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Over the Hills and Far Away
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Price: Free! Words: 77,480. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Fairy tales, like music and poetry, are a language known to every soul no matter the culture, time, or place. Travel 'over the hills and faraway,' with these varied tales of Faerie and for a little while reclaim the wonder and joy peculiar to a childlike heart.
The New Blue Fairy Book Part 1: Fairy Tales 1 to 6
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Price: Free! Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This book contains six of the eighteen fairy tales from Andrew Lang's Blue Fairy Book (1889). The stories have been rewritten sentence by sentence to make them accessible to 21st century American children. The 6 stories include Toads and Diamonds, Beauty and the Beast, Snow-white and Rose-red, Why the Sea is Salty, Felicia and the Pot of Carnations, and Hansel and Grettel.
The Land of Flames, The Karini and Lamek Chronicles - Book 1
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Price: Free! Words: 27,670. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Can an army of fairy-tale creatures defeat a clan of dragons and restore their Land of Serenity?
Across the Largo
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Price: Free! Words: 50,980. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Across the Largo is a fantasy story for girls, boys, mothers, fathers, and everyone else. In it we find two friends, Esmeralda and Robert, stumbling upon a world of unique wonders and musical enchantments, a world governed by forces that, for reasons yet unrevealed, have a particular interest in the fate of these two children.
Very Strange Fairy Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Designed for readers beyond picture books, but not so advanced that fun and imagination are removed, Very Strange Fairy Tales fills that important niche. While enjoying the warped story, children also learn about responsibility and acceptance of others even if they seem different.
The Pearls of Wisdom
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Price: Free! Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
A tale of misadventure incorporating a Leprechaun, some immensely powerful Pearls of Wisdom which were entrusted to the leprechaun, but which belong to the fairies. The hapless leprechaun contrives to lose these Pearls, and the tale covers the adventures of the search for the Pearls from the unknown thief, and their subsequent ingenious recovery. The tale involves many creatures in the forest.
The Dark Crystal: Plague of Light
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Price: Free! Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
My entry to Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal Author Quest, published with kind permission of the Jim Henson Company. Set thousands of trines before the events of the film, PLAGUE OF LIGHT is the story of Cory and Loora, Woodland Gelflings searching for a cure to an arcane contagion that has infected the people of Thra.
Porcelain Princess
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Price: Free! Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Is the Porcelain Princess a fairy story or does she really exist? Carey searches for the Princess as she tours with the puppet theatre inherited from her parents, hoping to somehow grant life to her disintegrating puppets. But why are real people illustrated in stories about the Princess? And why do they succumb to the Fading, slowly vanishing? Carey finds the Princess – but soon wishes she hadn’t
Andy Smithson: Blast of the Dragons Fury, Book 1
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Series: Andy Smithson. Price: Free! Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General
From the afterlife, ten-year-old Andy Smithson’s relatives initiated a curse 500 years ago. Now they no longer agree it should continue and one is willing to sacrifice Andy’s life to end it. Andy is unexpectedly ripped from his home. He finds himself in the Land of Oomaldee, facing mortal danger at every turn as he seeks to find a scale from the most ferocious of dragon species to break the curse.
Hiding From Seagulls
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Price: Free! Words: 31,740. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Tommy started believing in impossible things the day he caught a bus along with a man curiously dressed as a live size teddy bear. What followed was the most bizarre journey of his life. Join Tommy and his reluctant friends on an adventure as they meet, elephant men, talking owls, the Man of Christmas, and many more. All whilst being chased by a Duchess who knows their deepest personnel secrets
The Grim Reaper's Apprentice - The Calling
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Price: Free! Words: 22,490. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The first instalment of the Grim Reaper's Apprentice series, "The Calling" follows the extraordinary events that change the life of an ordinary thirteen year old boy, JASPER CROWLEY.
The Yeti Uprising: An IPMA Adventure for Christmas 2013
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Series: IPMA Shorts (Institute for the Preservation of Magical Artifacts), Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
NaNoWriMo 2013 book. Last updated 2013-11-06 10:20:17
Join young Joshua Manders and his friends on another IPMA (Institute for the Preservation of Magical Artifacts) adventure. Belschnikel, aka: Santa Claus, has had it with his Yeti contract labor and the North Pole is overrun. Can the IPMA with the aide of a few misfits save the day on time for Christmas?
Angus MacBain and the Island of Sleeping Kings
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Price: Free! Words: 58,820. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by Clean Teen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Angus MacBain is unaware that his ancestral roots hail from an ancient sect of Scottish kings. When his dying grandfather gives him a dragon pendant, thirteen-year-old Angus learns of a legacy that will take him across an ocean to the island of Iona and thrust him into a heritage he did not know he had.
Nick Klaus's Fables
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Series: Nick Klaus, 5. Price: Free! Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
09-01-14 (36 fables) As you know or may remember Nick Klaus has been stuck inside the same picture album for a while now. You may have read as well (and I truly hope you did) his past adventures as he wedged his way through the Outmoded Landscape, the Room of the Lost Footsteps, and more recently the Tumbling Jumblelium, and so in the hopes to get back to his family . . .
Realm Keepers: Episode One
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Price: Free! Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
What if you and your friends went to another world every time you went to sleep? What if you spent half your life here, in our world, and the other half battling for mankind's survival against foes too terrible to be real? And what if you could never tell anyone?
Green Planet
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Price: Free! Words: 88,680. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Green Planet is a fast paced fantasy adventure where two teenage boys are taken to Green Planet by a wizard, where they confront evil flower fairies and many killer plant foes. ‘A richly imagined novel. The humour is the element that makes it so enjoyable for adults to read. It brims over with wit and invention. I recommend it highly, and hope the author has a sequel in store.’ Melrose Books
Troll Brother
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Series: Trolls, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 86,750. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When Robert and Richard Johansson, the third, explore their new surroundings in the midst of the Rocky Mountains they inadvertently stumble into a troll. Armed with the troll queen's own machinations to infiltrate and learn whether the human race of the 21st century is ready to interact with faerie folk again after centuries apart, the little troll becomes an adopted brother to the Johanssons.
William Wright and the Dragon's Treasure
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Price: Free! Words: 48,240. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Follow William, his new found friend Sarah and her brother in a fantastic adventure through the land of Camelot. Can they save the kingdom from an evil sorcerer in time?
Wreckless Wishes
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Series: Choas Gem Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After innocently making a wish Tabitha is turned into a cat. She finds a fourteen year old boy in her backyard having trouble tying his shoes. She comes to find out that the boy is Shadow, her mischievous black cat that has been turned into a boy because of her wish. There is still hope for them both to turn back to normal. They just have to follow a crow down a well and into another realm.
Sandgate Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A selection of children's stories that young readers have advised are most suited to the 8-12 age group: the majority have an Australian setting.Cover (and illustrations in the print and kindle versions) by thomas softley