Atlas of Adventures: A collection of natural wonders, exciting experiences and fun festivities from the four corners of the globe.
by: Wide Eyed Editions
Product rating: 4.6 with 5 reviews
Set your spirit of adventure free with this lavishly illustrated trip around the world. Whether you’re visiting the penguins of Antarctica, joining the Carnival in Brazil, or a canoe safari down the Zambezi River, this book brings together more than 100 activities and challenges to inspire armchair adventurers of any age.
Find hundreds of things to spot and learn new facts about every destination. With epic adventures from the four corners of the globe and discoveries to be made on your own doorstep, this book will inspire you to set off on your own journey of discovery.
Posted in Atlases Tagged with: Adventures, Atlas, Collection, corners, exciting, experiences, festivities, Four, from, globe., Natural, Wide Eyed Editions, Wonders
CHARTER PILOT: Rare Adventures In Aviation
by: Booklocker.com, Inc.
Product rating: 5.0 with 2 reviews
Anyone interested in general aviation, its history, and the funny and sometimes-scary adventures of a professional pilot will enjoy Mark Burgess’ stories. With wry humor, he takes us on his journey from an airplane-happy small-town youth, to certified 17-year-old pilot, to instructor and inspector of other pilots. He has flown donated organs, fire patrol, and the rich and famous, and today is a successful entrepreneur with a rapidly growing company employing nine pilots.
Posted in Memoirs Tagged with: Adventures, Aviation, Booklocker.com, CHARTER, Inc., Pilot, Rare
Taking the Plunge (Adventures in Odyssey)
by: Focus on the Family
Product rating: 3.7 with 3 reviews
In the all-new album, Taking the Plunge
, your favorite Adventures in Odyssey characters are faced with life decisions and hard lessons.
Will Penny “take the plunge” and say yes to Wooton’s marriage proposal? Will Eugene solve a mystery about missing money? Will Buck make the right kind of new friends? Will Olivia discover how to create a perfect family?
Take the plunge into adventure and learn valuable life lessons about commitment, conflict, expectations, and secrets in six audio dramas from the award-winning team celebrating 27 years of fun and entertainment for the entire family!
Posted in Action & Adventure Tagged with: Adventures, Focus on the Family, Odyssey, Plunge, Taking
Photoshop LAB Color: The Canyon Conundrum and Other Adventures in the Most Powerful Colorspace (2nd Edition)
by: Peachpit Press
Product rating: 5.0 with 6 reviews
Described as the most “advanced, inspiring, insightful, maddening, demanding, and illuminating educational effort ever created for Photoshop,” the first edition of Photoshop LAB Color become the ultimate source of information on Photoshop LAB color correction for nonexperts to advanced users. The Photoshop LAB colorspace is extremely powerful and intimidating, but author Dan Margulis shows reader how to derive enormous benefits from just a few simple tools and techniques. Dan also demonstrates how to take these techniques as far as the reader wants, employing the power-user features he describes in later chapters. Starting with canyons and progressing to faces, readers will see how quickly they can begin improving images by following the recipes included in the book. A companion website includes exercise files that allows the reader to practice the techniques of the book.
With this book, readers will learn a reliable way to get much better-looking pictures much less time. Readers will learn:
* Why LAB is the first choice for serious image merging and advanced retouching.
* Simple techniques in the A and B channels to create fast, believable color variation and unbelievably good-looking images.
* How to use the A and B channels to create quicker and better masks and selections.
* A simple recipe for creating remarkably lifelike faces, offering major improvements even in professionally shot studio portraits.
Posted in Digital Photography Tagged with: Adventures, Canyon, Color, Colorspace, Conundrum, Edition, Most, Other, Peachpit Press, Photoshop, Powerful
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass: 150th-Anniversary Edition (Penguin Classics Deluxe)
by: Penguin Classics
Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews
Lewis Carroll’s brilliantly timeless tales—in a deluxe 150th-anniversary edition
Original, experimental, and unparalleled in their charm, Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There have enchanted readers for generations. The topsy-turvy dream worlds of Wonderland and the Looking-Glass realm are full of the unexpected: A baby turns into a pig, time stands still at a “mad” tea-party, and a chaotic game of chess turns seven-year-old Alice into a queen. These unforgettable tales—filled with sparkling wordplay and unbridled imagination—balance joyous nonsense with poignant moments of longing for the lost innocence of childhood.
For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Posted in Classics Tagged with: 150th-Anniversary, Adventures, Alice's, Classics, Deluxe, Edition, Looking-Glass, Penguin, Penguin Classics, Through, Wonderland
Pokémon Adventures, Vol. 29 (Pokemon)
by: Perfect Square
Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews
All your favorite Pokémon game characters jump out of the screen into the pages of this action-packed manga!
Posted in Manga Tagged with: Adventures, Perfect Square, Pokémon, Vol.