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How the ladies stopped the wind

Bruce McMillan

How the ladies stopped the wind

by Bruce McMillan

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trees -- Fiction,
  • Winds -- Fiction,
  • Sheep -- Fiction,
  • Chickens -- Fiction,
  • Iceland -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    The woman of one village in Iceland decide to plant trees to stop the powerful winds that make it difficult even to go for a walk, but first they must find a ways to prevent sheep from eating all of their saplings, while encouraging chickens to fertilize them.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Bruce McMillan ; illustrated with paintings by Gunnella.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsGunnella, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.M2278 How 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17438923M
    ISBN 109780618773305
    LC Control Number2007004207
    OCLC/WorldCa85898895

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The ladies replant, and build a fence around the village. The chickens fertilize, the sheep stay out with the cows, and all is well-until the sheep once more discover the tasty trees outside the fence. But thanks to the ladies (and to the chickens!), no matter how barren the fields may be, there are many beautiful trees in each village in Iceland/5(6).

This time, the wind troubles them, as the thick-legged ladies are being blown sideways by brisk gusts, and they have to hold onto fence posts so they don’t fly away. The ladies decide to plant trees to break the force of the gale, then discover that the sheep find young trees very appetizing.

The Iceland in this fable is one in which the village women are in cahoots with their farm animals and able to plant and protect beautiful trees in order to stop the wild wind that makes it hard to walk.

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GONE WITH THE WIND Margaret Mitchell () PART ONE CHAPTER I Scarlett O'Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm as the Tarleton twins were. In her face were too sharply blended the delicate features of her mother, a Coast aristocrat of French descent, and the heavy ones of her florid Irish father.

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Mar 24,  · Here is an updated "How To Wind A Mechanical Watch" video To wind a mechanical watch 1. If it is not a screw down crown then simply turn the. these people have a photographic memory so they memorize the entire book, then burn them so they don't get caught.

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