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Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale
Mo Willems

Hyperion, 2004

Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat. But the exciting adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny was left behind Using a combination of muted black-and-white photographs and expressive illustrations, this stunning book tells a brilliantly true-to-life tale about what happens when Daddy's in charge and things go terribly, hilariously wrong.


If You Give a Mouse an iPhone: A Cautionary Tail
Ann Droyd

Blue Rider Press, 2014

If you give in to temptation and give a bored little mouse your iPhone, even for ten minutes, he’s probably going to beam to some faraway place beyond time, space, and the sound of your pleading voice. And if he’s that far gone, he won’t have any idea what’s going on around him, and he might end up missing out on all the real fun. From the New York Times- bestselling author of Goodnight iPad comes a delightful new commentary ...


In The Trading Cockpit with the O'Neil Disciples: Strategies that Made Us 18,000% in the Stock Market
Gil Morales, Chris Kacher

Wiley, 2012

The hands-on guide to implementing the O'Neil trading method, for traders and investors everywhere William O'Neil + Company is an internationally respected Registered Investment Advisor, and "Trade Like an O'Neil Disciple Course: How You Can Make 18,000% in the Stock Market" translates the strategies that have made it a success for investors everywhere. Written by two former employees who have spent years building their own trading techniques ...


Pretenders to the Throne: A Cautionary Tale
William J. C. Amend Jr.


The Presidency of the United States has often been held by a handful of families - the Adamses, Roosevelts among others. By this, it might seem that Americans have subconsciously long wished for a king. This novel develops the notion that we have always had one but have not known it . . . yet. In 2018, cataclysmic problems threaten America. At this juncture, a clandestine society formed by Federalists in 1795 (known as PATRI) realizes that ...


The Children's Story
James Clavell

Dell, 1989

It was a simple incident in the life of James Clavell—a talk with his young daughter just home from school—that inspired this chilling tale of what could happen in twenty-five quietly devastating minutes. He writes, " The Children's Story came into being that day. It was then that I really realized how vulnerable my child's mind was —any mind, for that matter—under controlled circumstances. Normally I write and rewrite and ...


Greedy Apostrophe: A Cautionary Tale
Jan Carr

Holiday House, 2009

It's the moment all the punctuation marks have been eagerly awaiting: assignment time, There are plenty of open positions for apostrophes as contractions soon there's only one job left--for a possessive--and only one apostrophe to fill it: non other than Greedy Apostrophe. It's not long before his greed gets out of hand, and he jumps into signs where he doesn't belong. What will it take to put Greedy Apostrophe back in his place? This clever and ...


Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue
Maurice Sendak

HarperCollins, 1991

Pierre’s ‘I don’t care!’ intrigues a hungry lion. ‘A story with a moral air about Pierre, who learned to care.’


How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale
Jenna Jameson, Neil Strauss

It Books, 2010

“Captivating…a real person comes through in its page…Lively, hellacious, entertaining, sharp, feisty, and touching.” — How to Make Love Like a Porn Star , the mega-bestselling memoir, triumphant survival story, and cautionary tale that spent over six weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and rocketed adult film icon Jenna Jameson into the mainstream spotlight, is now in paperback for the very first time. Her ...


Doomed Queens: Royal Women Who Met Bad Ends, From Cleopatra to Princess Di
Kris Waldherr

Three Rivers Press, 2008

Illicit love, madness, betrayal--it isn’t always good to be the queen Marie Antoinette, Anne Boleyn, and Mary, Queen of Scots. What did they have in common? For a while they were crowned in gold, cosseted in silk, and flattered by courtiers. But in the end, they spent long nights in dark prison towers and were marched to the scaffold where they surrendered their heads to the executioner. And they are hardly alone in their undignified demises. ...


Fatal Risk: A Cautionary Tale of AIG's Corporate Suicide
Roddy Boyd

Wiley, 2011

Long-listed for the FT & Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2011 The true story of how risk destroys, as told through the ongoing saga of AIG From the collapse of Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, the subject of the financial crisis has been well covered. However, the story central to the crisis-that of AIG-has until now remained largely untold. Fatal Risk: A Cautionary Tale of AIG's Corporate Suicide tells the inside story of what ...


The Truth About Day Trading Stocks: A Cautionary Tale About Hard Challenges and What It Takes To Succeed
Josh DiPietro

Wiley, 2009

A realistic guide to day trading today's stock market The Truth About Day Trading Stocks is an uncompromisingly realistic look at the challenges involved in becoming a successful day trader. Based on author Josh DiPietro's ten years of experience as a day trader, this book dissects the psychological and strategic pitfalls that cause most aspiring day traders to fail. Written in an engaging and sometimes humorous tone, The Truth About Day ...


Stop, Think, Go, Do: How Typography and Graphic Design Influence Behavior
Steven Heller, Mirko Ilic

Rockport Publishers, 2012

This revolutionary guide is not only the first to look at how typography in design creates a call to action, but it also explores type and image as language. Stop, Think, Go, Do is packed with arresting imagery from around the world that influences human behavior. Page after page, you’ll find innovative messages that advocate, advise caution, educate, entertain, express, inform, play, and transform.


Conned Again, Watson! Cautionary Tales of Logic, Math, and Probability
Colin Bruce

Basic Books, 2002

In Conned Again, Watson!, Colin Bruce re-creates the atmosphere of the original Sherlock Holmes stories to shed light on an enduring truth: Our reliance on common sense-and ignorance of mathematics-often gets us into trouble. In these cautionary tales of greedy gamblers, reckless businessmen, and ruthless con men, Sherlock Holmes uses his deep understanding of probability, statistics, decision theory, and game theory to solve crimes and protect ...


T'was the Night of Zombies Before Christmas: a cautionary tale for Bad little girls and boys
Alex Willis

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012

A Visit from St. Nicholas can never be thought of the same after reading the Zombie take on the classic Christmas tale. In this retelling, a family comes face to face with a zombie Claus. This is not really a book for children, just adults who still think like children. As a bonus, we've added the tale of The Zombie Elf on the Shelf. Look for him in the first story. Two zombie holiday tales for the price of one!


The Ouroboros Cycle, Book Two: A Cautionary Tale for Young Vampires
G.D Falksen.

Wildside Press, 2014

The year is 1888 and a madman is terrorizing the East End of London. But Doctor Varanus Shashavani has far more pressing concerns to worry about than a lunatic in Whitechapel. Her charitable hospital is under siege by gang lords, her English cousins are threatening to steal her inheritance, and her best friend has become obsessed with Gothic novels. To make matters worse, her son Friedrich is associating with an American who talks endlessly of ...


Slovenly Peter (Calla Editions)

Calla Editions, 2013

Written in 1845 by German physician Heinrich Hoffmann, Slovenly Peter has entertained generations of readers around the world. This marvelous hardcover edition features Mark Twain's witty translation of the hilarious rhymes that recount the disastrous consequences that befall naughty children. Hoffmann's captivating color illustrations, adapted by Fritz Kredel from a rare limited edition, complement the comical verses.


Favorite Counseling and Therapy Homework Assignments, Second Edition

Routledge, 2010

This companion to Favorite Counseling and Therapy Techniques contains more than fifty handouts and homework assignments used by some of the finest and most renowned therapists in the world, such as Albert Ellis, William Glasser, Richard B. Bolles, Alan E. Ivey, Marianne Schneider Corey, Gerald Corey, Maxie C. Maultsby, Jr., and Peter R. Breggin. Several new entries have been added to reflect the newest advancements in the counseling field. ...


Beauty and the Beaks: A Turkey's Cautionary Tale
Mary Jane Auch

Holiday House, 2008

Beauty and her friends think Lance is the most conceited bird in the hen yard. From the moment the turkey arrives on the farm, he spends his time swaggering around the Chic Hen beauty shop, boasting that he is the only bird invited to a special feast. But when Beauty practices her favorite eggsercise, flying, she accidentally discovers just what kind of guest Lance will be at the feast. Can beauty come up with a plan to save Lance before his ...


Cautionary Tales for Children
Hilaire Belloc

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002

For readers of any age, a witty and strikingly irreverent collection of moral guidance   Most notable among prolific English satirist Hilaire Belloc's writings are the sharp and clever admonishments he composed for children. Collected here and illustrated to wonderful haunting effect by Edward Gorey, these short, funny pieces offer moral instruction for all types of mischief makers—from a certain young Jim, "who ran away from his nurse ...


Favorite Counseling and Therapy Techniques, Second Edition

Routledge, 2010

In the new edition of this highly popular book, Howard Rosenthal once again brings together a group of prominent therapists who share their insightful, pioneering, and favorite therapeutic techniques. These therapists include such well-known figures as Albert Ellis, Arnold Lazarus, William Glasser, Raymond Corsini, and Allen E. Ivey. Many of the classic entries in the previous edition are once again included, some unaltered and others updated, ...



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