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  • Celtic Magic Talesby Liam Mac Uistin; Maria A Negrin

    The O'Brien Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    Four magical legends from Ireland's Celtic past vividly told - heroic quests, great deeds, fantasy and fun. more...

  • The Sharson Chroniclesby Beth Cortese

    RowanVale Books 2015; US$ 1.53

    Come and meet the scheming scientist called Cromdork, who has astronomical aspirations to seize the throne; Klanky, the shaggy dog in shining armour; Miss V.O.R., a practical woman with a passion for shoes and glitter; a pair of gossiping geese, Chatter and Banter, and the local natural disaster expert, Ernest Tremor. Welcome to Sharson, the kingdom... more...

  • Do Princesses Really Kiss Frogs?by Mike Gordon; Carl Gordon; Carmela LaVigna Coyle

    Cooper Square Publishing Llc 2005; US$ 9.99

    Our favorite princess returns—hiking boots and all—this time loaded with questions for her daddy. Everyone knows a princess. As this princess and her daddy wander through the woods, all kinds of wonders reveal themselves. She discovers that no matter who you are, a princess lies inside of us. more...

  • Time for the Fairby Mary Train

    Down East Books 2005; US$ 14.99

    Grace loves the fair. She loves it so much, she keeps asking her mother if it is time for the fair again. But a whole year must pass before the fair returns. This is a simple story about how a child anxiously passes the time from one season to the next. The text descriptions are wonderfully evocative, and the story's rhythmic, seasonal flow and soft... more...

  • Between the Tidesby Fran Hodgkins; Jim Sollers

    Down East Books 1991; US$ 14.99

    What happens to the denizens of the tidal zone when the sea recedes every 12 hours? This is the question that Hodgkins answers in a playful yet instructive way. Children are introduced to crabs, sea urchins, mussels, sea worms, starfish, lobsters, periwinkles, and other creatures that must adapt to constantly changing conditions. Previously announced... more...

  • Andre the Famous Harbor Sealby Fran Hodgkins

    Down East Books 2003; US$ 14.99

    Sometimes, just sometimes, a human being and a wild animal make a special connection that changes both of their lives. So it was with Rockport, Maine's Harry Goodridge and the harbor seal pup he named Andre. The two became inseparable, though the seal was free to come and go as he pleased. (His floating enclosure in the harbor simply minimized his... more...

  • A Collection of Wildlife Short Storiesby Eric Barton

    Vivlia Publishing 2013; US$ 2.99

    Inspired by his life’s surroundings, Eric spent many evenings telling interesting and friendly countryside wildlife stories to his two sons and more recently his seven grandchildren. This was always a great way to relax them and encourage those tired eyes to shut. more...

  • The Henhouseby Carol Dean

    Down East Books 2003; US$ 14.99

    Author Carol Dean relates an adventure that she experienced while growing up on her family's chicken farm in central Maine. The Henhouse is the charming, instructive tale of a young girl who one day begs her father to let her help him care for the chickens. Once inside the big henhouse, though, young Carol is assaulted by sights, sounds, and smells... more...

  • Do Princesses Count?by Carmela LaVigna Coyle; Mike Gordon; Carl Gordon

    Cooper Square Publishing Llc 2006; US$ 5.99

    Do Princesses count? Yes, they do! Put on your boots and daisy crown and come along as everyone's favorite princess counts bunnies, butterflies, and more on a spirited adventure in the woods with her trusty dog. more...

  • Tea at Miss Jean'sby Molly Pearce

    Roberts Rinehart 2000; US$ 7.99

    At each change of a season, an elderly woman invites the neighborhood children to tea. more...