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Grumpy Cat Stickers
Grumpy Cat

Dover Publications, 2014

Express your cat- titude! Surly star of the Internet and hero of naysayers everywhere, Grumpy Cat has no use for fun and happiness. Tell the world no, nope, and not a chance with 19 colorful stickers that feature Grumpy and sullen sidekick Pokey, in all their glorious gloom.
  
  











  



  
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain

Dover Publications, 1994

Referring to Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, H. L. Mencken noted that his discovery of this classic American novel was "the most stupendous event of my whole life"; Ernest Hemingway declared that "all modern American literature stems from this one book," while T. S. Eliot called Huck "one of the permanent symbolic figures of fiction, not unworthy to take a place with Ulysses, Faust, Don Quixote, Don Juan, Hamlet." The novel's preeminence ...
  
  











  



  
Frankenstein (Dover Thrift Editions)
Mary Shelley

Dover Publications, 1994

Few creatures of horror have seized readers' imaginations and held them for so long as the anguished monster of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein . The story of Victor Frankenstein's terrible creation and the havoc it caused has enthralled generations of readers and inspired countless writers of horror and suspense. Considering the novel's enduring success, it is remarkable that it began merely as a whim of Lord Byron's. "We will each write a story," ...
  
  











  



  
Easy Origami (Dover Origami Papercraft)over 30 simple projects
John Montroll

Dover Publications, 1992

Here is a collection of 32 simple projects for novice origami hobbyists — clearly illustrated and with easy-to-follow instructions that even beginning papercrafters can follow with success. Subjects range from an ultra-simple hat, cup, and pinwheel to the more challenging (but still unintimidating) penguin, pelican, and piano. Also included are the figures of a swan, lantern, cicada, pigeon, fox, rabbit, and other popular origami subjects. ...
  
  











  



  
The Scarlet Letter (Dover Thrift Editions)
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Dover Publications, 1994

First published in 1850, The Scarlet Letter is Nathaniel Hawthorne's masterpiece and one of the greatest American novels. Its themes of sin, guilt, and redemption, woven through a story of adultery in the early days of the Massachusetts Colony, are revealed with remarkable psychological penetration and understanding of the human heart. Hester Prynne is the adulteress, forced by the Puritan community to wear a scarlet letter A on the breast of ...
  
  











  



  
Creative Haven Art Nouveau Animal Designs Coloring Book (Creative Haven Coloring Books)
Marty Noble, Creative Haven

Dover Publications, 2013

Inspired by the works of M. P. Verneuil, Alphonse Mucha, and other Art Nouveau masters, 31 elegant designs celebrate the sensuous Art Nouveau style. The imaginative illustrations feature patterns of graceful swans, peacocks, butterflies, and other creatures, as well as intertwined vines, flowers, and other plant life. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, ...
  
  











  



  
Mystical Mandala Coloring Book (Dover Design Coloring Books)
Alberta Hutchinson

Dover Publications, 2007

This vibrant collection of drawings was inspired by the hypnotic appeal of the mandala. An ancient form of meditative art, mandalas are complex circular designs that draw the eye inward, toward their centers. These 30 dazzling mandala designs will captivate colorists of all ages, challenging them to create kaleidoscopic effects.
  
  











  



  
Creative Haven Art Deco Fashions Coloring Book (Creative Haven Coloring Books)
Ming-Ju Sun

Dover Publications, 2014

Inspired by fashions of the 1920s, '30s, and early '40s, this book offers a gallery of smart-looking styles to color. More than 30 full-page illustrations depict models in vintage day and evening outfits, each highlighted by background patterns of flowers and other Art Deco designs. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Art Deco Fashions and other Creative ...
  
  











  



  
Grumpy Cat Tattoos
Grumpy Cat

Dover Publications, 2014

There are two things that Grumpy Cat doesn't like: change and the way things are. These eight colorful tattoos will show your solidarity with the Internet superstar and implacable foe of optimism. Easy to apply and remove, they'll tell everyone to take no for an answer.
  
  











  



  
How to Draw Animals (Dover How to Draw)
Barbara Soloff Levy

Dover Publications, 2008

Easy-to-follow guide, with step-by-step diagrams, shows youngsters how simple it is to create delightful likenesses of a bushy-tailed squirrel, a smiling chimpanzee, a prickly porcupine, and 27 other familiar creatures. Fun-filled book also teaches basics of developing shapes and proportions.
  
  











  



  
Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition (Dover Thrift Editions)
Walt Whitman

Dover Publications, 2007

In 1855, Walt Whitman published — at his own expense — the first edition of Leaves of Grass , a visionary volume of twelve poems. Showing the influence of a uniquely American form of mysticism known as Transcendentalism, which eschewed the general society and culture of the time, the writing is distinguished by an explosively innovative free verse style and previously unmentionable subject matter. Exalting nature, celebrating the human ...
  
  











  



  
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Dover Thrift Editions)
Frederick Douglass

Dover Publications, 1995

Former slave, impassioned abolitionist, brilliant writer, newspaper editor and eloquent orator whose speeches fired the abolitionist cause, Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) led an astounding life. Physical abuse, deprivation and tragedy plagued his early years, yet through sheer force of character he was able to overcome these obstacles to become a leading spokesman for his people. In this, the first and most frequently read of his three ...
  
  











  



  
Wonderful World of Horses Coloring Book (Dover Nature Coloring Book)
John Green

Dover Publications, 2005

Horses take hold of our imaginations when they gallop across the plains whinnying into the wind. But most of all, horses capture our hearts. And it's said they've done more to change human history than any other domestic animal. John Green skillfully portrays the legendary grace and beauty of this animal in a collection of 30 illustrations. Handsome equines — from Clydesdales to show horses — are depicted in the wild and at work. Brief ...
  
  











  



  
A Christmas Carol (Dover Thrift Editions)
Charles Dickens

Dover Publications, 1991

In October 1843, Charles Dickens ― heavily in debt and obligated to his publisher ― began work on a book to help supplement his family's meager income. That volume, A Christmas Carol, has long since become one of the most beloved stories in the English language. As much a part of the holiday season as holly, mistletoe, and evergreen wreaths, this perennial favorite continues to delight new readers and rekindle thoughts of charity and ...
  
  











  



  
Paisley Designs Coloring Book (Dover Design Coloring Books)
Marty Noble

Dover Publications, 2008

Crafted from exotic motifs inspired by the elements of nature, paisley patterns have decorated textiles and handicrafts for centuries. The illustrations in this gorgeous gallery of designs — each bearing the essentials of genuine paisley technique — exhibit lush arrangements inspired by trees, leaves, flowers, buds, animals, and birds. An absorbing and fascinating coloring experience, this treasury presents artists of all ages with page ...
  
  











  



  
Meditations (Dover Thrift Editions)
Marcus Aurelius

Dover Publications, 1997

Stirring reflections on the human condition from a warrior and emperor provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind and personality of a highly principled Roman of the 2nd century. Recognizing that suffering is at the core of life, he counsels stoic detachment in the face of inevitable pain, loss and death.
  
  











  



  
How to Draw Princesses and Other Fairy Tale Pictures (Dover How to Draw)
Barbara Soloff Levy

Dover Publications, 2008

In just a few simple steps, fairy tale fans can learn to illustrate a bevy of beautiful princesses, dressed in stunning gowns. Once her royal highness has been created, the rest of her kingdom will follow. Three or four steps can also create other regal characters and details, such as princes, kings, queens, a fairy godmother, royal coach, horses, jewelry, tiaras, and more. There are even a fierce dragon and a magical unicorn! A ...
  
  











  



  
The Little ABC Coloring Book (Dover Little Activity Books)
Anna Pomaska

Dover Publications, 1986

Even the youngest children can have an easy time learning the alphabet with this charming coloring book. Each letter of the alphabet is illustrated by an object whose name begins with that letter: for example "A is for Apple." And the miniature format makes this book perfect for little hands.
  
  











  



  
How to Draw Flowers (Dover How to Draw)
Barbara Soloff Levy

Dover Publications, 2001

Clear, step-by-step illustrations show youngsters and other would-be artists how to use simple shapes to draw realistic likenesses of 30 different garden flowers, among them a sunflower, daisy, rose, morning glory, tulip, daffodil, poinsettia, Easter lily, pansy, jack-in-the-pulpit, bird of paradise, iris, and 18 other lovely blossoms.
  
  











  



  
Heart of Darkness (Dover Thrift Editions)
Joseph Conrad

Dover Publications, 1990

Although Polish by birth, Joseph Conrad (1857–1924) is regarded as one of the greatest writers in English, and Heart of Darkness, first published in 1902, is considered by many his "most famous, finest, and most enigmatic story." — Encyclopaedia Britannica . The tale concerns the journey of the narrator (Marlow) up the Congo River on behalf of a Belgian trading company. Far upriver, he encounters the mysterious Kurtz, an ivory trader who ...
  
  











  








   



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