In a world of seemingly unending social obligations, we could all use a night off.
In 41 Reasons I'm Staying In, illustrator and self-proclaimed introvert Hallie Heald imaginatively portrays engaging and sometimes outlandish excuses to avoid leaving home.
With each page comes a new room and character, pursuing their obsessions, hobbies, interests, and sudden whims with gusto:
plotting world takeover, learning magic, mooning over a crush, evading taxes, and beyond.
This dark and humorous celebration of introverts offers a unique look into their private worlds and reminds us of the deep fulfillment and joy we can find in spending time alone.
Homer, the world-renowned Blind Wonder Cat, returns this holiday season with an ins-purr-ational tale filled with holiday cheer
Fifteen years earlier, doctors had warned that Homer--a tiny, sightless kitten--was unlikely to survive and probably wouldn't have much of a life even if he did. Miraculously and against all the odds, however, Homer grew into a feline dynamo who scaled seven-foot bookcases with ease, saved his human mom's life when he chased a late-night burglar from their apartment, and rose to global fame--paving the way for other special-needs animals once considered "unadoptable."
Now, only two weeks before Christmas, with doctors once again decreeing that Homer didn't have much time--that he wouldn't even make it to Christmas Eve--Homer showed everyone that he still had one more miracle left in him. The heroic blind cat proved again, once and for all, that hope and love aren't things you see with your eyes. You see them with your heart.
Humorous and heartwarming, Homer and the Holiday Miracle will leave you filled with the true spirit of the season. It's the ideal stocking-stuffer for the cat lover on your list--and the perfect holiday treat for yourself. Read and rejoice
Artist Ryan Berkley is beloved for his iconic animal portraits. His fans have been clamoring for a book, and here it is: twenty-six animals with their backstories by his wife Lucy Berkley. This tongue-in-cheek illustrated social compendium will delight as well as make you think.
- Features lighthearted messages
- Will resonate with couples, those seeking inspiration or anyone who wants a fresh way to express love Fans of Everyday Offerings, Love Does, and Little Letters of Love will love this book. This book is perfect for:
- Gift givers
T-Rex trying to shear a flock of sheep...
T-Rex trying to grab the toys at the bottom of his pool...
T-Rex trying to put a comforter inside a duvet cover...
T-Rex trying to play the bagpipes...
T-Rex trying to cut down a tree with a two-person saw...
T-Rex trying to feed a horse through an electric fence...
T-Rex trying to plug in a lamp behind the bed... This book will leave you applauding (like T-Rex can't) and wiping tears from your eyes (like T-Rex wishes he could), but most of all, it will leave you wondering how on earth this animal survived a day, let alone the entire Cretaceous Period.
Did your daughter just get out of bed for the twelfth time to ask for a glass of water? We've got the perfect ros for your sanity. Did your son just have a meltdown in the middle of the grocery store? We've got a Pinot for your pain. Has your child's math homework left you in a state of total depression? Try a Syrah to get you out of that funk.
Whine includes 50 perfect pairings to matchyour child's perfectly rotten behavior You'll also discover the best ways to open a wine bottle without a corkscrew (hint: use a shoe). As a bonus, each wine featured in the book comes with a sticker, so every time you sample a wine to match a rotten behavior, go ahead and add it to the Periodic Table of W(h)ine that folds out of the book. The sticker groupings will help you determine if your child has behavior problems, attitude problems, or just plain bad DNA
So whether you like your "juice" from the glass, the bottle, or the box, this is the perfect book to wine your way through the joys of day-to-day parenting.