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Komodo Dragons: The Biggest Lizard in the World
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
The Komodo dragon is the biggest lizard in the world. In fact, a Komodo dragon can grow to be 10 feet (3 metres) long. If a full-grown man laid down next to a Komodo dragon, the dragon would be a lot bigger than the man! The Komodo dragon can weigh up to 360 pounds (163 kilograms). That is as much as two average men weigh! Find out more about thses strange and wonderful animals in this book!
No Greater Love: A Family's Journey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
This is a nonfiction, personalized story of a daughter’s journey starting with her family and childhood in a rural town in Southeast Asia in the throes of World War II. It describes her parents’ determination and struggles to send their children to college and ends with her caregiving experiences and insights that baby boomers and caregivers of their loved ones could benefit from.
World Atlas - Continents & Oceans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
Africa, the Americas, Antarctica, Asia, Australia together with Oceania, and Europe are considered to be Continents. The term continent is used to differentiate between the various large areas of the earth into which the land surface is divided. The book contains outstanding maps that help children learn the continents and oceans of the world.
The Umbrella Man
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Series: The Inspector Samuel Tay Novels, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The first bomb cracked the Hilton like an egg; the second gutted the lobby of the Marriott; and the third peeled the front off the Grand Hyatt. Three massive explosions, all at American hotels in the heart of the city, and all within a few horrifying seconds. Hundreds are dead and thousands are injured. Singapore is bleeding.
Elephants: The Kings of the Land
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants
Elephants are the largest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant can stand 12 feet (3.75 metres) tall at the shoulders. It can weigh up to 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). That means one elephant can weigh as much as 13 small trucks! Elephants have four very strong legs. Their legs are like posts. Find out more about these huge animals in this 15-minute book!
The Wallace Line: Where Worlds Collide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Why is it that the island of Bali is home to Asian birds such as the weaver bird, and the neighboring island of Lombok, just 24 kilometers away across a narrow strait, echoes to the screams of Australian cockatoos? This extraordinary biological boundary is known today as The Wallace Line, a near-magical boundary that has deeply changed the way we view the world.
Heart Talk : Say What You Feel in Thai
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 103,970. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Thai
Heart Talk is a study of the emotional range of the Thai language through the word ‘jai’ or heart in English. It provides a comprehensive list of 900 jai phrases, neatly organized for different situations. The book comes with phonetic and pronunciation guides, and a sign language bonus for selected jai phrases. Explanation for each jai phrase includes illustrative examples.
Seven Years in Asia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The stories in this book describe life in other worlds across the Asian continent where customs and cultures are far removed from our own. All describe places I visited and sights I witnessed such as the simple yet wonderful Lao courtship ritual, the cremations on the banks of the Ganges, and the Golden Triangle’s unique Opium Museum. Some tell of the journeys themselves like my first taste of In
Thai Tales - A Year on Koh Samui
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dumped by his girlfriend and sacked from his job, Brit journalist Justin Dunn took a plane to Thailand in search of peace and contentment. Instead he found murder, mayhem, and not a little madness.
Neville Changes Villages
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,300. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Neville Palmer is the last of the Teddy Boys. Afraid his nefarious activities will finally catch up with him, Neville decides to escape abroad armed with a suitcase full of Elvis music, drape jackets and pneumatic breasts. He becomes embroiled in a series of bizarre adventures that take him from the rock and roll clubs of London to the gates of Siam Sanitary Land. Neville discovers that Thai famil