Category: Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

How To Tell Stories To Children

How To Tell Stories To Children

Sara Cone Bryant is the author of How to Tell Stories To Children, Stories to tell the littlest ones. Bryant begins with suggestions on how to be a good storyteller. Bryant discusses the difference between telling a story and reading aloud. She believes telling is superior. She then covers the qualities of a good story […]

Big Book Of Classic Christmas Tales

Big Book Of Classic Christmas Tales

The Big Book of Classic Christmas Tales. A delightful collection of many Christmas favorites including: Christmas at Fezziwig’s Warehouse – Charles Dickens The Fir-Tree – Hans Christian Andersen The Christmas Masquerade – Mary E. Wilkins Freeman The Shepherds and the Angels – Adapted from the Bills The Telltale Tile – Olive Thorne Miller Little Girl’s […]

You Can Search Me

George Vere Hobart (1867-1926) wrote under the pseudonym Hugh McHugh. His works include: John Henry (1901), Down the Line with John Henry (1901), Back to the Woods (1903), Out for the Coin (1903), I Need the Money (1904), I am from Missouri (1904), You Can Search Me (1905), Get Next! (1905), Skiddoo! (1906), You Should […]

You Should Worry Says John Henry

George Vere Hobart (1867-1926) wrote under the pseudonym Hugh McHugh. His works include: John Henry (1901), Down the Line with John Henry (1901), Back to the Woods (1903), Out for the Coin (1903), I Need the Money (1904), I am from Missouri (1904), You Can Search Me (1905), Get Next! (1905), Skiddoo! (1906), You Should […]

Water Them Geraniums

Henry Lawson (1867-1922) was an Australian writer and poet. He is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of the colonial period. Lawson was born in a town on the Grenfell goldfields of New South Wales. He attended school at Eurunderee from 1876 but suffered an ear infection at around this time that left […]

Vice Versa; or, A Lesson to Fathers

Thomas Anstey Guthrie (1856-1934), was an English novelist and journalist, who wrote his comic novels under the pseudonym F. Anstey. He was educated at King’s College London and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and was called to the bar in 1880. But the popular success of his story Vice Versa (1882) with its topsy-turvy substitution of […]

Sinks of London Laid Open: A Pocket Companion for the Uninitiated

George Cruikshank (1792-1878) was an English caricaturist and book illustrator, praised as the ‘modern Hogarth’ during his life. Born in London, he was a member of the Cruikshank family of caricaturists and artists, the son of Scottish painter and caricaturist Isaac Cruikshank. Cruikshank’s early career was renowned for his social caricatures of English life for […]

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