A boy and a talking cat hunt for a dragon on Wild Island, encountering boars, monkeys, lions, crocodiles, a rhinoceros, and more!
A Newbery Honor Book (1949).
Note: This digital edition includes the PDF, EPUB and MOBI (Kindle) versions of the book.
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The Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson Megapack: collects 159 works by the great Norwegian author (and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature) -- 24 prose works, 6 plays, and 129 poems -- plus three critical introduction and a long introductory biography. Prose works include: THE FATHER ABSALOM'S HAIR ARNE: A Sketch of Norwegian Country Life THE RAILROAD AND THE CHURCHYARD THROND A DANGEROUS WOOING... [click here for more]
The "Golden Age of Science Fiction" Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to classic science fiction writers who might otherwise be forgotten. This volume assembles 2 novels and 4 shorter works -- almost 500 pages of classic fiction -- by 3-time Hugo Award-winner Clifford D. Simak.
TIME QUARRY [novel] EMPIRE [novel] THE STREET THAT WASN'T THERE [short story] THE WORLD... [click here for more]
Henri-Louis Bergson (1859—1941) was a major French philosopher, influential especially in the first half of the 20th century. Bergson convinced many thinkers that immediate experience and intuition are more significant than rationalism and science for understanding reality.
He was awarded the 1927 Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of his rich and vitalizing ideas and the brilliant... [click here for more]
Mark Clifton (1906—1963) was an American science fiction writer, the co-winner of the first Hugo Award for best novel (for THEY'D RATHER BE RIGHT, written with Frank Riley). This volume assembles some of Clifton's very best work — including THEY'D RATHER BE RIGHT:
STAR BRIGHT (1952) THE KENZIE REPORT (1953) WE'RE CIVILIZED! SENSE FROM THOUGHT DIVIDE (1955) A WOMAN'S PLACE (1955) DO UNTO... [click here for more]
Poul Anderson (1926—2001) was an American science fiction author who began his career during one of the Golden Ages of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into the 21st century. Anderson also authored several works of fantasy, historical novels, and a prodigious number of short stories. He received numerous awards for his writing, including seven Hugo Awards and three Nebula Awards.... [click here for more]