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Matilda

By Roald Dahl
  • Writer : Roald Dahl
  • Isbn : 0593203372
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Number of Pages : 192
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Review Counts : 386
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : matilda.pdf

Summaries of Book :

Now a musical! Matilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she's just a nuisance. She expects school to be different but there she has to face Miss Trunchbull, a menacing, kid-hating headmistress. When Matilda is attacked by the Trunchbull she suddenly discovers she has a remarkable power with which to fight back. It'll take a superhuman genius to give Miss Trunchbull what she deserves and Matilda may be just the one to do it! Here is Roald Dahl's original novel of a little girl with extraordinary powers. This much-loved story has recently been made into a wonderful new musical, adapted by Dennis Kelly with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.

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Because I Can with Roald Dahl's Matilda : Magic

By Sophia Von Sawilski
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  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Isbn Code : 1471793133
  • Number of Pages :
  • Category : Education
  • Reviews : 728
  • Pdf File: because-i-can-with-roald-dahl-s-matilda.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Matilda’s magic is debunked by Miss Honey’s theory. Roald Dahl wrote not only to entertain the audience but to demonstrate a point about potential and opportunity. Establishing the need for access to opportunity is the beginning to the solution.

Matilda

By Catherine Hanley
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Isbn Code : 0300245068
  • Number of Pages : 288
  • Category : History
  • Reviews : 978
  • Pdf File: matilda.pdf

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A life of Matilda—empress, skilled military leader, and one of the greatest figures of the English Middle Ages Matilda was a daughter, wife, and mother. But she was also empress, heir to the English crown—the first woman ever to hold the position—and an able military general. This new biography explores Matilda’s achievements as military and political leader, and sets her life and career in full context. Catherine Hanley provides fresh insight into Matilda's campaign to claim the title of queen, her approach to allied kingdoms and rival rulers, and her role in the succession crisis. Hanley highlights how Matilda fought for the throne, and argues that although she never sat on it herself her reward was to see her son become king. Extraordinarily, her line has continued through every single monarch of England or Britain from that time to the present day.

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By J. Irene Hickey
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Fulton Books, Inc.
  • Isbn Code : 1637104332
  • Number of Pages : 116
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 891
  • Pdf File: lost.pdf

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One moment, Boomer and Matilda were playing with their friends in the bush in Australia, and the next, they were being transported to the Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin, Texas! Boomer, a kangaroo from New South Wales, Australia, and Matilda, a koala bear from Queensland, Australia, had never traveled out of their homeland. On the final leg of their journey, the truck in which they were being transported spun out of control in a violent rainstorm. As a result, the truck flipped on its side and slid for several yards before stopping. Their cages were tossed about inside the truck, and when the truck stopped sliding, the doors of their cages sprang open, as did the doors to the truck itself. Boomer and Matilda, shaken but uninjured, found themselves in an unknown land, in a bad storm, and in the dark. They were frightened, tired, hungry, and lost! Little did they know at the time, but they were going to be tracked by the zoologist responsible for their transport to the zoo and the Texas State Trooper trying to solve the mystery of the truck accident. And as if that weren't enough, an overeager reporter seeking fame by "saving" the community from wild animals was also hot on their trail. Two escaped "wild" animals, an eager reporter, a confused zoologist, and a determined state trooper all cross paths in this first adventure of Boomer and Matilda. They were about to embark on an adventure that will forever change their lives!

Effects and Consequences of Narration in Lloyd Jones' "Mister Pip" on Matilda

By Lena Formella
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Isbn Code : 3346383717
  • Number of Pages : 11
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reviews : 624
  • Pdf File: effects-and-consequences-of-narration-in-lloyd-jones-mister-pip-on-matilda.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Seminar paper from the year 2020 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,7, University of Göttingen, language: English, abstract: First, the effects of narration in Matilda’s childhood, mainly when Mr Watts reads the novel to the children in the classroom and she gets to know Pip, will be examined. The matters focussed on will be the way Matilda constantly compares herself to Pip, the protagonist of Dickens’ Great Expectations, as well as how the embedding of the novel into her life influences the relationship she has to her parents and the way the impact of the novel changes when she becomes an adult will be analyzed. Here Matilda’s efforts to define the concept of home and how her development in general is dependent on her engagement with Dickens and his work will be looked at. In a third part, now connecting the young girl on the island and the grown-up woman, an analysis on how Matilda utilises Great Expectations throughout her life in order to first try to protect herself from trauma and later on how she tries to heal her trauma, particularly by writing an autobiographical account of her life, will follow.

The Fallen: A DCI Matilda Darke short story

By Michael Wood
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Isbn Code : 000822238X
  • Number of Pages : 85
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 998
  • Pdf File: the-fallen.pdf

Book Excerpt:

‘DCI Matilda Darke is the perfect heroine’ Elly Griffiths A short story and prequel featuring DCI Matilda Darke, star of Michael Wood’s darkly compelling crime series. Perfect for fans of Stuart MacBride, Mark Billingham and Val McDermid.

The Murder House (DCI Matilda Darke Thriller, Book 5)

By Michael Wood
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Isbn Code : 0008374821
  • Number of Pages : 464
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 455
  • Pdf File: the-murder-house.pdf

Book Excerpt:

‘Gory, brutal, devastating, utterly addictive and yet so finely written. This deserves to be huge – and I think it will be. His best yet’ Louise Beech They were the perfect family. It was the perfect crime.

The Lazy Girl's Guide to Living a Beautiful Life

By Matilda Rice
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Isbn Code : 1760639737
  • Number of Pages : 208
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Reviews : 436
  • Pdf File: the-lazy-girl-s-guide-to-living-a-beautiful-life.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Written in her chatty and approachable style, this is a refreshing, positive guide to life for young women. Matilda emphasises having fun and being yourself. She includes her favourite recipes and some great exercises and workouts you can do easily at home plus heaps of great advice on skincare, beauty and fashion. This is an essential guide to living a happy and fulfilled life.

When You Adopt a Starwhal

By Matilda Rose
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Isbn Code : 1647001498
  • Number of Pages : 32
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 271
  • Pdf File: when-you-adopt-a-starwhal.pdf

Book Excerpt:

A fun-filled story about kindness and sharing, starring a magical narwhal! Everyone in Fairyland knows that Mrs. Paws is the perfect pet matchmaker! She has flying piglets, baby griffins and even pugicorns. She has a knack of knowing what pets are right for each princess, prince, or mermaid! Millie the Mermaid loves her new pet, Starwhal, who is an adorable narwhal with the power to turn anything sparkly and shimmery! But is there enough Starwhal magic for everyone in Coral Cove?

Silver Matilda

By Louise Lightfoot
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn Code : 1351164740
  • Number of Pages : 46
  • Category : Education
  • Reviews : 174
  • Pdf File: silver-matilda.pdf

Book Excerpt:

The ‘Get to Know Me’ series is aimed at children with additional needs and those who support them in the classroom. Developed by child psychologist Dr Louise Lightfoot and illustrated by Catherine Hicks, the resources in this series include activities specific to anxiety, depression and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). This book, Silver Matilda, has been designed to support the individual child but also to be used in whole class teaching, to encourage an empathetic and inclusive environment. In this book, we meet Silver Matilda, a bird with silver feathers known for her beauty and graceful flight. The story follows Matilda as she loses her bright feathers and ashamed, hides away from the world until one day an owl comes and sits with her. The owl shows Matilda empathy and stays with her whilst she recovers and watches as she becomes stronger through her experience. This book was written with children with depression in mind, providing an opportunity to relate to Matilda’s thoughts, feelings, behaviours and experiences. However, children with a range of needs may benefit from the story. The book is written in a narrative style, so it does not use diagnostic labels and is not intended for this purpose. Instead the focus is on creating a common language which children can understand and use to make sense of how they are feeling. A practitioner guidebook (ISBN 9780815349433) and draw along version (ISBN 9780815349464) are also available.

Folktales of Joha, Jewish Trickster

By Matilda Ko‚n-Sarano
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jewish Publication Society
  • Isbn Code : 0827610149
  • Number of Pages : 297
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 747
  • Pdf File: folktales-of-joha-jewish-trickster.pdf

Book Excerpt:

"Joha has Janus's double face: On the one hand, he is innocent and stupid; on the other, a trickster. He is a cheater and is cheated. He sets traps for others and falls into traps himself; he is simpleton and liar, victimizer and victim. But as a literary figure he never dies. The nearly 300 stories in this lovely volume are from Sephardic oral literature and ethnic culture. They were told to Matilda Kon-Sarano in their original language, Judeo-Spanish (Ladino), and documented over 21 years. From 17 countries, including the United States, they come together in this first-ever collection of Joha stories to appear in English. Known in some places as Ladino, Judeo-Spanish is a living remnant of the Spanish spoken by the Spanish Jews at the end of the 15th century. Matilda Kon-Sarano, born to a Sephardic family, has devoted her life to the conservation and revitalization of this language, culture, and heritage. Joha, according to Ladino tradition, is a popular folklore character, one who is conniving yet also beguiling. He plays many roles: He makes us laugh; liberates us from taboos; makes it possible to tell the whole, sometimes painful, truth in a humorous way; and helps us triumph over our enemies through laughter. These stories have entertained generations of Sephardic children and adults and will delight readers of any age."

Nurse Matilda Goes to Hospital

By Christianna Brand
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn Code : 1526631237
  • Number of Pages : 128
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 262
  • Pdf File: nurse-matilda-goes-to-hospital.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Once upon a time there was a huge family of children, and they were terribly, terribly naughty ... The Brown children are back, and they're naughtier than ever! This time, they have feigned illness and been taken to hospital ... but with the no-nonsense, magical Nurse Matilda running the show, they have little chance of keeping up their antics for long! This highly collectable new edition of a timeless classic is packed with episode after episode of mischief, mayhem and hilarity, all accompanied by Edward Ardizzone's beautiful original illustrations. From the series that inspired the much-loved film Nanny McPhee, starring Emma Thompson and Colin Firth, Nurse Matilda Goes to Hospital overflows with naughtiness, wit and timeless humour – the perfect book for mischief-makers both young and old!

Survivor’s Guilt (DCI Matilda Darke Thriller, Book 8)

By Michael Wood
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Isbn Code : 0008460647
  • Number of Pages : 464
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 631
  • Pdf File: survivor-s-guilt.pdf

Book Excerpt:

‘Tense, twisty, emotional and gripping. Will definitely be reading more from Matilda Darke and this gets a huge 5 stars from me!’ Angela Marsons ‘Matilda Darke is an excellent character’ BA Paris

For Reasons Unknown (DCI Matilda Darke Thriller, Book 1)

By Michael Wood
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Isbn Code : 0008158665
  • Number of Pages : 334
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 900
  • Pdf File: for-reasons-unknown.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Two murders. Twenty years. Now the killer is back for more...

Matilda & The Ramsay Bunch

By Matilda Ramsay
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Isbn Code : 147365226X
  • Number of Pages : 192
  • Category : Cooking
  • Reviews : 113
  • Pdf File: matilda-the-ramsay-bunch.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Inspired by the third series of hit CBBC cookery show Matilda & The Ramsay Bunch and the family's adventures around California, comes the first cookbook from Tilly Ramsay, including 60 simple, delicious recipes and nourishing recipes to make at home for family and friends - plus tips and tricks from Tilly's superstar chef dad, Gordon. Start your day the Tilly way, with a nourishing Smoothie Bowl, followed by some Vitamin Packed Power Balls for a late morning pick-me-up. Cool down mid-afternoon with a Fro-Yo Cooler, followed by some Lean Machine Chicken and Super Light Raspberry Macaroons. Impress all your friends with a Green Goodness Picnic or throw a fun-filled Ramsay-style Feast of Pulled Pork and Smokey American Beans, with Surprise Rainbow Cake and Hollywood Raspberry Fizz for dessert! The book will encourage Tilly's fans, tweens & teens to start cooking and have some fun with easy-to-follow recipes, that can be enjoyed by all. Chapters will include: Brunch; Sleep-over Feasts; Cook Your Own Dinner; Health Kick; Big Bakes.

Nurse Matilda

By Christianna Brand
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn Code : 1526631245
  • Number of Pages : 144
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 788
  • Pdf File: nurse-matilda.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Once upon a time there was a huge family of children; and they were terribly, terribly naughty ... So begins Nurse Matilda, the first of three books about the no-nonsense nanny who uses magic to rein in the mischievous children in her charge – and changes their lives forever. This covetable, highly collectable new hardback edition of a timeless classic is packed with episode after episode of mischief, mayhem and hilarity, all accompanied by Edward Ardizzone's beautiful original illustrations. The inspiration for the much-loved film Nanny McPhee, starring Emma Thompson and Colin Firth, Nurse Matilda overflows with naughtiness, wit and timeless humour – the perfect gift for mischief-makers both young and old!

The Accidental Groupie

By Matilda Martel
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Matilda Martel
  • Isbn Code : N.a
  • Number of Pages : 45
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 829
  • Pdf File: the-accidental-groupie.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Liana Leto is a supermodel living in Paris, blissfully in love with older Frenchman when she is recruited to appear in a music video by an up and coming rock band. Having grown up with the lead singer, she is mildly interested but does not want to leave the comfort of Paris or be separated from her lover. When her boyfriend confesses he had a one-time indiscretion with his personal assistant, she calls things off, vows revenge and leaves for New York. Unfortunately, everything goes wrong. In a weak moment, she has her own indiscretion with not one but two of the band members which winds up going viral on social media. Horrified when she's labeled the band's newest groupie, Liana tries to rush home to salvage her relationship with the only man she'll ever love. Warning: This 11,000+ word e-story contains explicit descriptions of sexual activity between an older man and a nineteen-year woman and a menage a trois. It is intended for mature readers who will not be offended by graphic depictions of sex acts between consenting adults.

Matilda in Scots

By Roald Dahl
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Black & White Publishing Ltd
  • Isbn Code : 1785302965
  • Number of Pages : 256
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 705
  • Pdf File: matilda-in-scots.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Matilda is the world's most famous bookworm, no thanks to her ghastly parents. Her father thinks she's a little scab. Her mother spends all afternoon playing bingo. And her headmistress, Miss Trunchbull? She's the worst of all. She's a big bully, who thinks all her pupils are rotten and locks them in the dreaded Chokey. Despite these beastly grownups trying to push her down, Matilda is an extraordinary girl with a magical mind. And she's had enough. So all the terrible adults had better watch out, because she's going to teach them a lesson they'll never forget! This translation into Scots is a timely addition to the growing number of high quality books available to children and young people to read in the wonderfully rich and expressive Scots language. Matilda Wormwidd’s faither thinks she's a wee scab. Matilda’s mither spends every efternoon at the bingo. And Matilda's Heidie, Miss Trunchbull? Weel, she's a muckle great bully, wha thinks aw her pupils are pizenous wee plooks and locks them in the dreided Chowker. As for Matilda, she's an extraordinar wee lassie wi a magical mind - and noo she's hud eneuch. So aw these grown ups hud better tak tent, because Matilda is gonnae teach them a lesson they'll no forget.

Nurse Matilda Goes to Town

By Christianna Brand
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn Code : 1526631229
  • Number of Pages : 128
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 510
  • Pdf File: nurse-matilda-goes-to-town.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Once upon a time there was a huge family of children, and they were terribly, terribly naughty ... Mr and Mrs Brown thought that their children had been cured of naughtiness by the inimitable, magical Nurse Matilda. But now, with Nurse Matilda gone, the children have slipped back into their wicked ways: Tora has put glue in the sandwiches; Emma has made a chocolate cake out of mud; David has put a toad in the milk jug; and Tim is tying Nanny's shoelaces to her chair! Their stay in London with their Great Aunt Adelaide seems set for disaster – until the arrival of Nurse Matilda ... This highly collectable new edition of a timeless classic is packed with episode after episode of mischief, mayhem and hilarity, all accompanied by Edward Ardizzone's beautiful original illustrations. From the series that inspired the much-loved film Nanny McPhee, starring Emma Thompson and Colin Firth, Nurse Matilda Goes to Town overflows with naughtiness, wit and timeless humour – the perfect book for mischief-makers both young and old!

A Simple Story

By Elizabeth Inchbald
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  • Publisher : Broadview Press
  • Isbn Code : 9781770482432
  • Number of Pages : 454
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 715
  • Pdf File: a-simple-story.pdf

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After its publication in early 1791, A Simple Story was widely read in England and abroad, going into a second edition in March of the same year. The novel’s young heroine, Miss Milner, scandalously declares herself in love with her guardian, Dorriforth, a Catholic priest. Dorriforth returns her love and is released from his vows. Though the pair go on to marry, the second half of the novel reveals the disastrous and far-reaching consequences of Miss Milner’s subsequent adulterous affair. The critical introduction to this Broadview edition considers such issues as Catholicism, theatricality, the theatre, and the masquerade, while the appendices provide a wide selection of cultural, biographical, and literary contexts for the novel.

Matilda's Stepchildren

By A. Bertram Chandler
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  • Publisher : Gateway
  • Isbn Code : 1473211301
  • Number of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 448
  • Pdf File: matilda-s-stepchildren.pdf

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John Grimes, owner of the deep space pinnace Little Sister, could not be too fussy about who he carried. Fenalla Pruin, the muckraking reporter, was always going to be trouble. They need the boomerang throwing abilities of two sexy dancers from New Alice to get them out of trouble.

Where Am I Now?

By Mara Wilson
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn Code : 0698407016
  • Number of Pages : 272
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 426
  • Pdf File: where-am-i-now.pdf

Book Excerpt:

"Thoughtfully traces [Mara Wilson's] journey from child actress to Hollywood dropout...Who is she now? She's a writer." —NPR's "Guide To 2016’s Great Reads" “Growing up, I wanted to be Mara Wilson. Where Am I Now? is a delight.” —Ilana Glazer, cocreator and star of Broad City Named a best book of the month by GoodReads and Entertainment Weekly A former child actor best known for her starring roles in Matilda and Mrs. Doubtfire, Mara Wilson has always felt a little young and out of place: as the only kid on a film set full of adults, the first daughter in a house full of boys, a Valley girl in New York and a neurotic in California, and a grown-up the world still remembers as a little girl. Tackling everything from what she learned about sex on the set of Melrose Place, to discovering in adolescence that she was no longer “cute” enough for Hollywood, these essays chart her journey from accidental fame to relative (but happy) obscurity. They also illuminate universal struggles, like navigating love and loss, and figuring out who you are and where you belong. Candid, insightful, moving, and hilarious, Where Am I Now? introduces Mara Wilson as a brilliant new chronicler of the experience that is growing up female.

My Ideal Bookshelf

By Thessaly La Force
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Isbn Code : 0316225002
  • Number of Pages : 240
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Reviews : 666
  • Pdf File: my-ideal-bookshelf.pdf

Book Excerpt:

The books that we choose to keep -- let alone read -- can say a lot about who we are and how we see ourselves. In My Ideal Bookshelf, dozens of leading cultural figures share the books that matter to them most; books that define their dreams and ambitions and in many cases helped them find their way in the world. Contributors include Malcolm Gladwell, Thomas Keller, Michael Chabon, Alice Waters, James Patterson, Maira Kalman, Judd Apatow, Chuck Klosterman, Miranda July, Alex Ross, Nancy Pearl, David Chang, Patti Smith, Jennifer Egan, and Dave Eggers, among many others. With colorful and endearingly hand-rendered images of book spines by Jane Mount, and first-person commentary from all the contributors, this is a perfect gift for avid readers, writers, and all who have known the influence of a great book.

The Big Book of Verse for Aussie Kids

By Jim Haynes
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Isbn Code : 174176906X
  • Number of Pages : 412
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reviews : 513
  • Pdf File: the-big-book-of-verse-for-aussie-kids.pdf

Book Excerpt:

The Big Book of Verse for Aussie Kids is the most comprehensive, authoritative and definitive book of poetry ever published in Australia for children. In this wonderfully eclectic collection the famous rub shoulders with schoolyard rhymes, alphabets and nonsense verse. Here old favourites, that have been loved for generations, sit side by side an impressive selection of modern verse that kids will enjoy reading, reciting, laughing at, acting out and hearing, again and again. There are poems to delight and develop every child's sense of humour; poems to inspire and stretch every child's imagination, verses to provoke a sense of wonder in every child; playground verses that have been handed down over countless years; and the largest collection of nonsense verse ever assembled. All in all over 600 of the best verses for children in the English language have been especially chosen for Aussie kids. Unashamedly the emphasis is on Australian history and heritage - from Banjo Paterson and C J Dennis right down to Max Fatchen and Colin Thiel - but Hilaire Belloc, Rudyard Kipling, Spike Milligan and Robert Louis Stevenson are never far away.

No Worries, Mate

By Ken Ewell
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn Code : 9781475901214
  • Number of Pages : 492
  • Category : Travel
  • Reviews : 615
  • Pdf File: no-worries-mate.pdf

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No Worries, Mate is the journal of a modern-day swagman on a manly adventure in the land down under. Follow his manful exploits as he closes the pubs of Sydney, tramps about the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, cruises Victoria's Great Ocean Road, searches for the elusive Tasmanian devil, surfs the shores of Queensland, dives along the Great Barrier Reef, explores Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory, and as he manfully climbs Ayers Rock. Follow him also as he hones his manly virtues on the beach, around the barbie, at the track and in the Australian Outback. Needless to say, his are feats seldom seen in these, less than manful times.

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By Matilda Gagea
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  • Publisher : Matilda Gagea
  • Isbn Code : 179487349X
  • Number of Pages :
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reviews : 550
  • Pdf File: aer.pdf

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  • Publisher : N.a
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  • Pdf File: the-jungle-book-illustrated.pdf

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By Mimi Thomas
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Isbn Code : 1460256468
  • Number of Pages : 40
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 490
  • Pdf File: let-it-go.pdf

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Matilda is usually a very happy little girl, but for some reason, she has sad thoughts that make her feel sad, and she can’t seem to find her happiness. Sammie and Charlie are Matilda’s best friends, and together the three of them set out on an exciting journey to help Matilda find her happiness. Along the way, they meet some funny and interesting characters that help Matilda be happy again.

The Castle of Otranto

By Horace Walpole
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Isbn Code : N.a
  • Number of Pages : 111
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 954
  • Pdf File: the-castle-of-otranto.pdf

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"The Castle of Otranto" is a novel by Horace Walpole, generally regarded as the first gothic novel. In the second edition, Walpole used the word "gothic" in the subtitle – "A Gothic Story." The story is set in a haunted castle. The events develop in the spirit of medievalism and terror, which became a standard mod for the genre ever since.

Reference and Existence

By Saul A. Kripke
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn Code : 0199928398
  • Number of Pages : 256
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Reviews : 965
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Reference and Existence, Saul Kripke's John Locke Lectures for 1973, can be read as a sequel to his classic Naming and Necessity. It confronts important issues left open in that work -- among them, the semantics of proper names and natural kind terms as they occur in fiction and in myth; negative existential statements; the ontology of fiction and myth (whether it is true that fictional characters like Hamlet, or mythical kinds like bandersnatches, might have existed). In treating these questions, he makes a number of methodological observations that go beyond the framework of his earlier book -- including the striking claim that fiction cannot provide a test for theories of reference and naming. In addition, these lectures provide a glimpse into the transition to the pragmatics of singular reference that dominated his influential paper, "Speaker's Reference and Semantic Reference" -- a paper that helped reorient linguistic and philosophical semantics. Some of the themes have been worked out in later writings by other philosophers -- many influenced by typescripts of the lectures in circulation -- but none have approached the careful, systematic treatment provided here. The virtuosity of Naming and Necessity -- the colloquial ease of the tone, the dazzling, on-the-spot formulations, the logical structure of the overall view gradually emerging over the course of the lectures -- is on display here as well.

A Doom with a View

By elise sax
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  • Publisher : 13 Lakes Publishing
  • Isbn Code : N.a
  • Number of Pages : 258
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 198
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Matilda Dare still can’t sleep. Since she’s arrived in Goodnight, New Mexico, she’s solved one murder and had more than one conversation with a dead woman. Obsessed with finding the woman’s killer, she has to put that on hold when her newspaper receives a mysterious, coded letter. When the author of the letter winds up dead, Matilda is thrust into a mystery that puts her new friends into danger. The hunky Sheriff Goodnight and Matilda’s hunky roommate Boone are along for the ride in this funny action adventure that might end up spelling lights out for Matilda. A Doom with a View is the second installment in the small town mystery romance Goodnight Mysteries series and a spinoff of the Matchmaker Mysteries. Goodnight…Sometimes sweet dreams end in murder. “Elise Sax will win your heart.”—New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis “Sax will make you laugh. Her larger-than-life characters jump off the page and make crazy seem like a fun place to hang out.”—New York Times bestselling author Christie Craig “With quirky characters reminiscent of Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series and a small-town heroine redolent of Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse” --RT Book Reviews “Fans of laugh-out-loud romantic suspense will enjoy this new author as she joins the ranks of Janet Evanovich, Katie MacAllister, and Jennifer Crusie.”—Booklist, on An Affair to Dismember

The Adventures of Dolly the Dollar Bill

By Leslie-Ann Messina
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Isbn Code : 1477292349
  • Number of Pages : 32
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 543
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The Adventure’s of Dolly the Dollar Bill “Dolly Meets Matilda”, is the first in a series of children’s books written by Leslie-Ann Messina. Dolly is a US dollar bill who leaves engraving and printing where all her friends are and departs on a heartfelt adventure with a young girl named Matilda. She meets up with new friends but becomes attached to Matilda. Matilda has to make a painful decision on whether to give up her very first dollar bill for a friend. Dolly will either stay with Matilda or embark on her own new adventures. Find out in this heartwarming story of friendship.