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Dog Massage

by Maryjean Ballner St. Martin's Press (August 13, 2013)

Since we don't speak "Basic Bark," the best way to canine-communicate is through touch. Regular Dog Massage sessions give dogs the attention they crave and the affection they need, and the techniques explained...


So Many Ways to Eat

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

What can the Siberian tiger, the army ant, the white pelican, the blue whale and the koala bear possibly have in common? Not their size or strength, of course, but their need for food. And whether they are herbivores,...


Understanding the Universe

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible to the non-expert. Definitions to scientific terms are given either in the explanation itself, or in the comprehensive...


The Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

The Environment sheds light on the biosphere, the water cycle, erosion, ecosystems and climates. It also delves into environmental threats, including the depletion of the ozone layer, acid rain and deforestation....


Sports: The Complete Visual Reference

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

You will find everything you need to know about the history, rules, techniques, tactics, records, and even facilities and equipment. In addition, profiles on athletic training and psychological preparation will...


Understanding The Earth

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 08, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...


The Visual Dictionary of Universe & Earth

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Universe and Earth takes the reader into a fascinating journey through cosmos to discover celestial bodies, astronomical observation equipment and astronautics, and then provides a complete...


The Visual World Atlas

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

An overview of the state of the world for understanding global issues Inside you will find: • more than 110 thematic maps, • more than 50 fact tables from world renown organizations, • more than 130 photographs,...


So Many Ways to Live in Difficult Conditions

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

Animals that can withstand scorching temperatures of 80 degrees Celsius. Others that can survive at depths of 11,000 meters in the ocean. Birds that perform graceful maneuvers at altitudes of over 8,000 meters....


So Many Ways to Defend Themselves

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Being small does not mean you have to be vulnerable. Small animals have many different ways of protecting their territory and evading their predators — even huge, extremely dangerous predators. Whether they...


The Visual Dictionary of Plants & Gardening

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Plants and Gardening brings you into the fascinating world of vegetables, from ferns to mosses, flowering plants or trees, and presents tools used to cultivate ornamental or food plants....


The Visual Dictionary of Art & Architecture

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Art and Architecture takes the reader into a fascinating journey through fine arts, graphic arts, performing arts, photography, music, crafts and classic or modern architecture. Convenient...


So Many Ways to Live in Society

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

Some species prefer to live alone, and others like company. Social animals form groups such as clans or schools and use their combined strength to fight enemies, cold or boredom. Their giant gatherings can last...


The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom takes the reader on a fascinating voyage into well and less known groups of animals: simple organisms, echinoderms, insects, arachnids, mollusks, crustaceans, fishes,...


Young Explorers’ Guide: Living Treasures

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

• A one-of-a-kind treasure hunt • An exhilarating adventure that lets you decide which way to go • An encyclopedia that reads like an adventure novel • An amazing time machine • A world of knowledge...


So Many Ways to Build a Shelter

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Who hasn’t dreamed about building a hidden cabin in the woods or a secret place far from prying glances? Just like humans, animals need shelter — a quiet, safe place to call their own. Some animals are not...


So Many Ways to Communicate

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

A little tune for some, a colorful mask for others. Plays for women only and funny-face contests for mature males. These are not part of a carnival of animals, but rather genuine means of communication. To seduce...


So Many Ways to Reproduce

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

How do animals seduce each other? How are baby animals conceived? What do they look like when they’re born? These are just some of the questions answered in the colorful and fascinating pages of this book....


So Many Ways to Move About

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

They run, jump, crawl, skate or climb. On land, under the ground, on the water, in the water, in the air or in the trees, they display incredible dexterity and ingenuity. Some of them travel 35,000 kilometers...


My Notebook of Questions : Dinosaurs

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Dinosaurs are a fascinating subject. They may be extinct, but they live on in our imagination. Young or old, we still have plenty of questions about these fascinating animals.


The Visual Encyclopedia of Our World

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Almost 40,000 tons of meteorites fall to Earth each year… A living fossil is discovered off the coast of South Africa… The swirling wind becomes a devastating tornado that destroys everything in its path…...


The Visual Dictionary of Sports & Games

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Sports and Games describes installations and pieces of equipment used for the most popular sport activities, and presents a selection of widely-known classical games. Convenient and...


Understanding Weather and the Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...


Understanding Plants & the Vegetable Kingdom

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The world of plants is astoundingly diverse. Thanks to 3 billion years of evolution, there are now more than 380,000 plant species on Earth. For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world...


101 Activities for Kids in Tight Spaces

by Carol Stock Kranowitz St. Martin's Press (December 16, 2014)

You can never have enough space. And if you can't, just think of your kids--all the time they have to spend in tight spaces--like cars, planes, trains, the doctor's office, the grocery store, being sick or housebound,...


101 Activities For Siblings Who Squabble

by Linda Williams Aber St. Martin's Press (December 16, 2014)

For all those times when your house feels like a mini-war zone--when siblings are so restless they pick on one another mercilessly or are so angry they can hardly speak--101 Activities for Siblings Who Squabble...


Icônes

by Jp. A. Calosse Parkstone International (May 13, 2014)

« L’iconographie chrétienne, et surtout la représentation du Christ, se base sur la doctrine de l’Incarnation. Tout comme le théologien s’exprime par la pensée, l’iconographe, à travers son art,...


English Painting

by Ernest Chesneau Parkstone International (June 29, 2012)

The English school of painting was officially recognised at the beginning of the 18th century through the work of William Hogarth. It includes works by the most famous English artists, such as Thomas Gainsborough,...


American Realism

by Gerry Souter Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

Urban realism, snow-covered streets of New York, boxing matches, children on the banks of a river, the painters of the Ash Can School preferred realistic images. Their paintings are a true hymn to noise and...


Erotic Fantasy

by Hans-Jürgen Döpp Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

Numerous and diverse points of view come together in this work, demonstrating the multiple aspects that sexuality can present.  If nothing is more natural than sexual desire, it is nothing less than the forms...


Russian Painting

by Peter Leek & Peter  Leek Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

From the 18th century to the 20th, this book gives a panorama of Russian painting not equalled anywhere else. Russian culture developed in contact with the wider European influence, but retained strong native...


Erotic Encyclopedia

by Hans-Jürgen Döpp Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

What happened to the insolence of the 18th-century libertines or to the carefree excesses of the Belle Époque and its legalized brothels? They have merely been inhibited and buried by the nowadays political...


Homosexuality in Art

by James Smalls Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

This book is not a panegyric of homosexuality. It is a scientific study led by Professor James Smalls who teaches art history in the prestigious University of Maryland, Baltimore. Abandoning all classical clichés...


Landscapes

by Émile Michel Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

Although considered a minor genre for a long time, the art of landscape has risen above its forebears - religious and historic painting - to become a genre of its own. Giorgione in Italy, the Brueghels of the...


American Graffiti

by Margo Thompson Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

The first appearances of graffiti “tags” (signatures) on New York City subway trains in the early 1970s were discarded as incidents of vandalism or the rough, violent cries of the ignorant and impoverished....


Music & Eros

by Hans-Jürgen Döpp Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

Music is not only a pleasure for the ear, it is the echo of the heartbeat, breath and desire. Professor Döpp revisits music as the catalyst for dance, love and sex. From the music sheet to dance and through...


Anti-Aging for Dogs

by John M. Simon, D.V.M. & Steve Duno St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2014)

You love your dog. Don't you want to keep him around for a good long time?

You take steps to slow down your own aging process and stay as healthy and fit as possible-- now you can do the same for you beloved...


Pukaki - a comet returns

by Paul Tapsell Libro International (December 21, 2012)

Exploring the legacy of Pukaki, the ancestral father of Ngati Whakaue, a hapu (sub-tribe) of Te Arawa of Rotorua, this text also relates the history of the carving of Pukaki that featured in the Te Maori exhibition,...


A History of America in Thirty-six Postage Stamps

by Chris West Picador (October 28, 2014)

DISCOVER THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF AMERICA THROUGH ITS BEAUTIFUL AND DIVERSE POSTAGE STAMPS IN THIS EXUBERANT AND ALWAYS CHARMING HISTORY.

In A History of America in Thirty-six Postage Stamps, Chris West explores...


Cycling in France

by Carole Saint-laurent Guides de voyage Ulysse (February 10, 2003)

Set off on your very own Tour de France! If you’ve always wanted to cycle along the back roads of France, the Ulysses Cycling in France guide will make your dream a reality. France is renowned as one of the...


The Golden Era of Golf

by Al Barkow St. Martin's Press (October 21, 2014)

Until now, no one has made the point directly and unequivocally that the game "invented" by ancient Scots would not have reached its present stature in the world of sports if Americans had never gotten hold...


Anges

by Klaus Carl Parkstone International (May 13, 2014)

Les anges, symboles mystiques de la religion et du mythe, sont une source d'inspiration artistique depuis des siècles. Ce livre contient des anges dessinés par les plus grands artistes, classiques comme contemporains,...


Russian Avant-Garde

by Evgueny Kovtun Parkstone International (May 13, 2014)

The Russian Avant-garde was born at the turn of the 20th century in pre-revolutionary Russia. The intellectual and cultural turmoil had then reached a peak and provided fertile soil for the formation of the...


Naïve Art

by Nathalia Brodskaya Parkstone International (May 13, 2014)

Naive art first became popular at the end of the 19th century. Until that time, this form of expression, created by untrained artists and characterised by spontaneity and simplicity, enjoyed little recognition...


This Game's the Best! So Why Don't They Quit Screwing With It?

by George Karl & Don Yaeger St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

He's fiery, funny--and brutally frank. He's George Karl, head coach of the Seattle Supersonics, and one of the most outspoken men in professional basketball. Opinionated and always passionate about the sport,...


Red Nile

by Robert Twigger St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

From religion, to language, to the stories rooted in our faith and history books, the Nile River has proven to be a constant fixture in mankind's tales. In this dazzling, idiosyncratic journey from ancient times...


Miracle Dogs

by Liz Stavrinides St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

78 million dogs live as pets in the USA. These are the lucky ones. Five to seven million companion animals enter shelters every year, and more than half are euthanized due to the lack of space.

Miracle Dogs...


The Art of Gardening With Roses

by Graham Stuart Thomas Henry Holt and Co. (October 07, 2014)

Graham Stuart Thomas stands alone as the world's pre-eminent rose gardener. In this unique presentation he focuses on the uses of a variety of garden plants--flowering and nonflowering--with which to create...


Sky's Witness

by C. L. Rawlins Henry Holt and Co. (September 30, 2014)

Thoreau joked that he was a "self-appointed inspector of snowstorms and rainstorms," never dreaming that such a need might exist. But such is the author's work and that of his various helpers, from ski bums...


Insane Training

by Matt Kroczaleski St. Martin's Press (September 30, 2014)

Matt "Kroc" Kroczaleski is a world champion, record holding powerlifter and an NPC bodybuilder known for his grueling, high intensity workouts.

Insane Training is what Kroc is famous for. His new book of the...