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My Tiny Flower Garden
My Tiny Flower Garden By Matt Collins, Photographs By Roo Lewis

Think you don't have enough room for beautiful blooms? My Tiny Flower Garden is bursting with amazing ideas and savvy solutions to help you transform any small space into a floral feast. With colorful cutting patches, sweet-scented city streets and pickup trucks perfect for pollinators, we've unearthed 25 amazing unconventional plots. Meet the couple packing pavements with flowers, the landscape architect who has constructed a meadow in the middle of London, and the Detroit florists who created an awe-inspiring installation in an abandoned building (before deconstructing the site and turning the land into a community flower farm). You'll pick up all the best tips and tricks as each gardener shares their small-scale expertise, from crafty containers and sequential displays to expert advice on establishing creative community spaces. Plus, practical projects including seed bombs, a pallet planter and a homemade flower press will ensure that every inch of your space is always in bloom. Whether you're looking for a floral fix or a bee-friendly bed, get inspired, let your imagination grow and enjoy your tiny flower garden.
Socks
Socks By Elizabeth Lindsay, Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

A fantastically funny picture book that will have you giggling your socks off. Laugh your socks off! What can YOU see made from SOCKS? Kids (and grown ups!) will love this socktastic celebration of everyone's favorite footwear, with bouncy rhythmic text that's perfect for reading aloud. Look out for sockerels, sockodiles and Goldisocks, and prepare to see your socks in a whole new light.
The Long Dream of Waking
The Long Dream of Waking Edited by Paul Brobbel, Edited by Wystan Curnow, Edited by Roger Horrocks

Recognized internationally as one of the twentieth century's great modernist innovators, New Zealand artist Len Lye is most famous for his avant-garde experimental films and for his astonishing and playful kinetic sculptures. Always fascinated by the interplay of movement and light, this extraordinary artist also expressed himself in photography, drawing, painting and poetry. During his lifetime he was better known in the art capitals of North America and Europe than in the country of his birth, but that has changed since the establishment of the foundation dedicated to his works at New Plymouth's Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and particularly following the opening, in 2015, of the impressive and much-admired Len Lye Centre. In this timely collection of essays, writers from New Zealand and overseas consider Lye's assured place in modern art from a variety of fascinating and thought-provoking angles. He thought of his creations as emerging from 'the long dream of waking'. And thanks to this collection of essays, we too can be drawn into his long dream and come to see his remarkable achievements through fresh eyes.
Where is Robin? Los Angeles
Where is Robin? Los Angeles By Robin Barone, Illustrated by Rachel Gozhansky

Readers will fall in love with the "City of Angels" as Robin guides them on a tour of Los Angeles. From the Marina del Rey and beautiful Venice Beach, travel to the heart of downtown to visit astonishing landmarks such as the Hollywood sign, the Walk of Fame, Sunset Boulevard, Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Century City, and so much more. Through all of her adventures, Robin connects with local people and places to discover their culture, history, and why they are unique.
No Sad Songs
No Sad Songs By Frank Morelli

Following a family tragedy, 18-year-old Gabe LoScuda suddenly finds himself thrust into the role of caregiver for his ailing grandfather. Between the shopping trips and the doctor visits with Grandpa, Gabe and his friend John try to salvage their senior year, meet girls, and make the varsity baseball team. It doesn't take long for Gabe to realize that going to school and looking after a grandfather with Alzheimer's is more work than he ever imagined. And when long-lost Uncle Nick appears on the scene, Gabe soon finds that living with Nick and Grandpa is like babysitting two grown men. Aside from John, the only person who truly understands Gabe is Sofia, a punk-rocking rebel he meets at the veteran's hospital. When these three unlikely friends are faced with a serious dilemma, will they do what it takes to save Grandpa? If there's a chance of preserving the final shreds of Grandpa's dignity, Gabe may have to make the most gut-wrenching decision of his life—and there's no way out.
Spain to Norway on a Bike Called Reggie
Spain to Norway on a Bike Called Reggie By P. Sykes

A lighthearted, entertaining travel story filled with the spirit of adventure. Meet Andrew: French teacher, writer, and long-distance cyclist. Now, meet Reggie, his bike. With two European cycling adventures already under his belt, Andrew was ready for a new challenge. Exchanging his job as a teacher in Britain for an expedition on Reggie the bike, he set off on his most daring trip yet: a journey from Tarifa in Spain to Nordkapp in Norway—from Europe's geographical south to its northernmost point. Join the duo as they take on an epic journey across nearly 8000 km of Europe, through mountains, valleys, forests, and the open road, proving that no matter where you're headed, life on two wheels is full of surprises.
Strange Fruit, Volume II
Strange Fruit, Volume II By Joel Christian Gill

Like all legends, people fade away, but not before leaving an incredible legacy. Strange Fruit, Volume II: More Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History is a collection of stories from early African American history that represent the oddity of success in the face of great adversity. Each of the eight illustrated chapters chronicles an uncelebrated African American hero or event. Joel Christian Gill offers historical and cultural commentary on heroes whose stories are not often found in history books, such as Cathay Williams, the only known female Buffalo Soldier, and Eugene Bullard, a fighter pilot who flew for France during World War I. These beautifully illustrated stories offer a refreshing look at remarkable African Americans.
South Africa - Culture Smart!
South Africa - Culture Smart! By Isabella Morris

South Africa has been described as "A World in One Country" and a "Rainbow Nation." Its landscape ranges from miles of glorious beaches to the inland desert of the Karoo, the sweeping grasslands of the Highveld plateau, and the subtropical bush of the Lowveld. Its ethnic makeup is equally varied. There are eleven official languages, nine major black African tribes, two major white tribes, as well as a representation of all the world's major religions. It has a free market economy while communists share in government; one of the world's most liberal constitutions and a deeply patriarchal society; and very rich and very poor people coexisting. South Africa has come through fire, and although there is still considerable heat, it is doing pretty well. This insiders' guide will introduce you to the universal warmth and cultural diversity of its people, explain the backdrop of their troubled past, and familiarize you with their everyday life so that you'll feel comfortable whether you're invited to a shack in the townships, a mansion in the suburbs, or a braai on the beach. You'll learn how to stay safe in potentially dangerous areas, and you'll know where to go if you want to feel like the only person on the planet.
All of a Winter's Night
All of a Winter's Night By Phil Rickman

A medieval legend spawns an unhealthy cult, and a terrifying case for Merrily Watkins—single mother, priest, exorcist. It begins in the fog, with a bleak village funeral. In the early hours of the following morning, Merrily Watkins and her daughter Jane are made aware that Aidan Lloyd, son of a wealthy farmer, will not be resting in peace. A rural tradition is displaying its sinister side as an old feud reignites. It's already a fraught time for Merrily, her future threatened by a bishop committed to restricting her role as deliverance consultant, or diocesan exorcist. Suddenly there are events she can't talk about as she and Jane find themselves potentially on the wrong side of the law. Meanwhile, DI Frannie Bliss, investigating a shooting, must confront the growth of organized crime which is contaminating the countryside. On the Welsh border, the old ways are at war with the modern world. As the days shorten and the fog gives way to ice and snow, Merrily Watkins is drawn into a conflict centered on one of Britain's most famous medieval churches, its walls laden with ancient symbolism.
Harry & Meghan
Harry & Meghan By Halima Sadat

A beautifully illustrated souvenir guide to celebrate Prince Harry's engagement to Meghan Markle. A beautifully illustrated souvenir guide to celebrate Prince Harry's engagement to Meghan Markle To mark the engagement of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle, Pitkin is delighted to publish this very special new royal souvenir in celebration of a truly modern love story. Born on September 15, 1984, Harry, christened Henry Charles Albert David, is the second child of Prince Charles and Princess Diana and younger brother to Prince William. The fourth grandchild of the Queen and Prince Philip, he is currently fifth in line to the British throne. His bride-to-be Rachel Meghan Markle, known simply as Meghan, was born on August 4, 1981 and grew up in Los Angeles. She is the daughter of Thomas Markle, an Emmy-award-winning lighting director of Irish and Dutch descent, and Doria Ragland, an African American psychotherapist and yoga teacher. As an accomplished screen actress, Meghan fulfilled her childhood dream of being a television star. This is the tale of how the dashing Prince met and fell in love with the beautiful American actress. Despite their differing backgrounds and career paths, the new royal couple are united in their commitment to charitable campaigns and devotion to one another. Meghan now faces a new chapter as she becomes a senior member of the Royal Family, which she will no doubt embrace with her natural charm and elegance. With lavish illustrations and some previously unseen images, this is a souvenir to cherish.
What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia
What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia By Elizabeth Catte

In 2016, headlines declared Appalachia ground zero for America's "forgotten tribe" of white working class voters. Journalists flocked to the region to extract sympathetic profiles of families devastated by poverty, abandoned by establishment politics, and eager to consume cheap campaign promises. What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia is a frank assessment of America's recent fascination with the people and problems of the region. The book analyzes trends in contemporary writing on Appalachia, presents a brief history of Appalachia with an eye toward unpacking Appalachian stereotypes, and provides examples of writing, art, and policy created by Appalachians as opposed to for Appalachians. The book offers a must-needed insider's perspective on the region.
Shanghai Then and Now®
Shanghai Then and Now® By Vaughan Grylls

Rare archival images of this thrilling cosmopolitan city are brought together and matched with specially commissioned photos of the same sites as they appear today. Vaughan Grylls has rounded up all of the key sites that make up this fascinating and diverse city, from Jesuit cathedrals, Jewish synagogues, and Buddhist temples to neoclassical banks, art deco hotels, and the super-tall skyscrapers of the Pudong district. Sites include: The Bund, Yu Garden, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, East Nanjing Road, Jing'an Temple, Jade Buddha Temple, People's Square, Shanghai Tower, Longhua Temple and Pagoda, Shanghai Museum, St. Ignatius Cathedral, Dongping National Forest Park, Lu Xun Park, Nanpu Bridge, Shanghai Club Building, HSBC Building, Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai Tower, Natural History Museum, Shanghai World Financial Center, Zhang Garden, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Moller House, and Custom House.
A Passion for Speed
A Passion for Speed By Paul Smiddy

The daring exploits of Mildred Bruce: aviator, racing driver, powerboat racer—and the first woman to fly solo around the world over land. Mildred Bruce enjoyed a privileged upbringing that allowed her to search for thrills beyond the bounds of most female contemporaries. She stole her brother's motorbike at 15. She raced at Brooklands in the 1920s against some of the greats of the era, and took a car 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle. She won the ladies' prize of the Monte Carlo rally and embarked upon powerboat racing. While Amy Johnson was receiving global acclaim for her flight to Australia, Mildred learned to fly, and 8 weeks later embarked on her round the world flight, the first person to fly from the UK to Japan. Captured by brigands, feted by the Siamese, Japanese, and Americans, she survived several crashes with body and spirit intact.
Animal Kingdom
Animal Kingdom By Jack Ashby

From fossils that show early life to skeletons of extinct species, 500 million years of animal life are made accessible through 100 objects. Life on earth has existed for 500 million years. In that time, the evolution and natural selection of species has formed a diversity of life rich in incredible methods of survival, reproduction, and adaption. From penis worms, which existed 508 million years ago, to threatened species such as the white rhino, this beautifully illustrated book takes the reader on a journey through natural history and shows the richness of animal life on our planet like you've never seen it before.
Soundless
Soundless By Richelle Mead

For as long as Fei can remember, there has been no sound in her village. The rocky terrain and frequent avalanches prevent residents from abandoning the town, so Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zip line that carries food up the treacherous cliffs from Beiguo, a mysterious faraway kingdom. When villagers begin to lose their sight, deliveries from the zipline shrink and many go hungry. Fei's home, the people she loves, and her entire existence is plunged into crisis, under threat of darkness and starvation. But soon Fei is awoken in the night by a searing noise, and sound becomes her weapon. Desde que Fei puede recordar, en su pueblo nadie puede oír. El terreno rocoso y los aludes frecuentes hacen que sea imposible abandonar el pueblo, por lo que Fei y su gente están a merced de una línea con la que se izan los alimentos por los traicioneros acantilados desde Beiguo, un reino lejano y misterioso. Cuando los habitantes del pueblo empiezan a perder la vista, disminuye la cantidad de comida que llega por la línea. Muchos pasan hambre. Fei y todos sus seres queridos caen en una crisis, sin nada que esperar más que oscuridad e inanición. UNA CHICA OYE UN LLAMADO A LA ACCIÓN. . . Hasta que una noche, un sonido desgarrador despierta a Fei. El oído se convierte en su arma. Emprende la tarea de descubrir qué le ocurrió y de luchar contra los peligros que amenazan a su pueblo. En su búsqueda la acompaña un apuesto minero de espíritu revolucionario, que trae consigo nuevos riesgos y la posibilidad de un romance. Juntos se embarcan en un viaje majestuoso desde la cima de la escarpada montaña donde se encuentra su pueblo hasta el valle de Beiguo, donde una verdad inesperada les cambiará la vida para siempre…
Carson Wentz
Carson Wentz By Turron Davenport

In less than two NFL seasons, Carson Wentz's impressive leadership, strong arm, and winning personality have made him the most popular Eagle since a young Donovan McNabb. Carson Wentz: Soaring to the Top is the ultimate tribute to the quickly-ascending quarterback taking Philly by storm. Including dozens of full-color photographs, fans are provided a glimpse into Wentz’s superb play early in his career, as he leads the franchise back to contention for an ever-elusive Super Bowl triumph. This keepsake also explores Wentz’s charitable endeavors off of the field, and looks ahead to where he could one day stack up among legendary Eagles’ names like Jurgensen, Jaworski, Cunningham, and McNabb.
The Internet of Things
The Internet of Things By Kate Camp

Kate Camp's new book begins in John Lennon's childhood kitchen, and ends at the prow of ship, surveying what has been and what is yet to come. The internet of things speaks to loss and hope, and to the stories we weave into the things around us. Kate Camp's sharp eye for detail and refusal to avoid life's desolate moments are balanced by her humour and empathy for the world and people in it. Cover: The kitchen cooker and shelves above at Mendips, Liverpool childhood home of John Lennon. This is where John's Aunt Mimi would cook him his favourite meal of egg and chips washed down with a cup of tea.
The History of the World in Bite-Sized Chunks
The History of the World in Bite-Sized Chunks By Emma Marriott

Comprehensive yet pithy, this overview explains everything that's important to know about the world's major historical events. History is a rich, varied, and fascinating subject, so it's rare to find the whole lot in one book . . . until now. The History of the World in Bite-Sized Chunks pulls it all together, from the world's earliest civilizations in 3500 BC to the founding of the United Nations in 1945, passing by the likes of Charlemagne, the Ottoman Empire, and the Crimean War, to name a few. Here's your chance to introduce yourself to the full spectrum of world history, and discover just how the modern world came to be.
Aftershock
Aftershock By Jules Mountain

The incredible tale of climbing Mt. Everest in the midst of the 2015 Nepal earthquake. Jules Mountain is a survivor. The odds of surviving his type of cancer were one in five. The odds of dying on Everest are one in 60, but these are severely shortened when factoring in an avalanche triggered by the 2015 Nepal earthquake. Jules lived to tell both tales, which he does in a way that conveys the agony and euphoria that extreme adventurers face, even when things go according to plan. And yet this is not merely an account of what happened in the aftermath of the most deadly disaster ever on the world's most iconic mountain. It is an exploration—internal as well as physical—of how logic, compassion and risk assessment are affected by altitude, vested interests and the stress of extreme circumstances.
Woof! Baby Animals
Woof! Baby Animals By Joshua George, Illustrated by Jonathan Finch

Learning about baby animals is great fun with this brand new Stick and Learn series with over 100 early learning stickers. Learning about baby animals is great fun with this brand new Stick and Learn series. In Woof! Baby Animals, girls and boys age 3 and up will discover a cute baby animal on every spread, including puppies, kittens, rabbits, foals and fawns. Simple, easy-to-read text about each animal, together with bold, colorful graphics and photographic imagery, will entice young learners to find and place over 100 big picture and word stickers, which are included at the back of the book. Onomatopoeic words throughout add to the early learning fun for parent-child sharing. 'Woof!'