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The Seventh Unicorn
  • Author : Shirley Barber
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 38
  • ISBN : 1741243998
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Aunts
  • There was something magical about the old mirror at the entrance to Aunt Zelda's gift ship. Rachel sometimes imagined she glimpsed a beautiful land in it. Then one day Rachel and her brother Robert polished the mirror. A pearl-white unicorn leaped out of it. Just the beginning of an amazing adventure. Award winning author/illustrator Barber fills this charming book with beautiful illustrations on every single page.

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    The Seventh Unicorn
  • Author : Kelly Jones
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781101569283
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • By the author of The Woman Who Heard Color... In her quest to discover a medieval treasure, curator Alex Pellier visits a convent in Lyon, but its storehouse of items dating back to the thirteenth century turns up little. Then, Alex discovers a centuries-old poem and sketches. These suggest to her that there may be a seventh, yet undiscovered tapestry in the world-renowned Lady and the Unicorn series. Now a journey of mystery begins that could lead Alex to a career-making find--and to the man she thought she had lost forever.

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    The Seventh Unicorn Jigsaw Book
  • Author : Shirley Barber
  • Publisher : Five Mile Press
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 1741246989
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book The Seventh Unicorn Jigsaw Book

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    The Missing Magic: A Branches Book (Unicorn Diaries #7)
  • Author : Rebecca Elliott
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Pages : 84
  • ISBN : 9781338745597
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Sparklegrove Forest has lost its magic and it’s up to Bo to find it in this early chapter book from the USA Today bestselling author of Owl Diaries! Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! In the seventh book in the USA Today bestselling Unicorn Diaries series, unicorn Bo Tinseltail is excited to attend the Big Festival of Magic, a celebration where creatures use their magic to entertain everyone. But when all the magic mysteriously goes missing, Bo and friends must find a way to return the magic to the forest. Can the unicorns save the day without being able to use any magic? With full-color artwork throughout and plenty of smiles, your young reader won't be able to put this book down!

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    Skandar and the Unicorn Thief
  • Author : A.F. Steadman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9781665912730
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : JUVENILE FICTION
  • Soar into a breathtaking world of heroes and unicorns as you’ve never seen them before in this fantastical middle grade debut perfect for fans of the Percy Jackson and Eragon series! Skandar Smith has always yearned to leave the Mainland and escape to the secretive Island, where wild unicorns roam free. He’s spent years studying for his Hatchery exam, the annual test that selects a handful of Mainlander thirteen-year-olds to train to become unicorn riders. But on the day of Skandar’s exam, things go horribly wrong, and his hopes are shattered…until a mysterious figure knocks on his door at midnight, bearing a message: the Island is in peril and Skandar must answer its call. Skandar is thrust into a world of epic sky battles, dangerous clashes with wild unicorns, and rumors of a shadowy villain amassing a unicorn army. And the closer Skandar grows to his newfound friends and community of riders, the harder it becomes to keep his secrets—especially when he discovers their lives may all be in graver danger than he ever imagined.

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    Unicorn Races
  • Author : Stephen J. Brooks
  • Publisher : Purple Sky Publishing, LLC
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN : 9780976901730
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When night falls, young Abigail transforms herself into a princess and sneaks out of her room with the help of Lord William, a unicorn, and heads to the fairy feast, where she is the judge of the unicorn race.

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    The Woman Who Heard Color
  • Author : Kelly Jones
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781101545140
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A new novel from the author of The Seventh Unicorn and The Lost Madonna..."Kelly Jones is a wonderful writer, and definitely one to watch." -Nicholas Sparks Lauren O'Farrell is an "art detective" who made it her mission to retrieve invaluable artworks stolen by the Nazis during the darkest days of World War II. Her quest leads her to the Manhattan apartment of elderly Isabella Fletcher, a woman who lives in the shadow of a terrible history-years ago her mother was rumored to have collaborated with the Nazis. But as Isabella reveals the events of her mother's life, Lauren finds herself immersed in an amazing story of courage and secrecy as she discovers the extraordinary truth about a priceless piece of art that may have survived the war and the enduring relationship between a mother and a daughter.

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    The Unicorn Hunt
  • Author : Dorothy Dunnett
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN : 9780307762436
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett, grande dame of the historical novel, presents The House of Niccolo series. The time is the 15th century, when intrepid merchants became the new knighthood of Europe. Among them, none is bolder or more cunning than Nicholas vander Poele of Bruges, the good-natured dyer's apprentice who schemes and swashbuckles his way to the helm of a mercantile empire. Scotland, 1468: a nation at the edge of Europe, a civilization on the threshold of the Modern Age. Merchants, musicians, politicians, and pageantry fill the court of King James III. In its midst, Nicholas seeks to avenge his bride's claim that she carries the bastard of his archenemy, Simon St. Pol. When she flees before Nicholas can determine whether or not the rumored child is his own—or exists at all—Nicholas gives chase. So begins the deadly game of cat and mouse that will lead him from the infested cisterns of Cairo to the misted canals of Venice at carnival. Breathlessly paced, sparkling with wit. The Unicorn Hunt confirms Dorothy Dunnett as the genre's finest practitioner.

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    Bad Unicorn
  • Author : Platte F. Clark
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9781442450134
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Max Spencer is an underachiever but when a carnivorous unicorn, Princess the Destroyer, and an evil wizard, Rezormoor, bring him, the only one who can read the legendary Codex of Infinite Knowability, to their magical realm, he must find the courage to save himself, his friends, and the entire human race.

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    Rampant
  • Author : Diana Peterfreund
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780061861475
  • Reader Reviews : 62
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Forget everything you ever knew about unicorns. The fluffy, sparkly, friendly “horses” so popular the world over don’t exist. Real unicorns are killers. Beasts the size of elephants, with cloven hooves that shake the earth, hides impervious to bullets, and horns that contain a deadly poison, unicorns can outrun a sports car and smell a human from a mile away. And they can only be killed by virgin warriors descended from Alexander the Great. Sixteen-year-old Astrid Llewelyn has grown up with her mom Lilith’s tall tales about unicorns and their exalted family heritage, but figures her mom’s crazy. But the scary stories her mom told her about the monsters in her formative years left her with a firm phobia about unicorns, even the cutesy kind popular with young girls. But when one of the monsters attacks her boyfriend in the woods—thereby ruining any chance of him taking her to prom—Astrid finds herself headed to Rome to train as a unicorn hunter. “As swift and sure-footed as a killer unicorn, Rampant weaves a vibrant new mythology from venerable threads.”—Scott Westerfeld, bestselling author of the Uglies series

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    Death of a Unicorn
  • Author : Peter Dickinson
  • Publisher : Small Beer Press
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN : 9781618730411
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Praise for Peter Dickinson's mysteries: "A literary magician controlling an appar-ently inexhaustible supply of effects."—Penelope Lively For best-selling author Lady Margaret, the past is no longer a pleasant memory. Her first lover's mysterious death and the seeming inevitability of her inheriting the family's stately home are cast in new light by secrets unwillingly revisited. The first in a series of reprints of Peter Dickinson's mysteries, this classic British mystery will win fans currently engrossed in Downton Ab-bey. Peter Dickinson has twice received the Crime Writers' As-sociation's Gold Dagger. He lives in England and is married to the novelist Robin McKinley.

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    Kevin the Unicorn: It's Not All Rainbows
  • Author : Jessika von Innerebner
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9781984814319
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A unicorn's bad day turns into a laugh-out-loud look at the pressure to be perfect and the importance of expressing your feelings Everyone knows that unicorns are perfect. They are glamorous and glittery, and their smiles make rainbows appear! But Kevin is having a less-than-perfect day. First, he wakes up on the wrong side of the bed ...on the floor. Then he discovers that his mane is so wild that even his Super-Perfect-Hair-Day-Spray can't tame it. And the day just gets worse from there. Kevin does his best to keep his outlook sunny, but it's hard to keep smiling when everything goes horribly wrong!

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    The Lost Madonna
  • Author : Kelly Jones
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781440623189
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Thirty years after leaving Florence with a broken heart, Suzanne Cunningham is back, determined to solve the mystery of what happened to a priceless painting from her past-and to the man who forever changed the course of her life.

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    The Wonder of Unicorns
  • Author : Diana Cooper
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9781620559840
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • A guide to engage with the majesty and wisdom of unicorn energy • Reveals the role of unicorns in our soul evolvement today as well as in legends and myths and explains how they open our hearts, offer protection and support, and inspire us to choose actions for the highest benefit of all • Provides many exercises, meditations, ceremonies, dream work practices, and games to help you consciously connect with your unicorn, raise your energetic level, and spiritually progress on your journey to enlightenment • Shares anecdotes and real-life stories of people meeting unicorns and experiencing their energy Fully of the angelic realms, unicorns live in the seventh dimension, the seventh heaven. These beautiful creatures are aspects of the divine, in the same way angels are. While angels work through the heart, unicorns work with the soul and help you fulfill your pre-life contracts through their energy. In The Wonder of Unicorns Diana Cooper explains ancient myths and legends of these amazing energetic beings from a higher spiritual perspective. Who are they, these seventh-dimensional creatures of myth and magic? Where do they stand in the angelic hierarchy and what is their role with regard to us humans? How can you meet and engage with them as an individual? These magical beings of light, absent from the Earth for many centuries, are now returning to guide humanity on their spiritual path. Prevalent in the times of Atlantis, unicorns open hearts through bringing in joy, wisdom, and healing. They offer protection and support and inspire us to choose actions for the highest benefit of all. Consciously connecting and working with your unicorn will enable you to raise your energetic level and assist you on your journey to enlightenment. Create a unicorn humming ball, engage in a unicorn healing, or join in dream work with your unicorn. Whether aspiring to help the world at large or simply improve a small corner of it, enlightenment seekers can apply the meditations, rituals, ceremonies, and games featured in this book to unleash the great abilities of these elusive spirit guides. With wonderful real life stories and anecdotes from people who have seen and experienced unicorns first hand, The Wonder of Unicorns is a book to inspire and empower you on your spiritual path.

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    Princess Evie's Ponies: Diamond the Magic Unicorn
  • Author : Sarah Kilbride
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9780857077059
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Princess Evie is crazy about her ponies. But Princess Evie's ponies aren't like any other ponies - oh no! Her ponies are magic ponies and, whenever Princess Evie rides them, she is whisked away on a magical adventure in a faraway land . . . In this seventh book in the series, Princess Evie and Sparkles, the kitten, find themselves in a magical world of cloud sprites and unicorns! Evie is invited to take part in the Unicorn Games, will Diamond be good enough to win a prize?

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    Waiting for Unicorns
  • Author : Beth Hautala
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9780525426318
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A novel about one girl’s journey to the arctic, where she discovers the power of letting go of pain and opening up to second chances When twelve-year-old Talia—still reeling from the recent death of her mother—is forced to travel with her emotionally and physically distant whale-researcher father to the Arctic for the summer, she begins to wonder if the broken pieces inside of her will ever begin to heal. Like her jar of wishes, Talia feels bottled up and torn. Everything about life in Churchill feels foreign, including Sura, the traditional Inuit woman whom Talia must live with. But when Sura exposes her to the tradition of storytelling, she unlocks something within Talia that has long since been buried: her ability to hope, to believe again in making wishes come true. A rich and poignant story about opening up—to new people, to second chances, to moving forward with life. Praise for Waiting for Unicorns: "Debut author Hautala's writing in this first-person narrative is lyrical and evocative; her descriptions of the landscape are vivid. Written by an author to watch, this quiet story of loss and healing will appeal to thoughtful readers." --Kirkus Reviews "This poignant story demonstrates that opening up to new experiences, places, and people can enrich life even in the aftermath of tragedy."--School Library Journal “[An] affecting exploration of grief and the hope that can come through the love of good friends. With spellbinding descriptions…this story will stay with readers.”--Publishers Weekly “Contemplative writing…a thoughtful examination of loss and hope.”--Booklist "Hautala mines the frigid setting for some exquisitely wrought metaphors of sadness and grief, and Tal’s reflections on her situation are lyrical and yet still appropriate, given her age. Readers who were touched by Holly Goldberg Sloan’s Counting by 7s will find this to be a similarly moving tale."--BCCB Reviews "Middle school readers will embrace Talia and her new family in the Arctic and perhaps receive the message about the power of stories to heal."--VOYA Reviews "This is a well-written tween novel that deals with growing pains, grief, and loneliness."--School Library Connection

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    The Unicorn
  • Author : Iris Murdoch
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9781101494240
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A brilliant mythical drama about well-meaning people trapped in a war of spiritual forces Marian Taylor, who has come as a “companion” to a lovely woman in a remote castle, becomes aware that her employer is a prisoner, not only of her obsessions, but of an unforgiving husband. Hannah, the Unicorn, seemingly an image of persecuted virtue, fascinates those who surround her, some of whom plan to rescue her from her dream of redemptive suffering. But is she an innocent victim, a guilty woman, a mad woman, or a witch? Is her spiritual life really some evil enchantment? If she is forcibly liberated will she die? The ordinary, sensible people survive, and are never sure whether they have understood.

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    The Magic Unicorns
  • Author : Shirley Barber
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN : 1925386627
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Imaginary places
  • "Rachel and Robert though there was something strange about the big, old mirror in Aunt Zelda's gift shop. She told them there was a magical world on the other side, and they wondered if that was true. One day, their question was answered in a most spectacular way, and a series of magical events soon followed."--Back cover.

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    Silicon
  • Author : Michael A. Sommers
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Pages : 56
  • ISBN : 1404219595
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Explains the characteristics of silicon, where it is found, how it is used by humans, and its relationship to other elements found in the periodic table.

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    Lost and Found in Prague
  • Author : Kelly Jones
  • Publisher : Berkley
  • Pages : 353
  • ISBN : 9780425276709
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Returning to Prague after 20 years to visit a friend, journalist Dana Pierson is pulled into the investigation of a murder in one of the city's most famous churches. Reader's guide available online. By the author of The Woman Who Heard Color. Original.

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    Shirley Barber's Fairy Magic Picture Book
  • Author : Shirley Barber
  • Publisher : Five Mile Press
  • Pages : 14
  • ISBN : 1741246075
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Children's stories
  • Come fly to fairyland and on each page discover a new fairy adventure - first you see the fairy picture, then pull the tab and see a new picture.

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    Andrew Jackson's Presidency
  • Author : Christine Zuchora-Walske
  • Publisher : Lerner Publications
  • Pages : 108
  • ISBN : 9781467785488
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
  • In 1829 Andrew Jackson became the seventh president of the United States, the first who did not come from a wealthy, east coast family. Jackson led an adventurous—some would say notorious—life. More than any president before him, he sought to represent the voters—at this time, only white men—and the common people who, in his view, built and sustained the nation. In addition to supporting slavery, Jackson's policy of forcing American Indians to move West led to disaster, including the death of thousands on the Trail of Tears. President Jackson left a controversial legacy that modern Americans still grapple with.

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    Uranus
  • Author : J.P. Bloom
  • Publisher : ABDO
  • Pages : 27
  • ISBN : 9781629708232
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  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Learn about the seventh planet from the sun with simple, easy-to-read text alongside striking images and diagrams that will assist young readers in learning. Complete with a table of contents, glossary, index, and More Facts section. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO.

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    Shirley Barber's Spellbound
  • Author : Shirley Barber
  • Publisher : Five Mile PressPty Limited
  • Pages : 14
  • ISBN : 1865038938
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  • Genre : Board books
  • 48-piece jigsaw puzzles accompanied by text on opposite pages.

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    Shirley Barber's Fairy Stories and CD.
  • Author : Shirley Barber
  • Publisher : Five Mile Press
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN : 1865037796
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Children's stories, English
  • Read and download full book Shirley Barber's Fairy Stories and CD.

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    Indiana Jones and the Unicorn's Legacy
  • Author : Rob MacGregor
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN : 0553296663
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Five years after he finds evidence that the unicorn may have actually existed twenty thousand years ago, Indiana joins an expedition to recover the fabled beast's horn, unaware that the leaders of the expedition have sinister plans. Original.

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    Bella's Birthday Unicorn
  • Author : Jessica Burkhart
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9781442498228
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Looking forward to receiving a pet unicorn on her 8th birthday, Princess Bella worries because her friends are fighting and her parents seem to be hiding something, which Bella fears might mean that she won't be matched with the unicorn of her dreams. By the author of the Canterwood Crest series. Simultaneous.

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    Unicorn Magic 4-Books-in-1!
  • Author : Jessica Burkhart
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 9781481494748
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Titles previously published individually in 2014 and 2015.

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    Save the Unicorns!
  • Author : Alice Nicole Johansson,Francine Pascal
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN : 0553409549
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  • Genre : Girls
  • When a dare war between Jessica Wakefield and Lila Fowler goes wrong the Unicorn Club got sentenced to working thirty hours in a day-care center with ten screaming little brats.

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    The Coming of the Unicorn
  • Author : Duncan Williamson
  • Publisher : Floris Books
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9780863159367
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Stories are something you carry with you, something to last your entire life, to be passed on to your children, and their children for evermore.' Duncan Williamson came from a family of Travelling People, who told stories around the campfire for entertainment and for teaching. As a child, Duncan learnt the ways of the world through stories: 'My father's knowledge told us how to live in this world as natural human beings -- not to be greedy, not to be foolish, not to be daft or selfish -- by stories.' In this collection, he passes on some of these wonderful children's folk and fairy tales. For over sixty years Duncan travelled around Scotland -- on foot, then in a horse and cart, and later an old van -- collecting tales, which not only come from the Travelling People but from the crofters, farmers and shepherds he met along the way. This collection includes tales about cunning foxes and storytelling cats, hunchbacked ogres and beautiful unicorns, helpful broonies and mysterious fairies, rich kings and fearsome warriors, as well as those about ordinary folk trying to make their way in the world. The stories have been written down as faithfully as possible to Duncan's unique storytelling voice, full of colour, humour and life.

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    Under the Sea Jigsaw Book
  • Author : Kirsteen Rogers,Peter Scott
  • Publisher : Usborne Pub Limited
  • Pages : 14
  • ISBN : 0794513301
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • "Contains six 15 piece-jigsaws that are accompanied by intriguing details about life below the ocean waves."--Publisher's website.

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    Fairy Unicorns the Kingdom Under the Sea
  • Author : Zanna Davidson
  • Publisher : Fairy Unicorns
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 1801310335
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • The seventh title in an exciting, magical unicorn adventure series for newly fluent readers, packed full of beautiful illustrations. Zoe and Astra are together again on magical Unicorn Island. And this time they're on an adventure to the Kingdom Under the Sea, where the sea unicorns live, to try and find a precious spell book. They know it's hidden at the bottom of the ocean, in Sea Dragon Cave. They're sure they'll be able to retrieve the spell book, as the dragon isn't real - it's just made of stone... Or is it?

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    Unicorn Princesses 1: Sunbeam's Shine
  • Author : Emily Bliss
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN : 9781681193250
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • This sweet commercial chapter book series features sparkly, magical unicorn princesses and the human girl who befriends them.

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    The Unicorn Tapestries
  • Author : Cloisters (Musée),Margaret Beam Freeman
  • Publisher : Dutton Books
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN : 0870991477
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Art
  • Color photographs of the seven exquisitely detailed late Gothic tapestries depicting the hunt of the unicorn, including many reproductions of important details, are enhanced by scholarly commentary on their secular and religious imagery, design, weaving,h

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    Reading the Fantastic Imagination
  • Author : Dana Percec
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN : 9781443862974
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • The purpose of Reading the Fantastic Imagination: The Avatars of a Literary Genre is the observation of the very hybridity of the fantastic genre, as a typical postmodern form. The volume continues an older project of the editor and a large number of the contributors, that of investigating the current status of several popular genres, from historical fiction to romance. The scrutiny continues in this third volume, dedicated to the fantastic imagination and the plethora of themes, moods, media, and formats deriving from it. FanLit is surely trendy, even if it is not highbrow, despite its noble ancestry. This apparent paradox characterizes many of the literary genres en vogue today, from historical fiction to romance. This very contradiction forms part of the basis for this book. After the success of the previous book in the series dedicated to a “borderline” literary genre – Romance: The History of a Genre was declared by Cambridge Scholars Publishing as the Critics’ Choice Book of the Month in January 2013 – this collection of studies about the fantastic imagination takes a further step into completing a larger research project which seeks to investigate the varieties of popular fiction. Although all contributors in the series teach canonical literary texts, they did not hesitate to plunge into the opposite area of fictional work and, moreover, continued doing so even though such a project caused the “raise of a few (high)brows,” (Percec 2012, 232) as argued in the Endnote of Romance: The History of a Genre.

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    Naythorn Blackmane Unicorn and the Seventh Prince
  • Author : G. D. Hanson
  • Publisher : Blackmane Uncorns
  • Pages : 494
  • ISBN : 1734004908
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • AN UPLIFTING CHILDREN'S BOOK FOR ADULTS! "canst thou bind the unicorn..." Job (Authorized King James Bible) On the longest night of winter an ancient Phoenician barge with a precious cargo of blue gold finds itself beset by tumultuous seas. Desperate to save the magical gold that when forged into armor and swords sustains true hearts, Admiral Zoumar orders Captain Avalcar to tie him to the mast. If worse comes to worse and his ship sinks to the bottom of the sea, the admiral cares not to live on. Faraway, also on the longest night of the year, four princes and princesses flee the burning palace of Troy. Upon seizing the last in the line of raider barges, and with the help of the ship's pilot the enslaved Bashkeem, the Troyans embark upon piracy against the country that despoiled their nascent kingdom. At about the same time that occurs the buffeting of Zoumar's vessel by storm winds, and the flight of royals from a burning palace, across a great ocean Naythorn Blackmane Unicorn finds himself made to be an outcast from the magical white herd. Having by the touch of Naythorn's horn been given the ability to understand and speak to each other, the members of the unicorn's band remain unfailingly loyal. A sage bison, a laconic long-horned cattle, an enormous bear, an intrepid lion, a dancing wolf, an unserious duck, an adventurous goose, five very smart wild boars, and two stalwart blacksmiths go with Naythorn into exile. Within the passage of a few moons of time, Admiral Zoumar and the orphaned Troyan princes and princesses come to each others' aid in a great sea battle of many war barges. The now united Admiral Zoumar and the Troyans are drawn to the plight of Mistral who has power over the mists, and two unicorns imprisoned in Egypt. The magical gift of the mare Crimson is to paint the clouds with what she envisions below them. Her colt Seahorse is named for his ability to swim strongly and tirelessly the sea. The magical abilities of Mistral, Crimson, and Seahorse come to play a salient role in the lives of Admiral Zoumar, Captain Avalcar, four princes and princesses of Troy, and two princes of Phoenicia as they together defend the city of Byblos against two invading armies. Ermal, the younger Phoenician prince, falls in love with Resi, the younger princess of Troy. Despairing that her brothers, sisters, and Ermal have abandoned her to undertake a very dangerous voyage across an immense sea, Resi is courted by another. Across far seas, diabolical wolves have discovered that upon drinking the magic blood of unicorns, the evil lodged in their hearts transforms into uncontrollable monstrosity. Naythorn and his band find themselves pursued and endangered. The two matriarchs that guide the herd of magical unicorns are betrayed and forced to flee another monstrous wolf. A third diabolical wolf grown to be enormously large endangers the entire herd of magical horses. Desirous to possess the magic of all the horned horses, monstrous wolves allied to Deathmask warriors come to threaten the very survival of Naythorn and his band, the unicorn matriarchs, the magic white herd of unicorns, and a beleaguered tribe that had once built pyramids. The arrival of Captain Avalcar and princes and princesses of Troy and Phoenicia brings the hope that evil can at last be vanquished. The story offers the promise of triumph over great evil that is intent on destroying truth, grace, hope, and the sanctity of divine love. The reader is taken on an imaginative journey that portrays the strengthening of friendship and family bonds, royal romance, and playful humor. This fast-paced but gentle fantasy, the fourth in a five book series, promises to enchant readers aged ten to eighty.

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    The Magical Unicorn Society: A Brief History of Unicorns
  • Author : Selwyn E. Phipps
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9781250251886
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • The Magical Unicorn Society has released from its top-secret case files an entire book full of tales of unicorn encounters from throughout world history. From the story of the 17th century sailors rescued from pirates by Water Moon unicorns, to the mystery about the girls who believed they'd discovered a Woodland Flower unicorn in modern-day Central Park, this book shares some of the most amazing stories of humanity's experiences alongside these magical creatures. Brought to life by vivid and enchanting artwork throughout, A Brief History of Unicorns is an essential companion to The Magical Unicorn Society Official Handbook. A truly magical must-have for unicorn enthusiasts of all ages!

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    The 13 Nights of Halloween
  • Author : Guy Vasilovich
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN : 9780061804458
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • On the first night of Halloween, what does your mummy give you? A bright, shiny Skeleton Key, of course! In fact, for each of the thirteen nights leading up to the big night, your mummy is ready with gifts that include everything from singing skulls to demons dancing to icky eyeballs. The spookier and slimier, the better! From debut author-illustrator Guy Vasilovich comes a picture book that is sure to inspire even the youngest readers to start the creepy countdown to Halloween. Sing along to the tune of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” as you get ready for the scariest—and silliest—night of the year.

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    A Boy Called Bat
  • Author : Elana K. Arnold
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780062445841
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • The first book in a funny, heartfelt, and irresistible young middle grade series starring an unforgettable young boy on the autism spectrum. For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat), life tends to be full of surprises—some of them good, some not so good. Today, though, is a good-surprise day. Bat’s mom, a veterinarian, has brought home a baby skunk, which she needs to take care of until she can hand him over to a wild-animal shelter. But the minute Bat meets the kit, he knows they belong together. And he’s got one month to show his mom that a baby skunk might just make a pretty terrific pet. "This sweet and thoughtful novel chronicles Bat’s experiences and challenges at school with friends and teachers and at home with his sister and divorced parents. Approachable for younger or reluctant readers while still delivering a powerful and thoughtful story" (from the review by Brightly, which named A Boy Called Bat a best book of the year). Elana K. Arnold's Bat trilogy is a proven winner in the home and classroom—kids love these short illustrated young middle grade books. The trilogy is A Boy Called Bat, Bat and the Waiting Game, and Bat and the End of Everything.