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In Apple-Blossom Time A Fairy-Tale to Date   By: (1854-1927)

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In Apple-Blossom Time is a whimsical and charming fairy-tale by Clara Louise Burnham. Set in a quaint village tucked away in the countryside, this enchanting story takes readers on a delightful journey through the lives of its endearing characters.

Burnham's writing beautifully captures the essence of nature, particularly during the apple-blossom season. Her vivid descriptions transport readers to a world where the scent of blooming flowers and the gentle rustle of leaves become palpable sensations. Through her lyrical prose, Burnham immerses readers in a captivating world filled with magic and wonder.

The characters in In Apple-Blossom Time are equally captivating. Each character possesses unique qualities and personalities that make them feel relatable and authentic. From the kind-hearted and adventurous protagonist to the stern yet caring guardian, Burnham crafts a diverse cast of characters that adds depth and complexity to the story. Their interactions and relationships are portrayed with warmth and sensitivity, allowing readers to develop a genuine connection with them.

The plot of the book is filled with unexpected twists and turns, keeping readers engaged from beginning to end. Burnham masterfully weaves together themes of love, friendship, and the pursuit of happiness, creating a narrative that is both heartwarming and thought-provoking. The pacing of the story is balanced, allowing readers to savor each chapter while eagerly anticipating what lies ahead.

One of the strongest aspects of In Apple-Blossom Time is the underlying message it conveys. Through her tale, Burnham highlights the importance of embracing the beauty of nature and the value of living in harmony with the world around us. The story reminds readers of the transformative power of love and the ability to find happiness in unexpected places.

In conclusion, In Apple-Blossom Time is a delightful fairy-tale that will capture the hearts of readers young and old. Clara Louise Burnham's enchanting prose, vibrant characters, and poignant themes make this book a captivating and enjoyable read. Whether you are seeking a heartwarming story or a whimsical escape into a magical world, In Apple-Blossom Time is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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A Fairy Tale to Date



With Illustrations

Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin Company The Riverside Press Cambridge Copyright, 1919, by Clara Louise Burnham All Rights Reserved

[Illustration: Lifted the Girl in after it]


I. The Princess

II. The Ogre

III. The Prince

IV. The Good Fairy

V. The New Help

VI. The Dwarf

VII. A Midnight Message

VIII. The Meadow

IX. The Bird of Prey

X. The Palace

XI. Mother and Son

XII. The Transformation

XIII. The Goddess

XIV. The Mermaid Shop

XV. The Clouds Disperse

XVI. Apple Blossoms


Drawn by B. Morgan Dennis

Lifted the Girl in after it

Tingling with the Increasing Desire to knock down his Host and catch this Girl up in his Arms

"Geraldine Melody belongs to me. Her father gave her to me"


In the Order of their Appearance

The Good Fairy Mehitable Upton

The Princess Geraldine Melody

The Ogre Rufus Carder

The Dwarf Pete

The Slave Mrs. Carder

The Prince Benjamin Barry

The Grouch Charlotte Whipp

The Queen Mrs... Continue reading book >>

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