By John Hamilton
Discusses the imaginary beings elves and fairies--common topics of fairy stories and fable stories--and places them of their literary and historic context.
By Paul Goble
"There was once a woman within the village who enjoyed horses... She led the horses to drink on the river. She spoke softly they usually undefined. humans spotted that she understood horses in a different way."
And so starts off the tale of a tender local American lady dedicated to the care of her tribe's horses. With uncomplicated textual content and magnificent illustrations. Paul Goble tells how she finally turns into one among them to ceaselessly run unfastened.
By Andrew Lang, H. J. Ford, G. P. Jacomb Hood
Blue Fairy publication КНИГИ ; ДОМ и СЕМЬЯ Автор: Andrew LangНазвание: Blue Fairy BookСтраниц: 334Формат: pdfРазмер: 1,3 mb Сказки на английском языке # tale 1 THE BRONZE RING# tale 2 PRINCE HYACINTH AND the valuable LITTLE PRINCESS# tale three EAST OF THE solar AND WEST OF THE MOON# tale four THE YELLOW DWARF# tale five LITTLE crimson using HOOD# tale 6 THE snoozing good looks within the wooden# tale 7 CINDERELLA, OR THE LITTLE GLASS SLIPPER# tale eight ALADDIN AND the glorious LAMP# tale nine the story OF A adolescence WHO got down to examine WHAT worry was once# tale 10 RUMPELSTILTZKIN# tale eleven good looks AND THE BEAST# tale 12 THE MASTER-MAID# tale thirteen WHY the ocean IS SALT# tale 14 THE grasp CAT; OR, PUSS IN BOOTS# tale 15 FELICIA AND THE POT OF PINKS# tale sixteen THE WHITE CAT# tale 17 THE WATER-LILY. THE GOLD-SPINNERS# tale 18 THE poor HEAD# tale 19 the tale OF lovely GOLDILOCKS# tale 20 THE heritage OF WHITTINGTON# tale 21 the glorious SHEEP# tale 22 LITTLE THUMB# tale 23 THE 40 THIEVES# tale 24 HANSEL AND GRETTEL# tale 25 SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED# tale 26 THE GOOSE-GIRL# tale 27 TOADS AND DIAMONDS# tale 28 PRINCE DARLING# tale 29 BLUE BEARD# tale 30 TRUSTY JOHN# tale 31 THE courageous LITTLE TAILOR# tale 32 A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT# tale 33 THE PRINCESS at the GLASS HILL# tale 34 the tale OF PRINCE AHMED AND THE FAIRY PARIBANOU# tale 35 THE background OF JACK THE GIANT-KILLER# tale 36 THE BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY# tale 37 THE crimson ETINhttp://.com/files/nalbpftab eighty five
By Eva Maria Bader, Eva Klaehn
23 Weihnachts-Tiergeschichten... und am 24. kommt das Christkind!
Aus der Geschichte mit dem Titel "Wunschzettel" wurde eine "Weihnachtskatze". Dieser gesellten sich weitere Weihnachtstiere hinzu.
Die meisten dieser Geschichten beruhen auf wahren Begebenheiten, die mir Freunde und Bekannte erzählt haben und die ich in Weihnachtsgeschichten umgewandelt habe.
Klärchen, meine Protagonistin, entdeckt im zarten regulate von sechs Jahren ihre Liebe zu den Tieren. Sie erlebt jedes Jahr ein Weihnachtsfest mit einem anderen Tier, bis sie schließlich ihre Hochzeitsreise nach ???? macht...
Liebe Kinder, wohin die Reise geht, erfahrt ihr, wenn ihr das Buch selbst lest (oder es euch vorlesen lasst).
23 Weihnachts-Tiergeschichten von Eva Bader. Titelillustration von Eva Klaehn. Buch- und Titelgestaltung DTP von artsnact - Gestaltung aus Leidenschaft - Norbert Gerstlacher.
By Theresa Meyers
Colt Jackson has gotten his identify on many a sought after poster with luck within the relations company: looking supernaturals around the frontier. in recent years, notwithstanding, there is a sulphur stink within the wind and the Darkin inhabitants is exploding. A rift within the worlds is showing. to shut it, Colt should do the unthinkable and paintings with a demon to move arcane obstacles no human on my own can move. other than while he summons his demon, he does not get a few horned monstrosity: he will get a curvy redheaded succubus named Lilly, who is prepared to make a cut price to turn into human back. He additionally will get Lilly's mystery services at the machinations at the darkish aspect of the rift. And her attraction and cleverness aid to get them out of what his silver-loaded pistol and mechanical horse cannot. in fact, whilst all hell breaks unfastened, he may need to sacrifice his soul. yet what is event with no little threat?
By Nancy Madore
Following the overpowering good fortune of Enchanted, writer Nancy Madore has spoke back to her fans' pleas for a follow-up with an excellent moment collection—this time made from beautifully sensual, delightfully debauched and decidedly darker modern day interpretations of vintage nursery rhymes.
Meet Dan, the handyman whose toolbox is stuffed with surprises…Georgie Porgie, now not the boy who's content material with in basic terms kissing girls…Jessica, who, torn among males, could be lured into the inaccurate web…Peter, whose wife's wandering eye arouses his libido… in addition to a fascinating collection of characters who will entertain and arouse the grownup in you…
By Catherynne M. Valente
"A booklet of Wonders for Grown-Up Readers
Every as soon as in a very good whereas a booklet comes alongside that reminds us of the magic spell that tales can
cast over us–to dazzle, entertain, and enlighten. Welcome to the Arabian Nights for our time–a lush and fantastical epic bound to spirit you clear of the first actual page….
Secreted away in a backyard, a lonely woman spins tales to hot a curious prince: odd feats and unspeakable fates that loop via one another and again back to fulfill within the tapestry of her voice. Inked on her eyelids, each one twisting, tattooed story is a section within the puzzle of the girl’s personal hidden heritage. And what stories she tells! stories of shape-shifting witches and wild horsewomen, heron kings and beast princesses, snake gods, puppy clergymen, and residing stars–each tale more unusual and excellent than the one who got here earlier than. From ill-tempered “mermaid” to fastidious Beast, not anything is ever relatively what it kind of feels in those ever-shifting tales–even, and particularly, their teller. embellished with illustrations by means of the mythical Michael Kaluta, Valente’s enthralling lyrical myth bargains a panoramic reinvention of the untold myths and darkish fairy stories that form our desires. And simply if you happen to imagine you’ve come to the tip, you recognize the journey has merely begun….
*From the exchange Paperback edition.*
By Graeme Davis
Within the tales of the traditional Vikings, Thor is a warrior the ultimate, who wields his potent hammer in battles opposed to trolls, giants, and dragons. he's the god of storms and thunder, who rides to battle in a chariot pulled via goats, and who's fated to fall in conflict with the Midgard Serpent in the course of Ragnarok, the top of all issues. This ebook collects the best myths and legends of the thunder god, whereas additionally explaining their ancient context and their position within the larger Norse mythology. It additionally covers the historical past of Thor as a mythical determine, how he was once considered via varied cultures from the Romans to the Nazis, and the way he endures this present day as a favored heroic determine.
By Henry H. Neff
Rowan has misplaced the warfare, and whereas the Academy works to rebuild, outdoors its safe partitions every little thing has replaced. Astaroth, utilizing the booklet of Thoth, has created an international the place demons rule, chaos reigns, and people toil like slaves . . . and worse.
Outraged by way of Rowan's seeming complacency with the recent order and reeling from own tragedy, Max McDaniels units out on his personal for break out, for info, and for revenge.
In his travels, he'll be pressured to turn into many stuff: prisoner, gladiator, murderer. yet can he develop into the single factor mankind wishes most—a hero?
The Tapestry sequence maintains to weave threads of fable, mythology, technology fiction, and secret right into a utterly unique experience with attract fanatics of every thing from Harry Potter to Lord of the earrings to The X-Men. Genre-blending and entirely illustrated, The Tapestry novels have stuck the eye of middle-grade and young-adult readers alike.