Популярная во всем мире рождественская повесть Чарльза Диккенса (1812-1870) о чуде, произошедшем с бессердечным скрягой стариком Скруджем в канун этого великого праздника, адаптирована в настоящем издании (без упрощения текста оригинала) по методу Ильи Франка. Уникальность метода заключается в том, что запоминание слов и выражений происходит за счет их повторяемости, без заучивания и необходимости использовать словарь.Пособие способствует эффективному освоению языка, может служить дополнением к учебной программе. Предназначено для широкого круга лиц, изучающих английский язык и интересующихся английской культурой.
With Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig unwell and stuck in bed, Peppa and George decide to take Christmas into their own hands - with a little help from Granny and Grandpa Pig! The Christmas cards are sent, yummy treats are made and decorations are put up, but are they ready for the extra special surprise for everyone on Christmas morning? The story includes six envelopes containing a Christmas card to fill in, decorations to make, a little book of Christmas recipes and so much more!
A chance meeting beneath the mistletoe, a stolen glance across the dance floor--amid the sumptuous delicacies, glittering decorations, and swell of the orchestra, every duchess and debutante, lord and lackey has a hopeful heart. There's the headstrong heiress who must win back her beloved by midnight--or be wed to another....the spinster whose fateful choice to relinquish love may hold one more surprise for her...a widow yearning to glimpse her long-lost love for even one sweet, fleeting interlude ...a charming rake who finds far more than he bargained for. And many other dazzling, romantic tales in this star-studded collection...
‘He feels restless; sad that the tiny, sparkling lights and the pretty tree will no longer be there to brighten the short, dark winter days.’ It’s just after Christmas, and four-year-old Jakey is helping to put away the decorations. He hates seeing them disappear back into their boxes, especially the big, homemade angel, which has put in an appearance at family Christmases for many years. Jakey calls her Auntie Gabriel, and she holds a big red satin heart. But things are going to be different for Jakey this year. The Cornish home which he has known all his life is in danger of being sold up, and everything is changing. Will this close-knit unit who have come to depend on each other still be together next Christmas? And what will they have learnt about having somewhere you truly belong?
Look no further for tips and recipes for whipping up a dazzling array of delicious holiday meals — without stress! Christmas is the biggest holiday of the year - and Americans traditionally love to celebrate the season with food, food, and more food. This easy guide shows cooks of every generation how to plan and prepare scrumptious seasonal treats. It includes: • 100 delicious recipes for hassle-free holiday meals, including Warm White Bean Dip, Four-Cheese. • Spinach Lasagne, and Chocolate Truffle Tart. • Tips, checklists, and charts, plus step-by-step guides and shopping lists for special dholiday meals, including a Christmas Tree-Trimming Party. • A special section on Christmas decorating and food gifts from the kitchen. • 16 pages of color photos featuring holiday meal recipes and kitchen-made gifts and decorations.
Beautiful, evocative scenes of a moonlit ice rink, Santa's grotto, a fairground and more to complete with over 250 colourful stickers. Stickers include toys, ice skaters, tasty Christmas treats, a brass band and even Santa's reindeer! A heart-warming book that will have everybody looking forward to Christmas.
A pocket-sized quiz book with over 250 questions to challenge all the family at Christmas, including "When was the first Christmas card made?’ and ‘What type of creature are Santa's little helpers?". With multiple choice, true or false and odd-one-out questions, this is a brilliant activity for Christmas parties or for playing with friends.
Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний мир и по-новому откроют произведения известных классиков.
Twelve days and counting... It's Bea's first Christmas with her baby son, and this year she's determined to do everything right. But there is still so much to do: the Christmas menu needs refining; her cafe, The Honey Pot, needs decorating; and she's invited the whole neighbourhood to a party on Christmas Day. She really doesn't have time to get involved in two new people's lives, let alone fall in love... When Olivia gets knocked over in the street, however, Bea can't help bringing her into The Honey Pot and getting to know her. Olivia's life is even more hectic than her own, and with her fiance's entire family over from Ireland for Christmas, she shouldn't be lingering in the cosy warmth of Bea's cafe. Chloe, on the other hand, has nowhere else to go. Her affair with a married man has alienated her friends, and left her lonelier than ever. But Christmas is a magical time, and in the fragrant atmosphere of The Honey Pot, anything can happen: new friends can be made, hearts can heal, and romance can finally blossom...
A pocket-sized quiz book with over 250 questions to challenge all the family at Christmas, including 'When was the first Christmas card made?' and 'What type of creature are Santa's little helpers?'. With multiple choice, true or false and odd-one-out questions, this is a brilliant activity for Christmas parties or for playing with friends.
This Christmas Santa Claus Advent Calendar will be a nice decoration, which will help enhance the festival atmosphere. Merry Christmas! Christmas Santa Claus Advent Calendar It can be a festival calendar and Christmas decoration. Enhance Festive Atmosphere Hang it on the wall to enhance the festival atmosphere. Merry Christmas! A Nice Gift You can present this delicate calendar to your dear friends or colleagues for Christmas gift. High Quality Crafted with non-woven fabrics and velvet, beautiful and durable. Specifications Technology Non-woven Fabrics & Velvet Product Size 30 x 40cm Product Weight 0.06kg Package Contents 1 x RG3 Christmas Santa Claus Advent Calendar
Christmas at Battersea: True Stories of Miracles and Hope is full of heart-warming festive tales about the bond between man and animal, from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home. "Battersea Dogs & Cats Home never closes its doors, not even on Christmas Day". (Paul O'Grady). On Christmas Day this year, an army of dedicated volunteers will be making the day as special as possible for the four-legged residents of Battersea, with knitted jumpers for poorly puppies and turkey dinners for hungry kittens. Christmas at Battersea features tales of rescue from Battersea's staff, and of inspirational owners who find a place in their hearts and homes for abandoned pets. You'll meet: Scrappie the mongrel puppy, left in a bin on the coldest day of the year; Shadow the Pug, whose loyalty helps a widow through her first Christmas alone; The litter of puppies named after Santa's reindeer, in urgent need of a home on Christmas Eve; and, Rosie the Staffie, rescued from a freezing lake. Featuring tear-jerking but uplifting real life stories about the animals that have passed through Battersea's doors at Yule time, Christmas at Battersea is the perfect present for animal lovers. Battersea Dogs and Cats Home is the oldest and most-loved animal home in the country, caring for thousands of lost, abandoned or unwanted cats and dogs every year. Royalties from the sale of this book go towards supporting the work of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.
Christmas comes but once a year - Time for magic, love and cheer. Featuring sturdy lift-the-flaps, a puffy fabric Christmas tree on the cover, and a glittery finale, this newest addition to the Snuggle-Me Stories line follows in the best-selling tradition of Peek-a-Boo, I Love You! Sandra Magsamen celebrates Christmas in her signature style, with heartfelt rhymes and engaging illustrations. Babies and loved ones will merrily read and play along. A perfect way for little ones to celebrate the holiday season.
Ladybird Christmas is a beautiful collection of Christmas stories, songs, and carols. With a retelling of the nativity story and the classic festive tale Twas the Night Before Christmas, it is perfect for sharing with younger children. The accompanying audio CD includes specially recorded material that means all of the family can read along with the stories and sing along with the songs!