Books tagged: circus

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Kids Show Kids How to Make Balloon Animals
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011 by Casey Shay Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Games and puzzles, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Seven-year-old Elizabeth and ten-year-old Emily will show you how to make animals and other balloon projects with twists and grips that even small hands can do, all shown in full-color photographs. Worried that your balloon might pop? This book warns you when the twisting just might burst your bubble!
Tall Tales with Mr. K
Series: Tall Tales with Mr. K, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The third-graders at Coyote Run Elementary thought the teacher's lounge is where teachers eat candy out of vending machines, watch TV and play video games. They didn't expect it to be a tropical island where they are kidnapped by pirates, a circus where they learn the flying trapeze, or a crime scene where they solve a jewelry heist.
The Holliday Adventures: Birthday Under the Big Top
Series: The Holliday Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Jack Holliday's special day is finally here--his birthday! He celebrates by going to see the circus and wishing to some day be part of his favorite act: the tigers. Jack and his little brother, Peter, climb aboard the circus train, which takes them on their greatest adventure yet. Jack's wish comes true and he spends his birthday under the big top.
The Magic Medallion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,740. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by Echelon Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » General
inister clowns, stalkers on horseback, mystical forests, and the creepy, crawling curse. A magic trunk sweeps Cynthia, and best friend, Augusta Lee, back to 1914 where an ill-fated trip to the circus leads a sinister hobo clown. Before they can be forced to become permanent clown performers, the girls are rescued by a Gypsy fortune-teller, and are entangled in the theft of her family's treasure.
Requiem for Locusts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,070. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mentally-ill young woman wanders through the backyards of her neighborhood, inadvertently opening up its inner sanctums. This story is about neighbors forced to confront the chaos in their own lives, prompted by the psychological chaos of one of their own. It is Frost’s "good fences make good neighbors" adage transformed into "good fences mask the inevitable connections all neighbors have."
The Simple Guide To Britney Spears
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Britney Spears has gone from the Mickey Mouse club, a sexy schoolgirl princess of pop to a more mature and established pop icon and has had many ups and downs on the way, read about the divorces and custody battles but more importantly we concentrate on her desire and love for music and her children. Read this fascinating story, maybe you’ll get some inspiration to excel in your chosen field.
Tiger, Tiger: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Love, friendship, heartbreak and tigers. When two teenage boys in the Netherlands find themselves promoted from roustabout to apprentice tiger trainers the possibilities are immense, but also treacherous. And as they become men the friends discover that the biggest danger is not the tigers.
Mademoiselle Butterfly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,210. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Just when the two young lovers can finally be together, Erykk and Mandolyn are ripped apart by the very forces that brought them together. She is sold to Larry Lizzoli’s House of Freaks because at sixteen she sprouted wings. Wings of the butterfly variety. He is the owner’s son. And, he has fallen in love with his father’s prized possession; his prized “freak,” Mademoiselle Butterfly.
Murmurs: Gathered Stories Vol. One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by OW Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Murmurs: Gathered Stories Vol. One brings together nine previously published stories hand selected to best represent the darkness prevalent in much of Caleb J. Ross’ fiction. Deformities, parenthood, childhood, each treated with literary integrity, come together to map the visceral, gut-wrenching side of family life.
The Fabulous Showman : A Biography of P. T. Barnum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,230. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Besides the towering figure of Barnum himself, this book's cast of characters includes not only Jenny Lind, Jumbo, and Tom Thumb, but also such ill-assorted figures a Chang and Eng (the original Siamese Twins), Queen Victoria herself, captive white whales, "The Feejee Mermaid," and Abraham Lincoln. This is far and away the best biography of one of the most fascinating of all Americans.