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The Selfish Giant and Other Stories

Written by Oscar Wilde

Illustrated by Philip Waechter

Part of the Alma Junior Classics Series

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The Selfish Giant and Other Stories Synopsis

When the Selfish Giant decides to build a wall around his garden to prevent the children from playing in it, it becomes barren and stuck in perpertual winter. It takes a wonderful event and the heart of a young boy for him to realize the error of his ways. A classic tale for children, 'The Selfish Giant' is presented here with all of Oscar Wilde's other fairy stories - 'The Happy Prince', 'The Nightingale and the Rose', 'The Devoted Friend', 'The Remarkable Rocket', 'The Young King', 'The Birthday of the Infanta', 'The Fisherman and His Soul' and 'The Star-Child' - brought to life by Philip Waechter's bright and imaginative illustrations.

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ISBN: 9781847494979
Publication date: 15/09/2015
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Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847494979
Publication date: 15th September 2015
Author: Oscar Wilde
Illustrator: Philip Waechter
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Classic Fiction

About Oscar Wilde

A gifted poet, playwright and wit, Oscar Wilde was a phenomenon in 19th century England. He was illustrious for preaching the importance of style in life and art, and of attacking Victorian narrow mindedness.Wilde is immortalised through his works, and the stories he wrote for children such as "The Happy Prince" and "The Selfish Giant" are still vibrant in the imagination of the public. 

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