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The World treasury of children's literature : book three

Author: Clifton Fadiman; Leslie Morrill
Publisher: Boston : Little, ©1985.
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Third volume of a 3 volume anthology of classical and contemporary children's stories, poems, myths, and legends from many countries.
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Genre/Form: Collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifton Fadiman; Leslie Morrill
ISBN: 0316273031 9780316273039
OCLC Number: 17217549
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 634 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: As I was laying on the green; Little Willie; Willie the poisoner; Sister Nell; I raised a great hullabaloo; The donkey / Anonymous --
Little house in the big woods / Laura Ingalls Wilder --
AEIOU / Jonathan Swift --
Bartek the doctor / Maia Wojciechowska --
Opposites / Richard Wilbur --
Laughing gas / P.L. Travers --
Eat-it-all Elaine / Kaye Starbird --
Many moons / James Thurber --
The acrobats; The battle; The land of happy; A poem on the neck of a running giraffe / Shel Silverstein --
Of ships and trees; A folktale from Vietnam / Beatrice Tanaka --
Who has seen the wind / Christina Rossetti --
Chester; Harry Cat / George Selden --
Firefly: a song / Elizabeth Madox Roberts --
Telling stories wrong; The comic-strip mouse / Gianni Rodari --
Toucans two; The zebra / Jack Prelutsky --
He / Felix Salten --
The giraffe / Ron Padgett --
Veronica Ganz / Marilyn Sachs --
The eel; The adventures of Isabel; The parent; The panther; The lama / Ogden Nash --
Salt / Arthur Ransome --
I left my head / Lilian Moore --
Blue moose / Manus Pinkwater --
Mrs. Pepperpot to the rescue / Alf Proysen --
Order / Myra Cohn Livingston --
The tailor of Gloucester / Beatrix Potter --
Supermarket / Felice Holman --
Smells; The rock / Hugh Lofting --
Easy diver / Robert Froman --
How many donkeys?: a folktale from Turkey / Anonymous --
Pippi moves into Villa Villekulla / Astrid Lindgren --
Colonel Fazackerley / Charles Causley --
McBroom tells a lie / Sid Fleischman --
The lamb; The echoing green / William Blake --
Lucy looks into a wardrobe; What Lucy found there / C.S. Lewis --
Explanations / Aliki Barnstone --
Augustus Gloop goes up the pipe / Roald Dahl --
What does the clock say?; The cheetah, my dearest is known not to cheat / George Barker --
Bruno and the mirror / Achim Broger --
Epitaphs / Anonymous --
A meal with a magician / J.B.S. Haldane --
The giant crab / John Walsh --
High water at Catfish Bend / Ben Lucien Burman --
January; September / John Updike --
The birthday bash / Judy Blume --
The eagle / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Pinocchio / Carlo Collodi --
When icicles hang by the wall / William Shakespeare --
Some adventures of Flat Stanley / Jeff Brown --
Arithmetic; Auctioneer / Carl Sandburg --
The woman who always argued / Leila Berg --
The bat / Theodore Roethke --
The Wizard of Oz / L. Frank Baum --
Slowly / James Reeves --
Nuts / Natalie Babbitt --
Beds / Sylvia Plath --
The assistant pig-keeper / Lloyd Alexander --
This is my rock / David McCord --
Playing pilgrims / Louisa May Alcott --
Sea fever; Cargoes / John Masefield --
How spider got a thin waist: a West African folktale / Joyce Cooper Arkhurst --
Cat / Sinclair Lewis --
Charlotte / E. B. White --
Rules / Karla Kuskin --
The pinch-bug and his prey / Mark Twain --
Snail / Maxine W. Kumin --
The fugitives / Rosemary Sutcliff --
There's this that I like about hockey, my lad / John Kieran --
Shrewd Todie and Lyzer the miser / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
There was a naughty boy / John Keats --
The hobbit; Cat / J.R.R. Tolkien --
The doughnuts / Robert McCloskey --
Bats / Randall Jarrell --
Tom's midnight garden / Philippa Pearce --
My Uncle Dan / Ted Hughes --
A hike in New York City / Sam Levenson --
Mother to son / Langston Hughes --
Poor stainless / Mary Norton --
"Foul shot" / Edwin A. Hoey --
From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler / E.L. Konigsburg --
I wish that my room had a floor / Gelett Burgess --
Rikki-tikki-tavi; The way through the woods; Six honest servingmen / Rudyard Kipling --
Dinky Hocker shoots smack! / M.E. Kerr --
The pasture; Stopping by woods on a snowy evening / Robert Frost --
The royal banquet / Norton Juster --
The song of the Jellicles / T.S. Eliot --
The riverbank; The song of Mr. Toad / Kenneth Grahame --
Julie of the wolves / Jean Craighead George --
Song of an unlucky man / Anonymous --
The too-many professors / Norman Hunter --
Silver; Bones; Jim Jay / Walter de la Mare --
Harriet the spy / Louise Fitzhugh --
Doctor Concocter / Kornei Chukovsky --
About Elizabeth Eliza's piano; At dinner / Lucretia P. Hale --
All about boys and girls; Warning / John Ciardi --
The storm / Walter Farley --
Shame / Malcolm Cragg --
The gourmet government / William Péne du Bois --
In just- / E.E. Cummings --
The dog and the rooster / Meindert Dejong --
Giddy Liddy Gandaway; Today I found a secret / Palmer Brown --
The nine billion names of God / Arthur C. Clarke --
Nancy Hanks (1784-1818); Daniel Boone (1735-1820); Abigail Adams (1744-1818) / Rosemary and Stephen Vincent Benét --
A mad tea-party; Father William; The crocodile; Beautiful soup; Speak roughly to your little boy; Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll --
The incredible journey / Sheila Burnford --
Eleanor Rigby / John Lennon and Paul McCartney --
The blanket / Francelia Butler, reteller --
The pedestrian / Ray Bradbury --
Two Haiku / Bashō --
Nothing / Godfried Bomans --
Elsa meets other wild animals / Joy Adamson --
The feeling of power / Isaac Asimov --
Lies / Yevgeny Yevtushenko --
For grown-ups only --
Index of titles --
Index of contributors --
Index of first lines.
Responsibility: selected and with commentary by Clifton Fadiman ; with illustrations by Leslie Morrill.

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Third volume of a 3 volume anthology of classical and contemporary children's stories, poems, myths, and legends from many countries.

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