The Development of Play

Why do children play. What can children learn from playing. What have psychologists learned from 150 years of studying play -- usually a bit too seriously. The Development of Play explores the central role of play in childhood development..

Of Sex and Faerie

Taking up where the author's book Of Modern Dragons (2007) left off. these essays continue Lennard's investigation of the praxis of serial reading and the best genre fiction of recent decades..


Published to coincide with the release of Warner Bros. and Legendary's "Godzilla." directed by Gareth Edwards. this visually stunning book will delve into the making of the movie and showcase its incredible production art..

War Maid's Choice

In Wind Rider's Oath. Bahzell became a wind rider - the first hradani wind rider in history. And. even if Bahzell is the War God's champion. because the wind riders are the elite of the elite among the Sothoii..

With MacDonald in Uganda

Excerpt from With Macdonald in Uganda: A Narrative Account of the Uganda Mutiny and Macdonald Expedition in the Uganda Protectorate and the Territories to the North In the following pages an attempt has been made to give some idea of the exploratory work accomplished by the expedition sent out to East Africa in June..


Otto Hundebiss is tired of war. but when he defies Death he walks a dangerous path. A half beast half man gives him shoes and dice which will lead him deep into a web of dark magic and mystery..

Skills in Australian Geography

Skills in Australian Geography has been written by one of Australia's leading geography educators. It provides students in NSW with everything they need to practice the skills required by the new Geography Stages 4 -5 syllabus and to prepare for the new School Certificate exam..

Metals in Cells (EIC Books)

Over the last three decades a lot of research on the role of metals in biochemistry and medicine has been done. As a result many structures of biomolecules with metals have been characterized and medicinal chemistry studied the effects of metal containing drugs..

Occult House I

The novel begins on May 10. 1941 in Scotland. Rupert Garfield. German translator for England's Military Intelligence Section 6 receives a mysterious call to ready himself for work..

Male Order Luv

In this colorful. hilarious. inviting. and charming novel. Martinez exposes some of the ugly truths and experiences of many individuals who battle the dating world of today. The main character of the book is Grace Raquela Flora..

A Dictionary of Film Studies

Written by experts in the field. this dictionary covers all aspects of film studies. including terms. concepts. debates. and movements in film theory and criticism..


London based design consultancy Browns are five years old. In that time they have achieved an award-winning global reputation based on their ability to bridge the gap between the cultural and corporate arenas..

Volcano and Geothermal Tourism

There are over 1300 active volcanoes worldwide and many more dormant or extinct. Some are developed as tourist destinations- others are not. but have great potential. Mount Fuji in Japan attracts over 100 million visitors per year and has immense cultural and spiritual significance..

The Donut: A Canadian History

In Canada. the donut is often thought of as the unofficial national food. Donuts are sold at every intersection and rest stop. celebrated in song and story as symbols of Canadian identity..

Marilyn Monroe Collectables

Remembering Marilyn More than thirty-five years after her tragic death. Marilyn Monroe is one of the hottest stars of the collectibles business. Although Marilyn Monroe's career spanned just sixteen years..

Do the Math Workbook for Intermediate Algebra

The Do the Math Workbook offers a collection of 5-Minute Warm-Up exercises. Guided Practice exercises. and Do the Math exercises for each section in the text. These worksheets can be used as in-class assignments..

Congress Movement

Author Sylvia Neame's study of the development of the national liberation movement in South Africa is in stark contrast to the frequent depictions of the history of the ANC by leading academics as fragmented..

Star Trek : U.S.S. Enterprise Haynes Manual

The "U.S.S. Enterprise "is without doubt the most famous starship in history. The vessels that have carried the name have saved the galaxy countless times and her captains..

Nexus Archives: v. 9

Horatio has resigned his duties as Nexus. and the Merk has reassigned them...but to the Loomis sisters. who have been out for vengeance ever since Horatio assassinated their father..

Born to Learn

Radical Unschooling from an Experienced Parent with over 20 Years Experience. "This NEW EDITION is has added over 100 new pages to this ground-breaking work." Finally. you can use the whole world as your child's classroom..

How We Live Now

Across America and around the world. in cities and suburbs and small towns. people from all walks of life are redefining our "lifespaces"-the way we live and who we live with. The traditional nuclear family in their single-family home on a suburban lot has lost its place of prominence in contemporary life..

The Adventures of Captain Underpants

When naughty George and Harold hypnotise their headteacher. they accidentally create the greatest superhero in the history of their school -- Captain Underpants..

Darkness Revealed

Two hundred years have passed since Anna Randal gave herself to Conde Cezar in a night of relentless passion. Since then. Anna has become filled with unearthly power she can't begin to comprehend..

Surviving Your Adolescents

A step-by-step approach to handling teenagers. this guide helps parents end hassles and improve their relationship with their adolescent. Parents learn how to communicate with teenagers. how to manage teenage risk-taking..

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot : Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Now a Major Motion Picture titled "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" starring Tina Fey. Margot Robbie. Martin Freeman. Alfred Molina. and Billy Bob Thornton.

From tea with warlords in the countryside to parties with drunken foreign correspondents in the dry city of Kabul..

Dear Dad

DEAR DAD is the long-awaited companion to the incredibly successful DEAR MUM (of which more than 250.000 copies have been sold in Australia.). Artfully combining poignant animal photographs with gentle humour and heartfelt words..

The Fear Index

High tech finance and sophisticated computer programming combine in this terrifying and fiendishly smart new novel from Robert Harris. " "Dr. Alex Hoffmann stays out of the public spotlight. but within the secretive inner circles of the ultra-rich he is a legend..

Final Solution

The Holocaust has never been so widely commemorated. but our understanding of the accepted narrative has rarely. if ever. been questioned. David Cesarani's sweeping reappraisal challenges accepted explanations for the anti-Jewish politics of Nazi Germany and the inevitability of the 'Final Solution'..

The Red Badge of Courage and Other Stories

"The Red Badge of Courage". written in 1895 by Stephen Crane (1871-1900). is considered by many literary critics to be one of the greatest of all American novels. This is a book about the Civil War. and one Union soldier's struggle with his inner demons as he prepares for..

Origines Liturgicae, Vol. 2 of 2

Excerpt from Origines Liturgicae. Vol. 2 of 2: Or Antiquities of the English Ritual. and a Dissertation on Primitive Liturgies I Have already in the last chapter noticed the various books which were anciently used in the celebration of the eucharist..

Hartley's Foreign Phrases

One of the delights of the English language is its extraordinarily diverse vocabulary. much of which isn't really English at all. Think of eating or cooking. and you will be reaching to the French- to the Italian for musical expression- to the German for states of mind or soul- to the Spanish or Portuguese for song and dance- to the shared Latin roots for precision and concision..

The Debs of Bletchley Park and Other Stories

For Winston Churchill the men and women at Bletchley Park were `the geese the laid the golden eggs'. providing important intelligence that led to the Allied victory in the Second World War. At the peak of Bletchley's success..

Birds of the Carolinas

The well-loved standard reference for bird-watchers and nature lovers in North Carolina and South Carolina. "Birds of the Carolinas" collects information on all avian species known to have occurred in the region since 1900..

William Forsythe and the Practice of Choreography

William Forsythe's reinvigoration of classical ballet during his 20-year tenure at the Ballett Frankfurt saw him lauded as one of the greatest choreographers of the postwar era. His current work with The Forsythe Company has gone even further to challenge and investigate fundamental assumptions about choreography itself..

The Little House Set

This rich. handsomely designed case holds nine favorite classics about the Ingalls family and their life on the prairie.


Beyond Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care

Taking a broad approach. Beyond Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care relates issues of early childhood to the sociology of childhood. philosophy. ethics. political science and other fields and to an analysis of the world we live in today..

The Spanish-American War

This documentary history is intended for the specialist and non-specialist alike. The introductions to the book's sections. together with introductions to each document. provide a general history of the war..

How Not to Die

WHEN THIS DOCTOR TALKS. YOU SHOULD LISTEN. Thousands of people make an early exit each year and arrive on medical examiner Jan Garavaglia's table. What is particularly sad about this is that many of these deaths could easily have been prevented..

The Amethyst Box

It was the night before the wedding. Though Sinclair. and not myself. was the happy man. I had my own causes for excitement. and. finding the heat of the billiard-room insupportable..

A History of Mozambique

This is the first history of Mozambique from the 15th century to the present. The Mozambican people have had contact with Muslim and European traders for nearly 1000 years..

The Eichmann Trial

The capture of SS Lieutenant Colonel Adolf Eichmann by Israeli agents in Argentina in May of 1960 and his subsequent trial in Jerusalem by an Israeli court electrified the world..

Choose Stocks Wisely

In his book. Dr. Paul W. Allen shares his unique method for buying common stocks. The method yielded him a ten year annualized portfolio return of 38.73 percent from adoption of the buying strategy in early 2003..

A Snake is Totally Tail

Brief text suggests essential characteristics of various animals. including the snake as well as the porcupine. skunk. bear. and others..

The Works of Stanley Houghton, Vol. 2 of 3

Excerpt from The Works of Stanley Houghton. Vol. 2 of 3 The scene is the lounge of the Pink Hydrangea Hotel. Babylon-on-Sea. The action. which is continuous. takes place in the late afternoon and early evening..

Around Chard (Pocket Images)

"Around Chard" takes the reader back in time. to Chard and its neighbouring villages from the turn of the century. We see the town decked out with flags and bunting for its annual carnival. with decorated wagons and townsflok in fancy dress- we see the animals of Bartlett's menagerie- we see the visit of the French aviator Salmet..


Everything you want to know about music notation with "Finale". Master Finale step-by-step with the most complete how-to guide available. Designed for both novice and experienced users..

The Homeboy's Guide to Southern Cookin'

My grandmother. Lena Bell Cunningham's Sunday dinners were legendary. On the first Sunday of every month churches all across the city would close down early in order to stand in line just to get a taste of her scrumptious cuisine..

Motorcycles I've Loved

At 21 years old. Lily Brooks-Dalton is feeling completely lost- returning to New England after three years travelling the world. she finds herself without the direction or the drive to move forward..

Deadpool : Paws Prose Novel

Marvel's popular Merc with a Mouth in an all-new ARRGGH * Hey hey. book readers. take off those big thick glasses - this is Deadpool speaking Sorry Marvel. somethin' happened to your copy guy. Anyway..

First 1000 Words Pack - English

This is a pack for learning English as a foreign or additional language. including work books and other materials to ease the learning process. The listen-and-repeat CD allows learners to hear the words read by a native speaker and perfect their pronunciation..

The Kitchen Art Studio

This new book in the Learning to See series turns the familiar appeal not to play with one's food on its head and encourages readers to look at their groceries in a new way--as objects that can be turned into art..

The Marx Sisters

Jerusalem Lane is a piece of Dickensian London untouched by development. its inhabitants mainly refugees from pre-war central Europe. But could elderly Meredith Winterbottom really have been killed for the politics of another age..

Playlist for the Dead

A moving. poignant. compelling YA debut. as a 15-year-old boy struggles to understand his best friend's suicide through the list of songs he leaves behind. Here's what Sam knows: There was a party..

Imponderables: Fun and Games

In gathering the most fascinating questions asked about sports and entertainment into a handy Gem format. pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these and much more in "Imponderables(R) Fun and Games..

Adolescent Literacy

For adolescents with reading disabilities. struggles with comprehension are a major obstacle to mastering academic content areas. Help resolve comprehension difficulties with this practical text..

The Incident on the Bridge

From National Book Award nominee Laura McNeal comes a riviting. tautly told novel that is at once hopeful and harrowing. Perfect for fans of "We Were Liars" and "Bone Gap..

Little Failure: A Memoir

"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER After three acclaimed novels. Gary Shteyngart turns to memoir in a candid. witty. deeply poignant account of his life so far. Shteyngart shares his American immigrant experience..

A Literary and Biographical History, Vol. 2

Excerpt from A Literary and Biographical History. Vol. 2: Or Bibliographical Dictionary of the English Catholics- From the Breach With Rome. in 1534. to the Present Time In presenting this second volume to the public the Editor begs to acknowledge very warmly the favourable reception extended to its predecessor..

Be the Best at Writing (Read Me!

Learn to outsmart your classmates with the tips in this exciting. top secret book. The secret tips included in this simple. easy-to-read text will have you writing opinion..

Dermatology Secrets Plus

For 30 years. the highly regarded Secrets Series has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise. focused. and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review..

Participatory Culture in a Networked Era

In the last two decades. both the conception and the practice of participatory culture have been transformed by the new affordances enabled by digital. networked..

Betty Zane

Set in the dangerous West Virginia frontier. this is the story of the heroic Betty Zane. the beautiful young sister of old Colonel Isaac Zane. one of the most courageous of the pioneers. Balanced against the grim incidents of the Indian War is the love story of Betty and Alfred Clarke..

Is Belief in God Good, Bad or Irrelevant?

Greg Graffin is frontman. singer and songwriter for the punk band Bad Religion. He also happens to have a Ph.D. in zoology and wrote his dissertation on evolution. atheism and naturalism. Preston Jones is a history professor at a Christian college and a fan of Bad Religion's music..

Gordie Howe's Son

Perhaps best known as the son of "Mr. Hockey." Mark Howe managed to emerge from the shadow cast by his father to achieve greatness in his own right and in this book he vividly describes his unparalleled life in hockey..

Evangelism in a Spiritual Age

Based on extensive research. Evangelism in a Spiritual Age takes a detailed look at the spirituality of people beyond the fringe of the Church and offers insightful responses to how the Church might address the issue of evangelism in the twenty-first century..

iPad Mini Shieldview 2PK - Matte

Speck's philosophy is Protect what matters. We know your iPad Mini matters to you. So be sure to add long-lasting screen protection to your Mini. Keep your screen clean and free from scratches..

Skoob Pacifica Anthology: Post-Colonial Writings of the Pacific Rim

This second anthology focuses on writing in the 90's from Malaysia and Singapore. These new voices are turning their gaze outwards to the farthest shores of experience. often transgressing the bounds of 'acceptability' in order to explore such controversial issues as religion..

Fucking Brilliant Pencils

This fancy-ass set of ten graphite eraser-topped Standard HB/No. 2 pencils features inspirational profanity. calligraphic flourishes. and foil stamping. A great way to add a touch of humor and irreverence to everyday writings..

Death in the Grizzly Maze

On the afternoon of October 5. 2003. in Alaska's Katmai National Park. one or more brown bears killed and ate Timothy Treadwell and his girlfriend Amy Huguenard..

Douglas DC-3 Dakota Manual

The Douglas DC-3 Dakota revolutionised air transport in the 1930s and 1940s. Because of its lasting impact on the airline industry - and in particular the part it played in the Second World War - the 'Dak' is widely regarded as one of the most significant transport aircraft ever built..

Gulliver's Travels

In the course of his famous travels. Gulliver is captured by miniature people who wage war on each other because of religious disagreement over how to crack eggs. is sexually assaulted by giants. visits a floating island..

Cooking for Friends

TV's most famous chef. Gordon Ramsay. throws open the doors to his home and reveals what he cooks. away from the frantic pace of his restaurant kitchen..

What the Customer Wants You to Know

According to business guru Ram Charan. the process of selling is broken. Demand for competitive pricing is ever on the increase. and customers want more than great products at great prices- they want you to know how their business works..

Paradise and Elsewhere

Longlisted for the 2014 Frank O'Connor Awardand the 2014 Giller Prize Moody. shape-shifting. provocative and always as compelling as a strong light at the end of a road you hesitate to walk down..

Deadpool Classic, Volume 14 : Suicide Kings

Deadpool continues his quest for truth. justice and cold hard cash Eleven desperate men compete in a deadly. illegal reality game show that will leave one of them rich and the rest dead..

Cape Town and the Garden Route Baedeker Guide

Baedeker is proud to welcome this brand new guide to Cape Town and the Garden Route. At the heart of this full-colour and visually inspiring guide is a wealth of well-researched information and over 200 detailed recommendations..

The Lupus Book

Lupus. a disease of the immune system. can be quite deadly. claiming the lives of thousands of patients yearly. Dr. Daniel J. Wallace is one of the world's leading authorities on this disorder..


Unholyland is a love story in 264 sonnets. Against the background of daily events in Israel and the West Bank. an Israeli DJ meets and falls in love with a Palestinian rapper. In form. Dun's verses are a mixture of classical structures and free-ranging rap..

Inheriting Abraham

Jews. Christians. and Muslims supposedly share a common religious heritage in the patriarch Abraham. and the idea that he should serve only as a source of unity among the three traditions has become widespread in both scholarly and popular circles..

Delirium (Delirium Trilogy)

The first book in the breathtaking DELIRIUM trilogy. They say that the cure for love will make me happy and safe forever. And I've always believed them. Until now. Now everything has changed. Now. I'd rather be infected with love for the tiniest sliver of a second than live a hundred years suffocated by a lie..

The Eighth Day

The year is 1985. Kiwako is an ordinary office worker. in love with a married man. until an unwanted abortion causes her to snap. She kidnaps her lover's six-month-old girl and runs away with her..

Let Go of Obsessive Thoughts the Mindfulness Way

Lynda's 'Mindfulness Meditations' encourage a change of perspective. You relax deeply. learn to pause for a while and observe your inner thoughts and feelings from a more detached point of view..

I Married Adventure

A CLASSIC MEMOIR OF TWO PIONEERING ADVENTURERS Before Joy Adamson went to Africa. before Margaret Mead sailed to Samoa. before Dian Fossey was even born. a Kansas teenager named Osa Leighty married Martin Johnson..

Sand Daughter

How do you chose between love and honor. It is the time of the Crusades: the Islamic world is divided and the Franks have captured the Holy Land. As the mighty Saladin struggles to unite the warring clans of Arabia against the invaders..

Stardines Swim High Across the Sky

The poet. author. and indomitable naturalist Jack Prelutsky. having returned safely from far-flung places with an extensive collection of unique creatures that are a blending of the animate and inanimate..

Lone Star Lawmen

Written by a respected Western historian. here is the definitive account of the Texas Rangers. a vivid portrait of these legendary peace officers and their role in a changing West..

Addresses (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Addresses Address before Brown University and the Members of the Rhode Island Bar Association on the one hundredth anniversary of the installation of John Marshall as Chief Justice of the United States..

We Are Not Alone

With its groundbreaking research into the existence of extraterrestrials We Are Not Alone changed forever the scientific community's debate on life in the universe. Exploring what forms extraterrestrial life might take and where it may reside..