Twelve Tiny Tales
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by Theresa Jodray
Category: Children's Fiction
Description: This book is a lovely woven poetic journey that will be enjoyed by young and old alike. With inspiration of spirit, the author draws out on paper the feelings of emotion boiling up inside children of all ages.
eBook Publisher: SynergEbooks, SynergEbooks
eBookwise Release Date: October 2004
Available eBook Formats: OEBFF Format (IMP) [14 KB]
Reading time: 5-7 min.
"This is a set of 12 tiny tales told in poetry with photographs to go along with the stories. Writer Jodray has set down the tales her Mom told to her as poetic remembrance of her mother. The twelve tiny tales encompass the twelve months of the year beginning in January with The Weatherman Predicts More Snow, on through February, March and to April, with one of my favorites, The Tugboat and The Submarine. It is a sweet thought presented in gentle manner: "Two ships pass in the somber sea/We all come here created with special gifts to share/ No one's just like you. You're a special unique machine. Another of my especially liked is the July offering: Boris is a Tabby Cat. Boris struggled as the other cats laughed in hysteria; she was a girl with a boy's name. At last Boris told the gigglers: she was sent to share the life of a little boy "My life it has a purpose until he's big and strong. I was sent from God above to carry on his grandma's love." Lovely sentiment for a child grieving the death of a beloved grandparent. The photography found in this little book is an added delight. I found the illustrations for Beware Little Darlings and Just Can't wait to be especially endearing. Writer/poet Jodray has produced an especially delightful set of poems and illustrations sure to delight the younger set. These are poems I would use in my classroom."--Molly Martin
INDEX OF TALES
1. January--Weatherman predicts MORE snow 2. February--A Sled Dog 3. March--Three Fruity Poems 4. April--The Tugboat and The Submarine 5. May--The Quagga, The Great Auk and The Dodo 6. June--The Albatross and The Albino Albacore 7. July--Boris is a Tabby Cat 8. August--Natures Patterns 9. September--SAMMY SAT 10. October--Beware Little Darlings 11. November--First Autumn Snow 12. December--Just Can't Wait