Story Teller (Marshall Cavendish)

A Tribute to the Collection of the World's Best Children's Stories Published by Marshall Cavendish

Synopses: ST1/Part 12

Folk Tales of the World
The Mighty Prince
A traditional Japanese tale of a prince who learns to look at life in a new way.

Cartoon Heroes
Ford’s Toy Cars (Part 1)
Aided and abetted by Richard Widdows, Malcolm Livingstone has created a whole new gang of characters – most of them on four wheels!

Tales of Today
Drummerboy Races for his Life
Billy’s gypsy camp is threatened with closure. But the pony Drummerboy faces a worse fate at Applegate Stables! This sequel to the story in Part 5 is based on characters invented by Fiona Citroen for Thomas Nelson & Sons.

The Magic World of Animals
First Flight
Pictures accurate in every detail accompany this story by Liam O’Flaherty about a fledgling gull. It is reproduced by kind permission of A. D. Peters & Co. Ltd.

Famous Fables
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
The grass is always greener in the next field, according to this traditional fable. So what promise the town holds for an innocent country mouse?

The Story Teller Serial
Pinnochio
(Part 2: the Puppet Theatre)
The naughty puppet, who tries desperately to be good sets out for school with the right intentions – but the attraction of the theatre proves too great to resist.

Classic Fairy Stories
The Gingerbread Man
This story, its chants popular with young children, originated in America

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This entry was posted on 3 October, 2009 by in Synopses.
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