Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  

Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Synopsis

Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys by Nathaniel Hawthorne

This volume comprises a collection of children's stories written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, including "e;A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys"e; and "e;Tanglewood Tales"e;. "e;A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys"e; (1851) is a children's book within which Hawthorne rewrites various myths from Greek mythology. It includes the stories: "e;The Gorgon's Head"e;, "e;The Golden Touch"e;, "e;The Paradise of Children"e;, "e;The Three Golden Apples"e;, "e;The Miraculous Pitcher"e;, and "e;The Chimaera"e;. "e;Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls"e; (1853) is a sequel to the "e;Wonder-Book"e;, and also contains re-written stories of Greek myths. It includes the stories: "e;Theseus and the Minotaur"e;, "e;Antaeus and the Pygmies"e;, "e;Dragon's Teeth"e;, "e;Circe's Palace"e;, and "e;Jason and the Golden Fleece"e;. These classic and timeless stories make for ideal bedtime reading, and they are not to be missed by fans and collectors of Hawthorne's work. Many antiquarian books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.

About the Author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

eBook

Author

Nathaniel Hawthorne
More books by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Publisher

Read Books Ltd. Iyer Press

Publication date

4th June 2015

ISBN

9781473375499



Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools