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A Friend in Paradise
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
After Robbie Walker’s father dies of cancer, his mother sends him off to spend the summer holidays on Uncle Jim’s farm where his father grew up. There, Robbie discovers a creature thought extinct for more than a hundred years. But wild-life thieves steal the animal, and soon Robbie's life is in danger when the criminals take him into the steam fields of White Island volcano.
Abruzzo
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Abruzzo holds a record: 30 per cent of its territory is protected by environmental laws. No other region in Europe can boast as much. Not without good reason is it known as “the region of parks”, the ideal target for a naturalistic vacation. There are three national parks, one regional park and many protected sites and nature reserves.
A Beginner’s Guide to Raising Sheep - Don’t Be Dumb About Raising Sheep…Because They Aren’t
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Most people consider sheep to be cute, wooly…and dumb. These same people would be wrong. The truth of the matter is sheep are cute and wooly, but as for being dumb…while it is true that some breeds of sheep are less resilient than others and don’t do very well in the mothering department, the word ‘trusting’ is a much more appropriate adjective to describe these wonderful (yes, wonderful!) animals
One Woman and Her Dog
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
The Chain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It is spring 1982, and change is in the air. Frank has got a job at one of the big Hawkes Bay meatworks. Mereana's uncle has got her hired on the mutton slaughter floor, and torn her away from her quiet life in the backblocks. The meat companies have plans to bring in machinery that will wipe out jobs, and the government is about to eliminate subsidies to farmers. A confrontation is looming.