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From the sassy cricket hero of A Cricket in Times Square to the charmingly bumbling mole from The Wind in the Willows and other figures from more than a dozen timeless classics, this anthology is a lovely introduction to some of the most enduring characters in all of childrens literature. The carefully selected excerpts include works by Aesop, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rudyard Kipling, Gerald Durrell, Hans Christian Andersen, and many more. In these pages children will discover wondrous worlds, while adults will recognize long-lost friends. Classic Animal Stories chosen by Sally Grindley is a beautifully illustrated keepsake collection will provide hours of wonderful read-together memories for the whole family.

About the Author

Sally Grindley is the award-winning author of more than a dozen picture books, as well as novels for older children, including Spilled Water, which was awarded a Smarties Prize, one of the U.K.s top honors.

Table of Contents

AESOP'S FABLES
retold by Savior Pirotta
 
JUST SO STORIES
by Rudyard Kipling
 
THE CRICKET IN TIMES SQUARE
by George Selden
 
BRER FOX CATCHES OLD MAN TARRYPIN
by Joel Chandler Harris
 
MRS. FRISBY AND THE RATS OF NIMH
by Robert C. O'Brien
 
THE HODGEHEG
by Dick King-Smith
 
THE MIDNIGHT FOX
by Betsy Byars
 
GOBBOLINO THE WITCH'S CAT
by Ursula Moray Williams
 
MY FAMILY AND OTHER ANIMALS
by Gerald Durrell
 
BORN FREE
by Joy Adamson
 
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
by Kenneth Grahame
 
FARMER BOY
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
 
THE HAPPY PRINCE
by Oscar Wilde
 
THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY
by David Kearney
 
WAR HORSE
by Michael Morpugo
 
THE NIGHTINGALE
Hans Christian Andersen
 
NOTES ON THE AUTHORS
 
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753462102
Author:
Grindley, Sally
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Anthologies
Subject:
Childrens classics
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Kingfisher Book Of...
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 1 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations throughout
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.38 x 7.63 in
Age Level:
06-10

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