101 Amazing Mythical Beasts and Legendary Creatures by Jack Goldstein

By Jack Goldstein

Do you know Hippogriff is supposedly the offspring of a horse and a griffin? Or Greek Sphinx as a rule has a male face, while an Egyptian one has a feminine visage? the place does the Skunk Ape roam, and the way are you able to spot a Kitsune in human shape? Is Slenderman the main scary legendary creature, or is that honour bestowed at the fearsome Gashadokuro? This significant publication comprises information of over 100 legendary beasts and mythical creatures, organised into different types for simple reference. no matter if you have an interest within the beasts of wherever from old Greece to modern day Africa, this is often the booklet for you!

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The Story of the World 1 On the Shores of the Great Sea by M. B. Synge, eBook-Ventures, E. M. Synge

By M. B. Synge, eBook-Ventures, E. M. Synge

Ebook I within the tale of the area sequence, by way of M. B. Synge, "On the beaches of the nice Sea" makes a speciality of the civilizations surrounding the Mediterranean Sea from the time of Abraham to the delivery of Christ. short histories of the traditional Israelites, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Scythians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans are given, concluding with the conquest of the full Mediterranean sector via Rome. vital myths and legends that preceded recorded heritage also are similar. appropriate for kids a while nine and as much as learn to themselves and for kids as younger as 6 as a read-aloud. the tale of the realm sequence, by way of M. B. Synge, includes a suite of 5 volumes, written at a center tuition examining point, that conceal all significant occasions within the historical past of Western Civilization, from earliest recorded background to the shut of the 19th century. With fifty or so brief chapters in each one quantity, the sequence hyperlinks the good eras in time and position jointly through a series of news of people who performed crucial elements within the occasions comparable. whereas statesmen and army commanders determine seriously within the narrative, tales of explorers, scientists, artists, authors, and non secular figures also are awarded. the writer writes in an enticing style, utilizing conversation usually to deliver scenes to existence. She juxtaposes occasions taking place even as in numerous components of the realm in a method equivalent to the books of Genevieve Foster. This sequence is a wonderful creation to international heritage for grownup readers in addition to for kids.

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Manga Math Mysteries 7: The Book Bandit: A Mystery with by Melinda Thielbar, Jennifer A. Lee, Candice Chow

By Melinda Thielbar, Jennifer A. Lee, Candice Chow

The technological know-how membership has created an incredible "book bandit" sculpture within the public library. yet how did they get the sculpture in throughout the tiny library window? The librarians supply a prize to whoever can work out the puzzle. the youngsters from Sifu Faiza's Kung Fu institution understand they could win, however it will take all in their geometry abilities plus a few unforeseen cooperation to dimension up... The ebook Bandit.

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Square Mile of Murder. Horrific Glasgow Killings by Jack House

By Jack House

Four of Britain's such a lot infamous murders came about inside of a sq. mile of Glasgow's urban centre round the flip of the final century. Madeleine Smith was once accused and located 'Not confirmed' of lacing her doomed lover's overdue evening cocoa with arsenic; an 83-year-old lady used to be brutally battered to loss of life; Oscar Slater, an blameless guy, was once jailed and Jessie McPherson used to be brutally struck forty occasions with a meat cleaver. both chilling are the crimes of Dr Edward William Pritchard, 'The Human Crocodile', who had the coffin lid unscrewed in order that he may perhaps kiss the lips of the spouse he had murdered by way of gradual poisoning. Jack residence unravels the attention-grabbing info of the police investigations to supply an perception into those 4 well-known situations. This new illustrated version additionally features a touching profile of Jack condo via Robert Jeffrey, Glasgow's actual crime specialist who brings the Madeleine Smith case brand new and an creation by way of Donald R. Findlay quality controls, one among Scotland's such a lot celebrated advocates.

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Flucht im Mondlicht: Eine Geschichte aus Afghanistan by N.H. Senzai, Renate Weitbrecht

By N.H. Senzai, Renate Weitbrecht

Fadis Familie träumt von einem neuen Leben in Kalifornien. Doch die Flucht aus Afghanistan wird zum Albtraum: Im Tumult des Aufbruchs geht Fadis kleine Schwester Mariam verloren – und die Familie hat keine likelihood mehr umzukehren ... Von nun an hegt Fadi nur noch einen Gedanken: Er muss Mariam wiederfinden! Als ein Fotowettbewerb ausgeschrieben wird, sieht Fadi die likelihood, in seine alte Heimat zurückzukehren. Doch kann ein einziges Foto Mariam tatsächlich retten?

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