The Virgin Book of Baby Names

The Virgin Book of Baby Names

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For new parents, the choice of a name for their child is one of the most important early decisions they make. With its fully cross-referenced themed and A-Z sections. The Virgin Book of Baby Names takes a less orthodox and more user-friendly approach to helping parents in this task than many traditional baby names books. Some parents want to follow tradition, some want a popular contemporary name. Others want an unusual name that no other child in the classroom will have, while an ever-increasing number want a name that means something - a Biblical name, a Celtic name, or a name associated with a particular place, colour or flower. It may even mean delving into the world of Greek and Roman mythology or the romantic tales surrounding King Arthur and Camelot. Or it may mean choosing a name that relates directly to the date your child is born - the saint for that day, the name of a famous star who shares the same birthday, or a name associated with the day of the week or month. The list is endless, the choice is vast. But, whatever you are looking for. The Virgin Book of Baby Names is the book to have to help you in this task.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 108.5 x 177.8 x 21.1mm | 167.83g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • line drawings
  • 0753506564
  • 9780753506561

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"- 'A lot more than just a book with a list in it' Baby Magazine - 'A refreshing alternative to the traditional baby names books' My Weekly
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About Emily Wood

Emily Wood's world revolves around children. As well as working with a number of child development organisations, she has also been involved in the writing of several childcare books, including titles on first aid for children and Miriam Stoppard's Complete Mother and Child Care. Emily lives in Surrey with her husband and two daughters.
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Review Text

"A lot more than just a book with a list in it."
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Back cover copy

For all new parents, the choice of a name for their child is an imprtant decision - do you look for a traditional name, a currently popular one or an unusual name that no other child in the classroom will have? Emily Wood's bestselling book has been fully revised to include not only a completely up-to-date and comprehensive A to Z listing, but also a fascinating and diverse 'themes' section that covers, among other things, astrological names and foreign names, and names associated with a particular place, colour, flower or date of birth. It even suggests names to avoid.
The list is endless, the choice is vast, but, whatever you are looking for, the revised and updated Virgin Book of Baby Names is the book to have to help you in this task.
* An upbeat, colourful and user-friendly alternative to the more traditional baby names listings.
* Themed sections and categories that provide a fun and diverse way to choose a new baby's name
* A comprehensive and in-depth A to Z section with full definitions and associations.
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