A totally awesome board book filled with RAD '80s nostalgia and pop culture from Alf-Zubaz! It's the perfect gift for all.
A charmingly illustrated gift book profiling 50 famous women scientists from the ancient Greek mathematician, philosopher, and astronomer, Hypatia, to Marie Curie, a physicist and chemist. A recent U.S. Department of Education survey found that high school girls take the same number of math and science classes as boys and earn slightly higher grades, but only 15 percent of U.S. collegiate women major in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Encouraging young women and girls to pursue STEM career tracks has never been more important. Women in Science highlights notable women's contributions to various scientific fields and inspires readers both young...
Kid-friendly silliness, parent-approved wit, and bright art merge in this immersive, interactive fill-in travel journal with stickers to decorate and postcards to send. In this approachable and witty fill-in travel journal, children are prompted to draw, dream, catalog, and chart out all the objects, moments, and people from their lastest trip. With a sticker sheet to customize the journal further and postcards to send to friends and family, Go: My Adventure Journal is the perfect travel companion. April 15, 2018 Crown Children's 64 pages
Mo is a monster who just got a mustache. A big, black, beautiful mustache. Everybody likes Mo's mustache. Now Knot, Dot, Nib, Tutu, Bob, Bill, and Ben all have mustaches too. In fact, soon EVERYBODY has a mustache! Why is everyone copying Mo? And how will he (and his mustache) ever stand out? A wonderfully silly book about style and individuality, sure to grow on readers who don't have facial hair -- and even those who do! October 17, 2016 Tundra Books 26 pages
If you can see it, you can be it! Introduce your child to your role models with this series of inspirational board books. It's never too early to introduce your child to the people you admire! This board book distills Michelle Obama's excellent qualities into deliciously illustrated little baby-sized bites, with text designed to share and read aloud. Each spread highlights an important trait, and is enhanced by a quote from Michelle herself. Kids will grow up hearing the words of this influential woman and will learn what YOU value in a person! The I LOOK UP TO . ....
Barkus is back! With new tricks. New friends. And lots more fun.The lovable Barkus and his lucky young owner romp through the pages of this delightful series from Newbery Medal–winning author Patricia MacLachlan. The simple text told in short chapters is just right for children ready to take their first steps toward reading on their own. Pages: 56 pp;Age Range: 6 - 9 years Format: Hardcover Publication: August 2018ISBN: 9781452116761Patricia MacLachlan is a versatile and prolific author whose titles range from picture books to novels, including the Newbery Medal– winning Sarah, Plain and Tall. Barkuswas inspired by the imagined adventures of her neighbor's dog. She lives in Massachusetts.Marc Boutavant...
Did you know that Argentinosaurus was as heavy as a herd of elephants? That Mosasaurus was three times the length of a great white shark? That Microraptorwas the size of a pigeon but with four wings? This magnificent book imagines dinosaurs as they might well have been, based on recent findings—feathered, finned, and full of color. Gorgeous watercolors accompany surprising, little-known, and fun-to-tell facts about dinosaur behavior, habits, and appearance, bringing these prehistoric creatures to life in a new way. This fascinating book will delight dinosaur fans, young and old. Format: Hardcover Publication: October 2018ISBN: 9781616897161Matt Sewell is a writer, artist, and illustrator whose books...
Mudpuppy's Hot Dogs Puzzle to Go features the adorable illustrations of favorite dog breeds. Packaged in a travel-friendly drawstring bag, puzzling on the go has never been so easy! The finished puzzle fits on an airline or train tray table.-36 pieces-Puzzle: 12 x 9"-Drawstring fabric bag: 6 x 7"-Puzzle greyboard contains 90% recycled paper. Packaging contains 70% recycled paper. Printed with nontoxic inks.-Ages 3+ Format: Games Publication: January 2019ISBN: 9780735356955
Walls of all sorts: social walls, border walls, political walls, emotional walls, big walls, old walls, and small walls. Speaking to today's critical political issues, this playful and encouraging story about breaking down barriers helps children learn about inclusivity, equality, openness, and kindness while also reminding grown-ups of the same values. Walls is a timely and timeless story, told with bold and colorful illustrations. Format: Hardcover Publication: August 2018ISBN: 9781616897093Brad Holdgrafer is a Los Angeles–based designer. He was co-owner of the store Formerly Yes and a designer for Apple at Media Arts Lab. This is his first book.Jay Cover is an illustrator and artist. He is...
Science is really beautiful. With original illustrations that deftly explain the strange-but-true world of science, Seeing Science offers a curated ride through the great mysteries of the universe. Artist and lay scientist Iris Gottlieb explains among other things: neap tides, naked mole rats, whale falls, the human heart, the Uncertainty Principle, the ten dimensions of string theory, and how glaciers are like Snickers bars. With quirky visual metaphors and concise factual explanations, she offers just the right amount of information to stoke the curious mind with a desire to know more about the life forces that animate both the smallest cell and...
A citizen can pick up litterA citizen can pull a weedA citizen can help that critterA citizen can plant a seedA citizen can aid a neighbor A citizen can join a causeA citizen can write a letterA citizen can help change laws . . .Empowering and timeless, What Can a Citizen Do? is the latest collaboration from the acclaimed duo behind the bestselling Her Right Foot: Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris. This is a book for today's youth about what it means to be a citizen.Across the course of several seemingly unrelated but ultimately connected actions by different children, we watch how kids turn...
Never has humble paper had such radical ambitions.Defying every expectation of what a book can be, this pop-up extravaganza transforms into six fully functional tools: a real working planetarium projecting the constellations, a musical instrument complete with strings for strumming, a geometric drawing generator, an infinite calendar, a message decoder, and even a speaker that amplifies sound. Artist Kelli Anderson contributes enlightening text alongside each pop-up, explaining the scientific principles at play in her constructions and creating an interactive experience that's as educational as it is extraordinary. Inspiring awe that lasts long after the initial pop, This Book Is a Planetarium leaves...
Where’s your creativity? It’s the tingle in your toes, or the hop in your step when you have a brand-new idea. It makes you want to do something that hasn’t been done before. Where’s Your Creativity? is an inspirational picture book for young creatives. The fun and rhythmic text looks at ways children can express themselves creatively each day and sets imaginations alight with ideas. With bold and colorful illustrations, this book explores all areas in which children can express their individual creativity, including dance, music, food, literature and art. PRAISE "Every page is full of bright, playful, yet sophisticated art, reminiscent...
Elizabeth Warren shares the incredible story of the first female senator of Massachusetts. Elizabeth came from a struggling middle-class family in Oklahoma City. After a heart attack put Elizabeth’s father out of work, she helped out by babysitting, waitressing, and sewing, all while shining as a star member of her school’s debate team. Debate taught Elizabeth how to fight with her words, a skill that eventually won her a state championship and a college scholarship. As a lawyer and law professor, Elizabeth learned why it was so difficult for working-class families like her own to advance economically, and today she...
Specs: 64 full-color pages, soft touch matte cover stock. 8.5’’ x 10.5’’ (portrait) Age Range: Bravery is designed with girls and boys ages 4-9 in mind, but really, we think Bravery is for everyone.
by Vashti Harrison This beautifully illustrated board book edition of instant bestseller Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History showcases women who changed the world and is the perfect goodnight book to inspire big dreams. Featuring 18 trailblazing black women in American history, Dream Big, Little One is the irresistible board book adaptation of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History. Among these women, you’ll find heroes, role models, and everyday women who did extraordinary things – bold women whose actions and beliefs contributed to making the world better for generations of girls and women to come. Whether...
Ninety-nine Stormtroopers join the Empire, and then their troubles begin. One takes a lunch break in the carbon freezing chamber. Two underestimate a princess. One picks the wrong time to ask for a promotion. Another fails to show Jabba the proper respect. And one interrupts Lord Vader's private time, failing him for the last time. A lifelong Star Wars fan, Greg Stones brings a playful wit and sympathy for the plight of the troops as they meet their amusing ends, filling each colorfully painted scenario with fun Star Wars details and appearances by Han, Luke, Chewie, K-2SO, and many other characters. As the trooper...
DOT is taking its little readers to the funfair to learn all about opposites. There, we will spot DOT high up in the sky or PAT down below. We welcome back some old friends like Round Bunny and some new ones like The Little Moon. It includes plenty of drawing and activities designed to spark curiosity and encourage learning. DOT is aimed at boys and girls aged 5 and under, is ad-free and printed on recycled paper using vegetable ink.
DOT takes us on a trip to the WOODLANDS where we learn why trees are our best friends, how to do some 'leaf-spotting' and discover what food and creatures forests harbour. Mr and Mrs Twig save a squirrel, Monkey shares his diary with us and we read about the friendship between a little girl and a crow. It includes plenty of drawing and activities designed to spark curiosity and encourage learning. DOT is aimed at boys and girls aged 5 and under, is ad-free and printed on recycled paper using vegetable ink.
Have you noticed how the weather changes depending on what time of the year it is? These changes are called SEASONS and the theme of this new edition. We explore what happens during Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter and ask you to draw your favourite things about each passing season. Our friend Churro the Bunny is back in a brand new adventure and Mr and Mrs Twig have some exciting news to share. DOT is aimed at boys and girls aged 5 and under, is ad-free and printed on recycled paper using vegetable ink.
This issue celebrates OUR WORLD and all the wonderful creatures that inhabit it. We get a special visit from Miss Zonk, a friendly alien, whose space ship very fortunately landed on Anorak Towers' roofs andwe take this opportunity to show her around our blue planet. We pay a visit to the Rain Museum, tell the story of a Girl in the Tower, discover what crazy news the newspaper Silly World News has in store and we even learn how to make a telescope!
If we were to create a chart for the Coolest Oldest Beasts in the World, who do you think should be Number One? Grandad?! You cheeky! We reckon it should be… MAMMOTHS! Why? Because they are simply fascinating and a bit cuddly too. In this prehistoric edition, we take a trip down the ages to learn all about these majestic animals and what makes us love them so much. We have plenty of mammoth-inspired games to make your creative brain cells buzz and we visit the best art gallery in the world: our Little Editors’. Complete with activities, games and...
At Anorak, we believe that the recipe to happiness is to learn things, laugh lots, eat ice cream and be kind. in this new issue, dedicated to KINDNESS, we look at why, when and how YES to KINDNESS is the way to lead a fun life. The grumpiest of famers get a good lesson in manners from his beloved farm animals, we meet a friend from the distant past, go tea dancing with Buddy and his GrandMa and we discover what is weirder A Salad in your Sock or a Sock Sala Our Little Editors nominate the kindness person they...
Anorak is gripped by a special kind of fever in this new edition: the FOOTBALL kind. Let's all travel to the Happy Land of Football where we explore the facts and the heroes behind this amazing sport, and how a game that started with a few people kicking a ball of feathers around has now become the most-played on the planet. We meet Tom who has big footballing dreams, Jawahir Roble the first Muslim female referee in the world, Liv Cooke the freestyling champ' and Martin Side-Partin who doesn't love football but does love his hair. Fun games also feature...
By AMY KROUSE ROSENTHALIllustrated by BRIGETTE BARRAGER ABOUT UNI THE UNICORN The New York Times bestselling story of friendship, unicorns, and the power of believing is now available as a board book!Uni is just like all the other unicorns . . . except for one thing: she believes that little girls are REAL. This magical story by Amy Krouse Rosenthal (author of I Wish You More) illuminates Uni’s not-so-fantastical dream and celebrates the sparkle of believing. This charming board book edition will allow the youngest readers to slide down glorious friendship rainbows alongside Uni and the little girl in whom she believes so very much. Be...
Aimed at children between the ages of nine and twelve. Seeing Things is a wonderful introduction to photography that asks how photographers transform ordinary things into meaningful moments. In this book, acclaimed and beloved photographer Joel Meyerowitz takes readers on a journey through the power and magic of photography: its abilities to freeze time, tell a story, combine several layers in to a frame, and record life's fleeting and beautiful moments. The book features the work of masters such as William Eggleston, Mary Ellen Mark, Helen Levitt, and Walker Evans, among many others. Each picture is accompanied by a short...
LGBTQ+ people are some of the coolest in history – Freddie Mercury, Divine, Virginia Woolf, Marlene Dietrich, Andy Warhol... the list goes on. Queer subculture has had an enormous impact on style, music, science, art and literature. From Oscar Wilde, who defended his homosexual relationships in court, to Rupaul acting as an ambassador for drag on network television, queer people have fought to express their identities and make a difference. This book will celebrate the lives, work, and unique perspectives of the icons who changed the world. Featuring beautifully illustrated portraits and profiles, 50 Queers Who Changed the World is a tribute...
Just when it seemed pets couldn't get any more adorable, we discovered Tiny Cat. Direct from Japan, these are the sweetest—and smallest—pets around. Both are the size of a macaron, and their mischievous adventures in a full-size world are chronicled in the pages of these pint-size volumes. Animal lovers of any size will enjoy following along as Tiny Cat encounters everyday objects like a strawberry, a ball of yarn, a rubber ducky, and more. The resulting cuteness knows no limits, especially since the book includes a tear-out postcard to send to a friend!
Artist Frida Clements playfully combines colorfully detailed flora and fauna drawings with funny hand-lettered wordplay in this collection of beautifully illustrated puns. Honey, bee yourself! Gopher it. Don't be koi. Like puns? That's coo, says the pigeon. Hate puns? Birch, please. Bringing a giggle (and sometimes a groan) with each inspired page, this clever volume makes a lovely and lighthearted gift for fans of witty humor and illustration. Having a bad hare day? Feeling a little antsy? What the hail, just dill with it, and for fox sake, have a little pun.
What did Maya Angelou do to keep the words flowing? What is a NASA engineer's lucky charm? How does Thom Yorke prep for a concert? This book bottles the singular recipes for success of leading creatives, politicians, scientists, and athletes who made their own luck. Revealing an array of unique practices from quirky superstitions to preperformance rituals, this visual compendium celebrates in text and charming illustrated portraits the real personalities, creative processes, and curious habits of these influential people. Presented with a handsome silk-screened cloth spine, this treasure trove of inspiration is a smart and special choice for anyone who...
The witty and eloquent Mr. Boddington offers dos and don'ts for polite society in this comprehensive and thoroughly amusing guide that provides modern advice with a traditional perspective. Covering everything from weddings to gift-giving moments, social events, hosting guests, and so much more, Mr. Boddington shares the basic etiquette one needs to know and presents it all in his signature style. Filled with charming illustrations from the beloved Mr. Boddington's Studio, this jaunty handbook is just the thing to make manners less of a fuss.
Film magazine Little White Lies invites you to relive 300 movie moments–from the iconic to the downright filthy–in this hilarious new party game for movie lovers. Simply pick a quote, and ask your friends to transform it by filling in the blank with a phrase from another classic film. The funniest movie mash-up wins!
Team up Serena Williams with Mia Hamm, match Amelia Earhart with Sally Ride, join Malala Yousafzai with Emmeline Pankhurst. Collect illustrated cards of 44 of the most inspirational women of all time and place them into groups including aviation, sports, activism, art, science, and fashion. See which of your friends knows the most about awesome women!Based on Go Fish, this fun game will inspire girls (and boys) who already know that there's more to life than just being a princess!
Brighten up your card games with the top talent of four awesome art movements:Pop art = hearts; Impressionism/Post-Impressionism = clubs; Abstract Expressionism = spades; Surrealism = diamonds.Includes 52 playing cards featuring illustrations of all the big names in the art world – including Lichtenstein and Hockney in Pop Art, Monet and Renoir in Impressionism, Pollock and Rothko in Abstract Expressionism, and Dalí and Kahlo in Surrealism – plus two jokers (Picasso and Matisse).
A collection of some of Bowie's most famous and insightful words that will continue to inspire generations.On the January 10th 2016, the world lost a hero. Here are some of his most provocative and memorable sayings to inspire and treasure."I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring.""I re-invented my image so many times that I'm in denial that I was originally an overweight Korean woman.""I've never responded well to entrenched negative thinking.""I'm an instant star. Just add water and stir."This is the perfect memento or gift for any Bowie fan and an affectionate...
Anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, Nelson Mandela's journey from political prisoner to president of South Africa is an incredible tale of triumph in the face of adversity. 2018 marks a hundred years since his birth. From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. Launching with Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela, and Amelia Earhart, Little Guides to Great Lives tells the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and...
Launch into your favorite card games while immersing yourself in deep space! Each playing card features extraordinary NASA photography and two Pantone colors on beautifully designed card backs. Includes a complete 52-card playing deck, plus 2 jokers.
Lift the flaps to learn about opposites from the lovable dogs in this humorous board book.A small green dog runs across the page — but a lift of the accordion flap stretches him out into a long, lanky pup. Dogs of all shapes and sizes transform into surprising new forms in this vibrant, interactive play on opposites.
In this new issue, DOT takes its little readers to a food market to learn all about vegetables, fruits, cheese and even spices. This food edition also sees the return of the woodlands’ favourite couple Mr and Mrs Twig and introduces us to the farm’s most beloved chef, Mr Yuck. DOT is aimed at boys and girls aged 5 and under, is ad-free and printed on recycled paper using vegetable ink.
This issue celebrates something we, at Anorak, cannot live without: ART. We interview Professor Donna Doodle, the world’s greatest Art Professor and with her, we discover what art is, why we adore it and how it helps us. We pay tribute to some of our favourite artists and visit the best art gallery in the world: our Little Editors'! We also meet some Mysterious Monsters, Bill the Bison and learn to make a very fun mobile!
Structured as a court case in which the reader is presented with evidence of the injustice that Ginsburg faced, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the true story of how one of America’s most “notorious” women bravely persevered to become the remarkable symbol of justice she is today. Author: Jonah Winter Size: 9.5 x 11.2 in;Pages: 48 pp;Format: Hardcover Publication: August 2017ISBN: 978-1419725593
Meet 2 friends, Mina and Lucy, and the 5 heroes who try to save them from the dreaded Count Dracula in Dracula: A BabyLit® Counting Primer. Make sure you’re wearing a necklace of 10 garlic flowers as you count wolves, ships, tombstones, and boxes full of soil in this witty retelling of Little Master Stoker’s classic gothic tale. JENNIFER ADAMS is the author of more than 30 books, including board books in the best-selling BabyLit series which introduce young children to the world of classic literature. Jennifer works as a writer and editor in Salt Lake City, Utah. Visit her...
Be drawn back to a time before apps and television, when playtime was full of possibilities. In Little Women: A Babylit® Playtime Primer, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy show your little one all kinds of ways to have fun, including singing, gardening, sewing, skating, and of course, reading! BabyLit® is a fashionable way to introduce your toddler to the world of classic literature, and little ones will love Little Women: A BabyLit® Playtime Primer.With clever, simple text by Jennifer Adams, paired with stylish design and illustrations by Sugar’s Alison Oliver, these books are a must for every savvy parent’s nursery library. Collect all...
ABOUT SAN FRANCISCO ABC: A LARRY GETS LOST BOOK Discover San Francisco from A (Alcatraz) to Z (The San Francisco Zoo), and everything in between! G is for the Golden Gate Bridge, L is for Lombard Street, and W is for the Wharf. Kids will have fun discovering the city as they learn their ABCs. In this companion to the best-selling Larry Gets Lost in San Francisco, the dog, Larry, and his owner, Pete, take an alphabetical journey through the City by the Bay. Attractions that Larry visits in the book include:AlcatrazBay BridgeCable CarsDragon GateEmbarcaderoFerry BuildingGolden Gate BridgeJapanese Tea GardenUnion Square With Larry,...
TRUE TALES OF CHILDHOOD FROM CREATIVE LEGENDS By DAVID STABLERIllustrated by DOOGIE HORNER ABOUT KID ARTISTS Hilarious childhood biographies and full-color illustrations reveal how Leonardo da Vinci, Beatrix Potter, Keith Haring, and other great artists in history coped with regular-kid problems. Every great artist started out as a kid. Forget the awards, the sold-out museum exhibitions, and the timeless masterpieces. When the world’s most celebrated artists were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Jackson Pollock’s family moved constantly—he lived in eight different cities before he was sixteen years old. Georgia O’Keeffe lived in the shadow of her “perfect” older brother Francis. And Jean-Michel Basquiat triumphed over poverty...
Two babies go on two big-city adventures, and there are so many exciting sights to see! In New York, Baby!, Times Square, Broadway, Central Park, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art number among the top destinations; while in San Francisco, Baby!, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, and Alcatraz are some of the main attractions. Rhyming text and charming illustrations make these picture books perfect for babies—and parents—who are always on the go, or who have big-city dreams! Size: 8 x 8 in;Pages: 32 pages, full-color illustrations throughout pp;Ages infant to 4, Guided Reading Level: I Format: Hardcover Publication: April 2012ISBN: 9781452106205ISBN10: 1452106207Ward Jenkins is an illustrator living in Portland,...