5-Star Baby Name Advisor [NOOK Book]

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Name Your Baby The Smart Way!  You use star ratings to select restaurants, hotels, movies, and mutual funds.  Now Bruce Lansky's 5-Star Baby Name Advisor gives you an objective way to select thousands of baby names.  In this unique book, Lansky rates 1,800 popular and unique names and provides more helpful information and advice about each name than you'll find in any other book.  In addition to meaning, origin, and common variations, each name's profile includes:  a STAR RATING, and ...
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Overview

Name Your Baby The Smart Way!  You use star ratings to select restaurants, hotels, movies, and mutual funds.  Now Bruce Lansky's 5-Star Baby Name Advisor gives you an objective way to select thousands of baby names.  In this unique book, Lansky rates 1,800 popular and unique names and provides more helpful information and advice about each name than you'll find in any other book.  In addition to meaning, origin, and common variations, each name's profile includes:  a STAR RATING, and information about the name's GENDER CLARITY, EASE OF SPELLING, VERSATILITY, FIRST IMPRESSIONS, POPULARITY AND TRENDS, and EASE OF PRONUNCIATION.  This book can help you pick a name that will give your child a head start in life!  5-Star Baby Name Advisor is a Mom's Choice Award Silver Award Winner!

Name Your Baby The Smart Way!  You use star ratings to select restaurants, hotels, movies, and mutual funds.  Now Bruce Lansky's 5-Star Baby Name Advisor gives you an objective way to select thousands of baby names.  In this unique book, Lansky rates 1,800 popular and unique names and provides more helpful information and advice about each name than you'll find in any other book.  In addition to meaning, origin, and common variations, each name's profile includes:  STAR RATING (What is the name's overall appeal?), GENDER CLARITY (Is the name for a boy or girl?  Will it be confusing?), EASE OF SPELLING (will the name be misspelled?), VERSATILITY (Will the name work for a variety of formal and informal occasions?), FIRST IMPRESSION (What will people think of when they hear the name?), POPULARITY AND TREND (How popular is the name?  Is it too popular?), EASE OF PRONUNCIATION (Will the name be mispronounced?), and CONCISE ADVICE (What should you consider before selecting the name?).  This book can help you pick a name that will give your child a head start in life!  5-Star Baby Name Advisor is a Mom's Choice Award Silver Award Winner!

SAMPLE:   Mia (4 Stars):  (Italian) mine.  First Impression:  Mia is pictured as a fascinating original.  Gender Association:  Used for girls.  Popularity and Trend:  #13 (#94 in 2000).  Risk of Misspelling:  Fairly Low.  Risk of Mispronunciation:  Average.  Famous Namesakes:  Actress Mia Farrow, soccer player Mia Hamm, model Mia Taylor.  Common Nicknames:  None.  Common Variations:  Miah.  Consider This:  This name is pronounced "MEE-ah," but some may mistake it for "MY-ah."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451620238
  • Publisher: Meadowbrook
  • Publication date: 1/18/2011
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 370
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Bruce Lansky
Bruce Lansky is the #1 name in baby names.  His name books have sold over 11 million copies.  His name books include:  100,000+ Baby Names, The Very Best Baby Name Book, 15,000+ Baby Names, The New Baby Name Survey, and Baby Names Around the World.  He has appeared on radio, television, newspapers & magazines showcasing his expertise in the field of baby names.
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    A Mom's Choice Awards Recipient!

    The Mom's Choice Awards® honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, Ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times Best-Selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, Motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books; Tara Paterson, Certified Parent Coach, and founder of the Mom's Choice Awards®. Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards® seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families. This book/product has earned this distinguished award.

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