Fourth edition of the best-selling Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) course, updated to prepare for the 2015 revised exam.
Diabetes - No More!
Author: Andreas Moritz
According to this bestselling author, diabetes is not a disease; in the vast majority of cases, it is a complex mechanism of protection or survival that the body chooses to avoid the possibly fatal consequences of an unhealthful diet and lifestyle. Despite the body's ceaseless self-preservation efforts (which we call diseases), millions of people suffer or die unnecessarily from such consequences. The imbalanced blood sugar level in diabetes is but a symptom of illness, not the illness itself. By developing diabetes, the body is neither doing something wrong nor is it trying to commit suicide. The current diabetes epidemic is man-made, or rather, factory-made, and, therefore, can be halted and reversed through simple but effective changes in diet and lifestyle. Diabetes - No More provides you with essential information on the various causes of diabetes and how anyone can avoid them. To stop the diabetes epidemic we need to create the right circumstances that allows the body to heal. Just as there is a mechanism to become diabetic, there is also a mechanism to reverse it. Find out how!
The Thinking Book
Author: Sandol Stoddard Warburg
More than fifty years after its original publication, AMMO Books is proud to present this reissue edition of an artistic and imaginative title clearly ahead of its time. BR> Not to be deterred by a hurried schedule or the start of school, a child takes his time to carefully consider whatever flights of fancy come to mind. Delicious, juicy watermelons, bubbling streams and playful puddles, and even particles of dust that dance in the sunlight distract the inventive child from his daily tasks. With artfully simple images as food for thought, young readers will find their own minds wandering as they dream up individual interpretations of THE THINKING BOOK. No analysis will be deemed incorrect, as every flip of the page provides new opportunities for inspiration. To accompany Sandol Stoddard Warburg s thoughtful prose, prolific graphic designer and AIGA medal winner Ivan Chermayeff quite literally paints a picture of childhood imagination. In the time since THE THINKING BOOK s initial release, Chermayeff has built a glowing, sixty-year reputation in the design industry, receiving recognition for the NBC, National Geographic, and Showtime logos, as well as banners and shopping bags for The Museum of Modern Art, where he was a trustee for two decades. With his design firm, Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv, he has earned countless honors, including the National Design Award for Lifetime Achievement."
Author: Leo Lionni
Publisher: Dragonfly Books
Frederick the field mouse stores up something special for the long cold winter.
Author: Benji Davies
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
A stunningly illustrated picture book full of mystery and suspense, from the bestselling author of THE STORM WHALE and GRANDAD’S ISLAND.
Oh No, George!
Author: Chris Haughton
Publisher: Candlewick Press
George finds it hard to be a good dog when there are cats to chase, flowers to dig up, and a delicious cake sitting on the kitchen table.
Bruno Munari's Zoo
Author: Bruno Munari
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Bruno Munari was an internationally acclaimed artist, designer, and children's book creator. Acontemporary of Leo Leonni, his books have been hailed as "among the most original, inventive and beautiful ever created." Zoo is among his most graphically stunning works. Meet the kangaroo, who is all legs but doesn't know it, the zebra in his striped pajamas, and the humpy camel, who has a seat for you. Young readers will enjoy Munari's bright, bold illustrations; older readers will appreciate hiswry humor. From children to collectors, Bruno Munari's Zoo is certain to enchant a whole new generation. "Graphic designer Bruno Munari is one of the most inventive picture book creators I know. I have been inspired, entertained, and in awe of his work since I was a graphic design student in Germany more than 50 years ago. And Zoo has been one of my favorites. I am delighted that it is available once again for a new generation of picture book readers of all ages." Eric Carle
Author: Tomi Ungerer
Publisher: Harper Collins
‘A highly diverting picture book about an agreeable pet boa constrictor that earns the affection and gratitude of a French village.’ —BL. ‘Children will love it.’ —H. Notable Children's Books of 1940–1959 (ALA) 1959 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book) A Reading Rainbow Selection 1958 Children's Spring Book Festival Prize (NY Herald Tribune)
Author: Gino Strada
A guide to eleven children's art workshops by one of the world's most innovative facilitators and best-selling bookmakers. Workshops are designed to spark children's imaginations, champion group bonding, and give visually pleasing results - with no artistic ability required. Illustrated and written by author of Press Here (over 1 million copies sold worldwide and a The New York Times bestseller for 3 years running). Each workshop includes: a list of materials needed, a step-by-step guide to facilitation, practical tips, illustrated examples, and photos of workshops in progress. Tried and tested around the world by children of all ages. Perfect for organizing group events at home, in schools, at parties, at museums - anywhere!
Author: Stephen King
In this classic collection of four novellas, the grand master takes you on irrestistible journeys into the far reaches of horror, heartache and hope. Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption is the story of two men convicted of murder - one guilty, one innocent - who form the perfect partnership as they dream up a scheme to escape from prison. In Apt Pupil a golden schoolboy entices an old man with a past to join in a dreadful union. The Body sees four young boys venture into the woods and find life, death ...and the end of innocence. The Breathing Method is the tale of a doctor who goes to his club and discovers a woman determined to give birth - no matter what.
Publish Yourself on CD-ROM
Author: Fabrizio Caffarelli, Deirdre Straughan
Publisher: Random House Puzzles & Games
Book/CD package takes designers step-by-step through CD-ROM creation, from data preparation to premastering through mastering to Gold CD, for a variety of formats and technologies. Explains hardware, software, and existing CD-Creations Sys
Author: Donatella Di Pietrantonio
Author: Anthony Grafton
Publisher: Yale University Press
The Vatican Library contains the richest collection of western manuscripts and early printed books in the world, and its holdings have both reflected and helped to shape the intellectual development of Europe. One of the central institutions of Italian Renaissance culture, it has served since its origin in the mid-fifteenth century as a center of research for topics as diverse as the early history of the city of Rome and the structure of the universe. This extraordinarily beautiful book which contains over 200 color illustrations, introduces the reader to the Vatican Library and examines in particular its development during the Renaissance. Distinguished scholars discuss the Library's holdings and the historical circumstances of its growth, presenting a fascinating cast of characters - popes, artists, collectors, scholars, and scientists - who influenced how the Library evolved. The authors examine subjects ranging from Renaissance humanism to Church relations with China and the Islamic world to the status of medicine and the life sciences in antiquity and during the Renaissance. Their essays are supported by a lavish display of maps, books, prints, and other examples of the Library's collection, including the Palatine Virgil (a fifth-century manuscript), a letter from King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn, and an autographed poem by Petrarch. The book serves as the catalog for a major exhibition at the Library of Congress that presents a selection of the Vatican Library's magnificent treasures.