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The Magic Meadow

3.29  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
The magic meadow takes Peterli into Swiss fairy tales.
Published January 1st 2000 by Doubleday (first published 1958)
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Feb 12, 2014 Alice rated it liked it
This book says (c) 1958. I randomly pulled this book off the shelf because old books need love too and never judge a book by its cover.

I really like the artwork (looks like colored pencils) one page will be in color the next page in black and white.

This book is painfully long ... and a little confusing...but I liked it enough to give it 3 stars!

The story starts out with Wilhem (William) Tell. I didn't know much about
the story or that he was Swiss but now I know. I have been to Switerland (Ber
Snail in Danger (Sid) Nicolaides
Think Heidi, now with Swiss jingoism! (And starring a young boy, and conventional tourists instead of a young invalid girl.)
Michael Fitzgerald
Michael Fitzgerald rated it liked it
Mar 02, 2015
Sweet, simple story for young children about the history and culture of Switzerland.
Jan 20, 2009 Cindi marked it as to-read
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