Topic Flowers

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A Legend of Flowers

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The children cried for honey, and the mothers took little bark baskets into the woods to search for the sweet food. But they returned with empty baskets.

OceaniaAustralia

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The Evergreen Tree and the Wilderness Marigold

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These people take our flowers home. Some of us they put in baskets and call basket flowers. Some they put in the maidens’ hair and they call us maiden flowers.

East AsiaChina

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The Snow Queen

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The Snow Queen kissed Kay again, and then he forgot all about little Gerda, Grandmother, and all the others at home.

EuropeDenmark

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The Tulip Fairies

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There lived an old woman who possessed a very pretty garden, wherein she cultivated a most beautiful bed of tulips. The pixies, so delighted in this spot, would carry their elfin babes thither, and sing them to rest.

EuropeEnglandDevon

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