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A treasury of stories for five year olds

Author: Edward Blishen
Publisher: Kingfisher, 28-Jul-91.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

This collection has been selected for five-year-olds, with themes and characters likely to entertain them. These stories should help them to learn new vocabulary and start reading for themselves. The  Read more...


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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Blishen
ISBN: 0862728061 9780862728069 0862724279 9780862724276
OCLC Number: 60287863
Notes: Available from Peters Library Service.
Description: illustrations
Contents: "The Rare Spotted Birthday Party", Margaret Mahy; "The Cat and the Parrot", Virginia Haviland; "How the Starfish was Born", Donald Bisset; "The Witch and the Little Village Bus", Margaret stuart Barry; "The Cross Photograph", Dorothy Edwards; "Round the World with a Tyre", Edward Blishen; "The Donkey that Helped Father Christmas", Elizabeth Clark; "The Old Woman and Her Pig", retold by Edward Blishen; "The Giant who Threw Tantrums", David L. Harrison; "The Mermaid's Crown", Ruth Ainsworth; "Mother Kangaroo", John Kershaw; "The Toymaker's Shop", Marie Smith; "A Little Bit of Colour", Nancy Blishen; "THe King who Wanted to Walk on the Moon - a Persian Tale", retold by Edward Blishen; "Punchinello Kept a Cat", Jean Chapman; "The Best Thing to Do - An Indian Tale", retold by Edward Blishen; "Things are Puzzling", James Reeves; "The Elephant Party", Paul Biegel; "The Tale of Mr and Mrs Peppercorn and Their Cuckoo-Clock, Elizabeth Clark; "The Stamping Elephant", Anita Hewett; "Rabbit and the Wolves", Ruth Manning-Sanders; "The Sea-Baby", Eleanor Farjeon; "One at a Time - a Slovenian Tale", retold by Edward Blishen.
Responsibility: illustrated by Noakes, Polly.


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