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The Children's Book: A Collection Of Short Stories And Poems For Mormon Children

Childrens Book A Collection

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform


Author: Augusta Joyce Crocheran

Your child will love The Children's Book: A Collection Of Short Stories And Poems For Mormon Children written by Augusta Joyce Crocheran. Written by Augusta Joyce Crocheran and the publisher is CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. It became available sometime in 2012. The book has 146 pages. Buy your copy of this children's book, click on our affilate link on this page.

From the Preface: The believed came into my mind, Write a book for the children; and while I listened, it became a desire and a pleasant one, for I would dearly love to develop to be the household friend of many small kids who are growing up inside the properties inside the Saints. ” To attempt this was in my power, nevertheless it necessary indicates to publish, and this I could not do alone. AUGUSTA JOYCE CROCHERON Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, September 3, 1890 so false. And, if I really should ever travel from home, as some from the Sisters do, to visit the associations, I would be happy to have you tell me, if we meet, if anything written herein has pleased you. Many pleasant hours have I spent in story-telling, and surely my pleasure was as great as theirs ; stories to sleepy eyes, out in the summer moonlight on the veranda, with great patches of flowers faintly showing inside the shadows of wide branches, and night-birds singing more than us; story-telling on rainy afternoons, or by roaring hearth-light; at house and abroad — how numerous listeners there have been. But I should not tell you what I have read, as I did those small hearers, it should be some elements that I have known. If they are ready to listen, I will tell them a couple of true stories, not fairy ones, indeed, of which little ones are so fond, so fascinating, but, alas! If I could only show to my tiny friends inside the present time, the sweet faces remembered looking anxiously into mine, it will be the best part making use of the book; those — no story could equal. Would that I could make these, also, my friends, since the authors I so loved were mine. Two very good Brethren, who believe far more with the youth of our people than they do of riches, were kind enough to lend me the use of what was required to accomplish the object. Pleasant smiles and kind words from good hearts are at times worth much more than silver and gold. No, these have to be true. This book will be the fulfillment of a wish expressed by President Brigham Young a brief time before his death, and in conclusion he said, “ Who will write a book for the youngsters?



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