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Leonardo And The Death Machine

Author : Robert J. Harris
ISBN : 9780007375318
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Adventure thriller set in Renaissance Italy starring Leonardo da Vinci as a young apprentice who witnesses a murder and becomes involved in a plot to take over the city.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Will Shakespeare And The Pirate S Fire

Author : Robert J. Harris
ISBN : 9780007359356
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Get ready for thrills, intrigues, mystery and piracy all set in Tudor England and featuring a young man named Will Shakespeare...
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Day The World Went Loki

Author : Robert J. Harris
ISBN : 9781782500315
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Lewis and Greg have accidentally turned their mum into a troll, and the town of St Andrews into a fantasy world overrun by yetis, elves, dragons and valkyries -- few of them friendly. When the brothers recited an ancient rhyme to conjure up an extra day of the week, they had no idea it would work -- or that the day would belong to the banished Norse god, Loki, master of mischief, monsters and mayhem. As the day wears on, time seems to be lagging behind. Will this day of madness never end? Can two ordinary boys outwit an ancient lord and his monstrous minions?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Artie Conan Doyle And The Vanishing Dragon

Author : Robert J. Harris
ISBN : 9781782504849
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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One day Arthur Conan Doyle will create the greatest detective of all -- Sherlock Holmes. But right now Artie Conan Doyle is a twelve-year-old Edinburgh schoolboy with a mystery of his own to solve. Artie and his friend Ham are hired to investigate a series of suspicious accidents that have befallen world-famous magician, the Great Wizard of the North. It seems someone is determined to sabotage his spectacular new illusion. When the huge mechanical dragon created for the show vanishes, the theft appears to be completely impossible. Artie must reveal the trick and unmask the villain or face the deadly consequences. The cards have been dealt, the spell has been cast, and the game is afoot once more! Robert J. Harris, author of The World's Gone Loki series and Will Shakespeare and the Pirate's Fire, brings the young Conan Doyle to life in the second book of this ingenious new detective series.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Artie Conan Doyle And The Gravediggers Club

Author : Robert J. Harris
ISBN : 9781782503859
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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One day Arthur Conan Doyle will create the greatest detective of all -- Sherlock Holmes. But right now Artie Conan Doyle is a twelve-year-old Edinburgh schoolboy with a mystery of his own to solve. While sneaking out to explore Greyfriars Kirkyard by night, Artie and his best friend Ham spot a ghostly lady in grey and discover the footprints of a gigantic hound. Could the two mysteries be connected? These strange clues lead them to a series of robberies carried out the sinister Gravediggers' Club and soon they find themselves pitted against the villainous Colonel Braxton Dash. Will Artie survive his encounters with graveyards and ghosts in the foggy streets of nineteenth century Edinburgh -- or will his first case be his last? Robert J. Harris, author of The World Goes Loki series and William Shakespeare and the Pirate's Fire, brings the young Conan Doyle to life in this ingenious detective story full of twists, turns and shocking reveals.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Thirty One Kings

Author : Robert J. Harris
ISBN : 9780857909374
Genre : Fiction
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In his final novel Sick Heart River, John Buchan predicted that with the outbreak of a second world war Richard Hannay and all his companions of old would be going back into action. In The Thirty-One Kings the tale of their adventures is finally told. June 1940 As German troops pour across France, the veteran soldier and adventurer Richard Hannay is called back into service. In Paris an agent, codenamed 'Roland', has disappeared and is assumed to be in the hands of the Nazis. Only he knows the secret of the thirty-one kings, one upon which the future of Europe depends. Hannay is dispatched to Paris to find Roland before the Germans overrun the city. On a hazardous journey across the battlefields of France Hannay is joined by old friends and new allies as he confronts a ruthless foe who will stop at nothing to destroy him.
Category: Fiction

Thor Is Locked In My Garage

Author : Robert J. Harris
ISBN : 9781782501473
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Brothers Greg and Lewis are enjoying a heatwave in the summer holidays -- until Loki, the god of mischief, buries St Andrews in a huge blizzard! Loki is determined to conquer the universe and will stop at NOTHING to get his way. Greg, Lewis and their friend Susie must make a perilous journey to Asgard, the City of the Gods, to foil Loki's evil plan. Luckily, Thor, the god of thunder, has turned up to help them. Unfortunately, he's locked in the boys' garage... The hilarious sequel to The Day the World Went Loki is filled with monsters, mischief and everyone's favourite Norse gods.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Castle Macnab

Author : Robert J. Harris
ISBN : 9781788850605
Genre : Fiction
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At the end of John Buchan’s classic adventure John Macnab, three friends in search of excitement have just completed an epic feat of poaching. Now their celebrations are unexpectedly interrupted by the appearance of their old comrade Richard Hannay. His arrival marks the beginning of a new and even more hazardous challenge. A foreign dignitary has been abducted while on a secret visit to Scotland and his life hangs in the balance. It is up to Hannay and the Macnabs to rescue him before Europe in plunged into a new and ruinous war. For the man they must rescue was once their greatest foe – the Kaiser. This time the stakes are higher, the risks are greater, and the fate of a nation will be decided.
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The Machines Of Leonardo Da Vinci And Franz Reuleaux

Author : Francis C. Moon
ISBN : 9781402055997
Genre : Science
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This fascinating book will be of as much interest to engineers as to art historians, examining as it does the evolution of machine design methodology from the Renaissance to the Age of Machines in the 19th century. It provides detailed analysis, comparing design concepts of engineers of the 15th century Renaissance and the 19th century age of machines from a workshop tradition to the rational scientific discipline used today.
Category: Science

Inventing Leonardo

Author : A. Richard Turner
ISBN : 0520089383
Genre : Art
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Follows the differing opinions and interpretations of Leonardo da Vinci since the sixteenth century.
Category: Art