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2015 Mom's Family Wall Calendar

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It’s the super calendar for super moms. Mom’s Family combines the usefulness of a planner with Sandra Boynton’s funny, colorful, and energetic animal illustrations. The generous, ingeniously designed grids allow parents to see what each family member is doing every day of the month. Add a lively crew of silly chickens, tumbling cats, marching reindeer, and befuddled frogs, and it’s total Boynton charm.

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Overview

It’s the super calendar for super moms. Mom’s Family combines the usefulness of a planner with Sandra Boynton’s funny, colorful, and energetic animal illustrations. The generous, ingeniously designed grids allow parents to see what each family member is doing every day of the month. Add a lively crew of silly chickens, tumbling cats, marching reindeer, and befuddled frogs, and it’s total Boynton charm.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761177807
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/15/2014
  • Format: Wall Calendar
  • Pages: 36
  • Sales rank: 588
  • Product dimensions: 11.90 (w) x 11.90 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Sandra Boynton

Sandra Boynton is a popular American cartoonist, writer, and songwriter. Since 1974, Boynton has written and illustrated over forty children’s books and seven general audience books, including four New York Times bestsellers. More than 60 million of her books have been sold—“mostly to friends and family,” she says. She has also written and produced five albums of award-winning children’s music. Three of her albums have been certified Gold, and Philadelphia Chickens, nominated for a Grammy, has gone Platinum. She lives with her family on a farm in New England.


Biography

In the 1980s, it was hard to enter a gift shop without seeing Sandra Boynton's name. Her humorous pen-and-watercolor cartoons of hippos, ewes, and her famous turkeys (you know, symbolizing the human ones in life who can get you down) were emblazoned on cards, mugs, stickers, stationery...and of course, her wonderful, wacky books, the first of which was 1979's Hippos Go Berserk! .

Boynton began her career as a greeting card illustrator with aspirations of theater directing; but having a family changed her focus, and she began devoting herself full-time to art. Her board books, filled with goofy animal illustrations and rhyming verse, are toddler staples. But their appeal to adults is undeniable, and she has also written a number of humor books for the general public.

Given the rhythmic, buoyant style of her writing, it was only natural that Boynton would become involved in companion music to her books. From the '90s on, several of her titles included accompanying CDs, culminating in the 2002 release of Philadelphia Chickens, a CD-book extravaganza written with composer Michael Ford and featuring musical performances by several high-profile stars.

Who knows what lies ahead for this irrepressible force of nature? If there's one thing Sandra Boynton has proved in the course of her remarkably diverse career, it's that she's not lost her capacity to surprise us. (Thank heavens!)

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    1. Hometown:
      "Somewhere in rural Connecticut"
    1. Date of Birth:
      April 3, 1953
    2. Place of Birth:
      Orange, New Jersey
    1. Education:
      B.A., Yale University, 1974; attended University of California--Berkeley Drama School and Yale Drama School

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 13, 2014

    I've used this calendar for years.  Like a previous person said,

    I've used this calendar for years.  Like a previous person said, the format takes a little bit to get used to, but works fine.  It is set up more like an Excel spreadsheet than a traditional calendar.  The only reason I gave it four instead of five stars is because I wish there was space for at least one more family member to be listed. 

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  • Posted July 28, 2014

    I have used this calendar for years and LOVE it. The month is li

    I have used this calendar for years and LOVE it. The month is listed vertically, so it took a bit to get used to the format. There are 5 columns for family members which is useful for keeping track of each person's schedule. It comes with a phone list (with magnets glued tot he back) for the refrigerator.

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  • Posted July 5, 2014

    Can you add an inside photo so that we can see how large the squ

    Can you add an inside photo so that we can see how large the squares are?

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