Bert’s Misadventures – Book of Magic Bert was lucky and impulsive. Being lucky the consequences of his acts usually fell on those around him. He finds a book of magic and other items sent from a realm called Zenerath. Without really thinking it through, Bert agrees to learn magic and create a portal to return to Zenerath to battle two evil beings. The consequences of this act begin to fall on Bert and his close gaming friends. Come along and see just how much trouble Bert can get into as he and his friends learn Magic. REAL MAGIC
Book #2 Bert's Misadventures - The Land of Zenerath Bert and his friends continue their adventure. They learn the magic from the book and then open a portal to the land of Zenerath. They cross over and begin their quest to retrieve powerful magical weapons to be used in the battle to defeat the evil magic users that are currently barricaded in the north of the country. Part of the quest requires them to re-establish contact with the Elves and Dwarves. Join them as they attempt to locate the lost brothers.
Book #3 Bert's Misadventures - The Quest Bert and his group, which now include Elves and Dwarves meet with Katherine, Queen of Zenerath to inform her of their quest and seek help in forming and army to invade the north. They continue to gather weapons and power, building for the battle that is ahead. Stay with them and find out the surprising end to the misadventure.
Nobbin Swill returns to solve another mystery in the second book in this hilarious middle-grade series that has color illustrations throughout! Nobbin is now Prince Charming's assistant, though he's not able to assist him in his prince training when things go awry saving Princess Angelica. After that mishap, Sir Roderick thinks the princess needs training too and advises the king to send her away to a queen who can properly educate her. The king has doubts, but the queen suddenly shows up with her son, Figbert. They both torment and insult everyone at the castle and in the village until one day, Figbert disappears. The queen thinks it's the butler, but Nobbin suspects Sir Roderick. As they search for clues, they finally are able to find Figbert, but he's not quite like they remember. He's much smaller, rounder, and much, much greener. Will they be able find out who turned him into a frog and crack the case?
These nineteen essays richly confirm Gore Vidal's reputation as "America's finest essayist" (The New Statesman), and are further evidence of the breadth and depth of his intelligence and wit. Included here are his highly praised essays on Theodore Roosevelt ("An American Sissy"), F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edmund Wilson ("This Critic and This Gin and These Shoes"), the need for a new constitutional convention—as well as his controversial study of relations between the homosexual and Jewish communities ("Pink Triangle and Yellow Star"). Vidal's other subjects range from Christopher Isherwood to L. Frank Baum ("The OZ BOoks"), from the question of "Who Makes the Movies?" to the misadventures—religious and financial—of Bert Lance.
Containing the most extensive listing of movies available on video and a multitude of cross-referencing within its 10 primary indexes, this new edition includes 1,000 new movies (23,000 in all), expanded indexing, a fresh new introduction and more of the beloved categories.
A guide to programs currently available on video in the areas of movies/entertainment, general interest/education, sports/recreation, fine arts, health/science, business/industry, children/juvenile, how-to/instruction.
The people have spoken--and it's thumbs-up for Video Hound! With 21,000 videos reviewed and rated, this is "the best darn video-movie guide there is". (The Niagara Gizette). Used as the database of choice for Blockbuster Video's new "Movie Guide".