• animals poking around with their noses
  • tiny moments of awareness
  • floats and fireworks
  • wearing clothing made of paper
  • tables in butcher-block pine or oak that you rub with oil
  • an expert housekeeper you can rely on
  • inventing holidays for yourself

14,000 things to be happy about is a bestseller with over 1.25 million copies in print, celebrating all the little things in life. Without plot or rhyme, explanation or footnote, these entries conjure up the rich evocative effect of an epic poem, proving that the little things are what make life worth living. The 25th anniversary edition has 4,000 new entries and many revisions.