The kingdom of the beasts is a disorganized mess. No one can keep track of anything. All the animal representatives vie for the job of secretary but are mocked and ridiculed one after another. Only one animal can bring order to this chaotic situation.
How did the pelican get its beak? This book explores the myth behind the story. Children will love this delightful tale of cooperation and magic skillfully told. This fable is bound to become a bed time favorite.
Fish & Wildlife investigator, Rhoda Deerwalker, stumbles on a nasty survivalist militia in Wisconsin's great north woods. The danger posed by the militia pales before the insane ambitions of their bio-terrorist masters whose deadly plot to infect the world with bird flu leads to danger, excitement and death.
Book one in the Newark Trilogy. A colony struggles to survive in an unforgiving world. Two brave teens strike out on their own and overcome impossible odds to help their struggling colony.
When aliens and humans interact, the results are often either comic or tragic. In this terrific collection of 31 original and often hilarious stories, author Harris Tobias explores both possibilities. This is off-kilter science fiction at its best. So strap yourself in and get ready for a fun ride through the cosmos.
In this marvelous story the miracle of Chanukah is retold in a refreshing and modern way. The old story of the festival of light takes on new significance for a family just like yours.
The name's Danks - Dick Danks - and if you think my name is amusing then you and I have nothing more to say. A man's got no more control over what his parents name him than he does over the weather. Danks is a proud old name in Scotland or somewhere, and I have nothing to make excuses for. I'm a private eye. Most days, I sit like a spider in its web waiting for the phone to ring. I wait for someone to hire me to investigate something for them. It gives me lots of time to think.
"A Throwback To Old B/W Hollywood Detective Movies"
Native American Fish & Wildlife Investigator Rhoda Deerwalker finds more than she bargained for when a routine bird smuggling case turns deadly. Rhoda teams up with a small town sheriff as events spiral out of control. This is Book one in the Felony of Birds series. Rhoda Deerwalker is not like any female investigator you've ever encountered, she's brave, vulnerable, and all too human. You'll want to read all three thrilling tales.
"Short, Sweet, Unique"
The Greer Agency tells the story of Mike Greer, private eye, in 15 connected stories. Greer, the only PI in the Altoona phone book, scratches out a living in the decaying railroad town. With the help of an anonymous benefactor, Greer gets interesting cases that he solves with pluck and determination. All the while, his romance with Susan grows increasingly more intimate.
Get set for a rollicking, swashbuckling adventure of a story. This story has everything a good fairy tale should have - a handsome prince, beautiful ladies, evil spirits, magic swords and, best of all, a happy ending. So sit and enjoy a classic bed time fairy story, it's bound to become a family favorite.
Here are 15 original time travel stories as told by one of the genre's most original and prolific voices. Included are "Blue Moon", "About Time", and "Killing Time".
A sweetly romantic telling of the origins of the moon.
Did you ever wonder how the birds came to dominate the air? Well here is the story of how the fish and the mammals lost the contest to the reptiles and how the reptiles came to rule the sky.
The Broody Little Hen knows something is wrong. She just needs to sit on something. After a few false starts and some bad advice from her friends, she finally solves the problem. A sweet little bed time story the whole family can share and enjoy.
The birds couldn't agree which was the most beautiful. Was it the peacock? The bird of paradise? The hummingbird? You'll never guess who wins this beauty pageant -- it's not who you think. This story delivers a message about the true nature of beauty and how it is more than skin deep.
Three rousing adventure stories starring Rocket Bob, whose mission is to save the Earth from danger. Operating from his base inside the moon, Rocket Bob combines his own pluck and skill with the inventive genius of Professor Zumbat to save the Earth from mutant bees, fire ants and other assorted perils. Good, safe comic book fun for all ages.
Get set for a rollicking adventure. The Stone Apples is a fairy tale in the classic tradition, filled with heroes, villains, monsters, wizards, battles, and romance. With more than 40 haunting scenes, this story is sure to become a bedside favorite.
A narrative poem set to an original musical score and given a dramatic reading. The poem tells the story of a dragon slayer who comes to see the error of his ways and vows to never kill again. Everything changes when he falls in love with the Mayor's beautiful daughter. He tries to change his nature and earn a living from the land but he is not cut out to be a farmer. He breaks his vow and returns to what he knows best--slaying dragons. The God's take revenge-- tragedy ensues.
Retired New York City homicide detective, Vinny DeMarco joins his old partner, Bluto, in a pizza restaurant in Reno, NV. The oldest pizza delivery man in America gets more than he bargained for when he delivers a pizza to the mysterious Scotsman, one of Reno's big shot gangsters. What follows is a tale of action, murder and revenge as hot and spicy as a pepperoni pizza.
"Dashiell Hammett with Pepperoni and Extra Cheese"
Snails, Scales, and Animal Tales contains 13 original animal stories in the mode of Aesop's fables. This collection is perfect for bedtime listening. Learn how the zebra got his stripes, the pelican got his beak, and the rabbit got his long ears. All stories are inventive, clever, and written to entertain.