Posted October 17, 2017
Dictionary Day celebrates the birthday of American lexicographer Noah Webster, who was born on October 16, 1758.
November 30, 2016
Check out more of Bookmasters/AtlasBooks’ publishers’ new releases for November 2016:
by Hazel Forsyth
Hazel Forsyth delves into never-before-studied primary sources to shed light on the dramatic aftermath of the Great Fire of London and reveal the very personal stories of the people who pieced their lives together in its wake.
by L. Frank Baum
L. Frank Baum's classic story of Dorothy, whisked away by a tornado from her home in Kansas to the magical world of Oz, is brought to life in this brand-new slipcase edition. Makes a great gift for Wizard of Oz fans!
by William Shakespeare
This beautiful slip-case collection includes four of the most important plays ever written, each one a masterpiece in human psychology, with a flawed yet fascinating main character at its heart.
by Oscar Wilde
A selection of writings from the pen of one of the wittiest men who ever lived. This slip-case compilation showcases Oscar Wilde’s writing talent and features his very best work.
by Inazo Nitobe
Drawing on Japanese traditions such as Shinto and Buddhism, and citing parallels with Western philosophy and literature, Nitobe's text is essential reading for anyone who wishes to understand the traditional Samurai culture and how it had an effect on the moral philosophies of Japan. This deluxe slip-case edition is illustrated throughout.
by Maddy Brook
With more than 120 images evoking the themes of love and peace, this delightful collection of dot-to-dot puzzles is sure to put anyone in a gentler frame of mind.
by Barrington Barber
With exercises and demonstrations throughout, this book contains everything an aspiring artist needs to know, from how to hold a pencil to drawing a panoramic landscape outdoors.
by Daisy Seal
Dreaming and relaxing, creating gorgeous designs with owls, foxes, butterflies, and cats, this beautiful postcard book will give you many hours of pleasure. And you can send your wonderful creations by mail!
by Daisy Seal
Dreaming and relaxing, creating gorgeous landscapes of greens and blues, oranges and reds, this beautiful postcard book will give you many hours of pleasure. Again, you can send your wonderful creations by mail.
by Michael Robinson
This beautiful book showcases all of Degas’s major works (including Ballet Rehearsal, The Star, and The Ballet Class), with detailed captions, and an essay on life, art, and influences.
by Anne Rooney
This book focuses on the personalities, studies, and theories that have led to our current understanding of the natural world. The newest in a larger series of similar titles from Arcturus Publishing.
by Thomas Canavan
Why can't we breathe underwater? Is the small intestine really longer than the human body? How does our brain tell the rest of our body what to do? Find the answers to these and lots of other human body puzzlers inside this fantastic, fact-packed book!
by Cath Senker
Packed full of out-of-this-world facts and exciting illustrations and photos, this is the ultimate kids' guide to space.
by Ben Hubbard
How many teeth did T. Rex have? What's the oldest dinosaur fossil ever discovered? Did birds evolve from dinosaurs? Find the answers to these and lots of other dinosaur puzzlers inside this fantastic, fact-packed book.
by Jake Jackson
Offers the essentials you need to know, explaining pitch, the treble clef, the bass clef, rhythm, accidentals, key signatures, and time signatures. You can then practice what you have learned with the “Play Along” sections that contain simple, well-known examples of music.
by Roger Laing
Updated to include iPad Air and iPad Pro versions, iPad Made Easy is the essential guide to getting the most out of your iPad.
by Shelina Janmohamed
There is a segment of the world’s 1.8 billion Muslims that is more influential than any other, and will shape not just the future generations of Muslims, but also the world around them: meet ‘Generation M.’