Clare and Abby’s love for horses is emphasised when they see two very small horses at a pet show. Children who have an interest in animals, especially horses, will use personal knowledge to enhance meaning. Turquoise level titles develop children’s understanding of topics with clusters of books on related subjects. High-interest themes such as danger, courage, kindness, bullying and anger are introduced. PM Plus Storybooks feature a classic story structure with tension, climax and resolution to engage young readers. The books have been written using carefully selected vocabulary to ensure children experience reading success.
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Beautiful damaged the ultimate sex symbol publicly celebrated privately unhappy - Marilyn Monroe's tumultuous life and untimely death continue to fascinate us. When Marilyn Monroe became famous in the 1950s the world was told that her mother was either dead or simply not a part of her life. However that was not true. In fact her mentally ill mother was very much present in Marilyn's world and the complex family dynamic that unfolded behind the scenes is a story that has never been told - until now. In this groundbreaking book Taraborrelli draws complex and sympathetic portraits of the women so influential in the actress' life including her mother her foster mother and her legal guardian. He also reveals for the first time the shocking scope of Marilyn's own mental illness the identity of Marilyn's father and the half-brother she never knew and new information about her relationship with...
Twelfth-century anatomist Adelia Aguilar must once again examine the dead as gruesome events are beginning to unfold...Henry II's favourite mistress Rosamund Clifford has been poisoned - and rumour says by his jealous wife Eleanor of Aquitaine. If Henry believes the stories England will be torn apart as King battles Queen. In a race against time to prove Eleanor's innocence and with a dangerous assassin on the loose Adelia has never faced greater danger. The armies that might cause civil war lie behind her. The icy winds of a dreadful winter blow around her. And ahead she must brave the thorns of the impenetrable labyrinth that surrounds Fair Rosamund's tower and decipher the mystery of the dead woman who lies frozen within.
Aesop, the teller of fables, was born in Thrace (Northern Greece) in the 6th century BC. The illustrator has moved the story closer to the present day. Set in the Balkans in the 18th century. Purple level titles introduce a variety of topics to promote reading for pleasure and offer plenty of opportunities to look at rhyme and rhythm within words to build fluency and phrasing. Available for Levels 15–24, PM Traditional Tales and Plays retell classic tales in a simplified language and form that children can understand. Teachers use the tales in guided reading sessions and children can later read them with confidence and understanding. Parts are colour-coded for easy recognition.
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Jack is terrified of heights. So he decides to face his fears head-on – by making a skydive! An inspirational tale of challenge and courage packed with interesting facts from the exciting FYI series, perfect for children who prefer numbers and facts.
Granpa nurses his granddaughter's dolls mistakes her strawberry-flavoured pretend ice-cream for chocolate takes her tobogganing in the snow and falls in with her imaginary plans to captain a ship to Africa like all good Granpa's should. It is a friendship that children who read this book will long remember.
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.
88 pages Upper-Intermediate–Advanced (B2–C1) A collection of articles from a variety of British newspapers covering themes from environment and war to food and shopping. Great material to get your students discussing the issues of the day! #elt17 #eltresource
Mira November 2011 FOUR YEARS AGO, AIR FORCE SWEETHEARTS FRANCI DUNCAN AND SEAN RIORDAN REACHED AN IMPASSE. SHE WANTED MARRIAGE AND A FAMILY. HE DIDN’T. BUT A CHANCE MEETING PROVES THAT THE BITTER BREAKUP HASN’T COOLED THEIR SIZZLING CHEMISTRY. Sean has settled down in spite of himself—he’s not the cocky young fighter pilot he was when Franci left, and he wants them to try again. After all, they have a history…but that’s not all they share. Franci’s secret reason for walking away when Sean refused to commit is now three and a half: a redheaded cherub named Rosie who shares her daddy’s emerald-green eyes. Sean is stunned— and furious with Franci for the deception. News travels fast in Virgin River, and soon the whole town is taking sides. Rebuilding their trust could take a small miracle— and the kind of love that can move mountains. “The latest edition to Carr’s Virgin River...
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.
Paranormal August 2010 Unleashing the devil within Max Fitzroy has slain scores of demons. Now, to rid himself of the demon inside – who cursed him with immortality and an inability to feel all sensual pleasure – Max needs a witch’s familiar, a creature he’s made a career of killing. But the Highwayman isn’t prepared for Aby. The sleek and sexy conduit to the demon world can see past tortured Max’s darkness and bring out deep desires he didn’t believe he had the power to feel. Max needs Aby to grant him his freedom and then he needs to slay her. But how can he destroy the only creature he’s lusted for in centuries?
Lonely Planet's China Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Get more from your multi-country trip with easy-to-find phrases for Mandarin, Cantonese, Chaozhou, Dongbei Hua, Hakka, Hunanese, Shanghainese, Sichuanese, Xi'an, Yunnan Hua, Zhuang, Mongolian, Tibetan, Uighur. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now! Full-color throughout User-friendly layout organized by travel scenario categorie Survival phrases inside front cover for at-a-glance on-the-fly cues Language map for quick reference Coverage Includes: Mandarin, Cantonese, Chaozhou, Dongbei Hua, Hakka, Hunanese, Shanghainese, Sichuanese, Xi'an, Yunnan Hua, Zhuang, Mongolian, Tibetan, Uighur.. By Lonely Planet Publications . 2nd Edition Sep...
In this story, Little Chimp is puzzled when Mother Chimp goes missing. Imagine his surprise when she returns with a newborn chimp! Blue level titles introduce children to sentence structures and common word endings. This level also teaches how to read with insight, encouraging children to stress words in bold type for example. PM Plus Storybooks feature a classic story structure with tension, climax and resolution to engage young readers. The books have been written using carefully selected vocabulary to ensure children experience reading success.
This book fills a gap in providing specialist information on orthopaedics and trauma occupational therapy. Its contributors bring together information on the aetiology surgical input and the occupational therapy intervention appropriate to this client group. It is divided into two main sections the first being orthopaedics and the second orthopaedic trauma. The first part is further subdivided to cover lower limb surgery upper limb surgery spinal conditions and paediatric orthopaedic conditions. In Part two principles of fracture management are covered followed by pelvic and acetabular reconstruction hand injuries and traumatic amputation.
Birmingham is famously reputed to have more miles of canals than Venice. These canals contributed much to the city's growth bringing coal and merchandise from the surrounding areas. As the city prospered economically it continued to grow and absorb neighbouring communities a process in many ways bound together by the waterways. Although part of the national network Birmingham's canals including the Worcester & Birmingham the Stratford-upon-Avon and the Birmingham Canal Navigation retain their original identity - and most are still in water and used regularly albeit in different ways to their original industrial purpose. Fully updated and illustrated with stunning new photographs this book captures the heritage development and modern role of Birmingham's canals in a way that will appeal to canal users as well as those with a wider interest in Britain's second most populous city.