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If You Give a Mouse an iPhone: A Cautionary Tail
Ann Droyd

Blue Rider Press, 2014

If you give in to temptation and give a bored little mouse your iPhone, even for ten minutes, he’s probably going to beam to some faraway place beyond time, space, and the sound of your pleading voice. And if he’s that far gone, he won’t have any idea what’s going on around him, and he might end up missing out on all the real fun. From the New York Times- bestselling author of Goodnight iPad comes a delightful new commentary ...


Cautionary Tales for Children
Hilaire Belloc

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002

For readers of any age, a witty and strikingly irreverent collection of moral guidance   Most notable among prolific English satirist Hilaire Belloc's writings are the sharp and clever admonishments he composed for children. Collected here and illustrated to wonderful haunting effect by Edward Gorey, these short, funny pieces offer moral instruction for all types of mischief makers—from a certain young Jim, "who ran away from his nurse ...


Cautionary Tales: Critical Curating
Jean-Hubert Martin, Sara Arrhenius, ...

apexart, 2007

Ten international art related professionals consider the increased influence of independent curators and cultural producers and how the role of the curator has changed over the last ten years. Using examples from past exhibitions and personal experiences, the writers address how working within an institution differs from being independent, the difficulties of balancing artistic vision with expectations of funders and institutions, and the ...


Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue
Maurice Sendak

HarperCollins, 1991

Pierre’s ‘I don’t care!’ intrigues a hungry lion. ‘A story with a moral air about Pierre, who learned to care.’


On Fact and Fraud: Cautionary Tales from the Front Lines of Science
David Goodstein

Princeton University Press, 2010

Fraud in science is not as easy to identify as one might think. When accusations of scientific misconduct occur, truth can often be elusive, and the cause of a scientist's ethical misstep isn't always clear. On Fact and Fraud looks at actual cases in which fraud was committed or alleged, explaining what constitutes scientific misconduct and what doesn't, and providing readers with the ethical foundations needed to discern and avoid fraud ...


Greedy Apostrophe: A Cautionary Tale
Jan Carr

Holiday House, 2009

It's the moment all the punctuation marks have been eagerly awaiting: assignment time, There are plenty of open positions for apostrophes as contractions soon there's only one job left--for a possessive--and only one apostrophe to fill it: non other than Greedy Apostrophe. It's not long before his greed gets out of hand, and he jumps into signs where he doesn't belong. What will it take to put Greedy Apostrophe back in his place? This clever and ...


The People's Choice: A Cautionary Tale
Jeff Greenfield

G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1995

An Emmy Award-winning political commentator for ABC-TV news offers a satirical--but frighteningly plausible--novel about the chaos, wheeler-dealers, high-rollers, and innocent bystanders that rush in when a president-elect dies before the inauguration. 75,000 first printing.


Cautionary Tales & Bad Child's Book of Beasts (Dover Children's Classics)
Hilaire Belloc

Dover Publications, 2008

Naughty children were never funnier than the young rowdies of these Cautionary Tales.  In rhyming couplets, accompanied by hilarious drawings, a celebrated wit recounts the perilous consequences of telling lies, slamming doors, and playing with guns. Bad Child's Book of Beasts, an illustrated A-to-Z bestiary with droll observations on wildlife, features a series of droll observations on wildlife. The Polar Bear is unaware Of cold that ...


Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale
Mo Willems

Hyperion, 2004

Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat. But the exciting adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny was left behind Using a combination of muted black-and-white photographs and expressive illustrations, this stunning book tells a brilliantly true-to-life tale about what happens when Daddy's in charge and things go terribly, hilariously wrong.


Cautionary Tales for Children [Hardcover] [2002] (Author) Hilaire Belloc, Edward Gorey

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002


Last Breath Cautionary Tales from the Limits of Human Endurance
Peter Stark

BAllantine Books, USA, 2001

Last Breath Cautionary Tales from the Limits of Human Endurance


Cautionary Tales for Children : complete with original Illustration and Writer Biography (Illustrated)

Hilaire Belloc, 2013

And is it True? It is not True. And if it were it wouldn’t do, For people such as me and you Who pretty nearly all day long Are doing something rather wrong. Because if things were really so, You would have perished long ago, And I would not have lived to write The noble lines that meet your sight, Nor B. T. B. survived to draw The nicest things you ever saw.


Beauty and the Beaks: A Turkey's Cautionary Tale
Mary Jane Auch

Holiday House, 2008

Beauty and her friends think Lance is the most conceited bird in the hen yard. From the moment the turkey arrives on the farm, he spends his time swaggering around the Chic Hen beauty shop, boasting that he is the only bird invited to a special feast. But when Beauty practices her favorite eggsercise, flying, she accidentally discovers just what kind of guest Lance will be at the feast. Can beauty come up with a plan to save Lance before his ...


Intervention in Russia 1918-1920: A Cautionary Tale
Miles Hudson

Pen & Sword, 2004

The end of the Great War did not bring peace to Russia. A civil war developed between the Bolsheviks and the 'White Russians' who represented the old Czarist order. A 'coalition' of 16 nations including Britain, America and France became involved on numerous fronts in support of the White Russians. The result was defeat and failure for the coalition forces. This little known and ill-fated enterprise was surprisingly costly in political and ...


Eternal Redemption (Cautionary Worlds Book 1), 2014

A JOURNEY TO to redeem long-lost love...and pride. A quest of outmost peril with no guaranteed return. How far would you go to regain true-love? It's darker than a man trying to redeem his loved one: he forsook her for ultimate power! A mighty Necromancer must trespass into hell and face the Devil himself. Frozen emotions thaw as purpose springs to life. It was not his ambitious conquest of the world that impassioned him, but the dead-end ...


a cautionary tail and other plays
Christopher Oscar Peña, 2014

A Cautionary Tail And Other Plays by christopher oscar peña collects for the first time full-length and short works by this acclaimed playwright. with a foreword by Naomi Iizuka and essays by Stephanie Ybarra and Stephen Stout. A roaringly wild collection of plays by a dynamic voice in Us theatre.


Cautionary tales for the modern investor: The seven deadly sins of multi-asset investing

Harriman House, 2014

Investing is an activity that's rife with opportunity to fall into bad habits, be led astray or make decisions for the wrong reasons. Being aware of the behavioural traps and temptations that lie in wait for the unwary investor is the first step to avoiding them. The Seven Deadly Sins were formulated in early Christian teachings to make followers mindful of man's natural vices - lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride. On the ...


Edward Brown

Missing Links Press, 2014

As the cover advises, this is a ''Zen Cautionary Tale.'' But against what exactly are we to be cautioned? The darkness that may lurk beneath the safe refuge of childhood memories? The ordinary life you may find yourself living after all the spiritual aspirations? The inevitable way every little thing in the universe is hitched to everything else (and time is not a one-way street)? Perhaps it's simply a warning that Zen practice could lead to ...


Cautionary Tales (Kindle Single), 2011

Actor Stephen Tobolowsky has appeared in over 200 movies and television shows. He has played everyone from Ned Ryerson in "Groundhog Day" to Sandy Ryerson in "Glee." He has amused thousands with his true stories on "The Tobolowsky Files" at Here he shares some homespun philosophy and more true stories that prove tales of sex, drugs, and rock and roll are often the most humiliating and almost always the most enjoyable.


A Cautionary Tale for Young Vampires (The Ouroboros Cycle Book 2)

Wildside Press, 2014

The year is 1888 and a madman is terrorizing the East End of London. But Doctor Varanus Shashavani has far more pressing concerns to worry about than a lunatic in Whitechapel. Her charitable hospital is under siege by gang lords, her English cousins are threatening to steal her inheritance, and her best friend has become obsessed with Gothic novels. To make matters worse, her son Friedrich is associating with an American who talks endlessly of ...



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