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Cautionary Tales for Children (免费公版书) - Hilaire Belloc, B. T. B. (Basil Temple Blackwood)
Cautionary Tales for Children (免费公版书)
Format: kindle
ASIN: B00A72W126
Publisher: 免费公版书
Pages no: 72
Edition language: English
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Ellinor's Litventures
Ellinor's Litventures rated it
The English version of Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffmann. I definitely prefer the German version. In the English version the only story I really liked was the one about lying.
Kwoomac rated it
Edward Gorey fastidiously illustrates these cautionary tales. One would be tempted to read one of these scary tales to a particularly bratty kid to cure him. Might work.
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
If only more parents read this to their little hooligans they might learn to be bad in more original ways.
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
I know many of these well enough to recite them. Some of my favourite quotes:[Jim, who ran away from his nurse and was eaten by a lion:]"Now just imagine how it feelswhen first your toes and then your heelsand then by gradual degreesyour insteps, ankles, calves and kneesare slowly eaten, bit by bit!...
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