The perfect introduction to Greek myths, illustrated with bright pictures by Jan Lewis. Here are ten of the best loved Greek legends retold with warmth and humour to make them easily accessible to young children. Ages 5+.
Pictorial account of the 916 Rising in Dublin, each photograph accompanied by a contemporary picture.
In May 2014, Presh Talwalkar made a YouTube video about how to multiply numbers by drawing lines. By the end of the month, the video received over a million views. Multiplying by lines is an innovative visual method to multiply numbers. It works like magic and gets people excited about math. This book illustrates how you can multiply by lines, enumerates the precise steps in the process, and offers examples of how to use the method. There are also novel applications of how one diagram can solve additional problems and how multiplying by lines can be used for algebraic expressions. The book includes 35 exercises with solutions.
Romance, deceit, heroism, lies, adventure, and true love -- just another day in the Big Apple? No way. Welcome to THE 10TH KINGDOM. Suppose you were on your way to work. Not a great job, just one that pays the bills. And suddenly, you are in the middle of a fantastic adventure and running for your life. You don't believe it could happen? Well, it could, and in THE 10TH KINGDOM, it does. Embark on an odyssey that will grip your imagination, steal your heart - and leave you spellbound as only the very best story can.
Virginia and Tony, a father and daughter from New York, unwittingly find themselves in a parallel universe known as The Nine Kingdoms where they must join forces with a schizophrenic man-wolf and Prince, a handsome golden retriever (formally known as Prince Wendell, grandson of Snow White until his wicked stepmother turned him into a dog). The unlikely heroes then embark on an epic quest to save Prince from the evil Queen and restore him to the throne.
Includes 16 pages of full-color plate images from the television mini-series.
A Whales and Tails cozy mystery series is set on Madrona Island, a fictional island within the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington State. As a fourth generation islander Caitlin Hart is struggling to make her way as the economy and culture of the island evolves toward a tourism based industry. Cait lives in a cabin on her aunt's oceanfront estate where she helps her aunt run Harthaven Cat Sanctuary. When she isn't working with the cats, she helps best friend Tara, operate Coffee Cat Books, a coffee bar/bookstore/cat lounge. Like all Kathi Daley Cozies, this series will include close friendships, a romance element, and recipes. This series differs from the others in that there is a ‘light’ paranormal element as Caitlin is helped in her investigation by Bella and Tansy, two very intuitive women who sell herbs and tell fortunes, and a series of extremely helpful cats who seem to show up and point her in the right direction at just the right time. In book 2 of the series, a beautiful white cat named Alice comes into Caitlin’s life. Although Cait is expecting Alice’s arrival, she is unprepared for the fact that the fury feline is about to lead her down a rabbit hole in which nothing is quite what it seems. Not only does Cait find out that a very unlikely person is behind her Aunt Maggie’s illness, but when a body is found in the church, the only real suspect is someone Cait’s heart tells her couldn’t possibly be a killer.
As the Great War grinds to its bloody finale, DI Hardcastle is encumbered with a frustrating and complicated investigation . . . - March, 1918. The Great War is grinding slowly to its bloody finale. Divisional Detective Inspector Ernest Hardcastle, head of the Whitehall Division of the Metropolitan Police, is called to a body is recovered from the Thames. Mavis Parker, the victim’s attractive widow, proves to be a good-time girl, and to complicate matters, all the suspects seem to be known to each other, including a South African who purports to be an actor. But it is when Special Branch intervene that things really get complicated . . .
Elmer Towns is known around the world as cofounder of the world’s largest Christian university and as author of more than 175 popular books on prayer, spirituality and the Church. His is also known as a motivator par excellence of men and women who long to be exceptional for the cause of Christ. But not many people know that a long “desert experience” lies behind Towns’s extraordinary success, an experience that taught him how to be, in the words of the apostle Paul, “crucified with Christ” (Gal. 2:20). In these memoirs, one of the modern Church’s most influential teachers shares his fascinating life story, drawing out principles that can be applied by anyone seeking to become great in God’s kingdom. Leaders and students alike will be challenged to greater faithfulness and encouraged to seek God more deeply.