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The Bride’s Instruction Manual

Feuding in-laws, manipulative wedding planners, rehearsal dinner meltdowns—there’s no end to the ways a wedding can go wrong. But have no fear: The Bride’s Instruction Manual covers all the topics the bride-to-be needs to know to march down the aisle with confidence.

In a concise and irreverent approach, noted wedding expert Carrie Denny offers advice for setting the date, choosing the dress, selecting attendants, deciding on a wedding site, drafting a guest list, designing invitations, and more. And it’s all illustrated in the trademark “techy” style that has helped Quirk Owner’s and Instruction Manuals sell more than one million copies worldwide.

Complete with tons of useful information (and chock-full of cheat sheets to keep readers on track and on budget), The Bride’s Instruction Manual is the perfect shower gift for every blushing bride-to-be.

CARRIE DENNY is editor of Philadelphia’s Elegant Weddings magazine.

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Baby Owner’s Starter Kit

The Baby Owner’s Manual has taught more than 300,000 parents worldwide how to “operate” newborns and infants. Now the bestselling book is back in an all-new deluxe package-and it’s the perfect shower gift for any hip parent-to-be. The Baby Owner’s Starter Kit includes:

The Baby Owner’s Manual
–Growth Chart, with stickers for marking baby’s progress
–Diaper Changing Instructional Poster
–Babysitter’s Memo Pad
–Decorative magnet

Packaged with irreverent schematic diagrams, troubleshooting tips, and a handsome keepsake box, The Baby Owner’s Starter Kit makes parenting as easy as 1-2-3.

LOUIS BORGENICHT, M.D., is a board-certified pediatrician with the American Academy of Pediatrics and has worked for the last 16 years at his private practice in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2001 he was named “best pediatrician in Utah” by Ladies’ Home Journal. JOE BORGENICHT, D.A.D., has two children and frequently telephones his father for advice. He is also coauthor of The Toddler Owner’s Manual and The Baby Owner’s Games and Activities Book.

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Baby Owner’s Games and Activities Book

The Baby Owner’s Manual taught more than 150,000 readers how to “operate” newborns and infants. Now it’s time to enhance your baby’s performance with The Baby Owner’s Games and Activities Book. These 75 games and activities are designed to make your baby smarter, stronger, faster, cleaner, and more imaginative than ever before! Intended for use with children ages 0-36 months, these instructions show how to:

• Test your baby’s audio/visual apparatus via “peek-a-boo” activities
• Maximize your baby’s coordination with simple ball games
• Strengthen your baby’s motor skills by stacking objects in vertical columns

and much more, complete with colorful illustrations and “schematic diagrams.” The Baby Owner’s Games and Activities Book is a delightful gift for parents and grandparents of all ages.

LYNN ROSEN is a freelance writer and a mother of two. She lives in Philadelphia.

JOE BORGENICHT is the coauthor of The Baby Owner’s Manual (Quirk, 2003). He lives in Salt Lake City.

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Teen Owner’s Manual

The Baby Owner’s Manual has taught more than 350,000 readers how to “operate” their newborns and infants. But what happens when your adorable bundle of joy morphs into a strange, snarling, hormone fueled adolescent?

In The Teen Owner’s Manual, Sarah Jordan and Dr. Janice Hillman show how to navigate every stage of raising adolescents, from the first signs of puberty to the day your children leave the nest. Along the way, you’ll learn how to have The Sex Talk, how to handle peer pressure, and techniques for managing moodiness. You’ll even discover ways to get a monosyllabic teen to speak in full sentences-and maybe even take out the trash.

Illustrated in the trademark techy style of Quirk’s Owner’s Manual series (more than 1,000,000 books sold worldwide), The Teen Owner’s Manual is the perfect resource for frazzled parents everywhere.

SARAH JORDAN is a National Magazine Award-nominated author who has written extensively on parenting for magazines and newspapers including Parents and Parenting. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and two children.

JANICE HILLMAN, M.D., is one of the country’s premier adolescent medical doctors, cited consistently as one of Philadelphia magazine’s Top Docs. She lives in Philadelphia.

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The Sex Instruction Manual

At Last! A Comprehensive Guide to Sexual Intercourse!
 
Sex is as old as human civilization—so why, after all these years, are the secrets of a rewarding sex life so elusive? Fortunately, The Sex Instruction Manual is here to answer all of your most pressing questions: Why do men fall asleep after achieving orgasm? What’s the G-spot and where can I find it? How can I introduce sex toys into my relationship? Are there really condoms designed for women? And what in the world is “doorknobbing”? You’ll find answers to all of these questions and more, courtesy of author and celebrated “sexpert” Felicia Zopol.

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The Newlywed’s Instruction Manual

Quirk’s best-selling series of owner’s and instruction manuals have covered everything from sex, pregnancy, and planning a wedding to babies, toddlers, and teenagers. With The Newlywed’s Instruction Manual, we’re guiding readers through yet another of life’s milestones-the first year of marriage.

Here are all the topics that a newly married couple can expect to encounter during their first year as Mr.and Mrs.-from finances and home-buying to quarreling in-laws and the inevitable question of children.

Illustrated in the trademark techy style that has made this series an international success, The Newlywed’s Instruction Manual is the perfect gift for any couple embarking on a new life together.

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