Plagued by the mysterious death of his older brother, the unassuming yet highly spirited 19 year old Ziik will be thrust on the daunting path to becoming a vigilante in the Third World. Progressively finding himself as a symbol of light through the shadows of Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria, Ziik must not only weave through the present day complexities of his homeland on his quest for justice; he must also learn to overcome himself to find peace.
Could a monster whose very look turns men to stone be a challenge too perilous even for the son of Zeus? King Polydectes has designs on Perseus' mother, Danaë. But first the king must get rid of young Perseus once and for all. So Polydectes hatches a plan to trick the young hero into performing an impossible task—slay the snake-haired Gorgon monster Medusa, whose very look turns men to stone. Yet, as the son of Zeus, king of the gods, Perseus has many powerful allies. Will Perseus' strength and courage—and the favor of the gods—allow him to do the impossible?
Sam is a little boy who learns how to find his way around a library – and – he discovers how useful a library can be!
Simply written and beautifully illustrated this book will help children and young scholars understand library layout and classification and so feel 'at home' in a library.
THE BOOK OF JOE follows the journey of Joe, a coffee cup who experiences a series of hapless relationships with other beverages. Following these tragic break-ups, albeit hilarious, Joe spirals into a self-destructive state as he struggles to move on. That is until he befriends a monkey named Oscar.
A coffee cup with a big heart. A world with harsh realities. A monkey with the key to life. The Book of Joe is a story of overcoming heartbreak and adversity told through raucous humor, endearing characters and bold black & white illustrations. Sharing the nostalgia and comfort of a children’s book, The Book of Joe adds a grown-up twist to a familiar format reminiscent of a time gone by.
Here’s looking at you, movie buffs. Follow the yellow brick road inside a dream inside a dream inside a dream to discover why Quentin Tarantino and children’s fairy tales should never mix, why Indiana Jones can’t stand gardening tools, and Fry from Futurama can’t ever catch a break. Your challenge: Identify all 34 movies in this e-book original collection of Doug Savage’s delightfully absurd Savage Chickens comics.
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