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Columbus

Beautiful Feet Bks, 1996

As is their custom, the d'Aulaires have thoroughly researched their subject in order to provide the most historically accurate account of the life of the man Samuel Eliot Morrison called "the greatest mariner that ever lived." In their pursuit, the d'Aulaires traveled to Spain, Portugal, and the Caribbean Islands to research original documents on the life of Columbus. Their text reflects many little- known facts not generally included in the ...
  
  











  



  
George Washington
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Beautiful Feet Books, 1996

"He was born in a little red brick house that his father had built on the oyster-shell hill. By that time so much land had been cleared that the wilderness was far in the distance" (10). So begins the simple and inauspicious life of George Washington—a backwoods Virginia boy destined to become the Father of His Country. Meticulously researched, the d'Aulaires hiked and camped all over Virginia as they imbibed the spirit of this great man. The ...
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaires' Book of Trolls (New York Review Children's Collection)
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar d'Aulaire

NYR Children's Collection for ages 7-12, 2006

In this spectacular follow-up to their beloved Book of Norse Myths, the husband-and-wife team of Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire explore the uncanny reaches of Norse mythology, an enchanted night-world populated by trolls of all kinds—mountain trolls, forest trolls, trolls who live underwater and trolls who live under bridges, uncouth, unkempt, unbreakable, unforgettable, and invariably unbelievably ugly trolls—who work their wiles and ...
  
  











  



  
A Guide for Using D 'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths in the Classroom (Literature Units)
Cynthia Ross

Teacher Created Resources, 1993

This resource is directly related to its literature equivalent and filled with a variety of cross-curricular lessons to do before, during, and after reading the book. This reproducible book presents an exciting approach to teaching well-known literature! It includes sample plans, author information, vocabulary building ideas, cross-curriculum activities, sectional activities and quizzes, unit tests, and many ideas for culminating and extending ...
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 1992

No education is complete without a large slice of Greek mythology. And there's no better way of meeting that literary quota than with the D'Aulaires' book. All the great gods and goddesses of ancient Greece are depicted in this big, beautiful classic, lovingly illustrated and skillfully told. Young readers will be dazzled by mighty Zeus, lord of the universe; stirred by elegant Athena, goddess of wisdom; intimidated by powerful Hera, ...
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

NYR Children's Collection, 2005

The Caldecott medal-winning d'Aulaires once again captivate their young audience with this beautifully illustrated introduction to Norse legends, telling stories of Odin the All-father, Thor the Thunder-god and the theft of his hammer, Loki the mischievous god of the Jotun Race, and Ragnarokk, the destiny of the gods. Children meet Bragi, the god of poetry, and the famous Valkyrie maidens, among other gods, goddesses, heroes, and giants. ...
  
  











  



  
Abraham Lincoln (Bicentennial Edition)
Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire

Beautiful Feet Books, Inc., 2008

A Caldecott Medal Book, A Child Study Children's Book Committee: Children's Book of the Year. Beautiful Feet Books is excited to announce the publication of Abraham Lincoln the beloved classic in a special hardback edition in celebration of the bicentennial anniversary of Lincoln's birth. This edition is published from the original 1940 printing and we were able to recreate the vivid colors originally intended by the d'Aulaires. This is a must ...
  
  











  



  
Pocahontas
Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Beautiful Feet Books, 1998

First published in 1946 with the d'Aulaires's beautiful lithographic prints, this tale of the first colony at Jamestown is told from the perspective of the princess daughter of the mighty chief Powhatan. When the Natives judge the white man's magic as evil, John Smith is condemned to death only the intervention of Pocahontas saves his life and a tentative friendship is established between Pocahontas's tribe and the new colonists. The King of ...
  
  











  



  
Benjamin Franklin
Ingri D'Aulaire

Beautiful Feet Bks, 1998

An intuitive understanding of the things children love to know, combined with the d'Aulaire's extraordinary artistic ability make this book on the life of one of America's most beloved founders a perennial classic. Folk art style illustrations are enhanced with pert aphorisms from Poor Richard's Almanac on each page. Readers will learn that Benjamin was the youngest of seventeen children "all counted" and that "it was a piece of luck that his ...
  
  











  



  
Buffalo Bill
Ingri Parim D'aulaire

Beautiful Feet Bks, 1998

William F. Cody was born in the middle of the nineteenth century on the plains of Kansas Territory where his family had settled to trade with the friendly Kickapoo Tribe. These Natives were Bill's childhood playmates and at a tender age he traded his brand-new buckskin suit for a little wild Indian pony that he learned to ride like the wind. By the time he was twelve, he was doing the work of a grown man as a cattle driver, camping under the ...
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaire's Norse Gods & Giants
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 1986

Ancient myths, populated by gods and giants, were  invented by the imaginative Norsemen centuries  ago. Everything from the creation of the world to  daily events and supernatural occurrences form the  basis for these incredible, fun and fascinating  stories. Complete with a Reader's Companion: a  combination index, glossary, pronunciation and reader's  guide.
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaires' Greek Myths, Teacher Guide
Cheryl Lowe, Leigh Lowe

Memoria Press, 2006

While Rome illuminates the formation of governments and societies, Greece illuminates the human condition. Introduce your students to the kinds of characters they will surely meet in life through the entertaining and exaggerated stories of the Greek gods. Take advantage of the 85 page study guide that fully utilizes the detailed D'Aulaires' stories and pictures through drill work, comprehension questions, vocabulary, and activities. Similar in ...
  
  











  



  
Leif the Lucky
Ingri Daulaire, Edgar P. Daulaire

Beautiful Feet Bks, 1994

Considered by some children's book authorities to be the d'Aulaire's finest work, this biography of Leif Erickson, son of Eric the Red, best exemplifies the artist's skill in Norwegian folk art, style, and history. Their well-researched text is lavishly illustrated with Viking rune-like carvings, from the dragon prow of the ship that Leif must hurry to remove, lest it anger the spirits of the land, to the stave churches so unique to Norway. ...
  
  











  



  
Children of the Northlights
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2012

From the beloved authors of D’Aulaires’ Book of Norse Myths and other classics comes a new edition of one of Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaires’s most beguiling children’s books. Long out of print, Children of the Northlights introduces readers young and old to siblings Lise and Lasse and to the captivating Sami people and culture of northern Scandinavia. At times mischievous and at others quite courageous, Lisa and Lasse, and their ...
  
  











  



  
Foxie, The Singing Dog
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

NYR Children's Collection, 2008

Whether bringing to life the legends of the mightiest Greek and Norse gods in their widely beloved collections of myths, or retelling Chekhov’s tale of a little lost dog as they do in Foxie , the d’Aulaires excelled at the arts of storytelling and illustration. Foxie’s tale, wonderful to look at and delightful to read, is certain to charm both young children and early readers. Poor Foxie ! With her “head like a fox and her tail like a ...
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaires' Book of Animals (New York Review Books)
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

NYR Children's Collection, 2007

THE CELEBRATED HUSBAND-AND-WIFE TEAM OF INGRI AND EDGAR PARIN D’AULAIRE prepared this exceptionally beautiful volume for their own son Ola, and it is as fresh and enchanting today as it was when it first sprung from their imaginations. D’Aulaires’ Book of Animals introduces young children to the creatures of every continent. Here more than fifty animals lithographed in full color form one side of a book that can be read page by page ...
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaires' Greek Myths Flashcards
Memoria Press

Memoria Press, 2012

While Rome illuminates the formation of governments and societies, Greece illuminates the human condition. Introduce your students to the kinds of characters they will surely meet in life through the entertaining and exaggerated stories of the Greek gods. These flashcards are a great supplement to the D'Aulaires' Greek Myths Text and Study Guide. Recommended for grades 36. Total of 107 flashcards.
  
  











  



  
George Washington
Ingri & Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Doubleday & Co. Inc., 1936

Children's picture book. Color illustrations and black and white illustrations.
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaires' Greek Myths, Student Guide
Cheryl Lowe, Leigh Lowe

Memoria Press, 2006

While Rome illuminates the formation of governments and societies, Greece illuminates the human condition. Introduce your students to the kinds of characters they will surely meet in life through the entertaining and exaggerated stories of the Greek gods. Take advantage of the 85 page study guide that fully utilizes the detailed D'Aulaires' stories and pictures through drill work, comprehension questions, vocabulary, and activities. Similar in ...
  
  











  



  
Book of Greek Myths
Ingri D'Aulaire, Edgar Parin D'Aulaire

Doubleday & Co, 1962
  
  











  








   



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