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Lost For Words
- Paperback - Macmillan Children's
Tapir and his friends all have nice new notebooks, just waiting to be filled. Giraffe decides to write a poem, Hippo writes a story and Flamingo composes a beautiful song. But poor Tapir can't think of anything to write and the harder he tries the more upset he becomes!
The World's Wife
- Paperback - Picador
In Carol Ann Duffy's latest collection of poems, the stories of famous men - Midas, Darwin, Quasimodo, Pontious Pilate, King Kong - are presented from the perspective of the lesser-known wife.
- Paperback - Image Comics
Forty years ago, Duke McQueen saved an alien world from destruction. Back on earth, nobody believed his story. Now his kids are grown, his wife has passed on, and life has little to offer. Until the day a strange boy from the world he once saved makes an appearance, coaxing Duke to join him on one last adventure.
The Book Of Days
- Paperback - Red Squirrel
Haibun is often a narrative of a journey, real or allegorical, and in this collection Colin Will writes of his travels, experiences, ideas and philosophy through the medium of haibun.
Language Teaching In Steiner-Waldorf Schools: Insights From Rudolf Steiner
- Paperback - Floris Books
Providing a solid basis for the teaching of modern languages in Steiner-Waldorf Schools, this book discusses extensively Rudolf Steiner's view of the nature of language in relation to child development and also of the practical classroom questions of curriculum and teaching method.
The Rose Cord
- Paperback - Michael Joseph
Fleeing the vengeful Inquisitor Melyn, Sir Benfro is drawn to the last resting place of a great dragon of legend, Magog, deep in the ancient forest. Through Magog's spirit, Benfro discovers the true nature of his forebears - a history of unimaginable power and mystery over mankind. But with this knowledge comes terrible danger. Errol Ramsbottom's dreams of becoming a great Warrior Priest have been shattered by his discovery of the dark secret of the Holy Order's power. And yet as a chosen noviciate he is trapped, unwillingly drawn deeper into the sinister plans for war which will engulf Gwlad.
Teaching Foreign Languages: A Practical Handbook For Steiner-Waldorf Teachers
- Paperback - Floris Books
At one level, teaching foreign languages has its own set of skills and challenges for the class teacher. In Steiner-Waldorf schools, however, the guiding principle of language teaching is constant: to engage with all aspects of the student - his or her experiences, personality and movement - to help the student connect deeply with the foreign language. Erhard Dahl, an experienced language teacher, here offers a wealth of resources and practical help for teachers.
Union Terrace Gardens: The Battle For Denburn Valley
- Paperback - Black & White
In 'Union Terrace Gardens', Diane Morgan tells the story of the gardens from their early days right up to the present and details the inside story of the battle for the future of this green jewel in the heart of the Granite City.
- Paperback - Orbit
Ryan knows all the justifications for UFO sightings. But when something falls out of the sky on the hills near his small Scottish town, he finds his cynicism can't identify or explain the phenomenon. And in a future where nothing is a secret, where everything is recorded on CCTV or reported online, why can he find no evidence of the UFO, nor anything to shed light on what occurred? Is it the political revolutionaries, is it the government or is it aliens themselves who are creating the cover-up? Or does the very idea of a cover-up hide the biggest secret of all?
- Hardback - Image Comics
The children of the world's greatest superheroes may never be able to fill their parents' shoes. When the family becomes embattled by infighting, one branch stages an uprising, another goes into hiding. How long can the world survive when one family's super-powered problems explode onto the global stage?
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