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Writing Japanese Katakana: An Introductory Japanese Language Workbook

by Jim Gleeson

This is an introductory guide and workbook to writing Japanese Katakana.

Anybody who is able to master English, with its irregular spellings and idiosyncratic pronunciations, is more than equipped to master written...


Tibetan Calligraphy: How to Write the Alphabet and More

by Sanje Elliott & Sarah Harding

In Tibetan Calligraphy, Sanje Elliott shows us how to capture the elegance and grace of Tibetan calligraphy without prior knowledge of either Tibetan language or calligraphy. This beautiful book includes many...


The Golden Thread: A History of Writing

by Ewan Clayton

From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and services in ancient Mesopotamia, to the sophisticated typographical resources available to the twenty-first-century users of desktop...


Pagan Portals - Runes

by Kylie Holmes

The Runes are a set of 24 symbols which are steeped in history, myths and legends. This book offers practical and accessible information for anyone to understand this ancient form of divination.


Ourselves: Why We Are Who We Are

by Frank Smith

This book delves into how we come to terms with ourselves, with other people, and with the world in general. It is about how we come to be what we are, and to think the way we do. It is a book about influences...


Alphabetter Juice

by Roy Blount, Jr.

Fresh-squeezed Lexicology, with Twists

No man of letters savors the ABC's, or serves them up, like language-loving humorist Roy Blount Jr. His glossary, from ad hominy to zizz, is hearty, full bodied, and out...


Intermediate Written Chinese Practice Essentials: Read and Write Mandarin Chinese As the Chinese Do (Downloadable Audio and Material Included)

by Cornelius C. Kubler & Jerling Guo Kubler

Learning to read and write Chinese requires lots of practice. This unique practice guide can be used with any Chinese textbook or on its own to enhance your proficiency in reading and writing Mandarin Chinese....


Japanese Kanji a Day Practice Pad Volume 1: Practice basic Japanese kanji and learn a year's worth of Japanese characters in just minutes a day.

by Richard S. Keirstead

"An easy and effective way of steadily building up your kanji."—Kenneth G. Henshall, A guide to Remembering Japanese Characters

This calendar–like practice pad allows you to effectively practice basic Japanese...


Chinese Character a Day Practice Pad Volume 1: Simplified Character Edition

by Philip Yungkin Lee

With A Chinese Character A Day you can master 365 essential Chinese characters in just minutes a day! Each sheet introduces a new character in bold, easy-to-read type, with pronunciation, meanings, stroke order,...


Tackle Reading

by Kathryn Starke

Tackle Reading is a resource that will motivate children, support parents, and inspire teachers and fellow educators to love literacy. This book contains stories written by NFL players, celebrities, and authors...


Alphabetical: How Every Letter Tells a Story

by Michael Rosen

How on Earth did we fix upon our twenty-six letters, what do they really mean, and how did we come to write them down in the first place? Michael Rosen takes you on an unforgettable adventure through the history...


The Golden Thread: A History of Writing

by Ewan Clayton

From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and services in ancient Mesopotamia, to the sophisticated typographical resources available to the twenty-first-century users of desktop...


Another Word a Day: An All-New Romp Through Some of the Most Unusual and Intriguing Words in English

by Anu Garg

A smorgasbord of surprising, obscure, and exotic words

In this delightful encore to the national bestseller A Word A Day, Anu Garg, the founder of the wildly popular A Word A Day Web site (wordsmith.org), presents...


Kana a Day Practice Pad: Practice basic Japanese hiragana and katakana and learn a year's worth of Japanese letters in just minutes a day.

by Richard S. Keirstead

Master hiragana and katakana in just minutes a day with Kana A-Day Practice Pad. Perfect for both beginners studying the Japanese language and those wishing to hone their kana writing skills, this pad introduces...


Tuttle Learning Japanese Kanji: (JLPT Levels N5 & N4) The Innovative Method for Learning the 500 Most Essential Japanese Kanji Characters

by Glen Nolan Grant & Ya-Wei Lin

This book enables you to easily recognize the 500 most essential Japanese Kanji—and to memorize their readings and meanings quickly and easily!

This book teaches an innovative new method to learn the basic...


Writing Japanese Hiragana: An Introductory Japanese Language Workbook: Learn and Practice The Japanese Alphabet

by Jim Gleeson

Put simply, practice is the most effective method of mastering written Japanese. The large, open format of Writing Japanese Hiragana invites the student to pick up a pencil and get started!

Two phonetic syllabaries,...


Tackle Reading

by Kathryn Starke

Tackle Reading is a resource that will motivate children, support parents, and inspire teachers and fellow educators to love literacy. This book contains stories written by NFL players, celebrities, and authors...


Chinese Characters Learning & Practice Book, Volume 5

by S. W. Well

A series of simple books that answers all your questions about the fascinating ancient Chinese characters from their correct Stroke sequences to proper Mandarin pronunciations, all with the help of their most...


Chinese Characters Learning & Practice Book, Volume 4

by S. W. Well

A series of simple books that answers all your questions about the fascinating ancient Chinese characters from their correct Stroke sequences to proper Mandarin pronunciations, all with the help of their most...


Chinese Characters Learning & Practice Book, Volume 3

by S. W. Well

A series of simple books that answers all your questions about the fascinating ancient Chinese characters from their correct Stroke sequences to proper Mandarin pronunciations, all with the help of their most...