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Field Book of Western Wild Flowers

Written By: Margaret Armstrong
  • ID Book : 1629141240
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Number of Pages : 805
  • Genre : Gardening
  • Reads : 482
  • Supported Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • eFile : field-book-of-western-wild-flowers.pdf

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Margaret Armstrong, a prolific book cover designer and illustrator, spent a few years traveling around the western United States at the beginning of the twentieth century, and in 1911 she was one of the first women to descend to the floor of the Grand Canyon. There she discovered some new flower species and began writing and illustrating the exquisite and thorough Field Book of Western Wildflowers.This was the first comprehensive handbook to supply detailed information about the plethora of flowers growing in the western United States and includes detailed information on seventy-five plant families, like water-plantain, lily, buttercup, poppy, mustard, hydrangea, plum, rose, cactus, wintergreen, figwort, and valerian families, and many others.Armstrong includes information on key characteristics of each species, including height, leaf and petal features, colors, where each flower can most likely be found, ideal conditions they flourish in, and much more.

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Cowboy to the Core

By Maisey Yates
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HQN Books
  • Isbn : 1488085846
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 882
  • File Pdf: cowboy-to-the-core.pdf

Book Summary:

Escape to New York Times bestselling author Maisey Yates's Gold Valley, where the town's wildest cowboy has finally met his match… Jamie Dodge is confident she knows everything there is to know about cowboys. She grew up surrounded by them, after all. But somehow her new boss, champion saddle bronc rider Gabe Dalton, and his brand of cowboy charm have her interested in all kinds of things she never has been before. There are a million reasons Gabe should ignore his attraction to Jamie. He needs her horse-training skills on his family’s ranch…and the Dodge brothers would happily hurt him for touching her. Forget kissing her. He’d be a dead man. But Jamie’s tough-talking attitude masks an innocence that tempts him past the breaking point…and soothes the restlessness that’s dogged Gabe his whole life. Has this cowboy finally found a place he wants to call home? Don't miss Maisey Yates next book, Confessions from the Quilting Circle! An emotional and powerful look at the secrets that divide a family, and the love that can heal it. Read the entire Gold Valley series: 1. Smooth-Talking Cowboy 2. Untamed Cowboy 3. Good Time Cowboy 4. A Tall, Dark Cowboy Christmas 5. Unbroken Cowboy 6. Cowboy to the Core 7. Lone Wolf Cowboy 8. Cowboy Christmas Redemption 9. The Bad Boy of Redemption Ranch 10. The Hero of Hope Springs 11. The Last Christmas Cowboy

Blood River

By Tony Cavanaugh
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hachette Australia
  • Isbn : 0733640753
  • Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 927
  • File Pdf: blood-river.pdf

Book Summary:

Brisbane 1999. It's hot. Stormy. Dangerous. The waters of the Brisbane River are rising. The rains won't stop. People's nerves are on edge. And then... A body is found. And then another. And another. A string of seemingly ritualized but gruesome murders. All the victims are men. Affluent. Guys with nice houses, wives and kids at private schools. All have had their throats cut. Tabloid headlines shout, THE VAMPIRE KILLER STRIKES AGAIN! Detective Sergeant Lara Ocean knows the look. The 'my-life-will-never-be-the-same-again look'. She's seen it too many times on too many faces. Telling a wife her husband won't be coming home. Ever again. Telling her the brutal way he was murdered. That's a look you never get used to. Telling a mother you need her daughter to come to the station for questioning. That's another look she doesn't want to see again. And looking into the eyes of a killer, yet doubting you've got it right. That's the worst look of all - the one you see in the mirror. Get it right, you're a hero and the city is a safer place. Get it wrong and you destroy a life. And a killer remains free. Twenty years down the track, Lara Ocean will know the truth.

The Works of Maria Edgeworth, Part II Vol 12

By Marilyn Butler
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1000743136
  • Pages : 496
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Reads : 110
  • File Pdf: the-works-of-maria-edgeworth-part-ii-vol-12.pdf

Book Summary:

Presents scholars, students and general readers with the major fiction for adults, much of the best of juvenile fiction, and a selection of the educational and occasional writings of Maria Edgeworth. MARIA EDGEWORTH was born in 1768. Her first novel, Castle Rackrent (1800) was also her first Irish tale. The next such tale was Ennui (1809), after which came The Absentee, which began life as an unstaged play and was then published (in prose) in Tales of Fashionable Life (1812), as were several of her other stories. They were followed in 1817 by the last of her Irish tales, Ormond. Maria Edgeworth died in 1849. Edited with an introduction and notes by Marilyn Butler.

The Works of Maria Edgeworth, Part II

By Marilyn Butler
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Isbn : 1000743853
  • Pages : 1816
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 718
  • File Pdf: the-works-of-maria-edgeworth-part-ii.pdf

Book Summary:

Presents scholars, students and general readers with the major fiction for adults, much of the best of juvenile fiction, and a selection of the educational and occasional writings of Maria Edgeworth.

The Flower Book

By Rachel Siegfried
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1465495533
  • Pages : 226
  • Category : Nature
  • Reads : 721
  • File Pdf: the-flower-book.pdf

Book Summary:

The Flower Book explores 60 flowers, bloom-by-bloom in stunning portraiture. Lush macrophotography allows readers to see the details of each featured flower up close, from the amaryllis in spring, snapdragon in summer, and dahlia in fall to tropical wonders such as orchids and more. Intimate portraits of each flower include quick-reference profiles with tips for choosing the best blooms, care for cut stems, arranging recommendations, colors, shapes, and even growing tips to transform the home, from yard to tabletop. Gorgeous photographs throughout spotlight 30 sample floral arrangements that show how to design and build custom floral arrangements using featured blooms. Plus, a step-by-step techniques section walks beginners through the basics of foliage and fillers, bouquets, and arrangements to make this book as practical as it is beautiful. The Flower Book celebrates all the wonderful qualities of flowers-their sheer beauty, infinite variety, and power to evoke admiration-bloom by exquisite bloom.

The Best Australian Stories 2015

By Amanda Lohrey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Black Inc.
  • Isbn : 1863957782
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 178
  • File Pdf: the-best-australian-stories-2015.pdf

Book Summary:

Some readers are drawn to the promise inherent in a novel, and it’s true that the longer form can offer a slow and seductive immersion, but the short story offers pleasure of another kind – the quick fix, a shot of adrenaline to the mind and heart.—Amanda Lohrey In The Best Australian Stories 2015, Amanda Lohrey, winner of the Patrick White Award and author of the acclaimed novel A Short History of Richard Kline, curates twenty pieces of exceptional short fiction. In this wide-ranging collection, there are stories that will surprise, unsettle and beguile readers. Familiar subjects are examined from new perspectives: a teenage girl sneaks into a famous film director's study and steals his diaries; the life of Picasso is reimagined in miniature vignettes. And new life is breathed into the most universal of experiences: birth, death, love and loss. The mother of a girl with hearing difficulties watches her child grow into increasing independence. A young woman makes a poignant voyage to the site of her brother’s suicide. Elegant, accomplished and evocative, these short stories move, delight and inspire. Goldie Goldbloom • John A Scott • Claire Corbett • Cate Kennedy • Melissa Beit • Colin Oehring • Gay Lynch • Eleanor Limprecht • Julie Koh • Jo Lennan • Omar Musa • Ryan O'Neill • Sarah Klenbort • Jo Case • Balli Kaur Jaswal • Jennifer Down • Nick Couldwell • Nicola Redhouse • Annette Trevitt • Mark Smith

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By Frank Coates
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Australia
  • Isbn : 0730400344
  • Pages : 624
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 954
  • File Pdf: roar-of-the-lion.pdf

Book Summary:

An epic story of a man who risked life and love to challenge Africa. From the bestselling author of TEARS OF THE MAASAI, BEYOND MOMBASA and IN SEARCH OF AFRICA. Love or empire; ambition or greed? What drives a man to walk from the Cape to Cairo? Ewart Grogan, known to the Africans as Bwana Simba - the man with the cold stare of the lion - is a man of unwavering self-confidence. From his early days fighting for Cecil Rhodes in the Matabele wars, Grogan's passion uniquely equipped him to conquer a continent.He risked all to trek across darkest Africa for the woman he loves and has gone on to dominate the business world of the burgeoning new colony of British East Africa. Domination has come at a price, however. Now, the Great War points its bloody finger towards Africa. And Grogan faces his greatest ordeal - and his most wrenching choice ... praise for Frank Coates's novels:'blockbuster adventure with authenticity' WEEKEND AUStRALIAN 'engaging and entertaining' tHE ADVERtISER

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By Various
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 532
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 864
  • File Pdf: types-of-children-s-literature.pdf

Book Summary:

"Types of Children's Literature" by Various. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Delphi Complete Novels of Maria Edgeworth (Illustrated)

By Maria Edgeworth
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 7894
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 602
  • File Pdf: delphi-complete-novels-of-maria-edgeworth.pdf

Book Summary:

The esteemed contemporary of Jane Austen and Sir Walter Scott, Maria Edgeworth was a pioneer writer of children's literature and a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe, whose works depict advanced views on the rights of women, politics, education and her beloved Ireland. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete novels of Maria Edgeworth, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing for the first time in digital print, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Edgeworth's life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL 9 novels, with individual contents tables * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Many short story collections – including the classic children’s collections EARLY LESSONS and FRANK, appearing here for the first time in digital print * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories * Also includes the rare short story collection THE MOST UNFORTUNATE DAY OF MY LIFE AND OTHER STORIES, which was published posthumously * Easily locate the short stories you want to read * Edgeworth’s plays and a selection of non-fiction * Includes Edgeworth's letters - spend hours exploring the author’s personal correspondence, with detailed table of contents * Features two biographies, including a selection of her husband’s memoirs - explore Edgeworth's literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels CASTLE RACKRENT BELINDA THE MODERN GRISELDA LEONORA PATRONAGE HARRINGTON ORMOND HELEN ORLANDINO The Shorter Fiction THE PARENT’S ASSISTANT HARRY AND LUCY: BEING THE FIRST PART OF EARLY LESSONS MORAL TALES POPULAR TALES TALES OF FASHIONABLE LIFE FRANK: A SEQUEL OF EARLY LESSONS GARRY OWEN; OR, THE SNOW-WOMAN, AND OTHER STORIES THE LITTLE DOG TRUSTY; THE ORANGE MAN; AND THE CHERRY ORCHARD THE MOST UNFORTUNATE DAY OF MY LIFE AND OTHER STORIES The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Plays COMIC DRAMAS IN THREE ACTS The Letters THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARIA EDGEWORTH The Non-Fiction PRACTICAL EDUCATION ESSAY ON IRISH BULLS AN ESSAY ON THE NOBLE SCIENCE OF SELF-JUSTIFICATION The Biographies RICHARD LOVELL EDGEWORTH: A SELECTION FROM HIS MEMOIRS MARIA EDGEWORTH by Helen Zimmern Please visit to browse through our range of exciting titles

52 Ways to Nature: Washington

By Lauren Braden
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Mountaineers Books
  • Isbn : 1680513141
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Travel
  • Reads : 583
  • File Pdf: 52-ways-to-nature.pdf

Book Summary:

Details each activity along with related history, flora and fauna, and cultural notes Includes recommendations for different places to visit around the state to try the activity "Nature Notebook" journal prompts to inspire you to record and make the most of your adventures "Connect with Nature" ideas for experiential learning Organized by season, 52 Ways to Nature: Washington features immersive activities to keep you engaged with nature throughout the year. This twist on a Northwest guidebook offers ideas to get you outdoors and encourages you to keep track of those experiences through journal notes. Discover a geocache in your own neighborhood, drop a crab pot off a dock on Hood Canal, observe the northern lights through Goldendale’s hilltop telescope, or experience sledding paradise at Mount Rainier National Park. Newcomers and long-time residents alike will find new ways to revel in the natural world with the inspiring and accessible activities in 52 Ways to Nature: Washington.

Sweet, Hereafter

By Angela Johnson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 9781416998655
  • Pages : 128
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 657
  • File Pdf: sweet-hereafter.pdf

Book Summary:

After Heaven and The First Part Last, three-time Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Angela Johnson concludes her acclaimed trilogy with a poignant tale of finding where you belong and who you belong with. Shoogy left home with all her jeans still in the washer because she couldn’t think of a reason to stay. She’s not sure where she belongs, until she meets Curtis. Curtis knows for certain where he does not want to be and that’s to be back in the army. He is happy to be in Ohio, where it is quiet and he can spend time with Shoogy. But when Curtis gets orders to return to Iraq, will belonging with each other be enough to keep Shoogy and Curtis together? Angela Johnson takes us back to Heaven, Ohio in this bittersweet tale of first love found and lost.

Rodale's 21st-Century Herbal

By Michael Balick
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Rodale Books
  • Isbn : 160961805X
  • Pages : 512
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Reads : 832
  • File Pdf: rodale-s-21st-century-herbal.pdf

Book Summary:

It turns out that Mother Nature is a brilliant chemist. Our ancestors have used indigenous herbs in daily life for thousands of years due to these plants' ability to heal and promote good health. Now modern science has identified the compounds that give herbs their medicinal qualities, scent, and flavor. The extraordinary diversity of herbal plants has the potential to improve our health and well-being, and we are wholeheartedly incorporating herbs, both fresh and dried, into our lifestyles—for well-being, healing, gardening, beauty, ceremony, and a richer, fuller life. Presented in three parts, Rodale's 21st-Century Herbal first explores the historical relationship between people and herbal plants and how it has evolved over time. In the second part, readers will delve into an A-to-Z encyclopedia of 180 of the most useful herbs from around the globe, not only familiar herbs like bilberry and nasturtium, but also cutting-edge herbs from other cultures, like red bush tea and maca, that are now available in the West. The final section highlights how herbs create a "fuller" life and features herbal cooking techniques, ways to use herbs for beauty and the bath, ideas for daily herbal use (such as green cleaning, fragrances, decor, smudging, and dyeing), gardening and growing how-tos (with illustrated garden designs), and advice for holistic herbal pet care.

The Kingdom of the Karoo

By Sheila Coleman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Partridge Africa
  • Isbn : 1482863049
  • Pages : 410
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 900
  • File Pdf: the-kingdom-of-the-karoo.pdf

Book Summary:

Three diverse women come together. With their dynamism and inventive thinking, theyve created a herbal nursery in the remote Karoo of South Africa. In this harsh, austere, but beautiful land, they nurture a successful business. Annette Padstow is the mistress of a large working farm, married to Simon. Theirs has been a lasting, passionate marriage. Her three children, now away at boarding school, have left a gap in her life. Marilese van Acht, a widow in her sixties, is looking for new horizons to fill her days. Sarie Davids is a herbalist, poor and battling to survive in a dusty, run-down township. Sarie has secrets of powerful remedies. She produces a tincture that arrests and even seems to reverse the curse of memory loss. The potential is huge. Philip Marshall, a local lawyer, greedy and unscrupulous, hears about this miracle cure and wants it for his own. The ladies of Samarann pit their wits against his treachery, and the tension mounts as he gets more and more desperate, until tragedy occurs and lives are changed forever.

The Life and Times of Albert Capo

By Alfred V. Cafiero
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 1499031440
  • Pages : 280
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 974
  • File Pdf: the-life-and-times-of-albert-capo.pdf

Book Summary:

The Life and Times of Albert Capo reveals the social, economic, and cultural atmosphere that existed during the latter two-thirds of the twentieth century. The immigrant population that lived through the Great Depression of the 1930s faced many challenges, the least of which was learning a new language as they slowly integrated themselves into American society. Most boys Albert’s age did not encounter the peculiar situations or problems that confronted Albert. The streets of New York were Albert’s playground during his formative years, as it was for most boys living in ethnic conclaves throughout the city. Living through the Depression and prewar years gave Albert a unique perspective on the rapid change in American society. The American landscape looked quite different prior to the nineteenth century; there were no electric illumination of homes, no telephones, radios, TVs, automobiles, or central heating of homes. The importance of the twentieth century cannot be overestimated. The folks who lived through the twentieth century witnessed more technological advancements, inventions, and discoveries than the entire past history of mankind. Along with scientific discoveries was the fight for civil rights for women as well as minorities, two world wars, the development of nuclear energy and the atomic bomb, the Korean and Vietnam wars, and the conquest of outer space by landing a man on the moon. It would take many volumes to describe that which has advanced the cause of civilization during the past one hundred years; and it would stagger the imagination to ponder the vicissitudes of technology for the next one hundred years—if we don’t destroy ourselves in the process.

The World Is a Carpet

By Anna Badkhen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1101616113
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 667
  • File Pdf: the-world-is-a-carpet.pdf

Book Summary:

An unforgettable portrait of a place and a people shaped by centuries of art, trade, and war. In the middle of the salt-frosted Afghan desert, in a village so remote that Google can’t find it, a woman squats on top of a loom, making flowers bloom in the thousand threads she knots by hand. Here, where heroin is cheaper than rice, every day is a fast day. B-52s pass overhead—a sign of America’s omnipotence or its vulnerability, the villagers are unsure. They know, though, that the earth is flat—like a carpet. Anna Badkhen first traveled to this country in 2001, as a war correspondent. She has returned many times since, drawn by a land that geography has made a perpetual battleground, and by a people who sustain an exquisite tradition there. Through the four seasons in which a new carpet is woven by the women and children of Oqa, she immortalizes their way of life much as the carpet does—from the petal half-finished where a hungry infant needs care to the interruptions when the women trade sex jokes or go fill in for wedding musicians scared away by the Taliban. As Badkhen follows the carpet out into the world beyond, she leaves the reader with an indelible portrait of fates woven by centuries of art, war, and an ancient trade that ultimately binds the invaded to the invader.

Selected Tales for Children and Young People

By Susan Manly,Maria Edgeworth
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 1137341203
  • Pages : 248
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 149
  • File Pdf: selected-tales-for-children-and-young-people.pdf

Book Summary:

Maria Edgeworth was a pioneer of realist children's literature. This critical edition reveals the range of her writing for children, ranging from stories for very young children to tales for young adults, and includes The Purple Jar, The Good Aunt and The Grateful Negro. Annotated with a comprehensive introduction based on original research.

Northeast Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition

By Roger Holmes,Rita Buchanan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing
  • Isbn : 163741109X
  • Pages : 250
  • Category : Gardening
  • Reads : 255
  • File Pdf: northeast-home-landscaping-3rd-edition.pdf

Book Summary:

Northeast Home Landscaping shows how to beautify 27 common landscape situations, such as front and back entries, walkways, borders, slopes, and patios. 54 design variations incorporate more than 200 of the best plants for the region. Readers also learn all they need to know to install the paths, fences, walls, arbors, and trellises that make up the designs. Step-by-step instructions show how to tackle each project. Plant descriptions also explain planting and care.

The Truth About Celia

By Kevin Brockmeier
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Isbn : 0307429474
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 262
  • File Pdf: the-truth-about-celia.pdf

Book Summary:

While playing alone in her backyard one afternoon, seven-year-old Celia suddenly disappears while her father Christopher is inside giving a tour of their historic house and her mother Janet is at an orchestra rehearsal. Utterly shattered, Christopher, a writer of fantasy and science fiction, withdraws from everyone around him, especially his wife, losing himself in his writing by conjuring up worlds where Celia still exists—as a child, as a teenager, as a young single mother—and revealing in his stories not only his own point of view but also those of Janet, the policeman in charge of the case, and the townspeople affected by the tragedy, ultimately culminating in a portrait of a small town changed forever. The Truth About Celia is a profound meditation on grief and loss and how we carry on in its aftermath.

At Play in the Fields of Consciousness

By Jefferson A. Singer,Peter Salovey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Isbn : 1135684820
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 411
  • File Pdf: at-play-in-the-fields-of-consciousness.pdf

Book Summary:

This book provides a state-of-the-art look at the study of consciousness, which is in the midst of a great renaissance. While honoring Jerome Singer's impressive career, it demonstrates the broad and integrative influence the study of consciousness has across a variety of subdisciplines of psychology--experimental, personality, developmental, social, and clinical. The contributors are pioneers in the study of consciousness and contemporary researchers. This volume is a landmark statement about psychology's understanding of the role of consciousness in affective and cognitive processes, the development of imagination in children, and its application to the practice of psychotherapy.


By Peter Watson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • Isbn : 1780226721
  • Pages : 1152
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 432
  • File Pdf: ideas.pdf

Book Summary:

A highly ambitious and lucid history of ideas from the very earliest times to the present day. In this hugely ambitious and exciting book Peter Watson tells the history of ideas from prehistory to the present day, leading to a new way of telling the history of the world. The book begins over a million years ago with a discussion of how the earliest ideas might have originated. Looking at animal behaviour that appears to require some thought: tool-making, territoriality, counting, language (or at least sounds), pairbonding. Peter Watson moves on to the apeman and the development of simple ideas such as cooking, the earliest language, the emergence of family life. All the obvious areas are tackled: the Ancient Greeks, Christian theology, the ideas of Jesus, astrological thought, the soul, the self, beliefs about the heavens, the ideas of Islam, the Crusades, humanism, the Renaissance, Gutenberg and the book, the scientific revolution, the age of discovery, Shakespeare, the idea of Revolution, the Romantic imagination, Darwin, imperialism, modernism, Freud right up to the present day and the internet.

LEGO Super Nature

By Rona Skene
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 0744050928
  • Pages : 80
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reads : 991
  • File Pdf: lego-super-nature.pdf

Book Summary:

Discover the natural world with LEGO® bricks! Did you know there's a plant that eats insects? And a mammal that can fly? LEGO® Super Nature is packed full of fascinating facts from the natural world, all illustrated with LEGO builds. From insects, flowers, and trees to mammals, birds, and deepwater fish, LEGO Super Nature takes you on a tour of discovery through the wonders of the natural world. You will learn all about the amazing plants and creatures we share our planet with, their homes, and the weird and wonderful things they get up to. Specially commissioned plant and animal builds illustrate the lively text, giving ideas and inspiration for building your own LEGO models. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Minifigure, and the Brick and the Knob configurations are trademarks of the LEGO Group. All rights reserved. ©2020 The LEGO Group.

Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers

By Christopher Brickell
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1465498966
  • Pages : 744
  • Category : Nature
  • Reads : 693
  • File Pdf: encyclopedia-of-plants-and-flowers.pdf

Book Summary:

An updated edition of the best-selling highly illustrated garden plant reference, featuring more than 8,000 plants and 4,000 photographs. Choose the right plants for your garden and find all the inspiration and guidance you need with the Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers. Drawing on expert advice from the RHS, this best-selling book features a photographic catalogue of more than 4,000 plants and flowers, all organized by color, size, and type, to help you select the right varieties for your outdoor space. Discover perennials, bulbs, shrubs, and trees, succulents, and ornamental shrubs, all showcased in beautiful, full-color photography. Browse this photographic catalogue to find at-a-glance plant choice inspiration. Or use the extensive plant dictionary to look up more than 8,000 plant varieties and the best growing conditions. This new edition features the latest and most popular cultivars, with more than 1,380 new plants added, as well as updated photography, comprehensive hardiness ratings, and a brand-new introduction. Fully comprehensive yet easy to use, the Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers is the inspirational, informative guide every gardener needs on their bookshelf.

The Complete Guide to Growing Healing and Medicinal Herbs

By Wendy M. Vincent
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishing Company
  • Isbn : 1601383517
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Gardening
  • Reads : 811
  • File Pdf: the-complete-guide-to-growing-healing-and-medicinal-herbs.pdf

Book Summary:

This book will guide you through the step-by-step process of learning about and growing your own healing herbs, starting with the basics of what each herb can do and proceeding to show you everything you need to cultivate them yourself. The first things you will learn in this guide are the basics of all healing herbs, starting with a complete breakdown of the numerous healing herbs known to be easily cultivated in temperate climates. Matching the right herbs to your region, you will then be able to start learning about how herbs grow, as well as what they need, what they need from the soil, water, the weather, and feeding. You will learn which plants grow best together and which style of herbs are going to be best for selling and which are best for personal growing. Experts in the field of healing herbs have provided their insights into issues such as how to harvest the healing herbs best and how to dry or preserve them for use as healing materials. Learn how you can make a number of common treatments for various ailments with your herbs and how you can benefit best from your newfound gardens.

Orchids of Britain and Ireland

By Anne Harrap,Simon Harrap
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Isbn : 1408133237
  • Pages : 480
  • Category : Nature
  • Reads : 369
  • File Pdf: orchids-of-britain-and-ireland.pdf

Book Summary:

Orchids have long held a fascination, both for keen botanists and the general public. From the mania of Victorian collectors to the enthusiasm of modern photographers, this family of flowering plants has a strange and exotic appeal. Many orchids are beautiful, and some are rare. This well illustrated orchid guide covers the identification, biology and conservation of British and Irish orchids. Until recently, the whereabouts of the rarer species was shrouded in secrecy, making publication of any details ethically impossible. In the last few years, however, these veils have been lifted and it is now possible to publish locations for all but one or two species. For the first time, this book includes a detailed site guide, covering the best places to see orchids in Britain. "A model field guide: good, large photographs that are actually rather gorgeous; a clear text that tells you how to identify the plant using the English language rather than "botanicalese"; useful diagrams of those spectacular flower parts; and a really comprehensive section on geographical range and subspecies." The Daily Telegraph

The Phoenix and the Carpet

By Edith Nesbit
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 148
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 797
  • File Pdf: the-phoenix-and-the-carpet.pdf

Book Summary:

"The Phoenix and the Carpet" by Edith Nesbit. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Carpetbaggers

By Harold Robbins
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Forge Books
  • Isbn : 1466833718
  • Pages : 688
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 651
  • File Pdf: the-carpetbaggers.pdf

Book Summary:

A LEGENDARY MASTERPIECE A STORY OF MONEY AND POWER, SEX AND DEATH Jonas Cord coveted his father's fame, fortune, even his young, beautiful wife. When his father died, Jonas swore to possess them all. But Rina Marlow was the celebrated screen goddess no man could master. Her sizzling sensuality might inflame and enthrall millions, but her personal boudoir was no Hollywood fantasy. She consumed her lovers on the fiery rack of her burning desires. Rina and Jonas took Hollywood, the airplane industry, America itself by storm. From New York to LA they brawled, lusted, and carved out an empire, blazoned in banner headlines and their enemies' blood—only to learn that money and power, revenge and renown were not enough. Too much would never be enough—not for Jonas Cord and the relentless Rina Marlowe. The higher they soared, the more their ambition demanded . . . the darker and deadlier their fiery passions grew. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Forged in the Fallout

By Ben Green
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Loamseed Press
  • Isbn : 1734821825
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 611
  • File Pdf: forged-in-the-fallout.pdf

Book Summary:

This genre-bending series takes you deep under the Rocky Mountains into the sci-fantasy kingdom of RIMDUUM. A world filled with neon dreams and nuclear magic. A coming-of-age dystopia centered around dungeons, family, and dangerous secrets—with all the young adult cyberpunk feels and plenty of action-adventure to keep you turning the pages. Clayson Spangler turned fourteen a couple of days ago—maybe. His father keeps the exact date under a mountain of secrets. But secrets have a way of getting out. On a tranquil evening in the Appalachians, Clayson's solitary life crashes into his family's impossible past: a kingdom under the Rocky Mountains; his mother enchanted to forget her own son; strange metal objects filled with magic; and his father’s most dangerous secret—mithrium—a metal strong enough to level cities. Now, Clayson’s father is on the run, his mother is on trial for treason, and Clayson is ordered to hide in the last remaining safehold—Tungsten City. To stay out of danger, he’ll need help from his new friend, Rugnus, a master of elemental magic, and Andalynn, the sister his father had kept hidden from him. But after years of secrets, Clayson won’t stand by as a world of enemies—both known and unknown—threatens to eradicate his family and ignite a war between the last two cities deep under the Rockies in the Kingdom of Rimduum.

The Flight of the Swans

By Devika D. Bai
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Monsoon Books
  • Isbn : 9814423262
  • Pages : 222
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 639
  • File Pdf: the-flight-of-the-swans.pdf

Book Summary:

The Flight of the Swans is a rich and fascinating family saga set in British India and Malaya. Cursed, and with blood on his hands, Captain Ramdas Rao Bhonsle is forced to flee Killa Fort, which has fallen to the British. A strange flight of swans signals his flight from Killa; a flight that will drive Ramdas and his family into further adversity. But great adversity spawns great dreams. Ramdas dreams of ousting the British from his motherland. His sons, the handsome and irascible Nilkanth and the plain and romantic Madhav dream of possessing the same girl, Tara Bai, who is the most beautiful courtesan in the land. And Ramdas’ granddaughter, blind Arundhati, dreams only of seeing one day. Woven into this tapestry is a lone white swan inextricably linked to the ebb and flow of the Bhonsles’ fortunes as they flee across India to Malaya.

Feather Bower Freedom

By Jenny Dixon
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Isbn : 145253148X
  • Pages : 398
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 324
  • File Pdf: feather-bower-freedom.pdf

Book Summary:

T o save the lost civilization of Atlantis and her family, she must sacrifice her wings, her power, and her identity, and pass through eight levels of consciousness to complete a total transformation. With only her powerful crystal heart pendant to protect her, she embarks on the terrible but crucial quest. Powerful enemies—menacing beasts with yellow tusks, red eyes, and powerful paws—seek to claim her pendant as their own at any cost. Through life-threatening circumstances, Selene must remember her mission before the lost ones perish in the sands. During a dream, Miss Jay learns of Selene’s imprisonment by the red-eyed creatures. Miss Jay gathers the birds and Vargo the dragon for a daring rescue mission. Before they can hope to save the goddess, Miss Jay must travel to Shamballa to meet with Sanat Kumara and other ascended masters and then undergo her own transformation. What she learns at the temple of Selene’s parents changes everything: many other goddesses—including Selene’s mother, Vesta—are also missing. Equally troubling, she discovers that the sacred Rainbow Crystal Egg needed to help the Earth enter its next phase has been stolen. In the shadows, another force awakens. As soon as Selene placed the crystal heart around her neck, a signal was sent out across the cosmos. In response, the enigmatic Caretaker emerges from a long slumber. Who is this being? Can the heroes trust the Caretaker? Who will reach Selene first?

Darkness Becomes Her

By Kelly Keaton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 9781442409262
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 835
  • File Pdf: darkness-becomes-her.pdf

Book Summary:

A dark and lush paranormal romance set in a richly reimagined New Orleans—now in paperback! Ari can’t help feeling lost and alone. With teal eyes and freakish silver hair that can’t be changed or destroyed, Ari has always stood out. And after growing up in foster care, she longs for some understanding of where she came from and who she is. Her search for answers uncovers a message from her long dead mother: Run. Ari can sense that someone, or something, is getting closer than they should. But it’s impossible to protect herself when she doesn’t know what she’s running from or why she is being pursued. She knows only one thing: she must return to her birthplace of New 2, the lush rebuilt city of New Orleans. Upon arriving, she discovers that New 2 is very...different. Here, Ari is seemingly normal. But every creature she encounters, no matter how deadly or horrifying, is afraid of her. Ari won’t stop until she knows why. But some truths are too haunting, too terrifying, to ever be revealed.

The Changeling Chronicles Books 1-3

By Emma L. Adams
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Emma L. Adams
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 733
  • File Pdf: the-changeling-chronicles-books-1-3.pdf

Book Summary:

I’m Ivy Lane, and if I never see another faerie again, it’ll be too soon. Twenty years after the faeries came and destroyed the world as we knew it, I use my specialist skills to keep rogue faeries in line and ensure humans and their magically gifted neighbours can coexist (relatively) peacefully. Nobody knows those skills came from the darkest corner of Faerie itself. When a human child disappears, replaced with a faerie changeling, I have to choose between taking the safe road or exposing my own history with the faeries to the seductively dangerous head of the Mage Lords. He’s the exact kind of distraction I don’t need, but it’s work with him or lose my chance to save the victims. It’ll take all my skills to catch the kidnappers and stop Faerie’s dark denizens overrunning the city — but if the faerie lords find out about the magic I stole last time I went into their realm, running won’t save me this time… This boxed set contains the first three books in the Changeling Chronicles series: Faerie Blood, Faerie Magic and Faerie Realm.

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