SUMMER: A USER'S GUIDE by Suzanne Brown
Publisher Artisan/Workman Publishing, May 2007
SUMMER: A Userís Guide offers evocative musings to stir warm, magical
memories of summers past, and reawaken the essential spirit of the season.
Whether you have a few weeks off, or just the weekend, Suzanne Brownís
one-stop summer reference will make it the most memorable youíve ever had.
Itís jam-packed with 100s of glorious photos and activities for everyone in
the family, plus indispensable tips, rules for countless games, recipes, and
nuggets of wisdom from how to be the perfect weekend guest, to how to track
the tides, to how to take out berry stains.
Check out the rules for more card games, board games, lawn games, word
games, and water games than you could possibly fit into a single summer. 50
recipes for summer staples such as barbecued ribs, seabreeze cocktails,
campfire chili, grilled corn, and perfect lobster rolls. Keep the kids
occupied turning seashells into wind chimes and magnets, tie-dying tee
shirts, and painting rocks in the garden. Get a refresher on how to run
backyard races, how to recognize animal tracks, leaves, and clouds, rig an
outdoor shower, hang a hammock, or set up an outdoor movie night.
Replete with read-aloud ghost stories for kids, rainy day activities, and