You cannot presume what our departed High Priestess would say or do at a time like this. Yes, I can! cried Brigitta ... I can, I can. I carry her here. Brigitta pounded on her chest. She burst into sobs, and Elder Dervia wrapped her arms around her, pulling her into her bosom. Thanks to Ondelle s parting gift, Brigitta is now a rare deodyte, a faerie bound by two elements. But she has little energy to explore, let alone enjoy, her new air element, as she is also nowy two elements. But she has little energy to explore, let alone enjoy, her new air element, as she is also now haunted by the memories of her dead High Priestess. When she tries to learn more from the Air Faeries, she is met with suspicion. When she reveals her distress to the Council of Elders, they dismiss her from her Apprentice duties. And when the memories that plague her convince her she must seek an audience with the Eternal Dragon to reconnect her forest with the Ancients, she knows she must leave her home once again. Driven by what she knows she must do, Brigitta steals the High Priest s scepter and, along with the help of Jarlath and Minq, makes her way to Forever Beach. The problem: someone else has gotten there first, and the Ancients are now under his command.… read more
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A prince disguises himself to find true love— Prince Nolan has had enough of Princess Blythe—the woman to whom he has been betroth...ed since infancy—and her simpering letters. Does the princess truly not have a brain in her head? Never before has he communicated with someone who seemed so childish and spoiled. It was time he met her for himself, to decide if he could actually follow through with this marriage. But to do it right, she must not see how handsome he is. He needs a disguise—something that would show him her true nature. Nolan asks an old herb woman to transform him into a creature that is disgusting to any female—a frog. The spell will last thirty days unless the princess does the impossible and kisses him. Now the true test begins. Will Blythe prove to be as monstrously annoying as he believes she is, or will he learn to see past his judgments and find a loving princess waiting for him? read more
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi is one of the classic short stories by Rudyard Kipling from his original collection, The Jungle Book. The story f...ollows the exciting adventures of a young mongoose who lives with a British family in India as a pet and as protection against venomous cobra snakes. Recommended by The Gunston Trust for Nonviolence in Children’s Literature. Ages 5-12. read more
A Tale of the Faery Folk
This classic tale that tells the Easter story from a different perspective presents three trees that stand on a mountainside, drea...ming of what they want to be when they grow up. Each of their dreams comes true in an unexpected way in this lovely... read more
Meet Charlie! A courageous young girl who has had her fair share of battles in this world. After being born blue, Charlie needed a... special surgery on her heart. Charlie was given super powers that only she knew, and wore her mighty heart scar on her chest proudly. She with her sisters and friends, teach children to love and embrace each other’s differences. So put on your cape and mask and join Charlie the Courageous on her adventures! read more
Queen Holly Blue is suspicious when Lord Hairstreak, leader of the Faeries of the Night, offers the Faeries of the Light a peace t...reaty. But while the Faeries are bickering, the Demons of the Faerie Realm are plotting a takeover. They deviously implant Henry Atherton with a controlling device and force him to kidnap Blue, right under the noses of her brother, Pyrgus, and Lord Hairstreak. Grand adventure ensues as Henry and his friends rush to save the Faerie Realm. This dynamic new novel lives up to its predecessors in every way, filling each page with a fast-paced story that will thrill fans new and old. read more
Timely reissue of the classic fantasy trilogy by Robin Jarvis, following on from the landmark publication of DANCING JAX, his firs...t novel in a decadeIn a grimy alley in the East End of London stands the Wyrd Museum, cared for by the strange Webster sisters – the scene of even stranger events.But something has come to disturb the slumbering shadows and watchful walls of that forbidding edifice. Miss Ursula Webster is determined to defend her realm to the last as the spectral unrest mounts. Once again, Neil Chapman is ensnared in the Web of Fate, facing an uncertain Destiny. Can he and Edie avert the approaching darkness, or has the final Doom descended upon the world at last?The thrilling conclusion to the chilling trilogy. read more
Young golfer Andrew is back with his third adventure. This time his best friend Jeff will be his golf caddy at the Junior Golf Tou...rnament. Jeff will have to keep Andrew focused on the game at hand, while all kind of distractions come their way from the hot July weather that turns into down pours of rain and wind, to overcoming some devastating shots. Will they qualify to move on to the state championship? Children will enjoy reading this golf action story while learning golf terms. A fun read for new young golfers. read more
Creepy is excited when a zombie pigman invites him to go candy raiding in a nearby village for Halloween. Unfortunately the friend...ly creeper doesn't have the required holiday "haunting license" and gets into big trouble with the village guards. It takes some quick thinking from his friend, Cube Cowboy, to save Creepy from getting locked up or worse. After filling his trick-or-treat bag with candy loot, Creepy joins Cube Cowboy as an honorary zombie pigman warrior to defend a nearby village from a zombie siege. The battle is full of shocking surprises for everyone, most of all Creepy... he always thought he was unique in Westland, until he meets a special girl creeper named Creepah. Creepy Halloween contains no profanity, graphic violence, or kissing. Suitable for readers of all ages. This book has not been endorsed, connected, approved, or associated with Mojang / Notch. Minecraft is the property of Minecraft ®/TM & © 2009-2013 Mojang / Notch. Please see opening pages for photo credits. Independent review excerpts from Amazon USA and UK readers of books in the Creeper Holiday Tales series: "I barely even like books, but this I have to keep reading.... I loved it!" "You should read this book it's awesome!" "I'm a huge Minecrafter, and I loved this book. It was amazing!""...One of the best and most original Minecraft books I've read." "This book is one of the few that I had to finish all in one. Mostly for children and gives you a different view on creepers." "I loved this book and your electric creeper idea and will be sure to read your other Minecraft books..." read more
Welcome, foolish mortals, to Disney Press' spookiest chapter book series yet: Tales from the Haunted Mansion! Based on the attract...ions from the Disney Parks, each new book tells the story of one of the Haunted Mansion's 999 ghosts. With eerie illustrations throughout and a beautiful three-piece cloth cover, the books are designed to look like they came straight from the library in the Haunted Mansion. Tales from the Haunted Mansion is a fun, spooky ride, just like the attraction from the Disney Parks. And if readers are familiar with the ride, they'll see elements of it throughout the entire story, from items straight of the Mansion (are those pictures stretching?) to lyrics from the narration that is heard in each Doom Buggy.In this bone-chilling book, you will hear the terrifying tales of the Fearsome Foursome--four kids who look to out-scare each other. But just wait until they hear my spooky stories. Who am I? I am Amicus Arcane, your librarian and host. Your Ghost Host. So read on... if you dare! read more
Henry has all but forgotten the Faerie Realm since he returned to his normal life two years ago, but now his past has followed him... home. Out of nowhere, Henry's old friend Pyrgus appears-looking like a middle-aged man-and his life is turned upside down once more. Determined to help his friends, Henry returns to the Realm, hoping to find a cure, and perhaps win his way back into the heart of Queen Holly Blue. But what Henry, Pyrgus, and Blue don't know is that the plague is hardly an ordinary disease... read more
Legends of the Garden: Faeries and Herbs - A Child's Activity Book for Exploring the Worlds of Faeries and Herbs
Today was moving day! Lilly Thornberry and her family were moving to a new forest all the way across town. This meant that Lilly w...ould be leaving her school and her friends. She was very sad to have to say good-bye to everyone. But Lilly’s Mom and Dad assured Lilly that she would meet lots of new people and make lots of new friends. It was the last day of school. So it was going to be a very busy day! read more
Tales from the Haunted Mansion, Volume III: Grim Grinning GhostsAs told by mansion librarian Amicus Arcane The eerie Amicus Arcane... has returned from beyond the grave to share more spooky stories from inside the Haunted Mansion. What frightening fictions does this once-living librarian hold in store? And will you, foolish reader, be brave enough to listen to them all without going mad...or dying from fright? Join Phineas, Ezra, and Gus-otherwise known as the Hitchhiking Ghosts-as they venture into Amicus Arcane's lonesome library for more terrifying Tales from the Haunted Mansion! read more
With summer over, the dreaded middle school Tommy wanted no part of is now a reality in his life, a place so much larger than his ...elementary school, containing far too many kids to make fun of him, as his imagination leads to episodes he can’t completely stop having. The one and only good thing he can think of about this situation is he will get to see Salmon at times during the day, a true friend. The only person he is able to be himself with, unjudged. Someone who can get through to him when no one else can. Changes happen in his life whether he wants them to or not, good and bad. Good: being part of an after-school club, finding out some teachers aren’t so bad, taking a girl to his first dance. Bad: worry involving the worst-case scenario of a sick friend, fear of a brute he can’t rid himself of, a familiar routine coming to an end. Rearranging their lives, they find the light house to be a enjoyable place for friends to spend time together, learning new hobbies to replace the old. read more
2016 Dragon Award FinalistJoin Trix Woodcutter on an epic new animal-filled adventure!Fey magic and animal magic: that troublemaki...ng imp Trix Woodcutter has both, if not the ability to use them to their full potential. While traveling with his companion--the golden girl Lizinia--to see the King of Eagles, Trix is sent a vision of the Faerie Queen, who is in desperate need of his help. An evil sorceress has stormed Faerie and trapped all the fey magic under the Hill, leaving the Faerie Queen powerless! Trix's talent for communicating with animals is desperately needed...but before he braves the wild world of Faerie he must arm himself, with nothing less than the bow and arrows of a god.With the help of his gilded companion, her ghost-cat godfather, a blind brownie and a sister or two, the Boy Who Talks to Animals must befriend a mischievous leprechaun, best a wolf, and journey into the depths of Faerie to restore order and free the fey magic before the imbalance destroys the world.Trix and the Faerie Queen is second in The Trix Adventures and sixth in the Books of Arilland Series. read more
Book 2 in the Lost on Hope Island: The Amazing Tale of the Little Goat Midwives series is an adventure story without villains, zom...bies or fire-breathing dragons. The book asks the real question “What if I were shipwrecked -- could I survive?” A page-turner for young readers or a family read-a-loud-book, Lost on Hope Island will give fans of Harman’s previous USA Today best selling books an opportunity to discuss, with their children, the topics of birth, death, racial diversity, climate change, loneliness, courage, family and hope. read more
Eleven-year-old Charlotte had only just settled into a real home with a real family, but now it feels like she might lose it all. ...Her mother, Saturnine is the first to fall victim to the Locust Man’s schemes, drawing Charlotte and her friends right into Jackfairy’s plight. But no matter what the dangers, Charlotte will stop at nothing to rescue her mother and help Jackfairy. In the quest to save both Saturnine and Jackfairy, all must put aside age-old prejudices and personal conflicts—enemies become friends, ancient rules of magic are bent and broken, and Charlotte and her friends face impossible odds, every step of their journey fraught with incredible dangers. For in a thousand years, no one has ever defeated the Locust Man. read more
Stories from the Faerie Queen
Margaret Arndt was the author of: The Meadows of Play (1909), From Across the German Ocean (1913), Fairy Tales From the German For...ests (1913) and My Fairy Friends (1931). read more
Miles likes being on his own, battling zombies and bats on his way to defeat The Destroyer. Then he meets Owen, new to hardmode, a...nd looking to partner up with Miles. Owen is a really strong fighter, and Miles could actually win the Bucket of Bolts, by defeating the Detroyer AND Skeletron Prime and The Twins. They work well together until shady Asher suddenly appears, wanting to join them too. And that’s when things get tricky and life-threatening. This adventure series is created especially for readers who love the fight of good vs. evil, magical academies like Hogwarts in the Harry Potter saga, and games like Minecraft, Terraria, and Pokemon GO. read more
GENRE: Children's Adventure (The Unofficial Minecraft Adventure Story) Mike needs to stop Herobrine before he succeeds with the fi...nal part of his plan of evil dominion. This final installment is a fast-paced mix of action and adventure, as our protagonist finds himself in near-death situations time and again and finally manages to confront Herobrine. Our noob-hero has come a long way from first spawning and has learned a lot of things, but will he succeed? Will he do it alone? You’ll just have to take the journey with him and find out. Author's Note: This short story is for your reading pleasure. The characters in this "Minecraft Adventure Series" such as Steve, Endermen or Herobrine...etc are based on the Minecraft Game coming from Minecraft ®/TM & © 2009-2013 Mojang / Notch read more