298M: A collection with “Many Moons”

Hello! The book I am thinking of could *possibly* be a school book, it was hard cover, and grey-blue in color. It had “Many Moons”, by James Thurber, the last story was by, I believe, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and there was a story about a toy maker making wooden animals for a farm set. The lights went out and he painted all the animals the ‘wrong’ colors and was very upset until someone told him they were even better that way.

I would love to find this collection of stories again!



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  1. The only anthology I find in WorldCat with both “Many Moons” and a Wilder story is this large anthology (the Wilder is not one of the last stories, however):

    Title: The World treasury of children’s literature :
    book three /
    Author(s): Fadiman, Clifton,; 1904-1999, ; selector,; commentator.
    Morrill, Leslie H., ; illustrator.
    Publication: Boston : Little, Brown and Company,
    Year: 1985, ©1985
    Description: 634 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
    Language: English
    Contents: As I was laying on the green; Little Willie; Willie the poisoner; Sister Nell; I raised a great hullabaloo; The donkey / Anonymous — Little house in the big woods / Laura Ingalls Wilder — AEIOU / Jonathan Swift — Bartek the doctor / Maia Wojciechowska — Opposites / Richard Wilbur — Laughing gas / P.L. Travers — Eat-it-all Elaine / Kaye Starbird — Many moons / James Thurber / [snipped]

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