The Children's Book of Thanksgiving Stories
by Asa Don Dickinson and Various


Overview - This fairy tale of a gormandizing people contains no mention of Thanksgiving Day. Yet its connection with our American festival is obvious. Every one who likes fairy tales will enjoy reading it. THE country of the Greedy, well known in history, was ruled by a king who had much trouble.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This fairy tale of a gormandizing people contains no mention of Thanksgiving Day. Yet its connection with our American festival is obvious. Every one who likes fairy tales will enjoy reading it. THE country of the Greedy, well known in history, was ruled by a king who had much trouble. His subjects were well behaved, but they had one sad fault: they were too fond of pies and tarts. It was as disagreeable to them to swallow a spoonful of soup as if it were so much sea water, and it would take a policeman to make them open their mouths for a bit of meat, either boiled or roasted. This deplorable taste made the fortunes of the pastry cooks, but also of the apothecaries. Families ruined themselves in pills and powders; camomile, rhubarb, and peppermint trebled in price, as well as other disagreeable remedies, such as castor


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  • ISBN-13: 9781502987778
  • ISBN-10: 1502987775
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: October 2014
  • Page Count: 312
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.65 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.92 pounds


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