Austin comes to England knowing as an American he'll stick out at his new school. But when an errant owl lands him at Hogwarts he's in for more than he expected.
If it’s not hard enough being the only American at Hogwarts, Austin’s sorted into the most despised of all the houses. Then bumbling around the dungeon while trying to find his common room, he unwittingly helps the monster from the Chamber of Serpents. Will he discover the secret of the Chamber before he becomes another victim of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named?
Whether you're a parent or a child, a young reader or an older one, The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter is indeed just that – a treasure chest of delightful, charming little stories full of animals and people. Beatrix Potter today has spawned a whole industry of merchandise, games and theme parks, but the stories remain as fresh and sparkling as they were when they first came out in 1901.
The stories "The Great Big Treasury" are a mixture of moral fables and fascinating descriptions of nature and Victorian childhood naughtiness. Peter Rabbit's stories have been translated into nearly forty languages and adapted for stage, film and television, converted into animated cartoons and toys, children's room accessories, furnishings and wall-paper.
The stories are distinctive in the way they connect directly with childhood imagination and the writing style is particularly suited to being read aloud – an activity which has been enjoyed by generations of both parents and children the world over.
The collection The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter contains her best fairy tales:
The Tale of Peter Rabbit,
The Tailor of Gloucester,
The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin,
The Tale of Benjamin Bunny,
The Tale of Two Bad Mice,
The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-winkle,
The Pie and the Patty-Pan,
The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher,
The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit,
The Story of Miss Moppet,
The Tale of Tom Kitten,
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-duck,
The Roly Poly Pudding,
The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies,
The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse,
The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes,
The Tale of Mr. Tod,
The Tale of Pigling Bland, Ginger and Pickles.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is a fairy tale written by the English mathematician, poet and writer Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll and published in 1865.
It tells about a girl named Alice, who falls through a rabbit hole into an imaginary world inhabited by strange anthropomorphic creatures.
The fairy tale enjoys steady popularity both in children and adults. The book is considered one of the best examples of literature in the genre of the absurd; it uses numerous mathematical, linguistic and philosophical jokes and allusions.
The course of the narrative and its structure had a strong influence on art, especially on the genre of fantasy.
"Alice in the Looking Glass" is a plot continuation of the work.
Peter Pan is a fictional character created by Scottish novelist and playwright James Matthew Barrie.
A romantic fairy tale Peter Pan is a favourite story of many generations of children all over the world. The main character is a boy who never grows up, can fly, lives in Neverland and fairies are his friends. He gives a flying ability to three children from London – Wendy, John and Michael Darling and takes them to a mysterious land where they have exciting and sometimes rather scary adventures.
Famous works of the author J. M. Barrie: The Little White Bird, Peter Pan, The Admirable Crichton.
Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter 'H'.
Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin!
The #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series continues! Discover more epic adventures in the third book in the action-packed Broken Code story arc.
After losing one of his nine lives, ThunderClan’s leader, Bramblestar, became intent on rooting out and exiling cats he claims are traitors to the warrior code. But some cats know the truth: this isn’t the real Bramblestar, and their leader’s true spirit is desperate to return to its rightful place before the rising tension among the five Clans erupts into outright war.
Packed with action and intrigue, this sixth Warriors series is the perfect introduction for readers new to the Warriors world, while dedicated fans will be thrilled to discover the new adventures that unfold after the events of A Vision of Shadows.