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The Seven Tales Of Trinket

Author : Shelley Moore Thomas
ISBN : 9780374367442
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Guided by a tattered map, accompanied by Thomas the Pig Boy, and inspired by the storyteller's blood that thrums through her veins, eleven-year-old Trinket searches for the seven stories she needs to become a bard like her father, who disappeared years before. She befriends a fortune-telling gypsy girl; returns a child stolen by the selkies to his true mother; confronts a banshee and receives a message from a ghost; helps a village girl outwit—and out-dance—the Faerie Queen; travels beyond the grave to battle a dastardly undead Highwayman; and meets a hound so loyal he fights a wolf to the death to protect the baby prince left in his charge. All fine material for six tales, but it is the seventh tale, in which Trinket learns her father's true fate, that changes her life forever. The Seven Tales of Trinket is a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2012

Seven Tales Of The Pendulum

Author : Gregory L. Baker
ISBN : 9780191004841
Genre : Science
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The pendulum is a unique physical system which exhibits remarkably varied and complex behavior under many different conditions. It is also a system which, in its many manifestations, has left a significant imprint on human thought and culture. Using graphs, figures, and narrative to explain scientific ideas and models, Gregory Baker gives a lucid account of the physics of the pendulum, showing the reader how the context of the pendulum progresses over four centuries from that of a simple system of classical physics, to that of a chaotic system, and eventually to that of a modern quantum system. He also describes its fascinating presence in cultural history, from its role in timekeeping and measurements of the earth to its importance as a literary symbol of doom. Seven 'tales', detailing different important facets of the pendulum, show the exciting diversity of the science of the pendulum, and its untold significance in the history of human intellectual development.

Seven Tales Of Sex And Death

Author : Patricia Duncker
ISBN : 9781408872673
Genre : Fiction
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Illuminating the dark side of the erotic, these interwoven stories explore obsession, violence, and the thin line between sex and death. Under a Mediterranean sun a man searches for the Temple of Zeus as his wife awaits her stalker; a sex worker at an illegal fetish club contemplates her options; a strike spirals out of control with eerie consequences; and a conflict with noisy neighbours reaches theatrical heights. Driven by lust, greed and revenge, chillingly calm or maddened by rage, Patricia Duncker's characters use every tool at their disposal to get what they want. Unapologetically disturbing and provocative like the B movies that inspired them, Seven Tales of Sex and Death holds up a mirror to humanity at its most flawed, ruthless and seductive.

The Seven Tales Of Reverie

Author : W. Edmund Hood
ISBN : 9781479791187
Genre : Fiction
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Let me introduce you to a new kind of fairy tale! Discover the magic of the daydream world of Reverie. Meet the Princess Miriam, a delightful, giggley little girl who might well be a kid in your own neighborhood. Go with her and six of her friends as they pass effortlessly between our world and Reverie, accompanied by the only cat ever to have been made a knight! Meet Mara, the greatest sorceress alive and Miriams mentor in magic. The King and the Kitten. King Ormund has barely begun his reign when he must send his beloved queen and their baby daughter into our world. The Princess and the cat Miriam learns that she is more than an ordinary child, as she fi nds her way back to Reverie, and receives her fairy wings. Sunshine Black and the Giant Hannah (nicknamed Sunshine) is captured by a giant who tries to make her his pet child. Starlight Avery befriends a winged pony from Reverie. She and Starlight fl y to the ice-cream mountain. The Island of Silly Imagine an island populated entirely by clowns! Princess Miriam and her friend Shakti must go there to enlist the aid of the clowns in defeating the invading army of mulligrumps. The Treasure of the Mercaptan Kid Molly discovers a map hidden many years before in her new home. Her neighbor, Miriam recognizes it as a map of Reverie. The search For Baby Violet Abbie is utterly devastated when her baby cousin vanishes into thin air right before her eyes.

Before The Seven Tales Of Reverie

Author : W. Edmund Hood
ISBN : 9781493113781
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Let me introduce you to a new kind of fairy tale! Discover the magic of the world of Reverie. This companion book for The Seven Tales of Reverie is your introduction to the daydream world! Meet the peasant boy, Damien. Follow his friendship with the Crown Prince, Ormund, who will be a future king of Reverie, together with Incense, the civilized dragon, through an enthralling series of adventures, as the boys grow from childhood to manhood.

Seven Tales Of The Timeless Traveller

Author : Susanne West
ISBN : 9781445234373
Genre :
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She quietly reminisced . It was very hot in the market place, she found it too busy and crowded, while she was selling her wares. Simple jewellery, she made from pieces of wood and scraps of metal; she was tired and hot. When she shut her eyes she swayed in the heat. Earlier that day, a lovely butterfly flew into the house, before she could catch it; there it flew out again, like an omen. It had the colours of gold and peacock blue that shimmered in the heat...Seven Tales of the Timeless Traveller consists of seven historical and romantic journeys into other lives with moral lessons that the souls learn. The author Susanne West is a spiritual writer, poet and healer living in Lincolnshire.

Seven Tales And A Fable

Author : Gwyneth A. Jones
ISBN : IND:30000056018702
Genre : Social Science
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Seven Tales By Seven Authors

Author : Frank Edward Smedley
Genre : English literature
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Seven Tales Of Uncle Remus

Author : Joel Chandler Harris
ISBN : UVA:X001951962
Genre : Animals
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Seven Tales And Alexander

Author : H.E. Bates
ISBN : 9781448214914
Genre : Fiction
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Seven Tales and Alexander beautifully captures a spectrum of emotions from innocent childhood and early adolescence, to those of simple-hearted and uninquiring old age. On its original release in 1929 (The Scholartis Press), The New Statesman observed that Bates has 'by seeing with a child's eyes, found a world of marvellous and strange beauty, and has given the smallest shades of change and emotion the magnitude and drama they have in the minds of children and poets.' In 'The Child' we meet a young girl mesmerised by the sea seen through a multi-coloured window, and, in contrast, 'The Comic Actor' sees an unsuccessful farmer who, encouraged by his devoted family, fulfils a life ambition by participating in a village play. Bates draws on his own experiences of the barber shops of his youth in 'The Barber'. Forced to visit them on Saturdays, he was made to wait until the barber had served the army of 'black-necked, poaching, shoemaking, prizefighting, often stinking men.' The title story, 'Alexander', follows a young boy as he travels with his uncle by horse cart to the garden of an eccentric old lady, where each year they pick fruit. The boy becomes enamoured with a young girl, meets a darkly cunning and cynical poacher, picks a forbidden apricot as a gift for the girl, and is consequently thrust into first reflections on pleasure, pain, and life itself in this most charming story.

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