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Incredible Life Forms

RRP $19.99

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50 ready-to-color drawings of magnificent creatures taken from lithographic plates by 19th century naturalist and artist Ernst Haeckel.

Enter the wonderful and mysterious world of the oceans and color your way to new discoveries as did Ernst Haeckel, a biologist, naturalist, and artist, who in the late 1800th century studied and illustrated thousands of new species. His extraordinary artwork includes over 100 detailed illustrations, some of which have been published by Dover Publications in Art Forms in Nature from which the illustrations in this book have been licensed. These 50 exotic drawings taken from a collection of the original 100 lithographic plates show a multitude of beautiful and exotic life forms each one more marvelous than the last; jellyfish, starfish, sea slugs, star coral and many others. The spectacular drawings need coloring to bring them to life! The drawings allow bringing one s own sense of color and vibrancy to the forms and, at the same time, discovering the deep and penetrating realization that all life is one.

About the Author

Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (February 16, 1834 – August 9, 1919), also written von Haeckel, was an eminent German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, mapped a genealogical tree relating all life forms, and coined many terms in biology, including anthropogeny, ecology, phylum, phylogeny, stem cell, and the kingdom Protista. Haeckel promoted and popularized Charles Darwin's work in Germany and developed the controversial recapitulation theory ("ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny") claiming that an individual organism's biological development, or ontogeny, parallels and summarizes its species' evolutionary development, or phylogeny.


Life. Be There At Ten 'til.

RRP $39.99

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With all the charm of Robert Fulghum ... Good advice for anyone, and Johnson's musings offer soothing companionship along the way."-"Kirkus Discoveries"

Be accountable. Be responsible. Be on time. Or better yet, get there at ten 'til. You'll be all the wiser-and all the more content!

This funny, insightful, life-affirming collection uses everyday moments-from the tobacco fields of South Carolina to red-carpet premieres in Hollywood-to demonstrate the value of showing up early, holding yourself accountable, welcoming change, nourishing others, and being fully present and engaged with life.

A native South Carolinian, R. Dean Johnson delivers homegrown wisdom that's unassuming, gracious, and utterly charming. His uplifting, down-home life lessons include: Stop hiding behind answering machines, caller ID, and front-door peepholes: be there, and welcome the intrusion. 'Honesty is a good policy. Sometimes it's just not the best one. 'There's nothing like a good casserole to say, 'In time, you'll heal. But in the meantime, this will make you feel somewhat better.'"

'As a fellow Husky-wearing southerner, I really relate to Dean's anecdotes. This book is filled with lessons to never forget."-"Ryan Seacrest," Host of "American Idol"

'Life. Be There at Ten 'Til" is as refreshing as a glass of cold buttermilk sipped on the screened porch."-"Celia Rivenbark," Author of "Bless Your Heart, Tramp" and "We're Just Like You, Only Prettier"


Illegal Drug Use Through The Life Course

RRP $268.99

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a "Hiddena (TM) older illegal drug users are a seldom researched group; most research on illegal drug users instead focusses on the young or the institutionalised. To counter this trend, this book reports on a study of current 'hidden' users of illegal drugs aged 40 and over. These are individuals who have sustained illegal drug use over the long term, largely away from the gaze of the authorities, whilst living otherwise 'conventional' lives, holding down jobs, raising families and so on. Thus they have much to tell us about how illegal substances can be integrated into life over the long term, how that integration intersects with other aspects of one's existence, and how illegal drug use is ultimately shaped by changes in personal circumstances and wider social contexts. Utilising insights from the 'life course perspective', the development of the participants' use over their lives is analysed and placed in social context. The book also details the nature of their current drug use. Thus the book illustrates the place of illegal drugs in the lives of the participants, and how this came to be over the decades as they also juggled work, family and the everyday minutiae of life with their use. The result is a unique look at the illegal drug use of an often ignored group of older drug users, which charts the changing role that illegal drugs have played - and continue to play - in their lives.


In Search Of A Context

RRP $410.99

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In this book, the author explores how contexts determine the meaning of embedded scripture texts in the Gospel of Mark. Many historical critics base their readings on a context that is external to Mark's story world, be it a reconstructed socio-religious setting of the evangelist, a Jewish exegetical tradition or some earlier stage in the development of the gospel.

What is common to these readings is the neglect for the context of the story world- the very context in which scripture quotations and allusions are embedded. The author proposes a method of reading these embedded texts that is sensitive to the story world, though not at the expense of the historical setting in which the gospel was written. Jesus' announcement in 1:15 concerning the kingdom of God serves as the point of entrance into Mark's story world.


Colour Your Life

RRP $9.99

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By focusing on the wide variety of illustrations and the selection of inspirational Bible verses Colour Your Life and Colour Your Day will enable the reader to spend time in meditation and pray as they create pages of beauty. While coloring was once reserved for children, it is now used as a means to help adults relieve stress and anxiety. Engaging the mind with the present, it is an ideal way to take a break in the day and meditate on the Word of God. The book includes four pages of postcards, allowing you to share your illustrations with friends and loved ones.



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