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16 Results
Pond circle —Franco, Betsy.

In the pond by Anna's house, a food chain begins with algae, which is eaten by a mayfly nymph, which is eaten by a beetle, which is eaten by a bullfrog....

When the wind stops —Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-2013

A mother explains to her son that in nature an end is also a beginning as day gives way to night, winter ends and spring begins, and, after it stops falling, rain makes clouds for other storms.

There is a flower at the tip of my nose smelling me —Walker, Alice, 1944-

A little girl celebrates the beauty of the world and her connection to it through a series of short verses that praise the senses.

There was an old man who painted the sky —Sloat, Teri.

In this song based on "The Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly," a prehistoric man, contemplating the creation of the world, paints images on the ceiling of a cave, that are later discovered by a young Spanish girl in 1879.

If you listen —Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-2013

A mother reassures her little girl there is a way to know that someone far away loves you.

Too much talk —Medearis, Angela Shelf, 1956-

A retelling of a traditional West African tale about a king who refuses to believe that yams, fish, and cloth can talk until his throne agrees with him.

The story of Easter —Fisher, Aileen, 1906-2002.

Presents the background and significance of the Christian celebration of Easter.

Why war is never a good idea —Walker, Alice, 1944-

Simple, rhythmic text explores the wanton destructiveness of War, which has grown old but not wise, as it demolishes nice people and beautiful things with no consideration for the consequences.

Nursery tales around the world

Presents eighteen simple stories from international folklore, grouped around six themes, such as "Runaway Cookies," "Slowpokes and Speedsters," and "Chain Tales." Includes background information and storytelling hints.

Christmas lullaby —Jewell, Nancy.

A story in rhyme about the animals that attended the Baby Jesus.

The rose's smile : Farizad of the Arabian nights —Kherdian, David.

Only the courage of the beautiful Farizad is able to bring happiness out of the evil deeds of her mother's two jealous older sisters.

Can you guess my name? : traditional tales around the world —Sierra, Judy.

A collection of fifteen folktales from all over the world, including stories that resemble "The Three Pigs," "The Bremen Town Musicians," and "Rumpelstiltskin."

The folks in the valley : a Pennsylvania Dutch ABC —Aylesworth, Jim.

A rhyming alphabet book about the people and activities of a Pennsylvania Dutch settlement in a rural valley.

风到哪去 Feng dao na li qu le —Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-2013

A mother explains to her son that in nature an end is also a beginning as day gives way to night, winter ends and spring begins, and, after it stops falling, rain makes clouds for other storms.

Magic words : poems —Field, Edward, 1924-

A collection of poems based on songs and stories gathered by Knud Rasmussen on the Fifth Thule Expedition, which recorded Inuit legends about the universe and its creation.

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