Two short stories and a poem about parrots are selected from several popular books for children. These tales and poem are designed to be fascinating reading for young children. The tales and poem are: (1) The Faithless Parrot, (2) The Peacock and Parrot, and (3) Minnie's Pet Parrot. Children have enjoyed reading these tales and poems for years and it is good to find them in one single volume.
Polly the parrot is fed up of her tree. It's a life on the ocean she needs! For this she'll need a pet pirate, but finding the perfect one isn't easy. This picky parrot might just end up with more than she expected...
A cute book about all the various pets in Apartment 1B, Read along and join the fun.
1919 collection of poems by William Rose Benet (1886-1950) who was an American poet, writer and editor. He was the older brother of Stephen Vincent Benet. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, and educated at The Albany Academy in Albany, NY and at Yale University. He began the Saturday Review of Literature in 1924 and continued to edit and write for it until his death. In 1942 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his book of autobiographical verse, The Dust Which Is God (1941). He was also the author of The Reader's Encyclopedia (1949), thought of as the standard American guide to world literature. Among his other works are: Perpetual Light: A Memorial (1919), Moons of Grandeur (1920), and First Person Singular (1922).
A parrot who dwells happily in a fruitful fig tree is tested for his loyalty to the tree by Shakra, king of the gods, who causes the tree to dry up.