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Creepy Carrots!
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 40

Creepy Carrots!

In this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him. Includes audio! Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots. He eats them on the way to school. He eats them going to Little League. He eats them walking home. Until the day the carrots start following him...or are they? Celebrated artist Peter Brown’s stylish illustrations pair perfectly with Aaron Reynold’s text in this hilarious picture book that shows it’s all fun and games…until you get too greedy.

Through the Eye of a Needle
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 792

Through the Eye of a Needle

Jesus taught his followers that it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter heaven. Yet by the fall of Rome, the church was becoming rich beyond measure. Through the Eye of a Needle is a sweeping intellectual and social history of the vexing problem of wealth in Christianity in the waning days of the Roman Empire, written by the world's foremost scholar of late antiquity. Peter Brown examines the rise of the church through the lens of money and the challenges it posed to an institution that espoused the virtue of poverty and called avarice the root of all evil. Drawing on the writings of major Christian thinkers such as Augustine, Ambrose, and Jero...

Poverty and Leadership in the Later Roman Empire
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 160

Poverty and Leadership in the Later Roman Empire

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2002
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  • Publisher: UPNE

A preeminent classical scholar on the emergence of one of our most familiar social divisions.

The Wild Robot Escapes
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

The Wild Robot Escapes

The sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Wild Robot, by award-winning author Peter Brown Shipwrecked on a remote, wild island, Robot Roz learned from the unwelcoming animal inhabitants and adapted to her surroundings--but can she survive the challenges of the civilized world and find her way home to Brightbill and the island? From bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Peter Brown comes a heartwarming and action-packed sequel to his New York Times bestselling The Wild Robot, about what happens when nature and technology collide.

The Wild Robot Escapes
  • Language: en

The Wild Robot Escapes

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2019-01-10
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  • Publisher: Wild Robot

After being captured by the Recons and returned to civilization for reprogramming, Roz is sent to Hilltop Farm where she befriends her owner's family and animals, but pines for her son, Brightbill.

Augustine of Hippo
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 548

Augustine of Hippo

Classic biography, published 30 years ago. Contains new thoughts in a 2 chapter epilogue.

Children Make Terrible Pets
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 40

Children Make Terrible Pets

Check out this bestselling, rollicking, and humorous twist on the classic "first pet" story about a young bear and her favorite pet boy! When Lucy, a young bear, discovers a boy in the woods, she's absolutely delighted. She brings him home and begs her mom to let her keep him, even though her mom warns, "Children make terrible pets." But mom relents, and Lucy gets to name her new pet Squeaker. Through a series of hilarious and surprising scenes, readers can join Lucy and Squeaker on their day of fun and decide for themselves whether or not children really do make terrible pets.

Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 182

Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity

Peter Brown, perhaps the greatest living authority on Mediterranean civilization in late antiquity, traces the growing power of Christian bishops as they wrested influence from philosophers, who had traditionally advised the rulers of Graeco-Roman society. In the new "Christian empire," the ancient bonds of citizen to citizen and of each city to its benefactors were replaced by a common Christianity and common loyalty to a distant, Christian autocrat. This transformation of the Roman empire from an ancient to a medieval society, he argues, is among the most far-reaching consequences of the rise of Christianity.

Flight of the Dodo
  • Language: en

Flight of the Dodo

When Penguin gets pooped on by a flying goose, he doesn't just get angry--he decides to do something about it. Penguin and his flightless friends set out to build a flying machine that will give them the bird's eye view they've never had in this picture book. Illustrations.

The Fastest Gun in Hollywood
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 272

The Fastest Gun in Hollywood

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-06
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Peter Brown is best known as Deputy Johnny McKay on Lawman and Texas Ranger Chad Cooper on Laredo, but his show business career has spanned five decades from theatre to prime time television to movies to daytime soap operas. Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin, Ann-Margret and Hugh Hefner are just a few of the many stars he has counted as friends. The Fastest Gun in Hollywood is much more than just Peter's show business days. Friends and family are his proudest accomplishment. He lovingly tells his story, first of growing up in a strong family setting, and then up through his days as a husband, father and grandfather. Peter Brown has lived an exciting life. The Fastest Gun in Hollywood is his chance to share it with his fans.