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Bowels of Hell (Urban Hunters #7)
Series: Urban Hunters, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
BOWELS OF HELL (book 7) Entombed and doomed to digestion down the bowels of hell itself, Billy and Amber must escape or die. The orphans, abandoned again, must set aside their differences and put into practice what Billy has taught them. Or starve. And is the honeymoon over already? Can the Bullies save their relationship with Mel? “WOW! Hauntingly hypnotic.” Anne, Australia
Australia's Refugee Disgrace
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: British English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political
Some things must be said. Refugees are dying because Australian politicians lack the courage to do the right thing. I am printing here the text of two articles that I wrote three years ago. (No Australian newspaper would publish them.) The situation has not improved in three years. With the election of a new and even less compassionate government the situation is likely to get worse.
My Friend, Mr. Brown: A Preschool Early Learning Colors Picture Book
Series: My Color Friends, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 830. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Colors, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
My Friend, Mr. Brown meets a splotchy-blotchy giraffe, a lion and a slithery snake on his search for new friends dressed in brown. From the plains of Africa to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, you will meet many new friends from around the world! My Friend, Mr. Brown is another interactive children's picture book in the My Color Friends Book Series.
Australian Railways: Their Life and Times
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The nightmare of three different gauges, the daunting challenge of building railways across vast open spaces often with no water supplies, the follies of railway lines that were rarely used—all this is the saga of Australian railways, the sheer hard work and suffering of those who gave their life in service to the railways.
Koalas: Cute Marsupials: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The koala is a small animal that lives in trees. It is a native animal of Australia. The adult male Koala is called a buck. The adult female is called a doe. A young koala is a joey. There are two types of koalas. The southern koala is found around the state of Victoria and up to the bottom of New South Wales. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
The Extraordinary Emu: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The emu is Australia’s biggest native bird. It is the second biggest bird in the world. The biggest is the ostrich. The emu belongs to the family known as ratites. Ratites are birds that don’t fly and have small wings and flat breastbones. Even though emus can’t fly they can run very fast. They run up to 31 miles per hour (50 kilometres per hour). Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
The Amazing Echidna: Puggles in Pouches: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Echidnas are animals that have spiny hairs all over their body. This makes them look like a hedgehog or a porcupine. Echidnas are also covered in fur. Depending on where they live, some are furrier than others. They can vary in color from very light brown to red-brown and right through to black. Did you know the spines are really hairs? They are just very large and strong hairs Has CCSS activitie
Kangaroos: Australian Hoppers: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Kangaroos, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The kangaroo is a marsupial. A marsupial is an animal that lives in its mother’s pouch after being born. Kangaroos are often called roos for short. The kangaroo has two large back feet. It uses these feet to hop or jump around. The kangaroo also has two smaller front feet. It uses these feet much like we use our hands and arms. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
14 Fun Facts About Australia's Murray River: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
One hundred million years ago, Australia rose from the sea. The water drained from the highlands, and formed the rivers. The Murray River meanders across the landscape. It has had its course blocked several times by the rising new continent. It has created megalakes and forests and has provided homes for many species of wildlife. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
Strogs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Seb and Liz thought surviving the mutagenic plague wasn't so bad until the scientist Malcolm tried to make improvements. Now their colony is infested with slime mould and all they have left to eat are cane toads. So when Malcolm's apprentice says she can really fix things, the colony is divided.