Tales of Magic

Author: Edward Eager

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544868188

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 896

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Just in time for the holiday season, four classic Edward Eager Tales of Magic in one affordable package. Ever since Half Magic first hit bookshelves in 1954, Edward Eager's Tales of Magic have been favorites with readers of all ages. Now his four most popular stories—Half Magic, Knight's Castle, Magic by the Lake, and The Time Garden—are available in one handsome package. Perfect for gift-giving or for introducing eager new readers to a whole world of wit and magic, these four books should brighten every child's library!
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Der Brabbelback

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783794150069

Category: Children's poetry, English

Page: 32

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Why Fairy Tales Stick

The Evolution and Relevance of a Genre

Author: Jack Zipes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135204357

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 352

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In his latest book, fairy tales expert Jack Zipes explores the question of why some fairy tales "work" and others don't, why the fairy tale is uniquely capable of getting under the skin of culture and staying there. Why, in other words, fairy tales "stick." Long an advocate of the fairy tale as a serious genre with wide social and cultural ramifications, Jack Zipes here makes his strongest case for the idea of the fairy tale not just as a collection of stories for children but a profoundly important genre. Why Fairy Tales Stick contains two chapters on the history and theory of the genre, followed by case studies of famous tales (including Cinderella, Snow White, and Bluebeard), followed by a summary chapter on the problematic nature of traditional storytelling in the twenty-first century.
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Other Tales

Author: Lewis Carroll

Publisher: Chartwell Books

ISBN: 0785834192

Category: Fiction

Page: 560

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Delve into this stunning gift edition boasting the complete collection of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Other Tales and original, iconic illustrations by John Tenniel. The next edition in the Knickerbocker Classic series, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Other Tales features the writings of Lewis Carroll, the master of puns, puzzles, and fantasy that have been delighting adults and children alike for over 150 years.This volume is comprised of both Alice books (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass); the nonsense poems, including "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky"; the novels Sylvie and Bruno and Sylvie and Bruno Concluded; and essays and other miscellaneous writings of this prolific writer. For Lewis Carroll fans worldwide, this stunning gift edition with an elegantly designed cloth binding features a slipcase, ribbon marker, and a new introduction by Lori Campbell.
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Serenity Found

More Unauthorized Essays on Joss Whedon's Firefly Universe

Author: Jane Espenson

Publisher: BenBella Books

ISBN: 1933771216

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 217

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A collection of essays on the Firefly universe featured in the television program of the same name and the film "Serenity" explores recurring themes from both productions, addressing topics ranging from the role of women to the universe's lack of aliens.
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Carroll, Lewis: Complete Novels And Stories (Book Center)

Author: Lewis Carroll,Book Center

Publisher: Oregan Publishing

ISBN: 2377930689

Category: Fiction

Page: 150

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Novels " Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. " Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. " Sylvie and Bruno. " Sylvie and Bruno Concluded. Stories " A Tangled Tale. " Bruno's Revenge and Other Stories. " What the Tortoise Said to Achilles.
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Thirteen Ways to Water and Other Stories

Author: Bruce Holland Rogers

Publisher: Panisphere Books and Audio

ISBN: 9780970421043

Category: Fiction

Page: 228

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This collection of stories by award-winning author Bruce Holland Rogers is a ticket to Places You've Never Been, from the heart of the Tulgey Wood to the forests of the Highland People. While some of the stories are set in the real world, from Vietnamese jungles to the Seattle stomping grounds of an anarchist monkey-wrench gang, even mundane reality turns out to lie on the border of Elsewhere. By turns funny and poignant, Rogers treats readers to fantasy stories they won't soon forget.
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Dream Time

Chapters from the Sixties

Author: Geoffrey O'Brien

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 194

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Blends a unique use of language and changing points of view to explore the ideals, events, and attitudes of 1960s America
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Short Stories

Author: Abraham Moses Klein

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780802064691

Category: Short stories in English - Canadian writers, 1900-1945 - Texts

Page: 338

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A.M. Klein's reputation as a writer on his poetry and to a lesser extent on his remarkable poetic novel The Second Scroll. But he also wrote many short stories over a period of more than a quarter of a century. Until now few people have been aware of their existence; many exist only in manuscript form, and most of those that were published appeared in magazines that were not readily accessible to the general reading public. This volume bring them together. Klein's range of themes and styles in his short fiction, as in his poetry and in his journalistic writing, is broad. He draws on his Jewish experience, focusing on legends, festivals, and ceremonies, well-known character types, and familiar aspects of Jewish life - in the synagogue, in the home, and on the streets. Klein was not limited, however, by his Jewish concerns, for he also wrote social and political satire and parodies of the detective story and of literary debates. His pervasive sense of humour is often closely associated with his feeling for the macabre, producing a quality of black comedy that is distinctly Kleinian. The stories in this volume are an invaluable addition to the canon of Klein's works and their publication will extend and reinforce his already considerable reputation.
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Perraults Märchen (illustrierte Ausgabe)

Author: Charles Perrault

Publisher: The Planet

ISBN: 1908478497

Category:

Page: N.A

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Fünf Perraults Märchen, illustriert von Walter Crane (mehr als 40 Abbildungen): der gestiefelte Kater, das Rotkäppchen, Blaubart, das Dornröschen oder die schlafende Schöne im Wald, Aschenputtel oder das gläserne Pantöffelchen.
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Der Winterkaiser

Author: Katherine Addison

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104037582

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

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Magie und Intrigen am Hof des Elfenkaisers Mit ›Der Winterkaiser‹ hat Katherine Addison einen gefühlvollen und klugen Fantasy-Roman geschrieben, der für alle vier wichtigen Genre-Preise nominiert wurde: Hugo Award, Nebula Award, World Fantasy Award und Locus Award. Mit Letzterem wurde ›Der Winterkaiser‹ als »Bester Fantasy-Roman 2015« ausgezeichnet. Maia hat sein Leben bisher in der Provinz verbracht, wohin ihn sein Vater, der mächtige Elfenkaiser, verbannte. Doch als dieser zusammen mit den drei ältesten Prinzen bei einem Unglück überraschend verstirbt, sitzt Maia plötzlich auf dem Thron – und muss sich in einer komplizierten und teils feindlichen Umwelt behaupten. Maia – halb Elf, halb Kobold – macht die Erfahrung, dass das tägliche Leben eines Kaisers einem Spießrutenlauf gleicht: Jede Audienz ist eine Herausforderung, jede Palastintrige kann zur Entthronung und letztendlich zum Tod führen. Selbst so einfache Dinge wie Freundschaften zu schließen werden zur Herausforderung. Und dann ist da noch der mit allen Wassern gewaschene Lordkanzler, der versucht, den jungen, unerfahrenen Elfenkaiser unter seine Kontrolle zu bekommen ...
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Die unüblichen Verdächtigen

Die Grimm Akten

Author: Michael Buckley

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 9783833937392

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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Sabrina und Daphne, die beiden Schwestern Grimm, besuchen die Ferryport Landing School. Daphne ist glücklich, dass Schneewittchen ihre Lehrerin ist, denn die mag kleine Menschen. Die arme Sabrina aber wird mit Mr. Grantner in eine Klasse von irgendwie leicht verwirrten Sechstklässlern gesteckt. Als Mr. Grantner dann auch noch auf besonders üble Art und Weise ermordet wird, ist es Sache der Schwestern Grimm, den Unbekannten zu finden, der das getan hat. Dafür jedoch muss Sabrina ihr Misstrauen gegenüber Fremden überwinden. Wie aber kann sie Leuten vertrauen, die für das Verschwinden ihrer Eltern verantwortlich sein könnten? Dieses Buch ist eine wunderbare Fortsetzung der erfolgreichen Bestsellerserie mit den liebenswerten Schwestern Grimm, abenteuerlich, spannend und voller urkomischer märchenhafter Wendungen, die die Leser begeistern! Zweiter Band der spannenden Detektiv- und Kinderromanreihe! Klassisches Märchen-Thema in äußerst moderner Umsetzung! US-Originale lange auf der Bestsellerliste der "New York Times" - mehr als 700.000 verkaufte Exemplare der Serie in den USA!
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Mark my words

great quotations and the stories behind them

Author: Nigel Rees

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780760735329

Category: Quotations, English

Page: 640

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Harper's Bazaar

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Dressmaking

Page: N.A

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