Classic Starts®: The Wind in the Willows (Classic Starts® Series)


Author: Kenneth Grahame

Publisher: JA

ISBN: 2291018108

Category: Fiction

Page: 210

View: 9604

The Wind in the Willows is a classic of children's literature by Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908. Alternately slow moving and fast paced, it focuses on four anthropomorphised animal characters in a pastoral version of England. The novel is notable for its mixture of mysticism, adventure, morality, and camaraderie.

The wind in the willows

Home sweet home


Author: Kenneth Grahame

Publisher: Pocket Books

ISBN: 9780671636296

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 9703

Mole rediscovers the joys of home and with the help of Rattie entertains the Mousekin carolers and brings Christmas cheer to all.

Thomas A. Edison

The Man who Lit Up the World


Author: Martin Woodside

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402749551

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 124

View: 5888

A biography of America's most famous inventor Thomas Edison.

Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2017


Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472924975

Category: Reference

Page: 480

View: 7623

Foreword by Frances Hardinge The annual, bestselling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and illustrate for children and young adults. Acknowledged by the media industries and authors as the essential guide to how to get published. The 70+ articles are updated and added to each year. Together they provide invaluable guidance on subjects such as series fiction, writing historical or funny books, preparing an illustration portfolio, managing your finances, interpreting publishers' contracts, self-publishing your work. NEW articles for the 2017 edition included on: - Wanting to be a writer by Simon Mason - Finding new readers and markets by Tom Palmer - News and trends in children's publishing 2015-16 by Caroline Horn - Series fiction: writing as a part of a team by Lucy Courtenay - Creating a children's comic by Tom Fickling All of the 2,000 listings of who to contact across the media have been reviewed and updated. The essential guide for any writer for children.

Seize the Day


Author: Mike Read

Publisher: Biteback Publishing

ISBN: 1849548129

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 400

View: 3538

A fascinating romp through the life of a broadcasting legend, Mike Read's autobiography offers an exciting insight into his three decades in showbiz. From ventures in radio, television and music, to tales of sport, romance and the royals, Mike writes with candour and humour in equal measure, including tangential stories of famous friends, near-death experiences and extraordinary happenings along the way. Recounting his stints as a Radio One DJ on the Breakfast Show, a prime-time television presenter on Pop Quiz, a co-founder of The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles and a jungle star on I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here!, this high-energy journey encapsulates all aspects of the celebrity's vast and varied career. Mike has seized every opportunity, whether in pop, poetry or politics, and continues to entertain audiences as a presenter on several major national radio networks. A story packed with scintillating anecdotes, witty observations, and nostalgic recollections, this is an autobiography that hits all the right notes.

Iron Thread. Southern Shaolin Hung Gar Kung Fu Classics Series


Author: Lam Sai Wing,Andrew Timofeevich


ISBN: 1847991920

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 183

View: 894

Priceless Heritage of Southern Shaolin Inherited from the Past and Handed Down by Venerable Grandmaster Lam Sai Wing.Provides a detailed description of the old Southern Shaolin method of "Internal Training". A master of the Iron Thread can withstand, with no consequences, the strongest of blows, including ones with heavy objects or cold steel arms, bend thick iron rods with his hands, and his "rooting power" is so strong that he cannot be displaced by a group of strong people. In addition, this wonderful method strengthens all internal organs, bones, muscles and sinews. The entire body thrives and rejuvenate.

In the Wake of the Willows

A Sequel to Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows


Author: Frederick Gorham Thurber

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780578512877


Page: 156

View: 8704

When a spooky nocturnal creature starts terrorizing the riverfront, Mr. Rat's clever daughter sets to work solving the mystery and unmasking the culprit. But that is only the beginning of the intrigue and adventure one summer on a New England coastal estuary in the 1920's.