Автор: Джозеф Конрад Название: Dominoes:Typhoon ISBN: 0194248933 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780194248938 Издательство: Oxford University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 675 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: 'There's some bad weather out there,' Captain MacWhirr said to himself just before he sailed his ship, the Nan-Shan, into the middle of the most terrible storm in the South China Sea. The typhoon brings out the best in some men on the ship, and the worst in others. Can MacWhirr bring the ship through the storm safely? And what will happen to all the poor Chinese workers travelling home down in the ship's hold?
Описание: The weather in England that summer had been so awful that Gerald's mother sold the family house and took her children to live on the Mediterranean island of Corfu. Between lessons, the ten-year-old Gerald was free to walk round the sunny island and discover the wonderful people and animals living there. This is the story of Gerald's adventures with the fascinating animals of Corfu, and, of course, with his surprising family and their friends.
Описание: The three stories in this book are about ordinary people, people like you and me; but they find themselves in surprising situations. Lord Arthur Savile, a rich man with no enemies, finds out that he must do something terrible before he can marry. Poor young Hughie Erskine gives money to an old beggar - but the beggar is not what he seems. And Lord Murchison falls in love with a mystery woman - but what is the strange secret behind the door in Cumnor Street?
Название: Dominoes: Two: Green Planet Pack ISBN: 0194248437 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780194248433 Издательство: Oxford University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 865 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Once 'green' was just a colour. Now we use it to talk about a way of looking at our world and thinking about the environment. But how green is our planet today? From nuclear power plants to Nemo the clownfish, from polar bears to pesticides, from Greenpeace to global warming, this book brings together many different stories that have made environmental history. Read it, and perhaps you too can help to make our planet greener!
Описание: It is the year 1627, and young d'Artagnan comes to Paris with a dream - to become a King's Musketeer. Three of these brave soldiers - Porthos, Athos and Aramis - soon become his friends. After a short time d'Artagnan has fallen in love and into great danger. Can the three musketeers and d'Artagnan fight against the evil plans of the beautiful Milady and the cruel Cardinal Richelieu?
Описание: Over the years hunters, poachers, and war have killed many of the gorillas of central Africa. But there are still a few hundred living high in the mists of the Virunga Mountains. When Dian Fossey first saw a family of wild mountain gorillas in the Virungas she knew that she must help these wonderful animals. This true story tells of the twenty years she lived with them, watched them, wrote about them, and protected them. In the end, she gave her life for them.
Описание: Marseille, France, 1815. It is Edmond Dantшs' wedding day. But his enemies have other plans, and Edmond is arrested and sent to the terrible island prison of Chтteau d'If. For fourteen long years he waits for the right moment to escape. And now Edmond is a rich man, with many disguises, and a new name. The Count of Monte Cristo begins his revenge...
Название: Dominoes: Starter: Sinbad Pack ISBN: 0194246736 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780194246736 Издательство: Oxford University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 666 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Sinbad the sailor spends many years at sea. He visits strange countries, meets some strange people and some frightening animals. He is sometimes rich, sometimes poor and always in danger. But all the time he is learning from his adventures, until finally he returns home to Baghdad, an older and wiser man.
Автор: Hines, Alan Название: Dominoes: Starter: Changing Places Pack ISBN: 0194246728 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780194246729 Издательство: Oxford University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 267 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Hal works at the zoo every day and his life isn't exciting until he meets Tim. Tim is a movie star. He has a difficult life, and he is unhappy until he meets Hal. But when they meet, and agree to change places, interesting things start to happen. And, by changing places, the two men learn what is truly important in their lives.
Автор: Shakespeare Название: Dominoes: Starter: The Tempest Pack ISBN: 019424671X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780194246712 Издательство: Oxford University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 795 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Prospero, the Duke of Milan, and his daughter Miranda are far away from home, alone on an island in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. They want to return to Milan... Then, one day, Prospero sees a ship near the island carrying his greatest enemies. Prospero, with the help of his magic and the island spirit, Ariel, makes a magic storm - a tempest - to bring them to the island.
Описание: It's London, 1666. It's a hot, dry summer. A small fire starts in a baker's shop in Pudding Lane. Soon the city of London is burning and the fire-fighters can't stop the fire. People are running from their houses down to the River Thames. But how does the fire begin and who can stop it? What is the King of England doing to help?
Автор: Escott, John Название: Dominoes: Starter: A Pretty Face Pack ISBN: 019424668X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780194246682 Издательство: Oxford University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 255 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Zoe Baker works in a bookstore. She also likes acting, and she has a part in the play Romeo and Juliet. Mike Morrison writes about the play for the newspaper. What does he write about Zoe? Is Zoe a good actress ... or is she just 'a pretty face'? What does Zoe think when she reads the newspaper? What does she do?
Описание: The men and the woman in this book - William Tell, Tom Blood, Lord Bao, King Matthias, Johnny Appleseed, and Lady Godiva - are all real people from history. But every time someone tells an old story, they change things in it, to make them bigger, better, and more exciting. So what is true in this book and what is not? Read all six of the stories, and see what you think.
Описание: In the first of these stories, Rip van Winkle sleeps for over twenty years, and then wakes up to a world that he no longer understands. In the other story, Ichabod Crane, the school teacher, meets a headless rider in the middle of a dark night. These two classic tales of the supernatural by Washington Irving have been popular for nearly two hundred years.
Описание: 'Today you can go round the world in eighty days,' says Phileas Fogg. 'Do it, and I pay you 20,000 pounds,' says his friend Stuart. This is the beginning of one of Jules Verne's most exciting stories. Phileas Fogg must get back to London by December 21st or lose all his money. And with the help of his servant, Passepartout, Fogg travels in many ways - from train to elephant - and has some surprising adventures on the way.
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