Create Your Own City!
Paperback ISBN: 3791372211
A fun-filled way to learn about architectural history, this activity book allows young readers to build their own structures using simple but classic shapes and designs. Want to make an ionic column? How about a cathedral with flying buttresses? Or a mishmash of frills, domes, pillars and arches that could only exist in your imagination? With more than 200 stickers that reflect every important era of architectural history, this book encourages children to create buildings that can be historically accurate or completely whimsical. Along the way it tells the story of architecture as we know it—from ancient Greece through the modern era—and offers the elements of different styles and structures. A hands on learning experience, this delightful book shows children how architecture works and how it has evolved over time.
Soap Opera Divas Paper Dolls
Paperback ISBN: 0486462226
Soap opera fans and paper doll collectors will thrill to this all-star tribute to daytime television's brightest stars. Sixteen lovely figures, paired with custom-made costumes, include Susan Lucci, Deidre Hall, Kelly Monaco, Victoria Wyndham, Eileen Fulton, Linda Dano, Debbie Morgan, Jeanne Cooper, Ruth Warrick, Erika Slezak, Robin Strasser, and more.
Teach Yourself Be a Master At Go
Paperback ISBN: 0071761659
More than 60 million books sold in the Teach Yourself series! Understand the philosophy behind Go, and how modern developments have effected this enduringly popular game Be a Master at Go is a comprehensive introduction to this fascinating ancient game. With step-by-step instructions and clear diagrams, you will learn the concepts, tactics and strategies of the game, whether you are a complete beginner or a more experienced player aiming to reach club level. Includes: - The origins and history of the game, and developments in computer and Internet Go - One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started - Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience - Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress - Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
Fantastic Lateral Thinking Puzzles
Paperback ISBN: 0806942568
These slippery lateral-thinking puzzles start with a situation that appears completely normal; then suddenly something strange happens, and with only a couple of hints you have to figure out the reason why. Stay alert as you run into all kinds of fantastic situations--people climbing prison walls, ocean cruises, shoplifter arrests, rich men who give away pennies, deliberate car crashes, shooting rare eagles for prizes, paying to have your silver taken away, and dozens of other weird experiences that make perfect sense once you come up with the lateral answer.
The Lego Architect
Hardcover ISBN: 1593276133
The LEGO Architect is your guide to creating amazing LEGO buildings. Travel through history and explore Neoclassical, Art Deco, Brutalist, Modernist, and other famous architectural styles. Each chapter includes a discussion of the architectural movement, photographs of famous real-life buildings, a gallery of exemplary LEGO models, as well as step-by-step building instructions for your very own mini models. Snap together some bricks, and learn all about architecture the fun way!