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When the speckled hen lays a golden egg, Grandfather learns the value of her plain brown ones.
Mayne, William, 1928-; Turska, Krystyna, 1933-. New York : Greenwillow Books. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. When the speckled hen lays a golden egg, Grandfather learns the value of her plain brown ones. no page number in the book.
William Mayne, Krystyna Turska (Illustrator) His books were largely removed from shelves, and he died in disgrace in 2010.
William Mayne, Krystyna Turska (Illustrator). The old man's speckled hen dutifully provides him and his bored wife with a fresh egg each day, until the man decides he's bored with this. The hen does her best to provide him with something different, but what use is a golden egg when you're hungry? Get A Copy. William Mayne was imprisoned for two and a half years in 2004 after admitting to charges of child sexual abuse and was placed on the British sex offenders' register. His books were largely removed from shelves, and he died in disgrace in 2010. Books by William Mayne
Mouse and the Egg. by William Mayne, Krystyna Turska. Coauthors & Alternates.
Mouse and the Egg. ISBN 9780688803018 (978-0-688-80301-8) Hardcover, William Morrow & Co, 1981. Find signed collectible books: 'Mouse and the Egg'.
A collaborative effort that draws upon the folk traditions of England and Poland yields a distinctive tale imbued with universal truth and beauty.
Select Format: Hardcover. A collaborative effort that draws upon the folk traditions of England and Poland yields a distinctive tale imbued with universal truth and beauty. ISBN13:9780688803018. Release Date:January 1981.
Saturday, February 26, 2011 William Mayne 1980. pictures by Krystyna Turska. The pictures have plenty of detail and folkart appeal.
Saturday, February 26, 2011. The Mouse and The Egg. My Uncle in Texas recently sent me a couple suprise books in the mail. They were discards from his local library. One of them was this Russian fable about an old man and woman who live a simple life in their cottage with a mouse and speckled hen. But when the old man begins to complain of his brown egg for tea, his wife warns him to be thankful. And in the end he learns his lesson. William Mayne 1980.
Published July 1, 1995 by Lion UK. Written in English. Eggs, Fiction, Protected DAISY, In library.
William James Carter Mayne (16 March 1928 – 24 March 2010) was an English writer of children's fiction. The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature calls him one of the outstanding children's authors of the 20th century and The Times Literary Supplement reportedly called him "the most original good writer for young people in our time". In 2004, he pled guilty to multiple instances of sexual abuse of his readers.
What can one say about William Mayne to give a real idea of the extraordinary quirkiness of his writing? .
What can one say about William Mayne to give a real idea of the extraordinary quirkiness of his writing? He can give you North-country idiom of 200 years ago, or a simpler neutral tone of today (more or less) or country-folk's lives in 19th century Cornwall: yet always with his own twist.
Used availability for William Mayne's The Mouse and the Eg. July 1995 : UK Paperback.