Here Lies Arthur

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ISBN: 9781407129181
Release Date: 2011-07-07
Number of pages: 304
Author: Philip Reeve
Publisher: Scholastic UK

Download and read online Here Lies Arthur in PDF and EPUB Arthur is the greatest hero of all time, and Myrddin is his bard - a traveller and spinner of magical tales. But it's a strange and dangerous kind of enchantment that can turn a slave-girl into a goddess, and a raggle-taggle warmonger into a warrior legend... Exploring the power of storytelling and political machination, a master writer retells the Arthur legend - with a shocking spin. Winner of the Carnegie Medal 2008. "A masterpiece" Daily Telegraph

Here Lies Arthur

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ISBN: 9780545829809
Release Date: 2015-01-06
Number of pages: 352
Author: Philip Reeve
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Download and read online Here Lies Arthur in PDF and EPUB Welcome to the dark side of Camelot. Gwynna is just a girl who is forced to run when her village is attacked and burns to the ground. To her horror, she is discovered in the wood. But it is Myrddin the bard who has found her, a traveler and spinner of tales. He agrees to protect Gwynna if she will agree to be bound in service to him. Gwynna is frightened but intrigued-and says yes-for this Myrddin serves the young, rough, and powerful Arthur. In the course of their travels, Myrddin transforms Gwynna into the mysterious Lady of the Lake, a boy warrior, and a spy. It is part of a plot to transform Arthur from the leader of (con't)

Here Lies Arthur

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105210617614
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 339
Author: Philip Reeve

Download and read online Here Lies Arthur in PDF and EPUB When her village is attacked and burned, Gwyna seeks protection from the bard Myrddin, who uses Gwyna in his plan to transform young Arthur into the heroic King Arthur.

W Here Lies Arthur

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ISBN: OCLC:858800241
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 106
Author: Rachel L. Kohler

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The Once and Future King

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ISBN: 9780007375561
Release Date: 2010-06-24
Number of pages: 864
Author: T. H. White
Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Download and read online The Once and Future King in PDF and EPUB The extraordinary story of a boy called Wart – ignored by everyone except his tutor, Merlin – who goes on to become King Arthur.

Oliver and the Seawigs

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ISBN: 9780385387903
Release Date: 2014-07-22
Number of pages: 208
Author: Philip Reeve
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Download and read online Oliver and the Seawigs in PDF and EPUB Get ready for moving islands! Mischievous monkeys! And a splashy adventure with illustrations on almost every page. When Oliver’s explorer parents go missing, he sets sail to find them with some new friends. There’s a grumpy albatross, a nearsighted mermaid . . . even a living island! But the high seas are more exciting and strange than Oliver could have imagined. Can he and his crew spar with sarcastic seaweed, outrun an army of sea monkeys, win a fabulous maritime fashion contest, and defeat a wicked sea captain in time to save Mom and Dad? For early chapter book readers who are ready for something longer, the Not-So-Impossible Tales are packed with silly humor, action, and larger-than-life fun. “[A] sly and dashing tale. . . Readers’ ribs aren’t the only ones that get a vigorous tickle.” —Kirkus Reviews “A delightfully told, beautiful tale of nautical hairdressing, saltwater primates and sarcastic seaweed—this is my kind of book!” —Chris Riddell, award-winning co-creator of the Edge Chronicles From the Hardcover edition.

Le Morte D Arthur

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ISBN: WISC:89002240547
Release Date: 1956
Number of pages:
Author: Sir Thomas Malory

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The Lord of Opium

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ISBN: 9781442482562
Release Date: 2013-09-03
Number of pages: 432
Author: Nancy Farmer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Lord of Opium in PDF and EPUB As the teenage ruler of his own country, Matt must cope with clones and cartels in this “electric blend of horrors and beauty” (Publishers Weekly), the riveting sequel to the modern classic House of the Scorpion, winner of the National Book Award, a Newbery Honor, and a Printz Honor. Matt has always been nothing but a clone—grown from a strip of old El Patron’s skin. Now, at age fourteen, he finds himself suddenly thrust into the position of ruling over his own country. The Land of Opium is the largest territory of the Dope Confederacy, which ranges on the map like an intestine from the ruins of San Diego to the ruins of Matamoros. But while Opium thrives, the rest of the world has been devastated by ecological disaster—and hidden in Opium is the cure. And that isn’t all that awaits within the depths of Opium. Matt is haunted by the ubiquitous army of eejits, zombielike workers harnessed to the old El Patron’s sinister system of drug growing—people stripped of the very qualities that once made them human. Matt wants to use his newfound power to help, to stop the suffering, but he can’t even find a way to smuggle his childhood love, Maria, across the border and into Opium. Instead, his every move hits a roadblock, some from the enemies that surround him…and some from a voice within himself. For who is Matt really, but the clone of an evil, murderous dictator? Is his true destiny already predetermined by his genes?

Syd Arthur

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ISBN: 9781597190275
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Number of pages: 364
Author: Ellen Frankel
Publisher: Pearlsong Press

Download and read online Syd Arthur in PDF and EPUB Prince Siddhartha, raised behind palace walls and showered with every extravagance, abandoned his protected life to embark on a spiritual journey. He ultimately reached enlightenment and became known as the Buddha, which means "one who is awake." He then spent his life teaching that all have the potential to awaken... Meet Syd Arthur! Living in the cloistered world of suburbia, Syd is a middle-aged Jewish woman who is potentially awake, but likes to start her day with a strong cup of coffee, just in case. Her daughter has just left for college and her diet is once again off track. While for most of her life she's been convinced that happiness can be attained by a magic number on the bathroom scale — or a really great shopping day at Bloomingdale's—she finds herself in the grocery store with an empty cart wondering if there just might be something more. When East unexpectedly meets West, Syd embarks on a journey as a spiritual seeker. Soon she's in over her chakras as her search takes her from yoga studio to meditation hall to ashram gift store to the pages of Zensational catalogue. Her Mah Jongg group insists it's merely a midlife crisis. But nothing's going to stop Syd's journey toward Nirvana—not even the hottest sale at Nordstrom's. Follow Syd as she finds her bliss and discovers a richness that rivals a Godiva truffle, making for one delicious enlightenment. "What do you wear to the meditation center?" I had asked Montana. "I mean, when I go to temple, I usually wear a suit. Sometimes a pantsuit, but mostly a skirt and a blazer." "Okay, you definitely don't need to wear a suit, Syd. Just wear something comfortable to sit in. And I promise you Om Guru is not about the clothes. No one cares what you wear. People there are concerned about the inner you, about your journey to realize and meet the Self." I thought for a minute and then said, "So let me ask you it this way. When I meet my Self, should I meet her in country club casual or something more dressy?"

Arthur The Seeing Stone

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ISBN: 9781444011418
Release Date: 2013-06-20
Number of pages: 352
Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Arthur The Seeing Stone in PDF and EPUB Medieval life meets Arthurian magic in a novel that transcends boundaries of time and age, appealing to children of 9+ and older readers alike. The winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Smarties Prize bronze award in 2001, this timeless novel is stunningly reissued for a new generation. The year is 1199, the place the Welsh Marches. Young Arthur de Caldicot is given a magical shining stone in which his legendary namesake is revealed. In 100 short chapters that brilliantly evoke life in a medieval manor, stories of the boy King Arthur begin to echo - and anticipate - the secrets and mysteries that emerge in his own life . . . "As bright and as vivid as the pictures in a Book of Hours. Deep scholarship, high imagination, and great gifts of storytelling have gone into this; I was spellbound." - Philip Pullman, The Guardian

Reading History in Children s Books

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ISBN: 9781137026033
Release Date: 2012-07-17
Number of pages: 207
Author: Catherine Butler
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online Reading History in Children s Books in PDF and EPUB This book offers a critical account of historical books about Britain written for children, including realist novels, non-fiction, fantasy and alternative histories. It also investigates the literary, ideological and philosophical challenges involved in writing about the past, especially for an audience whose knowledge of history is often limited.

The Lies of Locke Lamora

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ISBN: 9780575086005
Release Date: 2008-09-18
Number of pages: 544
Author: Scott Lynch
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online The Lies of Locke Lamora in PDF and EPUB They say that the Thorn of Camorr can beat anyone in a fight. They say he steals from the rich and gives to the poor. They say he's part man, part myth, and mostly street-corner rumor. And they are wrong on every count. Only averagely tall, slender, and god-awful with a sword, Locke Lamora is the fabled Thorn, and the greatest weapons at his disposal are his wit and cunning. He steals from the rich - they're the only ones worth stealing from - but the poor can go steal for themselves. What Locke cons, wheedles and tricks into his possession is strictly for him and his band of fellow con-artists and thieves: the Gentleman Bastards. Together their domain is the city of Camorr. Built of Elderglass by a race no-one remembers, it's a city of shifting revels, filthy canals, baroque palaces and crowded cemeteries. Home to Dons, merchants, soldiers, beggars, cripples, and feral children. And to Capa Barsavi, the criminal mastermind who runs the city. But there are whispers of a challenge to the Capa's power. A challenge from a man no one has ever seen, a man no blade can touch. The Grey King is coming. A man would be well advised not to be caught between Capa Barsavi and The Grey King. Even such a master of the sword as the Thorn of Camorr. As for Locke Lamora ...

Arthur Quinn and the World Serpent

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ISBN: 1856358275
Release Date: 2012-01-25
Number of pages: 320
Author: Alan Early
Publisher: Mercier PressLtd

Download and read online Arthur Quinn and the World Serpent in PDF and EPUB When he moves to Dublin, Arthur has premonitions about a great evil that threatens the world and soon finds himself up against the trickster Viking god Loki and the World Serpent.

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym

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ISBN: 9781365205149
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Author: Edgar Allan Poe

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Arthur George

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ISBN: 9781407054292
Release Date: 2010-02-23
Number of pages: 512
Author: Julian Barnes
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Arthur George in PDF and EPUB Now a major TV series starring Martin Clunes, Arsher Ali and Art Malik From the winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011, an extraordinary true-life tale about a long-forgotten mystery... Arthur and George grow up worlds apart in late nineteenth-century Britain: Arthur in shabby-genteel Edinburgh, George in the vicarage of a small Staffordshire village. Arthur is to become one of the most famous men of his age, while George remains in hard-working obscurity. But as the new century begins, they are brought together by a sequence of events that made sensational headlines at the time as The Great Wyrley Outrages. This is a novel about low crime and high spirituality, guilt and innocence, identity, nationality and race. Most of all it is a profound and moving meditation on the fateful differences between what we believe, what we know and what we can prove.