Chi is a mischievous newborn kitten who, while on a leisurely stroll with her family, finds herself lost. Overcome with loneliness she bursts into tears - but then she is rescued by a young boy named Yohei and his mother. The little kitty is whisked away into the warm and inviting Yamada apartment complex, where pets are strictly not permitted. This deluxe larger edition also includes a preview chapter of Kanata's latest series FukuFuku: Kitty Tales (Both series from Vertical)!
Chi's Sweet Home is recognised as one of the most popular cartoon properties in Japan today. Chi, the titular cat character, is loved by fans worldwide on the internet and mass media. After a successful manga release and a brand new cartoon series streaming on Amazon Prime, Chi returns in a brand new colouring and activity book featuring dozens of illustrations from award winning cartoonist Konami Kanata.
Cat lovers and comic readers alike rejoice at the return of manga's biggest name in feline cartoons - Chi! Manga's most famous cat comic returns with a brand new series! Inspired by the new Amazon PrimeTV anime, Chi's Sweet Adventures collects a number of new full-colour kitty tales made for readers of all ages!
Chi is a mischievous newborn kitten who, while on a leisurely stroll with her family, finds herself lost. Overcome with loneliness she bursts into tears - but then she is rescued by a young boy named Yohei and his mother. The little kitty is whisked away into the warm and inviting Yamada apartment complex; where pets are strictly not permitted. This deluxe larger edition collects the first three volumes of Chi's Sweet Home, and also includes a preview chapter of Kanata's latest series FukuFuku: Kitty Tales (Both series from Vertical)!
Author: Jason Thompson
Publisher: Ballantine Group
Release Date: 2012-04-11
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
Jason Thompson, Level 14 Shaman/Oozemaster and author of Manga: The Complete Guide, joins forces with Victor Hao to deliver a wickedly funny send-up of manga and gamer culture. Roll up your character and get ready! THE GREATEST GAMER ON EARTH At the University of California, Escondido, no one would guess that freshman Shesh Maccabee is a hard-core gamer—and in recovery to boot, following a court order, a wireless ban, and months of therapy (all because of one little seven-day Internet café episode). His friend Mike—who personally prefers Japanese-console RPGs—is tasked with keeping Shesh far away from any computer with access to World of Warfare. Everything's going according to plan—until a Ren Faire fangirl introduces them to the campus gaming club, where they meet Theodore, a fanatical tabletop game master whose single goal in life is to run the greatest Mages & Monsters game in the world. And there just happens to be room for two more players. Soon Shesh and Mike are dragged into the dungeon of hard-core gaming—and cops, baboon men, Sri Lankan cave roaches, and Gothémon card collectors converge in the zaniest adventure that ever involved twenty-sided dice!
In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild. Immediately after graduating from college in 1991, McCandless had roamed through the West and Southwest on a vision quest like those made by his heroes Jack London and John Muir. In the Mojave Desert he abandoned his car, stripped it of its license plates, and burned all of his cash. He would give himself a new name, Alexander Supertramp, and , unencumbered by money and belongings, he would be free to wallow in the raw, unfiltered experiences that nature presented. Craving a blank spot on the map, McCandless simply threw the maps away. Leaving behind his desperate parents and sister, he vanished into the wild. Jon Krakauer constructs a clarifying prism through which he reassembles the disquieting facts of McCandless's short life. Admitting an interst that borders on obsession, he searches for the clues to the dries and desires that propelled McCandless. Digging deeply, he takes an inherently compelling mystery and unravels the larger riddles it holds: the profound pull of the American wilderness on our imagination; the allure of high-risk activities to young men of a certain cast of mind; the complex, charged bond between fathers and sons. When McCandless's innocent mistakes turn out to be irreversible and fatal, he becomes the stuff of tabloid headlines and is dismissed for his naiveté, pretensions, and hubris. He is said to have had a death wish but wanting to die is a very different thing from being compelled to look over the edge. Krakauer brings McCandless's uncompromising pilgrimage out of the shadows, and the peril, adversity , and renunciation sought by this enigmatic young man are illuminated with a rare understanding--and not an ounce of sentimentality. Mesmerizing, heartbreaking, Into the Wild is a tour de force. The power and luminosity of Jon Krakauer's stoytelling blaze through every page. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Adorable photos and witty captions of “the cutest cat in the world” (Good Morning America) Lil Bub is a star. The adorable “perma-kitten” might look a little different than other felines, but her tiny size, toothless mouth, and extra toes have made her the darling of cat lovers around the world. Aided by her human, this celebri-cat is finally satisfying her demanding public with a book. Showcasing 100 captioned full color photos of Lil BUB —traveling through space, exploring the Earth, flying in hot air balloons, napping, and even skateboarding—Lil BUB’s Lil Book is exactly what her millions of fans want. Sure to please fans of LOLcats and Boo: The Life of the World’s Cutest Dog, Lil BUB’s Lil Book is the perfect book for anyone who needs more cute in their lives.
Following the adventures of a lonely bookish teen struggling to find his identity through Baudelaire's poetry, until two girls - a beauty and a bully - help him find true love and friendship. Edgy, intense, and romantic, The Flowers of Evil has been a reader favourite. This new edition will give fans a chance to reconnect with Kasuga, Saeki, and Nakamura as it explores the issues of bullying, loneliness, individuality, and identity.
Complete Cat Care combines everything you need to know about cats in one practical manual, with day-to-day advice on nutrition, grooming, behavior, and play, as well as a major section on cat health and disorders. This eBook is packed with expert advice to help you nurture your feline from kittenhood through to old age. As a cat owner, you will find essential guidance on getting a cat or kitten, handling, and socializing, as well as advice on what to feed a cat and tips on training a cat. Complete Cat Care will help you provide the best possible care for a cat at every stage of its life.
Hallie has a secret...doesn't everybody? Hallie doesn't have long to live. And to make things even more complicated, she's in love with a guy who's seriously out of bounds. She's never going to let him know, of course; she's just going to enjoy every remaining moment of her crush. She's also determined to spend her last months helping those who write into her Dear Rose column with problems of their own. Her doctors can't fix her, but maybe she can fix a few other people's dilemmas before it's too late. All our lives are full of choices, for better or worse. The amazing thing to see is how connected we all are-in ways we don't even know. On occasion, we have the chance to see the ways we change one another's lives for the better. Praise for The Unexpected Consequences of Love: "Mansell's tale of the stirring of love in spite of various heartbreaks and disappointments is a charming and, at times, madcap romantic comedy." - Booklist Praise for Don't Want to Miss a Thing: "Utterly charming from the first page, Mansell's engaging tale is as welcome and warming as a cup of tea on a rainy night." -RT Book Reviews, 4 1⁄2 Stars
A QUIET CALM Despite their tense pasts, Shoya begins to embrace the friend group that used to terrorize Shoko because she couldn’t hear. Now that summer vacation is in full swing, the crew can work together to film Tomohiro’s eccentric movie. Each fun-filled day lazily passes by, but doubt tugs at Shoya’s heavy heart and he is desperate to cling on to meaningful moments before they are gone…