Welcome to best-selling author-illustrator Martha Day Zschock's Hello! board book series for children. In Hello, Pet Friends! readers will explore the fun and interesting world of pets and all the things one should think about when trying to choose the perfect pet! For ages 2-5. Made in the USA.
Welcome to best-selling author-illustrator Martha Day Zschock's Hello! board book series for children. In Hello, Cat! readers will explore the fun, interesting and playful world of cats. For ages 2-5. Made in the USA.
It’s all about boats! Parent and child seagulls celebrate on the high seas and winding rivers in best-selling author-illustrator Martha Day Zschock’s Hello! board book series for children. In Hello, Boats! join the pair as they sail the ocean blue, cruise a lake, waterski, and lounge on a fancy houseboat. Along the way, you’ll encounter cruise ships, canoes, and big barges, ending the day with a beautiful sunset over the water and a young, sleepy seagull! For ages 2-5. Made in the USA.
A classic Sesame Street Little Golden Book from 1977, celebrating Big Bird and the color red!A classic Sesame Street Little Golden Book from 1977 is back! Big Bird wants to show readers what the color red looks like. As he searches his bottomless shopping bag for some examples of red things, a slapstick-funny series of red-themed scenes appear behind him: red cars and trucks, a red-clad marching band, a red parade float, red fruit, red costumes--and, finally, a bag of very squished red tomatoes.
Little children will love this magical retelling of the classic fairy tale, with fantastic pop-ups, all stunningly illustrated by George Ermos. Discover the secret tower, see Sleeping Beauty prick her finger on the spindle, follow the fairies' starry trail and see if magic can save the day.
Generous Mr. Panda is giving away presents to all his animal friends, including a mouse, an octopus, an elephant, and a lemur, but they aren't being very grateful about the gifts they receive. It may be because the presents aren't quite right. Mouse receives a sweater that's too big, and Octopus gets six colorful socks even though he has eight legs. Fortunately, thoughtful little Lemur knows that even if the present isn't perfect, it's the thought that counts most of all.The popular picture book
Many people dream of seeing whales, dolphins and porpoises in the wild, and a good identification guide is a must for any whale-watching trip. This brand new edition of Mark Carwardine's hugely popular Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises is fully updated with the latest information on cetaceans. It contains a brilliant series of identification illustrations by Martin Camm, covering every species of cetacean in the world. Identification is further aided by comparison plates (grouped by ocean), along w
Kids will do a lot more than point at places on a map when they pick up this awesome world atlas! It provides a hands-on way for kids to learn about the world through maps, fun facts, activities, and more than 2,000 stickers. From landmarks, to animals, to flags, there's no better way to discover important information about the world than sticker by sticker.
In recent decades several major earthquakes have caused serious damage to wooden houses, highlighting the need for earthquake-proofing of timber structures. Existing design concepts are mainly based on the static considerations of shear-resistant walls or frames of timber structures, and thus cannot predict the behavior of severely damaged structures.Meanwhile, timber structure research has employed response analyses, large-scale tests and shaking tables, which have considerable increased unders
This book in the Library Futures Series examines blockchain technology, a concept with far-reaching implications for the future of recordkeeping. Blockchain uses a distributed database (multiple devices not connected to a common processor) that organizes data into records (blocks) that have cryptographic validation. The data are timestamped and linked to previous records so that they can only be changed by those who own the encryption keys to write to the files. Firms like Microsoft and IBM are
Winner of the Society for the Anthropology of Work book prize 2017This volume presents a global range of ethnographic case studies to explore the ways in which - in the context of the restructuring of industrial work, the ongoing financial crisis, and the surge in unemployment and precarious employment - local and global actors engage with complex social processes and devise ideological, political, and economic responses to them. It shows how the reorganization and re-signification of work, nota
"I did something terrible Grace. I hope you can forgive me..."Grace hasn't been the same since the death of her best friend Charlie. She is haunted by Charlie's last words, and in a bid for answers, opens an old memory box of Charlie's. It soon becomes clear there was a lot she didn't know about her best friend.When Grace starts a campaign to find Charlie's father, Anna, a girl claiming to be Charlie's sister steps forward. For Grace, finding Anna is like finding a new family, and soon Anna has
Create a keepsake that will remind you of the family trip for years to come! No matter where you're headed for the family vacation, you'll be making lasting memories. And if you're between the ages of 7 to 10, this fun book was designed with you in mind. It's chock-full of activities — more than 90 — that will help you draw and write about your adventures. All you need is a pencil and your imagination!
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!It is ten years after an aging Batman has retired and Gotham City has sunk deeper into decadence and lawlessness. Now as his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenage female Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against his two greatest enemies, the Joker and Two-Face for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat wit
Celebrated picture book biographer Jeanette Winter shares the story of champion tennis players—and sisters—Venus and Serena Williams.Before they were famous tennis stars, Venus and Serena Williams were sisters with big dreams growing up in Compton, California. In the early mornings, they head to the tennis courts, clean up debris, and practice. They compete in their first tournament and they both win. From there, the girls’ trophy collection grows and grows. Despite adversity and health challeng
New York Times-bestselling team Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton invite readers to come hang out with them in their 91-Story Treehouse—the seventh book in the illustrated chapter book series filled with Andy and Terry's signature slapstick humor!Andy and Terry live in a 91-story treehouse. (It used to be a 78-story treehouse, but they keep getting ideas for new stories!) It has a submarine sandwich shop that serves sandwiches the size of actual submarines, an air-traffic control tower, a human pi
Purdue at 150: A Visual History of Indiana’s Land-Grant University by David M. Hovde, Adriana Harmeyer, Neal Harmeyer, and Sammie L. Morris tells Purdue's story through rare images, artifacts, and words. Authors culled decades of student papers, from scrapbooks, yearbooks, letters, and newspapers to historical photographs and memorabilia preserved in the Purdue University Libraries Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections. Many of the images and artifacts included have never been p