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In The Land of Broken Time

The Incredible Journey
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by Max Evan  RU Russian Federation

February 24, 2017   |    776 reads    |   0 comments

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In The Land of Broken Time: The Incredible Journey - Book coverThis is a children's story about time travel. You will join the adventures of a boy named Christopher, a girl named Sophia and their friend Duke, a very friendly retriever dog. By chance, they find themselves in an hot air balloon that flies them to Fairyland where mysterious events happen. On their journey, the children will meet good and evil scientists, as well as a dubious gnome. To find their way home, they have to solve a lot of mysteries.
This story shares the different ways of measuring time, offers many amusing facts about the creatures that never get old, and provides helpful advice on how to make different types of clocks - from sundials to mechanical clocks. Above all, this story is about a true friendship.
This is a story for children from 6 to 12 years old, but their parents might find it interesting as well.

About The Author

Once, when I was 11, I walked past the library. It was a special library for adults who worked at the metallurgical plant. My father worked at this plant as well. Through the narrow window I saw shelves full of books. Usually there were no people inside. Workers rarely read. I was a smart kid, but did not read the books too.
Nevertheless the books in the Soviet Union were a rarity. You could not freely come to the store and buy them there. It is hard to believe today, but it's true. Books have been a deficit. You could easily buy the works of Marx and Lenin, but could not reach... more

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