A Loyal Little Red-Coat: A Story of Child-life in New York a Hundred Years Ago
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The Adventures of a Brownie as Told to My Child by Miss Mulock
The Adventures of A Brownie As Told to My Child by Miss Mulock by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik THERE was once a little Brownie, who lived-where do you think he lived? in a coal-cellar. Now a coal-cellar may seem a most curious place to choose to live in; but then a Brownie is a curious creature-a fairy, and yet not one of that sort of fairies who fly about on gossamer wings, and dance in the moonlight, and so on. He never dances; and as to wings, what use would they be to him in a coal-cellar? He is a sober, stay-at-home, household elf-nothing much to look at, even if you did see him, which you are not likely to do-only a little old man, about a foot high, all dressed in brown, with a brown face and hands, and a brown peaked cap, just the color of a brown mouse. And, like a mouse, he hides in corners-especially kitchen corners, and only comes out after dark when nobody is about, and so sometimes people call him Mr. Nobody. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience
The Adopted Daughter: A Tale for Young Persons
This charming story geared for younger readers recounts the series of tragedies, misunderstandings and surprises that led to the adoption of a girl named Anna. Will she be able to overcome her troubled past and find lasting happiness with her new family?
Air Service Boys Flying for Victory, Or, Bombing the Last German Stronghold
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