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Fluff the Farting Fish

Author : Michael Rosen
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A brand-new creation from this hilarious collaboration between the famous poet and the exceptional illustrator! Elvie is desperate for a puppy that she can train up to do amazing tricks. One day Mum went out to get the puppy. What?!!! Really??? A puppy??? Yes!!! How brilliant is that????!!!! And she came back with the puppy. What?!!! Really???? A puppy??? Well, actually, She came back with... .....a fish. But Elvie, desperate to fulfill her dream of having a performing pet, trains the fish. He can't sit, he won't bark on command, but he does have a very special fishy talent all of his own.


Author : James Joyce
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100 Children s Books

Author : Colin Salter
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An amazing guide to some of the most beloved, original, inspiring, hysterical, heart-warming, compelling, rude and downright scary books that have enchanted children the world over. In 100 Children's Books That Inspired Our World, author Colin Salter surveys an exceptional collection of truly groundbreaking children's books – from Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer to the graphic novels of Dr. Seuss. All the classic children's authors are represented with one stand-out book, plus mentions for their best-known works. Ordered chronologically, the book showcases favourite children's books ranging from Victorian classics to modern day bestsellers. Books featured include: Alice in Wonderland, Treasure Island, Charlotte's Web, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Matilda, Watership Down, Tales of Hans Christian Anderson, Grimms Fairy Tales, Peter Pan, A Bear Called Paddington, The Snowman, The Secret Garden, How to Train Your Dragon, Anne of Green Gables, Harry Potter, James and the Giant Peach, The Gruffalo, Mr Men, Coraline, Herge's Adventures of TinTin, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Finn Family Moomintroll, Swiss Family Robinson, Heidi, The Hobbit, The Red Balloon, The Jungle Book, Mary Poppins, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, His Dark Materials, The Railway Children, Noddy, The House at Pooh Corner, The Sheep Pig, Stig of the Dump, Fungus the Bogeyman, Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys, Secret Seven, Famous Five, Black Beauty, The Diary of a Young Girl, The Boy in Striped Pyjamas, Artemis Fowl and many more who lived happily ever after.

In a Fishbone Church

Author : Catherine Chidgey
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When Clifford Stilton dies, his son Gene crams his carefully kept diaries into a hall cupboard – but Clifford's words have too much life in them to be ignored, and start to permeate his family's world. Clifford taught Gene about how to find rocks and fossils, and about how to kill birds and fish. Gene passes on a similar inheritance to his daughters, Bridget and Christina – they have their own ways of digging and discovering the past, keeping an account of life, watching out for the varieties of death that lie hidden. Etta their mother tells a very different story of her 1940s childhood. In a Fishbone Church spans continents and decades. From the Berlin rave scene to the Canterbury duck season, from the rural 1950s to the cosmopolitan present, these five vivid lives cohere in a deeply affecting and exhilarating novel. In a Fishbone Church, Catherine Chidgey's acclaimed debut, won the Hubert Church Award for Best First Book in the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, the Adam Award, the regional Commonwealth Prize for Best First Novel, and a Betty Trask Award in the UK, where it was also longlisted for the Orange Prize. First published in 1998, it has been a bestseller in New Zealand and has been published around the world.

Reise Know How Kauderwelsch Australian Slang English Down Under Kauderwelsch Sprachf hrer

Author : Elfi H. M. Gilissen
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Der Versuch, die Grundkenntnisse des Oz-Talk zu erlernen, sollte für jeden Besucher des fünften Kontinents Voraussetzung für diesen Abstecher sein. Den Slang Australiens prägen natürlich die Aussies selbst, und die sind vom Naturell her eher deftig, ein wenig rauh (wie ihr Land), meist aber herzlich. Gesprochen wird nach dem Motto "nur so viel wie nötig, dafür so schnell wie möglich". Böse Zungen behaupten, Aussies müssten so schnell sprechen und dabei den Mund kaum aufmachen, um sich vor lästigen Fliegen zu schützen, die, sitzen sie erst einmal zwischen den Zähnen, dem Geschmack des Bieres abträglich sind. Werden dazu noch silbenweise Wörter verschluckt, die Reste aber mit unverständlichen Kunstwörtern vermischt, dann kann die Verständigung schon schwierig werden. Aber "no worries", um sich auf den Ernstfall vorzubereiten, dafür gibt es ja dieses Buch! Was man von einer Sprache in der Schule lernt, ist eine Sache, was man wirklich spricht, eine andere. Für Reisende, die nicht nur verstanden werden möchten, sondern auch verstehen wollen, "was Sache ist", bieten die Slang-Titel der Kauderwelsch-Reihe Wörter, Sätze und Ausdrücke der Umgangssprache, die man täglich hört, aber vom Lehrer verschwiegen wurden und auch kaum im Wörterbuch zu finden sind.

Favorite Recipes of California Winemakers

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This cookbook is dedicated to a simple, well-known truth: good food is even better with wine. This book features recipes from more than 200 dedicated vintners and their families who have have contributed more than 500 time-tested recipes.

Tropical Fish Hobbyist

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Master and God

Author : Lindsey Davis
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From New York Times bestselling novelist Lindsey Davis comes an epic novel of first-century Rome and the Emperor Domitian, known to all of the Roman world as Master and God Set in the reign of the Emperor Domitian in first-century Rome, Master and God is Lindsey Davis's meticulously researched epic novel of the life and times surrounding the last of the Flavian dynasty of emperors. Gaius Vinius is a reluctant Praetorian Guard—the Emperor's personal guard—and a man with a disastrous marriage history. Flavia Lucilla is also in the imperial court and she is responsible not only for having created the ridiculous hairstyle worn by the imperial ladies but for also making toupees for the balding and increasingly paranoid emperor. The two of them are brought together in an unlikely manner—a devastating fire in Rome—which then leads to a lifelong friendship.Together they watch Domitian's once talented rule unravel into madness and cruelty, until the people closest to him conspire to delete him from history. As an imperial bodyguard, Vinius then faces a tough decision. Master and God is a compelling novel of the Roman Empire—from the height of power to the depths of madness—told from the perspective of two courtiers and unlikely friends who together are the witnesses to history.

When is a Man

Author : Aaron Shepard
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Paul Rasmussen is a young ethnographer and academic recovering from prostate cancer. Broken, he retreats to the remote forests and towns of the Immitoin Valley. As an outsider, he discovers how difficult it is to know a place, let alone become a part of it. Then, a drowned man and a series of encounters with the locals force him to confront the valley�â�€�™s troubled past and his own uncertain future. As Paul turns his attention to the families displaced forty years earlier by the flooding of the valley to create a hydroelectric dam, his desire to reinvent himself runs up against the bitter emotions and mysterious connections that linger in the community in the aftermath of the flood. An original debut novel that is meditative, raw, and exuberant in tone, Aaron Shepard�â�€�™s When is a Man offers a fresh perspective on landscape and masculinity.


Author : Paul Dickson
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An updated, categorically arranged dictionary of American slang and popular culture features more than ten thousand entries that cover such topics as the Internet, extreme sports, the drug culture, politics, entertainment, business, and more, along with introductory narratives and sidebars that reveal how terms and phrases relate to the subcultures that spawned them.

Danny Baker Record Breaker 1 The World s Biggest Bogey

Author : Steve Hartley
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Like many young boys, Danny dreams of making it into the record books. Eternally optimistic, he writes to Mr Bibby, Keeper of the Records, with hilarious accounts of his yucky endeavours. In this book Danny Baker will attempt to break the following records. Drumroll, please . . . Heaviest ball of snot! (DB attempt: 1.4 grams) Most nits on a single human head! (DB attempt: 109) Smelliest feet! (DB attempt: 205 children and 5 teachers rendered unconscious within 10 seconds)

Christian Ludwig s Complete Dictionary English and German and German and English

Author : Christian Ludovici
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American Speech

Author : Louise Pound
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Comparative Kadai

Author : Kenneth Lee Pike
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Contains thirteen papers on these Kadai languages: Kam, Sui, Maonan, Mulam, Mak, Then, Ai-Cham, Be, Hlai (Li) and Lakkia.

An Index by Region Usage and Etymology to the Dictionary of American Regional English Volumes I and II

Author : Allan A. Metcalf
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Duke University Press publishes the index to the Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE). DARE, which William Safire has called the most exciting linguistic project going on in the United States, documents the English language as it has been spoken for more than three hundred years. The index organizes words according to region, usage, and etymology and is an essential companion to DARE.

Debates Official Report

Author : Punjab (India). Legislature. Legislative Council
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An English and Spanish dictionary of slang and unconventional language

Author : Delfín Carbonell Basset
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Este diccionario abarca las palabras y frases de uso familiar, corriente e informal de los idiomas castellano peninsular e inglés americano que no se reseñan en los léxicos bilingües. Incluye las voces que los nativos emplean en la vida cotidiana y que el foráneo siempre desconoce. Analiza de forma exhaustiva cada voz o registro, clasificándolo, definiéndolo en lenguaje normal estándar, acompañado de su traducción y sinónomos y ejemplificando el uso. The one and only English-Spanish Dictionary of Slang. The words and phrases standard dictionaries do not carry. The everyday language of Americans and Spaniards. The four-letter words, insults, terms of endearment, sexist innuendoes, and more, that you will hear from native speakers. A tool for translators, teachers, writers, interpreters. A must for those who wish to know the Spanish and English of everyday life. Nowhere else will you find such a treasure of tabbo and unconventional English and Spanish.

Thunder Dreamer

Author : Ronald Robinson
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A teenager working as an orderly in a nursing home takes off on a robbing spree with one of the old patients. A happy ending of sorts follows. The patient dies a heroic death, and the jailed youth finally receiving the attention of a nurse he loves.

English Norwegian

Author : Bjarne Berulfsen
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