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Hilaire Belloc's Cautionary Verses
Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 12/1/1998 Pages: 190
Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue
Pierre’s ‘I don’t care!’ intrigues a hungry lion. ‘A story with a moral air about Pierre, who learned to care.’
Cautionary Tales: Critical Curating
Ten international art related professionals consider the increased influence of independent curators and cultural producers and how the role of the curator has changed over the last ten years. Using examples from past exhibitions and personal experiences, the writers address how working within an institution differs from being independent, the difficulties of balancing artistic vision with expectations of funders and institutions, and the ...
Cautionary Tales for Children
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
For readers of any age, a witty and strikingly irreverent collection of moral guidance Most notable among prolific English satirist Hilaire Belloc's writings are the sharp and clever admonishments he composed for children. Collected here and illustrated to wonderful haunting effect by Edward Gorey, these short, funny pieces offer moral instruction for all types of mischief makers—from a certain young Jim, "who ran away from his nurse ...
Cautionary Tales & Bad Child's Book of Beasts (Dover Children's Classics)
Naughty children were never funnier than the young rowdies of these Cautionary Tales. In rhyming couplets, accompanied by hilarious drawings, a celebrated wit recounts the perilous consequences of telling lies, slamming doors, and playing with guns. Bad Child's Book of Beasts, an illustrated A-to-Z bestiary with droll observations on wildlife, features a series of droll observations on wildlife. The Polar Bear is unaware Of cold that ...
Cautionary Tales: Strategy Lessons From Struggling Colleges
Alice W. Brown
Scarcely a week goes by without a headline about the unsustainability of higher education as we know it, under threat from new models, for-profits, or online education. Most threatened are small liberal arts colleges – with commentators predicting the demise of colleges with fewer than 1,000, or even 1,500 students. Are these trends inevitable, or can they be overcome? Through a unique case study approach to examining and analyzing colleges ...
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale
Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat. But the exciting adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny was left behind Using a combination of muted black-and-white photographs and expressive illustrations, this stunning book tells a brilliantly true-to-life tale about what happens when Daddy's in charge and things go terribly, hilariously wrong.
Cautionary tales for the modern investor: The seven deadly sins of multi-asset investing
Harriman House, 2014
Investing is an activity that's rife with opportunity to fall into bad habits, be led astray or make decisions for the wrong reasons. Being aware of the behavioural traps and temptations that lie in wait for the unwary investor is the first step to avoiding them. The Seven Deadly Sins were formulated in early Christian teachings to make followers mindful of man's natural vices - lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride. On the ...
A Cautionary Tale: The New Bosworth
Joanie Swift, 2014
If only the Battle of Bosworth had not ended in a Tudor victory . . . Ah, but it did, unfortunately. So now, nearly five hundred years later, in the London of 1952, on the anniversary of Richard’s birth, events take place to right the terrible wrongs that have persisted since the battle. It is a short story of revenge and just deserts, transferring historic events of the 15th century into the 20th century in order to prod those who deserve to ...
A Cautionary Tale for Young Vampires (The Ouroboros Cycle Book 2)
Wildside Press, 2014
The year is 1888 and a madman is terrorizing the East End of London. But Doctor Varanus Shashavani has far more pressing concerns to worry about than a lunatic in Whitechapel. Her charitable hospital is under siege by gang lords, her English cousins are threatening to steal her inheritance, and her best friend has become obsessed with Gothic novels. To make matters worse, her son Friedrich is associating with an American who talks endlessly of ...
London published Children's Poetry
If You Give a Mouse an iPhone: A Cautionary Tail
Blue Rider Press
If you give in to temptation and give a bored little mouse your iPhone, even for ten minutes, he’s probably going to beam to some faraway place beyond time, space, and the sound of your pleading voice. And if he’s that far gone, he won’t have any idea what’s going on around him, and he might end up missing out on all the real fun. From the New York Times- bestselling author of Goodnight iPad comes a delightful new commentary ...
Cautionary Tales (Kindle Single)
Actor Stephen Tobolowsky has appeared in over 200 movies and television shows. He has played everyone from Ned Ryerson in "Groundhog Day" to Sandy Ryerson in "Glee." He has amused thousands with his true stories on "The Tobolowsky Files" at Slashfilm.com. Here he shares some homespun philosophy and more true stories that prove tales of sex, drugs, and rock and roll are often the most humiliating and almost always the most enjoyable.
Don't Be a Bully, Billy (Cautionary Tales)
Phil Roxbee Cox
Usborne Pub Ltd
Each tale in this series is a simple rhythmic story designed to introduce very young children to the idea of right and wrong. Each central character discovers in an amusing way the penalty of ignoring warnings to behave properly. It helps to teach children about the consequences of their actions.
The Cautionary Tale Of Butch Black (The Black series) (Volume 1)
J B Maynard
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Enter the Black Diary: A cursed book so evil that it writes itself. The Cautionary Tale Of Butch Black chronicles the last two hundred and thirty six days of a madman, through the pages of this tome. Butch is a retail slave, trapped in his own life. His flights of fancy send him into the heart of the evil corporation known as World-Mart, on a daily basis. Faced with termination, he must expose, and try to take down, the company that has ...
When the Machine Stopped: Cautionary Tale from Industrial America
Harvard Business School Press
From the careful craftsmanship of machine tools to the ingenious crafting of a leverage buyout and the intricacies of a bitter trade dispute, Holland tells the life-and-death story of a machine tool company called Burgmaster. When the Machine Stopped speaks volumes on innovation, foreign and domestic competition, employee relations, leveraged buyouts, U.S. trade policy, and more. "Anyone who wants to understand American business must read When ...
Either Ore (The Cautionary Tales of Either Ore Book 1)
Either Ore and Casper Dupree, two of the best jewelry thieves to ever work the circuit, first meet during a chance encounter when they realize they’re inadvertently robbing the same house. They meet for the second time three years later after Either has been released from prison and Casper has launched a fledgling career as an author of romance novels. And now Either has come up with the perfect way for them to pull off the ultimate road trip ...
Cautionary Tales & Bad Child's Book of Beasts
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Cautionary Tales & Bad Child's Book of Beasts is a work by Hilaire Belloc now brought to you in this new edition of the timeless classic.
Last Breath: Cautionary Tales from the Limits of Human Endurance
Sudden, extreme deaths have always fascinated us-- and now more than ever as athletes and travelers rise to the challenges of high-risk sports and journeys on the edge. In this spellbinding book, veteran travel and outdoor sports writer Peter Stark reenacts the dramas of what happens inside our bodies, our minds, and our souls when we push ourselves to the absolute limits of human endurance. Combining the adrenaline high of extreme sports with ...
Final Wishes: A Cautionary Tale on Death, Dignity, and Physician-Assisted Suicide
Wipf & Stock Pub
Recipient of an Honourable Mention in the 2001 God Uses Ink Contest! Patrick is dying a slow, agonizing death. He wants his friend, Dr. Ron Grey, to help him--but not to get better. Instead, Patrick wants Ron to help him end his suffering by ending his life.This is the premise of a story that Paul Chamberlain employs to reveal the ethical and emotional complexities of a movement that is gaining supporters daily. It is a story that sends Ron Grey ...
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