The ninth classic tale from Enid Blyton's magical Faraway Tree series, with exciting new full-colour illustrations from Alex Paterson - perfect for new readers!In the Land of Enchantments, everything shines and shimmers and moves. But its full of witches, enchanters and goblins, and some not very nice spells!The Magic Faraway Tree has been entertaining readers for more than 75 years. Now these colour short stories offer a great way for a whole host of new younger readers to discover the adventures of Silky, Moon-Face, the Saucepan Man and all of their friends in the Enchanted Wood.
New Mexico, 1985. Brigid Long Night, a young half-Navajo painter, goes to work as an assistant for the elderly Georgia O’Keeffe. Haunted by the decision to give up her newborn daughter for adoption, Brigid struggles with the direction and inertia of her life. With O’Keeffe’s encouragement, Brigid develops a powerful style, incorporating language and wordplay as well as image in her portrayal of Native American life and her place in it. Atlanta, 1995. Nancy Diamond, an aspiring playwright, encounters Brigid’s work and begins to understand the hidden truths about her own life as the child born of an affair between her white mother and an African American artist. New York City, 2001. Sasha Hernandez enrolls at Columbia University to study filmmaking. She has only recently discovered that her mother, living in Manhattan, is a celebrated painter and sculptor whose work is installed in the sculpture garden at the World Trade Center. In Liza Wieland’s deeply moving novel, these interwoven stories show how art reveals the depth and complexity of human love, in all its betrayals and losses, beauty and redemption
New Mexico: The Land of Enchantment, is a part of the Discover America Series. New Mexico celebrates the people and culture with beautiful images and engaging facts as well as describing the history, industry, environment, and sports that make this state unique.
In this book, Thomas recounts growing up on a ranch in Idaho during the Great Depression, playing baseball with Jackie and Mack Robinson, joining the Navy after Pearl Harbor, and serving as a TBM Torpedo Bomber pilot on aircraft carriers in the Atlantic and Pacific.
The Land of Enchantment; Including an Account of Its Romantic History from the Days of Ponce de Leon and the Other Early Explorers and Settlers,and the Story of Its Native Indians; a Survey of Its Climate, Lakes and Rivers and a Description of Its Scenic Wonders and Abundant Animal and Bird Life; and a Comprehensive Review of the Florida of To-day, as a State Important for Its Industries, Agriculture and Educational Advantages as Well as the Unsuprassed and Justly Celebrated Winter Resort of America, with Unparalleled Attractions for Health and Pleasure Seekers, Nature Lovers, Motorists and Sportsmen