All you need is love. And Nick Boothman will help you find it fast. First he helps you determine, through a series of revealing self-assessments, what kind of a person your soul mate, or Matched Opposite, is likely to be. Next he leads you through a series of steps that can all take place during a s..
Who knew rulers could be so much fun? Little kids do, though they don't always have a firm grasp of how to use their rulers. Along comes "How Big Is The Lion?", the perfect introduction to how big, how small, how wide, how tall - concepts every preschooler and infant should know. Every page invites ..
Firefly light and the aurora borealis. Time travel and tears. Blood types, boomerangs, and black widow spiders. Explanations and investigations. A fact-filled, fun-filled, whimsically illustrated compendium, HOW COME? answers over 100 of the questions more frequently asked about the world around us...
Kids never stop asking questions. And Kathy Wollard, whose Los Angeles Times syndicated column "How come?" appears in newspapers around the world, never stops answering them. In five years since the first How Come? was published, Ms. Wollard has written hundreds of columns addressing the whys, whats..
This is the best of the How Come? trilogy, featuring answers to more than 200 irresistible questions about the world around us and beyond. Based on Kathy Wollard's popular syndicated Newsday column, these are the questions that frequently stump kids and their parents: Why is space black? What makes..
The 125 questions are all derived from the experiences central to a kid's world - stuff that happens at home, in the garden, at school, on holiday. There are the inevitable insect questions - "Why do bees die after they sting someone?" (the honeybee's stinger is barbed, and can't detach from the bee..
When a boy named Oscar discovers a giant - a very hungry giant holding a sign that says "Food Please" - in his backyard, he knows he can't turn his back on him. Yet it's not easy feeding a hungry giant. A whole pizza disappears in a single gulp. Twelve blueberry muffins, 33 jars of peanut butter, 19..
Is organic really worth it? Are eggs OK to eat? What does it mean if something's labeled "Fair Trade," or "Biodynamic," or "Cage Free"? What about all the noise around farmed fish, fake meat, coconut oil, almonds - not to mention fat, carbs, and calories? Using three criteria - is it good for me? is..
Have an old pair of trainers lying around the house? Nike's Reuse-a-Shoe program will recycle them into safe playground surfaces. Getting rid of that old mobile phone? Call to Protect will refurbish it as an emergency lifeline for abused women. Racking up frequent-flier miles? Donate them to an ill ..
How do you find a nursing home? How can you pay for it? Do you need 24-hour assistance or just part-time help? Are you eligible for any financial help from the government? How do you reverse roles and become your parent's "parent"? Virginia Morris, a health-care journalist who cared for her own fath..
The best and bestselling book of its kind. Originally published in 1995, How To Care For Aging Parents, won a Books for a Better Life Award, and was praised as "an indispensable book" (AARP) and "a compassionate guide of encyclopaedic proportion" (The Washington Post). It also catapulted its author,..