Author: Terry Fan Publisher: Simon and Schuster ISBN: 1481470388 Size: 32.60 MB Format: PDF, Docs View: 7336
From the creators of the gorgeous bestseller The Night Gardener, comes a stunning new picture book about a young boy who sets sail to find a place his grandfather told him about…the spot where the ocean meets the sky. It’s a good day for sailing. Finn lives by the sea and the sea lives by him. Every time he looks out his window it’s a constant reminder of the stories his grandfather told him about the place where the ocean meets the sky. Where whales and jellyfish soar and birds and castles float. Finn’s grandfather is gone now but Finn knows the perfect way to honor him. He’ll build his own ship and sail out to find this magical place himself! And when he arrives, maybe, just maybe, he’ll find something he didn’t know he was looking for.
Author: Jerry Oltion Publisher: Simon and Schuster ISBN: 1471106837 Size: 23.58 MB Format: PDF View: 664
There's a bar called 'The Captain's Table' where those who have held command over mighty vessels of every shape and era can meet, relax and share a friendly drink or two with others of their calling. Sometimes a brawl may break out but it's all in the family. Just remember, the first round of drinks is always paid for with a story . . . Now it's Captain Pike's turn to tell us a story of the Starship Enterprise's first five-year mission.
Author: Karina Halle Publisher: Simon and Schuster ISBN: 1476796440 Size: 14.87 MB Format: PDF View: 1007
After six months of backpacking and soul-searching across the world, Amber MacLean is flat broke. There are worse places for a twentysomething to be stuck than the Amalfi Coast, but the only way she can earn enough money for a plane ticket home to California is to teach English to two of the brattiest children she has ever met. It doesn't help that the children are under the care of their brooding older brother, ex-motorcycle racer Desiderio Larosa. Darkly handsome and oh-so-mysterious, the young master of the crumbling villa tests Amber's patience and will at every turn--not to mention her hormones. When her position turns into a full-time nanny gig, Amber grows dangerously closer to the enigmatic recluse. But can she give up the certainty of home for someone whose closely guarded heart feels a world apart from her own?
Author: Christiana Payne Publisher: Sansom & Company ISBN: Size: 26.20 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: 6939
Explores artists' responses to the coastline of Great Britain which was a powerful magnet for artists in the nineteenth century. Special attention is paid to the development of lighthouses and lifeboats, and to the interest in the social organization of
Author: Terry Fan Publisher: Simon and Schuster ISBN: 1481439790 Size: 68.72 MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: 2784
In the spirit of Goodnight Moon and The Curious Garden comes a stunning debut picture book filled with whimsy and creativity from brothers Terry and Eric Fan. One day, William discovers that the tree outside his window has been sculpted into a wise owl. In the following days, more topiaries appear, and each one is more beautiful than the last. Soon, William’s gray little town is full of color and life. And though the mysterious night gardener disappears as suddenly as he appeared, William—and his town—are changed forever. With breathtaking illustrations and spare, sweet text, this masterpiece about enjoying the beauty of nature is sure to become an instant classic.
Minli, an adventurous girl from a poor village, buys a magical goldfish, and then joins a dragon who cannot fly on a quest to find the Old Man of the Moon in hopes of bringing life to Fruitless Mountain and freshness to Jade River.
Author: Dr Anna Ryan Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. ISBN: 1409493016 Size: 43.70 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi View: 6615
Drawing together philosophical, empirical and academic thinking, this book focuses on generating awareness of the relationship forged between self and surroundings. It details research undertaken at two coastal sites, the South Wall in Dublin city and the Maharees peninsula in Co. Kerry, Ireland. Sixty-two participants were engaged in photography and drawing to enable this exploration of spatial experience. The participants' photographs and drawings present how spatial sensibilities can be revealed by becoming more attentive to the immediacy of bodily knowledge: our more-than-cognitive experience. Their communications resonate with the philosophers and theorists considered, including Merleau-Ponty, Edward Casey, Gilles Deleuze, Dalibor Vesely, and contemporary cultural geographers. From exploring the experienced spatiality of the meeting of land and sea, this book begins to suggest an alternative politics of the coast.