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FREE PDF ⚾ Midsummer Magic: A Garland Of Stories, Charms, And Recipes Ö A compendium of fairy tales and folklore that relate the magic and enchantment associated with the summer solstice festival of the British Isles and other parts of Europe This little treasure needs to be re done with color illustrations for today s children, who are so accustomed to dazzling presentation Barbara Cooney s illustrations are a delight, notwithstanding Can t wait for an opportunity to share some of the stories to a group The story I most want to tell is the Irish Wee Meg Barnileg , but it will have to be a memorized presentation There is a story included that is similar to Red Riding Hood, very haunting The Girl Who Met the Witch of the Wood This little treasure needs to be re done with color illustrations for today s children, who are so accustomed to dazzling presentation Barbara Cooney s illustrations are a delight, notwithstanding Can t wait for an opportunity to share some of the stories to a group The story I most want to tell is the Irish Wee Meg Barnileg , but it will have to be a memorized presentation There is a story included that is similar to Red Riding Hood, very haunting The Girl Who Met the Witch of the Wood Reading it the same week that newscasts were full of the rescue of three girls who had been stolen and kept in a house for ten years made it all thehorrifyingly real as it paralleled this story It made me feel that stories of yore really were devised as warnings to children and parents alike of those who would steal and harm tender children After so long, I now retutrn to reading It s probably much shorter than it feels like.I like the last story the best The man loved her but also respected her he did not tell her that she needed to sew or bake, he didn t tell her she needed to make friends with other women, and he didn t tell her she needed to dance He respected her distance and loved her all the same He still loved her as one of the fairy folk, and he tried so hard to hold onto her It was then he realized that even though After so long, I now retutrn to reading It s probably much shorter than it feels like.I like the last story the best The man loved her but also respected her he did not tell her that she needed to sew or bake, he didn t tell her she needed to make friends with other women, and he didn t tell her she needed to dance He respected her distance and loved her all the same He still loved her as one of the fairy folk, and he tried so hard to hold onto her It was then he realized that even though he loved her, but especially because he loved her, her happiness came first If he truly loved her, then he had to let her go I think I would ve been happy had she chose him or her kin, but slightly happier if she chose her kin In the end, I m just happy that both were happy I liked this book but didn t find it very useful for celebrating Midsummer The recipes are a little outdated and didn t appeal The stories are awesome but they are really a little too long to read aloud, especially since the illustrations are few They were also pretty gory, in true old school fairy tale fashion The Swedish story about the witch who steals a girl away was terrifying