Описание: From the authors of the popular Butter My Butt and Call Me a Biscuit calendar series and book, herea (TM)s a fun, warm-hearted collection of about love and marriage, romance and heartbreakcountrified sayings, so-sos, hoots and hollers about love and marriage, romance and heartbreak. More fun than a lost dog in a meat market and livelier than a puppy with two tails, You're the Butter on My Biscuit is a hilarious chronicle of countrified love commentary. It features sayings that are as tender and sweet as honey-dipped chicken wings for those smitten by Cupid . . . and as fiery and spicy as horseradish-laced chili peppers for those seeking revenge over a romance turned sour. Readers will appreciate the way country folk paint their sentences about love in the most vivid and original analogies, sew simple words of emotion together into tapestries of truisms, and pepper their language with zesty wit and biting rage. You're the Butter on My Biscuit is chock-full of country sayings, jokes, poems, and song titles about finding love and losing it. This is the kind of book that readers will relish till the cows come home.
Описание: They're called colloquialisms, idioms, of just good old fashioned, home-grown country sayings steeped in humor and home-spun common sense. These parlances might not fit the modern hoity toity rhetoric you're used to seeing in print or hearing on TV, and that's exactly why they're more refreshing than an ice cube in July. In Butter My Butt and Call Me a Biscuit, Author Allan Zullo offers up more than 200 vernacular verses presented in themes, such as: * Admitting You're Wrong--The easiest way to eat crow is while it's still warm, 'cause the colder it gets the harder it is to swallow. * Congress--Gettin' a politician to do somethin' good for our country is like tryin' to poke a cat out from under the porch with a rope. * Ego--Some people are so full of themselves, you'd like to buy 'em for what they're worth and sell 'em for what they think they're worth. * Teenage Boys--You kinda wish they used their heads for somethin' besides hat racks. * Revenge--Two wrongs don't make a right, but they sure do make it even. * Surprises--Sometimes you get so surprised by life there ain't nothin' else to say but, 'Butter my butt and call me a biscuit.'
Автор: Zullo, Germano Название: At the seaside ISBN: 1854378627 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781854378620 Издательство: Tate Рейтинг: Цена: 1154 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: A board book that is suitable for families planning a trip to the seaside. Illustrated with fun and humour, it lets readers share in the excitement of the beach as they follow the characters from page to page.
Автор: Zullo Название: Boomrs Gde 2 Grandparent ISBN: 0740747495 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780740747496 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Цена: 1161 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A Boomer's Guide to Grandparenting welcomes baby boomers to the grandparenting game. The Zullos have tapped fellow boomer grandparents and leaders in the child care and grandparenting fields to share their expertise and help recent grandparents find success and enjoyment in their new relationships with their children and grandchildren.
We are your typical boomer nana and papa," say authors Kathryn and Allan Zullo, "younger, healthier, wealthier, and better educated than our grandparents. We are more active and less formal than our own parents were at our age. We no longer fit the traditional image of our elderly kin." That description signals the need for a new kind of grandparenting, a role that The Boomer's Guide to Grandparenting fills to perfection.
The experts and grandparents cited throughout the book tailor their guidance and recommendations to fit the boomer sensibility, covering topics such as:
* Defining your role and image as a grandparent * Understanding the latest trends in child care * Achieving harmony with your children and their spouses * Engaging in high-tech grandparenting * Coping with stepgrandparenting * Dealing with grandchildren in nontraditional households * Caring for great-grandchildren
Filled with expert advice, A Boomer's Guide to Grandparenting provides a smooth transition into grandparenting and sets the stage for successful relationships and experiences for the entire family.
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