Funny Monsters To Color by A.J. Cosmo

By A.J. Cosmo

Monsters are everywhere!

Do you recognize that monsters lurk within the shadows? This enjoyable and resourceful ebook takes a fanciful journey throughout the alphabet, describing the monsters in the back of daily difficulties! realize what steals your keys, burns out your lighting, eats your sweet, and makes your hair stand on finish! Your international just isn't an analogous!

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1776 by Thomas Fleming

By Thomas Fleming

Why is the parable of 1776?

To nation it in its baldest phrases: This was once the single time in American lifestyles whilst idealism used to be actually in flower. Made attainable by way of the purest type of patriotism, led by way of a soldier whom every body loved - George Washington - who, in flip, was once guided by means of a caucus of political geniuses in Philadelphia - the Continental Congress - strong farmers raced from their plows to hurl themselves into clash with British mercenaries. by no means have such a lot of nice males, magnetic leaders, sprung from nowhere to lead a humans infused with a stunning enthusiasm for liberty.

In this ebook, manhattan instances bestselling historian Thomas Fleming explodes this delusion by means of studying the entire dimensions of that 12 months - relatively the least identified facets of the typical, fallible humanity of the boys and ladies of the Revolution.

The 12 months 1776 ended with either the american citizens and the British stripped in their illusions. each side have been compelled to desert the parable in their invincibility and to...

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A Name for Himself. A Biography of Thomas Head Raddall by Joyce Barkhouse

By Joyce Barkhouse

"Twelve months in anyplace, my good friend, is kind of a weary whereas And turns out extra like a century while lived on Sable Isle ..."

So wrote Thomas Raddall on the age of eighteen, now not dreaming that a long time later Sable Island -- that "hell in the world" -- would supply a romantic historical past for considered one of his maximum novels, The Nymph and the Lamp.

Traumatized through the horror of the nice Halifax Explosion of 1917, in a couple of months by way of the demise of his father in conflict abroad, Tom used to be compelled to depart institution on the age of fourteen.

This short account of his existence tells of his early adventures and of the way he turned considered one of Canada's most famed storytellers.

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