2013 May 24, Friday
Literature - Children’s
Brought to you in conjunction with the Cloudy Days Reader
Finding a Fairy
A lovely story about children finding a real life fairy in the form of a hummingbird, plus information about hummingbirds.
Who Killed Cock Robin
A children’s poem from over 100 years ago that tells the story of Robin Redbreast’s short-lived marriage to young Jenny Wren.
Give yourself and your child a respite from inane cartoons and cartoon-like stories. Go back 100 years to this 1905 tale about a young girl who learns an act of kindness may first require an act of courage.
Papa’s Lucky Penny
First published in 1905, this is not a fish tale of the one that got away but rather of the loved ones who bring us “luck.”
A Crocus Story
Enjoy this adorable tale about the first flowers of spring, plus learn how to grow your own!
Who doesn’t like to watch bubbles float by? In this appealing antique tale, a curious young boy discovers that bubble-blowing is not only fun but educational as well.
Enjoy this timeless tale of a Christmas miracle.
The Faithful Postman
Move over Lassie! Sally the cat reminds us that although a good deed is its own reward, it’s still nice to receive a token of appreciation.
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Anna learns a timeless lesson about the two words that most people long to hear but seldom do.