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Fairy Tales (Hardcover) (E. E. Cummings & George James Firmage & Meilo So)

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The four tales in this enchanting, newly illustrated volume, tell of lonely and extraordinary characters finding friendship in unlikely companions. In "The Old Man Who Said Why" a wise fairy's kind nature is taxed when one old man's questions throw the entire heavens into madness. In "The Elephant and the Butterfly" and "The House That Ate Mosquito Pie" shyness is overcome by the compelling love of new friends. "The Little Girl Named I" is a conversation between the author and a small girl, in the manner of A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh.Clever, insightful, and magical, peopled with vivid characters—a house that prefers one bird to any human inhabitants, an elephant paralyzed with delight, a fairy who "always breakfasted on light and silence"here are tales as only Cummings could write them. A delightful and surprising gift for anyone, young or old.
Four tales include "The Old Man Who Said 'Why'," "The Elephant & The Butterfly," "The House That Ate Mosquito Pie," and "The Little Girl Named I."
Number of Pages: 64
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Fairy Tales + Folklore / General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: E. E. Cummings & George James Firmage & Meilo So
Language: English
Street Date: October 23, 2004
TCIN: 11799659
UPC: 9780871406583
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-4814
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