Translation: Evangelos Katsifos
Dyslexia yet seen, too many times, as a serious social and cognitive disability. Thus was born the idea and the need of a manual created to explain how to recognize the signs, with which tools to intervene, in clinical and school environment, and what is the correct interpretation to give to an incident often overestimated or underestimated.
This book intends to defy labels and platitudes, offering a structured and clear analysis of the problem and explaining the operation of reading the subordinate processes: language, visual perception and attention (and their interaction). This is because there is no dyslexic person that is the same as another. The keyword of the method proposed is "training" a complete and specific "fitness" for cognition.
The part that is dedicated to playful-recreational exercises enables us to workout the child the fun and moving of the interest in reading with images, fairy tales or manual activities, which in turn are the steps for a preparatory course.
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Translation: Efi Fryda
Professor Stephen Hawking is one of the most famous and remarkable scientists of our age and author of the scientific bestseller "A Brief History of Time", which sold over 25 million copies across the world and will be adapted as a children's book in the Autumn of next year. In this compelling memoir his first wife, Jane Hawking, relates the inside story of their extraordinary marriage. As Stephen's academic renown soared, his body was collapsing under the assaults of motor neurone disease, and Jane's candid account of trying to balance his 24-hour care with the needs of their growing family will be inspirational to anyone dealing with family illness. The inner-strength of the author, and the self-evident character and achievements of her husband, make for an incredible tale that is always presented with unflinching honesty; the author's candour is no less evident when the marriage finally ends in a high-profile meltdown, with Stephen leaving Jane for one of his nurses, while Jane goes on to marry an old family friend. In this exceptionally open, moving and often funny memoir, Jane Hawking confronts not only the acutely complicated and painful dilemmas of her first marriage, but also the faultlines exposed in a relationship by the pervasive effects of fame and wealth. The result is a book about optimism, love and change that will resonate with readers everywhere.
When young, pretty Catherine Bailey meets Lee Brightman, she can't believe her luck. Gorgeous, charismatic, and a bit mysterious, Lee seems almost too perfect to be true.
But what begins as flattering attention and spontaneous, passionate sex transforms into raging jealousy, and Catherine soon discovers that Lee's dazzling blue eyes and blond good looks hide a dark, violent nature. Disturbed by his increasingly erratic, controlling behavior, she tries to break it off; turning to her friends for support, she's stunned to find they don't believe her. Increasingly isolated and driven into the darkest corner of her world, a desperate Catherine plans a meticulous escape.
Four years later, Catherine is trying to build a new life in a new city. Though her body has healed, the trauma of the past still haunts her. Then Stuart Richardson, her attractive new neighbor, moves in. Encouraging her to confront her fears, he sparks unexpected hope and the possibility of love and a normal life.
Until the day the phone rings . . .
Amazon UK 2011 Rising Star
Amazon UK's Book of the Year 2011
New York Times Best Seller
A LITTLE DINOSAUR MEETS A LITTLE ONION
Illustration: Yuri Kumada
A story that speaks to young children in a humorous way about strength and weakness, self acceptance and sadness, friendship and diversity.
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Is there a baby on the way! When the family grows, parents and children are asked to find a new balance. How to help the first-born to face change with serenity and joy? After birth how to handle the needs of two or more children of different ages? And yet, what precautions can foster understanding between brothers and sisters in childhood? This book answers to the doubts and questions of parents, offering useful information and practical tips for engaging older brothers awaiting and welcoming a new born. The interventions of experts, psychologists and educators, indicate how to handle the situation if your child is in trouble (for example in the case of regression or intense jealousy).