As a middle school teacher, author Bart King listened carefully to the wisdom of his girl students. Along with his five sisters (!), their knowledge made The Big Book of Girl Stuff a classic that Parenting magazine has called “a must-have for girls.” This updated and redesigned edition of The Big Book of Girl Stuff is still loaded with fascinating facts, activities, quotes, games, and insightful information and advice on important topics. This humorous and informative resource is filled with everything a girl needs to know and celebrates all the things that make being a girl so wonderful. And not only is it a perfect handbook for preteens, ’tweens, and teens, but it will delight moms, aunts, and big sisters as well!
After Bart King interviewed hundreds of the wisest guys and smartest alecks for The Big Book of Boy Stuff, something awesome happened: the book became a classic! Hailed by critics and kids alike, it has sold hundreds of thousands of copies, and even won awards. In this updated and redesigned tenth anniversary edition, hijinks and hilarity are still front and center. Within these pages, boys can find a myriad of things to do, things to laugh at, and things they didn’t know. Bart King, the veteran of many water balloon wars, taught middle school for many years. He’s written other cool books, including The Big Book of Superheroes, The Pocket Guide to Girl Stuff, and The Big Book of Gross Stuff. Visit his website at www.bartking.net.
From boogers, B.O., and belches to sneezes, diseases, and demon cheeses, The Big Book of Gross Stuff is chock-full of practical knowledge including a Gross Quiz (kids can see how they stack up against the rest of society) and the World's Most Disgusting Jobs (whale-feces research, anyone?). With the turn of every page, The Big Book of Gross Stuff will challenge your gag reflexes as it introduces topics, terminology and trivia about toilets, scabies, decaying bodies, and much more. The pages overflow with humor and an array of cool phrases that will have readers bending and sending, blowing soup, and gargling gravy all the way to the bathroom! For instance, did you know: In 1971, a band named Hot Poop released a record titled Does Their Own Stuff! They were never heard from again. When using fake vomit, the key to faking people out is to sprinkle water on the stuff to make it look more realistic. Belly button lint is composed of dust, dried sweat, fat, dead skin, and bits of cotton. A man named Graham Barker has collected his belly button lint in jars since 1984. Check out the book trailer on YouTube: Big Book of Gross Stuff: Making Distinctions! http://bit.ly/gcWwcB Bart King, a self-proclaimed "dabbler," is interested in games, magic, current events, music, chess, history, literature, geography, travel, crime, science fiction, art, and almost everything else! The veteran of many water-balloon wars, he's twice won the prized "Arrested Development" award from the New York Society of Amateur Psychologists. He earned a master's degree in history from Sonoma State University and has taught middle school for the past fifteen years. Bart's work has been featured in The Oregonian, The Portland Tribune, Chicago Parent, Family Fun magazine and many other publications. He has also appeared on dozens of television and radio programs including the widely syndicated "Bob and Tom Show." Not only is Bart a wild and crazy boy, he's also the author of the bestselling Big Book of Boy Stuff. Bart subsequently co-authored The Big Book of Girl Stuff with his five sisters and 50 former students. This title won widespread acclaim; if you are skeptical (and you should be!) please see its product page. Also, take a look at these fun links: Bart's fabulously fun and entertaining blogs: Ultragross.blogspot.com and Bartkings.blogspot.com Bart's awesome Website: Bartking.net Bart's Amazon Author Page & Video http://amzn.to/fp8LaA
As a middle school teacher, author Bart King listened carefully to the wisdom of his girl students. Along with his five sisters,their knowledge made The Big Book of Girl Stuff a classic that Parenting magazine has called & a must-have for girls.This updated and redesigned edition of The Big Book of Girl Stuff is still loaded with fascinating facts, activities, quotes, games, and insightful information and advice on important topics. This humorous and informative resource is filled with everything a girl needs to know and celebrates all the things that make being a girl so wonderful. And not only is it a perfect handbook for preteens, tweens, and teens, but it will delight moms, aunts, and big sisters as well.
Girls can be a mystery-even to themselves. Sometimes girls just need a little guidance and know-how. They get that and more with Pocket Guide to Girl Stuff. Acclaimed author Bart King delves into the secret world of girls-with the help of his five sisters and fifty other girls, of course. Girls can: Take the Friend Test to see how their friends rate. Discover their celebrity name! Learn the greatest, super-duper amazing diet of all time! Figure out why boys do annoying things. Fashion, friends, and fun stuff-everything is covered in this volume petite enough to fit in any girl's purse.
For all the girls in the world, here is one special book celebrating the wonder of youth. Filled with the best girl stuff imaginable, THE LITTLE BIG BOOK FOR GIRLS is simply the coolest gift around. This chunky, pint-sized volume packs a punch with loads of material guaranteed to occupy, fascinate, and entertain girls of all backgrounds and interests. Included are excerpts from fictional classics, poems, activities, songs, recipes, heroine profiles, facts, games, jokes, tongue twisters, trivia, and questions and answers. Designed with vintage illustrations that are as timeless as the book's contents, this delightful volume will be a well-thumbed classic in no time at all.
As a child, Bart King discovered he could punch people into outer space. Sadly, he lost a lot of friends that way. Today, Bart is one of the world’s most in-demand superhero experts. So if you’re wondering if you have what it takes to be a superhero—of course you do! All you need is a burning desire to fight evildoers. Oh, and also a secret identity, the perfect name, a cool costume, some terrific superpowers, and an archenemy. Actually, you know what? You better get this book! Bart King writes funny books for kids and immature adults. His titles—including The Big Book of Boy Stuff and The Big Book of Girl Stuff—have sold more than a half million copies. A longtime middle-school teacher, Bart is currently wearing his underwear over his pants. (Don’t ask.)
First he taught boys all about mischief and perfecting their shenanigans again a nemesis. Next it was how to play games-without the help of a video-game controller. Now Bart King introduces them to all the important stuff they need to know but adults don't want to tell them. From girls and cooties to flying gadgets and gross stuff, Bart explains it all. Invaluable lessons include: The magical powers of duct tape! How to gluggle-juggle underwater! The awesome art of making faces! Speaking like a pirate! And other cool stuff we can't even mention here! With its handy little size, Pocket Guide to Boy Stuff can go everywhere boys do.
Through King's entertaining text, kids will uncover what lies beyond the sunglasses and disguises of some famous and not-so-famous sneaks. Kids will learn all about the history of spying, what goes into a secret agent tool kit, and how to decode a secret message. The Big Book of Spy Stuff even covers what spies should do when they run into an ethical dilemma. From fighting off tricycle-riding assassins to learning how squirrels can deliver their top-secret messages, there's never a dull moment when it comes to taking on a secret identify! Discover essential spy skills like: Eavesdropping Sending messages in secret code Writing in invisible ink Choosing the coolest code name ever Spotting a liar using their body language What to do when you get caught!
Awesome Unicorns, Mermaids, And Princesses To Color And Draw, Fantasy Activity Pages For Kids
Author: Color Your Magic Publishing
Publisher: Independently Published
Get the coloring materials ready as your daughter or granddaughter will surely be eager to start working on this 8.5x11 activity book. Filled with lots of magical unicorns, mermaids, and more to color and draw that will entertain her for hours. Get a copy for her today as a gift or a reward and make her smile.
Abracadabra ! Hocus-pocus! Allakazam! Happis crappis! Say it together now-magic! Take a peek inside the magician's secret wardrobe to discover the tricks of the trade, the tales of derring-do, and the people who made the magic happen. Demystifying the mystical is the popular, raucous, ready-to-trick-his-own-mother Bart King! But what, you may ask, can Bart do? He can show the ways of the most secretive magicians in the world.
You want to ask a boy out on a date but what if he says no? Your best friend suddenly isn't talking to you. Your clothes don't fit. Your family just doesn't understand you. You don't understand yourself either. One minute you're happy and the next you're sobbing into your pillow. Does this sound like you, or someone you know? Then read on... Margaret Clark is one of Australia's funniest writers for young people. She has worked as a teacher and a university lecturer and at the Geelong Centre for Alcohol and Drug Dependence. Her novels for older readers include The Big Chocolate Bar, Fat Chance, Hot or What, Famous for Five minutes and triology about the Studley Family: Hold my Hand, or Else !, Living with Leanne and Pullling the Moves. Back on Track: Diary of a Streetkid and Care Factor Zero, two searing novels for young adults, have become bestsellers. Margaret lives in Geelong and enjoys reading, sailing and working with the family dog. She now writes full-time.
Punctuated with both sharp and dry wit, Bart King presents a wealth of fascinating trivia. Brilliant people are those who walk farther, think deeper, and talk louder than the rest of us. They do what it takes to get the job done, and then some. The masters of brilliance include presidential candidate George Wallace, who released chickens into a crowd in order to spur on a debate; the first female journalist, Anne Newport Royall, who forced an interview with John Quincy Adams after catching him skinny dipping; and Benjamin Franklin, who of course coined the phrase "A penny saved is a penny earned," but also offered the lesser known "A man who lives on hope, dies farting."
From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl®, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement
Author: Andi Zeisler
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Social Science
Feminism has hit the big time. Once a dirty word brushed away with a grimace, "feminist" has been rebranded as a shiny label sported by movie and pop stars, fashion designers, and multi-hyphenate powerhouses like Beyoncé It drives advertising and marketing campaigns for everything from wireless plans to underwear to perfume, presenting what's long been a movement for social justice as just another consumer choice in a vast market. Individual self-actualization is the goal, shopping more often than not the means, and celebrities the mouthpieces. But what does it mean when social change becomes a brand identity? Feminism's splashy arrival at the center of today's media and pop-culture marketplace, after all, hasn't offered solutions to the movement's unfinished business. Planned Parenthood is under sustained attack, women are still paid 77 percent -- or less -- of the man's dollar, and vicious attacks on women, both on- and offline, are utterly routine. Andi Zeisler, a founding editor of Bitch Media, draws on more than twenty years' experience interpreting popular culture in this biting history of how feminism has been co-opted, watered down, and turned into a gyratory media trend. Surveying movies, television, advertising, fashion, and more, Zeisler reveals a media landscape brimming with the language of empowerment, but offering little in the way of transformational change. Witty, fearless, and unflinching, We Were Feminists Once is the story of how we let this happen, and how we can amplify feminism's real purpose and power.
Cute! is peppered with sweet surprises, fun features, and delightful facts. Girls can use this book’s special Cuteness Checklist™ to figure out how adorable anything is! Humorous and written in a kid-friendly style, Cute! even reveals how pink was once considered a “boy color.” As for the puppy vs. the bunny, a cuteness rating chart at the end of the book lets girls come up with their own answers!
The editors of Faithgirlz! and Girls' Life have collected their best advice to help girls take charge and feel confident in a variety of situations, from changing a bike tire to talking to your teacher about a bad grade, from being threatened by a bully to falling down the stairs at school. What do you do when you’re at a party and you don’t know anyone? What’s the formal way to set a table (and why does it matter)? This random collection of problem-solving strategies helps with everyday stuff, big and small. With tips, advice, and lots of humor, this is a book every girl needs.