Use it or lose it! Crosswords and other mind-flexing puzzles can perform an anatomical impossibility: They keep the brain on its toes! Stay mentally fit and max out your mind with these marvelous crosswords, created in association with AARP. The perfect brain-bending workout, they test your smarts on vocabulary and classic knowledge, not hip-hop allusions or esoteric clues. The puzzles feature an easy-to-read font, inviting solvers to dive right in on deciphering the clues. Each collection features 50 great puzzles in a spiral-bound book that lies flat as you solve.
Here comes a revolutionary new concept based on NBC’s smash hit Deal or No Deal. Now in its second season, this exhilarating game show has everybody talking. It’s time for readers to get in on the fun with Sterling’s super-popular Scratch & Solve concept and pick a briefcase they hope is worth a cool million dollars. But before they know for sure how much is inside, a ruthless banker tries to buy the case right out from under them. Will they take the deal...or hold on to their original choice? Only by scratching and playing will they find out if they’ve made the right decision in this interactive twist on the TV sensation. Enhancing sales, the book will be released to coincide with the show’s third season.
A child's first introduction to sports Game on! Perfect for parents to share with their toddlers, this simple board book introduces kids to very basic vocabulary associated with a favorite sport. The contemporary design features one word per page, a nice big photo, and a diverse selection of children in the pictures. Plus, the cover is appealingly tactile, with deep embossing and eye-catching spot gloss. Kids will grab hold of it again and again. Racket. Net. Volley. Tennis comes alive in this fun introduction to the sport. Featuring 20 first words ranging from "forehand" and "rally" to "lob" and "OUT!" this colorful, photographic board book is ACES.
Dinosaur-mad kids will love learning more about their favorite creatures in this fun and educational activity book. The adventure begins as young paleontologists join time-traveling explorers Mini and Max on a dot to dot mission to reveal dinosaurs hidden on each page. Kids get to meet a wide variety of creatures, including: the plant-eating Saturnalia and the carnivorous Eoraptor, who lived about 225 million years ago; the North American Technosaurus and its enemy, the Coelophysis; the giant Brachiosaurus and even larger Diplodocus; and the plated Stegosaurus. Each one appears in a spread with full-color art and a maximum of 50 dots per puzzle making the counting easy. Dinosaur experts from the British Natural History Museum have fully approved all the simple, understandable text.
Memories of a Lifetime Introducing a big, beautiful new series, filled with exquisite images printed on just one side of the high-quality paper so they're perfect for cutting out or photocopying. The vintage art showcased in these compilations would otherwise take years to collect, but Memories of a Lifetime gathers them in luscious large-size volumes: choose from romantic, Victorian-style illustrations; lovely floral and nature designs; borders and frames; and pretty alphabets. With 500 or more charming pictures in each, these collections are a remarkable value and will delight the thousands of paper crafters and scrapbookers always on the lookout for inspirational material. Borders & Frames Every page in a scrapbook or picture on a card looks more beautiful when it's set off by a frame and embellished with a fabulous border-and these are among the most exquisite ever collected.
The inspiring lessons continue with a brand new and beautiful addition to the magnificent series on drawing skills. This fourth book--which follows Art of Drawing, Art of Drawing Landscapes, and Art of Drawing the Human Body--covers all the essential basics for capturing vibrant and expressive still lifes. Breathtaking and enlightening images fill chapters devoted to capturing variations of light and shade; depicting forms, qualities, and textures; and producing a balanced, strong composition. You’ll also learn how to realistically render materials such as metal, glass, cloth, and wood. An engaging section of step-by-step projects includes still lifes with abstract shapes; backlit flowers in pencil and India ink; a chiaroscuro of drapes; and a scene with toys, drawn in crayon.
"A First Book for Young Dance Fans!" Plie, releve, jete, BALLET! Share your love of classical dance with little ones. From the five basic positions to simple first steps to performance time, this charming book introduces the basic elements of ballet. Beautiful photographs of a diverse cast of young dancers capture all the elegant and dynamic moves in action. "