Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Author Elena Favilli
ISBN-10 9780141986012
Year 2017-03-02
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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THE SENSATIONAL NO.1 BESTSELLER 'The real-life children's fairy tale book so inspiring adults are reading it' I newspaper 'Absolutely beautiful - get one for yourself and one to inspire a woman in your life' Stylist 'In an ideal world, not only would mothers read this aloud to their daughters, but teachers would read it to schoolboys' Sunday Times What if the princess didn't marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what if the queen was the one really in charge of the kingdom? Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the globe, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls introduces us to one hundred remarkable women and their extraordinary lives, from Ada Lovelace to Malala, Amelia Earhart to Michelle Obama. Empowering, moving and inspirational, these are true fairy tales for heroines who definitely don't need rescuing.

Women in Science

Women in Science Author Rachel Ignotofsky
ISBN-10 9781526360632
Year 2017-03-09
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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A gloriously illustrated celebration of trailblazing women. Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, from both the ancient and modern worlds. The book also contains fascinating infographics and an illustrated scientific glossary. The extraordinary women profiled include well-known figures like the physicist and chemist Marie Curie, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Women in Science celebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists and beyond ...

Girls Think of Everything

Girls Think of Everything Author Catherine Thimmesh
ISBN-10 0618195637
Year 2002-03
Pages 57
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Tells the story of how women throughout the ages have responded to situations confronting them in daily life by inventing such items as correction fluid, space helmets, and disposable diapers.

Lost Lady

Lost Lady Author Jude Deveraux
ISBN-10 0743459288
Year 2004-02-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World Author Kate Pankhurst
ISBN-10 1408876981
Year 2016-09-08
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher
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Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, has created this wildly wonderful and accessible book about women who really changed the world.Discover fascinating facts about some of the most amazing women who changed the world we live in. Fly through the sky with the incredible explorer Amelia Earhart, and read all about the Wonderful Adventures of Mary Seacole with this fantastic full colour book.Bursting full of beautiful illustrations and astounding facts, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World is the perfect introduction to just a few of the most incredible women who helped shaped the world we live in.List of women featured: Jane Austen, Gertrude Ederle, Coco Chanel, Frida Kahlo, Marie Curie, Mary Anning, Mary Seacole, Amelia Earhart, Agent Fifi, Sacagawa, Emmeline Pankhurst, Rosa Parks, Anne Frank

The Scariest Thing of All

The Scariest Thing of All Author Debi Gliori
ISBN-10 9780747599692
Year 2011-10-17
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher A&C Black
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A tale about worries and fears familiar to all pre-school readers, by bestselling author and illustrator Debi Gliori

I m a Big Sister

I m a Big Sister Author Joanna Cole
ISBN-10 9780062347138
Year 2014-03-25
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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"Someone new is at our house," begins this loving, reassuring look at sisterhood from trusted author Joanna Cole. Told through the eyes of a new older sister, this simple story lays out all the good things about being an older sibling, and reminds new sisters that they are just as special as ever. With an author's note about what big siblings need—extra guidance, reassurance, love—and sweet, engaging artwork by Rosalinda Kightley, it's no wonder that over 1 million families have chosen I'm a Big Sister and I'm a Big Brother to prepare their young ones for their first big transition.

Bad Girls Throughout History

Bad Girls Throughout History Author Ann Shen
ISBN-10 9781452157023
Year 2016-09-06
Pages 216
Language en
Publisher Chronicle Books
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Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Joan Jett, godmother of punk. The 100 revolutionary women highlighted in this gorgeously illustrated book were bad in the best sense of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the rules for all who followed. From pirates to artists, warriors, daredevils, scientists, activists, and spies, the accomplishments of these incredible women vary as much as the eras and places in which they effected change. Featuring bold watercolor portraits and illuminating essays by Ann Shen, Bad Girls Throughout History is a distinctive, worthy tribute.

The Great Wall

The Great Wall Author Elizabeth Mann
ISBN-10 9780965049320
Year 1997
Pages 44
Language en
Publisher
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Examines the building of the Great Wall of China and the thousands of years of conflict that preceded it.

Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself

Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself Author Joe Dispenza
ISBN-10 9781401938109
Year 2012
Pages 441
Language en
Publisher Hay House, Inc
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You are not doomed by your genes and hardwired to be a certain way for the rest of your life. A new science is emerging that empowers all human beings to create the reality they choose. In Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself, renowned author, speaker, researcher, and chiropractor Dr. Joe Dispenza combines the fields of quantum physics, neuroscience, brain chemistry, biology, and genetics to show you what is truly possible. Not only will you be given the necessary knowledge to change any aspect of yourself, you will be taught the step-by-step tools to apply what you learn in order to make meas.

Bambi

Bambi Author Felix Salten
ISBN-10 9781442486805
Year 2013-02-19
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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The beloved story of a deer in the forest reaches a new generation of readers with a fresh new look. Bambi’s life in the woods begins happily. There are forest animals to play with and Bambi’s twin cousins, Gobo and beautiful Faline. But winter comes, and Bambi learns that the woods hold danger—and things he doesn't understand. The first snowfall makes food hard to find. Bambi’s father, a handsome stag, roams the forest, but leaves Bambi and his mother alone. Then there is Man. He comes to the forest with weapons that can wound an animal. Bambi is scared that Man will hurt him and the ones he loves. But Man can’t keep Bambi from growing into a great stag himself, and becoming the Prince of the Forest. Repackaged with a vibrant, fresh cover for the first time in two decades, this timeless tale of a young deer’s woodland life is an ideal collectible.

Technical Writing Style

Technical Writing Style Author Dan Richard Jones
ISBN-10 UVA:X004174808
Year 1998
Pages 302
Language en
Publisher Longman Publishing Group
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Advanced technical communication books are becoming more and more available. However, each book is solely devoted to a specialized topic such as technical editing, design, illustration, usability testing, and online documentation. Despite all of these introductory and advanced books, not one is available specifically devoted to the challenges of style in technical communication.KEY TOPICS: This 12-point approach offers the most current and comprehensive instruction available in achieving an effective style in technical documents. It shows that technical prose style varies from the highly formal to the colloquial, from the pretentious to the plain, and it demonstrates the many stylistic strategies writers should consider for every technical document they write.Anyone who has to write professional and technical documents, specifically, engineers, software developers/consultants, medical writers, professional technical writers.Part of the Allyn & Bacon Series in Technical communication.

The Complete Mushroom Hunter Revised

The Complete Mushroom Hunter  Revised Author Gary Lincoff
ISBN-10 9781631593017
Year 2017-06-15
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher
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Do you know your mushrooms? This is the only mushrooming book that will introduce you safely and with confidence to the not-so underground hobby of mushroom hunting and gathering. Gathering edible wild food is a lovely way to forge a connection to the earth. Mushrooms are the ultimate local food source; they grow literally everywhere, from mountains and woodlands to urban and suburban parks to your own backyard. The Complete Mushroom Hunter, Revised is a new edition of Quarry's successful Complete Mushroom Hunter. It will enrich your understanding of the natural world and build an appreciation for an ancient, critically relevant, and useful body of knowledge. Amateur mycologists and mushroom enthusiasts will find this is a guidebook for their passion. Mushroom guru Gary Lincoff escorts you from the mushroom's earliest culinary awakening, through getting equipped for mushroom forays, to preparing and serving the fruits of the foray, wherever you live. Inside you'll find: A brief, but colorful history of mushroom hunting worldwide; how to get equipped for a mushroom foray; a completely illustrated guide to the common wild edible mushrooms and their poisonous look-alikes -- where to find them, how to identify them, and more; how to prepare and serve the fruits of your foray, plus more than 30 delicious recipes; plus, dozens of colorful, priceless anecdotes from living the mushroom lifestyle.

Food Anatomy

Food Anatomy Author Julia Rothman
ISBN-10 9781612129501
Year 2016-11-23
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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Get your recommended daily allowance of facts and fun with Food Anatomy, the third book in Julia Rothman’s best-selling Anatomy series. She starts with an illustrated history of food and ends with a global tour of street eats. Along the way, Rothman serves up a hilarious primer on short order egg lingo and a mouthwatering menu of how people around the planet serve fried potatoes — and what we dip them in. Award-winning food journalist Rachel Wharton lends her editorial expertise to this light-hearted exploration of everything food that bursts with little-known facts and delightful drawings. Everyday diners and seasoned foodies alike are sure to eat it up.

Tales Our Abuelitas Told

Tales Our Abuelitas Told Author Alma Flor Ada
ISBN-10 0689825838
Year 2006-09-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Once upon a time, in a land far away... These stories have journeyed far -- over mountains, deserts, and oceans -- carried by wind, passed on to us by our ancestors. Now they have found their way to you. A sly fox, a bird of a thousand colors, a magical set of bagpipes, and an audacious young girl...A mixture of popular tales and literary lore, this anthology celebrates Hispanic culture and its many roots -- Indigenous, African, Arab, Hebrew, and Spanish. F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada have retold twelve beloved stories that embody the lively spirit and the rich heritage of Latino people. The work of four leasing Latino artists and illustrators highlights this unforgettable collection.