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Clement C. Moore: The Night Before Christmas (+ Audio CD)

Скачать книгу (размер 126 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 26) Аннотация: America's most-loved holiday poem is now presented by one of the world's favorite musical groups, and illustrated by the artist of the best-selling Puff, the Magic Dragon. Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a reading of Clement C. Moore's classic verse, which has brightened the season ever since it was first published in 1823. And now this heartwarming poem is more dazzling than ever…

Dostoyevsky Fyodor: The Double

Скачать книгу (размер 891 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 176) Аннотация: This is an official tie-in edition to accompany Richard Ayoade's brilliant new film based on Dostoyevsky's deliciously dark and slyly funny novel. The Double stars Oscar nominee Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network) and Mia Wasikowska (Jane Eyre) with support from Chris O'Dowd, Sally Hawkins, Paddy Considine, Tim Key and Chris Morris. A lonely government clerk — shy, awkward, blundering — finds…

Northup Solomon: 12 Years a Slave: A True Story

Скачать книгу (размер 1 462 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 288) Аннотация: The shocking first-hand account of one man's remarkable fight for freedom; now an award-winning motion picture. 'Why had I not died in my young years — before God had given me children to love and live for? What unhappiness and suffering and sorrow it would have prevented. I sighed for liberty; but the bondsman's chain was round me, and could not be shaken off.' 1841: Solomon Northup is a…

Grisham John: Theodore Boone: The Activist

Скачать книгу (размер 1 381 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 272) Аннотация: Though he's only thirteen, Theodore Boone has spent more time in the courtroom than almost anywhere else, and there's always a new adventure waiting. After having been falsely accused of vandalism and theft, Theo is happy to finally be out of the hot seat, once more dispensing legal advice to friends and community members, when an exciting new case demands his urgent attention.

Cool Coloring Book

Скачать книгу (размер 152 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 31) Аннотация: The Ripley's Believe It or Not! Cool Coloring Book is full of amazing and extraordinary pictures to color. This unique children's coloring book is loaded with unbelievable facts, amazing stories, and incredible animals. It is sure to keep kids entertained and make learning fun. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Cool Coloring Book is imaginative and entertaining. The pictures and coloring opportunities…

Waddell Martin: Can't You Sleep, Little Bear? (+ DVD)

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: At bedtime, Big Bear patiently reassures Little Bear that he needn't fear the dark, in this tale for readers and listeners up to 5 by the author of Farmer Duck and Owl Babies. When all the lanterns in the cave aren't enough to comfort Little Bear, his father takes him outside to show him that the dark is lit up by the bright yellow moon and the twinkling stars. Barbara Firth's very cozy…

Rosen Michael: Little Rabbit Foo Foo (+ DVD)

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: The surprisingly aggressive Little Rabbit Foo Foo rides though the forest on his motorbike, picking up the field mice, wriggly worms, tigers, and goblins — and bopping them on the head with his red mallet. Again and again, the Good Fairy warns the mischievous bunny that if he doesn't stop, she will turn him into a goonie. What's a goonie? You'll just have to see. Arthur Robins's expressive…

Rendell Ruth: Murder Being Once Done

Скачать книгу (размер 1 325 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 261) Аннотация: The seventh book to feature the classic crime-solving detective, Chief Inspector Wexford. It seems fitting that the final resting place of a girl's body should be in a graveyard. But this is no peaceful burial. This is a brutal murder scene. Under strict orders from his doctor to indulge in no criminal investigation, Wexford is sent to London for a break away from the pressures of the…

Waddell Martin: Owl Babies (+ DVD)

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: In this board book for prereaders by Hans Christian Andersen Medal winner Martin Waddell, three owl chicks awaken one night to find their mother is missing. Little Sarah, Percy, and Bill become increasingly worried, but she soon comes swooping home again. Patrick Benson's delicately hatched ink drawings are washed with watercolors to evoke the big dark night. A DVD comes with the book, featuring…

Alborough Jez: Some Dogs Do (+ DVD)

Скачать книгу (размер 197 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 40) Аннотация: One day, when Sid the dog is walking to school, he suddenly gets a happy feeling and he floats right up to the sky, in this gentle tale for prereaders by the author of Duck in the Truck and My Friend Bear. Sid can't wait to tell his friends at school, but everyone reminds him, «You're a dog, and dogs don't fly.» When Sid starts feeling down, though, his Dad tells him an exciting secret that…

Arnold Catharine: Underworld London: Crime and Punishment in the Capital City

Скачать книгу (размер 1 727 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 340) Аннотация: Beginning with an atmospheric account of Tyburn — a village synonymous with capital punishment in Britain — the author of Bedlam and Necropolis leads a grisly excursion through London as a city of ne'er-do-wells, taking in beheadings and brutality at the Tower, Elizabethan street crime, highway robbers, the 18th-century Gordon Riots, and the Victorian era of incarceration. Catharine Arnold also…

Cousins Lucy: Za-Za's Baby Brother (+ DVD)

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: Za-Za Zebra can't help feeling left out when Mum comes home with a new baby, in this book for prereaders by the creator of Maisy the mouse. After delayed meals, curtailed fun, and lots of «Later, Za-Za,» the young zebra finally fusses «I want a hug now!» «Why don't you hug the baby?» asks Mum, and soon Za-Za begins to understand what's wonderful about having a little brother. A DVD comes with the…

Ross Tony: I Don't Want to Go to the Hospital

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: The Little Princess doesn't want to go to the hospital, and she does everything she can to avoid it. But when she is finally forced to go, she finds that she really rather likes it. Why? Because they treat her like a princess there!

Hutchinson Robert: Elizabeth's Spy Master

Скачать книгу (размер 2 197 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 432) Аннотация: Francis Walsingham was the first spymaster in the modern sense. His methods anticipated those of MI5 and MI6 and even those of the KGB. He maintained a network of spies across Europe, including double-agents at the highest level in Rome and Spain — the sworn enemies of Queen Elizabeth and her Protestant regime. His entrapment of Mary Queen of Scots is a classic intelligence operation that…

Cawthorne Nigel: The Strange Laws of Old England

Скачать книгу (размер 1 381 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 272) Аннотация: Did you know that: It's against the law to check into a hotel in London under assumed names for the purpose of lovemaking? Under a statute of Edwards II all whales washed up on the shore belong to the monarch? Under a Tudor law Welshmen are not allowed into the city of Chester after dark? In THE STRANGE LAWS OF OLD ENGLAND, Nigel Cawthorne unearths an extraordinary collection of the most bizarre…

Dick Philip K.: Martian Time-Slip

Скачать книгу (размер 1 462 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 288) Аннотация: Mars is a desolate place, in this 1964 novel. Largely forgotten by Earth, isolated communities eke out a living alongside the great canals, dependent on Arnie Knott, the union boss who controls the meager water supply. No one is beyond his reach—certainly not Jack Bohlen, the repairman whom Knott's mistress comes to love. Neither is Manfred, the autistic child who slips helplessly backwards and…

Monk Kidd Sue: The Secret Life of Bees

Скачать книгу (размер 1 906 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 375) Аннотация: In this first novel by the author of The Invention of Wings, Lily Owens — daughter of a South Carolina peach farmer and a mother who was killed when Lily was just four — has since adopted a fierce-hearted black woman named Rosaleen as her «stand-in mother». But after Rosaleen insults three of the worst racists in town, the pair must flee to remote Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in…

Asterix 600 Stickers

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: Fans of Asterix: get ready for lots of exciting, fun-filled activities! This cooler-than-cool collection features 600 fabulous stickers, including every one of your favorite characters from the popular series. Thirty-two pages of word searches, quizzes, spot the difference, secret codes, logic puzzles, and jigsaws provide hours of enjoyment—and a few surprises, too.

Asimov Isaac: Foundation and Empire

Скачать книгу (размер 565 Kb , формат fb2) Аннотация: (Part of the original Foundation Trilogy, winner of the Hugo Award for Best All-Time Novel Series) The descent of the Empire into chaos has occurred, just as Hari Seldon predicted it would, in this second novel of Isaac Asimov's monumental Foundation saga-a central masterwork of modern science fiction that merited a special Hugo Award for Best All-Time Novel Series. The Seldon Plan even accounted…

Zahares Wade: Frosty The Snowman (+ DVD)

Скачать книгу (размер 136 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 28) Аннотация: One of the most magical of all wintertime songs gets an enchanting interpretation—including a special recording by the incomparable Kenny Loggins—in this charming new picture book. First recorded over sixty years ago, «Frosty the Snowman» became an instant holiday classic, winning children’s hearts and inspiring both an animated film and a long-running television special. Singers such as Gene…