"The Little Big Book Of Life" is the latest in Welcome's wildly successful Little Big Book series! This hefty little book is bursting with wisdom, advise, poetry, fictional excerpts, short stories, humorous quotes and excerpts, songs, essays, graduation speeches, letters, and tips on how to value yourself and the thngs that matter most to you. It is the perfect gift for a graduation, a birthday, or indeed to celebrate any life-changing event. Combined with the same period art and book illustrations that have made previous Little Big Books so beloved and timeless, there is much to learn, inspire, and ponder in this charming volume. The contents include: 15 short stories and fictional excerpts from authors including Milan Kundera, Ernest Hemingway, Kurt Vonnegut, Joseph Heller and William Shakespeare; 20 poems from such poets as Maya Angelou, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Frost, Anne Sexton, and ee. cummings; 13 graduation speeches from everyone from John Grisham and Ken Burns to Jodi Foster and Russell Baker; 10 Letters full of wisdom and advice, including those from Anne Frank, John Steinbeck, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and F. Scott Fitzgerald; 13 songs, including James Taylor's "The Secret Of Life" and Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World"; 12 comedy excerpts and essays from such comedians as Woody Allen, George Carlin, Bill Cosby, Whoopi Goldberg, Anna Quindlen, and Jerry Seinfeld; 9 activity spreads, ranging from Feng Shui basics to how to keep a dream journal; Over 30 quotes & platitudes offering insight and advice on how to live your life.
Natasha Tabori Fried is Managing Editor of Welcome Enterprises. She has co-edited The Little Big Book of Love (William Morrow), The Little Big Book Of Chills & Thrills, and The Little Big Book Of America (both Welcome Books)Lena Tabori is the publisher of Welcome Enterprises and has conceived and edited numerous books including Love: A Celebration in Art and Literature (Stewart, Tabori & Chang), The Little Big Book for Dads, The Little Big Book for Moms, The Little Big Book of Pregnancy (all three Welcome Books) and The Little Big Book Of Christmas (William Morrow).