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Two Ships Of War

RRP $49.99

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This book contains 2 separate stories. The first story begins with a factual account of a huge fundraising effort during World War 2. Residents of Arnold in Nottingham donated enough money to buy a warship for the Royal Navy. It follows the fortunes of the vessel on North Atlantic Convoy duties and tells many tales of bravery by the crew, some of whom were in their teens.

The second story describes the loving restoration of a small, ex-naval cutter into a floating holiday home. It goes on to relive the glory days of the boat when it took part in the evacuation of the Dunkirk beaches in 1940 as one of the 'little ships'.

Tailored for dyslexic readers but can be read by anyone.


Twas The Night Before Christmas

RRP $12.99

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Clement Moore's poem was written in 1822 and has been a holiday classic ever since. This edition, with gorgeous illustrations by Jessie Wilcox Smith, was first published in 1912 and is considered by many to be the definitive version of the story. Now, in the Send-A-Story format, this book is one gift that's sure to be a hit every night of Chanukah! A tiny, mailable version complete with addressable flaps and seals.Why send a card when you can Send-A-Story? Ages: 4 to 8 Grades: preK to 3 AUTHOR: Clement Clarke Moore (July 15, 1779 - July 10, 1863) was a writer and professor and is credited with writing "A Visit from St. Nicholas" for his children. Originally published anonymously on December 23rd, 1823, the poem that would come to be known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," was responsible for the creation of the Santa Claus myth as it is known in the United States and much of the English-speaking world. Jessie Wilcox Smith (September 6, 1863 - May 3, 1935) was a prolific illustrator of magazines and children's books. She was a frequent contributor to Ladies Home Journal. A student of Howard Pyle, some of her best-known work for children includes Charles Kingsley's The Water Babies.


Civil War America

RRP $272.99

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As war raged on the battlefields of the Civil War, men and women all over the nation continued their daily routines. They celebrated holidays, ran households, wrote letters, read newspapers, joined unions, attended plays, and graduated from high school and college. Civil War America reveals how Americans, both Northern and Southern, lived during the Civil War-the ways they worked, expressed themselves artistically, organized their family lives, treated illness, and worshipped.

Written by specialists, the chapters in this book cover the war's impact on the economy, the role of the federal government, labor, welfare and reform efforts, the Indian nations, universities, healthcare and medicine, news coverage, photography, and a host of other topics that flesh out the lives of ordinary Americans who just happened to be living through the biggest conflict in American history. Along with the original material presented in the book chapters, the website accompanying the book is a treasure trove of primary sources, both textual and visual, keyed for each chapter topic.

Civil War America and its companion website uncover seismic shifts in the cultural and social landscape of the United States, providing the perfect addition to any course on the Civil War.


A Book-lover's Holidays In The Open

RRP $18.99

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The man should have youth and strength who seeks adventure in the wide, waste spaces of the earth, in the marshes, and among the vast mountain masses, in the northern forests, amid the steaming jungles of the tropics, or on the deserts of sand or of snow. He must long greatly for the lonely winds that blow across the wilderness, and for sunrise and sunset over the rim of the empty world.


A Supply Chain Logistics Program For Warehouse Management

RRP $251.99

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A well-planned, well-structured warehouse management system (WMS) offers significant advantages to an organization, particularly in its ability to make warehouse operations more efficient, more cost effective, and more responsive.

A Supply Chain Logistics Program for Warehouse Management details the concepts, applications, and practices necessary for the successful management of a WMS program, including the selection and adoption of the right software.Taking a process approach to a generic warehouse and its workings, the authors trace a producta (TM)s life cycle from its receipt at a warehouse, through its outbound shipment, and to its eventual return.

This approach illustrates the logistics of a well-run supply chain and how it works in relation to every phase of a warehousea (TM)s operation. The book details each phase and its related process, demonstrating how every component fits into the overall operation. Specific topics include how to reduce product damage, enhance identified product flow and track inventory, increase employee productivity, improve customer service, reduce warehouse operating costs, improve profits, and assure asset protection. The book also presents guidelines, tips and checklists so the reader can view how each component is carried out.

Whether a warehouse operation supports a small, medium, or large business, A Supply Chain Logistics Program for Warehouse Management is an important book to have in order to design a system that reduces operating costs, improves products, and maintains timely delivery to customers.A



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