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The Iceberg Express

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The Iceberg Express

by

David Cory

CONTENTS

The Magic Comb The Coral Palace King Seaphus Damages The Wreck Wonderland The Enchanted Prince The Magic Seeds Candy City Toy Land

The Magic Comb

One bright morning in August little Mary Louise put on her hat and went trudging across the meadow to the beach.

It was the first time she had been trusted out alone since the family had moved to the seashore for the summer; for Mary Louise was a little girl, nothing about her was large, except her round gray eyes.

There w...

Aventures extraordinaires d un savant russe II. Le Soleil et les petites plan

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[Illustration]

Georges Le Faure et Henry de Graffigny

AVENTURES EXTRAORDINAIRES D'UN SAVANT RUSSE

II. LE SOLEIL ET LES PETITES PLAN`ETES

500 Dessins de L. Vallet, Henriot, etc.

'Edinger, 'EDITEUR, 34, RUE DE LA MONTAGNE SAINTE GENEVI`EVE, 34

MDCCCLXXXIX

Table des matières

I. O`U NOS H'EROS ONT DES TIRAILLEMENTS D'ESTOMAC II. O`U, POUR LA SECONDE FOIS, GONTRAN A UNE ID'EE LUMINEUSE III. LE FEU `A BORD IV. TROIS MILLIONS DE LIEUES EN PARACHUTE V. PLONGEON DANS L'OC'EAN V'ENUSIEN VI. EXCURSIONS V'ENUSIENNES VII. `A TRA...

Quest of the Golden Ape –by: Randall Garrett

How could this man awaken with no past—no childhood—no recollection except of a vague world of terror from which his mother cried out for vengeance and the slaughter of his own people stood as a monument of infamy? Image is an illustration from the Gutenberg text.

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Transcriber's Note:

This etext was produced from Amazing Stories January, February, March 1957. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.

The Table of Contents is not part of the original ma...

Squinty the Comical Pig –by: Richard Barnum

"This comical children's tale about the funny adventures of a funny pig written by an unknown author. The publisher has hired authors to write children's tales, and gave them "house names". The "name" of the author who wrote this tale is Richard Barnum. It became very successful, the most well known of Richard Barnum's tales. So, if you want to laugh a little, even if you are not a child, read this book".

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SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIG

HIS MANY ADVENTURES

BY RICHARD BARNUM

Author of "Slicko, the Jumping Squirrel," ...

The Phoenix and the Carpet –by: Edith Nesbit

The Phoenix and the Carpet is a fantasy novel for children, written in 1904 by E. Nesbit. It is the second in a trilogy of novels that began with Five Children and It (1902), and follows the adventures of the same five protagonists – Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and the Lamb. Their mother buys the children a new carpet to replace the one from the nursery that was destroyed in an unfortunate fire accident. Through a series of exciting events, the children find an egg in the carpet which cracks into a talking Phoenix. The Phoenix explains that the carpet is a magical one that will grant them...

The Master Key –by: L. Frank Baum

The Master Key was one of Baum’s earliest full length fantasy books for children, published in 1901 just one year after The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The protagonist, Rob, while experimenting in his workshop, accidentally summons up an electrical fairy who presents him with electrical devices so advanced as to seem magical. His gifts include a flying contraption, a stun gun, and something resembling an omniscient portable TV set. Rob travels the world, rendering assistance to European heads of state and narrowly escaping disaster at the hands of “primitive” cannibals, Turks and Tatars, ...

The Story of the Treasure Seekers –by: Edith Nesbit

The six Bastable children are plunged into grief when their mother dies and their father's business partner cheats him of all his money. As a result, he loses not only his fortune but also his good name. However, the children decide to lend a hand. Determined to restore both, the children set out to find some way of making money. A variety of amusing and exciting events follow as they plunge into a series of scrapes in search of a legendary lost treasure.

Published in 1899, The Story of the Treasure Seekers by E Nesbit was her first children's novel. It has had an immense i...

An Essence of the Dusk, 5th Edition

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AN ESSENCE OF THE DUSK

Love turns venom, now I see, Flouted Beauties vipers be.

TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT

BY

F.W. BAIN

DEDICATED TO THE OTHER SEX.

PREFACE.

More generally known, perhaps, than any other Hindoo legend, is the story of the demon, R'AHU, who brings about ECLIPSES, by devouring the Sun and Moon. For when the gods had upchurned the nectar, the delectable Butter of the Brine, Ráhu's mouth watered at the very sight of it: and "in the guise of a god" he mingled unperceived among them, to partake. B...

Ghost: A Modern Fantasy –by: Arnold Bennett

The novel opens with Carl Foster, a recently qualified doctor, coming to London to try and make his fortune. He meets a famous tenor, Signor Alresca, who suffers a dreadful injury backstage and Foster tends to him. He thus meets the lead soprano, Rosetta Rosa, and falls hopelessly in love with her.

Alresca takes Foster under his wing and they travel to Alresca's home in Bruges. It is clear to Foster that Alresca has some strange obsession. Foster also notices a stranger who seems to be dogging his footsteps.

Things take an even more sinister turn when Alresca inexplicably dies. ....
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