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Tales from the New River - Cockney Sparrow Corner By Tommy Kearney
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Tasmin a young married blue tit is about to become a mother. When a man puts up a sign near to their home next to the stinging nettle bush. Tasmin has a feeling that her nest and the future of the... More > New River is under threat. As blue tits can't read their friend Cora Coo, a wood pigeon suggests they ask the cemetery owl for help as everyone knows that owls are wise and all wise beings must be able to read. Terry, Tasmin's husband is reluctant to go and talk to the owl, as he has never left the New River and all songbirds know that owls have a taste for small birds. Will the Cemetery Owl help them? Or will the fate of the New River rest in the hands of a much smaller bird?< Less
End Of Normal By SC Arscott
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Sixteen-year-old Olivia Richards’ last day of normal is just that, normal. She worries about impressing Sawyer Rising, the hottest guy in school, and argues with her mother. Everything seems... More > fine except for that strange, glowing plant in the yard and her dad lying to her and deaf twin brother Charlie, which is the weirdest thing of all because their parents do not lie to them. Ever. Normal ends as lights shoot out of the sky and turn into stinging drones, killing their parents. As he lay dying, their father gives them cryptic clues about coordinates and begs forgiveness before insisting they leave. The twins join forces with Olivia’s boyfriend Adam, her best friend Clara, and heartthrob Sawyer. Together they go in search of answers only to find conspiracy, death, and an awful truth about their families.< Less
Fairy Book (Illustrated) By Sophie May
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While Prudy was in Indiana visiting the Cliffords, and in the midst of her trials with mosquitoes, she said one day,— “I wouldn’t cry, Aunt ’Ria, only my heart’s... More > breaking. The very next person that ever dies, I wish they’d ask God to please stop sending these awful skeeters. I can’t bear ’em any longer, now, certainly.” There was a look of utter despair on Prudy’s disfigured face. Bitter tears were trickling from the two white puff-balls which had been her eyes; her forehead and cheeks were of a flaming pink, broken into little snow-drifts full of stings: she looked as if she had just been rescued from an angry beehive.< Less
BumbleBee Yourself! By Ahreek Marshall
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In this delightfully sweet yet wise tale, a lovestruck little bumblebee has beecome seriously smitten with a beautiful flower. Fearing that this fantastically far-out feminine flower will not be... More > interested in him as he is, he makes the desperate decision to change himself into a completely different creature! Yet upon doing so and approaching her, he soon comes to the stinging realization that it is the thing he's transformed himself into that she's unimpressed with...for her heart had already been stolen...by the genuine bee that he was beefore! This perfectly poignant parable of self-love and acceptance is a timely reminder, in this day and age of distorted expectations and perceptions of what constitutes beauty and success, for children to simply bee themselves! This edition of BumbleBee Yourself! includes a bonus 'Write Your Own Story" section, so children can express their own creativity.< Less
The Adventures of Three Little Sea Horses By Margot Anderson
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The Adventures of Three Little Sea Horses is a story about a family of sea horses who live on a reef in the warm waters of the Caribbean.The children sea horses, Greta, Bridget and Dash, are very... More > mischievous and get themselves into all kinds of trouble. The sea horses meet many interesting creatures in the sea. Besides Leo the sea lion, whom they learn to love, there is Oliver the Octapus, Sally the sting ray, Stanley the shark, and Barrie the baracuda. And Peter and Pauline, the twin parrot fish. The parents of the little sea horses are memorable characters themselves. This story uses sea horses to depict family life. It could occur in any setting. Because the Caribbean is some what unknown to a lot of children, the setting adds a different color and texture to all children’s imagination.< Less
The Adventures of Three Little Sea Horses By Margot Anderson
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The Adventures of Three Little Sea Horses is a story about a family of sea horses who live on a reef in the warm waters of the Caribbean.The children sea horses, Greta, Bridget and Dash, are very... More > mischievous and get themselves into all kinds of trouble. The sea horses meet many interesting creatures in the sea. Besides Leo the sea lion, whom they learn to love, there is Oliver the Octapus, Sally the sting ray, Stanley the shark, and Barrie the baracuda. And Peter and Pauline, the twin parrot fish. The parents of the little sea horses are memorable characters themselves. This story uses sea horses to depict family life. It could occur in any setting. Because the Caribbean is some what unknown to a lot of children, the setting adds a different color and texture to all children’s imagination.< Less
Silver Fang At Hedgefield Farm By Linda H. Strachan
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Silver Fang At Hedgefield Farm Just before they go on holiday for Easter, Robbie and Jade’s school gets broken into and dangerous chemicals are stolen. Putting it behind them they set off for... More > their aunt and uncle’s farm where they are going to stay for a few weeks. While there they soon get involved in the farm life they love. Nasty rashes and poisoned fields put a damper on their holiday but old Uncle Forgie soon has them in stitches with his rude and embarrassing stories about what he used to get up to when he was a lad and the effects of his infamous ‘Tipple’ – not for the faint hearted! Before long the unsuspecting children soon become involved in the dangerous world of explosives and deceit. They uncover evidence that could send a gang of vicious thugs to their deserved fate except that the thugs have no intention of ever being caught. Kidnappings and dognappings lead the way to a frenzied chase with a sting in the tail. This is one holiday the children will never forget.< Less
An Unwise Decision By Tracie Loveless Hill
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On top of the world with a great job as a nurse at a local hospital, Dahlia Wiseman enjoyed her single life and her accomplishments her job afforded her until the death of her father and meeting... More > Willis Jackson inevitably changed her life. Three short years found Dahlia homeless and on drugs after losing the beautiful home she worked so hard for, along with her car and finally her job, but most importantly, the relationships she shared with her beloved sisters. Ultimately imprisoned, Dahlia’s eight-year sting gives her plenty of time to reflect on her past mistakes and she vows to make amends. When it is all said and done, will Dahlia’s decisions and life reflect life lessons learned and make a way for a renewed lease on life and the blessings of God?< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde's story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is one of his most popular works. Written in Wilde's characteristically dazzling manner, full of... More > stinging epigrams and shrewd observations, the tale of Dorian Gray's moral disintegration caused something of a scandal when it first appeared in 1890. Wilde was attacked for his decadence and corrupting influence, and a few years later the book and the aesthetic/moral dilemma it presented became issues in the trials occasioned by Wilde's homosexual liaisons, trials that resulted in his imprisonment. Of the book's value as autobiography, Wilde noted in a letter, "Basil Hallward is what I think I am: Lord Henry what the world thinks me: Dorian what I would like to be--in other ages, perhaps."< Less
Un-Natural History, or Myths of Ancient Science By Edmund Goldsmid
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A cryptozoological classic from Ulwencreutz Media. This book was originally privately published in 1886 in Edinburgh. In this publication, Goldsmid brought together rare treatises written in the... More > 1600's which discussed strange and mythical creatures. These fascinating works attempted to separate fact from fiction. While we may not today reach the same conclusions, they provide us with a rare glimpse into the minds of those early scholars who were struggling to understand the world around them. The treatises were written by George Caspard Kirchmayer (On the Basilisk; On the Unicorn; On the Phoenix; On the Behemoth; the Leviathan; On the Dragon; On the Spider), Hermann Grübe (On the Sting of the Tarantula), and Isaac Schoockius (On Chameleons; On Bears licking their Offspring into perfect Shape; On Satyrs, Mermaids, Men with Tails, etc.).< Less

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