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The Mobile Web Designer\'s Idea Book - Patrick McNeil

The Mobile Web Designer\'s Idea Book looks at trends, styles, themes and patterns in mobile web design. Much like the author\'s other Idea Books, the core focus is on providing inspiration and analyzing trends and patterns. Note that the primary focus is on the mobile web, but the author devotes a full section to mobile applications. The end result is a comprehensive inspiration tool focused on all aspects of mobile web design.

How Long is Now? -

How long is \'now\'? The short answer is \'somewhere between 2 and 3 seconds\'. The long answer involves an incredible journey through neuroscience, our subconscious and the time-bending power of meditation. Living in the present may never feel the same. Ready for some more? Okay. Why isn\'t Pluto a planet? Why are dogs\' noses wet? Why do hens cluck more loudly after laying an egg? What happens when one black hole swallows another? Do our fingerprints change as we get older? How ...

How to Build a Girl - Moran, C.

What do you do in your teenage years when you realise what your parents taught you wasn't enough? You must go out and find books and poetry and pop songs and bad heroes - and build yourself. It's 1990. Johanna Morrigan, 14, has shamed herself so badly on local TV that she decides that there's no point in being Johanna anymore and reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde - fast-talking, hard-drinking Gothic hero and full-time Lady Sex Adventurer! She will save her poverty stricken Bohemian family by bec...

How Cats Really Work - SNOW, A.

New cover reissue of the hilarious cat owner's manual! What is a cat's sinister mission on earth? Where do cats go at night? Why do dogs dislike cats so much? Find out the answers to all of these questions! and more. Packed full of cross-section illustrations revealing the astonishing truth about cats, this hilarious spoof pet-owner manual, reissued with an attractive new cover design, is a must-have for animal-crazy children and adults alike. Prepare to be amazed!

How to Date a Vampire - Sophie Collins

This is a fantastic magazine-style guide to romance for young teens...with a twist! For any girl looking for a boy who\'s more Cullen than caveman, this book is your helping hand to a happy ending. A vampire boy is smart, he\'s sexy, and he\'s waiting to discover someone a little bit different; so use this little lifesaver to show him what\'s so special about you and set his pulse (if he had one) racing. Of course, if like Bella or Buffy, the man of your dreams is more than just a high school c...

How to Draw Animals - Hodge, S.

How to Draw Animals is full of fantastic guidance on different drawing techniques, such as drawing animals in action, so kids can learn to draw animals like an expert! From professional techniques, such as achieving the correct texture, to illustrations that demonstrate an animal's appearance, How to Draw Animals is a fantastic kids' drawing book to inspire creativity. Inside How to Draw Animals: • 15 animals for kids to practise drawing • Clear, easy step-by-step drawing instructions for kids ...

How to Make a Zombie - Frank Swain

The search for the means to control the bodies and minds of our fellow humans has been underway for millennia, from the sleep-inducing honeycombs that felled Pompey’s army to the famous Vodou potions of Haiti. But in the past century, science has taken up the quest. Science writer Frank Swain digs up the reality of zombies: - dog heads brought back to life without their bodies - secret agents dosing targets with zombie drugs - parasites that force sex changes - bulls commanded by remot...

How to be Idle - Tom Hodgkinson

As Oscar Wilde said, doing nothing is hard work. The Protestant work ethic has most of us in its thrall, and the idlers of this world have the odds stacked against them. But here, at last, is a book that can help. From Tom Hodgkinson, editor of the Idler, comes HOW TO BE IDLE, an antidote to the work-obsessed culture which puts so many obstacles between ourselves and our dreams. Hodgkinson presents us with a laid-back argument for a new contract between routine and chaos, an argument for...

How to Train Your Dragon - Cressida Cowell

Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was an awesome sword-fighter, a dragon-whisperer and the greatest Viking Hero who ever lived. But it wasn\'t always like that. In fact, in the beginning, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was the most put upon Viking you\'d ever seen. Not loud enough to make himself heard at dinner with his father, Stoick the Vast; not hard enough to beat his chief rival, Snotlout, at Bashyball, the number one school sport and CERTAINLY not stupid enough to go into a cave full of drago...

How to Think About Exercise - Damon Young

A look at how and why exercise affects the way we think and feel. It can often seem like existence is split in two: body and mind, flesh and spirit, moving and thinking. In the office or at study we are ‘mind workers’, with superfluous bodies. In the gym we stretch, run and lift, but our minds are idle. Damon Young challenges this idea, revealing how fitness can develop our bodies and minds, together. Exploring exercises and sports with the help of ancient and modern philosophy, he uncov...

How the Endocrine System Works, 2nd Ed. - Neal, J. M.

How the Endocrine System Works is not another standard introduction to endocrinology, but an innovative and fun way to learn about the importance of the key glands in the human body and the hormones they control. It is explained in 9 easy-to-understand lectures, with additional material on the treatment and management of endocrine disorders. How the Endocrine System Works: • Is designed for those in need of a concise introduction to this fascinating area of medicine • Has been rigorously update...

OUR WORLD Level 5 READER: HOW TIGER GOT HIS STRIPES

Many years ago Tiger's fur was all orange. But one day Tiger was tricked by a man, and that trick led to Tiger's fur getting stripes. What was the man's trick? Our World is a six-level primary series in British English that uses fun and fascinating National Geographic content, with stunning images and video, to give young learners the essential English language, skills, and knowledge they need to understand their world. National Geographic video inspires and motivates young learners Our World R...

Delta Teacher Development Series: Teaching Children How to L...

Teaching children how to learn is a groundbreaking book offering Primary language teachers a new and practical methodology based on the importance, now universally recognized in curricula around the world, of teaching children how to learn. Teaching children how to learn comes from authors Gail Ellis, British Council adviser on Young Learners and Quality for the EU region, and Nayr Ibrahim, Head of Young Learners and Bilingual Section at the British Council, Paris. The authors are passionate ab...

How to Be a Better Cook - Lorraine Pascale

Bestselling TV chef, Loraine is famous for her simple, delicious recipes to suit every occasion, and with this book she offers us even more: kitchen shortcuts to help you put gorgeous food on the table every time. Whether you’re rustling up a cosy romantic supper or a big family feast, Lorraine will share her secrets (from good knife technique to quick tricks for stand-out presentation). And Lorraine’s warmth and gentle encouragement comes across in every page and tip. She brings her sen...

OUR WORLD Level 6 READER: HOW QUETZALCOATL BROUGHT CHOCOLATE...

Long ago, only the gods had chocolate. Chocolate made them wise and strong. The gods kept the chocolate for themselves and did not share it with the people. But when one generous god decides to bring chocolate to the people, it makes the other gods very angry. Will they take chocolate away from the people? Our World is a six-level primary series in British English that uses fun and fascinating National Geographic content, with stunning images and video, to give young learners the essential Engl...

Why is art full of naked people? - Susie Hodge, Claire Goble

Artists ask questions when they make art – and viewers ask questions when they look at art. This gently provocative book provides an engaging way for young people to start asking and answering questions for themselves. Why is art full of naked people? is structured around 22 questions, each one tackled over two spreads. The opening spread explores the question and answer, inviting the reader to study a full-bleed image of an important artwork. The second spread shows a selection of work ...

Real Fresh Coffee: How to Source, Roast, Grind and Brew the ...

Coffee is the most popular drink worldwide with around two billion cups consumed every day and more and more people are turning to good quality, fair trade coffee (premiumisation); evident by the number of independent coffee shops opening up in towns and cities as well as the number of us playing home barista as the choice of specialist beans and professional coffee-making gadgets grows. Real Fresh Coffee is the indispensable guide for those who want to understand more about how to source and b...

The Thing About Prague...: How I Gave it All Up for a New Li...

When Rachael Weiss left a good job, Thelma the cat and a normal life in Sydney for the romantic dream of being a writer in Prague she intended to stay forever. She lasted just three years, exasperated by the eccentricities of her ancestral city and its mind-boggling bureaucracy and customs. In this surprising and generous memoir full of warmth and unstoppable sociability, Rachael attempts to write her great novel, buy an apartment (any apartment!), dodge unscrupulous employers, and perhaps find...

How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big - Scott Adams

Dilbert creator Scott Adams\' funny memoir about his many failures and what they eventually taught him about success. Scott Adams has probably failed at more things than anyone you\'ve ever met. So how did he go from hapless office worker and serial failure to the creator of Dilbert, one of the world\'s most famous comic strips, in just a few years? No career guide can offer advice that works for everyone. Your best bet is to study the ways of others who made it big and try to glean some...

How to be a Parisian: Wherever You Are - Mas, Diwan, Maigret...

How to Be Parisian brilliantly deconstructs the French woman's views on culture, fashion and attitude. Unlike other books on French style, this illustrated handbook is full of wit and self-deprecating humour. Authors - Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline De Maigret and Sophie Mas - are bohemian free-thinkers and iconoclasts, and they are not afraid to cut through some of the myths. They say what you don't expect to hear, just the way you want to hear it. They are not against smoking in bed, and...

OUR WORLD Level 5 READER: HOW THE MILKY WAY BEGAN - O´SULLIV...

Long ago people told stories to explain how the universe began. The Cherokee people of North America believed that the Earth was an island on a big sea, and the sky was attached to it with ropes. They believed there was only a moon in the sky, with no stars to keep it company. What story did the Cherokee tell about how the Milky Way began? Our World is a six-level primary series in British English that uses fun and fascinating National Geographic content, with stunning images and video, to give...

5000-1: The Leicester City Story: How We Beat the Odds to Be...

The essential book on Leicester City FC’s incredible, victorious 2015-16 season, from the Leicester Mercury’s chief football writer Leicester City – a team facing relegation a year ago, priced at 5000-1 to finish top at the start of this season – won the 2015-16 Premier League in the greatest fairytale in football history. From the Leicester Mercury’s chief football writer Rob Tanner, and with unrivalled access to players, staff and fans, 5000-1: The Leicester City Story is Tanner’s diary of th...

Red Notice: How I Became Putin's No. 1 Enemy - Bill Browder

A real-life political thriller about an American financier in the Wild East of Russia, the murder of his principled young tax attorney, and his dangerous mission to expose the Kremlin's corruption. Bill Browder's journey started on the South Side of Chicago and moved through Stanford Business School to the dog-eat-dog world of hedge fund investing in the 1990s. It continued in Moscow, where Browder made his fortune heading the largest investment fund in Russia after the Soviet Union's collapse....

Without You, There is no Us - Suki Kim

It is 2011, and all universities in North Korea have been shut down for an entire year, except for the all-male Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. This is where Suki Kim has accepted a job teaching English. Over the next six months she will eat three meals a day with her young charges and struggle to teach them to write, all under the watchful eye of the regime. Life at the university is lonely and claustrophobic. Her letters are read by censors and she must hide her notes a...

Without You, There is No Us: My Secret Life Teaching the Son...

It is 2011, and all universities in North Korea have been shut down for an entire year, except for the all-male Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. This is where Suki Kim has accepted a job teaching English. Over the next six months she will eat three meals a day with her young charges and struggle to teach them to write, all under the watchful eye of the regime. Life at the university is lonely and claustrophobic. Her letters are read by censors and she must hide her notes and phot...

ANGUS, THONGS AND FULL-FRONTAL SNOGGING - RENNISON, L.

Brilliantly funny, teenage angst author Louise Rennison's first book about the confessions of crazy but lovable Georgia Nicolson. Now repackaged in a gorgeous new paperback and looking even fatter than ever. Louise is an international best-selling author and her books can't fail to make you laugh out loud. There are six things very wrong with my life: I have one of those under-the-skin spots that will never come to a head but lurk in a red way for the next two years; it is on my nose; I have a ...

Silence: The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise - Thich...

We can spend a lot of time looking for happiness when the world right around us is full of wonder. But our hearts and minds are so full of noise that we can't always hear the call of life and love. To hear that call and respond to it, we need silence. In his beautiful new book, Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh explains how mindfulness is the practice that stops the noise inside. With gentle anecdotes, simple Buddhist wisdom and practical exercises, he shows us how to ...

OXFORD CHILDREN´S A-Z OF TECHNOLOGY - KERROD, R.

"Do you know what an endoscope is? How does radar detect aircraft? How is nuclear energy produced? ""The Oxford Children's A-Z of Technology"" contains over 300 technology words listed alphabetically. It includes feature spreads on key topics: communications, making and manufacturing, materials, space technology, and transport. It covers full-colour photographs and illustrations on every page. "

Little Book of Cats and Kittens - Sarah Khan, Simon Tudhope

Packed with gorgeous illustrations, tips for cat-owners and fascinating insights into the feline world, this little book is the perfect gift for cat-lovers everywhere. It is a marvelous illustrated guide full of fascinating facts on cats and kittens. This book is full of information on cats of all shapes and sizes. It lets you learn how kittens grow up and how cats talk. Complete with lots of fascinating facts from cat history, myth and legend. This book is perfect for young (and old) first tim...

DK ENERGY - COCKBURN, D. (Illustr. by), WOODFORD, CH.

Discover the world around you in a new and exciting way You and the world around you are full of energy. From the food you eat to the awesome power of the stars, energy is a part of everything in the Universe. How much energy is there in a bolt of lightning? Why is there more heat in an iceberg than a cup of tea? Find out how energy affects your daily life, the ways it is released, how plants and animals use energy in extreme climates and see for yourself how it is everywhere. Special fold-out ...

Work Rules! - Laszlo Bock

A compelling manifesto with the potential to change how we work and live. Work Rules! is full of counter-intuitive wisdom and game-changing insights, including:How to learn from your best employees - and your worstOnly hire people smarter than youDon\'t your gut The way we work is changin - are you?

Improve Your Skills: Reading for First Student\'s Book with Answer Key - Malcolm Mann

Prepares pupils for the First Reading tests. This book is full of exercises and examples to help develop key reading skills. It also includes tips that support students on how to approach the Reading tasks in FCE and MPO for further practice online. It is a \'With Key\' version

USBORNE FIRST READING LEVEL 3: THE SCAREDY CAT - PUNTER, R.

This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. Stanley is a cat who's scared of anything and everything. So how will he cope when his friends leave him on his own in a house full of strange noises? It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.

Innocent Smoothie Recipe Book

The hard-working people at innocent spend their days blending all kinds of delicious ingredients to create smoothies and juices that taste good and do you good. These are their secret recipes. This book contains fancy juices, healthy smoothies for kids, some posh stuff and tons of classic innocent smoothies, as well as recipes from proper foodies like that nice Jamie Oliver. Stuffed full of helpful advice on how to get your five a day, how to wreck a juicer, how to play monkey tennis and - perh...

Colors for Modern Fashion -

"Colors for Modern Fashion" is a complete course and guide to drawing modern fashion in color that shows how to realize the full potential of markers as a medium for fashion drawing and design. With over 1,000 original, full-colour drawings, and numerous other illustrations, "Colors for Modern Fashion" is a treasure trove of inspiration, a pleasure to spend time with, and a state-of-the-art guide to learning to draw.

Mindfulness - Tessa Watt

Free of jargon but full of straightforward advice, case studies and step-by-step instructions, this is the perfect concise start to making you happier, more focused and stress-free. Mindfulness is growing in popularity as a technique which teaches us to appreciate our life. This practical guide explores how to listen to your body to reduce stress and anxiety in all areas of your life; how to focus better at work by becoming more aware of what is happening in the present, and how to enjoy...

BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE

A new edition of this incredible reference book crammed full of fascinating facts about science, technology, the human body, plants, animals and much, much more. Covers an amazing array of subjects from Astronomy to Zoology. Readers will love discovering what's inside the Earth, how food is digested and how televisions and computers work. Illustrated with stunning photographs, maps, diagrams, charts, a handy glossary and illustrations. A must-have for every family bookshelf.

Will You Remember Me? - Prowse, A.

How do you say goodbye to your family for the last time? Poppy Day is thirty-two and married to her childhood sweetheart. She's a full-time mum of two gorgeous children and loves her homely little cottage in the countryside. It's the life she aways wanted. But Poppy is so busy caring for others she hasn't noticed how tired she is, or the menacing lump growing on her breast. It's unthinkable that cancer could defeat such a strong and amazing woman. But life doesn't always give you what you deser...

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Fracture Repair and Manage...

The ability to repair and manage fractures is an everyday necessity in practice, and this new edition builds on the foundation laid by its predecessor, with an increased focus on implants, grafts and surgery. Previous sections have been expanded and updated: the manual gives a detailed overview of specific fractures and how to approach them; principles of fracture surgery and the necessary techniques and complications such as disease or implant failure and how to deal with them. The text is acc...

Star Wars Character Encyclopedia -

Star Wars: Character Encyclopedia is the definitive guide to the people, aliens and droids of the Star Wars galaxy and is now bigger and better than ever before, packed with new characters fromStar Wars Episode VII The Force Awakens. Want to know how tall Darth Vader is? Or where the ferocious Nexu comes from? Look no further than the Star Wars: Character Encyclopedia. This handy guide is full of fun facts and intriguing information, including never-before-seen information revealing characters\...