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Sir Ribbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland - A Poem
Sir Ribbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland - A Poem
Author: Theodore Fontane, Translated by Elizabeth Shub
A nineteenth century German poem about Sir Ribbeck, who likes to give his pears away. He outwits his miserly son by having a pear placed by his side after he died, which grows into into a tree, so when children come near the grave to play, "Among the leaves they'd hear a voice: 'Come have a pear! My pears are choice.'" — Caldecott Award winning N...  more »
ISBN: 208965
Publication Date: 1969
Pages: 26
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Publisher: The Macmillan Company
Book Type: Hardcover
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