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The complete fairy tales of Edward Thomas

Author: Edward Thomas; Margery Gill
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, 1966, ©1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Thomas; Margery Gill
OCLC Number: 1655196
Notes: Originally published in 1915 under title: Four-and-twenty blackbirds.
Description: 94 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Set a thief to catch a thief (Kent) --
Never look a gift horse in the mouth (Dorset) --
Better late than never (Isle of Wight) --
Look before you leap (Isle of Wight) --
It's all my eye and Betty Martin (Wiltshire) --
Half a loaf is better than no bread (Scotland) --
You can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear (Suffolk) --
First come first served (Glamorganshire) --
Birds of a feather flock together (Norfolk to Somerset) --
The nearer the bone, the sweeter the meat (Carmarthenshire) --
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush (Hampshire) --
Enough is as good as a feast (West Country) --
People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones (Hampshire) --
It's an ill wind that blows nobody any good (Nottinghamshire) --
There's many a slip 'twixt cup and lip (Hampshire) --
One swallow doesn't make a summer (North Wales). Time and tide wait for no man (Cornwall) --
He who laughs lasts laughs longest (Wiltshire) --
A cat may look at a king (Scotland) --
Everything comes to him who waits (Somerset) --
Never say die (Lancashire) --
East, west, home's best (Cornwall) --
Too many cooks spoil the broth (Westmorland) --
Many a little makes a mickle (Gloucestershire).
Other Titles: Four-and-twenty blackbirds
Responsibility: with illustrations by Margery Gill.

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