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THE EARL OF MAR'S DAUGHTER--an Olde English Children's Story

Baba Indaba Children's Stories--Issue 179 · Baba Indaba Children's Stories

by Anon E. Mouse


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ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 179
In this 179th issue of the Baba Indaba's Children's Stories series, Baba Indaba narrates the story of "Earl Mar's Daughter". The Earl's daughter is in the castle garden feeling lonely when she says to dove, 'Coo-my-dove, my dear, come down to me and I will give you a golden cage. I'll take you home and pet you well, as well as any bird of them all.' She is surprised when the dove alights onto her shoulder. She takes it back to the castle. That night a mysterious man appears in her bed chamber. She asks where he came from as he door was locked. He says that a spell was put on him and by day he is a dove and by night a man. They fall in love and secretly marry. One day Earl Mar announces he has found a husband for his daughter and a wedding is planned. .................... Download and read this story to find out just what happens to Prince Florentine and the Earl's daughter? Was she forced to marry and leave the love of her life, or were the happy couple able to avoid being broken up?

Baba Indaba is a fictitious Zulu storyteller who narrates children's stories from around the world. Baba Indaba translates as "Father of Stories".

Each issue also has a "WHERE IN THE WORLD - LOOK IT UP" section, where young readers are challenged to look up a place on a map somewhere in the world. The place, town or city is relevant to the story. HINT - use Google maps.

33% of the profit from the sale of this book will be donated to charities.

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Baba Indaba Children's Stories


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