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  • Published: 7 September 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141040851
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $12.99

The Penguin Book Of Baby Names


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Of all the decisions a new parent makes, choosing that special name is the most significant and the most rewarding.
A new reference book for prospective parents, this clear, helpful and easy-to-use A-Z guide gives you thousands of brilliant suggestions for picking the perfect name for your new arrival. It also includes appendices of the top ten names through the centuries and the most popular celebrity names.

  • Pub date: 7 September 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141040851
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $12.99

About the Authors

David Pickering

David Pickering is an experienced reference books compiler who has contributed to (and often been sole author and editor of) some 150 reference books, mostly in the areas of the arts, language, local history and popular interest. These include an Encyclopedia of Pantomime (1993), a Soccer Companion (1994; 1997), a Dictionary of Superstitions (1995) a Dictionary of Witchcraft (1996) and a Dictionary of Proverbs (2001;2003). He is also the author of Perfect Pub Quiz. He lives in Buckingham with his wife and two sons.


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