THE SUN'S BABIES - 84 short children's fairy stories
Herein is a collection of 84 charming short stories and poems for young children about nature and the changes that occur with the seasons. As with all children’s stories, they also impart life’s lessons, preparing our children for the futures which await them.
Some of the stories contained in this book are:
The Snowdrop Baby, Little Golden Heart, Dickie Codlin, The Apple Fairy, Willy Wallflower,
The Cherry Children, The Dragon, Kitty Crayfish's Housekeeping, Of Royal Blood, Billybuzz The Drone, Crikitty-Crik, Spinny Spider, Woollymoolly and many, many more.
Of particular interest are the 9 short plays in Where White Waves Play, which could be quite fun to keep children occupied on a wet winter’s day. Also of interest are the stories of the seasons which make up the last 9 stories of the volume.
So, we invite you to curl up with this unique sliver of Fairy culture not seen in print for over a century; and immerse yourself in the tales and fables of yesteryear.
10% of the net sale will be donated to charities by the publisher.
Edith Howes Author Bio
Edith Annie Howes (August 1872 – July 1954) was a New Zealand teacher, educationalist, and writer of children's stories. She was a Member of the British Empire (MBE) and received the King George VI Coronation Medal for her services to literature. Born in London, her family emigrated to New Zealand when she was very young settling in Kaiapoi, on New Zealand’s South Island, 20 miles North of Christchurch where the Waimakariri river enters Pegasus Bay and the South Pacific Ocean.