Brave King Jack and his faithful knights, Sir Zack and baby Casper, spend all day fighting fierce dragons and terrible beasts in their homemade fort. But night is falling, bedtime is looming, and playtime is nearly over. When Sir Zack and Caspar are taken inside for bed, King Jack - alone on his throne - finds himself feeling a bit less brave . . . especially when he hears a thing approaching, a thing with four legs. A fantasy adventure and comforting bedtime tale in one. With Helen Oxenbury's spare,
A lively playtime adventure that becomes a warm and cozy bedtime book-perfect for every little knight-in-training. From the illustrator of the award-winning "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" Night is falling and playtime is nearly over. But brave King Jack and his faithful knights Zak and Caspar are still protecting their castle fort from fierce dragons and terrible beasts. This captivating, joyful make-believe adventure is the perfect bedtime story for brave children everywhere. Fans of"Goodnight, Goodnight
A classic dragon tale returns in paperback " When Billy Bixbee finds a tiny dragon in his bedroom, his mom tells him, "There's no such thing as a dragon " This only makes the dragon get bigger. He grows, and grows, and grows, until he's bigger than Billy's house-and that's just the beginning Charming text and playful illustrations by well-known author-illustrator Jack Kent pair in a terrific story that demonstrates how a little attention can make a big difference, no matter what size the problem.
Books 13–16 of the New York Times bestselling Magic Tree House series boxed together for the first time! These four titles are the perfect gift for a Magic Tree House fan or any child who loves a good adventure. Parents, teachers, and librarians hail the chapter-book series as a tool to promote reading, as even the most reluctant readers want to know where the Magic Tree House will take the brother-and-sister team next. In books 13–16, Jack and Annie must save stories that have been lost in history.
A second family has been massacred by the terrifying serial killer the press has christened ?The Tooth Fairy.? Special Agent Jack Crawford turns to the one man who can help restart a failed investigation?Will Graham. Graham is the greatest profiler the FBI ever had, but the physical and mental scars of capturing Hannibal Lecter have caused Graham to go into early retirement. Now, Graham must turn to Lecter for help. </div>
Now in paperback, the latest installment in the richly imagined series that blends myth, legend, literature, and history. Seven years after the events of "The Shadow Dragons," John, Jack, and Charles are finally able to return to their beloved Archipelago of Dreams. But even as old friends celebrate their return, new concerns shadow the reunion: the threat of Ecthroi, primordial Shadow. And perhaps even worse, the apparent splintering of Time itself. Now the Caretakers must fight against their most fearsome
Seven years after the events of The Shadow Dragons , John, Jack and Charles are finally able to return to their beloved Archipelago of Dreams. But even as their return is celebrated by old friends, new concerns shadow the reunion: the threat of Ecthroi, primordial Shadow. And perhaps even worse, the apparent splintering of Time itself. Now, the Caretakers must fight against their most fearsome enemy ever and attempt to restore Time. They must journey through a forgotten Door from the destroyed Keep of Time
Track the facts with Jack and Annie! When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #14: Day of the Dragon King, they had lots of questions. Who was the Dragon King? How did he build the Great Wall? What is Chinese New Year? What are some other Chinese traditions? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about Chinese history and culture. Filled with up-to-date information, photographs, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the
Read by the authorapprox. 2 hours, 30 minutes2 cassettesIn this sixth volume of the best-selling audio series, Jack and Annie are whisked back in time to the Civil War where they meet a famous nurse named Clara Barton; join General George Washington during the Revolutionary War as his army leads a sneak attack against their enemy; attend school in a one-room school house in the 1870s; and experience the famous San Francisco earthquake of 1906.Volume 6 includes: Magic Tree House #21: Civil War on SundayMagic
The latest 'Jack Haldean' mystery, set in the Roaring Twenties - A hundred thousand dragons lie, underneath an Arabian sky. How do a few lines of poetry, a chance encounter in a London hotel, and a death in Sussex lead to a lost city of Arabia, and to the tombs of the Whispering Dead? Jack Haldean has evaded the truth for years, but now, enmeshed in the web of murder, theft and deception, he must find the answer and face up to the truth - a truth as deadly as any dragon.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Children's Middle Readers- Other titles in the Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica series: Here, There Be Dragons (Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica #01) Synopses & Reviews Publisher Comments: "What is it?" John asked. The little man blinked and arched an eyebrow. "It is the world, my boy," he said. "All the world, in ink and blood, vellum and parchment, leather and hide. It is the world, and it is yours to save or lose." An unusual murder brings together three
"'The Crusade has begun b> "There's an old myth in the Archipelago," he went on softly, shaking his head. "A legend, really...I recall it mentioned a Crusade, but those events happened seven centuries ago. We always thought it was only a story." It has been nine years since John, Jack, and Charles had their great adventure in the Archipelago of Dreams and became the Caretakers of the Imaginarium Geographica. Now they have been brought together again to solve a mystery: Someone is kidnapping the children of
Merlin the magician will not eat or sleep or speak to anyone in Camelot. What can be done? The enchantress Morgan knows who to ask for help: young Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania! The brother-and-sister team quickly head off in the magic tree house on another magical and historical adventure. Their mission: discover one of the four secrets of happiness. Their journey : to a land of fierce samurai and great beauty, the capital city of Edo (now the city of Tokyo), in old Japan in the 1600s. Their
The #1 New York Times bestseller in hardcover, on the list for 24 weeks!President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis unlike any he has ever known, in Tom Clancy's extraordinary new novel.A high-level assassination attempt in Russia has the newly elected Ryan sending his most trusted eyes and ears including antiterrorism specialist John Clark to Moscow, for he fears the worst is yet to come. And he's right. The attempt has left the already unstable Russia vulnerable to ambitious forces in China eager to fulfill
Discovering the remains of an actual dragon frozen in the mountains of Tibet, Chinese adventurer Jesse Chang sends a DNA sample to her geneticist twin brother Jack, who sets to work unlocking its potential to improve the human genome. But when a rogue American general learns of the discovery and kidnaps Jack, Jesse is forced to use the untested formula on herself, unleashing the ancient powers of the dragon. * Extended preview available at Digital .DarkHorse .com ! * Script by Emmy-nominated producer Mark
Critics and fans alike can't get enough of the heroism, friendship and adventure in this fast-paced series full of ancient dangers and treasures untold. Hailed as having "some of the most exciting fight sequences imaginable on paper," readers will be "studying for their belts in between episodes."In this final volume, Japan is threatened with war and Jack Fletcher is facing his greatest battle yet. Samurai are taking sides and as the blood begins to flow, Jack's warrior training is put to the ultimate test.
The #1 New York Times bestseller in hardcover, on the list for 24 weeks! President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis unlike any he has ever known, in Tom Clancy's extraordinary new novel…. A high-level assassination attempt in Russia has the newly elected Ryan sending his most trusted eyes and ears-including antiterrorism specialist John Clark-to Moscow, for he fears the worst is yet to come. And he's right. The attempt has left the already unstable Russia vulnerable to ambitious forces in China eager
The covenant that was meant to keep the wizard wars at bay has been stolen, and Trinity must prepare for attack. Everyone is doing their part -- Seph is monitoring the Weirwalls; Jack and Ellen are training their ghostly army; even Anaweir Will and Fitch are setting booby traps around the town's perimeter. But to Jason Haley, it seems like everyone wants to keep him out of the action. He may not be the most powerful wizard in Trinity, but he's prepared to fight for his friends. When Jason finds a powerful
The irrepressible Jacky Faber, condemned for life to the English penal colony in Australia for crimes against the Crown, has once again wriggled out of the grasp of British authorities. Back on her flagship, the Lorelei Lee, she eagerly heads back to England in the company of friends and her beloved Jaimy Fletcher. But when the voyage is waylaid by pirates, storms, and her own impetuous nature, Jacky is cast into a world of danger that extends from the South China Sea to the equally treacherous waters of
Beowolf, Dragon Arms, and Junction 17 creator David Hutchison follows up with Oz: The Manga, his best-selling, acclaimed adaptation of L. Frank Baum's timeless classic, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, with a spectacular re-imagining of the next chapter in the Oz saga The specter of war looms over the land of Oz as a young boy, Tip, decides to escape his servitude to the evil witch Mombi. With the aid of Jack Pumpkinhead and a host of new friends, Tip's flight to freedom takes him through distant lands. All
The Imaginarium Geographica "What is it?" John asked. The little man blinked and arched an eyebrow. "It is the world, my boy," he said. "All the world, in ink and blood, vellum and parchment, leather and hide. It is the world, and it is yours to save or lose." An unusual murder brings together three strangers, John, Jack, and Charles, on a rainy night in London during the first World War. An eccentric little man called Bert tells them that they are now the caretakers of the Imaginarium Geographica -- an
DreamWorks Animation and Insight Editions presents The Art of Kung Fu Panda 2; the book that takes readers behind-the-scenes of the animated martial arts mega-sequel. As the recently anointed Dragon Warrior, Po the Panda (Jack Black) is living his dream as the champion of the Valley of Peace. But Po's serenity is disrupted when the malevolent Lord Shen (Gary Oldman), an epically evil warlord, threatens to destroy all of China by creating an unstoppable weapon that promises to supplant kung fu. With every
With his four Harry Bosch novels, Michael Connelly joined "the top rank of a new generation of crime writers" (Los Angeles Times). Connelly returns with his most searing thriller yet - a major departure that recalls the best work of Thomas Harris (Red Dragon, Silence of the Lambs) and James Patterson (Along Came a Spider). Our hero is Jack McEvoy, a Rocky Mountain News crime-beat reporter. As the novel opens, Jack's twin brother, a Denver homicide detective, has just killed himself. Or so it seems. But when
Certifiably the World's Greatest Comic Collaboration, the Stan Lee/Jack Kirby Fantastic Four run stands as one of the high-water marks in the history of the medium. Their ten titanic years together laid the foundation of the Marvel Universe, and birthed more concepts and characters than any series before or since! There's plenty of explosive acti on and family drama as Stan and Jack's run comes to a close: the FF help mankind take one giant leap when the Kree's robot Sentry tries to stop the Apollo 11 moon
Jack and Annie set off to find an original copy of an ancient Chinese myth. Armed only with their magic library cards, they must take on a book-burning emperor. But with the help of a scholar and a silk weaver, they triumph again.
Jacky Faber, condemned for life to the English penal colony in Australia, has once again escaped the British authorities. Back on her flagship, the Lorelei Lee , she heads back to England in the company of friends and her beloved Jaimy. But when the voyage is waylaid by pirates, storms, and her own impetuous nature, Jacky is cast into a world of danger that extends from the South China Sea to the equally treacherous waters of London politics. With the help of friends, Jacky confronts her enemies in this
In this fifth book in The MacGregor Family Adventure Series, Dr. Mavis MacGregor researches the feathered dinosaur while Dr. Jack MacGregor participates in an environmental conference concerning the worldï s largest dam project, the Three Gorges Dam. Their children, Chris, Heather, and R.O., and Chrisï s girlfriend, Natalie, explore the Wolong Panda Reserve, where they discover a link between animal exports, the illegal dinosaur bone trade, and corrupt Chinese officials. Kayaking in the Tibetan Highlands on
When Quasar intercepts an alien distress call, he finds a Rigellian colony completely destroyed and Jack of Hearts in a coma Summoning a ragtag team of Avengers to investigate, Quasar and company are suddenly attacked by a horde of robots whose goal is to destroy the planet itself And that's just the beginning of the ad hoc Avengers' troubles - when a planet-sized alien suddenly appears and begins reshaping the decimated world for its own mysterious ends. Who are the Infinites? What cosmic force could
Shipwrecked on the shore of Japan, twelve-year-old Jack Fletcher is wounded and alone. His father and the entire crew have been slaughtered by ninja pirates. Jack's last remaining possession is his father's rudder, an invaluable book of maps and notes about the world's uncharted oceans. Masamoto-sama, one of Japan's greatest samurai, rescues Jack, adopts him, and sends him to samurai school, where Jack will be trained in the Way of the Warrior. Will it be enough to help Jack defeat Dragon Eye, the ruthless
"To Bear Any Burden is necessary to understand the most significant aspect of the Indochina wars: the human one." —Tran Van Dinh, author of Blue Dragon White Tiger: A Tet Story "At least this reader would like to spend hours if not days talking to each of the people within these pages." —Jack Reynolds, Network Correspondent, NBC The 48 American and Asian veterans, refugees, and officials who speak in this book come from widely divergent backgrounds. In their narratives we hear them reliving crucial moments