By: Ellen Robena Field
Buttercup Gold And Other Stories
A charming collection of short stories and verses for young children. First published by the Bangor, Maine Kindergarten Association.
By: Margaret Bruce Clarke
|Hunter's Marjory A Story for Girls|
By: M. (Arnaud) Berquin (1747-1791)
|The Looking-Glass for the Mind or Intellectual Mirror|
By: Agnes Maule Machar (1837-1927)
|Lucy Raymond Or, The Children's Watchword|
By: M. C. Bell
|Little Yellow Wang-lo|
By: Sarah Stuart Robbins (1817-1910)
Miss Ashton's New Pupil
Marion Park, the daughter of missionaries, is sent to Miss Ashton's boarding school. There she meets with many young girls and together they learn not just lessons in German, Logic, Arithmetic, Latin and Rhetoric, but also life lessons of study habits, lady like manners, self control, thoughtfulness of others, truthfulness, and many other character traits. Join these girls of Montrose Academy as they plunge into the adventures of a secret society, fall into a scrape with the boys of Atherton Academy, and plan many Holiday festivities.
By: E. Phillips
|Sweets for Leisure Hours Amusing Tales for Little Readers|
By: Ella Fraser Weller
|Nestlings A Collection of Poems|
By: Agnes S. Underwood
|The Story of a Robin|
By: Samuel Wilberforce (1805-1873)
|The Rocky Island and Other Similitudes|
By: Philip Bennett Power (1822-1899)
|The One Moss-Rose|
By: Richard Hunter
By: Marguerite Bernard and Edith Serrell
A young New-Yorker of twelve heard an appeal for the Fatherless Children of France and his heart was touched. He had no money, but he resolved to give his spare time and his utmost energy to support a "kid in France." The French child needed ten cents worth of extra food each day, in order to grow up with strength and courage. The little American godfather earned those ten cents; he sold newspapers at the subway entrance, after school hours, and undertook an amazing variety of more or less lucrative odd jobs...
By: E. R. Burden
|Hollowmell or, A Schoolgirl's Mission|
By: Henrietta Vaders
|Wikkey A Scrap|
By: Robina F. Hardy
|The Good Ship Rover|
By: A. Hoatson
|Merry Words for Merry Children|
By: Florence Alice Sitwell (1858-1930)
|Daybreak A Story for Girls|
By: Lucy Byerley
|Ruth Arnold or, the Country Cousin|
By: Aunt Friendly
|Hatty and Marcus or, First Steps in the Better Path|
By: Clara M. S. Lowe
|God's Answers A Record of Miss Annie Macpherson's Work at the Home of Industry, Spitalfields, London, and in Canada|
By: Mary L. Code
|Left at Home or, The Heart's Resting Place|
By: Minie Herbert
|Willie the Waif|
Poems Every Child Should Know
A treasure trove of more than two hundred poems, this gem of an anthology compiled by Mary E Burt is indeed a most valuable set of poems to read or listen to. Published in 1904, Poems Every Child Should Know contains some well-loved verses like Thomas Gray's Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, Lewis Carroll's delightful parody Father William, Felicia Hemans' deeply-moving Casablanca and other favorites. It also has lesser-known but equally beautiful pieces like Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's The Arrow and The Song, Robert Browning's The Incident of the French Camp, Eugene Field's nonsense lyrics Wynken, Blynken and Nod and a host of other wonderful verses...
By: Joseph Jacobs (1854-1916)
English Fairy Tales
Jack the Giant-Killer, Tom Thumb, Goldilocks and The Three Bears, Henny Penny, Dick Whittington, The Three Little Pigs, Red Riding Hood and a host of immortal characters are found in this delightful collection of English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs. The book made its first appearance in 1890 and has remained a firm favorite with both young and old ever since. Fairy tales have traditionally emanated from France and Germany. The famous compilations by La Fontaine and the Brothers Grimm have overshadowed children's literature for centuries...
The Lilac Fairy Book
Published in 1910, The Lilac Fairy Book is the last book in the series of fairytale collections known as Andrew Lang's “Coloured” Fairy Books and features stories from various folklores and cultures including Welsh, Portuguese, Scottish, Italian, and many other foreign literary branches. Moreover, the collection is a gem in the short story genre due to the fact that Lang collected some of the featured stories from foreign languages and made them available to English audiences. Featuring 33 stories, The Lilac Fairy Book offers a different perspective to the happy-ever-after fairytales most people are accustomed to and expect...
Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories
Since this series of books is intended for all young people from one to one hundred, it opens with about eighty of the old MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES. Nothing better was ever invented to tell to little folks who are young enough for lullabies. Their rhythm, their humor, and their pith will always cause us to prize them as the Babies’ Classics. Editors: Hamilton Wright Mabie, Edward Everett Hale, William Byron Forbush.(Gutenberg Text)
Bed Time Stories for Aidan Christopher
Bed Time Stories is a collection of 14 short stories especially for young children.
Children's Short Works
Most parents know and understand the value of children's stories. Reading aloud to your children becomes an occasion for family warmth and bonding. But quite apart from this, the true importance of introducing children to fiction helps them to make sense of the real world they will have to encounter at some later stage. Stories also give them hope, teach moral values and help them to understand the complex nature of the society that they will ultimately have to live in. Children's Short Works Vol 001 contains ten delightful traditional tales...
God's Troubadour, The Story of St. Francis of Assisi
Francis, a young Italian boy, is a merchant’s son who is enthralled by the troubadour songs and tales of knights that his father brings back from his travels. He decides to become a knight, but after seeing the poor and suffering in the tragedies of war, he decides to give away all of his worldly possessions and become a troubadour for God.
The Real Mother Goose
A heartwarming collection of nursery rhymes that will take you back to your childhood!
A collection of my favorite short children's stories and rhymes.