The quirky inspiration of the 642 Series takes flight in this collection of fiction-writing prompts that will make anyone want to grab a pen and write what happens next. The prompts in this journal are craftted to offer fully-fledged story ideas, not simply writing exercises, taking the 642 Things t..
The ABC English-Chinese, Chinese-English Dictionary (ECCE) is a student-oriented bilingual dictionary that, like other dictionaries in the ABC series, organizes Chinese words by their pronunciation as written in pinyin. This innovative, straightforward alphabetical organization allows the user to fi..
The role of being best man at a wedding is a huge honour, but the amount of responsibilities it comes with can quickly seem overwhelming. Best Man Best Speech is the answer to any worries a best man has. It covers in detail all the duties of the best man, including before, during and after the weddi..
Did you know that `if the cap fits' refers to the traditional jester's cap with bells on it - so anyone wearing such a cap could be expected to do something foolish? Or that the ancient Greeks believed that it was camels rather than elephants that never forgot? The entries are interspersed with min..
'If Lynne Truss were Roman Catholic I'd nominate her for sainthood.' Frank McCourt The international bestseller, reissued and with a new introduction. A witty, entertaining, impassioned guide to perfect punctuation, for everyone who cares about precise writing. When social histories come to be writ..
An essential resource for those involved in preparing or presenting work for publication in print or on the web: extensive guide to current conventions of written English; defines the differences between English in Aotearoa New Zealand and America; explains the use of Maori in English-language texts..
Do ewe no what homophones are? They're words that sound alike but are spelled differently and have completely different meanings - it's knot always easy to get it right. Based on his blog Homophones, Weakly, Bruce Worden's Homophones Visualized uses simple but clever graphics to help illustrate the ..
Master the harsh, guttural language of Klingon with this indispensable audio phrasebook. This amusing and enlightening primer on ill-tempered and proud Klingon culture uses a built-in sound module to teach readers an array of crucial compliments (You bludgeon divinely."), toasts ("Today is a good da..
Relearn the essential rules of the English language, from grammar and punctuation to sentence construction. Also includes parts of speech and how to improve your spelling and vocabulary. I Used To Know That: English is an accessible yet fun way to revisit the English language while enjoying a walk d..
This guide to all things Kiwi written especially for tourists and new immigrants is now available in this compact mini version in Chinese. Common Kiwi slang words, sporting codes, celebrations, famous inventions, and quirky facts and figures complete the picture...
Fire Up Your Creativity with Spontaneous Art, Wild Writing, and Inventive Thinking Using words, drawing, collage, and observation-based list-making, award-winning author Emily K. Neuburger highlights the many paths into journaling. Her 60 interactive writing prompts and art how-tos help you to expa..