Little Beast

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Author: Julie Demers

Publisher: Coach House Books

ISBN: 1770565531

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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It’s 1944, and a little village in rural Quebec sits quietly beside an aging mountain and an angry river. The air tastes of kelp, and the wind keeps knocking over the cross. Beside that river an eleven-year-old girl lives with her parents. Her mother is very sad, and her father has vanished because he can’t bear to look at his own daughter. You see, this little girl has suddenly sprouted a full beard. And so her mother has shut the curtains and locked the girl inside to keep her safe from the townspeople, the Boots, who think there’s something wrong with a bearded little girl. And when they come for her, she escapes into the wintry night...

My Little Beast

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Author: Ruby Byrd

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781680520071

Category:

Page: 20

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"Oh, dear! You are being a little beast! But I love you anyway." Baby is being so naughty today. Baby has drawn on the walls, and oatmeal is flying! But Mama always loves her baby, no matter what.

Grizzly Tales: Grizzly Tales 1: Nasty Little Beasts

Cautionary Tales for Lovers of Squeam!

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Author: Jamie Rix

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1842557378

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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Grizzliness is out there. Every child has the makings of mischievousness, and can be lured into committing dastardly deeds. The six stories in each of the Grizzly Tales books show the rise and hard fall of vile and villainous children. In this book, unspeakable things happen to pets - but the real nasty little beasts are the children themselves, all of them get their comeuppance in the end, consigned to the Hothell Darkness ... We are completely reinventing the Grizzly Tales format for today's readers - ingenious concepts to link the separate stories, new design and illustrations, new accessible formats, but still capturing Jamie Rix's legendary brilliance for creating stories that linger in the mind long after the lights go out at night!

Little Beast 7x7 Soft Cover - Standard Paper

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Author: Sydney Paul

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781366851543

Category:

Page: N.A

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This is a story about a mysterious creature named Little Beast whose identity is kept a secret until the end of the book. The book takes readers page by page, exposing Little Beast's traits and qualities picture by picture until the very end when his final identity of a dragon is revealed. Little beast is different, and Is rejected by all his friends. The message of the story is about acceptance of others and the acceptance of one's self and that even though Little Beast is different, He knows that loving himself and accepting others is the most important thing of all.

Little Beasts of Field and Wood

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Author: William Everett Cram

Publisher: Roberts Press

ISBN: 1445593556

Category:

Page: 274

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

How to Survive Owning a Recording Studio

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Author: BZ Lewis

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1312534559

Category: Art

Page: 144

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You've got the gear. You've got the chops. Now what? This is the story about one musician/engineer's path in creating a successful recording studio business. In this book I reveal the mistakes and talk about the times I actually managed to get things right along the way. I also look at various types of recording scenarios and how I approach them. BZ Lewis is a six time Emmy Award winning composer and has worked with countless bands and singer-song writers in addition to his list of fortune 500 corporate clients.

The World and the Word

Tales and Observations from the Xhosa Oral Tradition

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Author: Nongenile M. Zenani

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299133139

Category: History

Page: 448

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A master storyteller of the Xhosa people of South Africa, Nongenile Masithathu Zenani gives us an unprecedented view of an oral society from within. Twenty-four of her complex and beautiful tales about birth, puberty, marriage, and work, as told to the renowned collector of African oral tradition, Harold Scheub, are gathered here. Accompanying the stories are Zenani’s detailed commentaries and analyses and Scheub’s striking photographs of her in performance. The combination of these historical and cultural observations with a richly symbolic collection of tales from a single traditional storyteller make The World and the Word a remarkable document. “The storyteller’s materials are simple,” Zenani told Scheub, “the world, and the word.” She presents to us the entire world of the Xhosa people, how they first came to be, the origins of their customs, how they order their world and deal with transgressors, how they manage all of life’s transitions from birth to death. She depicts both the world as it exists and as it is shaped in the words of the storyteller. Inheriting tales from the Xhosa tradition, Zenani has transformed them into imaginative new stories marked by her own artistry. Scheub’s introduction to The World and the Word discusses Xhosa oral tradition and Zenani’s particular characteristics as an artist within that tradition; Zenani’s personal history and her work as both a storyteller and a healer; and Scheub’s friendship with her and his role in recording her legacy.

This Last Revival

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Author: Rev. Alvin Cordes

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 147976826X

Category: Religion

Page: 176

View: 1963

While this book is a collection of all the unfulfilled prophecies that I could find in the Bible, I do not have all the answers to prophecy in THIS LAST Revival before the Great Tribulation of Jesus. The New Testament passages are directly from the Greek as they, most of the time, appear in THE TRANSLATORS NEW TESTAMENT, my translation printed by Xulon Press. When Jesus gives us His own words we begin to see a general truth concerning these last days. I had and still have no presuppositions to prophecy. The millennium, that Jesus will rule for a thousand years before the Great Tribulation, is clearly taught in the Bible. There are many different millenialists, from those who are always preaching that Jesus will return to this world visibly to rule it for a thousand years, to “premillenialists,” “postmillenialists,” etc. This book contains much of God’s Word about the kingdom of the devils and how they also operate especially during This Last Revival, this millennium in which we are now in, in which the unreached dialects are being, or about to be given the Word of God. This book also shows us how God wants us to take part in This Last Revival.

The Law-French Dictionary, Alphabetically Digested

Very Useful for All Young Students in the Common Laws of England. To which is Added the Law-Latin Dictionary: Being An Alphabetical Collection of Such Law-Latin Words as are Found in Several Authentic Manuscripts, and Printed Books of Precedent ...

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Author: F. O.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Anglo-Norman dialect

Page: 500

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Reading Religions in the Ancient World

Essays Presented to Robert McQueen Grant on His 90th Birthday

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Author: David Edward Aune,Robin Darling Young

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004161961

Category: Religion

Page: 305

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In "Reading Religions in the Ancient World," sixteen colleagues and students of Robert M. Grant honor their colleague, friend and mentor with essays on Classical Studies, New Testament Studies and Patristic Studies. These three areas of study signal the breadth and depth of Professor Grant's own scholarly interests and productivity.

Beast and Man in India

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Author: John Lockwood Kipling

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3955072851

Category:

Page: 376

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John Lockwood Kipling, art teacher, illustrator, museum curator and father of the famous writer Rudyard Kipling, presents a collection of facts and fiction about the animals of India and their relations with the people. The book contains chapters about birds and monkeys, cows and horses, elephants and camels, cats and dogs in everyday life and their appearance in art and the supernatural. Illustrated with many pictures, mostly drawn by the author himself. Reprint of the 1904 edition.

The Beast

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Author: Paul Hoblin

Publisher: Darby Creek

ISBN: 1467731161

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 112

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Alyssa Duncan is a beast on the soccer field. As the Copperheads' starting goalie, she might be the difference between a state title and total defeat—and she likes it that way. When a concussion takes Alyssa out of the lineup, her rising-star teammate Becca Miller takes over in goal. Becca turns out to be pretty good, too. And what seemed like a temporary change might not be so temporary after all. Will Alyssa heal in time for playoffs? And even if she recovers, what kind of beast will she have to be to knock Becca back to her old position?

Deadtime Stories: The Beast of Baskerville

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Author: Annette Cascone,Gina Cascone

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1429992948

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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The Deadtime Stories by "Twisted Sisters" Annette and Gina Cascone—they'll scare you silly. Everyone in Baskerville knows about Jimmy Leeds. In fact, Adam Riley and his friends have been telling scary stories about Jimmy for years—stories they don't really believe. After all, how can anyone believe in a half-human beast with horns and hooves? But the legend of Jimmy Leeds isn't just a story. When all the kids in the neighborhood decide to have a giant campout, Adam and his friends learn much too late that the streets of Baskerville aren't safe—especially after dark. One by one, Adam's friends start disappearing into the night. At first, Adam thinks it's some kind of joke—until he follows the hoofprints into the nearby woods, and finds himself face-to-face with the Beast of Baskerville.... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Virgin and the Gypsy

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Author: D. H. Lawrence

Publisher: Atlântico Press

ISBN: 9898559721

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 120

View: 8372

The Virgin and the Gypsy is a short story by English author D. H. Lawrence, about personal and sexual liberation. It was written in 1926 and published posthumously in 1930. The Virgin and the Gypsy has become a classic and is one of Lawrence’s most vibrant short novels.

Queen of the Darkness

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Author: Anne Bishop

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101212424

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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In the astonishing conclusion of Anne Bishop’s Black Jewels Trilogy, the Dark Court has been formed and the end—for some—draws exceedingly near... Jaenelle Angelline now reigns as Queen—protector of the Shadow Realm. No longer will the corrupt Blood slaughter her people and defile her lands. But where one chapter ends, a final, unseen battle remains to be written, and Jaenelle must unleash the terrible power that is Witch to destroy her enemies once and for all. Even so, she cannot stand alone. Somewhere, long lost in madness, is Daemon, her promised Consort. Only his unyielding love can complete her Court and secure her reign. Yet, even together, their strength may not be enough to hold back the most malevolent of forces. And in the end, under the emergent shadow of evil and unforeseen betrayal, only Jaenelle’s greatest sacrifice will save those she loves—and the realm she’s bound to protect...

Campaign Justice

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Author: Denese Stainfield

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 098127840X

Category: Child abuse

Page: N.A

View: 5799

Parents and victims tired of the feeble judical system, intend to make the world a safe place for their children.

A New Zealand Book of Beasts

Animals in Our Culture, History and Everyday Life

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Author: Annie Potts

Publisher: Auckland University Press

ISBN: 1869407733

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 320

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A New Zealand Book of Beasts is a groundbreaking examination of the interactions between humans and 'nonhuman animals' - both real and imagined - in New Zealand's arts and literature, popular culture, historiography, media and everyday life. Structured in four parts - Animal Icons, Animal Companions, Art Animals and Controversial Animals - the Book of Beasts touches on topi as diverse as moa-hunting and the SPCA, pest-control and pet-keeping, whaling and whale-watching; on species ranging from sheep to sperm whales and from pekapeka to possums; and on the works of authors and artists as various as Samuel Butler and Witi Ihimaera, Lady Mary Anne Barker and Janet Frame, Michael Parekowhai and Don Binney, Bill Hammond and Fiona Pardington. In examining through literature, art and culture the ways New Zealanders use and abuse, shape and are shaped by, glorify and co-opt, and describe and imagine animals, the authors tell us a great deal about our society and culture: how we understand our own identities and those of others; how we regard, inhabit and make use of the natural world; and how we think about what to buy, eat, wear, watch and read. This is an engaging, original and scholarly rigorous book of cultural criticism and a thoughtful addition to New Zealand literature.