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This book presents for the first time in English language an overview of the research done in Brazil in the field of studies of children’s play. The volume brings together contributions from researchers of the Working Group Toy, Education and Health, of the Brazilian National Association of Research and Graduate Studies in Psychology (ANPEPP), including empirical studies and literature reviews about indigenous children, riverside... more...

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A clear, visual guide to the technical, societal, and cultural aspects of computers and social media, using step-by-step diagrams and graphics to explore how kids can get the most from computers while staying safe. Covering everything from data to digital life, from computer coding to cyber attacks, this unique guide gives parents and kids the most up-to-date and comprehensive facts and information in a visually appealing way. It examines the... more...

“Reading Don’t Worry, it Gets Worse is the equivalent of spending an evening out with your funniest friend. Nugent keeps you laughing from start to finish—even her asides are gems.”  –Rachel Dratch, Saturday Night Live alum and author of Girl Walks into a Bar   Overeducated, underemployed, and hungover is no way to go through life, but here we are. After graduating college with a drink in one hand and a degree in the other, Alida... more...

Draw 50 Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles shows artists of all levels how to draw with ease by following simple step-by-step examples. Celebrated author Lee J. Ames shows you how to draw your favorite hot rods, sports cars, and clunkers, including Rolls-Royces, Bentleys, dump trucks, tandem bikes, and Harley-Davidsons, with drawings of classic models from 1870 to 1984. Ames’s drawing method has proven successful for children and adults of all ages over... more...


At last, a mathematical explanation of how art works presented in a manner we can all understand. Kimberly Elam takes the reader on a geometrical journey, lending insight and coherence to the design process by exploring the visual relationships that have foundations in mathematics as well as the essential qualities of life. Geometry of Design-the first book in our new Design Briefs Series-takes a close look at a broad range of twentieth-century... more...

"If prefabs are assembly-line Fords, Loblolly is a custom hot rod, begging for mass production." —Andrew Blum for WIRED magazine Known for their in-depth research and innovative, inventive, and meticulously constructed architecture, KieranTimberlake Assoicates put its ideas about streamlining the making of architecture to the test. The results took the form of a fully modular and award-winning house, featuring an active and adjustable... more...

Targeted at young aspiring artists seeking to develop their technical skills and build a repertoire of subjects, particularly animals. Acclaimed author Lee J. Ames shows readers how to draw dozens of the most beautiful and fascinating birds from around the world with a comprehensive, step-by-step approach. His distinctive drawing method has proven to be successful for children and adults alike over the past 40 years, and has shown artists, from... more...

Draw 50 Endangered Animals teaches artists of all levels how to draw with ease by following simple, step-by-step examples. Celebrated author Lee J. Ames has brought together an assortment of animals whose numbers are threatened, including classic favorites such as the giant panda, the humpback whale, and the Asian elephant. However, you'll also find animals you may never have heard of, like the vicuña, Przewalski's horse, and the Everglade snail kite.... more...

The subtitle, The History, Shape and Uses of an Ancient City Center, suggests the general character of this volume, which provides an overview of the area that served as the civic center of Athens from about 600 B.C. to A.D. 267. After a general resumé of the historical development of the Agora, the monuments are treated in detail, grouped by their use and purpose. Each monument is discussed in the light of both the... more...