From bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio, with illustrations by Mary Lundquist, comes a charming new picture book in the vein of Liz Garton Scanlon’s All the World and Susan Meyers’s Everywhere Babies. One Little Two Little Three Little Children—an exuberant reinvention of the classic children’s rhyme—is pure read-aloud, sing-along joy and an irresistible celebration of all kinds of children and families.
The helicopter goes, "PITTATATATA PITTATATATA PITTATATATA." The jumbo jet goes, "Wheeeeeeeee VRRRRRRRRRRUUUHHHHHHHHHMMM." The propeller plane goes, "HUK HUK HUK WHIRRRRRRR WHIRRRRRR." Prepare for lift-off with 8 exciting aircraft and the noises they make in this irresistible board book! The long, oversized format lends itself to the shape of the vehicles and stands out on the shelf and the boisterous text begs to be read aloud.
Take a fresh approach to San Francisco with these irresistible self-guided walks and tours, written by a local expert and designed to suit every interest and taste. Whether you are new to the city or a repeat visitor, and however long your stay, this book is the perfect companion, showing you the smartest way to link the sights and taking you beyond the beaten tourist track.
Wonderfully soft, beautifully textured and remarkably affordable, Cascade 220 is one of the most popular yarns on the market. In this stunning volume of all-new projects, many of today’s top knitwear designers come together to create an irresistible collection of hats, scarves and mittens - all in Cascade 220. There’s something for everyone, from an adorable monkey-face hat and a dazzling mosaic pattern scarf to a classic muffler and Fair Isle flower mittens. Knitters will find plenty of inspiration and beauty here!
From the enthralling gaze to the masterful kiss, the arts of the seducer are legendary and this anthology will draw you into a sinfully sensual world where the urge to seduce or be seduced is irresistible. Written by women at the cutting edge of erotica and given an evocative modern setting, each stylish short story explores the timeless fantasy of giving in to temptation. Elegant, feminine and alluring, this collection will leave you longing to surrender over and over again.
Another rhythmic read-aloud for machine and building site enthusiasts from the team behind Roadworks and Demolition. Describing all the heaving and hammering involved in building a new library, this book is full of action-packed illustrations and irresistible sound words – Hoist the wood. Hoist the wood. Chain and hook and strap. Swing it round, then lower it down. Thonk! Clonk! Clap! It will have kids clamouring to join in, and includes a pictorial glossary of all the machines in the book, too.
At last, all those weird but true facts that kids love so much are collected in this fun-tastic set of compact, easy to handle and fun to browse books. Wacky facts, fascinating information, and lively art combine to make these books irresistible brain candy for young readers. Kids will have so much fun that they won't even realize they're learning!
As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest - so they'll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play! With irresistible artwork by best-selling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld and sweet, rhyming text, this book will have truck lovers of all ages begging for more.
Jane Austen teased readers with the idea of a "heroine whom no one but myself will much like", but Emma is irresistible. "Handsome, clever, and rich", Emma is also an "imaginist", "on fire with speculation and foresight". She sees the signs of romance all around her, but thinks she will never be married. Her matchmaking maps out relationships that Jane Austen ironically tweaks into a clearer perspective. Judgement and imagination are matched in games the reader too can enjoy, and the end is a triumph of understanding.
Ideal for bed time reading, this book will appeal to parents and children who love "Grandfather Twilight" and "On the Night That You Were Born." Author, illustrator, and creator of The Black Apple Etsy shop, Emily Martin convinces children to close their eyes and discover who their dream animal might be - and what dream it might take them to. With a perfect nighttime rhyme and gorgeous illustrations, this book is irresistible.
Leskov’s stories of Russian life are explosions of imagination. Peopled by outsized characters including serfs, princes, Gypsy girls, horse dealers, nomadic Tartars and garrulous storytellers, Leskov’s writing exuberantly fables the national character of his age. For the first time, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky’s translation brings Leskov’s original storytelling and irresistible voice to life.
Zombies hate clowns. They also hate hippies, not to mention ziplines, penguins, moon penguins, nudists, weddings, sharing, and kittens. They really hate unicorns, strangely don't mind Canadians, and love YOU. Greg Stones's colourful gouache paintings set funny and unexpected scenes of zombie disgruntlement, offering a fresh and irresistible perspective on the zombie apocalypse and a pop culture phenomenon that just won't die, cataloging the stuff that really riles up the walking dead (astronauts, rain, bagpipes, re-gifting ...) with wit, humour, and, of course, brains.
Baubles, bangles, and beads have never been so stylish – or so irresistible. Bead Bracelets from Threads Selects will spark your imagination with 15 charming projects that cover all bases from cute as a button vintage to contemporary woven bands. Whatever your experience in jewellery making, this 32-page booklet provides all you need to make each project – either to treat yourself or give as gifts.
When a man's favourite elephant vanishes, the balance of his whole life is subtly upset. A couple's midnight hunger pangs drive them to hold up a McDonald's. A woman finds she is irresistible to a small green monster that burrows through her front garden. An insomniac wife wakes up in a twilight world of semi-consciousness in which anything seems possible - even death. In every one of these stories Murakami makes a determined assault on the normal.
A shipwreck; a deserted island; a single family, wondering if they can survive. Rich in suspense and surprises, The Swiss Family Robinson entices young readers to come along on a wonderful adventure, where each moment brings a new thrill. Featuring amazingly resourceful characters and a wondrous landscape bursting with exotic wildlife and plants, it’s an irresistible tale of ingenuity.