Clydesdale





Clydesdale

Horse - Horse Breed - Draft Horse - Laying Horse

The Lipizzaners - Manor - Quarter Horse - Whirlaway






1-2-3 Draw Horses

RRP $18.99

Click on the Google Preview image above to read some pages of this book!

Please note: this is a black and white print-on-demand edition. All the original color images can be seen on our web site: 123draw.com/color From draft to dressage, young artists will find the horse of their dreams in Freddie Levin's 1-2-3 Draw Horses. Following clear, step-by-step instructions, drawings start with simple shapes and lines and end in full color, guaranteeing hours of fun - and some great drawings!


Horses In Action!

RRP $14.99

Click on the Google Preview image above to read some pages of this book!

In many children's hearts, there is no animal more beautiful than a horse. Horses are wonderful, affectionate companions, exciting to ride and fun to care for and groom. But horses are also very large, powerful animals. Their power, combined with their gentle ways, is the secret of their appeal to the kids who love them.

Horses in Action! offers 30 full-color, pull-out posters of horses captured in images of muscular grace and might. Children will be transfixed by the spirit and energy caught in each poster. Thoroughbreds thunder down the home stretch, reaching for the finish line. Olympic athletes soar over jumps. Massive draft horses strain to pull twice their weight in competition. Hardworking quarter horses deftly maneuver steer. Wild stallions battle furiously over mares. The horse power is awe-inspiring.

Before hanging the posters, kids can learn the story behind every photograph. Text printed on the back of each poster identifies the breed and describes the action. These are horses that children will love having in their rooms!


Legislative Drafter's Deskbook

RRP $381.99

Click on the Google Preview image above to read some pages of this book!

The Legislative Drafter's Deskbook offers practical advice and insight for those engaged in legislative drafting, those more interested in policy than drafting itself, or those interested in reading and interpreting the law. This book explains why laws are drafted the way they are. Legislative drafting is - to the extent it is writing at all - the form of writing used for legislative measures, a category that covers original bills and resolutions as well as amendments. Ultimately, legislative drafting is the form of writing used for enacted law. The focus of this book is on legislative drafting for the Congress of the United States, but many, if not most, of the principles described here apply just as well to drafting for other legislatures. As forms of writing go, drafting is not freewheeling like poetry, nor showy like rhetoric, nor personal like a novel. Drafting is disciplined, rigorous, and analytical. Done well, drafting can also be creative, elegant, and clever. (Unfortunately, drafting is not always done well.) The purpose of this book is to provide practical advice on drafting to anyone who does, or may, engage in drafting, and indirectly to provide insight into the drafting process to other interested people. For example, this book is for people who are more interested in policy than in drafting, but want to understand why drafters operate the way they do. It is also for people who are more interested in reading and interpreting the law than in drafting, but want to understand why laws are drafted the way they are. It is hoped that this book will be accessible to beginners while remaining valuable to veterans. The traditional method of training drafters is to train them on the job; the consensus is that drafting is best learned holistically, on a case-by-case basis. For that reason this book is best used as a resource, not a course. It is a supplement to, not a substitute for, the learning that comes from experience. The author designed this book to answer the variety of questions about drafting that arise daily in the work of individuals with a professional interest in how bills, resolutions, and laws are drafted. The approach used here is pragmatic: You will find no linguistic theories or esoteric conundrums discussed here. What you will find is solid advice for everyday drafting projects. "A masterful work. It is comprehensive and exceptionally well written. It is an essential tool for anyone who drafts legislation or interprets the law." -- William K. Suter, Clerk of the United States Supreme Court "An essential and indispensable book, both as a reference work and as a thorough introduction to Federal legislative drafting." -- Frank Burk, Legislative Counsel of the United States Senate 1991-1998 "The succinct and thorough assessment of good legislative drafting techniques provides a set of 'best practices' for drafters at all levels of government." -- Elizabeth Garrett, Sydney M. Irmas Professor of Public Interest Law, University of Southern California "State legislative drafters will also greatly appreciate this work." -- Bruce Feustel, Senior Fellow, NCSL Summary of Contents 1. Being a Drafter 2. Understanding How Laws Are Made 3. Considering the Courts: Statutory Interpretation 4. Thinking Through the Policy 5. Choosing the Right Measure 6. Writing Effectively 7. Organizing and Arranging 8. Using the Right Style 9. Affecting and Amending Other Laws 10. Working in, and Working with, the Executive Branch Appendices Back of the Book Table of Cases Table of Constitutional Provisions Table of Statutes at Large Table of Public Laws Table of U.S. Code Sections Index Complete Table of Contents online at www.LegislativeDraftersDeskbook.com


The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse

RRP $16.99

Click on the Google Preview image above to read some pages of this book!

This is Eric Carle's wonderful new book, "The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse". "I am an artist..." begins Eric Carle's vibrant tribute to the creative life. And just like an imaginative child, this is one artist who paints the world as he sees it - a red crocodile, an orange elephant, a purple fox, a black polar bear (!) and a wonderful polka-dotted donkey.

Filled with some of the most magnificently colourful animals of Eric Carle's career, this is a book that celebrates imagination and the artist within us all. Inspired by the work of the great Expressionist painter Franz Marc, a founder of the artists' group known as Der Blaue Reiter ("The Blue Rider"), who famously used abstract blue horses in his paintings. Marc's vibrantly colourful paintings influenced generations of artists, and fired the imaginations of children's book artists far and wide. Examples of Marc's paintings and a short biography are included at the end of the book.

About the Author

Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of books for very young children. He was born in New York, but spent his early life in Germany.

He returned to the States in his early twenties and worked as a graphic designer and an art director before he began creating children's books. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Barbara. The Carles opened The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Massachusetts in 2002.



Search

Clydesdale Articles

Horse Horse Breed Draft Horse Laying Horse
The Lipizzaners Manor Quarter Horse Whirlaway

Clydesdale Books

Horse Horse Breed Draft Horse Laying Horse
The Lipizzaners Manor Quarter Horse Whirlaway

Clydesdale