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Excerpt from Rosemary and RueIt be a Show, I'll wager, shrilled Free love Hussey. Take me to it, Ben, and give me a shilling for a... riband to make myself smart.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
Little Dragon sees his Daddy Dragon blow a huge fire. Amazed, he wants to learn how to breathe fire too. But it’s more difficult t...han he thought! Will Little Dragon listen to Daddy Dragon’s advice and keep trying until he is successful? Or will he give up because it is such hard work? A children's picture book about resilience and perseverance read more
In the busy streets of Shanghai, three young people hide from a group of determined hunters who are searching for anyone born with... dragon blood. The friends must work to hide their identities. Their greatest strengths could betray them, and turn them into prisoners forever. read more
A delightful collection of Aesop's Fables densely illustrated in black and white and colour plates by the humorous and delightful ...drawings of Nora Fry. Pook Press celebrates the great Golden Age of Illustration in children's literature. Many of the earliest children's books, particularly those dating back to the 1850s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pook Press are working to republish these classic works in high quality, colour editions, using the original text and artwork so these works can delight another generation of children. read more
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, n...otations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work. read more
A photographer travels from America to Africa looking forward to a picture taking safari. However, the photographer mistakenly ent...ers into a world, where everything is upside down, backwards and all jumbled up. In this place, the animals can speak and a little person, (maybe a man, maybe a boy, maybe neither) holds the key to everything that happens in this crazy land. Now, you can enter into this Land of Jumble and be part of the mystery that exists there. You may even be able to solve one of the great mysteries that the photographer, Chuck, couldn’t solve. A mystery that still exists, even to this day. Chuck, the photographer, mistakenly escaped from this land and returned to his home in New England. He has experienced an adventure filled with excitement, danger, laughter and mystery. I am enclosing a brief sample of the text that can be found in chapter five. I asked again. "Who are you?" "I Bobob am," he said in that tiny little voice. "You talk funny," I said to him. "I funny talk do not," he replied. "Oh, okay" I said. "Then, where am I?" "You in Afreeka are," he said. I could tell that this was going to be an interesting but difficult conversation. read more
Katie, a shy, lonely girl, takes an afternoon nap one day after reading to her favorite doll Annie, Mr. Floppy Ears, and Tuppy the... bear. While dreaming, she travels to "The Land of Plaid" where she finds new friends and discovers her own spirituality.During her visit to the enchanted "Land of Plaid" the children show Katie love, teach her to respect the beauty of nature surrounding them, and let her participate in the harvest of the Plaid Love Hearts.Read "The Land of Plaid" and discover what the children do with the Plaid Love Hearts, while the inner child in you comes alive. read more
The events are set shortly after the events in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and after Dorothy Gale's departure back to Kansas. The p...rotagonist of the novel is an orphan boy called Tip. For as long as he can remember, Tip has been under the guardianship of a cruel Wicked Witch named Mombi (who is the main antagonist) and lives in the northern quadrant of Oz called Gillikin Country in the Land of Oz. Mombi has always been extremely mean and abusive to Tip. As Mombi is returning home one day, Tip plans to get revenge and frighten her with a wooden man he has made, with a large Jack-o'-lantern pumpkin he carves for a head, thus naming him Jack Pumpkinhead. To Tip's dismay, Mombi is not fooled by this trick, and she takes this opportunity to demonstrate the new magic "Powder of Life" that she had just obtained from another sorcerer. Mombi tells Tip that she intends to transform him into a marble statue to punish him for his mischievous ways. read more
Illustrating the divine glory of the universe, this enlightening reference explores the extraordinary abilities and adaptations of... 12 unique land animals, including a fox, turtle, camel, and chameleon. Each creature ?speaks? about their particular survival tactics and special skills and explains how they enjoy social and familial interactions similar to humans. Children will be delighted to discover that termites build skyscrapers, spiders hunt with lassos, goats can forecast the weather, and elephants can communicate across long distances. read more
A beautiful and heartbreaking novel from an award-winning author about a girl who gets swept up into an adventure involving forgot...ten toys, perfect for fans of Lauren Wolk and Kelly Barnhill."A delicate, funny, poignant exploration of grief, love and memory that has the welcoming warmth of an instant classic."--The GuardianEmily and her sister, Holly, were as close as sisters could be. They did everything together. But Holly died three months ago, and Emily's world is shattered.Amid a sea of changes--her best friend is acting distant, she's just started at a new school, and she's been cast as the lead in the school play--Emily is surprised to find that she misses Holly's teddy bear, Bluey, almost as much as she misses Holly herself. But Bluey was buried with Holly, and there's no getting either of them back.Then one night, Emily dreams of talking toys, who tell her they have come from the toy world with a message from Bluey. Emily is convinced she can be reunited with him. But there's something strange about the barrier between the toy world and the real world. Not just strange, but dangerous--magic is spilling out, and it's wreaking havoc on Emily's world. Now she must decide whether finding Bluey is worth risking the lives of those she loves."Deeply moving and highly imaginative."--The Daily Mail"Written from the heart and can't fail to make yours sing."--The Times, Book of the Week "One of the wittiest books of the year."--The Sunday Times"Suffused with longing and dappled with humor, this novel explores the limits of grief and the lasting power of storytelling."--Wall Street Journal "From whimsical comicality to impending danger...a standalone title, in which the topic of loss is dealt with deftly. For readers willing to let their imagination soar, this fantasy may be just what they are looking for, especially if they have experienced grief."--School Library Journal"An imaginative, magical story ideal for kids experiencing loss."--Kirkus Reviews"Wise in the ways of loss as Emily discovers that the route through grief lies not in escaping to Smockeroon but in engaging with the hard world, in the passage of time, in friendship, memory, and, above all, storytelling."--The Horn Book, Starred Review"A refreshing take on the classic theme of toys coming to life, with the residents of Smockeroon amusingly sassy and self involved. There is still plenty of warmth...while the magical elements cushion the heftier themes...A pleasing blend of sentiment and humor."--Bulletin "Saunders combines the hard reality of loss and the soft comfort of fantasy surprisingly well, offering unexpected humor in Smockeroon as well as sharp insights into human characters."--Booklist read more
Two little boys visit the Land of Masks with their friends, 38 ostriches.
Kelly and Kai love to play on the gnarled old tree trunk outside their cottage in the woods: sometimes it becomes a horse, sometim...es a crocodile and sometimes even a dragon. One day a mischievous gnome makes the tree trunk come to life, and the children are whisked off to the Land of Long Ago on the back of the old tree dragon. On their incredible journey Kelly and Kai meet a princess, rescue a knight and trick the king of the trolls. But will the old tree dragon stay alive long enough to bring them home again? A delightful fairy tale from Elsa Beskow, with beautiful illustrations in her unique, classic style. read more
Storm clouds driven by dishonesty threaten a far away land where citizens speak only truth and live life without lies. In desperat...ion, the citizens turn to a Truth-Seeker named Willy S. Good who rescues the town and preserves the truth for everyone... read more
Being an account of the further adventures of the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman and also the strange experiences of the highly magnifi...ed Woggle-Bug Jack Pumpkin-head- the Animated Saw-Horse and the Gump; the story being A Sequel to The Wizard of Oz read more
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we kno...w it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. read more
Dodge and his friend Lorek have left on one of the most dangerous and exciting adventures of their lives. Their best companion, Do...dge’s cat named Bonja, helps them get through this adventure. But they are not alone, Professor Lumbertong and his killer bots are trying to get a robot called the Peacekeeper The only problem is that there is a prophecy that states that the boy with two companions should claim the Peacekeeper. Who will get to the well-known robot first?...Professor Lumbertong or the two friends and their trusty companion? read more
This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the s...ame format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to adequately clean and digitally enhance the original work, there are occasionally instances where imperfections such as blurred or missing pages, poor pictures or errant marks may have been introduced due to either the quality of the original work or the scanning process itself. Despite these occasional imperfections, we have brought it back into print as part of our ongoing global book preservation commitment, providing customers with access to the best possible historical reprints. We appreciate your understanding of these occasional imperfections, and sincerely hope you enjoy seeing the book in a format as close as possible to that intended by the original publisher. read more
Have you ever lost a sock? Did you ever wonder where's "the place that every sock goes when they no longer wanted to live with our... toes?" Follow Dezmund Doo (DEZ-mend Du) and Dezerea (DEZ-e-ray) as they tumble into the fantastical Land of the Left Sock. This modern-day fairy tale takes a brother and his sister on a charming adventure about courage, caring and friendship. The lovable characters capture the imagination, and the rhyming prose is both melodic and playful. read more
This second Oz story brings us further adventures of the Scarecrow (who has succeeded the Wizard as ruler of Oz) and the Tin Woodm...an. Furthermore we are introduced to some delightful new characters, including Jack Pumpkinhead, the Saw-Horse and the Gump, all of whom have been animated by the magic Powder of Life. We also meet Professor H. M. Woggle bug, T. E. (both Highly Magnified and Thoroughly Educated), who because of his inescapable erudition later becomes the Dean of the Royal College of Oz. There are some exciting moments during which the Scarecrow is overthrown by an army of revolutionary girls, but in the end Princess Ozma, the rightful ruler of Oz, succeeds to the throne. read more
Land of the Giants Puzzle: High-quality, kid-proof constructionFrustration-free introduction to puzzles100-piece puzzle
Mikey was a hard worker-especially in school. He knew that education was an important tool, which he will show children on this mo...tivational trip through the magical land of the 5 R's. In his third book, Michael T shows children that the path to success and happiness is through paying attention in school, taking responsibility for our actions, and respecting others--all beautifully and creatively illustrated by Joe Santoro. read more
A Brief History of India's Geography' is regarded as a fascinating read, the main motive of which is to acquaint the readers with ...the fascinating geography of the country. It is also a curious read on how several facts and stories, which make an intrinsic part of India's history, actually came into vicinity. While explaining these, the book also questions several incidents that are thought to be a major part of India's history, like why did Buddha choose Sarnath as the site for his first sermon and how did the Europeans exactly map our country. The brilliance of the book lies in the fact that it tries to answer many questions from Indian History from the point of view of the country's geography, by studying its various ancient cities, rivers, mountains and hills. An avid traveller, Sanyal has travelled to numerous archaeological sites, crossed numerous rivers and gained an in-depth knowledge by reading the ancient manuscripts, all with the aim to help the readers gain good hold about the geography of India. The reprint edition of the book was published in 2013 by Penguin Publishers and is available in paperback. read more
Originally published in 1913. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan a...nd converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies. All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks notations and other marginalia present in the original volume. read more
Ravensburger In the Land of the Dinosaurs: Colorful puzzle designConstructed with Ravensburger-exclusive materials and specially d...esigned tools to ensure the highest-quality puzzling experienceExtra-durable cardboard, glare-free linen paperPerfect, interlocking fitPiece count: 200 piecesTheme: Dinosaurs read more
When the bad fairy Sisygambis escapes from the museum, Briony and Gryff decide to send her far away where she can't cause any more... trouble. Petra Petal tells them about the Land of the Lotus Eaters which is the home of all fairies. The Land of the Lotus Eaters is a beautiful island where time doesn't work properly. Lotus flowers smell sweet but they are dangerous. If you eat them you forget who you are and where you come from. Don't eat the flowers, Briony! read more
An outing to catch lightning bugs lead to a brother and sister bargaining with the tiny insects for a glimpse into the Land at the... Edge of Things. A place where a herd of unicorns protect all our childhood myths and magical creatures. Not the kind of unicorn you are thinking ofnot the cute, cuddly unicorns in the cartoons and booksbut a strong and powerful herd of unicorns who battle a ferocious pack of wolves to keep the things that are supposed to be secret. Twins lead the herd, brother and sister; and the herd does not only protect the Land at the Edge of Things, they heal it. A human intruder forms a pact with the wolves to trap the unicorn, and one of the twins must make the ultimate sacrifice to protect the herd. The Land at the Edge of Things is a story about family, faith, and the power of love. read more