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Migrating northward from South and Central America more than a hundred years ago, this strange-looking animal can be readily identified by its tough, scale-like coat of armor, elongated snout, and its propensity for doing battle with eighteen-wheel vehicles on America's highways. Despite its lemming-like compulsion for self-destruction, the armadillo survives in large numbers and, as this volume duly records, continues to impose its presence on modern society. Paperback.
Author Doris Fisher traces the journey of camels from Africa to Texas in 1856 for use as the very first US Camel Corps. Young readers will delight in the illustrations as they learn about this little-known part of American history. Although the camels initially were not accepted by the locals, the people of Texas came to respect their strength and endurance as they transported US Army supplies through the desert.
Each of the famous recipes in Arnaud's Restaurant Cookbook has been carefully adapted for use in the home kitchen, including Arnaud’s Oyster Soup, Trout Meuniere, Oysters Arnaud and Bienville, as well as the restaurant's spectacular dishes for special occasions from weddings to Mardi Gras. Evocative photographs capture diners basking in the joy of Arnaud meals.
The first book to bring together, in color, such a large selection of Greenaway’s work. Kate Greenaway’s illustrations for children’s books have become synonymous with an English childhood, a world where children dance in flowery meadows and nursery rhyme characters find a life both beautiful and innocent. Hardcover.
Polish gourmet traditions are as old as Polish culture, which has written history over a thousand years. And here is the definitive Polish cookbook, The Art of Polish Cooking, containing 500 authentic recipes which reflect the proud traditions of this ancient country. This cookbook is complete with recipes for hors d'oeuvres, soups, entrees, vegetables, pastries, desserts, and beverages. Special holiday menus are also presented, along with charming descriptions of traditional Polish feasts and celebrations.
Follow Henri, the French artist mouse living in a French country house, as he tries to paint the perfect Christmas gift for a very special friend.
Arturo and his grandmother return in this charming bilingual sequel.
It’s time to decorate the árbol de Navidad with Arturo and his grandmother, Abue Rosa, in this bilingual Christmas story. Children will learn Spanish vocabulary as well as the lessons of responsibility and forgiveness. Grandparents and parents alike will take pleasure in imparting this message about the importance of intergenerational relationships and family memories. Abue Rosa shares with Arturo the family story surrounding each ornament as it is hung. But what happens when Arturo plays with—and breaks—a glass bird? Journey through Arturo’s family history to find out in this unique and touching holiday tale.
The syndicated editorial cartoonist of the Gazette Telegraph (Colorado Springs) expresses outrage at the assaults on our freedom, at the loss of liberties, and at the destruction of the very fabric of our society.
Dr. Robert M. Craig defines the two distinct styles emerging between the 1920s and the 1960s-Art Deco and Modern Classic. A convincing commentary on these unique structures that have come to grace Atlanta. Hardcover.
While Atlanta may be a city of change and transformation—its symbol is, after all, a phoenix—it also has an impressive legacy of unforgettable food. Southern cuisine with a twist, Atlanta’s culinary offerings mirror the city itself: sophisticated and diverse, flexible but distinctive.
Audubon Plantation Country Cookbook is a collection of heirloom recipes, family legends, historical facts, vintage photographs, and humorous anecdotes from this area that is as rich in cuisine as it is in history.
In this fascinating biography, author John Kemp uses Ozols’ own paintings to reveal the life of the talented artist and teacher dedicated to passing down the lessons of the great painters of the past.
The parish has a rich history begun by people of many different descents—French, Spanish, English, Scotch-Irish, German, Italian, and Jewish—coming together in mutual respect and peace, but not without the ups and downs that come with the human condition. Hardcover.
True reminiscences and humor blend harmoniously in this fun book about an Arkansas boy and his experiences. Press Woodruff describes himself as a man “whose life has been one of calamities, hard luck, accidents, and fun.” What perfect ingredients to create this backwoods humorist!
In the 1880s, the Ozark hills around Taney County, Missouri, echoed with the sound of Winchester rifles. Men were lynched from tree limbs by masked night riders. Bundles of switches were tossed on the porches of “loose” men and women as a grim warning to reform or leave the area.
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