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Descendants: Vampire Chronicles: Vampires of the Nile
Series: Descendants: Vampire Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Continue the saga of Kibwe and his clan of Vampires. This book follows the vampires in the Nile River valley as they live a year of their lives among the kind and accepting west bank natives. The valley faces invasion from the Berbers, domination by the east bank kingdom and the rise of new gods. Through these trials, the vampires (Vim-Pyr) try to protect the people that they call friends.
Meet the Gorilla: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Apes, Monkeys, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Gorillas: Men of the African Forest” and is for early readers. With only 1107 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the gorilla. They will find out: Do gorillas walk around on their back legs? How long are a gorilla’s teeth? Where does a male gorilla sleep? Can gorillas swim? And much more!
Meet the Ostrich: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Ostriches: Flightless Birds of Wonder” and is for early readers. With only 1138 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the ostrich. They will find out: What color are male ostriches? What color are female ostriches? Do ostriches like to take baths? Are ostriches picky eaters? And much more!
Afro-Indian Dreams Trilogy
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 48,620. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Africa, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
This book is a compilation of the 3 stories that Nelson Mandela phoned me personally to say were ‘Wonderful’ at their publication in the year 2000. They tell the story of an African, Indian and Jamacian from the individual perspective of three children; one from South Africa, one from the Punjab in India and one from Falmouth in Jamaica, and provide an accurate historical background setting.
Contemporary Africa Through Poetry
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
This anthology introduces poems which educate, entertain, inspire and challenge not only Africans but Humanity to arise and shine. But in a new light, it is the fervent hope of the authors that the present work will inspire the desire to excel in many hearts and open up closed talents wherever the seeds land.
The Baobab Accord
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,680. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The winds of change are blowing through the sub continent, where a ruthless despot supported by his vicious military generals, and on their payroll are many hundreds of foreign mercenaries; collectively they have been, and currently are practicing mass genocide on a population of five million people, in an attempt to make them compliant and docile.
THE SIN OF POWER
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Power can corrupt the strongest of men, but will it corrupt Peter Kelonge? Peter is driven to oppose the corrupt dictator President Massa and liberate the African nation of Catanga from his tyrannical rule. Will Peter Kelonge manage to overthrow Massa? And, if so, will he manage to lead the people of Catanga with honor and justice, or will he, too, fall victim to the temptation such power offers?
Orion's Cartwheel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled toward the dawn to have his sight restored. This is the story of that five-year odyssey to discover his Destiny.
Meet the Zebra: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
This is a shorter version of our popular “Zebras: Striped Horses of Africa”, aimed at early readers. With only 1089 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the zebra. They will find out: How do you tell how old a zebra is? Do zebras like to live with other animals? When a zebra herd runs from danger, who leads the pack? And many more fun facts.
Meet the Hippo: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Hippos & Rhinos, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Hippos: Giants Who Love the Water”, intended for early readers. With only 1156 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the hippo. They will find out: How wide can a hippo open its mouth? Why do hippos sleep in the water? Can hippos surf on the waves? Do hippo babies get sunburned? And many more!