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The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair Book
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  • Publisher : Hachette Children\'s
  • Release Date : 2015-07-02
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN Code: 1444926659
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Summary: Set off a magical adventure with the first book in Enid Blyton's classic fantasy series about a chair that can fly and grant wishes! When Mollie and Peter go to buy their mother a birthday present, they discover the most extraordinary thing: a magical wishing-chair! The Wishing-Chair takes them on some wonderful adventures - to a giant's castle to rescue a new pixie friend, to the Land of Dreams, and even to a disappearing island! Who knows what might happen next? First published in 1937, this edition contains the classic text, except that the pixie character's name has been changed to Binky. Inside illustrations are by Rene Cloke, and the cover is by Mark Beech. Also look out for: The Wishing-Chair Again More Wishing-Chair Adventures

The Wishing-Chair Again Book by Enid Blyton

The Wishing-Chair Again Book
  • Author : Enid Blyton
  • Publisher : Hachette Children\'s
  • Release Date : 2015-07-02
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN Code: 1444926667
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Summary: Fly away to magical lands with Peter and Mollie in the second adventure in Enid Blyton's best-loved series! Perfect for children aged 5 and up. Mollie and Peter are home for the summer holidays, and they long to see their pixie friend Binky and their magic Wishing-Chair. They can't wait for lots of new and exciting adventures, but then the Wishing-Chair is stolen by some very cheeky characters. Whatever will the children do? First published in 1950, this edition contains the classic text, except that the pixie character's name has been changed to Binky. Inside illustrations are by Rene Cloke, and the cover is by Mark Beech.

More Wishing-Chair Stories Book by Enid Blyton

More Wishing-Chair Stories Book
  • Author : Enid Blyton
  • Publisher : Hachette Children\'s
  • Release Date : 2015-07-02
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN Code: 1444926675
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Summary: Join Mollie and Peter in this final magical Wishing-Chair adventure by the world's best-loved storyteller Enid Blyton. Molie and Peter are home for half-term, and the Wishing-Chair is ready to whisk them away to magical lands! They'll meet a mysterious witch's cat, visit the Land of Wishes and even find gold at the end of the rainbow. But best of all, a certain jolly somebody needs help delivering presents - or Christmas might not happen! The stories in this book were originally published in magazines between 1937 - 1952. This edition contains the classic texts, except that the pixie character's name has been changed to Binky. Inside illustrations are by Rene Cloke, and the cover is by Mark Beech.

The Enchanted Wood Book by Enid Blyton

The Enchanted Wood Book
  • Author : Enid Blyton
  • Publisher : Hachette Children\'s
  • Release Date : 2015-07-02
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN Code: 1444926500
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Summary: The first magical story in the Faraway Tree series by one of the world's most popular children's authors, Enid Blyton. Joe, Beth and Frannie find the Enchanted Wood on the doorstep of their new home, and when they discover the Faraway Tree they fall into all sorts of adventures! Join them and their friends Moonface, Saucepan Man and Silky the fairy as they discover which new land is at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells, the Land of Treats, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Come on an amazing adventure! First published in 1939, this edition contains the original text. Inside illustrations are by Jan McCafferty, and the cover by Mark Beech (2014).

The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind Book by Gustave Le Bon

The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind Book
  • Author : Gustave Le Bon
  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-12-30
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code:
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Summary: One of the most influential works of social psychology in history, The Crowd was highly instrumental in creating this field of study by analyzing, in detail, mass behavior. The work is devoted to an account of the characteristics of crowds. The whole of the common characteristics with which heredity endows the individuals of a race constitute the genius of the race. When, however, a certain number of these individuals are gathered together in a crowd for purposes of action, observation proves that, from the mere fact of their being assembled, there result certain new psychological characteristics, which are added to the racial characteristics and differ from them at times to a very considerable degree. Although the volume focuses on crowd psychology, it is also brilliantly instructive on the effects of the generally accepted beliefs of a nation's citizenry on the processes of history. Among the topics covered here are general characteristics and mental unity of the crowd; the crowd's sentiments and morality; its ideas, reasoning power, and imagination; opinions and beliefs of crowds and the means used by leaders to persuade; classification of crowds, including criminal and electrical assemblages, as well as the functioning of criminal juries and parliamentary assemblies.

Out of My Mind Book by Sharon M. Draper

Out of My Mind Book
  • Author : Sharon M. Draper
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2010-03-09
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN Code: 1416980458
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Summary: A New York Times bestseller for three years and counting! “A gutsy, candid, and compelling story. It speaks volumes.” —School Library Journal (starred review) “Unflinching and realistic.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) From award-winning author Sharon Draper comes a story that will forever change how we all look at anyone with a disability, perfect for fans of RJ Palacio’s Wonder. Eleven-year-old Melody is not like most people. She can’t walk. She can’t talk. She can’t write. All because she has cerebral palsy. But she also has a photographic memory; she can remember every detail of everything she has ever experienced. She’s the smartest kid in her whole school, but NO ONE knows it. Most people—her teachers, her doctors, her classmates—dismiss her as mentally challenged because she can’t tell them otherwise. But Melody refuses to be defined by her disability. And she’s determined to let everyone know it…somehow.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Book by Sherman Alexie

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Book
  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2012-01-10
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN Code: 0316219304
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Summary: Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.

Lord of the Flies Book by William Golding

Lord of the Flies Book
  • Author : William Golding
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2012-03-15
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN Code: 0571267386
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Summary: This dystopian classic is 'exciting, relevant and thought-provoking' (Stephen King). When a group of schoolboys are stranded on a desert island, what could go wrong? ONE OF THE BBC'S '100 NOVELS THAT SHAPED OUR WORLD' 'One of my favorite books - I read it every couple of years.' Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages? What's grown-ups going to think? Going off-hunting pigs-letting fires out-and now! A plane crashes on a desert island. The only survivors are a group of schoolboys. By day, they explore the dazzling beaches, gorging fruit, seeking shelter, and ripping off their uniforms to swim in the lagoon. At night, in the darkness of the jungle, they are haunted by nightmares of a primitive beast. Orphaned by society, they must forge their own; but it isn't long before their innocent games devolve into a murderous hunt ... 'Thrills me with all the power a fiction can have ... Exemplary.' Ian McEwan 'An existential fable backlit with death's incandescent glare.' Ben Okri 'Violently real ... An apocalyptic novelist [who writes with] humanist rage and defiance.' Marlon James 'Beautiful and desperate, something quite out of the ordinary.' Stevie Smith 'Beautifully written, tragic and provocative.' E. M. Forster 'A fragment of nightmare.' New Statesman 'A post-apocalyptic, dystopian survivor-fantasy ... [A novel] for all time ... A cult classic.' Guardian 'Stands out mightily in my memory ... Such a strong statement about the human heart.' Patricia Cornwell 'Terrifying and haunting.' Kingsley Amis What readers are saying: 'Every real human being should read this ... This is what we are.' 'It's brilliant, it's captivating, it's thought provoking and brutal and for some, its truly terrifying.' 'It can be read and re-read many times, and every time something new will appear.' 'There is a reason why this is studied at school ... Excellent read.' 'This is one of the few books I've read that I keep on my Kindle to read again.' 'I revisit this every few years and it's always fresh and impressive ... One of the best books I've ever read.'

The Glass Castle Book by Jeannette Walls

The Glass Castle Book
  • Author : Jeannette Walls
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2006-12-15
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN Code: 1416550607
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Summary: Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers. The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn’t want the responsibility of raising a family. The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered. The Glass Castle is truly astonishing—a memoir permeated by the intense love of a peculiar but loyal family.

The Help Book by Kathryn Stockett

The Help Book
  • Author : Kathryn Stockett
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2009-02-10
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN Code: 1440697663
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Summary: The #1 New York Times bestselling novel and basis for the Academy Award-winning film—a timeless and universal story about the lines we abide by, and the ones we don’t—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who’s always taken orders quietly, but lately she’s unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer that leave her speechless. White socialite Skeeter just graduated college. She’s full of ambition, but without a husband, she’s considered a failure. Together, these seemingly different women join together to write a tell-all book about work as a black maid in the South, that could forever alter their destinies and the life of a small town...

The Adventurous Four Book by Enid Blyton

The Adventurous Four Book
  • Author : Enid Blyton
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Release Date : 2020-07-21
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 1479451754
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Summary: Ginger-haired Tom and his twin sisters Jill and Mary are on holiday on the Scottish coast, in the fishing village where their best friend Andy, a fisher-boy, lives and works with his father. Their holiday plan is to take an exciting boat trip to a nearby island, and camp there, but once out at sea, their plans are turned upside down and they find themselves shipwrecked and in the middle of a thrilling and mysterious adventure...

The Magic of Thinking Big Book by David J. Schwartz

The Magic of Thinking Big Book
  • Author : David J. Schwartz
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-12-02
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN Code: 0698198581
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Summary: The timeless and practical advice in The Magic of Thinking Big clearly demonstrates how you can: Sell more Manage better Lead fearlessly Earn more Enjoy a happier, more fulfilling life With applicable and easy-to-implement insights, you’ll discover: Why believing you can succeed is essential How to quit making excuses The means to overcoming fear and finding confidence How to develop and use creative thinking and dreaming Why making (and getting) the most of your attitudes is critical How to think right towards others The best ways to make “action” a habit How to find victory in defeat Goals for growth, and How to think like a leader "Believe Big,” says Schwartz. “The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief. Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success. Remember this, too! Big ideas and big plans are often easier -- certainly no more difficult - than small ideas and small plans."

The Wretched of the Earth Book by Frantz Fanon

The Wretched of the Earth Book
  • Author : Frantz Fanon
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2007-12-01
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN Code: 0802198856
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Summary: The sixtieth anniversary edition of Frantz Fanon’s landmark text, now with a new introduction by Cornel West First published in 1961, and reissued in this sixtieth anniversary edition with a powerful new introduction by Cornel West, Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth is a masterfuland timeless interrogation of race, colonialism, psychological trauma, and revolutionary struggle, and a continuing influence on movements from Black Lives Matter to decolonization. A landmark text for revolutionaries and activists, The Wretched of the Earth is an eternal touchstone for civil rights, anti-colonialism, psychiatric studies, and Black consciousness movements around the world. Alongside Cornel West’s introduction, the book features critical essays by Jean-Paul Sartre and Homi K. Bhabha. This sixtieth anniversary edition of Fanon’s most famous text stands proudly alongside such pillars of anti-colonialism and anti-racism as Edward Said’s Orientalism and The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

Bones and Biscuits Book by Enid Blyton

Bones and Biscuits Book
  • Author : Enid Blyton
  • Publisher : Hodder Children\'s Books
  • Release Date : 2020-10-01
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 108
  • ISBN Code: 1444956132
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Summary: It's a dog's life! An adorable book of letters from Bobs the dog, by much-loved author Enid Blyton. The perfect gift for animal-lovers of all ages. "Bones and biscuits! If a cheeky bird didn't fly down to my nose and eat a crumb off my left whiskers! Really, people have no manners at all these days!" In this very funny book, Bobs gives us his opinions on everything from fireworks to frogs, cats to Christmas, in his own words. This illustrated collection of his letters takes us through a year in the life of Bobs, the adored pet terrier owned by national treasure Enid Blyton. Written by Enid Blyton every week to entertain young readers in the 1920s-40s, these have never been published together in book form before. The perfect gift for readers of any age, from 7 to 97, who love dogs and funny stories.

Charlotte's Web Book by E. B. White

Charlotte's Web Book
  • Author : E. B. White
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2015-03-17
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN Code: 0062406787
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Summary: This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children's literature that is "just about perfect." Illustrations in this ebook appear in vibrant full color on a full-color device and in rich black-and-white on all other devices. Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's spiderweb tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend. They also express the love of a girl named Fern, who saved Wilbur's life when he was born the runt of his litter. E. B. White's Newbery Honor Book is a tender novel of friendship, love, life, and death that will continue to be enjoyed by generations to come. It contains illustrations by Garth Williams, the acclaimed illustrator of E. B. White's Stuart Little and Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series, among many other books.

The Magic Faraway Tree: 03: The Folk of the Faraway Tree Book by Enid Blyton

The Magic Faraway Tree: 03: The Folk of the Faraway Tree Book
  • Author : Enid Blyton
  • Publisher : Hachette Children\'s
  • Release Date : 2015-07-02
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN Code: 1444926527
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Summary: The third book in the magical Faraway Tree series by one of the world's most popular children's authors, Enid Blyton. The mischievious Connie comes to enjoy a few days with Joe, Beth and Frannie while her mother is sick. Connie refuses to believe in the Faraway Tree or the magical folk who live in it, even when the Angry Pixie throws ink at her! Join the children and their friends Moonface, Saucepan Man and Silky the fairy as they discover which new land is at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells, the Land of Treats, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Come on an amazing adventure! First published in 1946, this edition contains the original text. Inside illustrations are by Jan McCafferty, and the cover by Mark Beech (2014).

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Book by C.S. Lewis

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Book
  • Author : C.S. Lewis
  • Publisher : Wyatt North Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2018-04-10
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 101
  • ISBN Code:
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Summary: C. S. Lewis was a British author, lay theologian, and contemporary of J.R.R. Tolkien. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is the first book in The Chronicles of Narnia.

The Count of Monte Cristo Book by Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo Book
  • Author : Alexandre Dumas
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Release Date : 1926
  • Category:
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 1613104928
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Summary: ÊOn the 24th of February, 1815, the look-out at Notre-Dame de la Garde signalled the three-master, thePharaonÊfrom Smyrna, Trieste, and Naples. As usual, a pilot put off immediately, and rounding the Chateau d'If, got on board the vessel between Cape Morgion and Rion island. Immediately, and according to custom, the ramparts of Fort Saint-Jean were covered with spectators; it is always an event at Marseilles for a ship to come into port, especially when this ship, like theÊPharaon, has been built, rigged, and laden at the old Phocee docks, and belongs to an owner of the city. The ship drew on and had safely passed the strait, which some volcanic shock has made between the Calasareigne and Jaros islands; had doubled Pomegue, and approached the harbor under topsails, jib, and spanker, but so slowly and sedately that the idlers, with that instinct which is the forerunner of evil, asked one another what misfortune could have happened on board. However, those experienced in navigation saw plainly that if any accident had occurred, it was not to the vessel herself, for she bore down with all the evidence of being skilfully handled, the anchor a-cockbill, the jib-boom guys already eased off, and standing by the side of the pilot, who was steering theÊPharaonÊtowards the narrow entrance of the inner port, was a young man, who, with activity and vigilant eye, watched every motion of the ship, and repeated each direction of the pilot. The vague disquietude which prevailed among the spectators had so much affected one of the crowd that he did not await the arrival of the vessel in harbor, but jumping into a small skiff, desired to be pulled alongside thePharaon, which he reached as she rounded into La Reserve basin. When the young man on board saw this person approach, he left his station by the pilot, and, hat in hand, leaned over the ship's bulwarks. He was a fine, tall, slim young fellow of eighteen or twenty, with black eyes, and hair as dark as a raven's wing; and his whole appearance bespoke that calmness and resolution peculiar to men accustomed from their cradle to contend with danger.

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Book by Grace Lin

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Book
  • Author : Grace Lin
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2009-07-01
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN Code: 0316052604
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Summary: This stunning fantasy inspired by Chinese folklore is a companion novel to Starry River of the Sky and the New York Times bestselling and National Book Award finalist When the Sea Turned to Silver In the valley of Fruitless mountain, a young girl named Minli lives in a ramshackle hut with her parents. In the evenings, her father regales her with old folktales of the Jade Dragon and the Old Man on the Moon, who knows the answers to all of life's questions. Inspired by these stories, Minli sets off on an extraordinary journey to find the Old Man on the Moon to ask him how she can change her family's fortune. She encounters an assorted cast of characters and magical creatures along the way, including a dragon who accompanies her on her quest for the ultimate answer. Grace Lin, author of the beloved Year of the Dog and Year of the Rat returns with a wondrous story of adventure, faith, and friendship. A fantasy crossed with Chinese folklore, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is a timeless story reminiscent of The Wizard of Oz and Kelly Barnhill's The Girl Who Drank the Moon. Her beautiful illustrations, printed in full-color, accompany the text throughout. Once again, she has created a charming, engaging book for young readers.

The Adventure of the Empty House Book by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventure of the Empty House Book
  • Author : Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Publisher : Lindhardt og Ringhof
  • Release Date : 2020-09-28
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 15
  • ISBN Code: 872658655X
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Summary: Ronald Adair, a quiet young man whose only hobby was playing cards, got killed. Watson attempted to crack the case but with no success. One day he decided to examine the area around the victim’s house and then he ran into a strange old man. Who is he? Can it be the murderer who came back to the crime scene in disguise? Or the old man is simply a witness? Will Watson find out what happened by applying Holmes’ methods or this will not be enough? You can find the answers in "The Adventure of the Empty House" which is a part of "The Return of Sherlock Holmes". Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was born in Scotland and studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh. After his studies, he worked as a ship’s surgeon on various boats. During the Second Boer War, he was an army doctor in South Africa. When he came back to the United Kingdom, he opened his own practice and started writing crime books. He is best known for his thrilling stories about the adventures of Sherlock Holmes. He published four novels and more than 50 short-stories starring the detective and Dr Watson, and they play an important role in the history of crime fiction. Other than the Sherlock Holmes series, Doyle wrote around thirty more books, in genres such as science-fiction, fantasy, historical novels, but also poetry, plays, and non-fiction.