The Aunts Book

The Aunts  Book Author Caroline Hughes
ISBN-10 1843174596
Year 2011-05-01
Pages 159
Language en
Publisher Michael O'Mara Books
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Percy is incredibly accident-prone, and holds the dubious record of the most accidents. Percy has had a small rivalary with Harold, however, they are always willing to help each other when in trouble.

Island of the Aunts

Island of the Aunts Author Eva Ibbotson
ISBN-10 0613443942
Year 2001-09
Pages 281
Language en
Publisher Turtleback Books
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As they get older, several sisters decide that they must kidnap children and bring them to their secluded island home to help with the work of caring for an assortment of unusual sea creatures.

The Aunts Come Marching

The Aunts Come Marching Author Bill Richardson
ISBN-10 1551928728
Year 2007-01-01
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Raincoast Books
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" This book is a noisemaker's dream come true, and those looking for visual thrills won't be disappointed either, thanks to Cynthia Nugent's multitudes of costumed aunts." - Globe and MailWritten by beloved CBC personality Bill Richardson and illustrated by Cynthia Nugent, The Aunts Come Marching is a wacky, clever and creative take on a popular campfire song, great for counting games, read-alongs, sing-alongs and all-round noisemaking! When a marching band of aunts (yes, aunts-not ants!) arrive for a visit, they bring with them all their musical instruments-and a cacophony of fun.The Aunts Come Marching was also shortlisted for the 2008 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award, recognizing artistic excellence in writing and illustration in Canadian children's literature.

The Complete Book of Aunts

The Complete Book of Aunts Author Rupert Christiansen
ISBN-10 9780446553490
Year 2008-12-14
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Of all our blood relations, an aunt offers the most potential for uncomplicated friendship. The Complete Book of Aunts is an entertaining and touching exploration of aunts in all their guises and varieties, culled from real-life, literary and historical sources. Bewitching illustrations and anecdotes illuminate various aunt types: Bargain Aunts, Mothering Aunts, Damned Bad Aunts, and X-Rated Aunts. With stories and poems about famous or historical aunts, Christiansen and Brophy attempt to uncover what "aunt-ness" is.

The Aunts Go Marching

The Aunts Go Marching Author Maurie Manning
ISBN-10 1590780264
Year 2003
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher
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A young girl marches through the rain beating on a drum and leading rows of "aunts" dressed in raincoats, in this rendition of the popular children's song.

My Two Aunts

My Two Aunts Author Deb Bixler
ISBN-10 9781434311160
Year 2007-07-01
Pages 20
Language en
Publisher AuthorHouse
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My Two Aunts is written and illustrated from the perspective of a 5 year old. Deb originally wrote My Two Aunts as a tool for her sister to use to answer questions from Deb's nieces and nephews about Deb's lesbian relationship. Children ages 3-6 will learn family diversity in My Two Aunts.

What Aunts Do Best What Uncles Do Best

What Aunts Do Best   What Uncles Do Best Author Laura Numeroff
ISBN-10 9780689848254
Year 2004-06-01
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Watching television together, building a clubhouse, and spending time at a carnival are just a few of the fun things nieces and nephews can do with their aunts and uncles, in a celebration of family which is two stories in one.

James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach Author Roald Dahl
ISBN-10 9781101653005
Year 2007-08-16
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG! After James Henry Trotter's parents are tragically eaten by a rhinoceros, he goes to live with his two horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. Life there is no fun, until James accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree and strange things start to happen. The peach at the top of the tree begins to grow, and before long it's as big as a house. Inside, James meets a bunch of oversized friends—Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybug, and more. With a snip of the stem, the peach starts rolling away, and the great adventure begins! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Aunts Aren t Gentlemen

Aunts Aren t Gentlemen Author P.G. Wodehouse
ISBN-10 9781409035190
Year 2009-05-04
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Random House
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A Jeeves and Wooster novel Bertie Wooster has been overdoing metropolitan life a bit, and the doctor orders fresh air in the depths of the country. But after moving with Jeeves to his cottage at Maiden Eggesford, Bertie soon finds himself surrounded by aunts - not only his redoubtable Aunt Dahlia but an aunt of Jeeves's too. Add a hyper-sensitive racehorse, a very important cat and a decidedly bossy fiancée - and all the ingredients are present for a plot in which aunts can exert their terrible authority. But Jeeves, of course, can cope with everything - even aunts, and even the country. The final Jeeves and Wooster novel shows P.G. Wodehouse still able to delight, well into his nineties.

Savvy Auntie

Savvy Auntie Author Melanie Notkin
ISBN-10 9780062078674
Year 2011-04-26
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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“What a wonderful gift this book is for aunties of all of ages, backgrounds, shapes and varieties!” —Elizabeth Gilbert, New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love “Melanie Notkin shines a much-needed spotlight on a bond that brings so much happiness to so many people.” —Gretchen Rubin, New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project Savvy Auntie is the ultimate guide for cool aunts, great-aunts, godmothers, and all women who love kids but have none of their own! Written by Melanie Notkin—America’s premier Savvy Auntie and creator of the popular online community savvyauntie.com—Savvy Auntie focuses on everything that parenting manuals generally leave out: namely auntie-ing! This groundbreaking handbook celebrates the 50% of kid-loving American women who aren’t (or are not yet) moms, but have so much to add to the Family Village.

The Aunt s Story

The Aunt s Story Author Patrick White
ISBN-10 9781446435106
Year 2011-01-11
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Random House
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With the death of her mother, middle-aged Theodora Goodman contemplates the desert of her life. Freed from the trammels of convention she leaves Australia for a European tour and becomes involved with the residents of a small French hotel. But creating other people's lives, even in love and pity, can lead to madness. Her ability to reconcile joy and sorrow is an unbearable torture to her. On the journey home, Theodora finds there is little to choose between the reality of illusion and the illusion of reality. She looks for peace, even if it is beyond the borders of insanity...

Hugs for Aunts

Hugs for Aunts Author Karen Moore
ISBN-10 9781416579359
Year 2007-12-04
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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someone you know needs a hug today ...it may even be you! The bond between a child and an aunt is one of the most unique relationships anyone can enjoy. An aunt may look and even act just like your mother or she may be the complete opposite. Whatever the case, aunts are the ones who stand beside moms when nieces and nephews enter the world and from that moment on, they take their place as friends and mentors. Aunts buy special treats, go on vacations with you, and some may even help with homework when Mom doesn't understand the questions. She is always there for you. The pages of this book are filled with hugs to tell your aunt just how important she is to you. Heartwarming stories, inspirational messages, personalized scriptures, and uplifting quotes written just for aunts will bring a smile to your aunt's face. If you're an aunt receiving this unique gift book, know that it's given in love from a niece or nephew who appreciates all you have done.

Don t Squeeze the AuNT

Don t Squeeze the AuNT Author Joshua Mh Kisner
ISBN-10 0984560521
Year 2009-06-01
Pages 20
Language en
Publisher Shenandoah Children's Author Guild, LLC
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Do you know what AuNTs are known for? Share this book with your youngster and discover/reinforce basic concepts such as up/down, fast/slow, and big/small. Can you guess what the surprise ending is? Author-illustrated in appreciation for all women, especialy our cherished AuNTs!

Aunt Dimity s Death

Aunt Dimity s Death Author Nancy Atherton
ISBN-10 9781101549513
Year 1993-11-01
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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The debut that kicked off twenty-two books (and counting...) of the bestselling, beloved Aunt Dimity series. Watch out for Nancy Atherton's latest, Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse, coming in May 2017 from Viking! Lori Shepherd thought Aunt Dimity was just a character in a bedtime story... ...Until the Dickensian law firm of Willis & Willis summons her to a reading of the woman's will. Down-on-her-luck Lori learns she's about to inherit a siazable estate--if she can discover the secret hidden in a treasure trove of letters in Dimity's English country cottage. What begins as a fairy tale becomes a mystery--and a ghost story--in an improbably cozy setting, as Aunt Dimity's indominable spirit leads Lori on an otherworldly quest to discover how, in this life, true love can conquer all. From the Paperback edition.