From early, beloved classics such as Goodnight Moon and Harold and the Purple Crayon to such recent treasures as If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and Pete's a Pizza, this collection assembles twelve of the greatest picture books ever published. Parents can share the joy of introducing young children to many timeless favorites that have already enchanted millions of readers. This volume offers a wonder-filled opportunity for preschoolers and families to own and share "the best of the best." All royalties for HarperCollins Treasury of Picture Book Classics: A Child's First Collection will be donated to First Book, a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to give children from low-income ...
The Holy Bible, New Revised Standard Version, is the most trusted, most accepted, and the most accurate English translation of the Bible available today. Now it′s economically priced for personal use or gift-giving for landmark celebrations such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, confirmation or first communion. The NRSV Gift & Award Bible includes the following features: o A special introduction to the Catholic spiritual life and to every book of the Bible o Popular profiles of Bible heroes, key Bible terms, and guides for prayer o Full-color presentation pages for dedication and recording of family history o 16 pages of Bible maps o Concordance for finding key verses o Readable two-column design o Durable, leather-like binding, ideal for foil stamping a personalized name for gift-giving o Satin ribbon marker Impramaturs: Most Reverend Daniel E. Pilarczyk, president, National Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington DC, September 12, 1991 Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, Ottawa, October 15, 1991
Easy to read, easy to use, easy to understand. Based on the internationally renowned COBUILD language program, the HarperCollins Beginner's ESL Dictionary offers 90 percent of the words spoken and written in the English language. Ideal for school use and anyone starting to learn English More than 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions and 25,000 examples Clear, innovative color layout allows for maximum ease of use Frequently used words starred for quick reference Extensive usage notes and full-page illustrations Comprehensive 200-page English grammar guide
The HarperCollins Student World Atlas contains ninety-two pages of reference maps complemented by highly illustrated coverage of major world issues and geography. Topics, which include climate and weather, the oceans, population, the world economy, and health and communications, are presented through satellite images, photographs, graphics, and detailed statistics. The comprehensive index contains over 45,000 place names and includes special gazetteer-style entries providing information about selected places and geographical features around the world.
Prepared for students by renowned professors and noted experts, here are the most extensive and proven study aids available, covering all the major areas of study in college curriculums. Each guide features: up-to-date scholarship; an easy-to-follow narrative outline form; specially designed and formatted pages; and much more.
This book is part of an all-new, in-depth series, featuring titles in all areas of study, including Humanities, Social Science, Business, Engineering, Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science. Featuring the most up-to-date information, each book is written by educators in the field, for students as well as the general reader. Without sacrificing quality, these outlines summarize the material in a format that assures easy comprehension.
From the earliest evidence of humankind in Palestine to the establishment of the kingdoms of Judah and Israel, the ministry of Jesus, and the rise of the Christian Church, the richly illustrated HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History brings the Bible to life in all its geographical context. Detailed biblical references, timelines, and suggestions for further reading accompany each period of biblical history, conveying a tangible sense of the land, events, and people portrayed in the world's most famous book. With more than 100 full-color maps, timelines, and expert explanations, this superlative reference work will enable readers to more fully appreciate and understand the Bible and its stories. The HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History features: Over 100 full-color geographical and topographical maps The latest archaeological information, floor plans, city plans, illustrations, and artistic recreations of ancient life Charts, graphs, statistics, informative sidebars, and more Detailed biblical references Timelines that place each section of the Bible in its historical context Web site recommendations for further interactive study
A Bible for Today's Catholic Family There is a growing desire among Catholics to read the Bible and to find inspiration and wisdom for their daily lives. Yet there is no Bible that brings Catholic families and the Bible together. Developed in partnership with the Center for Ministry Development and Our Sunday Visitor, recognized leaders in Catholic youth and family ministry, The Catholic Faith and Family Bible is designed to make the Bible easier to read and understand for the everyday Catholic family, helping parents and children grow in faith together. This message is brought to life through more than a thousand notes and articles such as: Act On It!—encourages families to engage in some...
Written by an anonymous English monk during the late fourteenth century, The Cloud of Unknowing is a sublime expression of what separates God from humanity and is widely regarded as a hallmark of Western literature and spirituality. A work of simplicity, courage, and lucidity, it is a contemplative classic on the deep mysteries of faith. "Lift up your heart to God with a humble impulse of love and have himself as your aim, not any of his goods ... Set yourself to rest in this darkness, always crying out after him whom you love. For if you are to experience him or to see him at all, insofar as it is possible here, it must always be in this cloud and in this darkness." –– The Cloud of Unknowing