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The Book of Stories for the Storyteller

The Book of Stories for the Storyteller by Fanny Coe [editor]
By: (1866-1956)

This is a delightful collection of 43 fairy tales (both old and new), folk lore, myths and real life stories by a variety of authors, brought together by writer Fanny E Coe. They are mostly short and are fun to listen to by children and adults and most teach valuable lessons about life. Some of the stories are: A Legend of the North Wind; How the Robin's Breast became Red; The Little Rabbits; St Christopher; The Necklace of Truth; A Night with Santa Claus; The Wolf-Mother of Saint Ailbe; Pocahontas and How Molly spent her Sixpence

First Page:

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THE

BOOK OF STORIES

FOR THE STORY TELLER

by

FANNY E. COE

GEORGE G. HARRAP & CO. LTD.

LONDON CALCUTTA SYDNEY

First published March 1914

by GEORGE G. HARRAP & COMPANY

39 41 Parker Street, Kingsway, London, W. C.

Preface

There is no need here to enter a plea for story telling. Its value in the home and in the school is assured. Miss Bryant, in her charming book, How to Tell Stories to Children , says, "Perhaps never, since the really old days, has story telling so nearly reached a recognized level of dignity as a legitimate and general art of entertainment as now." And, in the guise of entertainment, the story is often the vehicle conveying to the child the wholesome moral lesson or the bit of desirable knowledge so necessary to his well being at the time... Continue reading book >>


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