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Creating characters with personality by Bancroft, Tom.

Creating characters with personality

Character design is all around us-in feature films, in comics and video games, on the Web, in corporate icons, in children's book illustration, and in many other places. Even so, during his long and distinguished career as a character designer, Tom Bancroft made a discovery: He's never seen a book devoted to character design. So, he wrote Creating Characters with Personality, sharing his skill and insights to inspire and instruct anyone who's ever dreamed of creating an action hero or a zombie.

Nov 25, 2014
Amazing world atlas by Murrell, Deborah, 1963- author.

Amazing world atlas

Nov 25, 2014
Center ice - the Stanley Cup by Winters, Jaime.

Center ice - the Stanley Cup

Nov 25, 2014
Brazil by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-

Brazil

Introduces Brazil, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Nov 25, 2014
Atlantis by Karst, Ken.

Atlantis

"An investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding Atlantis, from historical accounts to popular mythic qualities to hard facts"--

Nov 25, 2014
Animals that make me say ouch! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say ouch!

For more than forty-five years, the National Wildlife Federation has been dazzling families with amazing images and stories. Get ready for some supersonic fun that will make you say OUCH! Discover talon strength in birds of prey, sharp claws in lions and pumas, chewing mouthparts in insects, venom in snakes, and toxins in frogs. More? You want more? How about skunks that eat bees, stinging cells in jellyfish, meerkats that eat scorpions, caterpillars with spines, badgers and bears that bite, and

Nov 25, 2014
Branching out - how trees are part of our world by Galat, Joan Marie, 1963- author.

Branching out - how trees are part of our world

This book is a short social history of trees around the world and reveals the bond between trees and ourselves.

Nov 25, 2014
Bigfoot by Karst, Ken., author.

Bigfoot

"An investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding the creature known as Bigfoot, from reported sightings to hoaxes to hard facts"--

Nov 25, 2014
Baltimore Ravens by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Baltimore Ravens

"An elementary look at the Baltimore Ravens professional football team, including its formation in 1996, most memorable players, Super Bowl championship, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Nov 25, 2014
Ballet spectacular - a young ballet lover's guide and an insight into a magical world by Miles, Lisa, author.

Ballet spectacular - a young ballet lover's guide and an insight into a magical world

An introduction to ballet features facts on the dance discipline's history, basic steps, costumes, and famous dancers, and includes details of iconic performances from the Royal Ballet.

Nov 25, 2014
The Brooklyn Nets by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7- author.

The Brooklyn Nets

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Brooklyn Nets that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Nov 25, 2014
Cuba by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Cuba

Introduces Cuba, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Nov 25, 2014
China by Murray, Julie, 1969-

China

Introduces China, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Nov 25, 2014
Australia by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Australia

Introduces Australia, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Nov 25, 2014
Ancient animals - saber-toothed cat by Thomson, Sarah L., author.

Ancient animals - saber-toothed cat

Nov 25, 2014
Alice Waters and the trip to delicious by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs, author.

Alice Waters and the trip to delicious

Chef Alice Waters takes her friends on a tour of healthy eating.

Nov 25, 2014
5 elephants by Laidlaw, Rob, 1954- author.

5 elephants

Nov 25, 2014
Ariana Grande by Morreale, Marie, author.

Ariana Grande

With her starring roles on two Nickelodeon sitcoms and smash hit pop albums, Ariana Grande has become a major force in the entertainment world. Readers will find out how Ariana got her start on the stage of a Broadway musical, how she broke through to a huge audience on TV, what her day-to-day life is like, and what she plans on doing next.

Nov 25, 2014
101 dog tricks, kids edition - fun and easy activities, games, and crafts by Sundance, Kyra, author.

101 dog tricks, kids edition - fun and easy activities, games, and crafts

Offers instructions to teach the family dog tricks, including peekaboo, hoop jump, and handstand.

Nov 25, 2014
Creature features - 25 animals explain why they look the way they do by Jenkins, Steve, 1952-

Creature features - 25 animals explain why they look the way they do

"Packed with many cool facts and visuals on where certain animals live and what they eat, this book captures twenty-five humorous--and very true--explanations of why animals look the way they do in order to exist in this world."--Amazon.com.

Nov 25, 2014