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How to Find a Fox

By Nilah Magruder
  • ISBN Code: : 1250141338
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Pages : 40
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 382
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : how-to-find-a-fox.pdf

Book Excerpt :

Equipped with a camera and determination, a little girl sets out to track down an elusive red fox. But foxes are sneaky, and it proves more difficult than she thought. Nilah Magruder's debut picture book charmingly tells the story of what it means to not give up and how sometimes what you're looking for is closer than you think.

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  • Pdf File: ru.pdf

Book Short Summary:

An expert guide to Ruby, a popular new Object-Oriented Programming Language Ruby is quickly becoming a favourite among developers who need a simple, straight forward, portable programming language. Ruby is ideal for quick and easy object-oriented programming such as processing text files or performing system management. Having been compared with other programming languages such as Perl, Python, PCL, Java, Eiffel, and C++; Ruby is popular because of its straight forward syntax and transparent semantics. Using step-by-step examples and real world applications, the Ruby Developer's Guide is designed for programmers and developer's looking to embrace the object-oriented features and functionality of this robust programming language. Readers will learn how to develop, implement, organize and deploy applications using Ruby. Ruby is currently experiencing a rapid rise in popularity in the object-oriented programming community Readers receive up-to-the minute links, white papers, and analysis for two years at [email protected] Comes with a wallet-sized CD containing a printable HTML version of the book, all of the source code examples and demos of popular Ruby third-party programming tools and applications

Land Healer

By Jake Fiennes
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 1473532957
  • Total of Pages : 202
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 700
  • Pdf File: land-healer.pdf

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'Jake Fiennes is changing the face of farming in Britain... a revolutionising force' Isabella Tree Our relationship with our land is broken: we must heal it. Jake Fiennes is on a mission to change the face of the English countryside. As Conservation Manager at Holkham in Norfolk, one of the country's largest historic country estates, his radical habitat restoration and agricultural work has nurtured its species and risen its crop yields - bringing back wetlands, hedgerows, birds and butterflies over 25,000 acres of land. But this isn't rewilding - there is no 'wild' in Britain anymore. Mass farming, crop science and industrial chemicals have destroyed the majority of our natural landscape and wildlife over the last century. Land Healer is the story of Fiennes's ambition to bring back our flora and fauna - by reclaiming our traditions and trialling new experiments which could restore our symbiosis with our land, and save our shared future. Following the farming year and the natural cycle of the seasons, Land Healer chronicles a life of conservation lived at the edges, and is a manifesto for rethinking our relationship with the natural world before it's too late. 'One of the motive forces behind this new way of looking at the land' - Tony Juniper, chair of Natural England

Paranormal - Horror - Contemporary - Science Fiction - Fantasy - Bundle

By Brian Rathbone,Mark Eller,Rhonda R. Carpenter,E A Draper
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : White Wolf Press, LLC
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 6052
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 877
  • Pdf File: paranormal-horror-contemporary-science-fiction-fantasy-bundle.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Bundle containing: The Turner Chronicles by Mark Eller The Mark of a Druid by Rhonda Carpenter God Wars by Mark Eller & EA Draper Lure by Brian Rathbone

Farthest North: or, the Life and Explorations of Lieutenant James Booth Lockwood, of the Greely Arctic Expedition

By Charles Lanman
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : epubli
  • Book Code : 3741884979
  • Total of Pages : 311
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 524
  • Pdf File: farthest-north.pdf

Book Short Summary:

eClassics Publications presents "Farthest North" by Charles Lanman Description: In the 1885 written "Farthest North", Charles Lanman (1819-1895) tells the life story of Lieutenant, and American arctic explorer, James Booth Lockwood, and his deadly participation in the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition, also referred to as the Greely Arctic Expedition.

Common Ground

By Rob Cowen
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 1473506549
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Nature
  • Members : 860
  • Pdf File: common-ground.pdf

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ONE OF BRITAIN'S FAVOURITE NATURE BOOKS AS FEATURED ON BBC's WINTERWATCH SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2016 'Bold and beautiful.' Robert Macfarlane 'Sensitive, thoughtful and poetic ... leading us into a whole new way of looking at the world' Michael Palin 'Touched by genius' John Lewis-Stempel 'Absolutely mesmerizing, utterly beautiful and engrossing' Joanne Harris After moving from London to a new home in Yorkshire, and about to become a father for the first time, Rob Cowen finds himself in unfamiliar territory. Disoriented, hemmed in by winter and yearning for open space, he ventures out to a nearby edge-land: a pylon-slung tangle of wood, hedge, field, meadow and river that lies unclaimed and overlooked on the outskirts of town. Digging deeper into this lost landscape, he begins to uncover its many layers and lives – beast, bird, insect, plant and people – in kaleidoscopic detail. As the seasons change and the birth of his child draws closer, his transformative journey into the blurry space where human and nature meet becomes increasingly profound. In bringing this edge-land to life, Cowen offers both a both a unique portrait of people and place through time and an unforgettable exploration of the common ground we share with the natural world, the past and each other.

The Best New True Crime Stories: Small Towns

By Mitzi Szereto
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
  • Book Code : 1642502812
  • Total of Pages : 207
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 157
  • Pdf File: the-best-new-true-crime-stories.pdf

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“Here be monsters! This brilliant collection of gruesome small-town misdeeds . . . will have you running for the comfort and safety of the big city.” —Peter Houlahan, author of Norco ’80 We’ve been told nothing bad happens in small towns. You can leave your doors unlocked, and your windows wide open. We picture peaceful hamlets with a strong sense of community, and everyone knows each other. But what if this wholesome idyllic image doesn’t always square with reality? Small towns might look and feel safe, but statistics show this isn’t really true. From the vicious murderers of the Clutter family to Ted Bundy and his small-town charm, criminals have always roamed rural America and towns worldwide. Featuring murder stories, criminal case studies, and more, The Best New True Crime Stories: Small Towns contains all-new accounts from writers of true crime, crime journalism, and crime fiction. And these entries are not based on a true story—they are true stories. Edited by acclaimed author and anthologist Mitzi Szereto, the stories in this volume span the globe. Discover how unsolved murders, kidnapping, shooting sprees, violent robbery, and other bad things can and do happen in small towns all over the world. “Mitzi Szereto has assembled a group of today’s brightest and best authors for this truly extraordinary anthology. Brilliant!” —Dan Zupansky, author and host of True Murder “Chills. Endless chills.” —Cup of Books “These well-researched, globe-trotting, bite-sized tales are perfect for a lazy summer afternoon?especially at a time when it’s much safer to travel through the pages of a book.” —Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

The Fox's Wager

By Tawdra Kandle
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Tawdra Kandle
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 158
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 904
  • Pdf File: the-fox-s-wager.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Hotel Paranormal is THE place for supernatural beings looking to get away from it all. Beings like werewolves, vampires, elves, sprites, djinn and more check in from all over the world for business and for pleasure -- and sometimes for both. www.thehotelparanormal.com There are two things standing in the way of Sionnach Creven’s much-needed vacation: a promised favor for an old friend and Daeglan O’Casey. He’s the annoying guy with an intriguing ability who’s come to Hotel Paranormal to recruit her help in the epic battle against evil that looms in the near future. But being a kitsune, Sionnach is resourceful, and using this irresistible Irishman to help her with the job at hand means combining business with pleasure.

Memories of the Shires

By J. Otho Paget
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 1473338700
  • Total of Pages : 236
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 548
  • Pdf File: memories-of-the-shires.pdf

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This vintage book contains accounts of fox hunting experiences in early twentieth-century England, with descriptions of hunts, information concerning notable locations and figures, and more. It provides a fascinating insight into historical English fox hunting, and is highly recommended for those with an interest in the history of the sport. Contents include: "Fox-Hunting and Melton", "Early Days in Leicestershire", "Ancient History", "Mr. John Coupland", "Lord Manners", "Captain Warner", "Captain Warner", "Captain Warner", "Captain Warner's Closing Seasons", "Lord Lonsdale", "Captain Burns-Hartopp", "Captain Burns-Hartopps Final Seasons", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. This volume is being republished now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of fox hunting.