The Turquoise Story Book
Stories and Legends of Summer and Nature
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The Turquoise Story Book Stories and Legends of Summer and Nature

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Table of Contents
  • THE TURQUOISE STORY BOOK
  • INTRODUCTION
    • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • CONTENTS
  • SUMMER STORIES AND LEGENDS
  • SUMMER
  • HOW SUMMER CONQUERED WINTER (IROQUOIS LEGEND)
  • A LEGEND OF THE FLOWERS (AUSTRALIAN)
  • JUNE
  • THE SUN-GODDESS Frank Rinder
  • THE SUMMER MAKER (Ojibway Legend)
  • SUMMER
  • IN THE KITCHEN-GARDEN Mrs. Alfred Gatty
  • GLAD DAY
  • THE SUMMER PRINCESS Mrs. Molesworth
  • MIDSUMMER
  • SUMMER SKIES
  • HOW THE SUN WAS CAUGHT AND FREED
  • A DAY OF SUNSHINE
  • PHAETON'S DRIVE IN THE SUN-CHARIOT
  • SONG
  • SUMMER SUN
  • THE CLOUD Robert Reineck
  • UNDINE Edward Abbott Parry
  • LEGEND OF THE SUN, MOON, AND STARS (WYANDOTTE)
  • THE PRINCESS MOONBEAM[1] Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
  • THE MOON
  • THE SPACIOUS FIRMAMENT ON HIGH
  • GREEN FIELDS AND MEADOWS GAY
  • NATURE'S SONG
  • THE GIFT OF FLAX (NORSE LEGEND)
  • THE STORY OF THE DEWDROP Lucile Corbett
  • THE DEW MOTHER
  • ORIGIN OF THE DANDELION (INDIAN LEGEND)
  • PRINCE BUTTERFLY AND CLOVER
  • A SONG OF CLOVER
  • TITHONUS: A LEGEND OF THE GRASSHOPPER Lillian S. Hyde
  • THE GRASSHOPPER
  • THE GOLDEN GRASSHOPPER Charles Lamb
  • A BLADE OF GRASS John Ruskin
  • PRINCESS FIRE-FLY (JAPANESE LEGEND)
  • JULY
  • CUFF AND THE WOODCHUCK John Burroughs
  • WHY THE LADY-BUG IS SAID TO BE BELOVED OF GOD Translated from the French by M. L. Cook
  • SUMMER SPINNERS
  • THE STORY OF ARACHNE (GREEK MYTH)
  • HOW THE SPIDER MAKES ITS WEB[2] C. William Beebe
  • THE FAIRY SPINNER (SOUTHERN TALE)
  • MOTHER SPIDER Frances Gillespy Wickes
  • IN BROOKS AND PONDS
  • THE BROOK
  • LEGEND OF THE WATER-LILY
  • THE TALE OF TWO TAILS Mary H. Wilson
  • ORIGIN OF BULLFROGS
  • WOODLAND WATERS
  • THE GRUBBIEST GRUB J. Bevan
  • THE DRAGON-FLY
  • ON THE WING
  • HOW WOODPECKER CHANGED HIS COLOURS (MICMAC LEGEND)
  • A RETORT FROM THE CATBIRD
  • WOODPECKER LIFE Margaret Coulson Walker
  • KINGFISHER'S NECKLACE AND RUFFLE
  • OWL WISDOM Frances Wright
  • BIRDS' NESTS Ernest Ingersoll
  • HATTO THE HERMIT: THE LEGEND OF A BIRD'S NEST Selma Lagerlöf
  • UNDER GREENWOOD TREES
  • SONG
  • THE PLUCKY PRINCE
  • THE OAK
  • SUMMER SNOW Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  • THE BOY WHO HATED TREES Alice L. Beckwith
  • THE FRIENDLY SUMMER TREES Frank A. Waugh
  • FOREST DAY Selma Lagerlöf
  • WOODMAN, SPARE THAT TREE
  • IN AN OLD-FASHIONED GARDEN
  • HOW THE ROSE BECAME QUEEN Albert Bigelow Paine
  • MORNING GLORIES
  • WHY ROSES HAVE THORNS (ALGONQUIN LEGEND)
  • SWEET PEAS
  • A LEGEND OF THE PRIMROSE
  • EVENING PRIMROSES
  • LEGEND OF THE LILY-OF-THE-VALLEY Albert Bigelow Paine
  • KATRINA'S SUN-DIAL
  • THE THREE LITTLE BUTTERFLIES
  • THE PINKS
  • THE FLOWER'S THANKS Lyman Abbott
  • PANSIES
  • THE LITTLE HEARTSEASE
  • LEGEND OF THE RED GERANIUM
  • ENCHANTED TULIPS
  • IRIS
  • THE YELLOW-BIRD[3]
  • ORIGIN OF THE SUNFLOWER (GREEK MYTH)
  • THE BLUEBELL
  • THE DEW MOTHER'S GIFT TO THE ROSE
  • A YELLOW PANSY
  • MIGNONETTE
  • FLOWERS
  • ON A MIDSUMMER DAY
  • THE FRIENDLY COWSLIP BELLS
  • FAIRY DAWN
  • ROBIN GOODFELLOW Ernest Rhys
  • A QUARREL IN FAIRYLAND (Arranged from "A Midsummer Night's Dream")
    • SCENE I
    • SCENE II
    • SCENE III
  • IN THE COOL OF THE EVENING
  • FOOTNOTES:
  • Transcriber's Note
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