Through her incomparable work on screen, stage, record, radio, and television, Judy Garland earned renown as “The World’s Greatest Entertainer.” It was as a motion picture star though, that she first rose to international fame. From her feature film debut in 1936 through the aptly titled I Could Go on Singing in 1963, she lit up the screen with a magic uniquely hers—and dazzled world-wide audiences of all ages. Judy Garland starred in two dozen of the all-time classic movie musicals, among them
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I've wanted this for so long!-Walt Disney's Once Upon a Wintertime
First in a trilogy, Merry Hall is the account of the restoration of a house and garden in post-war England. Though Mr. Nichols's horticultural undertaking is serious, his writing is high-spirited, riotously funny, and, at times, deliciously malicious.
Imagine living in a country cottage in the year 1900. Your life would be completely unlike the way we live today. You'd be busy from dawn till dusk-doing chores, working in the garden, and going to a one-room schoolhouse. But even with all the work to be done, there'd still be time for fun. With exquisitely detailed illustrations and gently humorous text, Country Mouse Cottage brilliantly evokes a different way of life in a style that will entertain, charm, and inform. This is a book that yo
"I cannot think back to the time when I did not now George McCrie, nor can I remember my first meeting with him. He always maintained that I was in my bath one winter evening celebrating my first birthday with a couple of celluloid golf fish."
The Edwardian Age was perhaps the last age of innocence. It was a time when human beings were still recognized as more important than political theories. A time when government exhisted to serve the needs of their people. It was during this time that photography first showed signs of becoming a popular hobby. Thanks to the Edwardians' an astounding wealth of their photographic material exists today in both public and private collections. This album has 200 of the very best of these photos along
In this now classic biography, reissued in a new edition for the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth, Linda Lear offers the astonishing portrait of an extraordinary woman who gave us some of the most beloved children's books of all time. Potter found freedom from her conventional Victorian upbringing in the countryside. Nature inspired her imagination as an artist and scientific illustrator, but The Tale of Peter Rabbit brought her fame, financial success, and the promise of happiness wh
Home Place, Sussex, 1937. The English family at home ...For two unforgettable summers they gathered together, safe from the advancing storm clouds of war. In the heart of the Sussex countryside these were still sunlit days of childish games, lavish family meals and picnics on the beach. Three generations of the Cazalet family. Their relatives, their children and their servants - and the fascinating triangle of their affairs ...The Light Years is the first volume in The Cazalet Chronicles. The ne
The Cottage Book: The Undiscovered...
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The Cottage Book: The Undiscovered Country Diary of an Edwardian Statesman
The great Edwardian statesman Sir Edward Grey was a passionate naturalist, and co-founder of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Between 1895 and 1905 he made detailed nature notes at his cottage by a trout stream near Itchen Abbas in Hampshire. The text of his "Cottage Book" forms the basis for this beautiful book, alongside dozens of specially commissioned watercolours, contemporary photographs and woodcuts, and maps.