Iris Harper has lived in Pendleford for decades. The local witch is mistrusted by the townsfolk, but that doesn't stop some coming to her begging for potions, spells and quick-fixes. As time has marched on suddenly Iris is aware that her days are beginning to fade. Her sumptuous garden is turning against her, the sweet scent of rot potent and now a young girl has come begging for a solution at her door. Yet, the problem she brings causes Iris to remember a man from long ago - the man she loved, the man she could never trust.
The first successful American colony in North America was settled in 1607 at Jamestown, Virginia. Though the Virginian colonists had difficulty in the beginning, by the late 1620s the Chesapeake area was thriving, having become a haven for those seeking economic opportunity in the new world.
New York City. The Big Apple. The city of dreams. The city so nice they named it twice. These are just some of the monikers given to not only the most highly populated city in North America, but perhaps the most culturally diverse region in all the world. Modern age New York is stamped on the map for its breathtaking skylines and iconic financial centers, as well as being the quintessential melting pot, where people go to "make it big" and take a chance on long-awaited dreams.
The American Revolution is replete with seminal moments that every American learns in school, from the "shot heard 'round the world" to the Declaration of Independence, but the events that led up to the fighting at Lexington & Concord were borne out of 10 years of division between the British and their American colonies over everything from colonial representation in governments to taxation, the nature of searches, and the quartering of British regulars in private houses.
Twenty years ago, the modern world collided with the world of Faerie, leaving behind its denizens in a world of cold iron. Unable to work in the modern world of steel, those of the Fallen have been forced into welfare, prostitution, or thievery.
"Fun with accent"
Meet Professor Benjamin Bunny and the twins, Brittany and Bryn, as they travel through time and space, learning about the world of science. The Snow Bunny Science Sleuths will take your child on scientific journeys where they will learn how to tell time with their hands. They will learn about paleontology, as in the age of dinosaurs. They will learn how electricity works and about water currents, clouds, and storms. They will learn about volcanoes and the planets. They will meet famous people, such as Nikola Tesla and more.
Take a trip back in time to the foggy streets of Victorian London, where a madman stalks the night. Investigate the savage murders attributed to Jack the Ripper using all the evidence available, including letters purporting to be from the killer himself. This publication features up-to-date theories on the identity of the Whitechapel murderer, detailing all the major suspects.
"It was just ok"
Nothing ever stays quiet in Halloween Town. Through the hustle and bustle of daily life, the kids of Halloween Town always manage to find evil and save the day. In this fifth installment, Wanda the Witch knows something is wrong and evil lurks abound. It's up to Wanda and her friends to save the town. But can they do it? Find out in this charming, funny, entertaining story by the number-one best-selling, award winning children's author, Amelia Picklewiggle.
Halloween night is such a fright in this cute rhyming bedtime storybook for ages two to five years. Written by best-selling author Amelia Picklewiggle.
Benjamine is a curious little bunny who wants to know what it's like in the outside world, but it's his curiosity that gets him into trouble. So it is up to Emily and Farmer Jim to save the day.
Millie has been chosen to head the Halloween party this year at Halloween Town School. She enlists the help of her fiends to create a Ghoulish time!
There is something scary happening in the town of Cookieville. High on the hill above the town is an old factory that has suddenly come to life. As lightning cracks through the night sky, the townsfolk scurry inside their homes for cover. Then it happens.... and the town of Cookieville will never be the same.
Halloween Town is filled with monsters and ghouls. Sally the Spider is getting ready for the first Halloween party at her school, along with her friends Wanda the Witch, Victoria the Vampire and Millie the Mummy.
Meet the Wrinklettes - Rosie, Ruby, and Roxanne - as they take your child inside their magical schoolroom and through the portal of a flying book that will teach your child history, science, and geography. Through their travels they will make new friends, learn about science from Nikola Tesla, and experience history when they meet Captain Blackbeard, Christopher Columbus, and George Washington.
Witch Hazel has quite a dilemma. It's her job to save Halloween. But when her evil sister swoops into the town and places a nasty spell, Witch Hazel's plans for a happy Halloween don't go the way she planned. Will Witch Hazel be able to save Halloween in time? Find out in this hilarious children's bedtime story.
Halloween Town is in a huge hustle and bustle preparing for Halloween, their favorite holiday. Zelda the Zombie is on the committee of students volunteering for the big school party. Instead something else captures her and her friends' instincts, so they must go investigate to solve the scary mystery. Will they be able to solve it in time to arrive at the party? Or will something sinister hold them in its trap?
Victoria is a vampire but not just an ordinary vampire. She lives in Halloween Town with her friends, where things go bump in the night. This book is frightfully funny!
"...Sophie's instincts were on fire. She knew she had been wrong but his violent temperament made her heart pound..." A teenage girl finds out she is not of this world - and is being hunted down.
A collection of silly stories about everyday objects having amazing adventures. Made up to stop my own kids getting bored on long journeys - and it worked!