Gateway to the Classics: The Pearl Story Book by Ada M. Skinner and Eleanor L. Skinner
The Pearl Story Book by  Ada M. Skinner and Eleanor L. Skinner

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The Pearl Story Book
by Eleanor L. Skinner
The Pearl Story Book is a stellar collection for children of stories and legends from near and far about Winter, Christmas, and the New Year. Poems to match the season are sprinkled among the narrative selections, making reading from beginning to end a joyful experience. This is one of four seasonal collections the authors have compiled, the others being The Emerald Story Book for Spring, The Turquoise Story Book for Summer, and The Topaz Story Book for Fall.  Ages 10-12
283 pages $15.95   

Table of Contents

Front Matter

Back Matter

The Ice King
A Song of Snow
King Frost and King Winter
The Snowstorm
The First Winter
Snow Song
The Snow Maiden
The Frost King
King Winter's Harvest
Old King Winter
Sheltering Wings
The Snow-Image
The First Snow-Fall
The Voice of the Pine Trees
The Pine Tree Maiden
The Holly
The Fable of the Three Elms
The Pine and the Willow
Why the Wild Rabbits Are White in Winter
The Yew
How the Pine Tree Did Some Good
A Wonderful Weaver
The Pine and the Flax
The Fir Tree
Why Bruin Has a Stumpy Tail
Pines and Firs
Who Loves the Trees Best?
A Christmas Song
The Shepherd Maiden's Gift
Christmas Gifts
Silver Bells
The Animals' Christmas Tree
A Christmas Carol
The Willow Man
The Ivy Green
Legend of St. Nicholas
Christmas Bells
A Night With Santa Claus
A Child's Thought About Santa Claus
Charity in a Cottage
The Waits
Where Love Is There God Is Also
God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen
The Glad New Year
The Bad Little Goblin's New Year
The Queen of the Year
The New Year's Bell
The New Year
The Child and the Year
A Masque of the Days
Ring Out Wild Bells
The Bells
A January Thaw
The Snow Man
The Happy Prince
The Legend of King Wenceslaus
Old Winter
The Snowball That Didn't Melt
Gau-wi-di-ne and Go-Hay
Naming the Winds
North Winds Frolic
The Months: A Pageant
Prince Winter
How Winter and Spring Met

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