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Art for Kids: Drawing
When children draw, they want to create an accurate likeness of the things they see. With this imaginative, informative, and amply illustrated guide, it's amazingly easy for kids to make their art dreams come true. The entertaining, hands-on lessons begin with contour drawing techniques and feature numerous exercises that show budding artists how to make basic shapes and forms, create the illusion of volume with light, use perspective, and accurately draw people, animals, landscapes, and more.
Brimming with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals, superfoods clearly live up to their name. Add them to smoothies and you have ambrosial drinks that are incredibly delicious, energizing, and nutrient-dense. Now Superfood Kitchen author Julie Morris gives you 100 of her quick, easy, and irresistible superfood smoothie recipes. Look for the icons representing benefits like Protein, Low Calorie, and Bone Strength that accompany the appropriate recipes. Enjoy every nutritious drop of these satisfying drinks!
Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course (Revised, Updated & Expanded Edition)
Kevin Zraly, America’s ultimate wine educator, demystifies every aspect of choosing, tasting, and enjoying wine. From the renowned reds of Bordeaux and California to the trail-blazing whites of Washington State and New Zealand, this essential volume features maps of each region, lush photographs, a wealth of infographics, best value bottles for each country, hundreds of labels to help you find the right wines, and guided tastings. It also includes the latest vintages to savor, comprehensive notes on food pairings, and answers to frequently asked questions. This revised and expanded edition features new classes on South America, Australia, and New Zealand, sparkling wine, and fortified wine as well as information on cutting-edge trends (rosé, Prosecco) and emerging wine regions, including Sicily and China. The Windows on the World Complete Wine Course gives you all the tools you need to discover and enjoy the best wines for you.
Obama: The Historic Presidency of Barack Obama - 2,920 Days
In January 2017, Barack Obama concluded two terms of his historic presidency. Through stunning images by White House photographers and beyond, as well as notable essays and quotes from a broad spectrum of people, Obama looks back at President Obama’s journey - from his remarkable victory to his final days in office and the significant milestones along the way. Obama features rare and unseen photographs, along with iconic images and newspaper front pages from the president’s 2,920 days in office. It includes dramatic pictures, including the iconic shot from the situation room as the president and his staff watched the live unfolding of the bin Laden raid; day-to-day images of Obama in his roles as a world leader, policy maker, commander in chief, and father; lighthearted photos from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner; late-night television appearances; and moments with the entire Obama family. Included are excerpts from seven historic speeches and contributions from notable historians, community leaders, journalists, academics and business leaders - including Sir Richard Branson, Laurie Garrett, Tweed Roosevelt, Anastasia Somoza and others whose lives have been touched by Obama’s actions and initiatives. Obama is truly a keepsake memento of a beloved president.
Downsizing the Family Home: A Workbook: What to Save, What to Let Go
(Wire Coil/Wire Combination)
Building on the award-winning Downsizing the Family Home, this guide - part journal, part workbook, part scrapbook - gently walks downsizers through their profound journey.It’s just stuff! Maybe so, but sorting through it all and quieting the emotions that downsizing stirs up is difficult - whether you’re going through your own or your parents’ home. This indispensable workbook provides valuable advice and how-to checklists along with a place to reflect, record, and retain an important piece of family history, even as you let go.Nationally syndicated columnist Marni Jameson covers these topics, and more:• Nostalgia: Memories - not things - matter. Learn to let go of the guilt and sadness that downsizing awakens as you sort through the feelings along with the stuff.• Endow: Discover why you cling to possessions, and find the freedom to move on to the next chapter in your life.• Downsize: Roll up your sleeves and dive in! Figure out what to toss, sell, donate, and keep, all while maintaining harmony in the family.• Keepsakes: Save just enough to keep warm memories alive without creating clutter.Readers can easily apply the tips and takeaways they’ll learn here as they clear, sort, sell, save . . . and chronicle.
Even Superheroes Make Mistakes
What do young superheroes do when they've blundered and bungled? They don't get mad; they get SMART! This fun follow-up to Even Superheroes Have Bad Days teaches kids another humorous lesson in overcoming adversity.Even superheroes sometimes slip up and err. And when that happens, do they say, "It's not FAIR?" or give up in despair? NO! "Ashamed Superheroes who goofed up somehow . . . First STOP . . . then CONSIDER what's best to do now." Whether they've nabbed the wrong guy by mistake or bashed into a planet while zooming through space, all superheroes 'fess up their mess-up, get on with their day, and keep on saving the world in the most super way!
The Anti-Inflammatory Kitchen Cookbook: More Than 100 Healing, Low-Histamine, Gluten-Free Recipes
Learn how inflammation occurs in the body, how it contributes to your symptoms, and how a properly calibrated diet of delicious, therapeutic dishes can help alleviate your discomfort.If you suffer from fatigue, migraines, eczema, allergic reactions, mast cell activation, celiac disease, IBS, chronic hives, or an inflammatory condition such as arthritis, these delicious low-histamine, anti-inflammatory, and gluten-free dishes will help you embrace the healing power of food. Enjoy a Cornmeal Scallion Waffle Egg Sandwich for breakfast, a Quinoa Dill Summer Salad or Roasted Carrot Hummus Wrap for lunch, a Fajita Chicken Rice Bowl or Lemon & Dill Salmon Cakes for dinner, and then Maple Shortbread Cookies or a Mascarpone Fruit Tart for dessert. This must-have cookbook also features helpful lists of foods and supplements to eat and to avoid, cooking tips, kitchen hacks, recommendations for eating out, a month-long meal plan, and a selection of 15-minute meal ideas. Eating healthy never tasted so good!
Zentangle for Kids
“Untangle” kids’ creativity with this fun and inspiring book! The Zentangle method helps aspiring artists create beautiful pictures and scenes through drawing abstract, structured patterns. In addition to step-by-step instructions by an accredited teacher, special project pages show how to turn tangle artworks into decorations, cards, and gifts.
Innumerable Insects: The Story of the Most Diverse and Myriad Animals on Earth (Natural Histories)
Engel, Michael S.
A fascinating look at the world's most numerous inhabitants, illustrated with stunning images from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection.To date, we have discovered and described or named around 1.1 million insect species, and thousands of new species on Earth, making them the most diverse lineage of all life by far. This magnificent volume tells the incredible story of these innumerable animals: their evolution; metamorphosis; pests, parasites, and plagues; society and language; camouflage; and pollination - plus tales of discovery by intrepid entomologists. With more than 180 illustrations, you'll discover a world observed and documented down to its tiniest, astonishing detail, from butterflies' iridescent wings to beetles' vibrant colors.
The Air Fryer Bible
Now you can enjoy healthier, delicious versions of all your favorite foods with this comprehensive cookbook!Harnessing the power of circulating hot air, air fryers cook all your beloved comfort foods to crunchy, tasty perfection . . . without all the messy oil. The Air Fryer Bible cookbook shows you how to make the most of this hugely popular appliance to create more than 200 amazing dishes. Start your day with Sunrise Quesadillas and Crispy French Toast Sticks. Snack on Crispy Mozzarella Sticks and String Bean Fries. Feast on Chicken Tenders, Caesar Steak Salad, or Stuffed Zucchini, and then indulge yourself with Apple Dumplings or Easy Éclairs. These recipes will save you time, promote heart health, and can even help with weight loss. They’re easy enough for a beginner, and your whole family will love them. Complete with numerous tips for air fryer success, 30 mouthwatering photos of finished dishes, must-have appliance-buying information, and a comprehensive index, The Air Fryer Bible is the only air fryer cookbook you’ll ever need.
The Numinous Astro Deck: A 45-Card Astrology Deck & Guide Book
Master the language of astrology with this 45-card deck by Ruby Warrington, a popular spirituality writer and founder of The Numinous.Becoming fluent in the language of astrology can be a life’s work, and The Numinous Astro Deck is a colorful, user-friendly tool for every student. It’s comprised of 45 cards (12 signs, 12 houses, 14 planets, 7 aspects), and each one provides an overview of the traits associated with its sign, house, planet, and more, along with a custom illustration that brings the teachings to life. A companion book features popular spiritual speaker and author Ruby Warrington, founder of The Numinous, explaining how to use the cards to interpret birth charts and as an oracle deck for divination.
Art of Drawing: The Complete Course
From achieving those first professional strokes to mastering composition, lighting, and color to finishing beautiful still lifes, portraits, and landscapes, here, in one volume, is a course that covers every basic skill as well as more challenging lessons for the developing artist. Inspiring and instructive images fill the pages, vividly revealing the intricacies of each technique. The artist's journey begins with the tools of the trade, and here is complete coverage on using graphite, charcoal, chalks, colored pencils, and pastels, as well as information on papers and liquid techniques. There's advice on how to gain pencil control select a theme, draw with grids, achieve harmony in composition, and balance the image. Exercises teach shading and tone; contrasts and volume effects; stumping and contouring; and depth effects. Find out how to mix and work with color, and do hatching, and optical effects, scratching, and figure, a landscape on gray tone paper, an interior using a white-on-white technique, a still life with chiaroscuro, an interior patio in wash, and many others you'll be proud to show.
The Teacher's Lesson Planner and Record Book (Revised and Updated Edition)
Embrey, Stephanie (Edt)
(Wire Coil/Wire Combination)
With its convenient two-in-one format, The Teacher's Lesson Planner and Record Book makes it simple to stay organized and keep track of dozens of students and hundreds of lessons. It has two convenient pockets for storing loose items and three organizational tab dividers, as well as seating charts, calendars, a birthday tracker, a parent contacts / behavior record keeper, a substitute-teacher information sheet, a student roster, an easy percentage grade finder, reference pages, and, of course, weekly lesson planners. Along with its fresh, new look, this all-inclusive organizer also features a CD with digital forms, so teachers can track their classes and students on the computer.
The Chemistry Book: From Gunpowder to Graphene, 250 Milestones in the History of Chemistry
Lowe, Derek B.
From atoms and fluorescent pigments to sulfa drug synthesis and buckyballs, this lush and authoritative chronology presents 250 milestones in the world of chemistry. As the "central science" that bridges biology and physics, chemistry plays an important role in countless medical and technological advances. Covering entertaining stories and unexpected applications, chemist and journalist Derek B. Lowe traces the most important--and surprising--chemical discoveries.
Why tolerate ignorance? James Napoli, the executive vice president of the National Sarcasm Society, has provided an A-Z guide to turn to whenever you need to set someone straight. From advertisements to e-mail, from materialism to remote controls, there's a witty answer for every situation. "You have been waiting patiently for a dictionary like this to come along. And now it is here," recognizes Napoli. "Not that you give a crap."
American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye: A Guide to the Nation's Favorite Spirit
Organized in an A-to-Z directory by distillery, then brand, this second edition of American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye features more than 330 whiskeys, including more than 120 new entries. Each section includes a brief history of the maker, along with its location, followed by a full account of each bottling, including details on age, proof, nose, color, body, palate, price, as well as an overall rating. A comprehensive primer provides a short history of the spirit, how it’s made, and how to enjoy it, including tips on organizing tasting sessions. Also included are a glossary of terms, a selection of top whiskeys by value and ratings, a handy checklist, and two helpful indexes. With this book, choosing from among the many whiskeys, bourbons, and ryes made in America has never been easier.
The Babysitter's Survival Guide: Fun Games, Cool Crafts, Safety Tips, and More!
Chasse, Jill D.
A comprehensive guide to all aspects of babysitting.From advertising on flyers and social media to dealing with temper tantrums and sibling rivalry, The Babysitter's Survival Guide is filled with helpful advice on:• How to Run Your Business• The Interview• Getting the Information You Need• What to Expect from Children of Different Ages• Comforting Kids• Comforting Kids• Fighting• Activities and Crafts• Mealtime• Bath Time• Bedtime• Babysitting Children with Special Needs• Emergency SituationsThis edition has been updated to include information on babysitting in the digital age and also comes with punch-out business cards, child-information cards, and emergency information sheets - everything young entrepreneurs need to score those jobs, get those art projects ready, and have fun with kids!
The Joy of Seafood: The All-Purpose Seafood Cookbook with more than 900 Recipes
With 900+ recipes and all the essentials of preparation, this is the cookbook every seafood lover MUST have. Inspired by American regional cuisine and classic preparations, these thoroughly modern dishes are curated to give home cooks complete confidence with a wide variety of seafood. The crowd-pleasing fare - ranging from Citrus-Crusted Fried Halibut, Clam Risotto, and Cod Cakes to Smoked Trout Quiche, New Orleans BBQ Shrimp, and Hot Smoked Salmon--uses fresh, natural ingredients and well-understood culinary techniques, from broiling and grilling to poaching and roasting; it also covers an abundance of flavored butters, sauces, spice mixes, chowders, soups, and stews. With nearly 100 fresh- and saltwater species in myriad preparations, this exciting collection will be a welcome addition to every cook's bookshelf and the go-to source for great seafood recipes for decades to come.
Percy the pug searches far and wide for the perfect puddle but when he finds it, Mama pig is unhappy about him joining her family until a storm provides Percy the opportunity to prove himself to her.
How to Feed Your Parents
Who’s the picky eater? Not Matilda! A little girl with adventurous tastes turns the tables on her food-fussy parents and teaches them that dinner can be more than chicken nuggets. Matilda Macaroni loves to try new foods, whether it’s her grandma’s jambalaya or sushi at a sleepover. But, in this fun, twisted picture book, it’s finicky mom and dad - not the child - who eat only pizza with pepperoni (delivered), burgers from a bag, or noodles from a box. Eager to experience new flavors, Matilda secretly sets out to learn how to cook, satisfy her hunger for something more . . . and expand her parents’ palates, too. There's also a Macaroni family recipe for quiche that young cooks can try!
Washington, D.C.: A Pictorial Celebration
Penn Publishing Ltd
Lavish images of fabled monuments, world-famous museums, distinguished universities, and lush parks - all accompanied by fascinating background information - pay tribute to the beauty and history of Washington, D.C. From government buildings such as the Capitol, White House, and Supreme Court to outdoor statues of Ulysses S. Grant, Mary Leo Bethune, and Mahatma Gandhi, this unique visual tour captures the city’s riches as never before. Visit Mount Vernon, George Washington’s splendid home and plantation; the awe-inspiring Lincoln Memorial; the Arlington National Cemetery, where the eternal flame burns over John F. Kennedy’s grave; and the Smithsonian, which protects the glories of our past. Watch government at work at the Federal Triangle Department Buildings, see the lovely sculpture garden at the National Gallery, and feel the magnificence of sacred structures such as St. John’s of Lafayette Square. Every photo, from Ford’s Theatre, where Lincoln lost his life, to Maya Lin’s heartbreaking Vietnam Memorial, is inspirational.
Weird California: Your Travel Guide to California's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets
Eureka! That's the state motto of California and means "I have found it." Do many people actually know this? The authors aren' t sure, but they're certain that virtually all the state's citizens know that California is a land of sun, surfing, and serious weirdness. The Golden State has a huge number of strange people, haunted houses, and bizarre sites. The authors traveled throughout the state in search of the odd and the offbeat. Whether it's singing dunes, an airplane graveyard, or the winged demon of Elizabeth Lake, they have researched and chronicled the stories and presented them in Weird California.
First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, this lavishly illustrated book - featuring stunning photographs and many rarely seen images and documents--tells the incredible story of the first men on the Moon.Acclaimed science author Rod Pyle (Missions to the Moon) returns with a beautiful and insightful book commemorating Apollo 11. First on the Moon offers an exciting behind-the-scenes look at America's journey to the Moon - from the space race to the landing on the Sea of Tranquility to splashdown on Earth and the aftermath. Pyle spent years combing NASA archives and private collections for memorabilia from the mission, and the book includes everything from accessible explanations of the enormous challenges facing NASA to reproductions of original 1969 documents. It also features a number of specially commissioned photo compositions created from NASA Apollo images released in 2015. Many were parts of photo montages taken by the astronauts, and these compositions have now been carefully restored to their originally intended montage formats. With compelling firsthand accounts and a gripping narrative, this gorgeously designed volume fully immerses readers in the Space Age. Includes a foreword by Buzz Aldrin, and exclusive interviews with the adult children of the Apollo 11 astronauts.
Weird Florida: Your Travel Guide to Florida's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets
Ah, Florida: sun, surf, sand, South Beach, and senior citizens. That's about it, right? Well, no, not exactly. Florida is also one of the best places to chart your weirdest travel destinations. And who better to chronicle this state's fabled places, roadside wonders, bizarre beasts, and downright peculiar people than Charlie Carlson, a tenth-generation Floridian. All who know Charlie can testify that he is one very strange dude and the perfect person to steer you to Florida's best-kept secrets and oddest legends.
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