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Fifty stories for 8 year olds / edited by Marie Greenwood ; illustrated by Alice Englander.

Greenwood, Marie. (Added Author). Englander, Alice. (Illustrator).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield J398.2 GREENWOOD (Text) 78292000317447 Children's Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0831732784
  • ISBN: 9780831732783
  • Physical Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 1990, ©1989.

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Formatted Contents Note: The wild swans / Hans Andersen -- Old Tommy and the spectre / retold by Ruth Manning-Sanders -- Whitewashing / Mark Twain -- The goose girl / Grimm Brothers -- The sacred honey bees -- The tale of Queen Shaharazad -- Prince Rabbit / A.A. Milne -- Black Beauty / Anna Sewell -- Pomegranate of the sea -- The stonecutter -- East of the sun and west of the moon -- Robin Hood meets Little John -- The silly king / Terry Jones -- The squire's bride / retold by James Riordan -- Brer Fox goes hunting / Joel Chandler Harris -- The last of the dragons / E. Nesbit -- The young king / Oscar Wilde -- The pickpocket and the thief -- The enchanted toad / Judy Corbalis -- Swan Lake -- The king who declared war on the animals / Joan Aiken -- How the leopard got his spots / Rudyard Kipling -- The red shoes / Hans Andersen -- The rat's daughter -- The dead wife -- Gold tree and silver tree -- Sinbad and the old man of the sea -- Enter the sweep / Richard Crompton -- Saint George and the dragon -- Death and the boy -- The fox and the stork -- The crow -- The boy who found fear -- The sorcerer's apprentice -- Orpheus in the underworld -- The ground gives way / Tom King -- How the camel got his hump / Rudyard Kipling -- The lawyer and the ghost / Charles Dickens -- The butterfly who sang / Terry Jones -- The old house / Hans Andersen -- The milkmaid and her pail -- The envious neighbour -- The practical princess / Jay Williams -- The Maulvi and the donkey -- The passing of King Arthur -- Brer Fox invites Brer Rabbit to dinner / Joel Chandler Harris -- Toad of Toad Hall / Kenneth Grahame -- The grey stone / Alison Uttley -- Romulus and Remus -- Hudden, Dudden and Donald O'Leary.
Summary, etc.: A collection of stories and fairy tales, and excerpts from larger works.
Subject: Fairy tales.

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