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Tacky the Penguin
HMH Books for Young Readers
Tacky's perfect friends find him annoying until his odd behavior saves the day.
Silly Sally (Big Book)
Dance a jig with a silly pig. Play leapfrog with a silly dog. And that's just the beginning of all the fun! Come along and join Silly Sally and her outrageous friends as they parade into town in a most unusual way. "Exploding with whimsy, humor, and zest. . . . Be prepared to read this one a thousand times!"-- Booklist (starred review)
Hybrid Woodworking: Blending Power & Hand Tools for Quick, Quality Furniture (Popular Woodworking)
Popular Woodworking Books
A faster route to handcrafted results! In the last few years, there's been a push to return to the roots of woodworking when every step was done with hand tools--from resawing lumber and planing it flat, to cutting joins and creating profiles. Working this way can produce beautiful results, but is it the best method for woodworking in the 21st century? In Hybrid Woodworking , author and Internet woodworking star Marc Spagnuolo offers a more ...
Charles Faudree Home
“The single most important ingredient in a home is that it must have a soul.” —Charles Faudree In Home, best-selling author and designer Charles Faudree invites a few of his friends—designers, artists, family and clients—to introduce the different rooms of the house and add their unique insights on how to make the most of the space we live in. The homes featured here have plenty of Charles’s typical French Country soul—from large ...
Material World: A Global Family Portrait
Charles C. Mann
Sierra Club Books
In an unprecedented effort, sixteen of the world’s foremost photographers traveled to thirty nations around the globe to live for a week with families that were statistically average for that nation. At the end of each visit, photographer and family collaborated on a remarkable portrait of the family members outside their home, surrounded by all of their possessionsa few jars and jugs for some, an explosion of electronic gadgetry for others. ...
Understanding Wood Finishing HC (FC Edition): How to Select and Apply the RIght Finish (American Woodworker)
Fox Chapel Publishing
For more than 18 years, Bob Flexner has been inspiring woodworkers with his writings and teachings on wood finishing. Now, from this best-selling author comes the long-awaited and completely updated second edition of UNDERSTANDING WOOD FINISHING-the most practical, comprehensive book on finishing ever published. The first edition of UNDERSTANDING WOOD FINISHING has sold hundreds of thousands of copies and is widely regarded as the bible of wood ...
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (Brown Bear and Friends)
Bill Martin Jr
Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks
With more than two million copies sold, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? has opened up a world of learning to a generation of children. For this edition, created for the twenty-fifth anniversay in 1992, Bill Martin, Jr., restored his text to its original wording. And Eric Carle created all new pictures--based on the originals, but clearer, brighter, and truer to the colors they represent.
Amelia Bedelia (I Can Read Book Level 2)
From dressing the chicken to drawing the drapes, Amelia Bedelia does exactly what Mr. and Mrs. Rogers tell her to do. If things get a bit mixed up, well, that's okay. When Amelia Bedelia is involved, everything always turns out perfectly in the end!
A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Books)
Vera B. Williams
This classic and award-winning picture book was written and illustrated by the celebrated Vera B. Williams and was named a Caldecott Honor Book by the American Library Association. "A tender knockout . . . it's rare to find much vitality, spontaneity, and depth of feeling in such a simple, young book."— Kirkus Reviews After their home is destroyed by a fire, Rosa, her mother, and grandmother save their coins to buy a really comfortable chair ...
Audubon Songbirds & Other Backyard Birds Calendar 2014
National Audubon Society
Plump jays, cheerful chickadees, resplendent hummingbirds, and robins—charming heralds of spring. Offering a sighting a day for America’s 51 million birders, Audubon Songbirds is the beloved and bestselling calendar from the organization that is synonymous with birds. On each month’s spread is a large photograph at the top of the page and dozens of smaller ones in the grid below, all in full color. Your favorite backyard friends—up close ...
The Dog Chapel: Welcome All Creeds, All Breeds. No Dogmas Allowed
Harry N. Abrams
I wanted to build a chapel, a place that celebrated the spiritual bond we have with our dogs, a place that would be open to all dogs and to people of any faith or belief system.-Stephen Huneck With The Dog Chapel, Stephen Huneck, author and artist of Abrams' beloved children's books about Sally, the black Lab, presents a warm and heartfelt offering to adult dog lovers everywhere. In joyful celebration of the bond between humans and their canine ...
Shop Drawings for Craftsman Interiors: Cabinets, Moldings and Built-Ins for Every Room in the Home (Shop ...
Learn to repair or replace Craftsman or Craftsman-style designs in homes, cottages, or bungalows. Included are working shop drawings for kitchen and bathroom cabinets, crown moldings, chair railings, wall paneling and wainscoting, and more. This comprehensive book is for decorators, homeowners, carpenters, and woodworkers who wish to create interiors of the iconic Craftsman movement.
Manufacturing Processes for Design Professionals
Thames & Hudson
An encyclopaedic guide to production techniques and materials for product and industrial designers, engineers, and architects. Today's product designers are presented with a myriad of choices when creating their work and preparing it for manufacture. They have to be knowledgeable about a vast repertoire of processes, ranging from what used to be known as traditional "crafts" to the latest technology, to enable their designs to be manufactured ...
Spruce: A Step-by-Step Guide to Upholstery and Design
Storey Publishing, LLC
This is the only book you’ll need to learn the craft and art of upholstery from start to finish. With clear instructions illustrated by more than 900 step-by-step photographs, the five projects included here are designed to teach all of the techniques and skills you need to reupholster any piece of furniture to suit your own taste and style.
The Art of Segmented Wood Turning: A Step-By-Step Guide
Woodturners learn how to cut and combine pieces of wood to produce multicolored geometric designs in turned bowls and vases in this highly illustrated book. Techniques are provided to achieve the accuracy required in segmented work, and professional tips reveal how to create preliminary blueprints. Step-by-step instructions and hundreds of color photographs explain how to accomplish the often-complicated tasks involved with sphere turning, ...
Science Is Simple: Over 250 Activities for Preschoolers
What do seeds need to grow? What can the wind do? What is dirt? Like learning to count or read, understanding the fascinating world of science is an essential skill. This innovative book encourages three-to-six-year olds to predict outcomes, ask questions, and investigate answers. Watch preschoolers develop essential observational and analytical skills as they eagerly jump into the hands-on, interactive process that is science. Science Is ...
Complete Book of Woodcarving: Everything You Need to Know to Master the Craft
Fox Chapel Publishing
Brimming with expert instruction and nine attractive projects, you'll learn all about carving styles, techniques, tools, wood, and much more! This comprehensive reference covers every classic style along and power carving too. Includes 9 projects and a helpful resource section.
Toddler Bargains: Secrets to Saving 20% to 50% on Toddler Furniture, Clothing, Shoes, Travel Gear, Toys, and ...
Windsor Peak Press
The terrible twos? Make that the terrible two-thousands. On average, it takes $2,000 per year to raise a toddler, which makes bargain hunting with an eye for quality a necessity. In this follow-up to their best-selling Baby Bargains, Denise and Alan Fields point parents of toddlers to the best deals. Topics include decor on a shoestring; ten ways to avoid wasting money on clothes; reviews and ratings of booster seats; reviews of name-brand potty ...
Archy and Mehitabel
The now classic tale of Archy the cockroach and Mehitabel the cat in her ninth life. First published in 1927, this free verse poem has become an essential part of American literature.
Firearms: An Illustrated History
Published in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, Firearms: An Illustrated History charts the evolution of the gun, from the pistol and rifle, to the machine gun and revolver. Detailed catalogs profile more than 300 firearms spanning over 700 years. With virtual tours detailing the most intricate details of key weaponry and photographic features on the world's iconic gun makers, including Colt, Smith & Wesson, Maxim, and ...
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