Monster Needs a Costume Bendable Figurine and Mini Book
By Paul Czajak, Wendy Grieb
It's almost Halloween, and Monster needs to decide what he's going to be. With so many options, how will he ever choose? In this playful, rhyming story, Monster shows young readers that sometimes being different, daring to try something new, and being yourself are the best solutions.Kit includes:*32-page illustrated Monster Needs a Costume mini book* Collectible, bendable Monster figurine
By Barbara DaCosta, Ed Young
Deep in the dark ocean, Mighty Moby lurks. Up above the ocean waves, a one-legged captain pursues the whale he clashed with long ago. Mighty Moby and the captain are soon locked in another battle...but things aren't always what they seem. The successful creative team behind Nighttime Ninja is back with another whimsical adventure with an inventive twist at the end.Caldecott Medalist Ed Young presents dynamically interactive visuals: the orientation of the book alternates between portrait and landscape as you read the story, simulating the rocking of a boat on an ocean. At the end, it is revealed that the ocean battle is actually taking place in a bathtub--a child is playing with a toy ship and a toy whale.
My Life As A Redhead
By Jacky Colliss Harvey, Alexis Seabrook
Life as a redhead is different. Throughout the ages, redheads have been celebrated and vilified, portrayed as saints, goddesses, clowns, brutes, and prostitutes. No matter the stereotype, one thing is certain: Having red hair gets you noticed! For the owner of those flame-colored tresses, this attribute is both a blessing and a curse. One longs for a means of self-expression and solidarity with the similarly adorned. My Life as a Redhead is a guided journal in which to record thoughts, feelings, special events, and important decisions particular to the redheaded experience. Every page offers a new, creative, and thought-provoking exercise or activity to complete. With full-color artwork and original illustrations throughout, it's the perfect gift and essential companion for every redhead.
Mum’s Sneaky Recipes
By Samantha Quinn
This book contains over 200 recipes and tips to help you to introduce healthy meals and snacks to your children, so that eating the right foods soon becomes an intuitive and pleasant experience, without the accompanying battles! Recipe ideas range from brilliant breakfasts to perfect party food, and there is a time-saving, day-by-day meal planner. There is also a chapter dedicated to superfoods to boost children's intake of essential nutrients for energy and growth, and another chapter on gluten free. This book will help families bond during mealtimes and encourage healthy eating habits that can be passed on to the next generation.
Midnight in the Pacific
By Joseph Wheelan
The first U.S. offensive of World War II began with no fanfare early August 7, 1942. But, before it ended six months later with the first U.S. land victory, Guadalcanal was a household name. There, marines faced bloody banzai attacks in the stifling malarial jungles while the U.S. sailors and pilots battled Japanese air and sea armadas day and night. The all-in battles consumed thousands of men, hundreds of planes, and dozens of warships and- stopped the Japanese Juggernaut. Guadalcanal was the Pacific War's turning point.Published on the 75th anniversary of the battle, Midnight in the Pacific is both a sweeping narrative and a compelling drama of individual Marines, soldiers, and sailors caught in the cross-hairs of history.
The Mouth-Body Connection
By Gerald P. Curatola D.D.S., Diane Reverand
The mouth acts as mirror and a gateway and reflects what is happening in the rest of your body and the health of your mouth appears to have a profound impact on the rest of your body. Chronic, low-grade oral disease is a major source of inflammation throughout your body, which can sometimes result in serious systemic problems, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and premature birth. The Mouth-Body Connection educates the reader on the natural ecology of the mouth. The oral microbiome consists of communities of 20 billion microorganisms of more than six hundred types-keeping these communities balanced is the key to well-being. Dr. Curatola's program, thirty years in the making, helps to restore microbiome balance and reduce health-destroying inflammation. The Curatola Care Program fosters a healthy oral microbiome by means of diet, supplements, exercise, and stress reduction. Four weeks of meal plans and fifty delicious recipes will convince you that eating for balance can be a treat. There are supplement schedules for each stage, two high-intensity band workouts that take only 15 minutes twice a week, relaxation techniques, and yoga postures to fight inflammation.In just four weeks, you will reboot your body and begin to take control of your health. Best of all, your brilliant smile will prove that you have never felt better.
My First Coach
By Gary Myers
Tom Brady's father is an estate planner. Aaron Rodgers' father is a chiropractor. Cam Newton's father tried to sell his son to Mississippi State when he was leaving junior college. Archie Manning played 14 years in the NFL and never made the playoffs, but his sons Peyton and Eli combined to win four Super Bowls. Joe Montana is considered by many to be the greatest quarterback of all time, but his two sons bounced around college football with limited success."Fathers and Sons," will go behind the scenes to explore the unique relationship between quarterbacks and their fathers. The book will appeal to two generations: Fathers and mothers and their sons and daughters. It will explore the various approaches to parenting through the stories of some of the best quarterbacks and their fathers and include the back stories of fathers who were successful quarterbacks with sons attempting to follow in their footsteps.It will provide life lessons and a guide to what to do and what not to do raising children with special athletic skills. Can young athletes overcome helicopter parents? Todd Marinovich was basically bred by his father Marv to be an NFL quarterback and although he was a first-round pick and drafted ahead of Brett Favre, he turned out to be a bust with many off the field issues. What would have happened if he was allowed to live a normal childhood? Kerry Collins had an overbearing father who moved him out of his home and to a different highs school because he didn't like the way his son was being coached. It took an emotional toll on Kerry and destroyed family relationships.Brady came from a family with an athletic mother and three older sisters who all played college sports. He had such a close relationship with his father that when he decided to play at Michigan rather than stay in the Bay Area and play at Cal, his father needed months of counseling to overcome the separation. Even so, he never tried to influence Tom where to attend college, not wanting to be blamed if it turned out to be the wrong choice.How did the kids with NFL aspirations deal with fathers who made it in the NFL? What kind of pressure did they have to overcome? What kind of pressure did the father who succeeded put on their son to be an athlete? Would the expectations be lower and the results greater if the father was an attorney or doctor? Was it better for the fathers to be overbearing or border on disinterested?"Fathers and Sons" will be the real-life compelling stories of quarterbacks growing up and how they took advantage or overcame the relationships with their fathers.
Mandela, The Graphic Novel
By Umlando Wezithombe
Freedom fighter, fugitive, celebrated prisoner, president: the hero of a nation. Nelson Mandela was called a terrorist, forced into hiding, captured, threatened with the death penalty and eventually thrown into prison for 27 years, but nothing could stop him from fighting to liberate his country from the infamous sytem of apartheid, which for so many years sought to separate people by race in South Africa. A hero in the struggle, he never gave up. Even when he was a prisoner, he worked secretly with his comrades to undermine South Africa's oppressive government. This is the exciting, true story of a young herd-boy who grew up to become a lawyer, a figher for justice, South Africa's first democratically elected president and the beloved grandfather of a nation.
The Mermaid's Scream
By Kate Ellis
Why did Wynn Staniland, a legend in the literary world, suddenly become a recluse in the 1980s? Most assumed he stopped writing because of his wife's bizarre suicide; a death that mirrored a murder case from the nineteenth century. And now a promising young author called Zac Wilkinson is working on Staniland's biography and hopes to reveal the true story to a waiting world - while at the same time keeping his own troubled past hidden from public view.When Wilkinson is found brutally murdered, DI Wesley Peterson finds links to the unexplained poisoning of a middle-aged couple at a local caravan park - and Wynn Staniland appears to be the connection.As Wesley delves further into the case he suspects a sinister puppet show might provide the solution: a grim re-enactment of the murder of Mary Field, a cause celebre from the reign of Queen Victoria that inspired Staniland's best-known novel.The case becomes personal for Wesley when he discovers his son is involved, and as he begins to unravel decades of secrets and deception, the shocking truth proves almost too much to bear . . .
Murder and its Motives
By Martin Edwards
An original short story taken from the anthology Motives for Murder, by members of The Detection ClubFrom award-winning golden-age expert Martin Edwards comes a tale of twisted relationships.Young Mary-Ann, who lives in her father's bookshop, is developing an obsession with true crime - but soon she's having to deal with murder on her own doorstep...
Moon Newfoundland & Labrador
By Andrew Hempstead
Your World Your WayTravel writer and Canadian Andrew Hempstead shares his expert perspective on Newfoundland and Labrador, guiding you to a memorable and unique experience.Whether you're hoping to kayak to local beautiful islands for a picnic lunch, go whale-watching, enjoy the local hospitality and culture, or taste the freshest seafood, Moon Newfoundland & Labrador has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like "A Family Affair" and "Fresh from the Sea," expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Andrew's trustworthy advice, Moon Newfoundland & Labrador provides the tools for planning your perfect trip!Moon Newfoundland & Labrador covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including:* St. John's and the Avalon Peninsula* Central and Western Newfoundland* Gros Morne National Park* Labrador Straits
Moon Colombia, 2nd Edition
By Andrew Dier
Your World Your WayTravel writer and expat Andrew Dier shares his expert perspective on Colombia, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience.Whether you're dancing and dining in Bogotá or hiking to the Ciudad Perdida, Moon Colombia has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like "Music and Dance Festivals" and "Mountain Highs," expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Andrew's trustworthy advice, Moon Colombia provides the tools for planning your perfect trip!Moon Colombia covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including:Cartagena and the Caribbean CoastMedellín and the Coffee RegionThe Amazon and Los LlanosMoon Montana & Wyoming covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including:* Billings and the Big Open * Great Falls and the Rocky Mountain Front * Glacier National Park * Yellowstone National Park * Grand Teton National Park *Jackson Hole, Cody and the Wind Rivers
Mistaking Africa (Fourth Edition)
By Curtis A Keim, Carolyn Somerville
For many Americans the mention of Africa immediately conjures up images of safaris, ferocious animals, strangely dressed "tribesmen," and impenetrable jungles. Although the occasional newspaper headline mentions authoritarian rule, corruption, genocide, devastating illnesses, or civil war in Africa, the collective American consciousness still carries strong mental images of Africa that are reflected in advertising, movies, amusement parks, cartoons, and many other corners of society. Few think to question these perceptions or how they came to be so deeply lodged in American minds. Mistaking Africa looks at the historical evolution of this mind-set and examines the role that popular media plays in its creation. The authors address the most prevalent myths and preconceptions and demonstrate how these prevent a true understanding of the enormously diverse peoples and cultures of Africa.Updated throughout, the fourth edition covers the entire continent (North and sub-Saharan Africa) and provides new analysis of topics such as social media and the Internet, the Ebola crisis, celebrity aid, and the Arab Spring. Mistaking Africa is an important book for African studies courses and for anyone interested in unraveling American misperceptions about the continent.
Moon Maine, 7th Edition
By Hilary Nangle
Discover Maine in a New WayTravel writer and local Hilary Nangle shares her expert perspective on the Pine Tree State, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience.Whether you're hoping to sample the restaurants and grills of Portland or explore the historic towns and villages of the Acadia Region, Moon Maine has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like "Lighthouses, Lobster, and L.L. Bean" and "Fall Foliage," expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Hilary's trustworthy advice, Moon Maine provides the tools for planning your perfect trip!Moon Maine covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including:Southern Coast, Greater Portland, Mid-Coast Region, Penobscot Bay, Blue Hill Peninsula, Acadia Region, The Down East Coast, Aroostook County, The Highlands, Kennebec and Moose River Region, Western Lakes and Mountains.
By Andrew Dier
Your World Your WayTravel writer and expat Andrew Dier shares his expert perspective on Colombia, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience.Whether you're looking to sample some of the world's best coffee at its source, hike through tropical jungles to see snowcapped volcanoes, or explore Medellín's vibrant cultural scene and nightlife, Moon Medellín has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like "Downtown Medellín Walking Tour," expertly-crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Andrew's trustworthy advice, Moon Medellín provides the tools for planning your perfect trip!
By Andrew Dier
Your World Your WayTravel writer and expat Andrew Dier shares his expert perspective on Colombia, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience.Whether you're looking to appreciate pre-Colombian artifacts in their cultural context, stroll in the lush Jardín Botánico, or hoping to taste the perfect ajiaco soup, Moon Bogotá has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like "Bogotá and Boyacá," expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos and Andrew's trustworthy advice, Moon Bogotá provides the tools for planning your perfect trip.
Moon Northern California Camping, 6th Edition
By Tom Stienstra
Your Adventure Starts HereTop-selling outdoor writer Tom Stienstra shares his expert perspective on camping in Northern California, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience.Whether you're hoping to visit towering redwoods, quaint spots in Wine Country, or the High Sierra Moon Northern California Camping has recommendations for every traveler. With over 1,400 camping options throughout, expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Tom's trustworthy advice, Moon Northern California Camping provides the tools for planning your perfect trip!Moon Northern California Camping covers can't-miss sights and the best campgrounds in destinations including:* Yosemite and Mammoth Lakes* Tahoe and the Northern Sierra* Monterey and Big Sur
Man on the Run
By Carl Weber
It was the night before his wedding, 15 years ago, that the nightmare began for Jay Crawford--locked up for a crime he never committed. Now, he's escaped prison and wants nothing more than to clear his name and protect his family. But Tracy, his ex-fiancée and mother of his son, is on the brink of marrying another man. And Jay realizes he may not know her as well as he thought. Meanwhile his friend Alan's marriage is on the rocks and his wife is making it clear she might prefer the sexy ex-con living with them. Soon everyone will find out just how much drama a friendship can survive...
A Masterly Murder
By Susanna Gregory
The Cambridge college of Michaelhouse is in uproar in the November of 1353: Kenyngham the saintly but ageing Master has announced his retirement and with unseemly haste a Michaelhouse Fellow named Runham arranges his own 'election' as his successor. Within days he has dismissed several members of staff, including the redoubtable laundress Agatha, and is making life so unpleasant for the scholars that even Matthew Bartholomew believes his future as physician and teacher at the college is untenable. While Matthew is helping Brother Michael, Proctor of the fledgling university, investigate some suspicious deaths, Runham himself is murdered and, although mourned by none, Matthew and Michael know they have to solve the mystery before any more damage is done to their beloved Michaelhouse.
Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Vol. 8
By Izumi Tsubaki