The Art of Hamsa Kit

Author: Editors of Rock Point
Publisher: Race Point Pub
ISBN: 1631060627
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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With this kit, you'll get a 32-page illustrated book that has the history and meaning of the Hamsa, as well as design ideas for how to create your own.

Birds of the Sierra Nevada

Author: Edward C. Beedy
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520274938
Format: PDF, Docs
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This beautifully illustrated and user-friendly book presents the most up-to-date information available about the natural histories of birds of the Sierra Nevada, the origins of their names, the habitats they prefer, how they communicate and interact with one another, their relative abundance, and where they occur within the region. Each species account features original illustrations by Keith Hansen. In addition to characterizing individual species, Birds of the Sierra Nevada also describes ecological zones and bird habitats, recent trends in populations and ranges, conservation efforts, and more than 160 rare species. It also includes a glossary of terms, detailed maps, and an extensive bibliography with over 500 citations.

The Thank You Book An Elephant and Piggie Book

Author: Mo Willems
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
ISBN: 9781423178286
Format: PDF
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Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. In The Thank You Book!, Piggie wants to thank EVERYONE. But Gerald is worried Piggie will forget someone . . . someone important.

Black Cats Tell All

Author: Layla Morgan Wilde
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780998059198
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Anthology of stories about and photographs of black cats.

Splitopia

Author: Wendy Paris
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476725535
Format: PDF, ePub
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Packed with research, insights, and illuminating (and often funny) examples from Paris’s own divorce experience, this book is a “practical and reassuring guide to parting well.” —Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project Engaging and revolutionary, filled with wit, searing honesty, and intimate interviews, Splitopia is a call for a saner, more civil kind of divorce. As Paris reveals, divorce has improved dramatically in recent decades due to changes in laws and family structures, advances in psychology and child development, and a new understanding of the importance of the father. Positive psychology expert and author of Happier, Tal Ben-Shahar, writes that Paris’s “personal insights, stories, and research” create “a smart and interesting guide that can be extremely helpful for those going through divorce.” Reading this book can be the difference between an expensive, ugly battle and a decent divorce, between children sucked under by conflict or happy, healthy kids. This is “a compelling case that it’s high time for a new definition of Happily Ever After—for everyone” (Brigid Schulte, author of Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time).

Talk to the Tail

Author: Tom Cox
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1847378196
Format: PDF
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Following on from Tom's life with six cats in UNDER THE PAW, he now picks up the story in TALK TO THE TAIL, updating readers on what has happened with his feline friends as well as looking back for more confessions about his animal-loving past. Readers of Tom's previous book will be delighted to read what has happened to his six eccentric cats. Why does Janet keep bringing 1980s sweet wrappers into the house? Will 24-hour surveillance of The Bear, using a state-of-the-art cat GPS system, finally solve the mystery of his wanderlust? Tom also writes about his bumbling forays into the remainder of the animal kingdom. He attempts to overcome his crippling fear of horses with disastrous results, chase ostriches in Kenya, put his hand into a tiger's mouth for 0.9 seconds and he meets his 'alter-doggo' -- the spaniel Tom regularly walks who likes to roll around in dead animals. Where will it all end? Will he give in to temptation and get a dog, a goat or even more cats? With this soppy creature-obsessive, anything is possible.

Cinco de Mayo

Author: Donald W. Miles
Publisher: Iuniverse Inc
ISBN: 9780595392414
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Under the orders of French Emperor Napoleon III, French troops arrive in Mexico in 1861 with a dual purpose: to help the Confederacy win the war against the United States and to conquer Mexico. As President Benito Juárez suspends payment of Mexicos foreign debts, the French drop their façade of debt negotiations and head for Puebla, where they are soundly defeated in their attempt to capture the city. The French withdraw from their stunning setback and spend the summer of 1862 nursing their wounds and awaiting reinforcements in Orizaba. This gives the Mexicans ample time to highly fortify Puebla against a future attack. During spring of 1863 French troops head for Puebla and Mexico City in what they hope will be a pair of easy victories. Juárez and his government flee Mexico City rather than trying to defend the capital against overwhelming odds. The French make their grand entrance and immediately encounter problems with the Catholic Church. Austrian Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, asked by the French to become emperor of Mexico, will not accept the throne without a popular vote from the people. When the American Civil War ends in 1865, out-of-work soldiers, generals and high-ranking officials from the former Confederate government drift into Mexico. General Ulysses S. Grants U.S. Army is now free to stage maneuvers along the border, setting off panic in Mexico City and Paris. Grants move prompts Napoleon III to cut his losses and pull his troops out. Now, its only a matter of time before Mexican forces retake the country

Cats in Sweaters

Author: Publications International
Publisher: Publications International, Limited
ISBN: 9781680229479
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Each set includes a step-by-step book with instructions to complete projects within each kit. Also includes the components to create each beautiful design.