For the Love of Books
The FRIENDS of the GRAFTON PUBLIC LIBRARY present For the Love of Books, a fundraiser and open house Fri 2/7 at 7pm You’re cordially invited to purchase a book on the Library’s behalf and honor a loved one with an inscription on the bookplate. The book you select will remain in the Library’s collection, with your personalized bookplate, serving as a reminder of your generosity for years to come. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Grafton Public Library.
The World of Paper Crafting: From Parisian Carousels to High Tea in London $18.00 Decorate your home with this treasure trove of delightful projects, each with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and glorious full-color patterns to cut out and assemble. The designs are one-of-a-kind and inspired by countries around the world.
The Wizard of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion by William Stillman & Jay Scarfone $40.00 An over-the-top, beautifully designed book that commemorates the seventy-fifth anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. Officially licensed with Warner Bros., this collectible edition features accessible text, a host of never-before-seen ephemera, and nine removable features.
The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects by Richard Kurin $50.00 The Smithsonian Institution is America's largest, most important, and most beloved repository for the objects that define our common heritage. This literary exhibition of 101 objects from across the Smithsonian's museums offer a marvelous new perspective on the history of the United States.
The Wedding Dress: Newly Revised and Updated Collector's Edition: Oleg Cassini, Liz Smith $65.00 The quintessential book on the wedding dress, newly revised and updated in a collector’s edition, is an exciting look at the variety of luxurious wedding dresses, which both celebrates and reveals their beauty, sophistication, and romance.
Treats For Your Cat: How to pamper your pet: practical projects to prove you care, with over 400 photographs by Jane Burton $14.00 The ultimate book for treating your furry friend, with catwalk fashions and furnishings, kitty recipes, exciting games and amusements, and even a fun guide to astrology and your cat's horoscope.
Saving the White Lions: One Woman's Battle for Africa's Most Sacred Animal: Linda Tucker, Andrew Harvey: $20.00 In this captivating, suspenseful memoir, white lion conservationist Linda Tucker describes her perilous struggle to protect the sacred white lion from the merciless and mafia-like trophy-hunting industry, armed only with her indomitable spirit and total devotion.
Practical Botany for Gardeners: Over 3, 000 Botanical Terms Explained and Explored by Geoff Hodge: $26.00 Practical Botany for Gardeners provides an elegant and accessible introduction to the world of botany. It presents the essentials that every gardener needs to know, connecting explanations of scientific facts with useful gardening tips.
Poster Art of the Disney Parks (A Disney Parks Souvenir Book) by Daniel Handke, Vanessa Hunt, Tony Baxter $50.00 Poster Art of the Disney Parks is a tribute to posters for attractions from rides to shows to snacks. which begin telling the story of each attraction even before Guests have entered the queue area. Disney attraction posters have been an important means of communication since Disneyland began displaying them in 1956
The Noble Approach: Maurice Noble and the Zen of Animation Design by Tod Polson, Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble $40.00 This extraordinary volume examines the life and animation philosophy of Maurice Noble, the noted American animation background artist and layout designer whose contributions to the industry span more than 60 years and include such cartoon classics as Duck Dodgers in the 24 ½th Century, What's Opera, Doc?, and The Road Runner Show.
New England Patriots New & Updated Edition: The Complete Illustrated History by Christopher Price $35.00 Revised and updated to include the most recent NFL seasons, New England Patriots: The Complete Illustrated History immerses fans in the history of this beloved franchise through fascinating stories and hundreds of images.
Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare $45.00 Following in the footsteps of DK's esteemed military history titles Military History is the definitive guide to the development of battlefield technology through the ages, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia to the War on Terror.
Music: DK $50.00 Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, Music: The Definitive Visual History guides readers through the progression of music since its prehistoric beginnings, discussing not just Western classical music, but music from all around the world.
Monty Python's Flying Circus: Complete and Annotated...All the Bits by Luke Dempsey $50.00 Every script, every episode of the innovative, hilarious, and absurd Monty Python's Flying Circus, one of the most influential television series of all time, is include here, plus hundreds of annotations, behind-the-scenes stories, interviews, and more, as well as photographs, drawings, and Terry Gilliam's iconic artwork.
Storms: Mitch Dobrowner $50.00 Mitch Dobrowner has been chasing storms since 2009, traveling throughout Western and Midwestern America to capture nature in its full fury. Making photographs in the tradition of Ansel Adams, to the highest standard of craftsmanship, Dobrowner creates extraordinary black-and-white images of monsoons, tornados and massive thunderstorms conjure awe and wonder.
Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work by Justin Schiller, Maurice Sendak. $45.00 The preeminent children’s book artist of the twentieth century, Maurice Sendak and his sixty-year career are celebrated in this full-color catalog of more than two hundred images being exhibited at the Society of Illustrators in New York City from June 11–August 17, 2013
The Major League Baseball Ultimate Book of Records: An Official MLB Publication $30.00 The Major League Baseball Ultimate Book of Records catalogs the game's most remarkable achievements, as well as some of the less traditional and quirky stats that all play a part in the game.
LEGO Space: Building the Future by Peter Reid, Tim Goddard $25.00 Come explore an incredible LEGO® universe in LEGO Space: Building the Future. Spaceships, orbital outposts, and new worlds come to life in this unique vision of the future, built completely from LEGO bricks.
Knowledge Encyclopedia $30.00 Created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution and with the latest CGI technology, the Knowledge Encyclopedia is a bold new approach to family reference using 3-D rendered images to explore the wonders of the world in unprecedented detail.
Knitted Noah's Ark: Recreate the Story with a Charming Collection of Knitted Characters by Sarah Keen $20.00 The characters of the Noah’s Ark story are brought to life, two by two, in this wonderful collection of projects. These colourful knitted animals are a pleasure to make and great for children of all ages to enjoy. Inside you will find 20 projects to choose from, including zebras, tigers, giraffes and a lion and lioness.
Inside HBO's Game of Thrones by Bryan Cogman, George R. R. Martin, David Benioff, D. B. Weiss: $40.00 HBO's Game of Thrones reigns as cable's highest-rated series. This official companion book gives fans new ways to enter this fictional world and discover more about the beloved (and reviled) characters and the electrifying plotlines.