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H is for Hummus: A Modern Parent's ABC
Joel Rickett & Spencer Wilson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780241971239.  Daedalus Item Code: 62168
An ABC not for toddlers but rather for their beleaguered mums and dads, this hilariously askew book looks at the realities of modern parenting by illustrating pertinent vocabulary words. A is for au ... (Read More)
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How to Build an Igloo and Other Snow Shelters
Norbert E. Yankielun. Amelia Bauer, illus.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393732153.  Daedalus Item Code: 63212
How are the ice blocks of igloos formed and fitted so perfectly that they are purportedly able to withstand the weight of a polar bear? How can you determine if the fresh snow that's fallen outside ... (Read More)
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I Am a Pole: (And So Can You!)
Stephen Colbert.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455523429.  Daedalus Item Code: 61320
Making good on the scheme he proposed in an on-air tête-à-tête with Maurice Sendak, arch pundit and television personality Stephen Colbert has indeed penned and illustrated a picture book, hoping to ... (Read More)
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In the Belly of an Ox: The Unexpected Photographic Adventures of Richard and Cherry Kearton
Rebecca Bond.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547076751.  Daedalus Item Code: 33433
By day, the Kearton brothers worked at respectable jobs in London, but in their free time they crept through brambles and briars, trudged through swamps, hid in hollow trees, and climbed cliffs. Most ... (Read More)
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The Inheritor's Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science
Sandra Hempel.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349887.  Daedalus Item Code: 59001
In the first half of the 19th century, an epidemic of arsenic poisoning swept through Europe. Available at any corner shop for a few pence, arsenic was undetectable in food or drink, and came to be ... (Read More)
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The Insult Dictionary: History's Best Slights, Street Talk, and Slang
Julie Tibbott.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781621450665.  Daedalus Item Code: 63575
From the Roman to the Shakespearean, from pirate bilge to gumshoe patter, some of the most creative, memorable, and entertaining applications of language through the ages have been invented to tell ... (Read More)
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Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl
Jenny Wren. Jenny Éclair, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911685.  Daedalus Item Code: 50377
Essentially a female riposte to Jerome K. Jerome's Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, this 1891 book by the pseudonymous Jenny Wren presents her amusing thoughts on matters ranging from love and ... (Read More)
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59475
Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo here takes ... (Read More)
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Making an Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre—How We Dignify the Dead
Sarah Murray.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250015655.  Daedalus Item Code: 41682
The author of Moveable Feasts and a regular contributor to London's Financial Times, Sarah Murray never gave much thought to what might ultimately happen to her remains, until her ... (Read More)
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The Mammoth Book of More Bizarre Crimes: Incredible Real-Life Criminal Cases
Robin Odell & Paul Donnelley.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762459834.  Daedalus Item Code: 69258
In this sequel to The Mammoth Book of Bizarre Crimes, the authors recount the extraordinary stories of scarcely believable real-life crimes, from the murder of Italian fashion designer Gianni ... (Read More)
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Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark, Control the Weather, Perform Your Own Surgery, Get Out of Jury Duty, Identify a Witch, Colonize a Nation, Impress a Girl, Make a Zombie, Start Your Own Religion
Maggie Koerth-Baker, with Will Pearson & Mangesh Hattiekudur.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061251481.  Daedalus Item Code: 63514
Go ahead—be amazing. Who says you can't? Certainly not Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur, who met as freshmen at Duke University and parlayed their cafeteria conversations into the first issue of ... (Read More)
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The Mountain Man's Field Guide to Grammar: A Fearless Adventure in Grammar, Style, and Usage
Gary Spina.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402207402.  Daedalus Item Code: 63581
"When I was a boy, I was a terrible student," Gary Spina notes. "I was especially proficient at failing English. By some fluke of fate I grew up to become an English teacher and writer." With wry ... (Read More)
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