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Robin redbreast by John Metcalf

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Published by John Metcalf in Northampton .
Written in English


  • Juvenile literature,
  • Robins

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination18, [2] p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25949354M

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Grades: This book will be instructive for and delight children in PK and KG Summary: Little Robin Redbreast sits in the tree and Pussy-Cat climbs up to catch him. The little bird flies down and taunts Pussy-Cat. Oh, but Pussy-Cat soon catches up and Little Robin /5. This story of the Robin Redbreast has pierced my heart through with such poignancy and a new awareness of Christ's suffering on our had a surprisingly swift and deep effect on me and brought me so much closer to the source of such wonderous love which had always planned to wash my sins and those of the whole worlds washed clean by the precious blood of our Lord and Saviour, . Jul 21,  · A brilliant and epic novel, breathtaking in its scope and design—winner of The Glass Key for best Nordic crime novel and selected as the best Norwegian crime novel ever written by members of Norway’s book clubs—The Redbreast is a chilling tale of murder and betrayal that ranges from the battlefields of World War Two to the streets of modern-day Oslo. Follow Hole as he races to stop a /5(1K). Dec 27,  · This charming chrestomathy of robin verse and lore is a revised edition of his father's Robin Redbreast, published by Oxford in I managed to .

The earliest recorded is from Tommy Thumb's Pretty Song Book (c. ), which has the lyric: Little Robin Red breast, Sitting on a pole, Nidde, Noddle, Went his larep-immo.comhed: c. Jan 11,  · The robin covered with leaves the tracks left by her bloodied bare feet. A further legend has it that the robin helped to fan a fire in the manger to keep the infant warm and was burned by an ember, causing his red breast. In early Christian myth, a robin rescued St. Leonorius in Brittany and St Kentigern brought a dead robin back to life. It. Lagerlof, Selma. "Robin Redbreast." Trans. Volma Swanston Howard. Current Literature 42 (Mar. ): This little tale by Sweden's noted writer of mystical stories has in it the simplicity of a nursery rhyme and the beauty of perfect art. Little Robin Redbreast. Our feline friends reveal a sensory, and even spiritual, world beyond the human.

The European robin or Eurasian robin (Erithacus rubecula) is a small bird that relies on insects for consumption. The bird is also known as robin redbreast. There seems to be no real difference between male and female. Robin birds are one of the Britain’s loved birds that are known for their sweet Waleed Khalid. Down came Pussy-cat, and away Robin ran; Says little Robin Redbreast, “Catch me if you can.” Little Robin Redbreast jumped upon a wall, Pussy-cat jumped after him and almost got a fall; Little Robin chirped and sang, and what did Pussy say? Pussy-cat said “Mew,” and Robin jumped away/10(15). "David Lack, the great ornithologist who was the first expert on robin behaviour, also compiled a little literary anthology called Robin Redbreast. His son, Andrew Lack, has expanded this into a longer book with a short title, Redbreast and has found some wonderful robins, mainly in . For much of history, our robin was known as a ruddock — an Anglo-Saxon word meaning ‘red bird’. Then, from the late Middle Ages onwards, it was called the ‘redbreast’.