November 15, 2006
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Chad Campbell, NPR
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FOR THE HOLIDAYS: NPR BRANDED GIFTS AND APPAREL
FROM THE NPR SHOP

New Items at shop.npr.org Include NPR 2007 Wall Calendar,
Car Talk 2007 Daily Calendar,
Page-A-Day® Calendar from Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!,
An NPR Jazz Christmas CD, and Branded Tote Bags and Radios


Washington, D.C.; November 15, 2006 – For those seeking unique gifts this holiday season, look no further than the NPR Shop (shop.npr.org). The NPR Shop offers several fun items for everyone on the list, including best sellers: Hanukkah Lights: Stories of the Season book and CD with introduction by NPR’s Susan Stamberg; Driveway Moments for Dads CD, and several new items, including the NPR 2007 Wall Calendar, Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! 2007 Page-A-Day Calendar, and An NPR Jazz Christmas with Marian McPartland and Friends III.

Since 2000, the NPR Shop has been offering a variety of high-quality gifts including many NPR-branded items and gift sets not available anywhere else. NPR fans will enjoy the calendars, books, radios, water bottles, music collections, and apparel from all their favorite NPR shows including Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, Car Talk, Talk of the Nation, and Fresh Air from WHYY. All proceeds support NPR programming.

Highlights include

Calendars
The NPR Shop offers three new calendars. For the third year, NPR put out a call to American artists asking them to define what NPR looks like through their art. The results make up the NPR 2007 Wall Calendar. This year’s theme is photography and features original images from several top American photographers. NPR’s hit, irreverent news quiz show offers a Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! 2007 Page-A-Day Calendar for news junkies. With a wink and a definite nose for the offbeat, the quiz calendar tests knowledge of politics, pop culture, science, and other items straight from the headlines. Car Talk 2007 Daily Calendar offers 365 days of tips, jokes, and puzzlers from America's funniest car mechanics, Click and Clack from Car Talk on NPR.

Gift Sets
- “Winter Blues Remedy Set” includes fleece blanket, mug and saucer and The New Yorker NPR Book of Cartoons
- “Driveway Moments Complete Car Kit” includes NPR License Plate Frame, “Driveway Moments” CD Collection, NPR Road Emergency Kit, and NPR Station Locator Map
- “Complete Puzzle Lover’s Collection” from Puzzlemaster Will Shortz includes five books of puzzles, “Puzzle Person” Mug and Pencil
- “The NPR Cooks Gift Set” includes NPR Cooks! Our Favorite Recipes book and NPR Denim Apron

Branded Items
Morning Edition and All Things Considered new Grommet Tote Bags are perfect for trips to the market, the PTA meeting, the office, or wherever you need to haul stuff with style. Additionally, NPR Shop offers customized water bottles from Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!, a Talk of the Nation Mug, an NPR License Plate Frame and NPR Station Locator Map.

Books by NPR Staff and Contributors
- Hanukkah Lights: Stories of the Season with introductions by NPR Special Correspondent Susan Stamberg and NPR contributor Murray Horwitz
- NPR Cooks! Our Favorite Recipes
- Car Talk Road Trip Journal & Maintenance Log
- Enough, the latest from Senior Correspondent Juan Williams
- Uncivilized Beasts and Shameless Hellions: Travels with an NPR Correspondent, National Desk Correspondent John Burnett’s first book
- The Kitchen Sisters’ Hidden Kitchens: Stories Recipes and More
- This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women from independent producers Jay Allison and Dan Gediman (also available as an audio book)

Music and Spoken Word CDs
- The recent release of An NPR Jazz Christmas with Marian McPartland and Friends III is also available in box set with all three NPR Jazz Christmas CDs
- Driveway Moments Complete Collection which includes the first three Driveway Moments two-disc compilations plus this year’s Driveway Moments for Dads two-disc compilation featuring the most popular NPR stories about or by Dads.

Branded Radios & Accessories
Limited Edition NPR Portable Audio Laboratory (PAL), Boston Acoustics Recepter Radio HD, Limited Edition NPR FR300 Emergency Crank Radio, Grundig G1000A AM/FM Shortwave Radio, and Eton Sound 50 Stereo iPod Docking Station with Remote.

Using shop.npr.org is easy and secure. The NPR Shop accepts Visa, Master Card, Discover and American Express, and can gift-wrap merchandise for a small fee. Standard shipping takes 7-10 business days, and express shipping via UPS takes 2-3 days.

NPR Shop Website: shop.npr.org