Because of the love of Prince Pazzo of the Dolomites for Princess Lucia of the Moon, the black peaks of the Dolomite mountains are changed to glimmering white, blue, pink, and yellow. [www.goodreads.com]
Zawiera: A curtain of green and other stories ; The wide net and other stories ; The golden apples ; The bride of the innisfallen and other stories ; Uncollected stories.
Tekst w języku angielskim.
All her published stories are gatherd here those contained in A Curtain of Green, The Wide Net, The Golden Apples and The Bridge of the Innisfallen, together with two stories previously uncollected. Although their events and settings are varied, and they range as far from Miss Welty's native Mississippi as Cork and Naples, they spring from a distinctive Southern sensibility, from the author's response to the place where she has always lived, from long familiarity with the thoughts and feelings of ordinary people around her. Yet the characters in her stories are anything but ordinary; in the commonplace she perceives what is unique. She is sensitively tuned to their voices and their minds, whether she is in the skin of a beautician, a salesman, or a jazz player. [www.goodreads.com]
When springtime arrives in the little town of Calabria, Strega Nona notices that her helper Big Anthony is less attentive than usual to his chores. What you need is a little Night Life, she advises him. How her advice and, of course, a little of her magic conspire to raise Big Anthony's spring fever to an alarming degree will delight old fans and create new ones when they are introduced to Tomie dePaola's warm, zany world of human nature and its foibles. [www.goodreads.com]
Caldecott Honor Book artist Tomie de Paola has concocted a delectable confection about a troll who must marry or, by the god Odin's own command, be doomed to wander the earth forever. The story of how Helga solves her dilemma will appeal to anyone who loves to laugh. [www.goodreads.com]
"Dad says we are going to grow vegetable soup." So begins Lois Ehlert’s bright, bold picture book about vegetable gardening for the very young. The necessary tools are pictured and labeled, as are the seeds (green bean, pea, corn, zucchini squash, and carrot). Then the real gardening happens... planting, weeding, harvesting, washing, chopping, and cooking! In the end? "It was the best soup ever." Ehlert's simple, colorful cut-paper-style illustrations are child-friendly, as is the big black type. A recipe for vegetable soup tops it all off! [www.goodreads.com]