Hoot

Author by : Carl Hiaasen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 12
Total Download : 620
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Description : This Newbery Honor-winning, hilarious Floridian adventure involves new kids, bullies, alligators, eco-warriors, pancakes, pint-sized owls, and more. A New York Times bestseller! Everybody loves Mother Paula’s pancakes. Everybody, that is, except the colony of cute but endangered owls that live on the building site of the new restaurant. Can the awkward new kid and his feral friend prank the pancake people out of town? Or is the owls’ fate cemented in pancake batter? “A wonderful tour de-force.” —The Boston Globe “A rollicking, righteous story.” —The Miami Herald “Yes, it is a hoot.”—The Washington Post From the Hardcover edition.


Little Hoot

Author by : Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Languange : en
Publisher by : Chronicle Books
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 88
Total Download : 479
File Size : 40,8 Mb
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Description : It's not fair! All Little Owl wants is to go to bed at a reasonable hour, like his friends do. But no . . . Mama and Papa say little owls have to stay up late and play. So Little Owl spends all night jumping on his bed, playing on the jungle gym, and doing tricks on his skateboard but he's hooting mad about it! Children who have a hard time going to bed will love this fun twist on the universal dilemma.


Scat

Author by : Carl Hiaasen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 57
Total Download : 566
File Size : 41,9 Mb
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Description : From Newbery Honoree Carl Hiaasen comes this New York Times bestseller set in Florida's Everglades in which an eccentric eco-avenger, a stuffed rat named Chelsea, a wannabe Texas oilman, a singing substitute teacher, and a ticked-off panther can’t stop two kids on a mission to find their missing teacher! Bunny Starch, the most feared biology teacher ever, is missing. She disappeared after a school field trip to Black Vine Swamp. And, to be honest, the kids in her class are relieved. But when the principal tries to tell the students that Mrs. Starch has been called away on a "family emergency," Nick and Marta just don't buy it. No, they figure the class delinquent, Smoke, has something to do with her disappearance. And he does! But not in the way they think. There's a lot more going on in Black Vine Swamp than any one player in this twisted tale can see. It’s all about to hit the fan, and when it does, the bad guys better scat. “Ingenious . . . Scat won’t disappoint Hiaasenphiles of any age.” —The New York Times “Woohoo! It’s time for another trip to Florida—screwy, gorgeous Florida, with its swamps and scammers and strange creatures (two- and four-legged). Our guide, of course, is Carl Hiaasen.” —DenverPost.com From the Hardcover edition.


That Book Woman

Author by : Heather Henson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 30
Total Download : 570
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Description : Cal is not the readin' type. Living way high up in the Appalachian Mountains, he'd rather help Pap plow or go out after wandering sheep than try some book learning. Nope. Cal does not want to sit stoney-still reading some chicken scratch. But that Book Woman keeps coming just the same. She comes in the rain. She comes in the snow. She comes right up the side of the mountain, and Cal knows that's not easy riding. And all just to lend his sister some books. Why, that woman must be plain foolish -- or is she braver than he ever thought? That Book Woman is a rare and moving tale that honors a special part of American history -- the Pack Horse Librarians, who helped untold numbers of children see the stories amid the chicken scratch, and thus made them into lifetime readers.


Hoot Owl Master Of Disguise

Author by : Sean Taylor
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 85
Total Download : 928
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Description : From masterful storyteller Sean Taylor and exciting, celebrated graphic artist Jean Jullien, comes the laugh outloud tale of Hoot Owl. Hoot Owl is no ordinary owl oh no! he s a master of disguise! And he will use his expert camouflage powers to trick his unsuspecting prey into succumbing to him! Tiny animals of the night... beware! But, somehow, Hoot Owl s prey keeps escaping... Hmmm, perhaps he isn t quite as masterful as he believes. Will he ever succeed in catching himself some dinner? Hilarity, ridiculousness and very bad costume changes abound in this wildly inventive new title. Jean Jullien s distinctive style has seen him become one of the most sought-after graphic illustrators in the world and, in his debut on the Walker Books list, Jean perfectly captures Hoot Owl s goofiness (and flair for the dramatics) ; Children and adults alike will revel in this pitch perfect text and the bold, graphic art that is absolutely brimming over with humour and character it s sure to become a firm favourite read-aloud! ; Look out for Sean and Jean s next collaboration, I Want To Be in a Scary Story publishing October 2016!


Little Pea

Author by : Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Languange : en
Publisher by : Chronicle Books
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 66
Total Download : 290
File Size : 51,7 Mb
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Description : If Little Pea doesn't eat all of his sweets, there will be no vegetables for dessert! What's a young pea to do? Children who have trouble swallowing their veggies will love the way this pea-size picture book serves up a playful story they can relate to.


Flush

Author by : Carl Hiaasen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Random House
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 40
Total Download : 400
File Size : 45,6 Mb
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Description : Noah's dad, Paine, is a kind but slightly irresponsible fisherman who is passionate about saving the local Florida aquatic life.When Paine discovers that a local businessman is running a scam from his casino boat, he takes the law into his own hands, sinks the boat and ends up in jail.This scam involves releasing the effluent from the boat's toilets directly into the water, to avoid the cost of disposing of it safely. Noah and his sister Abbey, take up the fight for justice on their Dad's behalf and enlist the help of Shelly, who knows that her former boyfriend is up to no good and comes up with a plan to prove it.She gets a job as a barmaid back on the casino boat and plans to sneak a huge load of coloured dye into the toilets. A fantastically funny thriller - to find out more visit www.haveyouflushed.co.uk


Thinking Fast And Slow

Author by : Daniel Kahneman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Penguin UK
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 72
Total Download : 857
File Size : 55,8 Mb
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Description : Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology challenging the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of the world's most important thinkers. His ideas have had a profound impact on many fields-including business, medicine, and politics-but until now, he has never brought together his many years of research in one book. In Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think and make choices. One system is fast, intuitive, and emotional; the other is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities-and also the faults and biases-of fast thinking, and reveals the pervasive influence of intuitive impressions on our thoughts and behaviour. The importance of properly framing risks, the effects of cognitive biases on how we view others, the dangers of prediction, the right ways to develop skills, the pros and cons of fear and optimism, the difference between our experience and memory of events, the real components of happiness-each of these can be understood only by knowing how the two systems work together to shape our judgments and decisions. Drawing on a lifetime's experimental experience, Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking. He offers practical and enlightening insights into how choices are made in both our professional and our personal lives-and how we can use different techniques to guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble. Thinking, Fast and Slow will transform the way you take decisions and experience the world.


Hoot And Peep

Author by : Lita Judge
Languange : en
Publisher by : Penguin
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 24
Total Download : 789
File Size : 51,6 Mb
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Description : "Hoot the owl is excited to teach his younger sister all of his wisdom--but much to his annoyance, Peep is more interested in capturing the magic of the world around her than in listening to his advice"--


Chomp

Author by : Carl Hiaasen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 65
Total Download : 568
File Size : 42,9 Mb
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Description : The hysterical #1 New York Times bestseller from Newbery honoree Carl Hiaasen featuring gators, snakes, bats that bite, and reality show hosts gone wild! When Wahoo Cray’s dad—a professional animal wrangler—takes a job with a reality TV show called Expedition Survival!, Wahoo figures he'll have to do a bit of wrangling himself to keep his father from killing Derek Badger, the show's inept and egotistical star. But the job keeps getting more complicated: Derek Badger insists on using wild animals for his stunts; and Wahoo's acquired a shadow named Tuna—a girl who's sporting a shiner courtesy of her father and needs a place to hide out. They've only been on location in the Everglades for a day before Derek gets bitten by a bat and goes missing in a storm. Search parties head out and promptly get lost themselves. And then Tuna's dad shows up with a gun . . . It's anyone's guess who will actually survive Expedition Survival. . . “Only in Florida—and in the fiction of its native son Carl Hiaasen—does a dead iguana fall from a palm tree and kill somebody.” —New York Post “Chomp is a delightful laugh-out-loud sendup of the surreality of TV that will be enjoyed by readers of all ages.” —Los Angeles Times “Chomp shines in its humorous, subtle tweaks on pop culture. . . . The real satisfaction, however, is not so much in the book’s humor but in its truth.” —Time Out Chicago Kids From the Hardcover edition.


Horton Hears A Who Board Book

Author by : Dr. Seuss
Languange : en
Publisher by : HarperCollins UK
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 61
Total Download : 781
File Size : 54,7 Mb
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Description : Using the sort of crazy characters and nonsensical situations that are the hallmark of Dr. Seuss, 'Horton Hears a Who' brings together some of his silliest rhymes and craziest drawings. When loveable elephant Horton hears a tiny voice coming from a speck of dust, he discovers a whole world of minute Whos that only he can hear.


Bad Monkey

Author by : Carl Hiaasen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Hachette UK
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 67
Total Download : 568
File Size : 48,8 Mb
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Description : When a severed arm is discovered by a couple on honeymoon in the Florida Keys, former police detective - now reluctant restaurant inspector - Andrew Yancy senses that something doesn't add up. Determined to get his badge back, he undertakes an unofficial investigation of his own. Andrew's search for the truth takes him to the Bahamas, where a local man, with the help of a very bad monkey (who allegedly worked on the Pirates of the Caribbean movies) is doing everything in his power to prevent a developer from building a new tourist resort on the island, with deadly consequences . . . Outrageous, hilarious and addictive, this is the unique Carl Hiaasen at his absolute best. Bad Monkey will have you on the edge of your seat and laughing out loud.


Star Island

Author by : Carl Hiaasen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Hachette UK
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 71
Total Download : 866
File Size : 42,7 Mb
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Description : Twenty-two-year-old pop star Cherry Pye is attempting a comeback from her latest drug-fuelled disaster. Her 'stunt double' Ann travels everywhere with her, throwing paparazzi off the scent when they get too close. But one night, Ann's resemblance to Cherry Pye proves too convincing - she is kidnapped by an obsessed paparazzo who only realises his mistake once it is too late to go back... From there it's a fast, funny and furious race against time to rescue Ann from a terrible fate. An international bestseller, acclaimed as Hiaasen's most hilarious, gripping novel to date, Star Island is an addictive read.


Essentials Of Pain Medicine

Author by : Honorio Benzon
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 59
Total Download : 643
File Size : 52,5 Mb
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Description : This third edition of Essentials of Pain Medicine offers an accessible and concise, yet complete, overview of today's theory and practice of pain medicine and regional anesthesia. From a review of basic considerations through local anesthetics and nerve block techniques, this book provides the reader with an excellent tool for exam review or practice of Pain Management. Organized in a concise, practical quick-reference format. All chapters are brief and easy to read quickly. Offers specific strategies for the evaluation and management of a full range of pain syndromes, including cancer pain. Features over 230 diagrams, illustrations, summary charts and tables that clarify the information and make it easy to apply. Discusses the latest drugs and therapeutic approaches, such as acupuncture. Presents the management of pain for every setting where it is practiced, including the emergency room, the critical care unit, and the pain clinic. Includes new topics such as: imaging in pain medicine, radiation safety, issues associated with the use of narcotics, intraarticular and intraperitoneal use of opioids, pain management in the emergency room and in the intensive care unit, pain management issues during pregnancy, geriatric pain, and hospice care and end-of-life issues. New chapters on interventional procedures include discography, intradiscal electrothermal coagulation (IDET), vertebroplasty, and piriformis injections. Truncal blocks and neuraxial blocks and anticoagulants are added to the section on nerve blocks.


The Castle In The Attic

Author by : Elizabeth Winthrop
Languange : en
Publisher by : Yearling Books
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 98
Total Download : 834
File Size : 55,8 Mb
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Description : A gift of a toy castle, complete with silver knight, introduces William to an adventure involving magic and a personal quest.


Introducing Human Resource Management

Author by : Margaret Foot
Languange : en
Publisher by : Pearson Education
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 96
Total Download : 704
File Size : 41,6 Mb
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Description : This student-friendly introduction to human resource management combines clear text with thought-provoking exercises to develop practical skills and to encourage students to think more deeply about the issues presented.


The Graveyard Book

Author by : Neil Gaiman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Harper Collins
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 91
Total Download : 909
File Size : 54,7 Mb
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Description : In this ingenious and captivating reimagining of Rudyard Kipling’s classic adventure The Jungle Book, Neil Gaiman tells the unforgettable story of Nobody Owens, a living, breathing boy whose home is a graveyard, raised by a guardian who belongs neither to the mortal world nor the realm of the dead. Among the mausoleums and headstones of his home, Bod experiences things most mortals can barely imagine. But real, flesh-and-blood danger waits just outside the cemetery walls: the man who murdered the infant Bod’s family will not rest until he finds Nobody Owens and finishes the job he began many years ago. A #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of many international awards, including the Hugo Award for best novel and the Locus Award, The Graveyard Book is a glorious meditation on love, loss, survival, and sacrifice...and what it means to truly be alive.


The Night Thoreau Spent In Jail

Author by : Jerome Lawrence
Languange : en
Publisher by : Macmillan
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Total Read : 56
Total Download : 991
File Size : 44,7 Mb
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Description : The American naturalist's life and philosophy are revealed in a dramatic work which focuses on his symbolic act of civil disobedience in 1846.


Woman Hollering Creek

Author by : Sandra Cisneros
Languange : en
Publisher by : Vintage
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 27
Total Download : 928
File Size : 48,6 Mb
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Description : NOW AVAILABLE IN EBOOK FOR THE FIRST TIME A collection of stories, whose characters give voice to the vibrant and varied life on both sides of the Mexican border. The women in these stories offer tales of pure discovery, filled with moments of infinite and intimate wisdom.


The Day Of The Triffids

Author by : John Wyndham
Languange : en
Publisher by : RosettaBooks
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Total Read : 23
Total Download : 675
File Size : 53,7 Mb
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Description : The Times wrote of John Wyndham’s terrifying post-apocalyptic thriller The Day of the Triffids that it had, “All the reality of a vividly realized nightmare.” It may best serve our purposes to tell what triffids actually are. Triffids are odd, interesting little plants that grow in everyone’s garden. Triffids are no more than mere curiosities until an event occurs that alters human life: what seems to be a spectacular meteor shower, turns into a bizarre, green inferno that blinds everyone and thus renders humankind helpless. What follows is even stranger: spores from the inferno cause the triffids to suddenly take on a life of their own and they become large, crawling vegetation with the ability to uproot itself and roam about the country attacking humans and inflicting pain and agony. William Masen somehow managed to escape being blinded in the inferno (yet he was still hospitalized, eyes bandaged following surgery), and he is now one of the few surviving human beings who can see and who can avoid being attacked by the triffids and who just might be able to save mankind from the terrible chaos as well as possible extinction. The Day of the Triffids is generally held to be Wyndham’s finest novel, and it was his first truly significant work. Wyndham’s writing style has aptly been described as “speculative fiction”. However, the real power of this book lays not in its pure invention but rather in its matter-of-fact depiction of such bizarre phenomena happening so suddenly in the midst of day-to-day life. The narrative voice of William Masen is calm and reasoned as he describes the ongoing nightmare and the attempt of those who try to prevail as he recalls the struggle from an almost historical perspective. The story is therefore mesmerizing and has never lost its quiet terror.


Life After Life

Author by : Kate Atkinson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Random House
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 66
Total Download : 859
File Size : 43,6 Mb
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Description : WINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right? During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. During a snowstorm in England in 1910, the same baby is born and lives to tell the tale. What if there were second chances? And third chances? In fact an infinite number of chances to live your life? Would you eventually be able to save the world from its own inevitable destiny? And would you even want to? Life After Life follows Ursula Todd as she lives through the turbulent events of the last century again and again. With wit and compassion, Kate Atkinson finds warmth even in life’s bleakest moments, and shows an extraordinary ability to evoke the past. Here she is at her most profound and inventive, in a novel that celebrates the best and worst of ourselves.


The Owl Who Didn T Give A Hoot

Author by : Robert Fisher
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 88
Total Download : 360
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Ultraviolet Disinfection Of Activated Sludge Effluent Discharging To Shellfish Waters

Author by : Roeber J. A.
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 11
Total Download : 404
File Size : 48,9 Mb
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Wow Said The Owl

Author by : Tim Hopgood
Languange : en
Publisher by : Macmillan
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Total Read : 72
Total Download : 340
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Description : A curious little owl decides to stay awake to find out how the things he sees at night look during the daytime.


The Onion Book Of Known Knowledge

Author by : The Onion
Languange : en
Publisher by : Little, Brown
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 71
Total Download : 880
File Size : 53,7 Mb
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Description : Are you a witless cretin with no reason to live? Would you like to know more about every piece of knowledge ever? Do you have cash? Then congratulations, because just in time for the death of the print industry as we know it comes the final book ever published, and the only one you will ever need: The Onion's compendium of all things known. Replete with an astonishing assemblage of facts, illustrations, maps, charts, threats, blood, and additional fees to edify even the most simple-minded book-buyer, THE ONION BOOK OF KNOWN KNOWLEDGE is packed with valuable information-such as the life stages of an Aunt; places to kill one's self in Utica, New York; and the dimensions of a female bucket, or "pail." With hundreds of entries for all 27 letters of the alphabet, THE ONION BOOK OF KNOWN KNOWLEDGE must be purchased immediately to avoid the sting of eternal ignorance.