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Heart of the Hunter Series: Set Two
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Five stories for ages 10 and up from the Heart of the Hunter series, featuring a violent territorial challenge between two stags, a boy’s discovery that conservation is better than killing, a legendary monster boar, a pig dog’s view of his master, and hunting dogs getting revenge on cruel owners. The stories of outdoor life are in hunter's lore and language and will appeal to reluctant readers.
Camp Mutha
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Short story for ages 10+ A humorous story where Mutha is not welcome on an overnight ‘boy’s only’ hunt. Told in the hunter’s lore and language. “I had to use my rubber-band-on-the-wrist reminder to keep my mouth shut at all the dumb things she came up with, like wanting a shower in the morning.”
Stoat Hunt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / Country Life
Short story for ages 10+ A jovial up-beat story of a young boy who sets out to catch a stoat. Told in the hunter’s lore and language. “When I found dead hens in our hen house, and saw something with a long black fluffy tail flash by me and disappear under the wood pile, Pop knew exactly what we were dealing with.”
Heli-hunt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Short story for ages 10+ A death-defying story showing life as a shooter from a venison recovery helicopter. Told in the hunter’s lore and language. ‘I’d seen plenty of photos of shooters riding the chain. I admired their courage, but always whispered ‘bugger that’ and here I was – my turn.’
Full Circle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Short story for ages 10+ A warm-hearted hunting story about a boy who undergoes a series of changes that lead him back to his original beliefs. Told in the hunter’s lore and language. ‘At first, when I was young I hated killing little creatures like birds and rabbits, but Dad trained me on gun handling, plucking and gutting. I got used to it, then there was the accident and then …’
Crooked Toes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Short story for ages 10+ A monster boar? With crooked toes? Or is Dad just dreaming? Told in the hunter’s lore and language. ‘Dad’s told me stories about a monster boar he calls Crooked Toes. Sometimes I’d wonder if it’s just a figment of his imagination. Dad’s head can be pretty pig-mad and his stories a bit Harry Potterish. When I finally get to go on a hunt I see the prints for myself.’
The Good White Knife
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Short story for ages 10+ A story with a twist. Where did the white hunting knife go? Told in the hunter’s lore and language. ‘Dad was a fanatic about his hunting knife and reckons Mum lost it. “You don’t understand, Ella. I’m like an Indian without a bow and arrow, a tribesman without his spear,” he ranted.’
Critter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
10+ A heart-felt story of a man and his pig dog told in the hunter’s language and lore. ‘I wanted a hunting dog as well as a mate for life. When I took on Critter I didn’t know if he would make the grade or fall into the recycle bin at the local dog pound.’
If You Want to be a Pig Hunter and other stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Ages 10+ Two stories and a poem showing how hunting lives in the heart of three boys. If you want to be a pig hunter, do you need to be strong? Two mates go hunting – but …
Cor Blimey
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Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / Country Life
Ages 10+ A hair-raising pig hunting story told in the hunter’s language and lore. ‘I’d been harassing Dad for ages to take me pig hunting but all I got was, “You’re too young, you’ll be a nuisance, maybe next year.” Then I get the green light.’
"I've Seen Granddad"
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 770. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
“I’ve Seen Granddad” is about a young boy called Séan who lives with his family in a small village in the West Of Ireland. One afternoon, as he comes home from school, he sees his Granddad stacking the turf on the bog and the story tells what happens from the moment Séan bursts through his front door.
Elisa La Aldeana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Este es un cuento de ficción, todo es imaginario. La trama se desarrolla en el bosque, en medio de ríos de aguas cristalinas y montes que quisieran tocar el cielo, lejos del estrepitoso ruido de la ciudad. Se trata de Elisa, una niña que creció en este lugar. Para ella, el bosque era su mundo. Sus amigos, los animales que ahí vivían, y los árboles, sus maestros.
Ride a Horse Not an Elevator
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,500. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A test of young courage. Lisa is a chubby city girl searching for friendship and excitement. She leaves home, and the elevators and bullies of a big apartment complex, to spend a summer in the country at her grandparents' farm. Culture shock! Accompanied only by her loyal beagle, Donald Dog, Lisa faces a summer in a very different environment with its own challenges and dangers.
Smudge's Adventures: Playing with Tommy
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Smudge the cat meets with his young friend Tommy and together they set off to explore their local woods and fields. They meet Badger and Owl learning about how the other animals like to live. The cats learn about bridges and streams and their new friend Owl saves them from Dog! This is a beautifully written and illustrated story, ideal for learning to read or for that quiet time at bed.
Camping is So Much Fun!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Stephen Williams. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Camping & Outdoor Activities
Have fun camping out with your kids! Here is a book that can help you to teach kids to be adventurous and embrace the outdoors. The book is intended for kids ages 3-5 in which the aim is to teach kids how to read but can be useful for recognizing colors and shapes as well. This can also be used to encourage them to go out and have fun with you and other kids as well. Get this book now!
Mr. MacGregor's Hat
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / Country Life
This is a beautifully illustrated story suitable for children of all ages. Mr MacGregor loses his new hat, which has many adventures of its own before it surprisingly comes back to him.
A Tale Of Two Pairs Of Sisters And Brothers: Ready-to-read Childrens Illustrated Story Book
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by Stephen Williams. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings
Have a look at two sweet sisters and their brothers. See how they play, fight and learn to love each other. Jenny is a sweet girl with a loving brother named Carl. They enjoy playing in the garden and sharing meals. Don’t you want to be as sweet as them? Ricky and Lisa are friends of Jenny and Carl. Unlike Jenny and Carl, Ricky and Lisa are always fighting. Download the book and find out.
Toad in Town
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 and represented by JOAN MARSH. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / New Experience
An English toad encourages optimism in the face of change. Toad's life is nearly perfect. He has a quiet home under a mossy rock. He has his meadow, a brook, and a shimmering lake. Then, one summer morning, toad is uprooted from his peaceful country life and deposited, alone and frightened, on the cobblestone streets of a strange village. Will he be able to regain happiness? Of course! Read on.
I'm Growing a Garden!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 530. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by HaHaBooks. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
Our young man works to grow a beautiful garden, full of his favorite vegetables.
The Acorn Mouse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Cooking & Food
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An illustrated classic children's story designed to introduce the art of gathering and eating acorns, by the author of the popular vegetarian cookbook and field guide, "Acorns and Eat'em". Delightfully written and whimsically illustrated, “The Acorn Mouse” is a fun read for children of all ages.