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Strictly No Elephants

Strictly No Elephants

Strictly No Elephants

Author: Lisa Mantchev

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1481416480

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 1721

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“A sunny, smart, tongue-in-cheek tale.” —The New York Times Book Review “Sweet and affirming.” —Kirkus Reviews “With a gentle message of inclusion and helping others, this title reaches beyond a mere friendship story.”—School Library Journal “Heartening.”—Booklist In this bestselling and internationally beloved picture book, the local Pet Club won’t admit a boy’s tiny pet elephant, so he finds a solution—one that involves all kinds of unusual animals. Today is Pet Club day. There will be cats and dogs and fish, but strictly no elephants are allowed. The Pet Club doesn’t understand that pets come in all shapes and sizes, just like friends. Now it is time for a boy and his tiny pet elephant to show them what it means to be a true friend. Strictly No Elephants has been sold around the world and is heralded as a pitch-perfect book about inclusion. Imaginative and lyrical, this sweet story captures the magic of friendship and the joy of having a pet.


No se permiten elefantes (Strictly No Elephants)

No se permiten elefantes (Strictly No Elephants)

No se permiten elefantes (Strictly No Elephants)

Author: Lisa Mantchev

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1534488235

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 723

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En este exitoso e internacionalmente aclamado libro ilustrado, el club local de las mascotas no permite la entrada del elefantito de un niño, así que él encuentra una solución que involucra a toda suerte de animales inusuales. Hoy es día del club de las mascotas. Habrá gatos y perros y peces, pero no se permiten elefantes. El club de las mascotas no entiende que las mascotas pueden ser de todos los tamaños y las formas, al igual que los amigos. Ahora llegó el momento de que un niño y su elefantito les demuestre lo que significa ser un amigo de verdad. No se permiten elefantes se ha vendido por todo el mundo y es celebrado como un libro perfecto sobre el tema de la inclusión. Imaginativo y lírico, este dulce cuento atrapa la magia de la amistad y la dicha de tener una mascota.


Evie Offline

Evie Offline

Evie Offline

Author: Elyssa Friedland

Publisher: Harlequin

Isbn 10: 2280352370

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 450

Number of Views: 1786

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Et si le secret du bonheur c'était de se déconnecter ? Tomber sur les photos du mariage de son ex sur Facebook : check.Se faire virer après avoir envoyé trop de messages persos depuis son adresse pro : check.Trop, c’est trop. Cette fois, Evie a pris sa décision : elle se déconnecte, définitivement. Espionner ses ex sur Facebook : terminé.Tweeter et retweeter n’importe quoi : terminé.Poster des photos et attendre des likes : terminé.Réactualiser Gmail toutes les trente secondes : terminé.Instagram à tout bout de champ : terminé. Evie se doute bien que son entourage aura du mal à comprendre son choix, mais elle en est convaincue, cette détox digitale est le seul moyen pour vivre l’instant présent et se connecter vraiment aux autres. Et même si @EvieRosen n’existe plus sur JDate.com, son cœur, lui, est tout sauf virtuel et reste disponible.


Pax et le petit soldat

Pax et le petit soldat

Pax et le petit soldat

Author: Sara Pennypacker

Publisher: Gallimard Jeunesse

Isbn 10: 2075051135

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 320

Number of Views: 1276

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Un superbe roman d'aventures, l'histoire poignante d'une amitié entre un enfant et un animal. Consacré Meilleur roman jeunesse 2016 par le Publishers Weekly. Prix Sorcières 2018 catégorie Carrément Passionnant Mini. Prix Enfantaisie 2018. Prix des Libraires du Québec 2018. Acclamé par les auteurs de littérature jeunesse: • 'Un chef-d'œuvre, tout simplement!' Katherine Applegate • 'Le livre est comme le renard: à moitié sauvage et absolument superbe.' Katherine Rundell • 'Merveilleuse conteuse, S. Pennypacker entraîne le lecteur sur une route pleine de désen-chantements et d'espoirs jusqu'à une fin déchirante.' Ann M. Martin


Someday, Narwhal

Someday, Narwhal

Someday, Narwhal

Author: Lisa Mantchev

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1481479717

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 40

Number of Views: 656

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“Kids will love this tiny little protagonist who dares to dream big.” —Booklist “The little narwhal from Strictly No Elephants gets her own story…Equally good as a stand-alone or for fans of the first book.” —School Library Journal In this charming companion to the award-winning picture book Strictly No Elephants, a tiny narwhal discovers that sometimes the difference between staying home and a big adventure is a group of loving friends. Red front door. Potted plant. Umbrella stand. Piano. Red front door. Potted plant. Umbrella stand. Piano. That’s what the world looks like from inside Tiny Narwhal’s fishbowl. It’s not very exciting. She dreams of the world beyond: endless blue sky, tall buildings, a bridge. But Tiny Narwhal hasn’t any feet and doesn’t know the street names. And what if it’s cold outside? What this little narwhal does have, though, are good friends. With the help of her boy and his friends, plus a penguin, bat, and giraffe, Tiny Narwhal finally feels brave enough to go on an adventure. Someday, Narwhal features the same adorable cast of pets and sweet, lyrical language as Lisa Mantchev’s beloved Strictly No Elephants.


The Perfectly Perfect Wish

The Perfectly Perfect Wish

The Perfectly Perfect Wish

Author: Lisa Mantchev

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1534406204

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 1430

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“Directly personal and visually dramatic.”—Booklist “Carries a deeper and more important message about considering others’ circumstances in light of one’s own privileges that many kids may benefit from hearing.” —BCCB “A satisfying storytime read-aloud about the gift of giving and sharing.” —School Library Journal From the author of Strictly No Elephants comes a sweet picture book that explores themes of selflessness and empathy when a girl has the chance to make just one wish. In the grass, a girl finds an extraordinary thing that gives her…just…one…wish. She asks her those around her what they would wish for in her shoes, but nothing seems quite right. What will her perfect wish be? In this pitch-perfect picture book, Lisa Mantchev takes the concept of a magic wish and uses it to explore real world empathy, kindness, and good will.


Remarkables

Remarkables

Remarkables

Author: Lisa Mantchev

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1481497189

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 40

Number of Views: 1225

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“Breathtaking.” —School Library Connection “Enchanting art.” —Publishers Weekly Journey meets Pearl in this transcendent picture book about a mermaid finding her forever home, created by the author of Strictly No Elephants, Lisa Mantchev, and The Bear and the Piano author-illustrator David Litchfield. When a boy is out swimming and looking for fish, he meets a mermaid instead. She is all alone. He welcomes her to his home and his circus family. Though she misses the ocean, she feels she has found a new family and home. With lyrical text and luminous artwork, Remarkables is a story of friendship and finding home. What a remarkable place the world is.


Jinx and the Doom Fight Crime!

Jinx and the Doom Fight Crime!

Jinx and the Doom Fight Crime!

Author: Lisa Mantchev

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1481467026

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 1071

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“An exuberant picture book…Fabulously fun artwork…Fighting crime definitely takes imagination.” —The Wall Street Journal “This tale offers the refreshing twist of sibling friendship that parents will applaud. Jinx and the Doom will captivate readers with their irresistible fun.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Jinx and her little brother, the Doom, are pretty typical kids—except when they turn into superheroes and fight crime—in this relatable celebration of siblings and imagination by the author of Strictly No Elephants. A typical day for Jinx and the Doom looks like this: wake up, eat breakfast, brush teeth—then FIGHT CRIME! These rambunctious kids used to fight each other, until one day they realized that they could use their powers for good instead of evil. So now they protect the planet! Defend the innocent! And then stop to have lunch. Bright cut-paper, comic book–style illustrations highlight the power of imagination and the joy of having a sibling to play with.


Positive Working Relationships in School

Positive Working Relationships in School

Positive Working Relationships in School

Author: Alison Waterhouse

Publisher: Routledge

Isbn 10: 0429765924

Category: Education

Number of Pages: 230

Number of Views: 1378

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One of the five books in the Mental Health and Wellbeing Teacher Toolkit, this practical resource focuses on developing the skills necessary to build and maintain successful relationships. The book offers research-driven, practical strategies, resources and lesson plans to support educators and health professionals. Chapters span key topics including Communication, Respecting Yourself and Others, Resolving Conflict and Team Building. A complete toolkit for teachers and counsellors, this book offers: • Easy-to-follow and flexible lesson plans that can be adapted and personalised for use in lessons, smaller groups or 1:1 work. • Resources that are linked to the PSHE and Wellbeing curriculum for KS1, KS2 and KS3. • New research, ‘Circles for Learning’, where the introduction of baby observation into the classroom by a teacher is used to understand and develop self-awareness, skills for learning, relationships, neuroscience and awareness of others. • Sections on the development of key skills in communication, skills for learning, collaboration, empathy and self-confidence. • Learning links, learning objectives and reflection questions. Offering research-driven, practical strategies and lesson plans, Positive Relationships in School is an essential resource book for practitioners looking to have a positive impact on the mental health and wellbeing of the children and young people in their care: both now and in the future.


Twisty-Turny House

Twisty-Turny House

Twisty-Turny House

Author: Lisa Mantchev

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1534438483

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 40

Number of Views: 471

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Cats and dogs will never get along, right? WRONG. Author of Strictly No Elephants Lisa Mantchev and bestselling illustrator EG Keller explore an unexpected friendship in this funny and sweet picture book. The upstairs cats and downstairs dogs in a tall, twisty-turny house are kept apart because their humans assume dogs and cats won’t get along. But when an opportunity presents itself, the bolder cat goes through a door that is left open. Will there be hissing, barking, and chasing—or an unexpected friendship?


Jim Trelease's Read-Aloud Handbook

Jim Trelease's Read-Aloud Handbook

Jim Trelease's Read-Aloud Handbook

Author: Jim Trelease,Cyndi Giorgis

Publisher: Penguin

Isbn 10: 0525505628

Category: Education

Number of Pages: 384

Number of Views: 937

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The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children--revised and updated for a new generation of readers Recommended by "Dear Abby" upon its first publication in 1982, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic for more than three decades to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Jim Trelease's Read-Aloud Handbook, updated and revised by education specialist Cyndi Giorgis, discusses the benefits, the rewards, and the importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, an updated treasury of book recommendations curated with an eye for diversity, Jim Trelease's Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies for helping children of all backgrounds and abilities discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.


The Ramped-Up Read Aloud

The Ramped-Up Read Aloud

The Ramped-Up Read Aloud

Author: Maria Walther

Publisher: Corwin Press

Isbn 10: 1506380034

Category: Education

Number of Pages: 304

Number of Views: 1989

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In this remarkable resource, Maria Walther shares two-page read-aloud experiences for 101 picture books that tune you into what to notice, say, and wonder in order to bolster students’ literacy exponentially. A first-grade teacher for decades, Maria is a master of “strategic savoring.” Her lesson design efficiently sparks instructional conversations around each book’s cover illustration, enriching vocabulary words, literary language, and the ideas and themes vital to young learners. Teachers, schools, and districts looking to energize your core reading and writing program, search no further: The Ramped-Up Read Aloud delivers a formula for literacy development and a springboard to joy in equal parts.


Kitten and the Night Watchman

Kitten and the Night Watchman

Kitten and the Night Watchman

Author: John Sullivan

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1481461923

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 40

Number of Views: 1498

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Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award and the Margaret Wise Brown Prize SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF 2018 BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, KIRKUS REVIEWS, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, AND BOOKPAGE “Empathetic, poetic, and a joy to look at, cute kitty and all.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “This quiet, understated book contains a wealth of emotions.” –The Horn Book (starred review) “[Illustrator] Yoo sets a lovely mood, taking readers from sunset to dawn through washes of orange, pink, and blue, the watchman’s compassionate demeanor assuring them that all’s well.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Yoo’s textured, serene artwork in beautiful saturated tones perfectly complements Sullivan’s lines and conveys a beauty in the night and the construction site that readers might otherwise miss.” —Booklist (starred review) “This soft, gentle story is a perfect bedtime story for lovers of trucks and construction equipment, cats, and nighttime wanders.” —BCCB (starred review) A stray kitten changes the way the watchman sees nighttime in this tender book based on a true story, illustrated by Strictly No Elephants artist Taeeun Yoo. The night watchman hugs his wife and kids and drives to work. All night he is alone. Every hour he makes his rounds. He sees the stars twinkling. He hears the sounds of the night: ki-DEE ki-DEE ki-DEE shhhhheeeeeEEEERRRROOOOooooommmmmm Woof! Woof! Woof! Meeeoooow. When he is joined by a stray kitten, the night suddenly seems different. Has the kitten found a new home? Kitten and the Night Watchman is inspired by the true story of author John Sullivan meeting a stray cat while working as a night watchman. The cat, Beebe, was John’s companion for seventeen years.


Round

Round

Round

Author: Joyce Sidman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Isbn 10: 1328809404

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 32

Number of Views: 1222

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If you look closely, you will find that the world is bursting, swelling, budding, and ripening with round things awaiting discovery—like eggs about to hatch, sunflowers stretching toward the sun, or planets slowly spinning together for billions of years.Whimsical and imaginative, this poetic ode to all that is round and full of wonder by the Newbery Honor–winning author and poet Joyce Sidman, with illustrations by the two-time New York Best Illustrated Book award recipient Taeeun Yoo, inspires curiosity and wonder for this (round) little earth we call home.


Rhoda the Alligator

Rhoda the Alligator

Rhoda the Alligator

Author: Bob Graham

Publisher: Mango Media Inc.

Isbn 10: 1633539555

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 48

Number of Views: 828

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A Read-Out-Loud Book to Delight and Teach Good Manners Level One I Can Read book. Rhoda the Alligator is the debut read-out-loud children’s book by former U.S. Senator (Florida) Bob Graham. The book tells the story of Rhoda, a uniquely colored alligator who is trying to find her place in the wild world of the Florida Everglades National Park. Filled with beautiful illustrations, Rhoda the Alligator teaches pre-school and kindergarten children about the beauty of our differences and the hurt that bullying can inflict. Teach your 4-6 year-old the importance of diversity and the environment. Rhoda is born with a distinct color unlike any other alligator in the Everglades. She is blue and orange, shining with colors. Rhoda’s parents celebrate her brightness. However, when Rhoda meets the other young gators in the Everglades she is bullied because of her appearance. Using powerful lessons from her environment, Rhoda is able to overcome the hurt and hardship, embrace her true colors, and educate and transform her bullies. Rhoda the Alligator teaches your child the importance of self-love, respect and friendship. And, this read-out-loud book highlights the beauty of our national parks and what makes them so important. Rhoda’s experiences will help children: • Feel confident in their own skin • Respect those who are different • Cherish our national parks If you and your child have read books such as Strictly No Elephants, Seeds and Trees, Be Kind, Stick and Stone, May I Please Have a Cookie, or Zack’s Alligator; you will love Bob Graham’s Rhoda the Alligator.


Pyrrhus (Serapis Classics)

Pyrrhus (Serapis Classics)

Pyrrhus (Serapis Classics)

Author: Jacob Abbott

Publisher: Serapis Classics

Isbn 10: 3962559531

Category: History

Number of Pages: 112

Number of Views: 1980

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PYRRHUS, King of Epirus, entered at the very beginning of his life upon the extraordinary series of romantic adventures which so strikingly marked his career. He became an exile and a fugitive from his father's house when he was only two years old, having been suddenly borne away at that period by the attendants of the household, to avoid a most imminent personal danger that threatened him. The circumstances which gave occasion for this extraordinary ereption were as follows: The country of Epirus, as will be seen by the accompanying map, was situated on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, and on the southwestern confines of Macedonia. The kingdom of Epirus was thus very near to, and in some respects dependent upon, the kingdom of Macedon. In fact, the public affairs of the two countries, through the personal relations and connections which subsisted from time to time between the royal families that reigned over them respectively, were often intimately intermingled, so that there could scarcely be any important war, or even any great civil dissension in Macedon, which did not sooner or later draw the king or the people of Epirus to take part in the dispute, either on one side or on the other. And as it sometimes happened that in these questions of Macedonian politics the king and the people of Epirus took opposite sides, the affairs of the great kingdom were often the means of bringing into the smaller one an infinite degree of trouble and confusion...


Antelope Conservation

Antelope Conservation

Antelope Conservation

Author: Jakob Bro-Jorgensen,David P. Mallon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Isbn 10: 1118409590

Category: Science

Number of Pages: 376

Number of Views: 1772

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Antelopes constitute a fundamental part of ecosystems throughout Africa and Asia where they act as habitat architects, dispersers of seeds, and prey for large carnivores. The fascication they hold in the human mind is evident from prehistoric rock paintings and ancient Egyptian art to today's wildlife documentaries and popularity in zoos. In recent years, however, the spectacular herds of the past have been decimated or extripated over wide areas in the wilds, and urgent conservation action is needed to preserve this world heritage for generations to come. As the first book dedicated to antelope conservation, this volume sets out to diagnose the causes of the drastic declines in antelope biodiversity and on this basis identify the most effective points of action. In doing so, the book covers central issues in the current conservation debate, especially related to the management of overexploitation, habitat fragmentation, disease transmission, climate change, populations genetics, and reintroductions. The contributions are authored by world-leading experts in the field, and the book is a useful resource to conservation scientists and practitioners, researchers, and students in related disciplines as well as interested lay people.


Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling (Illustrated)

Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling (Illustrated)

Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling (Illustrated)

Author: Rudyard Kipling

Publisher: e-artnow

Isbn 10: 8026843088

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 6100

Number of Views: 1321

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This carefully crafted ebook: "Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Table of Contents: Novels: The Light That Failed Captain Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks Kim The Naulahka: A Story of West and East Stalky and Co. Short Story Collections: The City of Dreadful Night Plain Tales from the Hills Soldier's Three (The Story of the Gadsbys) Soldier's Three - Part II The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories Under the Deodars Wee Willie Winkie Life's Handicap Many Inventions The Jungle Book The Second Jungle Book The Day's Work Just So Stories Traffics and Discoveries Puck of Pook's Hill Actions and Reactions Abaft the Funnel Rewards and Fairies The Eyes of Asia A Diversity of Creatures Poetry Collections: Departmental Ditties Ballads and Barrack-Room Ballads The Seven Seas An Almanac of Twelve Sports The Five Nations Songs from Books The Years Between How Shakespeare Came to Write the 'Tempest' Military Collections: A Fleet in Being France at War The New Army in Training Sea Warfare The War in the Mountains The Graves of the Fallen Travel Collections American Notes From Sea to Sea Letters of Travel: 1892 - 1913 Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems of British soldiers in India and stories for children. He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story; his children's books are classics of children's literature; and one critic described his work as exhibiting "a versatile and luminous narrative gift".


The Complete Works of Rudyard Kipling: 5 Novels & 440+ Short Stories, Complete Poetry, Historical Works and Autobiographical Writings (Illustrated)

The Complete Works of Rudyard Kipling: 5 Novels & 440+ Short Stories, Complete Poetry, Historical Works and Autobiographical Writings (Illustrated)

The Complete Works of Rudyard Kipling: 5 Novels & 440+ Short Stories, Complete Poetry, Historical Works and Autobiographical Writings (Illustrated)

Author: Rudyard Kipling

Publisher: e-artnow

Isbn 10: 8026843789

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 7500

Number of Views: 965

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This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Works of Rudyard Kipling: 5 Novels & 440+ Short Stories, Complete Poetry, Historical Works and Autobiographical Writings (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Table of Contents: Novels: The Light That Failed Captain Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks Kim The Naulahka: A Story of West and East Stalky and Co. Short Story Collections: The City of Dreadful Night Plain Tales from the Hills Soldier's Three (The Story of the Gadsbys) Soldier's Three - Part II The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories Under the Deodars Wee Willie Winkie Life's Handicap Many Inventions The Jungle Book The Second Jungle Book The Day's Work Just So Stories Traffics and Discoveries Puck of Pook's Hill Actions and Reactions Abaft the Funnel Rewards and Fairies The Eyes of Asia A Diversity of Creatures Land and Sea Tales Debits and Credits Thy Servant a Dog Limits and Renewals Poetry Collections: Departmental Ditties Ballads and Barrack-Room Ballads The Seven Seas An Almanac of Twelve Sports The Five Nations Songs from Books The Years Between Other Poems Military Collections: A Fleet in Being France at War The New Army in Training Sea Warfare The War in the Mountains The Graves of the Fallen The Irish Guards in the Great War I & II Travel Collections: American Notes From Sea to Sea Letters of Travel: 1892 – 1913 Souvenirs of France Brazilian Sketches: 1927 How Shakespeare Came to Write the 'Tempest' Autobiographies: A Book of Words Something of Myself Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems of British soldiers in India and stories for children. He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story; his children's books are classics of children's literature; and one critic described his work as exhibiting "a versatile and luminous narrative gift".


From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan

From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan

From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan

Author: H. P. Blavatsky

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

Isbn 10: 3748160321

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 359

Number of Views: 1198

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By day, bathed in the hot rays of the sun, its tall minaret-like outline looks like a block of ice against the blue sky. By night, with the aid of the intense, phosphorescent moonlight proper to India, it is still more dazzling and poetical. The summit looks as if it were covered with freshly fallen snow-crystals. Raising its slender profile above the dark background of bushes, it suggests some pure midnight apparition, soaring over this silent abode of destruction and lamenting what will never return. Side by side with these cemeteries rise the Hindu ghats, generally by the river bank. There really is something grand in the ritual of burning the dead. Witnessing this ceremony the spectator is struck with the deep philosophy underlying the fundamental idea of this custom. In the course of an hour nothing remains of the body but a few handfuls of ashes. A professional Brahman, like a priest of death, scatters these ashes to the winds over a river. The ashes of what once lived and felt, loved and hated, rejoiced and wept, are thus given back again to the four elements: to Earth, which fed it during such a long time and out of which it grew and developed; to Fire, emblem of purity, that has just devoured the body in order that the spirit may be rid of everything impure, and may freely gravitate to the new sphere of posthumous existence, where every sin is a stumbling block on the way to "Moksha," or infinite bliss; to Air, which it inhaled and through which it lived, and to Water, which purified it physically and spiritually, and is now to receive its ashes into her pure bosom.