Sci Fi Baby Names

Sci Fi Baby Names

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Here's an irreverent twist on a perennial gift book genre: the baby name book meets the weird, unusual, other worldly realm of science fiction. "Sci-Fi Baby Names" compiles 500 distinctive names from sci-fi books, movies, and TV shows into a handy reference with a crazy, retro, sci-fi design. Think babies on rocket ships! Babies with laser guns! Babies on Mars! This book has something for everyone. Many sci-fi fans will feel comfortable naming a child "Luke," "Robbie," or "James Tiberius" to honor their favorite characters. But a few fans will boldly go where no parents have gone before-with outlandish names like "Zardoz," "Klaatu," and "Davros."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 121.92 x 220.98 x 15.24mm | 272.15g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • 1594741611
  • 9781594741616
  • 453,204

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"It used to be that parents would look to the Bible or history or long-gone relatives to find a name for their baby. Then Mom and Dad began looking to singers and sports starts and movie actors and actresses for inspiration. Now comes Brooklyn writer Robert Schnakenberg with a new source: science-fiction characters."--Chicago Tribune

"Tempted to name your son Yoda? A new book called Sci-Fi Baby Names can help you make that important decision."--Newsday

"Baby names such as 'China' and 'Moon Unit' are so yesterday. Now your kid can be 23rd century from Day One if you zap him or her with a name from the new book Sci-Fi Baby Names."--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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About Robert Schnakenberg

Robert Schnakenberg is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn, New York. He is the author of several books, including The Encyclopedia Shatnerica, the world's first A-to-Z guide to the life and career of William Shatner.
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