"All stories translation copyright A Malcolm C. Lyons, 2008, except the translation of 'Ali Baba and the forty thieves killed by a slave girl' and 'The story of Aladdin' copyright A Ursula Lyons, 2008; introduction, glossary and further reading copyright A Robert Irwin, 2010"--Copyright page.
Contains nursery stories. This is a collection of favourite nursery rhymes, lullabies, poems and stories. It includes "Heads and Shoulders"; "The Grand Old Duke of York"; "The Ugly Duckling"; "Hush, Little Baby"; "Little Jack Horner"; "Row, Row, Row your Boat"; "Round and Round the Garden"; "Rain, Rain, Go Away"; and more.
Okonowo is the greatest warrior alive and he is one of the powerful men of his clan. But he also has a fiery temper. Determined not to be like his father, he refuses to show his weakness. When outsiders threaten the traditions of his clan, he takes violent action. Will the great man's pride eventually destroy him?
Okonkwo is the greatest wrestler and warrior alive, and his fame spreads throughout West Africa like a bush-fire. But when he accidentally kills a clansman, things begin to fall apart. Then Okonkwo returns from exile to find missionaries and colonial governors have arrived in the village.
London, 1841. The Rajah sails for Australia. On board are 180 women convicted of petty crimes. Daughters, sisters, mothers - they'll never see home or family again. Despised and damned, they have only one another. Until the murder. As the fearful hunt for a killer begins, everyone on board is a suspect . .
Sandleford Warren is in danger. Hazel's younger brother Fiver is convinced that a great evil is about to befall the land, but no one will listen. And why would they when it is Spring and the grass is fat and succulent?
Aeschylus (525-456 BC) brought a new grandeur and epic sweep to the drama of classical Athens, raising it to the status of high art. This translation is accompanied by an introduction, with individual discussions of the plays, and their sources in history and mythology.