The Little Big Book for Boys

By Alice Wong (Editor); Lena Tabori (Editor)
(Welcome Books, Hardcover, 9780941807708, 352pp.)

Publication Date: April 2003

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Description
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.



About the Author
ALICE WONG is a project director at Welcome Books. She has produced or edited numerous titles, including The Little Big Book for Moms and The Little Big Book for Grandmothers. She has three daughters, and lives in New York City.

Lena Tabori is publisher, director, and founder of Welcome Enterprises, Inc., a publishing and packaging company based in New York and San Francisco.

She has spent her professional life in publishing, beginning at Harry N. Abrams in 1967, which she later left to create Welcome and to cofound Stewart, Tabori & Chang, a publishing company. Love is an enduring subject for Tabori, who has previously edited Kisses, published by Turner Publishing, in 1991, and Love: A Celebration in Art and Literature with Jane Lahr for STC in 1982.

Lena Taborilives in San Francisco and New York City with her significant other, Frank.

Natasha Tabori Fried is managing editor at Welcome Enterprises. She was formerly an associate producerat the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour andFox News Channel.

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