Matilda of Scotland

Author: Lois L. Huneycutt

Publisher: Boydell Press

ISBN: 9780851159942

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 207

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A study of Matilda of Scotland (wife to Henry I) and the political acumen and personal skills she brought to the role of queen.

Modelling the Matilda Infantry Tank

Author: Mark Bannerman

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1780969902

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 3209

The Matilda tank saw action in almost all theatres of World War II, from Europe to the Pacific. Born in the interwar years, and developed with numerous modifications following combat testing, the Matilda is perhaps most famous for its role in the desert campaigns of 1940-41, thus acquiring its nickname 'Queen of the Desert'. This book provides a detailed guide to modelling the Matilda tank across a variety of types, colour schemes and scales, and features excellent reference photos. Using clearly explained techniques and methods, and featuring the work of several top modellers, this step-by-step guide to building, finishing and displaying the Matilda in European, Western Desert and Australian service presents a creative and enagaging approach to modelling the 'Tilly'.

Matilda's Story

Author: Jacquelyn Hanson

Publisher: J & J Book Sales

ISBN: 9780963726544

Category: Fiction

Page: 654

View: 3851

"Matilda's Story is a biographical novel based on 30 years in the life of Matilda Randolph, a pioneer woman born in Illinois in 1836 who migrated with her family to Kansas in 1854. There she married and bore four children while the conflict raged around her. In 1864, as a young widow with three small children, she traversed the Oregon/California Trail to California. The book has been well-researched. Those who enjoy authentic tales of pioneer days will appreciate Matilda's Story."

Matilda's Masterpiece

Author: Mary Anderson

Publisher: Atheneum Books

ISBN: 9780689305658

Category: Art thefts

Page: 168

View: 6161

When she practically witnesses the theft of a valuable painting, twelve-year-old Mattie does her own detective work to trap the thief.

Aussie Humour and Slang

Author: Ian McKenzie

Publisher: Ian McKenzie


Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 172

View: 433

Australian humour can be black, dry, irreverent, ironic, and self-mocking. This humour is reflected in colloquial language used in Australia. This book is a collection of those colloquialisms with some explanations of their derivation and meaning. He has knagaroos loose in the top paddock - It's as dry as a dead dingo's donger - A stubbie short of a six-pack - As busy as a cat burying shit - Mad as a cut snake.