The Topaz Story Book: Stories and Legends of Autumn, Hallowe'en, and Thanksgiving
Description The Topaz Story Book: Stories and Legends of Autumn, Hallowe'en, and Thanksgiving
From the Introduction: "Nature stories, legends, and poems appeal to the young reader’s interest in various ways. Some of them suggest or reveal certain facts which stimulate a spirit of investigation and attract the child’s attention to the beauty and mystery of the world. Others serve an excellent purpose by quickening his sense of humour."
This is a charming collection of stories, legends, and poems about autumn harvest, Halloween, and Thanksgiving translated from the Danish, French, German, and others. There are animal stories and poems by some very famous authors and poets. All in all, this is a wonderful book for young people, and older people as well. "When the Frost is on the Pumpkin ..." - Summary by Nan Dodge