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The recipes in this book are as bewitching as an off-shore breeze, plumbing the mysteries of native dishes in accurate and easy-to-follow details that assure the success of every recipe-whether it is for Pickled Chicken or Sweet Potato Pudding. In Puerto Rican Cookery, Mrs. Valldejuli traces the development of traditional native cookery and reveals secrets of the essence of Puerto Rican cookery-keymark to fabulous island delicacies. Native Taino petroglyphs illustrate this handsome book.
The recipes in this book are as bewitching as an off-shore breeze, plumbing the mysteries of native dishes in accurate and easy-to-follow details that assure the success of every recipe—whether it is for Pickled Chicken or Sweet Potato Pudding. In Puerto Rican Cookery, Mrs. Valldejuli traces the development of traditional native cookery and reveals secrets of the essence of Puerto Rican cookery-keymark to fabulous island delicacies. Native Taino petroglyphs illustrate this handsome book.
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Casual collectors and Johnny Gruelle fanatics alike will love these postcards, which contain several previously unpublished images and show some of the rarest merchandise known to exist. Postcard book.
The publications of Johnny Gruelle have been exhaustively researched and extensively cataloged in this bibliography. The foremost expert on Gruelle and his creations, Patricia Hall has compiled a beautiful volume bound to delight die-hard Raggedy collectors, Gruelle bibliophiles, and casual readers alike. With hundreds of illustrations from Gruelle’s publications, this book is more than just a bibliography, it is an annotated photographic history of one of this country’s greatest contributors to children’s literature. Hardcover.
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.
Artist Johnny Gruelle patented a doll in 1915 that he called Raggedy Ann. This charming illustrated story for children tells how that doll was created. Along with the beloved doll, Marcella, the artist’s daughter, is star of the tale. This is the story of how Raggedy Ann came to be, from scraps in a sewing basket to a cherished doll that has delighted people across the world for over eighty-five years. Hardcover.
While Vern Berry was moving with her husband and family to Colorado in 1927, she thought of her ancestors on their pioneer journey from Kentucky to settle in the Heartland—Indiana, Illinois, and Iowa. The image of each woman doing her best to keep her family well fed and healthy in a pleasant home inspired her. Many years later, Vern, with the help of coauthor Connie Heckert, has compiled a wonderful collection of family recipes and history, the story of how those six generations lived and cooked in the Midwest. Hardcover.
In this fast-paced new twist on an old tale, whimsical snake Shawn O’Hisser returns to his native Ireland from a visit to England and Wales to find that all of his snake friends have vanished, as has all the leprechauns’ gold.
St. Patrick settles in for a much-needed nap after driving the evil snakes from Ireland; however, one clever snake escaped the ring of his miraculous bell. Just in time to witness the sneaky snake stealing the bell from St. Patrick’s side, Tulla mouse knows something must be done. She calls upon the help of her brothers, Ryan and Brian, because she realizes she cannot accomplish such an important task on her own.
What does the shamrock represent, and why is it associated with St. Patrick? What great Irish poet featured St. Patrick in one of his most famous poems? What is one of the best known legends about St. Patrick? These questions and many more are answered in this beautifully illustrated storybook dictionary, St. Patrick’s Day Alphabet, while exploring the history, folklore, and traditions of the Emerald Isle. Hardcover.
In this energetic romp through a school’s last days before the Christmas break, the students are full of energy and are up to all manner of mischief. But the teachers are pulling out their hair trying to keep the students busy, while they despair over their own Christmas preparations. Who should come to the rescue? Santa himself, of course! And he arrives at the helm of a flying school bus, with presents for all the teachers and a promise to take care of their shopping for them.
Something wicked this way comes; in this case it’s high schooler Jack Barrett’s father, whose inherent drive for perfection has spiraled into a raging obsession ever since he began working for the mysterious Eden Corporation. When his father forcibly relocates the family to Paradise, a village that is literally owned by Eden’s enigmatic CEO, Jack uncovers a sinister plot that threatens the lives of everyone he loves. Paperback.
A little boy named Thomas and his unusual sheep take a whirlwind trip around the world in this story. Anxious about his teacher’s Great Geography Test tomorrow, Thomas has trouble sleeping. He tries and tries, but he just cannot fall asleep. Hardcover.
Three of the coolest dinosaurs this side of the La Brea tar pits outsmart a carnivorous T-Rex in this wry adaptation of The Three Little Pigs that not only entertains children, but also teaches them that sometimes a bully will get his comeuppance. Hardcover.
What George Levy’s meticulous research, including newly discovered hospital records, has uncovered is not a pretty picture. The story of Camp Douglas is one of brutal guards, deliberate starvation of prisoners, neglect of the sick, sadistic torture, murder, corruption at all levels, and a beef scandal reaching into the White House. Hardcover.
It is quite a common assumption that Irish culinary talents extend no further than the preparation of potatoes and the brewing of strong whiskey. This belief, however, is erroneous, as the rich and diverse offerings in Traditional Irish Recipes demonstrate.
Show appreciation for your father with this book of poetry honoring dads. With stubborn love and sage advice, fathers provide a special guidance that is essential whether we are two, twelve, or twenty years old. These heartfelt poems acknowledge the fears and insecurities all children have and the ability of dads to make things better. Hardcover.
This beautifully illustrated board book tells the whimsical story of how a little leprechaun protects the secret of his pot o’ gold. Saving the best for last, literally, the book houses a plush leprechaun toy that may be removed after turning the final page. Boardbook.
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