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Keeping Unusual Animals As Pets

Jef Hewitt · Sterling Pub Co Inc
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

This guide aims to provide readers with expert tips and advice on the care and welfare of unusual invertebrates, reptiles and insects, such as the blue-tongued skink, the false monitor lizard, the vinegarone and the pancake tortoise. Details are given of 37 exotic creatures and how to provide...
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The Illustrated Bead Bible: Terms, Tips & Techniques

Theresa Flores Geary Ph.D. · Sterling
Format: Book

From Abalone and Abija (a circular African trade bead) to Zen Beads and Zipper Stitch, this lavish glossary contains a goldmine of beading information! Eager beaders will discover an astoundingly broad overview of the subject, with definitions for every entry that cover historical background,...
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Classic Origami

P. D. Tuyen · Sterling
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

Through a sequence of folds, without cutting or gluing, make a menagerie of more than 2 dozen animals ranging from a simple and graceful dragonfly to a camel. All it takes is a few square pieces of paper and this all-color, bestselling, essential primer to the ancient art of origami. Detailed...
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The Little Hands Art Book: Exploring Arts and Crafts with 2-To 6-Year-Olds (Williamson Little Hands Book)

Judy Press · Williamson Publishing Company
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

This title is suitable for ages 2 to 6 years. It contains over 70 art projects with introductory poems to stir kids' imaginations explore textures, colors, shapes, moods, and feelings. Introductions to basic media include glue, doughs, paint, paper, markers, and crayons. Unusual crafts...
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KISS Guide to Raising a Puppy

Liz Palika · DK ADULT; 1st edition
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

The only full-color, photographic, truly accessible how-to guides on the market. The Keep It Simple Series has set a new standard in how-to publishing. The truly accessible guides inspire and instruct readers and deliver all the information one needs to know about the featured subject....
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Cool Rocks: Creating Fun and Fascinating Collections! (Cool Collections)

Tracy Kompelien · Checkerboard Library
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Kids love to collect stuff! This fun series introduces young readers to cool collections in an easy-to-read format. Each book contains facts about collecting that will inspire the reader to start his or her own collection. Readers will gain a working knowledge of collecting which includes:...
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Tunisian Crochet Encore: New Stitches, New Techniques, New Patterns

Sheryl Thies · Martingale & Co Inc
Format: Paperback

Top-selling author Sheryl Thies presents an exciting encore to Get Hooked on Tunisian Crochet! In this volume, she reviews the basics of Tunisian Crochet, which any confident beginner can master, and then shares a variety of advanced techniques.Get excellent value with 16 all-new crochet...
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The Violin Maker: Finding a Centuries-Old Tradition in a Brooklyn Workshop

John Marchese · Harper
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

How does a simple piece of wood become a violin, the king of instruments? Watch and find out as Eugene Drucker, a member of the world–renowned Emerson String Quartet, commissions Sam Zygmuntowicz, a Brooklyn craftsman, to make him a new violin. As he tells this extraordinary story,...
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Easy Beading Vol. 8

BeadStyle magazine · Kalmbach Books
Format: Hardcover

Get all the great projects from the eighth year of BeadStyle magazine in Easy Beading Vol. 8! Beaders will love the up-to-the-minute designs collected from the colorful pages of BeadStyle’s eighth season. Fast, fashionable projects using pretty pearls, sparkling crystals, gorgeous...
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Betty Doll

Patricia Polacco · Philomel Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Patricia Polacco shares a never-before-told story about her mother's favorite doll."My Darlin Trisha, my mother wrote..." So begins the story of Patricia Polacco's mother's favorite doll.Whenever Mary Ellen needed Betty Doll, she was there. She survived blizzards and thunderstorms,...
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Keeping Parrots

Rosemary Low · Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

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