Of all the decisions a new parent makes, choosing that special name is the most significant and the most rewarding. A new reference book for prospective parents, this clear, helpful and easy-to-use A-Z guide gives you thousands of brilliant suggestions for picking the perfect name for your new arrival. It also includes appendices of the top ten names through the centuries and the most popular celebrity names.
Choosing A Name For Your Child Has Never Been Easier The Penguin Book Of Hindu Names Has Sold Over 50,000 Copies Since It Was Published Almost A Decade Ago. The Product Of Several Years Of Research, It Is An Exhaustive And User-Friendly Compilation, With Information On Sources And Usage. For The First Time, This Classic Work Is Available In A Two-Volume Set, Divided Into Names For Boys And Those For Girls, Making It More Accessible. Including Modern Names And Those Which Are Popular, The Penguin Book Of Hindu Names For Boys Serves As A Practical Guide For Choosing The Perfect Name For Your Son. It Is Also A Precise And Invaluable Sourcebook For Scholars And Lay Readers Alike Who Would Like To Know What Familiar (And Not So Familiar) Hindu Names Actually Mean.
If you are like most expectant parents you are looking for that special name with special meaning. A name with a legacy, a name for the ages. What better place to look for a name for your child than in literature?
Choosing A Name For Your Child Has Never Been Easier The Penguin Book Of Hindu Names Has Sold Over 50,000 Copies Since It Was Published Almost A Decade Ago. The Product Of Several Years Of Research, It Is An Exhaustive And User-Friendly Compilation, With Information On Sources And Usage. For The First Time, This Classic Work Is Available In A Two-Volume Set, Divided Into Names For Boys And Those For Girls, Making It More Accessible. Including Modern Names And Those Which Are Popular, The Penguin Book Of Hindu Names For Girls Serves As A Practical Guide For Choosing The Perfect Name For Your Daughter. It Is Also A Precise And Invaluable Sourcebook For Scholars And Lay Readers Alike Who Would Like To Know What Familiar (And Not So Familiar) Hindu Names Actually Mean.
An absorbing and engaging guide for anyone choosing a baby's name or interested in the history and cultural heritage of names, The Penguin Dictionary of First Names has been expanded and updated for its second edition. This comprehensive guide gives the meaning and history of each name and descibes any famous or literary associations it might have. It lists the most popular names for boys and girls in recent years, as well as names that have gone out of favour lately, and includes new entries such as Romeo and Leo.
The Virgin Book of Baby Names takes as its starting point the fact that choosing a name for your baby should be fun. Rather than a dry list of every name under the sun, Emily Wood has organised names into interesting themed categories - from literature to pop music, biblical to astrological names, celebrity baby names to names to avoid! With names for every day of the year, as well as a comprehensive A-Z of girls' and boys' names, The Virgin Book of Baby Names is an enjoyable alternative to the traditional baby names book.
Featuring more than 100,000 names, this ultimate keepsake for expectant parents also includes quotes from real parents about the names they chose, why and what they would do over. Original.
What's in a name? Rather more than you might at first suspect, for names are steeped in history and myth and have much to tell us about our past, our beliefs - even our personality traits. The Penguin Pocket Dictionary of Babies' Names takes a close look at 3500 names, explaining origins and meanings, showing how some have changed in popularity and use over time and providing all the diminutive and variant forms. Part of Penguin's major new series of reference titles ranging from Spanish and French dictionaries to books on spelling and quotations.
Perfect Pub Quiz
Author: David Pickering
Publisher: Random House
Perfect Pub Quiz is the ideal companion for all general knowledge nuts. Whether you're organising a quiz night in your local or you simply want to get in a bit of practice on tricky subjects, Perfect Pub Quiz has all the questions and answers. With topics ranging from the Roman Empire to Little Britain and from the Ryder Cup to Alex Rider, this easy-to-use quiz book will tax your brain and provide hours of fun. The Perfect series is a range of practical guides that give clear and straightforward advice on everything from getting your first job to choosing your baby's name.Written by experienced authors offering tried-and-tested tips, each book contains all you need to get it right first time.
Explains the meaning and etymology of hundreds of English, Welsh, Scottish, and Irish first names, localities, and nicknames
Choosing a name for your baby has never been easier with this ultimate baby-naming guide. With all the information on the latest naming trends, this comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is full of inspirational names. Including: - A-Z directories of over 8,000 names and their meanings - Over 100 inspirational lists - Naming trends for 2018 - Tips for choosing the perfect name for your baby Including modern names and variants, plus classics that have stood the test of time, this naming guide has everything you need for finding the perfect name for your new arrival.
What's in a name? Plenty! It is how we first describe ourselves to others, and can affect not only the way people relate to us but also our experience of life. So everyone wants to choose the perfect name for their child. With more than 15,000 entries, The Penguin Book of Names for Australian Babies is the definitive and most up-to-date guide for anyone seeking a name that is just right. There are separate alphabetical listings for boys and girls, and the origin, meaning and variant spellings of each name are included. As well, there are special feature lists of names from such varied worlds as: - pop music and plants - movies and mythology - saints and sporting heroes In this book there's an ideal name for every baby.
The Name Book
Author: Dorothy Astoria
Publisher: Bethany House
Baby-naming has become an art form with parents today, but where do parents go to find names and their meanings? The Name Book offers particular inspiration to those who want more than just a list of popular names. From Aaron to Zoe, this useful book includes the cultural origin, the literal meaning, and the spiritual significance of more than 10,000 names. An appropriate verse of Scripture accompanies each name, offering parents a special way to bless their children.
And Tango Makes Three
Author: Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Roy and Silo are just like the other penguin couples at the zoo - they bow to each other, walk together and swim together. But Roy and Silo are a little bit different - they're both boys. Then, one day, when Mr Gramzay the zookeeper finds them trying to hatch astone, he realises that it may be time for Roy and Silo to become parents for real.