The Brick Bible for Kids series has followed in the footsteps of Brendan Powell Smith’s bestselling adult series: The Brick Bible. Now, for the first time, Smith’s visually striking and child-friendly picture books are available in a beautiful hardcover box set, complete with a double-sided, full-co..
Learning to use the potty is something to celebrate! Join Daniel Tiger as we get ready to potty train. As you read the story, picture icons will prompt you to press the buttons and play the sound effects. The sturdy handle is just right for little hands, at home or on the go. Potty Time! is great fo..
ON TIME, NPR AND USA TODAY'S BEST-OF 2011 LISTS WINNER OF THE EISNER, HARVEY AND IGNATZ AWARDS Teen outcast Andy is an orphaned nobody with only one friend, the obnoxious--but loyal--Louie. They roam school halls and city streets, invisible to everyone but bullies and tormentors, until the glorious..
Are you a huge fan of Harry Potter? You have probably read every book and seen every film many times over. But how much do you really know? This excellent book has more than two hundred facts that will surprise and amaze you in equal measure. Sections include: - Harry Potter and Daniel Radcliffe - Q..
Creating the perfect loaf of bread--a challenge that has captivated bakers for centuries--is now the rage in the hippees places, from Waitsfield, Vermont, to Point Reyes Station, California. Like the new generation of beer drinkers who consciously seek out distinctive craft-brewed beers, many people..
The best-selling author of The Essential Kabbalah nowoffers readers the best introduction to the Zohar.The splendor and enigmatic appeal of the Zohar, the major text of the Jewish mystical tradition, has never intrigued readers of all faiths more than it does today. But how can we truly understand i..
The first English translation of Guerin's monumental anthology of anarchism, published here in one volume. It details a vast array of unpublished documents, letters, debates, manifestos, reports, impassioned calls-to-arms and reasoned analysis; the history, organization and practice of the movement-..
"An alchemical mix of Borges, Raymond Chandler and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer.""--Salon.com (Best of the Year)"A delightful collection."--"Cleveland Plain Dealer""My favorite fantasy writer."--Alan Cheuse, "All Things Considered""Link's stories defy explanation, or at least, brief summary, instead wo..
The number of books in the Bible depends on which Bible is being referenced. Protestant and Catholic churches recognize 27 New Testament books. Protestants recognize 39 books of the Jewish canon in the Old Testament. Roman Catholics hold 46 books of the Old Testament as canon, along with expanded ve..
The well known and acclaimed work of Dr. Joseph Lumpkin has been enlarged to include new research on the Books of Enoch, Fallen Angels, the Watchers, and the Nephilim. After presenting extensive historical backgrounds and brilliant translations of The First, Second, and Third Books of Enoch, Lumpkin..
"McClanahan's prose is miasmic, dizzying, repetitive. A rushing river of words that reflects the chaos and humanity of the place from which he hails. McClanahan] aims to lasso the moon... He is not a writer of half-measures. The man has purpose. This is his symphony, every note designed to resonate..
I Wonder offers crucial lessons in emotional intelligence, starting with being secure in the face of uncertainty. Annaka Harris has woven a beautiful tapestry of art, storytelling, and profound wisdom. Any young child -- and parent -- will benefit from sharing this wondrous book together.--Daniel Go..
A breakthrough approach to optimize your brain, change your habits, and succeed in school, from a renowned neuroscientist and bestselling author of Change Your Brain, Change Your LifeDo you feel like you should be getting better grades? Are you spending more time studying than the A students in your..
Created and compiled by Krauthammer before his death, this is a powerful collection of the influential columnist's most important works. Edited and includes an introduction by the columnist's son, Daniel Krauthammer, it is the most intimate and profound book yet by the legendary writer and thinker...
100 artists who epitomize the contemporary art scene: Key figures on the avant-garde horizon This special two-volume edition features 100 of the most exciting artists from TASCHEN's seminal Art at the Turn of the Millennium and the renowned Art Now series - gathered in a comprehensive survey of con..
The richness of Japan's history is renowned worldwide. The heritage of culture that its society has produced and passed on to future generations is one of Japan's greatest accomplishments. In "Introduction to Japanese Culture," you'll read an overview, through sixty-eight original and informative es..
Daniel Kahneman, uno de los pensadores mas importantes del mundo, recibio el premio Nobel de Economia por su trabajo pionero en psicologia sobre el modelo racional de la toma de decisiones. Sus ideas han tenido un profundo impacto en campos tan diversos como la economia, la medicina o la politica, p..
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What will you get for your birthday this year? A chance to see into the future? Or a reminder of the imperfect past?In this enviable gathering, Haruki Murakami has chosen for his party some of the very best short story writers of recent years, each with their own birthday experiences, each story a..
“Simple, smart, and effective solutions to your child’s struggles.”—Harvey Karp, M.D.In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestselling Mindsight, and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with twelve..
With an Introduction and Notes by Doreen Roberts, Rutherford College, University of Kent at Canterbury.From its first publication in 1719, Robinson Crusoe has been printed in over 700 editions. It has inspired almost every conceivable kind of imitation and variation, and been the subject of plays,..
Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until the discoveries of modern brain researchers, theorists could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's fascinating report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers us startling new insight into our "two min..
THE WORD OF MOUTH PHENOMENON THAT'S CHANGING LIVES AROUND THE WORLDDo you want to change your life? Well, who says you can't? Would you be surprised to learn that the only person stopping you achieving what you want in life is yourself? Why do you think there are so few people living their dream a..
**THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER**Sapiens showed us where we came from. In uncertain times, Homo Deus shows us where we're going.'Homo Deus will shock you. It will entertain you. It will make you think in ways you had not thought before' Daniel Kahneman, bestselling author of Thinking, Fast and S..
Big ideas sometimes come from the strangest places. In this wide ranging introduction, James M Russell takes the fear out of philosophy and selects seventy-six works - from Plato, Descartes and Wittgenstein to Philip K Dick and the Moomins as well as contemporary thinkers such as Peter Singer and Jo..
A profound and absorbing saga from the Internationally Bestselling and Man Booker Prize shortlisted author'Amitav Ghosh is such a fascinating and seductive writer... I cannot think of another contemporary writer with whom it would be this thrilling to go so far, so fast' The TimesJanuary 2001: A sma..
Longlisted for the National Book Award for FictionAn unforgettable collection of stories from Daniel Alarcon, one of the New Yorker's 20 best writers under 40, and one of the best storytellers of our time.Migration. Betrayal. Family secrets. Doomed love. Uncertain futures. In Daniel Alarcon's hands,..
A great American writer's confrontation with a great European critic - a personal and intellectual awakening.A hundred years ago, the Viennese satirist Karl Kraus was among the most penetrating and prophetic writers in Europe: a relentless critic of the popular media's manipulation of reality, the d..
Consciousness has long been regarded as the biggest stumbling block for the view that the mind is physical. This volume collects thirteen new papers on this problem by leading philosophers including Torin Alter, Ned Block, David Chalmers, Daniel Dennett, John Hawthorne, Frank Jackson, Janet Levin, J..
Here is an unprecedented collection of twenty freewheeling and revealing interviews with major players in the ongoing--and increasingly heated--debate about the relationship between religion and science. These lively conversations cover the most important and interesting topics imaginable: the Big B..
What kind of literature is the Talmud? To answer this question, Daniel Boyarin looks to an unlikely source: the dialogues of Plato. In these ancient texts he finds similarities, both in their combination of various genres and topics and in their dialogic structure. But Boyarin goes beyond these stru..
For thirty-five years, the Crime and Justice series has provided a platform for the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists as it explores the full range of issues concerning crime, its causes, and it remedies. For the American criminal ..
Despite their influence in our culture, sports inspire dramatically less philosophical consideration than such ostensibly weightier topics as religion, politics, or science. Arguing that athletic playfulness coexists with serious underpinnings, and that both demand more substantive attention, Daniel..
The phrase "e;a strong work ethic"e; conjures images of hard-driving employees working diligently for long hours. But where did this ideal come from, and how has it been buffeted by changes in work itself? While seemingly rooted in America's Puritan heritage, perceptions of work ethic have a..
In the second half of the nineteenth century, American cities began to go dark. Hulking new buildings overspread blocks, pollution obscured the skies, and glass and smog screened out the health-giving rays of the sun. Doctors fed anxities about these new conditions with claims about a rising tide of..
George Herbert Mead is widely considered one of the most influential American philosophers of the twentieth century, and his work remains vibrant and relevant to many areas of scholarly inquiry today. The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead brings together a range of scholars who provide detailed anal..
This year, the NBER Macroeconomics Annual celebrates its thirtieth volume. The first two papers examine China's macroeconomic development. "e;Trends and Cycles in China's Macroeconomy"e; by Chun Chang, Kaiji Chen, Daniel F. Waggoner, and Tao Zha outlines the key characteristics of growth and..
Natural Right and History is widely recognized as Strauss's most influential work. The six lectures, written while Strauss was at the New School, and a full transcript of the 1949 Walgreen Lectures show Strauss working toward the ideas he would present in fully matured form in his landmark work. In ..
In 1783, as the Revolutionary War came to a close, Alexander Hamilton resigned in disgust from the Continental Congress after it refused to consider a fundamental reform of the Articles of Confederation. Just four years later, that same government collapsed, and Congress gru..
What is a hostile environment? How exactly can feelings be mixed? What on earth might it mean when someone writes that he was "e;happily situated"e; as a slave? The answers, of course, depend upon whom you ask.Science and the humanities typically offer two different paradigms for t..
In a campaign for state or local office these days, you're as likely today to hear accusations that an opponent advanced Obamacare or supported Donald Trump as you are to hear about issues affecting the state or local community. This is because American political behavior has become substantially mo..
Despite the devastation caused by the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and 60-foot tsunami that struck Japan in 2011, some 96% of those living and working in the most disaster-stricken region of Tohoku made it through. Smaller earthquakes and tsunamis have killed far more people in nearby China and India. W..
"e;Playing in an orchestra in an intelligent way is the best school for democracy."e;-Daniel Barenboim The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has been led by a storied group of conductors. And from 1994 to 2015, through the best work of Daniel Barenboim, Pierre Boulez, Bernard Haitink, and Ricc..
"e;It may be cold comfort in this chaotic era, but Americans should know that there are adults in the room. . . . And we are trying to do what's right even when Donald Trump won't."e;-An anonymous senior administrative official in an op-ed published in a New York Times op-ed, September 5, 20..
Long before the United States had presidents from the world of movies and reality TV, we had scores of politicians with connections to country music. In I'd Fight the World, Peter La Chapelle traces the deep bonds between country music and politics, from the nineteenth-century rise of fiddler-politi..
Environmental sustainability and human cultural sustainability are inextricably linked. Reversing damaging human impact on the global environment is ultimately a cultural question, and as with politics, the answers are often profoundly local. Cultural Sustainabilities presents twenty-three essays by..
Smoke Free in 30 Days provides the best approaches for effectively breaking the smoking habit and to help anyone to remain smoke free for life. Dr Daniel Seidman has worked with thousands of addicted smokers for over twenty years. He understands that people smoke -- and try to quit -- for different ..
Daniel L. Schacter, chairman of Harvard University's Psychology Department, is internationally recognised as one of the world's authorities on memory, explains that just as the seven deadly sins, the seven memory sins appear routinely in everyday life, and why it is a good thing that they ha..
In the most inspiring speech of his career, Ted Kennedy once vowed: For all those whose cares have been our concern, the work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die.Unlike his martyred brothers, John and Robert, whose lives were cut off before the promise of ..
A rich romp through untold American history featuring fabulous characters, The Wild Vine is the tale of a little-known American grape that rocked the fine-wine world of the nineteenth century and is poised to do so again today.Author Todd Kliman sets out on an epic quest to unravel the mystery behin..
Winner of the National Book Award in 1991 ';This collection amounts to a hymn of praise for all the workers of America. These proletarian heroes, with names like Lonnie, Loo, Sweet Pea, and Packy, work the furnaces, forges, slag heaps, assembly lines, and loading docks at places with unglamorous na..
THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH IS BETWEEN YOUR EARS.A healthy brain is the key to staying vibrant and alive for a long time, and in Use Your Brain to Change Your Age, bestselling author and brain expert Dr. Daniel G. Amen shares ten simple steps to boost your brain to help youlive longer, look younger, and d..
What makes your heart race a little faster? It's theUSA TodaybestsellingFallen in Love, four wholly originalstories collected in a novel set in the Middle Ages by #1New York Timesbestselling authorLauren Kate.Fallen in Lovegives fans the much-talked about but never-revealed stories of Fallen charact..
In this powerful, affecting, and unflinching memoir, a daughter looks back on her unconventional childhood with deaf parents in rural Texas while trying to reconcile it to her present lifeone in which her father is serving a twenty-year sentence in a maximum-security prison.As a child, Kambri Crews ..
There's something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori.Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price's attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah, Georgia. He's the one bright spot in a place where cell phones are forbidden, t..
Luce would die for Daniel.And she has. Over and over again. Throughout time, Luce and Daniel have found each other, only to be painfully torn apart: Luce dead, Daniel left broken and alone. But perhaps it doesn't need to be that way. . . .Luce is certain that somethingor someonein a past life can he..
The Waking Darkis ';a horror story worthy of Stephen King' (Booklist) and ';a book you won't soon forget' (Cassandra Clare, author of the Mortal Instruments series)perfect for readers of Gillian Flynn and Rick Yancey. They called it the killing day. Twelve people murdered, in the space of a few hou..
George Washington insisted that his portrait be painted with one. Daniel Boone created a legend with one. Abraham Lincoln shot them on the White House lawn. And Teddy Roosevelt had his specially customized. Now, in this first-of-its-kind book, historian Alexander Rose delivers a colorful, engrossing..