Teeny-Tiny Tinsel Tree
By Mollie Thomas
Popular in the 1960s, aluminum Christmas trees were the epitome of Christmas festivity and Mid-Century Modernism. The shiny, festive trees are gaining popularity once more, and this space-saving version of the aluminum masterpiece -- complete with a color wheel spotlight! -- is the perfect dose of Christmas nostalgia to display at home or in the office. The box includes:A 4" aluminum tree A spinning color wheel spotlight to illuminate the tree's metallic branchesA 25" strand of red beads to place on the treeA 32-page mini Christmas countdown guide, a festive way to manage your holiday to-dos
Tequila Mockingbird: Notes
By Tim Federle
Tequila Mockingbird captured the attention of audiences everywhere with its clever commentary, hilarious puns, and delicious drink recipes. Now you can log your books read and drinks made with these two 48-page hardcover log books enclosed in an elegant slip-case with a belly band and including a sprinkling of Lauren Mortimer's brilliant duo-toned illustrations throughout.
Three Men on a Diet
By George Courtauld
'An excellent stocking filler' SpectatorThree Men on a Diet is the very funny and brutally honest story of three mighty men with nothing to gain and so much to lose: a diet book with a difference.Three Men on a Diet is the story of George, Reggie and Sebastian, three middle-aged friends and food- and drink-lovers, learning how to lower their calorie intake without losing their joie de vivre.Determined to improve his looks and health before it's too late (and after being told that he looked like a pregnant bulldog), Reggie persuades the others to join him on a five-month quest to shed three stone. Each has his own degree of cynicism, commitment and willingness to compromise on breakfast, parties and alcohol.Amidst the bewildering array of information on offer (what is a carb? What is saturated fat? How many units in a bottle of wine?), together they learn how to navigate stumbling blocks such as mayonnaise, chocolate and cheese, and support each other through fortnightly weigh-ins and varied levels of success with the Fast Diet, the Atkins Diet and others. At the very least, they hope to give up snoring and rekindle their love lives.Join the trio on their journey as they learn the truth about dieting. This hilarious and realistic guide rips up the rule books: it is an anti-diet book for those who enjoy the finer things in life.
Take Me There
By Victoire Bourgois
Draw & Dream is a coloring and activity book for all ages that follows curious travelers as they voyage around the world. Embark on a journey of fantasy and adventure, where both familiar and exotic landscapes invite you to escape-to another city, another country, another hemisphere. Draw & Dream offers you a passport to 40 locations, ranging from cityscapes and street scenes in Venice, New York, Rio, and Barcelona, to the awe-inspiring Great Wall of China, the colorful traditions of the Mexican Day of the Dead, the animal kingdom of the Galapagos, and finally home at the journey's end.The book ends with a thumbnail of each setting paired with text describing the location, offering context and fun facts. This portion also includes lined sections for journaling and blank pages inviting you to drawn in your own dream destination.Life is an adventure. Give it some color!
Things You Should Already Know About Dating, You F*cking Idiot
By Ben Schwartz, Laura Moses
A hilarious illustrated collection of tips for successfully navigating the dating world as a millennial. For single millennials, this situation is all too familiar: You're on a date. It's going well! Then suddenly your date looks at you like you're a f*cking idiot and you never hear from that person again. Guess you're going to die alone, right? Maybe not! Humble authors Ben Schwartz and Laura Moses have written a book to save the future of the human race: Things You Should Already Know About Dating, You F*cking Idiot, a collection of 100 dating tips--complete with illustrations--that teaches clueless guys and girls the dos and don'ts of dating. In their book, Ben and Laura cover all the basics, from "Why are you texting in just Emojis, dummy?!" to "Stop playing games, idiot!" and, of course, "PUT YOUR PHONE DOWN, A**HOLE!" Simply put, this book will make you laugh and finally give you a fighting chance at not dying alone.
New to our line of musical kits following the recent Finger Breakdancing and Desktop Disco Fever, the Teeny-Tiny Turntable brings you the nostalgic joy of the record player anytime, anywhere! Let those records spin with the Teeny-Tiny Turntable! This on-trend kit adds a bit of vintage vinyl charm to any home or office with its miniature record player and 3 mini-LPs -- each with a printed sleeve and 30 seconds of music. With printed stickers for customizing your LPs and a mini book full of fun facts about the rise of records, this kit brings the joy of the turntable to the legions of devoted vinyl fans, from classic collectors to hip young audiophiles!This kit includes:* Miniature record player, with liftable lid and movable arm.* 3 miniature records. Each record plays 30 seconds of music in a distinct genre and comes with a corresponding sleeve.* Printed stickers to decorate records and sleeves.* 32-page miniature book
Talking As Fast As I Can
By Lauren Graham
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER: with a new bonus chapterWINNER of the GoodReads Choice Awards 2017 for HumourIn this collection of personal essays, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood reveals stories about life, love, and working as a woman in Hollywood-along with behind-the-scenes dispatches from the set of the new Gilmore Girls, where she plays the fast-talking Lorelai Gilmore once again.In Talking As Fast As I Can, Lauren Graham hits pause for a moment and looks back on her life, sharing laugh-out-loud stories about growing up, starting out as an actress, and, years later, sitting in her trailer on the Parenthood set and asking herself, "Did you, um, make it?" She opens up about the challenges of being single in Hollywood ("Strangers were worried about me; that's how long I was single!"), the time she was asked to audition her butt for a role, and her experience being a judge onProject Runway ("It's like I had a fashion-induced blackout").In "What It Was Like, Part One," Graham sits down for an epic Gilmore Girls marathon and reflects on being cast as the fast-talking Lorelai Gilmore. The essay "What It Was Like, Part Two" reveals how it felt to pick up the role again nine years later, and what doing so has meant to her.Some more things you will learn about Lauren: She once tried to go vegan just to bond with Ellen DeGeneres, she's aware that meeting guys at awards shows has its pitfalls ("If you're meeting someone for the first time after three hours of hair, makeup, and styling, you've already set the bar too high"), and she's a card-carrying REI shopper ("My bungee cords now earn points!").Including photos and excerpts from the diary Graham kept during the filming of the recent Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, this book is like a cozy night in, catching up with your best friend, laughing and swapping stories, and-of course-talking as fast as you can.
This is What a Librarian Looks Like
By Kyle Cassidy
In 2014, author and photographer Kyle Cassidy published a photo essay on Slate.com called "This is What A Librarian Looks Like," a montage of portraits and a tribute to librarians. Since then, Cassidy has made it his mission to remind us of how essential librarians and libraries are to our communities. His subjects are men and women of all ages, backgrounds, and personal style-from pink hair and leather jackets to button-downs and blazers. In short, notnecessarily what one thinks a librarian looks like. The nearly 220 librarians photographed also share their personal thoughts on what it means to be a librarian. This is What A Librarian Looks Like also includes original essay by some of our most beloved writers, journalists, and commentators including Neil Gaiman, George R.R. Martin, Nancy Pearl, Cory Doctorow, Paula Poundstone, Amanda Palmer, Peter Sagal, Jeff VanderMeer, John Scalzi, Sara Farizan, Amy Dickinson, and others. Cassidy also profiles a handful of especially influential librarians and libraries
The Tequila Mockingbird Kit
By Tim Federle
In his bestselling book Tequila Mockingbird, Tim Federle combines delicious cocktail recipes with beloved classic novels and witty humor. Existing readers, newcomers, and drink enthusiasts of every persuasion will love this clever, portable kit, which includes 15 cocktail recipe cards (plus five cards with tips for perfect drinks every time), a stainless steel bartender's jigger, and 4 cocktail stirring sticks
By Running Press
Bring back the magic of the holiday season with Teeny-Tiny Nativity ! In a unique package that transforms into a mini stable, the kit includes a beautifully-illustrated wooden nativity set along with an 88-page mini book The Story of Christmas . The perfect stocking stuffer, this mini collectible nativity set and book reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas.
By Al Cimino
'Part of the beauty of me is that I'm very rich'But that's just part of it. His fingers, too, are 'long and beautiful'. Improbably coiffed, perma-tanned and bronze-tongued, the Donald has increasingly impinged on the world's consciousness through a string of startling pronouncements.From his preference for war heroes who have not been captured, to his references to his sleeping around in the 1980s as his 'personal Vietnam' or this - 'My grandparents didn't come to America all the way from Germany to see it get taken over by immigrants' - Trump's utterances are nothing if not intriguing. As he once said, and to date this has been hard to dispute, he 'could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and [he] wouldn't lose any voters.'Here, in his own words, is the businessmen, the dealmaker, TV personality, author and one-time Democrat, now Republican who would be president of the United States.
Texts from Jane Eyre
By Daniel Mallory Ortberg
Mallory Ortberg presents...Texts from Jane Eyre is a whimsical collection of sharp, satirical and side-splittingly funny text message conversations from your favourite literary characters. Of course if Scarlett O'Hara had an unlimited data plan, she'd be sexting Ashley Wilkes at all hours; and if Mr Rochester could text Jane Eyre, his ARDENT MISSIVES would be in ALL-CAPS; and Daisy Buchanan would text you from behind the wheel - and then text you to come pick her up after the car crash. Texts from Jane Eyre is a witty, original and very clever kind of mashup that brings your favourite authors and literary characters right into the twenty-first century.Mallory Ortberg is a genius.
Tiny Hats on Cats
By Adam Ellis
Last autumn, writer and illustrator Adam Ellis adopted a little three-legged kitten named Maxwell. They don't know how he lost his limb, but Adam assumes it was a shark attack, like that surfing girl in Hawaii. (Just kidding.)One day, after coming across a pack of coloured paper, Adam started crafting tiny hats for Maxwell and posting pictures of them on Instagram. People loved it so much that he made another one, and another. Before long, he had made a few dozen and they exploded in popularity-Adam's hats were featured on The Huffington Post, E!Online, Buzzfeed UK, Jezebel, Reddit and more! Now, Adam is sharing his designs with the world so that beloved cats everywhere can share in the fashion craze that is sweeping the internet. The book will feature about 35 hats in total, organised in order of difficulty from easiest to make to hardest to make.
The Teenager Who Came to Tea
By Emlyn Rees, Josie Lloyd, Gillian Johnson
But the teenager didn't take just one Pringle. He took a selfie of himself pouring a whole tube of them into his mouth, before sending it to his best mate, along with the letters LOL!The bestselling authors of We're Going on a Bar Hunt and The Very Hungover Caterpillar bring you another hilarious parody of a much-loved children's book, this time turning the spotlight not only on modern teens, but firmly on their parents too.When the doorbell rings, just as Sophie and her Dad are sitting down for their tea, they're half-expecting a visit from a tiger, but what slouches in through their doorway is even more curious than that... a teenager.A perfect read for anyone who remembers the original, or has ever been a teenager or is the parent of a teenager today.
The Tell-Tale Heart
By Edgar Allan Poe
Based on the popular short story The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, this haunting mini kit includes a beating" heart and a 48-page mini book with the classic short story, reprinted in full. A must-have for fans of the Master of Macabre!
Tim and Eric's Zone Theory
By Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim
Stuck in a dead end job? A loveless marriage? Let Tim and Eric apply The Zone Theory to your life! Tim & Eric's Zone Theory starts off as a strange but seemingly earnest self-help program, but it gradually becomes clear that The Zone is a dangerous and violent cult and this book is meant to indoctrinate and brainwash the reader, urging them to abandon or murder their families amongst other unspeakable things. Zone Theory will be a four-color book with an array of design elements-charts, photographs, sidebars, fake advertisements. It will reflect Dada-influenced, absurdist, kinetic tradition of the authors' Adult Swim TV-series Awesome Show, Great Job!, appealing to the duo's die-hard fan base but also make waves beyond their established following.
They Laughed at Galileo
By Albert Jack
From the wireless to the computer, and from hula hoops to interplanetary travel, inventions and discoveries have changed our lifestyles in ways that would have astounded our ancestors. Each of them was originally developed by visionaries who dreamt of the seemingly impossible, but who were opposed by an array of experts publicly declaring that 'It cannot be done.' Well, yes it could . . . And here's the story of how those dreamers overcame the odds against them.
By Tom Phillips
Online dating was supposed to make life easier, to help us bypass cheesy chat-up lines and avoid those awkward getting-to-know-you chats. But thanks to Tinder, the world's favourite dating app, you can now be horrified by lewd come-ons, cringe at incompetent smalltalk and wonder at what some people think passes for 'banter' in the comfort of your own home! Isn't technology great?Featuring some of the most awkward, embarrassing and outright insane Tinder conversations ever committed to smartphone, this is an essential - and entertaining - guide to how NOT to use Tinder.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutagen Ooze and Illustrated Book
By Running Press
This kit includes a canister of green glow-in-the-dark mutagen ooze, ten temporary tattoos, two magnets, and a 48-page full-colour book on the history of TMNT.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Light-and-Sound Talking Keychain and Illustrated Book
By Running Press
Relive some of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' most iconic moments with this cool light-and-sound keychain featuring memorable quotes from those heroes in a half-shell. Shaped like a sewer lid from the turtles' lair where they trained in the art of ninjutsu, this TMNT branded keychain also glows green. Kit also includes two magnets and a 48-page illustrated book.