These beautiful Japanese papers will inspire you to create dozens of origami masterpieces. With instructions included for folding a crane and a masu box (a square box for measuring rice), you'll be hooked on this popular hobby in no time. In addition to 250 sheets of colorful papers in 16 traditional patterns, there are black-and-white patterned papers to color and fold. Book includes: - More than 250 sheets of beautiful origami paper in 16 traditional Japanese patterns - Basic folding instructions, hints, and illustrated instructions for folding a crane and a masu box
Isn't it romantic? Whether for a Valentine's Day card, a wedding or anniversary page in a scrapbook, or a découpaged box, these charming Victorian-style illustrations are sure to warm the heart. The breathtaking pictures include a pretty postcard adorned with sprays of flowers; a lovely image of a bride surrounded by her attendants, all dressed in their finest bustled gowns; an old-fashioned marriage certificate, just waiting to be filled in; and a variety of ornate letters and frames. Some of the art have the original captions, including one of a couple sweetly dancing, with her cheek resting on his shoulder, which says: "Let us glide through life together." Or use the quotes by such writers as Robert Browning and Shakespeare.
Perfect for sketches, drawings, and more, this sketchbook line features both bound and spiral designs for all preferences; both lay flat, and the bound versions have placeholder ribbons. The thick, high-quality paper has a smooth surface that holds up well to a variety of media. The covers, in black or blue, are sturdy.
"Welcome to Polar Bear Island. NO OTHERS ALLOWED!" So says Parker, the mayor, eager to keep the island just the way it is. But Kirby, a newly arrived penguin, is shaking things up--much to Parker's dismay. The other polar bears love Kirby and beg Parker to let Kirby (and her family) move in. Will Parker agree . . . and make the island fun for EVERYONE? With its gentle message of inclusivity, this energetic story will delight children.
With 250 illustrated landmark inventions, publications, and events--encompassing everything from ancient record-keeping devices to the latest technologies--this highly topical addition to the Sterling Milestones series takes a chronological journey through the history and future of computer science. The topics include the first spam message, Isaac Asimov's laws of robotics, early programming languages and operating systems such as BASIC and UNIX, the microcomputer revolution, hacking, virtual reality, and more.
A fascinating analysis of the psychology behind Westworld. In both the film and the TV show Westworld, people playing out fantasies find their lives in danger when robots built to entertain start to kill, creating an opportunity for us to examine an array of psychological phenomena. This collection explores our fears about rapidly evolving AI, offering fans an in-depth psychological exploration of the Westworld universe, including: When do synthetic people become sentient? What is the appeal of live-action role playing? Why does the Wild West intrigue us? How far will people go in pursuit of violent delights?
Filled with inspirational prompts for every day, this beautiful five-year journal makes a wonderful keepsake. You can track the evolution of your thoughts and emotions; see how your circumstances change; and discover which people, places, things, and ideas have remained meaningful to you over time. Just start filling in the blanks after the thought-provoking suggestions on each page—you can begin anytime!
Overcome your sugar cravings, lose weight, and restore your health! Featuring more than 100 mouthwatering recipes and color photographs, this inspiring cookbook offers strategies for detoxing safely and effectively including 10 easy-to-follow Meal Maps. Each recipe delivers healthy, delicious food, from a breakfast of an egg, sunny side up, over cauliflower and bacon with potato hash to a memorable dinner of seared scallops over marinated mushrooms, corn mash, and red sorrel."