An Alphabet of Stories

An Alphabet of Stories

The alphabet is gloriously brought to life by international best-selling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers. This beautiful paperback edition is based on Once Upon an Alphabet which won the CBI Book of the Year Award.

From an astronaut afraid of heights, to dynamic detectives the Owl and the Octopus, by way of some rusting robots, you will find within this book a short story inspired by every letter of the alphabet.

By turns funny, sad, mischievous and surprising, these entertaining mini-tales are accompanied by Jeffers’ witty and inviting illustrations.

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Farm from Home: A Year of Stories, Pictures, and Recipes from a City Girl in the Country

Farm from Home: A Year of Stories, Pictures, and Recipes from a City Girl in the Country
From New York style icon and fashion insider Amanda Brooks, a charming and inspiring meditation on life in her newly adopted home, a farm in the English countryside.

In search of a quieter, simpler life away from the hustle of the city, style icon and longtime New Yorker Amanda Brooks moved with her family in 2012 from New York City to her husband’s farm in England. Originally intended to be a yearlong creative sabbatical, Brooks’s relocation became permanent as she discovered newfound personal and professional freedom, told here through a year’s changing seasons. Creatively inspiring, warm and witty, and brimming with delicious recipes and entertaining how-tos, Farm from Home is a chronicle of the joys and challenges of a more focused way of living. For anyone who has longed for an escape from their hectic schedule, whether for a week, a year, or a lifetime, Brooks shares the unexpected satisfaction of slowing down, reconnecting with nature, and making the most of each day.
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British Airways: 100 Years of Aviation Posters

British Airways: 100 Years of Aviation Posters
This collection of 200 posters from the archives of British Airways provides a stunning visual history of air travel from the earliest days to the present. Airline posters often evoked the glamour of air travel at a time when it was a novelty and the height of sophistication. In more recent years the very best creative talents of marketeers and designers have been employed to produce some memorable modern artwork. This richly illustrated collection is a must for anyone interested in aviation and anyone who appreciates design.
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Farm from Home: A Year of Stories, Pictures, and Recipes from a City Girl in the Country

Farm from Home: A Year of Stories, Pictures, and Recipes from a City Girl in the Country
From New York style icon and fashion insider Amanda Brooks, a charming and inspiring meditation on life in her newly adopted home, a farm in the English countryside.

In search of a quieter, simpler life away from the hustle of the city, style icon and longtime New Yorker Amanda Brooks moved with her family in 2012 from New York City to her husband’s farm in England. Originally intended to be a yearlong creative sabbatical, Brooks’s relocation became permanent as she discovered newfound personal and professional freedom, told here through a year’s changing seasons. Creatively inspiring, warm and witty, and brimming with delicious recipes and entertaining how-tos, Farm from Home is a chronicle of the joys and challenges of a more focused way of living. For anyone who has longed for an escape from their hectic schedule, whether for a week, a year, or a lifetime, Brooks shares the unexpected satisfaction of slowing down, reconnecting with nature, and making the most of each day.
Buy the book Farm from Home: A Year of Stories, Pictures, and Recipes from a City Girl in the Country from Ideakart.com.

British Airways: 100 Years of Aviation Posters

British Airways: 100 Years of Aviation Posters
This collection of 200 posters from the archives of British Airways provides a stunning visual history of air travel from the earliest days to the present. Airline posters often evoked the glamour of air travel at a time when it was a novelty and the height of sophistication. In more recent years the very best creative talents of marketeers and designers have been employed to produce some memorable modern artwork. This richly illustrated collection is a must for anyone interested in aviation and anyone who appreciates design.
Buy the book British Airways: 100 Years of Aviation Posters from Ideakart.com.

Make – Volume 63

Make – Volume 63

Artificial intelligence will power the next generation of inventions, and we want it to be accessible to everyone. In this issue, we look at AI-focused, maker-accessible boards that are pushing the AI world forward; and we show how you can use AI tools in your next project. We also look at the latest electronics prototyping tools from companies like Texas Instruments, Adafruit, SparkFun, and more. Our Board Guide will help you spec out the perfect brain for your project.

You’ll also find 15 projects in this issue, including:

  • Shoot-and-print photos with an adorable SelfieBot
  • Construct a DIY waterjet cutter for under $1,500
  • Build a scanner to spot gas station credit card skimmers
  • Create custom swag with a desktop cutter

    and more!

  • Buy the book Make – Volume 63 from Ideakart.com.

    How to Dress: Secret styling tips from a fashion insider

    How to Dress: Secret styling tips from a fashion insider
    The perfect book for anyone who wants to know the secrets to always looking stylish with minimal effort. Former Fashion Director at Stylist magazine and a contributor to Glamour, Grazia, Harper’s Bazaar and Telegraph Magazine amongst others, Alexandra Fullerton reveals the tips and tricks that fashion insiders use to put their outfits together. Chapters include: Fashion vs Style, Signature Style, The Essential Items, How to Shop, Your Wardrobe, Secret Styling Tricks and Fashion is Fun. Focusing on fashion essentials, personal style, shopping on the high street and online and investing in designer pieces, Alex reveals all the failsafe formulas involved in always looking your best. Lavishly illustrated by specially commissioned artist Bijou Karman, a fashion illustrator from Los Angeles whose clients include: Converse, Cinespia, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar and Rihanna. She featured as Urban Outfitters (US) `Artist of the Week’ in May 2017, has been profiled by Vanity Fair (US), Grazia (Germany) and Glamour (Italy) and has 60k followers on Instagram. Alex encourages readers to get to know their style icons alongside streamlining their own style and outlines the central capsule wardrobe which can be edited to suit each individual personal preference. This book will be an indispensable guide to creating your own style and making sure you never look at your wardrobe and think `I have nothing to wear’ again.
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