In 1872, English gentleman Phileas Fogg has many adventures as he tries to win a bet that he can travel around the world in eighty days. Includes a foreword by Laurence Yep and reading group guide.
For millennia, Native Americans have burned sacred plants in a bowl or on a stick to clear space of negative energies and restore balance. These simple smudging rituals can change your life, too. Learn how to combine smudging with other ancient techniques to promote healing or to turn your home... More Info
A playful approach to addition with wild and wacky illustrations takes children on a joyful mathematical journey that will engage their minds and teach them to think about numbers in creative new ways.
Not every prehistoric creature is a dinosaur! Long, long ago, many strange beasts roamed the Earth, and this delightful picture book, based on the fossil halls at the American Museum of Natural History, tells their story. Fun, fact-filled verses introduce 16 animals (including eleven... More Info
The Ramones helped kick-start the punk movement and change rock history. Now, on the 40th anniversary of their critically acclaimed debut album, comes the first full-color book on the legendary band. Written by veteran music journalist Martin Popoff, "Ramones at 40" explodes with visuals and offers... More Info
Meet Mr. Particular--the world's choosiest champion! This superhero's super picky: he says NO to squishy mud, gross green things, tucked-in shirts, humming, and anything with coconut. But, when his friends in the "Super-Duper Group" finally get fed up with his fussiness, can Mr. Particular prove... More Info
I'm wondering if you'd go wandering with me Through the wilderness and woods To where the winds are blowin' free. The Grammy® Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers--Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing--celebrate the beauty of nature and the joys of being outdoors and unplugged. Their family-friendly... More Info
This is THE essential book for all Pink Floyd fans: the most amazingly comprehensive guide to the band's entire career, complete with rare and never-before-seen photographs plus key memorabilia. Representing years of painstaking research by Floyd expert and documentarian Glenn Povey, it covers... More Info
"Monster play. Monster 'YAY!' Monster Park--come on, this way!" Monster's having a fun time at the park--swinging and sliding, swirling and twirling, and riding the whirly-whirl. When it's time to go, though, Monster says "NO!" But all's okay because Monster can return another day. A monstrous-ly... More Info
What is "normal?" That's the question an eager young scientist, narrating her very first book, hopes to answer. Unfortunately, herexceedingly "normal" subject—an orangutan named Norman—turns out to be exceptionally strange. He speaks English, sleeps in a bed, and goes bananas over pizza! What's... More Info
A thoroughly delicious picture book about the funniest "food fight!" ever! Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast have a beautiful friendship—until they discover that there'sONLY ONE DROP of maple syrup left. Off they go, racing past the Orange Juice Fountain, skiing through Sauerkraut Peak, and... More Info
Fluffy clouds, butterflies, furry bunnies, and life from a bug's-eye view: This stunning sequel to the "New York Times" bestseller "Goodnight Songs" celebrates the beauty and wonder of nature all year long. Once again, a treasure trove of Margaret Wise Brown's newly uncovered verses receives loving... More Info
Vampires and werewolves and zombies—oh my! It's a monster invasion, and the stinky-smelling creatures are destroying Wally's peaceful little town. They scare the kids, knock over the lampposts, and make a mess of everything. And no one can stop them—until, fed up, Wally says . . . the magic... More Info
Every child needs a Mother Goose--and this edition, with charming illustrations by Linda Bleck, is the one that belongs on every bookshelf. Here are the playful, rhythmic verses kids have loved and listened to for generations, from "I Saw a Ship A-Sailing" to "Simple Simon" to The Crooked Sixpence.
The best beers are here, so drink up! The authors of the acclaimed World Atlas of Beer (Sterling Epicure) have collaborated with top international contributors to create the most extraordinary, comprehensive, and up-to-date guide to brews available. This team of experts provides tasting notes on an... More Info
Doctor Dolittle has a unique gift: he knows how to talk with animals of every kind. Join him as he uses his special skills to help a circus crocodile with a toothache; travels to Africa with his brave animal crew to bring the homesick croc back home; and fights off a band of pirates out to steal... More Info
Mole, Water Rat, Badger, and, of course, Toad of Toad Hall: these characters have captivated children for over a century. Join Kenneth Grahame's classic cast of animal friends as they enjoy life on the river; hit the road in Toad's brand-new cart; get lost in the dark; and have adventures in the... More Info
Mark Twain's beloved classic gets a charming easy-to-read version. Simply told and beautifully illustrated, it transports kids to the banks of the Mississippi and introduces them to Twain's irrepressible, irresistible hero. Whether clever Tom is fooling his friends into painting a fence for him or... More Info
For celiacs and others suffering from gluten intolerance, this invaluable little book is a mealtime lifesaver! It serves up such yummy yet amazingly gluten-free fare as Banana Hotcakes, Pizza Pinwheels, Beef Lasagne, Crunchy Chicken Fingers, and plenty of cakes and desserts. Those with allergies... More Info
Through 12 easy-to-follow lessons, beer expert Joshua Bernstein demystifies the sudsy stuff, breaking down the elements that give each type its distinctively delicious flavor. His course hops from lagers and pilsners to roasty stouts and mouth-puckering sour ales, and targeted tastings teach you... More Info
Who says an art museum has to be a serious place? This ARTrageous adventure will have kids flipping out! Arlo's not thrilled when his grandmother says they're going to the museum WHETHER HE LIKES IT OR NOT. But when the paintings start coming hilariously to life, Arlo's in for a big surprise. With... More Info
Washington Irving's haunting, macabre stories will give wide-eyed young readers delightful chills. This spooky anthology of timeless tales includes “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” the eerie “Rip Van Winkle,” the funny “The Specter Bridegroom,” and “The Devil and Tom Walker.” It's... More Info
Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.
Looks at the healing properties of fifty spices and explains how they can be incorporated into a healthy diet to treat specific health problems and boost natural immunity against common diseases, with fifty recipes for main and side dishes and instructions for making spice mixes.
Celebrated vegan and vegetarian cookbook author Nava Atlas serves up a comprehensive collection of scrumptious recipes, all featuring ultra-healthy, super-nutritious leafy greens. Kale, collards, spinach, Asian greens, and many more leafy greens are a breeze to grow and prepare--and these 125... More Info
When his colleague Long Arrow disappears, Dr. Dolittle sets off with his assistant, Tommy Stubbins, his dog, Jip, and Polynesia the parrot on an adventurous voyage over tropical seas to floating Spidermonkey Island.
On Liberty, John Stuart Mill's classic critique of the ethical limits of governmental authority, remains one of the most influential philosophical treatises ever written. This interactive edition in our popular Bold-Faced series prompts readers to reflect on the importance of free will, free... More Info
The Talking Heads, The Boomtown Rats, Blondie, Elvis Costello: this fun new addition to the successful Encyclopedia series celebrates the hugely influential New Wave musical movement of the late 1970s and 80s. Originating as a less-aggressive sister movement to punk, New Wave encompassed a wide... More Info
Get the Led Out is the ultimate book on the ultimate band. This lushly illustrated volume starts with a unique day-by-day timeline based on Carol Miller's radio show, revealing quirky details, achievements, and singular exploits. Twenty-seven rare, candid interviews follow, featuring Zeppelin... More Info
For centuries humans have relied on bees' miraculous, life-sustaining work to pollinate crops, produce honey and wax, and sustain our natural food chain. Although beekeeping may seem like a daunting, even dangerous task, it doesn't have to be. Regardless of whether you want to start a business or... More Info
Take an extraordinary journey through the coolest hard rock album covers from 1965-90: vinyl's “golden age.” Martin Popoff--the world's most renowned heavy metal journalist--joins with celebrated cover artist Ioannis to offer always insightful, sometimes humorous critiques of 216 covers. Popoff... More Info
C'mon over--there's a whole lot of clucking going on in this hilarious follow-up to the popular Chicken Dance. Marge and Lola have hit the big time! The dancing duo is ready to rock 'n' roll their way across the country, touring with the great Elvis Poultry. But when the lights go down and the... More Info
Drawing on their own research in Indonesia and Mexico, the authors examine ways in which anthropology has advanced humans' understanding of their society and culture, as well as provide an accessible account of the big questions that have concerned anthropologists.
Neil Young is a unique rock icon, with a career unrivaled in its breadth and innovation. This celebration of the man and his music tells Young's story through classic and rare images, record artwork, contemporary press materials, and more. It traces his work with Crazy Horse, Buffalo Springfield,... More Info
The adventures of an orphaned young man in Victorian England who is given a great deal of money by an unknown benefactor to enable him to live as a gentleman, pursuing a good education and fulfilling great expectations.
A follow-up to the award-nominated Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms finds Stuart working as a junior curator at the museum where his great-uncle Tony's magical workshop objects are on display and embarking on a new mystery that challenges him to find the great magician's hidden will.
How can you make cakes, cookies, and candy even MORE fun? Award-winning blogger Heather Baird, a vibrant new voice in the culinary world, has the answer: Cook like an artist! Combining her awesome skills as a baker, confectioner, and painter, she has created a gorgeous, innovative cookbook,... More Info
Adorable penguin best friends Fluff and Billy swim, splash and slide together in a happy polar world until a conflict arises that challenges their friendship. By the award-winning creator of Not Me!
A follow-up to the popular A Pirate's Night Before Christmas puts a whimsical buccaneer spin on the classic holiday song and depicts nine mermaids singing, six Jolly Rogers and a parrot in a palm tree.