Books tagged: vulture

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An American Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Business, Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
The publication of a series of articles about the life settlement market (the purchase of life insurance policies by vulture investors) wreaks havoc in the small Florida community from which most examples are drawn. Thoroughly documented, fast-paced, funny, An American Novel subtly illustrates the complexities of modern capitalism.
WHY THE WHITECROW NEVER SPEAKS - An African Folktale - The Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 29
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 13, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In Issue 29 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the South African tale of the council of the birds and the reason why the Whitecrow never speaks. Look out for the moral in the story!
Sheikh's Last Stoop & Other Avian Tales
Price: Free! Words: 28,230. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
A peregrine falcon in Ras al Khaimah, a back swan in New Zealand, an ostrich, a crow and a few other birds share with us their fascinating tales of adventure. From their evolution to their possible extinction, they trace their past, describe their present and dream of their future. Their special relationship with homo sapiens forms the core of each tale.
God and the Squirrels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
In the very first “bizarro fiction” by T.K. Wade, an insurance salesman named Robert was turned into a squirrel by God himself in order to teach him a lesson. During his time as a forest rodent, he must learn how to get along in a cartoon village of squirrels and ultimately find a way to get God to change him back. Fun, comedy, and even the absurd abound in “God and the Squirrels” by T.K. Wade.
Thief's Paradise
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Story about a thief who doesn't hesitate to kill people if he has to, and how a mere sight of vultures drive him toward his own death!
Betsy the Hummingbird's Colorado Summer Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
This is the story of Betsy the Broad-tailed Hummingbird's adventures as she travels from the edge of Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park and meets over 20 fascinating species of birds and other friends along the way. The story is illustrated with stunning photographs of birds and contains supplementary scientific information about each of the birds.
I Wonder… Does A Camel Store Water In Its Hump"
Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
I Wonder… About Desert Animals Does a roadrunner ever run on sidewalks? Does the Arizona bark scorpion growl like a dog? Why does the cactus wren use cactus plants for its nests? What is the purpose of those huge ears on the fennec fox? Does the Texas banded gecko live only in Texas? Does a kangaroo rat have a tummy pouch? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this fun book!
Epic Fantasy 0.9b
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,460. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The Decay is coming, and Ian, a fifteen-year-old from the Northwestern Forests of the Region, must flee his home village or be melted into noxious brown goo. When he encounters a mysterious stranger who reveals that the Region may not be what it appears, he must decide whether to stay faithful to his friends, or abandon them and seek the truth.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What do you feed pet buzzards? Five Tales of the Campfire, Volume One and Ten Tales for the Campfire include this short fantasy horror story.
Cathartes Aura on the Road from Nowhere
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Our turkey-vulture narrator has escaped the zoo and is observing the ragged remnants of humanity recovering from disaster. Some will rebuild. Some will destroy. Some will come together. Some will fall apart. A novel-in-verse written in ten-by-ten format. Book Two in the Cathartes Aura Series.