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Rewards and Fairies - ebook/epub

Rewards and Fairies - ebook/epub
Rewards and Fairies - ebook/epub
Rudyard Kipling
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A year has passed. Dan and Una have matured and again return to the village for the summer. There, Pak is already waiting for them with new stories and acquaintances, to again lead the children into the intricate labyrinth of British history, mythology and folklore.
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Rewards and Fairies - ebook/epub
Rewards and Fairies - ebook/epub
Rudyard Kipling
Ventigo Media

A year has passed. Dan and Una have matured and again return to the village for the summer. There, Pak is already waiting for them with new stories and acquaintances, to again lead the children into the intricate labyrinth of British history, mythology and folklore.

Another Trio of Saki - The Elk, The Holiday Task, The Schartz-Metterklume Method - audiobook
Another Trio of Saki - The Elk, The Holiday Task, The Schartz-Metterklume Method - audiobook
Saki (Hector Hugh Munro)
Matrix Digital Publishing

Saki was the pen name of Hector Hugh Munro (December 18, 1870 - November 13, 1916), a British writer, whose witty and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story and is often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. His tales feature delicately drawn characters and finely judged narratives. This audiobook collects three more of his finest short stories:

'The Elk' - The grandmother...




Summer - ebook/epub
Summer - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
KtoCzyta.pl

Considered by some to be her finest work, Edith Wharton’s „Summer” created a sensation when first published in 1917, as it was one of the first novels to deal honestly with a young woman’s sexual awakening. Seventeen-year-old Charity Royall is desperate to escape life with her hard-drinking adoptive father. Their isolated village stifles her, and his behavior increasingly disturbs her. When a young city architect Lucius Harney visits for...

The Leavenworth Case - ebook/epub
The Leavenworth Case - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green
KtoCzyta.pl

Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935) was one of the first mystery writers in the United States. Called „the mother of the detective novel”, she was known for her intricate, well-plotted stories, and this novel is no exception. Her first and best known novel, The Leavenworth Case became an overwhelming success and was the best seller of the year. The readers are held spellbound until the very last page...

The Tidal Wave and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Tidal Wave and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Ethel M. Dell
KtoCzyta.pl

If you enjoy the works of Ethel M. Dell then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection. Ethel Dell began to write stories while very young and many of them were published in popular magazines. Beneath her shy exterior, she had a passionate heart and most of her stories were stories of passion and love set in India and other British colonial possessions. „The Tidal Wave and Other Stories” collection includes the following...

The Childerbridge Mystery - ebook/epub
The Childerbridge Mystery - ebook/epub
Guy Boothby
Ventigo Media

This book begins in Australia with a man and two adult children. They decide to return to England, but before leaving, an old enemy of his father appears. Son and daughter are surprised about him. In any case, they all move to England and buy a house, which is supposed to be inhabited by ghosts. All its owners saw them, and some were killed when they saw them. They are located in this village. Jamess son meets a young woman whom he falls in love...

The Childerbridge Mystery - ebook/epub
The Childerbridge Mystery - ebook/epub
Guy Boothby
KtoCzyta.pl

This book begins in Australia with a man and two adult children. They decide to return to England, but before leaving, an old enemy of his father appears. Son and daughter are surprised about him. In any case, they all move to England and buy a house, which is supposed to be inhabited by ghosts. All its owners saw them, and some were killed when they saw them. They are located in this village. James’s son meets a young woman whom he falls in love...

Children of the Wind - ebook/epub
Children of the Wind - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel
Ventigo Media

M.P. Shiel is a British writer of West Indian descent. He is remembered mostly for supernatural and scientific romances, published as serials, novels, and as short stories. Children of the Wind adventure set in South Central Africa. A lost race novel. An English scientist learns that the White Queen of the Wa-Ngwanyas is his own cousin and heiress to a fortune of which she is being kept in ignorance...

Children of the Wind - ebook/epub
Children of the Wind - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel
KtoCzyta.pl

M.P. Shiel is a British writer of West Indian descent. He is remembered mostly for supernatural and scientific romances, published as serials, novels, and as short stories. „Children of the Wind” adventure set in South Central Africa. A lost race novel. An English scientist learns that the „White Queen” of the Wa-Ngwanyas is his own cousin and heiress to a fortune of which she is being kept in ignorance...

Kittys Class Day and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Kittys Class Day and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Louisa May Alcott
Ventigo Media

Originally published under the title Proverb Stories in 1882 by Louisa May Alcott, this collection of sweet stories with a high moral tone includes: Kittys Class Day, Aunt Kipp, Psyches Art, A Country Christmas, On Picket Duty, The Barons Gloves, My Red Cap, and What the Bells Saw and Said. Using different characters in each story, she has portrayed various aspects of life brilliantly. It is a collection with lots of moralistic and didactical ideas...

Kitty’s Class Day and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Kitty’s Class Day and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Louisa May Alcott
KtoCzyta.pl

Originally published under the title „Proverb Stories” in 1882 by Louisa May Alcott, this collection of sweet stories with a high moral tone includes: „Kitty’s Class Day”, „Aunt Kipp, Psyche’s Art”, „A Country Christmas”, „On Picket Duty”, „The Baron’s Gloves”, „My Red Cap”, and „What the Bells Saw and Said”. Using different characters in each story, she has portrayed various aspects of life brilliantly...

Smithy - ebook/epub
Smithy - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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A collection of 23 stories from every-day life in the British military, centered around the characters of „Smithy” and „Nobby”. Edgar Wallace, who is also famous for his own stories of colonial life – the Sanders stories – was principally a writer of crime and detective fiction. However, he was well aware that the irrepressible spirit of Kipling’s famous rankers would live on, and he wrote his own tales of ordinary British soldiers...

The People of the River - ebook/epub
The People of the River - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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The setting is Nigeria a century ago, and British District Commissioner R.G. Sanders oversees the tribes. He discovers that Bosambo has been acting as chief without approval, but is so impressed with his skills Sanders allows him to remain in place, but Sanders heads to England to marry and unrest follows. The classic Commissioner Sanders stories about Africa by Edgar Wallace. This is the second collection in the series...

The Obstacle Race - ebook/epub
The Obstacle Race - ebook/epub
Ethel M. Dell
KtoCzyta.pl

This is another wonderful Christian love story by British writer of popular romance novels Ethel M. Dell. She was a popular 20th century writer who wrote dozens of romance novels and several short stories, including the well known „The Keeper of the Door” series. Our story takes place mainly in a little fishing village in England. This small seaside village hides a romance for Juliet Moore – a romance with Dick Green...

Stories from Livy - ebook/epub
Stories from Livy - ebook/epub
Alfred J. Church
KtoCzyta.pl

„Stories From Livy” is a great collection of stories about important events and people in Roman history. Tales of early Roman history drawn from the greatest of Roman historians, and admirably retold by Alfred J. Church. Features stories of the founding of Rome, the expulsion of kings, and the early days of the republic. It covers the period from the founding of Rome through the Samnite Wars (about 750 to 300 B...

The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Illustrated Edition - ebook/epub
The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Illustrated Edition - ebook/epub
Arthur Conan Doyle
Ventigo Media

Illustrated edition with original illustrations by Sidney Edward Paget, a famous British illustrator, best known for his illustrations that accompanied Arthur Conan Doyles Sherlock Holmes stories in The Strand magazine.

The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of thirteen short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. All of the stories are told in a first-person narrative from the point of view of Dr...

The Reporter - ebook/epub
The Reporter - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
KtoCzyta.pl

In 1919-1920 Edgar Wallace wrote a series of ten short stories featuring the investigative reporter York Symon for publication in the British monthly „The Novel Magazine”. In 1928 the series was reprinted in „Pearson’s Weekly”. In the following year Edgar Wallace collected nine of the stories in a book entitled „The Reporter”. „The Reporter” is a detective story about a police reporter named „Wise” Symon and his tricks of the...

The Return of Sherlock Holmes - ebook/epub
The Return of Sherlock Holmes - ebook/epub
Arthur Conan Doyle
KtoCzyta.pl

Illustrated edition with original illustrations by Sidney Edward Paget, a famous British illustrator, best known for his illustrations that accompanied Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories in „The Strand” magazine.

„The Return of Sherlock Holmes” is a collection of thirteen short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. All of the stories are told in a first-person narrative from the point...

The Return of Sherlock Holmes - ebook/epub
The Return of Sherlock Holmes - ebook/epub
Arthur Conan Doyle
Avia Artis

The Return of Sherlock Holmes - a collection of stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, a British writer and medical doctor. He created the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. The Sherlock Holmes stories are considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.

 

This collection of stories consists of: 

  1. 'The Adventure of the Empty House'
  2. 'The Adventure of the Norwood Builder'
  3. 'The Adventure of the Dancing Men'
  4. 'The Adventure of the Solitary...
The Keepers of the King’s Peace - ebook/epub
The Keepers of the King’s Peace - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
KtoCzyta.pl

„The Keepers of the King’s Peace” is another entry in Edgar Wallace’s eminently popular „Sanders of the River” series based on British attempts to bring their administration to darkest Africa. An elite crew of officers is charged with getting to the bottom of a female shaman’s seemingly miraculous powers, but bumbling new addition Bones keeps getting in the way. Will they be able to stave off a mass rebellion before it’s too late...

The Man of the Forest - ebook/epub
The Man of the Forest - ebook/epub
Zane Grey
KtoCzyta.pl

Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the American frontier. This is one of his stories. Loner Milt Dale seeks solitude in the wild mountains of Arizona, and instead finds himself rescuing two young women from a kidnapping plot. He must lead the timid Helen and her wild hearted sister Bo away from danger...

The Man of the Forest - ebook/epub
The Man of the Forest - ebook/epub
Zane Grey
Ventigo Media

Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 October 23, 1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the American frontier. This is one of his stories. Loner Milt Dale seeks solitude in the wild mountains of Arizona, and instead finds himself rescuing two young women from a kidnapping plot. He must lead the timid Helen and her wild hearted sister Bo away from danger...

Children Stories - ebook/epub
Children Stories - ebook/epub
Charles Dickens
Ventigo Media

Here are 10 stories to introduce readers of all ages to Charles Dickens and his Victorian England filled with orphans, expectations, and Christmas spirits, including adaptations of Dickens geared toward young readers, engaging looks into the authors life, and a few kid-friendly classics straight from the authors quill. The most famous and funny short stories include the Childs Story, The Cratchits Christmas Dinner...

Children Stories - ebook/epub
Children Stories - ebook/epub
Charles Dickens
KtoCzyta.pl

Here are 10 stories to introduce readers of all ages to Charles Dickens and his Victorian England filled with orphans, expectations, and Christmas spirits, including adaptations of Dickens geared toward young readers, engaging looks into the author’s life, and a few kid-friendly classics straight from the author’s quill. The most famous and funny short stories include the „Child’s Story”...

Folklore in the Digital Age: Collected Essays. Foreword by Andy Ross - ebook/pdf
Folklore in the Digital Age: Collected Essays. Foreword by Andy Ross - ebook/pdf
Violetta Krawczyk-Wasilewska
Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
Online and digital cultures are among the most personally gripping effects of globalisation in our increasingly networked world. While global multimedia culture may seem to endanger traditional folklore, there is no doubt that it creates new folklore as well.
Folklore in the Digital Age vividly illustrates the range of e-folklore studies in updated papers and essays from the author’s 21st-century research...

Maradick at Forty. A Transition - ebook/epub
Maradick at Forty. A Transition - ebook/epub
Ventigo Media

This is a novel with catchy locations and characters. A man in a midlife crisis travels to a remote Kornish village with his wife. The strange happy village, where drunkenness is widespread and people are very open, begins to influence the actions of visitors up to a change in their character. The very strangeness of history guarantees that it will remain in memory for a long time.

Maradick at Forty - ebook/epub
Maradick at Forty - ebook/epub
Hugh Walpole
KtoCzyta.pl

This is a novel with catchy locations and characters. A man in a midlife crisis travels to a remote Kornish village with his wife. The strange happy village, where drunkenness is widespread and people are very open, begins to influence the actions of visitors – up to a change in their character. The very strangeness of history guarantees that it will remain in memory for a long time.

Trail of Hope - ebook/epub
Trail of Hope - ebook/epub
Norman Davies
Rosikon Press

„The main text was written at pace, without any laborious research, drawing on knowledge that had accumulated in my head over the decades. My task was assisted by the fact that in the previous year I had presented a course of twenty lectures on the subject at the Oriental Institute of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. In the second stage, flesh was added to the bones by inserting scores of substantial extracts from memoirs and eyewitness...




Children of the Frost - ebook/epub
Children of the Frost - ebook/epub
Jack London
Avia Artis

“Children of the Frost” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.

 

Children of the Frost is a series of short stories by Jack London about Alaska and the Eskimo people. An underlying theme in some stories is the racism between the western white man and the native Alaskan.

 

Smithy and The Hun - ebook/epub
Smithy and The Hun - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
KtoCzyta.pl

This collection of stories from every-day life in the British military, centered around the characters of „Smithy” and „Nobby”. Edgar Wallace, who is also famous for his own stories of colonial life – the Sanders stories – was principally a writer of crime and detective fiction. He was one of the most popular and prolific authors of his era. However, he was well aware that the irrepressible spirit of Kipling’s famous rankers would...

Gulliver’s Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World - ebook/epub
Gulliver’s Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World - ebook/epub
Jonathan Swift
KtoCzyta.pl

This story is not as simple as it seems. It has two plans. The first is adventure literature, for which the first two parts of the book are responsible in these two books, he actually describes adventures, and it is these two journeys that are adapted for children. Whereas in the adult version all four journeys and in each of these stories we observe how Swift uses his pamphletist gift and, using the grotesque...

Children s sexual development - ebook/epub
Children s sexual development - ebook/epub
Karolina Piotrowska
Natuli

CHILDREN'S SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT

Sexuality tends to be a taboo topic, potentially causing feelings of guilt and shame that lead us to leave many important things unsaid. Open-minded and well-researched attitudes to children's sexual development should help us raise children who are body-positive and sex-positive throughout their lives.

This book is designed to help you understand:

  • How parent-child attachment affects sexual development
  • When kids start...
The Copy-Cat and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Copy-Cat and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
KtoCzyta.pl

This is an excellent collection of softly written short stories set in early 20th century New England. In all the first stories of the collection, the main characters are children. Many of these stories are about ordinary people’s lives and the ways they find a way out of a difficult life.