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E.C. Bell, author of the Marie Jenner Mystery Series “The Adventures of Isabel is a winner! The narrator's voice alone is worth your time – which will be brief. It's a page-turner” S.J. Rozan, author of Paper Son “Candas Jane Dorsey's ...

Author: Candas Jane Dorsey

Publisher: Pushkin Press

ISBN: 9781782277576

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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A WATERSTONE’S INDIE BOOK OF THE MONTH AN UNLIKELY DETECTIVE TAKES ON A MISLEADING MURDER I was persuaded - provisionally, with confirmation to be given once I sobered up - to give up my career as a call girl and become a detective A SUNDAY TIMES CRIME CLUB PICK ‘Wild, daft, silly, laugh-out-loud, phrase-stealingly wonderful. . . Loved it’ Scene Magazine ‘Any fan of the wise-ass wise-cracking hardboiled detective will find much to enjoy. . . Kudos for updating this approach to the mysteries of human relationships’ Riva Lehrer, author of Golem Girl When a good friend's beloved graddaughter is murdered, an ambisexual downsized-social-worker and her cat, Bunnywit, are enlisted to help solve the case. For the police, Madeline is just one more dead sex worker - so it is down to our hero and her friends to uncover what happened. (Though not the cat. The cat mainly sulks.) With humour, sarcasm, and a good dose of irony, our protagonist swaggers through the mean streets tracking down leads to get the bad guy. But what at first seems like an average street killing is actually the surface of a grandiose and glittering set of criminal schemes that could mean far more trouble than she signed up for. . . A eye-wateringly comic mystery caper, perfect for fans of Carl Hiaasen, Andrea Lawlor and Chris Brookmyre! ‘Smart, snarky, funny, to die for!’ Sarah Smith, author of the New York Times Notable Book The Vanished Child ‘You’ll thank me for recommending this book to you’ S. J. Rozan, author of Paper Son ‘Quick-fire plotting, snappy dialogue and a love of hardboiled crime make this really entertaining’ Crime Time
2021-05-28 By Candas Jane Dorsey

The Glamorous (Double) Life of Isabel Bookbinder, Fabulously Fashionable, and Confetti Confidential Holly McQueen. “Yes. And she's from Slovenia, not Balka.” He stares at me. “And my name,” I say, “is Isabel, not Isabella.

Author: Holly McQueen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781451689532

Category: Fiction

Page: 1200

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Share in all of the adventures (and misadventures!) of the lovable Isabel Bookbinder’s worklife—and love life—in this special new eBook collection. The Glamorous (Double) Life of Isabel Bookbinder Although Isabel Bookbinder, a twenty-seven-year-old assistant at the Saturday Mercury newspaper in London, may spend most of her time measuring newspaper column inches, she’s well on her way to becoming a bestselling author. She gets up at dawn to work on her novel (well, sort of) and she even has a fabulous mentor—a bestselling but increasingly eccentric author. But when she inadvertently exposes a political sex scandal and her name becomes known for all the wrong reasons, her glamorous double life starts to spin out of control. Fabulously Fashionable Isabel Bookbinder is back, and this time, she just knows that her true calling is to be a designer. So when she bags a job with Nancy ‘Fashion Aristocracy’ Tavistock, the editor at a top fashion magazine, Isabel is sure her career is finally on track. Within days she’s putting the final touches on her debut collection. And on top of that she might even have fallen in love. Yet nothing ever runs smoothly for Isabel, and fabulously fashionably as her life is, it soon seems to be spiraling a little out of her control. Confetti Confidential Having realized that fashion design may not actually be the best profession for her, Isabel Bookbinder has made another career move—this time, into the world of wedding planning. She’s landed a big celebrity client, and she’s moved in with her perfect lawyer boyfriend, Will. So it seems like the universe is finally aligning in her favor—that is, until Will becomes increasingly reluctant to discuss their future... Will Isabel be able to pull off the wedding that could make or break her career? Can she ever measure up in her father’s eyes? And will she ever have a wedding day all of her own?
2012-06-26 By Holly McQueen

... and Leif Ericson) Grade Three, Unit Six Sample Lesson Plan “Adventures of Isabel” by Ogden Nash In this series of three lessons, students read “Adventures of Isabel” by Ogden Nash, and they: Identify the stanzas ofthe poem (RL.3.5, ...

Author: Common Core

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118137123

Category: Education

Page: 464

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2011-10-19 By Common Core

... Norse mythology, Norsemen, andLeif Ericson) Grade Three, Unit Six Sample Lesson Plan “Adventures of Isabel” by Ogden Nash In ... students read “Adventures of Isabel” by Ogden Nash,and they: Identify the stanzas of the poem (RL.3.5, ...

Author: Great Minds

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118812655

Category: Education

Page: 480

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Common Core's English resources empower educators to meet the expectations of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts (ELA) and build essential content knowledge for students in grades K-5. Each grade in The Wheatley Portfolio features a comprehensive, coherent sequence of thematic units that engage students in deep study of worthwhile texts and topics. Features of this book include: Six thematic units for each grade, each centered on a curated collection of literary and informational texts Focus standards for each unit that complement the topic and promote student mastery of essential literacy skills Suggested texts and activities to incorporate science, art, and history into English instruction This revised second edition includes a sample text study that guides students through a close read of an exemplary text, updated web resources, and refreshed suggested works. Educators who create their curriculum based on Common Core's Wheatley Portfolioguarantee that students are exposed to content-rich instruction and have ample opportunity to master the reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language skills articulated in the CCSS for ELA.
2014-05-06 By Great Minds

'The Adventures of Isabel' continues this tradition, but offers the opportunity to lead Year 2 children into more sophisticated poetry, as the NLS requires for this age group. The anthology Poems Not to be Missed provides an excellent ...

Author: Peta Lloyd

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134105304

Category: Education

Page: 103

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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
2013-12-19 By Peta Lloyd

... 558 Adventures of Cow, too (Korchek, Lori), 888 The adventures of Granny Clearwater and Little Critter (Holt, Kimberly Willis), 832 The adventures of Isabel, ill. by James Marshall (Nash, Ogden), 1002 The adventures of Isabel, ...

Author: Rebecca L. Thomas

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440834356

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1636

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Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. • Offers easy subject access to children's picture books • Features a user-friendly organization • Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail
2018-06-21 By Rebecca L. Thomas

I 2 The Adventures of Isabel Isabel met an enormous bear , Isabel , Isabel , didn't care ; The bear was hungry , the bear was ravenous , The bear's big mouth was cruel and cavernous . The bear said , Isabel , glad to meet you , How do ...

Author: Gordon Bell

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 0175663289

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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2014-11 By Gordon Bell

Adventures. of. Isabel. Isabel met an enormous bear, Isabel, Isabel, didn't care. The bear was hungry, the bear was ravenous, The bear's mouth was cruel and cavernous. The bear said, Isabel, glad to meet you, How do, Isabel, ...

Author: Donald Hall

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195123739

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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An anthology of American poems, arranged chronologically, from colonial alphabet rhymes to Native American cradle songs to contemporary poems.
1999 By Donald Hall

Book one in a mystery series featuring a queer, nameless amateur detective is ambisexual Kinsey Millhone meets Canadian Lisbeth Salander Rescued from torpor and poverty by the need to help a good friend deal with the murder of her beloved ...

Author: Candas Jane Dorsey

Publisher: ECW Press

ISBN: 9781773056005

Category: Fiction

Page: 220

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Book one in a mystery series featuring a queer, nameless amateur detective is ambisexual Kinsey Millhone meets Canadian Lisbeth Salander Rescued from torpor and poverty by the need to help a good friend deal with the murder of her beloved granddaughter, our downsized-social-worker protagonist and her cat, Bunnywit, are jolted into a harsh, street-wise world of sex, lies, and betrayal, to which they respond with irony, wit, intelligence (except for the cat), and tenacity. With judicious use of the Oxford comma, pop culture trivia, common mystery tropes, and a keen eye for deceit, our protagonist swaggers through the mean streets of — yes, a Canadian city! — and discovers that what seems at first to be just a grotty little street killing is actually the surface of a grandiose and glittering set of criminal schemes.
2020-10-20 By Candas Jane Dorsey

Nash, Ogden (illustrations by James Marshall; 1991) The Adventures of Isabel Little Brown & Co 1963 Children's book The Adventures of Isabel is a story of how Isabel learned to dispose of her nightmares. It makes the list because we all ...

Author: Curtis L. Meinert

Publisher: OUP USA

ISBN: 9780195387889

Category: Medical

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The classic, definitive guide to the design, conduct, and analysis of randomized clinical trials.
2012-03-27 By Curtis L. Meinert