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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

The iconic 1986 John Hughes film about living life to the fullest is now a joyful picture book for readers of all ages!

Life moves pretty fast–and Ferris Bueller is determined not to let it pass him by! On a beautiful spring day, Ferris fakes being sick and plays hooky from school. He convinces his friends, reluctant Cameron and carefree Sloane, to come along for the ride. The three friends hop in the car and race to the most exciting place they know: downtown Chicago.

They climb to the very top of the tallest skyscraper, eat lunch at a fancy French restaurant, cheer on a baseball game, and marvel over the paintings in the museum. But stickler teacher Mr. Rooney, determined to catch Ferris skipping school, is on their trail. Will the kids get away with it and have the best day off ever? And will anxious Cameron ever learn to live in the moment?

This joyful and nostalgic story about friendship, adventure, and seizing the day will appeal to children and fans of the movie alike.

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Posted by Christina Schillaci

Quirknotes: Dog

Celebrated for their irreverent humor and whimsical illustrations, Quirk Owner's Manuals have been translated into more than 18 languages, with sales of more than one million copies worldwide.

Now Quirk is unveiling a stationery line based on the three most popular titles in the series: The Baby Owner's Manual, The Dog Owner's Manual, and The Cat Owner's Manual. Each set features 16 notecards with envelopes in a nifty slipcase portfolio. They're perfect for new baby announcements, new pet announcements, neutered pet announcements, and countless other friendly messages!

Paul Kepple and Jude Buffum are better known as Headcase Design. They have designed and illustrated numerous books, and their work has been featured in many design and illustration publications, including American Illustration, Communication Arts, and Print.

Posted by impart

Quirknotes: Cat

Celebrated for their irreverent humor and whimsical illustrations, Quirk Owner’s Manuals have been translated into more than 18 languages, with sales of more than one million copies worldwide.

Now Quirk is unveiling a stationery line based on one of its most popular titles in the series: The Cat Owner’s Manual. This set features 16 notecards with envelopes in a nifty slipcase portfolio. They’re perfect for new pet announcements, neutered pet announcements, and countless other friendly messages!

Posted by impart

The Home Owner’s Manual

Quirk Owner’s Manuals have taught readers how to “repair” and “maintain” babies, toddlers, dogs, and cats. Now we’re tackling the biggest and most complicated “appliance” of all-your home!

Through step-by-step instructions and techy schematic diagrams, The Home Owner’s Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: How can I drain the sludge out of my water heater? What makes my radiators “hiss” at night? Is there any easy way to unstop a toilet? How can I fill a crack in my wall? And when should I seek professional help?

You’ll also find advice on inspecting a new home, moving in, redecorating, emergency maintenance, and much more. With plenty of helpful illustrations to guide you along, The Home Owner’s Manual makes household maintenance a breeze.

DAN RAMSEY, a licensed building and home improvement contractor, has taught thousands of homeowners how to fix things through his Web site, fixitclub.com (hosted by BobVila.com). He lives in Willets, California.

Posted by impart

The Groom’s Instruction Manual

For decades, bookstore childcare sections were dominated by books for women–that is, until Quirk’s Baby Owner’s Manual offered a fun and refreshing alternative for male readers. Now we’re crashing the wedding section with The Groom’s Instruction Manual, an irreverent guide to everything guys need to know about:

    * Getting Engaged (popping the question, finding a ring)
    * Wedding Planning (choosing a location, drafting a guest list)
    * The Big Day (rehearsal dinner, toasts, what to do if you start crying)
    * Post-Wedding (honeymooning, thank-you notes, newlywedding)

And much more

Illustrated in the award-winning visual style that has made our Owner’s Manual series a smash success, The Groom’s Instruction Manual is the perfect shower gift for (engaged) men of all ages.

SHANDON FOWLER had five hundred guests at his wedding–and if he can survive that, you’ve got nothing to worry about. He and his wife are happily married and live in Brooklyn, New York.

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Pregnancy Instruction Manual

Pregnancy is a time of excitement, joy, and no small amount of anxiety. Fortunately, you don’t have to go it alone! The Pregnancy Instruction Manual is a comprehensive yet irreverent guide to everything you need to know, with information and advice on:

–Your baby’s-and your-growth, trimester by trimester
–What to expect from your doctor’s visits
–The joys of “pregnancy brain” and what to do about it
–Separating fact from fiction when it comes to labor and delivery

Each chapter is brimming with essential tips for expectant moms and dads and illustrated in the fresh, award-winning visual style that has made our Baby Owner’s Manual (more than 350,000 copies sold!) a huge hit with readers everywhere.

SARAH JORDAN has written on parenting for magazines and newspapers and is the coauthor of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Parenting and The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Weddings. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and two children.

DAVID UFBERG, M.D., a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist at Pennsylvania Hospital and father of three, has delivered thousands of babies. He lives outside Philadelphia.

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