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Fairy Tales - E. E. Cummings

Hardcover

Published: 1st November 2004
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old
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The four tales in this enchanting, newly illustrated volume, tell of lonely and extraordinary characters finding friendship in unlikely companions. In "The Old Man Who Said Why" a wise fairy's kind nature is taxed when one old man's questions throw the entire heavens into madness. In "The Elephant and the Butterfly" and "The House That Ate Mosquito Pie" shyness is overcome by the compelling love of new friends. "The Little Girl Named I" is a conversation between the author and a small girl, in the manner of A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh.

Clever, insightful, and magical, peopled with vivid characters-a house that prefers one bird to any human inhabitants, an elephant paralyzed with delight, a fairy who "always breakfasted on light and silence"here are tales as only Cummings could write them. A delightful and surprising gift for anyone, young or old.

ISBN: 9780871406583
ISBN-10: 0871406586
Audience: General
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old
For Grades: 2 - 3
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st November 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 18.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1