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The Red Fairy Book, a large older kids collection

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Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.3
LoC Category: PZ
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o pay for our secret?'

`I know, Princess,' answered Michael.

`Don't you mean to tell him?'

`That is not my intention.'

`Are you afraid?'

`No, Princess.'

`What makes you so discreet, then?'

But Michael was silent.

XII

Lina's sisters had seen her talking to the little garden boy, and jeered at her for it.

`What prevents your marrying him?' asked the eldest, `you would become a gardener too; it is a charming profession. You could live in a cottage at the end of the park, and help your husband to draw up water from the well, and when we get up you could bring us our bouquets.'

The Princess Lina was very angry, and when the Star Gazer presented her bouquet, she received it in a disdainful manner.

Michael behaved most respectfully. He never raised his eyes to her, but nearly all day she felt him at her side without ever seeing him.

One day she made up her mind to tell everything to her eldest sister.

`What!' said she,

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2006.10.17
angel_shark
*****

A great collection!

If you like Fairy Tales, definately for you!

Also quick easy reads for waiting in line at the bank or wherever.


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