The Very Lonely Firefly by Eric Carle

By Eric Carle

A VERY vintage from Eric Carle, writer of The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

When a really lonely firefly is going out into the evening looking for different fireflies, it sees a lantern, a candle, and the eyes of a puppy, cat, and owl all gleaming within the darkness. It even sees a shock social gathering of sunshine. however it isn't really until eventually it discovers different fireflies that it unearths precisely what it truly is having a look for--a shock guaranteed to deliver smiles to someone who flip the ultimate page!

Lushly illustrated with Eric Carle's trademark brilliant college paintings, soothingly advised with a gradual read-aloud rhythm, and entire with a shock guaranteed to "light up" kid's faces, The Very Lonely Firefly will quickly turn into a storytime favourite. learn it with a flashlight at the hours of darkness or less than the table--and watch these fireflies glow!

Praise for The Very Lonely Firefly:

"Carle's richly hued, collage-like artwork and delicate textual content can be comfortingly known to his a variety of younger devotees."--Publishers Weekly

"This is a compelling accomplishment [and a] assured winner as a read-aloud or read-alone."--School Library Journal

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Remington by Hough, Emerson; Remington, Frederic

By Hough, Emerson; Remington, Frederic

Frederic Remington (1861-1909) used to be one of many final American artists to supply his contemporaries a imaginative and prescient of the yankee outdated West, that wild terrain with its vast prairies, herds of bison and the final American Indians. A painter, yet especially an illustrator well known in his time, Remington skilfully captivated the public's recognition by way of offering a practical view of this primitive lifestyle at the verge of collapse of  Read more...

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The Monikins by James Fenimore Cooper

By James Fenimore Cooper

''A pleasant, funny, Swiftian satire, The Monikins tells of the mores of a society of polar monkeys in the course of the Gulliver-esque travels of Sir John Goldencalf, Esquire.''--P. [4] of cover.

summary: ''A pleasant, funny, Swiftian satire, The Monikins tells of the mores of a society of polar monkeys throughout the Gulliver-esque travels of Sir John Goldencalf, Esquire.''--P. [4] of canopy

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Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Thomas Hardy

By Thomas Hardy

Tess of the d'Urbervilles, by way of Thomas Hardy, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which bargains caliber versions at cheap costs to the coed and the overall reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed below are the various outstanding positive factors of Barnes & Noble Classics: All versions are fantastically designed and are published to more desirable standards; a few comprise illustrations of historic curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, ancient, and literary—to increase each one reader's knowing of those enduring works. Highly arguable as a result of its frank examine the sexual hypocrisy of Victorian society, Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles used to be still an outstanding advertisement good fortune whilst it seemed in 1891. it truly is now certainly one of the best novels in English.Using richly poetic language to border a shattering narrative of affection, seduction, betrayal, and homicide, Hardy tells the tale of Tess Durbeyfield, a gorgeous younger lady residing along with her impoverished relatives in Wessex, the southwestern English county immortalized by way of Hardy. After the kinfolk learns in their connection to the rich d’Urbervilles, they ship Tess to say a section of their fortune. She meets and is seduced by means of the dissolute Alec d’Urberville and secretly bears a baby, Sorrow, who dies in infancy. a really various guy, Angel Clare, turns out to supply Tess love and salvation, yet he rejects her—on their marriage ceremony night—after studying of her previous. Emotionally bereft, financially impoverished, and victimized through the self-righteous tension of English social morality, Tess escapes from her vise of ardour via a terrible, determined act.With its compassionate portrait of a tender rural lady, robust feedback of social conference, and disarming attention of the position of future in human existence, Tess of the D’Urbervilles is without doubt one of the so much relocating and noteworthy of Hardy’s novels.David Galef has released 9 books: the novels Flesh and Turning jap; kid's books, The Little pink Bicycle and Tracks; translations of jap proverbs, Even Monkeys Fall from timber or even a Stone Buddha Can speak; a piece of literary feedback, The helping solid; an edited anthology of essays known as moment innovations: a spotlight on Rereading; and, such a lot lately, the short-story assortment snigger tune. additionally, he has written greater than seventy brief tales for magazines starting from the British Punch to the Czech Prague Revue, the Canadian Prism foreign, and the yank Shenandoah. His essays and stories have seemed within the ny occasions, Newsday, the Village Voice, 20th Century Literature, The Columbia heritage of the British Novel, and plenty of different locations. he's a professor of English on the collage of Mississippi, the place he additionally administers the M.F.A. application in artistic writing.

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Coloquio de los perros The Dialogue of the Dogs (Spanish by Miguel de Cervantes

By Miguel de Cervantes

Una de las piezas destacadas de las Novelas ejemplares: el mejor camino para acercarse a l. a. obra de Cervantes.

Cipión, perro culto y prudente, y Berganza, juguetón y dicharachero, sufren un hechizo y se transforman en humanos. Berganza habla y habla durante toda los angeles noche contándole sus peripecias a su amigo Cipión; quien no deja de recordarle valores como l. a. bondad, el amor y l. a. amistad.

Con un castellano coloquial, fresco y dinámico, El coloquio de los perros sigue mostrando que los distintos tipos humanos, las virtudes y los defectos, apenas han cambiado con el paso de los siglos.

Los lectores han dicho...
«No hace falta comentar nada de una novela ejemplar de Cervantes.»

«Es un libro unique y ameno de leer. A pesar de los angeles época en los angeles que fue escrito, los angeles temática sigue estando de actualidad.»

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La Vuelta Al Mundo en 80 Dias (Los Grandes Clasicos by Jules Verne

By Jules Verne

Readers will get pleasure from gaining knowledge of the classics via those superbly packaged and cost effectively priced variations of recognized works of literature from worldwide. a number of classes, topics, and authors are represented. Los lectores tomar?n un gran placer en descubrir los cl?sicos por estas bellas y econ?micas ediciones de literatura famosa y common. Se representa una variedad de ?pocas, temas, y autores.

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Philip Dru: Administrator by Edward Mandell House

By Edward Mandell House

This is often an OCR version with no illustrations or index. it might probably have a number of typos or lacking textual content. in spite of the fact that, dealers can obtain a loose scanned reproduction of the unique infrequent e-book from you may as well preview excerpts from the publication there. buyers also are entitled to a loose trial club within the basic Books membership the place they could choose from greater than 1000000 books for free of charge. unique released through: B. W. Huebsch in 1912 in 330 pages; Description: This quantity is made from electronic pictures created during the college of Michigan collage Library's maintenance reformatting program.; matters: Utopias; Fiction / Literary; Political technological know-how / common; Fiction / basic; Fiction / Literary; Fiction / Political; heritage / basic; heritage / usa / common; Political technology / common;

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Northanger Abbey (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by Jane Austen, Alfred Mac Adam

By Jane Austen, Alfred Mac Adam

Northanger Abbey, by way of Jane Austen, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber variations at cheap costs to the scholar and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed below are the various awesome positive factors of Barnes & Noble Classics: All variations are fantastically designed and are published to more suitable necessities; a few contain illustrations of historic curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, old, and literary—to improve every one reader's figuring out of those enduring works. A splendidly enjoyable coming-of-age tale, Northanger Abbey is frequently known as Jane Austen’s “Gothic parody.” Decrepit castles, locked rooms, mysterious chests, cryptic notes, and tyrannical fathers supply the tale an uncanny air, yet one with a decidedly satirical twist.The story’s not likely heroine is Catherine Morland, a remarkably blameless seventeen-year-old girl from a rustic parsonage. whereas spending a couple of weeks in bathtub with a kinfolk buddy, Catherine meets and falls in love with Henry Tilney, who invitations her to go to his family members property, Northanger Abbey. as soon as there, Catherine, an excellent reader of Gothic thrillers, shall we the shadowy surroundings of the previous mansion fill her brain with bad suspicions. what's the secret surrounding the dying of Henry’s mom? Is the relations concealing a negative mystery in the based rooms of the Abbey? Can she belief Henry, or is he a part of an evil conspiracy? Catherine unearths dreadful portents within the such a lot prosaic occasions, till Henry persuades her to work out the peril in complicated existence with art.Executed with high-spirited gusto, Northanger Abbey is the main lighthearted of Jane Austen’s novels, but at its center this pleasant novel is a major, unsentimental observation on love and marriage. Alfred Mac Adam teaches literature at Barnard College–Columbia college. he's a translator and paintings critic.

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