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Májusi e-könyv-ajánló

Lara Shannon: Eat, Play, Love (Your Dog) : The Ultimate Guide for Every Dog Owner
Eat, Play, Love (Your Dog) is the book that every dog owner needs, to provide their dog with the healthiest and happiest life possible. Author Lara Shannon has drawn upon her many years of working (and playing!) with dogs as a certified dog trainer and pet food nutritionist, and through her TV show Pooches at Play. Her book is the essential go-to guide covering everything you need to know about caring for your dog from puppyhood until end of life. Divided into three handy chapters – Eat, Play and Love – Lara tackles all the important subjects, from ensuring your dog gets the right diet it needs to thrive, through to how to successfully address common dog behaviour issues.You'll also find some healthy D.I.Y dog food and treat recipes, brain games and activities to engage with your dog, advice for choosing the right dog for your lifestyle and guidance on overcoming common anxieties.Eat, Play, Love (Your Dog) will help you to understand why dogs do what they do, and give you the necessary advice to meet the mental and physical needs of your furry friend.
PETS / Dogs / Training

Áprilisi e-könyv-ajánló

Kristine Carlson Asselin: Martin Luther King, Jr.: Civil Rights Leader
This beginner biography takes a look into the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his leadership in the Civil Rights Movement. Complete with full-bleed relevant and historical photographs, timeline, glossary, and index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO.
Baptists--United States--Clergy--Biography--Juvenile literature
African Americans--Biography--Juvenile literature
Civil rights workers--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature
African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century--Juvenile literature
 
 
 

Márciusi e-könyv-ajánló

Anders Hanson: Keeping the Peace: The Kids' Book of Peacemaking : The Kids' Book of Peacemaking
Help make the world a more peaceful place. Learn how to stop conflict in its tracks. Keeping the Peace: the Kids'book of Peacemaking will teach kids to solve conflicts by first finding out what each person wants, and ending with a solution. This book will show kids how to use compassion, respect, responsibility, and honesty with those around them. Simple text and charming pictures will keep kids interested while they learn. It's never too early to help kids stand up for what is right. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Values & Virtues

Februári e-könyv-ajánló

Martin Salisbury, Morag Styles: Children's Picturebooks : The Art of Visual Storytelling
Children's picturebooks are the very first books we encounter, and they form an important, constantly evolving, and dynamic sector of the publishing world. But what does it take to create a successful picturebook for children? In seven chapters, this book covers the key stages of conceiving a narrative, creating a visual language, and developing storyboards and design of a picturebook. The book includes interviews with leading children's picturebook illustrators, as well as case studies of their work. The picturebooks and artists featured hail from Australia, Belgium, Cuba, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the UK, and the USA. In this publication, Martin Salisbury and Morag Styles introduce us to the world of children's picturebooks, providing a solid background to the industry while exploring the key concepts and practices that have gone into the creation of stunning works.
ART / Techniques / Drawing, Illustration of books

Januári e-könyv-ajánló

Huda Fahmy: That Can Be Arranged : A Muslim Love Story
Chaperones, suitors, and arranged marriages aren't only reserved for the heroines of a Jane Austen novel. They're just another walk in the park for this leading lady, who is on a mission to find her leading lad. From the brilliant comics Yes, I'm Hot in This, Huda Fahmy tells the hilarious story of how she met and married her husband. Navigating mismatched suitors, gossiping aunties, and societal expectations for Muslim women, That Can Be Arranged deftly and hilariously reveals to readers what it can be like to find a husband as an observant Muslim woman in the twenty-first century.So relevant in today's evolving cultural climate, Fahmy's story offers a perceptive and personal glimpse into the sometimes sticky but ultimately rewarding balance of independent choice and tradition.
HUMOR / Topic / Men, Women & Relationships, Religion

Decemberi e-könyv-ajánló

Tony Johnston: Noel
The beauty and spirit of Christmas resounds in the melodic chimes of a church bell in this lyrical picture book by well-known author Tony Johnston with breathtaking illustrations by watercolor artist Cheng-Khee Chee. On Christmas Eve, people bundle up in the cold and follow the sounds of the bell to gather in celebration. Creatures great—children, dogs, cats, and birds—and small stop to listen as a brass band marches through town. The poetry and imagery of these verses and the classic feel of this lush artwork make for a memorable Christmas read-aloud.
Christmas--Juvenile poetry

Novemberi e-könyv-ajánló

Djurdja Bartlett: FashionEast : The Spectre That Haunted Socialism
A richly illustrated, comprehensive study of fashion under socialism, from state-sponsored prototypes to unofficial imitations of Paris fashion.The idea of fashion under socialism conjures up images of babushka headscarves and black market blue jeans. And yet, as Djurdja Bartlett shows in this groundbreaking book, the socialist East had an intimate relationship with fashion. Official antagonism—which cast fashion as frivolous and anti-revolutionary—eventually gave way to grudging acceptance and creeping consumerism.  Bartlett traces the progress of socialist fashion in the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, East Germany, Poland, and Yugoslavia, drawing on state-sponsored socialist women's magazines, etiquette books, socialist manuals on dress, private archives, and her own interviews with designers, fashion editors, and other key figures.
Fashion Histrory, 20. century

Októberi e-könyv-ajánló

Flora Waycott: Draw Every Little Thing : Learn to Draw More Than 100 Everyday Items, From Food to Fashion
Learn to draw and paint more than 100 of your favorite everyday items! Step-by-step projects, prompts, and creative inspiration make it fun and easy to draw your outfit, your favorite foods, your garden, and much more using drawing and painting tools you already have on hand. From learning to draw and paint plants, flowers, and bicycles to the neighborhood café and the contents of the kitchen cabinet, Draw Every Little Thing demonstrates just how easy it is to render the world around you with little more than a pencil, paper, and paint. Following a brief introduction to the joys of simplistic drawing and painting, this aesthetically pleasing book familiarizes you with a range of drawing tools and materials, including graphite pencil, pen and ink, colored pencil, and gouache, before offering a quick overview of basic color theory. Each subsequent chapter is then devoted to a specific theme—kitchenalia, hobbies, neighborhood haunts, and much more—and packed with simple step-by-step drawing projects. This accessible book encourages you to jump around so you can draw what immediately inspires you. Interactive prompts, creative exercises, and inspiring ideas make the process fun and engaging. Easy techniques and helpful instructions show you how to develop your own personal style, as well as add color to your drawings using gouache and colored pencil. Crafty projects round out the book, allowing you to use your newfound drawing and painting skills. Filled to the brim with whimsical artwork and loads of creative ideas, Draw Every Little Thing encourages artists of all skill levels to draw any time inspiration strikes. The Inspired Artist series invites art hobbyists and casual art enthusiasts to have fun learning basic art concepts, relaxing into the creative process to make art in a playful, contemporary style. Expand your creative exploration of the everyday with the fun follow-up book, Inspired Artist: Paint Every Little Thing (September 2021). Also from the series, find even more artistic inspiration with Block Print for Beginners (March 2021) and Watercolor Painting at Home (October 2021).
ART / Techniques / Pencil Drawing

Szeptemberi e-könyv-ajánló

Gabriel Kline: Amazing Glaze : Techniques, Recipes, Finishing, and Firing
'This book made me fall in love with glaze all over again.'—Ben Carter, author of Mastering the Potter's Wheel Whether you look forward to glazing your work or are guilty of saying'I hate glazing!'Amazing Glaze is for you. Join author and Odyssey Clayworks founder Gabriel Kline on a journey that makes glazing less intimidating and more fun. Start in the'glaze kitchen'where you'll set yourself up for success, then move on to learning the tools and techniques for getting your glaze right every time. Along the way, Gabriel shares dozens of tried-and-true recipes and combinations for both mid-range and high-fire glazes. The recipes and foundational techniques of Amazing Glaze are just the beginning. Learn about layering with slip and underglaze, work with resists, and combine techniques to take your glazing above and beyond. Whether you're after crystalline effects, an elusive red, or a crash-course in applying decals it's all here. A variety of artist features and stunning gallery work from today's top artists will leave you inspired and ready to get glazing.
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Pottery & Ceramics

Augusztusi e-könyv-ajánló

Bunny Williams: Bunny Williams On Garden Style
First published in 1998, On Garden Style established Bunny Williams as a reputable expert on gardens. In Bunny Williams on Garden Style, Williams visits impeccably designed gardens around the world, shedding light on the key components that make a garden so appealing and idyllic. For Williams, gardens offer an escape, and she imparts vital information on how to envision your garden and design a space that translates into a lush sanctuary reflecting your taste and style. Once you've imagined your garden, Williams offers advice for bringing it to fruition—the garden structure,” furnishing the space, and establishing an aesthetic. The book also includes plant lists, a reading list, and more. Filled with new photography of spectacular gardens, this latest volume is both a wonderful inspiration and a practical guide to gardening from one of the world's most renowned design experts. Also available from Bunny Williams: An Affair with a House and A House by the Sea.

Gardening / Garden Design

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