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Ten Small Tales

Author : Celia Barker Lottridge
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Enhanced with gentle watercolors, a colorful compilation with rhyming text provides ten positive tales about cooperation and self-awareness from countries around the world. Original.

A Treasury of Ten Tiny Tales

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Ten Short Tales About Ghosts

Author : K. C. Parton
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In a radical departure from his previous works, K. C. Parton has turned his prodigious imagination to the unsettling genre of the world that is sometimes glimpsed but never understood: the supernatural. This thrilling new collection of ghost stories explores the traditions of Edwardian horror placed in a contemporary setting. With compelling reads including, ‘The Last Train’ and the evocative ‘Ghost of Spetchley Bridge’, K. C. Parton portrays how people react when forces move beyond their control. Diverse locations and memorable characters are used in every story to maximise the disturbing effect. Old factories, the South Downs and Southend-on-Sea provide a vivid backdrop for these spine-chilling tales. With unearthly movements, strange noises and mysterious disappearances K. C. Parton creates an eerie atmosphere. Whether it is the creeping discomfort of a man being forced to challenge his understanding of the world, or an eerie appearance at the local cricket club, he transports the reader to the supernatural world. Ten Short Tales about Ghosts is a haunting read that will interest fans of gothic literature at any age. Characteristics of both Edwardian and Victorian ghost stories are present in this collection. Residents of the county areas mentioned in the stories may also be interested to explore the paranormal potential at their local landmarks. K. C. Parton has been inspired by the writing style of Susan Hill. His admiration for M. R. James encouraged him to develop his many characters of the collection. These spooky short stories, inspired by the genius of M. R. James, explore extraordinary things happen to ordinary people. Local stories of ghost sightings and strange hauntings also enabled K. C. Parton to find amicable settings for his characters to develop in.

The First Little Pet Book

Author : Fanny (Aunt)
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Stories of cats, rats and apes, good and bad boys and girls, and one story about a father who let his son go to the Civil War with him as a drummer boy, only to watch him die.

Ten Little Indians

Author : Sherman Alexie
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Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist: A “stellar collection” of stories about navigating life off the reservation, filled with laughter and heartbreak (People). In these lyrical, affectionate tales from the author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, characters navigate the crossroads of culture, battle stereotypes, and find themselves through everything from politics to basketball. Richard, the narrator of “Lawyer’s League,” grows up in Seattle, the son of “an African American giant who played defensive end for the University of Washington Huskies” and “a petite Spokane Indian ballerina.” A woman is caught in a restaurant when a suicide bomb goes off in “Can I Get a Witness.” And Estelle Walks Above (née Estelle Miller), studies her way off the Spokane Indian Reservation and goes on to both enjoy and resent the company of the white women of Seattle—who see her as a shamanic genius, and look to her for guidance on everything from sex and fashion to spirituality. These and the other “warm, revealing, invitingly roundabout stories” in Ten Little Indians run the gamut from earthy wit to sobering emotional truth, mapping the outer reaches of the human heart (The New York Times Book Review). From a New York Times–bestselling and National Book Award–winning author, these tales, “rambunctious and exuberant, bristle with an edgy and mordant humor” (Chicago Tribune). This ebook features an illustrated biography including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.

Ten Small Stories

Author : Michael Schall Johnson
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Ten short stories of the olden days-- On the Trail of a Christmas Pony-Nebraska-The Christmas Treasure-Denmark-California-The Christmas Angel-Nevada-The Three Little Pigs in Montana-Montana-Christmas in Santa Clause Lane-California-A Christmas at Once Upon a Time B & B-Nevada-A Christmas Wagon Full of Love -Germany-A Tale of Old Wyoming-Wyoming-Gaviota Tunnel-California-Lemon Ice Box Pie-Nevada

PC Mag

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Blind man s holiday or Short tales for the nursery by the author of Mia and Charlie

Author : Annie Keary
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Short Tales and Anecdotes from Ancient History

Author : William Smith
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Telling Tales

Author : Gail de Vos
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Enrich your family life, connect with your children, and celebrate your ancestors by learning to tell family stories, folktales and nursery rhymes. Telling Tales: Storytelling in the Family is a fascinating guide to the art of gathering and telling stories. Written by three renowned storytellers, Telling Tales includes personal stories, how-to tips and extensive resource lists. Storytelling is relationship. Stories become the threads that bind a family. We all tell stories about our experiences and daily life. When we die, it is our stories that are remembered. Family stories remembered and shared help the family, and the individuals who comprise it, to survive and flourish.

Twelve Tiny Tales

Author : Mrs. Molesworth
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Sunday employment short tales for Sunday reading

Author : Frances Upcher Cousens
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Italian Italian Short Stories For Beginners 10 Captivating Short Stories to Learn Italian Expand Your Vocabulary While Having Fun

Author : Italian Academy
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JUST RELEASED: 10 Captivating Italian Short Stories For Beginners (+47k words inside) Do you know what's the most popular, breakthrough way to learn Italian nowadays? There's something that's for sure: you already know it isn't common, old-fashioned, dust-gathering type of language learning books. Those are incredibly boring and outdated. But there's so much more than that. Today, the most interesting, hustle-free way of learning a foreign language is this: by reading short stories, fun tales, and captivating narratives that keep you hooked from beginning to end. Do we have your attention already? Great. Because that’s exactly what this book is about. Captivating Stories + Italian Language = Learn Italian while enjoying yourself The best thing about using short stories to learn foreign languages is that you actually learn without realizing you're doing it. Think for a second, when was the last time you learned something new without much effort on your part? When was the last time you actually enjoyed learning and were eager to keep advancing, page after page, having fun the whole time? Most likely than not, it's tough to recall feeling like that. That's why learning Italian with short stories is catching up so much momentum lately: it works, it's fun, and it's pretty much hustle-free. In this volume you'll find ten exciting short stories intended for beginners and low intermediate Italian learners. They've been prepared for A1, A2 and B1 levels of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference). Your just have to focus on one story at a time and start reading. Each story contains 3000 to 4000 words, and they can be read quite effortlessly. The stories deal around multiple genres, including mystery, adventure, fantasy and romance, and take place in Italy. We've prepared these tales to keep you entertained and motivated to continue reading until the very end of each story. We strongly believe that learning while enjoying yourself is the ideal approach to learning. INCLUDING: Tons of Vocabulary, Detailed Exercises & Summaries of Each Tale This volume contains ten short tales written in Italian. Each story is divided into three chapters. The first chapter introduces the characters and the general setting. Chapter 2 presents the conflict, and Chapter 3 solves it completely. After each chapter you'll find an Annex with a short summary of what you just read, a list with the most challenging vocabulary introduced in that chapter, and a set of quizzes to expand your comprehension. READ: Italian Short Stories For Beginners - 10 Captivating Short Stories to Learn Italian & Expand Your Vocabulary While Having Fun This book presents hundreds of new words in Italian you can try in your next trip to Italy. These tales will push you to grow your Italian vocabulary. Keep in mind that the level of difficulty of each tale goes up as you advance. That's why we've chosen each set of vocabulary carefully, keeping an eye on how each student feels with each tale. What Do You Get From Reading This Book? 1) 10 complete Italian short stories for beginners and low intermediates 2) +170 pages with over +40.000 words of content 3) Summaries of each chapter (in English and Italian) 4) Key vocabulary with translations 5) Hundreds of multiple-choice exercises with answers 6) Countless historical and cultural references 7) Many references to special vocabulary and Italian slang 8) Stories set in Italy 9) Captivating tales on multiple genres (mystery, adventure, fantasy, romance, etc.) 10) Characters you can easily relate to 11) Italian stories in ascending order of difficulty for optimal learning Okay, are you ready? All you need to do is pick a story from this book, prepare a cup of coffee or tea, and start reading. Click on the button above and start your journey. We'll see you inside.

The American Bookseller

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Ten of Them Or The Children of Danehurst

Author : Emily Octavia lady Bray
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Contemporary Authors New Revision Series

Author : Thomson Gale
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A biographical and bibliographical guide to current writers in all fields including poetry, fiction and nonfiction, journalism, drama, television and movies. Information is provided by the authors themselves or drawn from published interviews, feature stories, book reviews and other materials provided by the authors/publishers.

The lost ten pounds and other stories by S Goodall

Author : rev. Samuel Goodall
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Ten Tiny Gingerbread Men

Author : Tiger Tales
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Ten gingerbread men love bouncing everywhere. Follow the adventures of these adorable gingerbread men as they count down from 10 to 1 in this peek-through counting book with glitter accents!

The Storyteller s Sourcebook

Author : Margaret Read MacDonald
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Book enables user to locate folktales in collections or single editions by searching under title, subject, geographical areas, or ethnic groups. Motif index helps identify similar tales from around the world.

The Little Rooster and the Diamond Button

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Little Rooster is delighted when he finds a diamond button, which will allow him to buy his food rather than eat the worms and bugs he calls his friends, until a sultan walking down the road sees the button and wants it for himself.