From the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Best Book for Younger Readers - Red House Children's Book Award, the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 5 - 12 year-olds and the Blue Peter Best Story Book Award 2013, comes the eighth amazing instalment of this brilliant illustrated series in diary format!
The laugh-out-loud Tom Gates is back in another brilliant instalment of Liz Pichon's bestselling illustrated series. Sometimes making up my mind isn't easy to do. Especially when my grumpy sister Delia is LOOMING over me. Mum's on a mission to TIDY UP the whole house. She says if I can't decide what to get rid of, she'll do it for me. Which would be a DISASTER! Lucky for me, The FOSSILS come to my rescue (more than once!)
Tom's mum is madly gathering stuff from around the house to sell off at a boot sale. Tom's worried she might get rid of some of his prized things, but then again he might make a little money selling his stuff to buy a scooter! Meanwhile, Business Day is coming up at school. Tom comes up with a brilliant idea for an item his team can sell for Business Day. But because he was busy doodling, Tom accidentally gets himself switched to another group. And Tom's sister Delia continues to be grumpy, but now she has a key to her bedroom. What is she keeping locked behind that door?
The bestselling, fully illustrated Tom Gates series is back!Winner of the ROALD DAHL FUNNY PRIZE.This book contains: - MONSTERS - MYSTERY - A MUSIC FESTIVAL - MISSING stuff - ME and Marcus (Not necessarily in THAT order). AND a very strict supply teacher - but don't let that put you off!
Abandoned cars on America's most iconic abandoned road. Sounds like a great idea for a road trip. For a nation that loves the idea of the road, there is no more legendary ribbon of highway than the 2,451 miles comprising historic Route 66. Along the Mother Road lies the detritus of the automotive age: motels, roadside attractions, diners, service stations, drive-ins, and dives. Hidden in, around, and behind its buildings or abandoned along its roadside hide collector cars, lost trucks, and moldering motorcycles. How could there be a better destination for automotive archaeologist Tom Cotter? In Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip Cotter and his BBF (best barn finder) pal Brian Barr jump on Route 66, just outside Chicago, seeking rusted gold in every state Route 66 passes through. Along the way, ace lensman Michael Alan Ross documents their finds, mishaps, and various adventures. Starting in the Midwest and barreling through Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico, the barn-find bunch continues on to Arizona before completing their quest in Santa Monica, California. You'll never guess what automotive treasure they see peeking out from corroded garages and behind weary buildings along the way. You can bet every awesome barn find was investigated and recorded in Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip. Whether you've only dreamed of retracing US 66 or are familiar with its path but never considered car hunting there, Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip will take you on the trip of a lifetime. Hop in; you can ride shotgun.
More than a million readers have experienced the Circle series. Now, for the first time ever – and only for a limited time – they can dive deeper with a limited edition boxed set. Included in this special collector’s set is: Dekker’s highly anticipated new novel Green New hardcover editions of Black, Red, and White - originally published in 2004 but long gone from shelves. Specially commissioned collector’s box to display this limited edition set Perfect for Christmas gift giving. This is a “must have” for the thousands of hardcore fans – as well as for the newer Dekker fans who now have a limited window to secure hardcover editions of the entire epic series.
'Testing Times' tells the story of South African cricket's struggle to find its own identity and to transform itself from whipping boy to world power during the post-war cricket era through cricketing greats such as Dudley Nourse, Eric and Athol Rowan, and more.
Release on 2005-12-13 | by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka
Author: Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Striking toward peace and harmony the human being is ceasely torn apart in personal, social, national life by wars, feuds, inequities and intimate personal conflicts for which there seems to be no respite. Does the human condition in interaction with others imply a constant adversity? Or, is this conflict owing to an interior or external factor of evil governing our attitudes and conduct toward the other person? To what criteria should I refer for appreciation, judgment, direction concerning my attitudes and my actions as they bear on the well-being of others? At the roots of these questions lies human experience which ought to be appropriately clarified before entering into speculative abstractions of the ethical theories and precepts. Literature, which in its very gist, dwells upon disentangling in multiple perspective the peripeteia of our life-experience offers us a unique field of source-material for moral and ethical investigations. Literature brings preeminently to light the Moral Sentiment which pervades our life with others -- our existence tout court. Being modulated through the course of our experiences the Moral Sentiment sustains the very sense of literature and of personal human life (Tymieniecka).