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The Secret of the Stones

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When John and Clara return to their cabin from working in the fields one evening, they are startled to discover that all of their household chores have been done. The mysterious, magical Aunt Easter tells the couple the identity of these unknown benefactors and their connection to the two white stones that Clara keeps in the house. Armed solely with Aunt Easter's advice an ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Dial
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Peacegal
Jun 29, 2011 Peacegal rated it liked it
Very nice illustrations. Younger readers may have difficulty with the characters' way of speaking. And I wasn't terribly pleased with the inference that a married couple without children are lacking something in their relationship.
Marilyn
Mar 15, 2012 Marilyn rated it it was ok
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This is a retelling of a folk tale similar to the Shoemaker and the Elves.
Morgan
Interesting retelling of this African folk story, though perhaps a little disturbing for young readers.
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I loved this story. As always, it shows good over-coming the bad.
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