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Child Life in Many Lands Volume 3; A Third Reader (Paperback) Loot Price: R221
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Child Life in Many Lands Volume 3; A Third Reader (Paperback): Etta Austin Blaisdell McDonald
Child Life in Many Lands Volume 3; A Third Reader (Paperback): Etta Austin Blaisdell McDonald

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Child Life in Many Lands Volume 3; A Third Reader (Paperback)

Etta Austin Blaisdell McDonald

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 Excerpt: ...hen. "So, one day, the duchess sent a man to the city, telling him to bring back a coop full of hens. "When he returned, the people were surprised and delighted, for they had never even heard of such strange birds. "The good lady saved the eggs for many days. Then she cooked them and made a feast for the poor villagers. She also taught the women how to cook the eggs for themselves, and gave each one of them two or three chickens, sending them home grateful and happy. "At Easter-time the duchess wished to do something to please the children. She had nothing but eggs to give them, however, not even an apple or a nut. So she saved all the egg-shells for many days and boiled them in colored dyes, making them red, blue and yellow. "On Easter Monday she invited all the little ones to go with her to the woods. Then she told them to make nests of twigs and moss and hide them in the bushes. "When this was done she led the children to her cottage and gave them a feast of eggs and cakes. 'Now run and look in the hidden nests, ' she said, and they hurried away to the woods again. "What do you think they found? In each nest lay five beautiful eggs, --two red, two yellow, and one as blue as the sky. "'How wonderful the hens must be, to lay such lovely eggs ' said one of the little girls. 'I wish our hens would lay such pretty eggs.' "' The hens could not lay these eggs, ' said another. 'It must have been the hare that jumped into the bushes when I hid my nest in the tall grass.' "The children laughed gleefully. 'Yes, yes ' they cried. 'The hares lay the pretty eggs. The dear little hares lay the colored eggs.' "And they said it over and over until they began to believe it themselves." To this day the children in Ge...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: Etta Austin Blaisdell McDonald
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-56363-5
Barcode: 9780217563635
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-56363-5

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