World history stories for little folk
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World history stories for little folk from the dawn of civilisation to the discovery of the new world by Marjorie Bevan

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Published by S. Low, Marston & Co. in London .
Written in English


  • World history -- Juvenile literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Marjorie Bevan.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesThe Tabard series of handbooks of English history
LC ClassificationsD21 .B55
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p., [11] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6728622M
LC Control Number29011920

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  Ages 5^ Having conquered The Giants (), Walker takes on the pixies in this first-rate companion book. The eight well-written stories from around the globe include famous little people (Rumpelstiltskin, the leprechaun) as well as less-familiar pint-sized heroes (the Zulu nunu, the Hawaiian menehune). "The Golden Ball," a retelling of a medieval Celtic yarn about a boy's misadventures Author: Paul Robert Walker.   So he creatd the series, “Ordinary People Change the World,” which tells the stories of American heroes and icons we all know, but in a different way. Each book begins in their childhood. It is hard to imagine a world without books for children. There have been children’s stories and folk-tales ever since man first learned to speak. This "Picture-Book for Little Folk" is illustrated with 10 full page and 3 dbl page chromotypograph plates as well as numerous B&W drawings (19 of which are full .

This is a collection of folktales from around the world. A folktale is a traditional story which has been passed down from person to person over the years. Every culture has its own folktales, and a large number of these stories have never been written down. So the story we read or listen to today may be quite different from the original. The folktale is a story passed down verbally from generation to generation. Each storyteller added something new to the stories, making them more interesting and fascinating as the ages passed. Different folktales bear the characteristics of the culture, folklore and customs of . The Story of the World is an award-winning resource for families looking for a history curriculum they can fall in love with. Told in the straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer’s trademark, this four-volume set covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. They help kids learn to read and make excellent bedtime stories! We have hundreds of great children's stories for you to share. You may also enjoy Favorite Fairy Tales, Books for Young Readers, Children's Poems, Lullabies and Short Stories for Students. The Three Little .

However, if you are interested, there are also other stories from around the world in this book de I honestly only picked up this book for the Irish tale Lusmore and the Fairies, the Swedish tale Anna and the Tomten, the Japanese Tale of Little One Inch and the Korean's tale The Goblin's Cap/5(5).   A. Establish the framework of historical facts, using a decent book of world history (the Kingfisher History Encyclopedia). 1. Set a goal for the year ( BC through AD) and read through these pages over the course of your year’s study. 2. Steer away from history texts, which provide a predigested interpretation of history. 3.   OK, so this book isn't as action-packed as some of the others on this list — it's a detective story where the detective in question stays in bed for the whole entire book. Get this from a library! Little folk: stories from around the world. [Paul Robert Walker; James Bernardin] -- Eight tales of fairies, dwarfs, elves, and pixies -- otherwise know as little folk, from Japan, Denmark, Hawaii, and Ireland.