Ol' Mistah Buzzard was right. Trouble was right at the heels of Reddy Fox, although Reddy wouldn't have believed it if he had been told. He had stolen that plump pet chicken of Farmer Brown's boy for no reason under the sun but to show off. He wanted everyone to know how bold he was.
"Do you see that mountain?" asked the king, pointing to a huge mass towering into the sky about three leagues from Schiraz. "Go bring me the leaf of a palm that grows at the foot of the mountains." The words were barely out of the King's mouth when the Indian turned a screw in the horse's neck, and was soon beyond the sight of even the sharpest eyes.
A beautiful tale told to Sarah by Old Man Max seems too fantastic to be true. He claims to have overheard the Sun, Wind and Rain arguing one day, and that argument involved not only who was most important in the process of growing plants, but also in growing his little sister who happened to get in their way. As the elements argue over who is the most powerful, they become confused in their...
It is almost Christmas, and the little fox Bubu is eagerly waiting for Santa Claus. When something unusual falls from the sky, all Christmas gifts are put in danger. Bubu goes on a lonely nighttime adventure to save Christmas, and by accident, he will find the best Christmas gift.
Born on Christmas Day, Carol Bird is special from the start. Her especially sweet disposition and invalid condition develop together in early childhood. As her health declines, her gracious spirit shines stronger and stronger, and is reflected in her sweet temperament toward her parents, brothers, and uncle; as well as in her concern for their poor neighbors, the Ruggleses.
Andrew Lang's series of fairytale books have been considered by many as having provided some of the best fundamental reading for children since the late 19th and 20th centuries. The stories are not original, since they almost without exception were passed down orally. But they are told using old, rather than modernized language.
THE BRINGALS OF CARLY – Synopsis Bringals live in ‘home-trees’. One family of 100 Bringals in one tree and 10,000 ‘families’ scattered around planet Earth. Thanks to their self imposed invisibility, the benign Bringals have remained, peacefully undiscovered by humans since they arrived here as refugees over 2,000 years ago. They came to escape the ravages of their own dying planet...
He rushed headlong down the path he had come, at each step fearing that he would feel a hand laying on his shoulder. It was not until he had left the last trees behind him and was standing on the open plain, that he dared to look around. Then he thought that a figure in white was still standing there, waving her arms to and fro.