The Crown of Thorns

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"The Snow Queen" by Hans Christian Andersen. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

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Author:Hans Christian Andersen

Publisher:Scandinavia Publishing House

ISBN:877132688X

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Thirty of Hans Christian Andersen's most cherished stories in single volumes Illustrator various artists. Known all over the world, these fairytales hold stories of great value and are a source of inspiration for both young and old.

The Pink Fairy Book

Author:Andrew Lang

Publisher:Xist Publishing

ISBN:1623959233

Total Pages:201

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The Pink Fairy Book is a collection of fairy tales and folk tales by Andrew Lane. It includes classic fairy tales that are sure to surprise modern audiences but are a treat for children and adults alike. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes

The Little Mermaid

Author:Hans Christian Andersen

Publisher:Lindhardt og Ringhof

ISBN:8711657731

Total Pages:64

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The Little Mermaid is one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairytales. This new edition lets the reader delight in Peter Madsen's fabulous illustrations, which compliment the beautiful tale of the mermaid and her unrequited love.

Alicia the Snow Queen Fairy (Rainbow Magic Special Edition)

Author:Daisy Meadows

Publisher:Scholastic Inc.

ISBN:0545864097

Total Pages:176

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Alicia the Snow Queen Fairy makes sure that everyone has a happy and fun time during the winter. But when her magic falls into Jack Frost's icy hands, the season goes haywire. Fairyland might end up frozen! Fortunately for Alicia, Rachel and Kirsty are eager to help. They're going to help their newest fairy friend melt a hole in Jack Frost's chilling plans! Find the magic objects in all three stories inside this Rainbow Magic Special Edition and help save the snow queen magic!

World's End

Author:Joan D. Vinge

Publisher:Tor Books

ISBN:1250304431

Total Pages:256

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Book two of Joan Vinge's beloved Snow Queen cycle of classic science fiction, back in print! When BZ Gundhalinu’s irresponsible older brothers go missing in World’s End, a badlands rumored to drive people mad, he begrudgingly goes after them. The further in he travels, the stranger things get. The Snow Queen Series The Snow Queen World’s End Summer Queen Tangled Up In Blue Other Books 47 Ronin Catspaw Cowboys & Aliens Dreamfall At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Pink Fairy

Author:Andrew Lang

Publisher:Mind Melodies

ISBN:9380302347

Total Pages:200

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It is almost impossible to envision what childhood would be like without the enchanting world of fairyland. Princes and princesses, flying dragons, monsters and magicians, giants and dwarfs, ogres and fairies—these are the companions who thrill youngsters of all lands and times. This book contains 19 such tales. Coming from all quarters of the world, including France, England, Germany, Russia and Persia, the stories provide rich insight into the lives and cultures of different peoples. Narrated in clear, lively and easy to understand language, the tales are enriched with beautiful illustrations.

The Glass Castle

Author:Jeannette Walls

Publisher:Simon and Schuster

ISBN:1416550607

Total Pages:304

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Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers. The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn’t want the responsibility of raising a family. The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered. The Glass Castle is truly astonishing—a memoir permeated by the intense love of a peculiar but loyal family.

Hans Christian Andersen

Author:Jack Zipes

Publisher:Routledge

ISBN:1135482918

Total Pages:192

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The 2005 bicentenary of Hans Christian Andersen's birth is an opportunity to re-evaluate the achievement of one of the great figures of the fairy tale and storytelling tradition, a beloved writer famous for The Snow Queen and The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling and The Red Shoes and many other now classic tales. Jack Zipes broadens our understanding of Andersen by exploring the relation of the Danish writer's work to the development of literature and of the fairy tale in particular. Based on thirty-five years of researching and writing on Andersen, this new book is a welcome reconsideration of Andersen's place and of his reception in English-speaking countries and on film.

Dark Tales: The Snow Queen

Author:Hans Christian Andersen

Publisher:Simon and Schuster

ISBN:1684121108

Total Pages:128

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Follow Gerda on an adventure to find her friend Kay, who has been taken by the Snow Queen! 2019 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Silver Winner in Graphic Novels Seven vignettes in a graphic novel format make up Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Snow Queen, which depicts the struggle between good and evil. More than 100 pages of illustrated action and adventure await! A demon creates a magic mirror that reflects negative thoughts. His minions break it, and shards of the mirror get into the hearts and eyes of citizens all over the land. Gerda’s friend Kay is affected, and is lured away by the Snow Queen to become her palace slave. Follow Gerda’s adventures in her quest to rescue her friend and restore his compassion!

The Happy Prince and Other Stories (Illustrated Edition)

Author:Oscar Wilde,General Press

Publisher:GENERAL PRESS

ISBN:8180320146

Total Pages:128

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'The Happy Prince and Other Tales' is a collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde, first published in 1888. Oscar Wilde is at his imaginative best in this wonderful collection of fairy tales. The five stories include 'The Happy Prince', 'The Selfish Giant', 'The Nightingale and the Rose', 'The Devoted Friend' and 'The Remarkable Rocket'. The stories have become popular classics and adapted in all kinds of audio-visual media. The stories about unhappy princes, mean giants, a sacrificing nightingale, a devoted friend and a self important fire cracker, have become material for bedtime tales. And at each story's heart lies a simple lesson in an important human value. Each of the stories shines with poetry and magic and will be enjoyed by children of every age.

Frozen (Disney Frozen)

Author:Victoria Saxon

Publisher:RH Childrens Books

ISBN:0385385420

Total Pages:24

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Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven—to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. Children ages 2-5 will enjoy this Little Golden Book retelling Disney Frozen.

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy

Author:Karen Foxlee

Publisher:Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN:0385753578

Total Pages:224

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“Magic is “messy and dangerous and filled with longing,” we learn in this brave tale of grief, villainy and redemption that borrows from the story of the Snow Queen. Set in a vast, chilly museum, the tale brings together a valiant girl, a charmed boy, a magical sword and a clock ticking down to the end of the world.”—The Wall Street Journal This is the story of unlikely heroine Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard who doesn't believe in anything that can't be proven by science. She and her sister Alice are still grieving for their dead mother when their father takes a job in a strange museum in a city where it always snows. On her very first day in the museum Ophelia discovers a boy locked away in a long forgotten room. He is a prisoner of Her Majesty, the Snow Queen. And he has been waiting for Ophelia's help. As Ophelia embarks on an incredible journey to rescue the boy everything that she believes will be tested. Along the way she learns more and more about the boy's own remarkable journey to reach her and save the world. A story within a story, this a modern day fairytale about the power of friendship, courage and love, and never ever giving up.

The Snow Child

Author:Eowyn Ivey

Publisher:Reagan Arthur Books

ISBN:0316192953

Total Pages:400

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In this magical debut -- a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize -- a couple's lives are changed forever by the arrival of a little girl, wild and secretive, on their snowy doorstep. Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart--he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow. The next morning the snow child is gone--but they glimpse a young, blonde-haired girl running through the trees. This little girl, who calls herself Faina, seems to be a child of the woods. She hunts with a red fox at her side, skims lightly across the snow, and somehow survives alone in the Alaskan wilderness. As Jack and Mabel struggle to understand this child who could have stepped from the pages of a fairy tale, they come to love her as their own daughter. But in this beautiful, violent place things are rarely as they appear, and what they eventually learn about Faina will transform all of them.

THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK

Author:Andrew Lang

Publisher:YouHui Culture Publishing Company

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Total Pages:705

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THE BRONZE RING Once upon a time in a certain country there lived a king whose palace was surrounded by a spacious garden. But, though the gardeners were many and the soil was good, this garden yielded neither flowers nor fruits, not even grass or shady trees. The King was in despair about it, when a wise old man said to him: "Your gardeners do not understand their business: but what can you expect of men whose fathers were cobblers and carpenters? How should they have learned to cultivate your garden?" "You are quite right," cried the King. "Therefore," continued the old man, "you should send for a gardener whose father and grandfather have been gardeners before him, and very soon your garden will be full of green grass and gay flowers, and you will enjoy its delicious fruit." So the King sent messengers to every town, village, and hamlet in his dominions, to look for a gardener whose forefathers had been gardeners also, and after forty days one was found. "Come with us and be gardener to the King," they said to him. "How can I go to the King," said the gardener, "a poor wretch like me?" "That is of no consequence," they answered. "Here are new clothes for you and your family." "But I owe money to several people." "We will pay your debts," they said.

The Galaxy Is Rated G

Author:R.C. Neighbors,Sandy Rankin

Publisher:McFarland

ISBN:0786488018

Total Pages:292

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Through spaceships, aliens, ray guns and other familiar trappings, science fiction uses the future (and sometimes the past) to comment on current social, cultural and political ideologies; the same is true of science fiction in children’s film and television. This collection of essays analyzes the confluences of science fiction and children’s visual media, covering such cultural icons as Flash Gordon, the Jetsons and Star Wars, as well as more contemporary fare like the films Wall-E, Monsters vs. Aliens and Toy Story. Collectively, the essays discover, applaud and critique the hidden—and not-so-hidden—messages presented on our children’s film and TV screens.

Untrue

Author:Wednesday Martin

Publisher:Little, Brown Spark

ISBN:0316463647

Total Pages:304

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Primates of Park Avenue, a bold, timely reconsideration of female infidelity that will upend everything you thought you knew about women and sex. What do straight, married female revelers at an all-women's sex club in LA have in common with nomadic pastoralists in Namibia who bear children by men not their husbands? Like women worldwide, they crave sexual variety, novelty, and excitement. In ancient Greek tragedies, Netflix series, tabloids and pop songs, we've long portrayed such cheating women as dangerous and damaged. We love to hate women who are untrue. But who are they really? And why, in this age of female empowerment, do we continue to judge them so harshly? In Untrue, feminist author and cultural critic Wednesday Martin takes us on a bold, fascinating journey to reveal the unexpected evolutionary legacy and social realities that drive female faithlessness, while laying bare our motivations to contain women who step out. Blending accessible social science and interviews with sex researchers, anthropologists, and real women from all walks of life, Untrue challenges our deepest assumptions about ourselves, monogamy, and the women we think we know. From recent data suggesting women may struggle more than men with sexual exclusivity to the revolutionary idea that females of many species evolved to be "promiscuous" to Martin's trenchant assertion that female sexual autonomy is the ultimate metric of gender equality, Untrue will change the way you think about women and sex forever.

Israeli Statecraft

Author:Yehezkel Dror

Publisher:Routledge

ISBN:1136706372

Total Pages:256

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This book offers a systematic examination, analysis and evaluation of Israeli national security statecraft in terms of challenges and responses. Providing an in-depth analysis of Israeli statecraft challenges and responses, this interdisciplinary book integrates social science and security studies with public policy approaches within a long-term historical perspective on the Arab-Israeli conflict. These scholarly approaches are synthesized with extensive personal knowledge of the author based on involvement in Israeli political-security policy making. This book makes use of conceptualizations of statecraft such as 'fuzzy gambling' and interventions with critical mass in ultra-dynamic historical processes to help clarify Israel's main statecraft successes and failures, alongside the wider theoretical apparatuses these concepts represent. While focused on Israel, these theoretical frameworks have important implications for the academic study of statecraft and statecraft praxis worldwide. This book will be of much interest to both statecraft practitioners and to students of Israeli politics and security, the Middle Eastern conflict, strategic studies and IR/security studies in general.

Further Language Learning in Linguistic and Cultural Diverse Contexts

Author:Barbara Gross

Publisher:Routledge

ISBN:0429664265

Total Pages:192

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Further Language Learning in Linguistic and Cultural Diverse Contexts deals with the interdisciplinary area of multilingual and intercultural education and the increasing interest in sociolinguistic and sociocultural aspects of further language learning. It presents the individual, family, scholastic, and extra-scholastic circumstances that promote or limit language learning and its outcomes among young learners of a further language. The intertwined, dynamic interrelationship between intercultural and language learning at primary school is shown by means of the European border region South Tyrol that is characteristic for its linguistic and cultural diversity and serves to demonstrate authentic benefits, challenges, and difficulties in hyper complex and super-diverse contexts. The book analyzes experiences and perceptions as reported by primary school teachers, children, and parents, considering the impact of many factors on further language learning, including school organization, extra curricular activities, and self-initiated encounter pedagogy. Further Language Learning in Linguistic and Cultural Diverse Contexts will be vital reading for academics, researchers, and post-graduate students in the fields of education, language learning, sociolinguistics, interculturalism, and super-diversity.

Being Modern

Author:Robert Bud,Paul Greenhalgh,Frank James,Morag Shiach

Publisher:UCL Press

ISBN:1787353931

Total Pages:438

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In the early decades of the twentieth century, engagement with science was commonly used as an emblem of modernity. This phenomenon is now attracting increasing attention in different historical specialties. Being Modern builds on this recent scholarly interest to explore engagement with science across culture from the end of the nineteenth century to approximately 1940. Addressing the breadth of cultural forms in Britain and the western world from the architecture of Le Corbusier to working class British science fiction, Being Modern paints a rich picture. Seventeen distinguished contributors from a range of fields including the cultural study of science and technology, art and architecture, English culture and literature examine the issues involved. The book will be a valuable resource for students, and a spur to scholars to further examination of culture as an interconnected web of which science is a critical part, and to supersede such tired formulations as 'Science and culture'.