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Don Quixote [Complete & Illustrated] By Miguel De Cervantes & John Ormsby
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Overview: This novel beautifully illustrated by Gustave Doré, follows the adventures of Alonso Quijano, a hidalgo who reads so many chivalric novels, that he decides to set out to revive... More > chivalry under the name of Don Quixote. He recruits a simple farmer, Sancho Panza, as his squire, who frequently deals with Don Quixote's rhetorical orations on antiquated knighthood with a unique, earthy wit. He is met by the world as it is, initiating themes like intertextuality, realism, metatheatre and literary representation. This book contains whole parts of Published originaly in two volumes a decade apart, in 1605 and 1615, Don Quixote is considered the most influential work of literature from the Spanish Golden Age and the entire Spanish literary canon. As a founding work of modern Western literature, and one of the earliest canonical novels, it regularly appears high on lists of the greatest works of fiction ever.. published.In a 2002 list, Don Quixote was cited as the "best literary work ever written".< Less
The Goldilocks Game (UK Edition) By Peter Strongbear
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Beautiful Russian tennis champ, Tania Likamolova is the golden girl of the game… until one day, the game changes and her “just-right” life is turned upside down. Forced into a... More > world of spies, and codenamed ‘Goldilocks’ by secret intelligence agency ‘IRIS’, can the sexy tennis ace work alongside cynical IRIS agent Jonah Bull? Can she outwit Russian agents ‘RISK’ and kinky assassins ‘Snow White’ and ‘Rose Red’? And can she keep her innocence and grow into a responsible young woman, in her quest to stop mysterious organisation ‘The Three Bears’ from creating a global bear market - a Byzantine plot that takes her from New York through Russia, China and the heart of Siberia and threatens to plunge the entire world into financial despair? Set one minute into the future, The Goldilocks Game features an unlikely heroine forced to rise to the odds. Both action-packed and romantic, it is a spy-adventure-techno thriller, a coming-of-age story, and a modern fairy tale with a twist.< Less
The Goldilocks Game (Special Edition) By Peter Strongbear
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Beautiful Russian tennis champ, Tania Likamolova is the golden girl of the game… until one day, the game changes and her “just-right” life is turned upside down. Forced into a... More > world of spies, and codenamed ‘Goldilocks’ by secret intelligence agency ‘IRIS’, can the sexy tennis ace work alongside cynical IRIS agent Jonah Bull? Can she outwit Russian agents ‘RISK’ and kinky assassins ‘Snow White’ and ‘Rose Red’? And can she keep her innocence and grow into a responsible young woman, in her quest to stop mysterious organisation ‘The Three Bears’ from creating a global bear market - a Byzantine plot that takes her from New York through Russia, China and the heart of Siberia and threatens to plunge the entire world into financial despair? Set one minute into the future, The Goldilocks Game features an unlikely heroine forced to rise to the odds. Both action-packed and romantic, it is a spy-adventure-techno thriller, a coming-of-age story, and a modern fairy tale with a twist.< Less
Forbidden Fruit By Anonymous
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How well I remember my early days, almost to babyhood when it was always the care of my beautiful mother to bath me herself every day; there was also Mary my nursemaid, but when Mamma had to be away... More > at any time the supervision of my bath was delegated to her sister. Auntie Gertie, a pretty girl of sixteen or seventeen. Till six or seven years of age I slept in a cot in my parents' own bed-room. Papa was a very dark fine handsome man, Mamma equally so, or much more beautiful to me, had lovely golden hair and deep blue eyes full of love for me in every glance. I can just remember one day when Mary and Auntie Gertie were giving me my bath, I thought they were looking at my little spout, as I said saucily: "What are you looking at, Papa has got such a big one." Amongst the tricks I used to play on my nurse was one of suddenly running up to her and raising her skirts in fun, so one day when Mamma was bathing me, I suddenly said, "Mamma dear, Mary has such a lot of hair at the bottom of her belly;"< Less
Guide to Dealing and Caring for Elderly By Julian C. Arhire
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Finally! You Can Now Have Instant Access To An All-In-One Eldercare Guide To Help You Deal With Your Ageing Parents! Learn Some Highly Effective Tips To Make Your Elders Feel Special, Without... More > Stressing Yourself Out Or Sacrificing Your Health…And Truly Feel Good About It From Within! These Are Some Of The Tips You Will Find In The Book: -A Caregiver's Guide To Coping With Stress -Caring For The Elderly: Working With Their Money -Coping With Unreasonable Behaviour When Caring For The Elderly -Going To A Better Place -Listening To Your Parents Even Now -Managing Your Senior Citizen’s Medications -Quality Of Life For Your Senior Citizen -Taking Care Of Yourself Is Part Of The Job -The Golden Rule Of Caring For The Elderly Revealed! -The Basics Of Personal Hygiene For The Elderly -4 Most Common Ailments Affecting The Elderly -Administering Wound Care And First-Aid To The Elderly -Rebuilding Self Esteem Among The Elderly -Safeguarding The Health Of The Elderly -And Much More< Less
Bedtime Stories for the Adventurer By Cristina Caudle
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Come along on four adventures. Release your imagination with these four short stories for all ages. In the first adventure four orphans discover a map that leads them on an adventure of their... More > lives to find a golden skull hidden in the tropical jungle of Africa. Will they all be able to survive the plane crash into the cold dark blue ocean? Can they navigate the mighty Nile River, only to be captured by an ancient Aztec Mummy? The next story tests the boundaries of friendships. Can a friendship still exist when one friend is not alive? The adventure story takes place 2000 years ago with a young slave building a pyramid in the hot arid desert. She escapes back to her homeland only to discover nothing is the same. The last short story begins with a roar of cannon fire, three strangers are thrown together in life; escape off a side of a pirate ship, only to be washed ashore on a island. Are they alone? Will the Devil Pirate find them before they find the stolen treasure ripped from Alan’s father?< Less
The Mad Tea Party and Other Festival Skits By Alan Lance Andersen
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The Mad Tea Party and Other Festival Skits offers schools and small theatre groups an opportunity to stage short humorous scripts that have been produced at Renaissance Faires and street festivals... More > around Iowa and the Midwest. Alice in Wonderland was written for British readers in the 19th Century, and there are a number of things that modern Americans need to know if they are to capture the book’s full wit and flavour. In The Mad Tea Party, author Lewis Carroll attempts to remedy the problem by inviting the fictional Alice and some of her mad friends from Wonderland to re-create the notorious tea party while he attempts to explain a few of his little inside jokes -- with unexpected results when his own characters don’t exactly go along with the plan. Oliver’s Birthday Picnic brings to the festival stage a number of beloved characters from the Golden Age of Comedy, including Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy; Barcelona is an offbeat medieval adaptation of the old Vaudeville favorite "Slowly I Turned."< Less
The Mad Tea Party and Other Festival Skits By Alan Lance Andersen
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The Mad Tea Party and Other Festival Skits offers schools and small theatre groups an opportunity to stage short humorous scripts that have been produced at Renaissance Faires and street festivals... More > around Iowa and the Midwest. Alice in Wonderland was written for British readers in the 19th Century, and there are a number of things that modern Americans need to know if they are to capture the book’s full wit and flavour. In The Mad Tea Party, author Lewis Carroll attempts to remedy the problem by inviting the fictional Alice and some of her mad friends from Wonderland to re-create the notorious tea party while he attempts to explain a few of his little inside jokes -- with unexpected results when his own characters don’t exactly go along with the plan. Oliver’s Birthday Picnic brings to the festival stage a number of beloved characters from the Golden Age of Comedy, including Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy; Barcelona is an offbeat medieval adaptation of the old Vaudeville favorite "Slowly I Turned."< Less
Bedtime Stories for the Adventurer By Cristina Caudle
eBook (ePub): $5.00
Come along on four adventures. Release your imagination with these four short stories for all ages. In the first adventure four orphans discover a map that leads them on an adventure of their... More > lives to find a golden skull hidden in the tropical jungle of Africa. Will they all be able to survive the plane crash into the cold dark blue ocean? Can they navigate the mighty Nile River, only to be captured by an ancient Aztec Mummy? The next story tests the boundaries of friendships. Can a friendship still exist when one friend is not alive? The adventure story takes place 2000 years ago with a young slave building a pyramid in the hot arid desert. She escapes back to her homeland only to discover nothing is the same. The last short story begins with a roar of cannon fire, three strangers are thrown together in life; escape off a side of a pirate ship, only to be washed ashore on a island. Are they alone? Will the Devil Pirate find them before they find the stolen treasure ripped from Alan's father?< Less
George Kearton’s The Collectors Guide to Plastic Toy Soldiers 1947-1987 Revised Edition By John Curry & George Kearton
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The Collector’s Guide to Plastic Toy Soldiers, 1947-87 was the first-ever book to illustrate the tremendous range and scope of plastic toy soldiers from across the World. Published in 1987 in a... More > limited edition of just 1,000 signed copies it sold out very quickly and, since then, has become a “Holy Grail” publication for collectors. Twenty five years later it remains the only single-volume study of plastic toy soldiers from “The Golden Age” . This newly-scanned reprint includes the whole of the original book; an article by George Kearton written for “Plastic Warrior” magazine several years ago, a new introduction by him and an extract from “Old Toy Soldier Newsletter” with details of his Toy Soldier Museum in Lancashire which was open from 1983 to 1986. Also included is: early example of George Kearton’s mail order listings, reminiscences of collecting plastic toy soldiers before the Internet and toy soldier shows specially written by Peter Cole, co-founder toy soldier makers “Replicants”.< Less

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