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Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style
A Beautiful Work of Precision and Insight
This is a writerly book for lovers of language used well. It dissects sentence composition with amazing detail and insight, beginning with short declarative sentences and working up to longer and more complex forms. It is not a grammar reference; it is a study in masterly wordcraft, aimed at those who already understand the tools of language and wish to learn to employ them effectively. Tufte ...
Artful Applique: The Easy Way (That Patchwork Place)
Martingale and Company
Excellent and realistic
Over 130 pages of great instruction and realistic photos that show that anyone who takes the time can do applique. Not only are the designs that you can Xerox for patterns crisp, but the instruction is easy to read and follow. And the photos are exact size, so you see what you will get when you are done. I liked the book because it also says that we can choose our own material, which suits our ...
Dora Saves Mermaid Kingdom! (Dora the Explorer)
FUN AND EDUCATIONAL
ALL THESE BOOKS HELP KIDS AND EVEN GROWN UPS TO VALUE FRIENDSHIP, FAMILY, HOW TO HELP OTHERS, HOW TO SHARE.
Growing More Beautiful an Artful Approach to Personal Style
Arteful Press, 2008
More than a "fashion guide" -- this is for every woman's heart & soul!!!
I saw Jennifer Robin person at a corporate woman's event, and my colleague bought this book and lent it to me. I read it over the new year's holiday weekend and wept tears of sadness and joy. the sadness was from realizing how much I have allowed "well-meaning" "friends" to criticize me in life; the joy was in remembering my creative powerful potential once again! As I turned each page, I made ...
The Artful Bird: Feathered Friends to Make and Sew
Abigail Patner Glassenberg
Join the flock! Create your own aviary of charming, beautifully detailed, one-of-a-kind fabric bird sculptures with basic machineand handsewing, embroidery, and mixed-media craft techniques. The Artful Bird presents 19 incredibly charming, quirky, personality-filled birds for you to make! Through a detailed chapter of step-by-step basic birdmaking techniques and tips, you will not only learn to make these cute creatures, but also discover how ...
Dream Landscapes: Artful Quilts With Fast-Piece Applique (That Patchwork Place)
That Patchwork Place
Anyone who likes to quilt or sew would love this book. It is so amazing when I finish one of these.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Shaped Coloring Book)
Relive the magic of Walt Disney?s classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs ! This all-new Snow White and the Seven Dwarf s shaped coloring book features 48 images for young princesses to color and will be available just in time for the release of the Platinum Edition DVD in fall 2009.
Designing California Native Gardens: The Plant Community Approach to Artful, Ecological Gardens
University of California Press
must have for the bookshelf
This book is a must have for the California native gardener. I'd say the book's biggest strength is in its' inspiration- contains nice photographs of natural landscapes and gardens modeled after them. It groups plants by communities which is nice, though maybe hard to do. I know I live in an area which doesn't fit exactly into of any of the communities they list, but I can still get the idea they ...
The Hydra of Carnage: Bush's Imperial War-making and the Rule of Law
Craig B Hulet
Artful Nuance, 2002
9/11-Empire Building-And what it means to Americans.
Hopefully Americans can put down their flags and try to learn about what brought us to 9/11. Mr. Hulet has made a pristine and thought provoking argument of why 9/11 came about. He has made an articulate argument of how the US government has used the crisis of 9/11 to carry out politcal objectives that otherwise could not be achieved (like the Caspian region oil and gas pipelines). He goes into ...
The Artful Nuance: A Refined Guide to Imperfectly Understood Words in the English Language
Rod L. Evans
Connotation and Denotation Galore!
Who knew there was a technical difference between the words "drizzle" and "rain", or "intellect" and "intelligence"? In this carefully crafted guide for the linguistically inclined, Rod L. Evans defines and differentiates between commonly misused words in the English language. Each entry includes a definition and an example on how to properly use the words in question, so you can be sure never to ...
The Artful Cupcake: Baking & Decorating Delicious Indulgences
Real Works of Art
I love cupcakes! They are easy to make, easy to dress up and lovely to eat! I didn't know what to expect from this book, since I saw contrasting opinions, but now that I have tried some recipes I can say I'm glad I bought it. Well, some of the recipes take several hours, maybe days, to complete (for example: butterfly cupcakes and cupcake flower vase), but there are also others that are easy and ...
Artful Words: Mary Engelbreit and the Illustrated Quote
Andrews McMeel Publishing
I love Mary!
Mary Engelbreit is a favorite of mine: her artistry,her calendars with timely and appropriate quotes from many sources, and most recently her children's picture books and Mother Goose. Having this little book just with her illustrations and quotes is an often-pick-up-book!
Crafting Personal Shrines: Using Photos, Mementos & Treasures to Create Artful Displays
This is a good guide on creating shrines with step by step instructions ... lots of varied and inspirational ideas. If you are new to this art form like me, it's very informative.
Artful Teaching: Integrating the Arts for Understanding Across the Curriculum, K-8 (0)
Teachers College Press
The authors in this volume share exemplary arts-integration practices across the K-8 curriculum. Rather than providing formulas or scripts to be followed, they carefully describe how the arts provide an entry point for gaining insight into why and how students learn. The book includes rich and lively examples of public school teachers integrating visual arts, music, drama, and dance with subject matter, including English, social studies, ...
The Artful Journey
I am very pleased with my purchase and the entire process. The seller delivered the book in a timely manner and I am thrilled to have it!
The Artful Ribbon: Beauties in Bloom
Great for beginners.
This is the first time I've tried ribbon work and had no difficulty following the directions. It was so easy to understand what to do, and how to do the flowers. Mine all came out lovely at the end! The illustrations are beautiful and inspiring and there are no set projects and directions as to which color/size of ribbon to use and how to put your finished flowers together, it will really ...
Artful Applique II: Introducing Scraplique and 12 New Floral Designs (That Patchwork Place)
That Patchwork Place
Beautiful floral designs and techniques
The floral designs in Jane Townswick's second Artful Appliqué book are beautiful, natural, and detailed. Never fear, Jane takes you step-by-step through her way of mastering this realism. While advising beginners to consult one of her previous books or another reference book for the basics of appliqué, she introduces many fantastic techniques to throw into your appliqué bag of tricks. In this ...
Beyond Monet: The Artful Science of Instructional Integration
Superb Teaching Resource
This book provides both the novice and seasoned teacher with a great deal of engaging and innovative teaching strategies. It is a handbook that all teachers in all domains can use to increase concept attainment. The sample lessons are easily modified to meet the needs of all learners. Beyond Monet would be a wise investment for any teacher.
The Artful Bride: Wedding Invitations: A Stylish Bride's Guide to Simple, Handmade Wedding Correspondence
April L. Paffrath
Great ideas for everyone.
I think this book has great ideas and styles for everyone. Some of the ideas are very simple that anyone could do (I am not an artsy/creative person at all), while other ideas are for the more crafty person. This book was so helpful to me, I saved a lot of money and my invitations are much more personable and more my style than anything I could have bought at a store.
The Artful Vegan: Fresh Flavors from the Millennium Restaurant
Ten Speed Press
Baby, we can do it, take the time, do it right
There are two chefs who taught me how to cook by virtue of publishing the books that I learned from. The first is Madhur Jaffrey (World of the East Vegetarian Cooking--an outstanding, comprehensive book of recipes, methods, ingredients and their substitutions for beginners with a knack for flavors and the will to give it a try). The next is Eric Tucker, Head Chef of Millennium Restaurant in San ...
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