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Brown Sugar Babe illustrated by Akem

When a little girl has doubts about the color of her skin, her mother shows her all the wonderful, beautiful things brown can be! This message of self-love and acceptance uses rich, dreamy illustrations to celebrate the color using all the senses: sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing.

“I don’t want to be brown!” says a little girl about her skin. But so many beautiful things in the world are brown — calming beaches, cute animals, elegant violins, and more. Brown is musical. Brown is athletic. Brown is poetic. Brown is powerful! Through lyrical words and stunning illustrations, it soon becomes clear that this brown sugar babe should be proud of the skin she’s in.

Paul Thurlby’s Alphabet: With a pull-out FRIEZE to display

A funky new format for the Bologna Ragazzi Award-winning title from Paul Thurlby. All 26 letters are featured, from an awesome ‘A’ to a zippy ‘Z’. Color in the 1 color versions on the back and then remove the whole frieze from the book and hang it on your wall.

The iconic artwork from Alphabet has won legions of fans of all ages, and the upmarket finish to this frieze makes this an irresistible addition to the Paul Thurlby brand.

The Office: A Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary by Robb Pearlman

Discover “The Office reboot fans never knew they needed” with this kid-friendly adaptation of everyone’s favorite workplace comedy (Entertainment Weekly).
Michael Scott is Line Leader at Dunder Mifflin Elementary! It’s a very big job, but Michael is sure he can live up to the “World’s Best Line Leader” title printed on his water bottle. There’s just one problem–Michael doesn’t know how to lead the line. Filled with colorful, detailed illustrations and brimming with Easter eggs and nods to iconic moments from the show, this hilarious reimagining features a pint-sized cast.
The story will introduce The Office to a whole new generation and will teach them that everyone needs to ask for help sometimes. Even Line Leaders.
The Office is a trademark and copyright of Universal Content Productions LLC. Licensed by Universal Studios 2020. All Rights Reserved.

A is for Art by Paul Thurlby

A beautiful and informative alphabet book created in association with the National Galley – perfect for children and adults alike.

See the sights of the National Gallery as never before – through the eyes of award-winning illustrator Paul Thurlby. From Da Vinci to Monet, from medieval masters to the French Impressionists, come on a inspiring tour of one of the world’s most-visited museums. Enjoy masterpieces like Van Gogh’s Sunflowers and Constable’s The Hay Wain as well discovering some lesser known gems. This unique book is packed to bursting with the world’s greatest paintings and the stories behind them.

Picture This! by Paul Thurlby

Come on a fascinating tour of one of the world’s most-visited museums and discover more about masterpieces and the stories behind them. This wonderful introduction to the National Gallery brings paintings to life and is a perfect companion for visiting the museum. With fascinating facts, intriguing puzzles and creative activities throughout this is a fantastic platform for children developing a lifelong love of art. Created in consultation with the National Gallery, this engaging book introduces children to one of the richest collections of paintings in the world, including famous works by the greatest painters – Rembrandt, Rubens, Velázquez, Degas and many others – and masterpieces by less familiar artists. Featuring beautiful reproductions, fascinating facts and behind-the-scenes tours, as well as games and activities inspired by the art, young readers will be encouraged to find out more and get creative.

The Masterpiece Colouring Book by Paul Thurlby

Get creative with one of the world’s most-visited museums and discover more about masterpieces and the stories behind them.

This wonderful colouring book will encourage creativity and help bring masterpieces to life in fun and interesting ways. It’s a fantastic platform for children developing a lifelong love of art as well as their creative skills.

Created in consultation with the National Gallery, this engaging book introduces children to one of the richest collections of paintings in the world, including famous works by the greatest painters – Rembrandt, Rubens, Velazquez, Degas and many others – and masterpieces by less familiar artists.

The Great Art Activity Book by Paul Thurlby

Get creative with one of the world’s most-visited museums and discover more about masterpieces and the stories behind them.

This wonderful activity book will help bring the paintings to life in fun and interesting ways. It’s a fantastic platform for children developing a lifelong love of art as well as their creative skills.

Created in consultation with the National Gallery, this engaging book introduces children to one of the richest collections of paintings in the world, including famous works by the greatest painters – Rembrandt, Rubens, Velázquez, Degas and many others – and masterpieces by less familiar artists.

The Quitter’s Guide to Finishing by Betsy Schow

Motivational, step-by-step instructions on how you can finally keep those New Year’s resolutions!

It’s easy to make a resolution, but it’s also really easy to quit. And the more you want to change, the more opportunity there is to give up. Betsy Schow knows that game pretty well as when, a few years ago, she decided once and for all to lose weight. She lost 75 pounds and she’s kept it off. The Quitter’s Guide to Finishing shows readers how they can apply Schow’s unique finishing philosophy to all aspects of their lives.

With humorous anecdotes and no-holds-barred frankness, Schow outlines how goal makers can move beyond “the starter’s high” and shift their perceptions in a way that allows them to actually complete their unfinished projects. The Quitter’s Guide to Finishing emphasizes action-oriented goals, planning without escape routes, using healthy rewards as motivation, and dozens of other tips and tricks to get you past the finish line.

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