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Grace and Winkle By Misha Wright
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Grace and Winkle are the best of friends. Everything is going well until Holly moves in next door. Suddenly Winkle becomes Pinkie and is forced to choose between two friends. Can two friends become... More > three?< Less
The Wild Mind of the Winkle By Steven Paul Winkelstein
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The Wild Mind of the Winkle is a book of poetry for children. The poems represent shards of a rainbow, shattered across the globe of one's emotional spectrum. They are funny, happy, sad, confusing,... More > and engaging. Enjoy.< Less
Rip Van Winkle By Washington Irving
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Rip Van Winkle (1912) is a short story by the American author Washington Irving, best known his short stories "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle", as well as the... More > name of the story's fictional protagonist. Written while Irving was living in Birmingham, England, it was part of a collection entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon. Although the story is set in New York's Catskill Mountains, Irving later admitted, "When I wrote the story, I had never been on the Catskills." The story of Rip Van Winkle is set in the years before and after the American Revolutionary War. In a pleasant village, at the foot of New York's "Kaatskill" Mountains, lives the kindly Rip Van Winkle, a colonial British-American villager of Dutch descent. Rip is an amiable though somewhat hermitic man who enjoys solitary activities in the wilderness, but is also loved by all in town—especially the children to whom he tells stories and gives toys.< Less
Rip Van Winkle (Illustrated) By Washington Irving
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"Rip Van Winkle" is a short story by American author Washington Irving published in 1819 as well as the name of the story's fictional protagonist. Written while Irving was living in... More > Birmingham, England, it was part of a collection entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.. Although the story is set in New York's Catskill Mountains, Irving later admitted, "When I wrote the story, I had never been on the Catskills."< Less
The Winkle Brig Book By martin cartwright
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A handbook on owning, sailing and modifying a Winkle Brig trailer-sailer.
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Rip Van Winkle By Washington Irving & N. C. Wyeth
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Story set in the years before and after the American Revolutionary War. Rip Van Winkle, a villager of Dutch descent, lives in a nice village at the foot of New York's Catskill Mountains. He is loved... More > by all but his wife. He escapes his nagging wife by wandering up the mountains. After encountering strangely dressed men and after drinking some of their liquor, he settles down under a shady tree and falls asleep. He wakes up twenty years later and returns to his village. He finds out that his wife has died and his close friends have died in a war or gone somewhere else. He immediately gets into trouble when he hails himself a loyal subject of King George III, not knowing that in the meantime the American Revolution has taken place. An old local recognizes him, however, and Rip's now grown daughter puts him up. As Rip resumes his habit of idleness in the village, and his tale is solemnly believed by the old Dutch settlers, certain hen-pecked husbands especially wish they shared Rip's luck.< Less
MY BROTHER'S ELASTIC WINKLE By Raymond Spence
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In 1945, two small Scottish brothers emigrate to the New World with their remarried mother and their Canadian soldier step dad and find that their attitudes stand out even more than their accents as... More > they try to enjoy themselves while solving life’s eternal problems in their spare time. During the summers of 1946 and 47, they discover sex, love, death and speed in the fat lane. The older brother falls head over heels in hopeless love with Carol Dunham, a sweetly made fat girl, the sort that comes into life like a cream puff and leaves it like an over succulent marshmallow. At the same time he discovers the ‘truth about girls’ from Arlene and Leah, two young but wilted flowers who live across the lane in the Burrard Hotel which, according to his Mum, is an SPCA for people. Meanwhile, both he and his speed-crazed brother of ‘elastic winkle fame’ are always up to their heedless ears in trouble and keep the neighborhood in enough antagonistic tizzy to “send those two back where they came from!”< Less
MY BROTHER'S ELASTIC WINKLE By Raymond Spence
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In 1945, two small Scottish brothers emigrate to the New World with their remarried mother and their Canadian soldier step dad and find that their attitudes stand out even more than their accents as... More > they try to enjoy themselves while solving life’s eternal problems in their spare time. During the summers of 1946 and 47, they discover sex, love, death and speed in the fat lane. The older brother falls head over heels in hopeless love with Carol Dunham, a sweetly made fat girl, the sort that comes into life like a cream puff and leaves it like an over succulent marshmallow. At the same time he discovers the ‘truth about girls’ from Arlene and Leah, two young but wilted flowers who live across the lane in the Burrard Hotel which, according to his Mum, is an SPCA for people. Meanwhile, both he and his speed-crazed brother of ‘elastic winkle fame’ are always up to their heedless ears in trouble and keep the neighborhood in enough antagonistic tizzy to “send those two back where they came from!”< Less
The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle By Beatrix Potter
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The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-winkle is an original classic by Beatrix Potter. The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-winkle was first published in 1905, and is as charming today as it was then. It tells the tale of a... More > hidden home high in the hills. It is discovered one day by a little girl called Lucie, who is in search of her missing pocket handkerchiefs. She knocks on the tiny door, and meets Mrs Tiggy-winkle who does all the washing and ironing for the neighbouring animals. Lucie spends a lovely day helping her, and it's only right at the end of the day that she realises Mrs Tiggy-winkle is a hedgehog!< Less

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