Download or read book The Little Book of Wonder written by Bernadette Russell and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2018-11-01 with total page 128 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: When was the last time you felt 'wonder'? The feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar is one that, as children, we experienced often. But as adults we have grown tired and cynical and spend more time looking down at our phones than looking up at the sky. We no longer experience the power of awe nor its proven benefits. The Little Book of Wonder encourages you to be creative, feel curious and seek wonder in the world around us. Focussed around seven themes, echoing the seven wonders of the world, the book will explore: 1. The Wonder of You 2. Into the Woods 3. Curious 4. Magic 5. Creativity 6. The Road Less Travelled 7. Positivity
Download or read book A Wonder Book written by Nathaniel Hawthorne and published by Courier Corporation. This book was released on 2003-12-12 with total page 157 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Retells six classic Greek myths: The gorgon's head; The golden touch; The paradise of children; The three golden apples; The miraculous pitcher; and The chimaera.
Download or read book Bookmine: A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys written by Nathaniel Hawthorne and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2012-03-12 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The courageous Theseus in battle with the snake-haired Medusa. Midas, the greedy king who was given the ‘golden touch’ but lost so much more. The curious Pandora and the monstrous contents of her mysterious box. The greatest hero, Hercules, who set out to steal the three Golden Apples guarded by a hundred-headed dragon. The gods Zeus and Quicksilver, who, disguised as mortals, tested their human subjects. And brave Bellerophon, who slew the dreaded Chimaera. Superheroes and monsters, gods and tricksters, fantasy and epic battles...they all began with Greek myths. Famous American author Nathaniel Hawthorne retells six of the most exciting myths in A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys. Join Eustace Bright and his young friends in this action-packed Wonder-Book, complete with conquering heroes, grotesque monsters, and gods who can shape and shake worlds with nothing but a thought.
Download or read book The Ninth Wonder of the World written by Jerry L. Rhoads and published by Xlibris Corporation. This book was released on 2016-04-28 with total page 696 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Eighth Wonder is the first poem and the theme for my first poetry book. I reveal in that poem what the eighth wonder is and its value to each person on earth. I dont want it revealed until they read that first poem and hopefully will use that eighth wonder to find the other wonders of the world, then read the rest of The Ninth Wonder of the World exercising their eighth wonder. Poetry is so personal it is hard to convince readers to take the time to feel the words not just read them. The Eighth Wonder of the World presents something we all possess and dont realize its value. So for this second book to resonate with the buyer/reader, a love of poetry will initially be the reason it sells. After that, it will be the value to each reader as they capitalize on the eighth wonder we all possess.
Download or read book Taken for Wonder written by Naghmeh Sohrabi and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2012-05-17 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Taken for Wonder focuses on nineteenth-century travelogues authored by Iranians in Europe and argues for a methodological shift in the way scholars interpret travel writing.
Download or read book A Place for Wonder written by Georgia Heard and published by Stenhouse Publishers. This book was released on 2009 with total page 178 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In A Place for Wonder, Georgia Heard and Jennifer McDonough discuss how to create "a landscape of wonder," a primary classroom where curiosity, creativity, and exploration are encouraged. For it is these characteristics, the authors write, that develop intelligent, inquiring, life-long learners. A Place for Wonder will help teachers reclaim their classrooms as a place where true learning is the norm.
Download or read book Wonder Art Workshop written by Sally Haughey and published by Quarry Books. This book was released on 2019-11-12 with total page 160 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In Wonder Art Workshop, educator and educational development expert Sally Haughey shares her approach to hands-on, play-based learning with parents, teachers, and other facilitators, offering 25 activities that let your child take the lead in developing their own sense of intrinsic motivation to imagine, experiment, and discover. The author's wonder-based approach reflects and synthesizes several child-centered educational movements, including Reggio Emilia, Waldorf, and Montessori. Become a catalyst for cultivating your child’s curious mind through these steps and activities, which start with art and apply to other subjects, including science and literacy: Take stock for your wonder journey with helpful guidance on collecting materials, preparing a space, and nurturing the process while allowing children to make independent choices. Harness curiosity through a collection of sensory-based activities that use a variety of loose parts and other creative materials for open-ended play. Encourage experimentation by unleashing your child’s inner alchemist with “potion trays” they can use to mix color, create fizzing concoctions, make play dough, and more. Unlock literacy play with activities that inspire children to imagine and create their own characters, structures, and landscapes. Give your children the precious gifts of wonder and curiosity and help them become the best they can be with Wonder Art Workshop.
Download or read book Travellers' Tales of Wonder written by Simon Cooke and published by Edinburgh University Press. This book was released on 2013-02-22 with total page 216 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Exploring travellers' tales of wonder in contemporary literature, this study challenges a sensibility of disenchantment with travel. It reassesses travel writing as an aesthetically and ethically innovative form in contemporary international literature, and demonstrates the crucial role of wonder in the travel narratives of writers such as Bruce Chatwin, V.S. Naipaul, and W.G. Sebald. Their 'travellers' tales of wonder' are read as a challenge to the hubris of thinking the world too well known, and an invitation to encounter the world - including its most troubling histories - with a sense of wonder.
Download or read book Everywhere, Wonder written by Matthew Swanson and published by Imprint. This book was released on 2017-02-07 with total page 48 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “Open your eyes and open your window and let your story out into the world. It is a little gift from you to me.” In this heartfelt picture book, readers are taken on a stunning journey into the imagination of a young boy—who explores everything from the pyramids of Egypt to a dusty footprint on the moon—and then back out again to the wonderful world right in front of him. From a lost balloon to an endless road, there are stories to discover, to dream about, and to share. Everywhere, Wonder explores the wonder in the world, while encouraging young minds to discover the extraordinary in the ordinary, and creatively share their stories with others. An Imprint Book “Swanson's fanciful and whimsical exploration of the meeting of imagination and story is strengthened by the jewel-toned colors and sheer scope of Behr's illustrations.” —Kirkus Reviews "A tribute to the power of imagination awaiting those who are open to the marvels that surround them." School Library Journal
Download or read book The Wonder of You written by Lynn K. Russell and published by John Hunt Publishing. This book was released on 2020-01-31 with total page 200 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: What is life? Why are we here? What are we supposed to do in this physical existence? The Wonder of You, takes the reader on an in-depth exploration of the NDE (Near Death Experience) and the amazing life lessons being brought back. Through examining thousands of accounts, Lynn K. Russell offers a step-by-step explanation of the astonishing messages and beyond to the incredible wonder you are. This book is filled with research that stretches from man’s beginnings and onwards to the future through the exciting discoveries of physics.
Download or read book The Twelfth Wonder of the World written by Jerry Rhoads and published by Xlibris Corporation. This book was released on 2016-11-07 with total page 494 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Poetry is so personal. It is hard to convince readers to take the time to feel the words, not just read them. The Eighth Wonder of the World presents something we all possess and dont realize its value. So for this fifth book, The Twelfth Wonder of the World, to resonate with the buyer/reader, a love of poetry will initially be the reason it sells. After that, it will be the value to each reader as they capitalize on the wonders we all possess. The series of Wonders of the World poems are to relate all humans on Earth to a common denominator. The mind (eight wonder) and the soul (ninth wonder) are our human metaphysical commonalties, whereas the heart (tenth wonder) and the brain (the eleventh wonder) are physical commonalities to all of us as individuals. And finally, the spirit (twelfth wonder), our infinite energy, is what each of us are metaphysically, for the infinite trip from here to there, the final wonder.
Download or read book Wonder Woman written by Noah Berlatsky and published by Rutgers University Press. This book was released on 2015-01-02 with total page 264 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: William Marston was an unusual man—a psychologist, a soft-porn pulp novelist, more than a bit of a carny, and the (self-declared) inventor of the lie detector. He was also the creator of Wonder Woman, the comic that he used to express two of his greatest passions: feminism and women in bondage. Comics expert Noah Berlatsky takes us on a wild ride through the Wonder Woman comics of the 1940s, vividly illustrating how Marston’s many quirks and contradictions, along with the odd disproportionate composition created by illustrator Harry Peter, produced a comic that was radically ahead of its time in terms of its bold presentation of female power and sexuality. Himself a committed polyamorist, Marston created a universe that was friendly to queer sexualities and lifestyles, from kink to lesbianism to cross-dressing. Written with a deep affection for the fantastically pulpy elements of the early Wonder Womancomics, from invisible jets to giant multi-lunged space kangaroos, the book also reveals how the comic addressed serious, even taboo issues like rape and incest. Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics 1941-1948 reveals how illustrator and writer came together to create a unique, visionary work of art, filled with bizarre ambition, revolutionary fervor, and love, far different from the action hero symbol of the feminist movement many of us recall from television.
Download or read book Wonder and Science written by Mary Baine Campbell and published by Cornell University Press. This book was released on 2016-05-02 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: During the early modern period, western Europe was transformed by the proliferation of new worlds—geographic worlds found in the voyages of discovery and conceptual and celestial worlds opened by natural philosophy, or science. The response to incredible overseas encounters and to the profound technological, religious, economic, and intellectual changes occurring in Europe was one of nearly overwhelming wonder, expressed in a rich variety of texts. In the need to manage this wonder, to harness this imaginative overabundance, Mary Baine Campbell finds both the sensational beauty of early scientific works and the beginnings of the divergence of the sciences—particularly geography, astronomy, and anthropology—from the writing of fiction. Campbell's learned and brilliantly perceptive new book analyzes a cross section of texts in which worlds were made and unmade; these texts include cosmographies, colonial reports, works of natural philosophy and natural history, fantastic voyages, exotic fictions, and confessions. Among the authors she discusses are André Thevet, Thomas Hariot, Francis Bacon, Galileo, Margaret Cavendish, and Aphra Behn. Campbell's emphasis is on developments in England and France, but she considers works in languages other than English or French which were well known in the polyglot book culture of the time. With over thirty well-chosen illustrations, Wonder and Science enhances our understanding of the culture of early modern Europe, the history of science, and the development of literary forms, including the novel and ethnography.
Download or read book Wonder's Child: My Life in Science Fiction written by Jack Williamson and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2014-08-28 with total page 356 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Science fiction legend Jack Williamson's classic autobiography is much more than the story of a single man's life and work; it is an amazing look at the entire 20th century from the perspective of a man on a "long search for endurable compromise with society." Born in 1908, Williamson often felt at odds with the world around him and began writing science fiction as a method of escape. His tentative entrance into the field - his first story was published in 1928 in Hugo Gernsbach's legendary Amazing Stories - soon transformed him from a pulp writer into one of the Grand Masters of science fiction.
Download or read book Walking in the Wonder written by Jannie Wright and published by AuthorHouse. This book was released on 2011-06-01 with total page 184 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Jannie Wright has given us a true gift with her collection WALKING IN THE WONDER. Within these pages she shares with sensitivity the unexpected miracles that have come to her, and the impact each has made upon her life. These true stories pull you in. They are beautifully written, and filled with a sense of wonder, humor and joy. Genuinely fascinating, each one is a gem. This book will open your eyes and your mind, providing a happy awakening to wonders present in your own life's walk.
Download or read book A New Map of Wonders written by Caspar Henderson and published by Granta Books. This book was released on 2017-10-26 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A New Map of Wonders charts a course through the realm of the fascinating and awe-inspiring. With the curiosity and enthusiasm of a great explorer, the award-winning Caspar Henderson celebrates and explains the wonder of light and the origins of the universe, the myriad marvels of the human body and the natural world -- and reveals the wonders to come: the technologies that will transform human experience and change what we will find wonderful. Drawing on philosophy and natural history, art and religion, neuroscience and nanotechnology, A New Map of Wonders is a celebration of life -- a rich and inspiring guide, encouraging us to see the world anew.
Download or read book Balanced Wonder written by Jan B. W. Pedersen and published by Rowman & Littlefield. This book was released on 2019-10-15 with total page 244 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In Balanced Wonder, Jan B. W. Pedersen digs deep into the alluring topic of wonder, in dialogue with Neo-Aristotelian philosophers, arguing that the experience of wonder, when balanced, serves as a strong contributor to human flourishing.