Hamlet: A Graphic Novel
Based on the No Fear Shakespeare translations, this dynamic graphic novel—now with color added—is impossible to put down. The illustrations are distinctively offbeat, slightly funky, and appealing to teens. Includes: - An illustrated cast of characters - A helpful plot summary - Illustrations that show the reader exactly what’s happening in each scene—making the plot and characters clear and easy to follow Video book trailer by Christopher Bain and Alexandra Brodsky Original Illustrations by Neil Babra. ISBN: 978-1-4114-7987-6
Vanessa Williams presents Bubble Kisses
From singer, actress, and dancer Vanessa Williams comes a sweet, sparkling story about a young girl whose beloved pet fish has wonderful, magical powers. "She gives me bubble kisses, bubble kisses as she swims by in the water. She never misses with her bubble kisses. And I’m so glad I got her." A young girl adores her goldfish, Sal. But Sal is no ordinary pet: while she can’t fetch a ball or curl up on a lap, she can give bubble kisses that transform the girl into a mermaid and transport her to a world of underwater adventures. There, beneath the sea, they play, sing, and dance with other mermaids. The catchy, breezy, rhymed tale is perfect for bedtime, and the book includes a CD plus a link to a digital download. Illustrated by Tara Nicole Whitaker Video book trailer by Christopher Bain
The Magic in Changing Your Stars
Author: Leah Henderson; STORY: Ailey Benjamin Lane can dance, so he’s sure he'll play the Scarecrow in his school’s production of The Wiz. But he bungles the audition and, feeling defeated, tells his Grampa that he’s quitting. To encourage Ailey, Grampa reveals that he once dreamed of becoming a tap dancer—and even received special tap shoes from the legendary tapper Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. Curious, Ailey finds the shoes, tries them on, taps his toes, and makes a wish. In the blink of an eye, he finds himself somewhere that if most definitely no place like home! Featuring an all-African-American cast of characters, and infused with references to black culture and history, this work of magical realism is sure to captivate and inspire readers.
American Seafood: Heritage, Culture & Cookery From Sea to Shining Sea, by Barton Seaver
Produced & directed by Christopher Bain (for Sterling Publishing, Inc.) Barton Seaver is on a mission to restore our relationship with the ocean, the land, and with each other—through dinner. He has translated his illustrious career as a chef into his leadership of the Sustainable Seafood and Health Initiative at the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In this role, Barton spearheads initiatives to inform consumers and institutions about how our choices for diet and menus can promote healthier people, more secure food supplies, and thriving communities. Barton is a firm believer that human health depends on the health of the ocean and that the best way to connect the two is at the dinner table. As an award-winning cookbook author, Barton pairs simple cooking techniques with a vast knowledge of seafood for a fresh take on sustainable eating.
Goodnight Songs Treasury_ A Collection of Bedtime Poems, by Margaret Wise Brown
Margaret Wise Brown is one of the most popular children's authors of all time. Her classic Goodnight Moon (HarperFestival), illustrated by Clement Hurd, has sold more than 48 million copies and her books—including Big Red Barn (Harper Festival), The Runaway Bunny (HarperCollins), and The Golden Egg Book (Simon & Schuster)—have been in print for more than 50 years. Several generations have grown up with her timeless stories and her influence has been felt around the world. Two dozen award-winning picture book illustrators bring Margaret Wise Brown’s poems to life on the page. Biographies of the individual illustrators can be found at the end of the book. Video produced by Chris Bain & Alexandra Brodsky for Sterling Publishing, Inc.
Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course, 30th Edition
Produced and Directed by Christopher Bain and Alexandra Brodsky (for Sterling Publishing, Inc.) “When it comes to beginners’ wine guides, Windows on the World Complete Wine Course is one of the perennial best.” —Wall Street Journal In the clear, engaging style that has made this comprehensive book a national and international favorite for more than three decades, Kevin Zraly—America's ultimate wine educator and the creator of the Windows on the World Wine School—demystifies every aspect of wine: from grape varieties and their flavors, different types and styles of wines, and how they’re produced, to the latest winemaking developments, how to read a wine label, and the physiology of smell and taste. Covering the world of wine from the renowned reds of Bordeaux and California to the cutting-edge whites of Washington State and New Zealand, this essential volume features lush new photographs, a wealth of enlightening infographics, clear maps of each region, guided tastings, the best 500 wines in the world under $30, and hundreds of labels to help you identify wines worth tasting. Completing this must-have guide are notes on food pairings, frequently asked questions, a directory of resources, and a glossary of select terms. This newly revised and expanded 2017 edition introduces a fresh new interior design, the latest vintages to savor, and much more for beginners and experts alike. The Windows on the World Complete Wine Course will give you all the tools you need to discover and enjoy the perfect wines for you.
Weather: An Illustrated History, by Andrew Revkin
Produced & Directed by Christopher Bain and Alexandra Brodsky (for Sterling Publishing, Inc.) Andrew Revkin, strategic adviser for environmental and science journalism at the National Geographic Society and former senior climate reporter at ProPublica, presents an intriguing illustrated history of humanity’s evolving relationship with Earth’s dynamic climate system and the wondrous weather it generates. Colorful and captivating, Weather: An Illustrated History hopscotches through 100 meteorological milestones and insights, from prehistory to today’s headlines and tomorrow’s forecasts. Bite-sized narratives, accompanied by exciting illustrations, touch on such varied topics as Earth's first atmosphere, the physics of rainbows, the deadliest hailstorm, Groundhog Day, the invention of air conditioning, London’s Great Smog, the Year Without Summer, our increasingly strong hurricanes, and the Paris Agreement on climate change. Written by a prominent and award-winning environmental author and journalist, this is a groundbreaking illustrated book that traces the evolution of weather forecasting and climate science.
United States Army_ The Definitive Illustrated History
Produced and Directed by Christopher Bain (for Sterling Publishing); If you know anyone who has served in the Army and are looking for a book with substance, take a look at this book trailer for The U.S. Army: The Definitive Illustrated History. Available at Barnes & Noble, at BN.com (search for the ISBN number: 978-1-4027-9104-8) and though bookstores everywhere. It’s filled with photography of artifacts that they have never seen before, from West Point, The Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, PA, from private collectors, and the Pentagon’s E-ring display cases. Couple that with a great design, a skillfully told history of the Army, and the bargain price under $20. Written by D.M. Giangreco, designed by Kevin Ullrich, published by Sterling Publishing, Inc..
Rufus Goes To School
Produced by Christopher Bain (for Sterling Publishing, Inc.); Rufus Leroy Williams III really, really, REALLY wants to learn to read. He’s ready for kindergarten. He even has a brand-new backpack! But there’s a small problem: Rufus is a pig. “No pigs in school!” the principal says firmly. How can Rufus convince Principal Lipid that he has what it takes to join the class? Find out in this funny, inspiring story about one very tiny pig with one very big dream.