This is an alternate cover edition for B00IHJC9DC George Mahood had a nice, easy, comfortable life. He had a job, a house, a wife and kids. But something was missing. He was stuck in a routine of working, changing nappies and cleaning up cat sick. He felt like he was missing out on a lot of what the world had to offer.He then discovered that it was Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day.
The most important art movement since the Second World War, Abstract Expressionism revolutionized the way Americans viewed art and culture alike. Drawing on a vast array of scholarly research, David Anfam examines the politically radical spirit of a nucleus of artists who transgressed the traditional forms of American art and faced the tensions of a modernizing society. The author places the movement within a broad cultural background, while at the same time giving a close account of the visual art of Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko, as well as the photography of Aaron Siskind and the sculpture of David Smith. 169 illus., 28 in color.
Sara Middas richly illustrated In and Out of the Garden has delighted readers and critics alike. Diana Vreeland praised it as delightful and delicious, and Laura Ashley called it pure inspiration. The most elegant and subtle of books to give and to have, it evokes the English gardens of Sara Middas childhood, sowing the imagination with glorious images. Dozens and dozens of illustrations and tender reflections recall a hut in the wood, or a topiary maze, a summer day spent podding peas, or an herb patch that yields Biblical fragrances. Ruby-red radishes are the jewels of the underworld. Myriad colors fall upon warm green moss.
Barbara Park received over 40 awards for her books, including 25 Childrens Choice awards. Park was the daughter of a merchant and a secretary, Doris and Brooke Tidswell. She grew up in Mount Holly Township, New Jersey. From 1965 to 1967, she attended Rider College, later finishing her B.S.
Bed in Summer is a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson, it is a short poem written from the perspective of a child. The child compares how waking up in the winter is like getting up at night while going to bed in the summer is like going to bed during the day. The child is not very happy about having to sleep during the day and would rather go and play when the sky is clear and blue. The poem is full of wonderful imagery which really sets the scene.
Now in paperback, the New York Times bestseller by one of rocks most provocative figures Scar Tissue is Anthony Kiediss searingly honest memoir of a life spent in the fast lane. In 1983, four self-described knuckleheads burst out of the mosh-pitted mosaic of the neo-punk rock scene in L.A. with their own unique brand of cosmic hardcore mayhem funk.