As late as 1960 there were still groups of Australian Aborigines, colloquially called Myalls, living through the interior of Australia in the traditional life style of nomadic hunter-gatherers. Some of their children had never seen a European and were unaware that a different world existed beyond the confines of their own existence.
The Sunflower that Roared
Sarah has a very sunny nature. That is why her mother calls her her little sunflower. But even sunflowers get grumpy when no one listens to them. A picture book to read with your 3-5 year old, especially if you like sunflowers-like Van Gogh and William Blake did! It will also make a delightful addition to the learning experience about growing a plant from seed, as done in kindergarten, and can be read on line or on your phone/ipad with Stanza too.
The Fourth Lost Tale of Mercia: Athelward the Historian
Lord Athelward, an ealdorman who also wants to write history, finds his peace of mind disturbed when a strange woman named Golde and her young son Eadric show up on his doorstep with a ridiculous proposal.
Classic Fairytales, Folklore, Myths and Legends
15 classic fairytales, myths and legends from around the world not seen in print for over a century. These are the fairy tales that our grandparents and great-grandparents were told as children.
Pazuzu - Manifestation
As the Cortras brothers flee for their lives across the Shur desert, they encounter a man that wanders the waste alone. The stranger joins the Cortras brothers. He doesn't tell them about the voice following him. One man, suffering amnesia, carries salvation and damnation from the desert. "Pazuzu - Manifestation" is the first book in the "Pazuzu" trilogy.
Beauregaard Sweet became invisible, but his troubles began when he suddenly reappeared. Now everybody wants something from him. Manny the mechanic wants his wife. Sharad LeMaster wants his secret. Emma Biggs wants another shot at the TV news, the Four Tribes want to send him back to wherever it was heíd gone, and all he wants to do is eat donuts and watch reality TV.
Walking The Rain
Mad Cow Disease and its human form, vCJD are bad enough today. Now imagine that same disease in the future, slow-burning, incurable, highly infectious and transmitted by a mosquito bite. Civilisation has imploded as populations flee and the cities walled themselves off from the rustics in an attempt to survive. In Walking the Rain, our accidental hero, Scace, lives with his dysfunctional family in a small village on the west coast of Scotland. The story follows Scaceís battle with The Church of the Rain and the sinister Captain Black to bring the cure for the Disease back to his village.
Powerful Presentations: 10 Steps from Presentation to Performance
Delivering a presentation may get your message across, but delivering a performance can entertain, educate, inspire and get you noticed. ĎPowerful Presentations: 10 Steps from Presentation to Performanceí aligns time-tested theatrical best practices, celebrity anecdotes and things a six-year-old knows (which you donít) with tips and tricks to improve the quality of otherwise lackluster presentations. Face it, your audienceís attention span is less than seven minutes long Ė so you need all the help you can get.
Tyrants of Self-Concept: Ruling the Rulers
This bookís purpose is to demonstrate that the mass of men and women do not have to spend their lives limited by the critical voices of mental spectators-those little tyrants rattling around inside their heads, telling them second by second how to fight their battles, what they can and cannot do, what they must and must not do. TYRANTS OF SELF CONCEPT: RULING THE RULERS, exposes gender-loaded beliefs and other social fallacies for what they are-truisms-and informs, then challenges readers to discover how the truisms influence their self-concepts, the totality of their thoughts and feelings about themselves. Readers learn how their mental spectators have become internalized through socialization. Importantly, readers discover the adaptive and beneficial processes of examining the formation of beliefs that lead to negative self- concepts.
Of Rice and Yen: An Englishmanís look at the best and worst of Japan; the pleasures and pains, the gems and the jaw-droppers
Of Rice and Yen is a book on Japanese society, people, and culture with a refreshing difference. A truly honest and balanced account of the country, it covers not only the good aspects of Japanese society but, uniquely, provides a concise and critical account of the worst bits as well.
Forty carefully selected topics, twenty positive and twenty negative, paint a personalized and demystified account of the country in an entertaining, at times witty, and always revealing manner. From men with steel balls to waitresses with no pants, from electric baths to squirting toilets, and from golden turds to exquisite cuisine, this book has it all in a straight-punching account of Japan in all its naked splendour.
For the Japan-curious, this book provides an insight that will entertain and enchant. For the visitor or foreign resident, this book details the aspects of life that will be adored and abhorred; an account to bring the tired guidebook statistics to life.
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