The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • Arts
  • 1994
  • Autor: Eric Carle
"The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle is a classic children's picture book that has captured the hearts of generations of young readers. The story follows the journey of a tiny caterpillar as he eats his way through a variety of foods, transforming into a beautiful butterfly. With its bright and colorful illustrations and simple, repetitive text, this book is a delight for young children and a joy for parents to read aloud. The book's message of transformation and growth is both universal and timeless, making it an ideal choice for children of all ages. With its gentle and engaging...
Number of pages: ~ 26 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6/5

Acid for the Children
  • Arts
  • 2019
  • Autor: Flea
The strange tale of a boy named Flea starts in Rye, NY. It was all very normal. But soon his parents divorced and his mother Patricia remarried a jazz musician. Flea's stepfather frequently invited musicians to his house for jam sessions which sparked Flea's interest in music. The family moved to Los Angeles, where Flea became fascinated with the trumpet, idolizing musicians like Miles, Dizzy, and Louis. But the family soon fell apart, I was raised in a very violent, alcoholic household, Flea later said. I grew up being terrified of my parents, particularly my father figures. It caused [me] a...
Number of pages: ~ 400 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.8/5

The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery....
Number of pages: ~ 292 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6/5

by Wassily Kandinsky
Concerning the Spiritual in Art
  • Arts
  • 1977
  • Autor: Wassily Kandinsky
A pioneering work in the movement to free art from its traditional bonds to material reality, this book is one of the most important documents in the history of modern art. Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944), it explains Kandinsky's own theory of painting and crystallizes the ideas that were influencing many other modern artists of the period. Along with his own groundbreaking paintings, this book had a tremendous impact on the development of modern art. Kandinsky's ideas are presented in two parts. The first part, called "About General Aesthetic," issues...
Number of pages: ~ 96 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by Thérèse de Dillmont
Encyclopedia of Needlework
  • Arts
  • 2013
  • Autor: Thérèse de Dillmont
This vintage book contains a complete handbook on macramé, with historical information, step-by-step directions, explanations of terms, tips for avoiding common mistakes, and much more. "Encyclopedia of Needlework" is highly recommended for both novice and seasoned needlework enthusiasts and would make for a useful addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "Materials", "Macramé cushion and other accessories", "Formation of the knots", "Knotting on the threads", "Knotting on threads on to a knotted heading", "Knotting on threads on to a picot heading", "Knotting on...
Number of pages: ~ 862 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by Edgar Loy Frankbonner
Art of Drawing the Human Body
  • Arts
  • 2007
  • Autor: Edgar Loy Frankbonner
Art of Drawing the Human Body , Edgar Loy Frankbonner...
Number of pages: ~ 324 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6/5

by William R. Forstchen
One Year After
One Year After is the New York Times bestselling follow-up to William R. Forstchen’s smash hit One Second After, the novel cited on the floor of Congress as a book all Americans should read The story begins one year after One Second After ends, two years since nuclear weapons were detonated above the United States and brought America to its knees. After months of suffering starvation, war, and countless deaths, the survivors of Black Mountain, North Carolina, are beginning to recover technology and supplies they had once taken for granted, like electricity, radio communications, and...
Number of pages: ~ 448 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6/5

by Christopher Morley
Parnassus on Wheels
  • Arts
  • 1917
  • Autor: Christopher Morley
Parnassus on Wheels is Morley's first novel, about a fictional traveling book-selling business. The original owner of the business, Roger Mifflin, sells it to 39-year-old Helen McGill, who is tired of taking care of her older brother, Andrew. Andrew is a former businessman turned farmer, turned author. As an author, he begins using the farm as his Muse rather than a livelihood. When Mifflin shows up with his traveling bookstore, Helen buys it—partly to prevent Andrew from buying it—and partly to treat herself to a long-overdue adventure of her own. The first of two novels to be written from a...
Number of pages: ~ 118 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.4/5

The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac
  • Arts
  • 1923
  • Autor: Eugene Field
Do you love books? No, I mean REALLY love books? These series of sketches on the delights, adventures, and misadventures connected with bibliomania (bibliomania is characterized by the collecting of books which have no use to the collector nor any great intrinsic value to a genuine book collector. The purchase of multiple copies of the same book and edition and the accumulation of books beyond possible capacity of use or enjoyment are frequent symptoms of bibliomania.). The author wholeheartedly enjoyed this pursuit all his life and his descriptions are delightful to read. Anyone who has...
Number of pages: ~ 115 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.2/5

by R. Brimley Johnson
Moral Poison in Modern Fiction
  • Arts
  • 1922
  • Autor: R. Brimley Johnson
Excerpt from Moral Poison in Modern Fiction I have not systematically searched modern fiction to illustrate or support the arguments of this book. Every novel quoted, or even mentioned, has come before me in the day's work, as a reviewer. It is scarcely necessary to add that no personal reflection upon any writer has even crossed my mind. I am not here concerned with the cause or motive of literature, but with its effect. About the Publisher This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work,...
Number of pages: ~ 60 pages
Amazon Rating ~ ???/5