Fifty Famous People : A Book of Short Stories (Illustrated)

Fifty Famous People : A Book of Short Stories (Illustrated)

by James Baldwin (2), Amanda Lee

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• The book is an edited and illustrated version of the original one and includes 18 or more unique illustrations which are relevant to its content.
• Contents: Saving the birds -- Another bird story -- Speaking a piece -- Writing a composition -- The whistle -- The Ettrick Shepherd -- The Caliph and the poet -- "Beccos! Beccos! Beccos!" -- A lesson in humility -- The midnight ride -- The boy and the wolf -- Another wolf story -- The horseshoe nails -- The landlord's mistake -- A lesson in manners -- Going to sea -- The shepherd-boy painter -- Two great painters -- The king and the bees -- Our first great painter -- The young scout -- The lad who rode sidesaddle -- The whisperers -- How a prince learned to read -- "Read, and you will know" -- The young cupbearer -- The sons of the Caliph -- The boy and the robbers -- A lesson in justice -- The general and the fox -- The bomb -- A story of old Rome -- Saved by a dolphin -- "Little brothers of the air" -- A clever slave -- One of Aesop's fables -- The dark day -- The surly guest -- The story of a great story -- The king and the page -- The hunted king -- "Try, try again!" -- Why he carried the turkey -- The paddle-wheel boat -- The Caliph and the gardener -- The cowherd who become a poet -- The lover of men -- The charocoal man and the king -- Which was the king? -- The golden tripod.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016495552
Publisher: Five Star Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 05/07/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 925,984
File size: 6 MB

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