The Little Big Book for Boys

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For all the boys and girls in the world, here are two special books celebrating the wonder of youth. Filled with the best boy and girl stuff imaginable, The Little Big Book for Boys and The Little Big Book for Girls are simply the coolest gift around. These chunky pint-sized volumes pack a punch with loads of material guaranteed to occupy, fascinate, and entertain boys and girls of all backgrounds and with all interests. Designed with vintage illustrations that are as timeless as their contents, these two ...
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Overview

For all the boys and girls in the world, here are two special books celebrating the wonder of youth. Filled with the best boy and girl stuff imaginable, The Little Big Book for Boys and The Little Big Book for Girls are simply the coolest gift around. These chunky pint-sized volumes pack a punch with loads of material guaranteed to occupy, fascinate, and entertain boys and girls of all backgrounds and with all interests. Designed with vintage illustrations that are as timeless as their contents, these two delightful volumes will be well-thumbed classics in no time at all. Each volume includes: 12 excerpts from beloved fictional classics; 14 poems from such poets as Walter de la Mare, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Christina Rossetti, and Shel Silverstein; 20 activities ranging from : science tricks and juggling to star gazing and building a lean-to in Boys; braiding and finger knitting to make blue jean bags and silk screen t-shirts in Girls; 12 songs, including: "Mr. Tambourine Man", "Yellow Submarine", "Puff The Magic Dragon", and "If You Want To Sing Out" in Boys; "Tomorrow", "Over the Rainbow", "Imagine", and "You've Got A Friend" in Girls; 36 recipes such as: Super Lunch-sack Stuffers, Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie, and Root Beer Float in Boys; Pink Lemonade Cake, Fruity Breakfast Parfaits, and Rocky Road Fudge in Girls; 30 profiles of heroes or heroines that will inspire boys and girls to dream big and aim high; Over 80 pages of facts and fun including games, jokes, tongue twisters, trivia, and questions and answers.

An illustrated collection of literary excerpts, poems, songs, games, recipes, miscellaneous facts, and activities for boys.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
Two new titles in the Little Big Book series edited by Alice Wong and Lena Tabori focus on boys and girls. The Little Big Book for Girls collects literary excerpts (including selections from Heidi and National Velvet), poems, songs, activities, recipes and miscellaneous facts focused on females. Activities include appliqu art and finger knitting. The Little Big Book for Boys, with a similar array of material includes excerpts from novels such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Black Stallion, with activities such as juggling and building a terrarium. Both volumes come in a small, chunky format with vintage illustrations throughout. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780941807708
  • Publisher: Welcome Enterprises
  • Publication date: 3/15/2003
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 974,509
  • Age range: 3 months - 18 years
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.56 (h) x 1.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Alice Wong is Project Director at Welcome Enterprises and has coedited The Little Big Book for Moms, God's Chidren, and Grandmothers.
Lena Tabori is the publisher of Welcome Enterprises.
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