This charming little tale, with a gigantic heart, was written by E.B. White, best-known for the perennial favorite Charlotte's Web.
"Stuart Little is superb!"
Stuart Little is a shy, philosophical little mouse with a big heart and a taste for adventure. In spite of his diminutive stature, barely two inches tall, Stuart sets forth into the world with some mighty big plans: to ride a Fifth Avenue bus, to win a sailboat race in Central Park, and to teach school for a day. But Stuart's greatest adventure begins when he decides to find his best friend, Margalo, a pretty little bird who once lived in a Boston fern in the Littles' house in New York City.
DI Logan McRae and his infuriating boss, DCI Roberta Steele, investigate a chilling dispute between neighbours that escalates out of control. Includes an extract of the new Logan McRae novel, The Missing and the Dead. CID isn't what it used to be.... It's been a bad week for acting detective inspector Logan McRae. Every time his unit turns up anything interesting, DCI Steel's Major Investigation Team waltzes in and takes over, leaving CID with all the dull and horrible jobs.
It wasn't as if Moxy Maxwell hadn't tried to do her summer reading. She and Stuart Little had been inseparable all summer, like best friends. But now it's the end of August - the day before fourth grade. And if Moxy doesn't read all of Stuart Little immediately, there are going to be "consequences".
After months of digging, Stuart Brannon and Edwin Fletcher finally hit the mother load, only to find someone else is after their claim. Under attack, they ally themselves with three Ute Indians and fortify the mine. As the siege continues, Brannon rescues Fletcher from a band of kidnapping claim jumpers, and ends up with another companion in the bargain.
Welcome to the definitive guide to flirting in the 21st century. Learn essential tips, such as how to make your first impression count, when physical contact works (and when it doesn't), what to say, and, more importantly, when to leave them guessing. Actions speak louder than words, and in the universal language of flirting, this book is the essential phrasebook.
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We are all different in some way. The Little Frog will teach all of us how to accept ourselves the way God made us. When you fully rely on God, He will show you His great purpose for your life like he did with the Little Frog. Allow this book to change your child's perception of him or herself, and value their uniqueness. What a gift The Little Frog is to all of us!
Martyn Wade's dramatisation of Ada Leverson's witty and wonderful social comedy The Little Ottleys, as heard on BBC Radio. This is a story of delightful and romantic entanglements set in Edwardian London.
The body of Joe Bertolucci, security guard for a wealthy and controversial land developer, is found in a deserted cabin on Salt Spring Island. A note and evidence found at the crime scene suggest suicide, but to Constable Danutia Dranchuk things just don't add up. As Dranchuk struggles to convince her RCMP Sergeant to keep the case open, she begins an investigation that will lead her deep into the corruption in the community.
"Ok story - dreadful Narration!"
A new mystery set in Scotland from the ever-popular author. Surveyor Douglas Young stumbles across rambling Underwood House, near Edinburgh, one day whilst walking his dog. He realizes its potential immediately, and after it is developed into flats he becomes the anointed leader of the residents. So when one of his neighbours is found dead, Douglas and his young assistant Tash become irrevocably involved in the police investigation. But the plot thickens when a shocking discovery is made in the deceased’s flat....
Children are disappearing in Mobile, Alabama, the latest snatched from her own bedroom. There are no clues – and, as yet, no bodies. With public anger reaching dangerous levels, homicide detective Carson Ryder finds a case hopelessly tangled up in murky local politics. Ryder’s bosses have one last hope, though: Connor Sandhill, a former cop whose uncanny ability to solve baffling crimes is legendary.
In The Little Wonder, Robert Winder traces the central role the game has played in national life for so long. The book's 150th anniversary in 2013 is the ideal time to tell the extraordinary story of Wisden's - and cricket's - journey from Victorian times to the modern world. New every year, it feels as though it has been with us for ever.