Archive For The “Fairy Tales” Category
By Peter E. Viemeister
Of all of the manifestations of nature, possibly none is extra wonderful than the notable flashes of lightning that are strong sufficient to dig deep holes, break up or uproot huge bushes, and throw heavy items for enormous quantities of ft. each year lightning explanations hundreds of thousands of bucks' worthy of wear and tear and the lack of thousands of lives within the usa by myself, but it plays an important and engaging function in retaining the stability of nature.
This e-book provides the proof approximately lightning: why it occurs, what it does, and what may be performed approximately it. some of the chapters contain useful suggestion on defense from lightning—for the house proprietor, the boat proprietor, the golfer, the farmer, the swimmer, and lots of others—advice which can considerably decrease estate losses and shop lives. various pictures, drawings, and diagrams accompany the textual content.
By Anna Fienberg
Uncle Tiki Pu is in bad hassle with the battle Lord, and Tashi needs to depend upon assistance from a phoenixвЂ”by a stunning creature with eyes of crystal and tail feathers of goldвЂ”to retailer him and his relations. Then Princess SarashinaвЂ™s sister is informed she needs to marry a guy who's sneaky and harsh rather than the great, sort Cha Ming who loves her better of all. How will Tashi convince the strong emperor to alter his brain? It takes greater than braveness to accommodate warlords and emperors, yet Tashi continuously has a shrewdpermanent proposal and anything worthy in his pocket.
By Jason Hightman
Dragons. They masquerade as their sufferers, unrecognizable to all yet a decide upon few. within the West, Simon St. George and his father are the final residing descendants of a mythical extended family of dragon hunters. within the some distance East, fierce Samurai warriors are certain by means of an oath to defeat the dragons. Now, confronted with an apocalyptic dragon plot, East and West needs to sign up for forces to save lots of mankind. Brimming with unforgettable dragon lore and unique event, Jason Hightman's riveting sequel to The Saint of Dragons delves deeper into the raging conflict among people and dragons.
By Dr Stephen Krensky, Mark Oldroyd
A few fogeys say John Henry used to be born with a hammer in his hand. He definite enjoyed to pound issues and his muscle tissues have been tougher than rocks. At paintings, John laid down tracks for the railroad corporation. The earth shook whilst he swung down his heavy hammers. John was once greater than the most powerful employee, yet was once he more desirable than a ? discover during this strong story.
By Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
The Blue Fairy ebook used to be the 1st quantity within the sequence and so it includes the very best identified stories, taken from a number of assets: not just from Grimm, yet intriguing adventures through Charles Perrault and Madame D'Aulnoy, the Arabian Nights, and different tales from well known traditions. the following in a single beautiful paperbound quantity - with enlarged print - are snoozing attractiveness, Rumpelstiltzkin, good looks and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, Puss in Boots, Trusty John, Jack and the Giantkiller, Goldilocks, and plenty of different favorites that experience turn into an integral a part of our tradition heritage.
All in all, this assortment comprises 37 tales, all prepared within the transparent, vigorous prose for which Lang used to be recognized. not just are Lang's ordinarily conceded to be the simplest English types of normal tales, his collections are the richest and widest in variety. His place as considered one of England's most excellent folklorists in addition to his fine literary talents makes his assortment worthy within the English language.
By Sarah L. Thomson
It is a unprecedented expertise, and merely she will be able to take care of the Inn's herd. She feeds them, gathers their eggs, and has a tendency to their accidents. yet Mella goals in regards to the dragons of legend, even supposing not often a person believes they nonetheless exist. Dragons are small cattle, now not large fire-breathing monsters. we all know that.
Until someday alterations everything.
A Knight of the Order of Defenders arrives on the hotel. indicators of the legendary dragons have led him there, he says. Then an easy errand takes Mella in the course of the woodland, the place she stumbles throughout a dragon's egg—and faces the genuine, terrifying dragon guarding it. instant, Mella vows to get the egg thoroughly to the fabled Hatching Grounds. She needs to go away her domestic for the 1st time, and he or she reveals an not likely better half within the Defender's squire, Roger.
For Mella and Roger, this in the future is the start of an experience. the place will it take them?
By Carol Ottolenghi
Among the pages of the Brighter Child(R) souvenir tales books are the vintage stories of magic, mind's eye, and proposal that might pride little ones many times. From the hard-working crimson rooster to the silly Gingerbread guy, those tales will trap children's curiosity and spark their mind's eye web page after web page, inspiring a lifelong love of literature and interpreting. every one booklet comprises 32 pages of clean, beautiful illustrations, and measures 8" x 8". --In this cherished story, Jack watches in amazement as his magic beans develop right into a beanstalk that reaches past the clouds! childrens will eagerly proceed studying to determine no matter if Jack can sneak previous a hungry gigantic to rescue the golden harp. --This name is usually to be had in an English/Spanish bilingual variation.
By Kathryn Lasky
The journey keeps! In a land no owl knew existed, Soren, Coryn, and the Guardians locate probability, wisdom, and new allies.Coryn and the Band have back to the nice Ga'Hoole Tree and restored order. With the Ember adequately hidden away, the tree shakes off its gaudy golden glow and recovers its usual majesty. in the meantime, deep within the Palace of Mists, Bess unearths an historical map fragment that unearths that there will not be five owl kingdoms -- as has been inspiration for the reason that time immemorial -- yet 6. Coryn and the chaw of chaws trigger to discover this unknown land. In a panorama of perpetual iciness, they find a monastery of serene, discovered owls, the likes of which nobody has ever visible earlier than.
By Rebecca Anderson
If you happen to want upon a star... strong Witch, Mirabelle Saintly, and Wishmaker’s overseas are there to aid. in any case, they’ve been granting needs way back to Cinderella, and are actually fully-computerized and with a project assertion to “help each person reach their wish.” yet Wishmakers is in hassle. With the cosmic strength shift of the hot millennium, Wishmaker’s magic is threatened. the great Witch’s magic wands sparkle rather less brightly with every one failed “grant.” via middle of the night of the 12 months 2001 Mirabelle needs to provide the want of her subsequent project, Eileen Pringle, or Wishmakers and all reliable Witches will fade ceaselessly into fabledom. The latently appealing laptop nerd, Eileen, has stumbled into the recent millennium with all of the grace of a wounded goose. Her father has died, her stepmother has kicked her out of her domestic, and he or she can’t get her boss, Brock Van Buren, to note her, not to mention fall in love along with her. She can’t appear to inform her left foot from her right...until she stumbles into Mirabelle Saintly’s global. With assistance from Mirabelle and her trainee, the flowery Gus, Eileen’s a simple task to have her want for real love granted. correct? flawed. The want needs to be earned, and the initiatives Mirabelle units for Eileen look inconceivable. not just that, yet a disturbingly good-looking fellow worker, Daniel Collins, seems cause on sidetracking her from her objective. Undercover FBI cyber-agent Daniel Collins’s project is to discover the perpetrator within Brock Van Buren’s software program corporation who’s hacking into govt records. He doesn’t anticipate wasting his middle to his leading suspect...Eileen Pringle. Will Mirabelle’s race opposed to time to unite the star-crossed enthusiasts result in tragedy? Or will the Cinderellas of the realm proceed to discover an ideal slot in Glass-Slipper.Com?