100 First Words for Little New Yorkers
New Yorkers have a vocabulary all their own: it’s not a pizza, it’s a pie. It’s not cream cheese, it’s a schmear. Things aren’t carried, they’re schlepped. This fun and inventive board book is a primer for little Gothamites who want to master all their hometown icons.
A Strange Life
Blending gentle satire with reportage and emotive autobiography, Alcott’s exquisite essays are as exceptional as the novels she is known for. Published together for the first time, this delightful selection shows us another side to one of our most celebrated writers.
A Twitch Upon the Thread
The best fishing writing is never really about fishing, or never only about fishing, and the writers collected in "A Twitch Upon the Thread" use angling as a way to write about love, loss, faith, and obsession.
Adventures in Wonderland: Alice’s Tea Party + Cocktails
Throw an Alice celebration with themed menus and all the trimmings from this party-planner-in-a-box. Whether you plan to go full Mad Hatter or just pour a cocktail from a china teapot, you’ll find recipes for cocktails and food, ideas for invitations, favors, dress, décor, a playlist, and more.
Alice's Wonderland: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Tumble down the rabbit hole and fall into your own adventures in Wonderland with this richly detailed jigsaw puzzle, a fun way to introduce a classic work to new readers or refresh one’s own familiarity with the book. A poster highlighting characters, settings, facts, and cultural references is included.
Alphabet ABC Go Fish and Cardholders for Little Hands
Based on the classic game, this is a fun way for children to learn and practice the alphabet, both lower- and upper-case letters. And to make playing cards more fun and less frustrating for young players, we’ve included two card holders to help small hands hold the cards.
Animal ABC Stickable Bath Shapes
These 26 foam letters adhere to the tub and tile and can be used for years. The youngest children can simply stick them to the surfaces, and peel them off, developing small motor skills. Toddlers can use them to learn colors and animal names, and pre-readers can start to learn the alphabet.
Animals of the World 100-Piece Puzzle
This detailed puzzle for ages five and up comes with a poster of the image to use as a guide while working the puzzle and an educational booklet to use as a “seek and find” tool to learn about each animal. For ages 5 and up.
Animals Spelling Puzzles
These puzzles are a great supplement or alternative to flash cards. they're self-correcting, so little ones will never be left with a misspelled word. Pre-readers as young as two can work the puzzles without knowing the alphabet or phonics, but can manipulate the pieces and find matching colors.
Art Forms in Nature Letter Writing Set
Each letter writing set comes in a carefully designed luxury box that hints of the delights within. The images are taken from some of the most beautifully illustrated natural history books published in the 18th and 19th centuries. Such books were an indispensable source of knowledge, and the beautifully detailed illustrations were made by the most talented artists of the time.
Baby Lit Collection
Introduce young ones (ages birth and up) to a world of literature with these cheerful, colorful, and humorous board books, bundled together in an I Love Books canvas tote. The ten books include four classics from the wildly popular Baby Lit series, two volumes from Baby Lit Shakespeare, and four from Baby Lit Little Poets.
Beatrix Potter All-Occasion Cards
Eight cards (two each of four designs) by British artist, Amanda White. Three cards depict Beatrix Potter's home, Hill Top, in various seasons. Other card shows Mrs. Heelis with her Herdwicks.
This strategy game for ages six and up was developed by a beekeeper at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. The object of the game is to buzz bees to flowers to collect pollen and then back to the hive to make honey for the colony.
Beneath My Feet
Beneath My Feet: Writers on Walking rounds up the most memorable walker-writers from the 1700s to the modern day, from country hikers to urban strollers, from the rationalists to the truly outlandish. Follow in the footsteps of William Hazlitt, George Sand, Rebecca Solnit, Will Self, and dozens of others. Keep up with them—and be astonished.
Brontë Sisters Holiday Cards
Eight cards: four each of two different views of Haworth in Yorkshire- the home of the Brontë sisters. Made in England.
This STEM kit is an exciting two-part project for a young artist/scientist, age seven and older. Step-by-step instructions show how to construct a working kaleidoscope, which is then used to create an impressive outer-space-themed light show. The instructions are illustrated, detailed, straightforward, and easy to follow.
Buttoning & Zipping and Locking & Unlocking Skill Boards
Six wooden characters help little ones build life skills in an engaging way. Three of the animal characters are wearing coats that need to be buttoned, zipped or snapped, and the other three characters are holding doors that need to be unlocked, unlatched or unbolted.
Christina Rossetti Christmas Cards
love came down at christmas, love all lovely, love divine; love was born at christmas: star and angels gave the sign. -christina rossetti
Classic Calligraphy Set
This 32-piece calligraphy set is appropriate for both beginning and more advanced calligraphers. The set includes four refillable pens, five classic nibs, 20 ink cartridges in seven different colors, an introduction booklet, and an exercise booklet. Packaged in an attractive gift tin.
Cleaning up New York
A 26-year-old starving poet needs $60. What else to do but register with a temp agency as a house cleaner? The excitement never wanes as he is catapulted into the everyday yet unimaginable worlds behind closed (apartment) doors.
Color Magic Bath Book and Bath Shapes
Black and white illustrations of bugs magically turn bright and colorful the minute this bath book touches water. We’ve paired the book with 20 soft, stickable foam shapes of insects that adhere to tub and tile when wet. A mesh storage bag with suction cups is included.
Da Vinci Cats Wrapping Paper
This all-occasion wrapping paper reproduces a sheet of more than twenty drawings of cats and lions by Leonardo da Vinci. Two sheets, each measuring 19.5" x 27.5".
Dark Forces Holiday Greeting Cards by Glen Baxter
"It is December and already dark forces are gathering." These holiday cards are sure to enchant both confirmed Baxterians and those in dire need of an introduction.
Decoder Jigsaw Puzzle with Eyeglasses Masks
This is a delightful 100-piece puzzle for ages 4+ that comes with a fun payoff: once it is completed, the puzzle workers don the special animal masks to discover hidden objects printed on the puzzle that are invisible to the naked eye.
Diamond Jubilee Journal
The design on this journal was created by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, a world-renowned British bindery celebrated for their jeweled bindings. Originally crafted in 1922 to house Rudyard Kipling’s “Recessional” poem, written in 1897 for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. This beautiful binding is now part of the Dallas Public Library’s collection.
Emily Dickinson Holiday Card
The Homestead was the home of Emily Dickinson. A keen gardener and nature lover, Emily’s fondness for taking solitary walks in the surrounding landscape prompted her father to present her with an enormous Newfoundland dog, Carlo, whom she fondly described as her “shaggy ally.”
Flower Press with Craft Projects
Collect plants and flowers to press and dry with the provided press and then glue the specimens to the cards and illustrations to create stationery and artwork.
Flowers Correspondence Set
It’s as fun to send this correspondence as it is to receive it. Decide which cards or writing paper, envelopes and stickers to use together to create an original combination—or mix and match with other plain stationery. The components can be mixed and matched in endless combinations.
Gertrude Stein “Let Me Listen” Gold Necklace
The two thinly sliced, interlocked circles of this 14K gold vermeil necklace are stamped with “Let me listen to me and not to them,” from Gertrude Stein’s 1932 “Stanzas in MeditationThey hang from an 18-inch-long chain of oval links.