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Book Information: Treasury of Stories for Four Year Olds, a

Treasury of Stories for Four Year Olds, a (1994) [Anthology]
by Joan Aiken Leila Berg Paul Biegel Donald Bisset Edward Blishen Nancy Blishen Judy Bond Italo Calvino Jean Chapman Alice B. Coats Dorothy Edwards Virginia Ferguson Margaret Gore Anita Hewett Russell Hoban Margaret Joy Dick King-Smith Alison Leonard Alison Lurie Margaret Mahy Barbara Sleigh Iris Smith Anne Wellington Gene Zion Rating: Weighted - 6.4 / Average - 1.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Kingfisher Story Treasuries

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Specially chosen for four year olds, the stories in this book are some of the finest, by writers such as Joan Aiken and Italo Calvino, Russell Hoban and Margaret Mahy.


  • The Adventures of Little Mouse by Margaret Mahy
  • My Naughty Little Sister Goes to the Pantomime by Dorothy Edwards
  • Five by Barbara Sleigh
  • The Little Brute Family by Russell Hoban
  • Little Dog Turpie by Leila Berg
  • A Bed for Tiny Ted by Margaret Joy
  • The Thin King and the Fat Cook by Donald Bisset
  • One Very Small Foot by Dick King-Smith
  • Horace by Alice B. Coats
  • The Easter Surprise by Nancy Blishen
  • What We Need Is a New Bus by Jean Chapman
  • The Black Geese by Alison Lurie
  • Rachel's Cat by Alison Leonard
  • There's Some Sky in This Pie by Joan Aiken
  • The Paper Palace by Paul Biegel
  • The Goose and Her Little Iron House by Italo Calvino
  • The Limp Little Donkey by Judy Bond
  • The Hungry Bunyip by Virginia Ferguson
  • Little Pig and the Hot Dry Summer by Margaret Gore
  • The Great Supermarket Cart Race by Edward Blishen
  • 'Fraidy Mouse by Anne Wellington
  • Mrs. Mopple's Washing Line by Anita Hewett
  • The Little Dragon and the Snowman by Iris Smith
  • Harry and the Lady Next Door by Gene Zion

Original title: A Treasury of Stories for Four Year Olds
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young Adult

The following works are contained within this one:
     Story of Horace, the (1937) [Picture Book]
      Author: Alice B. Coats
     My Naughty Little Sister Goes to the Pantomime (1954) [Short Story]
      Author: Dorothy Edwards
     Goose and Her Little Iron House, the (1956) [Short Story]
      Author: Italo Calvino
     Harry and the Lady Next Door (1960) [Picture Book]
      Author: Gene Zion
     Little Dog Turpie (1966) [Short Story]
      Author: Leila Berg
     Mrs. Mopple's Washing Line (1966) [Picture Book]
      Author: Anita Hewett
     Little Brute Family, the (1967) [Picture Book]
      Author: Russell Hoban
     There's Some Sky in This Pie (1968) [Short Story]
      Author: Joan Aiken
     Thin King and the Fat Cook, the (1970) [Short Story]
      Author: Donald Bisset
     Paper Palace, the (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Paul Biegel
     Adventures of Little Mouse, the (1975) [Short Story]
      Author: Margaret Mahy
     Bed for Tiny Ted, a (1976) [Short Story]
      Author: Margaret Joy
     What We Need is a New Bus (1978) [Short Story]
      Author: Jean Chapman
     Five (1979) [Short Story]
      Author: Barbara Sleigh
     Black Geese, the (1980) [Short Story]
      Author: Alison Lurie
     Limp Little Donkey, the (1983) [Short Story]
      Author: Judy Bond
     Little Pig and the Hot Dry Summer (1984) [Short Story]
      Author: Margaret Gore
     One Very Small Foot (1989) [Short Story]
      Author: Dick King-Smith
     Hungry Bunyip, the (1994) [Short Story]
      Author: Virginia Ferguson
     Little Dragon and the Snowman, the (1994) [Short Story]
      Author: Iris Smith
     Rachel's Cat (1994) [Short Story]
      Author: Alison Leonard
     Great Supermarket Cart Race, the (1994) [Short Story]
      Author: Edward Blishen
     Easter Surprise, the (1994) [Short Story]
      Author: Nancy Blishen
     'Fraidy Mouse (1994) [Short Story]
      Author: Anne Wellington

Edition #1: Treasury of Stories for Four Year Olds, a

Treasury of Stories for Four Year Olds, a (1994)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Edward Blishen Nancy Blishen
Illustrated by: Carolyn Dinan
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Manifested in:

Treasury of Stories for Four Year Olds, a (September 15, 1994)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Kingfisher Classics
ISBN: 9781856979849
Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.7 x 0.5
Pages: 160

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