This selection of 28 breeds includes pigs of every shape and size from the traditional Tamworth to the exotic Kune Kune and commercial hybrids. Many can be seen in Britain while a few are extremely rare.
|Series:||Spring Chicken Ser.|
"Never eat healthy food. We so need all the preservatives we can get." "Save water--drink wine." Cheeky but charming, these books--one for men and one for women--bring together the best of Bev Williams' cartoons with selected witty... read more
|Author:||Mike Haskins; Clive Whichelow|
Class has begun! It's a new term and you can't wait for it to end. If only the holidays were longer... or school didn't exist. To get through it, you're going to need survival skills: Essenti... read more
For each breed he dedicates two pages, the left being a full page high-quality picture and the right giving a brief but comprehensive description of the appearance, history and uses of each sheep. Only the size of a postcard, the book fits perfectly into a rucksack or pocket... read more
This title introduces 44 breeds of chicken which can be seen pecking an preening in Britain today. Jack accompanies each with a description of the animal's appearance and explains the different colours and patterns which appear within the breed. Jack has thoroughly researc... read more
|Author:||Mike Haskins; Clive Whichelow; Kate Rochester (Artist)|
Freedom at last But there's an awfully long time between cornflakes and cocoa, and a limit to how many sudokus you can do. You need survival skills: Learn Financial Wizardry Or, how to get three cups of tea out of one bag. Learn Sparkling Conversation Also known as ... read more
The best of C. K. Stead's 'afternoon work': reviews and essays, interviews and diaries, lectures and opinion pieces. Every morning for the last thirty years, C. K. Stead has written fiction and poetry. Shelf Life collects the best of his afternoon... read more
Jack has researched 41 of the breeds of cattle which you would be most likely to see grazing Britain's farms. They are presented here in a handy reference guide. For each animal, he gives a description of their appearance, a brief history and considers their uses today. In t... read more
|Reading Level:||near fine|
The book is non-fiction, and describes a quest to eat at every one of the 55 food joints along Lincoln Rd in west Auckland, including McDonald's, Burger King, KFC and other fast food outlets. The author is the heroic figure of the title - The Man Who Ate Lincoln Rd - and the book follows his progress.
Parenting teenagers of this generation requires a new skill set. Adolescence is one of the most risky growth and developmental periods for our children. Like never before, we need parents, carers and other adults to have the skills, knowledge and strategies to prov... read more
In November 2016 we woke up to the news that the forthright presenter of a popular television programme had become the most powerful man on the planet. His name, sadly, was not Jeremy Clarkson, but we might not have been any more surprised if it had been. Becau... read more
Growing up in one of the poorest neighborhoods of South Central Los Angeles, Tiffany learned to survive by making people laugh. If she could do that, then her classmates would let her copy their homework, the other foster kids she lived with wouldn't beat her up, and s... read more