By Daisy Meadows
First Scholastic printing, February 2009.
Age variety: 7 - 10 Years
The Petal Fairies: a set of all seven books in one!
• The Petal Fairies number one: Tia the Tulip Fairy
• The Petal Fairies #2: Pippa the Poppy Fairy
• The Petal Fairies #3: Louise the Lily Fairy
• The Petal Fairies #4: Charlotte the Sunflower Fairy
• The Petal Fairies #5: Olivia the Orchid Fairy
• The Petal Fairies #6: Danielle the Daisy Fairy
• The Petal Fairies #7: Ella the Rose Fairy
Edited via Simon Strantzas, "Aickman's Heirs" is an anthology of odd, bizarre stories via sleek visionaries of peculiar fiction, within the milieu of Robert Aickman, the grasp of wierd and ambiguous tales. Editor and writer Strantzas, an incredible determine in bizarre fiction, has been hailed because the inheritor to Aickman's oeuvre, and is best to edit this intriguing quantity. that includes all-original tales from Brian Evenson, Lisa Tuttle, John Langan, Helen Marshall, Michael Cisco, and others.
By Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling
A stellar assymbly of lots of today's such a lot artistic and entire storytellers has accrued round the tribal fireplace to embroider well-worn yarns with new golden thread. Black Swan, White Raven revisits the stories that charmed, enthralled, and terrified us in our early adolescence - sporting us aloft into the fit, beating center of loved delusion to inform once more the tales of Rumpelstiltskins and snoozing beauties, merely this time from an edgy, provocative and fantastically grownup point of view. the subjects and archetypes of our loved early life fiction are reexamined in a darker gentle through 21 wonderful teller of stories who deftly discover the ironic, the outrageous, the enigmatic and the erotic on the center of the world's best-known fables, whereas revealing the sobering truths and lies in the back of "happily ever after."
By Maurice Maeterlinck
A Maeterlinck Reader is a compilation of performs, poems, essays, brief tales and aphorisms by way of some of the most very important writers of the 20th century, Maurice Maeterlinck. The editors have incorporated, in clean translations that express Maeterlinck’s innovative concepts in theatrical language, decisions that express features either exemplary and impressive of this Nobel Prize successful writer.
By Thornton Wilder
That includes an illuminating new foreword by means of Penelope Niven and a revealing afterword by means of Tappan Wilder, this reissue of 2 early books through Thornton Wilder reintroduces the reader to the author's first novel, The Cabala, and to The girl of Andros, one of many inspirations for his Pulitzer Prize-winning play Our Town.
A younger American pupil spends a 12 months within the unique global of post-World conflict I Rome. whereas there, he reports firsthand the waning days of a mystery neighborhood (a "cabala") of decaying royalty, a very good cardinal of the Roman Church, and an collection of memorable American ex-pats. The Cabala, a semiautobiographical novel of unforgettable characters and human passions, introduced Wilder's profession as a celebrated storyteller and dramatist.
The girl of Andros, Wilder's best-selling novel, released in 1930, is determined at the vague Greek island of Brynos sooner than the beginning of Christ, and explores Everyman questions of what's worthwhile approximately lifestyles and the way we are living, love, and die. 8 years later, Wilder may pose a similar questions about the level in a play titled Our Town, additionally set in an imprecise place, this time a village in New Hampshire. The girl of Andros is well known for the most attractive writing in American literature.
By Arthur Conan Doyle
The 1st collections of news concerning the recognized detective Sherlock Holmes and his pal Dr Watson of their adventures of fixing crimes in Victorian England.
The e-book comprises 23 tales with two hundred illustrations through Sidney Paget.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes:
1) A Scandal in Bohemia.
2) The Red-Headed League.
3) A Case of identification.
4) The Boscombe Valley secret.
5) The 5 Orange Pips.
6) the guy with the Twisted Lip.
7) the journey of the Blue Carbuncle.
8) the journey of the Speckled Band.
9) the journey of the Engineer's Thumb.
10) the journey of the Noble Bachelor.
11) the journey of the Beryl Coronet.
12) the journey of the Copper Beeches.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes:
1) Silver Blaze;
2) the journey of the Yellow Face;
3) the journey of the Stock-broker’s Clerk;
4) the journey of the ‘Gloria Scott’;
5) the journey of the Musgrave Ritual;
6) the journey of the Reigate Squire;
7) the journey of the Crooked guy;
8) the journey of the Resident sufferer;
9) the journey of the Greek Interpreter;
10) the journey of the Naval Treaty;
11) the ultimate challenge.
By Herbert Van Thal
The twelfth installment within the Brit Pulp vintage Horror brief tale sequence.
By Robert D. San Souci, Katherine Coville
Thirty hair-raising stories, chosen from overseas ghostlore, were skillfully retold specifically for adolescents. Eerie black-and-white illustrations, ghastly info, and powerful, shuddery endings make those the type of tales younger readers crave. well-known tales like “The Robber Bridegroom” by means of the Brothers Grimm, “Tailypo,” and “The Golem” are integrated, in addition to retellings of reports by means of the various world’s maximum authors, together with Nathaniel Hawthorne and Washington Irving.
Sixteen unique tales approximately fate
Do all of us have destinies we can't stay away from? Or is each one people capable of ascertain our personal destiny through our activities? Are there key moments in time that provide special possibilities to alter fate?
These are only many of the questions explored in 16 unique stories that stick to the trails of fates to far away worlds, dimensions, and instances. From a being expert to be whatever he was once not...to a highway seller promoting destiny dogs...to the "true" tale of King Arthur...to a gambler who turns to the Kabbalah to discover a definite bet...to a guy whose female friend is without doubt one of the 3 Fates...to the story of 1 woman's appointment with Death...here are stories of darkness and hazard, and tales with a funny twist-gripping visions of the position destiny can play in anyone's lifestyles.