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  • This is a wonderful collection of myths and legends adapted for the young reader. It includes tales from ancient Greece, Scandinavia, Japan, India, Great Britain, and many other locations and civilisations. This is a fantastic collection for exposing...


  • This wonderful collection of stories for children, contains a wealth of classic tales adapted for the younger reader. It includes 'Don Quixote', Gulliver's Travel', 'The Arabian Nights', 'The Pilgrim's Progress', 'Robinson Crusoe', and many more. It ...



  • The group of stories brought together in this volume differ from legends because they have, with one exception, no core of fact at the centre, from myths because they make no attempt to personify or explain the forces or processes of nature, from fai...


  • Description Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publications@publicdomain.org.uk This book is...


  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works 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....



  • Fantastic sagas of Norse mythology, these 17 imaginative retellings include Odin's search for knowledge, origins of Thor's hammer, loss of Idun's wondrous apples, securing the dreaded Fenris-wolf, and much more....


  • Hamilton Wright Mabie, A.M., L.H.D., LL.D. (1846-1916) was an American essayist, editor, critic, and lecturer. At the young age of 16 he passed his college entrance examination, but waited a year before he attended Williams College (1867) and the Col...






  • This book is actually two books in one volume: "Myths Every Child Should Know" and "Legends Every Child Should Know." Both books are compilations of important myths and legends that have been passed down from storyteller to storyteller for thousands ...


  • Is this another collection of stupid poems and stories that children cannot use? Will they look hopelessly through this volume for poems and stories that suit them? Will they say despairingly, "This is too long," and "That is too hard," and "I don't ...


  • In those early days before magazines or newspapers or books the most learned men were ignorant of things which intelligent children know to-day. Only a very few men and women could read or write; and all kinds of beliefs about animals, birds, witches...


  • Contains the everlasting fairy tales of: ONE EYE, TWO EYES, THREE EYES THE MAGIC MIRROR THE ENCHANTED STAG HANSEL AND GRETHEL THE STORY OF ALADDIN; OR, THE WONDERFUL LAMP THE HISTORY OF ALI BABA, AND OF THE FORTY ROBBERS KILLED BY ONE SLAVE THE SECON...


  • This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preserve the cultu...



  • Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...


  • Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...


  • A comprehensive collection of tales and fairy stories edited by the American essayist, editor, critic, and lecturer. American culture is indebted to him for helping to spread, by his lectures as well as his writings, a love of good reading in the Uni...


  • We have always loved stories. people have always entertained each other by telling tales around the campfire; traveling storytellers were huge crowd-pullers. Many of these stories were passed down through the generations, largely unchanged. "The sto...


  • If the writer who ventures to say something more about books and their uses is wise, he will not begin with an apology; for he will know that, despite all that has been said and written on this engrossing theme, the interest of books is inexhaustible...


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    The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes cap...


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    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...


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    A novel by the American essayist, editor, critic, and lecturer. American culture is indebted to him for helping to spread, by his lectures as well as his writings, a love of good reading in the United States....


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    This early work by Hamilton Wright Mabie was part of 'The Young Folks Treasury' series and is designed to inform and entertain children. This instalment is a collection of fiction called 'Modern Tales and Animal Stories.'...