An ALA Notable Book “A captivating story, told with loving tenderness, whimsical humor, suspense, it has all the special magic that is Eleanor Estes’ trademark. . . . Don’t miss it.” —Chicago Tribune Meet Pinky, a furious black kitten who adopts the Pye family. The Pyes have some of the smartest pets around—there’s Ginger the intellectual dog, and Gracie the clever old cat—but Pinky is more than smart enough to earn a place in the Pye’s hearts.
According to legend, an 18th century healer named Joe Pye often used this plant for curing fevers and other sickness. Early settlers used this plant in the treatment of typhus, while Native Americans used it to cause the body to sweat. The genus name Eupatorium comes from a connection to an ancient Greek king named Eupator, who was rumored to have found an herbal antidote to poison that included this species.
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PYE HASTINGS: the main songwriter, leader and founder member of Caravan since 1968. Until now all of my songwriting has been concentrated on providing material for Caravan. After many years of a solo album being suggested, the timing is now right for me to develop my new songs into making this album. These have been written and are being recorded in my studio in the highlands of Scotland.
This is one of the classic books on craftsmanship and design. Init, David Pye explores the meaning of skill and its relationship todesign and manufacture. Cutting through a century of fuzzythinking, he proposes a new theory of making based on the concept ofgood workmanship and shows how it imparts all-important diversity toour visual environment.
Twenty years after the original version was first published, this completely revised edition updates and expands on Lloyd Pye's ground-breaking theories. He explains how everything from gravity to macroevolution is based on theories that only tell part of the story and may not be entirely accurate. Central to the book is "Intervention Theory", the controversial but surprisingly fact-based theory that aliens intervened in Earth's early history to build life as we know it.
Rob Cosman has been woodworking for most of his life. While earning a B.Sc. in Industrial Technology/Furniture Design at Brigham Young University, he was Dr. Dale L. Nish's teaching assistant. Rob has also worked with many of the world's best craftsmen - including Alan Peters, Sam Maloof, Tage Frid, Monroe Robinson and Peter Korn. In the first of Rob Cosman's Master Craftsman Series, he teams up with renowned woodcarver, author and teacher Chris Pye to present a comprehensive DVD.