Under the Window

Pictures & Rhymes for Children

Author: Kate Greenaway

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781518855856

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Page: 64

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Under the Window: Pictures & Rhymes for Children was Kate Greenaway's first children's picture book, composed of her own verses and illustrations. The toy book, helped launch Greenaway's career as a children's book illustrator and author in the late 19th century as well as starting what became known as the "Greenaway vogue." Although Greenaway illustrated over 150 books, Under the Window is one of only two books that she wrote and illustrated. The book is considered to be one of the first earliest examples of a designer picture book, and its popularity caused it to be imitated.

Voices Under the Window

Author: John Hearne

Publisher: Peepal Tree PressLtd

ISBN: 9781845230319

Category: Fiction

Page: 145

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Social and racial inequalities abound in this 1960s Jamaican novel about a middle class lawyer who works closely with the working class and radical nationalist movement. In the midst of a riot, Mark Lattimer is targeted—and mortally wounded—by a poor islander because of his white-collar appearance. Cut off from medical attention in the middle of the insurgence, he is left to contemplate his life, including his childhood as a member of the privileged white elite, his time spent in London and as part of the RAF, his marriage and affairs, and the moment when he committed himself to the causes of the poor. As the end nears, Mark ruminates on the meaning of life and death, the politics of politics, and the significance of action in an absurd world.

Hardy Boys 12: Footprints Under the Window

Author: Franklin W. Dixon

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101127582

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 713

A plot to steal a top-secret instrument vital to the United States space program poses a challenging case for Frank and Joe Hardy. After rescuing a South American stowaway who mutters a warning about “Footprints “ and then vanishes, Frank and Joe discover that documents belonging to their famous detective father are missing and that footprints linger under a window. The young detective’s search for the diabolical mastermind of the “Footprints” spy ring takes them on a flight to a group of islands off the coast of South America.

Under the window

pictures & rhymes for children after Kate Greenaway

Author: Kate Greenaway

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Children's poetry

Page: 64

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Under My Window Limited Edition

Author: Michal Safdie

Publisher: powerHouse Books

ISBN: 9781576878729

Category: History

Page: 108

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Perched up on a hill in the old city of Jerusalem, along the fragile border between the Jewish and Muslim Quarters, is the home of Michal Ronnen Safdie. Facing East, it overlooks the Western Wall precinct, the Dome of the Rock, and the Al-Aqsa mosque. To the North unfolds the Muslim Quarter with Mt. Scopus in the skyline; to the West, the Holy Sepulcher Church and the Christian Quarter... The photographs capture private and personal moments, as well as ritual events side by side with seeming normality hinting at the social and political forces that shape life in Jerusalem.

Under the Window; Pictvres & Rhymes for Children

Author: Kate Greenaway,Edmund Evans

Publisher: Palala Press

ISBN: 9781378649077

Category: History

Page: 70

View: 8421

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Drums Under the Windows

Author: Sean O'Casey

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822203360

Category: Drama

Page: 431

View: 2461

THE STORY: Following the technique he utilized so brilliantly in I Knock at the Door , Paul Shyre has again adapted the rich and imaginative writings of Sean O'Casey into theatre of great variety and dramatic impact. In the present instance,

Under the Window Pictures & Rhymes for Children

Author: Kate Greenaway

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781725138810

Category:

Page: 54

View: 1999

Under the Window Pictures & Rhymes for Children By Kate Greenaway Under the window is my garden, Where sweet, sweet flowers grow; And in the pear-tree dwells a robin, The dearest bird I know. Tho' I peep out betimes in the morning, Still the flowers are up the first; Then I try and talk to the robin, And perhaps he'd chat-if he durst. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience.

Under My Window

A Compilation of Short Stories

Author: Navid Sorkhou

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1491761164

Category: Fiction

Page: 118

View: 3161

Sammi is a car salesman, a family man, and an addict. Bored with his personal life, Sammi spends ridiculous amounts of money on women, booze, and drugs. Unfortunately now Sammi cannot endure long without a hit of something from his dealer, Luci. But little does he know that the high he desperately seeks will eventually lead him to seal his fate. Constable Johnson is a police officer who has just pulled over a car thief. “Fully Loaded,” as he is called on the street, is not just another pretty face. He is a law school graduate who gets a rush from stealing cars. Johnson hates to draw his gun. But when he does, what happens next will surprise everyone. As their granddaughter, Homa, looks on, Ahmadi and Bandar have an animated discussion under a window. Homa is fascinated by her grandfathers, especially when they talk about their home country, Iran. As the men continue, they have no idea another is listening, learning, and contemplating his own life from the window above. Under My Window is a collection of stories that reflect sacrifices made for love as diverse characters attempt to find purpose and discover that perfection is impossible.

A Window Opens

A Novel

Author: Elisabeth Egan

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501105469

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 6385

What happens when having it all proves too much to handle? In this “fresh, funny take on the age-old struggle to have it all” (People) a wife and mother of three leaps at the chance to fulfill her professional destiny—only to learn every opportunity comes at a price. “A winning, heartfelt debut” (Good Housekeeping), A Window Opens introduces Alice Pearse, a compulsively honest, longing-to-have-it-all, sandwich generation heroine for our social-media-obsessed, lean in (or opt out) age. Like her fictional forebears Kate Reddy and Bridget Jones, Alice plays many roles (which she never refers to as “wearing many hats” and wishes you wouldn’t, either). She is a (mostly) happily married mother of three, an attentive daughter, an ambivalent dog-owner, a part-time editor, a loyal neighbor and a Zen commuter. She is not: a cook, a craftswoman, a decorator, an active PTA member, a natural caretaker, or the breadwinner. But when her husband makes a radical career change, Alice is ready to lean in—and she knows exactly how lucky she is to land a job at Scroll, a hip young start-up which promises to be the future of reading. The Holy Grail of working mothers―an intellectually satisfying job and a happy personal life―seems suddenly within reach. Despite the disapproval of her best friend, who owns the local bookstore, Alice is proud of her new “balancing act” (which is more like a three-ring circus) until her dad gets sick, her marriage flounders, her babysitter gets fed up, her kids start to grow up, and her work takes an unexpected turn. In the midst of her second coming of age, Alice realizes the question is not whether it’s possible to have it all but, what does she really want the most? “Smart and entertaining…with refreshing straight-forwardness and humor” (The Washington Post), “fans of I Don’t Know How She Does It and Where’d You Go, Bernadette will adore A Window Opens” (Booklist, starred review).

The Wig in the Window

Author: Kristen Kittscher

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062110527

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

View: 4079

In this funny and clever middle grade mystery reminiscent of Rear Window and perfect for fans of the Mysterious Benedict Society series, Sophie Young and Grace Yang are best friends, seventh graders, and spies. Sophie and Grace have made a game out of spying on their neighbors. On one of their midnight stakeouts, they witness a terrifying scene at the home of their bizarre middle-school counselor Dr. Charlotte Agford (also known as Dr. Awkward). At least, they think they do. When the girls are proven wrong, they are still convinced that Dr. Agford is hiding a terrible secret—and they're determined to find out what it is. Soon the girls are breaking secret codes, being followed by a strange blue car, and tailing strangers with unibrows and Texas accents. But as their investigation heats up, Sophie and Grace start to crack under the pressure. Will solving the case destroy their friendship?

Over and Under the Snow

Author: Kate Messner

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452123985

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

View: 439

Over the snow, the world is hushed and white. But under the snow exists a secret kingdom of squirrels and snow hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many other animals that live through the winter safe and warm, awake and busy, under the snow. Discover the wonder and activity that lies beneath winter s snowy landscape in this magical book.

Through My Window

Celebrating 30 years of a children's classic

Author: Tony Bradman

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Bks

ISBN: 9781847807564

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 2672

This special edition commemorates the 30th anniversary of this classic multicultural picture book. Jo is ill and has to stay in bed for the day, but her mum promises to bring her home a surprise to make her feel better. All day long Jo looks out of the window waiting for her mum to return, and in the meantime sees all her friends from the neighbourhood, including the postman, the window cleaner and Mrs Ali from next door. But when will Mum be back with her surprise for Jo?

The Dress in the Window

A Novel

Author: Sofia Grant

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062499734

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 6310

A perfect debut novel is like a perfect dress—it’s a “must have” and when you “try it on” it fits perfectly. In this richly patterned story of sisterhood, ambition, and reinvention Sofia Grant has created a story just right for fans of Vintage and The Dress Shop of Dreams. World War II has ended and American women are shedding their old clothes for the gorgeous new styles. Voluminous layers of taffeta and tulle, wasp waists, and beautiful color—all so welcome after years of sensible styles and strict rationing. Jeanne Brink and her sister Peggy both had to weather every tragedy the war had to offer—Peggy now a widowed mother, Jeanne without the fiancé she’d counted on, both living with Peggy’s mother-in-law in a grim mill town. But despite their grey pasts they long for a bright future—Jeanne by creating stunning dresses for her clients with the help of her sister Peggy’s brilliant sketches. Together, they combine forces to create amazing fashions and a more prosperous life than they’d ever dreamed of before the war. But sisterly love can sometimes turn into sibling jealousy. Always playing second fiddle to her sister, Peggy yearns to make her own mark. But as they soon discover, the future is never without its surprises, ones that have the potential to make—or break—their dreams.

The Breadwinner

Author: Deborah Ellis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192752840

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

View: 1240

Because the Taliban rulers of Kabul, Afghanistan impose strict limitations on women's freedom and behavior, eleven-year-old Parvana must disguise herself as a boy so that her family can survive after her father's arrest.

The Light In The Window

Author: June Goulding

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448146143

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

View: 9336

'I promised that I would one day write a book and tell the world about the home for unmarried mothers. I have at last kept my promise.' In Ireland, 1951, the young June Goulding took up a position as midwife in a home for unmarried mothers run by the Sacred Heart nuns. What she witnessed there was to haunt her for the next fifty years. It was a place of secrets, lies and cruelty. A place where women picked grass by hand and tarred roads whilst heavily pregnant. Where they were denied any contact with the outside world; denied basic medical treatment and abused for their 'sins'; where, after the birth, they were forced into hard labour in the convent for three years. But worst of all was that the young women were expected to raise their babies during these three years so that they could then be sold - given up for adoption in exchange for a donation to the nuns. Shocked by the nuns' inhumane treatment of the frightened young women, June risked her job to bring some light into their dark lives. June's memoir tells the story of twelve women's experiences in this home and of the hardships they endured, but also the kindness she offered them, and the hope she was able to bring.