What?! You've never heard of Crusoe the celebrity dachshund?! You must be living under a rock! ... Or at least that's what Crusoe thinks. He's the self-proclaimed "wiener dog who thinks he's more of a celebrity than he really is" (until now!). Crusoe is the star of his wildly popular blog of the same name, winner of the 2013 AND 2014 Best Pet Blog Award. That's right... two years in a row! Because Crusoe is a talented and ridiculously photogenic miniature dachshund with a big personality, stunning fashion sense, and an insatiable penchant for whimsy. Perhaps you know him better by his infamous alter ego, BATDOG? We thought so. This is Crusoe's New York Times bestselling book debut and he's so excited to share it with all of his adoring fans. Now everyone can stare lovingly into his big brown eyes and admire his wit and many costumes any time they choose. Crusoe is certain that his book will make the perfect gift for dog-lovers of all ages. He wants to be accessible to his fans so you can really get to know the mutt behind the mask, the pooch behind that signature sexy pout; the pup with a heart of gold. Can't miss Crusoe Features in the Book: The adventures of BATDOG and Robin Cooking with Crusoe Dr. Crusoe, the Dentist, and Malpractice International travels with the worldliest of adventure dogs Partners in crime with Crusoe and twin brother Oakley
The New York Times bestselling and 2018 Animal Star People's Choice Award-winning popular blogger, internet sensation Crusoe, the Celebrity Dachshund returns with a beautiful and whimsical book full of heartwarming and goofy photographs of his around the world travels in Crusoe, the Worldly Wiener Dog. Join the photogenic Crusoe as he leaves fame and fortune behind to expand his horizons, get his passport stamped, and journey across the globe to eat delicious food, relax on beautiful beaches, dig lots of holes, and generally enjoy all that celebrity travel has to offer. You'll also get to see a little of his "staycations" and life at home between travels. Jet-setting is what dachshunds do best. From Switzerland’s Alps and Mexico’s Mayan temples to Italy’s seaside villages and France’s Eiffel Tower—as well as various locales throughout the U.S. and Canada—Crusoe shares his wit and wisdom on appreciating culture, fine wine, and haute cuisine, always dressing for the occasion, and maybe learning a thing or two about what really matters most in life along the way. In hundreds of brilliant color photographs, see the charming and charismatic mini-doxie embark on such thrilling adventures as... * Hitting the streets of New York City as The Wiener of Wall Street * Stalking evildoers as Batdog * Strolling Hollywood’s Walk of Fame (with his own star) * Going out on a dinner and movie date with the lovely Paisley * Digging for fossils at Dinosaur Provincial Park * Playing doctor and dentist to his sidekick brother, Oakley * Drinking at the notorious Bar Vitelli, shooting location of The Godfather * Recovering from back surgery with lots of love and rehabilitating in style * Tasting a beignet at New Orleans’s famous Café du Monde * Exploring his German heritage as a “badger dog”—and discovering what wiener schnitzel actually is... And so much more!
The perfect gift for dachshund devotees A brand-new edition of Jim Dratfield’s bestselling book Delightful wordplay captures the quirks of this breed Handsomely designed with more than 70 color photographs What breed is sillier than the dachshund? None. With their low, elongated bodies, soulful eyes, and truly ridiculous proportions, dachshunds always look like they're telling a joke. And their owners usually get it. Day of the Dachshund is for this crowd. In a gift-friendly little hardcover, Jim Dratfield combines great photographs with delightfully clever quips to celebrate the endless charm of this unlikely breed.
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Buenos Aires will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop. You'll find the insider knowledge every visitor needs and explore every corner effortlessly with DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Buenos Aires. DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Buenos Aires - showing you what others only tell you. Now available in PDF format.
Eight minibooks comprising nearly 900 pages give developers the tips and techniques they need to get up and running on the new J2SE 6 (Java Standard Edition 6) and JDK 6 (Java Development Kit 6) This friendly, all-inclusive reference delivers the lowdown on Java language and syntax fundamentals as well as Java server-side programming, with explanations, reference information, and how-to instructions for both beginning and intermediate-to-advanced programmers Minibooks cover Java basics; programming basics; strings, arrays, and collections; programming techniques; Swing; Web programming; files and databases; and fun and games
Vivian the giant wiener dog is moving to the BIG city and dealing with giant-sized changes. The city sounds like the perfect place for a dog like her—but when she arrives, everything seems too small! And moving is stressful! But soon she meets a new friend. Lulu shows Vivian around and together they hop on the subway, visit the museum, and best of all, eat pizza! Fans of photographic picture books such as What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night and The Secret Life of Squirrels will love this irresistible look into a larger-than-life wiener dog and her adventures in the big city. From debut author and photographer Mitch Boyer comes a story perfect for helping readers deal with big changes and the perfect gift for dog lovers everywhere.
Institutional care for seniors offers a cultural repository for fears and hopes about an aging population. Although enormous changes have occurred in how institutional care is structured, the legacies of the poorhouse still persist, creating panicked views of the nursing home as a dreaded fate. The paradoxical nature of a space meant to be both hospital and home offers up critical tensions for examination by age studies scholars. The essays in this book challenge stereotypes of institutional care for older adults, illustrate the changes that have occurred over time, and illuminate the continuities in the stories we tell about nursing homes.
In a day-by-day format, Craig Hopkins presents an unprecedented celebration of Stevie Ray Vaughan. It is filled with testimonials from those who knew him best and from fans everywhere, along with facts about tour dates and recordings, stories about his bands and life on the road, rare artistic and historic photographs and more.
A New York Times Bestseller Doug the Pug is the king of pop culture. More than seven million adoring fans on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat can’t get enough of him. Doug spreads love everywhere he goes, and now with his literary debut, he’s coming to living rooms around the world. It’s hard to find a more well-connected pup than Doug. He’s homies with the hottest stars out there: Justin Bieber, Steven Tyler, Ed Sheeran, John Legend, and Chrissy Teigen, to name just a few. Did you catch him in Fall Out Boy’s latest music video? Doug can ball with the best of them. He’s a rising star and everyone’s favorite squishy face. Doug has made appearances at music festivals including Lollapalooza and the Billboard Hot 100 Music Fest, but he doesn’t let fame go to his head. Doug is a humble pug, but the people have asked for more, so he’s obliged with this awesome New York Times bestselling collection of photos. Doug is a fashion icon, a culinary gourmand, a music enthusiast, and an all-around happenin’ guy. This book is just a sneak peek at some of his greatest adventures so far. From his furry heart to yours, enjoy!