Using just fingerprints and a few letters, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to create owls, pigs, fish, and basketball players! This colorful step-by-step book is easy and crafty, and provides hours of art-full fun.
From the meeting capital of the world, the Las Vegas Convention Speakers Bureau delivers the brightest insights from today's leading motivators and personal development experts. Within this book you will discover: - The path to finding your purpose - How to overcome life's most difficult challenges - Secrets to happiness and success - Leadership and business skills - Keys to effective communication ... and more! People converge on Las Vegas for their meetings and conventions. Audiences listen intently to gain specialized knowledge, inspiration, and encouragement.
Many of the world's finest keynote speakers have come together in one book to help you develop your own greatness. "The Power of the Platform: Speakers on Purpose" will motivate and inspire you to achieve your goals, find your purpose, and live the life of your dreams! Grab this book, take your seat, and enjoy 'The Power of the Platform."
Fantasy-loving folders will rejoice in this enchanting collection of 27 original models by origami master John Montroll. Ranging from simple to complex, the figures include 10 types of dragons as well as a wizard, ogre, unicorn, phoenix, and other imaginary creatures. Illustrated instructions accompany each model, along with a brief chapter in an ongoing adventure story. Internationally renowned author John Montroll has significantly increased the origami repertoire with his original designs. Best known as the inspiration behind the single-square, no-cuts, no-glue approach, Montroll offers meticulously developed folding sequences that allow origamists to create better models with fewer steps.
Compares individuals within organizations to ants, bees, chameleons and other creatures from A to Z. By recognizing the secret strengths and weaknesses of each animal and the animal nature of each co-worker, the work world becomes more manageable. One can then build teams with a productive mix of behaviors.
A feast of a medieval adventure with a thoroughly modern heroine. As the murmur of prayers fills the icy room, mother and baby seem doomed. When the newborn finally struggles into the world, the Count of Flanders flees in a rage. The child is not the expected male heir -- but a girl. Growing up under the disapproving eye of her heart father, the strong-willed Marguerite instinctively learns to survive in the fierce and violent male world of the Middle Ages, with its pagan rituals and bloody fights to the death. When her father demands that she wed a man she detests, the young countess uses all her cunning to stop the marriage. The only thing she cannot conquer is the plague, which marches across the land killing thousands, including the man she loves.
Based on a real character, this colorful story is told with sharp humor and is filled with dramatic intensity. The final scene in the book, in which Marguerite and her father engage in a savage sword fight, will remain engrained in readers' memories.