Oh, a funny place is the Land of Nod,And funny the people there; The dewdrops all sprout like peas in a pod, While blossoms the doughnut fair. The griddle-cake bush runs syrup for sapThe plum-trees grow puddings so fat; Yes, the Land of Nod is the best on the map, The finest I ever was at. When Tinkie and Tess refuse to go to sleep on Christmas Eve, they catch the Sand Man on his evening rounds. The three of them fly away together on a moonbeam to the Land of Nod, where they encounter the Welsh Rabbit, the Educated Cow, King Snooze, and other extraordinary characters. This bedtime story classic features numerous enchanting illustrations from the original 1909 edition by Edward L. Chase.
Robin Hood and his merry men have been apart of American culture for generations. Their lives living in Sherwood Forest while fighting the Sheriff have graced books, comics, movies and TV. Robin and his men stole from the rich and gave to the poor. Their adventures are full of sword flights, daring escapes, romance with the beautiful Maid Marion, and the humor of Friar Tuck. After seeing the movies and the TV shows it is a delight to go back and read the original
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