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Little Sister and the Month Brothers

Little Sister and the Month Brothers

by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers, Margot Tomes
     
 

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Little Sister is very busy doing all the work around the house and the yard. But she doesn’t mind: she sings and hums, and she grows prettier and prettier as she does her chores. Her wicked stepmother and stepsister can’t stand the fact that Little Sister is so happy. One day, they tell Little Sister to bring home violets in the middle of

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Little Sister is very busy doing all the work around the house and the yard. But she doesn’t mind: she sings and hums, and she grows prettier and prettier as she does her chores. Her wicked stepmother and stepsister can’t stand the fact that Little Sister is so happy. One day, they tell Little Sister to bring home violets in the middle of winter—or not to come home at all!

How Little Sister gets help from the Month Brothers in the forest offers a delightful twist on this Slavic version of Cinderella.

Revised edition: This edition of Little Sister and the Month Brothers includes editorial revisions.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Judy Silverman
Here is a new paperback reprint of what should be a classic, if it isn't already. A twist on the Cinderella story-it's not a prince, but an honest farmer-and the man doesn't rescue Little Sister, he just saves her from loneliness and boredom. It's always nice to see an old favorite reprinted for a new generation. The drawings are captioned, and that's where the politically correct might have a problem. The farmer says, "Will you marry me?" and Little Sister says, "Yes." They've apparently never met before. But to object to that is petty-after all, it's just a minor part of a good story. 1994 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780688136338
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/01/1994
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.79(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.18(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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