A fun interactive activity book based around the popular theme of magic to engage and motivate young learners. This book helps children to practise their addition and subtraction skills reinforcing what has been taught at school. The books combine fun magical characters and fantastic illustrations with National Curriculum- focused activities. *Motivating activities based on the KS1 National Curriculum *Step-by-step learning introduced by fun characters *Includes gold stickers to reward achievement
Mira December 2011 One cadaver, two cadaver, three cadaver, four…Ever had one of those days? A surprise visit from her father—who’s on the run from the law—has given Carlotta Wren a lot to think about. Should she join her former fiancé, Peter, in proving her father is innocent? If she does, are her body-moving days over? And then…A close friend’s behaviour begins to spin out of control...The cops turn up the heat on her father’s case...Carlotta discovers that her brother Wesley’s gambling debts are child’s play compared to his new vice...And the Charmed Killer, a serial murderer, unleashes his wrath on Atlanta.Now the bodies are piling up—and Carlotta’s father is the number one suspect!
Sent to an Industrial School in Dublin at the age of seven Patrick Touher was forced into a tough regime of education and training prayer and punishment strict discipline and fearful nights. No allowances were made for emotion sentiment or boyhood worries and anyone who disturbed the routine was severely punished. Artane demanded absolute obedience absolute submission; Patrick's was an education in cruelty and fear. Patrick Touher spent eight long years in Artane Industrial School. Run by the Christian Brothers the school has become synonymous with the widespread abuse of children in Ireland in the 1940s and 1950s which is currently the subject of a Commission inquiry. This is the inside story of a childhood lived in the most horrific of circumstances. A moving and powerful true account Fear of the Collar" bears testament to the courage and determination of the children that society forgot."
This title features 160 card designs by top papercraft professionals offering a wide range of styles and techniques. All of the cards are carefully organized by occasion making it easy to find the perfect card for your loved one. The comprehensive Cardmaker's Techniques chapter provides an essential resource of numerous papercrafting techniques. Step-by-step photography and clear instructions make this an ideal book for beginners as well as more experienced cardmakers.
Mira April 2012 London, June 1816 'Devlin squared his shoulders and prepared to be introduced to the wife he had thought was dead'. Dangerously seductive and sinfully beautiful, Susanna Burney is society’s most sought-after matchbreaker. Paid by wealthy parents to part unsuitable couples, she’s never yet failed. Until her final assignment brings her face to face with the man who’d once taught her an intimate lesson in heartache… James Devlin has everything he’s always wanted: a title, a rich fiancée and a place in society. But the woman who’s just met his eyes across a crowded ballroom threatens it all. Not because she’d once claimed his heart but because the secrets she carries could cost him everything. Dev just might have to play Susanna at her own wicked game. Let the scandal of the season begin…
Keeping plants in containers is a quick and easy way to start gardening - without spending a fortune.Nowadays there is a wide variety to choose from and a huge number of plants to try - even fruit vegetables and herbs can be container grown.The Container Expert shows you how to use every available space in your garden for year-round colour with advice on: How and where to use containers. Hanging baskets window boxes and pots. The best plants to use. Visual impact balance and colour. Caring for your containers. Dealing with problems pests and diseases.
The magnificent medieval city of Salisbury is steeped in history ...and hauntings. From unnerving accounts of apparitions to eerie encounters with spirits this book reveals the dark story of Salisbury and its haunted hinterland. A whole host of ghostly characters are said to haunt the area. Among those examined in Haunted Salisbury are the 'Demented Whist Player' who still walks the floors of the famous Haunch of Venison and the tragic lovesick ghost of Zeals House. Featuring some of the city's iconic buildings and drawing on a variety of historical and contemporary sources this book will entertain everyone interested in the city's paranormal history. Read on ...if you dare.
Samuel Clark wished that he could sail away in a sailing ship like his cousin, Edward. However, while his father had work in the village there was no need for his family to travel halfway around the world. 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. 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.
He’s a fully licensed private eye – aged 12. Meet Fletcher Moon, pint-sized investigator, in this punchy thriller.
The sound of a scream in the early morning dawn leads to a case that will change Kate Burkholder's life irrevocably ...When the police arrive at the Amish farmstead in Painters Mill they can't imagine the horror that awaits them. An entire family slaughtered: the men shot the young women tortured and killed. The Amish are peace-loving gentle folk and the town is shocked by what appears to be a particularly brutal - and random killing. But is it random? Every family has its secrets. Kate knows that better than anyone. And as she and Agent John Tomasetti dig deeper into the victims' lives they discover a young woman who was living a lie. A girl who had to live in silence. With her own past resonating - Kate knows she has to maintain some distance. From the case and from Tomasetti. She knows what could happen if she gets too close. But when she puts herself in the line of fire - she realizes that ...
A new resource for the 2008 OCR specification providing supportive features and increased flexibility in teaching OCR A Level Science. The trusted choice for the 2008 OCR Specification. Physics 1 clearly explains concepts and is supported by a CD-ROM in the back of the books that provides extra information and links to a free website full of e-learning activities. The book comes with an interactive PDF CD-ROM that provides extra information for rapid advancement for pupils requiring it without creating a heavy and intimidating book. The CD-ROM links to a free website full of e-learning activities promoting independent and extension learning.
Mira December 2011 Against the peaceful night sky, a barn burns... Sarah Kauffman sought permission from her church elders to paint murals on a few of the Amish community's barns. Each was designed like an old-fashioned quilt square, representing a piece of the Amish traditions Sarah loved. The works of art were intended to draw more tourists to the Home Valley in the struggling economy. But instead, they invited a menace. One by one, each barn is set ablaze and destroyed... The arson fires spread fear through the community—amongst Amish and Englischers alike. Now Sarah wonders if she's being punished for her pridefulness…or whether there's a more malevolent will at work. As an outsider, arson investigator Nate MacKenzie struggles to investigate the crime scenes while adhering to Amish ways. With Sarah as his guide, he warms to the Plain People and their simple ways. As the fires rage, beliefs...
By Request December 2009 The Yuletide Engagement Carole Mortimer When devastatingly handsome tycoon Patrick offers to take Ellie to her company’s Christmas party, she warily accepts. But, Ellie has to ask herself, what does a man like Patrick want with an ordinary girl like her? The Doctor’s Christmas Bride Sarah Morgan Bryony Hunter is looking for a man. Jack Rothwell is a committed bachelor, but when he realises Bryony is seriously looking for someone – by Christmas! – Jack decides to help out…in his own special way. Snowbound Reunion Barbara McMahon Cath knows she’s right to spend Christmas alone, far away from the city and her husband, Jake. Only Jake isn’t about to let his wife go so easily. He has one Christmas to tell her his secrets – and to fulfil her wildest dreams!
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY SOPHIE GEE A hideous crime is committed at a fashionable London society gathering. The victim is the beautiful innocent Belinda her attacker is the dastardly Baron and his weapon of choice is a pair of scissors...Pope's mock-epic is the sharp and witty tale of the most famous bad hair day in the history of literature.