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Children's Classics Collection

Children's Classics Collection

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 10/09/2018

Abridged and retold in modern English by respected children's authors, this collection of sixteen classic stories makes them accessible to readers as young as six, while retaining all the charm, atmosphere, and sense of adventure that made the original tales world-famous. These dramatic, easy-to-follow stories, charmingly illustrated with verve and humour by specially commissioned artists, deserve to find a home on every child's bookshelf.Included in this boxed set:1. Alice in Wonderland2. Treasure Island3. The Wizard of Oz4. The Jungle Book5. The Secret Garden6. Robin Hood7. Peter Pan8. Heidi9. Anne of Green Gables10. Little Women11. Black Beauty12. The Call of the Wild13. Robinson Crusoe14. Wind in the Willows15. Tom Sawyer16. Oliver Twist

Period Twelve Voices Tell the Bloody Truth

Period Twelve Voices Tell the Bloody Truth

Author: Various Authors Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/05/2018

In this collection, writers of various ages and across racial, cultural, and gender identities share stories about the period. Each of our twelve authors brings an individual perspective and sensibility. They write about homeless periods, nonexistent periods, male periods, political periods, and more. Told with warmth and humour, these essays celebrate all kinds of period experiences. Periods are a fact of life - they're in the news, they're in our conversations, and they affect half the population. It's time to talk about them. With contributors Arisleyda Dilone, Ann Friedman, Kiran Gandhi, Santina Muha, Ingrid Nilsen, Wiley Reading, Ashley Reese, Kylyssa Shay, Aminatou Sow, Emma Straub, Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, and Elizabeth Yuko.

On Your Marks The Book of Crazy Exam Stories

On Your Marks The Book of Crazy Exam Stories

Author: Various Authors, Roopa Pai Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/04/2018

Classic Children's Literature Collection

Classic Children's Literature Collection

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 22/03/2018

Waxkeep has compiled some of the greatest children's novels ever written and combined them in an easy to navigate collection with a linked table of contents.

Vintage Indoor Games For Children

Vintage Indoor Games For Children

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 21/09/2017

A fascinating illustrated collection of 106 vintage indoor games which will bring fun and excitement to participants of all ages. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition.

Glodwyn's Treasure Chest

Glodwyn's Treasure Chest

Author: Various Authors Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/07/2017

Glodwyn's Treasure Chest

Glodwyn's Treasure Chest

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 04/07/2017

Glodwyn's Treasure Chest contains twelve charming short stories for children, collected by a gnome.With fairy stories, ';dragons' and alligators, time-travelling children, a Firehouse Dog and a Pony which refuses to be ridden, there is something for everyone in this gem of a book.An award-winning indie film was made of the story The Pony No-one Could Ride from this book, by the author Gary Winstead.It began as a way for authors to introduce people to their work, and was intended to be distributed free. In order to reach catalogues which do not accept free books, it was decided to make a charge on such platforms but donate all monies received to charity. The charity chosen for Glodwyns Treasure Chest, was the World Literacy Foundation(http://www.worldliteracyfoundation.org/) They are an international charity which recognizes the link between literacy and conquering poverty, ill health and practices such as child marriage, and seeks to help with basic literacy skills through clever use of modern technology and cloud computing. Why not buy the book and enjoy these charming stories, then donate to the World Literacy Foundations work and help children around the world to read themselves towards a better life!

Cat Stories

Cat Stories

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 28/11/2016

Twelve purrfect cat stories for children!Featuring stories from bestselling Australian children's authors, this collection will make cat-lovers of any age smile. Funny, touching, cute, fantastical, weird, disgusting - there's a cat story in here for everyone!

Dog Stories

Dog Stories

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 28/11/2016

Twelve barktastic dog stories for children! Featuring stories from bestselling Australian children's authors this collection will make dog-lovers of any age smile. Funny, touching, cute, fantastical, weird, disgusting - there's a dog story in here for everyone!

Deepen Your Faith

Deepen Your Faith

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 09/08/2016

This collection of inspirational titles for students includes three ebooks by some of today's most engaging voices.Not a Fan Student Edition, by bestselling author Kyle Idleman: Are you treating Jesus the same as the other people you admire? Kyle Idleman uses humor, personal stories, and biblical truth as he challenges you to look at what it means to call yourself a Christian and follow the radical call Jesus presents.The Circle Maker Student Edition, by New York Times bestselling authors Mark Batterson and Parker Batterson: How do you approach the maker of the world, and what exactly can you pray for? Mark Batterson uses the true legend of Honi the circle maker, a Jewish sage whose bold prayer saved a generation, to uncover the boldness God asks of us at times, and what powerful prayer can mean in your life.Thrive Student Edition, by Casting Crowns member Mark Hall: What does that phrase "e;live out your faith"e; really mean? And how do you really follow Jesus in today's world? Mark Hall explores exactly what it means when your faith and your life collide, and how you can take the next steps in making that faith real and evident to those around you.

Love Rocks

Love Rocks

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 02/02/2016

Got love? This special ebook compilation contains selections from your favorite Faithgirlz devotionals all on the subject of that mushy-gushy thing called love. It's more than just a feeling. With readings from authors Kristi Holl, Nancy Rue, and Mona Hodgson that will get you thinking and activities that will get you moving, 29 Days of Love will teach you more about God's unconditional and everlasting love for you and encourage you to strengthen your love for others, from your parents to your friends to the mean girls at school. And yes, even your annoying little brother.

Super Hot Jokes For Cool Kids!

Super Hot Jokes For Cool Kids!

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 25/07/2014

"e;Did you hear the joke about the oak tree?It's acorny one."e;With over 400 hand-picked jokes in this mega collection, there's plenty to inspire and delight any young comedian. Puns, knock-knock and doctor-doctor jokes abound - but rest assured it's not all corny. Bring out your ghoulish side with a collection of spooky jokes or be blown out of this world by a collection of hilarious astronaut antics. Your friends and family will cry with laughter!

Illustrated Classics For Children

Illustrated Classics For Children

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 15/04/2014

Re-experience the joy of childhood with these beloved illustrated classic stores for children young and old. This special ebook includes Heidi by Joanna Spyri, The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, and The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

Stories for Girls

Stories for Girls

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 02/12/2013

Warning: Super-cute stories for girls within!Featuring stories that girls will be jumping with joy to read and re-read, Stories for Girls is a selection of wonderful stories written by Australian authors especially for girls. They will delight in stories featuring unicorns, singing recitals, magic capes and more.Once they start reading, they won't want to stop! Look out for the companion book in the series: Stories for Boys!Authors include Jacqueline Harvey, Janeen Brian, Jess Black, Claire Saxby, David Harding, Di Bates, George Ivanoff, Grace Atwood, Deborah Kelly, Tania Cox, Martin Chatterton and Maisie Dubosarsky.

Stories for Boys

Stories for Boys

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 02/12/2013

Warning: Super-adventurous stories for boys within!Featuring stories that boys will be falling over themselves to read and re-read, Stories for Boys is a selection of wonderful stories written by Australian authors especially for the young male of the species. Dinosaurs, rockets, pirates and grumpy grandpas will capture boys' imaginations and tickle their funny bones.Once they start reading, them won't want to stop! Look out for the companion book in the series: Stories for Girls!Authors include Tristan Bancks, Bill Condon, Sophie Masson, Martin Chatterton, Deborah Kelly, David Harding, Aleesah Darlison, George Ivanoff, Janeen Brian, Nick Falk, Celeste Walters and Grace Atwood.

Fantasy Classics For Children

Fantasy Classics For Children

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 07/08/2012

Fantasy Classics for Children brings together some of the fantasy literature known to have inspired J. R. R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and other eminent fantasy authors. Tolkien in particular is known to have read such fantasy classics as The Marvellous Land of Snergs by E. A. Wyke-Smith, The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald and Lord Dunsanys Book of Wonder to his children, and Andrew Langs Red Fairy Book and Lilac Fairy Book contain many early versions of both beloved and lesser-known fairy tales that helped inspire fantasy stories enjoyed by children the world over. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

Wheels on the Bus Holiday Songs

Wheels on the Bus Holiday Songs

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 01/08/2012

Join in and sing along with a host of much-loved holiday songs.

Teen Summer Reading Sampler 2012

Teen Summer Reading Sampler 2012

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 19/06/2012

The first three chapters from Halflings, Reckless Heart, The Merchant's Daughter, Interrupted, Finally and Forever, and Replication. Cool off this summer with a sampling of some of the best books in YA lit in this FREE eBook!

Classics of Childhood, Vol. 1

Classics of Childhood, Vol. 1

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 13/05/2011

This collection of children's stories offers a mix of some best-loved tales as well as newer favorites. Included are: "e;Puss in Boots,"e; read by Robby Benson; "e;A Day at Santa's Workshop,"e; read by Betty White; "e;Elfis, the Elf Who Saved Christmas,"e; read by Brian Austin Green; "e;Jack and the Beanstalk,"e; read by John Ritter; "e;Peter Pan,"e; read by Sandy Duncan; "e;Wild Swans,"e; read by Michael York; and "e;The Elves and the Shoemaker,"e; read by Michael York.

Classics of Childhood, Vol. 3

Classics of Childhood, Vol. 3

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2010

Blackstone Audio presents another of its popular collections of childhood classics read by celebrity narrators. This time all the stories are centered around Christmas. Included are "e;The Little Match Girl"e; read by Robby Benson, "e;Waldo, Tell Me about Christmas"e; read by Ralph Waite, "e;Santasaurus"e; read by Jonathan Winters, "e;The History of Christmas"e; read by Jack Lemmon, "e;The Gift of the Magi"e; read by Dudley Moore, and "e;Miracle on 34th Street"e; read by Carl Reiner.

Rapunzel and Other Classics of Childhood

Rapunzel and Other Classics of Childhood

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 12/10/2010

This recording of three fairy tales, including background music and sound effects, is a delight for children of all ages. Included are "e;Rapunzel,"e; read by Robby Benson, and "e;Rumplestiltskin"e; and "e;The Princess on the Glass Hill,"e; both read by Dudley Moore. "e;Rapunzel"e; is a German fairy tale in the collection assembled by the Brothers Grimm and first published in 1812. Rapunzel is the name of a beautiful young girl who at age twelve is locked in a tower by a witch who gains access by calling, "e;Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair, so that I may climb the golden stair."e; She then climbs the girl's long braid up through the tiny window in the tower. When the king's son, riding in the forest, discovers Rapunzel, the two fall in love and plan to run away together. But the angry witch catches them and separates them, the girl banished to the wilderness and the prince blinded. However, the girl's lovely voice in the wilderness reunites her to the prince, where she heals his eyes, and they return to his castle to live happily ever after. "e;Rumplestiltskin"e; is the name of a dwarf who saves the life of the miller's daughter by spinning straw into gold for her. This goes on for three days, until the dwarf, in exchange for his work, claims the girl's firstborn child, unless she can guess what his name is. At first she tries every name she can find in the kingdom, but none are correct. At last, her messenger secretly discovers the dwarf singing that his name is "e;Rumplestiltskin."e; She then foils the dwarf and saves her child. "e;The Princess on the Glass Hill"e; is a Norwegian fairy tale that recounts a wondrous story of how the youngest boy of three sons, held in disdain by the other two, secretly obtains a magical horse. While disguised in three sets of armor, he uses the horse to perform three feats in a contest and thus wins the hand of the princess.

Classics of Childhood, Vol. 2

Classics of Childhood, Vol. 2

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 07/12/2009

This volume of the ongoing collection of children's stories offers six well-known and well-loved classic fairy tales. Included are: "e;The Princess and the Pea"e; read by Jaclyn Smith;"e;The Emperor's New Clothes"e; read by Michael York;"e;Thumbelina"e; by Jaclyn Smith;"e;The Ugly Duckling"e; read by Michael York;"e;Aladdin's Lamp"e; read by Lou Diamond Phillips;"e;Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"e; read by Sharon Stone.

Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Classics of Childhood

Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Classics of Childhood

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 03/11/2009

These classic stories of magic, imagination, and inspiration will capture children's interest and spark their imagination story after story. "e;Jack and the Beanstalk"e; is read by John Ritter. "e;Puss in Boots"e; is read by Robby Benson. "e;A Day at Santa's Workshop"e; is read by Betty White. "e;Elfis, the Elf Who Saved Christmas"e; is read by Brian Austin Green. And "e;The Elves and the Shoemaker"e; is read by Michael York.

Patriotic American Stories

Patriotic American Stories

Author: Various Authors Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2006

This recording presents a series of patriotic selections of unquestioned literary merit. The stories have been chosen with special regard to their effectiveness as avenues through which young people may experience the sentiments upon which love of native land depends. Featuring iconic American heroes such as Lincoln, Washington, and Davy Crockett, these selections will inspire an enthusiasm for the American spirit and a pronounced regard for the institutions and ideals sacred to all Americans. The stories include: "e;The Man without a Country"e; by Edward Everett Hale "e;Washington"e; by Nina Moore Tiffany "e;Davy Crockett, Defender of the Alamo"e; by Charles Fletcher Allen "e;Lincoln: The Man of Sorrows"e; by Major Stephen Brice "e;What a Boy Saw of the Civil War with Glimpses of General Lee"e; by Leighton Parks "e;A Message to Garcia"e; by Elbert Hubbard

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