The up-to-the-minute word on what's hot and what's not in baby names.Every new parent faces the dilemma of what to call their baby - should you stick to something traditional? Or come up with something unfamiliar?Since its first publication in 2004, Cool Names for Babies has become the last word in what names are cool and how to choose one for your child. This latest edition is packed with up-to-date info on today's most popular choices, as well as the most recent offerings from the celebrity name game.In addition, Cool Names for Babies suggests how you can use your imagination and source names from the past, from art, place names, literature, colours, nature,the music scene,and even video games! How about taking Gwyneth Paltrow's fruit name route, but opting for something a little more exotic, such as Papaya or Tamarillo? Or why not try revamping a more common name by adding an extra letter so that Amos becomes Ramos? Or, as Jordan soars in popularity, how about going for another river such as Amazon or Seine?More and more parents are looking for unusual and individual ideas, which are not catered for in traditional babies' names books, this is the title for them. It's fun; it's informative; and it's packed with inspiration.Chapters cover:* Mainstream names* Famous names* Old names* Creative names
Pamela Redmond Satran is a contributing editor for Parenting magazine and a columnist for Baby Talk in the US. Her articles appear frequently in the New York Times and Glamour, and she is the author of five novels: The Home for Wayward Supermodels, Surbanistas, Younger, Babes in Captivity and The Man I Should Have Married.Linda Rosencrantz contributes articles to numerous magazines, writes a nationally syndicated column on collectables, and is the author of several books.Linda and Pamela have been collaborating on baby name books for more than twenty years.