Once Upon a Time Tales

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Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 218 pages
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Come little readers and enter the land of let's pretend, where mystical creatures with magical powers will stir your imaginations, and the wonders of make believe will take flight in Once Upon a Time Tales.Each of the 15 imaginative stories in this book begins with "Once upon a time" and tells of princes and princesses, kings and queens, castles and palaces, a pirate's cave and an enchanted island, poor villages and acts of kindness, as well as creatures with magical powers that help others.Once upon a time, there was a prince who thought he was poor because his father refused to give him a pony, but then he learned the real meaning of being poor. Once upon a time there was a crippled boy who wanted to fly, and is taken by a mystical creature on a trip to the moon! Once upon a time, a shy princess finds a friend who helps her overcome her shyness.Once upon a time, two young girls overcome the meanness of their step-mother and step-sister with forgiveness. Once upon a time, a little orphan girl who thinks herself plain, learns that love makes her beautiful. Once upon a time, a boy is presented with the unwanted gift of a baby sister, and learns that his parents have love enough for both children.
 

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Contents

THE PRINCE WHO THOUGHT HE WAS POOR
7
THE BOY WHO WANTED TO FLY
22
THE SHY LITTLE PRINCESS
50
DELLA AND CINDY
64
FAT FREDDY AND GNOME
83
PLAIN JANE
97
THE EMPTY CHAIR
120
THE LAZY BOY
148
THE OLD WOMAN AND HER CAT
161
OVER THE HILL
183
THE PRINCESS AND HER PLAYMATE
209
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Author Bio: Alma Winters is a retired widow living in San Diego. She bases her stories with "subtle messages" on the classics told to her as a child.

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