n celebration of the land, the people, and the heritage of Canada, The Little Gift of Canada brings the country vividly to life. The photographs in this volume convey the distinctive qualities of each Canadian region: from the west coast rain forests, through the big prairie skies to the Great Lakes area, the Maritimes, and the vast northern stretches of land. This small-format colour book is the perfect introduction to - or souvenir of - Canada.
A write-in book packed with masses of activities, including puzzles, drawing, colouring, dot-to-dot, mazes and spot the difference.
The little mermaid loved a young prince, but he could not marry her. Can the magic woman of the ocean help the little mermaid? Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language.Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills.The five levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) Starters, Movers and Flyers exams.The Little Mermaid, a Level 4 Activity Book, is A2 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Flyers exams. The activities encourage children to practice longer sentences with up to three clauses, more complex past and future tense structures, modal verbs and a wider variety of conjunctions.
Twilight Sparkle jumped from her bed. It's the end of winter, she said. Spring must come soon, and the ponies must help! Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. The five levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) Starters, Movers and Flyers exams. My Little Pony: Spring is Here, a Level 2 Activity Book, is A1 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Movers exams. The activities encourage children to practice short sentences containing a maximum of two clauses, introducing the past tense and some simple adverbs.
'I adored this book right from the beginning...The Bookshop on the Seine was another delightful read by Rebecca Raisin' - Reviewed the Book Visit Paris this year and fall in love under the Eiffel Tower Le Vie En Rose Sarah Smith has been offered the opportunity to exchange bookshops with a Parisian friend for six months. Saying yes is a no-brainer - after all, who would turn down a trip to Paris? Even if it does mean leaving the irresistible boyfriend behind, Sarah's sure she's in for the holiday of a lifetime - days spent surrounded by novels in a gorgeous bookshop and the chance to watch the snow fall on the Champs-Elysees. But will her dream come true or will Sarah realise that a fairytale Christmas in the city of love isn't quite as rosy in reality...A deliciously feel-good romance perfect for fans of Debbie Johnson and Julia Williams Watch out for more in The Little Paris Collection 1. The Little Bookshop on the Seine 2. The Little Antique Shop under the Eiffel Tower 3. The Little Perfume Shop off the Champs-Elysees What reviewers are saying about The Little Bookshop on the Seine ' This novel is a love letter to Paris, and even more so a love letter to books; it is absolutely a must-read book for book lovers.' - Rather Too Fond of Books 'easy to read and devoured quickly, I literally could not get enough and I was so sad to finish it. It was a truly captivating, spellbinding tale of taking chances and living life to the full that I am sure will ring true with many readers.' - Compelling Reads 'I love love love this author, and this book cements the fact that this series is a winner!' - Fiona (Goodreads) 'I loved every second of The Little Bookshop on the Seine, easy to read, with words oozing charm and good feeling, that just made me feel warm and cosy.' - Rachel's Random Reads 'a beautifully written novel' - Hilda (Goodreads) 'A delightful story that's perfect for reading in your favorite cozy chair...Such a good book to lose yourself in.' - Janet Robel (Goodreads) 'It really brought Paris to life ...extremely romantic, love is most definitely on the menu' - Elaine (Goodreads) 'a great escape to Paris and I'm looking forward to the other books in the Little Paris Collection. ' - French Village Diaries.
Advance Praise for Moving the Rock “The future comes at us fast – which means school reformers don’t have time to wait. They need real tools in real time. That’s why Moving the Rock is so important. Grant Lichtman has guidance for anyone – teachers, parents, administrators, government officials – intent on helping young people succeed not ‘someday,’ but today.” – Daniel H. Pink, best-selling author of Drive and A Whole New Mind “Grant Lichtman’s book is a clear and comprehensive guide to the “what" and the “how” of educational transformation. Organized around essential levers for change, it is a must-read for anyone who wants to make a difference in our schools.” —Tony Wagner, Harvard Ilab Expert in Residence, and best-selling author of The Global Achievement Gap and Creating Innovators” “This book gives me hope for a brighter future in education. Despite the dark clouds imposed by misguided policies, Grant Lichtman diligently tells stories of grass-roots innovations in the classrooms and schools all over the world. Moving the Rock is an inspiring call to action for all educators.” —Yong Zhao, Ph.D., Foundation Distinguished Professor, School of Education, University of Kansas “If you have children, or teach children, or want our children to succeed, this is a must-read book. Grant Lichtman throws down the challenge for all of us; that WE can change education, and he shows us just how successful schools everywhere are overcoming change-killing inertia in our schools.” —Todd Rose, best-selling author of The End of Average; Harvard University Moving the Rock: Seven Levers WE Can Press to Transform Educationgives educators, parents, administrators, students, and other stakeholders a clear paradigm for transforming our outmoded schools into schools that will help our children to meet the challenges of tomorrow. It’s no secret that our educational system is stuck. Moving the Rock shows the important roles all of us can play in un-sticking it by moving seven specific levers that will change the focus of education from what we teach to how we learn. Importantly, moving the levers is completely possible today, and in fact is already happening now in many schools. Drawing on research and extensive experience in the education community, Grant Lichtman outlines the seven essential levers that can profoundly change our schools so that we are teaching all our children how to learn, including • Creating the Demand for Better Schools • Building School-Community Learning Laboratories • Encouraging Open Access to Knowledge • Fixing How We Measure Student Success • Teaching the Teachers what They Really Need to Know • and more At the end of each of each chapter there are one or more challenges, ways that all of us can collectively turn the pioneering work of others into transformation for all our schools.
Learning the concepts of comparing and sorting is vital in helping young children develop vocabulary and understand the world around them. This bright book is designed to help parents amuse, interest and at the same time teach their children vital early learning skills. Useful parent tips are included throughout the book to support the learning process.
One day, Little Red Riding Hood went to her Grandmother's house in the forest. A wolf lived near the house and he wanted to eat Little Red Riding Hood! Ladybird Readers is a series of traditional tales, modern stories and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign language. Each activity book includes language activities to support the CEF framework, as well as help young learners prepare for the Cambridge Young Learners English (YLE) exams and fulfils SSRW criteria. This Level 2 activity book is ideal for children who have received some reading instruction and can read short, simple sentences. It covers CEF level A1 and supports YLE movers exams.
Peppa isn't a baby anymore, and she can't begin to imagine what she was like before she was so big and clever - just like Daddy Pig. But when Suzy Sheep arrives with a picture book from the olden days, Peppa soon realises that Little Peppa laughed, cried and her favourite thing to do was jump in muddy puddles! Perfect for fans of Peppa Pig and co. from Five's Milkshake and Nick Jr., the hardback book is great for little ones (aged 3 and above) and parents to share together at bedtime.
A dark and brilliant satire in which the decadent Dorrit family becomes a lens through which Dickens focuses his withering portrait of an entire society. Everything about mid-century English institutions - politics, law, business, finance and the prison system - is found to be wanting, and the book presents a world redeemed only by the faith and goodness of 'Little' Amy Dorrit, the Child of the Marshalsea. This edition reprints the original Everyman introduction by G.K.Chesterton and includes forty illustrations by "Phiz".
Imagine that all the characters from the world's most beloved storybooks were real — real, and living among us, with oil oi their powers intact. How would they cope with life in our mundane, un-magical reality? The answer can be found in FABLES, Bill Willingham's celebrated reimagining of the venerable fairy tale canon. From Snow White and the Big Bad Wolf to Goldilocks and Little Boy Blue, the folk tales of old are reborn here as exiles living in the magically camouflaged New York City neighborhood of Fabletown.