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March 16, 2017

PUPPY LOVE! Adult Coloring Book

"PUPPY LOVE! Adult Coloring Book - RELEASE YOUR INNER ARTIST!" by 101 ARTISTS

PUPPY LOVE! Adult Coloring Book RELEASE YOUR INNER ARTIST! Dog and puppy lovers, get creative as we invite you to express yourself with these fun and playful (too cute!) images of puppies, dogs and original design images for hours of coloring fun and relaxation. Inside you'll find many images for your art activities. Spend your time using color to soothe the day's stress away and return to your childhood love: COLORING! Illustrations can be filled with markers, colored pencils, watercolor paints, gel crayons or simply old school crayons. We hope you enjoy these images and have many hours of stress-free coloring fun! 101 ARTISTS * A portion of all our animal-related art books goes to help the furries through annual contributions *

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March 16, 2017

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning


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To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques for becoming more productive learners.

Memory plays a central role in our ability to carry out complex cognitive tasks, such as applying knowledge to problems never before encountered and drawing inferences from facts already known. New insights into how memory is encoded, consolidated, and later retrieved have led to a better understanding of how we learn. Grappling with the impediments that make learning challenging leads both to more complex mastery and better retention of what was learned.

Many common study habits and practice routines turn out to be counterproductive. Underlining and highlighting, rereading, cramming, and single-minded repetition of new skills create the illusion of mastery, but gains fade quickly. More complex and durable learning come from self-testing, introducing certain difficulties in practice, waiting to re-study new material until a little forgetting has set in, and interleaving the practice of one skill or topic with another. Speaking most urgently to students, teachers, trainers, and athletes, Make It Stick will appeal to all those interested in the challenge of lifelong learning and self-improvement.


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March 16, 2017

PHOTOJOURNALIST: The Life Story of Ara Guler

"PHOTOJOURNALIST: The Life Story of Ara Guler" by Nezih Tavlas

Photojournalist, a book by Nezih Tavlas, provides a compelling and in-depth look into the life of Ara Güler who is regarded as one of the most accomplished documentary photographers of the 20th century and the pioneer of photojournalism in Turkey. The book lists all of Guler’s professional accomplishments while also providing rare insight into his personal life and his photographic legacy amounts to over two million stories told. Born into a Turkish-Armenian family in Istanbul in 1928, Ara Güler who has been given the nickname, "The Eye of Istanbul" and also described as “one of the most important living representatives of creative photography today.” Güler’s photographic work started being published in the late 1950s and early 1960s; his work has been displayed at many of the world’s major art centers, including New York, London and Paris. He has published many books on his work and is the recipient of many awards and honors.  

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March 15, 2017

Lonely Planet Thailand (Travel Guide)


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#1 best-selling guide to Thailand*

Lonely Planet Thailand is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander through wild orchids in Mae Hong Son, charter a longtail boat on the Andaman Coast or look for tigers and monkeys in national parks; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Thailand and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Thailand Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - current affairs, history, politics, arts, architecture, environment, food & drink, responsible travel
  • Free, convenient pull-out Bangkok map (included in print version), plus over 100 maps
  • Covers Bangkok, Central Thailand, Ko Chang, Chiang Mai Province, Northern Thailand, Hua Hin, Southern Gulf, Ko Samui, Lower Gulf, Phuket, Andaman Coast and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Thailand , our most comprehensive guide to Thailand, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for just the highlights? Check out Discover Thailand, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions.
  • Looking for a beach escape? Check out Lonely Planet Thailand's Islands and Beaches.
  • Looking for a guide focused on Bangkok or Phuket? Check out Lonely Planet's Bangkok or Phuket guides for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer; or Pocket Bangkok or Pocket Phuket, handy-sized guides focused on the can't-miss sights for quick city visits.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Southeast Asia on a shoestring, a comprehensive guide to stretching money for an extended trip across the region.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

*Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA


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