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Dinosaur Surprise
Dinosaur Surprise By Agnese Baruzzi

What could be more exciting to a toddler than animals that turn into dinosaurs? Every animal in this book looks cute and small—until you unfold the flaps to reveal a much bigger dinosaur within! Is that a jellyfish or a Pterodactyl? Is that a parrot or a Triceratops? Open the flaps to find out...
It's Not About the Burqa
It's Not About the Burqa Edited by Mariam Khan

In 2016, Mariam Khan read that David Cameron had linked the radicalization of Muslim men to the "traditional submissiveness" of Muslim women. Mariam felt pretty sure she didn't know a single Muslim woman who would describe herself that way. Why was she hearing about Muslim women from people who were neither Muslim, nor female? Years later the state of the discourse has deteriorated even further, and Muslim women's voices are still pushed to the fringes—the figures leading the discussion are white and male. Taking one of the most politicized and misused words associated with Muslim women and Islamophobia, It's Not About the Burqa is poised to change all that. Here are voices you won't see represented in the news headlines: 17 Muslim women speaking frankly about the hijab and wavering faith, about love and divorce, about feminism, queer identity, sex, and the twin threats of a disapproving community and a racist country. With a mix of British and international women writers, from activist Mona Eltahawy's definition of a revolution to journalist and broadcaster Saima Mir telling the story of her experience of arranged marriage, from author Sufiya Ahmed on her Islamic feminist icon to playwright Afshan D'souza-Lodhi's moving piece about her relationship with her hijab, these essays are funny, warm, sometimes sad, and often angry, and each of them is a passionate declaration calling time on the oppression, the lazy stereotyping, the misogyny and the Islamophobia. What does it mean, exactly, to be a Muslim woman in the West today? According to the media, it's all about the burqa. Here's what it's really about.
52 Assignments: Instagram Photography
52 Assignments: Instagram Photography By Adam Juniper

This collection of inspirational Insta missions, challenges, hacks, and hints from leading Instagram photographers is designed to help you elevate the images in your Instagram feed to miniature works of art. Whether you wish to sharpen your selfies, sprinkle some magic over your food shots, transform your travel album, pimp your pet portraits or brush up your street photography, you'll find a year's worth of weekly commissions and concepts for composing and creating #hashtaggable photography in all its forms. This is the quickest way to shake off old habits, discover new techniques, transform your best nine, and start creating Instagram images that get devoted followers flocking to your feed.
Archie the Arty Sloth
Archie the Arty Sloth By Heath McKenzie

Archie is a sloth. But while most sloths like to doze and laze around, Archie always wants to be busy! How does a one-of-a-kind sloth accept that it’s okay to stand out from the crowd?
Conversations With Mark Frost
Conversations With Mark Frost By David Bushman

Mark Frost, co-creator of both the original Twin Peaks and The Return, is often lost in the shadow of co-creator David Lynch in the eyes of critics and scholars—one newspaper even called him the "Other Peak." In fact, Frost played at least as crucial a role in developing the narrative, mythology, and aesthetic of what has come to be revered as one of the most artful and influential shows ever to air on television. This book, comprising a series of interviews with Frost over the course of a single year, finally and fully acknowledges the extent of Frost's contributions not only to those series, but also to American television in general, as a writer/producer on Hill Street Blues and other shows, and as a mentor to numerous other writers. The book traces the arc of his entire life and career, from his boyhood days in New York, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis, to his nascent playwriting career in Pittsburgh, to his days as a writer at Universal TV's famed factory of the seventies, to his work on Hill Street Blues alongside such industry titans as Steven Bochco and David Milch, to his multiple collaborations with the famously enigmatic Lynch. Conversations with Mark Frost " deconstructs that legendary partnership, while at the same time exploring Frost's values, influences, thematic preoccupations, and approach to creating art — for the screen, the stage, and the printed page — as well as his thoughts about such topics as politics, extraterrestrial live, ethics, and the future of the human race. The book is presented in Q+A form, so that readers get to hear all this from Frost himself. So pull up a chair at the Double R and grab some coffee, pie, and conversation.
The Hockneys
The Hockneys By John Hockney

"Never Worry What the Neighbors Think" was the philosophy that Kenneth Hockney used to inspire his children–David, one of the world's greatest living artists, and siblings John, Paul, Philip, and Margaret–to each choose their own route in life. The Hockneys is a never before seen insight into the lives of the family by youngest brother John, from growing up in the Second World War in Bradford to their diverse lives across three continents. Hardship, success, and complex relationships are poignantly illustrated by both famous and private pictures and paintings from David Hockney. With a rare and spirited look into the lives of an ordinary family with extraordinary stories, we begin to understand the creative freedom that led to their successful careers and the launchpad for an artist's work that continues to inspire generations across the world.
Elevated
Elevated By Harvey Araton, Foreword by Jeff Van Gundy

Howard Beck. Marc Stein. Jonathan Abrams. Chris Broussard. Ira Berkow. George Vecsey. Mike Wise. Selena Roberts. Lee Jenkins. All have graced the pages of The New York Times, entertaining readers with their probing coverage of the N.B.A.: a stage on which spectacular athletes perform against a backdrop of continuous social change. Now, their work and more is collected in a new volume, edited and annotated by Hall of Fame honoree Harvey Araton, tracing basketball's sustained boom from Magic and Bird to the present.Elevated provides a courtside seat to four decades of professional basketball. Both the iconic moments and those quieter, but no less meaningful times in between are here, from Wise riding around Los Angeles with a young Kobe Bryant on the eve of his first All-Star Game, to Stein declaring Giannis Antetokounmpo's "unspeakable greatness" to the world in a riveting profile. Rather than simply preserving the past, Elevated reexamines and further illuminates hoops history. This expertly curated collection features exclusive new writing by Araton and postscripts from the original journalists, revealing candid exchanges with NBA greats that didn't make the original newspaper edit and tracing the rise of a worldwide phenomenon from a contemporary vantage point.
Don't Eat the Plastic
Don't Eat the Plastic By Dara Herman Zierlein, Illustrated by Peter Zierlein

Little Alligator is waking up from a peaceful slumber and goes through his morning routine of brushing his teeth, combing his hair, showering and stretching his body before he is off to get his big breakfast to start off his day. As he begins his journey, he encounters a trashed environment with all kinds of plastic pollution! The little alligator almost chokes on a plastic drinking bottle, a single-use plastic bag lands on his head as he is swimming deep in the water, a large worn-out car tire gets stuck on his waist! He escapes the water and sees a yellow bird with its beak held tightly closed by a plastic juice bottle cap, a duck with soda can rings squeezed around its neck, and a turtle with a plastic grocery bag stuck in his mouth! He helps these animals to get free and in return they become a group that shares an experience that bonds them forever as friends. Together they make sure the environment is clean and that no other animals will ever suffer from plastic pollution again!
Seven Days in Augusta
Seven Days in Augusta By Mark Cannizzaro, Foreword by Phil Mickelson

The Masters is unquestionably the crown jewel of golf's major tournaments, not only for the transcendent performances it has inspired over the years, but for the incomparable sights and sounds of Augusta National and its environs, each distinct element contributing to the storied, rarefied atmosphere which draws tens of thousands to Georgia each spring.Seven Days in Augusta spans everything from the par-3 contest, to Amen Corner, to Butler Cabin. Mark Cannizzaro goes behind the scenes of the exclusive competition, covering wide-ranging topics including green jacket rituals, tales from The Crow's Nest atop the clubhouse, the extreme lengths some fans have gone to acquire tickets, and what goes on outside the gates during Masters week. Also featuring some of the most memorable and dramatic moments from the tournament's history, this is an essential, expansive look at golf's favorite event.
All This Marvelous Potential
All This Marvelous Potential By Matthew Algeo

In early 1968, Senator Robert F. Kennedy ventured deep into the heart of eastern Kentucky to gauge the progress of President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty. Kennedy, already considering challenging Johnson for the Democratic presidential nomination, viewed his two days in Kentucky as an opportunity to test his antiwar and antipoverty message with hardscrabble white voters. Among the strip mines, one-room schoolhouses, and dilapidated homes, however, Kennedy encountered a strong mistrust and intense resentment of establishment politicians. In All This Marvelous Potential, author Matthew Algeo meticulously retraces RFK's tour of eastern Kentucky, visiting the places he visited and meeting with the people he met. Algeo explains how and why the region has changed since 1968, and why it matters for the rest of the country. The similarities between then and now are astonishing: divisive politics, racial strife, economic uncertainty, and environmental alarm. This book provides a new portrait of Robert Kennedy, a politician who, for all his faults, had the uncommon courage to stand up to a president from his own party and shine a light on America's shortcomings
Easy Keto
Easy Keto By Pete Evans

The ketogenic diet—a style of eating that is low in carbs and rich in healthy fats—is a powerful way to transform your health, lose weight, and find relief from common health problems. In this practical, one-stop guide, Pete Evans gives you the essential information you'll need to transition to this way of eating, including: the benefits of a keto diet; guidelines on carbohydrates found in common foods; eating, shopping, and pantry tips; and more than 70 simple and delicious recipes. As always, Pete's recipes are quick, easy to make, and full of bright, fresh flavors. Easy Keto is for anyone interested in this way of eating who is unsure of how to get started. With some basic guidelines, it has never been simpler or more enticing to reclaim your health and go keto! Includes conversion charts.
The New Baby Blueprint
The New Baby Blueprint By Whitney Casares

Pediatrician and mother of two young daughters, Dr. Whitney Casares, delivers a modern, empathetic guide to preparing for a baby and those first few days, weeks, and months of being a parent. From basic newborn care to breastfeeding success and from childcare choices to the emotional ups and downs of new motherhood, Dr. Casares's advice combines important health and safety information from the American Academy of Pediatrics with honest insights from her own parenting experiences. A dual approach to baby and self-care supports new and expecting moms through the challenges of meeting their own needs while getting ready for and caring for a new baby and includes important information on baby blues and postpartum depression. Dr. Casares's message is especially relatable for fellow working moms, struggling to win at parenting without losing themselves.
Biographic Marilyn
Biographic Marilyn By Katie Greenwood

Most people know that Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962) was a Hollywood icon, and at one time the most famous movie star on the planet. What, perhaps, they don't know is that she lived in 42 different homes; that she loved Abraham Lincoln with a passion; that she was the first choice for the role of Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's; and that her absences while filming Let's Make Love added 28 days to the shooting time and $1 million to the budget. Biographic: Marilyn presents an instant impression of her life, work and legacy, with an array of irresistible facts and figures converted into infographics to reveal the actor behind the movies.
Biographic The Beatles
Biographic The Beatles By Viv Coot

Most people know that The Beatles (1960–1970) were the most famous pop group of all time, who were at the heart of 1960s counterculture and whose songs transformed the music world. What, perhaps, they don't know is that they have spent more than 1,300 weeks, or 25 years, on the Billboard chart; that the artwork for Sgt. Pepper cost 60 times that of a normal album at the time; that their first live U.S. television performance was watched by 34 per cent of the population; and that they were the first band to include all the song lyrics in their album artwork. Biographic: The Beatles presents an instant impression of their life, work and legacy, with an array of irresistible facts and figures converted into infographics to reveal the musicians behind the music.
Biographic Picasso
Biographic Picasso By Natalia Price-Cabrera

Many people know that Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker and poet, a pioneer of Modernism and Cubism whose works include Les Demoiselles D'Avignon. What, perhaps, they don't know is that his full name is 23 words long; that he painted 15 different versions of Les Femmes D'Algers, one of which sold in 2015 for $179 million; that doctors thought he was stillborn until his uncle blew cigar smoke into his face; and that he was interviewed by police over the theft of the Mona Lisa. Biographic: Picasso presents a modern study of his life and work, with an array of irresistible facts and figures converted into infographics to reveal the artist behind the pictures.
A Strangely Wrapped Gift
A Strangely Wrapped Gift By Emily Byrnes

In A Strangely Wrapped Gift, you will find journeys from mental illness to recovery, from heartbreak to heart growth, from hopelessness to empowerment, and from the ocean to the stars. In these pages, Juniper takes heavy, emotional raw material and weaves it into stunning, relatable poetry you'll long to share with friends and loved ones. This collection is a reminder that broken pieces make the most beautiful mosaics, and that all of us possess the power to bloom even after a harsh winter.
Vegan for Everyone
Vegan for Everyone By Laura Theodore, Afterword by Julieanna Hever

Easy weeknight suppers, classic weekend menus and festive holiday family fare make VEGAN FOR EVERYONE the perfect book for anyone looking to "jazz up" mealtimes by adding easy-to-prepare and delicious, plant-based food into their weekly menu plans. In addition to featuring over 100 new recipes, award-winning vegan chef Laura Theodore (PBS's Jazzy Vegetarian) includes updates on 60 fan-favorite recipes from her first four books, making this new cookbook a complete and fun way to make family meals kinder, healthier and - most of all - tastier! Over 135 of the recipes include a gluten-free option, making VEGAN FOR EVERYONE sure to please . . . well . . . just about everyone!
High Drama
High Drama By John Burgman, Foreword by Kynan Waggoner

One afternoon in 1987, two renegade climbers in Berkeley, California, hatched an ambitious plan: under the cover of darkness, they would rappel down from a carefully scouted highway on-ramp, gluing artificial handholds onto the load-bearing concrete pillars underneath. Equipped with ingenuity, strong adhesive, and an urban guerilla attitude, Jim Thornburg and Scott Frye created a serviceable climbing wall. But what they were part of was a greater development: the expansion and reimagining of a sport now slated for a highly anticipated Olympic debut in 2020.High Drama explores rock climbing's transformation from a pursuit of select anti-establishment vagabonds to a sport embraced by competitors of all ages, social classes, and backgrounds. Climbing magazine's John Burgman weaves a multi-layered story of traditionalists and opportunists, grassroots organizers and business-minded developers, free-spirited rebels and rigorously coached athletes.
The Little Wiggles: The Toilet Song
The Little Wiggles: The Toilet Song By The Wiggles

This sound book is a perfect companion, with lyrics from the song, artwork from the hugely popular Little Wiggles style guide, and a sound chip that plays The Wiggles singing along. In sturdy board format with rounded edges, the book is designed to be read in preparation for and during toilet training for boys and girls. The Wiggles: The Toilet Song has been viewed on YouTube over 6 million times in just 3 months!
Nineteen
Nineteen By Makenzie Campbell

By the author of the wildly successful 2am Thoughts, comes Nineteen — titled after the poet's age when she wrote this new book. Nineteen is a collection of poetry that broaches heartbreak, love, loss, war, peace, and healing. For every place we go, there is a feeling or memory that's been painted on the walls. You can paint over it, but it will always be there. Even if you can't see it, you know. You can feel the heartbreak inside the bedroom where you lost a love. You can feel the hope at the coffee shop where a beginning happened. You can feel the healing as you sit in the driver's seat, in charge of your own life.