- The Little Book of Coaching (The One Minute Manager): Motivating People to Be Winners
This is the small book with a big motivational message - that we can all be winners with the right management techniques. In brief paragraphs and anecdotes, business guru Blanchard and NFL coach Shula offer wisdom on how to help people excel. In business and in work, the motivation should be to be a winner - this book shows how we can all be winners with the best kind of leadership, and by creating the right kind of environment. The advice for creating the atmosphere for winners is sound and ultimately simple: "Avoid being a `leave alone and zap' manager and use... praising more,". This book has inspired managers everywhere and is still an essential read.
A fascinating introduction to the different habitats and creatures to be found along the coastline. With over 240 colour photographs, this is the ideal guide to take on seashore rambles.
- Collins Concise Dictionary and Thesaurus
Includes over 56,000 dictionary definitions which detail the spelling, meaning, pronunciation and synonym of each word. The book itself attempts to combine a dictionary and thesaurus, using a parallel text layout.
- Drawing For Beginners: A Step-by-step Guide To Successful Drawing
This bumper gift book for beginners is full of practical advice and step-by-step exercises on drawing a wide range of popular subjects - wildlife, people, the countryside and buildings.
Drawing for Beginners covers all the essential aspects of drawing, starting with advice on the various drawing media - from pencils and pens to charcoal, pastel, pen and wash, and conte - and explaining how they can be used to achieve different effects. Other sections look at topics such as proportion, composition, light, tone and texture. All the techniques are very clearly and simply described, providing an ideal introduction to drawing for the complete beginner.
- Europe 1870-1991
A comprehensive AS and A-level History text on Europe in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, written by experienced teachers who are also examiners. Includes historical interpretations, document source questions, explanation of difficult words and concepts and a study skills section for exam preparation.