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This title is presented with an introduction by Monica Ali. The love affair between Maurice Bendix and Sarah flourishing in the turbulent times of the London Blitz ends when she suddenly and without explanation breaks it off. After a chance meeting rekindles his love and jealousy two years later Bendix hires a private detective to follow Sarah and slowly his love for her turns into an obsession.
The Daily Mail's Giant Crosswords are the perfect way to test your mental abilities and increase your word-power and are suitable for puzzlers of all ages and abilities. Whether you prefer to take on crosswords using 'Cryptic' clues or 'Quick' clues every grid in Giant Crosswords Volume 2 contains both sets so how you tackle them is up to you. Ideal for warming up your grey matter for a day's work this enjoyable and challenging book is guaranteed to keep your brain alert and amused for hours.
Wicked stepmothers and beautiful princesses ...magic forests and enchanted towers ...little pigs and big bad wolves ...Fairy tales have been an integral part of childhood for hundreds of years. But what do they really mean? In this award-winning work of criticism renowned psychoanalyst Dr Bruno Bettelheim presents a thought provoking and stimulating exploration of the best-known fairy stories. He reveals the true content of the stories and shows how children can use them to cope with their baffling emotions and anxieties.
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Fiva: An Adventure That Went Wrong" is the epic true account from Gordon Stainforth of a near-death experience on a mountain in Norway in 1969. In the summer of 1969 as Apollo 11 was blasting off to the moon two teenage twin brothers with only three years' mountaineering experience set off to climb one of the highest rock faces in Europe. With just two bars of chocolate some sandwiches a four-sentence route description and an old sketch map they left their tent early one morning with the full expectation of being back in time for tea. Within a few hours things had gone badly wrong they were looking death in the face and the English Home Counties seemed very far away..."
Half term may be over but the chaos has just begun. Mr Logan has run off and eloped with Miss Sharkreve leaving the Lower Sixth with a new housemistress - the tyrannical catty Mrs Dicks. And with the rules getting tighter at St Cecilia's the students are getting way more creative in finding ways to break them - especially as they're all feeling a bit frisky. Tally broken hearted and on the rebound sets her sights on safe bet Rando while Alice and Tristan decide to take their relationship to the next level. Things between Dylan and Jasper are seriously heating up - could she finally have found a guy who won't disappoint her? As tensions reach an explosive high a pool party at Rando's country estate should be just the thing to cool everyone down. Or will it push the temperature up a notch?
DK Eyewitness Pocket Map & Guide Dublin" will lead you straight to the best of Dublin. It's packed with beautiful illustrations and coverage of all the major areas and sights from museums to parks and markets. There's comprehensive area-by-area information and referencing plus recommendations for the best hotels restaurants bars shops galleries and other cultural attractions. You won't miss a thing on your trip as this handy travel guide includes an ingenious and easy-to-use fold-out map ensuring you'll never get lost when exploring the sights. "The DK Eyewitness Pocket Map & Guide Dublin" is your essential guide and serves as a perfect companion to the Eyewitness travel guide. Plan your perfect day out in Dublin with the "DK Eyewitness Pocket Map & Guide"."
This is a practical resource packed with 'philosophical thought experiments' - imaginary situations designed to test an idea or intuition though profound thinking. Can computers think? What makes something human? How big is infinity? From Sartre to Searle this practical book is rooted in accepted philosophical theory and introduced at a level suitable for children. Each chapter offers an imaginary situation followed by a series of questions to encourage children to question key philosophical ideas such as values and ethics gender and identity existence and beauty. All the thought experiments have been tried-and-tested in the primary classroom and a handy star system is included to indicate the difficulty level of each one enabling quick ability differentiation. With a comprehensive introduction key sections on the philosophy behind the experiments this book also includes an online teacher's...
The Mighty Quinns: Logan One night isn't nearly enough for heiress Sunny Grant. She'd be crazy to let a scrumptious bloke like horse breeder Logan Quinn disappear from her bed and her life. She wants more - even if it means stowing away in his camper van and joining him on a long, hot trip from one side of Australia to the other!
Teaches students of all ages the basics of phonics with a time-tested foolproof method This tenth edition of the best-selling book teaches reading using sounds and spelling patterns. These sounds and patterns are introduced one at a time and slowly built into words syllables phrases and sentences. Simple step-by-step directions begin every lesson. Although originally designed for K-2 emergent readers this award-winning book is also successfully being used with adolescent and adult learners as well as second language learners and students with learning disabilities. Wise and humorous proverbs encourage virtues such as patience perseverance honesty kindness compassion courage and loyalty. Offers help for all students including those with learning disabilities or very short attention spans Includes extensive examples word lists and practice readings that are 100% decodable Uses a multisensory...
Neighbours...hah. People'd live for ages side by side nodding at one another amicably on their way to work and then some trivial thing would happen and someone would be having a garden fork removed from their ear.' Throughout history there's always been a perfectly good reason to start a war. Never more so if it is over a 'strategic' piece of old rock in the middle of nowhere. It is after all every citizen's right to bear arms to defend what they consider to be their own. Even if it isn't. And in such pressing circumstances you really shouldn't let small details like the absence of an army or indeed the money to finance one get in the way of a righteous fight with all the attendant benefits of out-and-out nationalism...
One of a series designed to motivate and encourage students who may be working on certain writers for the first time. Each text includes notes to explain literary and historical allusions tasks to help students explore themes and issues and suggestions for further reading.
Our activity books aim to develop children's speaking writing and reading language skills in French. They provide a complete solution for primary school aged children. Can either be used in: the classroom to support existing resources as they follow the primary school curriculum in after schools at home as a fun extra curricular activities Include: Colouring pages| Topic & practice worksheets | songs | arts & craft activities | recipes