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Bronze And Sunflower

Author : Cao Wenxuan
ISBN : 9780763688165
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Originally translated: United Kingdom: Walker Books UK, 2015.

Bronze Age Goldwork Of The British Isles

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Author : Cao Wenxuan
ISBN : 9781250261465
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 66. 87 MB
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Summer is a poetic, inspirational picture book about the power of kindness from two of China's most acclaimed creators—and children will discover a surprise as they turn the pages! During a hot summer day in the grasslands, a group of animals race to claim the single spot of shade—under one tiny leaf that clings to a branch. The animals fight until they are inspired by an act of love to offer shade to one another. Through lyrical text from Hans Christian Andersen Award winner Cao Wenxuan, the story comes alive with bright, delicate art from award-winning illustrator Yu Rong and provides a vivid introduction to animals. In the middle of the book, pages grow shorter and then longer to emphasize each selfless action and to remind children of the importance of sharing and being kind. An Imprint Book "An exquisitely calibrated fable, with a lyrically plainspoken voice, a vivid sense of atmosphere, and deftly choreographed moments of high drama and humor." —Publishers Weekly (starred review) "As in fables of yesteryear, Cao holds a mirror to selfishness as well as to an individual's ability to transcend that tendency. Children will return often to enjoy the interactive opportunities and the harmony that prevails." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Ancient Ireland

Author : Laurence Flanagan
ISBN : 9780717163670
Genre : History
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When the Celts first arrived in Ireland around 200 B.C., the island had already been inhabited for over 7000 years. Drawing on a wealth of archaeological evidence and the author's own mastery of the subject, 'Ancient Ireland' returns to those pre-Celtic roots in a bid to discover the secrets of the island's first inhabitants: Who were they? And how did they live? Few accounts of the period are as exhaustively researched; fewer still are as alive with historical insight and compelling detail. At once accessible and comprehensive, ‘Ancient Ireland’ is an indispensable guide to early Irish civilisation, its culture and mythology.

In The Right Place

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ISBN : 9780978923600
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Much has been written about understanding one's calling and using acquired talents to fulfill one's purpose in life. In the Right Place, true short stories from paranormal to humorous, emphasizes that time and place are required ingredients to fulfill that purpose.


Author : Gyula Krudy
ISBN : 9781590174081
Genre : Fiction
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Gyula Krúdy is a marvelous writer who haunted the taverns of Budapest and lived on its streets while turning out a series of mesmerizing, revelatory novels that are among the masterpieces of modern literature. Krúdy conjures up a world that is entirely his own—dreamy, macabre, comic, and erotic—where urbane sophistication can erupt without warning into passion and madness. In Sunflower young Eveline leaves the city and returns to her country estate to escape the memory of her desperate love for the unscrupulous charmer Kálmán. There she encounters the melancholy Álmos-Dreamer, who is languishing for love of her, and is visited by the bizarre and beautiful Miss Maszkerádi, a woman who is a force of nature. The plot twists and turns; elemental myth mingles with sheer farce: Krúdy brilliantly illuminates the shifting contours and acid colors of the landscape of desire. John Bátki’s outstanding translation of Sunflower is the perfect introduction to the world of Gyula Krúdy, a genius as singular as Robert Walser, Bruno Schulz, or Joseph Roth.


Author : Jim Hole
ISBN : 9781894728034
Genre : Gardening
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In the first, bestselling volume of the What Grows Here? Series, Jim Hole offered practical answers to gardening's most important questions. Now, Jim turns his attention to problems, answering questions both mundane and bizarre, solving the most perplexing gardening dilemmas and describing today's best plant varieties, plants you can count on to tackle the garden's toughest challenges while providing peerless beauty.With over 400 full colour photographs, tips from other successful gardeners, and advice from one of Canada's most accomplished gardening professional, What Grows Here? Volume 2: Problems is a must-own volume for today's gardener.


Author : Martha Powers
ISBN : 0671039350
Genre : Fiction
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Soon after signing on to the River Oaks, Wisconsin, police force, Lt. Sheila Grady plunges headlong into a murder investigation hoping to catch the killer before her own daughter falls victim. Reprint.

Dramatic Gestures

Author : Marjorie Strider
ISBN : UOM:39015062624765
Genre : Art
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This book presents the work of artist Marjorie Strider.


Author : Cao Wenxuan
ISBN : 0994131623
Genre : Chinese
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In poetic language, this book tells a story about understanding and tolerance. Mr Pang lives on the east side of the river and Mr Shou lives on the west. They argue over trivial things and forbid their children to play with each other, and in turn, even the children stop their dogs playing with each other. They are always fighting over something until one morning, when the two families are cooking breakfast. The family on the east side of the river is using wet firewood, giving off black smoke, while the family on the east side is using dried firewood, giving off white smoke. The black smoke and white smoke float gently up into the air towards each other...and things start to change... Cao Wenxuan is the Winner of Hans Christian Andersen Award.

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