A Christmas Alphabet by Carolyn Wells Dal

By Carolyn Wells Dal

This publication is an illustrated model of a rhymed alphabet made by means of Carolyn Wells in 1901. She felicitously reveals anything vital approximately Christmas for every letter of the alphabet. here's a series to provide an idea of its style: "E is for Evergreens lower for the room / F is for vegetation of beautiful body spray / G is for presents that convey us pride / H is for Holly with pink berries bright".In 1989 we illustrated every one rhyme with an vintage photograph, together with illustrators like Arthur Rackham, Sarah Stilwell, Jessie Willcox Smith, Oliver Herford, Anne Anderson, and Charles Robinson. It was once released with nice good fortune through G.P. Putman. we love it a lot that now that they've placed it out of print, we're republishing it.

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Mr. Wolf's Week (Mr. Wolf Books) by Colin Hawkins

By Colin Hawkins

What is the time Mr. Wolf; inform the time with Mr Wolf as he is going during the day. yet beware of him at mealtimes! Mr Wolf's Birthday shock; Mr. Wolf will get very go certainly while he discovers that his acquaintances are all too busy to play with him. the place are all of them going with out him? Mr Wolf's Week; research the times of the week with Mr. Wolf as he attire up and units off on a daily basis on one other hilarious event.

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Emperor Penguins (DK Readers Level 2) by DK Publishing

By DK Publishing

Wonderful images mix with energetic illustrations with attractive, age-appropriate tales in DK Readers a multilevel analyzing software absolute to trap kid's curiosity whereas constructing their analyzing talents and normal wisdom. With DK Readers, youngsters will learn how to read—and learn to benefit! research all concerning the Emperor penguins as they look after their younger and courageous the weather.

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How to read a folktale : the Ibonia epic from Madagascar by Lee Haring

By Lee Haring

Find out how to learn a Folktale bargains the 1st English translation of Ibonia, a spellbinding story of outdated Madagascar. Ibonia is a folktale on epic scale. a lot of its plot sounds usual: a strong royal hero makes an attempt to rescue his betrothed from an evil adversary and, after a sequence of checks and duels, he and his lover are joyfully united with a wedding that affirms the royal lineage. those fairytale components hyperlink Ibonia with eu folktales, however the story continues to be a great deal a made of Madagascar. It comprises African-style compliment poetry for the hero; it provides Indonesian-style riddles and poems; and it inflates the shape of folktale into epic proportions. Recorded whilst the Malagasy humans have been experiencing eu touch for the 1st time, Ibonia declares the facility of the ancestors opposed to the foreigner. via Ibonia, Lee Haring expertly is helping readers to appreciate the very nature of folktales. His definitive translation, initially released in 1994, has now been totally revised to stress its poetic traits, whereas his new creation and particular notes supply perception into the interesting mind's eye and emblems of the Malagasy. Haring's learn connects this unique narrative with primary questions not just of anthropology but additionally of literary feedback. This e-book is a part of our global Oral Literature sequence together with the realm Oral Literature venture.

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