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The Fir Tree By Blago Kirof & Hans Christian Andersen
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"The Fir Tree" by Hans Christian Andersen, published originally in 1845, follows the life of a young fir tree living in the woods. Compared to the other trees around him, he feels small,... More > spindly and short, and he constantly utters complaint to any and all woodland creatures within ear shot. Most pointedly, he wonders "when will he truly be alive?" When he sees humans cut down some beautiful trees nearby and then drag them across the snow, he asks the swallows, "Where are they going?" In answer they tell him of all Christmas's splendor and beauty of which those lucky trees will soon be a part. Yet when the time comes for our little fir tree to have his turn, he's taught an unexpected and irreversible lesson. This children's e-book is fully illustrated all-color. Young readers will love the charming all-color illustrations, while parents will appreciate the moral at the end of the story. The beautiful illustrations will captivate your child's imagination and bring them back to read it over again and again.< Less
The Legend of Douglas Fir By Suzanna Susquehanna
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A Christmas Tree reality check: How does a pine tree become a Christmas Tree? Answer: It must be cut down, and die! Little Douglas Fir is safe from being cut down in the National Forest, but he... More > is hopelessly lonely. His only wish is to be a Sparkling Christmas Tree so he can share the joy of Christmas with all the children. He doesn’t want to die, however, so he is doomed to stay in the quiet, lonely forest. With the help of a Twinkle from Santa’s eye, Douglas is able to find the Christmas Spirit within him and overcome his impossible circumstances. Also Available in PAPERBACK and SPANISH on www.lulu.com.< Less
The Legend of Douglas Fir By Suzanna Susquehanna
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A Christmas Tree reality check: How does a pine tree become a Christmas Tree? Answer: It must be cut down, and die! Little Douglas Fir is safe from being cut down in the National Forest, but he... More > is hopelessly lonely. His only wish is to be a Sparkling Christmas Tree so he can share the joy of Christmas with all the children. He doesn’t want to die, however, so he is doomed to stay in the quiet, lonely forest. With the help of a Twinkle from Santa’s eye, Douglas is able to find the Christmas Spirit within him and overcome his impossible circumstances. Also available in HARDCOVER and SPANISH at www.lulu.com.< Less
The Country of the Pointed Firs By Sarah Orne Jewett
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Tired of small text? Tired of small books? This high quality book called: The Country of the Pointed Firs By: Sarah Orne Jewett features a large 12pt font and high quality typesetting. Hint: You can... More > preview this book by clicking on "preview" locating under the cover of this book.< Less
The Little Fir Tree By Martyn Tilse
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The Great Forest is huge and the Fir Tree so little. This is that little tree's journey from the Great Forest to the City. A story for children or is it?
The Fir Tree: English & Bulgarian By H. C. Andersen
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"The Fir Tree" by Hans Christian Andersen, published originally in 1845, follows the life of a young fir tree living in the woods. Compared to the other trees around him, he feels small,... More > spindly and short, and he constantly utters complaint to any and all woodland creatures within ear shot. Most pointedly, he wonders "when will he truly be alive?" When he sees humans cut down some beautiful trees nearby and then drag them across the snow, he asks the swallows, "Where are they going?" In answer they tell him of all Christmas's splendor and beauty of which those lucky trees will soon be a part. Yet when the time comes for our little fir tree to have his turn, he's taught an unexpected and irreversible lesson.< Less
Fir, Oak and Fern By Ross Richdale
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From Canadian fir forests, oaks of England and onto the fern bush in New Zealand, this family saga centres around four forthright, liberal women, spans five generations, three continents, two world... More > wars, and one hundred years. It begins in 1898 with Amanda's struggle to survive and prosper away from her domineering father. Each period in time is filled with drama, joy and illustrates the determination of each woman to enrich her life through love of partners and families and a liberal outlook on life.< Less
The Country of the Pointed Firs By Sarah Orne Jewett
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The Life Uncovered in A Lonely, Hard Fishing Village.. The Country of the Pointed Firs is an 1896 short story sequence by Sarah Orne Jewett which is considered by some literary critics to be her... More > finest work. Henry James described it as her "beautiful little quantum of achievement." Ursula K. Le Guin praises its "quietly powerful rhythms." Because it is loosely structured, many critics view the book not as a novel, but a series of sketches; however, its structure is unified through both setting and theme. The novel can be read as a study of the effects of isolation and hardship experienced by the inhabitants of the decaying fishing villages along the Maine coast. Sarah Orne Jewett, who wrote the book when she was 47, was largely responsible for popularizing the regionalism genre with her sketches of the fictional Maine fishing village of Dunnet Landing. Like Jewett, the narrator is a woman, a writer, unattached, genteel in demeanor, feisty and zealously protective of her time to write.< Less
The Country of the Pointed Firs By Sarah Orne Jewett
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The Life Uncovered in A Lonely, Hard Fishing Village.. The Country of the Pointed Firs is an 1896 short story sequence by Sarah Orne Jewett which is considered by some literary critics to be her... More > finest work. Henry James described it as her "beautiful little quantum of achievement." Ursula K. Le Guin praises its "quietly powerful rhythms." Because it is loosely structured, many critics view the book not as a novel, but a series of sketches; however, its structure is unified through both setting and theme. The novel can be read as a study of the effects of isolation and hardship experienced by the inhabitants of the decaying fishing villages along the Maine coast. Sarah Orne Jewett, who wrote the book when she was 47, was largely responsible for popularizing the regionalism genre with her sketches of the fictional Maine fishing village of Dunnet Landing. Like Jewett, the narrator is a woman, a writer, unattached, genteel in demeanor, feisty and zealously protective of her time to write.< Less
The Pursuit of Women or Douglas Fir By Philip Harries
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A retired widower with a substantial income becomes extremely attractive to spinsters of the parish. The comedy recounts their pursuit and the awkward and embarrassing situations they cause him and... More > how he escapes to find a second, enduring love. Why not read the preview and discover how Douglas deals with one demanding would-be wife?< Less

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