Download E-books The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Standard Edition (Harry Potter) PDF

By J. K. Rowling

The stories of Beedle the Bard, a Wizarding vintage, first got here to Muggle readers' realization within the ebook often called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Now, due to Hermione Granger's new translation from the traditional runes, we current this attractive version with an creation, notes, and illustrations by way of J. okay. Rowling, and broad remark by way of Albus Dumbledore.

by no means earlier than have Muggles been aware about those richly imaginitive stories: "The Wizard and the Hopping Pot," "The Fountain of reasonable Fortune," "The Warlock’s furry Heart," "Babbitty Rabbitty and Her Cackling Stump," and naturally "The story of the 3 Brothers." yet not just are they the equivalent of fairy stories we now be aware of and love, studying them provides new perception into the realm of Harry Potter.

This buy additionally represents one other extremely important type of giving: From each sale of this ebook, Scholastic will supply its web proceeds to Lumos, a world children’s charity based in 2005 via J. okay. Rowling. Lumos is devoted to finishing the institutionalization of kids, a dangerous perform that has effects on the lives of as much as 8 million deprived little ones worldwide who stay in associations and orphanages, many positioned there because of poverty, incapacity, illness, discrimination and clash; only a few are orphans. Lumos works to reunite youngsters with their households, advertise family-based care choices, and support gurus to reform their platforms and shut down associations and orphanages. www.wearelumos.org
 

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Download E-books The Grand Ellipse PDF

By Paula Volsky

Paula Volsky, writer of The White Tribunal, returns with a amazing saga of experience and intrigue, romance and rebellion—beginning with a wondrous discovery which could eternally modify the destiny of the unfastened world…

In the fashionable, civilized republic of Vonahr, the necessity for magic turns out a specific thing of the prior. yet quickly the Vonahrish will locate that magic is their merely hope—for an imperialistic race of enthusiasts, rationale on conquering the area, now lots on Vonahr’s borders.

Vonahr’s slender probability for salvation lies in a close-by impartial state, the place a super savant has conjured up the final word weapon: Sentient hearth, a impressive flame that responds to the command of its maker.

Low Hetz’s mad, flamboyant king refuses to relinquish the secret—so the determined executive of Vonahr sends the exquisitely attractive adventurer Luzelle Devaire to show his head and alter his brain. yet to realize an viewers, Luzelle needs to win the Grand Ellipse, a try out of persistence, ingenuity, and valor…

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Download E-books Storm Riders (The Dragon Brigade, Book 2) PDF

By Margaret Weis, Robert Krammes

In a global the place magic is intrinsic to the material of lifestyle, kingdoms, centuries-long enemies, have lengthy sought a robust magical weapon that may win them lasting dominance. yet neither realm is prepared after they are either attacked via the Bottom-Dwellers, a sour humans whose personal land used to be destroyed, and who now dwell basically to take vengeance on these they blame for a wretched existence within the storm-tossed abyss they inhabit. utilizing contramagic bolstered by way of blood sacrifice to assault the area above, they threaten to carry down complete towns, or perhaps the island kingdoms themselves. Freya and Rosia are pressured to place apart their age-old clash to safeguard themselves, or hazard wasting everything.

As the Bottom-Dwellers’ contramagic eats away on the magic of the dragons that is helping shield the realm above, a former dragon-riding hero gathers a ragtag workforce to shape a brand new dragon brigade, the only determined wish of the 2 kingdoms to defeat the fiends who threaten their international. because the results of contramagic carry the area ever towards catastrophe, the recent dragon brigade struggle the vengeful adversary. Their high-flying heroics may be to no avail, although, until they could in some way discover forbidden wisdom, lengthy hidden via the Church, with no which they'll by no means be ready to hinder the world's destruction.

Margaret Weis and Robert Krammes convey yet one more intriguing dragon brigade event in hurricane Riders.

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Download E-books A General Theory of Magic (Routledge Classics) PDF

By Marcel Mauss

First written by way of Marcel Mauss and Henri Humbert in 1902, A common conception of Magic received a large new readership while republished via Mauss in 1950. As a research of magic in 'primitive' societies and its survival this present day in our innovations and social activities, it represents what Claude Lévi-Strauss known as, in an advent to that variation, the staggering modernity of the brain of 1 of the century's maximum thinkers. The booklet deals a desirable image of magic all through a variety of cultures in addition to deep sociological and non secular insights nonetheless a great deal suitable this day. At a interval while artwork, magic and technology seem to be crossing paths once more, A basic conception of Magic offers itself as a vintage for our occasions.

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Download E-books The Everything Wicca and Witchcraft Book: Rituals, spells, and sacred objects for everyday magick PDF

By Skye Alexander

What's the adaptation among white and black magick?

Will a spell particularly convey love into my life?

Can I perform Wicca with no becoming a member of a coven?

The every little thing Wicca and Witchcraft ebook, second Edition uncovers the interesting background and attract of witchcraft, slicing via universal misconceptions, myths, and stereotypes. This easy-to-read consultant explains the real-life rituals, practices, and logos of this historic perform in daily language.

Bestselling writer Skye Alexander, a witch and long-time practitioner of magick, introduces you to every thing you want to perform Wicca, including:

  • Blessings, prayers, and meditations
  • Coven principles and practices
  • Kitchen witchery and fireside magick
  • Journeying to different worlds
  • Shapeshifting
  • Magickal jewellery and stones

This step by step advisor offers magick directions so you might try out at domestic. tips on how to use knots to liberate magickal power, why witches worth the kitchen and cauldron, and the way to create magickal potions and charms. observe this non secular group and fix along with your internal witch!

Skye Alexander is a witch, New Age fanatic, and educator. identified around the globe, she was once filmed for a Discovery Channel specified acting a magick ritual at Stonehenge in 2001. Skye is the writer of greater than dozen nonfiction and fiction books, together with The every thing Tarot publication, 2d version, The every thing Spells and Charms e-book, second version, the single Tarot publication you will Ever Need, and Naughty Spells, great Spells. She lives in Kerrville, TX.

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Download E-books Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 2) PDF

By J.K. Rowling

The Dursleys have been so suggest and hideous that summer time that each one Harry Potter sought after was once to come again to the Hogwarts college for Witchcraft and Wizardry. yet simply as he is packing his baggage, Harry gets a caution from a wierd, impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts, catastrophe will strike.

And strike it does. For in Harry's moment yr at Hogwarts, clean torments and horrors come up, together with an outrageously stuck-up new professor, Gilderoy Lockhart, a spirit named Moaning Myrtle who haunts the women' toilet, and the undesirable attentions of Ron Weasley's more youthful sister, Ginny.

yet each one of those look minor annoyances whilst the genuine difficulty starts off, and anyone -- or whatever -- starts off turning Hogwarts scholars to stone. might or not it's Draco Malfoy, a extra toxic rival than ever? may it very likely be Hagrid, whose mysterious earlier is eventually instructed? Or may well or not it's the only every body at Hogwarts so much suspects... Harry Potter himself?

 

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