O is for Old School takes you on an alphabetical journey through the most iconic words and phrases in hip-hop. You'll soon learn that for new parents these words have new meanings: now Peace comes at naptime, a Hood is worn on a head and when they Flow it's going to get wet. This book is your chance to become the freshest parent in your playgroup; while your lil' one learns their ABCs like a G.
From King Athelstan to Queen Elizabeth II, this deck of all 59 English monarchs effortlessly tells a story that spans more than 1,000 years. Featuring portraits from prestigious galleries like the National Portrait Gallery in London, each card showcases a beautiful, miniature work of art set in an elegant gilt frame, paired with fascinating details of the monarch's reign on the back. Perfect for display or for study, Monarchs of England makes learning about the English monarchy a visual treat.
Pack your wagons, find your ride-or-(literally) die friends, and roll up to Matt's General Store with a sack of cash--it's time to hit the Oregon Trail, twenty-first-century style ...And Then You Die of Dysentery is the perfect send-up to the sometimes frustrating, always entertaining, and universally beloved Oregon Trail computer game. Featuring a four-color design in the game's iconic 8-bit format, alongside pop culture references galore, the book offers 50 humorous, snarky lessons gleaned from the game's most iconic moments, including gems such as:
--Suffering from exhaustion is a real thing. (It's not just PR code for why a celebrity went to rehab.)
--If you hunt too frequently in one area, game will become scarce. (The first signs of gentrification )
--Invite your sweetie to cuddle with you while looking up at the stars. (The night sky was the original Netflix & Chill. Step 1: Loosen up Orion's belt...)
With its laugh-out-loud commentary and its absurdist nostalgia, ...And Then You Die of Dysentery is the ultimate trip down memory lane ... all the way to the Willamette Valley.
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.
A hilarious illustrated sampling of the most baffling, improbably titled books ever sent to press.
The Diagram Prize is awarded by the Bookseller magazine each year to the book with the oddest title. Since its creation at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 1978, the Diagram has had some worthy winners, including Bombproof Your Horse, How to Avoid Huge Ships, and People Who Don't Know They're Dead.
And though these titles may seem like surefire winners, each year of this ingenious contest has seen stiff competition across all genres: fiction (Fabulous Small Jews, 2003); instructional (Knitting with Dog Hair, 1994); and even erotica (The Big Book of Lesbian Horse Stories, 2002). Last year's competition featured I Was Tortured by the Pygmy Love Queen--which came in second.
Here, collected for the first time, are the fifty best entries the Diagram has ever seen. Presented complete with their (equally outlandish) jackets, these books are memorable, perplexing, and riotously funny. A perfect gift for a book lover or anyone in need of a laugh.
This is a book about weird couples and the tiny two-person universes they create.
It's about accidentally wearing the exact same outfit. It's about made-up songs. It's about your rules for the thermostat. It's about breakfast rituals, and funny nicknames, and long hugs, and that voice you pretend the cat has.
If you're half of a weird couple, or if you have a favorite weird couple, or if you just love love, this book is for you.
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Truly stranger than fiction, this daily illustrated collection of unusual trivia provides readers fascinating detail on some of the weirdest moments in history. Drawing from a range of subjects including politics, sports, the arts, pop culture, and more, each day of the year explores one What the . . . fact or event in entries that go beyond the factoid to uncover odd moments through the ages (like the day first pig actually flew November 4, 1909] or the United States ran out of toilet paper December 19, 1973]). With dozens of illustrations and hundreds of pages of daily or dip-in-and-out entertainment, What the Fact? gives trivia fans a way to learn something new and strange every day.
Thirty-two rubber stamps shaped like the standard building blocks of architecture, ancient and modern, and an informative guidebook allow children to depict many famous constructions--from the colonnades of Rome to Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpieces--and devise their own.
This isn't your ordinary wine pairing book From sweet, pink wines to full bodied reds, Whine has the humor (and libations) to help you survive parenthood.
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 pairingsto 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.