Category: Fairy Tales

  • Download E-books Fables Livre II ( Edition illustrée ) (French Edition) PDF

    By Jean De La Fontaine

    Apprises par cœur dès l'école, étudiées à l'université, récitées sur les scènes des théâtres, les Fables de Jean de los angeles Fontaine (1621 - 1695) rencontrent encore aujourd'hui un grand succès, signe de leur éternelle actualité et de los angeles modernité de leur message.

    Jean de l. a. Fontaine, né le eight juillet 1621 à Château-Thierry et mort le thirteen avril 1695 à Paris, est un poète français de grande renommée, principalement pour ses Fables et dans une moindre mesure pour ses contes. On lui doit également des poèmes divers, des pièces de théâtre et des livrets d'opéra qui confirment son ambition de moraliste.

    Paul Gustave Louis Christophe Doré dit Gustave Doré, né le 6 janvier 1832 à Strasbourg et mort le 23 janvier 1883 à Paris dans son hôtel de l. a. rue Saint-Dominique, est un illustrateur, graveur, bédéiste, peintre et sculpteur français. Il a été reconnu internationalement de son vivant.
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  • Download E-books The Legend Thief (The Hunter Chronicles) PDF

    By E. J. Patten, John Rocco

    Sky has extra monsters to fight—and lives to save—in the sequel to Return to Exile.

    Sky concept he had difficulties earlier than. “Before” as in whilst his uncle disappeared, he needed to stream to a wierd new city together with his family members, and, oh yeah, it used to be as much as him to ensure the world’s deadliest monster didn’t break out from his felony. yet none of that compares to now. “Now” as in while the full Hunters of Legend are coming to Exile with one project: kill Sky. good, Sky proposal there has been just one project, however the longer he remains alive, the extra he realizes that there's anything else afoot. And all these acquaintances that he stored in the dead of night to maintain them secure? seems he may have to invite them to chance their lives once more to prevent an unspeakable evil from wreaking havoc at the world.

    With artwork from the illustrator of the Percy Jackson sequence and compliment from New York occasions bestselling writers—including Brandon Mull, writer of the Beyonders and Fablehaven sequence, and James Dashner, writer of The Maze Runner and The Scorch Trials—The Hunter Chronicles combination bravery and humor right into a breathtaking experience.
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  • Download E-books The Faerie Way: A Healing Journey to Other Worlds (Llewellyn's Celtic Wisdom Series) PDF

    By Hugh Mynne

    The Faerie aren't simply little sprites with wings. they're a whole non secular race of beings that exists on one other point of fact, the Faerie geographical regions. In The Faerie Way through Hugh Mynne you won't purely discover the reality approximately those peaceable humans, but additionally you'll examine the sensible concepts you must stopover at them and procure knowledge that may swap your lifestyles.

    If the belief of touring to a non secular global sounds shamanic, the reason is, shamanism is on the middle of the Faerie religion. The equipment for touring to their international contain changing your realization via rest, visualization, prayer, and data.

    To the Faerie start up, darkness and light-weight, existence and loss of life, female and male are facets of 1 totality ó and each tree, flower, and blade of grass sings with its personal spirit. This e-book can assist you glance lower than the Faerie mounds and open you to the holiness of all life's cycles and probabilities, and the everlasting attractiveness underlying all.

    For information in your course, you are going to examine 4 prior explorers of the Faerie geographical regions, one in every of whom is George "A.E." Russell who not just wrote in regards to the Faerie, but in addition painted images of them. The e-book contains 5 of his work, in complete colour, that have by no means been released earlier than.

    The trip you could take is magical. via touch with immensely robust allies and animal helpers within the Faerie global you are going to reunite along with your Faerie "Co-Walker" to heal previous wounds, conquer own demons, or even support rebuild our shattered global. commence operating with this booklet now.
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  • Download E-books Stories from Plato and Other Classic Writers (Yesterday's Classics) PDF

    Twenty-seven tales tailored for children from decisions of works of vintage writers of the traditional international. The tales have been selected through the writer for his or her inspirational worth, both "because they contained fantastic ethical issues, otherwise simply because they have been poetic statements of typical phenomena which would increase the learn of usual science." Writers represented within the assortment contain Plato, Homer, Hesiod, Aristophanes, Pliny, and Ovid. a variety of black and white illustrations supplement the textual content. compatible for a while 6 and up.
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  • Download E-books Medusa: Solving the Mystery of the Gorgon PDF

    By Stephen R. Wilk

    Medusa, the Gorgon, who turns those that gaze upon her to stone, is likely one of the most well liked and enduring figures of Greek mythology. lengthy after many different figures from Greek fantasy were forgotten, she keeps to stay in pop culture. during this attention-grabbing examine of the legend of Medusa, Stephen R. Wilk starts through refamiliarizing readers with the tale via historical authors and classical art, then seems to be on the interpretations which were given of the that means of the parable over the years. a brand new and unique interpretation of the parable is accessible, established upon astronomical phenomena. using the gorgoneion, the Face of the Gorgon, on shields and on roofing tiles is tested in mild of parallels from around the globe, and a special interpretation of the truth in the back of the gorgoneion is advised. ultimately, the historical past of the Gorgon due to the fact that tlassical occasions is explored, culminating within the sleek use of Medusa as an emblem of girl Rage and feminine Creativity.
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  • Download E-books Talk about Trouble: A New Deal Portrait of Virginians in the Great Depression PDF

    'Things ain't now like they was nohow,' a Virginia local instructed a WPA employee within the Thirties. certainly, a vital topic unifying the masses of lifestyles histories recorded through Virginia Writers' venture fieldworkers among 1938 and 1941 is that the narrators all endure witness to the gigantic socioeconomic and cultural adjustments led to by means of the good melancholy and the recent Deal's responses to it. those never-published VWP narrative interviews, notwithstanding, have remained mostly unknown and unavailable to readers earlier. Talk approximately Trouble offers sixty one Writers' undertaking existence histories that depict Virginia women and men, either blacks and whites, and provide a cross-section of a while, occupations, reports, and cultural and sophistication backgrounds. Headnotes set the context for every existence historical past and introduce humans and issues that hyperlink person occasions and reviews. a hundred and sixty pictures, so much taken within the kingdom through Farm safeguard management or Virginia WPA photographers, upload photograph texture and backdrop to the tales and lives recounted.

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  • Download E-books The Secret of Platform 13 PDF

    By Eva Ibbotson

    A forgotten door on an deserted railway platform is the doorway to a mystical kingdom--an island the place people stay fortunately with mermaids, ogres, and different very good creatures. rigorously hidden from the area, the Island is barely obtainable whilst the door opens for 9 days each 9 years. while the beastly Mrs. Trottle kidnaps the Island's younger prince, it truly is as much as a wierd band of rescuers to save lots of him. yet can the rescuers--an ogre, a hag, a wizard, and a fey--sneak round London omitted? enthusiasts of Roald Dahl, Lewis Carroll, and E. Nesbit will enjoy this comedian fable.
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  • Download E-books Land of the Four Winds PDF

    By Veronica Freeman Ellis

    Land of the 4 Winds is a narrative a couple of little boy named Tonieh who's transported by way of winds to land. lower than a spell forged via Neejee, evil water spirits, the land is left with no colour. Tonieh needs to carry again the colour. This fascinating fable accommodates parts of West African folklore, modern Liberian dialect and the ability of the African oral culture. Marvelously illustrated in pencil and water colour through Sylvia Walker.
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  • Download E-books The Camelot Spell (Grail Quest Trilogy, Book 1) PDF

    By Laura Anne Gilman

    at the eve of the search for the Holy Grail, each grownup in King Arthur's fort falls into an enchanted sleep. the way forward for Camelot rests at the shoulders of fourteen-year-old squire Gerard, who has dreamed of changing into a Knight of the around desk his entire lifestyles. With the aid of Newt, the strong boy, and Ailis, a tender maidservant, he needs to face bad hazards, together with a enormous bridge troll, a smart and scheming dragon -- and eventually, a gloomy, robust strength that would cease at not anything to smash King Arthur, the knights, and the complete realm of Camelot.

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