THE BULL BENEATH THE WALNUT TREE AND OTHER STORIES by Anita Hewett
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THE BULL BENEATH THE WALNUT TREE AND OTHER STORIES

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Eighteen short tales designed for the nursery school or kindergarten age by kindergarten teacher and established author Anita Hewett (The Little White Hen, The Tale of the Turnip). Repetition and accumulation, funny names and situations, clever ruses, everyday or familiar fairy-tale settings are sure to get giggles, attention, some participation. The stories range from jokes (the queen who would only wear pink till the king painted the whole palace pink and cured her of the habit) to tradition-bound (the four brothers trying to find a white bird and ignoring the imploring old beggar woman) to close-to-home spun ones (the little girl with the shopping list who brought back her father's umbrella but forget the grocery bag). Print big enough for a helpful big sister--perfect read alouds.

Pub Date: Sept. 15th, 1967
Publisher: McGraw-Hill