Thea Gouverneur's Flower Portraits is a delectable selection of cross stitch designs for fifty favourite flowers. Arranged into fields of colour, these designs are certain in inspire beginners and have experienced cross-stitchers rushing for their embroidery frames. Following in the footsteps of the popular Secret Garden in Cross Stitch, these fresh flower portraits will bring the delight of the flowering garden into the home all year round.
The All-Sustaining Air: Romantic Legacies and Renewals in British, American, and Irish Poetry since 1900
Drawn from Shelley's Prometheus Unbound, the title of this book suggests the cultural and literary persistence of the Romantic in the work of many British, American, and Irish poets since 1900. Allowing for and celebrating the multiple, even fractured nature of Romantic legacies, Michael O'Neill focuses on the creative impact of Romantic poetry on twentieth- and twenty-first century poetry.
This Is How to Get Your Next Job: An Inside Look at What Employers Really Want
Even in a bad economy, companies have job openings they can't fill. Considering the millions of people who are out of work or unhappily employed, how can that be?What are job seekers doing to turn off employers? And what is it that employers want but aren't finding? Leading career expert and syndicated columnist Andrea Kay asked employers one simple question: why didn't you hire the last ten people you interviewed? What it came down to, every time, wasn't a matter of skills or experience, but how applicants seemed based on what they said or did.
Let's Visit Israel is a cute book about Israel. It begins with a drawing of a plane landing in Israel and follows a little boys journey on a bus through the hills in Jerusalem, walk along the roads in the Old City, visit to a kibbutz, boat ride in Eilat, cable car ride at Masada, and swim in the Dead Sea. Each page of the book describes a different site. This book would make a cute baby present and it will definitely make the reader want to visit Israel.
The Heart of Mathematics: An Invitation to Effective Thinking, 3d edition
Math can be a living source of powerful ideas that transcend mathematics; a window into mind-opening philosophical concepts such as infinity, fourth dimensions, chaos, and fractals; and a practical training ground for developing skills in analysis, reasoning, and thought—if you have the right approach and the right guide.
Wizard: The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla Biography of a Genius (Audiobook)
By Marc J. Seifer, read by Simon Prebble
Unabridged edition 2011 | 22 hours and 16 mins
Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), credited as the inspiration for radio, robots, and even radar, has been called the patron saint of modern electricity. Based on original material and previously unavailable documents, this acclaimed book is the definitive biography of the man considered by many to be the founding father of modern electrical technology. Among Tesla's creations were the channeling of alternating current, fluorescent and neon lighting, wireless telegraphy, and the giant turbines that harnessed the power of Niagara Falls.
Decades of research have proven the value of reading aloud to children, and the years between birth and age two are arguably the most crucial for language development. As a parent, it's important that you help your baby acquire the foundation they need to speak earlier, read on their own sooner, and benefit from an increased vocabulary and attention span. Baby Read-Aloud Basics shows you how to establish an effective daily read-aloud routine to take charge of your baby's future understanding and success. Organized around the six stages of early language development from birth to age two, the book provides simple but effective techniques to help you: