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When Roberta, Peter and Phyllis’ dad is suddenly and unexpectedly sent to prison, the children are suddenly pulled away from their comfortable suburban life. They move with their mother to the "Three Chimneys," a countryside house that sits near the railway. As the children settle into their new life, the railway allows them to meet and befriend a series of characters, some of whom need their help, and some whom might just be able to help them. First published in 1905 as a serial, "The Railway Children"...
Engels | 4 uur 58 minuten (jpg, 216 MB) | SAGA Egmont, København | 2020
The Bastable children, which some readers may remember from "The Treasure Seekers," are sent to stay in the countryside. The children (and Pincher the dog) have every intention of being well-behaved... but is the country really large enough to contain their exuberance? Edith Nesbit Bland (1858-1924) was a British author, activist and poet, who published an extensive amount of children’s books under the pen name "E. Nesbit", which are still widely read today. Amongst her most famous novels are...
Engels | 8 uur 32 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB) | SAGA Egmont, København | 2020
"During the daylight hours of several autumn Saturdays there had been severe outbreaks of cavalry in the Schofield neighbourhood. The sabres were of wood; the steeds were imaginary, and both were employed in a game." "Penrod and Sam" (1916) is the sequel to "Penrod" (1914). Set before World War One, it focuses on Penrod Schofield and his best friend Sam Williams as they go on hilarious adventures. Booth Tarkington (1869-1946) was an American novelist and dramatist. Originally from Indianapolis,...
Engels | 6 uur 27 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB) | SAGA Egmont, København | 2020
Joe Matson has recently moved to Riverside with his family. The wide-awake country boy, who loves baseball, joins the Riverside's local nine and gets the position he wanted — that of pitcher. When not on the diamond, Joe is assisting his father against the foes who are trying to steal Mr. Matson's machinery patents. This is the first volume volume in the "Baseball Joe" series. Howard Roger Garis (1873-1962) was an American author, who wrote many books for the Stratemeyer Syndicate under various...
Engels | 4 uur 34 minuten (jpg, 199 MB) | SAGA Egmont, København | 2020
Sixteen-year-old Leslie has come to the New Jersey shore as a companion to her ailing Aunt Marcia, whose doctor has sent her there for some quiet rest and recuperation. While the beach is lovely in October, Leslie quickly finds herself getting lonely with no one her own age to talk to. But one day, her dog digs up a metal box with an engraved dragon on it. This will lead Leslie not only to a mystery but also to a new friend. Augusta Huiell Seaman (1879-1950) was a prolific American author of...
Engels | 3 uur 25 minuten (jpg, 154 MB) | SAGA Egmont, København | 2020
Teddy loves to tell the story of how his father heroically died on the battlefield. He wants to become a soldier just like him. But this brings contention and strife when a new girl comes to town. Nancy is just as selfishly proud as he is and from the beginning, they are enemies. Yet as time passes, they learn to put their prejudices to the side, allowing a new friendship to bloom. Amelia Sophia Le Feuvre (1861-1929) war born in Lee, Kent, the daughter of an H. M. Customs surveyor and granddaughter...
Engels | 2 uur 28 minuten (jpg, 109 MB) | SAGA Egmont, København | 2020
Betty Baird, the daughter of Doctor Baird, a Presbyterian minister of the village of Weston, is sent away to the Pines, a boarding school. At first, she is ridiculed by the more popular, and wealthier girls. But soon, Betty charms them with her unique and captivating personality, and she and her new friends go on many lighthearted adventures. This is the first volume in Anna Hamlin Weikel’s Betty Baird series, which was extremely popular among young girl in the early 1900s. The audiobook version...
Engels | 5 uur 1 minuut (jpg, 223 MB) | SAGA Egmont, København | 2020
Un cuenta di Afefe
Virginia ta biba riba e isla di Aruba, den e Reino Hulandes. Su bida ta un lucha constante, pasobra e ta biba den sclavitud. Dia den dia afo e ta mula, traha duro den cunucu di aloe, pero den su curason e ta anhela su libertad. E kier balia, bisti den un shimis elegante suave. Virginia ta determina pa sigui su soño: pa biba den libertad, mescos cu e parhanan ariba aya den shelo tropical. Y e no ta su so: Afefe, e biento magico, ta bin yud’e! Virginia a biba di berdad. E ta un inspiracion pa...
Papiaments | 2 uur 38 minuten (jpg, 227 MB) | Querido, Amsterdam | 2023
The Water Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby is a children's novel by the Reverend Charles Kingsley. Written in 1862-1863 as a serial for Macmillan's Magazine, it was first published in its entirety in 1863. The book was extremely popular in England during its day, and was a mainstay of British children's literature for many decades. Charles Kingsley (1819-1875) was an English novelist, priest of the Church of England, historian, professor, and social reformer. His most famous work is the classic...
Engels | 7 uur 3 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB) | SAGA Egmont, København | 2017