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Matilda - The Story mat Trilogy : Book 1
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Price: Free! Words: 71,340. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Matilda is a curious, clever and courageous teenager. When her unusual family moves to a new home, she meets Maximilian, is introduced to the Story Mat, and her adventures begin. After using the Story Mat to take part in five of her favorite fairy stories, she is allowed to enter two more stories that are full of deceptions and danger. Tension mounts as she tries to find the right answers.
Bushfire Death Trap - The Eltham Gateway
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Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Reference
Written by Tim Malseed and bushfire expert David Packham, the Paper warns of the risk of extreme bushfire to fellow residents trapped by the Yarra River. The Paper contains 12 recommendations about how the Victorian Government can mitigate that risk. www.theelthamgateway.com for the pdf version. The recommendations are heavy on Government leadership, and light on taxpayer funds.
The Joy of Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,640. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
A biography of our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt 1858-1919
The Children's Book of Global Warming
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Calling all young environmental enthusiasts, The Children’s Book of Global Warming is for you! Told from a polar bear’s point of view, this short book is packed full of scientific and environmental facts aimed at explaining the basics of global warming to younger readers in a fun and interesting way. So, join us today to learn what you can do for your planet.
The Doughty Warriors - It's Our Forest Too
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: British English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Faris Digital Solutions. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Six children, differing ethnicities, are friends in a fictitious country in South East Asia. They discover that the rain forest is about to be destroyed by the evil palm oil baron who wants to plant palm oil instead. With help from their parents, the villagers, indigenous people, and the creatures of the forest, they eventually manage …
Flying Free
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,910. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Haast eagles have been extinct for a long time, so when Tina discovers an orphaned Haast eagle chick on her rooftop, she knows she found something special. The only way to ensure the eaglet's freedom is to bring him to Maori lands. But scientists would rather study her bird in a laboratory rather than return him to his native lands in southern New Zealand.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
Supper with the President
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Series: African Memoir, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
West Africa in the 1970s: volatile years immediately following independence brought the author in contact with a number of Presidents, Kings, Emperors, village and tribal chiefs and a succession of extraordinary people. Circumstances contrived to place him at dinner with four heads of state whose rule had immense impact, positive and negative, on their countries and on West Africa.
L'Arbre aux Secrets
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: French. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Estelle et Gaël se promènent dans le jardin de Monsieur le comte . Tous les deux se retrouvent enfermés. Le jardin semble alors s’animer bien différemment lorsque les visiteurs sont partis ! Quels secrets seront révélés aux deux jeunes amis par toute la ménagerie du jardin et les arbres eux-mêmes ? Série Chouquettes destinée à un public de 3 à 6 ans.
A Clear Water Stream
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 11. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
This is a newly illustrated edition of a much-loved classic of country and angling literature. Set in the first half of the 1930s, it tells of the time when the Williamson family lived at Shallowford in Devon. A two-mile stretch of fishing came with the cottage, on the River Bray, which runs through the deer park close by, and the book tells the story of Williamson's relationship with the river.