Henry Cole shows us a day in the life of a cat named Spot. Spot sneaks away from home by way of an open window to go on a word journey through the city. Follow Spot as he weaves through busy city streets, visits a farmers market, wanders into a park full of kite-flyers, and beyond. But while Spot is out on his adventure, his beloved boy owner is looking for him—seeming to just miss him every time. When all seems almost lost, Spot’s story reminds us that there’s always a way back home.
Europäische Geschichte Europa als fremde Kultur: Wie Botschafter aus Fernost die Welt des Abendlandes erforschten. Keineswegs naiv-bewundernd, sondern kritisch und selbstbewußt betraten die ersten Botschafter aus dem Reich der Mitte die europäischen Metropolen. Ihre Ethnologie der abendländischen Welt ist es, die uns heute eine ungewöhnliche Perspektive auf die Geschichte Europas ermöglicht.
Fumpfs! Was ist nur los mit den halbvampirischen Schwestern? Silvania wachsen Damenbärte und auf Dakas Stirn prangt seit Tagen ein fieses Pickelkreuz. Klar, die beiden stecken mitten in der Pubertät, aber nicht nur das: An ihrem 13. Geburtstag wird sich nach einem Verpuppungsritual entscheiden, in welcher Form Daka und Silvania ihr weiteres Leben fristen werden: als normaler Mensch oder echter Vampir ...
Stolen from another world, the great warrior Malja has sought one thing above all else - a way home. With the help of her companions, Tommy and Fawbry, she may finally have her chance. Cole Watts, the genius at melding magic and machinery from the ruins of the once-civilized world, has returned to her dangerous experiments in creating portals. With her is Harskill, a man who came to Corlin through just such a portal. A man who is from the same world as Malja.
But as Malja's hopes rise, so do her problems. After years of using magic, Tommy is spiraling into madness - bad for any magician, but for one as powerful as Tommy, it could destroy the whole world. Caught between those she loves and that which she desires most, Malja will have to risk everything - friendships, lives, even her chances to get home - in order to save it all.
If you had to let love go, how long would you await its return? For Mei, an awkward and reserved girl from a poor immigrant family, falling in love with worldly Lawson, a rich kid from Hong Kong sent to America to be educated, is easy. But burdened with family duties that neither could shrug off they must part ways after graduation, he to try his best to live up to his father's expectations of an only son, and she onto law school to fulfill her parents' dream. Moving on is hard but Mei and Lawson would soon realize that finding their way back to each other is even harder.