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That S Not My Lion

Author : Fiona Watt
ISBN : 1409509931
Genre : Board books
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A mouse searches for his lion friend. On board pages.
Category: Board books

Thats Not My Lion

Author : Fiona Watt
ISBN : 1474959032
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Celebrate the 20th anniversary of That's not my... with this new addition to the series. Babies and toddlers will love touching the textured patches as they meet lots of adorable lions. The bright pictures and textures to stroke are designed to help develop sensory and language awareness. Illustrations: Full colour throughout

My Lion S Heart

Author : Gareth Patterson
ISBN : 9780620601344
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Environmentalist, independent researcher and author, Gareth Patterson has spent his entire adult life working tirelessly for the greater protection of African wildlife and, more particularly, for that of the lion. Born in England in 1963, Gareth grew up in Nigeria and Malawi. From an early age he knew where his life's path would take him - it would be in Africa, and his life's work would be for the cause of the African wilderness and its wild inhabitants. His is an all-encompassing African story. From his childhood in West and East Africa to his study of a threatened lion population in a private reserve in Botswana to his work with George Adamson, celebrated as the 'Lion Man' of Africa, we witness Gareth's growing commitment to his life's mission. This is nowhere more evident than in his account of his life as a human member of a lion pride, experiencing life and death through its eyes, as he successfully rehabilitated three famous orphaned lion cubs back into a life in the wilds. At considerable risk to his own personal safety, he exposed the sordid canned lion 'industry' in South Africa, bringing this shameful practice to international attention. After moving to the Western Cape he took up the fight for the African elephant, notably the unique endangered Knysna population, and published his astonishing findings in his 2009 book The Secret Elephants. Perhaps unsurprisingly, given the stressful nature of his work, Gareth suffered a massive physical and mental breakdown in his forties, which he discusses here for the first time with an openness that underlines his courage. Lesser men might have been broken, but his 'lion's heart' fought back and he ultimately overcame his illness. Gareth Patterson's long-awaited autobiography is a moving account of one man's single-minded dedication to the preservation of Africa's wildlife. It is also a stark reminder that if the human race does not want to lose Africa's priceless wild heritage, there is no time to waste. 'The lion is my totem animal, and this is the story of my life in Africa, for the lion.'
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Wo Die Wilden Kerle Wohnen

Author : Maurice Sendak
ISBN : 3257005466
Genre : Fantasy fiction
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Der kleine Max lässt sich ganz allein zum Land der wilden Kerle treiben. Er wird der Wildeste von allen und sie machen ihn zu ihrem König. (ab 4)
Category: Fantasy fiction

Our Boys And Girls

Author : Oliver Optic
ISBN : UOM:39015068530339
Genre : Children's periodicals, American
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Category: Children's periodicals, American

The Shadow Of The Lion

Author : Mercedes Lackey
ISBN : 9781618243294
Genre : Fiction
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ADVENTURES IN AN OTHER-WORLDLY NEW-AGE VENICE it is the year 1537. The great winged Lion stares over a Venice where magic thrives. The rich Venetian Republic is a bastion of independence and tolerance. Perhaps for that reason, it is also corrupt, and rotten with intrigue. But for the young brothers Marco and Benito Valdosta, vagabond and thief, Venice is simply-home. They have no idea that they stand at the center of the city's coming struggle for its very life. They know nothing of the powerful forces moving in the background. They have barely heard of Chernobog, demonlord of the North, who is shifting his pawns to attack Venice in order to cut into the underbelly of the Holy Roman Empire. All Marco and Benito know is that they're hungry and in dangerous company: Katerina the smuggler, Caesare the sell-sword, Montagnard assassins, church inquisitors, militant Knights of the Holy Trinity, Dottore Marina the Strega mage . . . and Maria. Maria might be an honest canaler, but she had the hottest temper a boy could find. Yet among the dark waters of the canals lurk far worse dangers than a hot-tempered girl. Chernobog has set a monster loose to wreak havoc on the city. Magic, murder and evil are all at work to pull Venice down. Fanatical monks seek to root out true witchcraft with fire and sword. Steel-clad Teutonic knights, wealth traders, church dignitaries and great Princes fight and plot for control of the jewel of the Mediterranean. And somehow all of these, from thieves to mages to princes, must gather around Marco and his brother Benito, under the shadow of the great winged lion of Venice. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management). "The prolific Lackey and cohorts Flint and Freer whip up a luscious bouillabaisse of politics, intrigue, love and black magic set in an "Other-worldly, New-Age Venice. . . ." The authors' use of contemporary American vernacular . . . instead of pompous period speech keeps the pages turning fast. . . ." ¾Publishers Weekly "[A] massive concoction of alternate history, high fantasy, and historical romance set in the sixteenth-century Venice of an alternate world . . . rich plotting, vivid characterization, and splendid evocation of Renaissance ethics and culture should make readers turn all the pages." ¾Booklist ". . . a sweeping alternate history. .. .The authors deftly wield the juxtaposition of fantasy and history into a finely crafted story." ¾Romantic Times "[A] top pick . . . fast-paced action and complex, believable settings." ¾The Bookwatch
Category: Fiction

The Still Lion

Author : Clement Mansfield Ingleby
ISBN : HARVARD:32044050832088
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Lion Woman S Legacy

Author : Arlene Voski Avakian
ISBN : 9781558619364
Genre : Social Science
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Arlene Avakians memoir evokes the quarrels, ambition, prejudice, and courage that shaped her coming of age in a family that immigrated to the United States to escape genocide in Turkey. Inspired by her passionate feminism and strengthened within a loving lesbian relationship, Avakian records and re-examines her personal history, discovering the story of her grandmother, which brings with it a legacy of radical politics and a powerful affirmation of ethnic identity.
Category: Social Science

Lion Plays Rough

Author : Lachlan Smith
ISBN : 9780802192837
Genre : Fiction
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In this “finely paced mystery,” a lawyer and amateur detective thinks he’s found the case that will make him—but it just might break him instead (Publishers Weekly). Now working as a criminal defense attorney in Oakland, Leo Maxwell thinks he’s found a new client after a mysterious woman knocks him off his bicycle with her car. She just so happens to have a brother who needs defense on a murder charge. Leo readily agrees and dives right into the investigation. After taking a series of photographs that seem to blow the lid on corruption in the police department, Leo quickly discovers he’s been had. His client already has representation—one of Oakland’s most renowned gangland lawyers—and claims he doesn’t have a sister. Drawing the ire of criminals and crooked cops alike, Leo is soon framed for murder. Just as he thinks he’s getting closer to the truth, danger is getting even closer. “Full of intelligent plot twists . . . should appeal to any fan of good writing.” —Publishers Weekly “Smith has created a wonderfully readable pair of brothers in Teddy and Leo Maxwell. . . . Lion Plays Rough is as good as Bear Is Broken, which is high praise indeed.” —Huntington News
Category: Fiction

The Westminster Review

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ISBN : UCLA:31158002390234
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature

The Dancing Lion

Author : Stephen Barry
ISBN : 9780595318650
Genre : Fiction
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Happiness has always eluded Bill Harris. His teaching job leaves him vaguely dispirited and unfulfilled. To breathe life into his flagging career, he transfers to a new high school, but the decision backfires when his new principal assigns him classes filled with Vietnamese immigrants.When school starts, the students ask Harris to supervise a Vietnamese cultural club. He reluctantly agrees, unaware the decision will change his life. He quickly becomes captivated by his students, spellbound by the beauty of their culture, and often speechless at their fierce loyalty for their parents. He spends long hours helping them prepare a wondrous lunar New Year show. Filled with music, dance, comedy and drama, the show opens with a riveting performance by the Dancing Lion, a terrifying guardian from the palace of a powerful god and ends with The Legend Stone Woman, an ancient story that looks deep into the heart of the Vietnamese way of thinking and illustrates the integrity and strength of the Vietnamese woman.The Dancing Lion describes a year in the life of an American teacher whose life is transformed by his students. It is a touching display of people reaching out to each other across a cultural divide.
Category: Fiction

Lion Eyes

Author : Claire Berlinski
ISBN : 9780345513304
Genre : Fiction
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Of Claire Berlinski’s marvelous debut novel, Loose Lips–a perfect blend of satire, romance, and suspense featuring a young female CIA operative–book critic Frank Bascombe observed: “It’s more than a little obvious that [protagonist] Selena Keller is Claire Berlinski.” Despite her assertions to the contrary, Berlinski isn’t above poking fun at that notion in her hilarious and intriguing new novel. In Lion Eyes, a fictional Claire–the author of a novel about love among young CIA trainees–is unsuccessfully dodging a deadly Paris heat wave and her even deadlier ex-boyfriend. When she receives an e-mail from an Iranian admirer who wonders how to obtain a copy of Loose Lips in his native city of Esfahan, Claire wastes no time in replying. Her correspondence with the mysterious stranger, Arsalan–whose name means “the Lion” in Persian–quickly becomes personal, then intimate . . . then obsessive. As Claire heads to Istanbul to find relief from the heat, her electronic flirtation with Arsalan begins, inevitably, to consume her. The boundary between reality and her imagination blurs and then disappears. The Lion, meanwhile, is nurturing his own powerful fantasies about the author. To satisfy their growing passion, they agree to meet, back in Paris, but Claire soon learns that someone is secretly intercepting their communications. Suddenly, Claire’s romantic dreams start to dissolve. As events take an unimagined turn, and as life begins menacingly to imitate art, Claire discovers that the Lion is not who she thinks he is. Clever and witty, Lion Eyes showcases intriguing characters, exotic locales, snappy double entendres, clever spy games, and the forbidden pleasure of reading other people’s mail. Claire Berlinski (the real Claire Berlinshi, that is) expertly plots out chance and chase, love and lies, and brings it all together with intelligence, counterintelligence, and a dossier full of humor.
Category: Fiction

The Scarlet Lion

Author : Elizabeth Chadwick
ISBN : 9780748113057
Genre : Fiction
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William Marshal's prowess and loyalty as a knight in the English royal household has been rewarded by marriage to Isabelle de Clare, heiress to great estates in England, Normandy and Ireland. But their contentment and security is shattered when King Richard dies and is succeeded by his brother John, who takes the Marshals' sons hostage and seizes their lands. Now William must face the conflict between remaining loyal or rebelling against these injustices - and the struggle threatens to tear his marriage apart. Fiercely intelligent and courageous, Isabelle too must come to terms with what the future holds . . . The Scarlet Lion is the final novel in an unforgettable standalone trilogy about William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke, Regent of England - and one of the country's greatest forgotten heroes.
Category: Fiction

Fire Lion

Author : Margaret McAllister
ISBN : 0192751468
Genre : Children's stories
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A mystery story about a ghost trapped in a house which slips in and out of different periods in history. She is trapped by her own fear of the Fire Lion which she is sure lives in the locked cupboard. The ghost appeals to the boy who lives in the house for his help to release her spirit fromthe house.
Category: Children's stories

Lucifer The Lion

Author : Reverend Tracy L Crowe
ISBN : 9781452590073
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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This book provides an autobiography of a spiritual pilgrimage, and how being aware of synchronicities can lead an individual toward their path of destiny. It demonstrates that to ascend to the beautiful being of love that is our destiny, we can no longer allow atrocities to animals to continue. The author and the reader receive insight into spiritual growth for a much needed new paradigm. We have the power within us to “be the change that we want to see in the world.”
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit