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Aromatiques: A Sensualist's Guide to Aromatic Oils
Essential oils can soothe, heal, and beautify. In Aromatiques: A Sensualist’s Guide to Aromatic Oils, expert aromatologist Éva-Marie Lind brings a sensualist’s sensibility to basic aromatherapy practice and illustrates the wonders and benefits of this time-honored healing art. Aromatiques is a highly visual aromatherapy primer, appealing not only to the sense of smell, but also to sight, touch, and the imagination. With information on ...
Collected Short Stories: Volume 1
Olivia and Jai
A first novel set in mid-19th-century colonial Calcutta, by an author who was born and lives in India. It tells of a tormented romance between a spirited young Englishwoman and a mysterious, ruthless half-caste, the bastard son of an unknown Englishman and an Indian girl from the hills.
Gladys Aylward: The Little Woman
A solitary woman. A foreign country. An unknown language. An impossible dream? No. With no mission board to support or guide her and less than ten dollars in her pocket, Gladys Aylward left her home in England to answer God's call to take the message of the gospel to China. With the Sino-Japanese War waging around her, she struggled to bring the basics of life and the fullness of God to orphaned children. Time after time, God triumphed over ...
Simple Chinese for Adoptive Families (Book and Audio CD)
The Simple Language for Adoptive Families books were created by a fellow adoptive mom in the great hope of helping adoptive families connect with the new child in their lives. Each book contains approximately 250 translated words and phrases that are recommended most by families who have previously adopted internationally. In addition to the translations, the words and phrases are written in an easy to follow phonetic form. Professionally ...
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See
BI ER ?MA DING (Bill Martin Jr)
The Power of the Sword
The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain (Mandarin Chinese and English Edition)
Cold Mountain (Han Shan)
Copper Canyon Press
A Zen-Taoist poetry classic, in a handsome Chinese-English format This definitive translation of Han Shan’s poetry appears in a bilingual Chinese-English format. Included are extensive notes, a preface by renowned translator Red Pine, a findings list, and photographs of the cave and surrounding area where Han Shan (Cold Mountain”) lived. Cold Mountain is one of the most revered poets in China. He was a Taoist/Buddhist hermit who begged ...
The Seventh Daughter: My Culinary Journey from Beijing to San Francisco
Ten Speed Press
A pioneer in the food world, Cecilia Chiang introduced Americans to authentic northern Chinese cuisine at her San Francisco restaurant, the Mandarin, in 1961, earning the adoration of generations of diners, including local luminaries such as Marion Cunningham, Ruth Reichl, and Chuck Williams. In THE SEVENTH DAUGHTER, Chiang presents a classic collection of recipes framed by her gripping life's story. Beginning with her account of a ...
Baby's First Words in Chinese
Before they focus in on their native language, babies have an amazing ability to hear and absorb sounds that adults unconsciously block out, like the subtleties of a foreign language. Baby’s First Words in Chinese is an introduction to the sounds of Chinese and “locks in” a child's ability to learn these sounds. Created by linguistic experts, Baby’s First Words in Chinese is designed for newborns to toddlers up to two years old. ...
If Only I Had a Green Nose (Simplified Chinese)
JiangXi People's Publishing House
Convicting story starring Punchinello and his Maker about peer pressure and how to discern the true value of a person. Simplified Chinese with accompanying pinyin.
The Small Woman
This book has hardback covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy.No dust jacket.
Pride of Chanur
C. J. Cherryh
No one at Meetpoint Station had ever seen a creature like the Outsider. Naked-hided, blunt toothed and blunt-fingered, Tully was the sole surviving member of his company -- a communicative, spacefaring species hitherto unknown -- and he was a prisoner of his discoverer/ captors the sadistic, treacherous kif, until his escape onto the hani ship The Pride of Chanur. Little did he know when he threw himself upon the mercy of The Pride and her ...
The Leopard Hunts in Darkness
Joyce Chen Cook Book
It has been justly said that there are two great national schools of cooking: the French and the Chinese. In this unique book, Mrs. Chen supplies the key to the world of Chinese cuisine. Exquisite, subtle, different recipes are here, but this book provides much more than that. It shows how and where to shop; how to select meats and vegetables; how to buy and how to prepare. Here you will discover the correct way to make Chinese tea, prepare ...
The Fragrant Mind: Aromatherapy for Personality, Mind, Mood and Emotion
Valerie Ann Worwood
New World Library
Written in an accessible style and aimed at aromatherapists, practitioners of alternative medicine, and anyone wishing to use aromatherapy to maintain a peaceful equilibrium or bring about positive change, this book concentrates on the mood-changing effects of natural oils. "A good addition to alternative medicine collections."--Library Journal.
Bear at Home (Simplified Chinese & English)
Playful pictures, colorful cartoon art, sunny scenes, and most importantly, a big friendly bear, make this series an instant hit in Europe. In this jumbo-sized book of this series, children learn new concepts and vocabularies through short adventures with the jolly brown fellow. Children will be drawn to the bright, bold colors in this happy series. Best of all, kids will have fun while they're learning - in both English and simplified Chinese.
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