Cover of Fairy Tales From Brazil

Fairy Tales From Brazil

Auhtor: Elsie Spicer Eells

Language: english
Published: 1917

Genres:

short story collection,  young readers
Downloads: 498
eBook size: 116Kb

Review by M. Erb, December 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Fairy Tales From Brazil':

Fairy Tales From Brazil How And Why Tales From Brazilian Folk Lore by Elsie Spicer Eells. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

Excerpts from the Book 'Fairy Tales From Brazil':


... the sabi, that wonderful Brazilian thrush, sounds from the royal palm tree. The air is heavy with the perfume of the orange blossom. There is no long ...
... mark of the sealing wax which sealed the bag full of night.. To this very day one sees the mark upon the monkeys' lips, where they bit off the wax ...
... liked the buzzard. He was very unpopular with all the birds and beasts. The toad hopped over to the buzzard's house. The buzzard was outside the door ...
... anyway, without orders, so the tiger decided to go away on a hunting trip. He left his son to watch the rabbit. After the tiger had gone away the rabbit ...
... something to happen to show him the need of the fortifications. Nothing at all happened. He got very hungry and thirsty. After a while the monkey ...
... took a deep breath and blew out his chest. I'll show you, he said. Just tell me what it is.. The toad replied that he had promised to be at a ...
... sang over and over again her little crooning song, Quirrichi, quirrichi, quirrichi. Suddenly she noticed a tiny piece of paper lying on the ground. ...
... and the river and the fire which she had in her little brown basket. She was so frightened before the great royal doorkeeper of the palace that she ...
... time he reached the fruit tree. At last the monkey thought of a trick. Perhaps you do not know it, but the monkey can play the guitar. He always played ...
... down out of the trees and hid himself in a hole in the ground. When the tiger came near he again played and sang his little song:. Tango ti tar, ...
... plenty of porridge left in the pot. Then the monkey made his bed and took care to fix it high up from the floor. The next day, at midday, he ate some ...
... first try asking politely for the bananas. O, peddler boy, peddler boy, he said to him, please give me a banana. The image of wax answered never ...
... could. This box is so small that there is not room enough for me to dance here, said the monkey. Just let me out and I'll show you how well I can ...
... her search to find the magic wood. If it had not been for the little black boy she would have given up entirely. The little black boy was always gay ...
... open it only where there was water nearby. So he travelled on and on hoping to find a spring of water on the hillside. He did not have the good fortune ...
... ran down to the sea. She was a very lonely little princess and she loved to sit and watch the changing beauty of the sea. The name of the little princess ...
... he gives it to you. Then the sea serpent disappeared again into the sea. Dionysia sent word through her father to her royal suitor that she would ...
... her hair and put on her gown which was the colour of the fields and all their flowers. In this wonderful gown she was sure nobody would ever guess ...
... in the form of a sea serpent because of Dionysia's neglect. She had lost her chance to come out of the sea and become a lovely princess herself and ...
... white like the silvery white lights on the back of the blue beetle. About the blue circle of the earth which they thus pictured they drew a band of white, ...