--a book with the impressive title Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days! The author, Dr. K. Pinkerton Silverfish, did look kind of weird, but he claimed to be theworld's leading authority on perfection.Milo took the book home and followed its instructions. He likedthe idea of being perfect. Perfect people never had their parents nag at them. Perfect people never had to take the blame for rotten trickstheir sisters played. Perfect people never needed erasers. Perfect wasobviously the perfect thing to be!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/1996Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Wenger Jura 2 Person Backpack Tent, YellowWenger Jura 2 Person Backpack Tent (Yellow, 34-Square Feet)all tents have available footprint ground cloth protection piece for added protection as an option at additional cost.
Double born. Twice the blessing. Double kids. Twice the messing. Twins mean double the kisses and double the fun. It's double the joy for everyone!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/1/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
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