Rebecca and her cousin John have started snowboarding lessons, and already John is trying to give her advice. Rebecca wishes she was as good as John. But having asthma makes it hard to keep up. The novice competition is only a few days away – can Rebecca overcome her fears and rise to the challenge of the halfpipe? Sapphire level titles provide a selection of stories and non-fiction titles chosen for their range of content, narrative and points of view. This level encourages readers to form opinions and discuss their own reading tastes. The PM Chapter Books offer a broad range of content, characters, narrative structures and points of view. They have been specifically written for students in the middle to upper years with the needs of guided reading in mind.
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Something special about Africa touches the soul; it is a continent of 54 immensely diverse countries that is both deeply troubled and profoundly uplifting. inspirational images, destination highlights and recommendations from our expert authors planning features and top itineraries to help you plan the perfect trip local secrets and hidden travel gems that will make your trip unique plus in-depth essays on African culture, music and environment Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, São Tomé & Príncipe, Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Somaliland, Tanzania, Uganda,...
Discover the freedom of the open road with Florida & the South's Best Trips . We've selected 28 amazing road trips through Florida & the South, from two-day escapes to week-long adventures, and packed them full of expert advice and inspirational suggestions. Whether you want to explore the Great Smoky Mountains, taste the best of Georgia BBQ or visit Disney World, we've got the trip for you. Get inspired with highlights, expert recommendations and gorgeous images Discover even more with detours, walking routes and ways to link your road trips Get around easily with colour maps, detailed directions and practical tips PLUS planning advice to help you pick the right route Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Florida, The Carolinas, Georgia & Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana & Arkansas, Driving in Florida & the South.. By Adam Skolnick, Adam Karlin , Amy Balfour , Mariella Krause ....
The remarkable bestseller from the author of Crash - Cocaine Nights is an engrossing mystery and unnerving vision of a society enjoying a life of unlimited leisure. When Charles Prentice arrives in Spain to investigate his brother's involvement in the death of five people in a fire in the upmarket coastal resort of Estrella de Mar he gradually discovers that beneath the civilised cultured surface of this exclusive enclave for Britain's retired rich there flourishes a secret world of crime drugs and illicit sex . What starts as an engrossing mystery develops into a mesmerising novel of ideas - a dazzling work of the imagination from one of Britain's most original and controversial novelists - author of Super-Cannes and Millennium People.
Special Releases November 2009 By Natalie Anderson From boardroom to the boss’s bedroom! Princess Lissa Karedes, socialite and renowned party-girl, has been packed off to Australia to learn the meaning of work! But billionaire James Black, her wickedly sexy new boss has different ideas. He won’t be treating her any differently just because she’s royal. But he is tempted to break a golden rule and bed his assistant! Lisa is dreadful at business…though there’s no denying she’s giving him pleasure! However when she nearly costs him his reputation, he issues her an ultimatum: she’s banned from his boardroom, but welcome to take a permanent promotion…to his bedroom!
Sultan Gadaffi has escaped from Libya with a fistful of dangerous secrets. The British Government want ex-Special Forces operative Steve Range the go-to man for any Black-Ops missions to lead an ultra-covert mercenary group to seize him from his near-impregnable desert stronghold. Saed is defended by Tuareg warriors armed to the teeth with stolen NATO hardware. If Range's team can somehow overcome them then they will earn themselves gold bullion worth $500 million. But as the bullets begin to fly and the body count rises Range realises that he's been double-crossed. Unwilling to lose the gold he begins to contemplate cutting a deal with the devil.
Dr Benjamin Spock revolutionized child care and generations of parents have relied on his timeless bestseller. It remains THE source book the most authoritative and reliable guide available. Collaborating with Dr Stephen J. Parker Dr Spock updated and expanded his book to meet the changes and challenges of the 21st century. Now revised by Dr Robert Needleman it is organised for fast and easy reference and includes entirely new sections covering adolescence and provides the latest information on topics from breastfeeding and first aid to talking to your child about sex contraception and drugs. All Dr Spock's invaluable time-tested advice is here including the most current medical practices and advances in childcare. More than ever before this essential and classic work will help all parents face their many challenges and responsibilities with new confidence and joy. As Dr Spock always said...
Military hero – tick! Confirmed bachelor – tick! But stand-in father…? Of all the medical pilots in all the world, why-oh-why did Mark Branson have to be assigned to her hospital? It’s been years since Mark turned his deliciously muscled back on nurse Sammi Trenton and headed to the frontline. Now she’s a mum, surely Sammi’s chances of being noticed again by this determinedly single man are zero…?
With vast scenery, a hospitable nomadic culture, the spectacular Naadam festival and the legacy of Chinggis Khaan, rough-and-ready Mongolia remains one of the world's last great adventure destinations. Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Mongolia, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice: Inspirational images, highlights and recommendations from our expert authors Planning features and top itineraries to help you plan the perfect trip Local secrets and hidden travel gems that will make your trip unique PLUS organised-tour advice, a guide to taking a road trip, info on the Trans-Mongolian Railway, and Wild Lands & Wildlife feature Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Ulaanbaatar, Central Mongolia, Central Mongolia, Eastern Mongolia, Western Mongolia, The Gobi, Understand and Survival chapters.. By Michael Kohn , Daniel McCrohan , Anna Kaminski . 7th Edition Jul...
He took my palm in his and turned it over so that the sapphire-coloured tattoos that covered my palms were visible. Then much as I had just done he lightly traced his finger across my skin. I shivered but I didn't pull away. After the terrible arrival of the dark angel Kalona at the House of Night Zoey Redbird and her friends have fled to the tunnels under the town where they hide out with the strange new red Vampyre fledglings. Everything changes when Zoey is badly injured - and finds herself back at the House of Night face to face with Stark who she hasn't forgotten since he died in her arms. But now Stark is working for Neferet. Can Zoey trust him? Who is really on her side as the battle begins? And what price will she have to pay for following her heart? - Not suitable for younger readers -
Let’s celebrate! This beautiful series lets you start learning about major religious festivals around the world. Each religion has its own special days, celebrated in various colourful ways. Don’t miss out on the fun – come and join the party! In this book, you’ll learn about Divali: the Hindu festival of lights. It’s a New Year celebration which also remembers a great triumph of good over evil. Families burn special lamps in their homes, exchange gifts and paint bright patterns on their doorsteps. Don’t forget to look out for some beautiful fireworks! Very first look at a key Hindu festival, designed for beginner readers Beautiful photos bring alive the fun while helping to explain the text Describes Divali’s origins and explains how it is celebrated today Helps young children start learning about world religions and cultures
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This takes the form of Tom's battered homework diary - crammed with his doodles and stories. Exciting News! Mr Fullerman announces that class 5F are going on an 'Activity Break'! Which should be fun. As long as I don't get stuck in a group with anyone who snores or worse still with ...Marcus Meldrew. Delia is already threatening to paint my room funny colours while I'm away. Which is annoying. I just hope the only surprise I have when I get home is the new pet that I hear Mum and Dad talking about. Because I've always wanted a pet!""
Following the success of the first edition this new edition has been expanded to include more information on small mammals birds and fish. Intended as a foundation text for those on animal care nurse auxiliary and veterinary care assistant courses it introduces essential theoretical background information and clearly outlines the practical skills necessary when embarking on the care of any animal. * Designed specifically to meet the requirements of animal care pre-veterinary nursing auxiliary and care students; * Provides basic training in animal biology and care with particular attention given to those subjects that students find difficult to understand such as anatomy and physiology; * New chapter additions on fish and birds. Clearly and simply laid out with over 150 illustrations Animal Biology and Care 2e will be invaluable to all those training or working in animal care.
People have always needed ways to measure the passing of time. Some of the earliest clocks used sand or candles to measure time. By performing experiments with sand and candles, it is still possible to create simple clocks today. Many cities have big clocks in public places. Some of these clocks have become so famous that people go to see them when they are visiting the city. Ruby level titles give readers the variety they need to become confident and successful readers, using a range of characters, topics and text styles keep children engaged and encourage discussion. PM Guided Reading Non-fiction books are fascinating texts that increase in word count and pages in line with progression of children’s reading age, for appropriate literacy skills development. The books represent all the standard text types and contain literal, inferential and applied knowledge questions to test comprehension...