14,000 Things to be Happy About

14,000 Things to be Happy About

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by Barbara Ann Kipfer, Pierre Le-Tan
     
 

Something to be happy about: This mesmerizing bestseller is revised and updated. Originally published 25 years ago (happy anniversary!) from a list that Barbara Ann Kipfer started making as a child, it’s the book that marries obsession with happiness. And it now has 2,000 fresh and more current reasons to be happy:

Rabbit tracks in the

Overview

Something to be happy about: This mesmerizing bestseller is revised and updated. Originally published 25 years ago (happy anniversary!) from a list that Barbara Ann Kipfer started making as a child, it’s the book that marries obsession with happiness. And it now has 2,000 fresh and more current reasons to be happy:

Rabbit tracks in the snow.
Kiteboarding and kitesurfing.
Caramel gelato.
Scoring super-high on a Scrabble turn.
Babies burping.
Summer storms.
White cupcakes with multicolored sprinkles.
Big red barns.
20 minutes all to yourself.

No opinions, no explanations, no asides, no footnotes, editorializing, or proselytizing. Just the simple premise of a list of things that make us smile. With its chunky shape, striking black-and-white cover, and 100 whimsical illustrations by Pierre Le-Tan, the new 14,000 Things is an irresistible catalog of good thoughts completely updated to reflect today’s world—and an uplifting gift for people of all moods and all ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761147213
Publisher:
Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/15/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
611
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 4.02(h) x 1.45(d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Ann Kipfer is the author of numerous Workman books including 14,000 Things to be Happy About. She is a lexicographer and author whose many works include thesauri and other reference books, spiritually themed books, and list books. She lives in New England. Her website is thingstobehappyabout.com.


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14,000 Things to be Happy About 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It's a very good, pick me up book that can be kept anywhere. The items bring back pleasant memories and puts an instant smile on one's face. Just keep it in your bag and take out in times of sadness or boredom and be pleasantly surprised.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
fits perfectly for certain friends and relatives!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is very enjoyable and it provides a quick laugh!
Guest More than 1 year ago
gave as a gift to a loved one after surgery
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A fine addition to any reading room!
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Louise56 More than 1 year ago
This book was recommended to me by a friend and I will be giving it to others for gifts. It is fun as well as a good conversation starter. Sorry I did not think to write it myself, but I can always make my own list to hand down to family members!