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Serious silliness for all ages. Artist Sandra Boynton is back and better than ever with completely redrawn versions of her multi-million selling board books. These whimsical and hilarious books, featuring nontraditional texts and her famous animal characters, have been printed on thick board pages, and are sure to educate and entertain children of all ages.

A clear and friendly introduction to computing basics with Macintosh computers. Teaches beginners the basic skills, including word processing, using the mouse, keyboard shortcuts, Sherlock, and using the Internet. Designed to inspire readers to feel confident and get creative with their Mac computers. Previous edition: c1999. Softcover.

One of the great founders of Taoism, Chaung Tzu lived in the fourth century BC and is among the most enjoyable and intriguing personalities in the whole of Chinese philosophy. This work draws together the stories, tales, jokes and anecdotes that have gathered around the figure of Chuang Tzu.

The Lieh-Tzu ranks with the Lao Tzu and Chuang Tzu as one of the most eloquent and influential expositions of Taoist philosophy. This definitive translation by Professor Graham does full justice to the subtlety of thought and literary effectiveness of the text. A. C. Graham is one of the most distinguished Sinologists working today.

The 'I Ching,' or Book of Changes, a common source for both Confucianist and Taoist philosophy, is one of the first efforts of the human mind to place itself within the universe. It has exerted a living influence in China for 3,000 years, and interest in it has been rapidly spreading in the West.

Presents an effective guide to faster reading and memory training based on the system developed by a leading specialist in the field of memory enhancement, in a handbook designed to help readers develop their study skills, remember and use important details, and more. Reissue.

This edition of the Book of Blessings contains the approved English translation of De Benedictionibus prepared by the International Commission on English in the Liturgy (ICEL), as well as the forty-two orders and prayers of blessing prepared by the Committee on the Liturgy of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and approved for use in the dioceses of the United States of America.

A standout in the crowd of first novels, Ruth narrates a story that confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which Hamilton creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion, and love. Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award.

Now available in paperback--William Bennett's #1 bestseller The Book of Virtues, a perfect holiday gift. '(Bennett's) narrative is literary and evocative and will help parents and children meet the challenges in the different stages of life'.--The Boston Globe Books.

From the Booker Prize-winning, bestselling author of Possession: a deeply affecting story of a singular family. When children's book author Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of a museum, she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends. But the joyful bacchanals Olive hosts at her rambling country house--and the separate, private books she writes for each of her seven children--conceal more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever im

Sorpresas is a graded intermediate-level literary reader that is designed to expand vocabulary, improve reading and writing skills, and stimulate practical language discussion. Students gain cultural knowledge and insight through the content of native literature from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Uruguay.

.' . . a personal as well as historical story that crisscrosses the centuries on the question of war and peace.'--New York TimesThis magical account of King Arthur's last night on earth spent weeks on the New York Times best-seller list following its publication in 1977. Even in addressing the profound issues of war and peace, The Book of Merlyn retains the life and sparkle for which White is known. The tale brings Arthur full circle, an ending, White wrote, that 'will turn my completed epic into a perfect fruit, 'rounded off and bright and done.''

In her late forties, after a noisy upbringing as one of six children and adulthood as a vocal feminist and mother, Sara Maitland found herself living alone in the country and, to her surprise, falling in love with silence. In this fascinating, intelligent, and beautifully written book, Maitland describes how she set out to explore this new love, spending periods of silence in the Sinai desert, the Scottish hills, and a remote cottage on the Isle of Skye. Maitland delves deep into the rich cultural histor

Published in a mini-format, this A-to-Z guide offers an unparalleled view of the most influential and best-loved American artists from colonial times to the present. 500 illustration, 446 in color.

Do you know what quatrefoil and impolitic mean? What about halcyon or narcolepsy? This book is a handy, easy-to-read reference guide to the proper parlance for any situation. In this book you will find: Words You Absolutely Should Know (covert, exonerate, perimeter); Words You Should Know But Probably Don?t (dour, incendiary, scintilla); Words Most People Don?t Know (schlimazel, thaumaturgy, epergne); Words You Should Know to Sound Overeducated (ad infinitum, nugatory, garrulity); Words You Probably Shouldn?

Twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, Clifton extends her already formidable powers of revelation with these new poems. Her song springs almost spontaneously from her imagination to stitch surreality with concrete imagery drawn from temporal reality, revealing an essential mystery and wisdom from within.




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