5-Star Baby Name Advisor: More Information and Advice to Help You Pick the Right Name Than Any Other Name Book

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Five-Star Baby Name Advisor is a unique and invaluable book for parents who want to select a name that will give their child a head start in life. It contains more helpful information about each name than any other book—starting with star ratings (like the ones used to rate movies, hotels, and mutual funds).

Most name books are basically lists of names that include origin and meaning. This unique book gives parents lots of help in deciding which name to choose for their baby. ...

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Overview

Five-Star Baby Name Advisor is a unique and invaluable book for parents who want to select a name that will give their child a head start in life. It contains more helpful information about each name than any other book—starting with star ratings (like the ones used to rate movies, hotels, and mutual funds).

Most name books are basically lists of names that include origin and meaning. This unique book gives parents lots of help in deciding which name to choose for their baby. Here is a list of all the features you’ll find in the book. Notice that most of the features (marked with an asterisk) can’t be found in any other book; and two features marked with asterisks can only be found in name books by Bruce Lansky:

-star rating*

-origin

-meaning

-gender usage** (showing whether names are used primarily for boys, primarily for girls, or equally for both)

-first impressions** (what images come to mind when names are called in school or seen on job applications)

-popularity rankings and recent trends*
-spelling difficulty*

-pronunciation difficulty*

-versatility* (availability of versions of the name for informal and formal social occasions)

-the most famous namesakes

-common nicknames

-common variations

-final considerations* (pros and cons)

Mother's Choice Awards 2009 Silver Award: Pregnancy & Childbirth

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881665338
  • Publisher: Meadowbrook Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2008
  • Pages: 550

Meet the Author

Bruce Lansky

Bruce Lansky is the #1 author of baby name books in North America. His top-selling name books include: 100,000+ Baby Names, The Very Best Baby Name Book, 60,000+ Baby Names, 25,000+ Baby Names. Altogether, his name books have sold over 8.5 million copies. Lansky lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota—halfway between two of the state’s 10,000 lakes.

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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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