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The Story of EnglishThe Story of English
by Robert McCrum, Robert Macneil, William Cran
Now revised, The Story of English is the first book to tell the whole story of the English language. Originally paired with a major PBS miniseries, this book presents a stimulating and comprehensive record of spoken and written English—from its Anglo-Saxon origins some two thousand years ago to the present day, when English is the dominant langua ...
Number of pages: 496 | Publication Date: 2002-12-31 | ISBN-13: 9780142002315

The Stories of EnglishThe Stories of English
David Crystal
The groundbreaking history of the English language, fusing chronological with anecdotal and etymological accounts of individual word-histories, to create not one story, but many stories. The English language is now accepted as the global lingua franca of the modern age, spoken or written in by over a quarter of the human race. But how did it evolve ...
Number of pages: 592 | Publication Date: 2005-09-06 | ISBN-13: 9781585677191

The Story of EnglishThe Story of English
Philip Gooden
Born as a Germanic tongue with the arrival in Britain of the Anglo-Saxons in the early medieval period, heavily influenced by Norman French from the 11th century, and finally emerging as modern English from the late Middle Ages, the English language has grown to become the linguistic equivalent of a superpower, and is now sometimes described as the ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2011-04-28 | ISBN-13: 9780857383280

Making SenseMaking Sense
David Crystal
In Making Sense, David Crystal confronts the foe of many: grammar. Once taught relentlessly to all students in the English-speaking world, grammar disappeared from most school curricula, so that terms such as "preposition" and "conjunction" now often confound children and adults alike. Explaining the nuts and bolts of grammar presents a special cha ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2017-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780190660574

The StoryThe Story
THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD” IS MORE THAN JUST A CLICHÉ. God goes to great lengths to rescue lost and hurting people. That is what The Story is all about: the story of the Bible, God’s great love affair with humanity. Condensed into 31 accessible chapters, The Story sweeps you into the unfolding progression of Bible characters and events from ...
Number of pages: 512 | Publication Date: 2011-04-23 | ISBN-13: 9780310950974

Eight GhostsEight Ghosts
Max Porter

Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2017-09-28 | ISBN-13: 9781910463734

EnglishEnglish
Ben Fogle
What makes the English English? Is it their eccentricity, their passionate love (or, indeed, hatred) of Marmite - or is it something less easily defined? Beginning at the top of a muddy Gloucestershire slope at the Coopers Hill cheese-rolling contest and traversing a landscape of lawns and queues, coastlines and sporting arenas, Ben Fogle takes us ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2017-10-05 | ISBN-13: 9780008222253

Little Red Riding Hood, Grades PK - 3Little Red Riding Hood, Grades PK - 3
by Candice Ransom, Tammie Lyon
English-Spanish VersionIn this beloved tale, Little Red Riding Hood is uneasy when her grandmother looks suspiciously like a sly wolf that she met along the way. Children will eagerly continue reading to see what will happen when the wolf shows how big and sharp his teeth are!Between the pages of the Brighter Child(R) Keepsake Stories books are the ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 2005-01-28 | ISBN-13: 9780769638171

French Stories / Contes Français (A Dual-Language Book) (English and French Edition)French Stories / Contes Français (A Dual-Language Book) (English and French Edition)
Drawn from two centuries of French literature, these superb selections by ten great writers span a wide variety of styles, philosophies, and literary creeds. The stories reflect not only the beliefs of various literary schools, but the preoccupations of French civilization, at the various times of their composition, with the metaphysical and psycho ...
Number of pages: 330 | Publication Date: 1990-10-01 | ISBN-13: 9780486264431

The Story of English in 100 WordsThe Story of English in 100 Words
David Crystal
In this entertaining history world's most ubiquitous language, linguistics expert David Crystal draws on one hundred words that best illustrate the huge variety of sources, influences and events that have helped to shape our vernacular since the word "roe" was written down on the bone ankle of a roe deer in the fifth century. Featuring ancient word ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2013-03-26 | ISBN-13: 9781250024206

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