Strange but true horses.

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Cliff Road Books , [Birmingham, Ala.]
Horses -- Miscell
Other titlesHorses
GenreMiscellanea.
ContributionsCliff Road Books.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF301 .S864 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17076338M
ISBN 101602612714
ISBN 139781602612716
LC Control Number2008271512
OCLC/WorldCa244177318

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Truth is stranger than fiction when it comes to our pets. Here in one big little book are the strangest. This is the story of Otis and the Dooda family (including their rat named Smoochie) moving to New York City, and the incredibly strange, but true, things that happened to them. It all started with Otis getting cursed by a guy in a potted plant in their apartment building lobby, and then meeting a bunch of their neighbors, including a farting pony named Peaches who was disguised as a dog/5(19).

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book two donkeys who had a marriage feast. Or an official spying cat who was wired for sound. These stories and many more — all quite strange, all very true — come from 4/5(1).

Strange but true is a tragic teen romance part mystery. John Searles combines great writing, story, and plot to create a good read. Being a well written novel in the same threshold as James Patterson you will find yourself immersed in the book, looking for details and clues to try to solve for the mystery yourself/5.

At once a moving story of redemption and a heart-stopping work of suspense, Strange but True confirms John Searles's place among the most gifted voices of his generation. Beautifully written and charged with a sublime wit, the novel brings to vibrant life a cast of characters that no reader will forget.

STRANGE BUT TRUE by John Searles ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 1, A second novel (after Boys Still Missing, ) strains painfully to shock and move as it details the consequences of a teenager’s death in a prom-night car accident.

It is STRANGE BUT TRUE that the protagonist has no idea how she got pregnant and readers will empathize with her need to believe it is Ronnie's child. A surprise twist at the climax of this novel brings everything into focus so that the audience will feel they have read a poignant family melodrama.

Strange But True, by John Searles Searles’ novel has a premise just screaming for spoilers: five years after Ronnie Chase died in a prom-night car accident, his girlfriend Melissa—scarred from the crash and living as a recluse in a cabin she rents from former cop Bill Erwin—shows up at the Chase house to inform them that she’s pregnant and the baby is Ronnie’s.

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Otis Dooda: Strange But True by Ellen Potter and illustrated by David Heatley is exciting to me for so many reasons. This will be the fifth book I have reviewed by Ellen Potter in six years.

Click here for all the reviews. Also, if you look at these reviews, you'll realize that Otis Dooda: Strange But True is a pretty big change for Potter in terms of her usual subject matter.

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The subtitle on the cover referred to it as "Amusing, amazing, and offbeat moments in baseball history", and it certainly was that and more. Notable uses. Perhaps the earliest use of "strange but true" in a published work is in Shakespeare's Macbeth (~), act III, scene IV (Ross and Old Man outside of Macbeth's castle): Ross: "And—strange but true!—Duncan's horses, beautiful and swift, the best of their kind, broke down their stalls and ran wild They refused to obey, as if they were at war with mankind.".

Otherwise, Strange but True Stories of World War II is designed to appeal to its target reader and I think it succeeds. All of the stories in the book are exciting and informative.

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Otis Dooda and his family have moved from the small town of Hog's Head, to the big city of New York. They live on the top floor of Tidwell Towers, neighboring a girl whose bedroom is on the ceiling, a boy who has a rare "French Gerbil Hound" (It's really a miniature horse/pony, but the apartment doesn't take horses, but it takes dogs), and some weird old lady.5/5(6).

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Arranged into a miniature history of England, and with bizarre and hilarious true tales for every era, it will interest and delight readers everywhere. AUTHOR: Richard Smyth spent several years as an editor before becoming a freelance writer and researcher.

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