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The Legend Of The Lady S Slipper

Author: Kathy-jo Wargin
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
ISBN: 1627531807
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The Legend of the Lady's Slipper is a suspenseful tale of a young maiden's run through the forest in an attempt to save the people of her village. Dashing through the forest, with starlight at her heels," Running Flower is a testament of courage, loyalty, and sacrifice. You will remember her story whenever you see delicate pink and white lady's slippers carpeting the ground of a northern forest. Add The Legend of the Lady's Slipper to your collection and let it enchant you for years to come. Kathy-jo Wargin aims to help young readers notice the most intricate details of a story by adding the nuances that create magic and wonder in a good tale. Kathy-jo Wargin (Nelson) was born in Tower, Minnesota and moved to Grand Rapids at the age of seven. She studied music composition at University of Minnesota-Duluth. Her transition to writing books was a natural step. As well, her love for children and her desire to expose them to vivid written descriptions, inspire her to write with great attention to the nuances of a story, opening their minds to see all the possibilities in a scene or situation. Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen captures his lifelong connection to nature and wildlife. His talent for mural painting can be seen in several museums, including Fort Mackinac on Mackinac Island, Michigan. Born in the Netherlands, Gijsbert studied at the Royal Academy of Arts in Holland and immigrated to the United States in 1976. In 1993, after 17 years as the Art Director for the Michigan Natural Resources Magazine, he ventured out on his own. His highest professional achievement comes from being selected numerous times into the internationally renowned Leigh Yawkey Woodson Birds in Art exhibition, held in Wisconsin. Gijsbert and his wife Robbyn, give nature tours at their home outside Lansing, Michigan where they live with their two daughters, Kelly and Heather.

The Legend Of Wisconsin

Author: Kathy-jo Wargin
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
ISBN: 1627535993
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The great Gitchee Manitou has sent Nanabush the Giant Hare to the new north country to give the first animals their names and special markings. But trickster that he is, Nanabush prefers to play silly games. When Ahmik the Giant Beaver lures Nanabush into a chase across the newly formed land and water, their game etches out a beautiful wonderland of islands and ponds and lakes. Readers young and old will enjoy the legend behind the creation of the state whose very name Wisk-on-sin means "place of the beaver."Kathy-jo Wargin's most recent picture book honoring the spirit of Wisconsin is The Legend of Old Abe: A Civil War Eagle. Her other books include B is for Badger: AWisconsin Alphabet and The Legend of the Lady's Slipper (Upper Midwest Bookseller's Favorite). Afrequent speaker throughout the country, Kathy-jo lives with her family in Petoskey, Michigan. David Geister also collaborated with Kathy-jo Wargin on The Legend of Minnesota and The Voyageur's Paddle. David is a popular visitor at schools with his costumed portrayals of historic characters. A Wisconsin native, he now lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Books Kids Will Sit Still For 3

Author: Judy Freeman
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc
ISBN: 9781591581635
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Keep children on the edge of their seats with this guide to captivating read-alouds for grades K through 6. Tips on presentation and references to related titles help you plan effective programs and instill a love of books and reading.

Cinderella Or The Little Glass Slipper A Fairy Tale

Author: Anon E. Mouse
Publisher: Abela Publishing Ltd
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ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 246 In this 246th issue of the Baba Indaba’s Children's Stories series, Baba Indaba narrates the story of “CINDERELLA” also known in some places as “the Little Glass Slipper.” A widower marries for a second time after his first wife passes away. Very soon after the marriage, the new wife’s true countenance is displayed, as are those of her two mean-spirited daughters. The gentleman’s daughter by his first marriage is treated like a housemaid and servant rather than a sister and relegated to the kitchen to sit on a stool along the fireplace. They nickname her Cinderella, or maid of the cinders. One day a messenger from the King’s court arrives with invitations to the ball. Is it coincidence that the Stepmother and step-sisters forget to extend the invite to Cinderella. Nevertheless, Cinderella is put to work making and adjusting the ball gowns of beautiful silks, pressing the pleats, polishing the jewellery and getting them ready for the ball. On the day, off they go to the ball leaving Cinderella seated on her stool by the fire wishing she could go as well. And then something strange and altogether wonderful happens. A bright blue light appears and shimmers in the kitchen……… What happened next you ask? Did Cinders get to go to the ball or was she whisked away to a far and distant land? Well, you’ll just have to download and read the story to find out. Also, be sure to read the story’s moral message at the end. BUY ANY 4 BABA INDABA CHILDREN’S STORIES FOR ONLY $1 33% of the profit from the sale of this book will be donated to charities. INCLUDES LINKS TO DOWNLOAD 8 FREE STORIES Each issue also has a "WHERE IN THE WORLD - LOOK IT UP" section, where young readers are challenged to look up a place on a map somewhere in the world. The place, town or city is relevant to the story. HINT - use Google maps. Baba Indaba is a fictitious Zulu storyteller who narrates children's stories from around the world. Baba Indaba translates as "Father of Stories".

Once Upon A Time

Author: Marina Warner
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198718659
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Explores classical and modern fairy tales to argue that fairy tales are a mirror of human understanding and culture.

Chinesische Volksm Rchen Classic Reprint

Author: Richard Wilhelm
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9781396302374
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Excerpt from Chinesische Volksmärchen Toben von Flut und Wellen. Im Nu ließ sich der Vogel auf einer Insel nieder. "nun sind wir da, sagte er. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Myths Legends Fairy Folk Tales Every Child Should Know One Eye Two Three Eyes Magic Mirror Enchanted Stag Hansel And Grethel Story Of Aladdin Ruth History Of Ali Baba Of The Forty Robbers Killed By One Slave Second Voyage Of Sindbad The Sailor White Cat Golden Goose Twelve Brothers Fair One With The Golden Locks Tom Thumb Blue Beard Cinderella Puss In Boots Sleeping Beauty In The Wood Jack And The Bean Stalk The Giant Killer Little Red Riding Hood Three Bears Light Princess On The Pea Ugly Duckling Beauty And The Beast King Of The Golden River A Child S Dream Of A Star Snow Image Undine Great Stone Face Man Without A Country N Rnberg Stove Rab And His Friends Peter Rugg

Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
Publisher: AEB Publishing
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Contents Famous Stories Every Child Should Know (1907) I. A Child's Dream of a Star By CHARLES DICKENS II. The King of the Golden River or, The Black Brothers By JOHN RUSKIN III. The Snow Image: A Childish Miracle By NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE IV. Undine By FRIEDRICH, BARON DE LA MOTTE FOUQUÉ V. The Story of Ruth FROM THE BOOK OF RUTH VI. The Great Stone Face By NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE VII. The Diverting History of John Gilpin By WILLIAM COWPER VIII. The Man Without a Country By EDWARD EVERETT HALE IX. The Nürnberg Stove By LOUISE DE LA RAMÉE ("Ouida") X. Rab and His Friends By JOHN BROWN, M.D. XI. Peter Rugg, the Missing Man Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know (1905) ONE EYE, TWO EYES, THREE EYES (Grimm's Fairy Tales) THE MAGIC MIRROR (Grimm's Fairy Tales) THE ENCHANTED STAG (Grimm's Fairy Tales) HANSEL AND GRETHEL (Grimm's Fairy Tales) THE STORY OF ALADDIN; OR, THE WONDERFUL LAMP ("Arabian Nights' Entertainments") THE HISTORY OF ALI BABA, AND OF THE FORTY ROBBERS KILLED BY ONE SLAVE ("Arabian Nights' Entertainments") THE SECOND VOYAGE OF SINDBAD THE SAILOR ("Arabian Nights' Entertainments") THE WHITE CAT (From the tale by the Comtesse d'Aulnoy) THE GOLDEN GOOSE (Grimm's Fairy Tales) THE TWELVE BROTHERS (Grimm's Fairy Tales) THE FAIR ONE WITH THE GOLDEN LOCKS (From the tale by the Comtesse d'Aulnoy) TOM THUMB (First written in prose in 1621 by Richard Johnson) BLUE BEARD (From the French tale by Charles Perrault) CINDERELLA; OR, THE LITTLE GLASS SLIPPER (From the French tale by Charles Perrault) PUSS IN BOOTS (From the French tale by Charles Perrault) THE SLEEPING BEAUTY IN THE WOOD (From the French tale by Charles Perrault) JACK AND THE BEAN-STALK (Said to be an allegory of the Teutonic Al-fader, The tale written in French by Charles Perrault) JACK THE GIANT KILLER (From the old British legend told by Geoffrey of Monmouth, of Corineus the Trojan) LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD (From the French tale by Charles Perrault) THE THREE BEARS (Robert Southey) THE PRINCESS ON THE PEA (From the tale by Hans Christian Andersen) THE UGLY DUCKLING (From the tale by Hans Christian Andersen) THE LIGHT PRINCESS (George MacDonald) BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (From the French tale by Madame Gabrielle de Villeneuve) Good Cheer Stories Every Child Should Know (1915) *The Kingdom of the Greedy. By P. J. Stahl Thankful. By Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Beetle Ring's Thanksgiving Mascot. By Sheldon C. Stoddard †Mistress Esteem Elliott's Molasses Cake. By Kate Upson Clark The First Thanksgiving. By Albert F. Blaisdell and Francis K. Ball †Thanksgiving at Todd's Asylum. By Winthrop Packard How We Kept Thanksgiving at Oldtown. By Harriet Beecher Stowe *Wishbone Valley. By R. K. Munkittrick Patem's Salmagundi. By E. S. Brooks Miss November's Dinner Party. By Agnes Carr *The Visit. By Maud Lindsay The Story of Ruth and Naomi. Adapted from the Bible Bert's Thanksgiving. By J. T. Trowbridge *A Thanksgiving Story. By Miss L. B. Pingree †John Inglefield's Thanksgiving. By Nathaniel Hawthorne How Obadiah Brought About a Thanksgiving. By Emily Hewitt Leland The White Turkey's Wing. By Sophie Swet *The Thanksgiving Goose. By Fannie Wilder Brown †An English Dinner of Thanksgiving. By George Eliot A Novel Postman. By Alice Wheildon †Ezra's Thanksgivin' Out West. By Eugene Field *Chip's Thanksgiving. By Annie Hamilton Donnell †The Master of the Harvest. By Mrs. Alfred Gatty *A Thanksgiving Dinner. By Edna Payson Brett Two Old Boys. By Pauline Shackleford Colyar A Thanksgiving Dinner That Flew Away. By Hezekiah Butterworth †Mon-daw-min. By H. R. Schoolcraft A Mystery in the Kitchen. By Olive Thorne Miller *Who Ate the Dolly's Dinner? By Isabel Gordon Curtis †An Old-fashioned Thanksgiving. By Rose Terry Cooke 1800 and Froze to Death. By C. A. Stephens Folk Tales Every Child Should Know Hans in Luck From Grimm's Fairy Tales. Why the Sea is Salt From "Popular Tales from the Norse," by Sir George Webbe Dasent, D.C.L. The Lad Who Went to the North Wind From "Popular Tales from the Norse," by Sir George Webbe Dasent, D.C.L. The Lad and the Diel From "Popular Tales from the Norse," by Sir George Webbe Dasent, D.C.L. Ananzi and the Lion From "Popular Tales from the Norse," by Sir George Webbe Dasent, D.C.L. The Grateful Foxes From "Tales of Old Japan," by A.B. Mitford. The Badger's Money From "Tales of Old Japan," by A.B. Mitford. Why Brother Bear Has no Tail From "Nights with Uncle Remus," by Joel Chandler Harris. The Origin of Rubies From "Folk Tales of Bengal," by Rev. Lal Behari Day. Long, Broad, and Sharpsight Translated from the Bohemian by A.H. Wratislaw, M.A., in "Sixty Folk Tales, from Exclusively Slavonic Sources." Intelligence and Luck Translated from the Bohemian by A.H. Wratislaw, M.A., in "Sixty Folk Tales, from Exclusively Slavonic Sources." George with the Goat Translated from the Bohemian by A.H. Wratislaw, M.A., in "Sixty Folk Tales, from Exclusively Slavonic Sources." The Wonderful Hair Translated from the Serbian by A.H. Wratislaw, M.A., in "Sixty Folk Tales, from Exclusively Slavonic Sources." The Dragon and the Prince Translated from the Serbian by A.H. Wratislaw, M.A., in "Sixty Folk Tales, from Exclusively Slavonic Sources." The Good Children A Little Russian story of Galicia. Translated by A.H. Wratislaw, M.A., in "Sixty Folk Tales, from Exclusively Slavonic Sources." The Dun Horse From "Pawnee Hero Stories and Folk Tales," by George Bird Grinnell. The Greedy Youngster From the Norwegian tale of Peter Christen Asbjörnsen. Hans, Who Made the Princess Laugh From the Norwegian tale of Peter Christen Asbjörnsen. The Story of Tom Tit Tot An old Suffolk Tale, given in the dialect of East Anglia. From "Tom Tit Tot. An Essay on Savage Philosophy in Folk Tale," by Edward Clodd. The Peasant Story of Napoleon From "The Country Doctor," by Honoré de Balzac. Translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley. Myths That Every Child Should Know THE THREE GOLDEN APPLES - (Hawthorne's "Wonder Book") THE POMEGRANATE SEEDS - (Hawthorne's "Tanglewood Tales") THE CHIMÆRA - (Hawthorne's "Wonder Book") THE GOLDEN TOUCH - (Hawthorne's "Wonder Book") THE GORGON'S HEAD - (Hawthorne's "Wonder Book") THE DRAGON'S TEETH - (Hawthorne's "Tanglewood Tales") THE MIRACULOUS PITCHER - (Hawthorne's "Wonder Book") THE PARADISE OF CHILDREN - (Hawthorne's "Wonder Book") THE CYCLOPS - (Church's "Stories from Homer") THE ARGONAUTS - (Kingsley's "Greek Heroes") THE GIANT BUILDER - ("In Days of Giants") HOW ODIN LOST HIS EYE - ("In Days of Giants") THE QUEST OF THE HAMMER - ("In Days of Giants") THE APPLES OF IDUN - ("In Days of Giants") XVI. THE DEATH OF BALDER - ("Norse Stories") XVII. THE STAR AND THE LILY - (Miss Emerson's "Indian Myths") Legends That Every Child Should Know I. HIAWATHA From "Indian Myths." By Ellen Emerson. II. BEOWULF From "A Book of Famous Myths and Legends." III. CHILDE HORN From "A Book of Famous Myths and Legends." IV. SIR GALAHAD Alfred Tennyson. V. RUSTEM AND SOHRAB From "The Epic of Kings. Stories Retold from Firdusi." By Helen Zimmern. VI. THE SEVEN SLEEPERS OF EPHESUS From "Curious Myths of the Middle Ages." By Sabine Baring-Gould. VII. GUY OF WARWICK From "Popular Romances of the Middle Ages." By George W. Cox, M. A. and Eustace Hinten Jones. VIII. CHEVY CHASE From "The English and Scottish Popular Ballads." Edited by Francis James Child. IX. THE FATE OF THE CHILDREN OF LIR From "Gods and Fighting Men: The Story of the Tuatha de Danaan and of the Fianna of Ireland." Arranged and put into English by Lady Gregory. X. THE BELEAGUERED CITY From "Voices of the Night." By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. XI. PRESTER JOHN From "Curious Myths of the Middle Ages." By Sabine Baring-Gould. XII. THE WANDERING JEW From "Curious Myths of the Middle Ages." By Sabine Baring-Gould. XIII. KING ROBERT OF SICILY From "The Wayside Inn." By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. XIV. THE LIFE OF THE BEATO TORELLO DA POPPI From "Il Libro d'Oro of Those Whose Names are Written in the Lamb's Book of Life." Translated from the Italian by Mrs. Francis Alexander. Originally written in Latin by Messer Torrelo of Casentino, Canonico of Fiesole, and put into Italian by Don Silvano. XV. THE LORELEI From the German of Heinrich Heine. XVI. THE PASSING OF ARTHUR From "Idylls of the King." By Alfred Tennyson. XVII. RIP VAN WINKLE Washington Irving. XVIII. THE GRAY CHAMPION From "Twice Told Tales." By Nathaniel Hawthorne. XIX. THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW Washington Irving.