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Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y., Reader's Digest Association [1969]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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Seventy stories, legends, and fairy tales include "The Dutch Boy and the Dike," "The Paradise of Children" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and "The Plain Princess" by Phyllis McGinley.
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
OCLC Number: 53958
Notes: On spine: Great stories for young readers.
Description: 832 pages color illustrations 22 cm
Contents: The story of Johnny Appleseed, by Meridel Le Sueur --
New folks coming, by Robert Lawson --
The Dutch boy and the dike --
Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang saves the day, by Ian Fleming --
The Peterkins celebrate the Fourth of July, by Lucretia P. Hale --
The summer of the beautiful white horse, by William Saroyan --
The peddler of Ballaghadereen, by Ruth Sawyer --
The boy who drove the rats out of London, by J.B.S. Haldane --
How a streetcar came in a stocking, by Harriet Allen --
The paradise of children, by Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Lassie Come-Home, by Eric Knight --
The plain princess, by Phyllis McGinley --
Paul Bunyan and the Whistling River, by Glen Rounds --
The friendly ghost, by Elisabeth Yates --
How Pat got good sense, by Charle J. Finger --
Twqo chests of treasure, by Merritt P. Allen --
Ben and Me, by Robert Lawson --
Little Boy Pie, by Eleanor Farjeon, by Maudie Tom, Jockey, by Gladys Hasty Carroll --
A tenderhearted dragon, by Alice Calhoun Haines --
The hungry old witch, by Charles J. Finger --
Mary, Mary, So Contrary!, by Parker Fillmore --
The big bear, by Charles Major --
Anansi goes fishing, by Harold Courlander and George Herzog --
Champions of the Peaks, by Paul Annixter --
The lost Merbaby, by Mary and Margaret Baker --
Rocket rider, by Charles Coombs --
Herbert's poem, by Hazel Wilson --
King Arthur and the Round Table, by Beatrice Clay --
Ichabod Paddock, by Josef Berger (Jeremiah Digges) --
The railroad ghost, by Murray T. Pringle --
Casey joins the circus, by Dorothea F. Dobias --
The Upsidedownians, by Alicia Aspinwall --
Buy a father, by Arthur Bowie Chrisman --
Pecos Bill and the cyclone, by Harold W. Felton --
How the animals lost their tails, by Carl Sandburg --
Three young men and death, by Geoffrey Chaucer (adapted by Jennifer Westwood) --
O'Halloran's luck, by Stephen Vincent Benet --
The skunk in Tante Odette's oven, by Natalie Savage Carlson --
Rodeo cowboy, by Kerry Wood --
The fun they had, by Isaac Asimov --
Rags-and-tatters, by Anne Macdonell --
Zlateh the goat, by Isaac Bashevis Singer --
The counting of the crocodiles, by Harold Courlander --
The wooden horse, by Bella Koral --
Fritz the master fiddler, by John Bennett --
How Robin Hood became an outlaw, by J. Walker McSpadden --
The happy prince, by Oscar Wilde --
The dun horse, by George Grinnell --
Jimmy takes vanishing lessons, by Walter R. Brooks --
King Stork, by Howard Pyle --
The Devil's hide, by Parker Fillmore --
How many donkeys?, by Alice Geer Kelsey --
The little boy who wasn't lost, by Julilly House Kohler --
Mr. Popper's Penguin, by Richard and Florence Atwater --
Mendi's magic carpet, by Maurice Dolbier --
The gift of Saint Nicholas, by Charles M. Skinner --
The elephant's child, by Rudyard Kipling --
How till turned green cloth blue, by Thomas Murner (retold by M. Jagendorf) --
Prince Rabbit, by A.A. Milne --
Keeping house, by Laura Ingalls Wilder --
The Brahman, the tiger, and the six judges --
The golden touch, by Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The horse who had his picture in the paper, by Phyllis McGinley --
Three hundred innings, by Stephen Meader --
A white heron, by Sarah Orne Jewett --
Ferdinand the bull, by Munro Leaf --
The great quillow, by James Thurber --
The boy who saved the world, by Roland A. Martone.
Other Titles: Great stories for young readers.

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Seventy stories, legends, and fairy tales include "The Dutch Boy and the Dike," "The Paradise of Children" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and "The Plain Princess" by Phyllis McGinley.

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