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The silver curlew

Author: Eleanor Farjeon; Ernest H Shepard
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1954.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A lazy girl becomes the king's bride by implying that she had woven twelve skeins of cloth when actually she had eaten twelve dumplings. Incorporates the story of Tom Tit Tot.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Farjeon, Eleanor, 1881-1965.
Silver curlew.
New York, Viking Press, 1954 [©1953]
(OCoLC)609479007
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Farjeon; Ernest H Shepard
OCLC Number: 471201
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Mother Codling and her family --
Dumplings --
Doll's daydream --
Charlee Loon --
King Nollekens of Norfolk --
Mother Codling is flummoxed --
The spindle-imp --
Poll comes to court --
Naming the baby --
Feathers and flax --
Nine guesses --
Poll and Doll --
The silver curlew --
Lost in memory --
In the mist --
The witching wood --
The curlew flies --
"We'll never be ready in time!" --
The worst spinster in Norfolk --
Little black imp! --
The last three guesses --
"Nimmy-nimmy-not!" --
Fairy caskets --
The seashell sings.
Responsibility: Eleanor Farjeon ; illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard.

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A lazy girl becomes the king's bride by implying that she had woven twelve skeins of cloth when actually she had eaten twelve dumplings. Incorporates the story of Tom Tit Tot.

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