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Hardback:Flowers forever, celebrate the beauty of dried flowers with stunning floral art:2022 Hardback
Author: Partridge, Bex
Year: 2022
Description: This title will inspire you to create beautiful floral displays with long lasting, dried flowers. Packed to the brim with information on dried flowers, it includes a section on the process of growing, drying and working with flowers that last, plus guidance on textures, tones and colours and advice on how to source materials sustainably.
Hardback:From seed to bloom, a year of growing and designing with seasonal flowers:2022 Hardback
Author: Proust, Milli
Year: 2022
Description: With 26 projects, 'From Seed to Bloom' is a modern and practical guide to growing and styling your own floral arrangements. Starting by tackling the principles of floristry from seed to bloom, Milli takes you through the seasons and explores the top plants to grow and how to style them. Each chapter spotlights the growing highlights of the season w
Paperback:Akira, Volume 5:2011:Graphic ed Paperback
Author: Otomo, Katsuhiro
Year: 2011
Description: From the flooded wasteland of rubble and anarchy that was Neo-Tokyo rises the Great Tokyo Empire, populated by a ragtag army of zealots and crazies who worship and fear Akira and his immensely powerful mad prime minister, Tetsuo. The world at large is not taking the threat lying down, and the military strength of the planet is massing to take on the empire, but will technology's most advanced weaponry be enough to destroy Akira? And are Tetsuo's rapidly growing paranormal abilities a potentially greater threat? Translated from the Japanese
Paperback:My Father's Words:2020 Paperback
Author: MacLachlan, Patricia
Year: 2020
Description: Patricia MacLachlan, beloved author of the Newbery Medal-winning Sarah, Plain and Tall, has crafted another lyrical and touching novel for young readers about finding hope after the loss of a loved one.

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