The Little Big Book for Boys by Alice Wong

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For all the boys and girls in the world, here are two special books celebrating the wonder of youth. Filled with the best boy and girl stuff imaginable, The Little Big Book for Boys and The Little Big Book for Girls are simply the coolest gift around. These chunky pint-sized volumes pack a punch with loads of material guaranteed to occupy, fascinate, and entertain boys and girls of all backgrounds and with all interests. Designed with vintage illustrations that are as timeless as their contents, these two delightful volumes will be well-thumbed classics in no time at all. Each volume includes: 12 excerpts from beloved fictional classics; 14 poems from such poets as Walter de la Mare, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Christina Rossetti, and Shel Silverstein; 20 activities ranging from : science tricks and juggling to star gazing and building a lean-to in Boys; braiding and finger knitting to make blue jean bags and silk screen t-shirts in Girls; 12 songs, including: "Mr. Tambourine Man", "Yellow Submarine", "Puff The Magic Dragon", and "If You Want To Sing Out" in Boys; "Tomorrow", "Over the Rainbow", "Imagine", and "You've Got A Friend" in Girls; 36 recipes such as: Super Lunch-sack Stuffers, Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie, and Root Beer Float in Boys; Pink Lemonade Cake, Fruity Breakfast Parfaits, and Rocky Road Fudge in Girls; 30 profiles of heroes or heroines that will inspire boys and girls to dream big and aim high; Over 80 pages of facts and fun including games, jokes, tongue twisters, trivia, and questions and answers.
 

About Alice Wong

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NATASHA TABORI FRIED is the managing editor of Welcome Books. She has conceived, edited, and produced numerous titles, including The Christmas Almanac, The Little Big Book of Love, and The Little Big Book of Comfort Food. She lives in New York with her husband and son. ALICE WONG co-created, with Lena Tabori, the best-selling Little Big Book series, which has sold over 1.7 million copies. She co-edited many of the titles in this charming and popular series, including The Little Big Book for Moms and The Little Big Book for Grandmothers. She is author of The Big Book of Me: My Baby Book, and co-edited The Goodnight Book for Moms and Little Ones. Alice has also produced exquisite photography and art books which include Canyon Wilderness of the Southwest, India: In Word and Image, and China: 3,000 Years in Art and Literature (Welcome Books). Alice currently resides in Brooklyn with her husband Clark and their three children, Chi Chi, Sylvia, and Phoebe.
 
Published April 15, 2003 by Welcome Books. 352 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Sending Out the Welcome Wagon Lena Tabori, publisher of Welcome Enterprises, follows up on her earlier success with The Little Big Book for Moms as she reaches out to the older generation in The Little Big Book for Grandmothers, ed.

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For each film, the editors offer a condensed version of the plot, a number of images from the movie, activities (e.g., Q&As, arts and crafts inspired by the film), lines from the film and a kid-friendly recipe (Aladdin boasts Abu's Finger Food, while The Jungle Book inspires Bare Necessities Bana...

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Two new titles in the Little Big Book series edited by Alice Wong and Lena Tabori focus on boys and girls.

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“A cat’s a cat and that’s that” proclaims the old folk saying, but readers will find there is much more to it when they delve into this twenty-fourth book in the Little Big Books series.

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