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"Selected from precious fourteenth- and fifteenth-century manuscripts-many of which have never before been published, these pages from books of hours are arranged and annotated as a guide to understanding both the prayers and the illustrations the books contain. They are also an invitation to readers young and old to dream, to savor, and to immerse themselves in their ardor and mystery and to take delight in some of the most beautiful works of European art."--Back of book.
A complete collection of bedtime stories with detailed illustration, perfect for hours of reading.
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Join expert entertainer Kelly Randall Sia in her kitchen as she showcases more than 80 delectable recipes to enliven any occasion, whether it is an intimate family lunch or a 20-person dinner party. Inspired by her own family heritage and background, as well as the dozens of colourful cultures she has encountered when travelling the world, Kelly’s diverse recipes are rich in international flavour and influence. Lavish food photography and a sprinkling of jewels accompany Kelly’s delicious recipes to
Collected here in a single volume are the most important philosophical writings of Albert Schweitzer, one of the greatest thinkers and humanitarians of our time. Carefully chosen from among his many written works, the selections in this anthology illuminate and amplify Dr. Schweitzer’s cardinal principle of belief—a reverence for life. Among the important and revealing works included are “Pilgrimage to Humanity,” which outlines his philosophy of culture, the early influences in his life, and his ideal of world
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Fantastic Fables and Where to Read Them Pssst... come here. A little closer. Yes, yes, right here. Now, what sort of story are you looking for? One with action and adventure, wily villains and valiant warriors? Or something that will make you laugh till your stomach hurts? Or perhaps you’d prefer a tale with some good old-fashioned magic? Well, whatever it is, you’ll find it all here – in this delightful trove of stories picked from one of India’
Offers an anthology of letters, journal entries, poems, stories, and bits of family lore that give a view of Amish life from colonial times to the present
Unusual, interesting and little known stories of the state of Minnesota. Minnesota Tales is aimed at the target of familiarity-plus-novelty. These suspense-packed stories constitute "history for the ordinary person," and a few include really great traditions passed orally from generation to generation.
This collection of true stories from bestselling author Karen Kingsbury celebrates the mystery and wonder of Christmastime. A chance encounter that changes everything . . . help that appears from nowhere . . . kindness when it's least expected . . . We've all experienced miracles in our lives. Now Karen Kingsbury has collected a series of real-life stories about people whose lives were changed by the mystery and wonder of Christmastime. In each of these stories, Karen brings undeniable proof of God's presence in our lives. And with
From George Washington to George W. Bush, Americans have been fascinated with the men who held the most powerful office in the world. In A Treasury of White House Tales, fifty-one stories about our presidents and their families are told, illustrated with more than 100 photographs. Originally released in 1989, this book by popular writer Webb Garrison has been updated by his granddaughter to include stories about Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. In this book the reader will discover... What the
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