This rediscovered classic from the 1930s tells nine imaginative stories about trains, cars, and other machinery with human personalities. The CD features readings of all nine stories and the book includes 30 full-page color images and numerous black-and-white illustrations along with the text. Childr... read more
The Real Mother Goose: Includes a Read-and-Listen CD by Blanche Fisher Wright This classic edition of nursery lore introduces Georgy Porgy, Little Bo-Peep, Humpty Dumpty, and other storybook immortals. Colorful illustrations enrich each page, and a CD recording recaptures the most famous rhymes.
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A Child's Garden of Verses: Includes a Read-and-Listen CD by Robert Louis Stevenson, Fern Bisel Peat This edition of Stevenson's classic was originally published in 1940 and features 67 wistful illustrations, 16 in full color. An accompanying CD narrates "My Shadow," "The Swing," and other favorites.
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This rediscovered classic from the 1930s tells nine imaginative stories about trains, cars, and other machinery with human personalities. The CD features readings of all nine stories and the book includes 30 full-page color images and numerous black-and-white illustrations along with the text. Children will delight in these tales of a lazy automobile, a runaway elevator, a hungry steam shovel, and other endearing machines.
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