Twain called this story a "hymn to boyhood". Loved by all ages in countless renditions in all media. A classic piece of American literature.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is the most famous supernatural wild chase in all of literature. One of the best known American short stories, this tale has been produced countless times for television and film. A halloween classic!
"stiff story teller great book!"
A young mongoose protects his human family from two murderous cobras. English Nobel laureate Kipling's best story from The Jungle Book collection, "Rikki Tikki Tavi" has been adapted many times to film and television.
"Rikki Tikki Tavi"
A man who sleeps for 20 years in the Catskill Mountains wakes to a much-changed world. This is an American classic!
"A HEN PECKED HUSBAND"
Text included. Uses the 200 most important verbs and nouns. Four different speakers to stimulate learning. Three different audio versions are included to learn fast - English German; German English; German.
101 basic dialogues with Whispersync enabled audio. Essential travel phrases included. Contains English and italian audio, Italian and English audio, and italian only audio. Contains the most important 1000 words.
Henry David Thoreau's classic essay inspired Martin Luther King, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, and many other activists.
"Navel gazing we all need in this political times"
A century after his death, Grigory Rasputin remains fascinating: the Russian peasant with hypnotic eyes who befriended Tsar Nicholas II and helped destroy the Russian Empire, but the truth about his strange life has never fully been told. Written by the world's leading authority on Rasputin, this new biography draws on previously closed Soviet archives to offer new information on Rasputin's relationship with Empress Alexandra, sensational revelations about his sexual conquests, a re-examination of his murder, and more.
"The Legend of Rasputin"
Sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge's emotional transformation after the supernatural visits of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. A Christmas Carol has never been out of print and has been adapted to film, opera, and other media.
"Beautiful story of faith, charity and forgiveness."
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s magnum opus exploring the themes of legalism, sin and guilt.
"You get what you pay for."
Here are 101 basic dialogues with Whispersync enabled audio. Essential travel phrases included. Contains English and French audio, French and English audio, and French only audio. Contains the most important 1000 words.
"useful and free"
The paw of a dead monkey is a talisman that grants its possessor three wishes, but the wishes come with an enormous price for interfering with fate. One of the most famous horror stories of all time!
"A Classic, you've seen"
101 basic dialogues with Whispersync enabled audio. Essential travel phrases included. Contains English and German audio, German and English audio, and German only audio. Contains the most important 1000 words.
The adventures of a charismatic band of animal characters in the English countryside. One of the best loved stories of all time.
The adventures of Dorothy in the Land of Oz. Thanks in part to the 1939 MGM movie, it is one of the best-known stories in American popular culture.
"Al's Car" (Al, fresh out of prison, goes looking for the car he stashed his money in.), "April Fool" (George sets up an April Fool gag for his wife, but hadn’t planned on this....), "Beware the Ides of March" (You don’t really believe a fortune teller can tell you when you’ll die....), "Born to Be Wild" (The leaders of two biker gangs duke it out - with dire consequences for both.), "Buckle Up" (You’ve found the perfect way to get away with murdering your wife...or so you thought...), plus five more!
"The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood" by Charles Perrault is a classic French fairytale involving a beautiful princess, a sleeping enchantment, and a handsome prince. "There were formerly a king and a queen, who were so sorry that they had no children; so sorry that it cannot be expressed. They went to all the waters in the world; vows, pilgrimages, all ways were tried, and all to no purpose. At last, however, the Queen had a daughter."
A fictional bridge to the more comprehensive and non-fictional viewpoints on God, Religion, Secular and Spiritual values. Challenges the listener to reflect on their personal faith, or non-belief, and their tolerance of others with differing views. Devastated by his young daughter's tragic death, Jacob is determined to find God to ask Him why He allowed her tragedy to occur. No longer sure where to find Him, or if God truly exists, Jacob travels through the 'Ancient Gates of Abraham' to wander across the contradictory and prejudiced roads within the Kingdom of Religious Confusion.
LOS ANGELES VAPORIZED-9 MILLION DIE! 2015: Los Angeles is destroyed in the ELI Event, a space-weapon catastrophe that leads to a bleak and brutal distant future for all but the privileged few - unless rogue time-travelers from the twenty-fourth century can prevent the tragedy and mend the timeline. In an attempt to protect humanity from itself, the sentient computer ELI steals the weapon's code, but unwittingly makes his only friend, fifteen-year-old Robin Kirkland, a suspect in the sabotage and the target of a military manhunt.
"A wonderfully woven tale"
Jean Bougniart is an ordinary man. His only friend is a cat. Every day, his life is the same - up until a certain day. Pour les enfants de 8 à 11 ans mais aussi pour les adultes, la philosophie n'est pas absente.