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Magic of Modern Metaphor: Walking with the Stars [NOOK Book]

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A collection of stories for teachers, trainers, parents and thinkers sharing ancient wisdom through a modern relationship between grandson and grandad. Warm, funny and inspiring stories to be read individually or as a whole story by adults or children.
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Magic of Modern Metaphor: Walking with the Stars

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Overview

A collection of stories for teachers, trainers, parents and thinkers sharing ancient wisdom through a modern relationship between grandson and grandad. Warm, funny and inspiring stories to be read individually or as a whole story by adults or children.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845904159
  • Publisher: Crown House Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/27/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Part I Introducing the Stories 1

Introduction 3

The Angel of the North 3

Ten methods for getting the most out of this book 5

Part II The Stories 9

1 Swapping allotments 11

2 Birds that flock together learn together 12

3 Who is your favourite" 13

4 Blowing up balloons 15

5 Paper knickers 16

6 A sting 18

7 Dragonfly, frogs and toads 19

8 Gandhi visits the allotment 21

9 Barking (1) 22

10 Barking (2) 23

11 Gooseberry fools 24

12 Inside out 25

13 Outside in 26

14 Hairstyle 27

15 Walking with Freddie Mercury 28

16 Too small to make a difference 30

17 Mosquito nets 31

18 Not carrots and sticks 32

19 Billie Jean King 33

20 Negative or positive thoughts" 34

21 Curiosity 35

22 The Beatles at the allotment 36

23 A light buffet 37

24 The white horse 38

25 Choices and abilities 40

26 Greasy Alan 42

27 Present 44

28 Walking with Paul Daniels 45

29 What do big girls talk about" 47

30 Travelling 48

31 Ghost story (1) 50

32 Richie Benaud 52

33 FA Cup final day 53

34 Leek sleepover 55

35 Ghost story (2) 57

36 Bruce Forsyth 58

37 A focus of attention 59

38 Real education 61

39 Mountain climbing 63

40 Doing the right thing 64

41 Alan Bennett's last meal 65

42 Bounty 66

43 Beer mats 67

44 Penalty shoot-out 69

45 Walking with David Attenborough 70

46 Walking through time 71

47 Barking (3) 73

48 Successive approximations 74

49 Grandma's rugs 75

50 Jack's favourite childhood toy 76

51 Perception is reality 77

52 Your hardest day's work 78

53 The Hoppings 80

54 Hatching time 82

55 Building a pigeon cree 83

56 The Merlin factor 87

57 Sunday tea 89

58 Tony Marbles 90

59 Victoria Beckham 91

60 My very last trip to Billy the barber's 92

61 The rules of whistling 93

62 Elvis and Marilyn 94

63 An interesting lift 95

64 Lisa 97

65 Jumble sale 98

66 Bazza the coach 99

67 Cigarettes and alcohol 100

68 Cheek to cheek 101

69 Bonty night 102

70 Answering Lisa 104

71 Rainbows 105

72 A night at the club 106

73 A holiday in Cyprus 108

74 Grandad's CV 110

75 Get knotted buns 111

76 Wedding day advice 112

77 Important details 114

78 Walking with cowboys 116

79 A new Sunday tea 117

80 Looking for the magic inside the familiar 118

81 Expert or donkey" 119

82 Values 120

83 High standards 121

84 Lost in IKEA 122

85 Blackberrying 123

86 Karate lessons 124

87 Driving home 125

88 Angel of the North 126

89 Like or love 128

90 Word power 130

91 Fight club 131

92 Switching it off and on 132

93 Walking with the Stars 133

94 The secret of a long life 135

95 Leaving a vacuum 136

96 Sign of the times 138

97 Vote Ant and Dec 139

98 Grandad's wild weekend with Madonna 140

Part III Interpreting the Stories 141

Possible interpretations and questions to accompany the stories 143

NLP and the stories 181

Ten useful assumptions to hold 181

Further reading 187

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