The prefabricated Mulberry Harbours were taken across the English Channel from Britain with the invading army, in sections and assembled off the coast of Normandy as part of the D-Day invasion of France in 1944.
Author: Felix Schulz
The Three Little Pigs
Author: Marcia Leonard, Doug Cushman
Publisher: Silver Pr
Relates the adventures of three little pigs who leave home to seek their fortunes and how they deal with the big bad wolf. At various points in the text the reader is asked to state what is missing from the picture.
A sourcebook to the intersection between art and technology identifies the major female players in this movement, featuring a series of essays exploring the line between these two fields written by artists and promoters who are well respected in their fields. (Fine Arts)
Baker wants to create a surprise party for his friend Taylor, but when everything seems to be going wrong, he asks for help from friends, only to realize that it is the effort not the results that counts. Winner of the Baker & Taylor/Red Cygnet Press Young Writers Contest.
William Morris (1834-1896) was one of the great figures of the 19th century - a pioneer of modern design. His work as a visionary designer, manufacturer, political activist and social reformer had a profound influence on his contemporaries and on subsequent generations.
Fatima and the Dream Thief
Author: Rafik Schami, Oliver Streich, Anthea Bell
Publisher: North South Books
Fatima accepts the challenge to work for the mean-tempered lord of the castle who steals the dreams of anyone who becomes angry with him.
Author: Sibylle Lewitscharoff
One night, German philosopher Hans Blumenberg returns to his study to find a shocking sight--a lion lying on the floor as if it's the most natural thing in the world. The lion stretches comfortably on the Turkmen rug, eyes resting on Blumenberg. The philosopher with some effort retains his composure, even when the next day during his lecture the lion makes another appearance, ambling slowly down the center aisle. Blumenberg glances around; the seats are full, but none of his students seem to see the lion. What is going on here? Blumenberg is the captivating and witty fictional tale of this likable philosopher and the handful of students who come under the spell of the supernatural lion--including skinny Gerhard Optatus Baur, a promising young Blumenbergian, and the delicate, haughty Isa, who falls head over heels in love with the wrong man. Written by Sibylle Lewitscharoff, whom Die Welt called the "most dazzling stylist of contemporary German literature," Blumenberg will delight English readers.
Securing the Sacred
Author: Robert M Bosco
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
By treating religion as a key security concern, Western democracies may be undermining their safety
It's now been two years since Ben and Firedrake defeated Nettlebrand and rescued the silver dragons. Both boy and dragon have finally found homes, but they must live hundreds of miles apart and can only see each other every once in a while. During one such visit, news reaches Ben, the Greenblooms, and their friends that the last Pegasus in the world has been discovered. The legendary horse has three unhatched eggs with him, but the only way they'll ever hatch -- and continue the survival of this incredible magical species -- is to place them under a griffin's feather. But griffins are the most dangerous creatures in the world, and their mortal enemies are dragons... Ben has vowed not to tell Firedrake about his quest, to protect him. But as he and the Greenbloom team set off for a remote island where the terrible griffins are rumored to live, he may just need the help of his best friend and dragon...
Three Cave Mountain
Author: Per Olov Enquist
Publisher: Overlook Press
After being bitten on the bottom by a crocodile, Mina's grandpa knows that serious care is needed and so, with Mina's sister and cousins to assist, they set off on a perilous journey up Three Cave Mountain to seek the help they need.
Author: Ruth Werner
These games for speech and language development are easy tried-and-tested games to help develop language skills in children, including activities for listening skills, sound production, sentence formation, understanding concepts and more.
Life and I
Author: Elisabeth Helland Larsen
Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag-DGV
"Rosy-cheeked and wrapped in blue, with a flower in her hair, Death rides a pink bike. Death, a greeneyed little girl in this pastel world, visits small animals with soft fur and big animals with sharp teeth. She lingers with a kindly grandmother as they knit one last scarf together. She wanders through surroundings of gentle beauty and she tells us who she is. For parents of children facing the loss of a family member, a friend, or a pet, this book finds words to express what is often so difficult to explain. It ends with such a feeling of uplift and acceptance that readers of any age will turn the last page with a smile and a tear"--Excerpt from Amazon.com.