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Books with author Mary Richards Beaumont

  • The Hair Book: Care & Keeping Advice for Girls

    Mary Richards Beaumont, Josee Masse

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2016)
    As part of the trusted Care & Keeping of You book series, this title teaches you how to keep your hair healthy. It includes customized hair-care tips for every type of hair. Curly, straight, thick, textured -- this book teaches you how to love whichever type of hair happens to be on your head. You'll learn how to get the cut you want, and how to create styles on your own, too. Plus, you'll be inspired to try up to 15 different hairstyles with the step-by-step instructions that get you started!
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  • According to Aggie

    Mary Richards Beaumont, Genevieve Kote

    Paperback (American Girl, Aug. 21, 2017)
    As far as 11-year-old Aggie knows, everything is great. Friends, school, family…all are fine and fun and predictable. But one random day, Aggie's longtime friend Fiona starts to pull away, canceling plans and acting, well, kind of different. It's not like anything happened―or did it? There aren't any good answers, and Aggie is left wondering how she's supposed to act now that her friend seems to have moved on without her. It turns out, though, that a new friendship can turn up just when you need it most.
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  • The Hair Book: Care & Keeping Advice for Girls

    Mary Richards Beaumont, Josee Masse

    eBook (American Girl, March 1, 2016)
    As part of the trusted Care & Keeping of You book series, this title teaches you how to keep your hair healthy. It includes customized hair-care tips for every type of hair. Curly, straight, thick, or textured, this book teaches you how to love whichever type of hair happens to be on your head. You'll learn how to get the cut you want, and how to create styles on your own, too. Plus, you'll be inspired to try up to 15 different hairstyles with the step-by-step instructions that get you started!
  • Splat!: The Most Exciting Artists of All Time

    Mary Richards

    Hardcover (Thames & Hudson, May 3, 2016)
    The stories behind some of the greatest artworks of all time, including the real life struggles and triumphs of the artists who created themSplat! is the history of art at its most exciting and outrageous. Organized by artist and covering both key events and major movements such as the Renaissance and Impressionism to Surrealism and contemporary art, it is a valuable resource for young people curious about art. Each artist is introduced with bulleted facts including their country of origin, most famous works, the greatest challenges they faced in creating their art, background information, the movement they belonged to, and techniques they employed. This overview is expanded with further insight into who these artists were and how they changed the course of art. Here are Michelangelo and the High Renaissance; Bruegel and his paintings of everyday peasant life; Manet and the shock of Impressionism; and Duchamp and the Dada revolution. Children can also read the real-life stories of artists, such as Caravaggio, Jan Vermeer, Henri Rousseau, Vincent van Gogh, Wassily Kandinsky, and Frida Kahlo, who dared to imagine new ways of depicting the world. Illustrated in color throughout
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  • According to Aggie

    Mary Richards Beaumont, Genevieve Kote

    eBook (American Girl, Aug. 21, 2017)
    As far as 11-year-old Aggie knows, everything is great. Friends, school, family…all are fine and fun and predictable. But one random day, Aggie's longtime friend Fiona starts to pull away, canceling plans and acting, well, kind of different. It's not like anything happened—or did it? There aren't any good answers, and Aggie is left wondering how she's supposed to act now that her friend seems to have moved on without her. It turns out, though, that a new friendship can turn up just when you need it most.
  • I Am Awesome! A Healthy Workbook for Kids

    Mary Richards

    Paperback (First Steps Publishing, Aug. 7, 2014)
    ***** "I Am Awesome!" Workbooks are available in Full Color or Black & White Interior. Visit my Author page on Amazon for more details.***** "I Am Awesome! A Healthy Workbook for Kids" was written with the needs of our youth in mind. It was written for both boys and girls, especially the tweens (ages 8-12) and early teens (13-14). The author wrote with the intention of helping this age group develop positive self-esteem. Kids have many physical and psychological changes to deal with while going through puberty, plus they are trying to cope with pressure from family, friends, teachers, coaches, and society in general, to act a certain way, often with mixed messages. This informative and motivating book will help the owner work through several of those challenges. This workbook can be used alone, in an educational or counseling setting, or can be used by a parent or guardian to help a child. Each of the six chapters of the workbook addresses one of the Six Types of Maturity: Personal - gaining self-knowledge and self-esteem by trying to work on feeling better about oneself and one’s potential. Emotional - becoming aware of and able to understand and control one’s feelings and thoughts; developing a positive outlook on life. Physical - taking good care of oneself as the body grows and develops, especially in terms of a healthy diet, adequate exercise, getting enough sleep, having good hygiene, and staying safe. Social - Making and keeping friends; improving communication skills; being at ease with a variety of people. Intellectual - Understanding the importance of learning about the world around us; gaining knowledge about one’s interests; expanding one’s creative mind. Ethical - Developing a sense of right and wrong; deciding how to be perceived; becoming a responsible citizen. The book also contains an Appendix of Fun Things to Do & Good Things to Know.
  • I Am Awesome! A Healthy Workbook for Kids

    Mary Richards

    eBook (First Steps Publishing, Nov. 16, 2014)
    IMPORTANT! READ BEFORE YOU PURCHASEThis is a KINDLE FIXED LAYOUT eBook intended to be used in conjunction with the print version. FIXED LAYOUTS are viewable on most Kindle devices such as Kindle Fire or newer. They are not readable on many e-ink devices, so we highly recommend you download the free “sample” to your device before you buy.*** DOWNLOAD THE FREE EBOOK SAMPLE PRIOR TO PURCHASING. ***The purpose of this ebook allows the user to print out pages for use in classrooms or individual use. INTERACTIVITY: The ebook has limited interactivity. “Pop-ups” have been included for easier reading of instructions, plus there are some fun “hidden” messages in the book. The forms / activities are not interactive."I Am Awesome! A Healthy Workbook for Kids" was written with the needs of our youth in mind. It was written for both boys and girls, especially the tweens (ages 8-12) and early teens (13-14). The author wrote with the intention of helping this age group develop positive self-esteem. Kids have many physical and psychological changes to deal with while going through puberty, plus they are trying to cope with pressure from family, friends, teachers, coaches, and society in general, to act a certain way, often with mixed messages. This informative and motivating book will help the owner work through several of those challenges.This workbook can be used alone, in an educational or counseling setting, or can be used by a parent or guardian to help a child. Each of the six chapters of the workbook addresses one of the Six Types of Maturity:Personal - gaining self-knowledge and self-esteem by trying to work on feeling better about oneself and one’s potential.Emotional - becoming aware of and able to understand and control one’s feelings and thoughts; developing a positive outlook on life.Physical - taking good care of oneself as the body grows and develops, especially in terms of a healthy diet, adequate exercise, getting enough sleep, having good hygiene, and staying safe.Social - Making and keeping friends; improving communication skills; being at ease with a variety of people.Intellectual - Understanding the importance of learning about the world around us; gaining knowledge about one’s interests; expanding one’s creative mind.Ethical - Developing a sense of right and wrong; deciding how to be perceived; becoming a responsible citizen.The book also contains an Appendix of Fun Things to Do & Good Things to Know.
  • Take Me To Museums: The Young Explorer's Guide to Every Museum in the World

    Mary Richards

    Paperback (Agnes & Aubrey, May 2, 2019)
    Make every museum trip a new adventure! Here is the first in an exciting new series of guided journals for children aged 7–12. Take Me To Museums is the first book in an exciting new series of guided journals for young explorers. With its stylish design, zingy illustrations and handy size to pop in a bag, it’s a must-have accompaniment to every museum or gallery visit. The book is divided into five ‘adventure’ chapters. Every time children take a trip to a museum, a new adventure begins. On their journey around the gallery spaces they are encouraged to explore their surroundings, record their thoughts and draw what they see. Each chapter is unique – and so on every visit they will discover something different. No part of the museum is ignored – the buildings, cafe, shop and people- watching are all an equal part of the experience. Packed with facts about museums all over the world, the book also includes a timeline of museum history and a glossary of useful words. To wrap it all up there’s a section for making notes and a summary page for comparing the five adventures.
  • The Modern Art Journal

    Mary Richards

    Paperback (Tate, April 17, 2018)
    What made modern art so groundbreaking? Discover for yourself with this thought-provoking introduction to the revolutionary world of modern art. This interactive book introduces readers to the life and work of 16 artists, and encourages children to write and think about art for themselves. It invites young readers to respond to questions, compose stories and poems, doodle, and make their own notes in response to the art and ideas they discover. With a sketchbook binding and funky graphic design, The Modern Art Journal will get kids scribbling and thinking—the perfect tool for the next generation of budding art critics! Features the work of Louise Bourgeois, Joseph Cornell, Marcel Duchamp, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Frida Kahlo, Paul Klee, Yayoi Kusama, René Magritte, Pablo Picasso, Paula Rego, Bridget Riley, Ed Ruscha, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol and Rachel Whiteread.
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  • Take Me On Holiday: The Young Explorer's Guide to Every Holiday in the World

    Mary Richards

    Paperback (Agnes & Aubrey, May 2, 2019)
    Holidays will never be the same again! Here is the second book in an exciting new series of guided journals for young children aged 7-12 Take Me On Holiday is the second book in an exciting new series of guided journals for young explorers. With its stylish design, zingy illustrations and handy size to pop in a bag, it’s essential packing for any creative child’s suitcase – whether they’re going to a relative’s house for the weekend or taking a trip to a far-flung corner of the world. This innovative, interactive book is divided into five ‘adventure’ chapters. Children start a new adventure at the beginning of each holiday. Within each chapter, there’s space for them to plan and research their trip, document the journey and record memorable days out. As they complete lists, draw pictures and answer questions they’ll discover more about the places they’re visiting – and learn a little more about themselves, too. Quirky, easy to navigate and brimming with interesting holiday facts, this book is a must-have for any trip – don’t leave home without it!
  • Joan Seaton: A Story of Percival-Dion in the Yorkshire Dales

    Mary Beaumont

    Paperback (Forgotten Books, Feb. 17, 2019)
    Excerpt from Joan Seaton: A Story of Percival-Dion in the Yorkshire DalesThe bees hummed, and Agatha read: So when Sir Thomas saw that it was the false hound who had plotted against the king, he shouted Traitor in a terrible voice, and rode fiercely against him, breaking his spear, and cleft him to the saddle-bow.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
  • A Ringby Lass & Other Stories

    Mary Beaumont

    Hardcover (Palala Press, May 20, 2016)
    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.