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Meilo So E. E. Cummings - Fairy Tales - 9780871406583 - V9780871406583
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Fairy Tales

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Description for Fairy Tales Hardcover. These whimsical, timeless tales, by one of our most treasured poets, will appeal to any generation. Illustrator(s): So, Meilo. Editor(s): Firmage, George James. Num Pages: 64 pages, 21 color watercolors. BIC Classification: YFJ. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education; (G) General (US: Trade); (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 230 x 178 x 13. Weight in Grams: 364.
The four tales in this enchanting, newly illustrated volume, tell of lonely and extraordinary characters finding friendship in unlikely companions. In "The Old Man Who Said Why" a wise fairy's kind nature is taxed when one old man's questions throw the entire heavens into madness. In "The Elephant and the Butterfly" and "The House That Ate Mosquito Pie" shyness is overcome by the compelling love of new friends. "The Little Girl Named I" is a conversation between the author and a small girl, in the manner of A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh. Clever, insightful, and magical, peopled with ... Read more

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About Meilo So E. E. Cummings
E. E. Cummings (1894–1962) was among the most influential, widely read, and revered modernist poets. He was also a playwright, a painter, and a writer of prose. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he studied at Harvard University and, during World War I, served with an ambulance corps in France. He spent three months in a French detention camp and subsequently wrote ... Read more

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