Shoes and Footwear
Whether sexy stilettos are your passion, or you've just got a thing for leather thigh-high boots, you can feed your addiction with this little gift book.
Pauline, Petrova and Posy Fossil are sisters - with a difference. All three were adopted as babies by Great Uncle Matthew, an eccentric and rich explorer who then disappeared, leaving them in the care of his niece Sylvia.
What do you want to be when you grow up? People work in various jobs. Very often, clothes fit the job. The right shoes, for example, can make a job easier or safer. A nurse wouldn't wear construction boots, and a construction worker wouldn't wear ballet slippers. There is the right shoe for every job. Steve Swinburne explores various occupations through a simple, lively text and bright, colorful photographs. The book includes a guessing game that invites young readers to guess which shoe matches which job. This Library Media Connection Editor's Choice book offers a unique way of asking children what they want to be when they grow up.
A little girl with a big dream...When Star's granny takes her to watch the ballet she decides she wants to be just like the floating girls on stage. But Star soon realises it's going to take a long time, and a lot of hard work. This delightful story, told in simple language and beautifully illustrated throughout with colourful drawings, makes a lovely first storybook for young readers. Produced on special shiny pages, a glittery finish on the cover makes this volume a pleasure to read. Children will delight in Star's story as she find out about what ballerinas wear, what she can learn in dance lessons, and how her granny can help her along the way. With charming illustrations throughout, the sparkly, glittery cover enhances a book that is sure to capture every young reader's imagination.
The mere mention of the name conjures up visions of basketball played at its absolute best. But as a child, Michael almost gave up on his hoop dreams, all because he feared he'd never grow tall enough to play the game that would one day make him famous. That's when his mother and father stepped in and shared the invaluable lesson of what really goes into the making of a champion -- patience, determination, and hard work.
Deloris Jordan, mother of the basketball phenomenon, teams up with his sister Roslyn to tell this heartwarming and inspirational story that only the members of the Jordan family could tell. It's a tale about faith and hope and how any family working together can help a child make his or her dreams come true.
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