Tag Archives: Writing

Letters from Father Christmas 25th Anniv

Author: J R R Tolkien Publisher: Harpercollins Product Description This revised edition of Tolkien’s famous illustrated letters from ‘Father Christmas’ includes extracts and pictures not included in the original publication 25 years ago. Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R.Tolkien’s children. Inside would be a letter in […]

Baby Bear’s Christmas (Brimax interactive flap books)

Author: Publisher: Brimax

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Author: Ian Beck Publisher: Oxford University Press Product Description Ian Beck’s delicate, nostalgic illustrations are known and loved throughout the world. His work evokes a gentle ideal of childhood in the tradition of Kate Greenaway and Edward Ardizzone, and his books for young children are full of humour and fun, while at the same time […]

What Color Is It?/zQue color es este? (Good Beginnings) (Spanish Edition)

Author: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Product Description This series of full-color board books, with both English and Spanish on each page, will intrigue youngsters while helping them build vocabulary and an awareness of the world around them. The books feature charming illustrations and thoughtfully chosen words, offering an enchanting introduction to vocabulary.

Willow at Christmas

Author: Camilla Ashforth Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Product Description An exquisitely cosy water-colour book about the gentlest bear you’ll ever meet. Willow is the gentlest bear you ever will meet. He lives at the foot of the Appleby Downs on Paradise Farm. He loves the crisp, cold days and cosy nights of Christmas and for […]

A Christmas Story

Author: Brian Wildsmith Publisher: Oxford University Press Product Description An original account of the events of Christmas, as seen through the eyes of a small child. Rebecca and her little donkey go in search of the donkey’s mother, which Mary and Joseph have taken with them to Bethlehem. By the author of “Carousel”.

Cracking the AP English Language & Composition Exam, 2010 Edition (College Test Preparation)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description This guide to the AP English Language & Composition Exam includes proven test-taking techniques from the AP experts at the Princeton Review. Cracking the AP English Language & Composition Exam, 2010 Edition also brings you: •2 full-length AP English Language & Composition practice tests […]

Barron’s AP English Literature and Composition, 3rd Edition

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: George Ehrenhaft Ed.D. Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Product Description This updated manual presents five full-length practice AP exams with all questions answered and clearly explained. To help students prepare for multiple-choice questions, the book offers many sample questions on poetry and prose fiction, along with commonsense tactics for choosing correct answers. […]

Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination (Published in association with The Open University)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Christopher Hart Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd Book Description Doing a Literature Review offers students from across the social sciences and humanities a practical and comprehensive guide to writing a literature review. It takes the reader through the initial states of an undergraduate dissertation or postgraduate thesis.

Writers Inc.: A Student Handbook for Writing And Learning

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Sebranek, Patrick Sebranek, Dave Kemper, Verne Meyer Publisher: Great Source Education Group Amazon.com Review It’s meant for high schoolers, but adults who haven’t inhaled chalk dust for years might appreciate it even more. The process of organizing, researching and writing a paper is laid is out in easy-to-understand normal-speak. The chapters […]

The House on Mango Street

Rating: (602 reviews) Author: Sandra Cisneros Publisher: Vintage Product Description Told in a series of vignettes stunning for their eloquence, The House on Mango Street is Sandra Cisneros’s greatly admired novel of a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Acclaimed by critics, beloved by children, their parents and grandparents, taught everywhere […]

CliffsAP English Language and Composition (Cliffs AP)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Barbara V. Swovelin Publisher: Cliffs Notes Product Description Your complete guide to a higher score on the *AP English Language and Composition exam Why CliffsAP Guides? Go with the name you know and trust Get the information you need–fast! Written by test prep specialists About the contents: Part I: Introduction * […]

Astonishing X-Men Vol. 4: Unstoppable

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Joss Whedon Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description Strap yourselves in, folks! It’s Joss Whedon and John Cassaday’s final arc on Astonishing X-Men! After the shocking and brain-smashing events of recent issues, the X-Men are off to protect the Earth from its destruction at the hands of the Breakworld. And when it’s […]

Hellboy Volume 8: Darkness Calls (Hellboy (Graphic Novels)) (Hellboy (Graphic Novels))

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Mike Mignola, Duncan Fegredo, Dave Stewart Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Product Description Hellboy has finally returned from his adventures at sea, but no sooner has he settled on land than a conclave of witches drags him from his respite and into the heart of Russian folklore, where he becomes the quarry […]

A Writer’s Notebook: Unlocking the Writer within You

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Ralph Fletcher Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com Ages 8-12. Fans of Harriet the Spy who want to try keeping their own writer’s notebook will appreciate this inspiring handbook. Written in a direct, non-condescending style, writer-to-writer, it offers realistic, experienced advice on how to keep notes and use them to create stories and poems. […]

Clique Summer Collection #1: Massie (Clique Series)

Author: Publisher: Poppy Book Description Massie gets BE-yoo-tiful: After getting thrown out of horse camp, Massie’s parents force her to take on a summer job. Not one to walk strangers’ dogs or babysit, Massie stumbles upon the perfect position while flipping through Teen Vogue poolside-she’ll be a sales rep for be pretty, the high-end cosmetics […]

Eric Carle Animal Flash Cards (Eric Carle)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Chronicle Books Book Description These beautiful flash cards, featuring artist and author Eric Carle’s familiar animal illustrations, serve as a lovely introduction to the ABCs. Printed on thick, sturdy board, they are perfect for small hands to hold and are equally suited for hanging on the wall in […]

Cracking the AP English Language & Composition Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Book Description Scoring high on the AP English Language & Composition Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about English language—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking the […]

Light Unlocked: Christmas Card Poems

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Enitharmon Press

Tim Burton’s the Nightmare Before Christmas (Manga)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tim Burton Publisher: Disney Press Book Description Jack Skellingtons got the blues. Hes sick and tired of his hometown holiday, Halloween, and is longing for something new. But when his soul searching leads to his good-intentioned kidnapping of Santa, things start getting pretty hairy!

Naruto, Vol. 11

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Masashi Kishimoto Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Twelve years ago, a giant fox demon with nine tails attacked the ninjya village of Konohagakure. Defeated by the Hokage, the village champion, the mighty demon’s soul was sealed into the body of an innocent orphan child, Naruto Uzumaki. Now Naruto is a […]

Great Application Essays for Business School

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Paul Bodine Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Description Expert guidance to help you write the essay that gets you accepted by the best business schools If you’re applying to a business school these days, you need more than good grades, high GMAT scores, and an impressive resume. You need to write attention-grabbing essays […]

Tsubasa 15: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE (Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Clamp Publisher: Del Rey Book Description ONCE A CITY, NOW A WASTELAND . . . Kurogane, Syaoran, Fai, Mokona, and Princess Sakura have come upon a desert of shifting sands and ruined skyscrapers. This postapocalyptic nightmare is all that remains of the booming metropolis that was Tokyo, and the survivors are […]

Ramona the Pest (Ramona Quimby)

Rating: (66 reviews) Author: Beverly Cleary Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com The engaging tale of young Ramona Quimby’s first days in kindergarten, Ramona the Pest takes a pint-sized perspective on the trials and delights of beginning school. Ramona can’t wait to learn all the important things. But she’s disappointed when her teacher can’t fill in missing parts […]

Ramona Quimby, Age 8 (Avon Camelot Books)

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Beverly Cleary Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com From the first day of third grade, when Ramona Quimby meets her eventual nemesis Yard Ape, life moves on at its usual wild pace–usual for the boisterous Ramona, that is. Soon she is accidentally squashing a raw egg into her hair at the school cafeteria, being […]