In the age of dinosaurs lived a little furry mammal called Tor. As Tor was so little she always had to hide from the dinosaurs. But one day an asteroid hit earth and it grew colder and colder and all the dinosaurs started dying. Gold level titles introduce children to more complex sentences with an average length of 10 words and help to develop reading strategies such as breaking long words down into syllables. Each meticulously levelled PM Fiction title features a classic story structure complete with tension, climax and resolution. The stories deal with concepts and experiences that young children can relate to. PM Storybooks cover levels 3–24.
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Do you remember Pathe News? Taking the train to the seaside? The purple stains of iodine on the knees of boys in short trousers? Knitted bathing costumes? Then the chances are you were born in or around 1950. To the young people of today the 1950s seems like another age. But for those born around then this era of childhood seems like yesterday. From waking up to ice on the inside of the windows washing in a tin bath by the fire and spoonfuls of cod-liver oil home life was very different to today. This delightful compendium of memories will appeal to all who grew up in this post-war decade whether in town or country wealth or poverty. With chapters on games and hobbies holidays music and fashion the wonderful memories and delightful illustrations will bring back this decade of childhood and jog memories about all aspects of life.
Centuries ago, tragedy severed the alliance between the jackal shifters and powerful Egyptian priestesses. But when four of his brothers succumb to a deadly curse, clan commander Markus kidnaps one of the witches and insists she undo the evil magic. Although Tia can undo the curse, she insists her coven is not behind it-and she is shaken to her core by her intense attraction to her captor. The sparks between them quickly ignite, filling them both with passion and power unlike anything they've ever known. Will it be enough to heal the rift between their peoples?
Historical June 2009 Bought for the warrior’s bed! Lady Jocelyn MacCallum had always believed she would marry for love. But the price of her brother’s freedom was to become fearsome Connor MacLerie’s new bride – a bargain that could cost Jocelyn her life. From the moment she looked into Connor’s smouldering eyes, Jocelyn began to hope that the rumours surrounding his first wife’s death were false. His reputation was as wild and untamed as the Scottish moors. Would she find a way to reach the man beneath that forbidding exterior?
A pioneering work of modernist fiction using her unique stream-of-consciousness technique to explore the inner lives of her characters Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse" is widely regarded as one of the greatest artistic achievements of the twentieth century. This "Penguin Classics" edition is edited by Stella McNichol with an introduction and notes by Hermione Lee. "To the Lighthouse" is at once a vivid impressionistic depiction of a family holiday and a meditation on marriage on parenthood and childhood on grief tyranny and bitterness. For years now the Ramsays have spent every summer in their holiday home in Scotland and they expect these summers will go on forever; but as the First World War looms the integrity of family and society will be fatally challenged. With a psychologically introspective mode the use of memory reminiscence and shifting perspectives gives the novel an intimate...
THE DOCTOR CAME GIFT WRAPPED Single and pregnant, diner waitress Mindy Harmon might have been a little down on her luck, yet she'd still managed to keep her holiday spirit. But she was more than a little surprised when she opened her door on Christmas Eve to find... Reed Atchinson, M.D. - her gorgeous-but-grumpy customer - declaring himself her own personal Christmas present! Reed had never been big on Christmas, but when he met Mindy - the beautiful mother-to-be who had so little yet gave so much - he became a believer. In roles he never thought he'd take on - like Dr. Husband. And Dr. Daddy? FROM HERE TO MATERNITY: Look what the stork brought - a bundle of joy and the promise of love!
For this edition of her classic study of the feminine role in film Molly Haskell has written a new chapter addressing recent developments in the appearance and perception of women in the movies.
An incisive exceedingly thoughtful look at the distorted lens through which Hollywood has historically viewed women. It is a valuable contribution not just of film criticism but to a society in which the vital role of women is just beginning to emerge."--"Christian Science Monitor"
"Haskell is interested in women--how they are used in movies how they use movies and how the parts they play function as projections and verifications of our myths about women's lot and woman's psyche and even lately women's lib."--Jane Kramer "Village Voice"
"In examining the goddesses worshipped by an entire nation Molly Haskell reveals a good deal about our national character and our most cherished sexual myths....
Desire May 2011 The Last Lone Wolf After a career of risk, Jericho King desired only a simple life…and the occasional no-strings affair. But then Daisy Saxon arrived; he’d pledged his help if ever she was in need. Surely he could give her a job and a home, without succumbing to his desires? But the lone wolf was in for a shock – Daisy’s true agenda was to get pregnant with his baby! Seduction and the CEO Millionaire Jared Ryder heads to his Montana ranch whenever possible. A new female hired hand has the CEO thinking about mixing a little pleasure with business. Melissa Warner doesn’t have many ranching skills. But her beauty’s too captivating to ignore. Yet even in his passion-induced haze, Jared suspects Melissa of hiding something. Heaven help her if he discovers her lie…
Just four miles for picturesque Honiton lies the beautifully renovated barn conversion called Stargazer'. This charming, end-terrace property is set over two floors and has been furnished to a very high standard. There are two bedrooms, one on the ground floor plus there is a first floor bathroom and ground floor shower room. The rest of the propetty contains a kitchen and sitting room with dining area. With a wonderful decked terrace, looking out over the beautiful Blackdown Hills, this property has plenty to offer its visitors, not least alfresco dining. With the cathedral city of Exeter, the Devon and Dorset Heritage Coast and the wilds of Exmoor National Park all within easy reach, Stargazer is a well-located base.
‘Climbing’ follows a girl as she makes her way upwards, such as climbing up on a ladder and swinging up on a swing. Magenta level titles (equivalent to the Pink book band) are perfect for introducing fundamental reading concepts and skills to early and emergent readers. PM Starters offer over 50 of your favourite titles from the original PM series. Each title has been completely redesigned with refined levelling, larger format and engaging photographs and illustrations for early readers.
The Collins Portuguese Dictionary offers intermediate learners of Portuguese all the words and phrases they need in current Portuguese and English and includes all of the changes from the 2009 Portuguese Spelling Reform as well as useful cultural notes. Collins Portuguese Dictionary is designed for intermediate learners of Portuguese whether at school at home or for business. 82 000 references and 119 000 translations will help those learning Portuguese take their language skills to the next level. * This edition of the Collins Portuguese Dictionary has been revised and updated to offer extensive and relevant coverage of today's Portuguese incorporating all of the changes from the 2009 Portuguese Spelling Reform. * A helpful introduction explains how the new spelling reform aims to eliminate the differences which existed between Brazilian and European Portuguese spelling. * The clear new Collins...
New edition of the much loved series.
The powerful wise and loving goddesses want to help you to realize your full potential! The 44 goddess cards in this deck will help answer your questions and give you guidance about personal and spiritual growth. The goddesses are from Celtic Egyptian African Judeo-Christian Buddhist and other cultures and they work beautifully with your angels and fit in with any spiritual path. With the gorgeous artwork and enclosed guidebook you'll get to know these goddesses intimately. You'll form relationships with Quan Yin Green Tara Lakshmi and other benevolent deities; and you'll find out whom to call upon for specific issues. Doreen Virtue has created this easy-to-use deck to help you give accurate readings for yourself and others.
Kite-flying is fun, and many kite festivals are held all around the world to celebrate the wonder of the kite. Information includes the different parts of a kite, the aerodynamics of a kite and how to fly a kite in a variety of conditions, as well as safety rules. Children can make a simple diamond kite by following the step-by-step instructions and learn about the variety of modern kites available today. Emerald level (equivalent to the Lime bridging book band) provides a variety of chapter books and non-fiction titles. Readers are encouraged to experience different text types, writing styles and genres to develop their own reading tastes. PM Non-fiction books are carefully researched, presenting factual information accompanied by superb photography and realistic illustrations to engage young readers.
Six copies of this non-fiction book from the groundbreaking Connectors reading series, which narrows the attainment gap through peer-to-peer learning in small independent groups.