Story about a boy named Timothy and his friend, an ant he calls Alexander. Perfect for the curious child, this guide — filled with eco-friendly activities and puzzles — shows them how to reduce waste, recycle materials and protect plants and animals. Therefore for a skilled author, it is a suitable medium for conveying the spiritual depth of the Christian faith. Lord Peter Death Bredon Wimsey is a fictional character in a series of detective novels and short stories by Dorothy L.
The additional details supplied triggered new memories about the book I'm looking for! In many ways it is a mystery story masquerading as a spy novel, or at least, a mystery story in the form of a spy novel. I am looking for a copy of a book named The Adventures of Grandfather Frog. Interesting characters and fast paced action will make readers want to race to the end! The book dealt with two girls who became friends after one of the girls moves into the neighborhood.
Its a satire on archaeologists and their methods, and is probably still in print. Blue jays are famous culprits, too, stealing shiny things," says Marileta Robinson, a Senior Editor at Highlights for Children. Next to each animal letter is a box that contains a red and white version of the same animal along with basic scientific facts about habitat, class, range and why the animal is considered to be endangered. If you're a longtime fan of crime novels, you're in for a treat with Black's updated handling of the beloved Marlowe series.
Shaped by the girls’ growing awareness of the world, her scenes are uneasy dreamscapes. This was once the home of the squire, but it holds so many sad memories for him that he will not live in it himself or let it to anyone else. And I definitely remember the image of a giant balloon. Informed that he caused his own brain injury but unable to remember the incident, 17-year-old Jersey tries to solve his own mystery.
I know neither the title nor the author. Moving away from mystery and crime and into the realms of pure adventure, Hal and Roger Hunt are the sons of a well-known explorer, and they get to go on safari to jungles, volcanoes, tropical islands and more, tangling not only with dangerous wild animals but also with poachers and cannibals. Persever and his children, Malcolm, Molly and Theobold "Toad" Persever.
Simon & Schuster, 1944. 38 stories. One important detail that was avoided was that when the English claimed the town for their own and ordered Peter Stuyvestant to hand it over or they'd raze it to the ground, the Dutch colonists refused to back him because he was a hated tyrant and they decided they'd rather take their chances under English rule. And as events in the larger world during the 1967-68 school year unfold in the background, Holling begins to learn about himself, his family, friends and the mysterious adult world.
This kid lives to snoop, but also sometimes to ask questions of the suspicious adults or those who may have seen or heard something important, and try to piece together what happened. A potter who makes porcelain mice for a living gets drunk one Christmas and decides to make a model mouse whilst under the influence. I read this book when I was a schoolgirl, and later discovered that the story about "two boys bringing a basket of crabs home from the shore on a train" was an excerpt from the book Penny and Peter by Carolyn Haywood.
The copy that I have was discarded from the library. Murder on Holiday: Valentine's Day (Winter Park PL, FL): Author, title, webcat link for 7 mysteries set on Valentine's Day. A man came to stay with some kids while their parents were gone. I remember this story from "Wide Horizons." I distinctly remember the part about the children calculating the distance they're travelling by counting the number of times the wagon wheels go around. I Am the Cheese by Robert Cormier. (1981, Dell.
His eyes are indeed the headlights, and he gets stuck under the ice formed by the fire hoses. Don't remember the voodoo part, but the warped Christmas carols are definitely from the Mrs. Poor Bear, he has lost his pointy, red hat. Buddy has been adopted from the pound, but he continues to search for his original family and what happened to them. Wright, Josephine L. (With Mae Knight Clark & Albert J. The Chronicles of Narnia. Master of All Masters. Crosby Bonsall, And I Mean It, Stanley.
Chandler & Hammett Readalikes (Christine Jeffords, Fiction-L): About 45 similar authors listed, with series/titles by many noted. The author, who based the main characters on her own children (also a Michael and Cecilia) also wrote two sequels: "The Robber Ghost" and "Madcap Mystery." I thought the book might be a Little Golden Book, but I have been informed by a collector that this is probably not true. The dog would be sad to be left behind, but would sniff the owner's shoes when he returned and learn about his travels.