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Wreck This Journal (Black) Expanded Ed.
The international bestseller… For anyone who's ever had trouble starting, keeping, or finishing a journal or sketchbook comes this expanded edition of Wreck This Journal, an illustrated book that features a subversive collection of prompts, asking readers to muster up their best mistake and mess-making abilities and to fill the pages of the book (or destroy them). Through a series of creatively and quirkily illustrated prompts, acclaimed ...
The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Third Edition)
Susan Wise Bauer
W. W. Norton & Company
"If you're a parent who has decided to educate your children yourself, this book is the first you should buy."— ?Washington Times The Well-Trained Mind will instruct you, step by step, on how to give your child an academically rigorous, comprehensive education from preschool through high school—one that will train him or her to read, to think, to ?understand ?, to be well-rounded and curious about learning. Veteran home educators Jessie ...
An Illustrated Life: Drawing Inspiration from the Private Sketchbooks of Artists, Illustrators and Designers
Find Insight and Inspiration for Your Creative Life An artist's journal is packed with sketches and captions; some rough, some polished. The margins sometimes spill over with hurriedly scrawled shopping lists and phone numbers. The cover may be travel-worn and the pages warped from watercolors. Open the book, and raw creativity seeps from each color and line. The intimacy and freedom on its pages are almost like being inside the artist's mind: ...
The Complete Watercolorist's Essential Notebook: A treasury of watercolor secrets discovered through decades ...
North Light Books
This special 10th-anniversary collection combines two of the best-loved North Light watercolor guides available: The Watercolorist's Essential Notebook and The Watercolorist's Essential Notebook: Landscapes . Clarifying and simplifying the various aspects of painting with watercolor, Gordon MacKenzie's The Complete Watercolorist's Essential Notebook will encourage and challenge you with new possibilities. Rather than a list of rules, this ...
DIETMINDER Personal Food & Fitness Journal (A Food and Exercise Diary)
F. E. Wilkins
MemoryMinder Journals, Inc.
The DietMinder is a deluxe food diary with plenty of room to record quantities and food counts (calories, fat, carbs, protein, etc.) of breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. A special area for daily totals makes it easy to see at a glance how you are doing. Each "day" consists of two pages with space for exercise details, too. There are other helpful sections in the book such as the "Favorite Foods" listing which provides food counts on over ...
Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You: Movie Tie-in Edition (The Spiderwick ...
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
It all began with a strange, mysterious correspondence left for authors Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black at a small New England bookstore. Written by three siblings, the letter told of their great-great-uncle Arthur Spiderwick and an unfinished tome filled with eyewitness accounts of creatures otherwise thought to be the stuff of legend. In bestselling serial the Spiderwick Chronicles, readers are enthralled by the account of the those siblings, ...
The Spirit of Flight Journal (Notebook, Diary) (Oversized Journal) (Diary)
Josephine Wall (Illustrator) Peter Pauper Press (Author)
Becoming the Woman God Wants Me to Be: A 90-Day Guide to Living the Proverbs 31 Life
Every woman needs a little jump start in life. Donna Partow knows how to make it happen. In Becoming the Woman God Wants Me to Be, author Donna Partow shows women how to reenergize their lives in 90 days. She covers everything from faith and family to fitness and fashion (with lots more) in this comprehensive plan for greater vitality in life and intimacy with God. This in-depth study of Proverbs 31:10-31 will make women feel in control and on ...
The CAFE Book: Engaging All Students in Daily Literary Assessment and Instruction
"All readers of any age need instruction and support that helps them become more independent and self-reflective in their work." – Gail Boushey and Joan Moser In The CAFE Book , Gail Boushey and Joan Moser present a practical, simple way to integrate assessment into daily reading and classroom discussion. The CAFE system, based on research into the habits of proficient readers, is an acronym for Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, and ...
The Boy Who Was Raised As a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook: What Traumatized ...
Bruce D. Perry
What happens when a young brain is traumatized? How does terror, abuse, or disaster affect a child's mind--and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has helped children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, murder witnesses, kidnapped teenagers, and victims of family violence. In The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog , he tells their stories of trauma and transformation through the lens of science, revealing the ...
Second Grade Big Workbook
School Zone Publishing Company Staff
School Zone Pub
This Big Second Grade Workbook combines popular 32-page School Zone workbooks into one convenient 320-page volume. Child-friendly exercises and full-color illustrations make learning fun. Use Big Workbooks to reinforce or review grade-level skills or prepare for the upcoming school year. Contents include: Spelling Puzzles, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Addition & Subtraction, Math, Phonics Review, English, Insects & Spiders, Seeds & ...
Art Journal Freedom: How to Journal Creatively With Color & Composition
North Light Books
Art Journal Color! Art Journal Composition! Art Journal Freedom! Color is all around us and we often find ourselves drawn to particular combinations or arrangements. But how can you effectively and artistically capture those eye-catching compositions in your art journal? It's true, art journaling has no "rules" and is a safe place for free expression of your one-of-a-kind life. But knowledge is power and knowing the "rules" of color and ...
The Watercolorist's Essential Notebook - Landscapes
North Light Books
Painting with watercolors gives you endless opportunities to create the world you want. You choose whether to let the sun blaze or the rain pour, to move a maple tree here or make the trail wind over there, to subdue a hillside with quiet greens or make a forest glow with dazzling golds and reds. It's not only a matter of what to paint, but how to go about painting it. This book examines, one at a time, the three major elements of landscape ...
Painted Pages: Fueling Creativity with Sketchbooks and Mixed Media
Sarah Ahearn Bellemare
More inspirational guide than step-by-step workbook, Painted Pages is about helping you to find your own unique way, in the everyday, to be creative and make art. With specific how-to techniques and creative prompts on using an artist's sketchbook in a new way, these pages provide a gentle push to help you discover and integrate your creative passions through sketchbooks, workspaces, and mixed media. Through beautiful full-color imagery, ...
Old World Journal (Notebook, Diary) (Travel Journal) (Guided Journals)
Peter Pauper Press
Chart the course of your thoughts in this handsome Old World journal. Its design takes inspiration from maps created in the age of exploration. Gleaming gold-foil tracery limns continents and navigational lines. A special feature: A foldover panel that closes with a magnet to secure your jottings, notes, and ideas. Makes a great personal diary -- no need to worry about a lock or keep track of a key. Smooth, substantial acid-free archival ...
Secrets from a Stargazer's Notebook: Making Astrology Work for You
Debbi Kempton Smith
The Irreverent Classic. Debbi Kempton-Smith's Secrets From a Stargazer's Notebook is the brilliant, witty, outrageous, groundbreaking, wildly popular book that forever changes the way people look at astrology. Surf the easy look-it-up tables (1930-2030)for all the planets plus Chiron and the X-O planets.
Almond Blossom Journal (Notebook, Diary)
Peter Pauper Press
Peter Pauper Press
Vincent van Gogh's painting Branches of an Almond Tree in Blossom graces the cover of our gorgeous Almond Blossom Journal , enhanced with silver foil accents, glossy embossed decorations, and an elegant ribbon marker with which to mark your place. Journal diary provides lightly-lined pages for your personal reflection, sketching, or jotting down favorite quotes or poems. 192 lightly-lined opaque pages Acid-free archival paper takes pen or ...
The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Alan Lee, the Oscar-winning conceptual designer for the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, discusses his approach to depicting Tolkien’s imaginary world. The book presents more than 150 of Lee’s celebrated illustrations to show how his imagery for both the illustrated Lord of the Rings and the films progressed from concept to finished art. In addition, the book contains 20 full-color plates and numerous examples of the conceptual art produced ...
Persian Splendor Journal (Notebook, Diary) (Guided Journals Series)
Peter Pauper press
Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
Weave the rich tapestry of your dreams into the pages of this sumptuous Persian Splendor journal! The cover design, inspired by an 11th-century Persian tile decoration, features ornate curving patterns embellished with raised embossing and silver foil highlights. Bookbound, with slate blue endpapers. 192 lightly-lined cream-colored pages provide plenty of space for creative writing, personal reflection, or your favorite quotations or poems. ...
Princeton Architectural Press
"Two years before I started drawing, my wife was run over by a subway train. Sounds really terrible, I know. But, well, this book is about how art and New York City saved my life." When Danny Gregory's wife was severely injured, his life was changed in an instant. Searching about for meaning for what had happened to his little family, he began to create a richly illustrated journal of his life. Gregory as driven to record and comment on every ...
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