Stories to Tell the Children; A Selected List with Stories and Poems for Holiday Programs

Stories to Tell the Children; A Selected List with Stories and Poems for Holiday Programs

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... Andersen. Fairy tales, with an introduction by E. E. Hale. Scudder. Children's book. Lang. Yellow fairy book. Old Mr Rabbit, he's a good fisherman. (Humorous folk-tale.) Harris. Uncle Remus, his songs and his sayings. The old woman and the tramp. (Humorous folk-tale.) Also called: Nail soup. fDjurklou. Fairy tales from the Swedish. Wiggin & Smith. Tales of laughter. The parson and the clerk. (Humorous folk-tale.) Also called: The priest and the clerk. Asbjornsen. Fairy world. Asbjornsen. Tales from the fjeld. Thorne-Thomsen. East o' the sun and west o' the moon. Parallel: King John and the abbot of Canterbury. (Humorous ballad story.) fPercy. Reliques of ancient English poetry, v.2. fPercy. Boy's Percy. Tappan. Old ballads in prose. Jacobs. More English fairy tales. The better story is made by adapting the ballad. Pegasus. (Greek myth.) Also called: Bellerophon; The Chimera. Bulfinch. Age of fable. Cox. Tales of ancient Greece. Hawthorne. Wonder-book. Hawthorne's version is suggestive in its construction and language, but de-tails which interfere with the directness of the story must be omitted. Peik. (Humorous folk-tale.) Asbjornsen. Tales from the fjeld. Asbjornsen. Fairy world. fThorne-Thomsen. East o' the sun and west o' the moon. Modern version: How Boots befooled the king. Pyle. Wonder clock. Perseus. (Greek myth.) Bulfinch. Age of fable. fCox. Tales of ancient Greece. Kingsley. Heroes. Additional sources Burt & Ragozin. Herakles. Hawthorne. Wonder-book. Tappan. Myths from many lands. Morris. Earthly paradise. Requires adaptation. The princess whom no one could silence. (Humorous folk-tale.) Asbjornsen. Fairy tales from the far north. fThorne-Thomsen. East o' the sun and west o' the moon. Wiggin & Smith. Tales of laughter. The...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236612078
  • 9781236612076