The wonder clock, or, Four & twenty marvelous tales, being one for each hour of the day
by Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911.
|Format:||Print Book 2006|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 2 of 2 copies|
This handsome box set brings together The Wonder Clock , one of the Pyle siblings' more delightful combined efforts, and Pepper and Salt, a collection of Pyle's wonderfully imaginative fairy tales and fables. A perfect Christmas gift, it will help a new generation rediscover the immense gifts of one of America's best children's storytellers.
ContentsVol.1 : Bearskin
The water of life
How one turned his trouble to some account
How three went out into the wide world
The clever student and the master of black arts
The Princess Golden Hair and the great black raven
Cousin Greylegs, the great red fox, and Grandfather Mole
One good turn deserves another
The white bird
How the good gifts were used by two
How boots befooled the king
Peterkin and the little grey hare
Which is best
The simpleton and the little black hen
The swan maiden
The three little pigs and the ogre
The staff and the fiddle
How the princess's pride was broken
How two went into partnership
The best that life has to give. Vol.2 : Skillful huntsman
Ye song of ye foolish old woman
Claus and his wonderful staff
How Dame Margery Twist saw more than was good for her
Ye song of ye gossips
Victim of science
Play and Ernest
Clever Peter and the two bottles
Accident of birth
Ye romantic adventures of three tailors
Fancy and fact
Hans Hecklemann's luck
Ye two wishes
Averse with a moral, but no name
Ye song of ye Rajah and ye fly
Farmer Grigg's boggart
Pride in distress
Profession and practice
Tale of a tub
Bird in the Linden tree
Ye story of a blue china plate
Apple of contentment
Force of need
Ye sad story concerning one innocent little lamb and four wicked wolves.
|Publisher|| New York : Wilmington, DE :National Review ;2006
|Edition||A National Review/ISI Special Edition.|
|Other Titles|| Pepper & salt, or, Seasoning for young folk
Pepper & salt
Seasoning for young folk.
Pepper & salt, or, Seasoning for young folk.
Four & twenty marvelous tales, being one for each hour of the day
Four and twenty marvelous tales, being one for each hour of the day
Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911. Pepper & salt, or, Seasoning for young folk.
Titles from separate title pages.
1st work originally published: New York : Harper, 1888. 2nd work originally published: New York : Harper and brothers, 1886.
2 volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm