The Tin Soldier

Once Upon a Time

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Age: 8-9 years old Reading Level: 3rd grade

The best illustrated fairytales for children!

Once upon a time there was a little boy who was celebrating his birthday. As a gift, he received a box filled with little soldiers made of tin, a cardboard castle and a ballerina dressed in a pink dress.
One of the little tin soldiers only had one leg. Soon, he noticed the ballerina because she was standing on one of her legs only. The little soldier immediately fell in love with her and tried to talk to her. Unfortunately, the wind was about to disturb his plans...

The collection "Once Upon a Time" offers a new and richly illustrated version of the most famous fairytales.

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Once upon a time, there was a little boy who was given a box of toy tin soldiers as a birthday present. They were all identical, except one, who strangely only had one leg. The boy also received a castle made of cardboard and a pretty female ballet dancer dressed in a pink tutu, which had a golden flower on it. She stretched out her arms and stood gracefully on one leg as if she was dancing. The little tin soldier noticed the ballerina very quickly. “Hey, we look alike!” thought the soldier.
“It looks like she’s only got one leg, just like me. And she is so pretty!”
He immediately fell in love.

In the same collection :

• Thumbelina
• The Ugly Duckling
• The Brave Little Tailor
• The Musicians of Bremen
• Hansel and Gretel
• Three Little Pigs
• Beauty and the Beast
• Goldilocks and the 3 Bears
• The Little Thumb
• Puss in Boots
• Little Red Riding Hood
• Sleeping Beauty
• Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
• Cinderella
• Peter Pan
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Publisher
Primento
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Published on
Feb 26, 2015
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Pages
20
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ISBN
9782511030288
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / Elementary
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Concepts / General
Juvenile Fiction / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General
Juvenile Fiction / Readers / Intermediate
Juvenile Nonfiction / Concepts / Alphabet
Juvenile Nonfiction / Concepts / General
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Age: 8-9 years old Reading Level: 3rd grade

The best illustrated fairytales for children!

Once upon a time was a poor lumberjack who had two children, Hansel and Gretel. Unfortunately, he was no longer able to provide for his family and his second wife, who hated the children, said they had to abandon them.
After two unsuccessful attempts, the parents finally managed to get rid of the children, who had to survive on their own. They looked for help and found a strange house, very interesting but also very dangerous...

The collection "Once Upon a Time" offers a new and richly illustrated version of the most famous fairytales.

EXCERPT

Once upon a time, a brother and a sister called Hansel and Gretel lived in a tiny cottage in the forest with their father, who was a poor woodcutter, and their stepmother. Their stepmother was very unkind and said they didn’t have enough food for the children.
One day, she told her husband that he must take Hansel and Gretel deep into the forest and leave them there. “They are old enough now
to take care of themselves!” said the mean stepmother.
The woodcutter who dearly loved his children was very sad. However, he had no other choice but to follow the wish of his cruel wife.

In the same collection:

• Thumbelina
• The Ugly Duckling
• The Brave Little Tailor
• The Tin Soldier
• The Musicians of Bremen
• Three Little Pigs
• Beauty and the Beast
• Goldilocks and the 3 Bears
• The Little Thumb
• Puss in Boots
• Little Red Riding Hood
• Sleeping Beauty
• Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
•Cinderella
• Peter Pan
Age: 8-9 years old Reading Level: 3rd grade

The best illustrated fairytales for children!

Once upon a time, there was a merchant who had three daughters. One day, he was arrested by a monstruous creature during a business trip. The monster agreed to let the merchant live only if he sent Beauty, one of his daughters, to live with him. The merchant did not know what to do but Beauty decided to honour her father's word and went to the Beast.

The collection "Once Upon a Time" offers a new and richly illustrated version of the most famous fairytales.

EXCERPT

Once upon a time was a merchant who had three daughters. One day, while preparing to go on his travels, he promised to bring each one of them a gift. Beauty, the youngest and the kindest, asked her father to bring her only a red rose, because she loved roses very much.
When the merchant was returning home, he was caught in a sudden storm and got lost in the forest. He saw a huge castle and, as the door was opened, he went inside to shelter. “Anybody home?” said the merchant but no one responded. Nobody was there, but he noticed a huge table laid with delicious food. The merchant had been travelling for a long time and was hungry so he sat and ate a hearty meal.

In the same collection:

• Thumbelina
• The Ugly Duckling
• The Brave Little Tailor
• The Tin Soldier
• The Musicians of Bremen
• Hansel and Gretel
• Three Little Pigs
• Goldilocks and the 3 Bears
• The Little Thumb
• Puss in Boots
• Little Red Riding Hood
• Sleeping Beauty
• Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
• Cinderella
• Peter Pan
Age: 8-9 years old Reading Level: 3rd grade

The best illustrated fairytales for children!

Once upon a time was a little girl called Goldilocks because of her wonderful blond hair. One day, as she was wandering in the forest, she discovered a beautiful cottage that seemed to be empty. Goldilocks, very curious, decided to come into the house and visit the different rooms. Exhausted, she ended up sleeping in one of the beds. She could not hide her surprise when she woke up and saw three bears looking at her!

The collection "Once Upon a Time" offers a new and richly illustrated version of the most famous fairytales.

EXCERPT

Once upon a time, there lived a pretty little girl with curly golden hair. Her name was Goldilocks. One day, however, as the curious little girl wandered into the forest, she got lost. She found a little cottage and went to look inside. As no one answered the door and seeing no one inside while peeking through the windows, she decided to enter into the cottage. Inside, Goldilocks saw three bowls of porridge still steaming on the kitchen table. They all had different sizes: a big one, a medium one and a small one! As she was quite hungry from her walk through the forest, she took the small bowl without any hesitation and ate the porridge avidly.

In the same collection:

• Thumbelina
• The Ugly Duckling
• The Brave Little Tailor
• The Tin Soldier
• The Musicians of Bremen
• Hansel and Gretel
• Three Little Pigs
• Beauty and the Beast
• The Little Thumb
• Puss in Boots
• Little Red Riding Hood
• Sleeping Beauty
• Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
• Cinderella
• Peter Pan
Age: 8-9 years old Reading Level: 3rd grade

The best illustrated fairytales for children!

Once upon a time was a poor lumberjack who had two children, Hansel and Gretel. Unfortunately, he was no longer able to provide for his family and his second wife, who hated the children, said they had to abandon them.
After two unsuccessful attempts, the parents finally managed to get rid of the children, who had to survive on their own. They looked for help and found a strange house, very interesting but also very dangerous...

The collection "Once Upon a Time" offers a new and richly illustrated version of the most famous fairytales.

EXCERPT

Once upon a time, a brother and a sister called Hansel and Gretel lived in a tiny cottage in the forest with their father, who was a poor woodcutter, and their stepmother. Their stepmother was very unkind and said they didn’t have enough food for the children.
One day, she told her husband that he must take Hansel and Gretel deep into the forest and leave them there. “They are old enough now
to take care of themselves!” said the mean stepmother.
The woodcutter who dearly loved his children was very sad. However, he had no other choice but to follow the wish of his cruel wife.

In the same collection:

• Thumbelina
• The Ugly Duckling
• The Brave Little Tailor
• The Tin Soldier
• The Musicians of Bremen
• Three Little Pigs
• Beauty and the Beast
• Goldilocks and the 3 Bears
• The Little Thumb
• Puss in Boots
• Little Red Riding Hood
• Sleeping Beauty
• Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
•Cinderella
• Peter Pan
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