David Copperfield is the story of a young man's adventures on his journey from an unhappy and impoverished childhood to the discovery of his vocation as a successful novelist. Among the gloriously vivid cast of characters he encounters are his tyrannical stepfather, Mr. Murdstone; his formidable aun..
David's entire twelve-year life has been spent in a grisly prison camp in Eastern Europe. He knows nothing of the outside world. But when he is given the chance to escape, he seizes it. With his vengeful enemies hot on his heels, David struggles to cope in this strange new world, where his only reso..
One of Dickens's best-loved and most personal novels, David Copperfield is the embodiment of Dickens's own boyhood experience recalling his employment as a child in a London warehouse. This edition, which has the accurate Clarendon text, includes Dickens's trial titles and working notes, and eight o..
A giant wants to fight an Israelite soldier. When young and small David offers to fight Goliath, the giant laughs Can David beat the giant? Find out in this Zonderkidz I Can Read book for early readers...
Malcolm Gladwell, the #1 bestselling author of "The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, "and "What the Dog Saw, " offers his most provocative---and dazzling---book yet. Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a stone a..
Malcolm Gladwell's provocative new #1 bestseller -- now in paperback. Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a pebble and a sling-and ever since, the names of David and Goliath have stood for battles between under..
Capitalize on kids' interest in President Obama, Washington, D.C., and the White House with the newly rebranded Capital Mysteries series Legend says that on each dead president's birthday, his ghost haunts the grounds of the remote retreat Camp David. But KC and Marshall aren't worried, even though..
Although we have heard the music of J. S. Bach in countless performances and recordings, the composer himself still comes across only as an enigmatic figure in a single familiar portrait. As we mark the 250th anniversary of Bach's death, author Christoph Wolff presents a new picture that brings to l..
David doesn't mean to get in trouble. It's not his fault most of the time, it's just an accident or maybe he forgot something. Orsome furniture got in the way. Once again, David Shannon proves he knows every excuse in the book-especially when faced with the age-old problem of dealing with grown-ups..
Caldecott Honor artist David Shannon is back with an all-new, original board book that lets young readers see what the star of the bestselling No, David books did as a troublemaking toddler. Oh, David What have you done now? Whether it's time to get dressed, eat breakfast, or go to sleep, this yo..
Caldecott Honor artist David Shannon is back with a third original board book that features the star of the bestselling No, David books as a troublemaking toddler and introduces the five senses. Hey What's that smell? Join David as he discovers the five senses: touch, hear, see, smell, and taste...
"Like many fond parents, I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child," confessed Charles Dickens in the preface of this novel, "and his name is David Copperfield." Millions of readers have taken young David into their hearts as well, weeping over his misfortunes and exulting in his triumphs. Dick..
David Lynch is internationally renowned as a filmmaker, but it is less known that he began his creative life as a visual artist and has maintained a devoted studio practice, developing an extensive body of painting, prints, photography, and drawing. Featuring work from all periods of Lynch's career,..
Of all Dickens's novels, David Copperfield most fervently embraces the comic delights, the tender warmth, the tragic horrors of childhood. It is our classic tale of growing up, an enchanting story of a gently orphan discovering life and love in an indifferent adult world. Persecuted by his wrathful ..
David's teacher has her hands full. From running in the halls to chewing gum in class, David's high-energy antics fill each schoolday with trouble-and are sure to bring a smile to even the best- bahaved reader...
David's mom always said no No, no, no. No, David is Shannon's delightfully illustrated book of all the naughty things he used to get told off for as a child. Follow David as he jumps on his bed, walks mud through the house and breaks plant po..
When David Copperfield escapes from the cruelty of his childhood home, he embarks on a journey to adulthood which will lead him through comedy and tragedy, love and heartbreak and friendship and betrayal. Over the course of his adventure, David meets an array of eccentric characters and learns hard ..
The 1850s were heady times in Concord, Massachusetts: in a town where a woman's petticoat drying on an outdoor line was enough to elicit scandal, some of the greatest minds of our nation's history were gathering in three of its wooden houses to establish a major American literary movement. The Trans..
One evening, journalist Eric Siblin attended a recital of Johann Sebastian Bach's "Cello Suites" and began an epic quest that would unravel three centuries of intrigue, politics, and passion. Winner of the Mavis Gallant Prize for Nonfiction and the McAuslan First Book Prize, "The Cello Suites" weave..
"One day I blew my nose and half my brains came out."Los Angeles, 1976. David Bowie is holed up in his Bel-Air mansion, drifting into drug-induced paranoia and confusion. Obsessed with black magic and the Holy Grail, he's built an altar in the living room and keeps his fingernail clippings in the fr..
(Book). First-ever look at the intertwining, outrageous lives of three rock legends. When Lou Reed and Iggy Pop first met David Bowie in the fall of 1971, Bowie was just another English musician passing through New York City. Lou was still recovering from the collapse of the Velvet Underground, and ..
Learn how the essences of wildflowers can help your mental and spiritual health Drawn from the essence of wildflower blooms by the power of the sun, the Bach Flower remedies produce results which have confounded conventional medicine. Dr. Bach's revolutionary approach to healing through the personal..
The first contemporary study of Bach Flower Remedies, by one of Europe's leading practitioners. More than 50 years ago, English physician Dr. Edward Bach discovered 38 flower remedies that enhance the potential for self-healing. Intended for practitioners and lay readers alike, the book includes lis..
Dietmar Kramer, a practicing naturopath, has discovered a new approach to diagnosis and treatment with Bach Flower Remedies. "New Bach Flower Therapies" traces the relationships between the thirty-eight flowers in an unprecedented way. "Outer" flowers treat acute, more superficial problems, while "i..
Dietmar Kramer, one of Germany's most innovative practitioners of Bach Flower Therapy, has developed powerful new therapeutic applications that remain true to Edward Bach's wish for simplicity and ease of use. "New Bach Flower Body Maps" details Kramer's unique system of diagnosis, in which 242 area..
A major advancement in the scientific use of flower essences. - Lists 200 clinically proven combinations of Bach Flower essences for treating specific conditions. - Targets the source of problems, not their outer manifestations. Each of us has a unique psychic structure that affects our emotions, th..
Collects the latest information on Bach flower remedies, detailing the healing properties of each flower while providing therapeutic profiles, diagnostic guidelines, progress evaluations, body maps, and advice on using Bach flower remedies in pediatrics and veterinary medicine. Original...
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, the "Prince of Preachers," composed and polished The Treasury of David over the span of nearly half his ministry. This incomparable commentary and omnibus on the Psalms has been prized by Christians ever since. Spurgeon'''s own commentary on every verse of the Psalms is extr..
This book is HUGE 8.5 X 11 Binding as big as a phone book containing 2 complete books, major articles, and a memorial pictorial of the man who for nearly two decades was the author of Temple at the Center of Time, Cydonia: The Secret Chronicles of Mars, and numerous other works, publishing original..
David Foster Wallace was at the center of late-20th-century American literature, Bryan A. Garner at that of legal scholarship and lexicography. It was language that drew them together. The wide-ranging interview reproduced here memorializes 67 minutes of their second and final evening together, in F..
One of the Best Books of the Year* "The Economist "*" The Christian Science Monitor" * "Financial Times" * Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the history of music. How can such sublime work have been produced by a man who seems so ordinary, so opaque--and occasionally..
David was a man after God's own heart . . . What does it mean to be someone "after God's own heart?" David, Old Testament Shepherd, king, and psalmist, offers an answer in the shape of his own life. In many ways he was a most extraordinary man―intelligent, handsome, abundantly gifted as a poet, musi..
David A. Carter's zany bugs are here to help guide children through their nightly routines. The Bubbly Bugs are taking their baths, the Lullabug is reading a bedtime story, and the Twinkle Bug is shinging bright to grant the wish you wish tonight This interactive Bugs mini is sure to become a bedti..
His secret is his downfall. A riveting, first-person tale in the tradition of "Go Ask Alice "and "Lucy in the Sky." The author of this fictional diary began writing for a class assignment, but soon it became much more to him. As the star player of his high school football team, he faces a lot of pre..
This collection features a selection of classical pieces by the world's most renowned composers: Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, Johannes Pachelbel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Richard Wagner, Johannes Brahms, Johann Strauss, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Giuseppe Verdi, Edvard Grieg..
David Fincher (b. 1962) did not go to film school and hates being defined as an auteur. He prefers to see himself as a craftsman, dutifully going about the art and business of making film. Trouble is, it's hard to be self-effacing when you are the director responsible for "Se7en, Fight Club," and "T..
Larry David, the man behind two of the most successful and critically acclaimed sitcoms in television history, is the focus of this biography. This unofficial guide follows the career that has accorded him status as a comic genius and garnered a fanatical following-from his early exploits as a stand..
A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett of the State of Tennessee. Written in 1834, this autobiography is like a tall tale of the life of a frontiersman, and established Davy Crockett as a larger-than-life American hero...
In this true story of adventure, Jack Nisbet re-creates the life and times of David Thompson--surveyor, mapmaker, and fur trader. As Nisbet tracks the explorer's trail across the modern landscape, he interweaves his own observations with Thompson's historical writings. The result is a fascinating st..
Certified flower essence practitioner Deborah Craydon and licensed acupuncturist Warren Bellows combine their expertise to present an innovative and highly effective holistic method to treat body, mind, and spirit. By applying flower essences (in place of needles) to acupuncture points, it is possib..
David Brainerd (1718-1747) was an American missionary to the Native Americans who had a particularly fruitful ministry among the Delaware Indians of New Jersey. During his short life he was beset by many difficulties. As a result, his biography has become a source of inspiration and encouragement to..
* David Bowie is a pioneering artist and performer whose career has spanned nearly 50 years and brought him international acclaim. This book traces his career from its beginnings in London, through the breakthroughs of Space Oddity and Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, and on to his impact o..
The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm according to David Hockney are like no other version you will have read before. Although inspired by earlier illustrators of the tales, from Arthur Rackham to Edmund Dulac, Hockneys etchings re-imagine these strange and supernatural stories for a modern audience..
There's a common thread that connects high-performance enthusiasts; they want horsepower at the most affordable price. Hot rodders have always searched for ways to save money and improve performance, which includes fabricating their own parts, buying prime used parts, searching classifieds, and comb..
One perfect shot will change the course of history. Christine Palmer, a young American doctor sailing solo across the Atlantic, makes an incredible discovery - a man narrowly clinging to his life in the frigid waters. But there is much more to this desperate survivor than meets the eye. David Slaton..
"e;Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of each."e; Modernity rules our lives by clock and calendar, dividing the stream of time into units and coordinating every passing moment with the universal globe..
Scholars and performers have long noted J.S. Bach's abundant use of parody procedures: that is, the recycling and reworking of pre-existing material from his own compositions or from other sources. Laura Buch edits essays exploring how the composer parodied the work of others and how other composers..
This volume offers an examination of Brecht's largely forgotten theatrical fragments of a life of David, written just after the Great War but prior to Brecht winning the Kleist Prize in 1922 and the acclaim that would launch hisextraordinary career. David J. Shepherd and Nicholas E. Johnson take as ..
Bach Flower Remedies for Animals is a complete and authoritative guide to using the Bach Flower Remedies as an alternative treatment for pets and other animals. Written by experts, it includes the history behind Dr Bach's internationally acclaimed remedies and explains how the remedies are suitable ..
Hour after hour of practice in the park close to his East London home set David Beckham on the road to becoming one of the world's best-known sportsmen. An integral part of Manchester United's Class of '92 and Treble-winning team of 1999, he reluctantly left the club for Real Madrid after falling ou..
The Twelve Healers introduces Dr Bach's world-renowned flower remedies, which provide a system for healing the mental and spiritual anguish at the root of ill health and unhappiness. The 38 remedies are grouped in seven helpful categories and advice is given on the types of personality most likely t..
In 1912 Edward Bach qualified as a medical doctor and embarked upon a career which not only had a profound effect on medical science, but brought to ordinary people the world over, a simple, safe and effective system of healing.Dr. Bach made a detailed study of bacteriology, immunology and homeopath..
The Bach Flower Remedies Step by Step is a straightforward yet comprehensive guide to the Bach Flower Remedies system. Written by a consultant at the Dr Edward Bach Centre, the guide includes detailed descriptions of the 38 remedies, as well as helpful information on their preparation and administra..
Considered by many to be the greatest writer of his generation, David Foster Wallace was at the height of his creative powers when he committed suicide in 2008. In a sweeping portrait of Wallace's writing and thought and as a measure of his importance in literary history, The Legacy of David F..
Hands-on nature activities for the budding transcendentalist Author and naturalist Henry David Thoreau is best known for living two years along the shores of Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts. He is also known for spending a night in jail for nonpayment of taxes, which he discussed in the influe..