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Category: Littlest Angels
Author & Illustrator: Kathleen Bullock www.kathleenbullock.com
Print ISBN: 9781616339654 1616339659
eBook ISBN: 9781616339661 1616339667
During the Ming Dynasty lived a young Chinese girl, Li-Hua or Li-Li for short. Her merchant/trader father was wealthy enough to support three wives and their children. Li-Li, born to his Third Wife, was his youngest and most curious child. ‘Li-Hua’ means ‘pear blossom’, but when mysterious thefts occur, Li-Li should have been named ‘Zhentan’—the word for detective.
Bubba and Bridgette's Adventure
Category: Animals & Pets
Author: Mary Jean Kelso maryjeankelsoauthor.wix.com/mjkel
Artist: K.C. Snider KCSniderart.com
Print ISBN: 9781616339678 1616339675
eBook ISBN: 9781616339685 1616339683
Bubba, the goat, and Bridgette, the horse, escape their boundaries to venture out into the world to visit a nearby subdivision. The rooster, Roadie, climbs on the goat’s back to ride along on the adventure.
What is that Strange Noise?
Author: Karen Carr with Piper Andersen
Artist: KC Snider
Print ISBN:9781616339715 1616339713
eBook ISBN: 9781616339722 1616339721
In this whimsical make-believe story, animals are identified one-by-one by their sounds as a four-year old seeks permission for them to ride with her in the backseat of Grandma's car. Soon they are stuffed into the car and out the sunroof as the car continues down the road.
MEET ALFIE! The leader of DOG BAND...
A picture book to be published by Iguana Books in the spring of 2021. Illustrated by Wei Lu!
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Ruins of Sapphire Crimson Winter Vol. 1 by Justine Alley Dowsett
When Japanese high school student Yukari Namikoya finds herself suddenly and inexplicably on another planet, she must quickly come to terms with the fact that she may never see Tokyo again. With a sun that never sets, the desert world of Crimson Winter is on the brink of extinction and day-to-day survival can be difficult; especially for someone used to the modern-day conveniences of Earth.
Following the only clue she has to a way home – a cryptic message from a woman long dead – Yukari heads into the desert searching for the Temple of Sapphire. There, she finds the temple in ruins, but what waits there for her is her destiny as a Chosen of the gem god Sapphiros.
Stranded on this new world and hunted by the Vile Emperor and his vast forces simply for being what she is, Yukari has no choice but to learn how to fulfill the role she’s been cast into and become the long-awaited saviour of a dangerous planet she doesn’t yet understand.
Coffee Monster and the Land of Coffee by Nate Friedman, illustrated by Saba Bushnaq
The Coffee Monster’s family has a secret.
The Coffee Monster has been a part of a great family for as long as he can remember. There’s mom and dad, Jenna and James. Everything in the Coffee Monster’s life is perfect until he learns of the place he came from, The Land of Coffee, and is given the chance to visit. There, he’ll learn all about his heritage and the extended family he never knew he had.
In this sequel to Nate Friedman’s debut children’s book, our lovable Coffee Monster is confronted with the truth of his past where he learns the true meaning of family through a journey to the land of his birth.
Children's educational picture book
The Haunting near Battlefield Ridge by Rita Monette
Nikki Landry and her friends discover strange white smudges in photos Patti’s grandmother had snapped at an old gravesite. No one can explain what they are.
Did Nikki’s little brother mark them up with a piece of chalk? Did a low-lying fog move in just as she snapped the photos? Could it be just a smear on the camera lens?
Spikes insists it’s a ghost.
Then Mrs. LeBlanc remembers a legend her grandfather told her of a spirit that haunts the small family cemetery located near an old Civil War battle site.
Will Nikki and her legend busting gang discover it’s just an old tale, or does the ghost really exist? If so, why is he there? What does he want?
Join Nikki and her friends as they go searching for the answers…and the truth behind the Haunting near Battlefield Ridge.
The Candy Cane Rain by Marcia A. Coons
In a town just like this one, many people are preparing for Christmas. But they have forgotten what they are celebrating and why they are doing things. It takes an unexpected candy cane rain to help them remember the true joy that comes from the ultimate Christmas gift, baby Jesus.
Best Friends by Mary Parker Donaldson
Look inside the covers of this little book and discover what a boy finds out about friends, family, and fun things he can do and share. Surprises and good times are here as he searches for Best Friends.
Safe at School: A Lockdown Lesson by Sara Willocks
Unfortunately, lockdown drills are a reality in our schools today, but how do we teach young children in a serious, but nonthreatening way? This story takes you through a day in the life of a young child at school. All of the children are playing and enjoying the school day, when suddenly they hear the signal for a lockdown drill. The children find their spots, while the teacher takes care of her responsibilities. When the drill is done, the children are able to go back to having fun at school. This book is designed to introduce children to proper procedure during a lockdown drill in an age appropriate way.
The Oblong Box, 1969 Britain
Directed by Gordon Hessler
Starring Vincent Price, Christopher Lee and Alister Williamson.
This was the first film to star both Price and Lee.
The Oblong Box explores and combines several Edgar Allan Poe themes, such as premature burial and masked figures, combined with new elements, including voo-doo rituals/killings.
Synopsis from IMDb: Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Sir Edward occasionally escapes and causes havoc around the town.
There are also problematic flashbacks related to the time the brothers spent on their plantation in Africa, and how one incident with their slaves and a case of mistaken identity led to a voodoo ritual that would change both brothers' lives forever.
From Wikipedia: Price, Davies and Dwyer had recently appeared in Witchfinder General, under the direction of Michael Reeves, and on 18 November 1968, the four also began work on the Oblong Box. The original script had the Markham brothers as twins, both played by Vincent Price.
Christopher Wicking was bought in to do some additional dialogue. He says AIP were keen to put the film into production to take advantage of Witchfinders success and that they had also promised him When the Sleeper Wakes and a film about Christ coming to the modern day. Wicking says Oblong Box "was the carrot".
However, Reeves fell ill during pre-production, so Hessler stepped in and made a number of substantial changes.