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  • The Hangman

    by Louise Penny ...
    On a cold November morning, a jogger runs through the woods in the peaceful Quebec village of Three Pines. On his run, he finds a dead man hanging from a tree. The dead man was a guest at the local Inn and Spa. He might have been looking for peace and quiet, but something else found him. Something horrible. Did the man take his own life? Or was he murdered? Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is called ... Read more

    $4.79 AUD

  • Introducing Linguistics

    A Graphic Guide

    by R. L. Trask ...
    series Introducing...
    Covering thinkers from Aristotle to Saussure and Chomsky, "Introducing Linguistics" reveals the rules and beauty that underlie language, our most human skill. ... Read more

    $6.81 AUD

  • Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription

    Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription is the first textbook to clearly describe Australian English speech patterns. Now in its second edition, this ground-breaking work addresses speech production characteristics and provides detailed instruction in both phonetic and phonemic transcription of the dialect. Each chapter features practical exercises to allow readers to develop skills and ... Read more

    $63.57 AUD

  • Meet the Dinosaurs

    by DK ...
    series DK Readers Pre #1
    Discover the world of dangerous dinosaurs and begin a wonderful reading adventure in Meet the Dinosaurs. Large text, simple sentences and lots of photographs make it easy and fun to help your child start reading confidently.DK Readers is a multi-level learning-to-read programme combining DK's highly visual style with appealing stories at five graduated levels. Stunning photographs and engaging, ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Dinosaur's Day

    by Ruth Thomson, DK ...
    series DK Readers #1
    In this book, children follow a day in the life of a Triceratops, as he wanders away from his herd and has an encounter with a deadly Tyrannosaurus.DK Readers is a multi-level learning-to-read programme combining DK's highly visual style with appealing stories at five graduated levels. Stunning photographs and engaging, age-appropriate stories are guaranteed to capture a child's interest while ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Dinosaur Dinners

    by Lee Davis, DK ...
    series DK Readers #2
    It was eat or be eaten in the days of the dinosaurs. Step back in time and let these monstrous creatures tell you themselves!DK Readers is a multi-level learning-to-read programme combining DK's highly visual style with appealing stories at five graduated levels. Stunning photographs and engaging, age-appropriate stories are guaranteed to capture a child's interest while developing reading skills ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Dinosaur Detectives

    by Peter Chrisp ...
    series DK Readers #4
    This introduction to paleontology weaves together facts about fossil hunting with fictionalised first-person accounts from dinosaur detectives. This ebook introduces children to early fossil hunters and modern-day geologists as they track dinosaurs whilst encouraging a life-long love of reading.This multi-level reading programme is guaranteed to capture a child's interest while developing reading ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Home Invasion

    by Joy Fielding ...
    series Good Reads
    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Kathy Brown suddenly wakes up. Was that a noise in the house, or part of her dream? In her dream, Kathy was about to kiss Michael, her high school boyfriend. Her husband, Jack, lies beside her, snoring. Michael is exciting. Jack is boring. When Kathy hears the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Big Dinosaur Dig

    by DK ...
    series DK Readers #3
    Travel to the Sahara Desert with Josh Smith, real-life palaeontologist, as he and his crew of intrepid dinosaur hunters face fierce sandstorms, long hours of difficult work, and, finally, the joy of discovering a new species of dinosaur!DK Readers is a multi-level learning-to-read programme combining DK's highly visual style with appealing stories at five graduated levels. Stunning photographs and ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • How to Read a Book

    With half a million copies in print, How to Read a Book is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader, completely rewritten and updated with new material.A CNN Book of the Week: “Explains not just why we should read books, but how we should read them. It's masterfully done.” –Farheed ZakariaOriginally published in 1940, this book is a rare phenomenon, a ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style

    The UK Edition

    'An utterly delightful book to read, Dreyer's English will stand among the classics on how to use the English language properly.' ELIZABETH STROUT'A complete joy. For those who care about words - and for those who don't - Dreyer's English is the book we have all been waiting for. Wise, funny, no-nonsense, stylish and brilliantly practical.' RACHEL JOYCE_____________An indispensable, New York ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Budding Reader Book Set 1: Cat and Rat

    series Budding Reader #1
    ”This book series is invaluable for struggling readers. It provides needed repetition of beginning words, colorful illustrations, and the opportunity to practice writing skills.”-Kathy Slater, Special Education TeacherBuild confidence in beginning readers—especially reluctant ones—with award-winning Budding Reader eBooks.Arguably the easiest learn-to-read book series on the market, this phonics ... Read more

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  • The Dictionary of Clichés

    A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes

    The largest, most comprehensive, and most entertaining reference of its kind, The Dictionary of Clichés features more than four thousand unique clichés and common expressions. Author Christine Ammer explores the phrases and terms that enliven our language and uncovers expressions that have long been considered dead. With each entry, she includes a thorough definition, origin of the term, and an ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Overcoming Dyslexia (2020 Edition)

    Second Edition, Completely Revised and Updated

    From one of the world's preeminent experts on reading and dyslexia, the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and practical book available on identifying, understanding, and overcoming reading problems--now revised to reflect the latest research and evidence-based approaches.Dyslexia is the most common learning disorder on the planet, affecting about one in five individuals, regardless of age or gender. ... Read more

    $21.22 AUD

  • Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish

    A Creative and Proven Approach

    Learn the basics of the Spanish language with this easy-to-use guide featuring original illustrations by Andy Warhol—from one of America's most prominent language teachers.Read, write, and speak Spanish in only a few short weeks! Even the most reluctant learner will be astonished at the ease and effeciveness of Margarita Madrigal’s unique method of teaching a foreign language. Completely ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Australian Sign Language (Auslan)

    An introduction to sign language linguistics

    This is first comprehensive introduction to the linguistics of Auslan, the sign language of Australia. Assuming no prior background in language study, it explores each key aspect of the structure of Auslan, providing an accessible overview of its grammar (how sentences are structured), phonology (the building blocks of signs), morphology (the structure of signs), lexicon (vocabulary), semantics ... Read more

    $46.74 AUD

  • Word Power Made Easy

    The Complete Handbook for Building a Superior Vocabulary

    by Norman Lewis ...
    The most effective vocabulary builder in the English language provides a simple, step-by-step method that will increase your knowledge and mastery of written and spoken English. Word Power Made Easy does more than just add words to your vocabulary. It teaches ideas and a method of broadening your knowledge as an integral part of the vocabulary building process.Do you always use the right word? Can ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • Shipwreck

    series Good Reads
    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. A retired police detective tells a story from his family's history. On a cold winter morning in 1873, a crowd gathers on the shore of a Nova Scotia fishing village. A stormy sea has thrown a ship onto the rocks. The villagers work bravely to save the ship's crew. ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Secret Garden

    Mandarin Companion Graded Readers: Level 1, Simplified Chinese Edition

    series Mandarin Companion #1
    Mandarin Companion: New graded readers for a new generation of Chinese learners. Now you can read book in Chinese that are fun and accelerate your language learning. Every book in the Mandarin Companion series is carefully written to use characters, words, and grammar that a learner is likely to know.Level 1 is written using approximately 300 unique Chinese characters and intended for Chinese ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • How to Write a Sentence

    And How to Read One

    by Stanley Fish ...
    “Like a long periodic sentence, this book rumbles along, gathers steam, shifts gears, and packs a wallop.”—Roy Blount Jr.“Language lovers will flock to this homage to great writing.”—BooklistOutspoken New York Times columnist Stanley Fish offers an entertaining, erudite analysis of language and rhetoric in this delightful celebration of the written word. Drawing on a wide range of great writers, ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Curly Haired Company

    Mandarin Companion Graded Readers: Level 1, Simplified Chinese Edition

    series Mandarin Companion #1
    Mandarin Companion: New graded readers for a new generation of Chinese learners. Now you can read book in Chinese that are fun and accelerate your language learning. Every book in the Mandarin Companion series is carefully written to use characters, words, and grammar that a learner is likely to know.Level 1 is written using approximately 300 unique Chinese characters and intended for Chinese ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Short Stories in Italian

    New Penguin Parallel Texts

    This is an all new version of the popular PARALLEL TEXT series, containing eight pieces of contemporary fiction in the original Italian and in English translation. Including stories by Calvino, Benni, Sciascia and Levi, this volume gives a fascinating insight into Italian culture and literature as well as providing an invaluable educational tool. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Complete Indonesian Beginner to Intermediate Course

    Learn to read, write, speak and understad a new language with Teach Yourself

    Are you looking for a complete course in Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Indonesian will guarantee success!Fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive, with complete online audio support. You can still rely on the benefits of a ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • The Country of the Blind

    Mandarin Companion Graded Readers: Level 1, Simplified Chinese Edition

    series Mandarin Companion #1
    Mandarin Companion: New graded readers for a new generation of Chinese learners. Now you can read book in Chinese that are fun and accelerate your language learning. Every book in the Mandarin Companion series is carefully written to use characters, words, and grammar that a learner is likely to know.Level 1 is written using approximately 300 unique Chinese characters and intended for Chinese ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD