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Language and Lewis Caroll

By Robert D. Sutherland
  • ISBN Code: : 311080168X
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Pages : 245
  • Category : Philosophy
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  • Pdf File: discovering-the-magic-kingdom.pdf

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Never before has there been such a complete unofficial Disneyland guidebook for kids of all ages. Whether you are traveling for the first time or it’s your family’s annual trip, this vacation guide has it all! Discover the many exciting “fun facts” with this one-of-a-kind book, Discovering the Magic Kingdom: An Unofficial Disneyland Vacation Guide. Packed with ways to cut expenses such as planning your trip through AAA, how to plan a Disney birthday or wedding, hidden Mickey locations, a scavenger hunt, history of the parks, ghost stories, how to utilize Fast Passes, over 100 photos and much more, you’ll never leave for Disneyland without it!

Growing Mindful

By Joann Calabrese
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
  • Book Code : 0738764833
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 443
  • Pdf File: growing-mindful.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Cultivate Greater Awareness with this Joyful, Earth-Centered Path of Mindfulness Enjoy the extraordinary union of meditation and nature with this hands-on guide to being mindful in the garden. Joann Calabrese shares an abundance of activities and exercises you can use while inhabiting any green space, whether it's your yard, a park, or a forest trail. You'll learn to engage with earth energies and the present moment via everyday, accessible practices—all while using the natural world as your portal. Growing Mindful features dozens of awareness-boosting explorations rooted in sensing the wonder and magic of nature. Discover supplies and settings for each activity, garden correspondences, and 52 plants to mindfully connect with every week of the year. This inspiring, playful guide helps you deepen your spirituality and nurture a unique practice.

Alice in wonderland: Illustrated Graphic Novels

By Lewis Carroll
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Om Books International
  • Book Code : 8187108215
  • Total of Pages : 64
  • Category :
  • Members : 630
  • Pdf File: alice-in-wonderland.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Classic stories and fairy tales go hand in hand with a child’s growing up years. However, in this age of comic books, the classics are gradually finding less and less takers. Keeping this in mind we have selected 24 such all time favourite classics and translated them into graphic format. While remaining faithful to the original plot, these stories contain neat, pithy text and vivid, colourful graphics that make reading a pleasure.Children as well as adolescents will find this series to be a fascinating read, and it can help your child to make the ascension from cartoons to the classics.

My Adorable Apotheosis

By
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Kirsten Hacker
  • Book Code : 1982966386
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category :
  • Members : 609
  • Pdf File: my-adorable-apotheosis.pdf

Book Short Summary:

If you think you could enjoy a post-academic fever dream which masquerades as a young adult novel, you need to buy this book. It features exploding heads, strangely sexy physics, tribes of cannibals hunted by robots, a woman burnt at the stake, evil doctors, mad machines, deviant twins, disembodied heads, biohacked super-people, group psychosis, and a happy ending! Find yourself on the trail of a modern Moll Flanders as she tumbles through a big, bad, brave new world! This book will dystopia you to within an inch of your life!

The Paris Adventures of Judith & Amy

By Judith V. Branzburg
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 145020175X
  • Total of Pages : 248
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 884
  • Pdf File: the-paris-adventures-of-judith-amy.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This travel/mystery book starts as an e-journal of the six month stay in Paris of the mid-career, well-traveled Judith and Amy. Amy, a rocket scientist from Pasadena, California, is a visiting researcher at the French National Laboratories in Paris. Judith, her girlfriend and a professor of English at a Los Angeles area community college is on unpaid leave accompanying her. Judith, with the promise of many visitors and no special projects in mind aside from learning to speak French, has decided to write an e-journal to friends and family. Thus, the book is in an epistolary form, written pretty much in the present tense as it describes events shortly after they have happened, and includes photos Judith or friends have taken to illustrate various points. In addition to Judiths narratives and photos, edited versions of replies from her correspondents, which Judith was surprised to receive but felt needed to be shared in view of her commitment to community, are included at the beginning of each installment after the first. Overall, Judith appears only a semi-aware narrator, coming across a bit as an innocent abroad, yet, at the same time, is highly self-reflective about language and fills the narrative with word play, parenthetical references, popular culture references, high and low culture jokes, and philosophy. Overall, the tone is one of bemused innocence (or slight paranoia), and benign irony. Judiths task of having her journal be something besides the ordinary becomes simplified when, in time for the first installment, she and Amy happen to be at the sight of the discovery of a dead body in a canal near the Bastille. The same evening as the discovery of the body, Judith and Amy are asked by their temporary landlady to assist her in securing the contents of a safe deposit box in Zurich to help her ailing aunt. As Judith and Amy are heading to Zurich that week to attend the opening of a sculpture exhibit by one of their friends, it seems the least they could do to help this older woman. The body and the visit to the bank sets off a series of events that embroil Judith and Amy, Judiths French tutor and fellow students, Amys French bosses, their French friends, and American and other visitors in an apparent drug war. Since Judith is in France illegally and subject to possible deportation, Amy and Judith are forced to rely only on friends and their own ingenuity and interpretive powers to connect the clues and extricate themselves from what increasingly seems to be some sort of misunderstanding on the part of gangsters about their involvement in drug smuggling. The solving of the mystery makes up the narrative line of the text. But, at the same time as Judith and Amy become increasingly enmeshed in mystery, Judith has not forgotten that essentially her correspondence is a travel journal. So she continues to interweave descriptions and ponderings on the relationships among and meanings of popular culture and customs, politics, critical theory, science, religion, language, class, race, art, architecture, as well as adventures and anecdotes from previous travels with Amy, into the narrative. Even though Judiths paranoia colors her perception and interpretation of events and thus confuses her readers about what is real and what fiction, there do seem to be people following Judith and Amy and the clues Judith and Amy discover, all having to do with fire, water, earth, and air are undoubtedly real. Judith and Amys efforts to follow the clues, or to flee the implications of the clues, lead them and their friends to a variety of spectacles in Paris as well as the Parisian canals, fireworks at La Defense and la Villette, a night of fountains and fireworks Versailles, opera at Vaux le Viscomte, the beach at La Baule, in France, medieval Bruges in Belgium, and London, England before they solve the mystery and help justice be done.

The Sons of Wonderland - The Complete Series

By Kendra Moreno
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Kendra Moreno
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 920
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 339
  • Pdf File: the-sons-of-wonderland-the-complete-series.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Descend into Madness with the Sons of Wonderland series collection one, books 1 and 2! Dive into this twisted Wonderland and start your newest adventure with the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, and the Cheshire Cat, and the women who bring them to their knees. This collection includes a never before seen short titled, "Alice's Jabberwocky". **This is a Horror Romance retelling of Wonderland filled with all the creatures and characters you thought you knew. It contains gore and adult themes.** SERIES COLLECTION INCLUDES: Mad as a Hatter (book 1) Late as a Rabbit (book 2) Feral as a Cat (book 3) Cruel as a Queen (book 4) Exclusive Short: "Alice's Jabberwocky" If you like Sarah J Maas, Gena Showalter, J.R. Ward, Laura Thalassa, or Jennifer L. Armentrout, you won’t be able to put down this highly addictive twisted fairy tale. What Amazon reviewers are saying about Kendra’s other books: ★★★★★ ’I don't even know where to start because I am missing words to describe how much I loved this book. I've read a lot of gripping books, but this was by far one of the most addictive! For several hours, I could not focus on anything, the world disappeared and I was in Wonderland.’ ★★★★★ ‘Unlike anything you've ever read’ ★★★★★ ‘The story kept me hooked and I couldn't stop reading.’ ★★★★★ ‘ This is one of the best series I have ever read and I hope for more. The author's imagination and talent are a thing of beauty. . .’ ★★★★★ ‘Brilliant. Captivating. Absolutely addicting!’ ★★★★★ ‘The plot is gripping, the world is beautifully constructed, the descriptions are vivid, and the characters wonderfully well developed.’ ★★★★★ ‘Every book she writes is magic!!’ ★★★★★ ‘I love everything about this story and I love this author so much. I know when I get her book that it’s going to be a fantastic read and she never disappoints. . .’ ★★★★★ ‘Kendra has the power to make you love books you don't normally read or look twice at.’ ★★★★★ ‘If you like strong, quick witted, heroic women & sweet, sexy & dangerous Norse gods this book is for you!’

Translating the Visual

By Rachel Weissbrod,Ayelet Kohn
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1351694871
  • Total of Pages : 226
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 388
  • Pdf File: translating-the-visual.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book offers insights into the translation and adaptation of illustrated texts in an era in which visual texts are perceived as a dominant perceptual frame for interpreting social and cultural phenomena. Using source texts including illustrated books, comics, graphic novels and animated films, the authors analyze their translations and adaptations to address the works as multimodal entities, in which even the replacement of one component affects the entire whole. Interviews with the artists - writers, illustrators and animators - will shed more light on the observations. This volume’s unique focus on the visual mode and the impact of its replacement on the multimodal whole is a topic that has not attracted as much attention as the translation of the verbal component, and will appeal to students and researchers of translation and adaptation, popular culture, media and communication, and children’s literature alike.

Alice in Madland

By Grace H. Park
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hunters House
  • Book Code : 9791195266340
  • Total of Pages : 70
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 144
  • Pdf File: alice-in-madland.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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101 Goodnight Stories

By Om Books Editorial Team
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Om Books International
  • Book Code : 9380069596
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category :
  • Members : 249
  • Pdf File: 101-goodnight-stories.pdf

Book Short Summary:

On all little ones. Walking through Sleeping Beauty sleep kingdom, dancing with Cinderella at the royal ball, or sharing Ali Baba’s fortunes—there is so much to enjoy. So grab your copy. It’s time to dream of magical fairies, wicked witches, playful elves and talking animals.