This charming little volume contains a wealth of lovers' lore, touching on such subjects as the myth of Eros and Aphrodite; emblems of passion, seduction, and fidelity; and the romantic symbolism of the moon and stars. Includes 60 color illustrations and 40 color photos.
The runaway success of bestselling book Everything Is Going to Be OK proved that good vibes are back! And uplifting messages of hope, love, and encouragement continue to crop up everywhere in contemporary art and design. You Are So Loved serves up a second delightful helping of optimism from a mix of favorite artists from the first book—including Enormous champion, Katie Daisy, and Jen Renninger—and new talent like Dallas Clayton, Lisa Congdon, and Jessica Hische. Each artist offers warm and fuzzy sentiments packaged in cutting-edge art. Whether it's an invitation to stay in the "here and now" or a reminder that "everything's alright forever," there's a breath of fresh air on every page.
Kyuuto! = Cute! Savvy crafters know that today's hippest designs hail from Japan. But it's near to impossible to find translated patterns. Or at least it used to be. With Lacy Crochet, we're proud to present one of the first two books in our brand new Kyuuto! Japanese Crafts line. Lacy Crochet offers 22 patterns for delicate accessories sweetlyrendered for the home and wardrobe. This book enjoyed huge success on its home shores. The pages burst with quirky color photographs, step-by-step directions, and helpful technical illustrations. At last, the appeal of authentic Japanese contentwith the ease of English instruction. Stay tuned for more in coming seasons!
A little inspiration goes a long way. It's the end of the naughties, and things are starting to look up: cropping up everywhere are messages of sincerity, optimism, and hope, and the good cheer has spread to the world of art and design. This pocket-sized volume is filled with artwork bearing mottos of encouragement and affirmation. Featuring work from a diverse roster of indie artists, designers, and crafters—including beloved figures such as Mike Perry, Marian Bantjes, Marc Johns, Enormous Champion, and Yee-Haw Industries, as well as a host of emerging new talents—this hip take on the classic cheer-you-up gift book is the perfect visual treat for anyone whose spirits need a little lift from time to time.
Each year millions of tweens and teens embark on their very first job as babysitters. With this rite of passage comes questions, fears, and doubts, as well as excitement. This must-have tool kit prepares newbies for babysitting kids at any age. A booklet includes tips for handling the most challenging "clients" and ideas for maintaining a babysitting business; while 50 activity cards, 16 reward coupons, and plenty of stickers are perfect for keeping kids entertained. Plus budding entrepreneurs will love the customizable business cards. With advice on everything from engaging very young children to first aid emergencies to playtime ideas, young babysitters will benefit from the invaluable tools at their fingertips, all while developing skills that ensure fun...and success!
A vengeful phantom lurks in a country graveyard. A whaling crew becomes trapped on a haunted ship. A human skull is kept locked in a cupboard, but sometimes at night, it screams. . . . This collection of tales transports the reader to a time when staircases creaked in old manor houses, and a candle could be blown out by a gust of wind, or by a passing ghost. Penned by some of the greatest Victorian novelists and masters of the ghost story genre, each story is illustrated with exquisitely eerie artwork in this special ebook.
A is for apple? B is for ball? Humbug! Forget about that hackneyed gobbledygook. In this lexicon oflinguistic delights, word lovers of all ages will discover that A is for alley-oop, B is for brouhaha, and L is for, well, lollygag ! Packed with quirky illustrations, fun trivia, and lists within lists, this is one humdinger of a dictionary.