Archive for May, 2013

Drawing, Cooking and Michael Jackson.

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How to Draw Cartoons: An Easy Step-By-Step Guide by Adam Clay.

This fantastic book will transport you from enthusiastic doodler to ace cartoonist in just a few easy-to-follow chapters! Whether you´re new to drawing or just want some expert tips, professional cartoonist Adam Clay will teach you everything you need to know.

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Learn to Draw Angry Birds.

Easy-to-follow steps to draw you favorite characters. You can also see this video to learn to draw the pigs:

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How to Draw Speed Machines by Billy Davis.

Take a little test drive with your pencils and some tracing paper. You gotta be fast to draw speed machines. From the Lamborghini Diablo to Spaceship One you´lll learn what shapes make up these fascinating vehicles.

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King of Pop, the Story of Michael Jackson by Terry Collins.

In the 1960´s, Michael Jackson was just a young boy with a dream. By the time he died in 200, he was a record-setting musician and an international pop icon.  Follow Michael´s journey growing up in the tumultuous music industry.  Watch him strive for greatness, and witness the legacy he has left on the world.

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Art for Kids Cartooning by Art Roche.

If you can draw a stick figure, you can create different types of cartoons. Professional cartoonist Art Roche walks you through each step. With great hands-on activities, Art for Kids: Cartooning will show you how to build your skills, develop your own cast of characters, and create your own comic books!

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The Cupcake: 80 Cute and Colorful Cupcakes.

Cupcakes have taken the culinary world by storm and it looks like they´re here to stay! This book contains 80 delicious recipes, from classic frosting topped cupcakes to fun novelty creations.

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Cupcakes, Cookies & Pie, Oh, My! By Karen Tack and Alan Richardson.

New treats, new techniques and more hilarious fun. Make the sheeps you see in the cover:

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Cake Pops Holidays by Bakerella (Angie Dudley).

Celebrate the season with more than twenty winter-themed cake pop creations, including adorable Christmas trees, sweet Santas, tiny gingerbread houses, and many more. Learn how you can start: or visit Bakerella website.

kidsPillsbury Kids Cookbook .

Bunny Rabbit Pancakes? Hot Diggity Dog Pizza Boats? Jiggly Fruit Salad? Now you can make them all-and lots more1 This fun and friendly cookbook is bursting with great eats everybody ill love, plus all the basic how-to´s and tips every young cook needs.

May 23, 2013 at 9:29 am Leave a comment

Unexplained and supertitious stuff books.

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Book of Superstitious Stuff by Joanne O´Sullivan.

Do you:

Knock on wood for luck?

Avoid walking under ladders?

Believe smashing a mirror will bring bad luck?

Believe 13 is bad luck or 7 is good luck?

Find out why, in this fascinating look at the strange world of superstitions!

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Strange Mysteries of the Unexplained by Oliver Doyle.

Is Big Foot real? Did Atlantis exist? Do giant squids live in the ocean? Examine the evidence, then you decide!

Read dramatic eyewitness accounts, uncover hoaxes, analyze up-to-date scientific information, and see if you can solve the world´s strangest mysteries!

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Exploring the Unexplained by Time.

Adjust your aura and fasten your seat belt for a marvelous journey into the unknown: from Bigfoot to the Bermuda Triangle, aliens to yetis, dowsing to the

DaVinci Code, telepathy to crop circles, Exploring the Unexplained separates truth from rumor and fiction from fable. The book features fresh reports from

worlds we are only beginning to explore, including new findings on twins and synchronicity, mind-and-body studies and scientist attempts t quantify accounts

of the powers o prayer.

May 23, 2013 at 9:08 am Leave a comment

It´s all about dogs!

topdogTop Dog: choose the perfect breed for you.

Combining breeds, behavior, care, and positive training, this book contains everything you need to help you choose and care for a dog. At its core are photographic profiles of over 420 of the world´s best-loved dogs with vital statistics, temperament rating, and descriptions of origin.

Find your perfect breed by answering this quiz.

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My Dog is a Hero by Anita Ganeri.

Discover the many ways that dogs can be heroes, from saving lives to helping around the house. Packed with facts and photos, you´ll see just how special the relationship between a dog and human can truly be.

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Dog Training Handbook by Stella Smith & Sally Bergh-Roose.

Train your dog at the best obedience school… your own home! Together you will take the ten-week course that the authors have been successfully running for the past fifteen years. Dogs of any age, breed, and size will quickly show improvements in behavior as you teach them to play and retrieve, lie down and stay, not to bite, to heel and much more.

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How Smart is your Dog?

You know your dog is a canine Einstein, but you can prove it?

Put your pooch through its paces with this paw-fect guide to tests its IQ. Each exercise in this book can determine whether your dog is a clever canine or a (lovable) doggy dunce.

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Dogs on Duty by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent.

Throughout history, dogs have been key contributors to military units. When the news of the raid on Osama bin Laden´s compound broke, the SEAL team member that stole the show was a highly trained canine companion.

May 23, 2013 at 9:04 am Leave a comment

Optical illusions and Origami new titles!

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Give your brain a boost with optical illusions!

Seeing is believing, right? Well, in the case of optical illusions, you may find it hard to believe what your eyes are telling you. Objects that seem to be different sizes are really identical, pictures move on the page, images that appear one way become something else altogether.  Don´t run off to the optometrist-this is all part of the experience, and the fun!

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Impossible Optical Illusions  by Al Seckel.

Are you eyes deceiving yo? You´ll think so when you look at Impossible Optical Illusions, the largest collection of impossible figures ever assembled. Included on these colorful pages are familiar classics as well as many new and unpublished puzzles.

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Eye Bogglers by Gianni A. Sarcone and Marie-Jo Waeber.

It´s time to be perplexed by the most eye twisting and brain-bending of optical illusions! A feast of optical trickery and mesmerizing puzzles awaits you. If you want to see more, visit: http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/games/illusions/

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Easy Origami by Mary Meinking and Chris Alexander.

Start out with the easy projects and your skill increases, you´ll be able to master sort-of-difficult, and even difficult origami projects. The step-by-step instructions guide you through each fold and a color photo of the finished product shows you what your creation will look like once you´re done.

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Jungle Animal Origami by Duy Nguyen.

Through the magic of some easy origami techniques you can make your own incredible jungle animals fit for any tropical scene. Learn the traditional paper folding methods and then use your imagination to bring your animals to life by coloring them in or gluing on extra bits of paper.

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Origami on the Go! By Margaret Van Sicklen.

Fold away the hours with 40 fresh projects especially designed for you!

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Money Origami by Michael G. Lafosse and Richard L. Alexander.

21 fun and creative origami projects with easy-to-follow instructions.

Follow the instructions of this Daily Origami video to make an origami box:

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Napkin Origami.

Impress your dinner guests and encourage conversation by creating twenty-five striking accompaniments to table settings. Whether it´s a family dinner, and afternoon party, or a wedding banquet for 250 guests, this book let’s you add a unique an memorable touch to every event.

 

May 23, 2013 at 8:40 am Leave a comment


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