Sea Spell And Moor Magic

Author: Sorche N Leodhas
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497640156
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Sea Spell And Moor Magic. Ten legends of heroes from the Scottish Western Isles To natives from the Western Isles—the Outer Hebrides—there is little more beautiful than the raw power of the ocean. From these islands have come myths of the raging, lonely sea, the misty moors, and the fabled people who have lived there. In Sea-Spell and Moor-Magic, Sorche Nic Leodhas recounts ten stories from different islands in the Hebrides, including one from the mythical land of Eilean-h-oige. From the baker who won the heart of a princess, to the lord who sailed to avenge an insult to his king, to the lass who saved the life of a water bull, these lovely tales show the beauty and mystery of the Scottish Western Isles.

Sea Spell

Author: Jennifer Donnelly
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444923641
Size: 37.44 MB
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Sea Spell. Six mermaids battle to save their hidden world. Serafina and the other mer have discovered that Orfeo, one of the six founders of Atlantis, is trying to unleash an ancient monster from its icy prison. Astrid, his descendent is summoned to Orfeo's stronghold where she must attempt to take his black pearl talisman. Meanwhile, Ava tracks another talisman in the swamps of the Mississippi. To get it she will have to face the murderous Okwa Naholo spirits. Serafina, Becca, Ling, Neela ready themselves for war. In an epic final double battle, the Black Fin resistance must stop the Voleneros from taking over the mer realms and end Orfeo's plan to take the fate of the gods into his own hands. Can they prevent the destruction of their world? The final book in the Waterfire Saga.

The Best In Children S Books

Author: Zena Sutherland
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226780573
Size: 72.49 MB
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The Best In Children S Books. With so many new children's books published each year, how can children learn to choose good books, and how can adults help them? This guide is designed to aid adults—parents, teachers, librarians—in selecting from the best children's literature published in recent years. By encouraging reading and ownership of books, by suggesting better books, and by discussing good books with enthusiasm and understanding, adults may help children to acquire discrimination in reading. This guide contains 1,400 reviews of the best children's literature published between 1966 and 1972.

Children S Books And Their Creators

Author: Anita Silvey
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395653807
Size: 31.47 MB
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Children S Books And Their Creators. Features autobiographical vignettes by popular children's authors and offers more than eight hundred short articles covering every aspect of children's books, their themes, and their creators

Rani S Sea Spell

Author: Gwyneth Rees
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447211405
Size: 54.82 MB
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Rani S Sea Spell. Down in the watery blue depths of the ocean is Tingle Reef - home to young mermaid Rani and a whole host of fishy friends! It's an underwater world of magic and mystery - where Rani's adventures are about to begin... Rani has always known that she's different from the rest of her family. Her flowing red hair and glowing amber eyes stand out from the other mermaids, who have golden hair and eyes like the sea. But Rani's about to find out that she's more different than she realised - she's got magic powers!

The Celtic Breeze

Author: Heather McNeil
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563087783
Size: 28.31 MB
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The Celtic Breeze. Retells sixteen tales of the faery from the Celtic lands, some in the form of poems and songs.

Folktales Aloud

Author: Janice M. Del Negro
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838911358
Size: 50.94 MB
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Folktales Aloud. A good folktale triggers the imagination, connecting children to a wider world as well as increasing their vocabulary and comprehension skills. In this delightful and easy-to-use book, teacher and storyteller Del Negro gives librarians, teachers, and parents the keys to storytelling success. Including more than a dozen original adaptations of folktales from around the world, tailored specifically for library and classroom use, she Reviews storytelling basics such as selecting a tale and learning the story Offers tips for dealing with stage fright and reluctant listeners Presents a bibliography of recommended online and print resources, steering readers to more wonderful tales to tell For young listeners the folktale is a perfect gateway to the exciting worlds of culture and literature, and Del Negro’s book invites their engagement with proven techniques and original story scripts that can be used by experienced as well as beginning tellers.

Runequest Companion

Author: Matthew Sprange
Publisher: Mongoose Publishing
ISBN: 190547122X
Size: 18.34 MB
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Runequest Companion. The first major expansion for the RuneQuest roleplaying game, the RuneQuest Companion is a rules toolkit that will expand games in many different directions. Designed for both players and Games Masters alike, this book introduces new professions, Spirit Magic, Sorcery, adventures at sea and much more. The perfect companion to the core RuneQuest rulebook, the RuneQuest Companion is a vital guide to this new rules set. This book is intended to pick up where the core rulebook for Runequest leaves off. Though the core rulebook provides everything absolutely necessary to play RuenQuest, players and Games Masters alike will find that the RuneQuest Companion is a valuable addition to play. The RuneQuest Companion expands on some of the rules from the core rulebook and also offers a large number of new rules for use in the game. Within this book, players will discover the secrets of the spirit world and how to handle spirit combat in RuneQuest - and they will also learn the process of creating permanent items of magical power. There are also rules for making a living while inside a city - legitimately or not - as well as covering a wide variety of topics important to the adventurer who finds himself between adventures, while the Travel chapter offers simple and streamlined rules governing journeys made by land and by sea, allowing a Games Master to easy determine the time required and the troubles encountered along the way. The RuneQuest Companion also contains an expanded chapter on character backgrounds and occupations. From the primitive herbalist to the mariner sailor to the civilised tumbler, players will surely find the background to suit their needs and characters ideas.

The Dead Sea Scrolls In Context

Author: Armin Lange
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004189033
Size: 55.86 MB
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The Dead Sea Scrolls In Context. The Dead Sea Scrolls enrich many areas of biblical research, as well as the study of ancient and rabbinic Judasim, early Christian and other ancient literatures, languages, and cultures. With nearly all Dead Sea Scrolls published, it is now time to integrate the Dead Sea Scrolls fully into the various disciplines that benefit from them. This two-volume collection of essays answers this need. It represents the proceedings of a conference jointly organized by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Vienna in Vienna on February 11 14, 2008.