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A necklace of raindrops and other stories

Joan Aiken

A necklace of raindrops and other stories

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


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StatementJoan Aiken.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sound cassette
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Open LibraryOL15480555M
ISBN 100001051342

Here are eight gloriously imaginative stories for eight satisfying sessions of bedtime reading. There's a flying apple pie, a cat that's bigger than an elephant, a house that lays an egg, storybook animals that leap out of their books at night, and a wealth of other wonderful characters and ideas, all with the colorful, dreamlike quality of the very best fairy tales. From 'A Necklace of Raindrops' to 'The Patchwork Quilt', here are eight classic stories to treasure and enjoy. Beginning and ending with a birthday, this ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.


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'This is how it all began'. From "A Necklace of Raindrops" to "The Patchwork Quilt", here are eight classic stories to treasure and enjoy. Beginning and ending with a birthday, this spell-binding collection conjures up a world filled with magic, where wishes can come true/5(15). Premise/plot: A Necklace of Raindrops and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by Joan Aiken.

Most--if not all--of the stories have a fantastic fairy-tale feel to them. The stories include "A Necklace of Raindrops," "The Cat Sat on the Mat," "There's Some Sky In This Pie," "The Elves in the Shelves," "The Three Travellers," "The Baker /5.

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Published inA Necklace of Raindrops was the first of several wonderful collaborations between Jan and Joan Aiken - and it was also the very first book Jan illustrated. He has since twice won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration, and /5(85). Eight stories designed for bedtime reading or relaxing newly independent readers will find appeal in a wide age range.

From a flying pie to elves on shelves, A Necklace Of Raindrops And Other Stories is packed with whimsical scenarios and fun moments.5/5(5). A Necklace of Raindrops: And Other Stories Joan Aiken, Author, Kevin Hawkes, Illustrator Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers $ (96p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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The North Wind gives the man a necklace of raindrops with magical powers for his baby girl, Laura. Each year a new raindrop with new powers is added. Laura must not remove the necklace. At school Meg is jealous of Laura’s necklace. She tells the teacher who insists.

A Necklace of Raindrops - A Necklace of Raindrops audiobook, by Joan Aiken Here are eight gloriously imaginative stories for eight satisfying sessions of bedtime reading. There&#;s a flying apple pie, a cat that&#;s bigger than an elephant, a house that lays an egg, storybook animals that leap out of their books at night, and a wealth of other wonderful characters.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY OCT 1, Aiken's collection of eight tales, A Necklace of Raindrops and Other Stories, infused with magic (such as flying carpets, an oversize cat and a house that rests "on one leg") returns with more than 60 new b&w illustrations by Kevin Hawkes.4/5(2).

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A Necklace of Raindrops and Other Stories (Book): Aiken, Joan: These eight stories, most of which include a bit of magic, include tales of a wishing mat, an enormous cat, and a very strange house.

Published inA Necklace of Raindrops was the first of several wonderful collaborations between Jan and Joan Aiken - and it was also the very first book Jan illustrated.

He has since twice won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration, and /5(K). One dark and stormy night (yes, one of those beginnings!), Mr Jones, recently a father, finds the North Wind, personified as a tall man, stuck in his holly tree. On helping him get free, Mr Jones is rewarded by a necklace of three raindrops which the North Wind hands over as a present for his new baby daughter.

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif; A Necklace of Raindrops and Other Stories: Cited by: 1.

Here are eight gloriously imaginative stories for eight satisfying sessions of bedtime reading. There’s a flying apple pie, a cat that’s bigger than an elephant, a house that lays an egg, storybook animals that leap out of their books at night, and a wealth of other wonderful characters and ideas, all with the colorful, dreamlike quality of the very best fairy tales.

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CONTENTS A NECKLACE OF RAINDROPS THE CAT SAT ON THE MAT THERE’S SOME SKY IN THIS PIE THE ELVES IN THE SHELVES THE THREE TRAVELERS THE BAKER’S CAT4/5(32). Joan Aiken’s A Necklace of Raindrops and Other Stories is a magical book that is probably one of the best read-alouds out there for kindergarten and early elementary grades.

There are eight stories in all that are short enough to hold a young one’s attention span yet long enough to tell a satisfying story.

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Usually they carrying out activity like watching. A children's book collection of fairy tales written in the style of the classics but with all new magic and characters.

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These eight brief stories feature some unconventional situations but their potential goes unrealized. In the title story, the North Wind gives a baby a necklace of raindrops and adds another drop each year, which increases the girl's powers; when the necklace is stolen, she goes after it and—after a circuitous search into strange territory&#;she gets it back with a few oldfashioned (and.

Hi I have just finished reading 'A Necklace of Raindrops' by Joan Aiken with my daughter. It is a book I had as a child, and bought a new copy in a shop a couple of years ago. I'd really recommend it, it's great for stirring the imagination. It has the title story and then many other short stories.

Time to read one, even two a night. Here are eight gloriously imaginative stories for eight satisfying sessions of bedtime listening. There's a flying apple pie, a cat that's bigger than an elephant, a house that lays an egg, storybook animals that leap out of their books at night, and a wealth of other wonderful characters and ideas, all with the colorful, dreamlike quality of the very best fairy tales.

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Published inA Necklace of Raindrops was the first of several wonderful collaborations between Jan and Joan Aiken - and it was also the very first book Jan illustrated. He has since twice won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration, and has created many instantly recognizable classics.

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NOTE TO TEACHERS The Teacher's Guide posted below is intended for use with The Fabled Fourth Graders at Aesop Elementary by Candace Fleming as well as with A Necklace of Raindrops by Joan Aiken and The Tale of Tales by Tony Mitton.

ABOUT THIS BOOK Candace Fleming writes contemporary stories built around Aesop’s fables in The Fabled Fourth Graders of Aesop Elementary School.About A Necklace of Raindrops.

Here are eight gloriously imaginative stories for eight satisfying sessions of bedtime reading. There’s a flying apple pie, a cat that’s bigger than an elephant, a house that lays an egg, storybook animals that leap out of their books at night, and a wealth of other wonderful characters and ideas, all with the colorful, dreamlike quality of the very best.A necklace of raindrops and other stories ([New ed.]) By: Aiken, Joan, Pienkowski, Jan Part of the Young Puffin modern classics series.