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As Americans, we have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. But how do we actually pursue happiness? And, more importantly, how do we attain it? The answer is really quite simple.
Nowhere else is it possible to find a more complete or heartwarming guide to the yarn-headed, crescent, mouthed dolls loved by generations of Americans than in Raggedy Ann and More, the definitive book which marks the 80th anniversary of the start of it all. Patricia Hall, the foremost expert on Raggedy Ann and the other numerous characters that inhabited Johnny Gruelle’s imagination, has assembled in this book an unrivaled and accessible catalogue of the Gruelle merchandising phenomenon. Hardcover.
Red, White, and Blue celebrates the American flag by describing what it means to one small child. Using innovative textile artwork, Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton illustrates the poetic text as she explains what the flag’s three colors represent, “sacrifice, loyalty, pride.” As the young heroine pedals her bike under a rippling flag, she declares, “Our people may be of every color, but we are united by the Red, White, and Blue.” This visual treat will introduce the meaning of our flag to even the youngest patriot. Hardcover.
Red, White, and Blue celebrates the American flag by describing what it means to one small child. Using innovative textile artwork, Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton illustrates the poetic text as she explains what the flag’s three colors represent, “sacrifice, loyalty, pride.” As the young heroine pedals her bike under a rippling flag, she declares, “Our people may be of every color, but we are united by the Red, White, and Blue.” This visual treat will introduce the meaning of our flag to even the youngest patriot. Paperback.
While his canvases portray a range of geographic sites from the rural South, the streets of New York, the New England woods, and the villages and meadows of southern France, Rolland Golden brings a certain sensitivity to his landscapes that only a Southern artist with long ties to the land can bring. This collection chronicling his personal and artistic journeys includes almost two hundred works created over four decades and two continents.
Photography began as a hobby for Julia Sims, but the tragic deaths of her mother, father, and brother led her to search for a means of healing from her grief. Sims eventually learned that the only time she was able to feel at peace from her loss was when she was in nature, camera in hand. Sims’ craft guided her through her recovery, and her beautiful pictorial artistry comes alive on every page. With amazing clarity, each image evokes in the reader a sense of Sims’ inner turmoil and the peace and harmony she found in the beauty of the natural world.
Turkish cuisine has borrowed from French, Italian, Persian, Ottoman, and Arab influences to craft menus rich in culture and tradition. With more than 650 recipes broken down into twenty-four categories, The Turkish Dining Table: Recipes for Health and Happiness is a valuable cookbook for the novice or expert who is interested in experiencing great Turkish cuisine. From hummus to grilled whiting, from lentil and mint soup to Bosnian ravioli, all food categories are covered in this complete Turkish cookbook. Entire meals to snacks and desserts are offered, some very familiar to American palates, others a distinct departure from the ordinary.
From his steamer voyage from jazz age New York to Cap Haitien to his punishing trek through the island’s interior jungle to his rapt, yet fearful, attendance at an authentic voodoo ceremony, Richard A. Loederer captures the sights, sounds, and sensations of this mysterious Caribbean republic.
We associate quilts with warmth, beauty, family, and home. A quilt can also stand for a personal journey, a celebration, and the vows one makes to oneself. Hardcover.
You don’t need a pair of ruby slippers to achieve the stellar sales you’ve only dreamed of. Now, with the help of this guide, anyone may follow the Yellow Brick Road to substantial sales success. Coinciding with the sixtieth anniversary of the timeless film, Sidney Friedman has selected the twelve greatest scenes in The Wizard of Oz to offer inspiration, encouragement, and instruction to aspiring sales superstars.
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