Book Life: A Reader's Journal is filled with places to record everything about a reader's favorite books.From book logs, to quote pages, to places books may inspire you to visit, this journal has it all.
There is so much more to math than what you learned in school. The Curious Life of Mathematics explores mathematics from ancient times to today’s digital world. Whether you love solving math equations or can't stand the site of numbers and letters on a page, there's no denying that the stories of how mathematics as we know them came to be are incredible, to say the least. The Curious Life of Mathematics is a thought-provoking history which takes a haphazard trip through the colorful history of math. This collection of stories will have you visiting unusual characters, events, and theories throughout history, including twenty-four great equations that have shaped math, science, and society. You will love reading the illuminating, exciting stories behind these discoveries and how they impact our daily lives! The Curious Life of Mathematics is a fully illustrated exploration of mathematics and their legacy through ancient times, and on to today’s digital world.
Machiavelli's Prince is a primer on power Written during the Italian Renaissance, Niccolo Machiavelli's astute observations on how to read people and situations, especially for acquiring and maintaining political power, is a classic primer for politicians and business leaders alike. Whether you approach this reading for its historical significance or choose to apply this knowledge toward achieving success in your own life, you will be enriched. This elegantly designed clothbound edition features an elastic closure and a new introduction.
In A Dangle A Day, Angela Porter will guide you through adding charms and embellishments to your hand lettering and artwork to create your own dangling masterpieces. Dangles are a beautiful and whimsical art form for people who love coloring and tangles. A Dangle A Day features the artwork of Angela Porter, whom you may know as the author of the Color Me series. In this book, you will follow Angela's instructions to add charms and embellishments to letters and artwork. A Dangle a Day features more than 120 pieces of art for you to look to as you add stunning patterns and color to dangles, personalize your dangles with charms that are unique to you, and create dangle words from a variety of highly detailed alphabets. Dangles are a perfect way to accentuate your stationery, invitations, lettering, scrapbook, journals and more; so if you like coloring, tangling, or lettering, you'll love to dangle!
Cute Critter Crochet includes step-by-step instructions with diagrams and colorful photographs showing how to make the cutest crochet projects ever--all featuring adorable animals. Complete with easy-to-follow patterns for super-cute ducks, birds, squirrels with acorns, mice, ladybugs, deer, bunnies, lambs, donkeys, kittens, bears, raccoons, and more--these are must-have projects to make for kids or for the animal-lover in your life. The lay-flat binding also allows the book to stay open - hands free - while crocheting. Learn stitches, tips, techniques, and discover the tools that you will need to create handmade figures out of recommended materials. With 40 loveable projects, you can always make a friend with Cute Critter Crochet. Japanese artist Maki Oomachi creates and sells her wonderful crochet stuffed animals and knitting accessories at retail shops in Japan.
This superb collection of classic science fiction features the best of Jules Verne’s epic adventure stories, including Five Weeks in a Balloon (1863), A Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), From the Earth to the Moon (1865), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873). Often called the “father of science fiction," Verne was a masterful storyteller and visionary, anticipating such technological marvels as the submarine and skyscraper. For nearly 150 years, his unusual characters, outlandish plots, and vivid descriptions have captivated readers, and now they are available--complete and unabridged--in this gorgeous slipcase edition. The stylish clothbound hardcover also features a ribbon marker, historical timeline, and comprehensive introduction, enlightening the reader on the author’s life and works.
Kawaii Origami has everything you need to make your very own Kawaii origami creations—from an origami ice cream cone to an origami cat—all in one pack! With 50 sheets of adorable origami paper and 25 Kawaii-style origami projects with step-by-step instructions from Paper Kawaii expert Chrissy Pushkin. Jump right in and start folding your way to cute with these Kawaii origami creations—from a multi-flavored ice cream cone to a super cute kitty cat—everything you need to get started is included in this pack! From the creator of the popular website Paper Kawaii, author Chrissy Pushkin combines two beloved Japanese art forms, Kawaii pop-art style and origami, in this book and paper pack. With a tutorial on basic folds, 25 easy-to-follow and illustrated projects, and 50 colorful origami papers to get you started, you will be creating stunning and unique origami pieces like a pro in no time, like a traditional bento box, a shimmering twinkle star, a mini drawer to stash your stuff, and an origami trash bin, which received 3 million YouTube views alone!
World-renowned artist Kerby Rosanes specializes in black ink doodles and sketches, and at the age of 23, he quit his desk job as a graphic designer to pursue his art full time. With a legion of over a million followers, Kerby has been a source of inspiration to artists, designers, and art-lovers all over the world with his stunning art and inspirational messages like "Never Quit Drawing" and "Be Awesome Today." Now fans can glimpse the personal sketchbook of Kerby Rosanes with Sketchy Stories, a beautiful facsimile reproduction of his original sketchbook, loaded with secret doodles, elaborate sketches, and whimsical lines and detailed patterns. Interspersed with his artwork, Kerby also includes techniques, tips, inspirations, influences, and more. The ideal gift for fans of Kerby Rosanes or anyone who is ready to be creatively inspired.
Prepare to be inspired. Power in Numbers: The Rebel Women of Mathematics is a full-color volume that takes aim at the forgotten influence of women on the development of mathematics over the last two millennia. You'll see each eminent mathematician come to life on each page, women like the astronomer-philosopher Hypatia, theoretical physicist Emmy Noether, and rocket scientist Annie Easley. Power in Numbers: The Rebel Women of Mathematics is an affirmation of female genius and a celebration of the boundless applications of mathematics. See their stories!
Never-before-seen photos of McQueen s brilliantly creative world from an exclusive backstage photographer Alexander McQueen, the iconic designer whose untimely death in 2010 left the fashion world reeling and fans worldwide clamoring for more, fused immense creativity, audacity, and a hauntingly dark aesthetic sense into powerful, unforgettable imagery. The strange, singular beauty of his clothing was matched by the spectacle of his legendary fashion shows, which demonstrated his outstanding showmanship and consistently pushed the boundaries of runway events. Robert Fairer s intimate, vibrant full-color photographs of McQueen s collections, taken backstage and on the catwalk when few photogr...