"Bears on the Road to Damascus" presents a mad hodgepodge of the real and the fantastic, a literary buffet designed to please several palates.
In this collection of short stories and essays, often macabre and always touching, strange tales of terror, love, absurdity, violence, loss, and conviction await. Just when things may seem a bit bleak, charming folk tales emerge to inspire and delight. The title story tracks a convoluted murder mystery in the beach town of Santa Roma, a strange place where the ocean hints at favors-but makes no promises.
This collection contains a first-person account of occupying a campus administration building in protest along with hilarious, satirical news articles; a long-lost script of Sarah Palin's Alaska; and a heartfelt essay examining our place in history, and the path forward.
With a little something for everyone, "Bears on the Road to Damascus" is an indescribable and peculiar adventure into pure imagination.
This is a treasury of over 35 bedtime stories. You can meet the bears of Bearborough: Albert, Barney, Bertram, Cleo, Emmeline, Martha, Max, Mr Minim and many more. In this cuddly collection of sleepytime stories, youngsters build snow bears and try to find the end of a rainbow, a daddy bear stretches the truth with his tall tales, clumsy Cousin Carlotta hosts a grand ball, Barney and his mother face flyaway laundry, and Uncle Hugo builds an extraordinary invention. It includes an useful index of themes that makes it easy for you to select just the right story. These tales are the perfect length for bedtime reading, with accessible language and pretty pictures that will keep small children entertained as you read together at the end of a busy day. The little town of Bearborough is home to as fine a bunch of bears as you are likely to meet. There are baby bears and granny bears, opera-singing bears and even trampolining bears! In these exciting and amusing adventures, Barney sees a ghost, his father attempts to paint a masterpiece, Bertram clears out his books - much to the delight of bookworm Barney - and Mr Minim gets unexpected help winding up the Town Hall Clock. Children and parents alike will enjoy reading about the troubles and triumphs of this town of teddy bears.
Mrs. GilleyWilley, A Magical Nanny's Adventure Story Series THE BLUE EARED BEAR A Nanny and a little girl use magic roller-skates to go though the Enchanted Forest to a recycle store. She finds a sad teddy bear crammed onto a shelf where he was thrown. His self esteem is low because of hurtful teasing. Olivia Ann helps build him up to a new and happy bear. This is a great story regarding anti-bullying. GIGGLE COOKIES. Mrs. GilleyWilley's special recipe is so good it makes people giggle when they eat the cookies. This is a fun story about garden elves, disappearing cookies, a flying thank you note that can talk out-loud and a special cooking jar. This yummy adventure story includes Mom, Mrs. GilleyWilley, Olivia Ann and BB-Bear a talking Teddy Bear and an assortment of flying elves..
In clear, easy-to-grasp language, the author covers many of the topics that you will need to know in order to launch and run a successful business venture.
Join in the bear hunt with this fabulous sticker activity book, based on the classic picture book by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury.
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