At first Carole, who has always wanted a sister, is delighted when Marie, the daughter of her father´s girlfriend, comes to stay, but when Marie gets all the attention Carole grows jealous, and the Saddle Club tries to help.
Some students will drive even the best-intentioned teachers to the breaking point. Ingrid is one of those students. The Lesson is a nuanced portrait of the struggle between two wills, crackling with psychological tension and simmering with emotion.
In this reissued version of a beloved classic, a boy venturing through a forest on his way to a tuba lesson finds himself giving a concert to an unexpected audience of woodland creatures. But when a huge bear shows up and roars forth his own notes, will music be able to soothe even the most savage of beasts? Light on words but heavy on fun, Tuba Lessons is an unforgettable celebration of music and friendship.
Vladimir Popov is a distinguished Russian chess coach who has guided his two most celebrated pupils, the Kosintseva sisters, into the Top 10 of womens chess. In Chess Lessons Popov shares his secrets of chess improvement. Chess is of course a complex game, but Popov has the ability as a coach and author to offer clear principles to help the reader achieve a deeper understanding of chess. Popov also offers many instructive and entertaining chess exercises for the reader to solve.
Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.