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Lucy and the Magic Loom

Author : Alice Downes
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Meet Lucy—twelve years old, missing her best friend, and just waiting for an adventure to come her way. When Lucy discovers a mysterious package at her front door, she’s certain it’s meant for her. Never mind to whom it’s addressed. She unties the green string and tears open the simple brown paper to reveal a loom—a golden magic loom. The magic loom leads her to a dusty bookcase and through a secret passageway, into an enchanted world. This new world is filled with fantastic creatures, castles, and vast, colorful landscapes. Lucy quickly encounters several challenges that she can only overcome with the help of her loom. She’ll need to build a bridge, distract a giant beast, fly above an entire forest, and rescue a girl trapped in a castle. Lucy will have to use her imagination and a lot of creativity to come up with solutions that will work. She must focus on her mission and never give up, even when things seem impossible. This story rewards kindness and generosity, and emphasizes the importance of friendship and helping others. And for any young reader who loves the Rainbow Loom, this is a story to get them excited about reading, too! Discover a new adventure series with Rainbow Looms! Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers—picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Lucy and the Magic Loom The Daring Rescue

Author : Madeline Downest
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Alyssa spent the summer in London with Lucy, best friends united at last! But only hours before she’s set to return to America, Alyssa is nowhere to be found. And neither is the magic loom. Alyssa has run off to the magic world beyond the bookshelf, and Lucy is going to have to follow. In the magic world, Lucy traces a path Alyssa has left behind until she arrives at the tallest tower of a castle. Alyssa is locked in and has been taken prisoner of an evil king! The tower is filled with toys and games to entertain her, but she’s scared she’ll never see her friends or family again. It’s up to Lucy to come to her rescue! Lucy tries many different ways to rescue Alyssa, but the king expertly thwarts all her best efforts. But when things get serious and Lucy is stuck in one of the king’s booby traps, he comes to her rescue. Maybe things are not all as they appear. This fun adventure story is about trying to find the best in people and learning that the world isn’t always black and white and things aren’t always as they seem. This story has a happy ending, and readers will delight in another adventure with Lucy and her magic loom. Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers—picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

The Magic Loom

Author : Heather McClelland
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In 'The Magic Loom' the author, Heather McClelland, invites adults who survived trauma in their childhood to become more aware of their sensations. She helps them interweave the narratives and wisdom of both body and mind as they safely explore and make meaning of the past and put it behind them. This is a text for therapists primarily, teaching with metaphor and case-study. Therapists will discover why and how weaving the body and mind together in interpersonal narrative style conversations meets the needs that contemporary scientific research is uncovering. It is the author's hope that survivors themselves may find they can identify with the stories of trauma recovery as they unfold and engage with the Magic Loom's conversational style and translation of the languages of therapy and of science. Neuroscientists inform us that unresolved aspects of early trauma become hidden within a person's somatic memory (van der Kolk, 2006). Memories are not cognitively or narratively retrievable because at the time of the original trauma, the hormonal impacts on the traumatised child's brain prevented vital neural signals from reaching the brain's higher, sense-making parts (Perry, 1997; van der Kolk, 2006). The trauma is remembered, not by her rational mind but by her body. Raising a person's awareness of her body means that key threads can be woven together with the full range of narrative therapy approaches that enable her to explore what her mind presents. The body-focused narrative therapist is learning to listen to an added voice and a different suite of narratives. She is helping to make explicit and visible to the survivor what has long remained implicit and hidden. It's as if the person's body gives her back her voice and her mind. Body-focused narrative therapy owes its transformative power to the synthesis of a range of somatic and narrative approaches.

Loom Magic Charms

Author : Becky Thomas
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Rainbow Looms have taken the world by storm! With projects of every variety, from bracelets, rings, and necklaces, to sports fan memorabilia, to cute little critters, there is a fun creation for every loomer out there. As loomers get more skilled, they are looking to go beyond bracelets—and charms are where it’s at! These little decorations can adorn bracelets, necklaces, or even shoelaces and zippers. And each project only needs one loom! This book will offer twenty-five original designs for all kinds of charms to make with Rainbow Looms, including: T-Rex Top hat Monkey Sunflower Dollar sign Apple Treble Clef Banana Fox Owl Flip flops Rocket Dolphin Tulip Lock and Key Sunglasses And many more! Tired of the same old projects? Loom Magic Charms! will help you add that extra something to your Rainbow Loom designs!

Loom Magic

Author : John McCann
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An unofficial guide to awesome never-before-seen loom band projects. Like Minecraft, this craze is sweeping through the playgrounds, with millions of views of the Youtube instructional videos. These books are full of awesome designs that are quick and easy to make, perfect for any loom bands fan.

The Big Book of Loom Magic

Author : John McCann
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Rainbow Loom Magic

Author : Julie Bergeron
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Are you a beginner rainbow loomer and you are looking for some awesome patterns to get started with? Rainbow loom provides an attractive package of tiny rubber bands, looms and clips that can be used to make bracelets, rings and chains of different designs and patterns. These colorful ornaments look trendy and stylish. These fancy bands and chains are quite popular among kids and teenagers. Rainbow loom also provides an interactive guide that contains instructions on how to make ornaments using Rainbow products. This guide can help even a child in learning the skills of making colorful rings and chains using Rainbow bands. In this review we will be looking into 10 stylish designs that can be used to make trendy bracelets, rings and chains. You can wear these ornaments along with casuals on special occasions like birthday bashes and picnics.

Loom Magic Xtreme

Author : John McCann
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From the authors of the instant bestseller Loom Magic! comes a second amazing project book with twenty-five totally new and extreme designs! Rainbow Looms are taking the world by storm, with devotees of all ages accessorizing their wrists, backpacks, and rooms with fun and creative projects. These super imaginative, out-of-this-world projects will take your rubber band loom projects to the next level. Here are kid-tested step-by-step instructions and bright color photographs to show you how to make the coolest rubber band projects out there, including: Twisty headband Bouquet of flowers Octopus Decorated ponytail holder Fashion jewelry stand Glow-in-the-dark stars Zipper decoration Hockey stick Bloodshot eyeballs Black bat And many more!

Loom Magic Creatures

Author : Becky Thomas
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From the authors of bestselling titles Loom Magic! and Loom Magic Xtreme! comes Loom Magic Creatures!: 25 Awesome Animals and Mythical Beings for a Rainbow of Critters. According to the New York Times, Rainbow Looms are the hottest trend on the market, and it is continuously growing in popularity. New and crazy designs are being created every day, and now you can astound all of your friends with these fun and wacky critters, including: Medusa Butterfly Penguin Crab Dog Bunny Spider Pig Gingerbread man Parrot Dragon Princess Santa Robot Cat And many more! This collection of never-before-seen projects will have all of your friends begging for your Rainbow Loom secrets!

The Magnificent Showboats

Author : Jack Vance
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The Magnificent Showboats follows the farcical adventures of Apollon Zamp, owner of the showboat Miraldra's Enchantment, and his troupe of acrobats, magicians and actors. Zamp is invited by the King of Soyvanesse to travel up the river Vissel to the distant city of Mornune, there to participate in a contest. A rich prize awaits the showboat captain who stages the most spectacular performance and succeeds in entertaining the king.

Pin Loom Weaving

Author : Margaret Stump
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Tiny palm-sized pin looms are making a comeback. Here is the perfect book to get started with this intriguing weaving technique.

Luna the Loom Band Fairy

Author : Daisy Meadows
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Get ready for an exciting fairy adventure with the no. 1 bestselling series for girls aged 5 and up. Luna the Loom Band Fairy makes sure everyone has lots of fun creating fabulous loom band arts and crafts. But when naughty Jack Frost steals her magical sparkling golden loom, all the creations start to go wrong! Can Rachel and Kirsty get it back and help save the day for loom band fans everywhere? 'These stories are magic; they turn children into readers!' If you like Rainbow Magic, check out Daisy Meadows' other series: Magic Animal Friends and Unicorn Magic!

The Magical Life of Berber Women in Kabylia

Author : Makilam
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Kabyle women from Algeria were believed to have been relegated to a role, subjugated by dominant males, in which they were confined to reproduction, nature, and their sensibilities. The weaknesses created by this inequality were thought to be compensated for by their living inconspicuous lives practicing magic, especially in love. Makilam rejects these preconceived ideas and demonstrates that women’s magic was expressed in every domain of their daily lives: pottery making, food provision/preparation, and weaving. In fact, the traditional Kabyle society was incapable of functioning without women, who ensured its material and spiritual unity.

Penelope s Loom

Author : Dorothy Walters
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This book contains poems devoted to the task of turning matter into spirit (Louise Nevelson). They explore the many avenues in which such alchemy takes place. Through art, sculpture, photography, science, nature and other modes, magical transformation can occur, and poetry itself becomes the alchemical vessel revealing these many approaches by which the mundane rises to the level of the transcendent. Her earlier books were clearly marked as inspired by Rumi and other writers from the ancient spiritual tradition, both in subject and style. These poems, though not so obviously spiritual in nature, reach out to include the many contemporary realms in which the sacred and secular fuse, divine and human merge, and the whole becomes one dazzling vision of that we call reality. Praise for Dorothy s writing: Dorothy s words are like radiant sparks emerging from the darkness, birthed by the womb of the universe Herself, and always pointing back to their Source. (Lawrence Edwards, Ph. D., author, The Soul s Journey and Awakening Kundalini. )

The Magic of Doubleweave

Author : Madelyn Van der Hoogt
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Loom-controlled doubleweave is explored in depth in this handbook of out-of-print articles from textile innovators Weaver's and Prairie Wool Companion. Detailed instructions and gorgeous photographs illustrate how to design and weave 30 different projects including placemats, coverlets, jackets, bags, wall hangings, and throws using four- to sixteen-shaft looms. Instructions on the various ways to produce multiple layers with a loom—block-double weaves, stitched double cloths, and double-layered color effects—are provided alongside basic and intermediate-level drafting illustrations.

The Loom of God

Author : Clifford A. Pickover
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Previous ed. published in 1997 under the title: The loom of God: mathematical tapestries at the edge of time, by Plenum Press.

The Magic of Linen

Author : Linda Heinrich
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Power of the Witch

Author : Laurie Cabot
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The earth, the moon, and the magical path to enlightenment. Written by a practicing witch who conducts classes and seminars on witchcraft—the oldest Western religion, a means of power and enlightenment, and a healing art. “Laurie Cabot has written a fascinating account of a beautiful and sadly misunderstood religion, witchcraft. She has with her life and work done a great deal to legitimize this ancient pagan form of worship. I am among the ecumenical Christians who have discovered the truth about witchcraft, that it is neither demonic nor evil. Power of the Witch is a marvelous introduction to the magical and highly ethical world of wicca.”—Whitley Strieber

Another Reason

Author : Assistant Professor of History Gyan Prakash
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He reveals how science served simultaneously as an instrument of empire and as a symbol of liberty, progress, and universal reason - and how, in playing these dramatically different roles, it was crucial to the emergence of the modern nation."--BOOK JACKET.

The Emperor s Body

Author : Marvyne Jenoff
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In poetic language at once luminous and disturbing, The Emperor's Body presents thirteen fresh takes on old tales. In these pages fairy tales and rhymes come to life again in surprising ways, subtly and forever changed.