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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...
Issue four of Bravery is all about autism advocate and animal behaviorist Temple Grandin. Dr. Grandin is a scientist, an inventor, and an expert on animal behavior. She also happens to have autism, and this gives her the ability to see the world differently—in pictures! Issue four teaches about Temple’s life in a fun, engaging way through illustrated stories, fun DIYs, and educational activities that the whole family can enjoy. There’s even a parent section! With an illustrated cover by Monica Garwood and contributions from 18 talented artists and photographers, Bravery is both beautiful and functional. Bravery Magazine is a...
Issue three of Bravery is all about Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Frida is known for her self-portraits and the way she portrayed her emotions through art. Though plagued by pain for most of her life, Frida never let that stop her from pursuing her passions. Issue three teaches about Frida’s life in a fun, engaging way through illustrated stories, fun DIYs, and educational activities that the whole family will enjoy. There’s even a parent section! With an illustrated cover by Bodil Jane and original content and artwork from over 18 talented contributors, Bravery is both beautiful and functional. Bravery Magazine...
ABOUT HOW TO BREAK UP WITH YOUR PHONE Packed with tested strategies and practical tips, this book is the essential, life-changing guide for everyone who owns a smartphone. Is your phone the first thing you reach for in the morning and the last thing you touch before bed? Do you frequently pick it up “just to check,” only to look up forty-five minutes later wondering where the time has gone? Do you say you want to spend less time on your phone—but have no idea how to do so without giving it up completely? If so, this book is your solution. Award-winning journalist Catherine Price...
ABOUT STUFF EVERY MOM SHOULD KNOW This pocket-sized parenting guide for moms and moms-to-be is perfect for a baby shower or Mother’s Day gift. This little handbook is filled with all the secrets and strategies a smart mother needs to know. Featuring tips for mastering quick and easy meals, suggestions for baby-proofing like an expert, advice on stocking your medicine cabinet, tricks to making a long wait fun, and much, much more, such as: • How to Swaddle a Baby • Fourteen Birthday-Party Survival Tips • The Truth about Potty Training • The Miracle of White Noise • Comebacks...
ABOUT STUFF EVERY DAD SHOULD KNOW A pocket-sized parenting guide for dads and dads-to-be, perfect as a gift. This handy little book is filled with all the fail-safe fatherhood tips and tricks a dad needs. From changing diapers and burping babies to building sand castles and hosting a sleepover party, this book is the perfect gift for everything from baby showers to Father’s Day. Chapters include: • How to Rid a Room of Monsters • How to Squelch a Temper Tantrum • How to Assign Chores • How to Discuss the Birds and the Bees • How to Save for College
Over 50 removable stickers featuring the characters of Fox's Emmy Award-winning television show Bob's Burgers, along with 16 pages of trivia, quotes, and songs from the show, this is the perfect gift for any fan. With over 100 removable stickers featuring the characters of Fox’s Emmy Award–winning television show Bob’s Burgers, along with 16 pages of trivia, quotes, and songs from the show, this is the perfect gift for any fan.Sure to decorate more walls than a gallery of animal butts, these hilarious and irreverent stickers feature Bob, Linda, Tina, Gene, Louise, and the other characters of the animated hit...
ABOUT GINGE CAT CRITTER JOURNAL An irresistible die-cut journal with thread-stitched features and a wraparound ribbon “tail” for lovers of Jellycats, Trolls, and Ugly Dolls.This die-cut journal will follow the form of Ginge Cat–one of Donna Wilson’s wildly popular imaginary creatures that until now have only been available in knitted versions. Plaintive eyes, a button nose, and a quirky grin will be rendered in thread to echo the cuddly nature of the textile version. A ribbon marker that also functions as a wraparound tail adds to the animal nature of the product.
ABOUT PICK ME UP A quirky, creative companion that offers a pick-me-up on every page On the heels of his internationally successful first book, 1 Page at a Time, graphic designer and illustrator Adam J. Kurtz delivers another intimate and engaging journal for anyone who loves to explore ideas, record thoughts and feelings, and capture those fleeting but amazing moments of everyday life. Unlike a linear journal, this book can be opened up to any page, encouraging and engaging readers time and time again through continued use. Rather than simply complete tasks and turn pages, users are encouraged to leave their mark, and if...
A fun guide to the important things in life, according to TV's Will, Grace, Jack & Karen. A fun guide to the important things in life, according to TV's Will, Grace, Jack & Karen.While resurrections of beloved TV shows are generally met with skepticism, after an eleven-year absence, Will & Grace is back on our screens and has been enthusiastically embraced as "a fizzy cocktail of old and new" (EW), "a disarmingly welcome throwback" (Vanity Fair). Featuring fun and colorful illustrations throughout, Will & Grace & Jack & Karen brings you the questionable wisdom of TV's awesome foursome. Find out which character is your true...
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATED COMPENDIUM OF AMAZING ANIMAL FACTS An artfully playful collection of unexpected and remarkable facts about animals, illustrated by Swedish artist Maja Säfström. Did you know that an octopus has three hearts? Or that ostriches can’t walk backward? Or that a group of owls is called a parliament, or that they have three eyelids?Sea otters hold hands in their sleep, bees never sleep, and penguins laugh when they’re tickled!This charming compendium contains over 100 pages of fascinating facts about the animal kingdom illustrated with whimsical detail. A New York Times bestseller
ABOUT RULES FOR A KNIGHT From Ethan Hawke, four-time Academy Award nominee—twice for writing and twice for acting—an unforgettable fable about a father’s journey and a timeless guide to life’s many questions. A knight, fearing he may not return from battle, writes a letter to his children in an attempt to leave a record of all he knows. In a series of ruminations on solitude, humility, forgiveness, honesty, courage, grace, pride, and patience, he draws on the ancient teachings of Eastern and Western philosophy, and on the great spiritual and political writings of our time. His intent: to give his children...
ABOUT THE NASTY WOMAN GAME “The Nasty Woman Game is part comedy, part strategy, part conversation starter, and all in good, feminist fun.” –Bustle“Like Cards Against Humanity with a feminist twist” [Cosmopolitan], this game lets you say what you really think–just don’t get Trumped! You can never have enough feminists on your side when it comes to fighting the patriarchy. In the game of Nasty Woman, you take turns drawing cards, following the prompts, and strategizing your next move to collect as many Nasty Woman Cards as possible–including Beyonce, Michelle Obama, Gloria Steinem, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Shout out saucy answers to any Statement Cards to win more Nasty...
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...
Everyone loves The Dude, the shaggy, laid-back burnout from The Big Lebowski, so memorably brought to life by Jeff Bridges. But what if this hapless figure somehow found his way into a completely different movie, perhaps from another era?Spot our hero as he ambles his way through the sets of 12 iconic movies, from Titanic to Apocalypse Now, The Wizard of Oz to Rocky. Once you've successfully located him, find a host of other iconic movie characters and references in every scene.Expand your movie horizons and indulge in some celebrity spotting: film buffs everywhere will enjoy this entertaining take on...
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!
Everyone needs some time to relax (and detox from digital overload). Filled with soothing illustrations and mindfulness-inducing prompts and activities for every day of the year, this calming journal makes it easy and fun to take time to rest and recharge, even if it's just for a moment.
Offering kindness—and receiving it—is essential to building a life of peace, wellness, and happiness. Featuring meaningful quotes from beloved historical figures, thoughtful prompts (including inspiring suggestions for random acts of kindness), and plenty of space to jot down reflections, this beautiful keepsake journal invites users to nurture, celebrate, and record the kindness in their lives.
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.
Shark! Who goes there? In this all-new collection of vibrantly illustrated wordplay from artist Frida Clements, lovely flora and fauna drawings meet funny hand-lettered sayings and offer fresh ways to have a little pun. With everything from cheep thrills to currant obsessions, this book is the perfect way to stay best fronds forever with pun-lovers looking to espresso themselves. Yeah, buoy! You go, grill! Each turn of the page is sure to bring out a giggle, or perhaps a groan, so get kraken and check it out.
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...
No longer the stuff of broomsticks, black cats and cauldrons, witchcraft is all about self-care in a modern and often confusing world. This is the perfect book for all women looking to channel their inner power, make positive changes in their lives, cleanse, heal, and embrace a little more spirituality. Semra will teach readers how to make bespoke spells, construct an altar, create manifestations, moon rituals, gratitude meditations, and more. Blend some oils to increase your luck, use a candle manifestation to break a hex and get over past lovers, or make a special blend of tea to stay calm.Featuring...
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).
As one of the most renowned actresses of all time, Elizabeth Taylor starred in many of the 20th century's most unforgettable films, including Giant, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Known and loved throughout the world for her striking beauty and generous humanitarian efforts, Elizabeth's legacy lives on today.Pocket Elizabeth Taylor Wisdom celebrates this incredible woman by highlighting her most memorable and wittiest quotes on life, fame, activism, love, beauty, and more. Beautifully packaged and inspirational with every turn of the page, this collection pays homage to a true icon.'I've been through it all,...
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...
Over 60 Easy and Inventive Recipes for Any OccasionHardie Grant Books By Vicky Graham Whether they're studded with sprinkles, covered in chocolate, glazed or filled... who can resist a doughnut? In this book, learn to create the ultimate sweet treat at home.With chapters on raised, baked and fried doughnuts, and toppings and fillings, Vicky Graham teaches you everything a doughnut dilettante needs to know. Including mini doughnuts, cake doughnuts, and fauxnuts – the allergy-friendly and vegan alternative – there are endless variations on the classic pastry. Make letter doughnuts to spell out messages for special occasions and use decorative icing...
Investigating the Atomic Ingredients that Make Up Your HomeLaurence King Publishing By Mike Barfield, Illustrated by Lauren Humphrey Did you know that without the 'lead' in your pencil, there would be no life on Earth? Or that diamonds and coal are both made from exactly the same thing? Or that the deadly ingredient used to make the most dangerous weapon in history can also be found in your bottled water?Absolutely everything in the universe is made up of just 92 elements! And from aluminum to zinc, many of these atomic ingredients can be found in your very own home.This funny...
Frida Kahlo is famous for her bold, colorful, and daring paintings. She was a Mexican artist who endured great pain and hardship, but used her bright, vivid brushstrokes to express her emotions and reveal her true personality. She created over 50 self-portraits, and is considered to be one of the most influential and inspirational artists of the twentieth century.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. From Curie to Kahlo and Darwin to Da Vinci, Little Guides to Great Lives tells...
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...
What's the funniest place to eat lunch? In the laugh-eteria!Parents can turn lunchtime into a real treat with a joke from Lunch Lines every day. Just tear out a joke and drop it in a lunch—perfect for busy parents and hectic mornings!
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.
Mudpuppy's Little Feminist Board Book Set is comprised of colorful illustrated portraits of real women who have made historical impact on the world. Illustrations by Lydia Ortiz and words by Emily Kleinman introduce children to these important people in history with images that are fun for youngsters and also realistic. The Board Book Set includes 4 mini board books, 8 chunky pages per book (Pioneers, Artists, Leaders, and Activists), packaged in a slipcase box.- Includes Artists: Maya Angelou, Josephine Baker, Frida Kahlo and Ella Fitzgerald- Includes Leaders: Cleopatra, Queen Elizabeth I, Indira Gandhi and Hillary Clinton- Includes Activists: Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks,...
It’s time for Santa and all his friends to wake up—it’s Christmas! PRAISE "Spanish illustrator Pintachan brings an over-the-top energy to his retro-styled digital artwork: the grins of Santa, the elves, Rudolph, and a teddy bear couldn’t be bigger, and many readers will be smiling widely, too." — Publishers Weekly ABOUT THE AUTHOR Illustrator: Carles Ballesteros is a Spanish-born illustrator living and working in Santiago, Chile. He is a member of the Professional Association of Illustrators of Catalonia (APIC). Ballesteros uses a mixture of traditional drawing skills and digital techniques to create his work. He is also the illustrator of Building Machines.
Folding out car by car, this accordion-style book takes readers on a tour of Santa’s Christmas train. Each car has lots to see—elves making toys, penguins playing, reindeer preparing for the big day—as Santa searches for his missing boot. With a running landscape dotted with objects for children to find and count on the back of the book, All Aboard! The Christmas Train is a fun, interactive ride from beginning to end. PRAISE "Kolb’s spirited cartoon art offers plenty of eye candy (kudos to Kolb for Santa’s brown skin), while the long and narrow, multifaceted format is great fun." — Publishers Weekly "This...
Ever since Dick Bruna first created Miffy in 1955, she has endeared herself to generations of young children and become one of the best-loved children’s characters of all time. In this charming new addition to the Miffy story, Miffy takes inspiration from a visit to an art gallery and decides to become an artist herself. This wonderful new activity book is filled with fun activities, including puzzles and coloring, to inspire budding artists! ABOUT THE AUTHOR Dick Bruna (1927–2017) was a Dutch author, artist, illustrator, and graphic designer. Using clear, bold design and bright color, he established a design technique that...