Les parents de Blossom et de Ben décident de déménager. Les enfants découvrent leur nouvelle maison, mais ce que Blossom redoute le plus, c'est l'accueil que ses nouveaux camarades d'école vont lui réserver. Comment trouver sa place dans une nouvelle classe ?
Letters from L.A. est une correspondance - à sens unique - écrite par une jeune New-Yorkaise découvrant la Californie. A l'enthousiasme initial de la découverte où tout le monde est bronzé, décontracté, succèdent une phase de dépression et de doute, puis une plongée dans la vie sociale superficielle de Los Angeles.
The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this timely guide to mindfulness, Haemin Sunim, a Buddhist monk born in Korea and educated in the United States, offers advice on everything from handling setbacks to dealing with rest and relationships, in a beautiful book combining his teachings with calming full-colour illustrations. Haemin Sunim's simple messages - which he first wrote when he responded to requests for advice on social media - speak directly to the anxieties that have become part of modern life and remind us of the strength and joy that come from slowing down.
Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set in a beautiful, rural town by the edge of the sea. A book-lover's paradise? Well, almost ... In these wry and hilarious diaries, Shaun provides an inside look at the trials and tribulations of life in the book trade, from struggles with eccentric customers to wrangles with his own staff, who include the ski-suit-wearing, bin-foraging Nicky. He takes us with him on buying trips to old estates and auction houses, recommends books (both lost classics and new discoveries), introduces us to the thrill of the unexpected find, and evokes the rhythms and charms of small-town life, always with a sharp and sympathetic eye.
It's 1946. Juliet Ashton, a 32-year-old writer, has found recognition through her light-hearted column in a national newspaper which lifted the spirits of her readers during WW2. But then Dawsey Adams writes to her from Guernsey and, emboldened by their mutual love of books, they begin a correspondence. Dawsey belongs to the "Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society", and as Juliet learns more about their reading group, soon she stumbles upon a whole number of islanders eager to write and tell her of their experiences of the German occupation of Guernsey. Entranced by her new friends, Juliet decides to visit the island to meet them properly.
As a dedicated lawyer, Paul Copeland is having a difficult time in court, defending a young woman who says two university students raped her. What if Copeland is hiding something in his past that will force him to drop the charges? Indeed his teenage sister went missing twenty years ago. Her body was never found in the woods where she disappeared that night. Copeland was not where he should have been thar night either.
When Alan, a self-styled Evil Lunatic, moves in next door with his grumpy robot sidekick and his silent right-hand-dog, Kevin Phillips, Wilf knows he will have to find a way to overcome his fears. And soon he realises: only he can stop Alan's ridiculous yet still Quite Evil plan to destroy the world...
Zèbre croit qu'il pourra faire en sorte que chacun apparaisse à la bonne page, sans aucun accroc. Ce n'est qu'un abécédaire, après tout ! Qu'est-ce qui pourrait bien arriver ? Cette réinterprétation de l'abécédaire classique, en anglais, est à ne pas rater.
À Little Tall, on ne sait toujours pas exactement ce qui s'est passé il y a trente ans, et si l'accident qui, le jour de l'éclipse, a coûté la vie au mari de Dolores Claiborne était vraiment un accident... Aujourd'hui, la vieille dame est à nouveau soupçonnée : la riche et sénile Vera Donovan, dont elle est la gouvernante depuis des décennies, vient d'être découverte morte dans sa demeure. Seule témoin et seule héritière, Dolores fait figure de coupable idéale. Elle n'a désormais plus le choix : elle doit passer aux aveux. Raconter les étranges phobies qui habitaient sa maîtresse, se souvenir de l'horreur qu'elle vécut il y a trente ans. Dire toute la vérité : une vérité terrifiante.
Cedric is a little 8-year-old boy, a grumbler with a big heart, who shares his life with his parents, his grandpa, his school, his mates, and Chen, the love of his life, to whom he doesn't dare declare his feelings. It's not easy being a little boy ! But Cedric works hard to preserve the peace. Luckily, Grandpa is always there for the hard knocks and the blue moods...
Prisca Orca vient de se réveiller et part chasser pour son petit déjeuner. Elle pense avoir atteint son but quand apparaît un bateau qui veut la capturer ! / Prisca wakes up and sets out to hunt for some breakfast. She is just about to get her food when she sees a ship waiting to capture her! / Prisca Orca se acaba de despertar y sale a la caza de su desayuno. Ella cree que ha logrado su objetivo cuando aparece un barco que quiere capturarla.
Patrick Bateman is twenty-six and works on Wall Street; he is handsome, sophisticated, charming and intelligent. He is also a psychopath. Taking us to a head-on collision with America's greatest dream and its worst nightmare, American Psycho is a bleak, bitter, black comedy about a world we all recognize but do not wish to confront.
Lili-Rose va bientôt fêter son anniversaire. Elle a très envie d'avoir un vélo comme cadeau, mais ne sait pas comment le faire savoir à ses parents. Ses amis vont l'aider dans cette tâche, mais son petit frère Simon, ainsi que son père, vont semer quelques obstacles sur son chemin.
One little ancient British village still holds out against the Roman invaders. Asterix and Obelix are invited to help. They must face fog, rain, warm beer and boiled boar with mint sauce, but they soon have Governor Encyclopaedicus Britannicus's Romans declining and falling.
Filou et Pixie se moquent de leur petit frère qui ne sait pas s'habiller. Mis au défi par leurs parents de se préparer seuls, ils ressortent leurs habits trop petits, mettent leur maillot de bain alors qu'il pleut, se déguisent et... se font prendre à leur propre jeu.
Three women, three birthdays, one year that will change everything... Ginger isn't spending her thirtieth the way she would have planned. Tonight might be the first night of the rest of her life - or a total disaster. Sam is finally pregnant after years of trying. When her waters break on the morning of her fortieth birthday, she panics: forget labour, how is she going to be a mother? Callie is celebrating her fiftieth at a big party in her Dublin home. Then a knock at the door mid-party changes everything...
Morris Bellamy, a big fan of the novelist John Rothstein, is so disappointed by the fate of his favourite hero that he kills the old author and buries his unpublished material. Young Peter Saubers discovers it years later in an old trunk buried under a tree. Of course Morris feels it belongs to him...
This Catholic priest seems a rather unassuming and harmless fellow. The great French criminal Flambeau will soon find out, however, that he is smarter than he looks. The tiniest details are all valuable clues for Father Brown and no criminal goes unpunished.
Quatre enfants partent à la chasse à l'ours avec leur papa et leur chien. Cet album reprend le texte de la fameuse comptine en l'accompagnant d'illustrations tendres et humoristiques à la fois, jouant sur le contraste entre les images en noir et blanc et les images en couleurs. Le texte est simple et rythmé et s'appuie sur des structures répétitives qui éveillent l'attention de l'enfant tout en favorisant l'apprentissage. La fin de l'album, surprenante, ne manquera pas de séduire les lecteurs. Le DVD présente un dessin animé très simple qui reprend le texte et les illustrations de l'album, permettant à l'enfant d'entendre un anglais oral authentique.
Rabbit is excited. He is going to surprise his good friend Robot at home. DING DONG! When Robot opens the door, he is surprised. He wasn't expecting Rabbit. In fact, he is already engrossed in a game of checkers with another friend, Ribbit. Now Rabbit is the one who is surprised, and a bit jealous. While Robot thinks everything Ribbit says is humorous, all Rabbit hears is "ribbit." And Ribbit eats flies with her popcorn. Gross! When Rabbit and Ribbit get mad because they both want to be Cowboy Jack Rabbit, Robot's Emotion Decoder overheats, leaving him out of commission. Can Rabbit and Ribbit find a way to work together to revive their friend? New readers will find plenty to chuckle over as Robot's two friends become friends themselves.
Grace and Tippi don't like being stared and sneered at, but they're used to it. They're conjoined twins - united in blood and bone. What they want is to be looked at in turn, like they truly are two people. They want real friends. And what about love? But a heart-wrenching decision lies ahead for Tippi and Grace. One that could change their lives more than they ever asked for...
Fiona Maye, a leading High Court judge, renowned for her fierce intelligence and sensitivity, is called on to try an urgent case. For religious reasons, a seventeen-year-old boy is refusing the medical treatment that could save his life. Time is running out. She visits the boy in the hospital - an encounter which stirs long - buried feelings in her and powerful new emotions in the boy. Bit it is Fiona who must ultimately decide whether he lives or dies and her judgement will have momentous consequences for them both.
Ten years after being shot, Orlando Merced dies. The case is reopened, and senior police detective Harry Bosch and his young partner Lucia Soto are put in charge. But when Soto reveals her involvement in another unsolved case, Bosch must do everything he can to uncover the truth. Even if that means risking his own career.
Everybody has to make choices. Some might break you. For seventeen-year-old Mia, surrounded by a wonderful family, friends and a gorgeous boyfriend decisions might seem tough, but they're all about a future full of music and love, a future that's brimming with hope. But life can change in an instant. A cold February morning... a snowy road... and suddenly all of Mia's choices are gone. Except one. As alone as she'll ever be, Mia must make the most difficult choice of all. Gripping, heartrending and ultimately life-affirming, If I Stay will make you appreciate all that you have, all that you've lost - and all that might be.
In 1959 Florence Green, a kindhearted widow with a small inheritance, risks everything to open a bookshop - the only bookshop - in the seaside town of Hardborough. By making a success of a business so impractical, she invites the hostility of the town's less prosperous shopkeepers. By daring to enlarge her neighbors' lives, she crosses Mrs. Gamart, the local arts doyenne. Florence's warehouse leaks, her cellar seeps, and the shop is apparently haunted. Only too late does she begin to suspect the truth: a town that lacks a bookshop isn't always a town that wants one.
Fantastically Great Women Who Made History is a celebration of extraordinary women from around the world and how their remarkable lives marched them into our history books. Blast into space with astronaut Valentina Tereshkova, become a mighty Egyptian pharaoh with the powerfull Hatshepsut and make your voice heard with mother and daughter duo, women's rights champion Mary Wollstonecraft and Frankenstein's creator Mary Shelley.