Thanksgiving is so much fun on Grandfather’s farm. There are so many places to explore, such as barns and pastures and a kitchen that smells of thanksgiving delights! This is what Mr. and Mrs. Grey’s grandchildren looked forward to, when they stepped off the train for a visit that they would never forget, as our story will show on this wonderful old fashioned Thanksgiving in the country.
In Beatrix Potter’s enchanted world we meet a curious but sometimes naughty rabbit named Peter, who lives with his brothers and sisters in a little sandbank under the root of a large tree near the woods. His wise mother tries to warn her bunny children about the danger of visiting Mr. McGregor’s vegetable garden. Did Peter listen to her? Find out what comes of too much curiousity in The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
Is Santa Claus truly real? Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of the New York Sun, asking this question. The quick response of veteran newsman Francis Church became history’s most reprinted newspaper article. His eloquent answer stands as a light in the darkness of doubt, and restores the joy of believing.
A magical Christmas poem written long ago by Clement C. Moore captured the magic of a holiday all children hold dear. Not only are the names of Santa’s reindeer mentioned, but Santa himself is described in a robust and jolly way. With visions of sugar plums we dedicate this old favorite to the believers, wherever they may be!
Della and Jim were poor, yet happily in love. On the day before Christmas, with little money saved, each found a secret way to afford a very special gift for the other. For them, to give was more important than to receive, as we shall hear. Their heartfelt story brightens the Christmas spirit, as their gifts are truly “worthy of the magi”.
Goldilocks is in such trouble! Her curious eyes could not help looking into the window of the three bear’s home, and when she did, she saw porridge. What should she do? It looked so yummy and she was so hungry. The temptation was too much for her and she came inside. Wait till you hear what happened when the three bears came home.