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The Little Big Book for Brides [Hardcover]

Katrina Fried , Lena Tabori
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Nov. 1 2003 Little Big Book
The Little Big Book For Brides offers the newly engaged a plethora of inspiration, information, entertainment, and advice about love, marriage, and the Big Day. This beautifully illustrated compilation is bursting with wisdom, stories, essays, traditions, poetry, recipes, and activities for the bride-to-be. The perfect engagement or bridal shower gift, The Little Big Book For Brides will make a wonderful bedside tabel companion during the months of engagement and beyond. Brides will be moved and entertained by true and fictional stories of love and marriage; receive wisdom and advice from those that already taken that walk down the aisle; find inspiration in the many marriage traditions and superstitions from throughout history and around the world; discover readings and poetry to incorporate into their own wedding ceremonies or reception toasts; and even enjoy some crafts, activities and recipes that will add a personal touch to their special day. Filled with charming turn-of-the-century postcard art and illustrations, there is much to enjoy, learn, inspire, and ponder in this darling volume: Fictional Excerpts from such celebrated authors as Oscar Wilde, Henry James & Emily Bronte; Poems by e.e. cummings, Ogden Nash, Anne Sexton, Pablo Neruda, and many others; Essays and Advice by such popular figures as Anna Quindlin, Paul Reiser, and Judge Judy; Quotations about love and marriage from the likes of Eleanor Roosevelt, Mae West, Kahlil Gibran, and Winston Churchill; Traditions and Lore about every aspect of courtship and marriage from the origins of the wedding cake to reception and ceremony rituals; Activities and Crafts for the bride-to-be from sewing a keepsake ring pillow to planting a commemorative bridal bush; Recipes for such events as a Bridal Tea Party and Newlywed Dinner For Two.

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About the Author

Katrina Fried has edited, written, and produced numerous titles, including The Little Big Book of Pregnancy & The Little Big Book Of Animals (Welcome Book), The Wedding Planner (STC), For Love Of Angels (Andrews McMeel), The Road To Rome (Welcome Books), and New York New York (Rizzoli).
Lena Tabori has conceived and edited numerous books including, A Day in the Life of Hollywood (Collins), Kisses (Turner), Our Christmas Book (Simon & Schuster), The Norman Rockwell Counting Book (Crown), Love: A Celebration In Art and Literature (STC), and The Little Big Book For Moms (Welcome Books).

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5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous Book July 10 2010
Format:Hardcover
A fabulous book at an excellent price - it took 4-5 weeks to arrive but is in perfect condition. It is a far better book than I had expected for the bride of which I am Matron of Honour.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The perfect gift for the bridal shower Nov. 6 2003
Format:Hardcover
Collaboratively compiled and organized by Katrina Fried and Lena Tabori, The Little Big Book For Brides is filled with advice, traditions, stories, activities, poetry, essays, recipes, and some just plain humor about and concerning brides everywhere. A fun book to read through, nicely illustrated from cover to cover in full color, and projecting it's own unique brand of whimsy, The Little Big Book For Brides is the perfect gift for the bridal shower as well as being an enthusiastically recommended read for its enjoyment and introduction to American marriage customs.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The perfect gift for the bridal shower Nov. 6 2003
By Midwest Book Review - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover
Collaboratively compiled and organized by Katrina Fried and Lena Tabori, The Little Big Book For Brides is filled with advice, traditions, stories, activities, poetry, essays, recipes, and some just plain humor about and concerning brides everywhere. A fun book to read through, nicely illustrated from cover to cover in full color, and projecting it's own unique brand of whimsy, The Little Big Book For Brides is the perfect gift for the bridal shower as well as being an enthusiastically recommended read for its enjoyment and introduction to American marriage customs.
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5.0 out of 5 stars BRIDES TO BE Jan. 26 2007
By Norene K. Damico - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
A LOVELY GIFT FOR A BRIDE WHO EVER WAS OR WANTS TO BE OR PLANS TO BE. FILLED WITH LOVELY THOUGHTS AND IDEAS.
5.0 out of 5 stars Can't Go Wrong with Little Bog Book Series Aug. 9 2008
By A. Gilchrist - Published on Amazon.com
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I always enjoy this series of books. Contains a variety of creative genres suitable for different interests e.g. stories, poetry, etc. Makes a great gift for a bride-to-be.
4.0 out of 5 stars Pass it On Jan. 2 2008
By P. J. Olson - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
This is a fun book to browse through. Our family tradition is that it is passed from bride to bride.
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