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The Truth about Sascha Knosch, Aris Fioretos
1 Aris Fioretos The Truth about Sascha Knosch
Vintage 226907 London 2007 009948899X / 9780099488996 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 'My name is Knisch, Sascha Knisch, and six days ago my life was in perfect order.' Knisch, who works as a projectionist at the Apollo movie theatre, is a person with special sexual habits. One night, he sees the enigmatic Dora Wilms. A week later, she is dead and Knisch is charged with murder. As he tries to clear his name, he discovers a scientific conspiracy and is drawn into the rich tangle of a story in which nothing is as it seems. How can he prove what didn't happen? What goes on at the Foundation for Sexual Research? And why is it important to have testicles? A biological thriller set in the steamy underworlds of Weimar Berlin in the sweltering summer of 1928, The Truth about Sascha Knisch deals with the so-called 'sexual question', its lures and seductiveness, dangers and temptations, but also with the shrewd passion between two young people in a Germany at the brink of disaster. 305 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780099488996. Inventory No: 226907. Paperback 
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The Propagation of Alpine Plants and Dwarf Bulbs [Rock Gardener's Library], Brian Halliwell
2 Brian Halliwell The Propagation of Alpine Plants and Dwarf Bulbs [Rock Gardener's Library]
B. T. Batsford 236399 Great Britain 1992 First Edition 0713470194 / 9780713470192 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good This guide is intended for use by rock gardeners of temperate regions in both hemispheres, and covers both alpine plants and dwarf bulbs. Methods of propagation are described in detail, with illustrations emphasizing important points. Timing is given by season rather than by month to cater for a range of temperature zones. There is also a section devoted to the propagation of dwarf bulbs with additional information on their cultivation. The main part of this book comprises an alphabetical list of more than 1000 genera of plants which may be grown on rock gardens. Many of these are common, some rare, and there are several new or recent introductions. Each entry details the plant's family and habits, and there is also a hardiness key and comments on behaviour and methods of propagation. 193 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Horticulture::Gardening; Gardening; ISBN: 0713470194. ISBN/EAN: 9780713470192. Inventory No: 236399. Hardcover 
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The Sunday Wife, Cassandra King
3 Cassandra King The Sunday Wife
A&U 237951 Australia 2003 1865089737 / 9781865089737 Trade Paperback Good Condition No Dust Jacket Married for 20 years to the Reverend Benjamin Lynch, a handsome, ambitious minister of the prestigious Methodist church, Dean Lynch has never quite adjusted her temperament to the demands of the role of a Sunday wife. When her husband is assigned to a larger and more demanding community in the Florida panhandle, Dean becomes fast friends with Augusta Holderfield, a woman whose good looks and extravagant habits immediately entrance her. As their friendship evolves, Augusta challenges Dean to break free from her traditional role as the preacher's wife. Just as Dean is questioning everything she has always valued, a tragedy occurs, providing the catalyst for change in ways she never could have imagined. 389 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 1865089737. ISBN/EAN: 9781865089737. Inventory No: 237951. Paperback 
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Frogs, David Badgwer
4 David Badgwer Frogs
Barnes & Noble Books 235378 New York 1997 0760706050 / 9780760706053 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good John Netherton [Photographs] Frogs and toads fascinate us for many reasons. Frogs sport a dazzling array of colors and markings--some for camouflage, others to warn away predators. Adults also vary a good deal in size, from a tiny Brazilian frog (under one-half inch) to the West African goliath frog (almost sixteen inches), and they exhibit similar diversity in body shape, from the slender tree frogs and narrow-waisted "true frogs" to the stout-bodied roads and buxom burrowing frogs. "Frogs" showcases over fifty of the world's most fascinating frogs. While some of the frogs and toads included in this book will be recognized by readers, others will certainly be new. This is understandable, since there are over 3,950 species worldwide. Frog families such as tree frogs, toads, poison frogs, horned frogs, and bullfrogs, are shown with photographs to distinguish the different species. In "Frogs," John Netherton's brilliant photos are paired with David Badger's easy-to-read, non-technical text, pointing out the characteristics that make the frogs so unique and interesting. This four-color reference book gives great detail about the physical characteristics of frogs, and their behavior. From their skin, to their senses of hearing, sight, and taste, to their unique style of communication--croaking, singing, and chirping, all of the traits that make frogs special are described in detail. Their reproductive habits and springing jumps are shown with visual references. 145 pages. Illustrator: John Netherton [Photographs]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Animals & Nature; United States; Animals & Birds; ISBN: 0760706050. ISBN/EAN: 9780760706053. Inventory No: 235378. Hardcover 
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Smellie Bertie [A Very Noisy Picture Book], David Roberts
5 David Roberts Smellie Bertie [A Very Noisy Picture Book]
Koala Books 245169 Australia 2012 1742760198 / 9781742760193 Softcover Good Condition Bertie has shockingly dirty habits - he picks his nose, eats sweets off the ground, licks the dog's face and embarrasses his family by making nasty smells. When he passes wind, it makes his mum cross, embarrasses his dad and offends his sister. Press on the sound symbol shown throughout the book and you'll be laughing yourself smelly with all of the funny noises you'll hear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN/EAN: 9781742760193. Inventory No: 245169. Paperback 
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The Little Book of Good Health - Facts, Tips & Habits, Dr Sonia Kakar
6 Dr Sonia Kakar The Little Book of Good Health - Facts, Tips & Habits
Exisle Publishing 231382 Australia 2013 192196636X / 9781921966361 Softcover Fine Condition Get smart about your health! 181 ideas to make you feel better, healthier and stronger. True health is as much a matter of mind as it is a matter of body. It is about total wellness. The author has meticulously sifted through thousands of international studies on all aspects of health and medicine, both modern and alternative, and wellness philosophies and reduced them to 181 short, crisp, fact-based and helpful explanations you can incorporate in your daily routine. Like all good things in life the secret of good health lies in concepts that are simple, practical, easy-to-follow and inexpensive; ideas that may seem small or insignificant, but are the way to a fitter, healthier and a happier life. 'A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.' - A Spanish Proverb 222 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Health; Medicine & Health; ISBN/EAN: 9781921966361. Inventory No: 231382. Paperback 
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The Real You - Becoming The Person You Want To Be, Dr. Kevin Leman
7 Dr. Kevin Leman The Real You - Becoming The Person You Want To Be
Fleming H. Revell 226920 USA 2002 0800758641 / 9780800758646 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Describing how a personality is shaped by birth order, personality types, childhood memories, and "love languages," a guide to self-improvement discusses how to develop positive habits, overcome common obstacles, and achieve personal goals. 221 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Self Help::Motivational; Self Help & Motivation; ISBN: 0800758641. ISBN/EAN: 9780800758646. Inventory No: 226920. Paperback 
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Gardening With Shrubs, Eric Sawford
8 Eric Sawford Gardening With Shrubs
Guild of Master Craftsman Publications 225342 Great Britain 2004 Reprint 1861083068 / 9781861083067 Softcover Near Fine Condition Shrubs can form the backbone of a garden and add year-round interest in so many ways. This practical book covers all you need for the successful growth, maintenance and propagation of these versatile plants, including advice on selecting species to make the most of their different habits and forms, and utilising their architectural qualities to best effect. The diverse range of foliage shape and hue and the many colourful flowers, berries and fruits give you the freedom to create a stunning garden that carries its beauty through every season. A fully illustrated directory lists popular species from 70 genera, including camelia, daphne, garrya, magnolia, potentilla, senecio and yucca. Notes on average height, flower type, flowering time, and cultural requirements help you choose the right plants for your garden to achieve colour and interest throughout the year. 168 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Horticulture::Gardening; Gardening; ISBN: 1861083068. ISBN/EAN: 9781861083067. Inventory No: 225342. Paperback 
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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town, John Grisham
9 John Grisham The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
Century 244045 Australia 2006 1846050383 / 9781846050381 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good John Grisham's first work of non-fiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, in his most extraordinary legal thriller yet. In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron Williamson. When he signed with the Oakland A's, he said goodbye to his hometown of Ada and left to pursue his dreams of big league glory. Six years later he was back, his dreams broken by a bad arm and bad habits - drinking, drugs and women. He began to show signs of mental illness. Unable to keep a job, he moved in with his mother and slept 20 hours a day on her sofa. In 1982, a 21 year-old cocktail waitress in Ada named Debra Sue Carter was raped and murdered, and for five years the police could not solve the crime. For reasons that were never clear, they suspected Ron Williamson and his friend Dennis Fritz. The two were finally arrested in 1987 and charged with capital murder. With no physical evidence, the prosecution's case was built on junk science and the testimony of jaihouse snitches and convicts. Dennis Fritz was found guilty and given a life sentence. Ron Williamson was sent to Death Row. If you believe that in America you are innocent until proven guilty, this book will shock you. If you believe in the death penalty, this book will disturb you. If you believe the criminal justice system is fair, this book will infuriate you. 360 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: True Crime; ISBN: 1846050383. ISBN/EAN: 9781846050381. Inventory No: 244045. Hardcover 
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So,What's It Like To Be A Cat, Karla Kuskin
10 Karla Kuskin So,What's It Like To Be A Cat
Simon & Schuster 239255 London 2006 1416911154 / 9781416911159 Softcover Good Condition Betsy Lewin 'A cat has her habits. A human has his.' This is what a young boy discovers, in no uncertain terms, when interviewing his cat for a class assignment. As well as eating ('a bit of fish might be delish') and sleeping ('Meow. And how.'), the 'odd need to prance' is revealed as one of kitty's most enjoyable hobbies - Cue much tail-whisking and silent dancing. And what of plain old humans? Well, this straight-talking cat admires their ability to balance nicely on two feet, but can't ignore the fact that 'they look peculiar with no fur'. And why must they 'stomp around and yell' when they could just be having a nap? All things considered, wouldn't you rather be a cat? Illustrator: Betsy Lewin. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN: 1416911154. ISBN/EAN: 9781416911159. Inventory No: 239255. Paperback 
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Watching The English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour, Kate Fox
11 Kate Fox Watching The English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour
Hodder 245146 2005 0340818867 / 9780340818862 Softcover Very Good Condition In WATCHING THE ENGLISH anthropologist Kate Fox takes a revealing look at the quirks, habits and foibles of the English people. She puts the English national character under her anthropological microscope, and finds a strange and fascinating culture, governed by complex sets of unspoken rules and byzantine codes of behaviour. The rules of weather-speak. The ironic-gnome rule. The reflex apology rule. The paranoid-pantomime rule. Class indicators and class anxiety tests. The money-talk taboo and many more ...Through a mixture of anthropological analysis and her own unorthodox experiments (using herself as a reluctant guinea-pig), Kate Fox discovers what these unwritten behaviour codes tell us about Englishness. 424 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0340818867. ISBN/EAN: 9780340818862. Inventory No: 245146. Paperback 
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Watching The English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour, Kate Fox
12 Kate Fox Watching The English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour
Hodder 245251 2005 0340818867 / 9780340818862 Softcover Very Good Condition In WATCHING THE ENGLISH anthropologist Kate Fox takes a revealing look at the quirks, habits and foibles of the English people. She puts the English national character under her anthropological microscope, and finds a strange and fascinating culture, governed by complex sets of unspoken rules and byzantine codes of behaviour. The rules of weather-speak. The ironic-gnome rule. The reflex apology rule. The paranoid-pantomime rule. Class indicators and class anxiety tests. The money-talk taboo and many more ...Through a mixture of anthropological analysis and her own unorthodox experiments (using herself as a reluctant guinea-pig), Kate Fox discovers what these unwritten behaviour codes tell us about Englishness. 424 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; Science::Popular Science. ISBN: 0340818867. ISBN/EAN: 9780340818862. Inventory No: 245251. Paperback 
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Vija Celmins, Lane Relyea, Robert Gober, Briony Fer
13 Lane Relyea, Robert Gober, Briony Fer Vija Celmins
Phaidon 245375 Great Britain 2010 Reprint 0714842648 / 9780714842646 Softcover Very Good Condition The magnificent artworks of the Latvia-born, U.S.-based Vija Celmins (b.1938) all testify to her undying fascination with the world around her - whether commonplace objects in her studio, the natural landscapes of her adopted California, or the pebbles beneath her feet. Primarily a painter of still life and landscape, Celmins is associated with 1960s Pop art and often uses photographs to create her signature 'impossible images', such as just-fired revolvers or exploding airplanes. Temporarily abandoning painting in the 1970s, Celmins turned her attention to drawing exquisite graphite seascapes and other vast natural landscapes. Like the night skies she began in the 1980s, the artist explains, hers are 'unbound spaces' wrestled into two-dimensions. As with her later spider webs, Celmins often blurs the boundaries of photography, painting, printmaking and drawing. Now based in New York, Celmins has exhibited widely since the 1960s in museums such as the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the ICA, London; Museu Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; and the Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt. In the Interview noted artist Robert Gober speaks with Celmins about their differing studio habits and the sources behind her work. Critic Lane Relyea surveys the artist's long and unique career with emphasis on her formative early paintings. Art historian and theorist Briony Fer in her Focus takes a deep look into Night Sky no. 19 (1998). In parallel to Celimins' own limitless depiction of the world, the Artist's Choice is Jorge Luis Borges' tale Funes the Memorious, about the vastness of human memory. Arists Writings include excerpts from her important 1991 interview with artist Chuck Close. 160 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art; Art & Design; ISBN/EAN: 9780714842646. Inventory No: 245375. Paperback 
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Seabiscuit: The True Story of Three Men and a Racehorse, Laura Hillenbrand
14 Laura Hillenbrand Seabiscuit: The True Story of Three Men and a Racehorse
Fourth Estate 245678 London 2001 0007167040 / 9780007167043 Softcover Good Condition The true story of three men and their dreams for a racehorse -- Seabiscuit -- that symbolised a pivotal moment in American history, as the twentieth century's greatest nation found the courage to bet on itself to win against the odds. Now a major motion picture directed by Gary Ross and starring Toby Maguire and Jeff Daniels. In 1936 the habits of 19th-century America were finally consigned to history just as Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind was published. In their place, modern America was born. But what defined this new era? Nothing more than the story of Seabiscuit, a stunted colt with asymmetrical knees that had for two years been hacked around no-good race tracks which led to permanent leg damage. Yet by 1937 Seabiscuit could draw crowds of 60,000 and had more newspaper column inches devoted to him than Mussolini, Hitler or Roosevelt, his popularity peaking during his appearances at the Santa Anita Handicap. America had gone to the races for the first time since the Depression and fallen in love with a misshapen colt of great character. Now it wanted a winner. Seabiscuit is aslo the story of three men: Tom Smith, a former Wild West Showman was the trainer; Red Pollard, abandoned by his poverty stricken family at a race track became the rider; and Charles Howard, a pioneer car manufacturer in San Francisco in the 1920s was the owner and financier. These three combined to create the legend of Seabiscuit and epitomise a dream for the emerging new America. 426 pages. Item Type: Film Tie-in. Tanning to pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Animals & Nature::Horses::Horse Racing; Sports & Pastimes; ISBN: 0007167040. ISBN/EAN: 9780007167043. Inventory No: 245678. Paperback 
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Supercharged Foods for Kids, Lee Holmes
15 Lee Holmes Supercharged Foods for Kids
Murdoch books 236584 Sydney 2016 174336721X / 9781743367216 Softcover Good Condition Supercharged Food for Kids will inspire you to create fresh, wholesome and nutrient-rich meals that your children will enjoy again and again, giving them the energy and nourishment they need to thrive. You'll find recipes here that will please even the pickiest of little eaters!With advice on how to avoid added sugar and processed foods, eating for allergies and intolerances, tips for busy families and even the lowdown on how to sneak superfoods into everyday meals, this book is full of resources to help establish positive eating habits for your kids that they can maintain for the rest of their lives.Supercharged Food for Kids features old favourites such as pizza, nuggets, pasta and desserts reinvented using fresh, healthy ingredients, plus ideas for yummy snacks and school lunches that kids will actually want to eat. Think Cauliflower Mac and Cheese, Cacao Bomb Crackles, Cheesy Mini Tartlets, Crunchy Chicken Drummers, Watermelon Icy Poles and Savoury Breakfast Muffins, just for starters. 152 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Cookery, Food & Wine::Children; Australia; Cooking, Wine & Dining; ISBN/EAN: 9781743367216. Inventory No: 236584. Paperback 
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Cottontail, Leonard Lee Rue III
16 Leonard Lee Rue III Cottontail
Thomas Y. Crowell 240923 USA 1965 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good The life and habits of Sylvilagus Floridanus: Children's Pet, gardener's Pest, Hunter's Favorite 75 Photographs 111 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Animals & Nature; Animals & Birds; Inventory No: 240923. Hardcover 
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Expensive Habits, Maureen Howard
17 Maureen Howard Expensive Habits
Penguin Books 000889 England, Great Britain 1988 Reprint 0140093982 / 9780140093988 Softcover Very Good No Dust Jacket 268 pages. First published in the USA by Summit Books 1986. First published in Great Britain by Viking 1986. Published in Penguin Books 1987. Cover illustration by Linda Jeffrey. 268 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140093982. ISBN/EAN: 9780140093988. Inventory No: 000889. Paperback 
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Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises [The Little Guides], Peter Gill [Editor]
18 Peter Gill [Editor] Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises [The Little Guides]
Fog City Press 241241 California 2000 1875137807 / 9781875137800 Softcover Very Good Condition Guide to Species; Where to See Whales; Lavishly Illustrated. HUMANS HAVE LONG SHARED a powerful and mysterious bond with whales, from the biblical story of Jonah, who spent three days and three nights inside the belly of a whale, through centuries of hunting whales for the oil and other products they provided, to today's popular whale-watching tours, which take enthusiasts on expeditions to view these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. This book brings together the latest research findings on the evolution, biography, habits and behavior of these intriguing "cousins of the sea," which include some of the largest animals ever to have lived on earth. 320 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Marine Life; United States; Ships & the Sea; ISBN: 1875137807. ISBN/EAN: 9781875137800. Inventory No: 241241. Paperback 
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Feeding The Crisis, Rachel Garst & Tom Barry
19 Rachel Garst & Tom Barry Feeding The Crisis
University of Nebraska 238751 USA 1990 0803260954 / 9780803260955 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Since 1980 the United States has increased tenfold its shipments of food to Central America. Supposedly, tis humanitarian aid has alleviated social turmoil and economic underdevelopment in Central America. But has it really been in the best interests of the people it was intended to assist? After nearly two years of research that took them to Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Costa Rica, Rachel Garst and Tom Barry have concluded that U. S. food shipments and assistance in agricultural development are, in fact, feeding the crisis in Central American, hurting rather than helping. The findings of Garst and Barry are disturbing. They discovered that increased U. S. food aid to Central America is being used to achieve short-term foreign-policy objectives that undercut long-term U. S. interests. The authors reveal that, instead of being allocated on the basis of need, U. S. food aid is being used to support military programs; and that it is distorting Central American economies by reducing production of and prices for local crops, by benefitting agribusiness at the expense of small farmers, and by encouraging new consumption habits that neither family incomes nor national treasuries can sustain. For recipient governments, food aid has become a permanent solution instead of an emergency measure. Garst and Barry charge that the Agency for International Development and U. S. Department of Agriculture are partly to blame for this state of affairs. They make detailed recommendations for changes in the way food aid is administered, changes that are urgently needed to stem the negative social, economic, and political effects of programs that until now have largely been shielded from scrutiny. 275 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::American History; History; ISBN: 0803260954. ISBN/EAN: 9780803260955. Inventory No: 238751. Paperback 
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Last Child In The Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, Richard Louv
20 Richard Louv Last Child In The Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
Atlantic Books 246281 London 2010 Revised Edition 1848870833 / 9781848870833 Softcover Very Good Condition Camping in the garden, riding bikes through the woods, climbing trees, collecting bugs, picking wildflowers, running through piles of autumn leaves... These are the things childhood memories are made of. But for a whole generation of today's children the pleasures of a free-range childhood are missing, and their indoor habits contribute to epidemic obesity, attention-deficit disorder, isolation and childhood depression. This timely book shows how our children have become increasingly alienated and distanced from nature, why this matters and how we can make a difference. Last Child in the Woods is a clarion call, brilliantly written, compelling and irresistibly persuasive - a book that will change minds and lives. 387 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Parenting; Parenting & Childcare; ISBN/EAN: 9781848870833. Inventory No: 246281. Paperback 
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