Zak and Zara and the Invisibility Ball. A Story of Doon Hill. Children's Book.
A light-hearted friendship story about a homeless, bullied and orphaned elf called, Zak and his growing friendship with his pink, purple and pretty fairy friend, Zara.
A note about Doon Hill
The 19th century was a funny time in Scotland when there were many tales told of elves, fauns and fairies that lived quietly and secretly under the wooded hills of Aberfoyle.
But for the Rev Robert Kirk, an interest in the magical life of the little creatures saw him come to an unfortunate end, apparently.
The minister at Kirkton Church from 1685 to 1692 wrote the book: The Secret Commonwealth Of Elves, Fauns And Fairies.
But his revelations incurred the wrath of the sprites and he was captured by them on Doon Hill.
The minister was taken down to the land of the fairies. Some say his body was placed inside a tree on top of the hill. A substitute body was placed on the ground by the fairies, local people mistook it for the minister and buried it in the nearby cemetery.
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Bram Stoker: Boy seeking adventure (and things to write about)
Molly Malone: Part-time sneak thief and full-time Dublin legend!
When Bram and his best pal Molly meet a lonely boy called Sanjit in Dublin's Natural History Museum, they can see he needs some friends. So they, along with Molly's gang, The Sackville Street Spooks, take him under their wing.
Sanjit tells them the tale of the dread (and very dead) pirate, Captain Lamprey and his links to the Museum. Soon the new shipmates find themselves outwitting vagabonds and villains, hot on the trail of a mysterious long-lost treasure … the Rajapur Ruby!
But little do they know that not everyone they come across is who they claim to be!
Where CAN that ruby be?
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A fun, fresh and fast-paced series based on African mythology, YOMI is an adventure full of heart and humour.
Yomi and her younger brother Kayode are supposed to be on the trip of a lifetime visiting The Gambia with their Uncle Olu. Instead, their uncle's work has made this the most boring holiday ever! But when Yomi witnesses the Dragon King, Ninki Nanka, being kidnapped from the sky, things get a lot more exciting. Determined to save him, Yomi and Kayode uncover secrets and meet many magnificent beasts – but will it be enough to save Ninki Nanka?
BEAST QUEST meets Pokémon, the series is perfect for fans of HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, FUTURE HERO and DRAGON MOUNTAIN.
The Friendly Animals: A Christmas Story is taken from a centuries-old folk song now brightly and gently illustrated. This traditional Christmas story is perfect to read to small children during the holidays to teach about the nativity and the heart-felt gifts the animals at the manger gave to baby Jesus, sharing their kindness and love.
After yet another fever, Rozemyne awakes to some shocking news: the Sovereign knights captured for interrupting her ditter match might have been under the influence of trug. The suspicion brings to mind a recent incident with Lady Georgine... but Rozemyne decides to leave the matter to the adults. The Interduchy Tournament is just around the corner, and the students of Ehrenfest need to prepare to socialize with other duchies and the royal family.As the end of the school term draws near, so too does a long-awaited reunion. Ferdinand is due to spend the night of the Interduchy Tournament in Ehrenfest’s tea party room, and as Rozemyne struggles to keep her emotions under control, she makes an unwavering declaration: “I will do everything in my power to welcome him!”Rozemyne’s book-driven rampage continues and events happen back-to-back in the newest volume of this biblio-fantasy. Includes two short stories and four-panel manga by You Shiina.
Rozemyne is busy studying for her next year at the Royal Academy and working toward the installation of the new High Priest, but beneath the surface, her heart swirls in turmoil. A decree from the king requires Ferdinand to leave Ehrenfest, and as their final days together draw near, she must face losing her greatest pillar of support since she first entered the temple.As a farewell gift, Rozemyne treats Ferdinand and their retainers to a meal at the Italian restaurant. Dark clouds loom overhead, however, and an unexpected incident threatens to separate the pair even sooner than expected. Rozemyne can only fight back the tears as she utters a prayer for Ferdinand, blessing him one last time.Part 4 of this biblio-fantasy concludes with this volume! Also includes a collection of short stories, three of which were written for this release, as a prelude to Part 5, as well as You Shiina’s classic four-panel manga!
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