A pocket-sized, illustrated guide to Ireland which includes shopping, nightlife, accommodation, food and drink, budget-stretching, amusements for children and practical tips and information. The book incorporates a quick-reference grading system for sightseeing.
A series of "Cultural Guides" devoted to the artistic and architectural achievements of a country or region. Each book provides a cultural overview with maps and information on towns, palaces, museums, castles, churches and works of art. Alphabetic listing makes for easy access.
A unique combination of travel guide and scientific reference covering over 200 sites--from the heart of London to the outreaches of the Shetland Isles. Includes the birthplaces of famous men and women, ancient and modern landmarks, obscure laboratories and renowned vistas. Features an entertaining and insightful history of British science, arranged by subject, enabling readers to easily identify the events and locations which interest them the most. Clear directions and travel information are accompanied by photographs and 12 detailed maps.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-153) and index.
Guided reading is a staple of elementary literacy instruction, yet planning and conducting reading groups can be time consuming and challenging. This hands-on book presents an innovative approach to guided reading that is manageable even for teachers who are new to small-group, differentiated reading instruction. Numerous classroom examples illustrate how to organize groups and select suitably challenging materials, structure group sessions, provide scaffolding and cues while listening to students read, and balance small-group with whole-class instruction. Special features include scheduling aids and lists of common cues for beginning and older readers, as well as suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter.
"The English Year" is a lavishly illustrated month-by-month, day-by-day guide to all the customs and festivals of England, from the national celebrations to herald the new year down to small local traditions such as the Minehead Hobby Horse or Duck Racing in Oxfordshire. If you want to know where you can get free bread and beer on any day of the year; if you want to know where Mayday comes from or why you should protect yourself on Mischief Night; or why the English go in for all kinds of arcane celebrations but can't be bothered with St George's Day - this is the book for you.
"The London Art and Artists Guide" is a well-established pocket guide to the London art world and also to London's parks,markets, restaurants and articles on Hidden Backstreets of London, Riverside London and Little Venice to Camden Lock.The art world interviews and articles at the front include interviews with James Hyman of James Hyman photography gallery, Peter Randall-Page sculptor and the Singh Twins artists. Feature articles cover Multicultural London and Riverside London. The Introduction covers all the latest London art world changes such as Tate Modern's Oil Tanks opening in 2012 and Phase 11 in 2016 and the London art galleries sections explain about the dealers, the artists the current issues in the London art world today.The main text of the book covers all the London museums, the London contemporray art galleries with details about whether artists can apply and what collectors should look for, photography galleries,studios,artists'materials shops,useful addresses,art schools,art bookshops, art publishers,art press contacts. The London section covers restaurants, travel in London,parks, markets,sport, cafés,embassy addreses and there are 5 arts maps for the city. This guide covers everything you need to know about the London art world in one easy to carry pocket guide.
Features region-by-region coverage of major sights and cities of Great Britain, a new Wales chapter and new walking tours. The guide details 1000 places to stay, over 1200 places to eat, essays on the Royal Family, the arts and architecture, plus a special section on Scotland.
The 'Handbook For Practical Letter Writing' by L. Sue Baugh shows you how to write these kinds of letters and many more besides. The second part of the book illustrates dozens of models letters, covering nearly every situation where a letter is appropriate. This handbook is essential for anyone who writes letters. And that includes everyone.
This book is crammed with detail about the islands, geology, geography and history. Its coverage of the Scottish islands is particularly recommended. It may be 30 years out of date but much of the information has not changed and in any case the contemporary contrast is equally interesting.
This books was quite useful to understand what to expect in a huge variety of National Parks and wildlife areas inside Britain. It explains the parks and what animals or birds are found there. Books is sorted by sections.
A pocket-sized, illustrated guide to England which includes shopping, nightlife, accommodation, food and drink, budget-stretching, amusements for children and practical tips and information. The book incorporates a quick-reference grading system for sightseeing.
A guide for students, tourists and business people visiting Britain, containing detailed information about life in Britain, organized so that users can find the facts they need quickly. Topics include travel, money, places to stay, food, pubs, the weather and people.
The fully revised and updated second edition of this best-selling guidebook is intended for all visitors to Cambridge, and for anyone with an interest in the University. Combining an accessible style with accuracy of fact and a wealth of historical detail, it can be used to accompany a walking tour or read at leisure as an authoritative introduction. The second edition is packed with newly commissioned colour photographs by Japanese artist and photographer Hiroshi Shimura, as well as fresh maps and added information about the buildings and developments of recent years. Central attractions receive full entries, and the book also offers historical descriptions of all the outer-lying colleges, making it a comprehensive survey of the collegiate University. There is an informative introduction, a list of colleges with foundation dates, a substantial glossary and index, and a list of further reading material, all extended and updated for this edition.
A complete travel guide to Wales, long-established as one of the principal holiday spots within the United Kingdom. This edition has been extensively revised and contains new maps and plans. It is the first Blue Guide to be devoted entirely to Wales.