Katie In London

Author: James Mayhew

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408328712

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Come on a magical tour with Katie and discover London's most famous sights! When Katie and her brother Jack visit London with Grandma, something very unexpected happens . . . One of the Trafalgar Square lions comes to life and takes them on a wonderful tour of all the best sights! Including Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Big Ben and the London Eye. 'London comes to life in this magical adventure' - Independent Featuring many of London's key landmarks, this storybook has become a bestselling introduction to London, and is perfect for children visiting the city for the first time.
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Katie in Scotland

Author: James Mayhew

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408328720

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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When Katie meets the Loch Ness Monster in Scotland, fun and adventure soon folllow. Katie and Nessie discover how beautiful and stunning the country is as they take in the sights, from the Highlands to the Edinburgh Festival. Features: Loch Ness, Glasgow's Kelvingrove Park and Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood, The Royal Mile, The National Gallery and Portrait Gallery and Greyfriar's Bobby. A perfect first introduction to Scotland for all young children. Following on the huge success of Katie in London.
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The Bombmaker

Author: Stephen Leather

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1844568709

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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Andrea Hayes was one of the IRA's most deadly killers. But when a misplaced bomb ripped apart a group of passing kids, she left all that behind her. Now, years later, she lives a quiet, suburban life with her husband and young daughter, and her days of violence seem a distant memory. But then her daughter is kidnapped by persons unknown, and the past comes knocking at her door . . . ********* PRAISE FOR STEPHEN LEATHER 'A master of the thriller genre' Irish Times 'As tough as British thrillers get . . . gripping' Irish Independent 'The sheer impetus of his story-telling is damned hard to resist' Sunday Express
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Inside the O'Briens

A Novel

Author: Lisa Genova

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476717834

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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A New York Times bestseller ▪ A Library Journal Best Books of 2015 Pick ▪ A St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Books of 2015 Pick ▪A GoodReads Top Ten Fiction Book of 2015 ▪ A People Magazine Great Read From New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova comes a “heartbreaking…very human novel” (Matthew Thomas, author of We Are Not Ourselves) that does for Huntington’s disease what her debut novel Still Alice did for Alzheimer’s. Joe O’Brien is a forty-three-year-old police officer from the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Charlestown, Massachusetts. A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their twenties, and respected officer, Joe begins experiencing bouts of disorganized thinking, uncharacteristic temper outbursts, and strange, involuntary movements. He initially attributes these episodes to the stress of his job, but as these symptoms worsen, he agrees to see a neurologist and is handed a diagnosis that will change his and his family’s lives forever: Huntington’s disease. Huntington’s is a lethal neurodegenerative disease with no treatment and no cure, and each of Joe’s four children has a 50 percent chance of inheriting their father’s disease. While watching her potential future in her father’s escalating symptoms, twenty-one-year-old daughter Katie struggles with the questions this test imposes on her young adult life. As Joe’s symptoms worsen and he’s eventually stripped of his badge and more, Joe struggles to maintain hope and a sense of purpose, while Katie and her siblings must find the courage to either live a life “at risk” or learn their fate. Praised for writing that “explores the resilience of the human spirit” (San Francisco Chronicle), Lisa Genova has once again delivered a novel as powerful and unforgettable as the human insights at its core.
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When Irish Guys Are Smiling

Author: Suzanne Supplee

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 110120057X

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 224

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For seventeen-year-old Delk Sinclair, studying abroad in Ireland means one thing: escape. Delk is tired of hearing about her friends? debutante parties, watching her pregnant stepmother redecorate her mother?s house, and having to smile sweetly even though she doesn?t think she?ll ever get over losing her mother. Ireland is Delk?s chance to be happy. With the stunning green landscape as backdrop, Delk revels in all things Irish, from living in a real Irish castle, to celebrating St. Paddy?s Day in Galway, to enjoying Irish music and dance, to studying Yeats and shearing a sheep! So when Delk begins to fall for a very handsome Irishman, she wonders if there?s more to the Emerald Isle than it first seemed. It is fun, to be sure, but will those smiling Irish eyes really be able to heal her broken heart?
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Katie's Picture Show

Author: James Mayhew

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408337258

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Katie's Picture Show was originally published in 1989 and has captured the imagination and hearts of budding art lovers for a quarter of a century. Now, Orchard Books proudly presents this new edition to celebrate this classic story's 25th birthday. Completely reillustrated throughout, and with a beautiful new cover look, this book will enchant Katie fans, new and old. Join Katie as she visits the gallery for the first time with Grandma and discovers that art is wonderfully exciting, especially when five famous paintings come alive for her! Join the ever-curious Katie as she discovers that art can be fantastic fun - particularly when you step into the world inside the frame . . . Includes reproductions of: The Hay Wain by John Constable Madame Moitessier Seated by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres Les Parapluies by Pierre-Auguste Renoir Tropical Storm With a Tiger by Henri Rousseau Dynamic Suprematism by Kasimir Malevich
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journal of the Centre for the Study of Southern African Literature and Languages

Author: Centre for the Study of Southern African Literature and Languages

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Africa, Southern

Page: N.A

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Christa: There's Always a Tomorrow

Author: Jane Ingram

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 147972162X

Category: Fiction

Page: 685

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The first story about the life of Christa followed her from when she was eight years old in Berlin in 1943 through to 1955 in Devon, Pennsylvania. Now her story continues from 1963 through 1968. As she returns to the city of her birth some of the mysteries of her past are solved.
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Katie: Katie's London Christmas

Author: James Mayhew

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408337266

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Christmas is a magical time of year, when absolutely anything incredible can happen. So when Katie and Jack are woken up late on Christmas Eve by a loud sneeze, little do they realise that they are about to embark on the most amazing evening! Soon they are flying high across London, over snow-dusted landmarks, through the star-scattered sky with the one and only Father Christmas, in his sleigh, with his magical reindeer! But can they help Father Christmas to deliver all his presents and be back in time for Christmas morning? This story is illustrated with James's extraordinarily beautiful artwork and features some of London's best sights, including: Big Ben Buckingham Palace Covent Garden Trafalgar Square And many more landmarks The foiled cover will add that extra bit of Christmas sparkle to make the book utterly irresistible!
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