Автор: Blaisdell, Bob Название: Humorous American Short Stories: Selections from Mark Twain to Others Much More Recent ISBN: 048649988X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486499888 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: от 575 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: This anthology of entertaining tales features the works of early American authors such as Benjamin Franklin and stories by 20th-century writers, including Dorothy Parker, Langston Hughes, and James Thurber. Additional contributors include Edgar Allan Poe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Herman Melville, Bret Harte, Mark Twain, James Branch Cabell, and others.
Автор: Strowbridge, Clarence C. Название: American Short Story Masterpieces ISBN: 0486499138 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486499130 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 402 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: An affordable compilation of more than a dozen of the best American short stories features tales by Hawthorne, Twain, James, Cheever, Wharton, and Cather. Contents include "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe, F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz," Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat," and "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty.
Learn how Christmas is celebrated around the world by coloring 30 pictures, among them vignettes of young carolers in Great Britain, Mexican children playing under a pinata, a Swedish girl wearing a traditional crown of candles, Greek children parading with drums and triangles, and an Australian family picnicking on a beach. There are also scenes of youngsters decorating a "tree of light" in China, French children leaving shoes for Pere Noel to fill, Americans hanging stockings on the mantle and leaving Santa milk and cookies, Polish children looking at the North Star, and 21 other illustrations. Each scene appears with an informative caption.
Описание: Exquisitely detailed, exceptionally handsome designs for an enormous variety of attractive city dwellings, spacious suburban and country homes, charming "cottages" and other structures—all accompanied by perspective views and floor plans (with measurements). Invaluable to architects, home rest
Описание: 16 plates designed to be coloured and arranged to create a large, multi-part rendition of four famous stained glass windows by Louis Comfort Tiffany: Wisteria, Fawn Drinking at Stream, Peacock, and Parrot/Hibiscus.
While similar in general structure, lighthouses are actually quite individual in size, setting, keeper's houses and other aspects. Now largely automated, hundreds of theses maritime sentinels still stand guard along the shorelines of North America -- their beacons indispensable guiding lights for ships at sea. This fascinating and carefully researched book invites coloring enthusiasts of all ages to color 36 detailed drawings of lighthouses in the United States and Canada, including St. Joseph, Michigan; Cape Hatteras, North Carolina; Drum Point, Maryland; Cape Cod (Highland), Massachusetts; Old Point Loma, California; Cape Henry, Virginia; Key West, Florida; Montauk Point, New York; Sandy Hook, New Jersey; North Head, Washington; Tybee Island, Georgia; West Quoddy Head, Maine; Portland Head, Maine; Race Rocks, British Columbia; and 22 others. Captions accompanying these accurately rendered illustrations provide valuable background information on location, height, and date of construction of each lighthouse.
Описание: Over 40 illustrations introduce children to the fascinating life and diversity of the North American desert. Includes such animals as a Gila monster, kit fox, prairie dog, desert tortoise, California quail, and others, plus a wide variety of plant life: cactus, sagebrush, saltbush, and many more. Free Teacher's Manual available. Grades: 3-5.Boost: Seriously Fun Learning Keeping children entertained and engaged is the key to learning, and the Boost series offers a wide range of fun-filled coloring and activity books that help teach a variety of basic skills. Each title is targeted to a specific grade range and carefully aligned with the Common Core State Standards, which are listed at the bottom of each page.
Описание: More than 40 illustrations of North America's flourishing desert ecosystems offer accurate portrayals of plant and animal life. Images of the Gila monster, prairie dog, kit fox, mule deer, and other species appearin natural habitats of prickly pear cactus, Indian rice grass, four-wing saltbush, and other vegetation."