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Cautionary tales and other verses

Hilaire Belloc

Cautionary tales and other verses

by Hilaire Belloc

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Published by Folio Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile poetry.,
  • Children"s poetry, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCautionary tales
    Statementby Hilaire Belloc ; illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
    GenreJuvenile poetry.
    ContributionsSimmonds, Posy., Folio Society (London, England)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16616241M

    cautionary tale meaning: 1. a story that gives a warning: 2. a story that gives a warning. Learn more.   Cautionary tales are ubiquitous in popular culture; many urban legends are framed as cautionary tales: from the lover's lane haunted by .

      Cautionary Tales for Children: Designed for the Admonition of Children between the ages of eight and fourteen years is a children's book written by Hilaire Belloc. It is a parody of the cautionary tales that were popular in the 19th century. [1] The work is in the public domain in the United States/5(18). Interior cover in publication of Cautionary Tales for Children.. INTRODUCTION. Cautionary Tales for Children is 79 pages of light verse each decorated with drawings, written by Hilaire Belloc and illustrated by Basil Blackwood (B. T. B.). This book was published in London by Duckworth and Co. This particular publication of Cautionary Tales for Children was published .

      "Henry King - Who chewed bits of string and was early cut off in dreadful agonies" is a children's rhyme story from the book "Cautionary Tales for Children" published in The author, Hilaire. Cautionary Tales for Children: Belloc, Hilaire: : Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello. Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & /5().


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Cautionary Tales And Other Verses Hardcover – by Hilaire Belloc. (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, 5/5(3). This collects Cautionary Tales for Children, New Cautionary Tales, The Bad Child's Book of Beasts, More Beasts for Worse Children, More Peers, A Moral Alphabet, and Ladies and Gentlemen.

All are dated, some uncomfortably so, while others have aged pretty well/5. I was raised on these lovely tales and other verses by Hilaire Belloc. My favorite of all the Cautionary Verses is 'John Vavasoeur de Quentin Jones' (who was very fond of throwing stones).

It Cautionary tales and other verses book not included in this book and is quite hard to find. Perhaps there is a copyright problem I /5(13). The verses in Belloc’s “Bad Child’s Book of Beasts” and “More Beasts for Worse Children” are clever, but, to me, they lack the inspired nonsense of Author: Calvin Tomkins.

Hilaire Belloc CAUTIONARY TALES AND OTHER OTHER VERSES. (FOLIO SOCIETY) 1st Edition 3rd Printing Hardcover London Folio Society Fine in a Fine slipcase. Cautionary tales and other verses, Belloc, Hilaire, Excellent Book. $ + $ Shipping. Hilaire Belloc Cautionary Tales Verses Folio Society Illustrated $ + $ Seller Rating: % positive.

Cautionary tales for children () --New Cautionary tales () --The bad child's book of beasts () --More beasts for worse children () --More peers () --A moral alphabet () --The modern traveller (). Other Titles: Cautionary tales: Responsibility: by Hilaire Belloc ; illustrated by Posy Simmonds.

Cautionary Tales and other Verses by Belloc, Hilaire and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Upon being asked by a Reader whether the verses contained in this book were true.

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Below are Cautionary Tales for Children, words of warning through poetry. These poems and stories tell of not so pleasant things that can occur when people make poor choice.

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If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and. A cautionary tale is a traditional story with a moral message warning of the consequences of certain actions, inactions, or character flaws.

The narrative may be a fable, proverb, or urban legend. Sometimes the story ends with a line telling what the moral of the story is, while other times it is simply embedded in the story. Manufactured in the United States of America CONTENTS CAUTIONARY TALES FOR CHILDREN Illustrated by B.

T.B. Introduction 3 Jim, Who ran away from his Nurse, and was eaten by a Lion 5 Henry King, Who chewed bits of String, and was early cut off in Dreadful Agonies 1 3 Matilda, Who told Lies, and was Burned to Death 17 Franklin Hyde, Who caroused. This book, Cautionary Tales for Perilous Times, takes up the gauntlet thrown down by politically-correct parents who have banished fairy tales as needless relics of the past.

Updating traditional tales with a postmodern twist, the book re-spins classic fables for the new millennium through captivating photography and written stories.

Edward Gorey's first major posthumous publication is like a newly forged work, with freshness and originality. Published several times sinceHarcourt's reprint of "Cautionary Tales for Children" contains sixty-one new illustrations enfolding the year old verse, and the result is /5().

The republicationof these verses in one handsome volume is cause for rejoicing, especially among wise children, who will judge this edition of Cautionary Verses to be the ideal book for the education and edification of their parents.

The typical collection of cautionary tales, including the best-known, Struwwelpeter, includes multiple illustrated stories, usually told in verse. Description of the book "Cautionary Tales for Children": For readers of any age, a witty and strikingly irreverent collection of moral guidance Most notable among prolific English satirist Hilaire Belloc's writings are the sharp and clever admonishments he composed for children.CAUTIONARY VERSES - Ebook written by Hilaire Belloc.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read CAUTIONARY VERSES.Recurrent themes for Belloc are foibles of latter day aristocrats, a bestiary ("The Bad Child's Book of Beasts" and "More Beasts for Worse Children"), and cautionary tales for obnoxious kids.

The morals typically take the form either of an outsize fate, or instructions which clearly reflect an adult's own childishness: pretending good parenting /5(7).