Will a watched pot ever boil? Can too many cooks spoil the broth? Is it possible to build Rome in a day? How does Hell compare to the fury of a scorned woman? Have you ever wondered what happens to all those pennies offered for your thoughts, or where a cloud's silver lining goes? Find out in this quirky collection of short stories inspired by well-known English idioms. From the secret agency that mends tears in the fabric of time, to the entomologist who discovers that one of his butterflies is responsible for the end of the world. From a quiet English street that settles its disputes through siege warfare, to a village where good deeds are being rewarded, with disastrous consequences.
He was one of the most brilliant men in the world. Without him, there would be no iPad's, iPhones, or Macbooks. But who was he really? This book, just for kids, will look at his childhood, education, marriage and work to see what made him who he was! KidLit-o is a leading electronic publisher in children's books; each month, it publishes several history, science and language arts books.