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  • Katharine Pyle

    Katharine Pyle's masterly retelling of well-loved folk tales from around the world. The Meester Stoorworm - A Story from Scotland, Jean Malin and the Bull Man - A Louisiana Tale, The Widow’s Son - A Scandinavian Tale, The Wise Girl - A Serbian Story, The History of Ali Cogia - From the Arabian Nights, Oh! - A Cossack Story, The Talking Eggs - A Story from Louisiana, The Frog Princess - A Russian Story, The Magic Turban, the Magic Sword and the Magic Carpet - A Persian Story, The Three Silver Citrons - A Persian Story, The Magic Pipe - A Norse Tale, The Triumph of Truth - A Hindu Story, Life’s Secret - A Story of Bengal, Dame Pridgett and the...read more

  • Katharine Pyle

    Old Mother Duck's six little ducklings are her pride and joy. But it's very hard work teaching ducklings how to behave and keeping them safe. Sometimes their curiosity makes them forget her warnings not to talk to strangers, not to stray too far from her, and to come in from the rain. Not all Mother Duck's words of wisdom are followed and the ducklings soon learn of the consequences of making fun of their elders and venturing to forbidden places. Children will identify with these gentle stories where nothing bad happens but the lessons and consequences are clear. A hundred years after Katharine Pyle's delightful tale was written, the same principle holds true: mother knows...read more

  • Katharine Pyle

    In "Tales of Folk and Fairies" Ms. Pyle tells 15 different children's stories from around the world; each more delightful than the last. Each story stands completely on it's own and although they were probably meant for children, adults will certainly enjoy them as well. (Summary by...read more

  • Katharine Pyle

    A little boy, recuperating from a lengthy illness, is entertained by visits from the Counterpane Fairy, who treats him to stories associated with each of the squares in the counterpane (quilt) on his sickbed. She has him concentrate on one of the squares until it turns into something like a doorway into the story. Once inside the story, he becomes its lead character until it fades out as if he's awakening from a dream. (Summary by...read more

  • Katharine Pyle

    Teddy has been ill. Now, he is feeling better and is bored; and his exhausted mother needs to rest. He is befriended by the Counterpane Fairy, who entertains him with stories of which he is the hero. (Summary by Lynne...read more

  • Katharine Pyle

    Jazbury, Yowler and Fluffy are three brave and curious kittens craving adventure. Join them as they accidentally venture into the woods and courageously face off against dogs, rats and strange people. - Summary by Mary...read more

  • Katharine Pyle

    Six little ducklings and their mom live in a hollow tree down by the river. Join them as the grow up by the water and learn more about themselves and their animal neighbors. - Summary by Mary...read more