Tales from the Blue Ox by Dan Brett

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Published by Astragal Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Technical & Manufacturing Trades,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8804270M
ISBN 101931626162
ISBN 109781931626163
OCLC/WorldCa55952367

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Tales from the Blue Ox is a collection of the best tools, techniques, recipes and general common sense gleaned from the history of Victorian-era ingenuity. Interspersed with these gems of nearly forgotten wisdom is the story of one of Northern California’s least-known treasures, the Blue Ox.

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Interspersed with these gems of nearly forgotten wisdom is the story of one of Northern California's least-known treasures, the Blue Ox. Tales From the Blue Ox is a collection of the best tools, techniques, recipes and general common sense gleaned from the history of Victorian-era ingenuity.

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'Air' features stories by Alexander McCall Smith, Helen Simpson, DBC Pierre, AL Kennedy, Kamila Shamsie, Beryl Bainbridge, Louise Welsh, Diran Adebayo and Helen Fielding, and a poem by Vikram idea behind Ox-Tales is to raise money for Oxfam and along the way to highligh3/5(23). Ox-Tales refers to four anthologies of short stories written by 38 of the UK's best known authors.

All the authors donated their stories to books and stories are loosely based on the four elements (Earth, Fire, Air and Water) The Ox-Tales books were published in partnership with Green Profile in order to raise revenue to fund Oxfam's projects which fight poverty around the world. Ox-Tales. by OXFAM.

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Andrew Lang () was a Scottish poet, novelist and literary critic, but his enduring legacy is not his prodigious writing. Lang is best remembered for his contribution to folklore and storytelling thanks to his volume ‘Fairy Books’ collection. Many people in the late Victorian era considered traditional fairytales to be unfit for children because of their brutal and violent.

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Ox Tales (also known as The Tales of Boes' Gang, げらげらブース物語, and Geragera Būsu Monogatari) is a Japanese-Dutch animated series based on the ongoing comic strip Boes, created by Wil Raymakers and Thijs Wilms. It originally aired for one year from April It revolves around Ollie the Ox and Jack the Turtle, owners of a farm inhabited by every creature currently living.

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One day, a giant lumberjack named Paul Bunyan went on a walk. He heard a little cry. Following the sound, he found a blue baby ox in the snow. Paul took the baby ox home and named him Babe.Ox Tales, also known as The Tales of Boes' Gang (げらげらブース物語 Geragera Būsu Monogatari?), is an animated television series produced by Telecable Benelux B.V.

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