Story Teller (Marshall Cavendish)

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

Synopses: ST2/Part 22

Quest of the Brave
In the beautiful region that now links North West America and Canada, the native Indians used to pass this legend from one generation to the next, under the watchful eye of the midday Sun.

The Captain’s Horse
A delightful story by Donald Bisset about a little horse who cheers up a very sad soldier, and is repaid with happiness himself. It was first published in Time and Again Stories by Methuen in 1970.

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Part 4)

In this fourth part of Jane Edmonds’ adaptation, Alice meets up with some old acquaintances when she plays an extraordinary game of croquet.

The City of Lost Submarines (Part 1)
This three-part adventure features the world’s first submarine who keeps a fatherly eye on ships in distress. Written by Anth Ginn, the story is illustrated by Malcolm Livingstone.

Nogbad Comes Back
Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin again join forces to bring you the adventures of Noggin the Nog and Nooka his Queen.

Ostriches Can’t Fly
Jeremy Strong explains how ostriches originally came to terms with being grounded!

The Cottage

Eleanor Farjeon’s poetic idyll is published by kind permission of the Farjeon Estate.

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