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The Magic Pudding:
Being the Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends
Bill Barnacle and Sam Sawnoff
[ Bunyip Bluegum ]
[ and his Uncle ]
[ are koalas ]
This is a frontways view of Bunyip Bluegum and his Uncle Wattleberry.
At a glance you can see what a fine, round, splendid fellow Bunyip
Bluegum is, without me telling you. At a second glance you can see
that the Uncle is more square than round,...
These are selections of Kipling's writings; some poems, some fiction, some history but all by the master storyteller himself. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi' -- William the Conqueror, Part I -- William the Conqueror, Part II -- Wee Willie Winkie -- A matter of fact -- Mowgli's brothers -- The lost legion -- Namgay Doola -- A germ-destroyer -- 'Tiger! Tiger!' -- Tods' amendment -- The story of Muhammad Din -- The finances of the gods -- Moti Guj, Mutineer.
THE KIPLING READER
SELECTIONS FROM THE BOOKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING
NEW AND REVISED EDITION
MACMILLAN AND CO, LIMITED
This is a series of late-19th Century essays about Florida’s flora & fauna written by a Massachusetts-based naturalist.
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This is noted where it occurs in the text.]
A FLORIDA SKETCH BOOK
Books by Mr. Torrey.
BIRDS IN THE BUSH.
A RAMBLER'S LEASE.
THE FOOT PATH WAY.
A FLORIDA SKETCH BOOK.
IN THE FLAT WOODS
BESIDE THE MARSH
ON THE BEACH AT DAYTONA
ALONG THE HILLSBOROUGH
A MORNING AT THE OLD SUGAR MILL
ON THE UP...
The Lords of the Housetops reveals the cat through the creative lenses of 13 authors. Consequently, this carefully chosen collection of stories is as complex, charismatic and clever as a cat.
OF THE HOUSETOPS
THIRTEEN CAT TALES
CARL VAN VECHTEN
IN THE GARRET
THE MUSIC OF SPAIN
THE MERRY GO ROUND
MUSIC AND BAD MANNERS
THE TIGER IN THE HOUSE
LORDS OF THE HOUSETOPS
MUSIC AFTER THE GREAT WAR
WITH A PREFACE BY
CARL VAN VECHTEN
C'est l'esprit familier du lieu;
A beautifully illustrated children’s picture book featuring Johnny Crow who made a garden in which a variety of animals do bizarre things in rhyme.
JOHNNY CROW'S GARDEN
A PICTURE BOOK
L. LESLIE BROOKE
First Edition, 1903
To the Memory of
my Father, who first told
me of Johnny Crow's
Garden; and to my Boys,
for whom I have set on
record these facts concerning
JOHNNY CROW'S GARDEN.
Would dig and sow
Till he made a little Garden.
And the Lion
Had a green and yellow Tie on
In Johnny Crow's Garden.<...
When a modern film script draws inspiration from a poem written more than a century ago, readers can judge its impact on our collective imagination. Such is the resonance of the poem "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe.
First published in 1845, "The Raven" is a masterpiece of atmosphere, rhythmic quality and use of language. Constructed in narrative form, it tells the story of a young man who is mourning the loss of his beloved. One December night as he wearily sits up browsing through a classical volume, a mysterious tapping against his window disturbs him. When he opens it to investi...
THE QUADRUPEDS' PIC NIC
C. Whittingham, Tooks Court,
The "Quadrupeds' Pic Nic" is a very humble imitation of Mrs. Dorset's
"Peacock at Home." Even in my imitation I find I am not original. The
Quadrupeds, it appears, have already had an "Elephants' Ball," and a
F. B. C.
THE QUADRUPEDS' PIC NIC.
No doubt you have heard how the grasshoppers' feasts
"Excited the spleen of the birds and the beasts;"
How the peacock and turkey "flew into a passion,"
FRANK AND FANNY:
A RURAL STORY.
BY MRS. CLARA MORETON.
WITH NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS.
PHILLIPS, SAMPSON & CO.
Entered, according to act of Congress, in the year 1850,
By PHILLIPS AND SAMPSON,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of
To inculcate gentleness of disposition, patience, and benevolence, and
to inspire the young with a love for the simple pleasures of rural
life, is the purpose of the following story. The love of exciting
narratives is not favourable to ...
Three Boys in the Wild North Land
By Egerton Ryerson Young
THREE BOYS IN THE WILD NORTH LAND
BY EGERTON RYERSON YOUNG
WELCOME TO SAGASTA WEEKEE MR. ROSS, THEIR HOST THE THREE BOYS FRANK, ALEC, SAM THE "PRINCE ARTHUR" THE VOYAGE THE ESQUIMAUX ARRIVAL AT YORK FACTORY.
"Welcome to this Wild North Land! welcome to our happy home in the Land of the North Wind! Welcome, thrice welcome, all and e...
THE ADVENTURES OF PADDY THE BEAVER
Thornton W. Burgess
I Paddy the Beaver Begins Work.
II Paddy Plans a Pond.
III Paddy Has Many Visitors.
IV Sammy Jay Speaks His Mind.
V Paddy Keeps His Promise.
VI Farmer Brown's Boy Grows Curious.
VII Farmer Brown's Boy Gets Another Surprise.
VIII Peter Rabbit Gets a Ducking.
IX Paddy Plans a House.
X Paddy Starts His House
XI Peter Rabbit and Jerry Muskrat are Puzzled.
XII Jerry Muskrat Learns Something.
XIII The Queer Storehouse.