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''Child 44'' (published in 2008) is a thriller novel by British writer Tom Rob Smith. This is the first novel in a trilogy featuring former MGB Agent Leo Demidov, who investigates a series of gruesome child murders in Joseph Stalin's Soviet Union.==Themes==This novel, the first in a trilogy, takes inspiration from the crimes of Andrei Chikatilo (though he operated much later) - also known as the Rostov Ripper, the Butcher of Rostov, and the Red Ripper - who was convicted of and executed for committing... read more

Child 44 (film)

''Child 44'' is a 2015 British-American mystery thriller film directed by Daniel Espinosa, written by Richard Price, and based on Tom Rob Smith's 2008 novel of the same name. The film stars an ensemble cast featuring Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Paddy Considine, Jason Clarke, and Vincent Cassel. It was released on 17 April 2015 to mostly negative reviews, and bombed at the box office. Both the novel and the film are very loosely based on the case of Andrei Chikatilo, the Soviet... read more

Your Child

"Your Child" is a song by Mary J. Blige, released as the fourth U.S. single from her fourth album, ''Mary''.The song was a large success on the U.S. Dance charts, peaking at number one. "Your Child" also peaked at number twenty-three on the R&B charts.The music video for "Your Child" featured Blige performing alongside Harvey White, Joyce Washington, Billie Woodruff and actor Leon Robinson.==Versions==#"Your Child" (Kiyamma Griffin Uptempo mix) (featuring Ghostface) (4:44)#"Your Child" (Kiyamma Griffin's... read more

Sweet Child

''Sweet Child'' was a 1968 double album by the British folk-rock band Pentangle: Terry Cox, Bert Jansch, Jacqui McShee, John Renbourn and Danny Thompson. One album was recorded at Pentangle's live concert in the Royal Festival Hall, which took place on 29 June 1968; the other was recorded in the studio. The material is the most wide-ranging of Pentangle's albums, including folk songs, jazz classics, blues, early music and Pentangle's own compositions. The melody for the song "I've Got a Feeling"... read more

Lee Child

Jim Grant (born 29 October 1954), better known by his Lee Child, is a British writer known for the ' book series. This follows the adventures of a former American man, who wanders the United States. His first , ', won the for Best First Novel.==Early life==Jim Grant was born in , England. His father was a civil servant and his younger brother, is also a thriller novelist. Grant's parents moved him and his three brothers to in Birmingham when he was four years old, so that the boys could get a... read more

Child integration

Child integration is the inclusion of children in a variety of mature daily activities of families and communities. This contrasts with, for example, age segregation; separating children into age-defined activities and institutions (e.g., some models of organized schooling). Integrating children in the range of mature family and community activities gives equal value and responsibility to children as contributors and collaborators, and can be a way to help them learn. Children’s integration provides... read more

Lauren Child

Lauren Child MBE (born Helen Child; 1965) is an English writer and illustrator. She is best known for the Charlie and Lola picture books and the Clarice Bean series of picture books and novels. She wrote the series of Ruby Redfort. Influences: E. H. Shepard, Quentin Blake, Carl Larsson, Ludwig Bemelmans.Child introduced Charlie and Lola in 2000 with ''I will not ever Never eat a tomato'' and won the annual Kate Greenaway Medal from the Library Association for the year's most "distinguished illustration... read more

Child protection

Child protection refers to the protection of children from violence, exploitation, abuse and neglect. Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child provides for the protection of children in and out of the home.Child protection systems are a set of usually government-run services designed to protect children and young people who are underage and to encourage family stability. While there is no universally agreed upon definition, UNICEF defines a ‘child protection system’ as: ===Child... read more

Child pornography

Child pornography is pornography that exploits children for sexual stimulation. It may be produced with the direct involvement or sexual assault of a child (also known as child sexual abuse images) or it may be simulated child pornography. Abuse of the child occurs during the sexual acts or lascivious exhibitions of genitals or pubic areas which are recorded in the production of child pornography. Child pornography may use a variety of media, including writings, magazines, photos, sculpture, drawing,... read more

Psalm 44 (novel)

''Psalm 44'' is a novel by Yugoslav author Danilo Kiš. The novel was written (in Serbian) in 1960 and published in 1962, along with his novel ''The Attic'', and tells the story of the last few hours of a woman and her child in a Nazi concentration camp, before they escape. In a narrative full of flashbacks and stream-of-consciousness passages, with elements derived from his own life, Kiš sketches the life of a Jewish woman who witnesses the Novi Sad raid, is deported to a Nazi camp where she gives... read more


Year 44 ( XLIV ) was a XLIVleap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the XLIVleap year starting on WednesdayJulian calendar . At the time, it was known as the Year of the XLIVleap year starting on WednesdayJulian calendarConsulship of Crispus and Taurus (or, less frequently, year 797 '' TaurusAb urbe condita ''). The denomination 44 for this year has been used since the early TaurusAb urbe conditamedieval period , when the TaurusAb urbe conditamedieval periodAnno... read more

Portal:Mathematics/Featured article/2006 44

Carl Friedrich Gauss (30 April 1777 – 23 February 1855) was a German mathematician and scientist of profound genius who contributed significantly to many fields, including number theory, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, magnetism, astronomy and optics. Sometimes known as "the prince of mathematicians" and "greatest mathematician since antiquity", Gauss had a remarkable influence in many fields of mathematics and science and is ranked as one of history's most influential mathematicians.... read more

Faith of a Child

''Faith of a Child'' is the ninth CD released by The O.C. Supertones. The first five tracks are unreleased worship recordings, while the remainder of the CD consists of previously released material. This album was the first to be recorded back in California since ''Loud and Clear''.==Track listing==# "Louder Than the Mob" (new recording in a reggae groove)– 4:51# "Hold On to Jesus" (new recording with piano)– 3:44# "Away from You" (from Live! Volume One) – 5:05 read more

Nobody's Child (song)

"Nobody's Child" is a song written by Cy Coben and Mel Foree. It was first recorded by Hank Snow in 1949 and it became one of his standards, although it did not chart for him. The song has been covered a number of times in the UK; it was on Lonnie Donegan's first album in 1956 (which went to #2 as an album in the UK), it was covered by Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers (The Beatles) in 1961 in Hamburg, and in 1969 Karen Young took the song to #6 on the UK charts and used it as the title track on... read more

Integrated Child Development Services

Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) () is an Indian government welfare programme which provides food, preschool education, and primary healthcare to children under 6 years of age and their mothers. These services are provided from ''Anganwadi'' centres established mainly in rural areas and staffed with frontline workers. In addition to fighting malnutrition and ill health, the programme is also intended to combat gender inequality by providing girls the same resources as boys.A 2005 study... read more


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