The ten stories included here are 'Swan Lake', 'The Sleeping Beauty', 'Cinderella', 'Gisele', 'Coppelia', 'The Nutcracker', 'Petrouchka', 'Romeo and Juliet', 'La Sylphide', and 'The Firebird'. Each one evokes the excitement of a night at the ballet."
Immerse yourself in this captivating romance from the author of Anne of Green Gables. Young teacher Eric Marshall is granted a position on Prince Edward Island and falls in love with a beautiful, mysterious girl named Kilmeny, who is unable to speak. Although she comes to feel the same way about Eric, Kilmeny refuses his advances, wanting to spare him the difficulty of spending a lifetime with a wife who is less than perfect. Will the young lovers find a way around this obstacle?
This ever popular fruit is featured in over 150 recipes - from appetizers & beverages to desserts, salads, & preserves. Included are several ethnic dishes. The 5 1/2" X 8 1/2" spiral-bound cookbook, is well organized & has an easy to read layout. Comments about the recipes are done in calligraphy, & original artwork is used throughout. The author is a home economist, who has taught foods & nutrition in Missouri schools for many years.
Richly allusive, the poems in Brigit Pegeen Kelly's The Orchard evoke elements of myth in distinctive aural and rhythmic patterns. Her poetic strength lies in her ability to cast poems as modern myths and allegories. Propelled by patterned repetitions and lush cadences, the poems move the reader through a landscape where waking and dream consciousness fuse. Brigit Pegeen Kelly teaches creative writing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her poetry collections are Song (BOA Editions), the 1994 Lamont Poetry Selection of The Academy of American Poets and a finalist for the 1995 Los Angeles Times Book Award, and To the Place of Trumpets, selected by James Merrill for the 1987 Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize.
Ten famous myths and legends every child should know, from best selling author and artist team. Illustrated in lively and witty style, these action packed adventure stories are retold with lots of pace to make them immediate and accessible for children. Ages 7-9.