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Publications International

Ten pamphlets of sixteen pages each, presenting various kinds of literature. Paperbound. ©2000 Publications International, Ltd. $1.00 from Hoopeston Books & Gifts. Hoopeston, IL, through eBay, March, '04. 

Cooperation: Stone Soup. Adapted by Mary Rowitz. Illustrated by Sharron O'Neil. Pamphlet. Publications International, Ltd.. $0.10 from Hoopeston Books & Gifts, through eBay, March,'04. 

Each pair of pages presents one full page of text and one of colored illustration. The picture of the cow maid holding her mop at the farmhouse's half-door is too good to miss! This cook/traveler proclaims from the start that his stone has magic qualities. A page at the end stops to reflect on cooperation in the light of the story.

Courage: The North Wind. Adapted by Sarah Toast. Illustrated by Sharron O'Neil. 

Friendship: The Four Musicians. Adapted by Mary Rowitz. Illustrated by Wendy Edelson. 

Generosity: The Gift. Adapted by Jennifer Boudart. Illustrated by Debbie Dieneman. 

Honesty: The Honest Woodcutter. Adapted by Mary Boudart. Illustrated by Tammie Lyon. Paperbound. Publications International, Ltd.. $0.10 from Hoopeston Books & Gifts, through eBay, March, '04. 

Each pair of pages presents one full page of text and one of colored illustration. The woodcutter here is perhaps a beaver, but he still uses an axe. A water sprite makes the usual triple retrieval. After selling the two precious axes, the woodcutter can give his wife and two children all the things they have dreamed of. There is no second phase in this telling; that is, no envious comrade tries to outwit the water sprite. A page at the end stops to reflect on honesty in the light of the story.

Humility: The Emperor's New Clothes. Adapted by Mary Rowitz. Illustrated by Sherry Neidigh. 

Love: Johnny Appleseed. Adapted by Jennifer Boudart. Illustrated by Rusty Fletcher. 

Moderation: The Fisherman and His Wife. Adapted by Sarah Toast. Illustrated by Rusty Fletcher. 

Perseverance: The Tortoise and the Hare. Adapted by Carolyn Quattrocki. Illustrated by Tim Ellis. Paperbound. Tales of Virtue: Publications International, Ltd.. $0.10 from Hoopeston Books & Gifts, through eBay, March, '04. 

Each pair of pages in this sixteen-page booklet presents one full page of text and one of colored illustration. Fast hare is always darting about, while tortoise takes his time and loves to paint pictures of nature around his house. A page at the end stops to reflect on perseverance in the light of the story.

Wisdom: King Midas. Adapted by Jennifer Boudart. Illustrated by Kristen Goeters.

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