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State of the World's Forests 2014
Price: Free! Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
This edition of State of the World’s Forests addresses this knowledge gap by systematically gathering and analysing available data on forests’ contributions to people’s livelihoods, food, health, shelter and energy needs. Crucially, the report also suggests how information might be improved and policies adjusted, so that the socioeconomic benefits from forests can be enhanced in the future.
The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources
Price: Free! Words: 124,000. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
This FAO flagship publication entitled The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources reviews the conservation, management and use of tree and other woody plant genetic resources that are valuable to human well-being.
Springtime in the Forest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Stergiou Limited. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
It's springtime in the forest and the animals are getting ready for Easter. But there's a big problem: “Big River” is too high. Some of the animals like Oscar the Otter and Megan the Mink have lost their homes.
The White Gloves
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
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Red Riding Hood meets the wolf again. He decides to start his dinner with the old woman who lives in the forest. However, this is no ordinary woman but the forest fairy who, having taken the form of a ewe, challenges the wolf. Frustrated by the defiance of the ewe, the wolf flees to the big city where he meets the ewe again. What follows is very exciting and so ... so heart-breaking.
The Saga of Wasp and other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 54,630. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
These short stories by publisher and Methodist minister Dave Mullan began with his unusual experiences in the indigenous bush of New Zealand. Other events from his school and early work years complement a selection of events from throughout his life. There are some interesting facts behind some of the anecdotes. But most are, as intended, just for fun and sometimes are quite funny.
Salvation of Sam
Price: Free! Words: 14,240. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The recently bereaved Jonas heads back to his forest playground to grieve. However, he stumbles across the unlikeliest of beings in his path, an abandoned dolphin. The discovery sets him off on a mission of redemption and salvation, but all that he finds along the path are obstacles which require him to dig as deep as possible as he tries to deal with the loss of Jolene.
Owl Eyes
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
She is a lost girl trying to get some sleep in. He is not normal.
Trees
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
Seven short stories about trees. There is nothing ordinary about any of them. Enjoy reading them during a coffee break or when you have a spare five minutes. The authors' proceeds go directly to Sea Shepherd, a charity who devotes itself to protecting our oceans and the life within.
The Crown of Ember
You set the price! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
You shouldn't wander through the Spirit Forest at all, even if the danger only happens at midnight. But because of this reason the Spirit Forest is a very popular tourist spot to people who don't know any better. This is the story of one person out of many who faces the danger of the legendary Spirit Forest.
Man of Green
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Blackjack Publications. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
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A package has arrived for an elderly woman, one that smells of dirt. Her memory is cast back to an encounter she had in her childhood. One that she thought was just a dream. Part of the "Alone in the End" collection.