Davidb's Books Page #9

Here's the list of books submitted by davidb  —  There are currently 607 books total — keep up the great work!

The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes

"The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes" is a captivating children's book written by Beatrix Potter. The story revolves around a squirrel named Timmy Tiptoes and his wife Goody. Their peaceful lives get disrupted when they become a target of suspicion by other squirrels for hoarding an unusual ...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse

The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse is a children's book written by Beatrix Potter. It tells the story of a tidy little wood mouse named Mrs. Tittlemouse who spends her days cleaning and keeping her house in order. However, her home becomes a hub for uninvited and messy guests, making her daily cle...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies

The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies by Beatrix Potter is a delightful children's book that tells the story of a family of bunnies. One day, the six young Flopsy Bunnies, while foraging for food, accidentally fall asleep in Mr. McGregor's rubbish heap where they are discovered and bagged by t...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Roly-Poly Pudding

The Roly-Poly Pudding, also known as The Tale of Samuel Whiskers, is a charming children's book by Beatrix Potter. The narrative revolves around the misadventures of a carefree kitten named Tom Kitten who, while exploring his family's old manor, gets caught by a large rat named Samuel W...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck is a charming children's story by Beatrix Potter. It follows the innocent yet misguided Jemima, a domestic duck who, desperate to hatch her own eggs, escapes from her farm life to find a safer nesting place. Unknowingly, she waddles right into the danger posed ...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Tale of Tom Kitten

"The Tale of Tom Kitten" is a children's book written by British author Beatrix Potter. It tells the story of a mischievous kitten named Tom who, along with his sisters Moppet and Mittens, have a knack for getting into trouble. Their mother, Mrs. Tabitha Twitchit, struggles to keep...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Story of Miss Moppet

The Story of Miss Moppet is a children's book by Beatrix Potter that revolves around a curious and clever kitten named Miss Moppet. In the story, Miss Moppet experiences a lively and engaging war of wits with a mouse that teased her. The story is filled with fun and imagination, beautifully ...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit

The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit is a children's book by Beatrix Potter that centers on a mischievous rabbit. The bad rabbit steals a carrot from a good rabbit and when he tries to shoot a hunter, he gets his comeuppance. This book aims to teach young readers about the consequences of bad be...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher

The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher by Beatrix Potter is a children's story that follows the titular character, a frog, on an adventurous fishing trip. Despite the seemingly calm day, Mr. Fisher encounters numerous challenges from near mishaps with a water-rat to being swallowed by a large fish. T...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Pie and the Patty-Pan

"The Pie and the Patty-Pan" is a children's story by Beatrix Potter, featuring her anthropomorphic animal characters, Duchess the dog and Ribby the cat. The tale revolves around a mix-up involving a pie for tea. Duchess believes she has accidentally swallowed a small baking dish, l...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle

The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle is a charming children's book by Beatrix Potter. The story follows a young girl named Lucie, who spends her time looking for missing handkerchiefs. Her search leads her to a hidden valley where she meets the kind and friendly hedgehog, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, who spe...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Tale of Two Bad Mice

The Tale of Two Bad Mice is a delightful children’s story written by Beatrix Potter. The book revolves around two mischievous mice, Tom Thumb and Hunca Munca, who invade a beautiful dollhouse when no one is around. However, they soon become very frustrated when they discover everything is made of...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Tale of Benjamin Bunny

"The Tale of Benjamin Bunny" is a children's book written by Beatrix Potter. It follows the story of a young rabbit, Benjamin Bunny, as he and his cousin, Peter Rabbit, venture into the garden of Mr. McGregor to retrieve Peter's lost clothes from their previous adventure. They face difficulties a...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin

"The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin" is a children's book written by famed British author Beatrix Potter. The story follows an impudent red squirrel named Nutkin who enjoys mocking Old Brown, the owl who owns the island on the lake where Nutkin and his brother, Twinkleberry, along with their cousins, ga...

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Tailor of Gloucester

The Tailor of Gloucester is a children's book by Beatrix Potter that tells the charming story of a poor tailor who gets help from a group of mice to complete an exquisite coat for the mayor’s wedding. It beautifully encapsulates themes of kindness, hard work, and the magic of Christmas.

by Beatrix Potter

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8 months ago

The Fighting Cocks and the Eagle

"The Fighting Cocks and the Eagle" is a fable written by Aesop. The story revolves around two roosters who become overly competitive and fight for the title of superior rooster. Blinded by their rivalry, they pay no attention to the infringing danger of a circling eagle, leading to thei...

by Aesop

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8 months ago

The Fisherman and the Little Fish

The Fisherman and the Little Fish is a classic fable by Aesop about a fisherman who catches a small fish. The little fish promises to bring the fisherman more fish if he lets him go. The fisherman, despite the promise, decides not to release the little fish, teaching a lesson about not being gree...

by Aesop

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8 months ago

The Ass in the Lion's Skin

The Ass in the Lion's Skin is a timeless fable by Aesop about an ass who dresses in a lion's skin in order to intimidate the other animals and to feel more powerful. His deception is successful until he is tricked into exposing his true identity, revealing that superficial appearances are not a t...

by Aesop

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8 months ago

The Wolves and the Sheep

"The Wolves and the Sheep" is one of Aesop's fables emphasizing the theme of deception and trust. In this tale, the wolves propose peace to the sheep and, as a sign of good faith, suggest the sheep give up their watchdogs. The naive sheep agree, only to be promptly devoured by the wolves. The fab...

by Aesop

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Hare and His Ears

"The Hare and His Ears" is a classic fable by Aesop that teaches important life lessons. The story revolves around a Hare who is shamed for his long ears and decides to hide them away from everyone. However, the other animals eventually find out, leading to him feeling more humiliated. This tale ...

by Aesop

added by davidb
8 months ago

The North Wind and the Sun

The North Wind and the Sun is a well-known fable by Aesop that teaches about the superiority of persuasion over force. In the story, the North Wind and the Sun debate over who is more powerful. To settle their dispute, they challenge each other to make a passing traveler remove his cloak. While t...

by Aesop

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8 months ago

The Mole and His Mother

"The Mole and His Mother" is a fable by Aesop that revolves around the relationship between a young mole and his mother. The mole, who is visually impaired, claims to see better than anyone else. To teach him a lesson about arrogance and to reveal his actual incapacity, his mother places a piece ...

by Aesop

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Lion's Share

"The Lion's Share" is a fable by Aesop that presents a social commentary about power dynamics and injustice. The story revolves around a lion who goes hunting with a cow, a goat, and a sheep. When they catch a stag, the lion takes the biggest share for no apparent effort, claiming the rest for va...

by Aesop

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8 months ago

The Lion, the Ass, and the Fox

"The Lion, the Ass, and the Fox" is a fable by Aesop that tells the story of teamwork and deception. A lion, an ass, and a fox become hunting companions. The lion, being the king, instructs the others to divide the spoils. The ass divides it equally for them all, angering the lion who then kills ...

by Aesop

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8 months ago

Jupiter and the Monkey

"Jupiter and the Monkey" is a classic fable by Aesop in which Jupiter, king of the gods, organizes a beauty contest among newly born creatures. A monkey tries to win by dressing up and acting like a man. However, his disguise is soon revealed, leading to his embarrassment and disappointment. This...

by Aesop

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8 months ago

The Swallow and the Crow

"The Swallow and the Crow" is a classic fable by Aesop that imparts moral lessons through simple animal tales. In this story, the crow and swallow argue over which is the superior bird. The crow tries to belittle the swallow by focusing on her physical appearance while the swallow responds by cri...

by Aesop

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Wolf, the Kid, and the Goat

The Wolf, the Kid, and the Goat is a children's fable by Aesop that teaches about wisdom and caution. The story follows a young goat who disobeys his mother's instruction not to open the door for anyone when she leaves to find food. When a cunning wolf comes to their home and tries to trick the k...

by Aesop

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8 months ago

The Miller, His Son, and the Ass

The Miller, His Son, and the Ass is a fable by Aesop about a man and his son who, while taking their donkey to the market, constantly switch their approach based on the opinions and criticisms of passersby. The story serves as a warning about the dangers of constantly trying to please others inst...

by Aesop

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Man and the Satyr

The Man and the Satyr by Aesop is a fable that presents a story about a satyr who was befriended by a man. Over time, the satyr becomes confused and bothered by the man's ability to blow hot (to warmth his hands) and cold (to cool his soup) from his mouth. The story ends in their friendship being...

by Aesop

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8 months ago

The Ant and the Dove

The Ant and the Dove is a short fable by Aesop that emphasizes the importance of kindness and how good deeds should never go unnoticed. It tells the story of an ant who was saved from drowning by a dove, and the ant's subsequent return of favor when the dove is in danger, illustrating the moral l...

by Aesop

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Ass and Its Shadow

The Ass and Its Shadow is a classic fable by Aesop that tells the story of a traveling ass (donkey) who gets into a dispute with its owner over the ass's shadow. The quarrel serves as a metaphorical lesson on the absurdity and futility of fighting over trivial and insignificant matters. The ...

by Aesop

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Fox and the Crow

The Fox and the Crow is a classic Aesop's fable that tells the story of a cunning fox and a proud crow. The crow has a piece of cheese in its beak which the fox really wants. The fox flatters the crow, complimenting her beautiful voice, entices her to sing and, as a result, the crow opens her mou...

by Aesop

added by davidb
8 months ago

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