Part of the White Wolves non-fiction titles, which provide a range of engaging subjects that children will encounter in the real world. This book is the Science series title for above average readers aged 7 to 8.
Author: John Shortland
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2013-05-10
How many times when we are visiting gardens, or thumbing through a glossy magazine, do we look at our own garden with mixed feelings of disappointment and despair, and exclaim 'Why can`t my garden look like that?'. The simple answer is `it can`. This book demonstrates just how easy it is to make adjustments to what is already there to make your garden stunning, whatever its size. Whether it's an issue with design, plant selection or pruning - or even lack of time - simple solutions are described in clear, jargon-free language that will appeal both to the complete novice and those with more experience. Written in an informal, easy-to-read style this book will enable everyone to have a garden they can be proud of.
Author: David C. Stuart
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Release Date: 2002
In a story that ranges from continent to continent and spans four centuries, botanist and gardener David Stuart reveals how the garden as we know it was created not by garden designers but by ordinary gardeners responding to exotic and novel plants that suggested new spaces, places, and means of display. 70 illustrations.
h3>Besser lesen durch Krimis Das Lesen im Englischunterricht macht gleich mehr Spaß, wenn es dabei spannende Kriminalfälle zu lösen gibt. Bei den 19 Kurzkrimis für die Klassen 8 bis 10 gilt es Tätern auf die Spur zu kommen und Tathergänge zu entschlüsseln ? und das alles in englischer Sprache! Englische Texte besser verstehen Beim Lesen der spannenden Krimis wird die Sprach- und Lesekompetenz (reading comprehension) gefördert. Die 19 Crime Stories können verschiedenen Schwierigkeitsstufen zugeordnet werden, so dass Sie unterschiedliche Leistungsniveaus innerhalb Ihrer Lerngruppe berücksichtigen können. Handlungsorientierter Englischunterricht Zu allen Kurzkrimis erhalten Sie Arbeitsblätter als Kopiervorlagen, die ebenfalls verschiedenen Schwierigkeitsstufen angehören. Sie helfen den Schülern dabei, die Textvorlage sicher zu verstehen und gleichzeitig den Täter zu überführen. Der Band enthält: 19 spannende Lesekrimis in unterschiedlichen Schwierigkeitsstufen | zu jedem Krimi Arbeitsblätter zur Förderung der Lese- und Sprachkompetenz
Nature, Living and Growing focuses on outdoor play and how nature can contribute to a child’s learning and development. Split into four sections, which focus on each of the four seasons – spring, summer, autumn and winter, this book: includes activities appropriate to each season offers ideas for 'wander walkabouts' to inspire and set the scene of what the season can offer in regard to play activities promotes knowledge of the environment and how to use natural resources effectively.
Welcome to Angel Island…said to harbor angels who help guide the lost, delivering them from despair and darkness into the golden light of love and faith. Claire North understands how Angel Island sets the rhythm for her own serenity and ease. But a visitor has disturbed her peaceful heart. She knew him as a troubled boy who came to her soup kitchen in Boston, full of half-truths but brimming with trust. She wasn’t able to say good-bye to him then. Now, miraculously, a second chance to help him has come. Jamie Carter, now a young man, is more in need of Claire’s wisdom than ever. But when she suspects he is back to his old ways, her faith is truly put to the test... On the other side of the island, Avery Bishop is making a fresh start of her own, opening a new café. Her culinary school training is scoffed at by Mike Rossi, owner of the restaurant across the street. But Avery is determined to show this burger-flipping hero a real cook has arrived. If only Mike’s charming smile didn’t make her forget that he is her fiercest competitor. First Time in Paperback
Author: Christine Walkden
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2011-05-31
A Year in Christine's Garden is the utterly down-to-earth account of one woman's passion for plants. Recounting stories from her hectic life in horticulture, Christine Walkden's diary is a heartwarming account of octogenarian neighbours, living with a film crew and helping friends with their gardening needs. Reflecting all the charm of her BBC2 television series, Christine's narrative paints a picture of the day-to-day beauty that surrounds her. She likes being outside, she likes walking her dog Tara, she likes watching the light change and she enjoys those little moments when everything seems right in the world. With irrepressible enthusiasm, she interweaves tips and advice to prove that the best gardens are approachable and achievable. Forget fashion, forget trends - Christine's garden is about no-nonsense planting and growing what you enjoy. As the year progresses, this warm, but frank diary brings to life all the moments of pride, excitement, relaxation and laugh-out-loud fun that make Christine's garden a haven of contentment.
Everyone in Kizzy's town hates her because she's half-gypsy – a diddakoi. But Kizzy doesn't care. All she needs is Gran and her horse, Joe. But when Gran dies and their wagon burns down, Kizzy is all alone. No one wants to look after her and her beloved Joe might get sent to the knacker's yard. Can Kizzy survive in a hostile world – and save Joe?
Author: Paul May
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2011-09-30
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Troubled Kate is hostile to the idea of moving to the country, suspecting that the family are only moving because of her problems at school. But everything goes wrong from the moment they move into the old farmhouse out in the middle of nowhere - Mum and Dad arguing so much that Mum moves back to London, school just as much of a problem as ever and she still can't read properly... Then Kate discovers a reason to try again: the abandoned garden behind their new home...
A selection of poems and short inspirational messages designed to encourage people to slow down and take the time to hear God’s voice in their own busy lives. The author shares thoughts that have come to her mostly during her “morning quiet time” but can come at any time when you are still and open to God’s presence.. IN THE GARDEN OF LIFE contains 12 new writings in addition to writings contained in two booklets – WALK WITH ME and FLOWERS ON THE VINE which were self-published by the author for family and friends. It is written in a simple, down-to-earth style that anyone can understand. “I never go anywhere without a pencil and something to write on” writes the author. “You never know when or where God could inspire a thought or idea.”
The death of her beloved father, has left artistic and idealistic Tempera and her stunning, scatterbrained stepmother Lady Rothley bereft not only of love but also of money. So when Lady Rothley's womanly wiles attract an invitation from none other than the Duke of Chevingham to join him in the South of France, it's a Godsend. At last - the prospect of a handsome, aristocratic suitor for Tempera's Belle-m re who would keep them both in the style to which they would dearly love to be re-acquainted! To arrive without a lady's maid is inconceivable - to afford one impossible. So Tempera escorts her Belle-m re in the guise of a servant and attempts to coach her in fine art, the Duke's consuming passion. While her stepmother flirts with C te D'Azur society Tempera contents herself with capturing the local flora's beauty on canvas. And when the flair she inherited from her father captivates and mystifies the magnificent Duke, something stirs in Tempera that she has never felt before. Is it love? Or is it betrayal?