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Author Farjeon, Eleanor, 1881-1965.

Title The silver curlew / Eleanor Farjeon ; illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard
Published [London] : Oxford University Press, [1953]
Oxford U.P., 1953
©1953

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 MELB SPCBC  819 Farjeo Ele/Scu  LIB USE ONLY
Description 182 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary A variation of the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin or Tom Tit Tot, in which a lazy girl becomes the King's bride by implying that she has spun twelve skeins of thread when actually she has eaten twelve dumplings
Notes For children
Audience For children
Subject Good and evil -- Juvenile fiction.
Truthfulness and falsehood -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Fairy tales.
Fantasy fiction.
Fiction.
Author Shepard, Ernest H. (Ernest Howard), 1879-1976.
LC no. 53039525