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One-Minute Bedtime Stories (Doubleday Balloon Books)

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A collection of twenty one-minute stories including well-known fairy tales, legends, and fables.
Hardcover, 47 pages
Published August 10th 1982 by Doubleday Books for Young Readers (first published 1982)
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Rebecca
Shari Lewis writes "To the Parents": "Many of our basic children's stories are well worth passing on as part of our cultural heritage. The only catch is this: These tales were written in another time, when life was lived at a slower pace, with fewer distractions and fewer available forms of entertainment. In their long form, the classic stories often don't fit our present needs. That's why I started writing one-minute stories...or you can stretch each tale into a five- or ten-minute shared exper ...more
Annette Taylor-james
This book reminds me of Aesop Fables it has short stories some of which I read as a child. Great for naptime.
Kathleen
One of the greatest books for kids ever written! My Dad used to read me stories from this book at night- and I would always ask for "just one more." The re-telling of some of the classics are included (like "Rumpelstiltskin") and an original little gem called "Why the Cat Washes After Meals." But my favorite, and one I heard so many times I can still recite it word-for-word, is "The Lion and The Mouse." This poem is sure to be some other child's favorite, as it was mine... and still is!
Vanessa Lee
My dad used to read these to me before bedtime. Great memories.
Rebecca
Great little short stories for bedtime reading!
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