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The Signature of All Things: A Novel
Elizabeth Gilbert

Riverhead Hardcover, 2013

A glorious, sweeping novel of desire, ambition, and the thirst for knowledge, from the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and Committed In The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice into an enthralling story of love, adventure and discovery. Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary ...


Wie geht's?
Dieter Sevin, Ingrid Sevin, ...

Cengage Learning, 2014

Focused on building linguistic skills and comprehension through creative introductions to contemporary life and cultures in German-speaking countries, WIE GEHT'S? Tenth Edition exposes students to the German language, while encouraging cultural awareness and the acquisition of a functional vocabulary that effectively prepares them to continue their study of German.


Beatrix Potter The Complete Tales (Peter Rabbit)
Beatrix Potter

Warne, 2006

This complete and unabridged collection contains all 23 of Beatrix Potter's Tales in one deluxe volume with all their original illustrations. The stories are arranged in the order in which they were first published so they may be read in their proper sequence. A special section at the end of this volume contains four additional works by Beatrix Potter that were not published during her lifetime. Beautifully reissued with a newly designed ...


The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
Leslye Walton

Candlewick, 2014

Magical realism, lyrical prose, and the pain and passion of human love haunt this hypnotic generational saga. Foolish love appears to be the Roux family birthright, an ominous forecast for its most recent progeny, Ava Lavender. Ava — in all other ways a normal girl — is born with the wings of a bird. In a quest to understand her peculiar disposition and a growing desire to fit in with her peers, sixteen-year old Ava ventures into the ...


The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Beatrix Potter

Warne, 2002

2002 marks the 100th anniversary of one of the best-loved children's books of all time. Since 1902, over 40 million copies of The Tale of Peter Rabbit have been sold worldwide, in more than 35 languages. Recently, it was named the second best-selling children's book of all time by Publishers Weekly .


The World of Peter Rabbit (The Original Peter Rabbit, Books 1-23, Presentation Box)
Beatrix Potter

Warne, 2006

All 23 original Tales by Beatrix Potter are available in a beautifully redesigned presentation box. This luxurious box features the new branded design, spot lamination and full-color original Beatrix Potter art, including a pop-up of Peter Rabbit and friends inside the lid. Titles include: #1 The Tale of Peter Rabbit #2 The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin #3 The Tailor of Gloucester #4 The Tale of Benjamin Bunny #5 The Tale of Two Bad Mice ...


The School for Good and Evil
Soman Chainani

HarperCollins, 2014

The New York Times bestselling The School for Good and Evil , the first book in the series, is an epic journey into a dazzling new world, where the only way out of a fairy tale is to live through one. This paperback edition features an Extras section, giving readers a chance to see which school they'd be in and a Q&A with the author, Soman Chainani. With her glass slippers and devotion to good deeds, Sophie knows she'll earn top marks at the ...


The Tale of Peter Rabbit Story Board Book
Beatrix Potter

Warne, 1999

Finally, The Tale of Peter Rabbit is available in a colorful board book. This generously sized book tells Beatrix Potter's famous tale of naughty Peter Rabbit's adventures in Mr. McGregor's garden. Young children will be enchanted by the simple text and beautiful illustrations, which bring a classic story vibrantly to life. The board book format is sturdy and accessible, perfect for young readers, but adults will enjoy it too for bed-time ...


Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children's Tales
Marta McDowell

Timber Press, 2013

There aren’t many books more beloved than The Tale of Peter Rabbit and even fewer authors as iconic as Beatrix Potter. More than 150 million copies of her books have sold worldwide and interest in her work and life remains high. And her characters—Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck, and all the rest—exist in a charmed world filled with flowers and gardens. Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life is the first book to explore the origins of ...


The School for Good and Evil #2: A World without Princes
Soman Chainani

HarperCollins, 2014

Magic and romance battle each other in this much anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel The School for Good and Evil . Best friends Sophie and Agatha return to the spectacular world where the only way out of a fairy tale is to live through one. Together, they have the strength to face unseen enemies and new threats. But what will happen when they are torn apart?


You Can't Say You Can't Play
Vivian Gussin Paley

Harvard University Press, 1993

Who of us cannot remember the pain and humiliation of being rejected by our classmates? However thick-skinned or immune to such assaults we may become as adults, the memory of those early exclusions is as palpable to each of us today as it is common to human experience. We remember the uncertainty of separating from our home and entering school as strangers and, more than the relief of making friends, we recall the cruel moments of our own ...


The Complete Adventures of Peter Rabbit R/I
Beatrix Potter

Warne, 2007

Newly reissued with the classic cover design, Beatrix Potter?s four stories featuring Peter Rabbit are brought together in one volume, so that Peter?s escapades can be read as a continuous saga. The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies and The Tale of Mr. Tod are all included with complete text and original art. From Peter?s mischevious childhood in Mr. McGregor?s garden to the time he rescues a ...


Secrets at the Chocolate Mansion (Maggie Brooklyn)
Leslie Margolis

Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 2014

Take your cookies elsewhere." That's what the note said in neat, block-like print, attached to a box of Girl Scout Cookies. Someone is out to sabotage the new sweet shop in the neighborhood, and Maggie Brooklyn is on the case. If only she weren't so freaked out herself lately. Maggie's new babysitting gig has her and her twin brother Finn hanging out in what they fear may be a real haunted mansion. And it's hard to solve real life mysteries when ...


The Writer's Garden: How Gardens Inspired our Best-loved Authors
Jackie Bennett, Richard Hanson

Frances Lincoln, 2014

Great things happen in gardens. No one can doubt the importance of the garden in Roald Dahl's life as it was here where he worked, and here that he created James and the Giant Peach. And where would Jane Austen have been if she had never seen a 'walk', an ornamental lake, or a wilderness? Gardens hold a special place in many author's lives. For Beatrix Potter, Hill Top house was made possible by the new found freedom and wealth that a literary ...


Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures
Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, ...

Portland Cement Association, 2002

Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures


A Beatrix Potter Treasury (Peter Rabbit)
Beatrix Potter

Warne, 2007

Ten of Beatrix Potter?s most popular tales are brought together in this beautiful jacketed hardcover treasury. The tales trace the life of Beatrix Potter from her first publication in of The Tale of Peter Rabbit 1902 to her later tales set around her farm, Hill Top. A wonderful illustrated introduction provides background on Beatrix Potter and the people and places that inspired her writing.


Movies and Mental Illnes: Using Films to Understand Psychopathology
Danny Wedding, Ryan M. Niemiec

Hogrefe Publishing, 2014

This popular and critically acclaimed text, using movies to help learn about mental illness, is being fully updated with DSM-5 and ICD-10 diagnoses, dozens of evocative and informative frame grabs, a full film index, Authors Picks, sample syllabus, more international films and shorts.... Films can be a powerful aid to learning about mental illness and psychopathology for students of psychology, psychiatry, social work, medicine, nursing, ...


My First Year (Potter)
Beatrix Potter

Warne, 2006

Parents can cherish every special moment in the first year of their child's life in this special book. Space is provided for each special landmark - from the earliest photographs to the first lock of hair. A very special book to keep and look back on over the years.


Vanishing Acts (Maggie Brooklyn Mystery)
Leslie Margolis

Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 2013

When a movie starring tween heartthrob Seth Ryan starts filming in Maggie's neighborhood, everyone gets movie mania. Maggie manages to capture Seth's attention, but then he disappears! Everyone thinks he's been kidnapped, but Maggie knows better. She's on the case before anyone can yell, "Action!"


The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Peter Rabbit Naturally Better)
Beatrix Potter

Warne, 2009

The 2002 reoriginated edition of The Tale of Peter Rabbit presented in a large gift format.



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