A Christmas Wish

A Peter Rabbit Tale
Author: Beatrix Potter
Publisher: Warne
ISBN: 9780241293348
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 16
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It's Christmas Eve and Peter Rabbit is wide awake, listening out for Santa Claus. He hears all sorts of noises in the night, but none of them turn out to be Santa! Can Peter stay awake long enough to see Santa?

Die Geschichte von Peterchen Hase

ein buntes Märchenbuch
Author: Beatrix Potter
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486285573
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Peter disobeys his mother by going into Mr. McGregor's garden and almost gets caught.

The Christmas Tale of Peter Rabbit


Author: Emma Thompson
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0723294054
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 72
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The Christmas Tale of Peter Rabbit is a brand new tale from Emma Thompson. In her second Further Tale of Peter Rabbit, Emma Thompson returns Peter to his home in the Lake District. Peter and his silly cousin Benjamin are helping their friend William - a turkey - who is in danger of becoming Mr and Mrs McGregor's Christmas dinner. Will Peter and Benjamin be able to save him? This eBook edition features wonderful audio including a reading by Emma Thompson. Emma Thompson is an Oscar-winning screenwriter and actress who lives in London and Argyll. Emma's Further Tale of Peter Rabbit was published in 2012. Emma said, "I've always loved Beatrix Potter, as a child and then as a mother and all the years in-between as well. When Mr Rabbit invited me to write a further tale, I was more honoured than I can say. I hope I don't let him or his extraordinary creator down." Don't miss The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit by Emma Thompson

Peter Rabbit Tales - Happy Birthday


Author: Beatrix Potter
Publisher: Frederick Warne Publishers
ISBN: 9780241324271
Category: Birthdays
Page: 10
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When Peter discovers that his family is too busy to celebrate his birthday with him, he wonders if he will have to spend the day all by himself.

The Adventures of Peter Rabbit and His Friends

A Full-length Play Based on the Life and Stories of Beatrix Potter
Author: Joseph Robinette,Beatrix Potter
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing
ISBN: 9780871293565
Category: Children's plays, American
Page: 71
View: 1975

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Beatrix Potter: The Tale of Peter Rabbit (illustrated)


Author: Beatrix Potter
Publisher: Charisma
ISBN: 395690091X
Category:
Page: 38
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Ages 3 – 6 ----- • Optimized eBook-edition with linked index and hi-res Pictures • Including the 26 Original coloured Drawings, made by Beatrix Potter • With additional Author's Biography ----- »Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were – Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail, and Peter ...« This are the first words of one of the most famous and most successful children's books of all times. Beatrix Potter wrote and published it first privately in 1901, since the idea has been turned down by six commercial publishers. One year later finally, a editor discovered the great talent. Having seen a copy, Frederick Warne decided to publish ›Peter Rabbit‹, and within a year he already had to produce six editions to meet demand. This was the start of the most successful children's book series of all times.

The Further Tales of Peter Rabbit Collection


Author: Emma Thompson
Publisher: Frederick Warne Publishers
ISBN: 9780241352878
Category:
Page: 208
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Peter Rabbit is back . . . and he's as mischievous and playful as ever. This charming collection draws together Emma Thompson's three new Peter Rabbit adventures- The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Christmas Tale of Peter Rabbit,and The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit. Full of adventure, life and charm, these new tales are a respectful addition to the legendary world of Beatrix Potter. Discover if Peter will find his way home from a great adventure; if he can outwit Mr. McGregor and save a Christmas turkey; and if he can enjoy all the fun of a spectacular fair. Lovingly-told and brimming with the playfulness and humour of Beatrix Potter's world, these three tales will delight fans of all ages. In a beautifully designed hardback with luxurious gilded edges, and Eleanor Taylor's delightful illustrations, this is a gift to treasure.

Peter Hase

Ein neues Abenteuer
Author: Emma Thompson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783219116809
Category:
Page: 72
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Rediscover Your Holiday Sparkle: 400+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends (Illustrated Edition)

A Christmas Carol, Silent Night, The Three Kings, The Gift of the Magi, Little Lord Fauntleroy, Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, The Heavenly Christmas Tree, Little Women, The Tale of Peter Rabbit…
Author: Mark Twain,Beatrix Potter,Louisa May Alcott,Charles Dickens,O. Henry,William Shakespeare,Harriet Beecher Stowe,Emily Dickinson,Robert Louis Stevenson,Rudyard Kipling,Hans Christian Andersen,Selma Lagerlöf,Fyodor Dostoevsky,Martin Luther,Walter Scott,J. M. Barrie,Anthony Trollope,Brothers Grimm,L. Frank Baum,Lucy Maud Montgomery,George Macdonald,Leo Tolstoy,Henry Van Dyke,E. T. A. Hoffmann,Clement Moore,Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,William Wordsworth,Alfred Lord Tennyson,William Butler Yeats,Eleanor H. Porter,Jacob A. Riis,Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick,Sophie May,Lucas Malet,Juliana Horatia Ewing,Alice Hale Burnett,Ernest Ingersoll,Annie F. Johnston,Amanda M. Douglas,Amy Ella Blanchard,Carolyn Wells,Walter Crane,Thomas Nelson Page,Florence L. Barclay,A. S. Boyd,Edward A. Rand,Max Brand
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026898729
Category: Fiction
Page: 10534
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This holiday, we are presenting to you this unique collection of the greatest Christmas novels, magical tales, the legends of Christmas, the beloved carols and the unique poetry by the giants of literature dedicated to this one and only holiday: The Holy Night (Selma Lagerlöf) The Gift of the Magi (O. Henry) A Merry Christmas & Other Christmas Stories (Louisa May Alcott) A Letter from Santa Claus (Mark Twain) Silent Night The Night After Christmas The Child Born at Bethlehem The Adoration of the Shepherds The Visit of the Wise Men As Joseph Was A-Walking The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter) Where Love Is, God Is (Leo Tolstoy) The Three Kings (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) A Christmas Carol (Samuel Taylor Coleridge) Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (L. Frank Baum) Christmas At Sea (Robert Louis Stevenson) The Savior Must Have Been A Docile Gentleman (Emily Dickinson) The Heavenly Christmas Tree (Fyodor Dostoevsky) The Little City of Hope (F. Marion Crawford) The First Christmas Of New England (Harriet Beecher Stowe) Christmas in the Olden Time (Walter Scott) Christmas In India (Rudyard Kipling) A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens) The Twelve Days of Christmas The Wonderful Wizard of OZ (L. Frank Baum) Ring Out, Wild Bells (Alfred Lord Tennyson) Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett) Black Beauty (Anna Sewell) The Christmas Child (Hesba Stretton) Granny's Wonderful Chair (Frances Browne) The Romance of a Christmas Card (Kate Douglas Wiggin) Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) The Wonderful Life - Story of the life and death of our Lord (Hesba Stretton) The Christmas Angel (A. Brown) Christmas at Thompson Hall (Anthony Trollope) Christmas Every Day (William Dean Howells) The Lost Word (Henry van Dyke) The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (E. T. A. Hoffmann) The Little Match Girl The Elves and the Shoemaker Mother Holle The Star Talers Snow-White…

The Big Christmas Basket: 200+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems & Carols (Illustrated)

Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, The Gift of the Magi, A Christmas Carol, Silent Night, The Three Kings, Little Lord Fauntleroy, The Heavenly Christmas Tree, Little Women, The Tale of Peter Rabbit…
Author: Louisa May Alcott,O. Henry,Mark Twain,Beatrix Potter,Charles Dickens,Harriet Beecher Stowe,Emily Dickinson,Robert Louis Stevenson,Rudyard Kipling,Hans Christian Andersen,Selma Lagerlöf,Fyodor Dostoevsky,Walter Scott,J. M. Barrie,Anthony Trollope,Henry van Dyke,E. T. A. Hoffmann,Clement Moore,Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,William Wordsworth,Alfred Lord Tennyson,William Butler Yeats,Eleanor H. Porter,Jacob A. Riis,Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick,Sophie May,Lucas Malet,Juliana Horatia Ewing,Alice Hale Burnett,Annie F. Johnston,Amanda M. Douglas,Amy Ella Blanchard,Carolyn Wells,Walter Crane,Thomas Nelson Page,Florence L. Barclay,A. S. Boyd,Edward A. Rand,Max Brand,William John Locke,Nora A. Smith,Phebe A. Curtiss,Nellie C. King,Booker T. Washington,Lucy Wheelock,Aunt Hede,Frederick E. Dewhurst,Maud Lindsay,Marjorie L. C. Pickthall,Jay T. Stocking,Anna Robinson,Florence M. Kingsley,Olive Thorne Miller,M. A. L. Lane,Elizabeth Harkison,Raymond McAlden,F. E. Mann,Winifred M. Kirkland,François Coppée,Katherine Pyle,Grace Margaret Gallaher,Elia W. Peattie,F. Arnstein,James Weber Linn,Anne Hollingsworth Wharton,Elbridge S. Brooks,Isabel Cecilia Williams,Anton Chekhov,Armando Palacio Valdés,André Theuriet,Alphonse Daudet,Benito Pérez Galdós,Antonio Maré,Pedro A. de Alarcón,Jules Simon,Marcel Prévost,Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer,Maxime du Camp,Mary Hartwell Catherwood,F. L. Stealey,Kate Upson Clark,Marion Clifford,E. E. Hale,Willis Boyd Allen,Edgar Wallace,Georg Schuster,Harrison S. Morris,Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson,Matilda Betham Edwards,Angelo J. Lewis,Vernon Lee,Guy de Maupassant,Saki,Bret Harte,Robert E. Howard,Ernest Ingersoll
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8027301289
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 9349
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Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle all the way… Christmas is here, and so are we with our biggest ever Christmas basket. There's something for everyone - novels, short stories, poems, and carols - for a cozy and wonderful holiday enjoyment. So grab a cup of coffee and soak into the spirit of festive cheer with our "The Big Christmas Basket": Novels: Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (L. Frank Baum) Little Women (Louisa May Alcott) The Wonderful Wizard of OZ (L. Frank Baum) Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett) Anne of Green Gables (Lucy Maud Montgomery) Black Beauty (Anna Sewell) Christmas-Tree Land (M.L. Molesworth) Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) Peter Pan and Wendy (J. M. Barrie) Oliver Twist Pollyanna (Eleanor H. Porter) At the Back of the North Wind (George MacDonald) A Versailles Christmas-Tide (A. S. Boyd) The Man Who Forgot Christmas (Max Brand)... Short Stories: A Merry Christmas & Other Christmas Stories (Louisa May Alcott) The Gift of the Magi (O. Henry) Papa Panov's Special Christmas (Leo Tolstoy) Doctor Marigold's Prescriptions (Charles Dickens) The Tailor of Gloucester (Beatrix Potter) The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter) The Christmas Guest (Selma Lagerlöf) At Christmas Time (Anton Chekhov) Little Gretchen and the Wooden Shoe Toinette and the Elves (Susan Coolidge) The Heavenly Christmas Tree (Dostoevsky) The Princess and the Goblin The Nutcracker and the Mouse King The Little Match Girl Little Jean (Francois Coppe) How the Fir Tree Became the Christmas Tree The Magi in the West and Their Search for the Christ The Little Shepherd... Poems & Carols: Silent Night The Three Kings (H. W. Longfellow) Christmas Bells (Longfellow) Christmas at Sea (Stevenson) Christmas in the Olden Time (Walter Scott) Old Santa Claus (Clement Clarke Moore) The Twelve Days of Christmas Minstrels (Wordsworth) Ring Out, Wild Bells (Tennyson) Hymn on the Morning of Christ's Nativity (John Milton) A Christmas Carol (Coleridge)…

Nick und der Wal


Author: Benji Davies
Publisher: Aladin
ISBN: 9783848900763
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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Nick lebt mit seinem Papa am Meer. Eines Tages, nachdem ein großer Sturm gewütet hat, findet er einen kleinen Wal am Strand. Nick nimmt ihn kurzerhand mit nach Hause. Ob sich der Wal in der Badewanne wohlfühlt?

Weißer Tod

Roman
Author: Robert Galbraith
Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag
ISBN: 3641241642
Category: Fiction
Page: 864
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Ein verstörter junger Mann bittet den privaten Ermittler Cormoran Strike um Hilfe bei der Aufklärung eines Verbrechens, das er – so glaubt er – als Kind mit angesehen hat. Strike ist beunruhigt: Billy hat offensichtlich psychische Probleme und kann sich nur an wenig im Detail erinnern, doch er wirkt aufrichtig. Bevor Strike ihn allerdings ausführlich befragen kann, ergreift der Mann panisch die Flucht. Um Billys Geschichte auf den Grund zu gehen, folgen Strike und Robin Ellacott – einst seine Assistentin, jetzt seine Geschäftspartnerin – einer verschlungenen Spur, die sie durch die zwielichtigen Ecken Londons, in die oberen Kreise des Parlaments und zu einem prachtvollen, doch düsteren Herrenhaus auf dem Land führt. Zugleich verläuft auch Strikes eigenes Leben alles andere als gradlinig: Er hat es als Ermittler zu Berühmtheit gebracht und kann sich nicht länger unauffällig hinter den Kulissen bewegen. Noch dazu ist das Verhältnis zu seiner früheren Assistentin schwieriger denn je – zwar ist Robin für ihn geschäftlich mittlerweile unersetzlich, ihre private Beziehung ist jedoch viel komplizierter ...

Rabbit, eine Rückkehr


Author: John Updike
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644056919
Category: Fiction
Page: 256
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Harry Angstrom ist tot, aber seine Lebensenergie ist noch nicht erschöpft. Seine uneheliche Tochter Annabelle steht eines Tages bei seiner Witwe vor der Tür.: «Ich glaube, Sie waren mit meinem Vater verheiratet.» Sie wird zum Thanksgiving Dinner eingeladen, der Abend artet aus, ein hässlicher Streit, Tränen Krach, Sohn Nelson verlässt das Haus. Updike gelingen herrliche Passagen, etwa Nelsons plötzliche Geschwisterliebe, der Familienkrach beim Truthahnessen, ein verrückter Silvesterabend zur Jahrtausendwende. «Updikes Prosa gehört zum Unterhaltendsten, was sich in der Weltliteratur unserer Jahre finden lässt.» (Marcel Reich-Ranicki)

Mein Herz gehört dir

Lost in Love Die Green-Mountain-Serie 3
Author: Marie Force
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104901589
Category: Fiction
Page: 528
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›Mein Herz gehört dir‹ von Marie Force ist der dritte Band der Bestseller-Reihe ›Lost in Love – Die Green-Mountain-Serie‹ und zugleich ein in sich abgeschlossener Liebesroman. Colton Abbott und Lucy Mulvaney haben eine Affäre. Aber keiner ahnt etwas davon – und das soll auch so bleiben. Jetzt möchten die zwei ein romantisches Wochenende im Ferienhaus der Abbotts verbringen. Zu dumm, dass Coltons Bruder und seine Verlobte Cameron dieselbe Idee hatten und die beiden in flagranti erwischen. Ist dies das Ende ihrer Affäre oder der Beginn für etwas Dauerhaftes? Lucy Mulvaney liebt die Stadt. Und zwar die eine: New York City. Hier lebt und arbeitet sie. Nur mit der Liebe hatte sie noch kein Glück. Aber das ist gerade völlig in Ordnung für sie, denn der Job kostet sie all ihre Zeit: Da ihre beste Freundin und Chefin Cameron zu ihrer großen Liebe Will nach Vermont gezogen ist, überträgt sie Lucy viel Verantwortung. Cameron ahnt jedoch nicht, dass auch Lucy seit ihrem Kurzbesuch in Vermont eine ganz besondere Beziehung dorthin hat: eine intensive Affäre mit Colton Abbott. Colton lebt alleine in den Bergen Vermonts, dort hat er ein wildromantisches, kleines Haus und betreibt eine Ahornsirup-Manufaktur. Die meiste Zeit ist er vollkommen von seiner Familie und dem kleinen Dorf Butler abgeschnitten – weswegen auch niemand merkt, dass er ein heißes Abenteuer mit Lucy hat. Früher wäre ihm das gerade recht gewesen, aber bei Lucy ist es anders. Denn für sie empfindet Colton mehr als nur körperliche Leidenschaft. Lucy hingegen kann sich eine ernsthafte Beziehung zwischen Vermont und New York City nicht vorstellen. Doch immer öfter zieht es sie zu Colton und der wunderbaren Landschaft in Vermont. Kann Colton ihr zeigen, dass für die wahre Liebe viele Wege möglich sind? Lass dich entführen ... ... in die unberührte Natur Vermonts, ... in eine idyllische Kleinstadt, ... in eine Großfamilie, die glücklich macht ... und finde die ganz große Liebe! Die ›Lost in Love – Die Green-Mountain-Serie‹ Band 1: Alles, was du suchst Band 2: Kein Tag ohne dich Band 3: Mein Herz gehört dir Band 4: Schenk mir deine Träume Band 5: Sehnsucht nach dir Die Kurzgeschichten zu: Die ›Lost in Love – Die Green-Mountain-Serie‹ Kurzgeschichte 1: Endlich zu dir Kurzgeschichte 2: Ein Picknick zu zweit Kurzgeschichte 3: Ein Ausflug ins Glück Kurzgeschichte 4: Der Takt unserer Herzen Kurzgeschichte 5: Ein Fest für alle

Beale Street Blues

Roman
Author: James Baldwin
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423434864
Category: Fiction
Page: 224
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Harlem Love Story: eine junge Liebe gegen die Willkür einer weißen Justiz »Jeder in Amerika geborene Schwarze ist in der Beale Street geboren. Die Beale Street ist unser Erbe. Dieser Roman handelt von der Unmöglichkeit und von der Möglichkeit, von der absoluten Notwendigkeit, diesem Erbe Ausdruck zu geben. Die Beale Street ist eine laute Straße. Es bleibt dem Leser überlassen, aus dem Schlagen der Trommeln den Sinn herauszuhören.« James Baldwin Dies ist die Geschichte von Tish und Fonny, 19 und 22, und ihrem Kampf gegen die Willkür einer weißen Justiz. Der traurig-schöne Song einer jungen Liebe, voller Wut und doch voller Hoffnung. Ist das Gefängnissystem die Fortsetzung der Sklaverei unter anderen Vorzeichen? Beale Street Blues von James Baldwin strahlt grell in unsere Gegenwart.

Tales of the Congaree


Author: Edward C. L. Adams
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469616173
Category: Social Science
Page: 440
View: 1881

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This volume brings back into print a remarkable record of black life in the 1920s, chronicled by Edward C.L. Adams, a white physician from the area around the Congaree River in central South Carolina. It reproduces Adams's major works, Congaree Sketches (1927) and Nigger to Nigger (1928), two collections of tales, poems, and dialogues from blacks who worked his land, presented in the black vernacular language. They are supplemented here by a play, Potee's Gal, and some brief sketches of poor whites. What sets Adams's tales apart from other such collections is the willingness of his black informants to share with him not only their stories of rabbits and "hants" but also their feelings on such taboo subjects as lynchings, Jim Crow courts, and chain gangs. Adams retells these tales as if the blacks in them were talking only among themselves. Whites do not appear in these works, except as rare background figures and topics of conversation by Tad, Scip, and other black storytellers. As Tad says, "We talkin' to we." That Adams was permitted to hear such tales at all is part of the mystery that Robert O'Meally explains in his introduction. The key to the mystery is Adams's ability -- in his life, as in his works -- to wear both black and white masks. He remained a well-placed member of white society at the same time that he was something of a maverick within it. His black informants therefore saw him not only as someone more likeable and trustworthy than most whites but also as someone who was in a position to help them in some way if he understood more about their lives. As a writer, O'Meally suggests, Adams was not simply an objective recorder of folklore. By donning a black mask, Adams was able to project attitudes and values that most whites of his place and time would have disavowed. As a result, his tales have a complexity and richness that make them an authentic witness to the black experience as well as a lasting contribution to American letters.