Alfred Busi, famed and beloved in his town for his music and songs, is now in his sixties, mourning the recent death of his wife and quietly living out his days alone in the large villa he has always called home. The night before he is due to attend a ceremony at the town's avenue o... read more
Since Henry Lawson wrote his story 'The Drover's Wife' in 1892, Australian writers, painters, performers and photographers have created a wonderful tradition of Drover's Wife works, stories and images.The Russell Drysdale painting from 1945 has become an Australian ... read more
Ark Redwood guides you through the changing seasons, expanding your knowledge of how to be conscious of the present and providing expert insights on meditating into your natural environment. The Art of Mindful Gardening explores how mindfulness can bring a new dimension to gardening.
Darryl Jones is fascinated by bird feeders. Not the containers supplying food to our winged friends, but the people who fill the containers, scatter the crumbs or seeds, or leave the picnic scraps behind for the birds.Here, Jones takes... read more
Winnie-the-Pooh is one of the best-loved and most successful children's characters of all time. Published to accompany a major exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, this book explores the fascinating story behind the development of Winnie-the-Pooh and f... read more
RE-ISSUE WITH FRESH NEW COVER AND FLEXI FORMAT! The Middle East - from North Africa and Moorish Spain, through Turkey, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan to Iran and the Arabian Peninsula - has long had a vibrant tradition of home-style vegetarian cuisine - from their... read more
|Series:||Booklist Editor's Choice. Books for Youth (Awards)|
|Reading Level:||Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11|
|Awards:||Winner of California Young Reader Medal (Middle School) 2014 and Buckeye Children's Book Award (Grades 3-5) 2012 and NAPPA Gold Awards (Ages 6 & Up) 2011 and Schneider Family Book Award (Teen) 2012 and Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award (Children's Literature) 2012. Runner-up for West Virginia Children's Book Award 2013. Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Ten to Fourteen) 2012 and Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) (Fiction) 2011 and Alabama Camellia Award (Grades 4-6) 2012 and Cybils (Graphic Novel Elem/Mid) 2011. Short-listed for Bluebonnet Awards 2013 and Young Reader's Choice Award (Junior/Grades 4-6) 2014 and Virginia Readers Choice Award (Middle School) 2014 and Golden Sower Award (Intermediate) 2014 and South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award (Children's) 2013 and Iowa Children's Choice (ICCA) Award 2013 and Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award 2013 and Kentucky Bluegrass Award (Grades 3-5) 2013 and Volunteer State Book Awards (Middle School) 2013 and Colorado Children's Book Award (Junior Novel) 2013 and Golden Archer Award (Intermediate) 2013 and Rhode Island Teen Book Award 2013 and William Allen White Childens Book Award (Grades 3-5) 2014 and Great Stone Face Book Award 2012 and Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award (Grades 6-8) 2014 and Rhode Island Children's Book Awards 2013 and Mark Twain Readers Award 2013.|
Playing with the form he created in his trailblazing debut novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick once again sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey.
Ben and Rose secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he h... read more