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The master illustrator of Mr. Popper's Penguins and The Story of Ferdinand brings new life to a bevy of traditional tales. More than forty of the artist's enchanting pen-and-ink drawings grace thirteen fairy tales and poems of wizards, dragons, and princes in disguise by Padraic Colum, Beatrice Curtis Brown, Eunice Tietjens, and other distinguished authors.
Contents include "Auntie Grumble Meets the Wizard" by Carol Johnstone Sharp; "Jonathan Bing Does Arithmetic," "More About Jonathan Bing," and "Jonathan Bing Dances for Spring" by Beatrice Curtis Brown; "The Pelican" by Mildred Plew Meigs; "The Wogg and the Baggle" by Laura E. Richards; and "The Man with the Bag" by Padraic Colum. Other features include Eunice Tietjens' "St. Valentine," "Story Tell" by Laura E. Richards, "The Little Dragon" by Constance Savery, Nancy Byrd Turner's "Planting a Tree," "Penguins" by Anne Brewer, and "The Piping on Christmas Eve" by Florence Page Jaques.