Your ticket to everything from amusement parks and concerts to beach parties, red-carpet ceremonies, and shopping! Explore a movie studio, add exhibits to museums of wax celebrities or world-record holders, discover the past at the La Brea Tar Pits, and join street performers as you wander the streets of this iconic city.
4 x 0.68 x 6 inches
believe: a pop-up book of possibilities
All of life's possibilities are just a page turn away in this beautiful pop-up book from renowned paper artist Robert Sabuda. Throughout, phrases and images evoking potential (an acorn, an egg, a paper airplane) are answered by a glorious 3-D image on the following spread (a towering tree, a flock of birds, a rocket soaring upward). An ideal gift for graduates from kindergarten to college and beyond, Believe is the perfect way to celebrate life's passages and look forward to new horizons.
5 - 8 years
growing you: keepsake pregnancy journal for mom and baby
Your pregnancy story is a special one. Document your most precious moments from this season of life in this elegant keepsake journal and memory book.
Growing You is a place to celebrate and chronicle your pregnancy journey, reflecting on the growth, anticipation, and memories that you want to hold onto as a mother. This heirloom-quality book, created by the author of the popular baby book As You Grow, is designed with a timeless look and archival paper so that you can one day pass it along to your child.
Includes: • Space to journal your feelings and experiences about pregnancy and your birth story • A section to document your prenatal appointments and growth • Writing prompts to record precious milestones such as baby showers and prepping your nursery • Pages to document your baby's birth day • Pocket folder for sonogram photos, letters from loved ones, and other mementos • And more!
Special Features: • Chic, gender-neutral design • Elegant linen cover • Acid-free and archival paper • Generous trim size offers ample space for photos • Lay-flat design created by a beautiful gold spiral binding allows you to easily write in the book
By Korie Herold
7.5 x 1.04 x 9.45 inches
women artists a to z book
An empowering and educational alphabet picture book about women artists, perfect for fans of Rad American Women A-Z.
How many women artists can you name? From Frida Kahlo and Georgia O'Keeffe, to Jaune Quick-to-See Smith and Xenobia Bailey, this lushly illustrated alphabet picture book presents both famous and underrepresented women in the fine arts from a variety of genres: painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, and more. Each spread features a simple line of text encapsulating the creator's iconic work in one word, such as "D is for Dots" (Yayoi Kusama) and "S is for Spider" (Louise Bourgeois), followed by slightly longer text about the artist for older readers who would like to know more. Backmatter includes extended biographies and discussion questions for budding creatives and trailblazers.
Artists featured: Mirka Mora, Betye Saar, Helen Frankenthaler, Yayoi Kusama, Kay Sage, Georgia O'Keeffe, Agnes Martin, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Elizabeth Catlett, Judith Leyster, Leonora Carrington, Carmen Herrera, Edmonia Lewis, Maya Lin, Hilma af Klint, Maria Martinez, Gee's Bend quilters, Frida Kahlo, Louise Bourgeois, Loïs Mailou Jones, Alice Neel, Helen Zughaib, Ursula von Rydingsvard, Dorothea Lange, Xenobia Bailey, and Maria Sibylla Merian.
By Melanie Labarge. Illustrated by Caroline Corrigan.
8.38 x 0.51 x 10.31 inches
3 - 7 years
kids create - arts & craft experiences for kids
Kids Createfeatures more than 150 engaging and thought-provoking art projects and crafts for kids, ages three to nine. Arranged by craft medium, and ranging from beginner to advanced, these projects, including seasonal options, are great for homeschooling, school projects, and weekends.
Illustrations and step-by-step instructions demonstrate each activity and what it should look like along the way.
Activities include shadow silhouettes, sponge art, a windsock recycling craft, a globe-making activity, and many more, including holiday themed-decorations. Also included is an informative section for parents on the stages of a child’s artistic development. This is a perfect book for creative families who want to make something great together. By Laurie Carlson.
Age: 3-9 years
11 x 0.6 x 8.4 inches
family one line a day: a five year memory book
Now families have a way to capture and keep their fondest and funniest memories with this journal, part of the bestselling One Line a Day series (over 2 million copies sold). With enough space for three years' worth of short, daily entries, this book is the perfect way to record the events that happen as your little ones grow up. Fill the journal out as a family and let everyone take their turn writing about how your household spends time together. Once the journal is filled with memories of this wonderful time, you'll have the perfect memento to turn to for rushes of nostalgia for years to come.
This sweet journal features a playful cover, a ribbon marker, and gilded page edges that make it an object of beauty as well as a diary. It's a perfect keepsake gift and a chic coffee table companion for the family room.
• Capture memories and kick start conversations about your day. This journal is a great way to begin the day or reflect before bedtime. • A great baby shower or new parent gift, holiday present, or an add-on gift to a larger purchase. • SIMPLE AND QUICK TO USE: Just jot down a short note for each day. • FOR EVERY FAMILY: A fun way to re-envision the "what did you do today?" question, Family One Line a Day will appeal to those looking to start a journaling habit and seasoned journalers alike. • Journal day by day and create a keepsake diary that will remind you of busy years that go by too soon and be a treasure for years to come. • EVERYONE CAN DO IT: Wider lines than our traditional five-year One Line a Day journal allow small hands to help with the writing.
4 x 1.4 x 6.4 inches
family field trip: explore art, food, music and nature with kids
With more than 40 family-friendly cultural activities and adventures, Family Field Trip makes it easy to incorporate moments of learning and exploration into life with kids.
In this engaging guide, parents and caretakers will find simple-to-follow ideas and tips for cultural experiences the whole family can enjoy, whether they are at home, exploring the neighborhood, or taking a vacation.
Drawing on a range of popular experiential educational techniques—including Montessori, World Schooling, Forest Schooling, and more—Family Field Trip is the perfect handbook for any family with young children and an invaluable resource for raising kids who will grow into curious, well-rounded citizens of the world.
• Gives parents the tools and inspiration to turn the world into a giant field trip full of opportunities to teach children cultural appreciation • Provides parents with easy ways to incorporate learning, adventure, and exploration into both travel and daily life • Tackles a range of lessons and topics without being prescriptive or overwhelming
By exploring sites, languages, and foods of the world, Family Field Trip is an inspiring guide to raise globally minded kids who appreciate art, food, music, nature, and more.
Activities include starting a supper club to introduce kids to the basics of cooking, having conversations that encourage empathy and cross-cultural understanding, designing fun scavenger hunts for any kind of museum, exhibit, or park, packing for trips with kids, and more.
7 x 0.75 x 8 inches
mr. boddington's etiquette book
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.
5.38 x 0.88 x 7.38 inches
lullabies & poems for children book
In this enchanting and comprehensive collection, the lullabies we all were rocked to sleep with, such as “Rock-a-Bye Baby” and “Hush Little Baby, Don’t You Cry,” mingle with traditional lullabies from around the world. Here are beautiful lyrics to sing or read to little ones, from Shakespeare’s lullaby for the fairy queen, Titania, to Brahms’s “Lullaby”; and from Gershwin’s “Summertime” to Langston Hughes’s lovely lullaby for a “night black baby.” Here, too, are poems for children that range from tender to nonsensical, from quiet to raucous–from Walter de la Mare to T. S. Eliot to Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, and Ogden Nash.
Whether the intent is to soothe or to amuse, there’s something here for every mood, every child, and the child in every adult.
4.4 x 0.7 x 6.5 inches
connoisseur kids etiquette book
From Jennifer Scott—author of the New York Times bestselling Madame Chic series and founder of the Daily Connoisseur blog—comes this playful take on manners and being a good global citizen. Parents and younger children work together to read about a wide range of topics: communication, table manners, tidiness, thinking of others, grooming, and health. Activities, learning games, fill-in-the-blanks, letter-writing exercises, recipes (for food and for slime!), and some fun songs and rhymes help kids learn concepts and practice good behaviors. Featuring charming illustrations and go-to advice from a trusted source, this is a timely guide for raising well-mannered, neat, and gracious children for parents, grandparents, and children of reading age.
6.4 x 1 x 8.3 inches
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