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.
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.
"The Little Prince"
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.
Twenty more stories in this popular series by Edith Nesbit, Hans Christian Anderson, Abby Phillips Walker, The Brothers Grimm, L. Frank Baum, Frank Stockton, Henry Beston, Nathaniel Hawthrone, Olive Thorn Miller, Ignas Kunos, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, and Anna R. Annan.
Once Upon a Timeless Tale Collection is a contemporary retelling of the most well-known and best-loved fairy tales of all time. Traditional stories from Hans Christian Anderson and Charles Perrault are brought alive for a fresh generation of listeners, giving these timeless classics a new lease on life. Once Upon a Timeless Tale Collection belongs in every child's audiobook collection.
In this gripping follow-up to Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods, demigod Percy Jackson tells the stories of twelve of the original Greek heroes in all their gory, bloodthirsty glory. Want to know who cut off Medusa's head? Which hero was raised by a she-bear? Who tamed Pegasus, the winged horse? Percy has all the answers....
An adaptation of the beloved classic story dramatized by seven actors. Jack lives meagerly with his mother in a house away from the city. Their small fields are dry. The little vegetables that grow are eaten by birds and their cow, Jenny, does not have any more milk. Nevertheless, Jack is still smiling and optimistic. Until one day his mother falls ill and Jack goes into town to sell the cow in order to buy medicines. But instead of money Jack brings back a handful... of magic beans. And the adventure begins.
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.
Everyone in the kingdom of Bimmelburg fears the Two Headed Dragon. It lives in a cave nearby and flies over the kingdom everyday, 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.
An entertaining collection of short stories perfect for bedtime.
The Dragonets struggle to fulfill the prophecy and - somehow - end the war in this thrilling new installment of the best-selling Wings of Fire series! It all comes down to this: The Dragonets of Destiny must finally bring the epic war to an end, reconcile the seven tribes, choose the next queen of Pyrrhia, and make it out alive.
Die erste Prinzessin mit Werkzeugkasten! Werfen wir einmal alles über Bord, was wir bislang über Prinzessinnen wussten: Denn hier kommt Fibi, waschechte Prinzessin und Retterin in der Not! Mit Hilfe ihres Werkzeugkastens "Klopf & Hämmer" zieht sie Drachen faule Zähne oder befreit Gespenster aus kniffligen Situationen. Sie verkuppelt verliebte Drachen und beweist ihrer Mutter immer wieder, dass auch Kinder etwas auf dem (Werkzeug-)Kasten haben können...
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.
Here are 50 favourite nursery rhymes. Included are lots of the most common nursery rhymes - and all those you may have forgotten!
Classic Fairy Tales, Volume 1, features 10 of the best-loved fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm and more.
Here are four of the most loved children's fairy tales of all time read and sung by one of Australia's best known children's entertainers, Peter Combe. Classic Fairy Tales includes "Little Red Riding Hood", "Jack & the Beanstalk", "Goldilocks & the Three Bears", and "The 3 Little Pigs". Kids will love the entertaining songs accompanying each fairy tale.
Kyle's great-grandfather once possessed a silver lance that, according to legend, gave its owner invincible power. The lance is now missing, and Kyle is always looking for it, but so are his worst enemies: the robber Rasputin and the evil magician Balduin. Luckily, Kyle has the help of his friends, including Lady Constance (who is as brave as a dragon), Dragobert (who really is a dragon), Elf Aurin (whose harp playing, unfortunately, puts Kyle to sleep), and Prince Nepomuk (who protects his friends and his wardrobe).
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.
Die kleine Prinzessin ist einsam: ihr alleinerziehender Vater, der König, ist immer mit Regieren beschäftigt. Deswegen wünscht sie sich einen Hund zum Liebhaben. Stattdessen schleppt ihr Vater eines Tages eine schwindsüchtige Baronin an, die das Schloss in kürzester Zeit auf den Kopf stellt. Die Prinzessin ist enttäuscht - schließlich kann eine Baronin keine Knochen ausbuddeln und Beinchen heben.
In the 19th century, the Brothers Grimm published 200 fairy tales which, to this day, form the most famous collection of fairy tales worldwide. Part 2 of 8 contains 25 unabridged fairy tales like Little red-cap, The Bremen town-musicians, The devil with the three golden hairs, Thumbling, Briar-Rose, The six swans, and many more. Also included: A pdf document with complete tracklist. PLEASE NOTE: when you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.
After the events in Hawaii, Emily is struggling to adjust. With the blessing of Jupiter and the elder Olympians, Emily decides she must return to Earth one last time, to fulfil a promise made long ago.... But when she arrives, she is horrified to find that the CRU have taken more victims. Emily has no choice but to expose herself, Pegasus, Joel and their close Olympian friends, including Lorin, to the biggest danger they've ever faced, as they delve deeper into the CRU and make an astonishing discovery about its origins.
Once upon a time there were four little rabbits, and their names were Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail, and Peter. They lived with their mother in a sand-bank, underneath the root of a very big fir tree. "Now, my dears," said old Mrs. Rabbit one morning. "You may go into the fields or down the lane, but don't go into Mr. McGregor's garden: your father had an accident there; he was put in a pie by Mrs. McGregor."
Delight in the biblical story of Joseph and his Coat of Many Colors, voiced by the English gardener, presenter and novelist Alan Titchmarsh. The story can be found in Genesis 37-46 and is one of selfless love and forgiveness. Alan Fred Titchmarsh, after working as a professional gardener and a gardening journalist, managed to establish himself as a media personality through appearances on gardening programmes.
Akbar was one of the most admired and also one of the most feared emperors of India. He patronized art and promoted religious harmony due to which he is called "Akbar the Great". In his court was present one of the wisest men of his time - Birbal. The interactions between Akbar and Birbal are the stuff of legend and folklore due to the interesting problems and situations that Akbar posed and the witty solutions and answers that Birbal gave.
This story is a gem representing the delightful stories from the Indian subcontinent which capture the simple essence of everyday life in India. The simple pleasures of life indicate a time gone by before the advent of cellphones and Facebook, a time which almost stood still, a time when children could revel in the rain, make paper boats and race them down a drain, play marbles and generally pass time.
This story is a gem representing the delightful stories from the Indian subcontinent which capture the simple essence of everyday life in India. The simple pleasures of life indicate a time gone by before the advent of cellphones and Facebook, a time which almost stood still, a time when children could revel in the rain, make paper boats and race them down a drain, play marbles and generally pass time. The once idyllic life almost seems too slow and bear and hence is fascinating to watch unfurl as we listen to the story.
This story is a gem representing the delightful stories from the Indian subcontinent which capture the simple essence of everyday life in India. The simple pleasures of life indicate a time gone by before the advent of cellphones and Facebook, a time which almost stood still, a time when children could revel in the rain, make paper boats and race them down a drain, play marbles and generally pass time. The once idyllic life almost seems too slow to bear and hence is fascinating to watch unfurl as we listen to the story.
Joseph Jacobs was an Australian folklorist who documented fairy tales from around the world. This charming collection of traditional Indian stories includes some of the oldest stories in the world and features wicked queens, the snake prince, an ivory city, cranes and tigers, terrifying demons, kings and palaces, fairy princesses, and a whole host of talking animals - including a tortoise!
Famous for his superhuman strength, Hercules is the most popular hero in Greek mythology. The son of Zeus - king of the gods - and a mortal mother, Hercules faces the wrath of Zeus' wife, Hera, who resents her illegitimate stepson and vows to bring him misery. With her magical powers, she tricks Hercules into performing a series of 12 seemingly impossible labors, each one a test of his strength, courage, cunning, and fighting skill. Is Hercules strong enough to foil her scheme?
This is a collection of seven short stories, written or inspired by Hans Christian Andersen and retold by Adna Sablyich, with original sound effects and music by Chris French.
In the 19th century, the Brothers Grimm published 200 fairy tales which, to this day, form the most famous collection of fairy tales worldwide. Part 1 of 8 contains 25 unabridged fairy tales like Rapunzel, Hansel and Grethel, The fisherman and his wife, Cinderella, Mother Holle, The seven ravens, and many more. Also included: A pdf document with complete tracklist.