Size: 41.69 MB
Languages : en
Pages : 298
A young girl visits her uncle's bakery with her mother and together they use all their senses to enjoy their visit.
A great gift book for uncles or uncles-to-be, this tribute contains fascinating trivia on both fantasy and real-life uncles, including Uncle Buck, Uncle Ben, and Uncle Sam.
Simple text and photographs depict uncles and what they can do with their nieces and nephews.
My twelve uncles who played important but unknown roles in history. Usually unpredictable, often zany, they reflect life in the Thirties and Forties. They included spies and Senators; communists and conmen; magicians and marathoners; sportsmen and soldiers. Most of them came to unexpected ends.
The expression 'Sicilian uncle' has the same sense in Italian as 'Dutch uncle' does in English, but with sinister overtones of betrayal and inconstancy. The four novellas in Sicilian Uncles, originally published in 1958, are political thrillers of a kind - the first fruits of Sciascia's maturity. In these stories, illusions about ideology and history are lost in mirth, suffering and abandoned innocence. Each novella has its historical moment: the Allied invasion of Sicily, the Spanish Civil War, the death of Stalin, the 'events' of 1848. These occasions and their consequences are registered in the lives of Sciascia's wonderfully drawn characters. Each has voice, wit and a private history which opens out onto the wider circumstances of his time.
Teaches readers that all families are different, and that some families include uncles and aunts. In this title, a family tree shows readers how people in families are related to each other.