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The Little Big Book of Ireland
The Little Big Book of Ireland is a delightful treasury of text and art to indulge all lovers of Ireland. From Ireland’s highly literate lineage to its storytelling traditions, from its intriguing history to its fantastical myths and folk tales passed down for thousands of years, from delectable Irish recipes to its inspirational cultural traditions, Irish and non-Irish alike will immerse themsleves in the spirited offerings of Ireland in this beautifully illustrated book.
The Little Big Book of Ireland includes:
LITERARY EXCERPTS from such writers as James Joyce, Frank McCourt, Samuel Beckett, and Edna O’Brien.
POETRY by William Butler Yeats, Seamus Heaney, Patrick Kavanagh, Michael Longley, J. M. Synge, and others.
FACTS & FANCY to inform and delight from A Wee Bit o’ History and Emerald Isle Gems to Irish natural wonders and Irish toasts and blessings.
SONGS include classics such as “A Bunch of Wild Thyme,” “Danny Boy,” “An Irish Lullaby,” and “Wearing of the Green.”
RECIPES for traditional favorites including Irish potato griddle cakes, corned beef and parsnip, steak and Guinness pie, and Irish soda bread.
MYTHS & FOLK TALES about such ancient figures as Deirdre and Naoise, Finn Mac Cumhal, banshees, leprechauns, and fairies.
More than 150 full-color illustrations.
Little Big Book Of Life
The Little Big Book Of Life is the latest in Welcome’s wildly successful Little Big Book series! This hefty little book is bursting with wisdom, advise, poetry, fictional excerpts, short stories, humorous quotes and excerpts, songs, essays, graduation speeches, letters, and tips on how to value yourself and the thngs that matter most to you. It is the perfect gift for a graduation, a birthday, or indeed to celebrate any life-changing event. Combined with the same period art and book illustrations that have made previous Little Big Books so beloved and timeless, there is much to learn, inspire, and ponder in this charming volume. The contents include: 15 short stories and fictional excerpts from authors including Milan Kundera, Ernest Hemingway, Kurt Vonnegut, Joseph Heller and William Shakespeare; 20 poems from such poets as Maya Angelou, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Frost, Anne Sexton, and ee. cummings; 13 graduation speeches from everyone from John Grisham and Ken Burns to Jodi Foster and Russell Baker; 10 Letters full of wisdom and advice, including those from Anne Frank, John Steinbeck, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and F. Scott Fitzgerald; 13 songs, including James Taylor’s “The Secret Of Life” and Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World”; 12 comedy excerpts and essays from such comedians as Woody Allen, George Carlin, Bill Cosby, Whoopi Goldberg, Anna Quindlen, and Jerry Seinfeld; 9 activity spreads, ranging from Feng Shui basics to how to keep a dream journal; Over 30 quotes & platitudes offering insight and advice on how to live your life.
The Little Big Book Of New York
The Little Big Book of New York is full of everything that makes New York, well, New York. There are the defining recipes, songs, poetry, and literature, of course. But there’s also the history of all sorts of different aspects of the Empire state, from Immigration to the Mob, and facts that will wow even the most “been there, done that” New Yorkers. For example, did you know that some 80 odd years ago there were twice as many people riding the subways as there are today? Hard to believe, but true! Never before has the Greatest City in the World been distilled down into one, hefty little package. Illustrated with vintage postcards, linens and ephemera, this book brings back to life the New York of Old, while remaining true to energy and grandeur that is alive and well in the Big Apple today.
It will include:
SHORT STORIES AND EXCERPTS from Caleb Carr, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edith Wharton, Truman Capote, Henry James, Toni Morrison, Betty Smith, Mary McCarthy, and E.L. Doctorow, among others.
POEMS by Sara Teasdale, E.E. cummings, Hart Crane, Emma Lazarus, Langston Hughes, W.H. Auden, Walt Whitman, Frank O’Hara, Ezra Pound, Audre Lorde, and many more.
FACT SPREADS including Famous New Yorkers, Books and Movies set in New York, The Hudson River, Moments in History, Skyscrapers, and Sports.
The Little Big Book of Comfort Food
Comfort food makes you feel good, makes you feel at home, and puts you in the frame of mind to curl up on a sofa, in front of a roaring fire, with family, with friends, with a great book. It’s what you want when you come in from the cold or when you’ve got a cold, or when you want to enjoy a cozy evening with loved ones. Welcome’s The Little Big Book of Comfort Food is crammed with over 200 family recipes. Collecting the best, basic, foolproof, simple-to-make recipes from real kitchens, from real friends and real families was Welcome’s objective when publisher, Lena Tabori and her daughters, Senior Editor Katrina Fried and Managing Editor Natasha Tabori Fried, set out to make this book. In the belief that comfort food is, by its very nature, food that has passed down through generations, it seemed appropriate, not to mention charming, to illustrate these tried and true recipes with cozy vintage art.
A great giftbook, the recipes will include the Best of:
Breakfast: Apple Pancakes with Cider Syrup, Corned Beef Hash, Waffles, Scrambled Eggs. Breakfast Burritos and warm Popovers with Strawberry Butter.
Lunch and Snacks: Creamy Tomato Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Potato Leek Soup, Sloppy Joes, Hamburgers, Matzo Ball Soup and Chicken Finger.
Cookies, Sweets, and Snacks: Pumpkin Bars, Sugar Cookies, Nana’s Buttery Scones, and Chocolate Fudge.
Dinner: Macaroni and Cheese, Chicken Parmesan, Pork Chops with Apple Sauce, Southern Fried Chicken, Chili and Corn Bread, Meatloaf and Twice Baked Potatoes.
Sides: Garlic Bread, Creamed Spinach, Mashed Potatoes, and Roasted Vegetables
Beverages: Hot chocolate with peppermint whipped cream, chocolate malt, homemade lemonade, root beer, smoothies and Hot Toddies.
Desserts: Cranberry Apple Crisp, Classic Rice Pudding, Chocolate Layer Cake, Strawberry Shortcake, Lemon squares and Banana Cream Pie.
Holiday Meals: Honey Baked Ham, Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash, Roast Turkey with Giblet Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Mulled Cider, and Pumpkin Pie.
The Little Big Cookbook for Moms: 150 of the Best Family Recipes
The Little Big Cookbook for Moms contains 150 of the best recipes for families with children of all ages. From first meals for little ones and favorites for picky palates, to more interesting fare to introduce to children, the recipes are selected with all the things moms need to consider in mind.
While most meals can be simple, get-it-done affairs, moms need to think about what’s healthy and doable, as well as continue to educate young and developing tastes.
The Little Big Cookbook for Moms contains lists of what always to keep in the freezer, pantry, and refrigerator. A selection of recipes will use these on-hand ingredients so Mom can whip up dinner on those nights when no thinking is required. These are the standards every mom will turn to with a minimum of fuss. Home-made chicken nuggets or turkey meatloaf, a jarred pasta sauce with freshly pureed vegetables, or a quick bean salad—these are but a few staples to rely on. For those days when Mom wants to do just a little more, there are a selection of great slow-cooker and easy-to-jazz-up recipes. And for the weekends when Mom wants try introducing new things, there are favorites from around the world: a rice noodle soup with favorite toppings, tacos with all the fixings, or even a non-spicy chicken tikka masala.
Weekends are also the time for moms to get a head start on the busy week ahead. The book includes recipes to make and freeze over the weekend, from chicken pot pies to salmon patties. There are also menus in the back of the book for four different weeks’ worth of dinners, complete with a link to the shopping lists available online.
Truly the ultimate cookbook for families, The Little Big Cookbook for Moms has the best of everything for every type of chef a mom has to be! It offers the favorites and classics, the easy and convenient, the interesting and fun, and is the cookbook moms will use for many years as their little ones grow.
The Little Big Cookbook for Moms is divided into Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks, Dinner, Vegetables & Sides, and Desserts. Within these categories you will find a range of recipe types, including: First Foods; Toddler Favorites; Finger Foods; Tried-and-Trues; The Essentials; For the Freezer; From the Pantry; Slow-Cooking; One-Pot Meals; Jazz it Up; and Around the World. There is also a section for families with food se