|Title:||Gabriel and the Hour Book (Yesterday's Classics)|
|Format:||rtf docx mobi lit|
|ePUB size:||1103 kb|
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|Category:||Literature and Fiction|
|Publisher:||Yesterday's Classics (November 11, 2005)|
Gabriel and the hour book. Yesterday’s classics. Chapel hill, north carolina. 1. Gabriel and the hour book. A mile or two behind him, and hidden by a bend in the road, lay the little village of St. Martin-de-Bouchage; while in the soft blue distance ahead of him rose the gray walls of St. Martin’s Abbey, whither he was going. Indeed, for almost a year now the little boy had been trudging every day to the Abbey, where he earned a small sum by waiting upon the good brothers who dwelt there, and who made the beautiful painted books for which the Abbey had become famous.
This collection of literature attempts to compile many classics that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them. No works in juvenile fiction contain so many of the elements that stir the hearts of children and grown-ups as well as do the stories so admirably told by this author. Louisville Daily Courier "The story of a little Norman boy in the time of Louis XII, who went daily to St. Martin's abbey to help the monks who made the wonderful illuminated book. .He worked with one of the monks who was the most skillful of them all on an hour book which the king wanted as a gift to his brid.
Roses of St. Elizabeth Series. Roses of St. Each 1 vo. small quarto, illustrated and decorated in colour. The Roses of Saint Elizabeth BY JANE SCOTT WOODRUFF. Gabriel and the Hour Book BY EVALEEN STEIN. The Enchanted Automobile Translated from the French by MARY J. SAFFORD. Pussy-Cat Town BY MARION AMES TAGGART. At this the Abbot in his turn became angry, and declared that BrotherStephen should be compelled to paint the hour book whether he wished toor not; that he must do it as punishment for his unruly conduct; and theAbbot threatened, moreover, that if he did not obey, he would be placedunder the ban of the Church, which was considered by all the brotherhoodas.
Evaleen Stein is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Published Works by Evaleen Stein.
Other authors: See the other authors section. Series: The Roses of St. Elizabeth Series (2), Yesterday's Classics. Gabriel was a loving, patient little French lad, who assisted the monks in the long ago days, when all the books were written and illuminated by hand in the monasteries.
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