Percy Jackson isn't expecting freshman orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears on campus, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad to worse.
"Loved this series"
Two story collections in one volume! From Bambi to Aladdin, the best-loved stories of all time are now even better. In Disney Storybook Collection, over 20 stories recreate the movie magic of the most beloved Disney films. Perfect for bedtime, the second edition of the popular Bedtime Favorites storybook collection has 19 stories to choose from. Updated story selections feature characters from Finding Nemo, Cars 2, Toy Story 3, The Lion King, and more.
"Glad we bought it, but ..."
A pilot stranded in the desert awakes one morning to see, standing before him, the most extraordinary little fellow. "Please," asks the stranger, "draw me a sheep." And the pilot realizes that when life's events are too difficult to understand, there is no choice but to succumb to their mysteries. He pulls out pencil and paper... And thus begins this wise and enchanting fable that, in teaching the secret of what is really important in life, has changed forever the world for its readers.
"A children's story for adults"
Heather and Picket are extraordinary rabbits with ordinary lives until calamitous events overtake them, spilling them into a cauldron of misadventures. They discover that their own story is bound up in the tumult threatening to overwhelm the wider world.
"Not Just for The Elementary Age Group"
This classic tale is a fantastical fable of two dear friends - one of whom goes astray and is literally lost to the north woods, while the other undertakes an epic journey to rescue him. This charming, strange, and wonderful story is a timeless allegory about growing up and the challenges of staying true to one's self, and it served as the wintry inspiration for the blockbuster hit Frozen.
"Strange & Fascinating"
Who cut off Medusa's head? Who was raised by a she-bear? Who tamed Pegasus? And whatever happened to that Golden Fleece? It takes a demigod to know the answers, and Percy Jackson can fill you in on all the daring deeds of Perseus, Atalanta, Bellerophon, and the rest of the major Greek heroes.
"Livens up Greek Mythology"
"A publisher in New York asked me to write down what I know about the Greek gods, and I was like, 'Can we do this anonymously?' Because I don't need the Olympians mad at me again. But if it helps you to know your Greek gods, and survive an encounter with them if they ever show up in your face, then I guess writing all this down will be my good deed for the week." So begins Percy Jackson's Greek Gods, in which the son of Poseidon adds his own magic - and sarcastic asides - to the classics.
"It is so Great to have Jesse Bernstein back!"
This volume contains a collection of fairy tales from a wide array of classical works. These immortal tales include "The Enchanted Stag", "Twelve Brothers", "Puss in Boots", "Jack and the Beanstalk", "The Princess and the Pea", "The Ugly Duckling", "The Light Princess", "Beauty and the Beast", "Hansel and Gretel", "Jack the Giant Killer", "The Second Voyage of Sinbad the Sailor", and "The Story of Aladdin, or the Wonderful Lamp".
"I love it"
Everyone in the kingdom of Bimmelburg fears the Two Headed Dragon. It lives in a cave nearby and flies over the kingdom every day, terrorizing the people there. One day a small boy makes his way to the Two Headed Dragon's cave to defeat it and to free Bimmelburg of fear. But the feat the boy achieves by confronting the dragon is far greater.
Here are some of the finest fairytales from around the world - most of them old favorites: "Sleeping Beauty," "Rumpelstiltskin," "Cinderella," three from "The Arabian Nights," and many more. Andrew Lang was one of the most famous literary critics around 1900. He also edited a series of children's fable books that preserved and illustrated a host of tales which are still used extensively today.
"My children are spellbound"
This collection includes tales of four Disney princesses all in one volume!
"daughter loves it"
This delightfully imaginative tale is always a popular favorite among children. Mrs. Frisby, a field mouse who lives in a garden, must move her family before the farmer begins plowing. Will the rats of NIMH - a group of highly intelligent laboratory rats - help her find a solution to her dilemma?
"A great classic brought to life on audio"
This groundbreaking number-one best seller is sure to turn nightly bedtime battles into a loving and special end-of-day ritual. The child-tested, parent-approved story uses an innovative technique that brings a calm end to any child's day. This audiobook features two readings of The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep - one by Fred Sanders, one by Kathleen McInerney.
"I suffer from terrible insomnia"
Read by a cast of award-winning narrators, this collection contains some of the most timeless and enchanting folk and fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm. The Brothers Grimm collected the original fairy tales that Americans are most familiar with today. Lyrically translated and beautifully narrated by an all-star cast, these 21 tales are selected from The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales and presented just as Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm originally set them down: bold, primal, just frightening enough, and endlessly engaging.
"All-stars of Audio"
The king of Hameleen / Was once so mean / That he made life one bad dream / He would stomp his feet and frown / He would yell and throw down his crown / With his desserts, he would take careful aim / And have his subjects ducking cupcakes, as fast as they came / Until one day little Ned / Took aim at the king's big, big head.
A collection of classic Brothers Grimm fairy tales, pulled from Margaret Hunt's 1884 translation. Including: The Little Brother and Little Sister", "Hansel and Gretel", "Oh, If I Could but Shiver!", "Dummling and the Three Feathers", "Little Snow-White", "Frederick and Catherine", "The Valiant Little Tailor", "Little Red-Cap", "The Golden Goose", "Bearskin", "Cinderella", "Faithful John", "The Water of Life", "Thumbling", "Briar Rose", and "The Six Swans," among others.
Chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III as he tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan, the Tribe of the Hairy Hooligans, by catching and training a dragon.
Read by Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Kathleen Turner, and Matthew Broderick, here are the stories of the immortals of Olympus - the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece - as freshly described as if they were alive today. Mighty Zeus, with his fistful of thunderbolts; mischievous little Hermes; grey-eyed Athena, godess of wisdom; Asclepius, the first physician; Orpheus and his beloved Euridice; Helios the sun, crossing the heavens in his fiery chariot....
"The best way to read the Book of Greek Myths!"
Welcome to the School for Good and Evil, where best friends Sophie and Agatha are about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. With her glass slippers and devotion to good deeds, Sophie knows she'll earn top marks at the School for Good and join the ranks of past students like Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Snow White. Meanwhile, Agatha, with her shapeless black frocks and wicked black cat, seems a natural fit for the villains in the School for Evil.
"Sugar coated darkness. Grimm Brothers brutality"
Here are 22 charming Japanese Fairy Tales, translated by Yei Theodora Ozaki, including "My Lord Bag of Rice", "The Tongue-Cut Sparrow", "The Story of Urashima Taro, the Fisher Lad", "The Farmer and the Badger", "The Shinansha, or the South Pointing Carriage", "The Adventures of Kintaro, the Golden Boy", "The Story of Princess Hase", "The Story of the Man Who Did Not Wish to Die", "The Bamboo-Cutter and the Moonchild", "The Mirror of Matsuyama", and more.
"An excellent anthology of Japanese folk stories"
Przebywajaca na Ziemi rodzina Tapatików dowiaduje sie, ze atak Pozeraczy Kwitnacych Planet na mieszkanców planety jest coraz bardziej realny. Dziadek Tik zastanawia sie, skad wziac odpowiedni zapas gumy do zucia, która jest najskuteczniejsza bronia w walce z Mandiablami. Tapatiki wyruszaja na Ksiezyc, gdzie roi sie od Faboklów zagrazajacych bezpieczenstwu Klifa I Medrca Anandariszi.
"Tapatiki na Ziemi" sa druga czescia sagi o mieszkancach planety Tapatia. Sympatyczne Tapatiki poznaja obyczje ziemskich skrzatów - opiekunów ludzi i przezywaja wiele ciekawych przygód... zapobiegaja katastrofie lotniczej, spotykaja przedpotopowego stwora.
This story is basically about a giraffe who plans to visit five countries. He set out to complete his goals. Finding out that time and patience is something that will be needed, as well as support from an unlikely source and guidance on overcoming your fears!!
The Big Bad Wolf isn't who you think he is. For starters, he has a legal name - Aladdin Todd Jackson - and from the time he meets the magical genie trapped in a recycled energy drink can, he embarks on a grand, wolfy Wall Street adventure. In stories based on Grimm's Fairy Tales and European folklore with a modern Manhattan twist, come along as this luxury-loving wolf with a heart of gold beneath his scary teeth learns lessons about business and real life.
Once upon a time, there were 10 suns taking turns shining in the sky. One went up after another came back. Once, the 10 suns were jumping and doing cartwheels in the sky at the same time. At that time, the sky was a fiery red and the Earth was burning hot. Animals were howling and running away and people were hiding.
No amount of training has prepared Jaevid Broadfeather for the front lines of battle. Now facing the true horrors of war, with Luntharda looming on the horizon, Jaevid has begun to question everything he thought about his heritage. The only thing keeping him going is his oath to protect his dragonrider brothers. But in an instant, even that slips through Jaevid's fingers as he steps from the safety of his dragon's saddle into the depths of his mother's wild homeland - the kingdom of the gray elves.
"They just keep getting better"
Once upon a time, in a land far away, there was a dragon so small that everyone called him the World's Smallest Dragon. Through an unusual friendship, the World's Smallest Dragon began to see things differently. The World's Smallest Dragon learned to dream big, dream high, and dream far; not to be afraid to dream; and, most importantly, to believe. Belief is a feeling that one day you shall see your dreams come true, just as the World's Smallest Dragon saw his dreams come true.
"Sweet Story for the entire family"
Giants, fairies, elves, Vikings, princesses, heroes, and a very special Man of Leaves weave their magic and mischief through the stories in this book, perfect for bedtime listenings. These tales inspire the imagination in children and will bring a smile to their faces.
Najpiekniejsze basnie to te, do których wciaz wracamy. Bez watpienia perelka wsród nich jest "Dziadek do Orzechów". Wystarczy zamknac oczy i... uwierzyc. Mala Klara odbywa razem z Dziadkiem fascynujaca podróz do swiata lalek. To tu spelniaja sie jej wszystkie marzenia. Ale czy isnieje kraina z Jeziorem Róz, Gajem Konfiturowym i Pomaranczowym Potokiem? Czy orzech Krakatuka zdola przywrócic urode ksiezniczce Pirlipacie?
CinderEmma works tirelessly doing chores for her naughty sisters. The naughty sisters have been invited to a royal ball, and they can't wait to let CinderEmma know that she is not invited. Oh, those naughty sisters! CinderEmma knows there is only one person who can help her...her rock 'n' roll Fairy Godfather! Using the power of rock 'n' roll, he transforms CinderEmma's worn rags into a dazzling ball gown and presents her with a brand new invitation to the royal ball.
This delightful fable from the Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling tells of how the Cake-Parsee takes his revenge on a rude, ill-mannered rhinoceros who has stolen and eaten the Parsee's cake. The trick the Parsee plays changes the rhinoceros' skin forever.
Red is not afraid of the big bad wolf. She's not afraid of anything...except magic. But when Red's granny falls ill, it seems that only magic can save her, and fearless Red is forced to confront her one weakness.
"Little Red Riding hood seen in a new light"
Hansel and Gretel were siblings and great friends who loved adventures - and sweets - just as much as any kid you know. So when they stumbled upon a scrumptious-looking house in the woods, they listened to their tummies rather than their smart minds. The witch who made the house knew that little children love sweets - but she'd forgotten that lost children can be very clever and very brave.
Show your little ones the sights of the world and the magic of where imagination can take them in this darling expanded retelling of Jack and Jill. Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling celebrates the individuality of children and the love of play! From John, who goes to bed with his pants still on, to Bella, who loves to dress up like Cinderella, you are sure to see your little one reflected in this audiobook.
A selection of stories to soothe you to sleep.
A selection of classic children's stories by the Brothers Grimm.
Andrew Lang (1844-1912) is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. His Fairy Books, each named after a color, were 12 volumes of tales collected from many sources and published between 1889 and 1910. The eight stories in this collection are taken from the Blue, Red, and Green Fairy Books: "Rapunzel", "Toads and Diamonds", "Cinderella", "Little Red Riding Hood", "Rumpelstilzkin", "Three Bears", "Jack, Giant-Killer", and "Bronze Ring".
Violet is a fairy who lives in a magical land complete with both a wizard and wood nymphs. In her travels, she comes across human children. She is so intrigued by them that she decides she wants to become one. The wizard tells her that, in order to become a human child, she will need both birth parents and adoptive parents. She then undertakes the journey to the land of humankind. As a child, when she is about six, she suddenly remembers that she had once been a fairy.
A collection of classic fairy tales to delight young and old, including 'The Princess and the Pea', 'The Frog Prince' and 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses'.
These classic fables use simple allegories to convey universal truths. Though it is unkown if Aesop ever actually existed, dating back to the sixth century, BC, these fables are known in cultures throughout the world and have been translated into many languages.
"Thoroughly enjoyed it"
A magical storyteller's timeless tales. Here are 127 of Andersen's classic stories, translated by "Mrs. Edgar Lucas" in the 19th century. Included are such well-known tales as "The Emperor's New Suit", "The Little Match-Seller", "Thumbelina", "The Little Mermaid", and "The Snow Queen".
"Horrible Translation of Hans Christian Anderson"
Ganesha has an elephant’s head, a pot belly and a rollicking sense of fun. Full of mischief, he fools around with gods and humans alike. He is also wise and shrewd, gentle and compassionate.
India is often reputed to be the home of the fairy tale. Here are some of the best from the sub-continent, from the Jatakas to the folktales of Kashmir. You'll hear stories about the evil magician Punchkin, the magic fiddle, and more.
Compiled by American essayist, editor, critic, and lecturer Hamilton Wright Mabie, here is a fantastic collection of classic legends from ancient mythology, The classical work of Hawthorne has been generously drawn upon. Included are "Three Golden Apples"; "Pomegranate Seeds"; "Chimera"; "Golden Touch"; "Gorgon's Head"; "Dragon's Teeth"; "Miraculous Pitcher"; "Paradise of Children", and more.
This is George Dasent's classic collection of Scandinavian folklore. This is not about Norse mythology per se; so if you are looking for tales of Odin, Loki, and Freya etc., you will have to look elsewhere. Rather, this is an anthology of folk tales, similar to the Grimm Brothers', or Campbell's Popular Tales of the West Highlands. All of the usual suspects are in place, including giants, trolls, witches, evil step-siblings, magical boons and tasks, and anthropomorphic animals.
Rip Van Winkle lives in a nice village at the foot of New York's Catskill Mountains. One autumn day he escapes his nagging wife by wandering up the mountains. After encountering strangely dressed men, rumored to be the ghosts of Henry Hudson's crew, who are playing nine-pins, and after drinking some of their liquor, he settles down under a shady tree and falls asleep. He wakes up 20 years later and returns to his village.
"Excellent Story! Listen with your Children!"
While fairy tales were not originally intended for children, they have become a staple of children's literature since the early 19th century. Here is a collection of English fairy tales, including many stories you will remember from childhood.
Taking inspiration from numerous fairy tales and weaving them into a wholly original story, Into the Woods is a whirlwind of a novel, full of imaginative happenings, dastardly deeds and thrilling adventure. Our guides are sisters three: Storm, Aurora and Anything Eden. Accidentally orphaned and left to fend for themselves in a decaying mansion on the edge of the wilds, they come to the very much unwanted attention of the sinister Dr DeWilde: a scar-faced gentleman with a pied waistcoat and an unhealthy interest in rats.
"Imaginative, a twist on old tales"
This collection of 10 time-honored tales brims with enchantment, whimsy, and sly humor. Assembled by a renowned poet and student of Gaelic language and culture, this edition includes "The Birth of Bran", "The Little Brawl at Allen", "The Enchanted Cave of Cesh Corran", "Becuma of the White Skin", "Mongan's Frenzy", and other stories.
"Great Celtic stories"
A collection of German fairy tales first published in 1812 by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, the famous Brothers Grimm. Their most famous tales are instantly recognizeable: "Rumpelstiltskin", "Snow White", "Rapunzel", "Cinderella", "Hansel and Gretel", and "The Frog Prince." The collection is often known today as "Grimms' Fairy Tales".
"Wonderfully read, but most tales not for kids"
In this specially priced collection, you'll get both the best selling The Abs Diet and its companion audiobook, The Abs Diet Personal Trainer.
When Alice tumbles down, down, down a rabbit-hole one hot summer's afternoon in pursuit of a White Rabbit, she finds herself in Wonderland. And there begin the fantastical adventures that will see her experiencing extraordinary changes in size, swimming in a pool of her own tears, and attending the very maddest of tea parties.
"American narrator all wrong for this book"
A great listen for children! American Fairy Tales by L. Frank Baum includes classic stories that will keep your child riveted. In fact, it will keep the average adult entranced! The story lines and scenery created by the author are a thing of beauty. Vivid conversations between characters create an imaginary paradise your son or daughter can wander through for ages to come.