Lego Tips For Kids

Autore: Joachim Klang
ISBN: 9783958432154
Grandezza: 49,63 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
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* Designed especially for kids* This book provides easy-to-understand building instructions to help create tons of Lego models from outer space!This new volume in the successful Lego books series addresses young Lego enthusiasts. It provides helpful information on how kids can create the coolest projects from outer space, out of just a few bricks from their home collection. Whether small spaceships, robots, lightsabers or any figures from their favorite science-fiction-movies, all these projects are described in easy- to-follow step-by-step instruction! Just start building, but don't forget: Just click - don't glue, clip or paint!This book is the first in a series of 'Lego Tips for Kids'.Also available:Big Unofficial Lego Builder's Book ISBN 9783868526585 - $29.99Build Your Own Galaxy ISBN 9783868527773 - $29.99Little Box of Lego Projects ISBN 9783868529265 - $16.99Build You Own Knight's Realm ISBN 9783868529258 - $29.99Lego Tips, Tricks and Building Techniques ISBN 9783958431348 - $29.95Joachim Klang, a LEGO expert since his childhood days, is well-known within the LEGO community for his real artistic and experimental use of the colorful bricks.

Rosario S Fig Tree

Autore: Charis Wahl
Editore: Groundwood Books Ltd
ISBN: 1554983428
Grandezza: 44,97 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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Every spring the little girl who lives next door to Rosario helps him plant vegetables. One spring, Rosario plants a fig tree, which soon bears sweet purple fruit. But when fall comes, he bends it over and buries it in the ground. What kind of magic is Rosario performing? The next spring, on planting day, the little girl and Rosario make holes for tomato plants, push in stakes for beans and plant other vegetables. Then Rosario begins to unearth the buried fig tree. It looks dead, for sure. But one hot sunny day, a fresh green leaf appears. Inspired by her next-door neighbor, Charis Wahl has written a sweet and simple story about a little girl’s first-hand experience with the magic of gardening. The story is complemented by Luc Melanson’s gently humorous illustrations.

Daily Life In Holland In The Year 1566

Autore: Rien Poortvliet
Editore: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN: 9780810933095
Grandezza: 75,99 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
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The vivid illustrations of famed Dutch artist and naturalist Rien Poortvliet are admired all over the world. His warm and imaginative portrayals and stories of people, animals, or such fantastic creatures as gnomes are loved by readers of all generations. His countless fans will be enchanted by this intriguing new book, Daily Life in Holland in the Year 1566, And the Story of My Ancestor's Treasure Chest. To create this latest gem, Poortvliet found inspiration in the rich legacy of Dutch landscape and genre painting traditions and in his own Dutch heritage as well. He became intrigued by a document dating from the year 1566 that revealed the existence of an armoire owned by his distant ancestor, Jacob Jansz Poortvliet. That armoire led Rien Poortvliet to come upon something valuable indeed - a treasure trove of insights into the world of his ancestor. Characteristically evocative, the words and images in Daily Life in Holland are rich in detail and delicate in coloration, and perhaps the most beautiful of any of Poortvliet's works to date. In this fascinating saga, he recreates the lives of his forebears as they toiled and celebrated their way through daily existence. He does not conjure up a romantic vision of the past - the Dutch countryside was not all tulips and windmills! There were adversity and hard work, and we learn that 1566 was an extraordinary year in Holland, marked by famine and plague, great freezes, floods and droughts, comets and earthquakes, and an invasion by the Spanish as well. Poortvliet's colorful account unfolds before us to reveal how ordinary men, women, and children lived: what kinds of clothes they wore, what their houses were like, what they are and how theycooked. How did they celebrate Christmas? What did the people do for a living and what kind of money did they have? What did a girl's engagement ring look like? How many different kinds of swords and firearms did they have? Exploring his own roots, Poortvliet captures the beauty of everyday life and livelihood in turbulent sixteenth-century Holland. Rien Poortvliet is recognized as the greatest living Dutch artist. He first won acclaim in this country when Abram's Gnomes and Secrets of the Gnomes (text by Wil Huygen) became best-sellers. His other Abrams books - Dutch Treat, The Living Forest, The Farm Book, Dogs, The Book of the Sandman, In My Grandfather's House, and Noah's Ark - have also won a devoted following. His works are popular as well in Australian, Canadian, Danish, German, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish, and Yugoslavian editions.

Moving Mountains

Autore: Reinhold Messner
Editore: Executive Excellence Publishing
Grandezza: 60,61 MB
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This book introduces us to Reinhold Messner, the first person to reach the summit of Everest solo and without supplemental oxygen.

Stein S Animal Life

Autore: Uli Stein
Editore: Ccc Publications
ISBN: 9781576440728
Grandezza: 30,13 MB
Formato: PDF
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Female Buddhas

Autore: Glenn H. Mullin
Editore: Clear Light Pub
Grandezza: 32,97 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 1008
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Any visitor to a Tibetan temple will be impressed by the large number of female images that appear in wall frescos and tangka paintings, as well as in the form of sculptures and other mediums. This strong role of the feminine in Tibetan mystical art is common to the chapels of monasteries and nunneries alike as well as communal meditation hermitages and stands in sharp contrast to the predominance of male images seen in the temples of most other Buddhist countries. But who are these female buddha forms and what do they represent? What is their place in Tibet's rich spiritual, philosophical and artistic worlds? This book is a pioneering attempt to find answers to these important questions. It includes over a hundred full colour plates of Tibetan masterpieces from the Shelley and Donald Rubin Collections. These stand as testimony to the exhilarating beauty of the tankgas and other works as well as to the amazing skill and transformative vision of the traditional master artists. Part One also features photographs of Tibet by acclaimed photographer Marcia Keegan. The book includes an appraisal of the feminine in Tibetan Buddhism and an overview of its prominence in Tibetan art by Tibetologist Glenn H Mullin. The book appears in conjunction with the world premiere of the art exhibit, 'Female Buddhas: Women of Enlightenment in Tibetan Mysticism', which opened at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art in Atlanta and is traveling to several locations around the country.

The Selected Letters Of Ezra Pound 1907 1941

Autore: Ezra Pound
Editore: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 9780811201612
Grandezza: 65,64 MB
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Ronia The Robber S Daughter

Autore: Astrid Lindgren
Editore: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780192789945
Grandezza: 37,99 MB
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Ronia, the daughter of a robber who lives in a great fortress in an enchanted wood, causes mayhem by befriending the son of her father's sworn enemy. Together Ronia and Birk explore the magical forest, until one day they find they might actually have to survive in it . . .

Friends Of Interpretable Objects

Autore: Miguel TAMEN
Editore: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674044215
Grandezza: 44,54 MB
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Tamen's concern is to show how inanimate objects take on life through their interpretation--notably, in our own culture, as they are collected and housed in museums. It is his claim that an object becomes interpretable only in the context of a "society of friends." Thus, he suggests, our inveterate tendency as human beings to interpret the phenomenal world gives objects not only a life but also a society.

The 100

Autore: Kass Morgan
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444766899
Grandezza: 20,77 MB
Formato: PDF
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The Hunger Games meets Lost in this spectacular new series. Now a major TV series on E4. No one has set foot on Earth in centuries - until now. Ever since a devastating nuclear war, humanity has lived on spaceships far above Earth's radioactive surface. Now, one hundred juvenile delinquents - considered expendable by society - are being sent on a dangerous mission: to re-colonize the planet. It could be their second chance at life...or it could be a suicide mission. CLARKE was arrested for treason, though she's haunted by the memory of what she really did. WELLS, the chancellor's son, came to Earth for the girl he loves - but will she ever forgive him Reckless BELLAMY fought his way onto the transport pod to protect his sister, the other half of the only siblings in the universe. And GLASS managed to escape back onto the ship, only to find that life there is just as dangerous as she feared it would be on Earth. Confronted with a savage land and haunted by secrets from their pasts, the hundred must fight to survive. They were never meant to be heroes, but they may be mankind's last hope.