CLUCK, A Book of Happiness for Chicken Lovers is a celebration of hens, roosters and chicks, combining high-quality photography with inspirational and amusing quotes to create the perfect gift for chicken fans. Some of the collection’s quotations come from famous people (Oscar Wilde, C.S. Lewis, Mark Twain, Plutarch), others don’t; some are philosophical, others light-hearted–all are memorable. Accompanied by beautiful pictures of a variety of these farmyard birds, from Plymouth Rocks and Orpingtons to Welsummers and Silkies, this collection of quotes and proverbs will steal any chicken lover’s heart.
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF FERNS, Cool Springs Press, is filled with valuable botanical information, indoor growing and care tips, details on propagation, display ideas and even craft projects. Author Mobee Weinstein of the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx has created a comprehensive reference about this ancient plant class that continues to be all the rage. Ferns made their appearance on Earth 400 million years ago and their role in human culture is vast, both practical and ornamental. In this book you will learn the lore, history, home decor and care of ferns, an essential fern botany bible that is the ultimate guide to one of the oldest plants on the planet.