Download E-books Unicorn vs. Goblins: Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure PDF

By Dana Simpson

Now not each child skips a rock throughout a pond and lands up with a unicorn ally, correct? the preferred friendship of Phoebe and Her Unicorn is again for a 3rd selection of adventures so heavenly that they had to be shared.

School’s out! that implies not more lecturers, not more books, and many time to go with Marigold Heavenly Nostrils on her beauty. during this 3rd quantity, Phoebe and her obligational ally, Marigold, research that summer time nonetheless has lots of surprises for the either one of them. All of our outdated neighbors are back—Phoebe’s part-time “frenemy” Dakota, upon whom Marigold has bestowed sentient hair, Phoebe’s goofy mom and dad, or even Lord correct Humility (but please, forget about his beauty when you can)! rejoice as Phoebe and Marigold proceed the “Phoebegold Detective Agency,” spend every week at Wolfgang song Camp, and locate themselves in additional misadventures, due to Marigold’s enchanted flickers! alongside the best way, Phoebe makes a few new acquaintances, resembling Sue—her certain clarinet-playing bunkmate, Florence unlucky Nostrils, Marigold’s estranged sister, and Camp Wolfgang’s lake monster who enjoys tacos and wireless. whilst institution resumes, learn alongside as Phoebe enjoys (or suffers from) a quick case of recognition, mentally catalogs her grievances opposed to avert ball, and, with Marigold’s support, rescues Dakota and her hair from the queen of the goblins. via those wacky adventures, Phoebe and Marigold research that their friendship is the second one so much magical factor of all, after Marigold’s good looks, of course.

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Download E-books Tales from Grimm (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage) PDF

By Wanda Gag

Popular children’s booklet writer Wanda Gág offers those vintage Grimm stories, followed by means of whimsical illustrations. Drawing on her peasant historical past and childlike experience of ask yourself, Gág translated the fairy stories in a uniquely American vernacular tongue. In stories from Grimm we discover her contact on undying tales like “Hansel and Gretel,” “The Musicians of Bremen,” “Rapunzel,” and others. No different variants of Grimm’s fairy stories for kids can fit Gág’s richness of prose and the humor, attractiveness, and sheer magic of her pictorial interpretation. most sensible recognized for her Newbery Honor winner hundreds of thousands of Cats, Wanda Gág (1893–1946) was once a pioneer in children’s e-book writing, integrating textual content and representation. Born in New Ulm, Minnesota, she rose to foreign acclaim. In reputation of her artistry, she used to be posthumously offered the 1958 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award for thousands of Cats and the 1977 Kerlan Award for her physique of labor.

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Download E-books The Enchanted Forest Chronicles: (Boxed Set) PDF

Collected jointly for the 1st time are Patricia C. Wrede's hilarious experience tales approximately Cimorene, the princess who refuses to be right. each one of Cimorene's adventures is integrated in its paperback edition--Dealing with Dragons, trying to find Dragons, Calling on Dragons, and Talking to Dragons--in one good-looking package deal that is ideal for present giving.

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Download E-books The Gardens of Adonis PDF

By Marcel Detienne

Rich with implications for the background of sexuality, gender matters, and styles of Hellenic literary imagining, Marcel Detienne's landmark publication recasts long-standing rules in regards to the fertility fable of Adonis. the writer demanding situations Sir James Frazer's thesis that the crops god Adonis-- whose untimely demise used to be mourned by way of girls and whose resurrection marked a joyous occasion--represented the yearly cycle of progress and rot in agriculture. utilizing the analytic instruments of structuralism, Detienne exhibits as a substitute that the fairs of Adonis depict a seductive yet impotent and fruitless deity--whose actual ineptitude ended in his demise in a boar hunt, and then his physique was once present in a lettuce patch. Contrasting the fairs of Adonis with the solemn ones devoted to Demeter, the goddess of grain, he unearths the previous as a parody and negation of the establishment of marriage.

Detienne considers the short-lived gardens that Athenian girls planted in mockery for Adonis's competition, and explores the functionality of such vegetal topic as spices, mint, myrrh, cereal, and rainy crops in spiritual perform and in a big variety of myths. His inquiry exposes, between many stuff, attitudes towards sexual actions starting from "perverse" acts to marital relations.

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Download E-books Troy C. 1700-1250 BC (Fortress, 17) PDF

By Nic Fields

Hisarlik is a small position, a sandy stone strewn hillock chop up into gullies and hummocks. but its ancient importance is big, for this can be the positioning of Troy - the mythical urban whose tale sprawls throughout cultures, time and geography. the story of the siege of Troy is the best secular tale ever advised, and has captured the mind's eye of the Western international for a few 3,000 years. even though there are various problems in utilizing Greek myths, oral traditions and the Homeric epics to reconstruct the Trojan warfare, this name makes use of the newest archaeological proof to reconstruct intimately the fortifications of Troy in addition to making extra common observations in regards to the attainable old occasions at the back of the epics of Homer.

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Download E-books Grandmother, Grandfather, and Old Wolf: Tamanwit Ku Sukat and Traditional Native American Stories from the Columbian Plateau PDF

a desirable compilation of unique resources recounting the heritage, tradition, and societies of local American teams of the nice Columbia Plateau. Edited and annotated by way of award-winning author Clifford E. Trafzer, this can be a remarkable choice of oral tales of the Yakama, Nez Perce, Whisram, Klickitat, in addition to numerous different tribes. wealthy intimately, the tales shape the foundation for Plateau Indian background, providing readers conventional local narratives that permit humans to go into a sacred global of phrases and tales. in the beginning of time—for all times—these tales have been informed and retold for generations by means of all of the Grandmothers and Grandfathers. those tales set animals, crops, and areas in movement, and so they support spin the cosmos into being. they preserve the traditions alive and recreate the area with every one telling. 
     This certain assortment is consultant of oral traditions which are nonetheless a lot part of Plateau Indian tradition at the present time. Trafzer offers a provocative advent that ties the oral traditions of the folks to their background and tradition, inviting readers to take advantage of the tales as home windows that would supply a greater knowing of local americans and their courting with the flora and fauna. Trafzer easily asks readers to go into the local American global in the course of the teachings and tellings of the Wahteetash, the 1st peoples.

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Download E-books The Encyclopedia of Fantasy PDF

This large quantity is the 1st complete encyclopedia of the fable box, delivering an exhilarating new research of this hugely various and highly well known sphere of literature, from precursors akin to Shakespeare and Dante, via Lewis Carroll, George MacDonald and L. Frank Baum to J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and their smooth successors, like Ursula ok. Le Guin, Peter S. Beagle, Stephen R. Donaldson and Jostein Gaarder. With over 4,000 entries and over 1 million phrases, it covers each element of myth - in literature, motion pictures, tv, opera, paintings and comics.

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Download E-books Swedish Fairy Tales PDF

These are tales jam-packed with depraved magicians, frustrating trolls, teasing magpies, and solemn tomtar. In Swedish fairy stories, frogs develop into appealing fairy women, troll ladies marry troll princes, kings rework into woodcutters, and little boys go looking for experience within the woodland. This selection of twenty-one terrific stories includes:

The Seven Wishes
The Trolls and the Youngest Tomte
The Changelings
Leap the Elk and Little Princess Cottongrass
The Queen
And many more

These tales are shrewdpermanent and enjoyable, packed with experience and magic. an international of ask yourself and secret is delivered to lifestyles by way of the spellbinding paintings of 1 of the world’s maximum illustrators of fairy stories, John Bauer. His big-nosed, good-natured trolls are bound to pride, whereas his heroes and heroines shine brightly, bringing desire and goodness to darkish places.

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Download E-books Disney Descendants Wicked World Wish Granted Cinestory Comic Volume 1 PDF

Join Mal, Evie, Carlos, Jay, Ben and all-new characters as their tales spread in Disney Descendants depraved international want Granted lively shorts. there is not any scarcity of magic, secret, and mischief at Auradon Prep. Princess Audrey, daughter of Princess Aurora, opts for a brand new hairdo…or do not? Mal conjures a few unexpected hassle whereas cheering at Spirit Day. Jordan, The Genie's daughter, will get a few unforeseen corporation at her magic lamp, and extra! fanatics of the hit Disney Channel unique motion picture Disney Descendants will love the photo novel model of the depraved global want Granted shorts from Joe Books.

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