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03 Birds for Kids SPOTTED SANDPIPER

Birds for Kids – SPOTTED SANDPIPER

Do you know the spotted sandpiper, teeter, tilt-up, teeter-tail, teeter-snipe, or tip-up, whichever you may choose to call it? As ...
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Black Bull of Norroway – English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

IN Norroway, long time ago, there lived a certain lady, and she had three daughters: The oldest of them said ...
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04 Black Capped Chickadee

Black Capped Chickadee – Birds for Kids

Chicka-dee-dee: chicka-dee-dee: he introduces himself. How easy it would be for every child to know the birds if all would ...
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BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON – Birds for Kids

BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON – Birds for Kids

Called also: Quawk; Qua Bird When the night herons return to us from the South in April, they go straight ...
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Blitz Wizards – Play Online

Blitz Wizards – Play Online

Find the object that is not in the picture in terms of color or shape. Click to start a game ...
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Bloodhound Dog – Information About Dogs

Bloodhound Dog - The bloodhound is a dog of only medium size and, in spite of his name and reputation, ...
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BLUE JAY BIRD – Birds for Kids

BLUE JAY BIRD – Birds for Kids

BLUE JAY - This vivacious, dashing fellow, harsh voiced and noisy, cannot be overlooked; for when a brightly colored bird, ...
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BOB-WHITE Bird, Partridge bird – Birds for Kids

BOB-WHITE Bird, Partridge bird – Birds for Kids

BOB-WHITE Bird, Partridge bird - What a cheerful contrast is Bob White's clear, staccato whistle to the drawling coo of ...
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07 Bobolink

BOBOLINK BIRD – Birds for Kids

Loud, clear, strong, full of queer kinks and twists that could not possibly be written down in our musical scale, ...
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THE INDIAN FAIRY BOOK BY CORNELIUS MATHEWS

BOKWEWA THE HUMPBACK – THE INDIAN FAIRY BOOK BY CORNELIUS MATHEWS

Bokwewa and his brother lived in a far-off part of the country. By such as had knowledge of them, Bokwewa, ...
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Borzoi Dog – Russian Wolfhound – Information About Dogs

Borzoi Dog - Russian Wolfhound - Those who proclaim the Russian wolfhound, or borzoi, the most wonderful dog in the world ...
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BOSTON TERRIER DOGS – Information About Dogs

BOSTON TERRIER DOGS - The Boston terrier is an American-made animal, whose bull and terrier ancestors came from England between ...
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BRABO AND THE GIANT – Dutch Fairy Tales by William Elliot Griffis

BRABO AND THE GIANT – Dutch Fairy Tales by William Elliot Griffis

Ages ago, when the giants were numerous on the earth, there lived a big fellow named Antigonus. That was not ...
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BREWERY OF EGGSHELLS – Celtic Fairy Tales

BREWERY OF EGGSHELLS – Celtic Fairy Tales

In Treneglwys there is a certain shepherd's cot known by the name of Twt y Cymrws because of the strange ...
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Brown Thrasher Bird – Birds for Kids

Brown Thrasher Bird – Birds for Kids

People who are not very well acquainted with the birds about them usually mistake the long-tailed brown thrasher for a ...
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BRUSSELS GRIFFON DOG – Information About Dogs

BRUSSELS GRIFFON DOG - The origin of the Brussels griffon is in doubt. Some authorities say that he really came ...
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BULLDOG – Information About Dogs

BULLDOG – Information About Dogs  - The English bulldog for hundreds of years and in almost every land has typified ...
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Bulldog drawing easy – Step by step drawing animals – Bulldog – Drawing for beginners

Excerpt from: "What to draw and how to draw it" by Lutz, Edwin George, b. 1868 Published c1913 Publisher [New ...
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BUTCHER-BIRDS OR SHRIKES – Birds for Kids

BUTCHER-BIRDS OR SHRIKES – Birds for Kids

Is it not curious that among our so-called song birds there should be two, about the size of robins, the ...
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Camel picture for colouring – How to draw a camel step by step

Excerpt from: "What to draw and how to draw it" by Lutz, Edwin George, b. 1868 Published c1913 Publisher [New York] ...
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THE GRATEFUL FOXES – Mythical stories for children

THE GRATEFUL FOXES – Mythical stories for children

It was springtime in Japan, and the blossoms hung thick on the cherry trees. Butterflies and dragonflies fluttered over the golden colza flowers in the fields.
Mythical stories for children – THE STORY OF THE PUDDING STONE

Mythical stories for children – THE STORY OF THE PUDDING STONE

Once upon a time, a family of giants lived upon the high mountains in the West.One day the mother giant was called away from home.
Mythical stories for children – THE RED-HEADED WOODPECKER

Mythical stories for children – THE RED-HEADED WOODPECKER

There was an old woman who lived on a hill. You never heard of any one smaller or neater than she was. She always wore a black dress and a large white apron with big bows behind.
AN INDIAN STORY OF THE ROBIN – Mythical stories for children

AN INDIAN STORY OF THE ROBIN – Mythical stories for children

WHEN an Indian boy was eleven years old, he was sent into a forest far away from his home. He had to stay there all alone and fast for seven days and nights.
Mythical stories for children – HOW THE ROBIN’S BREAST BECAME RED

Mythical stories for children – HOW THE ROBIN’S BREAST BECAME RED

LONG ago in the far North, where it is very cold, there was only one fire. A hunter and his little son took care of this fire and kept it burning day and night. They knew that if the fire went out the people would freeze and the white bear would have the Northland all to himself.
Mythical stories for children – AURORA AND TITHONUS

Mythical stories for children – AURORA AND TITHONUS

THE beautiful youth, Tithonus, loved Aurora, the queen of the dawn. He was the first one to greet her each day as she drew back the purple curtains of the east.
Mythical stories for children - "ARACHNE"

Mythical stories for children – “ARACHNE”

ARACHNE was a beautiful maiden and the most wonderful weaver that ever lived. Her father was famed throughout the land for his great skill...
KING SOLOMON AND THE ANTS – Mythical stories for children

KING SOLOMON AND THE ANTS – Mythical stories for children

One morning the Queen of Sheba started back to her home in the south. King Solomon and all his court went with her to the gates of the city.
The Wise King and the Bee - Mythical stories for children

The Wise King and the Bee – Mythical stories for children

Long ago there lived in the East the greatest king in the world. It was believed that no one could ask him a question which he could not answer. Wise men came from far and near, but they were never able to puzzle King Solomon.
Mythical stories for children - GOLDEN-ROD AND ASTER

Mythical stories for children – GOLDEN-ROD AND ASTER

Golden Hair and Blue Eyes lived at the foot of a great hill.  On the top of this hill in a little hut lived a strange, wise woman. It was said that she could change people into anything she wished. She looked so grim and severe that people were afraid to go near her.
Mythical stories for children - CLYTIE

Mythical stories for children – “CLYTIE”

Clytie was a beautiful little water nymph who lived in a cave at the bottom of the sea. The walls of the cave were covered with pearls and shells. The floor was made of sand as white as snow.
Puss introducing the princess to the castle - Puss in boots story

Puss in boots – story book with pictures – Bedtime stories...

Puss in boots / Publication date [between 1836 and 1844] / Publisher London : Orlando Hodgson, 111, Fleet Street
10 How the Monkey Got a Drink

How the Monkey Got a Drink When He Was Thirsty –...

Once upon a time the monkey made the tiger very angry. This is how it happened.

11 How the Monkey Got Food

How the Monkey Got Food When He Was Hungry – Brazilian...

Once upon a time the monkey was hungry. He wanted to make some porridge, but he did not have any money to buy meal to make the porridge.

12 Why the Bananas Belong to

Why the Bananas Belong to the Monkey – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Perhaps you do not know it, but the monkeys think that all the bananas belong to them. When Brazilian children eat bananas they say, "I am a monkey."

13 How the Monkey Escaped

How the Monkey Escaped Being Eaten – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Once upon a time, ages and ages ago, people ate fruits and nuts. Then there came a time when the fruits and nuts became scarce.

Why the Monkey Still Has a Tail – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Why the Monkey Still Has a Tail – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Once upon a time the monkey and the rabbit made a contract. The monkey was to kill all the butterflies and the rabbit was to kill all the snakes.

How Black Became White – Brazilian Fairy Tales

How Black Became White – Brazilian Fairy Tales

One often hears the saying that one cannot make black white or white black. I said something about it once upon a time to my Brazilian ama and she stared at me in surprise.

16 How the Pigeon Became

How the Pigeon Became a Tame Bird – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Once upon a time there was a father with three sons who had reached the age when they must go out into the world to earn their own living.

How Night Came – Brazilian Fairy Tales

How Night Came – Brazilian Fairy Tales

Years and years ago at the very beginning of time, when the world had just been made, there was no night.