Dodger s Guide to London

ROLL UP! ROLL UP! READ ALL ABOUT IT! Ladies and Gents, Sir Jack Dodger brings you a most excellent Guide to London!

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Author: Terry Pratchett

Publisher: Doubleday Children's

ISBN: 085753324X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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This digital edition includes the original artwork, has been specially adapted for ebook platforms and is optimized for tablet devices. The hardback edition of Dodger's Guide to London has fully integrated images and text. ROLL UP! ROLL UP! READ ALL ABOUT IT! Ladies and Gents, Sir Jack Dodger brings you a most excellent Guide to London! Did you know . . . ? If a Victorian couldnâe(tm)t afford a sweep, they might drop a goose down their chimney to clean it! A nobby ladyâe(tm)s unmentionables could weigh up to 40lbs! Parliament had to be suspended during the Great Stink of 1858! From the wretches of the rookeries to the fancy coves at Buckingham Palace, Dodger will show you every dirty inch of London. Warning: Includes âe(tm)orrible murders, naughty ladies and plenty of geezers!

Dragons at Crumbling Castle

The Wee Free Men <+ A Hat Full of Sky -- Wintersmith I Shall Wear Midnight Nation Dodger Dodgers Guide to London A full list of Terry Pratchett's books can be found on www.terrypratchett.co.uk TERRYt. £*} £9– PRATCHETT D ot Crumb'.

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Author: Terry Pratchett

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781448195770

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

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Dragons have invaded Crumbling Castle, and all of King Arthur’s knights are either on holiday or visiting their grannies. It’s a disaster! Luckily, there’s a spare suit of armour and a very small boy called Ralph who’s willing to fill it. Together with Fortnight the Friday knight and Fossfiddle the wizard, Ralph sets out to defeat the fearsome fire-breathers. But there's a teeny weeny surprise in store . . . Fourteen fantastically funny stories from master storyteller Sir Terry Pratchett, full of time travel and tortoises, monsters and mayhem! ‘So funny I dropped my spoon laughing!’ – King Arthur

The Witch s Vacuum Cleaner

... Sky Wintersmith I Shall Wear Midnight The Shepherds Crown Nation Dodger Dodgers Guide to London A full list of Terry Pratchett's books can be found on www.terrypratchett.co.uk PRATCHETT on Tie x WITCH'S Vacuum Cleanor and & <torieg.

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Author: Terry Pratchett

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781448197156

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

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Do you believe in magic? Can you imagine a war between wizards, a rebellious ant called 4179003, or a time-travelling television? Can you imagine that poor old Mr Swimble could see a mysterious vacuum cleaner in the morning, and make cheese sandwiches and yellow elephants magically appear by the afternoon? Welcome to the wonderful world of Sir Terry Pratchett, and fourteen fantastically funny tales from the master storyteller. Bursting from these pages are food fights, pirates, bouncing rabbits and magical pigeons. And a witch riding a vacuum cleaner, of course. ‘One of the most consistently funny writers around’ Guardian

Diggers

... novels): The Wee Free Men A Hat Full of Sky Wintersmith I Shall Wear Midnight The Shepherd's Crown Nation Dodger Dodgers Guide to London A full list of Terry Pratchett's books can be found on www.terrypratchett.co.uk TERRYt. {.

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Author: Terry Pratchett

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781407042626

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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This is the story of Jekub, the Dragon in the Hill with great big teeth and a great loud voice. (Well, that’s according to the nomes, but they are only four inches tall.) When humans threaten their new home in the quarry, the natural thing would be to run and hide. But the nomes have got the wild idea that they should fight back. After all, everyone knows that nomes are faster and smarter than humans, and now they have a secret weapon . . . The fantastically funny second book of the nomes, from the author of the bestselling Discworld series.

A Study Guide for Helene Hanff s 84 Charing Cross Road

She sends the letter along with a prayer request for the Brooklyn Dodgers to win the World Series. ... "a real apartment with real furniture" and "walltowall carpeting," although it means postponing her anticipated trip to London.

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Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410339171

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 21

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A Study Guide for Helene Hanff's "84 Charing Cross Road," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.

Artful Dodgers

London: Macmillan, 1892. Moore, Doris Langley. E. Nesbit: A Biography. London: Ernest Benn, 1933. Rev. ed. Philadelphia: Chilton, 1966. Moore, John Robert. ... J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter Novels: A Reader's Guide.

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Author: Marah Gubar

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199887446

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 280

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In this groundbreaking contribution to Victorian and children's literature studies, Marah Gubar proposes a fundamental reconception of the nineteenth-century attitude toward childhood. The ideology of innocence was much slower to spread than we think, she contends, and the people whom we assume were most committed to it--children's authors and members of the infamous "cult of the child"--were actually deeply ambivalent about this Romantic notion. Rather than wholeheartedly promoting a static ideal of childhood purity, Golden Age children's authors often characterize young people as collaborators who are caught up in the constraints of the culture they inhabit, and yet not inevitably victimized as a result of this contact with adults and their world. Such nuanced meditations on the vexed issue of the child's agency, Gubar suggests, can help contemporary scholars to generate more flexible critical approaches to the study of childhood and children's literature.

The Dodgers Encyclopedia

London : Bison Books . Brooklyn Dodger baseball 1901-1956 . ... The Dodgers . New York : Hastings House . Durant , J. ( 1973 ) . The story of baseball in words and pictures . ... Los Angeles Dodgers media guide . ( 1989-1997 ) .

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Author: William McNeil

Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1582613168

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 464

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The Dodgers Encyclopedia is the definitive book on Los Angeles and Brooklyn Dodgers baseball. It traces the history of one of Major League Baseball's most successful organizations, from the misty beginnings of its predecessors in rural Brooklyn more than 140 years ago, through their formative years in the major leagues, as a member of the American Association from 1884 through 1889, to a full-fledged representative of the National League since 1890. It covers the exciting and oftenzany years in Brooklyn through 1957, as well as a long and successful sojourn in Southern California during the last half of the 20th century.

Catharine Parr Traill s The Female Emigrant s Guide

Oliver, Sandra L. (1989) “Bannock: Jonnycake, Dodgers, Ashcake, and Hoecake.” Food History News 1 (3): 3–6. ... (1887) Miss Parloa's Kitchen Companion: A Guide for All Who Would be Good Housekeepers. ... London: National Trust.

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Author: Nathalie Cooke

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 9780773549319

Category: Cooking

Page: 556

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What did you eat for dinner today? Did you make your own cheese? Butcher your own pig? Collect your own eggs? Drink your own home-brewed beer? Shanty bread leavened with hops-yeast, venison and wild rice stew, gingerbread cake with maple sauce, and dandelion coffee – this was an ordinary backwoods meal in Victorian-era Canada. Originally published in 1855, Catharine Parr Traill’s classic The Female Emigrant’s Guide, with its admirable recipes, candid advice, and astute observations about local food sourcing, offers an intimate glimpse into the daily domestic and seasonal routines of settler life. This toolkit for historical cookery, redesigned and annotated in an edition for use in contemporary kitchens, provides readers with the resources to actively use and experiment with recipes from the original Guide. Containing modernized recipes, a measurement conversion chart, and an extensive glossary, this volume also includes discussions of cooking conventions, terms, techniques, and ingredients that contextualize the social attitudes, expectations, and challenges of Traill’s world and the emigrant experience. In a distinctive and witty voice expressing her can-do attitude, Catharine Parr Traill’s The Female Emigrant’s Guide unlocks a wealth of information on historical foodways and culinary exploration.

The Giants and the Dodgers

The Giants and the Dodgers: The Fabulous Story of Baseball's Fiercest Feud. New York: Putnam's, ¡964. ... London and New York: Routledge, ¡990. Cepeda, Orlando, with Herb Fagen. ... Dodgers Media Guide. Tempe, AZ: Ben Franklin Press, ...

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Author: Andrew Goldblatt

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476613147

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

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The Giant-Dodger rivalry was considered the best in baseball by 1890 and remains the game’s oldest and most storied rivalry today. It’s remarkable how often both teams have been good, how rarely they’ve both been bad, and how tenaciously the underdog has battled in between. Through 12 decades (and in two sets of cities 3,000 miles apart) Giant and Dodger partisans have rooted so passionately against each other that, just as during the Civil War, conflicting loyalties have divided neighbors and even families. This is the definitive account of the rivalry, from its roots in amateur contests between New York and Brooklyn teams in the 1840s to its present incarnation in California’s world class cities. All the greats are here: Ward, Ebbets, McGraw, Mathewson, Terry, Durocher, Reese, Robinson, Mays, Koufax, Drysdale, Marichal, Lasorda, Bonds. The book also examines the cities that have hosted the rivalry and devotes a special section to the move to California. The author argues compellingly that, contrary to popular wisdom, the rivalry’s best years came after the move.

Bryant May London s Glory

The tour guide was attempting to deliver a potted history of the Haymarket, and was not happy about being ... A hefty woman in an LA Dodgers baseball cap, an oversized sweatshirt and huge baggy shorts reacted with horror behind him.

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Author: Christopher Fowler

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473526211

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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In every detective’s life there are cases that can’t be discussed, and throughout the Bryant & May novels there have been mentions of some of these such as the Deptford Demon or the Little Italy Whelk Smuggling Scandal. Now Arthur Bryant has decided to open the files on eleven of these previously unseen investigations that required the collective genius and unique modus operandi of Arthur Bryant and John May and the Peculiar Crimes Unit - investigations that range from different times (London during the Great Smog) and a variety of places: a circus freak show, on board a London Tour Bus and even a yacht off the coast of Turkey. And in addition to these eleven classic cases, readers are also given a privileged look inside the Peculiar Crimes Unit (literally, with a cut away drawing of their offices), a guide to the characters of the Peculiar Crimes Unit, and access to the contents of Arthur Bryant’s highly individual library.