A laugh-out-loud funny and charming picture book about being yourself and understanding others. Max and his parents have a dog called Fabio.
Fabio doesn’t like doing what other dogs do. One day, Max discovers that his dog goes out every night, and he decides to follow him… Blanca Lacasa: A journalist, singer, and writer from Spain. She writes lyrics and books for adults and children. She has published with several Publishing Houses in Spain. Bow Wow Meow is her first picture book with NubeOcho and her first picture book in the USA. GOMEZ studied Fine Arts at the prestigious University of Salamanca (Spain). A new talent, she has worked for several publishing houses in Europe, such as SM in Spain, Le Petit Bulles Edition in France, and Scholastics and Sterling in the USA.
A collection of cinema related essays written by Charu Nivedita in 2010. இதைப் படிக்கும் ஒருவருக்கு தமிழ் சினிமா பற்றி மிகவும் எதிர்மறையாக எழுதப்பட்ட கட்டுரைகள் என்று தோன்றக்கூடும்..
தமிழ் சினிமாவை மிக அதிகமாக நேசிப்பதாலேயே இப்படிப்பட்ட கட்டுரைகளை எழுதினேன். கடந்த 30 ஆண்டுகளாக சர்வதேச சினிமாவின் தீவிரமான ரசிகன் என்ற முறையில் இதையெல்லாம் சொல்லியாக வேண்டியிருக்கிறது. உண்மையில் இந்த விமர்சனங்களுக்கு ஆளானவர்கள் எனக்கு நன்றி தெரிவிக்க வேண்டும். ஆனால் நிலைமை அப்படி இல்லை.
அவர்கள் என்மீது கோபப்படுகிறார்கள். உங்கள் எடையை 200 கிலோவாகக் காண்பிக்கும் எடை எந்திரத்தின் மீது கோபப்படுவீர்களா? நான் யாரை விமர்சித்து எழுதுகிறேனோ அவர்கள் மீது எனக்குத் தனிப்பட்ட முறையில் எந்தவித கோபமோ அல்லது நட்புணர்வோ கிடையாது. என்னுடைய கவனமெல்லாம் அந்த சினிமாவைப் பற்றி மட்டுமே இருக்கிறது. - Charu Nivedita , in his introduction
Stories that will break your funny bone and keep you in stitches...and you won't have to go to the ER! Humor/satire about the dumb things that guys will sometimes do...you know, those decisions that usually start with a trip to the liquor store and end with a trip to the ER.
Or to the police station. And almost always to the doghouse.
These are "The fish was THIS BIG" stories that are sorta-kinda mostly true. You know those videos where men do things like balance a ladder on a stair railing, use a handcart in place of a spare tire, or light firecrackers and launch them at each others' crotches? Well, this is a compilation of stories such as those where some man somewhere has a moment of sheer stupidity and asks his friends to hold his beer while he tries to kill himself. So if you like to hear those "chill 'round the fire pit, guzzlin' six packs and spittin' tobacco at the flames" kind of stories, this book is for you. DISCLAIMER--Now, because we're dealing with good ol' boys who are common sense challenged and grew up watching Evel Knievel performing jaw-dropping gravity-defying stunts, I have to make the standard cover-our-butts-so-we-don't-get-sued statement: MEN--If you really think you should try some of the stunts in this book, you probably ought to consider finding a sensible woman to marry. Seriously. Or call yo mama before you hand over that beer, dude. WOMEN--If you are a sensible gal who is considering getting into a relationship with a man who has ever said, "Here, hold my beer" just before he tried any similar stunts to those in this book, you may want to call your mama and get some good advice. Or maybe just go out with the girls for a glass or three of wine and meet someone inclined to life and limb endangerment. Otherwise, count on knowing 911 operators on a first-name basis and spending a lifetime sipping burned coffee out of cardboard cups, while squirming on hard plastic chairs next to sneezing snot-nosed kids and watching ridiculous talk shows in the ER waiting room. You. Have. Been. Warned.
On the hunt for their mortal enemies, the Bacanis, five attractive aliens - Duocarns warriors - find themselves stranded with their space cruiser near the Canadian city of Calgary. The crew possesses some unusual talents... Their leader, Solutosan, is the first to gradually become aware of the erotic fascination that he holds for humans. The streetworker Aiden manages to snare him for herself. The gay warrior Tervenarius also attracts the attentions of an earthling - David, the estate agent. Although he resists at first, David is not to be put off and things soon escalate. The Duocarns suspect that the Bacanis are also on Earth. Despite the distractions of their amorous adventures, the warriors continue their pursuit. After landing in Vancouver, the Bacanis have rather luck than their foes. Led by their unscrupulous, power-hungry captain Bar, they embark on a secret campaign of robbery and murder amongst the unsuspecting human population.
Bar establishes a drug empire - but never guesses that his nemesis is still closing in on him.