THE WONDER CLOCK - 24 Marvelous Stories for Children Howard Pyle Author
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It is rare indeed when a writer's original stories are regarded as masterpieces on a par with the great folkloristic fairy tales which have been handed down through the ages. However, Howard Pyle's absorbing tales have for generations enjoyed such overwhelming popularity with boys and girls that they have earned this unique distinction. This collection includes 24 of his most entertaining and imaginative worksIn The Wonder Clock you will find a fairy tale for each hour of the day – 24 in all. A short verse introduces each fairy tale. In addition, you will also find the stories embellished by 122 full page pen and ink illustrations which will keep children and adults engaged for hours.Also known as Four-and-Twenty Marvellous Tales were written by Howard Pyle and illustrated by his sister Katharine Pyle, an author and illustrator in her own right, penned and added the 24 poems which can be found at the start of every hour of the day.We do suggest reading a tale-a-day at bedtime. Maybe you can stretch some of the longer tales over 2 days. This way you make the stories in this book last a whole month.Included are tales:I - BearskinII. - The Water of LifeIII. - How One Turned his Trouble to Some AccountIV. - How Three Went out into the Wide WorldV. - The Clever Student and the Master of Black ArtsVI. - The Princess Golden-Hair and the Great Black RavenVII. - Cousin Greylegs, the Great Red Fox, and Grandfather MoleVIII. - One Good Turn Deserves AnotherIX. - The White BirdX. - How the Good Gifts were Used by TwoXI. - How Boots Befooled the KingXII. - The Step-motherXIII. - Master Jacob XIV. - Peterkin and the Little Grey HareXV. - Mother HildegardeXVI. - Which is BestXVII. - The Simpleton and his Little Black HenXVIII. - The Swan MaidenXIX. - The Three Little Pigs and the OgreXX. - The Staff and the FiddleXXI. - How the Princess’s Pride was BrokenXXII. - How Two Went into PartnershipXXIII. - King StorkXXIV. - The Best that Life has to GiveKEYWORDS/TABS:Wonder clock, Howard Pyle, Katharine Pyle, 24, fairy tales, folk tales, fables, children’s stories, Bearskin, Water of Life, Turn Trouble, Account, Three, Wide World, Clever Student, Master, Black Arts, Princess, Golden-Hair, Great Black Raven, Cousin Greylegs, Great Red Fox, Grandfather Mole, One Good Turn, White Bird, Good Gifts, Boots, fooled, King, Queen, Prince, Step-mother, Master Jacob, Peterkin, Little Grey Hare, rabbit, Mother Hildegarde, Best, Simpleton, Little Black Hen, Swan Maiden, Little Pigs, Ogre, Staff, Fiddle, Pride, Broken, Partnership, King Stork,

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