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Children's literature is usually understood to comprise books intentionally written for children to read.

 
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Fabula de Beniamine Lago

By: Helen Beatrix Potter, Mrs.; William Arthur Hanes, Translator

Benjamin Bunny and Peter Rabbit return to Mr McGregors garden to retrieve Peters shoes and coat.

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Fabula de Thoma Feliculo

By: Helen Beatrix Potter, Mrs.; William Arthur Hanes, Translator

The adventures of Tom Kitten in Latin.

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A House for a Mouse

By: Rebecca Westberg

This is a fun and heart-warming children's book for kids aged 3-7 with cute illustrations. Two hungry mice who discover that humans have moved into their house! They have to evade the humans' traps until Whiskers comes up with a plan to make peace with them.

"Whiskers quickly climbed up a thick, heavy blanket. He hustled across lumpy terrain and... rolled into peanut bits, cookie crumbs and tortilla chips. Just as he was about to snack, the ground moved beneath his paws. Screams filled the room, terrifying Whiskers. "Up he flew. Up into the air with chips and blanket.... He jumped to the floor and ran for the door. As he escaped, a swat stung his tail. "Whiskers raced back to his warm bed and hid under his sister. 'Wha...

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The Secret of Chicago : A Picture Book

By: Sam Starbuck

A picture book of Chicago.

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Defeated Tree

By: Florentin Smarandache

A collection of short stories, children's stories, short theatre, and verses.

“Come on, Craiova; come on, students!” “Come on and score!” (They had failed to score.) The score was still close. The blue flags waved in the grandstands. The spectators made caps out of the newspapers – which they hadn’t bothered to read. (The papers, after all, had been specially printed for the match.) “Get your roasted sunflower seeds!” “Get your peanuts!” At the central stadium the places were occupied three to four hours before the beginning of the game. T...

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Villi Mus

By: Alta Tabor; William Arthur Hanes, Translator

Willie Mouse in latin

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Fabula de Petro Cuniculo

By: Helen Beatrix Potter, Mrs.; William Arthur Hanes, Translator

Peter Rabbit in Latin

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Anne of Green Gables Illustrated by Anonymous

By: L. M. Montgomery; Anonymous, Illustrator

The original Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery Illustrated by Anonymous

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Little Bad Wolf

By: Peter Reynolds

LITTLE BAD WOLF is a novel aimed for children who like adventures where the hero faces huge even unfair challenges but will win in the end with humour and determination. More than anything Little Bad Wolf wanted to see her father again. He was in prison for nothing other than being a wolf. In order to get him released she would just have to convince the Judge he was not dangerous. That would be easy. The hard part was that she would have to learn to speak in human langu...

Memorable Quotes “The only effect of the two wolves was that afternoon Granny Hood had a dream Elvis Presley was trying to kiss her, and she was telling him that he should behave himself. Even that was not unusual, as Granny Hood had been having dreams about Elvis for the last fifty years. In most of these dreams he was trying to kiss her.”Narrator “The plan was simple, but putting it to work would not be.”Narrator “"Do you mind me asking you? Do you bite?"The two wo...

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Christmas Magic for Children

By: Cindy Wright;

Want to spread a little Christmas magic and joy with your children this Christmas, then this is the book for you. Written so that children will understand and enjoy from a very small age, even if read to. It introduces the history of certain Christmas traditions as well as old and popular songs. Included are short stories that will make it fun for the children and bring the magic alive. Not forgetting the pictures that the children can look at if being read to. Whe...

'We know the big jolly elf who wears a red suit, black boots and has a snowy white beard as Santa Claus. He sets off from the North Pole every Christmas Eve, where he lives with the elves and Mrs Claus, in his sleigh pulled by his team of faithful reindeer and lands softly on the roofs of houses and then magically jumps down the chimneys (or climbs through the window) to leave presents for good little girls and boys.'

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The Incredible Adventures of TweedleDrop : A Morally Focused Child...

By: Robert Gustav Schwab, Dr.;

Originally developed as a primary ESL Resource developed for Hispanic immigrant children in Southern California with descriptive and engaging dialogue. Easily adapted to structured learning tasks and for developing interactive discussion.

That night, the moon was full and the skies were free of clouds. I had forgotten how beautiful the sky could be at night with a million pinpoints of light, each one a separate star. It was also nice to be in contact with air again. In an ice form, I was limited to how much air I could grab on to, and we droplets need oxygen to be truly healthy. “You look happy, Tweedy,” Alice said. “You bet I am,” I replied. “I’m looking forward to being on the move and seeing ...

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Pirate - The barking Kookaburra

By: Adrian Plitzco

Pirate is a lost baby kookaburra. He befriends a colourful bunch of dogs and a cat. His sense of fun turns their life upside down. But at the same time, the dogs' survival skills and the cat's wisdom take Pirate on a journey that changes his life forever. Pirate grows up. He learns to stand up for himself, to overcome fear and to care for his loved ones. The story has it all - action, adventure, humour, warmth and passion.

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Nicholas'Cupboard

By: Anita Bekker

Nicholas finds out that whatever is hidden will come out in the end!

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The man who married a hen

By: Johns Maswabi

Short stories told by a Zambian schoolboy. Fantasy and stories told by parents.

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The Ugly Princess

By: Janaki Sooriyarachchi

A king and his queen have everything they could want in life except children. A magician grants them their wish of a child but on the condition that they only do good deeds. However, an unkind act to a poor urchin leads the magician to place a curse on the couple causing their daughter to be born extremely ugly. The girl grows up very saddened by her appearance. Her life is full of unhappiness until one day she discovers a prince who has also been the victim of a bad spell.

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The Magic Soup

By: Janaki Sooriyarachchi

Vegetables, utensils and pots come together to make a magical and healthy soup for hungry Johney.

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My Bodyguard

By: Janaki Sooriyarachchi

A little boy takes care of and becomes good friends with a dog he names Yappy. Yappy is a true friend and protects the little boy from danger.

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Mermellissa

By: Janaki Sooriyarachchi

Mermellissa is an orphan who is not loved by the family she lives with. Though she always tries to please them, they never even hug her. On her birthday, Mermellissa is feeling very sad until she meets a sea monster who gives her a wonderful present - friendship.

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Hop Jo-Jo Hop

By: Janaki Sooriyarachchi

They laughed at little Jo-Jo, because he couldn't hop the way they could.

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Daffodeelia

By: Janaki Sooriyarachchi

Daffodeelia was a pretty little fairy. She was as pretty as the prettiest wildflower. Her hair was golden color, and her eyes were the deepest blue. She was always very happy and lively, and her smile was like a beautiful rainbow. Wherever she went, her merry laugh could be heard. Daffodeelia’s favorite hobby, was painting flowers. She had a lovely little paint bucket and a magical paintbrush. When she dipped the brush into the paint bucket and touched the flowers with j...

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