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Royal Short Stories : 8 Cautionary Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2016 by Vraiment. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
This collection contains 8 rhyming short stories: The Ugly Princess This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of vanity and pride. It is approximately 650 words. The Greedy King This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of greed. It is approximately 660 words. The Foolish Prince This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of arrogance and conceit.
The Silly Countess (a short story)
Series: Cautionary Tales: Royal Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2016 by Vraiment. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
Once upon a time, there lived a countess. She was very naive, I must confess. She always trusted what people said and rarely questioned things in her head. The countess had a generous heart. Unfortunately, she wasn’t that smart. She always saw what she wanted to see ... This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of gullibility and silliness. It is approximately 860 words.
The Arrogant Earl (a short story)
Series: Cautionary Tales: Royal Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: British English. Published: May 24, 2016 by Vraiment. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
Once upon a time, there lived an earl. Around him, ill feelings seemed to unfurl. He rubbed people the wrong way by being thoughtless every day. He had a habit of being curt. He didn’t care whose feelings he hurt. His wife and children had plenty to say. They felt his behaviour was not okay ... This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of overbearingness. It is approximately 850 words.
Royal Short Stories: 5 Cautionary Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: British English. Published: April 21, 2016 by Vraiment. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
This collection contains 5 rhyming short stories: The Ugly Princess This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of vanity and pride. It is approximately 650 words. The Greedy King This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of greed. It is approximately 660 words. The Foolish Prince This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of conceit. It is approximately 670 words.
Never Put Your Hand in a Crocodile's Jaws (and Other Useful Advice)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: British English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
An anthology of daft rhymes for children of all ages (8 years upward will appreciate most of them). 33 poems of varying length, with more than a nod to Belloc and Dahl. Most of them aren't to be taken too seriously, and most, I hope, will elicit a smile. And a few- just a few- might make you think.
Neanderthal Mythos
Price: Free! Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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What do you do when the Mist Spirits reach for you in the forest glades? How do young hunters learn to hunt? How do you stay out of trouble, to live another day? Where did The People come from? Were Neanderthals the knuckled dragging, hirsute, chest beating, embarrassing cousin of Humans or were they intelligent, forbearing survivalists? What does it take to live in a Neanderthal world?
The Ugly Princess (a short story)
Series: Cautionary Tales: Royal Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: British English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Vraiment. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
Once upon a time, there lived a princess. She was very pretty, I must confess. With piercing blue eyes and long blond hair, you couldn’t help but stop and stare. Every day it was the same, people on the street would call her name ... This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of vanity and pride. It is approximately 650 words.
Tangled Web of True Love Tales (5 Year Anniversary Edition)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,500. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The inspiration for the TWOTLT Short Film Series comes from the TANGLED WEB OF TRUE LOVE TALES novel: a quirky, satirical romance that views seven deadly sins from different angles, yet parallel paths. This is a modern-day tale, as old as time, about seven deadly women, and the men they love to hate! The saga begins and the drama continues. Will love save the day?!