One day Alex finds a dragon living under his stairs. He isn't sure what to do - but luckily he knows just who to ask for help. Open the envelopes and read the hilarious letters Alex receives from the fire brigade, the butcher and more as he tries to take care of his new friend. Who would have thought having a dragon for a pet would be so tricky? A joyful, touching and vibrantly-illustrated interactive book.
Chinese teenager, Hong Yi, learns that she is the guardian of a frightening legend that could cause worldwide panic if it were to get out. 12-year-old Douglas McClowsky III is a normal kid in North Carolina until the Nian Chinese Buffet opens up in town and things begin to change. Realizing that something evil is happening with the new restaurant, Doug teams up with his new friend, Hong, and together they face an enemy much more sinister than either could have imagined.
This is volume one of a three volume set of books on Xingyiquan, written by Di Guoyong, and translated from the Chinese by Andrea Falk. It includes the basic five techniques plus the twelve animal models. Each chapter includes teaching corrections, use of power, breathing methods, and practical applications. This is the 2020 set edition.
This book is essential reading for property professionals and laymen alike. Anyone who would like to know more about the houses of England’s cities, towns and villages will benefit from reading this book. Through a wealth of pictures, easy to read comments and architectural notes the book helps the reader to identify the different architectural periods and understand the development of the construction of English houses. The book illustrates a number of influential styles and features of English houses throughout history. Also included are examples of houses that have been altered by several generations and different periods enabling the reader to trace trends and discover the more subtle nuances of English houses.