Products in Editor's Picks
|Creative Knitting: A New Art Form. New & Expanded Edition |
by Mary Walker Phillips
Newly revised edition of classic guide shows how to use traditional stitches in original ways. Learn to create highly decorative items rather than strictly functional ones. Includes color photos of finished projects.
|Look & Find Letters to Color |
by Victoria Maderna
Discover a unicorn on a unicycle, an aardvark in an airport, and an iguana on an iceberg! Wacky scenes combine the fun of coloring with the challenge of puzzles. Ages 4 and up.
|The Chicago Race Riots: July, 1919 |
by Carl Sandburg, Walter Lippmann, Paul Buhle
Nearly a century ago, the segregation-related death of an African-American teenager at a Chicago beach set off days of violence. Contemporary account by distinguished author, who reported for local newspaper.
|Creative Haven Japanese Prints Coloring Book |
by Ed Sibbett, Jr., Creative Haven, Coloring Books for Adults
This exceptional coloring book offers 31 exquisite, ready-to-color plates by Japan's greatest print masters: Kiyonaga, Utamaro, Hokusai, Sharaku, Hiroshige, and 16 others. Perforated pages are printed one side only. Previously published as Japanese Prints Coloring Book.
|Thornton Burgess Smiling Pool Stories |
by Thornton W. Burgess, Harrison Cady
Three long-lost tales by the beloved storyteller return to charm young readers and listeners. Charming silhouettes and vibrant full-color illustrations by Harrison Cady accompany tales of Grandfather Frog, Baby Possum, and Jimmy Skunk.
|Heart to Heart Stained Glass Coloring Book |
by Carol Foldvary-Anderson
Romantics of all ages will thrill to these stained glass images of hearts. Sixteen illustrations depict valentines in swirling fantasy settings, adorned with birds, stars, butterflies, roses, and other classic symbols of love.
|Brain Busters: Games, Puzzles and More! |
by Charles Snape, Juliet Snape
Fifty colorful puzzle pages test math and logic skills and powers of observation. Perfect for 8- to 14-year-olds, they involve calculating the weight of plundered treasure, mapping pirate ship routes, other exciting challenges.
|Corset Couture Paper Dolls |
by Brenda Sneathen Mattox
Three dolls and 29 historically accurate costumes illustrate the influence of lingerie on modern couture. Side-by-side comparisons range from a 16th-century "bodie" to "waspies" of the 1950s. Includes a gentleman "dandy" doll.
|What to Doodle? Jr.--My World |
by John Kurtz
Fill in an artist's blank canvas, sketch the view from an astronomer's telescope, and draw a cowboy's horse! Doodlers will delight in completing this compact volume's collection of more than 120 illustrations.
|The Barber of Seville Vocal Score |
by Gioacchino Rossini
Authoritative vocal score of the world's most famous comic opera, based on the classic 1900 Schirmer edition. Ideal for conductors, soloists, chorus members, and rehearsal pianists. Lyrics in Italian only.
|The Mind of the Negro As Reflected in Letters During the Crisis 1800-1860 |
by Carter G. Woodson, Bob Blaisdell
This treasury of hundreds of historically valuable letters features correspondence exchanged by African Americans and abolitionists. Contributors include slaves, freemen, and political and philosophical leaders, including Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison.
|Jazz Age Art Deco CD-ROM and Book |
by Serge Gladky
Produced in the pochoir stencil technique of the 1920s Jazz Age, 173 Art Deco compositions explode with color. Unrestrained, vigorously repeating patterns range from exotic florals and still life abstracts to improvised zigzags.
|Classic French Fashions of the Twenties |
by Atelier Bachwitz
This fine reproduction of a 1929 catalog features fashions for all occasions, with 54 color plates showcasing everything from chiffon promenade dresses to a white alpaca jumper and a silk-and-lace evening gown.
|The Three-Cornered Hat in Full Score |
by Manuel de Falla
Based on a story by Alarcón, this witty musical frolic recounts a magistrate's attempts to seduce a miller's wife. This edition is reproduced from an authoritative 1921 English score.
|Classical Electromagnetic Radiation, Third Edition |
by Mark A. Heald, Adelia Marion, Jerry B. Marion
Newly corrected, this edition of a highly acclaimed text is suitable for advanced physics courses. Its accessible macroscopic view of classical electromagnetics emphasizes integrating electromagnetic theory with physical optics. 1995 edition.
|Loopy Logic Problems and Other Puzzles |
by Ivan Moscovich
These 85 visually stunning and intellectually stimulating challenges abound in fascinating facts and include several classic puzzles attributed to important mathematicians and philosophers, including Galileo, Fibonacci, Foucault, and Aristotle. Solutions.
|Origami Dinosaurs for Beginners |
by John Montroll
Twenty dinosaur models by a paperfolding master range from very easy to low-intermediate levels. Famous and lesser-known prehistoric creatures include tyrannosaurus, apatosaurus, pterodactylus, dimetrodon, quetzalcoatlus, and protoceratops. Includes diagrams and easy instructions.
|Great Speeches |
by Mark Twain, Bob Blaisdell
A generous selection of the great American humorist's best speeches includes his famous 70th birthday address, "Plymouth Rock and the Pilgrims," and the perennial favorite, "Horrors of the German Language."
|Goddesses Coloring Book |
by Marty Noble
Thirty dynamic portraits of female deities range from the well-known Greek and Roman goddesses to legendary figures from Celtic, Norse, Egyptian, African, Native American, Asian, and other cultures. Brief captions.
|Mind Twisters: Games, Puzzles and More! |
by Charles Snape, Juliet Snape
This colorful book is bursting with brain games based on math, logic, and observational challenges. More than 50 pages of puzzles for 8- to 14-year-olds include cryptograms, palindromes, hidden pictures, and more.
|Be Good to Your Body--Learning Yoga |
by Roz Fulcher
Do a pretzel twist, a ragdoll, a flamingo, and a downward dog! Kids can color playful illustrations and follow simple instructions to learn more than 40 stretching, breathing, and balance exercises.
|Let's Learn About MEXICO: Activity and Coloring Book |
by Yuko Green
Dot-to-dots, crosswords, spot-the-differences, and dozens of other activities introduce Mexican culture to kids ages 6 and up. Puzzles and activities offer fun-filled looks at the country's geography, language, food, arts, sports, and festivals.
|Robust Adaptive Control |
by Petros Ioannou, Jing Sun
Presented in a tutorial style, this comprehensive treatment unifies, simplifies, and explains most of the techniques for designing and analyzing adaptive control systems. Numerous examples clarify procedures and methods. 1995 edition.
|The Restless Universe |
by Max Born
Highly readable introduction to modern physics, written by a Nobel laureate, develops general concepts of Newtonian mechanics and thermodynamics. Additional topics include the structure of the atom and nuclear physics.
|3-D Coloring Book--Fish Frenzy! |
by Robin J. Baker, Kelly A. Baker
Fantasy fish and other exotic species of marine life swim through these psychedelic settings. Make them leap right off the page by coloring the images according to simple instructions. Includes 3-D glasses.
|Martial Arts Coloring Book |
by Arkady Roytman
Dynamic images to color, accompanied by informative captions, depict 30 international martial arts disciplines. Styles include Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Sambo, Krav Maga, Muay Thai Boxing, Tae Bo, Kung Fu, and many others.
|Creative Haven Awesome Animal Designs Coloring Book |
by Robin J. Baker, Kelly A. Baker, Creative Haven
Whimsical and wild, these 31 illustrations feature fantastic creatures. Colorists of all ages will appreciate a lively landscape of cartoon dogs, a portrait of a frog prince, and other imaginative designs.
|Creative Haven Nature Mandalas Coloring Book |
by Marty Noble, Creative Haven, Coloring Books for Adults
Mandalas provide the background for 31 fanciful designs. Populated by dragonflies, daisies, seashells, and other motifs from nature, the patterns are artfully arranged in circular designs that incorporate leaves, vines, and trees. Previously published as Nature Mandalas Coloring Book.
|Common LISP: A Gentle Introduction to Symbolic Computation |
by David S. Touretzky
Highly accessible treatment covers cons cell structures, evaluation rules, programs as data, recursive and applicable programming styles. Nearly 400 illustrations, answers to exercises, "toolkit" sections, and a variety of complete programs. 1990 edition.
|The Kinematics of Machinery: Outlines of a Theory of Machines |
by Franz Reuleaux, Eugene S. Ferguson
A classic on the kinematics of machinery, this volume was written by the Father of Kinematics. Reuleaux writes with authority and precision, developing the subject from its fundamentals. 451 figures. 1876 edition.
|Stories from Hans Christian Andersen |
by Hans Christian Andersen, Edmund Dulac
This beautifully designed treasury gathers Andersen's most beloved tales — including "The Snow Queen" and "The Emperor's New Clothes" — in a gilt-stamped, hardcover edition, illustrated with 28 full-color images by Golden Age artist Edmund Dulac.