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The Natural World Of Winnie The Pooh

Author : Kathryn Aalto
ISBN : 9781604697179
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Loved “Goodbye Christopher Robin”? Learn more about the real place that inspired the beloved stories. Delve into the home of the world’s most beloved bear! The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh explores the magical landscapes where Pooh, Christopher Robin, and their friends live and play. The Hundred Acre Wood—the setting for Winnie-the-Pooh’s adventures—was inspired by Ashdown Forest, a wildlife haven that spans more than 6,000 acres in southeast England. In the pages of this enchanting book you can visit the ancient black walnut tree on the edge of the forest that became Pooh’s house, go deep into the pine trees to find Poohsticks Bridge, and climb up to the top of the enchanted Galleons Lap, where Pooh says goodbye to Christopher Robin. You will discover how Milne's childhood connection with nature and his role as a father influenced his famous stories, and how his close collaboration with illustrator E. H. Shepard brought those stories to life. This charming book also serves as a guide to the plants, animals, and places of the remarkable Ashdown Forest, whether you are visiting in person or from the comfort of your favorite armchair. In a delightful narrative, enriched with Shepard’s original illustrations, hundreds of color photographs, and Milne’s own words, you will rediscover your favorite characters and the magical place they called home.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Building For Life

Author : Stephen R. Kellert
ISBN : 1597265918
Genre : Architecture
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Sustainable design has made great strides in recent years; unfortunately, it still falls short of fully integrating nature into our built environment. Through a groundbreaking new paradigm of "restorative environmental design," award-winning author Stephen R. Kellert proposes a new architectural model of sustainability. In Building For Life, Kellert examines the fundamental interconnectedness of people and nature, and how the loss of this connection results in a diminished quality of life. This thoughtful new work illustrates how architects and designers can use simple methods to address our innate needs for contact with nature. Through the use of natural lighting, ventilation, and materials, as well as more unexpected methodologies-the use of metaphor, perspective, enticement, and symbol-architects can greatly enhance our daily lives. These design techniques foster intellectual development, relaxation, and physical and emotional well-being. In the works of architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, Eero Saarinen, Cesar Pelli, Norman Foster, and Michael Hopkins, Kellert sees the success of these strategies and presents models for moving forward. Ultimately, Kellert views our fractured relationship with nature as a design problem rather than an unavoidable aspect of modern life, and he proposes many practical and creative solutions for cultivating a more rewarding experience of nature in our built environment.
Category: Architecture

Secrets Of The Natural World

Author : Reader's Digest
ISBN : 0895774984
Genre : Nature
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Discusses little-known and unusual animal abilities, senses, and means of survival, extinction, surprising plants, and geological wonders
Category: Nature

Out Of The Garden

Author : Stephen Kline
ISBN : 1859840590
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 65.13 MB
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This timely and innovative book provides a detailed history of marketing to children, revealing the strategies that shape the design of toys and have a powerful impact on the way children play. Stephen Kline looks at the history and development of children's play culture and toys from the teddy bear and Lego to the Barbie doll, Care Bears and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He profiles the rise of children's mass media - books, comics, film and television - and that of the specially stores such as Toys 'R' Us, revealing how the opportunity to reach large audiences of children through television was a pivotal point in developing new approaches to advertising. Contemporary youngsters, he shows, are catapulted into a fantastic and chaotic time-space continuum of action toys thanks to the merchandisers' interest in animated television. Kline looks at the imagery and appeal of the toy commercials and at how they provide a host of stereotyped figures around which children can organize their imaginative experience. He shows how the deregulation of advertising in the United States in the 1980s has led directly to the development of the new marketing strategies which use television series to saturate the market with promotional "character toys". Finally, in a powerful re-examination of the debates about the cultural effects of television, Out of the Garden asks whether we should allow our children's play culture to be primarily defined and created by marketing strategies, pointing to the unintended consequences of a situation in which images of real children have all but been eliminated from narratives about the young.
Category: Social Science

God As Nature Sees God

Author : John R. Mabry
ISBN : 097476230X
Genre : Religion
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"A welcome contribution to the important field of deep ecumenism..."--from the Foreword by Matthew Fox.
Category: Religion

Disney S Winnie The Pooh S A To Zzzz

Author : Don Ferguson
ISBN : 156282015X
Genre : Alphabet books
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Brief rhymes featuring Winnie the Pooh and his friends introduce each letter of the alphabet.
Category: Alphabet books

My Friends Tigger And Pooh Colors And Shapes Discover

Author : Thea Feldman
ISBN : 1423109864
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Join Super Sleuthers Pooh, Tigger, Darby and Buster for a fun filled introduction to the alphabet! This unique lenticular format allows children to observe written letters and objects from the natural world. Young readers will begin to associate items from their every day world like cats and trees with letters of the alphabet, with this Tiggerific learning tool. MyFriends Tigger and Pooh debutted on the Disney Channel as part of the Playhouse Disney block in May 2007 and is sure to be a hit among preschoolers worldwide.Two fun new friends Darby, and her dog Buster, join Tigger, Pooh and the rest of your children’s favorite Hundred-Acre-Wood friends.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Wonderful World Of Nature

Author : Disney Book Group
ISBN : 1423149718
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In Wonderful World of Nature, stunning photographs and favorite Disney characters guide young readers around the globe to discover the wonders of the natural world. From the hottest desert to the highest mountain peak, from the largest living forest to the deepest ocean floor, this comprehensive reference book will show kids a side of nature never seen before!
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Fanfares

Author : Jan Irving
ISBN : UOM:39015018906043
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Suggests twelve themes for activity programs, and offers subject bibliographies and advice on displays, publicity, and related activities.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The New England Grimpendium

Author : J. W. Ocker
ISBN : 9781581578621
Genre : Travel
File Size : 23.32 MB
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An insider’s guide to wicked, weird, and wonderful New England. A rich compendium of macabre and historic New England happenings, this travelogue features firsthand accounts of almost 200 sites throughout New England. This region is full of the macabre, the grim, and the ghastly—and all of it is worth visiting, for the traveler who dares! Author J. W. Ocker supplements directions and site information with entertaining personal anecdotes. Topics include: Legends and personalities of the macabre Infamous crimes and killers Dreadful tragedies Horror movie locales Notable cemeteries and gravestones Intriguing memento mori Classic monsters
Category: Travel

From Mythic To Linear

Author : Maria Nikolajeva
ISBN : UCSC:32106012607179
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In this approach to text typology, Maria Nikolajeva examines the depiction of time in literature for children. She identifies a continuum of texts ranging from those that depict non-linear time, typical of archaic, or mythical, thought, to those that express linearity, typical of contemporary mainstream literature. She argues that literature is a deconstruction, a displacement, of myth, and that it depicts a symbolic coming-of-age process rather than a strictly representational reflection of a concrete reality. The texts are categorized by the degree to which the coming-of-age process is accomplished; the movement is from an initial condition of primary harmony (Arcadia, Paradise, Utopia) and moves through different stages toward either a successful or a failed passage. The study encompasses a number of children's novels from different epochs and countries, contributing a better knowledge of children's literature from different parts of the world.
Category: Literary Criticism

Virginia Wildlife

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ISBN : WISC:89053008959
Genre : Game and game-birds
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Category: Game and game-birds

Children S Book Review

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ISBN : UCAL:B4163484
Genre : Children's literature
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Issues for Apr. 1971- include separately paged section: Children's book review: occasional list, no. 1- .
Category: Children's literature

Bertrand Russell S The Conquest Of Happiness

Author : Tim Phillips
ISBN : 9781908864307
Genre : Self-Help
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Tim Phillips’ brilliant interpretation of Bertrand Russell’s The Conquest of Happiness illustrates the principles of Russell’s philosophy with modern examples to enable twenty-first century readers to achieve happiness and transform their lives and the lives of those around them.
Category: Self-Help

Moonday

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ISBN : 1423119207
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When the Moon disrupts a town by lowering itself into someone's backyard, a child finds a way to return the Moon to its proper place in the sky. By the New York Times best-selling author and illustrator of Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Tv Guide

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ISBN : IND:30000085210254
Genre : Television programs
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Category: Television programs

California School Libraries

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ISBN : MINN:31951000572860C
Genre : Instructional materials centers
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Category: Instructional materials centers