Chronicle Books What Big Sister Does Best

Personalized kid?s books make great gifts and can assist in teaching a child a lesson as well. Make What Big Sister Does Best your child's very own by adding her name throughout the personalized storybook, writing a dedication (or choosing ...our editor's suggestion), and uploading a photo to make any big sister proud. What Big Sister Does Best, by renowned author-illustrator team Laura Numeroff and Lynn Munsinger, is now personalized to celebrate all the wonderful love and guidance a big sister can offer her younger sibling. The perfect present for the older sibling of a new arrival! What Big Sister Does Best Personalized Book This wonderful story celebrates all the love and guidance a big sister can offer younger siblings. In What Big Sister Does Best, you can upload a picture of the recipient, include her name on every page and write her a special dedication. We also have a touching editor?s message suggestion if you find it difficult to write your own message. Additional Personalized Kid?s Books Once you?ve given your daughter, niece or family friend personalized storybooks, you may find that you want to give a more personalized kid?s books. What Big Brother Does Best is perfect for brothers and nephews. Customizable books make ideal gifts for birthdays, holidays, and a variety of special occasions. Take a look at some of the other customized children books we offer below. What Big Brother Does Best: Created by the Big Sister?s author/illustrator team - Numeroff and Munsinger ? this delightful teaches young boys the importance of being a brother. Include the big brother?s name on the front cover and on each and every page throughout the story. You can also add his photo to make it that much more personal. Plus, you can write a special dedication at the front of the book with any extra words of wisdom. Princess Fully Personalized Book: This fully customizable book delights any little girl that longs to be a princess. Include her name on the book?s front cover and incorporate it throughout the story. She will love seeing herself on every page. You can customize this further by matching her skin tone, hair color, favorite color, hometown, and birthdate. Additional customizable Princess products are also available. Speedster Fully Personalized Book: Boys and girls race through this story as an expert racecar driver zooms around the track. Upload your little guy or gal?s photo and incorporate his or her favorite color, hair color, skin tone, birthdate, and gender. By Laura Numeroff, Illustrated by Lynn Munsinger 8 x 10 in 22 pp Hardcover Unjacketed ISBN 9781452114774 This book is also available as a non-personalized book: What Sisters Do Best/What Brothers Do Best read more

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Following the success of their 2010 James Beard Foundation Best Cookbook of the Year, The Country Cooking of Ireland, Colman Andre...ws and Christopher Hirsheimer achieve the formidable feat of illuminating the world?s most beloved cuisine in an entirely new light. Drawing on more than 40 years of experience traveling and eating in Italy, Andrews explores every region, from Piedmont to Puglia, and provides the fascinating origins of dishes both familiar and unexpected. This gloriously photographed keepsake depicts an ingredient-focused culture deeply rooted in rural traditions, in which even the most sophisticated dishes derive from more basic fare. With 230 sumptuous recipes highlighting the abundant flavors of the land, all set against the backdrop of Andrews? vivid storytelling and Hirsheimer?s evocative images, this luxe package is sure to delight home chefs and lovers of Italian food alike. read more

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Every day 1,500 Bostonians can't resist buying sweet, simple treats such as Homemade Pop-Tarts, from an alumna of Harvard with a d...egree in economics. From Brioche au Chocolat and Lemon Raspberry Cake to perfect croissants, Flour Bakery-owner Joanne Chang's repertoire of baked goods is deep and satisfying. While at Harvard she discovered that nothing made her happier than baking cookies leading her on a path that eventually resulted in a sticky bun triumph over Bobby Flay on the Food Network'sThrowdown. Almost 150 Flour recipes such as Milky Way Tart and Dried Fruit Focaccia are included, plus Joanne's essential baking tips, making this mouthwatering collection an accessible, instant classic cookbook for the home baker. read more

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For the home or professional bread-maker, this is the book of the season. It comes from a man many consider to be the best bread b...aker in the United States: Chad Robertson, co-owner of Tartine Bakery in San Francisco, a city that knows its bread. To Chad, bread is the foundation of a meal, the center of daily life, and each loaf tells the story of the baker who shaped it. He developed his unique bread over two decades of apprenticeship with the finest artisan bakers in France and the United States, as well as experimentation in his own ovens. Readers will be astonished at how elemental it is. A hundred photographs from years of testing, teaching, and recipe development provide step-by-step inspiration, while additional recipes provide inspiration for using up every delicious morsel. read more

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Share your scribbles with the world! Taro Gomi's latest installment of the best-selling Scribbles and Doodles series invites you t...o doodle and draw in 30 mailable ways with playful prompts and open-endedartwork. Perfect for artists of every kindwhether at home or on the road! read more

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It's the Science Fair, and the second grade is all over it! Some kids are making man-eating robots. Some kids are holding their br...eath for a very, very long time. Some kids are doing interesting things with vacuum cleaners. The theme, obviously, is global warming. But what should Ivy and Bean do? Something involving explosions? Or ropes? Somethingwith ice cubes? Or maybe . . . maybe something different. read more

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Cycling is explodingin a good way. Urbanites everywhere, from ironic hipsters to earth-conscious commuters, are taking to the bike... like aquatic mammals to water. Cycling's most prolific, well-known, hilarious, and anonymous blogger brings a fresh and humorous perspective to the most important vehicle to hit personal transportation since the horse. Bike Snob treats readers to a laugh-out-loud rant and rave about the world of bikes and their riders, and offers a unique look at the ins and outs of cycling, from its history and hallmarks to its wide range of bizarre practitioners. Throughout, the author lampoons the missteps, pretensions, and absurdities of bike culture while maintaining a contagious enthusiasm for cycling itself. Bike Snob is an essential volume for anyone who knows, is, or wants to become a cyclist. read more

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From the experts at Parenting magazine comes this essential planner that's both an informative guide to pregnancy and a keepsake j...ournal for moms-to-be. Organized week by week and packed with insights from experienced moms along with helpful charts and checklists, Pregnancy Planner offers practical and emotional support in a beautiful package. The lay-flat binding and handy tabs make it easy to keep track of the myriad details throughout these nine months, while the stylish design provides an attractive place to document early memories. With detailed advice on diet, exercise, sex, and sleep as well as tips on what gear to buy, this invaluable resource is the perfect planner for expecting moms. read more

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In The Exquisite Book, one hundred indie artists play an ingenious version of the Exquisite Corpse drawing game. Each adorns a pag...e with artwork having seen only the page of the artist immediately prior and using a single horizon line to connect the two. Some continue the "story" quite literally while others build on the previous page in more fanciful ways. This astonishing volume's format is as unique as its content, with each of the book's ten chapters residing on a ten-page accordion pull-out, allowing readers to view the art continuously. With an illustrated foreword by Dave Eggers, and art from such luminaries as James Jean and Jill Bliss, this charming book is, simply, exquisite. read more

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As the hipster classic Craft, Inc. did for crafters, this book will teach all types of creatives?illustrators, photographers, grap...hic designers, animators, and more?how to build a successful business doing what they love. Freelancing pros Meg Mateo Ilasco and Joy Deangdeelert Cho explain everything?from creating a standout portfolio to navigating the legal issues of starting a business. Accessible, spunky, and packed with practical advice, Creative, Inc. is an essential for anyone ready to strike out on their own. read more

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Flower delivery! Featuring five amazing pop-up bouquets, Paper Blossoms brings floral cheer to any room. Display any of the bouque...ts--a garland of roses, a tropical arrangement, a lotus water garden, a springtime bouquet, or a vase of lilies as a beautiful centerpiece or room accent. A triumph of pop-up artistry and a sure conversation-starter, these bouquets burst forth with color, joy, and lasting beauty. read more

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