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Here are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye to drink from the Well of Wisdom; of Thor, whose mighty hammer defends Asgard; of Loki, whose mischievous cunning leads him to treachery against the gods; of giants, dragons, dwarfs and [...]Continue Reading →
A Civil War soldier turned journalist, turned world traveller, Thomas Knox was a man that knew adventure.
Are you familiar with The King and I? Well – Knox actually knew the king of Siam intimately and taught him many things about American education. He is mentioned in the book Anna and the King [...]Continue Reading →
For thirty years or more we have been gathering up these myths and legends. Sometimes a brief sentence or two of one would be heard in some wigwam—just enough to excite curiosity—then years would elapse ere the whole story could be secured. As the tribes had no written language, and the Indians had to depend [...]Continue Reading →
In sending forth the stories in the present volume, all of which are here set down in print for the first time, it is my hope that they may enable American children to share with the children of Russia the pleasure of glancing into the magic world of the old Slavic nation.
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If you are studying Asia or have a child who loves all things Japan, this book is perfect for you!
Full-color plates depict different events and daily life in Japan during the late 1800′s. This is truly a living history book that will delight readers of all ages.
Each chapter includes text describing the [...]Continue Reading →
Children possess an unestimated sensibility to whatever is deep or high, in imagination or feeling, so long as it is simple, likewise. It is only the artificial and the complex that bewilder them.
Yes you read that book cover right – it was written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, of The Scarlet Letter fame.
This is [...]Continue Reading →
There lived a man named Kapoi, at Kahehuna, in Honolulu, who went one day to Kewalo to get some thatching for his house. On his way back he found some owl’s eggs, which he gathered together and brought home with him. In the evening he wrapped them in ti leaves [...]Continue Reading →
Now let your children discover one of the most creative and hardworking composers – Richard Wagner.
Richard Wagner’s musical legacy rests with only thirteen completed stage works. Of these, ten of them have remained in the repertory of all major opera houses around the world, and [...]Continue Reading →