Part of a five book series with over 125 multi-cultural stories and poems that complement the pedagogical intentions of the language arts curriculum. Progressively controlled and increasingly rich sight and phonetic vocabulary development from story to story and book to book. Progressively developing sentence structures from story to story. All stories are designed for forty-five minute periods, including instruction and discussion time.
Contents include: John Wesley's Rule, Godric and the Hare, The Ant and the Grasshopper, Here We Come A-Haying, The Turtle Who Talked too Much, Saint Moling and the Fox, The Boy and the Nuts, Harvest Song, The Fox and the Grapes, A Lesson in Compassion, The Wolf and the Watchdog, The Miller Who Tried to Please Everybody, The Boy Bishop, The Gnat and the Lion, Jack Frost Was in the Garden, Bell the Cat, The Three Dowerless Maidens, The Frog in the Pail of Cream, The Witch, The Banyan Deer, The Jackass in the Lion's Skin, The Three Schoolboys and the Salting Tub, The Lion and the Mouse, The Miser, Two Little Kittens, The Golden Cups, The Chimp and the Dolphin, The Dog and the Porcupine, The Suspicious Disciple, At the Lion's Den, Why the Dog and the Cat Are Enemies, The Blind Men and the Elephant, Everything the Lord Does Is for the Best, The Proud Bull-Frog, The Danger of Knowing How to Read, Lucia and the Trolls.
Also available by the same author: Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum ; Snip, Snap, Snout ; Sun So Hot I Froze to Death and When I Hear My Heart Wonder.
PB, 102 pages. Suitable for 8-10 years.