A Knapsack Full of Dreams:Memoirs of a Street Nurse Cathy Crowe
Morrigan Crow´s adventures in the magical world of Nevermoor continue . . . The most anticipated sequel of the year - a treat for all fans of magic and ´wunder´. A stunningly designed package - with silver foil, hidden artwork under the jacket and beautifully designed interiors - a perfect gift for all young readers. ´An extraordinary story full of magics great and small´ Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of THE GIRL OF INK AND STARS Imagination, discovery and friendship await Morrigan Crow when she escapes her deadly curse and joins the Wundrous Society. It promises her protection and belonging for life - but then Morrigan doesn´t receive the welcome she hoped for... Morrigan is a much-feared Wundersmith. So, instead of the Society helping Morrigan to embrace her power, she is only taught that all Wundersmiths are evil and she must suppress her mysterious ability at all costs. To make things worse, Nevermoor is quickly turning from a place of safety into one of danger. Society members are going missing, someone is blackmailing Morrigan´s new friends, turning them against her. And Ezra Squall, the evillest man who ever lived, is determined to lure Morrigan from the Society by promising to reveal the true nature of the Wunder that calls to her, which is becoming ever harder to resist... Has Morrigan´s dream of escaping her cursed life ended before it truly began? Perfect for fans of the Harry Potter series and His Dark Materials, this series takes readers into an extraordinary world, setting hope and imagination alive. NEVERMOOR - WINNER OF THE WATERSTONES CHILDREN´S BOOK PRIZE 2018 YOUNGER FICTION CATEGORY AND RED MAGAZINE´S BIG BOOK ´BEST CHILDREN´S BOOK (7-12)´ AWARD ´´Extraordinary world-building´´ Guardian ´´Masterful storytelling, twisty plotting, a thrilling magical world and universally importsnt themes ... idefal reading for anyone who loves Harry Potter´´ Booktrust ´´This has light and dark, twists, inventiveness and big themes of prejudice and resistance´´ The Sunday Times ´´The perfect series for young Harry Potter fans´´ Irish Independent ´´Townsend is a brilliantly suspenseful storyteller who never lets the pace slacken´´ The Daily Telegraph
If your dream is big enough, not even your enemies can stop you.... Charlie Trumper´s earliest memory is of hearing his grandfather´s sales patter from behind his costermonger´s barrow. When Grandpa Charlie dies, young Charlie wants nothing more than to follow in his footsteps - his burning ambition is to own a shop that will sell everything: ´The Biggest Barrow in the World´. Charlie´s progress from the teeming streets of Whitechapel to the elegance of Chelsea Terrace is only a few miles as the crow flies. But in Jeffrey Archer´s expert hands it becomes an epic journey through the triumphs and disasters of the century, as Charlie follows a thread of love, ambition, and revenge to fulfil the dream his grandfather inspired. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Lee. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/macm/000811/bk_macm_000811_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Charlie Trumper´s earliest memory is of hearing his grandfather´s sales patter from behind his costermonger´s barrow. When Grandpa Charlie dies, young Charlie wants nothing more than to follow in his footsteps. His burning ambition is to own a shop that will sell everything: ´´The Biggest Barrow in the World´´. Charlie´s progress from the teeming streets of Whitechapel to the elegance of Chelsea Terrace is only a few miles as the crow flies. But in Jeffrey Archer´s expert hands, it becomes an epic journey through the triumphs and disasters of the century, as Charlie follows a thread of love, ambition, and revenge to fulfil the dream his grandfather inspired. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Martin Jarvis. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/macm/000074/bk_macm_000074_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When Charlie Trumper inherits the barrow his grandfather used to peddle fruit and vegetables in turn-of-the-century Whitechapel, England, he inherits his enterprising spirit as well. Charlie´s deeply held ambition to raise himself out of the poverty of London´s East End is destined to be realized, but there are many obstacles to overcome, including a tour of duty at the front in World War I, where he encounters the man who will become his lifelong enemy. As the crow flies, it is only a few short miles from Whitechapel to Chelsea Terrace, the upscale London neighborhood where Trumper´s department store - and the realization of all Charlie´s dreams - will have its beginnings. But for Charlie, following the threads of love, ambition, and revenge, it will be an epic journey that carries him across three continents and through the triumphs and disasters of the 20th century. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Lee. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/001933/bk_aren_001933_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Growing up in the slums of East End London, Charlie Trumper dreams of someday running his grandfather´s fruit and vegetable barrow. That day comes suddenly when his grandfather dies, leaving him the floundering business. With the help of Becky Salmon, an enterprising young woman, Charlie sets out to make a name for himself as ´´The Honest Trader´´. But the brutal onset of World War I takes Charlie far from home and into the path of a dangerous enemy whose legacy of evil follows Charlie and his family for generations. Encompassing three continents and spanning over 60 years, As the Crow Flies brings to life a magnificent tale of one man´s rise from rags to riches set against the backdrop of a changing century. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Martin Jarvis. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/000387/bk_aren_000387_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Vietnam took his legs. A murderer took his father. Somehow, Jason Crow has to take a stand. Jason Crow comes home to Texas on clumsy prosthetic legs, struggling with his lost dreams and the pitying curiosity of friends and strangers. But there´s no time for him to brood, because his father has just been shot to death. Unable to convince the police that his father was murdered, Jason begins his own investigation. In the process he uncovers family secrets that shake him to his core and make him question everyone and everything around him, including the love of Michiko, the beautiful Eurasian-American nurse he met in Japan. While fighting his own insecurity as a double amputee, Jason must challenge forces capable of destroying him and those he loves to pursue the person who robbed him of his greatest hero: His dad. This debut book in Ken Casper´s Jason Crow West Texas Mystery Series treats readers to a powerful new voice in mystery fiction. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tim Campbell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/003324/bk_acx0_003324_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.