American Indian Fairy Tales: Snow Bird, The Water Tiger, Etc (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from American Indian Fairy Tales: Snow Bird, the Water Tiger, EtcHe vanishes for many moons and comes back with new and wonderful tales. He has met bears with eyes of fire and claws of steel, mosquitoes whose wings were large enough for a sail for his canoe and serpents with manes like horses.Once he found a water-lily with a leaf so broad that it made a petticoat for his wife. At another ...
Paperback: 234 pages
Publisher: Forgotten Books (May 9, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
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ime he saw a bush so large that it took him half a day to walk round it.As he sat in his doorway one summer evening he shot an arrow without taking di rect aim. It killed a swan and twenty brace of ducks that were swimming on the river, then passed on and mortally wounded two loons on the bank, bounded back and, as it touched the water, killed an enormous fish.He remembers when the oldest oak was an acorn. He says that he will be alive long after the white man has disappeared from the land.These are his tales written down for the little Pale-faces. They are of the fairies, the giants, the dwarfs, the witches and the magicians of our own land, America.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.