6 edition of The world of swans found in the catalog.
Describes, in simple text and photographs, the lives of swans in their natural habitat explaining how they feed, defend themselves, and breed.
|Statement||text by Jennifer Coldrey ; photographs by Oxford Scientific Films.|
|Series||Where animals live.|
|Contributions||Oxford Scientific Films.|
|LC Classifications||QL696.A52 C653 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||32 p. :|
|Number of Pages||32|
|ISBN 10||1555320953, 1555320708|
|LC Control Number||86005721|
A princess has eleven brothers. The twelve siblings live happily and well, until their father decides to remarry. Their new stepmother is a wicked woman, and she turns all the brothers into swans and banishes the princess from the palace. And so it is left to Elisa to endure countless hardships alone in order to save her beloved brothers from the spell. A year after, when the Queen brought her first-born into the world, the old woman took him away. Then she went to the King and complained that the Queen was a murderess. The King, however, would not believe it, and suffered no one to do any injury to his wife, who sat composedly sewing at her shirts and paying attention to nothing else.
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The world of swans. [Jennifer Coldrey; Oxford Scientific Films.] -- Describes, in simple text and photographs, the lives of swans in their natural habitat explaining how they feed, defend themselves, and breed.
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By Jung ed on: Aug Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang Through the lives of three different women - grandmother, mother and daughter - this book tells the story of 20th-century China.
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“Go out into the world and look after yourselves,” said the queen. “Fly like great birds without a voice.” But she could not make it so bad for them as she would have liked, for they were turned into eleven beautiful wild swans.
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