The Red Indian Fairy Book

Frances Jenkins Olcott


The Red Indian Fairy Book

A collection of native-American myths and legends carefully selected from many sources. Most are nature stories about birds, beasts, flowers, meadows, prairies, and forests. The tales are arranged according to the seasons, with several stories offered for each month of the year. There are some for early spring, when the maple sap mounts and the arbutus blooms under the snow; for later spring, when the birds nest and the wild flowers blow; for the summer, with its heat, storms, fishing, and canoeing; for the autumn, with its corn, nuts, and harvest feast; for the winter, with its ice, snow, and adventures. A comprehensive subject index for use by teachers and storytellers is included.

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Creation date: 2016-08-17

370 Pages

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