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The World treasury of children's literature

Author: Clifton Fadiman; Leslie H Morrill
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1984-©1985.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A three-volume anthology of classical and contemporary children's stories, poems, myths, and legends from many countries.
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifton Fadiman; Leslie H Morrill
ISBN: 0316273023 9780316273022 0316273031 9780316273039
OCLC Number: 10912487
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: V.3. As I was laying on the green ; Little Willie ; Sister Nell ; I raised a great hullabaloo ; The donkey / Anon. --
Little house in the 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 / Beatrice Tanaka --
WHo has seen the wind? / Christina Rossetti --
Chester ; Harry cat / George Selden --
Firefly / 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. Peperpot to the rescue / Alf Proysen --
Order / Myra Cohn Livingston --
The tailor of Gloucester / Beatrix Potter --
Supermarket / Felice Holdman --
Smells ; The rock / Hugh Lofting --
Easy diver / Robert Froman --
How many donkeys? / Anon. --
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 / Anon. --
A meal with a magician / J.B.S. Haldane --
The giant crab / John Walsh --
Hugh 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 fevor ; Cargoes / John Masefield --
How a spider got a thin waist / 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 Suncliff --
There's this that I like abouthockey, 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 hinest 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 / Anon. --
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 gormet government / William Pene Du Bois --
In just / E.E. Cummings --
The dog and the rooster / Meinbert DeJong --
Giddy liddy gandaway ; Today I found a secret / Palmer Brown --
The nine billion names of God / Arthur C. Clarke --
Nancy Hanks ; Daniel Boone ; Abigail Adams / Rosemary and Stephen Vincent Benet --
A mad tea-party ; Father William ; The crocodile ; Beautiful soup ; Speak roughly to your little boy ; Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll --
The incredible journey / Sheila Brunford --
Elenor Rigby / John Lennon and Paul McCartney --
The blanket / Francelia Butler --
The pedestrain / Ray Bradbury --
Two haiku / Basho --
Nothing / Godfried Bomans --
Elsa meets other wild animals / Joy Adamson --
The feeling of power / Isaac Asimov --
Lies / Yevgeny Yevtushenko.
Responsibility: selected and with commentary by Clifton Fadiman ; with additional illustrations by Leslie Morrill.

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A three-volume anthology of classical and contemporary children's stories, poems, myths, and legends from many countries.

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