Black Dog

An enormous black dog and a very tiny little girl star in this offbeat tale about confronting one’s fears. When a huge black dog appears outside the Hope family home, each member of the household sees it and hides. Only Small, the youngest Hope, has the courage to face the black dog, who might not be as frightening as everyone else thinks.  

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The Django

Jean longs to play the banjo, but the Django keeps on messing things up! So Jean sends the Django away, but wonders if he has lost his most precious inspiration. In this fictional story inspired by the famous jazz musician Jean «Django» Reinhardt, a young boy named Jean meets a special character called the Django. He’s fun and exciting, but he always gets Jean into trouble. Eventually the Django has to be sent away, and Jean misses him very much, until he discovers that he can still feel close to the Django every time he picks up his banjo. This...

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Alphabet Soup

Alphabet Soup is an alphabet book for young readers and the young at heart. From School Library Journal: (PreSchool — Grade 2) «Otter finds a big old soup pot in his new home and invites 26 friends to a potluck house-warming party, asking each to bring a food that’s soup-worthy. From Armadillo with his asparagus, to Zebra with his zucchini, they all contribute to a hearty meal and a lush, lively alphabet book. Gustafson’s beautiful paintings are dark and soft, and his striking use of light adds drama and depth.» Alphabet Soup was reprinted in 1994 by The Greenwich Workshop...

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Best of black and white erotic photography

Does anybody really know the «next-generation photographers,» the successors to Newton, Lindbergh, von Unwerth, and Ritts? The shots in this volume are an introduction to these newcomers and their accomplished, sexy, romantic work—the best of today’s nude photography in black and white. Classic black-and-white photography shows clearly who knows how to take a good picture and who doesn’t. The photographers contributing to this volume display their mastery of photography both as a craft and as an art form.

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Leni Reifenstahl: Africa

«If Leni Riefenstahl had done nothing but visit Africa and bring back her photographs, her place in history would be secure.» -Kevin Brownlow, from the introduction When she was in her early sixties, Leni Riefenstahl began traveling frequently to the African continent, where she has worked on various film and photography projects over the last half century. Her favorite destination was in Sudan, where she lived with and photographed the Nuba tribespeople, learning their language and becoming their friend. The Nuba were a loving and peaceful people who welcomed Riefenstahl as one of their own. Her images of the Nuba,...

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«Work» by Helmut Newton

The man who loved women An overview of Newton’s provocative, groundbreaking photography that has inspired an entire genre The world of Helmut Newton is extremely complex and diverse. Considered shocking and provocative back in the 60s, by the climax of his career he enjoyed the reputation of a photographer who was able to imagine and visualize his subjects as women who take the lead rather than follow it; women who enjoy the resplendence and vitality of their bodies; women who are both responsible and willing. This book presents a whole spectrum of Newton’s work and celebrates the long career of...

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The Complete Pirelli Calendars: 1964-2007 (Все календари Пирелли 1964 — 2007)

The extraordinary history of the Pirelli calendars began in 1963 when the Pirelli tire company created a calendar featuring pin-up models as a promotional piece to send to its top customers as a gift for the closing year. Every year since, the company has called upon world-renowned photographers such as Richard Avedon, Mario Testino, Herb Ritts, Norman Parkinson, Bruce Weber, and Annie Leibovitz to photograph the world’s most beautiful women, including Iman, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Sophia Loren, Naomi Watts, and Penelope Cruz. It has continued to generate publicity for its exclusivity; a huge public clamors for the calendar, but...

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Uli Weber: Portraits

A monograph surveying the past twenty years of work from Uli Weber, one of the most accomplished photographers of his generation. Some photographers build a global reputation specializing in fashion. Others excel in portraiture, in travel, or in the tough commercial world of advertising. Most photographers seek to master just one genre. But, over the past 20 years, a rare few have excelled in all those disciplines. One of them is Uli Weber. Having studied photography in Rome, Uli moved to London in the late ’80s. His first cover shot was for iconic style magazine Arena and featured Sting wrapped...

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In the search of happiness

In the country of Caution, no inhabitant is unfortunate, because nobody dares to make anything. Manoug is terribly bored. Guided by Cocagne, a lyrebird in thousand colors, he decides to leave in search of the Country of Happiness. But does it really exist? Is there only a single road to find happiness? Manoug will finally understand that the country of happiness is where his beloved ones are. A beautiful initiatory journey! Eric Puybaret studied fine arts in Paris where he specialized in illustrations. He published more than twenty books with different publishing houses. He likes to work for the press...

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