Jeannie Meekins

Biography

Jeannie Meekins is an Australian writer who lives with her children and a couple of cats who think they own the computer. And if her dog could read, he’d be jealous, so it’s lucky that he can’t. Jeannie has also written over 10 books for children, many available through LearningIsland.com

Books

The Lives of Seven Saints
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Throughout history men and women have done incredible things. Some of these people have been recognized by the Catholic Cchurch, and made into saints. This compilation of 15-minute biographies tells the stories of seven saints and how they lived. Including:Saint Nicholas, Saint George, Saint Valentine, Saint Patrick, Saint Francis of Assisi, Joan of Arc, and Mary MacKillop. Ages 9 and up.
Saint Francis of Assisi: The Patron Saint of Animals
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious
St Francis is one of the most loved saints in the world. He lived a simple life, dedicated to Jesus. He loved animals and nature, and believed we have a responsibility to look after them. Francis was born in Assisi, Italy, sometime between December 1181 and September 1182.His father was a wealthy cloth merchant. His mother was a French noblewoman. Find out more about St Francis in this short bio.
14 Fun Facts About Nebulas: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
In our galaxy, there are stars and solar systems. There are comets, asteroids and a lot of solid material. There is also a lot of space between star systems. We call this space between star systems the Interstellar Medium. In this area, there are great clouds of gas and dust. They can range in size from a few light years to many thousands of light years across. Some even glow. They are nebulas.

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