The Kingfisher Treasury of Stories for Five Year Olds

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-06-10
  • Publisher: Kingfisher
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Twenty-three stories from around the world have been specially selected for five year olds. With delightful illustrations on every page and a marvelous mix of traditional and contemporary tales, this is a real treasure trove of words and pictures. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Edward Blishen won the Carnegie Medal with Leon Garfield for the God Beneath the Sea (1970). For Kingfisher he has compiled several collections in the Treasury of Stories series and Children's Classics to Read Aloud.

Table of Contents

The Rare Spotted Birthday Partyp. 9
The Cat and the Parrotp. 15
How the Starfish Was Bornp. 19
The Witch and the Little Village Busp. 22
The Cross Photographp. 30
Around the World with a Tirep. 35
The Donkey That Helped Father Christmasp. 44
The Old Woman and Her Pigp. 56
The Giant Who Threw Tantrumsp. 61
The Mermaid's Crownp. 67
Mother Kangaroop. 74
The Toymaker's Shopp. 77
A Little Bit of Colorp. 84
The King Who Wanted to Walk on the Moonp. 90
Punchinello Kept a Catp. 96
The Best Thing to Dop. 100
Things Are Puzzlingp. 104
The Elephant Partyp. 109
The Tale of Mr. and Mrs. Peppercorn and Their Cuckoo Clockp. 115
The Stamping Elephantp. 131
Rabbit and the Wolvesp. 138
The Sea-Babyp. 145
One at a Timep. 155
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