Easy to read, easy to use, easy to understand. Based on the internationally renowned COBUILD language program, the HarperCollins Beginner's ESL Dictionary offers 90 percent of the words spoken and written in the English language. Ideal for school use and anyone starting to learn English More than 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions and 25,000 examples Clear, innovative color layout allows for maximum ease of use Frequently used words starred for quick reference Extensive usage notes and full-page illustrations Comprehensive 200-page English grammar guide
The crayons are back and brighter than ever in this board book of colors from the creators of the #1 New York Times Best Sellers, The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home. It's Duncan's birthday, and all the crayons want to make him a card! With their fun and quirky illustrations of firetrucks, dragons, and (dare we say?) wheat, these creative crayons each have something different to contribute. When they come together, they can make something truly spectacular to celebrate Duncan's birthday! From the creative minds behind the The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, comes a fun board book introducing young readers to colors. From the Board edition.
In 1967, after a twin baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment that would alter his gender. The case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine—and a total failure. As Nature Made Him tells the extraordinary story of David Reimer, who, when finally informed of his medical history, made the decision to live as a male. A macabre tale of medical arrogance, it is first and foremost a human drama of one man's—and one family's—amazing survival in the face of terrible odds.
Each spread tells a story with easy to read graphical presentation. Each topic is presented by clear world maps, tables, graphs and photographs. Through thematic maps and infographics it illustrates the extent and complexity of development patterns, successes and failures and comparative outcomes. It draws on the authoritative statistics from the World Bank's World Development indicators. Each spread has a balance of mapping and statistical information represented as graphs and/or statistical tables, fact boxes, illustrations/photographs supported with narrative text. World Watch concentrates on the challenges of climate change, resource degradation, population growth, health, poverty, energy, food and agriculture. This is the ideal 'go-to' resource for those who understand the importance of caring for a healthy global environment.
The battle lines have been drawn. It is up to you to choose the side you will be on--the Aliens, Predators or the Humans. In 1990, the entire science-fiction world was thrilled when an Alien skull was shown as a Predators trophy in the movie Predators II. The concept that these two extraterrestrial species inhabited the same universe ignited the fans of both--and spawned a bestselling series of comic books and graphic novels from Dark Horse. In fact, this teaming of aliens and predabackss was voted the "No. 1 game we'd most like to see" by the readers of Inquest. Finally, HarperPrism has developed a game that lives up to the full potential of this material. Based on the two blockbuster movie...
'Among the 60 essential English-language works of Modern Indian Literature. An important literary marker'-World Literature Today The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry by Indians is a major landmark international book that reflects the vibrant contemporary poetry culture of India and the broader Indian diaspora - the United States and Canada, The United Kingdom and Europe, Africa and Asia, Australia and the Pacific. The featured poets are born post 1950, after India became a republic, and showcase the best English poetry by Indians over the last sixty years. A unique feature of this discerning anthology is that over 90 per cent of the poems are new and unpublished in individual author volumes. Expertly edited by Sudeep Sen, this significant book is a must-have for literature and poetry lovers - an essential compendium for academics, students, librarians and interested lay readers who want to sample the vibrant cultural and intellectual milieu of India, at home and in the world.
Written by an anonymous English monk during the late fourteenth century, The Cloud of Unknowing is a sublime expression of what separates God from humanity and is widely regarded as a hallmark of Western literature and spirituality. A work of simplicity, courage, and lucidity, it is a contemplative classic on the deep mysteries of faith. "Lift up your heart to God with a humble impulse of love and have himself as your aim, not any of his goods ... Set yourself to rest in this darkness, always crying out after him whom you love. For if you are to experience him or to see him at all, insofar as it is possible here, it must always be in this cloud and in this darkness." –– The Cloud of Unknowing
Locked high in a tower by her wicked guardian and without hope of escaping, the beautiful Rapunzel spends her time daydream of someone coming to her rescue. When a handsome prince hears her story, he finds her tower and climbs Rapunzel's hair. Soon they fall in love, but when Rapunzel's captor hears of their trysts, she chops off Rapunzel's hair and vows revenge on the prince. Can true love conquer all? After listening to the story, children can print off coloring sheets, and solve fun puzzles with the fully interactive CD-ROM.