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Mother Night

Автор: Kurt Vonnegut

A companion novel to Slaughterhouse 5, covering similar themes and drawing on the author’s experiences as a prisoner of war in Dresden. A black satire, it tells of an American spy in Germany who becomes confused by his own methods as he sends his coded messages by using pro-Nazi radio broadcasts.

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Essential French Verbs: Teach Yourself

Автор: Marie-Therese Weston

Essential French Verbs is the course for you if you need help with your study of French. This fully revised edition of our best-selling course now comes with free downloadable audio support containing hints on how to learn verbs effectively.

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Our World Readers: The Songbirds’ Flute: British English. Pamphlet

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There was once an unhappy princess. Her father, the king, held a concert. He promised great riches to the musician who could make his daughter smile. One man sang so beautifully that the princess smiled. But he did not want gold. He only wanted the princess’ love. The princess agreed to marry him only if he learned to sing as sweetly as the songbirds. Would he succeed and win the princess?

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First Fabulous Facts: Minibeasts

Автор: Jaclyn Crup

Ladybird’s First Fabulous Facts is an illustrated non-fiction series for 3-5 year olds. Fun and fascinating facts engage young children and bring their favourite interests, hobbies and obsessions to life. Minibeasts explains what creepy-crawlies are and how they live, what they eat, what they do to protect themselves and how they move. Spiders, insects, slugs, snails and centipedes all make an appearance in this introduction to the smallest of creatures. Look out for other titles in the series: Dinosaurs, My Body and My Planet Earth.

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A Place for Zero

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Zero is lonely in Digitaria. He can’t play Addemup with the other numbers, because he has nothing to add. What’s a digit to do? Join Zero as he goes on a journey to discover his place.

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The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 1

Автор: Gaiman Neil

The first paperback edition of the glorious two-volume, full-color graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal–winning novel The Graveyard Book, adapted by P. Craig Russell and illustrated by an extraordinary team of renowned artists.
Inventive, chilling, and filled with wonder, Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book reaches new heights in this stunning adaptation, now in paperback. Artists Kevin Nowlan, P. Craig Russell, Tony Harris, Scott Hampton, Galen Showman, Jill Thompson, and Stephen B. Scott lend their own signature styles to create an imaginatively diverse and yet cohesive interpretation of Neil Gaiman’s luminous novel.
Volume One contains Chapter One through the Interlude, while Volume Two includes Chapter Six to the end.

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Olalla

Автор: Robert Louis Stevenson

‘Is it me you love, friend? or the race that made me?’ A gothic novella about love, torment and doomed aristocracy, set in the remote mountains of Spain. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin’s 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894). Stevenson’s works available in Penguin Classics are An Apology for Idlers, The Black Arrow, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, In the South Seas, Kidnapped, The Master of Ballantrae, Treasure Island and Selected Poems.

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Andersen’s Fairy Tales

Автор: Andersen Hans Christian

Hans Christian Andersen is the best-loved of all tellers of fairy tales.
This collection of over forty of Andersen’s most popular stories includes The Mermaid, The Real Princess, The Red Shoes, The Little Match Girl, The Snow Queen, The Tinder Box, The Ugly Duckling and many more.
It is delightfully illustrated in black-and-white by those remarkable brothers, Charles, Thomas and William Heath Robinson.

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Rebecca Reader

Автор: Daphne du Maurier

An outstanding love story that has been sensitively retold.
The heroine, while employed as a personal companion, meets and falls in love with Maxim de Winter, a rich Englishman whose beautiful wife has recently died under tragic circumstances. To her surprise and joy, Maxim proposes to her. But the shadow of Rebecca, Maxim’s first wife still dominates him.

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Hiccup: How to Speak Dragonese (New Edition)

Автор: Cressida Cowell

The story continues in the third volume of Hiccup’s “How to Train Your Dragon” memoirs …
Haddock III was an awesome sword-fighter, a dragon-whisperer and the greatest Viking Hero who ever lived. But it wasn’t always like that. Hiccup’s memoirs look back to when Hiccup was just an ordinary boy, and finding it very hard to be a Hero.
Climbing on to a Roman Dragon Rustling ship by mistake in your first ‘Boarding an Enemy Ship’ lesson is bad enough. But to then discover that Alvin the Treacherous is also on board proves to Hiccup he couldn’t have been more wrong, especially when he steals his copy of How to Speak Dragonese. Can Hiccup save the dragons and the day?
”How to Train Your Dragon” is soon to be a DreamWorks film starring Gerrard Butler, America Ferrera and Jonah Hill, out in March 2010 adapted from the best selling “How to Train Your Dragon” series by Cressida Cowell.
Read the rest of Hiccup’s exploits in the “How to Train Your Dragon” series in “How to Be a Pirate”, “How to Speak Dragonese”, “How to Cheat a Dragon’s Curse”, “How to Twist a Dragon’s Tale”, “A Hero’s Guide to Deadly Dragons”, “How to Ride a Dragon’s Storm”, and “How to Break a Dragon’s Heart”.

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